Book club to meet
The Senior Circle Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the facility in the Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar.
Members will discuss the books they’ve read individually. All Senior Circle members are welcome.
Senior Circle is a resource of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center for people in the community age 50 and older and offers many activities and benefits. For more information, call 623-2311.
AARP driver safety course
An evening class will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. on July 31 at the Roswell Adult Center, located at 807 N. Missouri Ave. Cost will be $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members. You must 55 years old or older. Call 624-6718 to reserve a seat.
Community Action Corp. to meet
Southeast NM Community Action Corp. (SNMCAC) will hold its board of directors meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, July. The meeting will be held at the SNMCAC building, located at 1915 San Jose Blvd., Carlsbad. For more information, call 575-887-3939.
The Roswell Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Roswell Program is accepting applications for the Class of 2015. Completed applications will be [auth] accepted until 5 p.m. on July 31. Classes will meet on one Friday a month from September to May. More information and applications are available at the Chamber at 131 W. Second St. and on the Chamber website, roswellnm.org or call 623-5695.
Grand opening of the Republican Party headquarters
Citizens can meet their elected officials and candidates at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 324 N. Richardson Ave. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Joan Boue 627-7399.
Dance at Roswell Adult Center
Country Charm will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. Admission is $5 per person with refreshments served. If you want to strut your stuff, learn some new steps, meet some of Roswell’s most awesome people or just listen to some good ol’ country music, then you need to check this out. For more information, call Carla Cobb at 627-3400 or 910-6935.
Mufon to meet
The August meeting of the Chaves County section of MUFON (the Mutual UFO Network) will convene from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Roswell Adult Center, Eighth and Missouri. The meeting is open to the public and will feature a lecture and slide presentation on biohazard issues relating to UFO crash retrievals. For further details contact State Director Don Burleson at 622-0855.
Democrats hold Meet and Greet
The Democratic Party of Chaves County will hold a Meet and Greet for Maggie Oliver, democratic candidate for the office of Secretary of State, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Democratic Party of Chaves County’s headquarters, located at 2801 North Main St., in the Wilshire Plaza.
All incoming Roswell High School freshmen are invited to attend Coyote Camp — a fun orientation day planned just for them from 9 a.m. until 12p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6. Students will meet teachers and new classmates, tour the school and lockers and learn how to make their freshman year great.
Industry appreciation banquet
The Desk and Derrick Club of Roswell will host its 62nd Annual Industry Appreciation Banquet on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Holiday Inn, 3620 N. Main St. The cost of the meal is $30 per person. There will be a no-host bar from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with dinner to be served at 7 p.m.
The speaker for the evening will be Robby Gaines whose topic is Spotlight on Space.” This is going to be a different program than we have had in the past, as it is going to be an interactive program. Robby is an engineering graduate from Texas A&M, has worked as a construction engineer for more than 20 years on several large projects. He is a NASA Solar System Ambassador and is currently employed at Navajo Refining in Artesia.
Reservations must be made to Ester Hoskin at Hanson Operating Co. 622-7330 by Aug. 1.
Dance to music of Dwain & Jill
Dwain & Jill will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16., at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. Admission is $5 per person. This duo is the original Kountry Heirs performing timeless classic country hits. For more information, call Carla Cobb at 627-3400 or 910-6935.
Around Town is a free community calendar provided for community organizations. Submissions should be 100 words or less and include the time and date of the event, physical address and a contact number. Email Around Town submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.