News Flash

City Manager Report

Posted on: September 29, 2020

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

Museum feat dinosaurs

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., continues to offer to take out activity kits in October. Kits are free but require reservations. To reserve kits email Stephanie at shawkins@las-cruces.org or call 575/522-3120. Kits are available while supplies last. Pursuant to state health guidelines, social distancing measures will be in place and mask-wearing is required. 


September 30
“Saturday Family Science Be a Color Chemist!”
 Be a color chemist with this GSK Science in the Summer hands-on experiment. See how many colors you can create with natural pigments. Recommended ages 7 and older. This kit will be accompanied by a live demonstration on Zoom at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct, 3.


October 7
“Nature & Science Discovery Pre-K”
Learn about our local night flyers – owls and bats – with the Nature Kids pack! The kit will include materials for two nature-themed activities. Recommended for ages 2 to 5. This program will be accompanied by a video at www.facebook.com/lcmuseums on Oct. 8 and Oct. 22.


October 14
“National Fossil Day”
Celebrate Earth Science Week and National Fossil Day with the Museum of Nature & Science and the Bureau of Land Management Las Cruces Office. Pick up a Fossil Day gift bag with posters, stickers, and Junior Ranger activities to do at home. No registration necessary; available while supplies last from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


October 21
“STEAMpunk – Be a Materials Chemist!”
Be a materials chemist with this GSK Science in the Summer hands-on experiment. Design the stretchiest, gooiest, grossest slime you can! Recommended ages 7 and up. This kit will be accompanied by a live demonstration on Zoom at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.


October 28
“Tree Identification”
Take a nature walk in your neighborhood and learn how to identify the trees around you with the help of an interactive guide. Recommended for all ages. Limit one per household.


The Museum of Nature & Science is accessible from RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1, Stop 36. For additional information, visit the website at http://las-cruces.org/museums or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums. The museum is currently open by reservation only. To reserve a time to visit the galleries, email education@las-cruces.org or call 575/522-3120.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City Manager Report

A group photo of the Las Cruces City Council, who will serve from January 2020 through December 2023

No City Council Meeting on November 30

Posted on: November 24, 2020
CM Ifo Pili

Small Business Saturday Op-Ed

Posted on: November 23, 2020
Glow together Las Cruces

Las Cruces Glows Together Despite COVID-19

Posted on: November 23, 2020
Transit Bus

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

Posted on: November 18, 2020
i-25 Construction Project

Construction Suspended on I-25 Project

Posted on: November 18, 2020
An undated photo of one of the lion statues in front of Las Cruces City Hall

Restriping of Parking Lots at City Hall

Posted on: November 17, 2020
A group photo of the Las Cruces City Council, who will serve from January 2020 through December 2023

City Council to Meet November 16

Posted on: November 12, 2020
Munson Senior Center

Munson Senior Center Closure

Posted on: November 10, 2020
Census impersonators

Beware of Fake Census Workers

Posted on: October 6, 2020
Teen Reading a book

Teen Study Services Offered

Posted on: September 8, 2020
Aerial View of Downtown Las Cruces

City Manager Search Begins

Posted on: January 6, 2020
Image of half of a face showing ear with sound waves going in ear

Noise Ordinance Input Meeting

Posted on: May 21, 2019