Summer Programs and Events

Spring River Zoo 

Spring River Zoo's summer calendar is full of fun activities and events for the entire family. 

Zoofari Nights
This event series features fun safari-themed movie screenings, animal enrichment, keeper talks, and more! 

  • Friday, July 16 - Dolittle 
  • Friday, August 20 - Madagascar  
  • Buy tickets here.

Wild Summer Nights 

  • Saturday, June 31 - Cornhole Clash 
  • Saturday, August 28 - Howlin' Karaoke 
  • Buy tickets for the next event here.

New Zoo Hours 
The zoo has expanded hours! Operation hours are now Thursday-Monday 10am-4pm. The adjacent park closes at 3pm. 

Roswell Adult Center


  • Billiards is back at the Adult Center! The cost is $1.05 per day or $10.50 for a monthly pass 
  • Dominoes is absolutely free to play in the Hospitality Room
  • Stay tuned for art, dance and fitness class this fall! 

Adult Center Hours 
The Adult Center is open Monday-Friday 8am-7:30pm and Saturday 10am-5pm. 

Roswell Recreation & Aquatic Center

Alien Chase 5K Fun Run or Walk
Held in July, Alien Chase gives participants the opportunity to run as an alien. This race will have an overall male and female winner as well as the top 3 winners in each category for both male and female.

  • Alien Chase has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 17 due to inclement weather
  • Race starts at 7am
  • DeBremond Stadium, 100 W. 11th St.
  • All ages welcome, registration includes free t-shirt
  • Visit to register or call 575-624-6719 for more information.

Youth Volleyball
Registration for youth co-ed volleyball ages 7-12 is open July 1-31. Season starts August 9 and ends October 31 after all teams have played 10 games. Visit to sign up or call 575-624-6719 for more information.

Roswell Museum & Art Center

For more information on all events and exhibitions, visit the museum website.

Upcoming Exhibit
Visit the museum for a look at a new exhibition "A Lucky Escape: The Wild World of William Goodman." The exhibition will run from June 12, 2021 to January 2, 2022.  

Second Saturdays 
The second Saturday of the month admission to the museum is free for Roswell residents. The museum will be open from 10am-6pm. Free Family Activities will take place from 10am-1pm.

  • August 14: Explora Science Center 

Museum Yoga
Yoga returns to the museum in-person! The class is free to museum members and $5 for non-members, no reservations are required. Each session runs 2-3pm. 

  • Sunday, July 25 

Space Camp 

  • July 14-15, 9am-12pm (3rd & 4th Grade) 
  • July 20-22, 9am-12pm (5th & 6th Grade) 

Planetarium Shows (effective June 12) 

  • Tuesday-Saturday at 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm
  • Bonus show at 7pm on Fridays 

Museum Hours (effective June 12) 
Open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Roswell Public Library

Summer Reading Program
All registrants who complete at least six weeks in the program will be eligible to be entered into a drawing for gift baskets. This program is available for children, teens and adults.

  • June 1-July 31 
  • All ages
  • Register by calling 575-622-7101 or in person 

Library Hours 

The library is open Tuesday-Thursday from 10am-7pm and Friday- Saturday 10am-6pm. The facility is closed daily 2-3pm.