Events Calendar 2018-01-12T14:43:53+00:00

Thursday, April 19, 2018 ~ Business After Hours

Bring your business cards for a great evening of networking! Hosted by Life Hydration: Your Free Water Store, you’re invited to mix and mingle and make great connections! Starting at 5:30pm and running until 7pm at Life Hydration, 700 E. 1st Street, Suite #708. For more information call the Chamber of Commerce at 437-6120 or click here!

Friday, April 20 & Saturday, April 21, 2018 ~ Stage & Screen: 60 Years of AMT

AMT presents “Stage and Screen: 60 Years of AMT”, a fabulous night of music, song and dance! Featuring current and former members of the organization, “Stage and Screen” spotlights music from many popular musicals and movies. In an endeavor to incorporate members of the community, AMT has invited choirs from Chaparral & Mountain View Middle Schools to perform in numbers from “Annie” and “The Sound of Music”. In addition, featured dancers on loan from the Academy of Ballet will be presenting numbers from “Chicago” and “A Chorus Line”. Starting at 7pm both the 20th and the 21st at the Flickinger Center, 1110 New York Ave! Buy tickets at the box or online here! For more information find AMT on Facebook here or click here!

Saturday, April 21, 2018 ~ Princess Story Time

Join the Little Mermaid and the Island Princess for a fun hour of reading and storytelling straight out of your favorite fairy tales! There may even be a little singing if the Sea Witch hasn’t stolen the Little Mermaid’s voice! Photo opportunities will be available afterwards! Dressing up is welcome! Story time starts at 3 pm and runs until 4 pm at Books Revisited inside the White Sands Mall, 3199 N. White Sands Blvd. For more information click here or message Classic Characters on Facebook here!

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018 ~ Bowl for Kid’s Sake

Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest fundraiser of the year. This is your chance to support quality mentoring in Otero County by FUNraising. Teams of 5 raise money, and on Saturday, April 21st, they join Big Brothers Big Sisters to celebrate meeting their goal with a fun day of bowling at Desert Lanes Bowling, 880 Idaho Ave, HAFB. Teams can either bowl at 12:30pm or 2:30pm! To start a team, join a team, or learn more click here!

Sunday, April 22, 2018 ~ Classy Glass – “Hippity Hop”

Join Artist Rusty Easton for a fun afternoon of instructor supervised painting while enjoying a glass of Heart of the Desert Wine! Tickets are $35 per person and include all supplies plus your glass of wine! Reservations are required! Book online here or call (575) 434-0035! The afternoon starts with a wine tasting and a glass of wine for you to take back to your art station! Event runs from 1 pm to 4 pm at Heart of the Desert Pistachios and Wine, 7288 Hwy 54/70! For more information call 800-432-0999 or click here!

Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25, 2018 ~ CircusSaurus!

The family of the Carson & Barnes Circus is proud to present CircusSaurus! You are invited as they transform the circus Big Top into a time machine and embark on an adventure of a lifetime. Not only will you be amazed by daredevils on the Wheel of Destiny, you will laugh at their merry maker of mirth and sit in awe as the Aerial Artists soar to new heights at the apex of the Big Top! Showtimes at 4:30pm and 7:30pm both Tuesday and Wednesday the 24th and 25th at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Rd! For more information click here!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 ~ Don Thorp and Scott H. at Patron’s Hall

Come down to the Patron’s Hall to enjoy some flat bread pizza, ice cream, dancing, and, of course, great music! Don Thorp and Scott H. will be playing at the Patron’s Hall from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 1106 New York Ave. For more information give them a call at 575-488-2185 or click here!

Thursday, April 26, 2018 ~ Altered Art

Join the Alamogordo Public Library for Altered Art! For this project they’re going to start with thrift shop paintings and use magazines or your own drawing skills to give them a new look. You will have at least one finished project to take home and hang on your living room wall! For grades 8-12! Snacks will be provided! Starting at 4pm and running until 5pm at the Library, 920 Oregon Ave! For more information call 439-4148 or click here!

Thursday, April 26, 2018 ~ Book Discussion Group- Like Water for Chocolate

Come to the Library and take part in a fun book discussion group that focuses on different genres of fiction every month! April’s book is the magical realism novel: Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel. Event starts at 6 pm and runs until 7 pm at the Alamogordo Public Library, 920 Oregon Ave in the Eugene Manlove Rhodes Room. For more information call 439-4148 or click here!

 

Friday, April 27, 2018 ~ Open Mic Nite

Show off your talent at Patron’s Hall! Sign up is at 5:30 pm with the music starting at 6 pm. Whether you want to listen or play, there will be pizza, ice cream, and coffee to enjoy! Acoustic instruments only please. Event ends at 8:30 pm. Patron’s Hall, 1106 New York Ave. For more information give them a call at 575-488-2185 or click here!

Friday, April 27, 2018 ~ Jornada Research Institute Presentation

Jornada Research Institute presents ‘New Insights into the Pueblo Core Area’, a presentation by Alexander Kurota and Evan Sternberg. Come learn about the program and how you can actively participate in field research and analyses. Presentation is FREE and open to the public! Starts at 6:30pm in the First National Bank Atrium, doors open at 6pm. For more information email them at jeffery@jornadaresearchinstitute.com.

