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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. 
San Jose Senior Recreation Center Advisory Board 1:00 pm
San Jose Senior Recreation Center Advisory Board @ San Jose Senior Center
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Kids of all ages are invited for open Lego play.
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Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 2 @ 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.
Golf Course Advisory Board 4:00 pm
Golf Course Advisory Board @ Golf Course Annex
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Family Storytime 5:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for evening storytime fun for the whole family!
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ASL Signing Time 10:00 am
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 4 @ 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 1:00 pm
Teen Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Teen Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Teens, join us once a month to discuss your favorite books. Each month, we will have a different theme. Bring a book that you think fits the theme and be prepared to share your thoughts[...]
Creativi-Tea Time 3:00 pm
Creativi-Tea Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creativi-Tea Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Teens and adults can relax with a cup of tea and adult coloring pages.
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Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board 7:30 am
Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board @ City Hall Council Chambers
Feb 7 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
 
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 7 @ 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.
Stitcher’s Anonymous 2:00 pm
Stitcher’s Anonymous @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stitcher's Anonymous @ Carlsbad Public Library
Get together with other stitchers – crochet, knit, needlepoint, embroidery, cross-stitch, and more. Craft your heart out with other fiber-art-loving folks for 2 hours on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month beginning January[...]
STEAM After School 4:00 pm
STEAM After School @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM After School @ 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. We will have occasional visits from park rangers and other guests!
Shooting Range Advisory Committee 5:00 pm
Shooting Range Advisory Committee @ Public Works Conference Room
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. 
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Tween Book Club 4:00 pm
Tween Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tween Book Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Tweens, join us once a month to talk books, eat snacks, play games, and create crafts. View the book schedule for 2023 at the library or the Carlsbad Public Library FaceBook. 
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Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 9 @ 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.
Insurance Advisory Committee 2:00 pm
Insurance Advisory Committee @ City Hall
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Family Storytime 5:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for evening storytime fun for the whole family!
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Disabilities Advisory Board 10:30 am
Disabilities Advisory Board @ City of Carlsbad Annex
Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
All meetings will be held at 10:30 am in the Janell Whitlock Municipal Annex at 114 S. Halagueno St., Carlsbad, NM.
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Seed and Sprout Swap 9:00 am
Seed and Sprout Swap @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Seed and Sprout Swap @ Carlsbad Public Library
Seeds, sprouts, plants, cuttings, and more are welcome in this swap. Come see what fellow growers have to offer, and find new plants to take home and try.
Music and Movement 9:30 am
Music and Movement @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Music and Movement @ Carlsbad Public Library
Enjoy a fun way to develop Early Literacy skills in young children with music, dancing, singing, stories and exploration of simple musical concepts.
Dungeons and Dragons 10:00 am
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
Answer the call for adventure with your favorite role-playing game. We will be hosting tables that people can use to play Dungeons and Dragons or other table top style games. D&D rule books and dice[...]
Teen Anime Club 1:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Teens are welcome to watch anime, eat snacks, and socialize. Club members may request what anime they’d like to watch.
Paranormal Reads 5:00 pm
Paranormal Reads @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Paranormal Reads @ Carlsbad Public Library
We’ll meet physically at the library on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 5 pm. Each month we’ll read a book that belongs to the paranormal, supernatural, urban fantasy, or magical realism subgenres. Visit[...]
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City Council Executive Committee 7:00 am
City Council Executive Committee @ City Hall Council Chambers
Feb 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
 
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 14 @ 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.
STEAM After School 4:00 pm
STEAM After School @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM After School @ 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. We will have occasional visits from park rangers and other guests!
City Council 6:00 pm
City Council
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
City Council @ Carlsbad | New Mexico | United States
 
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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. 
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Veterans Memorial Board 4:45 pm
Veterans Memorial Board @ American Legion Post No. 7
Feb 15 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
 
Brews & Books 6:30 pm
Brews & Books @ Milton's Brewing
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
Pecos River Committee 9:45 am
Pecos River Committee @ City Hall Planning Room
Feb 16 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 16 @ 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.
Beautification Committee 11:00 am
Beautification Committee @ City Hall
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board 1:30 pm
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board @ City Hall Planning Room
Feb 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Family Storytime 5:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for evening storytime fun for the whole family!
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ASL Signing Time 10:00 am
ASL Signing Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 18 @ 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 Advisory Group 1:00 pm
Teen Advisory Group @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
Teen After Hours 6:00 pm
Teen After Hours @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen After Hours @ Carlsbad Public Library
Teens, ditch Valentine’s Day and join us for self-care night. We will have facial masks and make break-up survival kits.
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 21 @ 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.
Stitcher’s Anonymous 2:00 pm
Stitcher’s Anonymous @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stitcher's Anonymous @ Carlsbad Public Library
Get together with other stitchers – crochet, knit, needlepoint, embroidery, cross-stitch, and more. Craft your heart out with other fiber-art-loving folks for 2 hours on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month beginning January[...]
STEAM After School 4:00 pm
STEAM After School @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM After School @ 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. We will have occasional visits from park rangers and other guests!
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
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
This storytime and facilitated play encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and narrative. 
LEGO Time 2:00 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
LEGO Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Kids of all ages are invited for open Lego play.
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Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 23 @ 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.
Family Storytime 5:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Carlsbad Public Library
Join us for evening storytime fun for the whole family!
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Budget Committee 3:30 pm
Budget Committee @ City Hall Council Chambers
Feb 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
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Music and Movement 9:30 am
Music and Movement @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Music and Movement @ Carlsbad Public Library
Enjoy a fun way to develop Early Literacy skills in young children with music, dancing, singing, stories and exploration of simple musical concepts.
Dungeons and Dragons 10:00 am
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dungeons and Dragons @ Carlsbad Public Library
Answer the call for adventure with your favorite role-playing game. We will be hosting tables that people can use to play Dungeons and Dragons or other table top style games. D&D rule books and dice[...]
Teen Life Skills 1:00 pm
Teen Life Skills @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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, car maintenance, and health care and first aid. 
STEM Club 2:00 pm
STEM Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Inspired by Science as they explore the wonderful world of STEM. Please register at the circulation desk. This is open to 1st-5th graders.
Camera Club 5:00 pm
Camera Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Camera Club @ Carlsbad Public Library
Southeast New Mexico is getting it’s own photography club. Shutterbugs of all levels are invited to be involved in creating the Carlsbad Public Library Camera Club. We want to showoff the incredible talent that exists[...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 28 @ 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.
STEAM After School 4:00 pm
STEAM After School @ Carlsbad Public Library
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM After School @ 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. We will have occasional visits from park rangers and other guests!
City Council 6:00 pm
City Council @ City Council Chambers
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 

 

 

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