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ASL Signing Time 10:00 am
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
You are invited to join us for American Sign Language! Meet and learn from members of the deaf, hard of hearing, and alternative speech communities in Carlsbad.
Creativi-tea Time 3:00 pm
Creativi-tea Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creativi-tea Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Have a cuppa tea and unwind with some much need adult coloring pages!
Creativi-Tea Time 3:00 pm
Creativi-Tea Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creativi-Tea Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
 
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Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board 7:30 am
Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board @ City Hall Council Chambers
Oct 4 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
 
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class focuses on the interaction between baby and care-giver.  Adults will learn a variety of bounces, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language to use at home to develop a baby’s early literacy skills.[...]
STEM Spelunking 4:00 pm
STEM Spelunking @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEM Spelunking @ Carlsbad Public Library
Park Rangers from the Carlsbad Caverns will lead hands-on STEM activities, including science experiments, activities, and observations. 
Shooting Range Advisory Committee 5:00 pm
Shooting Range Advisory Committee @ Public Works Conference Room
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Riverwalk Recreation Center Advisory Board 5:30 pm
Riverwalk Recreation Center Advisory Board @ Riverwalk Recreation Center Power House Room
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
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Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class introduces toddlers to the love of books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language. Toddlers must come with an adult who takes care of them. Pre-registration required.
Family Storytime 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for storytime fun for the whole family! For kids of all ages and their adults.
San Jose Senior Recreation Center Advisory Board 1:00 pm
San Jose Senior Recreation Center Advisory Board @ San Jose Senior Center
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Kids of all ages are invited for open Lego play.
Elementary Tech Time 4:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. Pre-registration required.
Card Making Class 1:00 pm
Card Making Class @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us one of these days to create unique cards you will love to share. Spots are limited, make sure to sign up at the library today!
Golf Course Advisory Board 4:00 pm
Golf Course Advisory Board @ Golf Course Annex
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Middle School Tech Time 4:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
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Disabilities Advisory Board 10:30 am
Disabilities Advisory Board @ City of Carlsbad Annex
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Dungeons and Dragons 10:00 am
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
 
Card Making Class 1:00 pm
Card Making Class @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us one of these days to create unique cards you will love to share. Spots are limited, make sure to sign up at the library today!
Teen Anime Club 1:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Teens, 6th-12th grade, are welcome to watch anime, eat snacks, and socialize. Club members may request what anime they’d like to watch.
Teen Life Skills 4:00 pm
Teen Life Skills @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Teen Life Skills @ Carlsbad Public Library
This program is just for high schoolers to learn life skills. Each month will have a different class to teach a life skill like making a budget, changing a tire, and health care and first[...]
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City Council Executive Committee 7:00 am
City Council Executive Committee @ City Hall Council Chambers
Oct 10 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
 
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class focuses on the interaction between baby and care-giver.  Adults will learn a variety of bounces, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language to use at home to develop a baby’s early literacy skills.[...]
High School Tech Time 4:00 pm
High School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
High School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
City Council 6:00 pm
City Council
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
City Council @ Carlsbad | New Mexico | United States
 
