Around Town: Girl Scouts host STEM camp

July 19, 2013 • Vistas

STEM camp
There will be a science-technology-engineering-mathematics summer day camp this coming Monday-Thursday, 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. On Thursday night, enjoy a camp out under the stars (pick up at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 26). 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.

Earth Camp
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 this coming Monday-Friday, 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 this Monday-Friday, July 22-26, from 9-11 a.m., with [auth] lunch served afterwards. For more information, please call Adam at 637-0355.

Basketball camp
The Roswell Parks & Recreation Department will sponsor its annual Basketball Skills Camp at the Yucca Recreation Center this coming Tuesday through Friday, July 23-26. The program is designed for boys and girls age 6-14. Participants will learn 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.

Chapter K, P.E.O. will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the home of June Stanley with Joy Jurecek and Sandy Correia as co-hostesses. The feature of our program will be Traveling to the Olympics. For more information, please contact one of the hostesses.

Patient appreciation
Drop by Roswell Family Care, 614 N. Main St. on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 23 and 24, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for Patient Appreciation Days. Come join us for a free barbecue! For more information, call 622-5705.

Women’s CBS
Area women are invited to pre-register for the women’s 2013-2014 day class of Community Bible Study Wednesday, July 24, from 10 a.m.-noon at Christ’s Church, 2200 N. Sycamore Ave. This interdenominational study group will begin Aug. 28 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. This year’s 30-week study is “Journey Through the Book of John.” This in-depth study will be held at Christ’s Church, the current host church for the CBS women’s class. A nursery is provided for infants, and an excellent, Bible-based pre-school program is available for children two through five years of age. A class for home-schooled children is also available. Mothers of young children are especially encouraged to pre-register, as space in the children’s program is limited. To register, or for more information, contact Brandy Worley at 627-5355 or email Information about CBS can also be found at

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.

Roswell JINGLEBOB Telephone Pioneers will meet Thursday, July 25, at 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. For reservations call 625-0394.

Tobosa Developmental Services Board of Directors will meet Thursday, July 25, at noon at Tobosa’s Center, 110 E. Summit.

Business After Hours
You’re invited to Southwest Cash and Carry’s first After Hours event Thursday, July 25, from 5-7 p.m. at the store, 208 E. College Blvd. Join us for an evening of food, fun and friends. Door prizes will be awarded. For more information, call Store Manager Allan M. Guzman at 623-9723.

Pancake breakfast
Tickets are on sale for The Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell’s pancake breakfast to take place Saturday, July 27, from 7-9 a.m. at Applebee’s, 2212 N. Main St. Cost is $5 a ticket. Pancakes, sausage, coffee and milk will be served by members of the Sunrise Optimist Club. This is a great way to support your community, treat your employees, or take the family out to breakfast. Funds raised will help fulfill many projects to help youth in Roswell. Tickets are available from any Sunrise Optimist Club member, including the following: Smith Engineering- Scott Hicks, Chaves County School Employees Credit Union- Evelyn Klemo, Job Corps- Tracy Mumford, Century 21- PJ Marshall-Reise and Roswell Family Chiropractic and Wellness- Richard Glenn. For more information call Roger K. Burnett, ticket chairman, at 623-7613 or 420-9420.

Day of the Cowboy
Chaves County will mark the National Day of the Cowboy with a fun run jackpot Saturday, July 27, at the Chaves County Sheriff’s Posse Arena, 1403 E. Poe St. Books open for the cash-only event at 8:30 a.m., and close when the first person in tha event runs. Events include roping, rescue races, goat dressing and barrels to name a few. Participants can enter events more than once. The public is cordially invited to participate in the fun run jackpot, or may choose to help, or simply watch cowboys and cowgirls in action. The day will include a hamburger/hot dog cookout at 5 p.m. We provide the meat/buns, you bring the sides! There will be music for those who want to dance and a concession will be open during the day. Also, there will be a photographer on site. For more information, call Christi at 575-578-4626 or at 914-8051; or Kelsey at 625-2581. Information may also be found on Facebook by searching for CCSP.

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