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  1. Peter Hurd on Paper

    March 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 12, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    During his tenure as a war art correspondent in the 1940s, Hurd began painting larger, finished works with watercolor, using the medium as a portable alternative to egg tempera. After World War II, Hurd continued creating larger watercolor paintings, and continued producing sketches and studies for later works. With their fluid, informal lines and energetic brushwork, Hurd’s works on paper offer an intimate, gestural foil to his egg tempera paintings. Drawn from the permanent collection, Peter Hurd on Paper invites viewers to explore the Roswell Museum and Art Center’s holdings of studies and finished watercolor paintings. Scheduled to be on view during the exhibition Magical and Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, this installation is both a continuation of that show and an independent exhibition that can be enjoyed on its own. Learn more about Hurd’s working methods while exploring a range of his works. for more information call 575-624-6744.

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  2. Free Summer Lunch For Kids and Teens (Excluding July 4th)

    May 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 8, 2018, 12:30 PM @ Boys and Girls of Sierra County Poe Corn Center

    It is almost summer and you know what that means...FREE summer meals at the Boys & Girls Club! Staring May 29 and running through August 8 (except July 4) every Monday thru Friday the Club provides a free lunch and afternoon snack to all kids 18 and under. No strings, no nothing, other than a nutritious USDA approved meal. Lunch is served from 12:00 to 12:30pm and an afternoon snack is served from 3:00-3:15pm.

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  3. Free Summer Snack with the boys and girls of Sierra County (Excluding July 4th)

    May 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - August 8, 2018, 3:15 PM @ Poe Corn center

    It is almost summer and you know what that means...FREE summer meals at the Boys & Girls Club! Staring May 29 and running through August 8 (except July 4) every Monday thru Friday the Club provides a free lunch and afternoon snack to all kids 18 and under. No strings, no nothing, other than a nutritious USDA approved meal. Lunch is served from 12:00 to 12:30pm and an afternoon snack is served from 3:00-3:15pm.

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  4. Hurd & Wyeth: Picturing the Hondo Valley

    June 15, 2018, 9:00 AM - September 16, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    Magical & Real: Henriette and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, is the first exhibition to explore all aspects of the careers of this artist couple-from their earliest successes in the 1920s to their late career works- and to place their work within the larger context of the 20th century American art. Co-organized with the Roswell Museum and Art Center in New Mexico, the exhibition is also the first scholarly project to probe private collections and family archives highlighting their relationships to other family members, particularly N.C. and Andrew Wyeth- and the first to evaluate their work within the broad context of the 20th century American Art. The exhibit will be on display June 15 to September 16, 2018. For more information, call the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 575-624-6744.

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  5. Farmers Market

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 AM - October 6, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Chaves County Courthouse Lawn

    Join us for the MainStreet Roswell Farmers’ Market every Saturday July 14 – October 5, 2018 from 7-11 a.m. on the historic Chaves County Courthouse Lawn. Fresh greens, chiles, root vegetables, delicious baked goods, crafts and more! All produced locally! The Saturday morning markets are a great way to gather with friends and neighbors and shop for tantalizingly fresh, New Mexican food. Chat with the vendors about their wares, take in the colors and aromas of just-picked vegetables and fresh baked goodies, watch local cooks prepare fresh burritos, fajiatas and more using seasonal produce, and enjoy the great view of the Chaves County Courthouse. This year we are proud to be accepting EBT for food products. If you have any questions or would like to become a vendor, please contact Peggy Seskey at info@mainstreetroswell.org

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  6. McCoy's 30th Anniversary!

    August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM @ McCoy's Building Supply Center

    Join us to celebrate our 30th anniversary! Join us for lunch, it's on us! Building Reps will be on hand!

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  7. The Hot and Energetic Universe

    August 8, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Dr. Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

    The Hot and Energetic Universe - Summer 2018 Schedule – planetarium films. Showing in August Wednesdays at 2 pm Saturdays at 2 pm Thursdays at 3:30 pm Tuesday, August 21 at 7 pm Experience the achievements of modern astronomy with the use of immersive visualizations and real images from the most advanced terrestrial and orbital observatories. Shows include a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Shows last approximately 40 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 x 23.

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  8. Seeing

    August 8, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Dr. Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

    Seeing- Summer 2018 Schedule – planetarium films. Showing in August Fridays at 2 pm Wednesdays at 3:30 pm Saturdays at 3:30 pm Tuesday, August 28 at 7 pm Follow the journey of a single photon as it is produced in a distant star, before travelling across the vast expanse of space to land on someone’s retina.Shows include a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Shows last approximately 40 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 x 23.

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