Friday, April 27, 2018 ~ OFCU Shred Day in Alamogordo

Get your important documents destroyed for free! Come to the OFCU Main Office Location on 10th street with your old documents. Free for OFCU members! Maximum of 100 pounds per member or member’s company. Shred starts at 11am and runs until 2pm! For more information call them at 434-8500 or click here!

Saturday, April 28, 2018 ~ Sensory Friendly Jump

Join Alamo Jump for a Sensory Friendly Jump! Small groups, no crowds, no rough housing, low music, with the lights dimmed! In association with Behavior Change Institute! From 10am to 12pm at Alamo Jump, 1713 E. 10th Street, Suite B. For more information give them a call at 446-3932 or click here!

Saturday, May 5, 2018 ~ Inaugural Charity Classic Scramble

Join the White Sands Habitat for Humanity for a fun day of golf! Gather your 4 person team and enter for the scramble. Entry fee is $40 plus green fee of annual pass. Includes hole contests, prize, and tee gift! Entry deadline is May 3rd at 5pm! Event starts at 8:30am and runs until 11am! For more information or to sign up, call the golf shop at 437-0290!

Sunday, May 6, 2018 ~ Let the Celebration Continue!

Come enjoy shopping, a live DJ, and special Cinco De Mayo cocktails! Cafe Con Leche will be serving hot dogs, nachos, coffees, smoothies, and more! Free to the public! Starts at 12pm and ends at 4pm at the Alamogordo Civic Center, 800 E. 1st Street. For more information click here!

Sunday, May 6, 2018 ~ The Art of Wine- “May Flowers”

Head over to the Heart of the Desert for a fun day of instructor supervised acrylic painting on canvas while enjoying a glass of wine! No painting experience required! Xochitl Flores will be instructing and your canvas and tools will be provided. An apron or smock is recommended for you to wear so your clothes will be safe. Afternoon starts with a wine tasting and a glass of wine for you to take back to your station. Tickets are $35 a person and must be purchased prior to the event. Event starts at 1 pm at the Heart of the Desert, 7288 Hwy 54-70! Call (575) 434-0035 to reserve your space or book online here!

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 ~ Cheri Chandler at Patron’s Hall

Come down to the Patron’s Hall to enjoy some flat bread pizza, ice cream, dancing, and, of course, great music! Cheri Chandler will be playing at the Patron’s Hall from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 1106 New York Ave. For more information give them a call at 575-488-2185 or click here!

Saturday, May 12, 2018 ~ Cactus to Cloud 50k & 10 Miler

From Oliver Lee State Park to the beautiful Sacramento Mountains, join others in a race to the clouds! The 10 miler run starts at Oliver Lee State Park, 409 Dog Canyon Rd, and finishes at Sunspot! There will be awards for the top 3 men and women! The 50k also starts at Oliver Lee State Park, goes up to sunspot but continues on to Cloudcroft’s beautiful Zenith Park! Awards for this race will be given to the top 5 men and women as well as Master Awards for the top 3 50+ men and women. Register online here! REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 7 AT MIDNIGHT! Shuttle transportation from Cloudcroft to the start of the race will be available. For more information find the Cactus to Clouds Trail Run on Facebook here, check out their website here, or contact Cindy Preslar at 430-7634.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 ~ Mother’s Day Brunch

The Alamo Senior Center is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch! Brunch starts at 10am and ends at noon! There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $10 for singles, or $15 for couples. Tickets can be purchased at the Senior Center front desk, at 2201 Puerto Rico Ave. For more information call 439-4150 or click here!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 ~ Mark “Saxman” Garcia at Patron’s Hall

Come down to the Patron’s Hall to enjoy some flat bread pizza, ice cream, dancing, and, of course, great music! Mark “Saxman” Garcia will be playing at the Patron’s Hall from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 1106 New York Ave. For more information give them a call at 575-488-2185 or click here!

Friday, May 18, 2018 ~ Star Party

Attend the first Star Party for the Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks National Monument! Watch the sunset, moonrise, and the appearance of stars over Las Cruces through high-power telescopes provided by astronomy experts! Enjoy fun stories or ancient uses of the night sky for navigation and more! Tons of activities for all ages to learn about the night sky and its importance! No hiking required and some refreshments will be provided. Restrooms and water are available on site. Regular Vehicle Permit will be required at $5 per vehicle or Federal Lands Pass. At the La Cueva Picnic Area at Dripping Springs from 6 pm to 9 pm! For more information find them on Facebook here or call 525-4313!

Saturday, May 19, 2018 ~ Princess Storytime with Classic Characters

Join the Snow Queen and her Sister for a fun hour of reading and storytelling straight out of your favorite fairy tales! Photo opportunities will be available afterwards! Dressing up is welcome! Story time starts at 3pm and runs until 4pm at Books Revisited inside the White Sands Mall, 3199 N. White Sands Blvd. For more information click here or message Classic Characters on Facebook here!

