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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Branigan Library Offers Free Computer Literacy Classes in October

October Computer Literacy Classes

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., offers a variety of free computer literacy classes designed to help adults develop confidence in their computer skills and grow more comfortable in today's digital world.  E...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

"Science Café – Trees, Rocks and Water: A Recipe for Critical Zone Science"

Science Cafe

The Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi present “Science Café – Trees, Rocks, and Water: a recipe for critical zone science,” with guest speaker Holly Barnard, Ph.D.  Dr. Barnard joins us via Zoom ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

National Arts and Humanities Month

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., will host in-person programs during the third weekend of October to celebrate “National Arts and Humanities Month” – a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Silver Alert for 78-year-old Las Cruces Man

Harold Fuller

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a 78-year-old Las Cruces man who has not been seen in two days and could be in danger if not located soon.  Harold Fuller, 78, left Memorial Medical Center about 4 p.m. on Sunday...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Council Recap of Oct. 3, 2022 Meeting

City Council Without Masks

The Las Cruces City Council, by a 3-4 vote at its Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 regularly scheduled meeting, turned down proposed amendments to an Ordinance that would have eliminated the 300-foot buffer between cannabis retailers and microbusiness and single-fami...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

"Desierto. Arte. Archivo" to Open at Branigan Cultural Center

Desert Cactus

The Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition, “Desierto. Arte. Archivo.” This exhibit displays a compilation of art from 16 artists who have interacted with the Chihuahu...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

"Listen to Your Art" with the Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The next “Listen to Your Art” lecture, with the Las Cruces Museum of Art, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 on Zoom. Judy Pekelsma will explore the life and work of American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. Please use the...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Frenger Pool to Close for Annual Inspection

Frenger Pool

Frenger Pool, 800 Parkview Drive, will be closed from Oct. 15, 2022, through Oct. 30, 2022, in preparation for its annual inspection. The pool will reopen Oct. 31, 2022. During the temporary closure, lap swimming will be available by reservation ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Amador Avenue Intermittent Lane Closures

Orange barrels on street

Intermittent lane closures will be in effect on Amador Avenue between Main Street and Alameda Boulevard from Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, through Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. H&H Underground will be conducting underground utility work as part of a wire ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

2022 Airport Appreciation Day

Airplane

Las Cruces International Airport, 8950 Zia Boulevard, will be the site of 2022 Airport Appreciation Day, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The event is a family-oriented aviation event featuring planes, helicopters, and drones. Public admi...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Fall/Winter Water Restrictions

Las Cruces Utilities Sign

Daytime summer water restrictions, which are in effect annually from April 1 to Sept. 30, have expired for 2022. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 1 and continuing through March 31, 2023, Las Cruces Utilities water customers are allowed to water outdoor v...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Capital Outlay Workshop at City Hall

Yellow Slide Set

The City will present an educational workshop, “New Mexico Capital Outlay Workshop,” for community members from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10 in Council Chambers at Las Cruces City Hall, 700 N. Main St. “This wor...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Sonoma Ranch Boulevard Intermittent Lane Closure Dates Extended

Orange barrels on street

The dates have been extended for intermittent lane closures on Sonoma Ranch Boulevard, between Engler Road and Sirocco Avenue.

The intermittent lane closures will now be in effect from Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, through Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, and from Monday, Oc...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Phantom of the Auditorium Murder Mystery

Auditorium Murder Mystery

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department and Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center will transform its auditorium to offer a Phantom of the Auditorium Murder Mystery event on Oct. 22, 2022.

The event will provide an eerie, ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Safety Tips Offered for Walkers, Joggers

Walking and Jogging Tips

The combination of great weather and many miles of running paths and walking trails help make Las Cruces a great place for outdoor exercise. The Las Cruces Police Department encourage those who utilize outdoor spaces to use caution and adhere to ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Meerscheidt Recreation Center Temporary Closure

Meerscheidt Center

Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave., will be closed Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9 due to the 2022 Whole Enchilada Softball Tournament being played at Hadley Sports Complex.

Regular programs will resume at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10.

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

CORRECTED: "Toss No Mas" Citywide Cleanup and Call for Volunteers

Toss No Mas 2

Individual volunteers, groups, and civic organizations are invited to register for this year’s “Toss No Mas” cleanup event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Keep Las Cruces Beautiful, the City of Las Cruces...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Discover Las Cruces Public Art with a Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

The Las Cruces Public Art Program introduces “Discover Las Cruces Public Art,” a public art audio stories pilot program, with a scavenger hunt beginning Oct. 3, 2022, through the end of the October. Nine public art pieces from...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

"Dig into the Past" with the Las Cruces Museums

Pick and Rocks Paleontology

Dig deep into Earth’s history with the Las Cruces Museums and local paleontology and archaeology experts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., and Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Red Hawk Golf Road Closure

Road Closed Sign

Red Hawk Golf Road, just south of Arroyo Road, will be closed to traffic starting September 22, 2022 for the installation of a new sewer main as part of a private housing development. Detour routes onto Sonoma Ranch will be in place. The work is ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

New York Times Available Through Branigan Library

Newspaper

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is pleased to announce access to the New York Times, New York Times Cooking, and New York Times Games. Access to these resources is generously made possible by the State Library of New Mexico to library users thro...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

East Mulberry Avenue Road Closure

Orange barrels on street

Construction work on east Mulberry Avenue, from Elder Street to Evelyn Street, will begin Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, and will last approximately two weeks. Construction signs will be placed ahead of the construction zone warning motorists of constru...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

October STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature and Science

Dinosaur Skeleton

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer free Science, Technology, Education and Math programs for children and families this October. Admission to the museum and programs are free.  “Nature & Scien...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Fall Break Programming at the Las Cruces Museums

A photo of the exterior of Branigan Cultural Center

The Las Cruces Museum System will host free, drop-in activities Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 27 through Oct. 7, during the Las Cruces Public School’s Fall Break. Programs each day will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Visitors can earn a limit...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Out-of-School Time – Fall Break Camp

Out of School Camp

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer a 10-day Fall Break Camp?that will continue to provide enjoyable and dynamic?fall?fun indoors and out, with hands-on activities, crafts, and active games for all ages. The?Fall B...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Game Night Out

Game Night

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents Game Night Out at the Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave.

Game Night Out will offer board games for adults ages 18 and older from 6 p.m. to 9 p...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Las Cruces Parks and Walking Social

Walking

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents Las Cruces Parks and Social, an adult only walking event on Thursday evenings with fun themes and great music.

This program is free to all participants. We will visit different parks through...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Brush and Boba

Brush and Boba

The Parks & Recreation Department will offer a Brush & Boba class. Instruction will provide a fun and interesting format using a step-by-step tutorial while painting and sipping on Boba tea. Supplies and tea will be provided for the fee o...

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