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Earth Day Events
April 19–22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Earth Day Celebration
Learning experiences that explore how our actions matter to plants, animals and the ecosystem. Discovery stations and hands-on activities. $4–$12.50. 4/19: The Aquarium; 4/20: The Zoo; 4/21: Tingley Beach; 4/22: The Botanic Garden. 505.848.7180, email@example.com, www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/biopark/events/earth-day-celebration
April 20, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
UNM’s 9th Annual Sustainability Expo
Cornell Mall, east of the Student Union building, 8900 Central SE
Local growers’ market, alternative transportation, interactive displays and demos on energy conservation, waste reduction and sustainable lifestyle practices. Handcrafted art, entertainment and food trucks. Organized by UNM Sustainability Studies students. https://abqstew.com/2017/03/14/save-the-date-2/
April 22, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW
Special volunteer gardening event. 505.843.7270
April 22, 10am–4 pm; April 23, 10 am–4 pm
ABQ Home & Garden Show
A resource for home improvement enthusiasts and gardeners. Workshops, demos, exhibits. $7/$5/12 & under free. www.abqhomeandgardenshow.com
April 22, 2–4 p.m.
ABQ March for Science
A march in solidarity with the March for Science in Washington, D.C. to defend and celebrate science. https://www.facebook.com/marchforscienceABQ/
April 22, 2–7 p.m.
Río Grande Water Festival
Sawmill Village Plaza, 1751 Bellamah NW, Albuquerque
Celebrating community, water conservation, Mill Pond Refuge. Entertainment, food and family-friendly activities. Free. 505.563.0615, www.nmwatercollaborative.org
Abrazos on Earth Day
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, 7851 2nd St. SW
Community celebration of environmental justice. Free and family-friendly. www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147599603
April 23, 10 a.m–5:30 pm
La Montañita Co-op Earthfest
Nob Hill co-op on Silver St. between Carlisle and Tulane
Community festival. Farming/gardening experts, booths for environmental, social and economic issues, artists and craftspeople, live entertainment. Free. Robin: 505.217.2027, firstname.lastname@example.org
April 22, 9 a.m.–5 p.m
Community Day at the Garden
SF Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo
Free admission for NM residents. Docent tours. https://santafebotanicalgarden.org/april-community-day-at-the-garden/
April 22, 11 am–2 pm
March for Science
NM State Capitol
12–1 pm: Rally, speakers. Science expo booths. https://sciencemarchsfnm.com/the-event/event-details/
April 22, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Santa Fe Children’s Museum
1050 Old Pecos Tr.
Hands-on activities and special guests in the Earthworks Garden. Bake cookies in a traditional adobe horno and solar oven, race a solar car. 505.989.8359, http://santafechildrensmuseum.org
April 22, 2–5 pm
Desert Montessori School, 316 Camino Delora
Kid-friendly activities, scavenger hunt, costume catwalk, crafts & games. Free admission. Activity tickets: $2. All-access $30 or 2/$50. 505.983.8212, https://desertmontessori.com/
April 22, 6 p.m.
Earth Day Celebration
Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.
Earth Day celebration featuring Stephen Pett, Judith Toler, Kristen Barendsen, Janie Chodosh, Helga Schimkat and Donald Levering. Presented by Michael Dax of Defenders of Wildlife. email@example.com
April 23, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m
Railyard Park, 1607 Paseo de Peralta
Workshop offering a comprehensive overview of why bioregional seed saving is so important. Practical, hands-on activities and engaging lectures. $65/$52. Includes lunch. Presented by S.F. Master Gardeners and the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance. firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.rockymountainseeds.org
Renewable Energy Festival
Northern NM College, 921. N. Paseo de Oñate
Learn about solar, wind, geothermal, green building and how to save energy in your home. Demonstrations, family activities, food, entertainment. Dancing Earth troupe, Ohkay Owingeh youth hoop dancers, Peñasco Theater Collective, Moving Arts Española, flamenco, Cipriano Vigil and others. 4/21, 6–8 p.m.; 4/22, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. 505.570.0300, email@example.com
April 22, 10 a.m–2 p.m.
Earth Day Celebration
Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Rd.
Hands-on activities for kids, planetarium shows, booths, music, food. Free. 505.662.0460, http://peecnature.org/events/details/?id=18020
April 22, 1:30–4:30 p.m.
Celebrate the spirit of Earth Day in this general introduction to green design presented by Suzette Fox. Learn to use sustainable products in fun, inspired ways to create a beautiful home. $50. Information/registration: http://losalamos.unm.edu/community-education/index.html
April 22, 9 am–3 pm
Home & Garden Expo
Taos Youth & Family Center, 407 Paseo del Cañón E
Free admission. Presented by the Taos Chamber of Commerce. 575.751.8800
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