Calendar of Hidalgo County Events

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Events in counties surrounding Hidalgo County

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

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Statewide Calendar

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

May 2018

May 21-22
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Las Cruces
Impactful Reporting Workshop
The Impactful Reporting Workshop will be held May 21 - 22. Register Now! Impactful

Three sessions available:
  • May 21 - 2:30 pm | Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm. 200
  • May 22 - 9 am | Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm. 194 Remote access will be available for this session
  • May 22 - 2 pm | Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm. 194 Remote access will be available for this session
More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Steven Loring at 575-646-1464.
May 22Jun 26
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Las Cruces
Fit Families Program
The Fit Families Program will be held Tuesdays May 22 - June 26, 5:30 p.m., Gerald Thomas Hall. Program started Apr. 10.

Fit Families is a 12-week program that addresses childhood nutrition and physical activity. Our program is taught by our fun and friendly staff from the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. Each session includes: a delicious and nutritious cooking lesson and meal, nutrition information and healthy eating tips, physical activity, goal setting activities, self-esteem and motivation workshops, and the ability to interact with others. Participating families must have at least one child between the ages of 5-12. At least one parent or guardian must attend. More info...
For more information, contact Lucinda Banegas-Carreon at 575-646-2034.
May 23
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Tucumcari
New Mexico True Hospitality Training
The New Mexico True Hospitality Training will be held May 23 at Mesalands Community College. Rescheduled from Apr. 25.

Two sessions available:
  • 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This 3 hour training is an interactive seminar designed to equip tourism industry employee and job seekers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to provide high quality costumer service to residents and visitors. It was developed by NMSU Department of Hospitality and Tourism and NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
May 24
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Successful Volunteer Efforts
Please join us for the Successful Volunteer Efforts Workshop, May 24, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Kelly White, Master Gardener Program Coordinator, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 24
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Basic Gardening and Set Up
Please join us for the Basic Gardening and Set Up Workshop, May 24, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Linda Garvin, Sandoval County Extension Agriculture Agent, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 24
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Las Cruces
Everybody say "Trees!"
The Everybody say "Trees!" workshop will be held May 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Branigan Library, 200 E. Picacho, Roadrunner Room.

Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, will hold this workshop as part of the City of Las Cruces "Lush and Lean" workshops held on Thursdays. Come learn how often and how much to water your trees; what to look for when selecting trees; helpful planting tips; why MULCH is so important; pruning basics, and other sustainable gardening techniques. Workshop is free. The City of Las Cruces "Lush and Lean" workshops will be held Thursdays, May 3 - 31. More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
May 29Jun 1
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Albuquerque
ICAN Annual State Conference
Join us for the ICAN Annual State Conference, May 30 - June 1.

Details coming soon ... More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Weatherford at 575-648-2311.
May 30Jun 2
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Las Cruces
Windmill Technology Certification Workshop
Please join us for the Windmill Technology Certification Workshop, May 30 - June 2 at the Agricultural Institute Building, 725 College Drive. Register Now! Windmill Workshop

Join us for a comprehensive training workshop in traditional windmill water lifting applications. Early registration is $250 before May 28 and late or "at-door" registration is $275. Sponsored by Aermotor Windmill Company, San Angelo, TX. More info...
For more information, contact Pam Robeson at 575-646-5960.
May 30
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Los Lunas
Emergency Preparedness Disability Awareness
The Emergency Preparedness Disability Awareness Workshop will be held May 30, 8 to 12 p.m., Valencia County EOC Training Room, 123 Don Pasqual Road.

Topics to be covered include, but not limited to, the rules of etiquette when working with the different populations within the disability community, such as individuals who are blind and visually impaired, deaf and hard of hearing, or those who have a physical disability. More info...
For more information, contact Jerome Macdonald at 505 274-5873.
May 31Jun 1
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Hoop House Construction
Please join us for theHoop House Construction Workshop, May 31 - June 1, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Del Jimenez, Agricultural Specialist, NMSU Alcalde Research Station, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 31Jun 1
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Growing Season and Plant Varieties
Please join us for the Growing Season and Plant Varieties Workshop, May 31 - June 1, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Gene Winn, Torrance County Extension Agriculture Agent, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 31
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Belen
Drought Strategies for Livestock Workshop
The Drought Strategies for Livestock Workshop will be held May 31, 9 to 4:30 p.m., City of Belen Convention Center, 719 S. Main Street. Register Now! Drought

Session will include the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District irrigation outlook; drought monitoring and climate expectations; and updates from the U.S Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency programs, as well as, information about herd management and rangeland stocking. Dinner will be from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by the Listening Session at 6 p.m. More info...
For more information, contact Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.
May 31
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Belen
Listening Session
Please join us for a Listening Session, May 31, 6 to 8 p.m., City of Belen Convention Center, 719 S. Main Street. Presenters will be NM Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte and NMSU ACES' Dean Rolando A. Flores.

