Wednesday, October 17, 2018 ~ Social Dance Instruction
Learn to social dance with a partner under the guidance of professional dancer, Jamee Boyer. Jamee will guide you for the first hour, then allow you to practice on your own for the second hour. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. $5 per person. Buy your tickets online here! If you don’t come with a partner, the instructor will pair you up. Adults only, please. Event will start at 7pm and run until 9pm at Heart of the Desert, 7288 Hwy 54/70. For more information, give them a call at 800-432-0999 or click here!
Thursday, October 18, 2018 ~ Teen Cafe- Costume (or not) Party
Come in costume- or not- and enjoy snacks, games, and a creepy-ish movie! Free event! Aimed for kids in grades 8-12! Event starts at 4pm at the Alamogordo Public Library, 920 Oregon Ave. For more information call 439-4140 or click here.
Friday, October 19, 2018 ~ Parents’ Night Out
Time for a Parent’s Night Out at Alamo Jump! Drop off your child at Alamo Jump for a “lock in” and go enjoy a date night! Dinner and drinks are provided for the kids along with unlimited jumping and a movie on the big screen. Children 2 years old and up, must be potty trained. $25 per child if registered 24 hours before; $30 per child if registered day of the event. (For children 8 and up there is an option to play Laser Tag, Nerf Wars, and Dodge Ball at Blast Zone right next door) Drop off starts at 4:45pm and pick up is at 9pm at Alamo Jump, 1713 10th Street, Suite B. For more information click here or message them on Facebook!
Friday, Oct. 19- Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 ~ Cirque Legacy
Come one, come all, for Cirque Legacy! Awe inspiring world class acrobats, amazing aerialists, hilarious comedy, phenomenal specialty acts, and so much more! It all happens right before your eyes under the big tent! Experience the magic this Friday at 7:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30pm, 4:30pm, and 7:30pm! At the Otero County Fairgrounds. See you at the circus! For more information click here!
Saturday, October 20, 2018 ~ The Grace Pumpkin Patch
You’re invited to the Annual Family Fun Day at the Grace Church Pumpkin Patch! Something for everyone! Free to attend! Free photo ops, games, rides on a horse-drawn wagon, face-painting, clowns, and demonstrations from groups like ROTC and Border Patrol. Small entrance fee for Runyan Ranch’s Petting Zoo. Local organizations, non profits, and vendors will be selling food items and more! Event starts at 1pm and runs until 4pm at Grace United Methodist Church, 1206 Greenwood Lane. For more information give them a call at 437-7640 or click here!
Saturday, October 20, 2018 ~ West Texas Band at Jerry’s Lounge
Dance to awesome country music with West Texas Band at Jerry’s Lounge! $7 cover at the door! The party starts at 9pm and lasts until 1:30pm at Jerry’s Lounge, 200 S. New York Ave. For more information call 430-8023 or click here!
Saturday, October 20, 2018 ~ Spooky Storytime
A very special Storytime in honor of Halloween!!! Dress up as your favorite spooky characters- or favorite anything!- and come down for an hour of fun stories read by classic Halloween characters, Morticia Addams, Mavis Dracula, and Coraline Jones! Dress up, get spooky, and, most importantly, have fun! Photo Opportunities will be available after the event! FREE TO ATTEND! Sponsored by Classic Characters! Event starts at 3pm at Books Revisited inside the White Sands Mall, 3199 N. White Sands Blvd. For more information click here or message them on Facebook here!
Saturday, October 20, 2018 ~ Sunrise Arts
White Sands is an artist’s paradise! Shifting shadows and textures in the early light! Join a park ranger to see the first rays of the morning sun push over the Sacramento Mountains. This early morning programs is focused on artists of any kind, whether you take photos, draw, or paint! Tickets are required and can be purchased online here or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Event starts at 6am, participants will meet at the park gate. For more information click here!
Saturday, October 20, 2018 ~ Zoo Boo
Join BBI Radio and the Alameda Park Zoo for the annual Zoo Boo! Free admission to the public! Trick or treat through the Alameda Park Zoo! There will be games, candy, prizes, and costume contests for ages 0-12 with a Family Category. To register for the costume contest, click here! Please enter through the main entrance and exit through the North Gate! No pets allowed in the Zoo. No outside food or drinks, please. Starts at 9am and runs until 12pm! For more information click here!
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 ~ Wine Down Wednesday
Wine Down on a hump day! Grab your friends and come on out to Heart of the Desert’s Patio for some live music and your favorite Heart of the Desert wine or craft brew! Live music from Ashleigh Addison in the style of blue/new grass from the Deep South, indie folk, original songs, and African drumming songs. There will be a $7 cover at the door. Papa Jim’s Snack Shack will be onsite offering different dinner options! Gourmet snacks such as cheese, crackers, sausage, pistachios, and chocolate will also be available for purchase from Heart of the Desert. Event runs from 6 pm to 8 pm at Heart of the Desert Pistachios and Wine, 7288 Hwy 54/70. For more information give them a call at 800-432-0999, or click here!
Friday, November 2, 2018 ~ Launch Pad Lecture: From the Earth to the Moon
The Launch Pad Lecture Series is held on the first Friday of each month on the first floor of the Museum and is FREE to attend! Museum staff, and sometimes special guest speakers, discuss topics ranging from space history to space future! This Lecture is titled “From the Earth to the Moon: Science Fiction to Science Fact” and is presented by Museum Educator, Michael Shinabery! Coffee and donuts provided! Lecture starts at 9am and runs until 10am and the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Rd 2001. For more information give them a call at 437-2840 or click here!
Saturday, November 10, 2018 ~ Science Saturday!
Kids get to be the scientists! Mom and dad are welcome to help! Join museum educators as they bring science down to earth and then across the universe. Hands on activities, planetarium programs, and more! Event starts at 9am and runs until noon at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Rd 2001. For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 437-2840 or click here!
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Meetings are held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Education Wing, 1212 Washington Ave., at 12 noon. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.
Meetings are held at Bethel Baptist Church, 1316 Scenic Drive, at 7 pm. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.