1:00pm – 4:00pm
Kiddos and their families are invited to come dressed in your Halloween best and learn about the not-so-spooky critters of the Rio Grande’s bosque ecosystem. Participants will
receive a “passport” to be stamped while exploring the Visitor Center and meeting volunteers dressed as local plants and animals from the bosque. The passport can then be turned in for a special prize!
This interactive event is fun for the whole family and includes “Boosque”-themed arts and crafts, snacks, and more!
FREE. Call 897-8831 for details.
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Explore the mysteries of Chinese Qigong in a beautiful setting with instructor Marcy Pincus. Cloud Hands is a one movement posture that incorporates many of the benefits of Tai Chi.
Minimum donation is $10.00. A portion benefits the Open Space Alliance. Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Permaculture experts Cameron Weber and Peter Callen guide a discussion on the wild and edible plants appropriate for fall planting in your garden. An emphasis will be given on cover cropping for fall and winter. This is a hands-on workshop that will take place both indoors and outdoors.
FREE. Space is limited. To register, please call 897-8831.
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Join us for the opening reception of artist P.K. Williams’ stunning exhibit of art detailing the lives and habitats of the Sandhill crane. P.K. Williams works in mixed media and is also a Master Gardener. She often uses plants and animals as inspiration for her work. After a 30-year teaching career she moved to Albuquerque and taught art classes for the Art in the School program and she now serves on their board. In 2017 she won First Place for Mixed Media at the Texas & Neighbors Regional Exhibition in Irving, Texas and most recently received First Place in Mixed Media at the National Greeley Art Exhibition in Colorado.
FREE. For more information, please call 897-8831.
4:30pm – 7:00pm
Connect with your fellow educators and meet representatives from over 20 environmental and outdoor recreation organizations including U.S. Fish and Wildlife, the U.S. Forest Service, Audubon Society of New Mexico, Keep Albuquerque Beautiful, and the Albuquerque Water Utility Authority. This is your chance to learn about opportunities for your classroom including field trips, in-class presentations, curricula and more!
Delicious food from Hawt Pizza will be available for purchase and there will be free swag for all participants.
FREE. Please call 897-8831 for more information.