The parade takes place between 6th and 19th Street along Mountain Road, ending with a fiesta at Tiguex Park.
Non-profit Organizations and Other Community Groups: Booths are also provided to groups looking to distribute information, reach new people, and expand their audience. Floats: Each year, the parade has grown to involve increasing numbers of homemade floats, giving the event a unique, local flair. Organizations, associations, businesses and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade. This year, we will be awarding prizes to floats so get creative!
If you have an interest in any of the above areas and would like to be involved with this exciting event, please contact Wade Patterson at 242Q6367 ext. 119 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jugglers and jousting, dancers and damsels in distress...also vendors, kid's games, delicious food and music!
This is the First Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Faire. If you've never been to a renaissance faire, you're in for a treat. You'll find jugglers and jousting, music and dancers, damsels in distress and chivalrous knights - also vendors, kid's games, and great food. The costumes are fantastic at these faires. Come join us for an event you'll always remember.
Festival & Theme Weekend Admission Fees: Adults: $7.00Children (ages 5-12): $3.00 Seniors (62+), teens (ages 13-1, military personnel: $5.00
Music 4 Kidz Concert Series Pool Party Kickoff SUN, 9/7, 3-6 pm, $8members/$12nm You heard right! The JCC pools are opening exclusively for this Music 4 Kidz concert. Weaving a unique blend of Caribbean, reggae, world beat music, WAGOGO, will be performing pool-side while kids and adults alike enjoy one last splash in the water. After the concert, pizza and drinks will be served in the courtyard from 5-6pm ($2.50 for a slice, lemonade & cookie). To purchase tickets or for further information, please call Phyllis Wolf, Program Director at 348-4500 or Amy Stangel, Program Coordinator at 348-4518.
WAGOGO SUN, 9/7, 3pm-4pm POOL-SIDE!!! Wagogo, born, raised and loved in Albuquerque, NM, is an eclectic group of musicians that make a rhythmic cocktail out of their Chicano influences, Northern Mexican folk songs, warm calypso island grooves, and the captivating spirit music of Zimbabwe. Their lyrics possess an equally enriching quality, being composed mostly by lead singer Armando Ortega, in a blend of Spanish, English, and the Shona language of Zimbabwe. With such a diverse repertoire, Wagogo inspires a multigenerational crowd to dance and sing.
Music 4 Kidz @ the JCC of Albuquerque . . . now in our 6th season!
KIDS UNDER 11 ARE FREE with the purchase of an adult ticket. $8/members $12/nonmembers Up to 4 children (age 11 and under) allowed per adult ticket. Order tickets online at jccabq.org or call Amy Stangel, Program Coordinator at 348-4518.
Saturday, September 13, 2008 7am-noon @ Bear Canyon Senior Center TAIL GATE SALE in the parking lot! Find bargains & treasures! It's a flea-market, garage sale, and yard sale wrapped into one!!! Very kid-friendly.
People "rent" two parking spaces for $10 and sell items from their trunks or from blankets/tables in their designated spots. Shoppers walk from car-to-car and view/purchase items. A morning full of fun!
When: Mon, Sep 8, 10am – 1pm Where: 1111 Carlisle SE (map) Description of Herbs for Kids: Pediatric Herbalism for Parents and Professionals Focus on how to keep your kids healthy with herbs, how to herbally treat the common illnesses of childhood, and how to assemble your own pediatric herbal first-aid kit.
With Midwife and Herbalist Mary Lou Singleton. Many parents find coming without (all but the youngest of) children works best for this lengthy, intensive class. Contact us for details if necessary.
Saturday, September 13, noon-2pm
Infant/Child CPR $35 plus tax/person includes material ($60 per couple - same household).
Not a certification class, but aimed at parents and caregivers of children up to age 8. Learn the life-saving techniques of the American Heart Association’s Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation for infants and children with Marie Sanchez. Many parents find coming without (all but the youngest of) children works best for this lengthy, intensive class. Contact us for details if necessary.
Saturday, Sept. 20 & Sunday, Sept. 21, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. NMSEA Solar Fiesta Highland High School, 4700 Coal Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM "It's Easy Being Green" is the theme of the 2008 Solar Fiesta, New Mexico's premier educational fair for energy conservation, renewable energy, and sustainable living. The event, presented by the New Mexico Solar Energy Association (NMSEA), takes place September 20-21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Albuquerque's Highland High School. It offers a wide array of classes for adults, activities for children, and exhibits of products and services to save money on energy, generate renewable energy, and conserve natural resources.
