June 7th. Albuquerque Museum, free admission day for Albuquerque residents. 243-7255.
June 10th Peacecraft's 17th anniversary, noon-3pm. Not-for-profit Fair Trade store celebrates with cake live entertainment. 3215 Central NE. 255-5229.
June 17th Girard Block Party. All4 children's centers on the 2800 block of Girard will join forces to celebrate summer: Baila, Baila Dance; Duke City Fencing, NM Shotokan Karate, and Sandia Acrobatic Gymnastic Academy. Demonstrations, refreshments, tours & activities. Free. 884-6949.
June 24th. El Rio! Rio Grande Culture: 11am-2pm. Cohiti drum making & stories with Arnold Herrera. Make your own drum! Free. Maxwell Museum, UNM.277-5963.
Description: Route 66 was established in 1926 and has become the most famous stretch of highway in the U.S. Two events celebrate the 80th anniversary of the route. Events include car shows, car cruises, contests, Native American dancers, Spanish dancers, neon cruise, cruise to Edgewood, BBQ, Bluegrass Festival, and much, much more.
Time: The event is open to the general public 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 22 through Sunday, June 25.
Tickets: The Entrance Fee is $10.00, look for discount coupons in local newspapers and at local merchants.
Description: END of TRAIL, the Single Action Shooting Society’s World Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting will celebrate its 25th Silver Anniversary with a spectacular silver themed Wild West extravaganza at Founders Ranch, just east of Albuquerque. END of TRAIL is a western living history encampment spread across 100 acres. The weekend is a full schedule of continuous live entertainment featuring re-enactments, gunfighter stunt shows, traditional musical performances, Chuckwagons and more.
Description: Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the historic Route 66 in Albuquerque during a Classic Car and Motorcycle Extravaganza. Classic cars will cruise into town from the west after a visit to Acoma Pueblo. A stop along the route includes a concert by New Mexico’s Fireballs at the historic KiMo Theatre. After the concert, head to EXPO New Mexico: Home of the State Fair for a classic car show and entertainment. . 505-265-1791
Bring the family to Walkin N Circles Ranch Saturday June 3 for Hug a Horse Day! This fun annual event includes pony rides, kids’ activities, food, live music, training demonstrations, barn tours, a huge yard sale, vendor booths, and a silent auction. Jake the Amazing Painting Pony will be on hand creating original works of art. 9 am – 4 pm. Free Admission. All proceeds benefit the rescued horses of Walkin N Circles Ranch. Walkin N Circles Ranch is 9 miles north of Edgewood off Highway 344. For more information, call the Walkin N Circles Ranch office at 286-0779 or visit wncr.org.
June can be hot so cool off at the Maxwell with these great events & exhibits:
Saturday, June 10, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm free Artisan Traditions Series: Harmonic Singing with Timothy Hill
Mummymania Movie Marathons from 11-4 pm two Saturdays- June 10th and 17th Classic and newly produced movies on that ancient theme. contact Mae Araujo 505 615-9675 or email@example.com Adults $2.00 kids free!
Saturday , June 24, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm free El Río! Rio Grande Culture & Dia de San Juan Cochiti Drum making and stories with Arnold Herrera Drummaking for kids, River Exhibits and a procession to the Rio Grande for Dia de San Juan.
Current Exhibits are El Rio, Africa the Holocausts of Rwanda and Sudan, The Maxwell Collection of Chimu Pottery, Ancestors which traces human origins back four million years, People of the Southwest depicts eleven thousand years of the cultural heritage of the Southwest.
Museum Hours are Tuesday – Friday 9 am – 4 pm and Saturday 10 – 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to all. For more information call You can also Visit the website at http://www.unm.edu/~maxwell
You are cordially invited to help us celebrate another wonderful year of providing economic stability, environmental sustainability, health care and education to artisans and their families around the world! Through Fair Trade, the cooperatives we support are able to build hospitals and schools, initiate reforestation projects, and preserve their traditional lifestyles.
For 17 remarkable years, your support has ensured a living wage to families from Argentina to Zimbabwe, and we would like to join us on June 10th for cake, live entertainment and a silent auction! Beginning at 12, we will have drumming and dancing, followed by local musicians, and at 2:00, storytelling. Also, we will be serving cake and Fair Trade coffee from 12-3. Be sure to check out our sidewalk sale on your way in!
You are cordially invited to join us for a Children's Drumming Circle and Poetry Slam! Come on down to Peacecraft on Saturday, June 24 from 11-12 and learn about drums from around the world and how to play them! Bring your rants and raves and tell us all about it to the beat of a different drum!
Please feel free to forward this e-mail to your pals, and print out the attached poster to put up at your favorite hang out!
Call 255-5229 for more information, and we'll see- and hear- you soon!
Got this flyer from my local Raley's at NE corner of Paseo del Norte & Ventura. I'm not sure if this will be happening at other Raley's stores:
Children's Day Juen 24th, 2006 Time 10am to2pm
Bring your kids and grandkids
We will have:
Ring tos, Basketball toss, Oreo stacking contest, Cake walks, Pizza demos, Ice cream demos, Bag of grocery givaways, Guess how many goldfish in a jar for a prize, Coloring contest for prizes, Cherry cider samples, free cookie credit cards, and much more.