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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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Today, Sunday, April 22, 2018
8:30 AM
Join master naturalist volunteers on a spring walk at this historic property that is a prime location for wildlife, including birds, due to its abundant vegetation and perennial springs!
This event is free, but registration is required by clicking th
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30 San Antonio Drive (East Mountains off of Hwy. North 14)

12:00 PM
Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Spring 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 NW

4:00 PM
Presenter: Liz Douglass-Gallaher
Identify and record the emerging blossoms of the flowers and trees and learn how they correlate with the birds and the bees. Gain an understanding of the beautiful interrelations in the world around us and how communi
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Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Sunday, April 29, 2018
12:00 PM
Join Bernalillo County Open Space and Girl Scout Troop 10459 in spreading kindness by painting rocks that illuminate, inspire, comfort and motivate. Join the troop as they work on their service project and become a part of perpetuating kindness throu
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Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

12:00 PM
Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Spring 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 NW

1:00 PM
Presenter: Cipriano Vigil
Folk music, organically generated and passed on, generation to generation, played a key role in early family life in the villages of New Mexico.  This presentation brings to life the culture and traditions of those early day
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Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW

Friday, May 4, 2018
7:00 PM
Join us for a beautiful night under the stars. Learn what celestial phenomena are lurking in the night sky and get a close look at the planets with high-powered telescopes. Bring the whole family, dinner and a picnic blanket. We will also provide sna
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Bacechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:00 AM
Go on a tour of the Tijeras Creek Remediation Project to discover innovative techniques for slowing, storing and filtering rainwater while promoting biodiversity and a healthy riparian environment. Many of these techniques may be applied to your own 
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5 Public School Road, Tijeras, Lower parking lot at A. Montoya Elementary School

Sunday, May 6, 2018
12:00 PM
Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Spring 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 NW

1:00 PM
Presenter: Dara Saville 
Healing and edible plants were an essential part of people’s lives at this historic property and they still play an important role in human health. Learn about these special plants and their healing properties on a tour of th
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30 San Antonio Drive (East Mountains off of Hwy. North 14)

4:00 PM
If you want to take your outdoor experiences to the next level, this is the class for you. Designed with families in mind, this workshop will walk you through the steps that will get you outdoors and safely sleeping under the stars.
This event is fre
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Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
2:30 PM
Join a master naturalist volunteer for a hike at Bachechi and in the bosque. Learn about various animals even if we do not find them on our hike. Bring a sense of adventure, binoculars if you have them, wear comfortable shoes, and be prepared to walk
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Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Saturday, May 12, 2018
7:00 PM
Anne Hillerman is delighted to continue the mystery series her father, the best-selling author Tony Hillerman, created beginning in 1970. Anne's debut novel, Spider Woman's Daughter, follows the further adventures of the characters he made famous: Ji
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Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW


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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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  • Join master naturalist volunteers on a spring walk at this historic property that is a prime location for wildlife, including birds, due to its abundant vegetation and perennial springs! This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    30 San Antonio Drive (East Mountains off of Hwy. North 14)
    Time:
    4/22/2018 8:30 AM - 4/22/2018 10:00 AM

  • Join master naturalist volunteers on a spring walk at this historic property that is a prime location for wildlife, including birds, due to its abundant vegetation and perennial springs! This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    30 San Antonio Drive (East Mountains off of Hwy. North 14)
    Time:
    4/22/2018 8:30 AM - 4/22/2018 10:00 AM

  • Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Spring Family Fun Days. This free, family-fun activity features themed and educational weekly crafts and experiments. Check the flier for specific monthly themes.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande NW
    Time:
    4/22/2018 12:00 PM - 4/22/2018 5:00 PM

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