Alibi V.28 No.28 • July 11-17, 2019
On Assignment Beating Swords into Ploughshares Councilor Davis sponsors gun buy-back Weekly Alibi caught up with Pat Davis to explain the upcoming gun buy-back event, and why preventing gun violence is key to Albuquerque’s healthy growth.
UNM Commentary UNM Must Improve Its Record University plagued by poor priorities and privilege Though progress has been made, LULAC is right to call for an investigation into discriminatory hiring practices at UNM.
Newscity An audit of Albuquerque's public safety tax has raised concerns about spending practices; city leaders say that they are confident about the electric scooter program, despite the fact that some of the vehicles have gone missing; CYFD has postponed a hearing on a proposal to further limit income requirements for child care assistance. Odds & Ends Funny because glitter envelopes happen to someone else. Weekly Alibi's Hemp Fiesta 2019
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Wellness Social Ballroom and Latin Dance Sunday, July 21: 6-9pm Albuquerque Square Dance Center
Take a beginner lesson and then hit the floor for social dances featuring ballroom (waltz, tango, foxtrot), Latin (rumba, cha cha, salsa, bolero), tango, swing and club (night club, two-step) music.
Wellness Yoga for Singers Monday, July 22: 10-11am National Hispanic Cultural Center
This class involves the integrated practice of basic yoga postures, isolated mobility and strength exercises and connecting movement with breath.
Kids CD-Weaving Dreamcatcher Monday, July 22: 2-3pm Cherry Hills Library
Learn basic weaving using CDs to create a colorful and unique dream catcher for a room or garden. For ages 13 to 17. Registration required.
Kids Pom-Pom Alien Spaceships Tuesday, July 23: 10:30-11:30am Ernie Pyle Library
Custom-create giant pom-poms, transform them into alien creatures and launch them in a single-seater spaceship for some interstellar adventures. For ages 9 through 12. Registration required.
Kids Sing, Play and Learn Spanish Tuesday, July 23: 10:30-11:15am Maple Street Dance Space
Bilingual Birdies Albuquerque teaches children ages 0 to 6 the Spanish language with live music. Registration recommended.
Outdoor Evening Walk in the Garden Tuesday, July 23: 6:30-8:30pm ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
Encounter the wonders of the the early evening. Discover night pollinators, night-blooming plants and the lovely tranquility of the garden at night.