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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Meerscheidt Recreation Center Temporary Closure

Meerscheidt Center

Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave., will be closed Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9 due to the 2022 Whole Enchilada Softball Tournament being played at Hadley Sports Complex.

Regular programs will resume at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10.

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Missouri Avenue Lane Closure Planned

Road Closed Sign

A portion of eastbound Missouri Avenue, between Triviz Drive and Don Roser Drive, will be closed on Sept. 30 to allow Conterra Networks to conduct directional boring for a fiber optic installation project. The eastbound lanes of Missouri Avenue w...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

City Council Work Session Recap on Sept. 26

City Council Without Masks

Much progress has been made on 2018 General Obligation Bond projects, the Las Cruces City Council learned during a quarterly update provided from City staff at the Council’s Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, work session, in Council Chambers at City Hall....

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Sonoma Ranch Boulevard Intermittent Lane Closures

Orange barrels on street

Intermittent lane closures on Sonoma Ranch Boulevard, between Engler Road and Sirocco Avenue, will be in effect on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, and Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Renegade Construction, a limited liability company, will be placing concrete as...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

CORRECTED: "Toss No Mas" Citywide Cleanup and Call for Volunteers

Toss No Mas 2

Individual volunteers, groups, and civic organizations are invited to register for this year’s “Toss No Mas” cleanup event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Keep Las Cruces Beautiful, the City of Las Cruces...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Discover Las Cruces Public Art with a Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

The Las Cruces Public Art Program introduces “Discover Las Cruces Public Art,” a public art audio stories pilot program, with a scavenger hunt beginning Oct. 3, 2022, through the end of the October. Nine public art pieces from...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Road Maintenance on Various Streets

Fog Seal Truck

Streets Management will be applying a Fog Seal surface treatment on various city streets beginning Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, with expected completion Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Impacted residences and businesses will be notified 24 hours prior to ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

"Dig into the Past" with the Las Cruces Museums

Pick and Rocks Paleontology

Dig deep into Earth’s history with the Las Cruces Museums and local paleontology and archaeology experts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., and Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Red Hawk Golf Road Closure

Road Closed Sign

Red Hawk Golf Road, just south of Arroyo Road, will be closed to traffic starting September 22, 2022 for the installation of a new sewer main as part of a private housing development. Detour routes onto Sonoma Ranch will be in place. The work is ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

New York Times Available Through Branigan Library

Newspaper

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is pleased to announce access to the New York Times, New York Times Cooking, and New York Times Games. Access to these resources is generously made possible by the State Library of New Mexico to library users thro...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Safety Tips Offered for Hikers, Bikers and Runners

Hiking and Safety

With fall approaching and cooler temperatures on the way, outdoor adventurers are taking advantage of the many popular hiking and biking trails in southern New Mexico.  Las Cruces sees more than 320 days of sunshine each year and the exp...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2022

East Mulberry Avenue Road Closure

Orange barrels on street

Construction work on east Mulberry Avenue, from Elder Street to Evelyn Street, will begin Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, and will last approximately two weeks. Construction signs will be placed ahead of the construction zone warning motorists of constru...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Virtual Fall Marathon 2022

Virual Marathon

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer Virtual Fall Marathon 2022! New season, new you!

This session starts Sept. 25, 2022 and ends Nov. 5, 2022.  Kick the fall season off by completing 26 miles in six weeks.

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

October STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature and Science

Dinosaur Skeleton

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer free Science, Technology, Education and Math programs for children and families this October. Admission to the museum and programs are free.  “Nature & Scien...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Community Meetings and Master Plan for Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Thomas Branigan Library

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will conduct two community meetings about the role of the library in Las Cruces and planning for the future. Anyone interested in the present and future of Branigan Library is invited to attend. There will be two ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Fall Break Programming at the Las Cruces Museums

A photo of the exterior of Branigan Cultural Center

The Las Cruces Museum System will host free, drop-in activities Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 27 through Oct. 7, during the Las Cruces Public School’s Fall Break. Programs each day will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Visitors can earn a limit...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

"Teen Science Café: Companion Animals" at the Museum of Nature and Science

Golden Retriever Dog

Teens ages 11 to 17 are invited to “Teen Science Café: Companion Animals” at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. Dinner is included, and admission is free. Middle and...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

City of Las Cruces Still Seeks Oversight Committee Member

Photo of Las Cruces City Hall exterior front view

The City of Las Cruces continues to accept applications for its Oversight Committee.

The Oversight Committee is a management committee and not a public board. City Council approved the creation of the Oversight Committee in November of 2018 to continue the...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

North Jornada Road Closure

Orange barrels on street

Jornada Road, north of Peachtree Hills Road, will be closed to traffic from Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, through Sept. 28, 2022, depending on weather conditions.  A two-way access lane for traffic will be provided during the road closure. ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Out-of-School Time – Fall Break Camp

Out of School Camp

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer a 10-day Fall Break Camp?that will continue to provide enjoyable and dynamic?fall?fun indoors and out, with hands-on activities, crafts, and active games for all ages. The?Fall B...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Game Night Out

Game Night

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents Game Night Out at the Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave.

Game Night Out will offer board games for adults ages 18 and older from 6 p.m. to 9 p...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Pumpkin Palooza

Ziggy with pumpkins

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents the fourth annual “Pumpkin Palooza” fall event.

This family-friendly event will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Frank O'Brien?Papen Community...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Las Cruces Parks and Walking Social

Walking

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents Las Cruces Parks and Social, an adult only walking event on Thursday evenings with fun themes and great music.

This program is free to all participants. We will visit different parks through...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Branigan Book Club

Book Club 3

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., invites you to join us for the Branigan Book Club, our monthly book discussion group where we read and discuss a new book each month.  Discussions are at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the m...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Brush and Boba

Brush and Boba

The Parks & Recreation Department will offer a Brush & Boba class. Instruction will provide a fun and interesting format using a step-by-step tutorial while painting and sipping on Boba tea. Supplies and tea will be provided for the fee o...

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