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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Billiards Tournament at Munson Senior Center

Three people playing 8-ball

Kelly Smith won
the Munson Senior Center’s monthly 8-ball billiards tournament held onWednesday, November 27. Pictured left to right are November winners:  

1st
place – Kelly Smith

2ndplace – Jaime Chavando

3rd
place – Florencio Avitia

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Museum News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

November Saturday Night Dance at Munson Center

Image of elderly couples dancing at the annual dance hosted by the Munson Center

The Senior Programs monthly Saturday Night
Dance will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, December 7, 2019, atMunson Center, 975 S. Mesquite St. Admission is $3. Residents can purchase
tickets at Munson Center the week of the dance, or at t...

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Museum News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Kids Studio Art Classes!

Foreground shows art collages made by kids, in the background a kids art class is in session.

Sign your kids up for studio art classes at the Las Cruces Museum of Art! All classes are only $50 and include all supplies (scholarships available). Spring session one classes run from January 11 - February 15, 2020. Register at the Museum of Nature &...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Animal of the Month: Big Bend Slider

Image of a Bing Bend Slider turtle sitting on a log.

Animal of the Month July 2019: Big Bend Slider (Trachemys gaigeae) 

Also known as the Mexican Plateau Slider, this species of turtle is endemic to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. This species of turtle is only found in the Rio ...

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