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Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class introduces toddlers to the love of books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language. Toddlers must come with an adult who takes care of them. Pre-registration required.
Family Storytime 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for storytime fun for the whole family! For kids of all ages and their adults.
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Kids of all ages are invited for open Lego play.
North Mesa Senior Center Advisory Board 3:30 pm
North Mesa Senior Center Advisory Board @ North Mesa Senior Center
Oct 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Bob Forrest Youth Sports Complex Advisory Board 4:00 pm
Bob Forrest Youth Sports Complex Advisory Board @ Carlsbad Sports Complex
Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Elementary Tech Time 4:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. Pre-registration required.
Insurance Advisory Committee 2:00 pm
Insurance Advisory Committee @ City Hall
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Middle School Tech Time 4:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
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ASL Signing Time 10:00 am
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
You are invited to join us for American Sign Language! Meet and learn from members of the deaf, hard of hearing, and alternative speech communities in Carlsbad.
Seeds and Sprouts Swap 11:00 am
Seeds and Sprouts Swap @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seeds and Sprouts Swap @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us on for a Seeds & Sprouts swap! Bring extra seeds, plants of any kind, or harvest from your garden to swap!
Tween Book Club 12:00 pm
Tween Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Tween Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Tweens, 8-11 years old, join us once a month to talk books, eat snacks, play games, and create crafts
Teen After Hours 6:00 pm
Teen After Hours @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen After Hours @ Carlsbad Public Library
High School Students are welcome to an after-hours lock-in at the library. This month’s theme is Stranger Things. Dress in your 80’s best, and enjoy a waffle bar and Dungeons and Dragons.
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class focuses on the interaction between baby and care-giver.  Adults will learn a variety of bounces, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language to use at home to develop a baby’s early literacy skills.[...]
High School Tech Time 4:00 pm
High School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
High School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
Arbor Day Foundation Tree City New Mexico Advisory Board 5:00 pm
Arbor Day Foundation Tree City New Mexico Advisory Board @ Public Works Conference Room
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class introduces toddlers to the love of books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language. Toddlers must come with an adult who takes care of them. Pre-registration required.
Family Storytime 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for storytime fun for the whole family! For kids of all ages and their adults.
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Kids of all ages are invited for open Lego play.
Solid Waste Advisory Board 3:30 pm
Solid Waste Advisory Board @ Public Works Conference Room
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Elementary Tech Time 4:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
Veterans Memorial Board 4:45 pm
Veterans Memorial Board @ American Legion Post No. 7
Oct 19 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
 
Brews & Books 6:30 pm
Brews & Books @ Milton's Brewing
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Brews & Books @ Milton's Brewing
 
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Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners 8:30 am
Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners @ City Hall Planning Room
Oct 20 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
Pecos River Committee 9:45 am
Pecos River Committee @ City Hall Planning Room
Oct 20 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. Pre-registration required.
Beautification Committee 11:00 am
Beautification Committee @ City Hall
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board 1:30 pm
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board @ City Hall Planning Room
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Middle School Tech Time 4:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
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Teen Advisory Group 4:00 pm
Teen Advisory Group @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm
Teen Advisory Group @ Carlsbad Public Library
TAG, or the “Teen Advisory Group,” offers an opportunity for students in 6th-12th grade to have a voice in the library! Plan and discuss projects and programs in the library and make your voice heard.
Dungeons and Dragons 10:00 am
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
 
Teen Anime Club 1:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Teens, 6th-12th grade, are welcome to watch anime, eat snacks, and socialize. Club members may request what anime they’d like to watch.
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class focuses on the interaction between baby and care-giver.  Adults will learn a variety of bounces, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language to use at home to develop a baby’s early literacy skills.[...]
High School Tech Time 4:00 pm
High School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
High School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
City Council 6:00 pm
City Council @ City Council Chambers
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
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Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This class introduces toddlers to the love of books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, movement, and sign language. Toddlers must come with an adult who takes care of them. Pre-registration required.
Family Storytime 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for storytime fun for the whole family! For kids of all ages and their adults.
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Kids of all ages are invited for open Lego play.
Elementary Tech Time 4:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Elementary Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Story Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. Pre-registration required.
Middle School Tech Time 4:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Middle School Tech Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Students can participate in a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities, including building challenges, science experiments and fun with various STEM toys.
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Budget Committee 3:30 pm
Budget Committee @ City Hall Council Chambers
Oct 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
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ASL Signing Time 10:00 am
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
You are invited to join us for American Sign Language! Meet and learn from members of the deaf, hard of hearing, and alternative speech communities in Carlsbad.
Teen Book Club 12:00 pm
Teen Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Teen Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Teens, 12-18 years old, join us once a month to talk books, eat snacks, play games, and create crafts
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