The 19th Annual Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival & Highland Games
An international event celebrating Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Manx, Cornish, Breton & Galician Culture. Experience the food, dance, music, athletics, attires, and history of the Celtic Heritage. Teams are now forming for Tug-O-War. Balloon Fiesta Park. Info: 453-0696 http://www.scotmall.com/celticfestival/
The 31st Annual Filipino Cultural Celebration of Santa Cruz de Mayo in Old Town Plaza
For more information: Call (505) 265-4064, (505) 768 3531, or 311 locally.
Procession around the Plaza featuring participants portraying Biblical characters dressed in traditional Filipino attire. Flowers feature prominently in this event, also known as Flores de Mayo. The reception includes Filipino food catered by Fil Am Fast Food Mart. Performances include The Philippine Cultural Dancers and the Kulintang Ensemble of Albuquerque.
Attendees are encouraged to wear Filipino costumes, but costumes are optional. Presented by the City of Albuquerque Cultural Services Department, the Filipino American Foundation of New Mexico, and San Felipe de Neri Church.
Asthma & Allergy Awareness Day 2007 at Isotopes Stadium
Join us to increase awareness about many health-related issues, provide asthma screenings, and encourage physical activity for youth and families.
This is an all-ages, fun-filled event. For only $9.00 per person, enjoy activities such as: Fun Run/Walk (2.2 miles), Asthma Screenings & Lung Function Testing, Lobos Baseball Game, Blood Drive, Mini-seminars (asthma, allergies & alternative health), Meet & Greet Lobos & Isotopes Athletes, Drawings for Prizes, Games & Activities
That evening, join us to watch the Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Tacoma Rainers at 6:30pm. (Note: You must purchase your Isotopes game tickets separately from the Albuquerque Isotopes box office). NOTE: There are fireworks afterwards!
For More Information: Albuquerque Asthma Collaborative Phone: 505.259.6277 firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Reading Program The Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library System
During this free 9 week program, children, teens and adults are encouraged to register, read and attend any of the programs that the libraries offer. As an incentive to read for fun during the summer, children and teens collect a prize for every hour they read. For every 10 hours of reading all participants can also enter their name into a raffle for additional prizes. Throughout the summer, participating libraries will feature free entertainment by magicians, musicians and storytellers.
This year, the Library is offering additional programs and entertainment for teens, including movie nights and live music. The Library is also looking for great teen volunteers to help out during the summer with registration, prize giveaways and other activities. If you’re a teen that’s interested in becoming a Summer Reading Program Volunteer, visit your local library or call (505) 768-5136.
BIRD WALKS Enjoy a natural high when you join naturalists for a bird walk Saturdays and Sundays; 8 a.m. May through Aug
NATURE WALKS Or take an insightful nature tour of the bosque with a volunteer naturalist. Saturday nature walks have been discontinued for the present. Sunday nature walks throughout May at 1 p.m. Jun - Sept at 10 a.m.
FULL MOON WALKS Under the light of the full moon, the bosque comes alive with a cast of characters not seen during the day. Led by volunteer naturalists and Nature Center staff members, we'll listen for owls, watch for coyotes, and be alert to movement in the brush during these quiet walks. Be sure to reserve your place in advance and join others under the Meeting Tree at the trail entrance by the parking lot. Dates and Times: Wed, May 2 Thurs, May 31 Sat, Jun 30 Cost is free Reservations required Check start time when making your reservations
FREE hands-on rock, fossil, and mineral presentation
In this class taught by Catrina Johnson, your kids will learn about the 3 types of rock and how they form, the difference between minerals and rocks, what makes minerals unique, and all about fossil formation. They will experience the glowing world of fluorescent minerals in our black light room and visit our lapidary shop to see a geode cut open. With a myriad of specimens within reach, kids will see and touch 400 million year old sea life, dinosaur eggs, meteorites, and other mysterious objects produced by Mother Earth. (For ages 4-10.)
Held Mama's Minerals. Please email us or call us at 505-266-8443 for additional information or to set up a special presentation for your group.
Location: Outpost Performance Space 210 Yale SE 268.0044
The Kids Variety Shows are an Outpost tradition. They’re great and they’re for and by kids of all ages and levels. Dance, music, comedy, theater. You name it! A wonderful relaxed performance environment. This show will feature among other things a performance by the Outpost African Drumming Class taught by Laryea Addy. Call us at 268-0044 to reserve a performance slot for a student or child of yours. Or better yet, have them call!! Warning this show is KG-Rated. Adults must be accompanied by a child.
Friday May 18th, 2007 at 7:00 pm Tickets are $5.00
Welcome to Mulberry Lane, the home of humans, animals, clowns, and maybe a couple of monsters. It's a place where we can learn the best lessons from neighbors and friends. We might even get a lesson from the local Mathmagician. Wowie ka Bowzo is a kid-friendly, improvised comedy that incorporates puppets and humans in a fashion that is all it's own. Sponsored by the letter G. (No audience participation required.)