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Downtown Events through July 9, 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market
    • Saturday, July 1, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Wednesday, July 5, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, July 8, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Plaza De Las Cruces
    • Music on the Plaza – Thursday June 29, Begins at 8 p.m. due to warmer temperatures.

Las Cruces Museum System: Free Admission!

  • Railroad Museum
    • Family Game Day – Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to noon
    • National Model Railroad Meeting – Saturday, July 8 from 1:30 -2:30 p.m.
  • Branigan Cultural Center
    • Culture Club: Sensory Cacti – Saturday, July 1, 10 a.m.
    • Summer Evenings – Movie Night – Wednesday, July 5, 4:30 p.m.
    • Culture Club: Portrait Decoration – Saturday, July 8, 10 a.m.
  • Museum of Art
    • Artrageous – Summertime – Saturday, July 1 & 8, 10 a.m.
    • Place Matters – Saturday July 1 & 8, 11 a.m.
  • Museum of Nature & Science
    • Science Café – Thursday June 29, 5:30 p.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Amphibians – Saturday, July 1, 10:30 a.m.
    • Night Creatures – Friday, July 1, 5:30 p.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Reptiles – Saturday, July 8, 10:30 a.m.

    • Scientific Fun for Families –Secret Codes – July 8, 11:30 a.m.

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library library.las-cruces.org; 575-528-4005;

575-528-4010

  • The Library is closed on Sundays through Sunday September 10

  • Movie Making Mondays—Mondays 5 p.m. movie making for teens

  • LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY (5 P.M.) FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY—MONDAY JULY 3

  • LIBRARY CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY—TUESDAY JULY 4

  • Read to Me*—Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.; story time for ages 3—7

  • Teen Game Night—Tuesdays and Thursdays 4 p.m. games for teens

  • Toddler Time*—Wednesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m. story time for ages 1—3

  • Mother Goose Time*—Wednesdays 11 a.m. activities for infants and their adults

  • Teen Screen—Wednesdays 1 p.m. Free movies for teens

  • Adult Summer Reading Program: Protecting Children from Lead—Wednesday July 5 at 2 p.m.

  • Rhythm Roundup*—Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Music/Motion for ages 2-5

  • Library Lab**—Fridays at 3:30 p.m. Activities/Stories for ages 6-10

  • Club de libro español de Las Cruces:—sábado día 1 de julio 2:30 pm

  • *Children must be accompanied by their well-behaved adult caregiver

  • **Caregivers welcome

Live Theater:

    • Baggage, now through July 9
    • Prices have changed for the 2016-2017 season, call 523-1223 for information
  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org
    • Pippin, now through July 9
  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com
    • Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp, ends June 30