Roswell residents have a choice of several events happening around town today. Everything from Broadway musicals to dog walks are happening.
You can walk to support the Nati[auth] onal MS Society, have breakfast with church friends or to support a local family, go bowl a few frames to help Big Brothers Big Sisters or go play golf in a tournament. Then you can top off your day by taking in a show at ENMU-Roswell.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity Roswell is looking for volunteers. The group meets every Saturday until further notice at 8 a.m. at 1104 S. Beech off of Atkinson by Pecos Elementary School if you would like to donate at least 1 hour of your expertise and time or just want to come and learn different building techniques. You must be at least 16 years of age. Please give us a call at 624-2138 if you would like to find out how you can help us.
Do you have a heart for missions for women, children and teens? Faith
& Promise United Methodist Women invites you to its monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Peachtree Village activity room. Our mission focus is on behalf of women, children and teens locally, nationally and internationally. Come visit and plan to join our efforts to make this a better world. For more information please call Onita Barkley-King 625-2626.
St Andrew’s Episcopal Church will be offering a free community breakfast on Saturday, from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. for families and individuals in need of a meal. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, milk, and coffee. The church is located at 505 N. Pennsylvania Ave. right next to the post office.
A breakfast to benefit a prematurely born infant with leukemia will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the High Chaparral Café in Roswell.
Reagan was born at 28 weeks and is undergoing chemotherapy at Denver Children’s Hospital, and the benefit breakfast and silent auction is a fundraiser to help with medical expenses. Her parents are Alison Herring and Will Seely of Roswell.
Breakfast will cost $10, and there will be a silent auction including tickets to Disneyland, a night in Ruidoso, and several gift certificates.
For more information, contact Audrey at 420-0393.
New Mexico residents can get their legal questions answered free or receive a referral on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through the Ask-a-Lawyer Call-in Program sponsored by the State Bar Young Lawyers Division in celebration of Law Day. Lawyers will staff the phones in Roswell and other regions of the state and answer questions on a wide variety of topics including employment law, divorce, child support, landlord/tenant issues, personal injury, estate planning, real estate and more.
The public can call the following numbers to be connected to the Ask-a-Lawyer Call-in. Statewide: 1-800-876-6227; Roswell: 575-625-2000.
The Rio Pecos Kennel Club of Roswell will hold its annual Spring Wag-N-Walk & Bake Sale from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Woof Bowl Dog Park, next to the Wool Bowl on Grand and College avenues.
Walk for fun with your dog. The one- and two-mile competitive walks begin at 9:30 a.m. and the non-competitive walks will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fees are $15 for one person and one dog, additional dogs are $2 each. All dogs must be on leashes and have all shots. Beginning at 10 a.m. there will be prizes for cute puppy and adult, most talented and best costumes,
Microchipping will also be offered for $35.
Residents from Roswell and surrounding communities will join together for “Walk MS: Roswell” on Saturday at Cahoon Park.
Registration at the park and check-in begins at 8 a.m., followed by a 9 a.m. official start time. Registration will be at the park pool.
On Saturday, participants in the walk can choose between a half-mile and three-mile route, and enjoy free food and entertainment both before and after the event.
Visit walkMSnewmexico.org to register to walk, volunteer or make a donation. Online registration is currently open. Registration is free, however all participants are encouraged to actively fundraise.
Bowl For Kids Sake
The annual Bowl For Kids Sake, sponsored by the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico is being held today. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Town & Country Bowling Center, located at 3905 S.E. Main.
Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the Big Brothers Big Sisters signature fundraiser, and money raised through the bowling event allows Big Brothers Big Sisters to make more mentoring matches. Come out and cheer your favorite team and support Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority is inviting all members to attend a Founder’s Day luncheon at Trinity Methodist Church at 1413 S. Union. The event will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The hosting chapter is Laureate Alpha Iota. The cost is $15 per person. For further information, call 622-1546.
Spring Golf Tournament
Golfers are invited to play in the Altrusa Club of Roswell’s 4-Person Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday at the NMMI Golf Course. Play begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost per player is $75, which includes green fees, two mulligans, carts, range balls, breakfast, and lunch. The top three teams and last-place team will win gift certificates to the NMMI Golf Course pro shop. The hole-in-one prize is an $11,000 Pebble Beach golf vacation.
Other prizes will also be awarded. Entry forms are available at the NMMI Golf Course pro shop.
Make checks payable to Altrusa, PO. Box 1251, Roswell, NM 88202-1251.
Sponsors and prize donations are also being sought for the tournament. The Gold sponsorship is $1,000 and includes a four-person team. The Silver sponsorship is $500 and includes two-player entries. The Blue Ribbon sponsorship is $250. Businesses or individuals interested in a sponsorship opportunity can contact Bonnie Jones at 626-0567 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All of the proceeds from the golf tournament will be used to support Altrusa community service projects, such as the Assurance Home, Boys & Girls Club, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Roswell Refuge, Roswell Literacy Council, and scholarships at ENMU-Roswell.
Spring Iris Show
The Iris Show will be on Saturday at the Roswell Mall and will be open to the public from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. with free admission.
For more information, please contact Sue Chambers at 622-6329 or Georgia Schoenecker at 623-8355.
ENMU-Roswell’s spring musical production, “Spectacular Spectacular” will be staged Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Additional show dates are May 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2:30 p.m.
General Admission tickets can be purchased at www.showtix4u.com or at the ENMU-Roswell box office located in the Performing Arts Center on campus.
The box office is open Monday and Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The box office can be reached at 624-7398. Please call with any questions regarding the show or ticket sales. Ticket prices are General Admission, $10; and box office only ticket prices are Seniors, $8; Children under 10, $8; ENMU-R system students, $5; Group discount, 10 or more, $5.