Around Town: Sign ups for Kids Kollege going on now

July 9, 2013 • Vistas

Kids Kollege
Registration is now open for Kids Kollege classes at Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell. The ENMU-R Center for Workforce and Community Development will offer a variety of free, fun and educational classes for area youth from July 29-Aug. 2. Classes are designed for students ages 8 to 14. There is a limit of two classes per student. Pre-registration is required, as class sizes are limited. Funding for Kids Kollege is being provided through a grant from Xcel Energy. Classes will include frisbee golf, rockets, solar pictures, basic sewing, exploring Earth, solar cars, ice cream store and an out of this world class, where students will learn about rockets and planets. For a complete schedule, click the Kids Kollege link on the ENMU-R website at To register or for more information, call 624-7041.

Hot meals
The Roswell Independent School District Food Services will be hosting a summer breakfast and lunch program free to all students 18 and younger from June 3-July 31. Adults may get a meal for $3, correct change would be appreciated. Meals will be served at the following locations, dates and times (sites are subject to change):
• Roswell Industrial Air Center, the corner of University Boulevard and West Wells Street, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Cahoon Park, 400 N. Union Ave., 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Carpenter Park, 300 E. Buena Vista, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Melendez Park, 1100 [auth] S. Garden Ave., 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Poe Corn Park, 200 S. Garden Ave., 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
• Spring River Park, 1306 E. College Blvd., 11:20 a.m.- 1 p.m.
• Mesa Verde (contact management for exact location) 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
• Yucca Recreation Center, 500 S. Richardson Ave., breakfast at 8 a.m. and lunch from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Boys & Girls Club 201 S. Garden Ave., breakfast only at 8 a.m.
• Roswell High School, 500 W. Hobbs St., breakfast at 8 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Contact 637-3339 for more information.

Concert series
The Roswell Parks & Recreation Department Summer Concert Series has scheduled a Concert in the Park for this Friday, July 12, and will run every Friday until Aug. 16. Concerts are held in Cahoon Park, 1101 W. Fourth St. Performances will vary and different types of music will be showcased, including country western, rock ‘n’ roll, jazz and many others. The first concert will feature The Pacers who will be performing oldies, country western, Latin and some rock ‘n’ roll. The concert will start at 6:30 and last until 8 p.m. For more information contact the Roswell Recreation Department at 624-6720.

Free movies
MainStreet Roswell will present a free movie every Saturday this summer. All movies will begin at dusk at Cielo Grande, with the exception of the July 20 movie which will be shown at Cahoon Park; and the June 28 movie to be shown at the Roswell Civic Center. The movies to be presented are:
July 13: Madagascar 3
July 20: Brave
July 27: Finding Nemo
Aug. 3: Despicable Me
Aug. 10: How to Train Your Dragon

Pancake breakfast
The Salvation Army monthly pancake breakfast will be Saturday, July 13, from 7-11 a.m. at 612 West College. Our $5 buffet-style breakfast consists of pancakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy, omelets and eggs fixed your way, bacon, sausage, ham, breakfast potatoes, coffee, milk and orange juice. Come, join us this Saturday morning and exercise your right to freedom of choice at our buffet!!

‘Instant’ classes
There will be an Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People class Saturday, July 13, at Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell OTC room 115 from 9 a.m.-noon, a How to Play Piano by Ear class from 1-3:30 p.m. and an Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People from 4-6:30 p.m. Each class costs $30 plus $29 for materials, or take any two classes for $50. At ENMU-R’s ASC room 122 on Saturday, there will be a Fabulous Faux: Classic Tuscan Metallics class from 9:30 a.m.-noon and a Fabulous Faux: Suede Rustic Modern class from 1-3:30 p.m. Each class costs $30 plus $29 for materials, or one may take both faux classes for $50. To register and pay fee to reserve a seat please call ENMU-R’s cashier’s office at 624-7125.

Chapter B, P.E.O. members, husbands and guests will gather for a potluck brunch on Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m. in the parish hall of St. Andrew’s Church. Guest speaker will be Kenny Morris, a retired Border Patrol agent, who will present a program on his experiences during many years of service with the Border Patrol. For more information call 622-5069.

Moon gaze
There will be a Moon Gaze this Saturday, July 13, at Cielo Grande’s parking lot. Arrive about 45 minutes before sunset.

Volleyball camp
The Roswell Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring sports conditioning clinics. Technique, skills and rules will be covered to improve performance in competitive volleyball. The co-ed clinics are open to ages 8-14. The volleyball camp will be held July 15-18 from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Cost to attend will be $25 and will take place at the Yucca Recreation Center, 500 S. Richardson Ave. For more information call 624-6719.

Republican Women
Chaves County Republican Women will have its regular luncheon meeting at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave., on Wednesday, July 17. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. for a cost of $11 per person. The speaker will be Hanna Skandera, New Mexico Secretary of Education. Reservations are required by contacting Judie Yeager at 626-9902 by Monday, July 15, at 12 p.m.

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