V.20 No.26 | 6/30/2011
news Las Conchas fire update: Cochiti evacuation, boycott fireworks, pet haven Cochiti is prepping for a mandatory evacuation. Los Alamos was evacuated this afternoon. A Facebook event is circulating that invites people to “ boycott fireworks of any kind this year in New Mexico !” The guest list has grown exponentially throughout the day. As of right now, almost 6,000 people are attending and about 400 are not. The Española Valley Humane Society is taking in animal evacuees from the fire. From the news release: We are accepting dogs, cats and caged pets from evacuees and serving as a staging location for poultry, horses, donkeys, goats and sheep in small numbers. If you or someone you know is evacuating, please have them call us, so we can give them important information about the evacuation process for pets. Call 505-753-8662 or 470-1278. Donations of cash, dry food, non-clumping cat litter, paper bowls, crates, cat litter boxes and towels are appreciated. The shelter is seeking people who may be able to temporarily house an animal. If you’re willing, send an email to EVHSNina@gmail.com. Updates from the shelter are also available on Facebook . Sports Annual Plant Sale Saturday, April 29: 9am-noon Albuquerque Garden Center
Browse various plants at reasonable prices. Proceeds support the educational efforts of the council of the Albuquerque Garden Center.
Words Independent Bookstore Day Saturday, April 29: 10am-6pm Page One Bookstore
Seven New Mexican authors assist as guest booksellers to recommend books that have influenced them or that they've enjoyed reading, in addition to promoting their own titles.
Sports Alta Mira KiteFest Saturday, April 29: 10am-4pm Balloon Fiesta Park
Fly and buy kites, enjoy food vendors, music and more activities for the kids. Proceeds help provide services for adults and children with developmental disabilities and delays in the community.
Song & Dance Rezilience: Voice Concert Saturday, April 29: 7pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Vibrant contemporary and traditional indigenous musical performances featuring Shining Soul, Lindy Vision, Leela Gilday, Raye Zaragoza and Ranata Yazzie.
via Pixabay Stage Evita Saturday, April 29: 7:30pm Musical Theatre Southwest
A recount of Eva Perón’s meteoric rise from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady.
Stage Field Dressing Saturday, April 29: 8-9pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
An experiment in what we hunt. Written and performed by Hannah Kauffmann, directed by Juli Hendren and music by Kyle Wayne Ruggles.
Sports Epic Hide and Seek Sunday, April 30: 1:30-3pm Bachechi Open Space
A park-wide game of hide and seek, camouflage, deer and wolf and other outdoor games.