Registration For Activities At Las Cruces Senior Programs

Jul 9, 2013

Las Cruces residents age 50 and older may now register for a variety of classes offered by the City of Las Cruces Senior Programs. Registration is ongoing through August 2 with art and craft sessions beginning August 5.

Munson classes include the following:


All levels Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Painting I

An introduction to painting in all media with Patrick Shaffer Friday 9 to 11 a.m.

Open Painting Studio

Monday 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.


With Elmer Redford Friday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Three student maximum.

Beginning Lapidary

With Mike Gaines and Tom Stramiello Monday 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Beginning Jewelry

Learn to solder silver with Mike Gaines and Tom  Stramiello Friday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lapidary & Jewelry Making Lab

Volunteer instructors, must have a beginners class first. Tuesday or Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

China Painting

Monday 1 to 3:30 pm

Beginning Clay Works

Wheel, slab and hand built with Patrick Shaffer, Wednesday 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Clay Works Open Studio

Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Clay Works Open Studio

Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Clay Works Open Studio

Tuesday and Thursday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ceramics Open Studio

Glaze and decorate green ware, Wednesday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Gourd Painting

With Ida Molinar, Wednesday 1 to 4 p.m.

Glass Mosaics

With Pat Lawrence Tuesday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Stained Glass

With Richard Estepp Monday 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; with Jeanne Pearsall Wednesday 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; with Marsha Burr Wednesday 1 to 4 p.m.; and with Pat Lawrence

Friday 1 to 4 p.m.

There is a class open to beginners and the experienced in Crocheting Tuesday and 

Thursday, from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the Eastside Center, 310 N. Tornillo St.  If 

Interested sign up at the Munson Center.

In addition to art classes, there are card games and other interesting activities.  Some on these include:


Monday and Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Tuesday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is new at the Munson Center.


Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. outside area at Munson Center.


Wednesday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mah Jongg

Thursday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Hands ‘N Feet

Thursday 12 p.m. to 4 pm


Friday 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Monday through Friday at Munson and Eastside Centers.


Wednesdays at one of the four centers, and there is Bingo every Wednesday at Munson center.

Ongoing enrichment activities include Spanish classes, creative writing, computer and exercise classes.

For more information pick up “The Messenger” at any of the centers or call