Welcome to the Open Space Alliance

The Open Space Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote public awareness and conservation of Open Space lands, and to educate the public about the natural, historic, cultural, educational, and recreational aspects of Open Space areas.

Holiday Closing

The Visitor Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, and will reopen Friday, November 24.

Events at Visitor Center

Saturday, November 18
9:30am – 12:30pm

The Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters Program will teach you the basics of home composting with an emphasis on working in dry, desert climates.

FREE. Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.

Saturday, November 18
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Bonnie Schmader, an accomplished flute and harp player and a certified music therapist and educator will present a “soundtrack” for the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. In 2017, Bonnie was an artist-in-residence at the Monument and made a recording of both original music and soundscapes.

Revel in the sights and sounds of this unique place and learn how the natural world inspires this local musical treasure. Bonnie will discuss the project as well as perform live music during the event.

FREE. Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.

Sunday, November 26
2:15pm – 3:15pm

Marriage of Heaven and Earth Qigong is used in China to help heal neck, back, spine and joint problems. It is especially effective for helping to mitigate repetitive stress injury.

Led by Marcy Pincus, Energy Arts Certified Instructor. Class fee is a suggested $5.00 donation.

Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.

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