JULY 14, 2019



Join us downtown this Saturday, July 20 for National Day of the Cowboy!  This all-day event includes the Bennie’s 72nd Anniversary Sale, activities at the Ocotillo & Library, and sales with other downtown merchants and restaurants. 

Here’s a list of additional things going on downtown this week:


Ocotillo Performing Arts Center:


Tuesdays at 9:00am and Thursdays at 5:15pm: Sattva Southwest Yoga at the 510 Gallery.  Cost is $10 ($5 for members)

Tuesday, July 16 @ 10am:  Kid’s Drop-in Art Class, bring the kids for a fun craft at the Ocotillo every Tuesday through July 16.  This week’s craft is art using food! Cost is $10 and includes all supplies.

Thursday, July 18 @ 8pm: Free movie in the Heritage Walkway! This week’s movie is Barefoot in the Park. Don’t forget your chair! 

Contact the Ocotillo PAC for info on all theater events and workshops by calling 575.746.4212 or visit artesiaartscouncil.com

Artesia Public Library:  Join the Library every week for their Summer Reading Program Events. All library events are free and open to the public.

Children’s Program:

Movie Mondays at 1pm: Watch a movie and make a craft.  Bring your own snacks, blanket & pillow.  All craft supplies provided.

Tues, July 16 @ 10am: Community Story Time featuring stories about bats and the night sky with Carlsbad Caverns. 

Wednesday STEAM Lab @ 10-2pm: Drop in for this week’s STEAM Lab and build items with recyclable materials.

Thurs, July 18 @ 1pm: Pizza & Stories presented by Pizza Hut

Friday LEGO Lab @ 10am-2pm:  Drop in and see what you can create in the LEGO lab.  Follow along with the weekly building challenge.

Adult Program:

Thursday, July 18 @ 5pm: Star-Crafty – make LED embroidered constellations and sun pendants *Must register, supplies are limited.


For additional Adult and Teen Summer Reading Program information be sure to like the Artesia Public Library on Facebook or call 575.746.4252.


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