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ABQ BioPark news Babies at the BioPark The ABQ BioPark has welcomed another member to its family. On April 20, an 18-year-old giraffe named June gave birth to a 120-pound girl. The newborn giraffe has yet to receive a name, but, in the coming weeks, Facebook users can help name the giraffe by visiting the ABQ BioPark's Facebook page and voting on the calf's name. The ABQ BioPark has other recently-born members, such as: Chopper, a male White rhino; Kix, a male Bactrian camel; Kiran and Kalmali, two male snow leopards; Daizy, a female Asian elephant; and Reese, a female orangutan. Celebrate Mother's Day by welcoming the yet-to-be-named, newborn giraffe and by visiting other new family members at the ABQ BioPark. Comm Restore Rocks Saturday, Oct 21: 9am-5pm Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Learn about the mission of the Wildlife Rescue of New Mexico and enjoy activities for the whole family.
via Pixabay Comm Camp Bow Wow Howl-o-Ween Bash Saturday, Oct 21: 11am-2pm Camp Bow Wow Albuquerque
Doggy costume contest, carnival games for dogs, paw painting, dog Halloween photo booth, face painting for kids, a dunk tank, ice cream, raffle prizes, vendors, trick dog contest and more.
Art Inside Out: Sharing Our Truth Saturday, Oct 21: 12:30pm Museum of the American Military Family
LGBT military veterans share personal stories regarding experiences in the military and of reintegration into civilian communities via painted uniforms. Runs through 10/22.
via Pixabay Learn Cosmic Carnival Saturday, Oct 21: 1-5pm Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Interactive exhibits, view the nearest star as well as a telescope discovery display.
Learn BioPark Behind-the-Scenes Tours: Hippos Saturday, Oct 21: 1:45-2:45pm ABQ BioPark Zoo
Come face-to-face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Registration required.
Words Ol’ Max Evans: The First Thousand Years Sunday, Oct 22: 4-6pm KiMo Theatre
Fast paced ride through life and times of internationally renowned, best selling author Max Evans. Evans shares his stories of Hollywood, ranching, publishing houses and brawls with Sam Peckinpah.
Stage An American in Paris Sunday, Oct 22: 7:30pm Popejoy Hall
A Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and indomitable European city, all yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.