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Bernalillo County Open Space offers a wide-variety of free public events, including seasonally based and property-specific workshops appropriate for all ages. These events are free, but many require registration. Click on each flier below to enlarge. 

 

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Friday, September 21, 2018
7:00 PM
Presenter: Arnold Herrera, NM Humanities Council  
While demonstrating steps in constructing the famous Cochiti drum, Mr. Herrera tells about tribal political structures, language, ceremony, clans and moiety membership, roles of men, women and childr
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Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM
Master naturalist volunteers will be the guides of this annual plant walk and survey at this beautiful property. Also, learn about past forest health initiatives to improve the overall health of this open space.
This event is free, but registration i
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34 Forest Road 252 (Manzano Mountains)

Sunday, September 23, 2018
12:00 PM
Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Fall Family Fun Days. This free, family-fun activity features themed and educational weekly crafts and experiments. Check the flier for specific monthly themes.
Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

1:00 PM
Learn the basics of fort building from our expert educators. Whether it’s building a fairy house or a survival structure, this workshop will guide you through each step and send you into the arboretum to practice the art of building with nature.
Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Friday, September 28, 2018
6:00 PM
Enjoy an evening outdoors in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of BernCo Open Space. The event will include live music, a sunset nature walk with Master Naturalists, landscape painting, storyteling, s'mores over the campfire, and more. Free.
Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW

Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:00 AM
Seed saving is an ancient and important skill allowing people to develop stronger plants that are better adapted, more diverse and vital in local food production. A panel of experts will discuss the history and process of seed saving. They will expla
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Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW

Sunday, September 30, 2018
12:00 PM
Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Fall Family Fun Days. This free, family-fun activity features themed and educational weekly crafts and experiments. Check the flier for specific monthly themes.
Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Sunday, October 7, 2018
12:00 PM
Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Fall Family Fun Days. This free, family-fun activity features themed and educational weekly crafts and experiments. Check the flier for specific monthly themes.
Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Friday, October 12, 2018
6:30 PM
Presenter: Jack Loeffler, NM Humanities Council 
Learn about the life of environmental anarchist Edward Abbey with readings from Loeffler's biographical memoir of his late best friend. Together, Abbey and Loeffler traversed the American Southwest eng
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Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Sunday, October 14, 2018
10:00 AM
Master Naturalist volunteers will lead a walk that will look for animal signs in the Sandia Mountains, both large and small critters. Learn about the large carnivores that roam the mountains, what makes these majestic animals vital for our ecosystem,
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Ojito de San Antonio - 30 San Antonio Drive (East Mountains off of Hwy. North 14)


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Bernalillo County Open Space Podcast

Bernalillo County Open Space is proud to offer thought-provoking and educational podcasts from some of the past year’s public workshops. Click on the following links to listen now:

Clara Pena presents the History of the Armijo Neighborhood at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House on June 25, 2016.

Robert J. Torrez, former state Historian, presents "Genizario Settlements in New Mexico" at Bachechi Open Space. This is a one-hour podcast from Sept. 22, 2015

William Dunmire presents "History of Sheep in New Mexico" at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House on Sept. 26, 2015.

Henrietta Christmas presents "Women of Pajarito" at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House. This podcast is from Jan. 29, 2017.

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Community Services
  • See flier for program details.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    9/20/2018 12:00 PM - 9/20/2018 1:30 PM

  • See flier for program details and prices.
    Location:
    Los Vecincos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    9/20/2018 1:30 PM - 9/20/2018 2:30 PM

  • Los Vecinos Community Center is the site of Rockin' Violin Lessons on Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. Classes are $20 per month. Questions? call (505) 314-0240. Participants who don't have their own violins will be given the option to rent one.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    9/20/2018 5:00 PM - 11/10/2018 6:00 PM

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