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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Weed and Seed and Red Ribbon Week

Weed and Seed

The New Mexico National Guard Counterdrug Support Program visited the A. Fielder Memorial Safe Haven Weed and Seed Program on Wednesday, October 20 and presented a thrilling Red Ribbon Week event to participants and staff members. The National Gu...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 26, 2021

City's After School Program Collaborates with Museum of Nature and Science

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The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., presented a course on Wednesday, October 5 about how Morse Code works and how to create a Morse Code device to students at Monte Vista Elementary School, 4675 Peachtree Hills Road, participat...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Kudos to Parks & Recreation Staff

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To:  Kudos to Parks & Recreation Staff

From:  Robert L. Nuñez, Youth Services Administrator/Parks & Recreation Department

On Saturday, October 9 at the Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center during the Pumpkin Palooza special event s...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Kudos to P&R Recreation Staff

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To:  Kudos to P&R Recreation Staff

From:  Charles Ochotorena, Resident

To Whom It May Concern,

On Wednesday, September 29th, while participating in programming at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, a medical incident occurred.  As a...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center Annual Inspection

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The Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave., will be closed from Nov. 11, 2021 through Nov. 28, 2021 to prepare for and receive its annual inspection.  The facility will reopen Nov. 29, 2021.  For inform...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Ribbon Cutting to Open AARP-Sponsored Fitness Park

Ribbon Cutting

The City of Las Cruces will cut the ribbon on the new AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park located at the Benavidez Community Center, 1045 McClure Rd at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. 

The Las Cruces AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park is a long-...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Great Pumpkin Candy Drop

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From high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy!  

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and Friends of the Community will hold the Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop! The event will begin at 11 a.m., ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Fall Marathon

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The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will offer a “Virtual Fall Marathon” starting November 1, 2021 and running through December 12, 2021. Get up and start moving by completing 26 miles in a six-week period! Participants will need a fitn...

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Parks and Recreation