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The ABC Community School Partnership implements programs and infrastructure that proactively empower families and students who are traditionally disempowered by barriers to participation, and helps them attain the success they would otherwise achieve... Read More


Students from Working Classroom in collaboration with artist Mark Horst welcome the community to view a large scale sculpture model which will eventually be located at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park.

The team has interviewed and photographed more than 10... Read More


Community Schools are about people and strategies: they align the work of educators, family members, and community partners for students to thrive.

A significant new study confirms that ABC Community School Partnership gives communities the capacity t... Read More


Tiny home village coordinators are pleased to announce the next presenter in the educational outreach and speaker forum series.

Debbie Johnson, a healthcare professional with over twenty years of experience and the founder of TenderLove Community Cent... Read More


Bernalillo County’s Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the public to a community meeting Wednesday, July 19 from 6-8 p.m. to provide input on the vision for Sunflower Meadow Park.

Who: East Mountain community, Commissioner Wayne Johnson, P... Read More


It’s time to saddle up for the 2017 Bernie’s Sheep Day and First Impression Youth Rodeo, set for Aug. 5 at Dennison Park Rodeo Grounds in the South Valley, 7003 Coors Blvd. SW.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., or ‘til the s... Read More


Organizers of the Bosque Chile Festival have opened registration for artisans, food trucks, and the ‘best in the southwest’ amateur salsa and restaurant green chile stew competitors.

The second annual Bosque Chile Festival is a unique cele... Read More


BernCo and Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge partnered to create New Mexico’s first nature explore outdoor classroom. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 28 at the Mountain View Community Center.

A nature explore outdo... Read More


South Valley MainStreet and Bernalillo County kick off La Familia Growers’ Market on Friday, June 23 with music, art and food from 4-8 p.m. at Dolores Huerta Park, 100 Isleta Boulevard SW.

The market at Dolores Huerta/Gateway Park returns for it... Read More


Bernalillo County’s Public Art Program is sponsoring a project by Working Classroom and artist Mark Horst to collect and preserve the stories of the South Valley.

Students and staff from Working Classroom will be collecting brief audio interview... Read More


Bernalillo County’s Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the public to a community meeting Wednesday, June 7 from 6-8 p.m. for an update on the design and construction of proposed improvements to Paradise Hills Community Center, Paradise Hi... Read More


The Bernalillo County Arts Board solicits a call for artists to propose conceptual sketch ideas for the Animal Care Facility. The budget for the sculpture is $60,000.

The Animal Care Facility is being developed at 2nd Street and Woodward, near Rio Bra... Read More


Bernalillo County’s 2017 Summer Lunch Program kicked off today at 53 locations throughout the county, offering free healthy meals to children and teens at churches, parks, community centers, apartment complexes and a health clinic, among other ... Read More


Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation is again hosting its popular and family-friendly series Movies in the Park this summer from June 3 through Aug. 26 at various locations throughout the county.

Just added - The Secret Life of Pets on Aug. 11!

Res... Read More


Bernalillo County Aquatics Department’s three seasonal pools and the Alameda Spray Park are open daily until 5 p.m. for the summer starting this Saturday, May 27 through Aug. 7.

The Alameda Spray Park opens at 11 a.m. and the three seasonal pool... Read More

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  • Weekly crafts, outdoor activities, and experiments will be offered to deepen your discovery of the natural world. Each visitor can make a journal and crafts to take home. Activities are all correlated to school science standards making this a great opportunity for homeschoolers to learn, explore and play! Each month has a different topic.
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Boulevard NW

  • Kids ages 5 to 14 can join us for Back to School Camp at the Los Vecinos Community Center from July 31 to August 4. Limit of 25 participants. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras

  • Bernalillo County is sponsoring a Public Safety Job Fair, Monday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo Road SW. Find a career with the Metropolitan Detention Center, the Youth Services Center, BernCo Sheriff’s Office, BernCo Fire Department, Emergency Communications, Animal Care Services, Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Programs. There will be onsite applications and interviews, please bring your resume. Come to the Bernalillo County Public Safety Job Fair, become part of something that matters.
    South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo Road SW

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