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Winter Solstice Stories and Seed Mandala

Sunday, December 17 10:00am – noon To kick off our Winter Solstice Seed Mandala event here at the Visitor Center, Regina Ress and Loren Nieme will tell stories from around the world that celebrate the light. In this darkest time … Continue reading

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Winter Small Works Gallery Exhibit

Saturday, December 16 2:00pm – 4:00pm Support the Open Space Alliance by purchasing affordable art this holiday season! This curated exhibit features beautiful art by diverse local artists who will have their works on display and for sale throughout the … Continue reading

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Wire-Wrapped Necklace Making Workshop

Saturday, December 16 10:00am – noon Beauty can be found in the smallest details of nature as demonstrated by the unique pieces that will be created in this workshop. Join artist Jennifer Pretzeus in making your own necklace with stainless … Continue reading

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Qigong Classes

Sunday, December 10 1:00pm – 2:00pm and 2:15pm – 3:15pm Marcy Pincus, Energy Arts Certified Instructor, leads each one-hour Qigong class. Dragon and Tiger Medical Qigong (1:00pm – 2:00pm) is useful to help ease the pain of chronic illness. Improve … Continue reading

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Film Screening ‘Una Nueva Tierra’

Saturday, December 2 2:00pm – 4:30pm Join the Open Space Visitor Center for a special screening of this important film. Filmmakers Jackie Munro & Jesse Fisher will be on hand after the film to take questions from the audience. “Una … Continue reading

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Presentation and Book Signing ‘The Corn Whisperer’

Saturday, December 2 9:00am – 11:00am ‘The Corn Whisperer’ is a trio of stories involving various ancient legends. Join us for a presentation and book signing by author Sue Houser. “Sue Houser demonstrates how ancient Pueblo traditions manage to live on … Continue reading

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Bonnie Schmader, Canyons of the Ancients Performance and Presentation

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 … Continue reading

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Home Composting Basics

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.

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Return of the Sandhill Cranes Celebration

Saturday, November 11 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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Opening Reception for artist Caryl McHarnery

Saturday, October 28 2:00pm – 4:00pm Caryl McHarnery creates watercolors, etchings, and serigraphs of cranes to share her observations and interpretations of this majestic creature. The exhibit celebrates cranes and increases awareness of their presence in the Rio Grande Valley. … Continue reading

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