June 2016

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – June 2016


June 4, 10 am–2 pm

Intl. District Health Fair

Texas St. SE, btwn. Central Ave. and Zuni Rd.

Celebrating the community and health. Parking and shuttle services available at the Caravan East, 7605 Central NE. www.facebook.comIDhealthfair


June 7, 7–8:30 pm

Residential Rainwater Harvesting

Meadowlark Senior Center, Río Rancho

Gardening with the Masters lecture. Free and open to the public. SandovalMasterGardeners.org


June 8, 8–10 am

Branding, Marketing and Public Relations

Sandoval Economic Alliance, 1201 Río Rancho Blvd., Río Rancho

Educational workshop by Tom Garrity for local business owners. Light breakfast and course materials provided. $39. 7/13: NM Incentive Programs for Your Business. Peer-oriented roundtables meet every 2nd Weds. through 11/9. Presented by the SEA and the Dynamic Growth Business Resource Center. 505.238.3004, http://dgbrc.com/locations/sandoval-economic-alliance/


June 11, 10 am–12 pm

ABQ Citizen’s Climate Lobby

Learn how this group is working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide, such as a carbon fee/dividend that gives revenue back to households. Meets on the 2nd Sat. of every month. Location: lisas.ccl@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/ccl.newmexico


June 15, 10 am–2 pm

Sen. Michael Padilla Job Fair

Harrison Middle School, 3912 Isleta SW

4th annual. 505.977.6247



June 16, 11:30 am–1 pm

Taking the Wheel

Hotel Andaluz, 125 Second St. NW

“Getting ABQ from Here to There.” Urban Land Institute luncheon. Speakers: national branding expert Steve McKee and urban planner Aaron Sussman. 505.242.9090, http://newmexico.uli.org/event/



June 23, 9 am start

Santolina Master Plan Hearings

City/County Government Building, 1 Civic Plaza NW

6/23: Environment and Open Space; 7/21: Conclusion



June 25

Festival Chispa

Natl. Hispanic Cultural Center

All-day campus-wide music, arts & culture event. Free educational and interactive programming. Evening ticketed multi-artist lineup headed by Grammy nominee Ceci Bastida. $22/$27. 505.724.4771, nhccnm.org, www.FestivalChispa.org



June 25, 11 am–7 pm

NM Fermentation Festival

Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW

Educational event celebrating all things fermented. Workshops, demos, product vendors, kid’s activities, food trucks. $5/$15. Presented by Edible SF, ABQ, Taos with the Hubbell House Alliance. http://nmfermentationfest.com



June 27, 7:15 am start

Kids Count Conference

ABQ Marriott Pyramid, 5151 San Francisco Rd. NE

“Equity Matters: Impacts on Child Well-Being.” Keynote speaker: Author Jimmy Santiago Baca. Guest speaker: Patrick McCarthy, president of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Youth Spirit Awards. $75. 505.244.9505, ext. 12, lbachman@nmvoices.org



June 28, 6–7:30 pm

NM Solar Energy Assn. Meeting

REI, 1550 Mercantile NE

Concerned citizens learn how to transition toward a more sustainable lifestyle. ABQ Chapter meets fourth Tues. every other month. J.desjardins@hotmail.com



June 29

NM Food and Ag Policy Council Statewide Meeting

Location TBA

Public meeting. 505.473.1004, info@farmtotablenm.org



Aug. 30–Sept. 1

Wind Turbine Blade Workshop

Embassy Suites Hotel

Biannual workshop presented by Sandia National Laboratories Wind Energy Technologies Dept. sandia.eom@public.govdelivery.com



Daily, 10 am-6 pm

Wildlife West

87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood (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




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, www.indianpueblo.org



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



Through 2016

Las Huertas Farming Training Courses

Bernalillo County Ext. Office, 1510 Menaul NW

Intro to Horticulture in Aridlands covers basics of farming in NM’s varied climate and seasons. Other classes offered include Growing Techniques, Summer Growing Season (farm visits), Business management and planning. sean@riograndefarm.org, http://riograndefarm.org/farmer-training-farm-incubator/



ABQ 2030 District

A voluntary collaboration of commercial property tenants, building managers, property owners and developers; real estate, energy, and building sector professionals, lenders, utility companies; and public stakeholders such as government agencies, nonprofits, community groups and grassroots organizers. Property partners share anonymous utility data and best practices. Professional partners provide expertise and services. Public partners support the initiative as it overlaps with their own missions. Info: albuquerque@2030districts.org




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