KRB Events

The background is white with the Keep Roswell Beautiful logo framed in a brown in the center. Both sides of the graphic show a drawing of a green lawn with iconic buildings of downtown Roswell in the distance.

2024 Events

  • Arbor Day Tree Seedling Giveaway: April 13, 2024 from 9-11 AM at Spring River Zoo park. KRB is partnering with the Roswell Parks Department to bring free seedlings to Roswell residents, as well as free reusable KRB shopping totes, reusable tumblers, reusable "Toss No Mas" car trash containers (donated by NMDOT District 2), and energy saving LED lightbulbs (donated by Xcel Energy). The event is funded (in part) thanks to the New Mexico Tourism Department Clean and Beautiful grant program.

  • Recycled Arts and Crafts Booth: Oct. 12, 2024 from 10 AM- 4 PM as part of the Roswell Museum's Science and Art Festival. The festival is free to attend and will be held at the Roswell Convention Center. Stop by the KRB table to have fun creating pretty or playful decorations using repurposed or recycled items. Bring your empty (and clean) water bottles, tin cans, gallon milk jugs, laundry pod containers, or magazines and make something beautiful. KRB will have sample projects and additional materials to help you complete your project.

  • Fall Community Cleanup:  October 19, 2024 from 8:30-10:30 AM. (location to be announced closer to the event). Keep Roswell Beautiful and the Hispano Chamber of Commerce are inviting volunteers to help clean up Roswell. There will be special incentives for volunteers, like KRB Volunteer T-shirts, LED bulbs donated by Xcel Energy, reusable car trash containers donated by NMDOT District 2, reusable KRB shopping totes, and MORE! We will add additional details closer to the event about volunteer incentives and the target location address where we will meet. 

    For questions, call City Hall at 575-637-6200 and ask to speak with Keep Roswell Beautiful program coordinator, Kathy Lay.

2023 Events

  • Arbor Day Tree Seedling Giveaway was held April 8 from 9-11 AM at Spring River Zoo park. KRB partnered with the Roswell Parks Department, over 50 volunteers, and the New Mexico Tourism Department Clean and Beautiful Grant program to give 1,115 free trees, shrubs, and seedlings to Roswell residents, as well as free reusable KRB shopping totes, reusable "Toss No Mas" car trash containers (provided by the NMDOT District 2), and energy saving LED lightbulbs (donated by Xcel Energy). 
  • Recycled Arts and Crafts Booth October 14 as part of the Roswell Museum's Science and Art Festival. The festival was free to attend and was open from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Roswell Convention Center. An estimated 3,000 attended, many of which stopped by the KRB table to have fun creating pretty or playful decorations using repurposed or recycled items. 
  • Fall Community Cleanup was held October 21. Keep Roswell Beautiful and the Hispano Chamber of Commerce targeted the area around Carpenter Park and the wide grassy shoulder of SE Main Street along the Cemetery fence with part of the volunteers, and other volunteers targeted North Main Street at a heavily littered area. KRB provided free cleanup supplies like gloves, trash bags, trash grabbers and safety vests, thanks to the NM Tourism Clean & Beautiful Grant. Volunteers received special incentives like KRB Volunteer T-shirts, LED bulbs donated by Xcel Energy, reusable car trash containers donated by NMDOT District 2, reusable KRB shopping totes, coffee, donuts, and $10 meal gift cards (donated by the Hispano Chamber of Commerce).

2022 Events

  • Arbor Day Drive-Thru Tree Seedling Giveaway: Held April 9 at Cielo Grande Park. KRB partnered with the Roswell Parks Department to bring 700 free seedlings to Roswell residents, as well as free reusable KRB shopping totes, reusable "Toss No Mas" car trash containers, and energy saving LED lightbulbs (donated by Xcel Energy).
  • Recycled Arts and Crafts Event: Oct. 8 as part of the Roswell Museum's Science and Art Festival. The festival was free to attend and was held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Roswell Convention Center. The craft activity helped attendees turn "trash to treasure" with fun art/craft projects. Water bottles, gallon milk jugs, laundry pod containers and magazines were provided, along with additional materials.
  • Fall Community Cleanup was held on October 15th. KRB in partnership with Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce. The target for the cleanup was Poe Corn Park and the Hondo River Trail. Supplies were available at Poe Corn Park (700 E. Second St.). The Hispano Chamber provided meal coupons from a local restaurant for the first 50 volunteers to complete the cleanup. Volunteers will also received reusable shopping totes and tumblers from KRB, "Toss No Mas" car trash containers from the New Mexico Department of Transportation and energy-efficient LED light bulbs from Xcel Energy.

2021 Events 

  • Park Community Cleanup: KRB partnered with the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce to bring citizens together to cleanup multiple city areas, with several target areas along the Spring River. 48 volunteers cleaned up 860 pounds of litter. Special thanks to Xcel Energy for donating giveaways (LED lightbulbs), McDonalds for donating breakfast for event volunteers, Hispano Chamber and El Toro Bravo for arranging the free meal coupons.
  • Arbor Day Drive-Thru: KRB will be partnering with the City Parks Department to bring free seedlings to Roswell residents, as well as free energy saving LED lightbulbs (donated by Xcel Energy).
  • Convenience Bulk Trash Stations: Joined the City Solid Waste Department to give citizens the chance to bring in their bulk and large items to help curb illegal dumping in the city.

2020 Events 

  • Recycled Art show: KRB partnered with the Roswell Museum and Art Center to display recycled art projects from youth and families all over Roswell. 
  • Arbor Day Drive-Thru: KRB partnered with the City Parks Department to bring free seedlings to Roswell residents.
  • March Out the Trash: Joined the City Solid Waste Department to give citizens the chance to bring in their bulk and large items to help curb illegal dumping in the city.
  • Gardening Workshops: these workshops were held virtually for citizens to view and learn about plants. Seed packets were given out while supplies last. 

2019 Events

  • Recycled Art Community Project: Citizens came together  at the Roswell Museum and Art Center's "Science and Art Festival" to create a bottle cap mural that was displayed on Main St. for months. 
  • Shop Small Sweep: A community cleanup in Downtown Roswell to help prep the shopping area for Shop Small Saturday. 
  • March Out the Trash: A chance for citizens to bring in their bulk and large items to help curb illegal dumping in the city.
  • Arbor Day: Partnered with the City Parks Department to help hand out seedlings to citizens to help beautify our city one household at a time. 

Event and Program Photos


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