January 2017

What’s Going On? – Here & There – January 2017


Jan. 11, 8 am–4 pm

NM Cotton Growers Conference

Ruidoso Convention Center

111 Sierra Blanca Dr., Ruidoso, NM

Cutting-edge info related to cotton production and economics. $25. 575.646.2571, jidowu@nmsu.edu, http://aces.nmsu.edu/ces/ifcpm/documents/conference-registration-form-2017.pdf


Jan. 13, Feb. 10

Navajo Rug Auction

Crownpoint Elementary School, Crownpoint, NM

Hundreds of handmade rugs are auctioned. 505.362.8502, crownpointrugauction.com


Jan. 13, 5 pm Application Deadline

Recycling and Illegal Dumping Fund Grants

The NM Environment Dept. is accepting applications for grants for scrap tire management, illegal dumping abatement and recycling projects. Municipalities, counties, solid waste authorities, cooperative associations, land grant communities, pueblos and tribes are eligible for funds totaling $800,000. Grants will be awarded July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 505.827.2653, neal.denton@state.nm.us, http://bit.ly/1Xh9yF1


Jan. 13–15

Joanna Macy Workshop

Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú, NM

The Work that Reconnects in a Time of Great Challenge: An Introduction. Workshop that empowers activists in movements for peace and global justice. $225–$450. Includes tuition, course materials, lodging and meals. www.ghostranch.org


Jan. 17 Application Deadline

LANL Foundation Scholarship Fund

Supports high school seniors and undergraduates from Los Alamos, SF, Mora, Río Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval and Taos counties pursuing 4-year degrees in all fields. $1,000–$20,000. www.lanlfoundation.org


Jan. 19, 6–8 pm

Navigating Taxes for Small Farms

Valencia County CES Office

404 Courthouse Rd., Los Lunas, NM

Free workshop on how to manage income and expense flows to minimize the tax burden. No reservations necessary. 505.565.3002, jnewton3@nmsu.edu


Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 9 am–3 pm

12th Annual Career Connections Fair

Corbett Center Ballrooms, NMSU Campus, Las Cruces

This event brings employers and candidates together. Discover career info ranging from internships and co-ops to summer or permanent full-time positions. 1/31: Focus on Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education (non-teaching) and Health and Social Services. 2/1: Focus on computer science, engineering, life/physical sciences, mathematics and technology. No registration required. 505.646.1631, rbensley@nmsu.edu


Feb. 15 Application Deadline

Creating Humanities Communities

National Endowment for the Humanities grants support grassroots humanities programs by encouraging partnerships and collaborations among institutions or organizations in a town, county or region. Applications welcome from small and mid-sized institutions and tribal organizations. http://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?dpp=1&oppId=289891


First Mondays each month, 3–5 pm

Sustainable Gallup Board

Octavia Fellin Library, Gallup, NM

The City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board welcomes community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling and other environmental issues. 505.722.0039.


Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat., 10 am–4 pm

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


Tuesdays, 6–8 pm

Family Night

PEEC, Los Alamos, NM

The second Tuesday of every month. Games, activities experiments or crafts at the Nature Center. 505.662.0460, www.losalamosnature.org


Wednesdays, 10 am

Green Hour Hikes

Los Alamos Nature Center

Los Alamos, NM

Kid-centered hikes. Free. Losalamosnature.org


First 3 Weds. Ea. Month, 6–7 pm

Solar 101 Classes

113 E. Logan Ave., Gallup, NM

Free classes about all things related to off-grid solar systems. No pre-registration necessary. 505.728.9246, gallupsolar@gmail.com,Gallupsolar.org


Spirit of the Butterfly

923 E. Fairview Land, Española, NM

Women’s support group organized by Tewa Women United. Info/RSVP: Beverly, 505.795.8117


Basic Literacy Tutor Training

Española area

After training by the NM Coalition for Literacy, volunteer tutors are matched with an adult student. 505.747.6162, read@raalp.org, www.raalp.org/become-a-tutor.html


Río Grande Return

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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