Prior to the Listening Session, the Drought Strategies for Livestock Workshop will be held 9 to 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.

June 2018

Jun 1
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Tucumcari
4-H | Cooking 101 Series
The 4-H Cooking 101 Series will be held June 1, 9 to 12 p.m., Quay CES office.

The series consists of 4 workshops and are open to all 4-Hers.This will be the last class in the series. We will be learning the basics of food safety, kitchen safety, measuring, reading recipes, making healthy food choices, using equipment, meal planning, and best of all, making delicious food to enjoy! Please RSVP so we know how much food to purchase! More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 2
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Las Cruces
Subsurface Drip Irrigation Workshop
The Subsurface Drip Irrigation Workshop will be held June 2, 8 to 12 p.m., J. Paul Taylor Academy, 402 W. Court Avenue.

The workshop is being held for the general public to learn more about subsurface drip irrigation and how to install the efficient and water-saving alternative to sprinkler systems. Space is limited to 15 people; first-come, first-served. Attendees should bring water and whatever outdoor gear they think is necessary for the day. More info...
For more information, contact Laurie J. Novak at 575-646-1715.
Jun 4-9
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Los Lunas
Food Camp for Kids!
Youth ages 9 - 14 are invited to apply to participate in Valencia County's Nationally Awarded Food Camp for Kids, June 4 - 9, 9 to 3 p.m., Valencia County Extension Office.

The 6-day, experiential camp focuses on teaching youth about the source of their food. This FREE camp comes with lunch and snacks provided. Youth participate in field trips and hands-on cooking activities each day. Space is limited! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner or Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.
Jun 5-8
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Tucumcari
Livestock Tag-In Dates
The Livestock Tag-In Dates will be held Mar. 30 - June 8.

Please see below:
  • June 5 - 8 - 10 a.m. | Logan Ag. Farm (Lambs, Goats, and Pigs)
  • June 7 - 4 p.m. | Quay County Fairgrounds (Lambs, Goats, and Pigs)
  • June 8 - 8 - 10 a.m. | Quay County Fairgrounds (Lambs, Goats, and Pigs)
The rules have changed for Livestock Tag-In. ALL Quay County Junior Livestock exhibitors will be required to tag-in their animals at designated tag-in days ONLY! All animals must attend tag-in to be entered into fairs. No exceptions! Please designate someone to bring your animals, if you are unable to attend. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jun 7
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Farmington
The Importance of Your Credit Score!
The Importance of Your Credit Score! workshop will be held June 7, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Park Community Center. Register Now! Credit

Managing Money can be one of the most stressful parts of life. One of the best ways to reduce that stress is to have a sustainable financial plan that puts you in control of your money, rather than the other way around. More info...
For more information, contact Rick Griffiths at 505-334-9496.
Jun 7
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Disease Plant Diagnosis
Please join us for the Disease Plant Diagnosis Workshop, June 7, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

John Garlisch, Bernalillo County Extension Agriculture Agent, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
Jun 7
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Composting
Please join us for the Composting Workshop, June 7, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Deb Farson, Santa Fe Master Gardener, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
Jun 8
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Las Cruces
The Tap Series - Summer Fun
Everyone needs the chance to wind down on Friday afternoons! And it can be done so in a friendly and fun environment at The Adjustment Project (TAP).

Join us, once a month, at 100 West Café from 5 to 7 p.m. for a cash bar of specialty cocktails, beers, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages at modest prices. Appetizers are complimentary with a purchase of a beverage. All proceeds will benefit student clubs, activities, and travel.

Parking: Please park in the lot off Knox St. across from (west of) Gerald Thomas Hall. Parking is free after 4:30 pm for our dinners and TAP series. More info...
For more information, contact Katrinka Espinosa at 575-646-7324.
Jun 9Oct 27
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Farmington
Farmington Growers Market Kick-off
The Farmington Growers Market is held Saturdays from June 9 - Oct. 27, 8 to 12 Noon, Farmington Museum, Gateway Farm, 3041 E Main Street.

