April 2017

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – April 2017


April 3, 17, 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. http://350newmexico.org


April 3–4

Tribal Energy in the SW

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW

Conference focused on opportunities for tribal projects and tips for navigating a changing regulatory environment. Intended for attorneys, tribal representatives, industry executives, governmental officials and consultants. Webcast available. www.lawseminars.com/seminars/2017/17TRIBNM.php


April 6–May 11

Food As Medicine

UNM Continuing Education

Explore the wisdom of a wellness system growing in recognition and acceptance as a complement to Western healthcare practices. 505.277.0077, CEhealth@unm.edu, ce.unm.edu/Herbalism


April 8, 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/


April 9, 9–11 am

Seasons of Growth Gardening Class

IPCC, 2401 12th St. NW

Hands-on learning series the second Sunday every month through Oct. explores Pueblo people’s traditional farming methods. $5. Reservations: bsandoval@indianpueblo.org.


April 12, 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. 505.247.1750, localfoodnm@mrcog-nm.gov


April 19–22

Decolonizing Nature: Resistance, Resilience, Revitalization

National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St. SW

Interdisciplinary international environmental justice conference free and open to the public. Hosted by UNM’s Land Arts Program in the College of Fine Arts with support from the NM Humanities Council and UNM Center for Regional Studies. 516 Arts is hosting a related art exhibit. curry.lucas@gmail.com, http://decolonizingnature.unm.edu


April 22, 2–4 pm

March for Science ABQ

Civic Plaza, NW

A call to support and safeguard the scientific community. https://www.marchforscience.com


April 22, 2–7 pm

Río Grande Water Festival

Sawmill Village Plaza, 1751 Bellamah NW

Celebrating community, water conservation and the completion of Mill Pond Refuge. Live entertainment, food and family-friendly activities focused on issues of sustainability. Free. 505.563.0615, www.nmwatercollaborative.org


April 23, 2 pm

Aldo Leopold Lecture and Awards

NHCC, 1701 4th St. SW

Lecture by Barry López. 6th to 12th-grade students will read their winning essays. www.LeopoldWritingProgram.org


April 24–30

American Indian Week

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW

Celebration of Pueblo culture, immersive museum, traditional native dances, new Native American cuisine, artist workshops, Indian arts market. Admission: $8.40/$5.40/Members free. Schedule: IndianPueblo.org


April 30, 9 am–6 pm

Rezilience Indigenous Art Experience

NHCC, 1701 4th St. SW

Interactive art, education, wellness & technology program. Film, poetry, creative workshops, panel discussions, fitness activities, fashion show, tech demos, vendors. Coordinated by organizations working with and within indigenous communities. $10/7& younger free with paying adult. 505.246.2261, www.nhccnm.org


May 18–20

Plant-Based Prevention of Disease Conference


National annual conference. 33 speakers include clinicians, researchers and educators. Open to professionals, students and the public. http://preventionofdisease.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


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


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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