July 2015

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – July 2015


July 1, 5:30-7 pm

Green Drinks

Hotel Andaluz, 125 Second St. NW

Network with people interested in doing business locally, clean energy alternatives and creating sustainable opportunities in our communities. Presented the first Wednesday of each month by the ABQ and Río Rancho Green Chamber. info@nmgreenchamber.com, www.greendrinks.org


July 6, 10-11 am

Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour

ABQ Garden Center, 10120 Lomas NE

Tour presented by the Xeric Garden Club of ABQ. Free. Children’s activities. www.xericgardenclub.org


July 10-Aug. 6

NM Jazz Festival

Albq. and Santa Fe

10th year of local as well as world-renowned artists and jazz masters. www.newmexicojazzfestival.org


July 11, 5-11 pm

NM Women in Film

Guild Cinema

Film Fiesta. Narrative, documentary, music video, commercial, experimental, animation. $15. Nmwif.com


July 15, 10 am-12 pm

Home Composting Basics

Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645, Pitt NE

Learn the science, materials and methods of improving your garden soil. Free. Registration: 505.767.5959, register@nmcomposters.org


July 18

Route 66 Summerfest

Central Ave. btwn. Washington & Girard

Outdoor family event features music & dance entertainment, car show, food, arts & crafts, children’s activities. 505.768.3556, rt66central.com

July 18, 2-3 pm

Composting with Worms

Taylor Ranch Library, 5700 Bogart NW

Use red worms to turn organic waste into high-quality compost and reduce the volume you send to the landfill. Free. Registration: 505.767.5959, register@nmcomposters.org


July 28, 6-7 pm

NM Solar Energy Assn. ABQ Chapter Meeting

REI, 1550 Mercantile NM

Free and open to the public. 505.917.5074, jim.desjardins@affordable-solar.com

Aug. 16, 12-4 pm

Neighborhood Day at the ABQ Museum

ABQ Museum of Art, 2000 Mountain Rd. NW

Story circles where you can share 5-minute stories with your fellow ‘Burqueans. Neighborhood association and organization tables. Free. valerie@littleglobe.org


Aug. 23, 11 am-3 pm

Tomato Fiesta

ABQ Garden Center, 10120 Lomas, NE

Classes and garden tips from Master Gardeners and tomato experts. Trade fair, music, kids activities. 505.292.7144, www.albuquerquetomatofiesta.com


Sept. 12

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Gala

2401 12th St. NW

Annual fundraising dinner/auction. Art, food, dance, history. $150. Sponsorship opportunities available. 505.724.3539, ccanfield@indianpueblo.org, indianpueblo.org/gala


Sept. 26

NM Solar Energy Assn. Solar Fiesta

CNM Workforce Training Center

505.246.0400, info@NMSolar.org    

Daily, 10 am-6 pm

Wildlife West

87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood (30 mi. east of ABQ)

122-acre park/attraction with educational programs dedicated to native wildlife and ecology. $7/$6/$4/children under 5 free. www.wildlifewest.org


Through Oct. 16

Visionary Concepts: Genres of Pueblo Art

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW

Exhibit spotlighting Pueblo artists who depict pride in culture and tell a story of cultural perseverance. Admission fee. www.indianpueblo.org



Our Land, Our Culture, Our Story

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW

Historical overview of the Pueblo world and contemporary artwork and craftsmanship of each of the 19 pueblos. Weekend Native dances. 866.855.7902


First Sundays

NM Museum of Natural History

1801 Mountain Road

Museum admission is free to NM residents on the first Sunday of every month. 505.841.2800


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