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.

Explorer Camp

July 10 – July 26, Tuesdays through Thursdays starting at 9:00am until 12:30pm. Kiddos ages 5 to 11 will have an opportunity to learn and grow through our summer Explorer Camp! Themes for activities and fun include: Super Heroes of Nature and the Environment, Big Ideas, Wild Lives of Wildlife.

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, drop off for the camp starts at 9:00am. Pickup starts at 12:00pm. Cost is $12.50 per participant per week. Registration is required.

Call Reid Schmidtbauer at 897-8859 or email rschmidtbauer@cabq.gov for more information on how to register.

Events at Visitor Center

Saturday, July 14
8:00am – noon

As you know, OSA has adopted the Bosque Trail associated with the Open Space Visitors Center. Part of our adoption agreement is to organize at least two trail work events each year.

On July 14, 2018, OSA volunteers will have an opportunity to observe the trail work that’s been done by the Barrio Youth Corps, with funding from our partner REI, and to work alongside the Corps members to complete a rehabilitation of the Bosque Trail.

Please plan to join us this Saturday at 8AM at the Open Space Visitors Center! Please bring water, snacks, gloves, a hat and sunscreen. Thank you in advance!

Sunday, July 1 and July 29
2:00pm – 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.

Saturday July 21
9:00am – noon

Presented by the New Mexico Potters and Clay Artists, this demonstration will cover the essentials of hand-built and wheel-thrown clay pieces. The demonstration is in conjunction with the Resonations in Clay-Life on the Bosque Exhibit, running through September 30.

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

Saturday July 28
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Le Chat Lunatique kicks off a dynamic series of full moon concerts at the Visitor Center. Bring your own lawn chair, picnic blanket, and feast or grab a bite from a fabulous local food truck. There’s fun for the whole family.

FREE. Call 897-8831 for more details.

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