Take the kids out for something fun this weekend, and you won't have to go far to do it.

This Saturday March 28th, visit Animal Encounters at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science. Kids will be entertained with the Naturalist staff who will be bringing in Chihuahuan Desert animals.

There will be 6 types of animals to see. Mammals, birds, snakes, all sorts of reptiles, amphibians, fish and anthropods. The program starts at 11:30a.m. to 12:30p.m. The kids will be learning about the animals and with some be able to experience them with hands on activities.

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science is located at 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces, NM. If you need more info on anything from ages ranges or group visits call (575) 522-3120. Take out the whole family or even a group and have some fun on a Saturday in Las Cruces.