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February Events for the Family at the Railroad Museum 2019

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum, 351 N. Mesilla St., presents a variety of programs during February that are sure to interest all members of your family. Choose an activity that fits an interest and enjoy it in the historic railroad depot.

The monthly Brown Bag Lecture will be presented at noon February 12, 2019. Patricia Kiddney, president of the Concordia Heritage Association of El Paso, will present “Hobos of the Great Depression of the Southwest.”

Rail Readers Book Club meets at 11 a.m. February 20 to discuss Part I of the book “Appetite for America.” The biography of Fred Harvey was written by Stephen Fried and is one of the most complete histories of the man and the company.

At 11 a.m. February 14 Mrs. Prickett and her charming puppets will engage pre-school children with a book and activity.

Adults who enjoy coloring can come to museum from 10 a.m. to noon February 8 and February 15. This is a chance to enjoy socializing with other adults while expressing yourself creatively. Bring your own supplies or use coloring pages and colored pencils provided by the museum.

Family Game Day is from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, February 9. Challenge friends to a game of Dominoes, practice hand-eye coordination with Cup and Ball Toss and play a variety of games that have entertained families for centuries.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday. For information, visit the City’s Museums System website or call 575/528-3444.