Head to our new website!

Thanks for visiting our blogspot site. However, this is yesterday's news! We have a new site with updated information that is easier to navigate. Please head straight to www.lascrucesukes.com. We'll be waiting for you there!

New practice location

The Las Cruces Ukes have a new home! We now practice at Good Samaritan - Las Cruces Village, 3011 Buena Vida Circle in the Creative Arts Room (upstairs in the Social Center). Buena Vida Circle is just off Telshor. There is a convenient parking lot just past the social center.

On a few dates throughout the year, we'll be downstairs in the conference room. So, if you don't find us in the Creative Arts room, head downstairs next to the auditorium.

Thanks to Good Samaritan for being our new hosts!

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Las Cruces Ukes Kids Club

Kids Club schedule:

2nd & 4th Saturday monthly @ 10:30 a.m.

El Calvario Church, 300 Campo Street

Playing the ukulele is so much fun, we have formed the Las Cruces Ukes Kids Club! The club meets the second and fourth Saturdays from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. each month at El Calvario United Methodist Church at 300 Campo Street in downtown Las Cruces.

If you have your own ukulele, bring it with you. We will have a few loaner ukes, but you will not be able to take them home, and you need to practice. Check with Hubbard’s Music 'n' More, 108 Wyatt Drive; they have a really good selection of ukuleles and will help you find the right size just for you. Tell them you are with the Las Cruces Ukes.

All of us are excited to see more folks, especially younger ones, learn to love the ukulele like we do.

Las Cruces Ukes Teen Club

Teen club meetings:
Wednesdays, 3:15 – 4 p.m.
Arrowhead Park Early College High School, Building 4

Teens and ukuleles are a great combination! In March 2016 we kicked off the Las Cruces Ukes Teen Club, hosted at Arrowhead Park Early College High School on Arrowhead Drive south of the NMSU campus and football field (its the building with lots of colored rectangles!). While the club is hosted at APECHS, we invite other teens (or near teens) who have a flexible schedule to join us. If you are home-schooled or don't have a class that precludes you from attending, come on out!

We have LOTS of loaner Kala Waterman ukuleles, thanks to our friends at Kala! And thanks to our friends at Ohana, we have ukuleles that Teen Club members can earn to take home as their very own! One ukulele has been awarded to Josh the first semester and five more ukuleles await their new home in the future.

Performance History

2014 Performances
June 18 Village at Northrise
June 26 Golden Mesa
July 18                    Village at Northrise Morningside
August 10               Golden Mesa
August 27               Village at Northrise, Desert Willow
September 8           Cottonbloom Assisted Living
September 16         Good Samaritan Assisted Living
September 30         Good Samaritan auditorium
October 6               Cottonbloom Assisted Living
October 18             The Aristocrat Assisted Living
October 27             Village at Northrise, Hallmark building
November 11         Rio Grande Theatre, Every Other Tuesday
November 17         Cottonbloom Assisted Living
December 8           Golden Mesa

2015 Performances
January 18               Friend of the Library Annual Meeting
January 25               Desert Peaks
February 14             Branigan Cultural Center, For the Love of Art Month
March 14                 Aerial Tramway State Park, El Paso
March 28                 Unsettled Gallery
March 28                 Sagecrest Assisted Living
May 2                      NMSU, Aggies in Paradise
May 29                   Las Cruces UkeFest with special guest Mark Baker
June 6                      Cancer Survivors Day, Memorial Medical Center
July 2                      Barnes & Noble, Throw Back to the Fifties
July 7                      Arbors of Del Rey
July 14                    Montana Meadows Senior Housing
August 8                 Golden Mesa luau
August 12               Casa del Sol Care & Rehabilitation
August 28               Desert Peaks Senior Facility
September 5           Village at Northrise
September 13          Roger McCandless' Aloha Party
September 25         The Rio Grande (Rio Rancho, NM)
October 17             Southwest Environmental Center fundraiser
December 10         Good Samaritan auditorium
December 15         Blinded Veterans group
December 17         Golden Mesa
December 22         Rio Grande Theatre, Every Other Tuesday

2016 Performances
February 22            St. Paul's United Methodist Church Volunteer Appreciation Event
March 23                Milagro's Coffee y Espresso
April 14                  Arbors at del Rey
April 16                  DACC Family Fun Day, East Mesa Campus
May 7                     Railroad Days at Las Cruces Railroad Museum
May 22                   T.J. Diaz celebration of life
May 28                   Las Cruces UkeFest concert
June 4                    Private birthday party luau
June 18                  El Caldito Veterans Appreciation Dinner
July 23                   Christmas in July at Golden Mesa
August 13              Men Who Cook hospice fundraiser
August 22             La Posada assisted living
September 16       Boulders on the Green luau
September 21       AARP meeting, Senior Circle
September 23      Albuquerque Ukekopelli festival concert
September 27       Casa del Sol resident luau
October 15            SWEC fundraiser
October 21            Empty Bowls fundraiser
November 5         Doña Ana Arts Council Renaissance ArtsFaire
December 7          Good Samaritan holiday show
December 8          Golden Mesa holiday show

December 14        Every 2nd Wednesday, Rio Grande Theatre, holiday show

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