Alibi V.21 No.19 • May 10-16, 2012
Feature Going Up? Summer Guide 2012 Everybody knows it’s cooler in the mountains, so get out and explore them already. You don't need climbing gear or a Sherpa to scale tall peaks—just a thirst for adventure and, perhaps, a beer or two. Here are a few of our picks for an elevated summer. Kids Matchstick Forest Thursday, June 29: 9:30-11am 516 ARTS
Ecologist Krista Bonfantine demonstrates strategies for managing local forests to prevent fires. Participants design and test their own matchstick forests and tour the
Fires of Change exhibition. Registration recommended. Kids Pig Out on Reading Thursday, June 29: 10:30-11:30am Lomas-Tramway Public Library
Farmer Minor, Daisy the pig and her two pugs read to kids.
Kids Creative Movement Thursday, June 29: 11am-noon East Mountain Library
Young children develop early literacy skills though music, dancing, singing, stories and exploring of simple musical concepts.
Kids Designing Paquimé Pottery Thursday, June 29: 3-4pm South Broadway Library
Students explore the techniques, designs and materials used by potters from the ancient site of Paquimé in Chihuahua. Registration required.
Film Vicky Cristina Barcelona Thursday, June 29: 7-8:30pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
While spending a summer in Spain, two young Americans meet a charming Casanova and his volatile ex-wife. They all become romantically entangled and sparks begin to fly in hilarious fashion.
Learn Space Science: International Asterioid Day Friday, June 30: 5:30-10pm NM Museum of Natural History & Science
Learn about asterioids, NASA's mission to the asteroid belt and what is known about asteroid impacts on Earth. Registration recommended.
Stage Greater Tuna Friday, June 30: 7:30-8pm Vortex Theatre
Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd play over 20 of Tuna, Texas', eccentric inhabitants from gun-clubbers to church ladies in a town where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.
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