July 2, 9, 16, 17, 30

Summer Sundays

Coronado Historic Site, Hwy. 550 and Kuaua Rd., Bernalillo

Demonstrations begin at 10 am. 7/2: Ancient Pueblo Pottery Day; 7/9: Prairie Dog Day; 7/16: Bird Day; 7/17: Wolf Day: 7/30: Reptile Day. Admission: $3 adults, kids 16 & under free. Kuaua.com

 

July 9-10, 10 am–5 pm

Lavender in the Valley Festival

Hwy. 84, Abiquiú, NM (btwn. mile markerts 210 and 211)

3rd annual celebration celebrates Abiquiú businesses, artists, artisans and community. Music by flautist Ron Roybal and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Domínguez. 505.685.0082, www.purplelavenderfarm.com

 

July 11–13

ASES Solar Conference

Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA

For solar enthusiasts and professionals. Plenary sessions and forums on the advancement of renewable energy in the U.S. Held in conjunction with the Intersolar North America trade show. 303.443.3130, www.ases.org/solar-2016/

 

July 16–21

Heart of Mindfulness Retreat

Vallecitos Mountain Center, NM

Retreat outside of Taos offers training in the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation. Taught by Grove Burnett and Erin Treat. www.vallecitos.org

 

Wednesdays, 10 am

Green Hour Hikes

Los Alamos Nature Center, Los Alamos, NM

Kid-centered hikes. Free. Losalamosnature.org

 

Weds., 6-8 pm

Gallup Solar Community Meetings

113 E. Logan Ave., Gallup, NM

The nonprofit Gallup Solar hosts educational presentations and potential solutions for all things solar. Questions, ideas and expertise are welcome. 505.728.9246, gallupsolar@gmail.com, www.gallupsolar.org

 

Friday-Wednesday

Pajarito Environmental Education Center

2600 Canyon Rd., Los Alamos, NM

Nature center and outdoor education programs. Exhibits of flora and fauna of the Pajarito Plateau; herbarium, live amphibians, butterfly and xeric gardens. 505.662.0460, www.losalamosnature.org

 

LANL Foundation

Educational outreach small grants up to $1,500 monthly for school districts and nonprofits with programs to strengthen teaching and learning in Los Alamos, Mora, Río Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Taos counties. 505.753.8890, sally@lanlfoundation.org

 

Río Grande Return

Gifts from the River

Locally produced salsas, jams, honey, chocolates, soaps, lotions, incense and more. Supports local farmers, producers and the conservation of the Río Grande. 505.466.1767, toll free: 866.466.1767, www.riograndereturn,com

 

 

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