March 2017

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – March 2017


March 3, 5

Women on War and Warriorship

Tricklock Performance Lab

110 Gold SW

A spoken word performance by and about women vets for vets, their families and the public. A featured event of Women & Creativity Month.,,


March 6, 20, 5 pm

350 New Mexico

ABQ Center for Peace & Justice

202 Harvard SE

Building a grassroots climate movement to address the impact of climate change on New Mexicans. Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays each month.


March 8, 9–10:30 am

Agricultural Collaborative

MRCOG Office, 809 Copper NW

Monthly meeting of citizens, growers, farmers, producers, food processors, buyers, representatives from agencies & organizations.


March 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.,


March 14, 7:309:30 am

The Business of Film

Kiva Auditorium

Find out how the industry contributes to the local economy and how your business can capitalize on it. Panelists include Ann Lerner, ABQ Film Office; Nick Maniatis, NM Film Office; Alton Walpole, Mountainair Films. $50. Sponsorships available. 505.348.8320, Registration:


March 21–23, 9 am–5 pm

Business of Indian Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Assessment Training

Isleta Resort, 11000 Broadway SE

For farmers, ranchers and Native communities. Presented by First Nations Development Institute. $100 due by 3/17.


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,,


April 19–22

Decolonizing Nature: Resistance, Resilience, Revitalization

National Hispanic Cultural Center

Interdisciplinary environmental justice conference free and open to the public hosted by UNMs Land Arts Program in the College of Fine Arts with support from the NM Humanities Council, UNM Center for Regional Studies and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. 516 Arts will be hosting a related art exhibit.


April 22

March for Science ABQ

A call to support and safeguard the scientific community.


April 22, 2–7 pm

Río Grande Water Festival

Sawmill Village Plaza

1751 Bellamah NW

Celebrating community, water conservation, Mill Pond Refuge. Live entertainment, food and family-friendly activities. Free. 505.563.0615,


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,


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.



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,


Master Composter Training

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters are now accepting applications for the spring 2017 master composter volunteers training. Visit,


Paid AmeriCorps Terms

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


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:



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