Around Town: Old Time Gospel Hour happening tonight at 4 p.m.

August 16, 2014 • Vistas

The Old Time Gospel Hour will take place at 4 [auth] p.m. Aug. 17. The Gospel Hour will take place at First Assembly of God Church at 1224 W. Country Club Road.


Monthly luncheon for educational employees

The Chaves County Retired Educational Employees will meet for its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Aug. 18, at Los Cerritos. All retired educational employees are welcomed. For more information call 623-0752.


Information dinner on Bible study to be hosted

The Tuesday Evening Community Bible Study will host an Information Dinner at 6 p.m., Aug. 19, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave.

The local study group begins its 2014-15 season at 6:45 p.m., Sept. 2 and is also held at First United Methodist Church. For more information, call Linda Jones at 420-3505 or 622-0186.


Little League Sign Up

Fall ball sign ups will happen at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Lions Hondo Little League. Returning players fee is $10 and new players will be $25. For more information call Pam at 317-2364.


After hours at Carmine’s

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours at Carmine’s Italian Eatery, 625 N. Main St., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21. There will be food, refreshments, fun and networking. For more information, call 575-623-5695.


Boogie down with Rob Rio

The Roswell Jazz Festival is co-sponsoring a fundraiser at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 with Rob Rio, the “boss of the boogie woogie.” Seating is limited and tickets can be purchased at Stellar Coffee, 315 N. Main St. or by phone at 575-623-3711. Tickets are $35.

Information about Rob Rio can be found at


Fundraising lunch set for Aug. 25

The fourth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s Fundraiser luncheon, sponsored by Comfort Keepers, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Monday, Aug. 25, at the Elks Lodge, located at 1720 N. Montana Ave.

The cost will be $10 per plate and the menu includes brisket, beans, potato salad, dinner roll and dessert. All the proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

Tickets are available at Comfort Keepers, 1410 S. Main St. or call for ticket delivery 624-9999.


Line dancing classes to be offered

There will be several line dancing classes that will be offered at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave., starting Sept. 8. Registration for the classes will start Aug. 25 at the RAC and will run until Sept. 6. For more information call Margie Chavez, line dancing instructor, at 623-9762 or the RAC at 624-6718.


Dangers of texting while driving

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell Fire Department have teamed up to talk about the dangers of texting while driving. The “Lunch and Learn” event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the chamber office, 131 W. Second St. The lunch will be provided by AT&T. Tickets are $10 for chamber members and $15 for nonmembers. RSVP by calling 623-5695.


Always…Patsy Cline to be performed

The Roswell Community Little Theater will perform Always…Patsy Cline starting at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 29. The show will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Sept. 14. Tickets are $15 per adult and $11 per student. Tickets can be purchased by calling 622-1982.


Dance workshop to be hosted

Children will learn how to tell a story by dancing at 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Dexter UMC. Students will then dance at the 11 a.m. Sunday church service. Similarly, at 11 a.m., students can learn how to dance at Aldersgate UMC and dance in the 9 a.m. church service. Keri Sutter, dance instructor and director of Surgite Dance Studio in Albuquerque, will be the instructor. Cost is $10 per student ages 8 and older. To register call 626-0099.


Labor Day Concert to take place

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra will host its annual Labor Day Concert starting at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1. There will be an Instrument Petting Zoo for children that will open at 4:30 p.m. The concert will take place at the Spring River Park and Zoo. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to Pearson Auditorium. For more information call 623-5882.


Catholic Daughters Court to host first meeting

Catholic Daughters Court No. 1293 will have its first meeting of the year at 2 p.m., Sept. 7 at 111 W. Deming St. Any woman of Catholic faith is welcome to join. For more information, call 575-420-6515.


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