News Flash

Posted on: April 14, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Introduces Let’s Explore Backpacks

A photo of the main entrance to Branigan Memorial Library

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is pleased to offer new kits available for checkout called Let’s Explore backpacks. Let’s Explore backpacks will be available starting Monday, April 19th.  

The Let’s Explore backpacks encourage families to explore...

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Library News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Teen Volunteer Opportunities at the Library

Teen Volunteer Opportunities at the Library

The Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is looking for teen volunteers interested in gaining valuable experience- useful for college and work applications- and spending part of summer helping their community! Register for the Library’s inaugural teen summer ...

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Library News

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2021

"Geometric Aljamia: A Cultural Transliteration" at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Geometric Aljamia A Cultural Transliteration

Join the Las Cruces Museum of Art for a new exhibit - Geometric Aljamía: A Cultural Transliteration, on display through April 17, 2021. Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Las Cruces Museum of Art has instituted new procedures for visitatio...

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Museum Exhibits
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Large Mural Opportunity at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Large Mural Opportunity at LCMOA

The City of Las Cruces Museum System invites artist/artist team proposals for design and creation of a mural to be placed at the entryway of the Museum of Art. The work’s theme should be inspired by the welcoming nature of the Museum of Art, which hosts e...

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Museum Exhibits

News Flash

Posted on: April 13, 2021

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Make your own scrapbook with the Las Cruces Museum of Art to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day! This program will take place from 2 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 on Zoom, and is suitable for all ages. Registration is required to attend, and spaces are lim...

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Museum News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Upcoming Aviation Exhibition at Branigan Cultural Center Seeks Community Input

Airplanes

The Branigan Cultural Center is seeking community input for an upcoming exhibition about the history of aviation in Las Cruces and the surrounding area. This exhibition will examine over 100 years of aviation history, both military and civilian, starting ...

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Museum News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

"Transportation Day 2021" Online with the Las Cruces Railroad Museum

Las Cruces Railroad

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum invites all transportation enthusiasts to join us online for a virtual “Transportation Day 2021”. The event will be held on our social media channels throughout the day on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Please contact Kimberly at...

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Museum News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

“Science Café – Water Resources Management” Online with the Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi

Science Cafe Water Resources Management

The Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi present “Science Café – Quantifying Uncertainty in Geohydrological Systems to Support Water Resources Management.” Guest speaker Ruba Mohamed, Ph.D, joins us via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 from New...

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Museum News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Take-Out STEM Activities from the Museum of Nature & Science

Take out STEM Activities

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science continues to offer take-out activity kits in April for Earth Month. Kits are free but require reservation. To reserve kits please contact Stephanie at shawkins@las-cruces.org. Kits are available while supplie...

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Museum News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

"Geometric Aljamia: A Cultural Transliteration" at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Geometric Aljamia A Cultural Transliteration

Join the Las Cruces Museum of Art for a new exhibit - Geometric Aljamía: A Cultural Transliteration, on display through April 17, 2021. Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Las Cruces Museum of Art has instituted new procedures for visitatio...

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Museum News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Large Mural Opportunity at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Large Mural Opportunity at LCMOA

The City of Las Cruces Museum System invites artist/artist team proposals for design and creation of a mural to be placed at the entryway of the Museum of Art. The work’s theme should be inspired by the welcoming nature of the Museum of Art, which hosts e...

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Museum News

News Flash

Posted on: April 16, 2021

City Council to Recognize Las Cruces Restaurant Appreciation Week

City Hall view of the flags

The Las Cruces City Council will present a Proclamation at the Monday, April 19, 2021 regularly scheduled meeting declaring Las Cruces Restaurant Appreciation Week, from April 19 to April 25.

The Proclamation will be presented during the ...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 15, 2021

PictoGraff at the Branigan Cultural Center

NI Uno Mas Picture

Be a part of the 7th annual street art festival dedicated to Indigenous expression, featuring Arrowsoul Art, dancers, textile artists, music, outdoor exhibition at the Branigan Cultural Center, and more. This year’s program honors the Missing and Murdered...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Introduces Let’s Explore Backpacks

A photo of the main entrance to Branigan Memorial Library

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is pleased to offer new kits available for checkout called Let’s Explore backpacks. Let’s Explore backpacks will be available starting Monday, April 19th.  

