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New Mexico State University events Nov. 21-27

NUTCRACKER THEME AT BOOKSTORE'S CHRISTMAS CHILDREN'S PROGRAM


The New Mexico State University Bookstore and the Las Cruces Chamber Ballet will present the bookstore's Christmas Children's Program at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the University bookstore in Corbett Center Student Union.

The Nutcracker story will be the theme of this year's program. The story of the Nutcracker will be read and followed with a ballet performance by the Dancing Dolls from the Nutcracker Ballet, which is performed yearly by the Las Cruces Chamber Ballet.

Following the performance, children can decorate sugar cookies, which is a holiday bookstore tradition. For more information, call (575) 646-1427.

MAKE GORILLA TRACKS AT UNIVERSITY MUSEUM

The New Mexico State University Museum will hold its weekly Saturday Family Workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 21.

This week's activity will allow attendees to make their own gorilla tracks. The workshop is free and open to everyone.

The University Museum is located on the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive inside Kent Hall. For more information call (575) 646-5161 or email to museum@nmsu.edu.

ASTC AT NMSU THEATRE ARTS PRESENTS 'SUESSICAL'

The American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University Theatre Arts will present "Seussical" Nov. 20 through Dec. 6, at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

The beloved characters of Dr. Seuss come to life in the magical musical including Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, the Cat in the Hat and others.

During the run of the show, the theater will be selling special Seuss-inspired merchandise and will hold their annual Toys for Tots Drive. Audience members are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped present to the show to help those in need.

Wednesday and Thursday showings will be at 7 p.m. Fridays, 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call the NMSU Theatre/ASTC box office at (575) 646-4515 or (800) 646-ASTC.