Environment From Toilet to Tap Rio Rancho plans to pour effluent into the aquifer Rio Rancho’s waste is being wasted. The same is true for most cities, which treat their sewage well enough to be used for gray water purposes but then send it downriver. Due to the plight of the desert and a rapidly growing population, Rio Rancho no longer wants to send off its sewage.
Toxicology Report The Drugs Are Winning We’re using more than ever New Mexico is the longtime world heavyweight and still national champion in deaths by drug overdose. But lawmakers passed a landmark memorial that could put a dent in the yearly death toll. Courtesy of artist 8th Annual ABQ Blues and Brews
The kickoff celebration for ABQ Beer Week boasts over 80 breweries, unlimited sampling and five fantastic blues bands.
Albuquerque Wine Festival
Enjoy the award-winning musicians, dine on delicious local cuisine, enjoy free painting classes and shop from over 50 local artisans.
Butterfly Education and Awareness Day
Learn how to bring these winged beauties to the yard and help bring back the Monarchs in greater numbers.
Corrales Garden Tour
A self-guided tour of six private gardens newly landscaped, rejuvenated and mature gardens from the Bosque to the sandhills.
Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike
An instructional hike led by Dara Saville of Albuquerque Herbalism. Registration required.
Pint Size Polkas
Mike Schneider brings the happiest music on earth together with magic and comedy, promising tons of fun for the whole family.
Make a motorized contraption that bounces, spins, bumps and moves to leave a mark to trace its path. For ages 13 to 17. Registration required.