The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be offering a series of day trips for newcomers and residents of Las Cruces to sites, parks, museums, and events in the surrounding area. The series begins September 16 with a trip to historic 12th Street in Carrizozo (NM) Arts District, and then on to explore White Oaks Ghost Town.
The 50-Plus “Day Tripping” is designed to be a social, fun, and educational outlet for those currently residing in Las Cruces, or people considering the area as a future home. Day Trips are listed as:
- Date: 9/16/19
Location: Carrizozo, NM
Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 5:30 p.m.
Site: Visit galleries
- Date: 10/13/19
Location: White Sands National Monument Full Moon Night
Depart: 5 p.m. Return: 9 p.m.
Site: Picnic and entertainment
- Date: 11/14/2019
Location: Deming, NM
Depart: 8:30 a.m. Return: 2 p.m.
Site: Museum and Adobe Deli
- Date: 12/13/19
Location: Alamogordo, NM
Depart: 8:30 a.m. Return: 3 p.m.
Site: Museum and lunch on wwn
Registration opens August 26. Payments may be made at any of the four registration sites during regular business hours, or at www.las-cruces.org/play and clicking on the “Online Registration” link.
Registration site locations:
- Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave.: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave.: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave.: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Available spots will be open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. No telephone registrations/payments accepted.
For information, call the Recreation Section at 575-541-2454.