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Downtown Events from June 11, 2018 to June 24, 2018

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market
  • Wednesday, June 13, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 16, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 20, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 23, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Plaza De Las Cruces
  • Luke’s Wings Musical Explosion: Saturday, June 9, 4 p.m.- midnight
  • Wednesday Nights on Main: Wednesday, June 13, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Sundays with CARE: Sunday, June 3, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Music on the Plaza: Thursday, June 21, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • La Placita
  • Downtown Vendors Emporium: Saturday, June 16, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Las Cruces Museum System: Free Admission!

  • Railroad Museum, 575.541.2154 or 575.647.4480
  • Brown Bag Lecture Series: Tuesday, June 12, 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Mrs. Prickett’s Story Time: Thursday, June 14, 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday Story Time: Saturday, June 16, 11:00am - 11:30 a.m.
  • Rail Readers Book Club: Wednesday, June 20, 11 a.m.- noon
  • Coloring Club for Adults: Friday, June 22, 10 a.m. - noon
  • Branigan Cultural Center, 575.541.2154
  • Bingo Night: Wednesday, June 13, 5-7 p.m.
  • History Notes Lectures – The Life of Richard Burges by Robert Diaz: Thursday, June 14, 1-2 p.m.
  • Geography Club – Connecticut: Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. - noon
  • Geography Club – New York: Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. - noon
  • Museum of Art, 575.541.2137
  • Here & Now Regional Juried Exhibition: May 11 – July 21
  • Reading Art Book Club – Photography: The 50 Most Influential Photographers of All Time by Chris Dickie: Wednesday, June 13, 2:30 p.m.
  • Artrageous – Red: Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. - noon
  • Artrageous – Green: Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. - noon
  • Museum of Nature & Science, 575.532.3371 or 575.522.3120
  • STEAMpunk – Eleanor Ormerod: Saturday, June 16, 11:45 a.m.
  • Pre-K Thursdays – Planeteers/Jupiter: Thursday, June 14, 9 a.m.
  • Animal Encounters – Fish: Saturday, June 16, 10:30 a.m.
  • Pre-K Thursdays – Dinosaur Train/Dinosaurs with Claws: Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m.
  • Teen Science Café: Thursday, June 21, 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Animal Encounters – Amphibians: Saturday, June 23, 10:30 a.m.

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library library.las-cruces.org, 575.528.4005 or 575.528.4010

Library Closed for Memorial Day Sunday, May 27, and Monday, May 28

Summer Hours (Closed Sundays: June, July, August) start Sunday June 3

  • Movie Making Monday—Monday the 11th 3 p.m.; for teens
  • Read to Me*—Tuesdays 10:30 am; story time ages 3—7
  • Doña Ana County Genealogical Society—Tuesday the 12th 2 p.m.
  • Teen Game Night—Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 pm; games for teens
  • Branigan Book Club—Tuesday the 19th 6:30 pm; read one or both—Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn by Evan S. Connell or The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
  • Toddler Time*—Wednesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m.; story time for ages 1—3
  • Munson Book Club—Wednesday the 20th 10 a.m.; House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
  • Mother Goose Time*—Wednesdays at 11 a.m.; activities for infants
  • Teen Screen—Wednesday the 13th 1 p.m.; “School of Rock”
  • Teen Screen—Wednesday the 20th 1 p.m.; “Wonder”
  • Adult Summer Reading Program —Wednesday the 13th 2 p.m.: Traditional Hawaiian Music
  • Adult Summer Reading Program —Wednesday the 13th 2 p.m.: Rockin’ Ukuleles!
  • Branigan Summer Movies—Wednesday the 13th 5 p.m.: “Wind River”
  • Branigan Summer Movies—Wednesday the 13th 5 p.m.: “The Shape of Water”
  • Summer Screen—Thursday the 14th 2 p.m.; Movies for kids: “The Incredibles”
  • Summer Screen—Thursday the 14th 2 p.m.; Movies for kids: “Revolting
  • Rhymes”Rhythm Roundup*—Fridays 10:30 a.m.; Music/Motion for ages 2-5Yoga Rocks—Friday the 2nd 2 p.m.;
  • Yoga for Teens
  • Library Lab**—Fridays 3:30 p.m.; Activities/Stories for ages 6-10
  • Therapaws Reading Teams*—Saturday, June 16 at noon.; Reading Education Assistance Dogs love kids to read to them!
  • Sound Session—Saturday the 23rd 1 p.m.; guitar instruction for teens

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

** Caregivers welcome

Live Theater:

  • No performances at this time.
  • Legally Blonde: The Musical: June 1 -17
  • Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Senior/Student/Military $12, Groups 10+ $11, Children under 12 $10
  • The Andromeda Strain: Tuesday, June 12

A deadly extraterrestrial virus is brought to Earth when a research satellite crashes near a tiny Arizona town. Everyone in the community dies within days, except for a baby and an “insulated” drunk. Rated G. Presented by the City of Las Cruces Museum System as part of the Sci-Fi Summer Film Series.

  • Doors open at 6 p.m., movie begins at 7 p.m.
  • Free
  • Concessions, including beer, wine, and spirits, will be available for purchase
  • Smokin’ Blues Band (Thursday Night Music presented by Friends of Visit Las Cruces): Thursday, June 14

Soulful, rock-inspired blues

  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music is 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $5, cash only at the door
  • Concessions, including beer, wine, and spirits, will be available for purchase