50 Plus Recreational “Day Tripping” Program Fall Series 2019

August 28, 2019 Carlos Arreola

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

Cost: $20

  • Date: 10/13/19

Location: White Sands National Monument Full Moon Night

Depart: 5 p.m.      Return: 9 p.m.

Site: Picnic and entertainment

Cost: $10

  • Date: 11/14/2019 

Location: Deming, NM

Depart: 8:30 a.m.    Return: 2 p.m.

Site:  Museum and Adobe Deli

Cost:  $10

  • Date: 12/13/19

Location: Alamogordo, NM

Depart: 8:30 a.m.   Return: 3 p.m.

Site: Museum and lunch on wwn

Cost: $10

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.

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