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New Mexico State University events May 19-25

FREE PUBLIC STORY TIME WITH THE WILD THING


With the recent success of the "Where the Wild Things Are" motion picture, children's fascination with the beloved book is at an all time high. Now, children can engage with the story during the upcoming Story Time at the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café, which will feature special guest, the Wild Thing himself. The costumed character will appear in the second floor southeast Living Room at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, and again at noon on Sunday, May 20.

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Avenue in Las Cruces and provides free public parking directly behind the building off Jordan Street. Call 575-646-4431 for more information.

THINKING NEW MEXICO: A CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION OPENS

The NMSU Art Gallery's summer exhibition, "Thinking New Mexico: A Centennial Exhibition," will open at 5 p.m. on May 25 and continue through Sept. 1 A celebration of the centennial of New Mexico statehood (1912-2012), this exhibition will showcase artwork from each decade of statehood and survey the best in contemporary New Mexico art.

Gallery hours are from Tuesday through Saturday noon-4 p.m. and Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. For more information call 575-646-2545 or go to the University Art Gallery website at http://www.nmsu.edu/~artgal/