July 2016

What’s Going On? – Here & There – July 2016



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



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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