Potter Park Pool opens noon today

CNJ staff Potter Park Pool opens at noon today with free admission. Admission after today is $2. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a guardian. Proper swimwear is required. Pool hours are: • Saturday — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. • Sunday — 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. • Monday, Friday — noon […]

Spring flings: 10 things to do before summer

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Bruce DeFoor of Clovis flies his Kite Karnival • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Doc Stewart Park View a colorful display of kites. Events include demonstrations, displays, paintball, food, beverages and rides. Admission is free. Santa Fe Opera performers • April 15, Town Hall, Clovis Community College Joyous music, heart-wrenching melodies and show-stopping arias […]

Moody planetarium hosts holiday shows

Freedom Newspapers Need a day trip diversion for the week between Christmas and New Year? The Moody Planetarium on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock has a couple of special holiday programs going on through Jan. 8 that could just fill the bill for the whole family. A little science mixed with the […]

Day trips: Blackwater Draw

Freedom Newspapers For a day trip that is much closer to home and doesn’t require much more than 15 minutes of driving time, visit the Blackwater Draw Museum outside Portales. This museum was opened to the public in 1969 as a means of displaying artifacts found at the Blackwater Locality No. 1 site. These artifacts […]

Melrose city pool scheduled to open

CNJ Staff The pool at Melrose’s city park is scheduled to open today — just in time for the end of the community’s first day of school. State environmental officials on Tuesday night approved the pool’s opening after nearly two years and more than $100,000 in repairs, City Council member Lance Pyle said. Pyle said […]

Route 66 event calendar

Thursday 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. — Bluegrass Music and Watermelon Feed at Kvols Park, next to the Chamber. Music provided by the Northeast New Mexico Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Association. Admission is free. Friday 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. — Fandango Dinner Party at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Admission is $15 and includes […]

5/5 Ticket Calendar

All times Mountain Clovis Annual Spring Student Fine Arts Show — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Main ARTeri, 311 N. Main St. Information: 742-3112. Student Fine Arts Show — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Main ARTeri Gallery, 311 N. Main St. Information: 742-3112. Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Fiesta […]

11/18 Ticket Calendar

All times Mountain Albuquerque New Mexico Food & Gift Showcase— Oct. 29 to Jan. 23 at the Coronado Center during regular mall hours. Information: (505)331-3019. “Starry Nights” — Shows every Saturday evening through Feb. 26 at the LodeStar Astronomy Center. Tickets $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 children ages 3-12. Information (505)841-5955 or www.lodestar.unm.edu. Amarillo Christmas […]

Playoff tickets on sale

CNJ Staff Reserved-seat tickets for Saturday’s Clovis High School football playoff game will go on sale today. They may be purchased at the high school athletic office or at Tankersley’s, 306 Main, according to a school news release. Season ticket holders have through Wednesday to purchase their regular-season seats. After that, unclaimed reserve seats will […]

There’s plenty to do this summer within a short drive

By David Arkin: CNJ Correspondent With gas topping out at $2 a gallon across the country it’s understandable why many might not beplanning a major cross country road trip this summer. It might just be the summer of day-trips. And if you live in eastern New Mexico, you have plenty of options. Muleshoe A 30-minute […]