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Old 08-23-2011, 04:50 PM
 
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Hello all,

Just thought I'd check out the site today and decided to join. I'm still fairly new in town, as I have only been here since Jan of this year. I'm currently a student at NMSU working on my bachelors in engineering. Anyway, my goal was to find some sort of club or group for some of my interests; hunting, outdoors, camping, r/c (cars or planes) or anything outdoors really. Well just thought I'd say hello and what not. If anyone is interested or know of a group, please feel free to let me know! Thanks.
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Old 08-24-2011, 07:19 AM
 
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Your best bet is to look into getting involved with student / campus groups that interest you. There should be no shortage of special interests on campus. Other than that, browse the local newspapers for groups that meet regularly. Inquire at the outdoor sporting good stores / bicycle shops for information on activities in that sector.

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Old 08-24-2011, 04:33 PM
 
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Thanks for the reply, but from what I have seen, the groups / clubs on campus are not really my cup of tea, i.e cannabis clubs, frisbee clubs, LGBTQ, and religious...stuff. Still going to keep my eyes open though. I heard about a cool hobby shop in El Paso with a couple tracks and R/C boat races held at various times each month.
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:53 PM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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r/c (cars or planes)
Mesilla Valley Model Airplane Club

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FLYING EVENTS

We have scheduled our annual Electric Fly In for Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at the NM State University Intramural Field. Watch this space for more information, or contact the Contest Director, John Womack at womack5494@comcast.net. You can view the Flier for the 2011 Electric Fly In. (http://www.mvmac.org/funfly2011.pdf - broken link)

We are tentatively scheduling a new MVMAC sponsored glider event, 'The Las Cruces Chili Challange', with F3K-like rules, for Sunday, October 9th, 2011. Watch this space for more information or contact the Contest Director, Mark Franzak at 575-521-4664 or springfly@uno.com. No flyer at this time
Rich
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:54 PM
 
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If you are interested in (click on link, read my last post) Venturing by car beyond Las Cruses I've been wanting to go but haven't found anyone willing or wanting to tag along, so if this is your cup of tea pm me.
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Old 08-29-2011, 12:27 AM
 
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I don't know anything about these meetup groups but it always looks like Las Cruces has some that look like they'd be good.

Members - The Las Cruces Hiking Meetup Group (Las Cruces, NM) - Meetup
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:13 AM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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25 Reasons to Love Las Cruces
Article in the September 2012 issue of New Mexico Magazine: 25 Reasons to Love Las Cruces
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:18 PM
 
Location: 3219'03.7"N 10643'55.9"W
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25 Reasons to Love Las Cruces
Article in the September 2012 issue of New Mexico Magazine: 25 Reasons to Love Las Cruces
Reading that list made me long to come back!!
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:19 PM
 
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I'm happy to see my talented neighbor Hillary's aerial dance ensemble prominently mentioned. It's something amazing to see.....
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:21 PM
 
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BTW...did ya notice the majority of pics were in Mesilla, NOT LC? The LC Chamber of Commerce does the same thing.
Not a complaint, just an observation.....
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