Around Town: Grace Community Church Fine Arts Camp starts Monday

June 22, 2014 • Vistas

Grace Community Church, 9[auth] 35 W. Mescalero Road, is holding its 11th annual Grace Fine Arts Camp from 8:30 a.m. to noon, June 23-27.

The camp is available to children going into grades one through seven this August. There will be 250-plus campers, so get your kids registered ASAP. Online registration

is available at and scroll to Fine Arts Camp. You may also pick up a registration form at Grace Community Church, or call Lil or Mary at 623-5438 and they will mail you one.


Miss New Mexico meet and greet

The International UFO Museum and Research Center will be hosting a meet and greet for the Miss New Mexico candidates and their instructors at 6 p.m., Monday, June 23. The museum is located at 114 N. Main St.

For more information, call 625-9495.


Evaluation meetings

The Roswell Education Association is offering assistance to members and nonmembers in understanding the summative evalution. For those needing help, a teacher quality advocate member will be available from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 24.

Bring your summative evaluation, Telescape and Subfinder logins and passwords. To RSVP, call REA President Eva Gomez at 420-8209, or teacher quality advocates Teresa Naggs at 291-9447 or Tamra Gedde at 420-3964. The workshop will be held at 2801 G. N. Main St.


J.O.Y. support groups to meet

The J.O.Y. Roswell Caregiver Support Group will meet June 24 and 25. On Tuesday, the group will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Roswell Joy Center , 822 N. Montana. Ave. On Wednesday, the group will meet at 10:45 a.m. at 503 E. Argyle in Hagerman. Priscilla Lujan of the Alzheimer’s Association will be the guest speaker. The J.O.Y. Caregiver Support Group strives to provide support, assistance, and socialization to individuals who are responsible for the care of loved one. For more information, call Connie Conde at 575-623-4866.


Community breakfast

St Andrew’s Episcopal Church will be offering a free community breakfast on Saturday, June 28, from 7:30 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.


NMMI to hold Alien Mudder

For pro football fans, it’s the Super Bowl. For NASCAR followers, it’s Daytona. For golfers, it’s the Masters. But for that weekend athlete, the one who likes to crawl, walk, run, jump, and grub through mud, it’s the first Alien Mudder, put on by New Mexico Military Institute, in conjunction with the NMMI Foundation.

The 5K mud run will take place 9:30 a.m., July 4 on the NMMI campus.

The run has been designed to be a family affair. Participants, 14 years of age and up will run the full course. Participants aged 6 to 13 will be able to run the NMMI Obstacle Course. The cost is $45 for ages 14 and up, and $20 for ages 6-13. Competitors will receive the official Alien Mudder T-shirt, “goodie” bag, and other premiums.

Register at or

roswell-nm/running/mud-runs-races/alien-mudder-2014 or

alienmudder?ref=br_tf. Registration will be taken at the site beginning at 8 a.m.


GHS reunions planned

Goddard High School classes of 1968, 1969, and 1970 will be holding their joint 46th, 45th, and 44th reunions July 18 to 19.

For more information please contact Jean at 626-4406, Joan at 626-8002 or Debbi at 623-8791.


Benise: “Nights of Fire!”

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra presents Benise: Prince of Spanish Guitar in his Emmy award-winning production, “Nights of Fire!” at 7:30 p.m., July 26. Benise and his band showcase classic songs from Bach, The Rolling Stones and the Eagles, to name a few, and marries them with Spanish guitar and dance. Benise’s love of both Spanish guitar and rock brings a fierce intensity to the new interpretations of his favorite classic anthems.

This theatrical special event and fundraiser will be held in Pearson Auditorium at the New Mexico Military Institute. Tickets are available for $30, $40, $50 and $15 for children 16 years and younger.

For ticket information, call the RSO office 623-5882or

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