Both days begin with free workshops at 9:30 a.m. offering easy, inexpensive ways to save on home energy costs. The "Energy 101" theme will continue with additional low-cost workshops covering: · conducting home energy audits and creating energy reduction plans · basics of solar thermal and solar electric systems, and · federal and state incentives Other workshops cover green building, water conservation, alternative fuels, and more.
A professional home energy audit, valued at more than $600, will be raffled at the Fiesta at $5 per ticket or three for $10.
For kids, there will be solar car races, scavenger hunts, local science project exhibits, and solar-oven-baked cookies. Technical workshops are provided for energy and related business professionals.
The Fiesta's exhibits showcase the latest renewable energy, energy conservation and green building products, and allow attendees to find qualified installers and ask questions of professionals.
Admission to the exhibit grounds is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for students with ID, and free for NMSEA members, children under 12 and teachers. Workshop costs are $10 for a single workshop, $30 for an all-day pass, and $50 for a weekend pass, with discounts for NMSEA members.
For More Information
Online Resources for Solar Energy and Sustainable Living For more information, visit http://www.nmsea.org, email email@example.com, telephone 1-888-886-6765 or in Albuquerque, 505-246-0400. For more information about solar energy and green building state tax credits, and energy efficiency, visit http://www.CleanEnergyNM.org.
Cherry Hills Library, 857-8321 Dogs are available on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month @ 1 PM East Mountain Library, 281-8508 Dogs are available on the 2nd Saturday of every month @ 1 PM Lomas Tramway Library, 291-6295 Dogs are available on the 3rd Saturday of every month @ 1 PM Los Griegos Library, 761-4020 Dogs are available on the 3rd Thursday of each month, 3-5 PM Main Library , 768-5136 Dogs are available on the 2nd Saturday of every month @ 1 PM
On the first Saturday of each month, Home Depot offers the same sort of workshop between 9 a.m. and noon. (It only lasts that long if there's enough interest.)
These are free programs and great for both genders. Free aprons and eye protection are usually included and available for take-home. Certificates are personalized and offered at the end for successful completion of the project. Lowe's gives a patch and a sticker. Home Depot gives a pin for clothing. These are fun to collect and/or scrapbook. Take your camera . . . it's a hoot! Take advantage of it!
On the second Saturday of each month, Lowe's hosts a building workshop for children, free of charge. I believe it starts at 10 a.m. and lasts one-hour.
First Fridays Fractals: In the LodeStar Planetarium
On the First Friday of each month come to the planetarium to behold the spectacular beauty and mystery of Fractals. Come and enjoy these fantastic creations and learn about the beauty of fractal patterns, fractal mathematics, Chaos Theory, and fractals in nature in this LIVE presentation in our 55 foot digital dome theatre. This presentation is entertaining for young and old alike and is guaranteed to educate and entertain all who watch! This presentation has been produced by the Fractal Foundation and is being presented in coordination with your local, friendly, world class planetarium: LodeStar!
Freaky Friday Family Night Each week has a different theme, including game night, bring your instruments and voices night, and much more! Every Friday at The Source (1111 Carlisle SE) from 7-9 pm. $3 donation. All-ages For more info, call 975-7588.
September 13th, 2008 10am - noon FREE @ Tingley Beach
FISHING CLINIC Instruction may include basic fly-tying methods, fly-rod casting techniques, fishing etiquette, effective 'catch & release' practices, and enhancement of advanced skills. Equipment & supplies available for use during the clinic on first-come/first-served basis.
September 27, 2008 ALL DAY @ Tingley Beach
FREE FISHING DAY Bring your own gear, rent, or purchase on-site.
Friday, September 26 THROUGH Saturday, September 27 7:00pm through 8:00am
Sleep next to the sharks at this family-friendly event. Participants will learn about interesting facts about ocean species and their nighttime behavior during this special Aquarium sleepover. Includes games and crafts, Touchpool visit and ocean film fest in the theater. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: $25/person. Call (505) 848-7180 for more information and to pre-register (required).
Sunday, Sept. 28th 10am - 6pm @ the National Hispanic Cultural Center $3/person
The 2008 Aki Matsuri Japanese Fall Festival features a smorgasbord of awesomely Eastern events. Ever wanted to relearn how to fold a paper crane while sipping matcha green tea during an authentic tea ceremony? Now's your chance. Top it off with an array of singers, dancers and musicians performing in the spirit of the land of the rising sun. Starts at 10 a.m. with events running until 6 p.m. at The National Hispanic Cultural Center. General admission is $3. (AF)
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