The Let’s Explore backpacks encourage families to explore...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Las Cruces City Council Applauds New Mexico Legislature for Approving Cannabis Legislation

City Hall view of the flags

A majority of the Las Cruces City Council who has publicly supported the creation of cannabis legislation to help boost the City’s economy is lauding the adoption of House Bill 2, the Cannabis Regulation Act, by the New Mexico Legislature. A copy of the ...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Great American Cleanup Roll-Off Locations

someone dumping branches on a roll off container

The Parks & Recreation Department’s Keep Las Cruces Beautiful and New Mexico Clean and Beautiful programs will host this year’s Great American Cleanup from 8 a.m. – noon on Saturday, April 17, 2021. As part of the event, solid waste containers will be...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 12, 2021

2021 Virtual Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department's popular Music in the Park Series continues with a special series of performances recorded at the beautiful Rio Grande Theatre. The series will highlight the diversity and great musical talent that L...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Upcoming Aviation Exhibition at Branigan Cultural Center Seeks Community Input

Airplanes

The Branigan Cultural Center is seeking community input for an upcoming exhibition about the history of aviation in Las Cruces and the surrounding area. This exhibition will examine over 100 years of aviation history, both military and civilian, starting ...

Read on...

Quality of Life
Posted on: April 8, 2021

"Transportation Day 2021" Online with the Las Cruces Railroad Museum

Las Cruces Railroad

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum invites all transportation enthusiasts to join us online for a virtual “Transportation Day 2021”. The event will be held on our social media channels throughout the day on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Please contact Kimberly at...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Animal Control Restarts Live Trap Program

Animal Control Restarts Live Trap Program

Las Cruces Animal Control is restarting its Live Trap program that was temporarily paused in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Live Trap program allows Las Cruces residents to request use of a trap, free of charge, for the purpose of capturing nuisa...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

Desert Mountains

The New Mexico State Parks Division has launched the official website for the 2021 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). https://www.getoutsidenm.org/  State Parks -- in partnership with the National Park Service, Energy, Miner...

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Additional Info... Quality of Life
Posted on: March 25, 2021

"Geometric Aljamia: A Cultural Transliteration" at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Geometric Aljamia A Cultural Transliteration

Join the Las Cruces Museum of Art for a new exhibit - Geometric Aljamía: A Cultural Transliteration, on display through April 17, 2021. Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Las Cruces Museum of Art has instituted new procedures for visitatio...

Read on...

Quality of Life
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Large Mural Opportunity at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Large Mural Opportunity at LCMOA

The City of Las Cruces Museum System invites artist/artist team proposals for design and creation of a mural to be placed at the entryway of the Museum of Art. The work’s theme should be inspired by the welcoming nature of the Museum of Art, which hosts e...

Read on...

Quality of Life

News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2021

"Transportation Day 2021" Online with the Las Cruces Railroad Museum

Las Cruces Railroad

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum invites all transportation enthusiasts to join us online for a virtual “Transportation Day 2021”. The event will be held on our social media channels throughout the day on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Please contact Kimberly at...

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RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: March 18, 2021

RoadRUNNER Transit Survey

Bus waiting for passengers at the transit terminal

RoadRUNNER Transit is asking for your help in planning transit services for the next 5 years. What transit services are important to you now? What would you like RoadRUNNER Transit to provide in the future? The survey takes just 5 minutes and can be viewe...

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Additional Info... RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: April 9, 2020

RoadRUNNER Continues Reduced Service Until Further Notice

Two female drivers using in front of the bus wearing masks and gloves

In compliance with the State of New Mexico’s updated stay-at-home order, RoadRUNNER Transit will continue operating its service on a reduced schedule, Monday – Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until further notice.

Dial-a-Ride, whic...

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RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: April 9, 2020

RoadRUNNER Transit’s COVID-19 Stop the Spread Efforts

Transit Bus with a banner that says protect yourself from COVID19, wash your hands, cover your nose

RoadRUNNER Transit continues to support local and state public health officials response to COVID-19 and assist in reducing its spread. The efforts include the installation of banners on the fixed-route buses and Dial-A-Ride vehicles that display public h...

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RoadRUNNER Transit

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2021

2021 Virtual Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department's popular Music in the Park Series continues with a special series of performances recorded at the beautiful Rio Grande Theatre. The series will highlight the diversity and great musical talent that L...

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Senior Programs
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Senior Programs Continues Drive-Through and Home-Delivered Meal Service Until Further Notice

A police officer carries a box of food to a resident's car

The City of Las Cruces Senior Programs will continue to follow the Governor’s  ‘stay-at-home’ order until further notice to combat the spread of COVID-19.  We will continue to provide essential meal services...

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Senior Programs

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2021

Great American Cleanup Roll-Off Locations

someone dumping branches on a roll off container

The Parks & Recreation Department’s Keep Las Cruces Beautiful and New Mexico Clean and Beautiful programs will host this year’s Great American Cleanup from 8 a.m. – noon on Saturday, April 17, 2021. As part of the event, solid waste containers will be...

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Volunteer Network