The Tuesday markets are held from July 10 - Oct. 23, 4 to 6 p.m. More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie M Hopkins at 505-334-9496.
Jun 10-15
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Cimarron
NM Youth Ranch Management Camp
The NM Youth Ranch Management Camp will be held June 10 - 15 at the CS Cattle Company's 130,000-acre ranch at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range near Cimarron.

Online registration deadline is Apr. 15. Visit NMYRM for more information and to register. A total of 30 participants will be invited to this year’s camp with three of the openings reserved for out-of-state youth.

Now is the time for youth ages 15 to 19 to apply for a life-changing experience where they will be introduced to the many aspects of running a ranch, from financial statements and marketing strategies to producing quality beef and managing natural resources and wildlife. More info...
For more information, contact Jack Blandford at 575-546-8806.
Jun 11Jul 27
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Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab
The Learning Games Lab is hosting one-week summer sessions for youth entering grades 4 - 12 this school year.

Grades 4 - 5
  • June 11 - 15 | 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m
  • July 9 - 13 | 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m
Grades 6 - 8
  • July 16 - 20 | 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m
Grades 9-12
  • June 4 - 8 | 1 to 4:30 p.m.
  • July 23 - 27 | 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Selected consultants will build their media literacy and 21st century skills by playing and evaluating games and participating in creative and collaborative projects. They will also learn possible career paths in the industry. Forms should be turned in by May 18. We encourage interested students to apply. However, an application does not guarantee admission. Selected consultants will be notified no later than May 21. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jun 11
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Angel Fire
Beautiful Bulbs
The Beautiful Bulbs - Why and How to Incorporate Bulbs in NM Landscapes workshop will be held June 11, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The presentation will be for Angel Fire Garden Club by Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist. More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
Jun 18-23
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Los Lunas
Food Camp for Kids!
Youth ages 9 - 14 are invited to apply to participate in Valencia County's Nationally Awarded Food Camp for Kids, June 18 - 23, 9 to 3 p.m., Valencia County Extension Office.

The 6-day, experiential camp focuses on teaching youth about the source of their food. This FREE camp comes with lunch and snacks provided. Youth participate in field trips and hands-on cooking activities each day. Space is limited! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner or Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.
Jun 26-28
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Albuquerque
FSPCA Preventative Controls Course
The FSPCA Preventative Controls Course will be held June 26 - 28, 8 to 12 p.m., Bernalillo County 4-H Building, 1510 Menaul Blvd NW. Register Now! June FSPCA

This training program was developed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) for the food and beverage industry which handle and produce food that must comply with FDA FSMA requirements for training. More info...
For more information, contact Gloria Hernandez at 575-646-2198.
Jun 28
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Las Cruces, NM
First Annual Sustainable Agriculture Field Day
Join us for the first annual Sustainable Agriculture Field Day, June 28, 8 to 12 p.m., NMSU Leyendecker Plant Science Research Station, 7200 Plant Science Circle.

Come and learn about the latest sustainable agriculture research during field tour presentations on a variety of topics including building healthy soil; irrigation efficiency in pecans; and production of alternative crops. Refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sponsored by the Western Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (WSARE). More info...
For more information, contact Autumn Martinez at 575-646-2281.

July 2018

Jul 7
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Tucumcari
Lamb & Goat Jackpot
The Lamb & Goat Jackpot will be held July 7, 8 a.m., Quay County Fairgrounds. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jul 9-12
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Las Cruces
4-H | State Conference
The State 4-H Conference will be held July 9 - 12 at NMSU Main Campus.

More details coming soon! More info...
For more information, contact Steve Beck at 575-646-1157.
Jul 10Aug 30
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation Classes
Please join us for the Food Preservation Classes, Feb. - Aug., 9 to 12 p.m. Location to be provided upon registration. Register Now! Food Preserves

    July
  • July 10: Food Preservation 101: Getting Started - RSVP by Jul. 3 *FREE
  • July 12: Freezing/Drying - RSVP by Jul. 5
  • July 17: Jams/Jellies - RSVP by Jul. 10
  • July 19: Waterbath - RSVP by Jul. 12
  • July 24: Pickling - RSVP by Jul. 17
  • July 26: Pressure Canning - RSVP by Jul. 19
  • August
  • Aug 14: Food Preservation 101: Getting Started - RSVP by Aug. 7 *FREE
  • Aug 16: Freezing/Drying - RSVP by Aug. 9
  • Aug 21: Jams/Jellies - RSVP by Aug. 14
  • Aug 23: Waterbath - RSVP by Aug. 16
  • Aug 28: Pickling - RSVP by Aug. 21
  • Aug 30: Pressure Canning - RSVP by Aug. 23
$10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and samples. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 10
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation 101: The Basics
The Food Preservation 101: The Basics workshop will be held July 10, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Valencia County Extension Office, 404 Courthouse Rd.

