Around Town calendar for the week of June 12 | vision

Rio Grande

founding meeting

The Rio Grande Foundation invites the public to its free event at the Liberty Club, 312 N. Virginia Ave. on June 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The theme is Liberty on the Rocks, a happy hour discussion and unhosted information sharing session. Reservations are required. For more information visit riograndefoundation.org.

Pecos Valley Quilter Gathering

Pecos Valley Quilters meet regularly every Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, Room 111, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The first Wednesday includes a short business meeting, an exchange about our work and an introduction to the block of the month. There will be a special quilting workshop with Michelle Watts, “Modern Edge” on July 6th from 10am – 4pm at the Roswell Museum – contact us for fee information. July 20th is a normal working day and help with sewing. On July 27th we are working on Quilts for the Heart – quilts for charity. Join us and learn something new. For more information, visit us on Facebook @PecosValleyQuilters or email [email protected]

Vacation Bible School

The Catholic Church of the Assumption of Mary is offering a Bible School program for children from Kindergarten through 6th grade during the week of June 27 through July 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The children receive a t-shirt, a snack and a packed lunch. You can register at the church office at 2808 N. Kentucky Ave. or call 575-622-9895 for information.

Meeting of the Federated Republican Women of Chaves County

The monthly meeting of the Federated Republican Women of Chaves County will be held June 15 at 11:30 am at the Roswell Convention Center. Reservations are required. For more information please call Joan at 505-414-982.

Meeting of the Roswell Fine Arts League

The Roswell Fine Arts League meets on June 13 at 6:30 p.m. at The Gallery, 223 N. Main St. Guest speaker is Evelyn Alvarez, Magnolia Creations.

blood drives

Vitalant, at No. 3 Grand Avenue Plaza, has the following blood drives scheduled for June: On June 14, the Roswell Community Drive will be held at the Vitalant office from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. On June 16, the blood drive will be at the Vitalant office from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on June 21, the Bloodmobile will be at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call or text Stephanie at 575-840-8178.

Hawaiian dance group

Looking for new dancers. No experience needed. Everyone over the age of 18 is welcome to participate in a free lesson. We meet Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 505 N. Pennsylvania Ave. For more information, contact Laura Power at 575-840-7234.

New fiber guild is looking for community participation

The new Pecos Valley Fiber Guild/Yarn Shop is working on an art project at the Roswell Museum. A collaborative art installation will begin mid-June. The public is invited to participate by making 12 inch square pieces of yarn or thread – knit, knotted or crocheted. These pieces can be dropped off at the Roswell Museum and Adult Center during business hours through today, June 12, or on Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Yarn Shop, 103 N. Pennsylvania Ave. For more information or to become a member, email [email protected] or call 575-755-2155.

Pecos Valley Quilter Gathering

Pecos Valley Quilters meet regularly every Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am at First United Methodist Church, Room 111, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Everyone is welcome, join us. For more information, visit us on Facebook @PecosValleyQuilters or email [email protected]

Meeting of the Optimists Club

The Sunrise Optimist Club holds intermittent meetings every Wednesday at 6:55 am at the Assurance Home, 1000 E. 18th St. If you would like to learn more about the Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell, please contact Membership Chair Roger K. Burnett at 575-420-9420.

Roswell flute ensemble

The Roswell Flute Ensemble have resumed rehearsals and are always looking for new players, experience preferred. Rehearsals are on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. The locations vary. For more information, contact Ricardo at 575-914-1379 or [email protected]

Sew Crafty Pin Pals Meet

Sew Crafty Pin Pals is an adult-oriented group and is open to anyone who wants to make anything with a pin, whether it’s crocheting, knitting, or sewing. Persons aged 60 and over can participate free of charge. The casual meetup takes place every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm at the Roswell Museum and is for beginners to intermediate. Bring in your own projects and enjoy the company. For more information visit roswellmuseum.org or call 575-624-6744.

Monthly Table Top Games Day

Table Top Games Day at the Roswell Museum takes place on the first Saturday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children up to the age of 15 participate free of charge. Reservations are required. Local game designer Matt Bromley from Wildbird Games is hosting the games. Learn a new game or improve your skills with like-minded people and players of all ages. The host’s table games vary each month. One table will be dedicated to Dungeons and Dragons games, and additional tables will be available for Bring Your Own Game setups. For more information visit roswellmuseum.org or call 575-624-6744.

Kiwanis meeting

The Roswell Kiwanis will conduct their meetings in person. Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the meeting room at Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen, 2103 N. Main St. If you would like to know more about the Kiwanis of Roswell, please contact member chair Laurie -8119 at 575-513.

Meeting of the Chaves Soil and Water Conservation District

The Chaves Soil & Water Conservation District meets via Zoom on the second Monday of each month. For more information, email [email protected]

Cancer with Grace support group meeting

Cancer with Grace support group meetings are held twice a month at Grace Community Church. Check the website for specific dates below roswellgrace.com/cancer-with-grace.

Daily inspirational messages

Sit back, relax and listen to the words of peace, hope and joy brought to you by First Presbyterian Church, 575-622-4923.

Are you planning a meeting or conference or are you looking for new members? Email [email protected] or call 575-622-7710 ext. 309. The editorial deadline is 12 noon on the Wednesday before publication. The calendar is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. For cancellations, updates and information, contact the venue or organizer.

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