June 2017

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – June 2017


June 7, 8:30 am–4 pm

NM Recycling Coalition

ABQ Museum, Ventana Salon

Annual meeting and professional recycling training. 6 CEU credits towards NMED and National Sustainable Resource Management Recertification. $100/$175. 505.603.0558, www.recycyclenewmexico.com


June 7, 5:30 pm

First Forum Lecture

National Hispanic Cultural Center

1701 4th St. SW

“Advancing Healthy Politics in New Mexico.” Join New Mexico First for an evening on strengthening and rewarding a healthy democracy in the Land of Enchantment. Featured speakers: retired U.S. Senators Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, co-authors of Crisis Point: Why We Must – and How We Can – Overcome Our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America. Bipartisanship awards will be presented. Tickets: $100. www.nmfirst.org


June 8, 7:30–10 am

Small Business Healthcare Summit

ABQ Convention Center

401 2nd St. NW

Workshops will help NM executives prepare for what’s ahead. Panel of expert and roundtable sessions on employee healthcare costs, options and more. $45 includes breakfast and expo. Presented by ABQ Business First. www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/event/160162/2017/


June 8, 5:30–7 pm

Discussion on the Environment

Simms Space, 400 Gold Ave. SW, 7th fl.

Former EPA regional administrator Ron Curry, science writer Cally Carswell and Pueblo of Acoma member Theresa Pascual. Moderated by writer Laura Paskus. $20 suggested donation. Presented by NM Political Report.


June 11, 9–11 am

Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike

Open Space Visitor Center

6500 Coors Blvd. NE

Led by Dara Saville (https://albuquerqueherbalism.com). Free. Pre-registration required. 505.452.5222, www.cabq.gov/openspace


June 11, 9–11 am

Seasons of Growth Gardening Class

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th NW

Resilience Garden hands-on session on helping vegetables, trees and shrubs thrive. $5 suggested donation. 11 am: volunteer work. 505.843.7270, Reservations: bsandoval@indianpueblo.org


June 16, 6–9 pm

Summer Solstice Blues Fest

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th NW

Memphis P. Tails, Felix y Los Gatos, Levi Platero. Hosted by Ira Wilson of Red Earth. $20/kids 4 & under free. 505.843.7270, ipcc.ticketleap.com/summer-solstice-blues-fest/


June 18, 9 am–2 pm

Bee City Pollination Celebration

Open Space Visitor Center,

6500 Coors Blvd. NE

Displays, workshops, live music, storytelling, presentations, installations, honey tasting, science activities, art exhibits. 505.897.8831, www.cabq.gov/openspace


June 24, 10 am–6 pm

Wildlife Festival

Wildlife West Nature Park,

87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood

(east of ABQ)

122-acre park with an interactive trail focuses on rescued, non-releasable, native New Mexican wildlife and native plants. Presentations by wildlife and outdoor organizations. Free. http://wildlifewest.org/wwblog/


June 24, 8 pm

Festival Chispa Presents

National Hispanic Cultural Center

1701 4th St. SW

Celebration of New Latin Music with Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno with her band, plus the band Las Cafeteras. $27. 505.246.2261, nhccnm.org


June 26

Kids Count Conference

Marriott Pyramid

“Opportunity Matters: Advancing the Well-being of NM’s Children, Women and Families in a New Political Era.” Nationally renowned keynote speakers, panels, breakout sessions, awards. Donate.nmvoices.org/kidscount


June 26–29, 8:30 am–3 pm

ECO Kid’s Camp-Pathfinders

UNM Continuing Education

1634 University Blvd. NE

What can we do to become environmental stewards of our homes, neighborhoods, cities and state? How do we survive in a climate with limited water? What is acequia culture in NM? Field trips, hands-on activities, art projects. Ages 9–12. $295/$179. 505.563.0615, http://nmwatercollaborative.org/event/eco-kids-camp-pathfinders-ages-9-12-2/


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


Through September

We Are of This Place

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th NW

A historical overview and contemporary artworks. Through July 2018: Long Ago: Pueblo People & Our Modern Environment. Multimedia exhibit links elders’ wisdom to modern relationship with the Earth. Open daily. $8.40/$6.40/$5.40; 505.843.7270, indianpueblo.org


Through Nov. 5

Outstanding in His Field:
San Ysidro

NHCC Art Museum, 1701 Fourth SW

Contemporary and traditional depictions of the patron saint of farmers & gardeners. More than 65 artists. $6/$5/16 & under free. Nationalhispaniccenter.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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