February 2017

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – February 2017


Feb. 4–5, 8 am–6 pm

Healing Touch Certificate Program

UNM Center for Life

Level 1. A standardized, international multi-level continuing education program facilitated by Barbara Welcer, RN. Incorporates fundamentals of energy anatomy, theory and practice. Levels 2 and 3 will be offered in March and April. $365. Pre-registration required. 248.882.1706, EnergyMedicineRN.com


Feb. 6, 20, 5 pm

350 New Mexico

ABQ Center for Peace & Justice

202 Harvard SE

Working locally to help build a grassroots climate movement to address the impact of climate change on New Mexicans. Meets the first & third Mondays of each month. http://350newmexico.org


Feb. 8, 8:30 am–4:30 pm

Healthy Beverage Summit

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th St. NW

The Notah Begay Foundation and Water First! Learning Community Partners bring together community members, organizations and agencies committed to reducing the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among Native American children. Registration: $20. www.nb3foundation.org


Feb. 10, 11:30 am

American Planning Association

New Mexico Chapter

Hotel Andaluz, Barcelona Ballroom

APA-NM Winter Luncheon and Awards. Presentation from author Stephanie Meeks, president/CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. $35. 505.764.9801, www.eventbrite.com/e/apa-nm-winter-luncheon-and-awards-tickets-31339066993


Feb. 11, 10:30–12:30

ABQ Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Meets the second Saturday of every month. Lisas.ccl@gmail.com, http://citizensclimatelobby.org/chapters/NM_Albuquerque/


Feb. 11, 1–5 pm

Ageless & Awake Workshop

UNM Center for Life

4700 Jefferson NE, Ste. 100

Through Sedena Cappannelli’s Personal Energy Program, discover transformational energy techniques to connect to your best self at any age, and maximum healing, vitality and balance in mind, body and spirit. $78. Registration: 505.925.4551, mnhale@unmmg.org, Info: 505.470.6295, http://unmmg.org/clinics/cfl/misc%20workshops.html


Feb. 11, 10:30 am–12:30 pm

ABQ Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization working in support of solutions such as the carbon fee/dividend to prevent the worst aspects of a warming world. Meets 2nd Sat. monthly. Lisas.ccl@gmail.com, http://citizensclimatelobby.org/chapters/NM_Albuquerque/


Feb. 16: 5:30–8 pm

TEDxABQ Future of Medicine Salon

Presbyterian Rev. Hugh A. Cooper Center, 9521 San Mateo Blvd. NE

Five speakers will focus on changing the way healthcare is perceived and medicine is practiced in NM. The event is designed to foster learning, ignite inspiration and provoke conversations. $25. www.tedxabq.com


Feb. 17–18

NM Organic Farming Conference

Marriott ABQ Pyramid North

5151 San Francisco Rd. NE

Farmers, ranchers, researchers and exhibitors from around the SW share their experience and expertise. 2/17, 7 am–8 pm; 2/18, 7 am–5 pm. Presented by NM Dept. of Agriculture, NMSU Cooperative Extension Service, Green Tractor Farms & Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute, NM Farm & Livestock Bureau Federation. $110/$70. Discounts for organized student groups. Registration: www.nmofc.eventbrite.com. Info: 505.490.2822, sagefaulkner@yahoo.com, www.nmofc.org


Feb. 23–24

2017 Land & Water Summit

Sheraton ABQ Airport Hotel

2918 Yale Blvd. SE

Growing Community Relationships: Just Add Water. Presented by the Xeriscape Council of NM and Green Infrastructure Low Impact Development in Arid Environments. Agenda: http://www.xeriscapenm.com


March 30–April 1

NM 2017 Wildland Urban Interface Summit

Sheraton Airport Hotel

One of NM’s largest meetings to discuss and prepare the state for wildfires. Hosted by the U.S. BLM, U.S. Forest Service, NM State Land Office, NM State Forestry, Forest Stewards Guild, Northern AZ University, SW Fire Consortium, Grant County, NM Assoc. of Counties. Advance registration: $65, onsite: $85. Presenters and exhibitors. 505.216.3006, kquiroz@nmcounties.org, www.nmcounties.org/meetings/conferences/wildland-urban-interface-summit/


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


Saturdays, 1 pm

Weekly Docent-led Tours

National Hispanic Cultural Center

1701 4th St. SW

Tours of different exhibits and themes in the Art Museum. $2-$3, free with museum admission. 505.246.2261, nhccnm.org


Daily, 10 am–6 pm

Wildlife West

87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood
(just 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


Master Composter Training

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters are now accepting applications for the spring 2017 master composter volunteers training. Visit http://bernalilloextension.nmsu.edu/mastercomposter/spring2017-info.html, nmcomposters.org


Paid AmeriCorps Terms

Young women and men ages 18–25 sought for seasonal, full-time conservation projects in Albuquerque area wilderness. 575.751.1420, www.youthcorps.org


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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