The Democratic Party of Chaves County will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave.
There will be a cheerleading camp at the Roswell High gym Saturday, July 20, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration for the camp will be Thursday, July 18, from 6-7 p.m. at the Roswell High front lobby. Cost is $30 per participant. The Roswell High cheerleaders, who are four-time State Championship winners, will lead the camp. Bring a snack lunch; snacks will be provided. Camp store will be open. For more information, drop by registration Thursday.
The Chaparral Rockhounds will meet Thursday, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. Members and visitors are encouraged to bring a red-colored rock, mineral, fossil or gemstone. Instructional classes to be offered. All visitors are welcome. For details, call 622-5679.
Dennis Kintigh will speak about safety from crime and scams at Healthsense at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 19. Healthsense is at Senior Circle in the Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar. The talk is open to the public and a light lunch will be served. Kintigh is a former FBI agent and was acting chief of police in Roswell for several months. He is now a detective with the sheriff’s department. He was also a state representative. Senior Circle is a resource of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center for people in the community age 50 or older. For more information, call the office at 623-2311.
Come hear three great bands for just $5 on Friday, July 19, at 7 p.m. Aaron Ray, Piercing The Darkness, and Russell’s own Aestus Symphonia will be performing live at the Moore Building located at Fifth Street and Kentucky Avenue. Great music and great fun!
We will be having our Emmaus Gathering on Saturday, July 20, at Aldersgate Methodist Church. The potluck begins at 6 p.m., please bring a covered dish. Worship will follow at 7 p.m. Misty Myers will be giving the 4th day talk and Mark and Bonnie Parham will lead us in music. Please come and welcome our new pilgrims! Also, if anyone is interested in working an upcoming walk for 2014 please call Darla Breedyk at 626-2025.
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 20: Brave
July 27: Finding Nemo
Aug. 3: Despicable Me
Aug. 10: How to Train Your Dragon
There will be an old time gospel hour at First Assembly of God Church, 1224 W. Country Club Road, Sunday, July 21, at 4 p.m. The event will feature hamburgers, hot dogs, fellowship and good gospel singing.
There will be a science-technology-engineering-mathematics summer day camp July 22-25 from 7-9 p.m. every day at the Girl Scout Program Center, 1307B E. College Blvd. Join us each evening as we dive into the fun world of STEM! Learn more about the science of forensics, become a treasure hunter as you use technology to learn about Letterboxing and Geocaching, delve into the science of health and beauty and become a star gazer with the help of the local Astronomy Club. The night of the 25th enjoy a camp out under the stars (pick up at 9 a.m. on the 26th). The camp is open to all girls in grades 2-12. Cost is $40 per girl. You do not have to be a current Girl Scout in order to attend. Call the Girl Scout center at 622-7801 for more information.
Calling all Earth Rangers! Keep Roswell Beautiful is accepting applications for summer Earth Camp — a summer educational program dedicated to teaching youth ages 10-12 about resource management and conservation. Come learn the “A to Z” about protecting the planet July 22-26 from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Spring River Park & Zoo. The camp will include daily activities, educational presentations and field trips that will culminate into a community beautification project. For more information contact Renee Roach, KRB coordinator, at 637-6224 or the Spring River Zoo office, 624-6760.
There will be a summer Vacation Bible School at Westminster Presbyterian Church Iglesia Hispana Presbiteriana July 22-26 from 9-11 a.m., with lunch served afterwards. For more information, please call Adam at 637-0355.
The Roswell Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring their annual basketball camp. The Basketball Skills Camp at the Yucca Recreation Center will be July 23-26. The program is designed for boys and girls ages 6-14. Interested participants will learn how to do the fundamental skills of basketball — ball handling, shooting, passing, dribbling, etc. The clinic will be offered from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at 500 S. Richardson Ave. Cost for the program is $25. Participants may want to bring a drink/water bottle and a healthy snack. For more information, call the Yucca Recreation Center at 624-6719.
Altrusa International Inc. of Roswell meets every second and fourth Wednesday at noon at the Elk’s Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. President is Joan Blodgett. Contact Donna Oracion, 624-7403 for more information.