Over 100 programs including Geocaching & a Junior Naturalist tour! FREE!!!!!! Saturday & Sunday exhibits & Activities: wolves, hawks, owls, snakes, lizards, & more! Plus, make animal tracks, see heavy equipment in action, and have your picture made w/ Smokey the Bear.
Build. Learn. Create. Have fun with Kids Workshops!
FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 - 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety along with instilling a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.
Fall Storytime at the Zoo Join Zoo volunteers in the Africa Amphitheater for stories about African animals. Parents and children of all ages can sit and relax while docents read stories aloud, often using puppets and biofacts to add to the experience. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Community. Holiday & Seasonal. Age Range: Children. Thursday, November 3, 2011, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. ABQ BioPark Zoo 903 Tenth St. SW Albuquerque, NM 87102. For more info visit cabq.gov.
Saturday, November 5, 2011, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Grace Church 6901 San Antonio NE Albuquerque (just west of Louisiana).
16th Annual Holly Days Craft Fair
Over 100 crafters will be selling a wide variety of beautiful handmade products perfect for holiday shopping. There will be a bake sale, raffle, as well as a great food court. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Fairs & Festivals. Holiday & Seasonal. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Admission is Free.
Craft Fair Browse the wares of over 40 crafters with hand crafted items, including jewelry, gourd art, paper crafts, hair accessories, pottery, children’s clothing, crocheted items and more. There will be breakfast and lunch items available for purchase. Bring non-perishable food items for Storehouse West to help feed the hungry in Rio Rancho and Sandoval County. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Fairs & Festivals. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Free - Bring non-perishable food for Storehouse West. Contact Name: Kim Peterson. Contact Email: email@example.com. Contact Phone: 505-892-0404. Saturday, November 5, 2011, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rio Rancho United Methodist Church, 1652 Abrazo Road, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.
Scandinavian Festival A Scandinavian Festival, sponsored annually by the Rosemalers of New Mexico, will be held at the Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle SE, Albuquerque on Saturday, November 5, 2011. The festival features Norwegian & Swedish folk art, books, ornaments, cards, jewelry, t-shirts & cookbooks. The women will be dressed in ethnic costumes and the Scandinavian Club will serve Old World cookies. Scandinavian dancing at 11am, 12 noon and 1 pm. There will also be a kids' craft corner. Admission & parking: free; http://www.scandiabq.com. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Fairs & Festivals. Holiday & Seasonal. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: free. Contact Name: Denise Richard-Franco. Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Phone: 505-294-5739. Saturday, November 5, 2011, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Immanuel Presbyterian Church 114 Carlisle SE Albuquerque, NM.
Organizing to De-Stress the Holidays Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Business & Conventions. Age Range: Adults. Cost: $27.00. Contact Name: Val Romero. Contact Email: email@example.com. Contact Phone: 505.362.8546. Ticket Web Link: http://abqwomenmakeadifference.com/Albuquerque_Luncheon.html. Ticket Phone: 505.362.8546. Friday, November 11, 2011, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Tanoan Country Club 10801 Academy Rd Albuquerque, NM 87111. For more info visit abqwomenmakeadifference.com.
Monthly Book Sale Held by Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho. Proceeds help fund library programs for children and adults. Many books are on sale for fifty cents each. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Community. Age Range: All Ages. Saturday, November 12, 2011, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Loma Colorado Main Library's auditorium 755 Loma Colorado Dr NE Rio Rancho, NM 87124.
Computer Dump Day Clear the CLUTTER! Bring your old computers and computer-related peripherals to Hallmark 'the cable place' for recycling. This is a charitable donation and can be used as a tax write-off! The Recycle Technicians will dismantle all non-working computer equipment in a safe and secure environment. eRead's Computer Recycle Program adheres to all envronmentally friendly practices using only EPA certified recyclers to dispose of non-working computer equipment. eRead's Computer Recycle Program supports local high schools with good used computer equipment to enhance their technology curriculum. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Community. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Madsen. Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Phone: 505-265-5801. Saturday, November 12, 2011, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Hallmark 'the cable place' 4401 Cutler NE Albuquerque, NM 87110.
