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Route 66 Open Space Cleanup

Saturday, March 28 8:30am – 12:30pm Join the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division and the Open Space Alliance for a morning of stewardship during our annual Spring Foothills Clean-ups! There will be projects for all ages and abilities, including … Continue reading

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TAAS Star Party

Saturday, February 29 5:00pm – 9:00pm The Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS) and the Open Space Visitor Center offer this popular, family-friendly annual event. The event includes craft-making activities, an astronomy talk at 7pm, safe viewing of the sun at 5pm … Continue reading

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Opening Reception for “Earthbound” and “Wetlands and Borderlands”

Saturday, February 29 2:00pm – 4:00pm The “Earthbound: Mapping the Strata” series of paintings embodies artist Rebecca Nolda’s interpretation of and response to the rich variety of rock formations surrounding us here in New Mexico. In “Wetlands and Borderlands” Jonathan … Continue reading

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Papermaking and Bark Casting Workshop

Saturday, February 15 and February 22 9:00am-11:00am Artist Brian Arthur will present a two-day workshop on papermaking for youth ages 8-18. The first day, participants will make a rubber mold taken directly from tree bark on the Open Space grounds … Continue reading

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Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting

Saturday, February 15 9:30am – 12:00pm Worm composting is recycling that produces a useful soil conditioner. The class will include the selection of an appropriate worm species and creating a healthy environment for that species. Useful take-home information will cover … Continue reading

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Trail Watch Volunteer Training

Saturday, February 8 9:00am – 12:00pm Are you a walker, hiker, equestrian or bicyclist who would like to have your observations assist in the overall protection of Open Space lands? Can you picture yourself spending a couple of hours each … Continue reading

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Home Composting Basics

Saturday, January 25 9:30am – 12:00pm Home composting is recycling that produces a useful soil conditioner. Basic composting science will be presented with a special focus on useful practices for a high desert climate. A variety of home composting options … Continue reading

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Taoist Water Method Qigong

Sunday,  January 12 and 26 2:00pm – 3:30pm Explore the mysteries of Chinese Qigong in a beautiful setting with instructor Marcy Pincus. Minimum donation is $10.00. A portion benefits the Open Space Alliance. Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.

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Family Nature Club Kickoff

Sunday, January 12 10:00am – 12:00pm If you are interested in getting your family outside more regularly, connecting your children to nature, meeting other families and exploring your local parks, then joining a Family Nature Club may be for you! … Continue reading

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Opening Reception Judith Weichsel Carr Art Exhibit

Saturday, January 11 2:00pm – 4:00pm Judith Weichsel Carr (1942 – 2018) was an important member of the New Mexico arts community. She became an Instructor of Weaving and Fine Arts at UNM in 1970, as well as the University … Continue reading

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