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The Magic of Light: Celebration of Winter Solstice

Sunday, December 22 12:30pm – 1:30pm To celebrate the Winter Solstice, Regina Ress, as well as Scott and Johanna Hongell-Darsee, bring winter tales and songs from around the world to the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC).  Join … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Seed Mandala

Sunday, December 22 10:30am – 12:00pm The Solstice Seed Mandala creation is an annual community art-making event to celebrate the coming of the winter season. The seeds of the mandala serve to feed migratory songbirds and the mandala remains in … Continue reading

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Trail Watch Volunteer Training

Saturday, December 14 9:00am – 12:30pm Trail Watch Volunteers are the eyes and ears of the Open Space Division, reporting wildlife and visitor activities, maintenance needs, suspicious activity and other vital information occurring on the 30,000 acres of diverse lands … Continue reading

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Taoist Water Method Qigong

Sunday, December 8 and 29 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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Slow Food ABQ Annual Food Swap

Sunday, November 17 11:00am–1:00pm Join us for the Annual Food Swap, co-hosted by the Slow Food ABQ and the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center. Bring three to five homemade or homegrown food items like a loaf of bread, … Continue reading

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Walking with Poets

Saturday, November 16 9:45am – noon November’s walk features Scott Wiggerman of Dos Gatos Press. Scott will share nature-related poems (Joy Harjo’s “Remember,” Arthur Sze’s “The Shapes of Leaves”) among others. Participants are encouraged to bring a notebook and write … Continue reading

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Return of the Sandhill Crane Celebration

Saturday, November 16 9:00am – 5:00pm The Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC) invites the citizens of Albuquerque to help us welcome the Sandhill cranes back to their winter habitat along the Middle Rio Grande river valley with this annual family-friendly … Continue reading

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TAAS Star Party

Saturday, November 9 6:00pm – 9:00pm The Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS) and the Open Space Visitor Center offer this astronomically fun event for kids of all ages. On the patio there will be opportunities for star and planet observations with … Continue reading

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Cosmic Carnival

Saturday, November 9 1:00pm – 5:00 pm The Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS) is sponsoring the fall Cosmic Carnival in collaboration with the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center. Interactive exhibits with Explora! Science Center, the New Mexico Museum of … Continue reading

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Open Space Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, November 2 12:00noon – 4:00pm The 35th Anniversary Celebration is a great way to learn more about the City’s Open Space Division and the varied lands it manages, while taking in a festive environment of music, birthday cake, and … Continue reading

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