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FYI 16 Swim-O-Riffic Spots in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho Enjoy these swimming pools before the summer’s out With summer lurching its way to a hot and humid finale of sweaty misery, nothing feels better than cooling off in a bit of the ol’ chlorinated H2O. Check out our list of watery oases, and take a dip before hours change after Aug. 10. Art Holiday Hullabaloo Monday, Dec 11: 11am-6pm Ghostwolf Gallery
Browse new works, small works and groovy gifts. Runs through 1/4.
Art A View into the Collection Monday, Dec 11: 1pm Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
An exclusive look into the center’s vault to see works of art and artifacts rarely seen by the public.
Wellness Heart of Recovery Meditation Group Monday, Dec 11: 6-7:30pm Albuquerque Shambhala Center
A meditation and sharing support group that brings together the practice of meditation, Buddhist teachings and the 12 steps of recovery integrating the basic sanity of the Dharma and the basic goodness of meditation.
Comm River of Lights Monday, Dec 11: 6-9:30pm ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
Meander through Albuquerque's premier holiday light show.
Words The Liars' Game Monday, Dec 11: 7pm Empire Board Game Library
An interactive game show where three storytellers tell two true stories and one fake story and the audience votes to determine the liar.
Wellness Salsa Level One Monday, Dec 11: 8:30-9:30pm Hiland Dance Studio
Build on the fundamentals of salsa dancing by reinforcing the basic steps, essential footwork, turning and spin techniques, as well as leading and following methods.
Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Tuesday, Dec 12: 9am-4pm New Mexico Humanities Council
Award-winning documentary filmmaker and fine-art photographer Miguel Gandert shows his work highlighting his mestizaje heritage, and the fusion and tension of the relationship between Spanish Colonial and Native Cultures of the Americas. Runs through 12/29.
Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Tuesday, Dec 12: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.