Considering canning? Learn more about food preservation options, equipment needed, and basics of canning safety at this FREE workshop. RSVP required. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 12
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Freezing/Drying
The Food Preservation: Freezing/Drying workshop will be held July 12, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

This hands-on class will provide education and experience in freezing and drying a variety of foods. $10 fee covers costs of hand outs, supplies, and tastings. RSVP required by July 5. Space is limited! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 13
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Las Cruces
The Tap Series - Patriotic Party
Everyone needs the chance to wind down on Friday afternoons! And it can be done so in a friendly and fun environment at The Adjustment Project (TAP).

Join us, once a month, at 100 West Café from 5 to 7 p.m. for a cash bar of specialty cocktails, beers, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages at modest prices. Appetizers are complimentary with a purchase of a beverage. All proceeds will benefit student clubs, activities, and travel.

Parking: Please park in the lot off Knox St. across from (west of) Gerald Thomas Hall. Parking is free after 4:30 pm for our dinners and TAP series. More info...
For more information, contact Katrinka Espinosa at 575-646-7324.
Jul 17
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Jams & Jellies
Join us for this hand-on class on making delicious jams & jellies! Class held from 9 - 12 p.m. with location provided upon registration. $10 fee covers handouts, supplies, and tastings. RSVP required by July 10, space is limited! Location provided upon registration. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 18
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Alamogordo
Listening Session
Please join us for a Listening Session, July 18 in Alamogordo. Presenters will be NM Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte and NMSU ACES' Dean Rolando A. Flores for the 2018 Ag Leaders Listening Sessions.

* Time and place will be announced prior to the events. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.
Jul 19
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Waterbath Canning
Please join us for the Food Preservation: Waterbath Canning workshop July 19, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

This hands-on opportunity will help to learn the basics of waterbath canning. $10 fee covers all materials, supplies, and tastings. RSVP by July 12. Space is limited! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 19
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Farmington
Alfalfa Seeding and Variety Selection Workshop
The Alfalfa Seeding and Variety Selection Workshop will be held July 19.

Visit our website for up to date information, registration, and location information. More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie M Hopkins at 505-334-9496.
Jul 20
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Albuquerque
Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series
Please join us for the Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series, July 20, 9 to 12 p.m., Albuquerque Botanical Gardens. Register Now! Pollinators. More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.
Jul 21
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Tucumcari
4-H | Horse Show
The 4-H Horse Show will be held July 21, time, TBA, Quay County Fairgrounds. More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.
Jul 21
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Bosque Farms
Preserving and Preparing Your (or someone else's!) Garden Harvest
Join us for the Preserving and Preparing Your Garden Harvest workshop on July 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Bosque Farms Public Library, 1455 W. Bosque Loop.

This FREE workshop introduces food preservation and food preparation techniques for utilizing the abundant produce available during this time of the year. Tastings will be provided! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 24
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Pickling
The Food Preservation: Pickling workshop will be held July 24, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

Let's pickle! Join us to learn the basics of pickling. $10 fee covers costs of materials, supplies, and tastings. RSVP required by July 17, space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 25-26
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Corona
Ranching Skills & Safety Series
The Ranching Skills & Safety Series will be held July 25 - 26, 7 to 5 p.m., Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability, NMSU Corona Range and Livestock Research Center, 8 miles east of Corona on County Road CO2O - #4 University Road. Register Now! Safety

Topics include animal handler safety, fire safety, animal first aid, nutrition, and many more. More info...
For more information, contact Craig Gifford at 575-646-6482.
Jul 26
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Pressure Canning
The Food Preservation: Pressure Canning workshop will be held July 26, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

Learn about pressure canning as a food preservation method at this hands-on workshop. $10 participation fee covers materials, supplies, and tastings. Space is limited! RSVP by July 19. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bttner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 27-28
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Tucumcari
4-H | Rodeo
The 4-H Rodeo will be held July 27 - 28, time, TBA, Quay County Fairgrounds. More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.

