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February 2018

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Spring Family Fun Days

Weekly crafts, outdoor activities, and experiments will deepen your discovery of the world. Each week will have a unique craft that you can take home.

February's theme is Rocks, Soil and Sand. See how deep you can dig, test the soil around the park, express yourself with sand and illustrate the rock cycle in this grounding overview of the world beneath our feet. You can break open rocks, make mud sculptures and test the percolating properties of soil.

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Jason's Deli Kids Eat Free Mondays

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Small Business Committee Meeting

Small Business Committee Meeting


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Senior Olympics Health Promotion Event

Senior Olympics invites all seniors to a health promotion event!

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Amy carr

Science of Beer 2018

A Marbleous 21+ Event from Explora and Marble Brewery

Have you ever wondered what the difference actually is between ales and lagers? Or why that wheat beer smelled like a banana? Join us as we totally geek out on Albuquerque’s favorite adult beverage at the Science of Beer. Marble Brewmasters will offer discussions about the history and science of this wonderful beverage. Science of Beer will also offer hands-on demos and activities related to brewing. Marble will be offering tastings, and have Marble pints and cans for sale through Explora’s exhibit areas. Two local food trucks, picked to complement the various styles of beer, will have food for sale.

You are encouraged to bring cash to expedite your purchases of food and beverages.

Along with Marble Brewery, we will also have talks and demonstrations from local clubs and organizations such as:

  • Southwest Grape & Grain
  • Dukes of Ale
  • Worthogs

Tickets are now available for purchase.

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Local Authors Book-signing and Presentation

Join us for a  book signing and presentation by authors who have written about grief and loss. Thirteen authors are participating. Presentation begins at 10:30 am.

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Foods We’ve Come To Love: The Mestizaje of NM Cuis

Presenter: Cherie Montoya

New Mexican cuisine is a wonderful cultural fusion of Native American and European influences. This presentation will explore the origins, practices, heritages, traditions and ingredients that, combined with local terrain and climate, results in the distinctive dishes we’ve come to love.

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High Tea on the Bosque

Presented by Burque Noir
In honor of Black History Month, celebrate the cultural diversity and heroes of New Mexico with an afternoon of live performances, visual art and hands-on art activities for the entire family. Burque Noir produces brilliant multi-media experiences of arts and entertainment as delivered by a vast array of Black artist and performers.  This event will feature singer-songwriter Tawanda Suessbrich-Joaquim from Las Cruses as well as recitalist and vocal coach Leon Eldridge from Albuquerque. Queneesha Myers with Cakes and Sweets Boutique will be providing scrumptious treats to go with the tea.  No need to register, just come to Bachechi for this spectacular event.

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Leslye Sneider

Greater ABQ Habitat for Humanity Classes        2/26/18      NM Voices for Children   12 p.m. 

Originally called the Coalition for Children, New Mexico Voices for Children (NM Voices) was founded in 1987 by three pediatricians. Led by Dr. Robert Greenberg, the group sought a way to change the root causes of poor child well-being — causes like poverty, inadequate nutrition, violence, pollution, homelessness, and the like. They knew that such entrenched problems would only be solved by changing the systems that perpetuated them. 

Join Legislative Director Bill Jordan for an overview of NM Voices and hear about the proposed children's advocacy issues from the just concluded NM legislative session.

Register onine at or in the ReStore - 4900 Menaul NE ABQ 87110 - at the Customer Service Desk. 

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ABQ Herbalism: Plant Medicines and Your Health

The mission of Albuquerque Herbalism is to deepen the roots of folk herbalism in New Mexico by offering affordable classes that teach the art and science of herbal remedy preparation and applications. It is also our mission to empower people to take charge of their basic health and wellness through relationships with plants and plant medicine.

Executive Director Dara Saville, MS, will provide an overview of this organization's work. 

Register online at or in the ReStore at 4900 Menaul Bl NE 87110

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Prosum Roasters Open House!

Be our guests!

We invite you to attend our very first open house!
Tour our facility, sample coffees from around the world, meet our expert staff, and learn how offering specialty coffee in your business can grow your profits!

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The 47th Annual NABE Conference