Launch & Learn! Drop-in hands-on workshops for all ages. Join the fun at the Balloon Museum. New topics and activities every month including science experiments, art projects, flying demonstrations, and entertainment. Second Saturday of each month from 2-4 PM. Jan. 8 inaugural event theme is Defying Gravity: Elements of Flying. Regular Museum admission fees apply ($3 adults, $2 seniors, $1 children 4-12; 3 & under free, Museum Foundation members are free. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Community. Culture & History. Educational. Family Fun & Kids. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: $3 adults; $2 seniors; $1 children 4-12; children 3 and under free; Balloon Museum Foundation Members Free. Contact Name: Toni. Contact Email: email@example.com. Contact Phone: 505-768-6020. Ticket Web Link: http://www.cabq.gov/balloon/current-events. Ticket Phone: 505-768-6020. Saturday, November 12, 2011, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Balloon Museum 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE Albuquerque, NM 87113. For more info visit http://www.cabq.gov.
Miss Nelson is Missing Miss Nelson is Missing (Musical) Winner of the National Children’s Theater Festival award for best musical, Miss Nelson is Missing takes inspiration from the popular books by Harry Allard. Cushing’s musical and lyrics recreate unruly classroom 207 at Horace B. Smedley Elementary School. Faced with a classroom of misbehaving students, Miss Nelson disappears. Her substitute teacher, Miss Viola Swamp, is mean and mysterious. Under Swamp’s iron hand, the children realize how much they took advantage of their kind and gentle teacher. They long for Miss Nelson, but can they find her and bring her back? Book, music, and lyrics Joan Cushing. Region: Central New Mexico. Event Category: Arts: Visual & Performing. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: $10-$12. Contact Name: KiMo Theatre. Contact Phone: (505)768-3544. Ticket Web Link: http://holdmyticket.com/event/28832. Saturday, November 12, 2011, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. KiMo Theatre 423 Central Ave NW Albuquerque NM 87102. For more info visit http://www.cabq.gov.
The Albuquerque Concert Band will perform its 2011/2012 Fall/Winter concert series in the George Nason Performing Arts Center at Eldorado High School. Performances are held on the first Sunday of each month at 3:00pm, October through April with the following exceptions: there is no concert for January, and the February concert will start at 2:00pm.
Eldorado High School is located at 11300 Montgomery Blvd NE - At Juan Tabo Blvd and Montgomery Blvd NE. Entrance is on Juan Tabo, just south of Montgomery.
This family day is part of “Celebrating the New Mexico Centennial” programming series. It is 1912 and what is happening in Albuquerque? Come to the museum’s Centennial program series to explore snapshots of Albuquerque life during the times.
Hands-on activities for families will be available in the Museum’s lobby and galleries. Joe Hayes, NM Centennial Storyteller, will perform at 2 p.m.
This Family Day ties in with the museum’s two Centennial exhibitions: “Albuquerque Celebrates 2012″ and “Faces from our Past, Facing the Future.”
A Very Star Trek Thanksgiving: A Parody- Performances are November 18th-20th, 2011
Come celebrate the start of the holiday season with the soon to by classic Thanksgiving-themed Cardboard Playhouse Original, A Star Trek Thanksgiving. Captain James T. Kirk wants to do something special for the crew. However the dinner he arranges is a disaster when the caterers, Chekov and Lt. Sulu, prepare toast and popcorn as the main dish. Humiliated, it will take all of Dr. McCoy's powers to salvage the holiday for the USS Enterprise.
the Rio Grande Cup Regatta . . . an event for radio-controlled model sailboats!!! The 4th annual Rio Grande Cup Regatta 2011 sets sail this weekend on November 5 and 6 at Tingley Beach, captained by the Duke City Model Yacht Club.
Where: KiMo Theatre 423 Central Ave. N.W. Albuquerque, NM87102 505-768-3544
Description: An innovative re-telling of the classic Christmas tale, this full-color picture book takes a whimsical look at what Christmas Eve might be like for an American Indian family when Old Red Shirt (the Indian Santa Claus) comes a-calling with his team of flying white buffalo to deliver fry bread commodities and other goodies. This delightful and very amusing rewrite of the old "A Night Before Christmas" is sure to be a hit with Native Americans and children everywhere as well as people of all ages interested in Native customs and art. With full-page colorful,humorous paintings by reknowned Cherokee artist Jesse T. Hummingbird.
This book SOLD OUT at Bookworks and other stores last year. The author will be debuting his next title, Native American 12 Days of Christmas, at this event. This will be a very special day with a great author and a great childrens' book.
On November 29th the Albuquerque Homeschool Engineering & Robotics Team will be at the Flying Star on Rio Grande sharing our enthusiasm for FIRST Robotics Programs. We will bring our robots, our team spirit and our information to help others to join in the fun. The Flying Star on Rio Grande will be donating 10% of the evenings proceeds to our team. We hope you will be able to come out for some delicious food and robotic fun!