Saturday, June 2, 2018 ~ Run/Walk Through the Clouds

Get moving in the Run/Walk Through the Clouds! Start and finish at the Pavilion in Zenith Park in Cloudcroft, next to the tennis courts. Medals will be awarded for 1st-3rd in age groups for the 10k run. All kids will receive a dog tag award for the 1 mile dash as well as awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd to the fastest 3 kids. There will also be a bouncy house for the kids to play in. Cost to participate in the 10k is $30 per person and the 1 mile Kid’s Dash is $10 per kid, proceeds go to the Cloudcroft Student Athletes. Cost includes an awesome performance race shirt and food for after the race, catered by the Cloudcroft Schools Culinary Department. Register online here! For more information contact Cindy Preslar at (575) 430-7634 or find them on Facebook here!

Saturday, June 9, 2018 ~ Junior Ranger Day

Calling kids ages 5-12 (and their families)! During this fun-filled day, you’ll be on a mission to complete a series of tasks to earn your esteemed junior ranger pin! Expert scientists will lead kids in activities including birdwatching, hiking, animal identification, and more! At the end of the day, there will be a campfire and song circle (complete with s’mores)! Restrooms and water will be available on site. Regular Vehicle Permit is required at $5 per vehicle or a Federal Lands Pass. At the La Cueva Picnic Area in Dripping Springs, Las Cruces from 2 pm to 8 pm! For more information find them on Facebook here or call them at 525-4313!

Thurs, June 21 thru Sat, June 23, 2018 ~ Southern New Mexico Fesival of Quilts

First National Bank presents the Southern New Mexico Festival of Quilts! Gorgeous quilt displays, a variety of vendors, and a food court filled with tasty treats! Pam Holland and Sue Rasmussen will be holding classes and Ricky Tims will be holding a concert performance! Seating is limited so book early for all the classes you’d like to attend! Reservations are required! At the Otero County Fairgrounds! If you would like to register as a vendor you can click here or call Lorraine Mackewich at 437-4880. For more information go to their website here!

Standing Events

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION
Third Saturday of the Month

This monthly meeting is free and open to the public. Adult meeting is at 1 pm and Youth meeting is at 3 pm. Meetings are held at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in meeting rooms 3 and 4.

BUSINESS IMPACT/GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Second Tuesday of the Month

This monthly meeting is free and open to the public. Join the committee to discuss issues, events and that could influence the community. This event is the second Tuesday of each month in the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce Conference Room at 8 am.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Last Friday of the Month

This committee discusses land and air transportation issues impacting the Tularosa Basin. The committee meets the last Friday of each month at Pepper’s Grill at noon.

ALAMO SQUARES DANCE CLUB
Second & Fourth Saturday

Dances are located at the International Order of Odd Fellow’s Hall, 1400 E. 1st Street. For more infomarion, contact Bob at 575-437-0804

NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE CLASS
Every Saturday

Classes are held at the Tunnel Stop Gallery, 880 Highway 82 (High Rolls) from 9:30am until 12 pm. For more information, call 575-682-5676.

POSTPARTUM MOMS SUPPORT GROUP
Second & Fourth Monday

All moms are welcome to join the group meetings. Meetings are held at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center at the Old Bistro from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. For more information, contact Carrie with the NM Doulas at 575-495-2545

FLICKINGER CENTER GUILD
Third Wednesday of the Month

Meetings are held at Patron’s Hall at the Flickinger Center at 12 noon. For more information, please call the Flickinger Center at 575-437-2202.

FAN CLUB
Second Friday  of the Month

Meetings are held at Margo’s Mexican Food at 8 am. Everyone can attend the event that features a Chamber business. For more information, please call 575-437-6120.

ALAMOGORDO AMATUR RADIO CLUB
Third Sunday of the Month

Meetings are held at the La Luz Volunteer Fire Department, 51 JJ Henry. For more information, please call Rick at 575-491-4290

LATTE WITH THE PADRE
Every Wednesday

Enjoy weekly conversations with Father Tom Lowe of St. John’s Episcopal Church at Plateau Espresso inside Lowe’s Signature Market at 10 am. For more information, please call  575-434-8970.

PHIL LEASE WRITERS GROUP
Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month

Meetings are held at St. John’s Episcopal Church Library, 1114 Indiana.  All aspiring and published writers and poets are welcome. For more information, please call  575-434-8970.

CHAPARRAL COMMUNITY
ASSOCIATION DEVELOPMENT
First Monday of the Month

Meetings are held at the Betty McKnight Community Center, 109 South County Line. For more information, please call 915-691-1023.

 

GRIEF SHARE
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Christ Community Fellowship Hall, 2960 N. Scenic Dr., at 6:30 pm, and are non-denominational. For more information, please call  702-682-2556.

NEW DAY AL-ANON
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Education Wing, 1212 Washington Ave., at 12 noon. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.

ALAMOGORDO AL-ANON
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Bethel Baptist Church, 1316 Scenic Drive, at 7 pm. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.