The 47th Annual NABE Conference
Resisting Inequity: Language as Power and Right
The theme for this year’s conference is “Resisting Inequity: Language as Power and Right”. Along with internationally renowned keynote and featured speakers, there will also be other special presentations from experts and over 300 concurrent sessions. Participants will also be able to sign up for visits to local schools that are implementing successful bilingual education programs. In addition to the concurrent sessions, there will be a product exhibition. Students, teachers, advocates, and elected officials will be recognized for their efforts to promote the importance of bilingualism and biliteracy.
WHAT: NABE 47th Annual Conference
THEME: Resisting Inequity: Language as Power and Right
WHERE: Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
WHEN: February 28 - March3, 2018
School Visits: Wednesday, February, 28th, 2018                        8:00 AM – 3:00 PM                 Location TBA
PCI: Wednesday, February, 28th, 2018                        9:00 AM – 3:30 PM                 Location TBA
Keynote Speakers: Saul Ramirez, Middle School Teacher at Henderson Middle School, EL Paso Texas and Author of The Champions Game;  Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers; Regis Pecos, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Leadership Institute at Santa Fe Indian School, Santa Fe, NM
In addition, NABE has partnered with the National Council of State Title III Directors and they will be hosting their annual meeting on the NABE pre-conference day, Wednesday, February 28th, 2018. Join SEA, LEA, and EL Advocates for a day of collaboration and coordination supporting our English Learners. Come hear: Drs. Thomas and Collier, USED-Office of State Support, USED-Office of English Language Acquisition, and Parent Involvement Advocates.
Topics: Promising Practices for Supporting ELs, USED Federal Monitoring, OELA Parent Toolkit Register for this meeting at:
NABE 2018 Conference Events that You Must Attend!
NABE Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Wednesday, February, 28th, 2018- Time:  4:00 PM Location: Exhibit Hall
NABE Night with the Exhibitors: Wednesday, February, 28th, 2018- Time:  4:30 PM – 6:30 PM  Location: Exhibit Hall
NABE Awards Luncheon: (Ticketed Event) Friday, March, 2nd, 2018- Time 12:30-2:10 PM    Location: Ballroom C
NABE President’s Dance: (NABE Conference Badge is Your Entry Ticket) Friday, March, 2nd, 2018- Time 7:30-10:00 PM      Location: Hyatt Regency, Pavilion Ballroom
For more information or to register for the NABE conference, please visit:


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Network Alliance Training

Network Alliance Presentation:

Speaker Jared Matts, CPA/Partner with Atkinson CPA.  Discussion relating to how recent tax laws will affect you and your business.   Location:  Lockheed Martin Conference Room

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Community Day

Manzano Day School Goes Above & Beyond
We open our campus for you to see
how Manzano Day School goes 
Above and Beyond. During your visit, you will see how we incorporate
Art, Library, Music, Physical 
Education, Spanish, Environmental Education, Civic Involvement, 
Science, and Technology 
into our core curriculum every day. 

Come and see what our school has to offer our community, and those who are considering relocating to the area. We are excited to show you how we use the best of tradition and innovation to create an engaging, collaborative, and personalized environment to help students master the multi-dimensional abilities required of them in the 21st century.

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Pathways to Becoming Small Developer Seminar

This seminar will focus on small scale real estate development and is all about project formation. We take a big picture view of neighborhood-based development to help attendees analyze what makes a good project, how a building makes money, and how small developers interact with the broader ecosystem of professionals in the built environment. By the end of the Workshop, aspiring developers will feel more prepared to take the first steps on their own project.

This is an abbreviated version of for those who were interested, but missed the October 2017 Incremental Development Workshop. 



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IGNITE Community Accelerator

Applications Now Being Accepted for Spring 2018 IGNITE Community Accelerator
Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2018 IGNITE Community Accelerator, an entrepreneurial accelerator that helps fledgling businesses grow up fast. Offered by CNM Ingenuity, Inc. and to be held at the Workforce Training Center, IGNITE Community Accelerator is an intensive, 10-week program designed to lift their businesses to greater heights while generating momentum for the region’s entrepreneurial and economic development efforts.
John Cousins, CEO of MBA ASAP will be the program facilitator and brings his unique and vast background of entrepreneurial experience to inspire and develop new business ventures. The IGNITE Community Accelerator is scheduled to start its sixth cohort on Friday, March 16th, and will run for 10 weeks. IGNITE Day, a time when participants celebrate the conclusion of the program by pitching their companies and demonstrating their products, will be May 18, 2018.
Offered at no cost and open to developing businesses and early startups, the IGNITE Community Accelerator provides each business owner with business services and support valued at more than $15,000, which includes personal business coaching and mentoring by a successful entrepreneur in a similar field.
These companies will get to take advantage of IGNITE services that include: up to 30 hours of one-on-one business coaching; 10 hours of business workshops; 48 hours of intense business training; access to co-working space at the Workforce Training Center throughout the 10-week program; access to the FUSE Makerspace to help with prototype development if needed; support in developing a 100-day tactical plan for the business after the Accelerator is over; and additional coaching after the program to help with implementing the 100-day tactical plan.
The IGNITE program offers ten full program days of entrepreneurship curriculum that includes:
  • 1st Friday –  Entrepreneurship 101 and The Power to Choose
  • 2nd Friday – Recognizing Opportunities and Telling Your Story
  • 3rd Friday – Marketing and Branding Strategies
  • 4th Friday – Knowledge, Learning, and the Perfect Customer
  • 5th Friday – Identifying Your Customer, Targeting Your Market
  • 6th Friday – Ideas Into Action and Building Your Business Model
  • 7th Friday – Financial Literacy
  • 8th Friday – Building a Successful Network
  • 9th Friday - IGNITE Day Practice
  • 10th Friday- IGNITE Day
For more information and to apply, visit the website at

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Kassy's Kause Chillis Give Back

Chillis is Offering 15% of of its proceeds for that day to Kassy's Kause.
A yearly Event since 2016

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