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New Mexico State University events Oct. 10-16

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM WILL HOLD SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP


The New Mexico State University museum will hold its weekly Saturday Family Workshop from 2-3:30 p.m. on Oct. 10.

This week's activity is a project making coin impression jewelry.

For more information or to notify the museum about a large group attending call (575) 646-5161 or e-mail museum@nmsu.edu. The University museum is located on the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive inside Kent Hall.

MEET "THE WILD THING" AT THE NMSU BOOKSTORE

The New Mexico State University bookstore will host a free children's program from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, inside the Corbett Center Student Union.

Just in time for the release of the new movie, children can meet the "Wild Thing" costume character from Maurice Sendak's classic children's book.

For more information call (575) 646-4431.

ASTC AT NMSU TO PRESENT SARAH RUHL'S "THE CLEAN HOUSE"

The American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University will present Sarah Ruhl's "The Clean House" on Oct. 10 and 11 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

In the American comedy, character Mathilde is on a mission to find the perfect joke, even if it kills her.

Times for shows will vary. For more information or to purchase tickets call (575) 646-4515 or visit http://theatre.nmsu.edu/astc/box_office.html.

CLABS TO HOST PRESENTATION BY TIM DUNN

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host a presentation by Tim Dunn from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, at Hardman Hall Room 106.

Dunn is an associate professor of sociology at Salisbury College in Maryland. He will discuss his new book "Blockading the Border and Human Rights," which analyzes the implementation of border enforcement strategies in the 1990s in El Paso and its impact on national policies regarding immigration.

The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information call Lydia Duran at (575) 646-6814.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM WILL SHOW FILM FOR ANTHROPOLOGICAL SERIES

The New Mexico State University museum will show "The Gorilla King" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.

The movie is part of the museum's anthropological film series and details the life story of a male silverback gorilla from 1974 to present day.

The film is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.nmsu.edu/museum or call (575) 646-5161.

NMSU BOOKSTORE TO HOST LECTURE FOR CENTENNIAL SPEAKER SERIES

The New Mexico State University Bookstore and Kent Hall museum will present a lecture by Marta Weigle at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, at the University Museum in Kent Hall.

Wiegle's lecture is "Alluring New Mexico: Tourists' Shrine, Strange and Different, Essence of Enchantment."

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information call (575) 646-1427.