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View Our Facility

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The Roswell Convention and Civic Center can accommodate all varieties of events such as conventions, meetings, banquets, trade shows, festivals, weddings and much more.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

RFD in the Community

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Learn about how the Roswell Fire Department gets involved in the community.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Follow Us on Facebook

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Find our page on Facebook @RoswellParksandRec. Keep up with recent events, updates and everything going on with the department. Like and share our page.

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News Flash

Posted on: September 15, 2022

Early-bird OktoBearFest tickets now on sale

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The Friends of Spring River Zoo have begun ticket sales for their OktoBearfest event.

The fundraiser is set for 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 15 at Spring River Zoo. There will be craft beer and distilleries from across New Mexico, along with food vendors and music. ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Night of the Living Zoo tickets available

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We're getting set for a ghoulishly delightful night at Spring River Zoo. Our Night of the Living Zoo is set for Oct. 28 and 29 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night at 1306 E. College Blvd. Tickets are $5 per person each night. Children 3 and under ge...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Every Third Friday: PreKritters

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Bring your small ones to PreKritters at Spring River Zoo, starting Sept. 16. We’ll go 9 a.m.-10 a.m. on the third Friday of every month with an animal-themed craft and story hour that includes an encounter with one of our educational animals. Ea...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Zoo Memberships

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Spring River Zoo memberships are now available. Regardless of the membership level, the membership will pay for itself if you visit at least once a month. 

Browse different membership options here. Memberships start as low at $35 for seniors/veter...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Spheres Bubble Show coming Nov. 5-6

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The Roswell Convention Center is proud to host the Spheres Bubble Show Nov. 5 and 6. We'll have shows at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. each day for the Spheres Bubble Show, which was featured on Season 13 of "America's Got Talent." Tickets will be $15 for g...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

RFD offers fire-safety reminders

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The Roswell Fire Department asks everyone to please remember: 

  • Use space heaters as directed by the instructions and keep away from combustibles.
  • Do not use extension cords or “power strips” to supply power to space heaters.
  • Never leave space heater...
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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Tourism Talk to highlight Roswell Visitor Center

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The Roswell Visitor Center and its role in promoting local businesses and events will be the focus of a Tourism Talk on Monday, Sept. 26. The City of Roswell will host the meeting at 1 p.m. at the Roswell Convention Center (912 N. Main St.). 

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General City News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

State awards grant for Keep Roswell Beautiful projects

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The City of Roswell’s Keep Roswell Beautiful program has been awarded a state grant that will fund several projects designed to beautify and enhance Roswell.

The state Tourism Department awarded Keep Roswell Beautiful $49,109.44 through the New M...

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General City News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

New SeeRoswell app available

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The City of Roswell has developed an app designed to be a useful tool for tourists and other visitors making their way around town and visiting the local attractions, as well as filling out their trip plans with shopping, lodging and dining options.&n...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

New city ward map online

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The new map showing the revised City Council ward boundaries (and the existing precincts) can be viewed here. The ward boundaries are adjusted every 10 years based on the latest Roswell population numbers reported by the U.S. Census. &am...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Citizens can share concerns with city through online FixIT Form

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Have you recently come across a significant pothole on a city street? Did a property overgrown with weeds catch your eye? Do you know of a vehicle that appears to have been abandoned and remains sitting on public property? The City of Roswell wants to kno...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Community Video Tour

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Roswell is home to 48,754 people (as of 2015) and centrally located in the Pecos Valley, nestled below the most southern outskirts of the Rocky Mountains, and serves as the hub of Southeastern New Mexico. Watch the video tour and learn about Roswell.

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City Performance Survey

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This survey is an opportunity for Roswell residents and business owners to tell the city how it is doing in taking care of the needs of the community. All citizens are asked to contribute their thoughts by completing the survey.

Complete the Survey Home Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2022

Hollidaze Trivia Night

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Trivia Night but for holidays! Stop in the Roswell Adult Center October 7 for Hollidaze Trivia Night! Register your team of 4 and compete in a trivia contest to see who truly knows their stuff! Cost for teams is $7 plus tax. Ages 18 and over are welcome! ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Halloween Luncheon

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Bring your favorite ghostly treat to the Roswell Adult Center's Halloween Luncheon October 14 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is included with membership or there is a drop-in fee. Don't forget the recipe to share! Call the Roswell Adult...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Intro to Youth Sports

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The Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center will be hosting Youth Sports Intro classes for children ages 3-8. These classes will be offered once a week for six weeks. Classes to be offered will be soccer, skateboarding, t-ball, basketball and volleyball. Cl...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

RPD honors its personnel for valor, life saving and meritorious service

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The Roswell Police Department honored many of its members earlier this year during an awards ceremony recognizing a variety of achievements and actions. (These awards and recognition cover an extended period of time since the pandemic required a ceremony ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Together on police force, brothers and sisters protect and serve

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Members of law enforcement agencies often have special bonds because of the work they do, and those relationships result in many police personnel considering those they work with their “family.” 

For several members of the Rosw...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to those with drug addiction

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The Roswell Police Department formally introduced the Roswell Angel Program in January 2018. 

WHAT: The Angel Program offers a means by which the Roswell Police Department and its partner agencies in this effort – the Chaves County Sheri...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

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The Good Morning Call program was instituted by the Roswell Police Department to provide a daily telephone call to individuals who live alone and want the reassurance of knowing they will be contacted each day to make sure they are okay. The service is fr...

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Protecting yourself against scams

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The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division offers the public these tips regarding telephone and email scams:

  • Entities providing services to you, such as government agencies, will never call or email you and request payment using gift ca...
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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Keeping you and your vehicle safe and secure

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The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division offers the public these vehicle security and safety tips:

• Lock your vehicle door anytime you are away from your vehicle.

• In the cold of winter or heat of summer, it is temp...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Taking precautions to protect financial-account information

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The Roswell Police Department urges citizens to be aware of the threat of debit- and credit-card “skimming” and take precautions to prevent becoming a victim of these criminals who often use deceptive technology to steal card information in order to illeg...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Neighborhood Watch available to Roswell residents

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Uniting neighborhoods to “look out for each other” – by residents being alert to suspicious activity and reporting it to law enforcement so proper action can be taken to keep the neighborhood safe and secure – is th...
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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Museum E-Newsletters

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Get information on current exhibitions, events and classes in our monthly e-newsletter. Visit our archive and sign up through the link below.

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

BookList offers NEW book review source

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Booklist Reader is a sharable digital magazine featuring reader recommendations for all ages.  The lists showcase books of high-interest, and are themed throughout the year.  

This service is provided FREE to the patrons of Roswe...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room

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If you are interested in a particular region encompassing the geographic areas of the Caribbean, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal, then select one of the 36 guides offered through this incredibly diverse and well-researched Library of Congress website. ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Books Again

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Operated by the Friends of the Roswell Public Library, Books Again, is a used bookstore that offers books for at least 75% off the original cover price. There are new sale items every month.

Visit their website Roswell Public Library Spotlight

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