Major changes loom for the developmentally disabled
Even after Jenna Montoya was placed in one of the state's most high-needs categories, her mom says she’s concerned that alterations in the waiver program on Oct. 1 will mean big cuts to the therapy her daughter receives.
Tribal Leaders Call Out the State
Navajo Nation Vice President Rex Lee Jim says his government had limited opportunity to weigh in on the massive Medicaid overhaul. He was one of several tribal leaders who spoke at a state hearing.
How do we make it go?
A decade ago, Albuquerque was ranked No. 1 as having potential for a creative economy. Urban density was a key component. So how’s it going?
Odds & Ends
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4th Annual South American Folk Fair
A wonderful day that mixes traditional food, folkloric dances, arts and crafts and finishes with a Salsa music concert and dance.
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Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival
Goes without saying. Anywho, the biggest, baddest and most eloquently mountainous of countries within that sceptered isle known collectively as the United Kingdom has a festival here in Burque. It is so much fun: people put on kilts, listen to bagpipes, eat haggis, dance jigs and all that Scotch stuff. The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival happens yearly…
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National Adoption Weekend
Everyone knows by now that the best way to get a new furry best friend is to adopt one from a local shelter or rescue. If you've been waiting for the perfect moment to adopt, this weekend is National Adoption Weekend. Four times a year, PetSmart Charities hosts these adoption events. Almost 30,000 pets nationally found forever homes during the past event in February. Your friendly neighborhood rescue Watermelon Mountain Ranch has many pets available for adoption…
Albuquerque Wine Festival
Enjoy the award-winning musicians, dine on delicious local cuisine, enjoy free painting classes and shop from over 50 local artisans.
Sex Ed Game Show and Carnival
A game show with consented audience participation on everyone's favorite subject as well as prizes, a spanking booth, and more.
Vermicomposting: Worm Farms for Fun and Profit
Jeremy Bridge addresses everything needed to know about compost worms, from how to select and establish a bin, to harvesting compost and troubleshooting common problems.
8th Annual ABQ Blues and Brews
The kickoff celebration for ABQ Beer Week boasts over 80 breweries, unlimited sampling and five fantastic blues bands.