August 2018

Aug 2
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Farmington
Peace of Mind with Estate Planning - Why Everyone Needs a Will!
The Peace of Mind with Estate Planning - Why Everyone Needs a Will! workshop will be held Aug. 2, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Park Community Center. Register Now! Wills

Managing Money can be one of the most stressful parts of life. One of the best ways to reduce that stress is to have a sustainable financial plan that puts you in control of your money, rather than the other way around. More info...
For more information, contact Rick Griffiths at 505-334-9496.
Aug 7Oct 16
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Peralta
Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes
Please join us for the Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes, Aug - Oct., 9 to 12 noon, Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Road. Register Now! Healthy Cuisine

  • Aug. 7: Healthy Farm & Garden to Table - RSVP by Aug. 2
  • Sep. 11: Healthy Italian Cuisine - RSVP by Sep. 6
  • Sep. 25: Health 30 Minute (or less) Meals - RSVP by Sep. 20
  • Oct. 16: Healthy Soups - RSVP by Oct. 11
$10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 9
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Tucumcari
Field Day
Please join us for Field Day, Aug. 9, 4:30 p.m. for registration, Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari.

The event begins with a dinner keynote speaker (TBD), followed by a free dinner at 5:30 p.m., which is usually catered by a 4-H Club and sponsored by local businesses. After dinner, a hay wagon tour will take attendees to research plots to hear presentations about current projects and other topics of interest. Refreshments will be served following the hay ride. An afternoon program may also be scheduled. More info...
For more information, contact Leonard Lauriault at 575-461-1620.
Aug 9
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Freezing/Drying
Please join us for the Food Preservation: Freezing/Drying workshop on Aug. 9, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

This hands-on class will provide education and experience in freezing and drying a variety of foods. $10 fee covers costs of hand outs, supplies, and tastings. RSVP required by Aug. 9. Space is limited! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 10
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Las Cruces
The Tap Series - Ready or Not!
Everyone needs the chance to wind down on Friday afternoons! And it can be done so in a friendly and fun environment at The Adjustment Project (TAP).

Join us, once a month, at 100 West Café from 5 to 7 p.m. for a cash bar of specialty cocktails, beers, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages at modest prices. Appetizers are complimentary with a purchase of a beverage. All proceeds will benefit student clubs, activities, and travel.

Parking: Please park in the lot off Knox St. across from (west of) Gerald Thomas Hall. Parking is free after 4:30 pm for our dinners and TAP series. More info...
For more information, contact Katrinka Espinosa at 575-646-7324.
Aug 14
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation 101: The Basics
The Food Preservation 101: The Basics will be held Aug. 14, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Valencia County Extension Office, 404 Courthouse Rd.

Considering canning? Learn more about food preservation options, equipment needed, and basics of canning safety at this FREE workshop. RSVP required. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 18
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Bosque Farms
Share it, Sell it, Store it! (What To Do with Your Bountiful Garden)
The Share it, Sell it, Store it! (What to do with your bountiful garden) workshop will be held on Aug. 18, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Bosque Farms Public Library, 1455 W. Bosque Loop.

Do you have a zillion zucchini or a ton of tomatoes growing in your garden and not sure what to do with them? Join us for this FREE workshop as we discuss ways to best utilize your bountiful garden. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 20-26
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Portales
2018 Roosevelt County Fair
The Roosevelt County Fair will be held Aug. 20 - 26, 2018.

More details coming soon! More info...
For more information, contact Alexis Griffee at 575-356-4417.
Aug 21
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Jams & Jellies
Join us for the Food Preservation: Jams & Jellies workshop on Aug. 21, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

This hand-on class will be on making delicious jams & jellies! $10 fee covers handouts, supplies, and tastings. RSVP required by Aug. 14, space is limited! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 23
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Waterbath Canning
Join us for the Food Preservation: Waterbath Canning workshop on Aug. 23, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

A hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of waterbath canning. $10 fee covers all materials, supplies, and tastings. RSVP by Aug. 16. Space is limited! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 24
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Los Lunas
Chile Field Day
The Chile Field Day will be held Aug. 24, 8:30 to 12 p.m., Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center.

Come learn about NMSU's ongoing research efforts to strengthen New Mexico chile production. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Sponsored by NMSU's ACES Departments: Plant and Environmental Sciences, Extension Plant Sciences, Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service, and the Leyendecker Plant Science Research Center. More info...
For more information, contact Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
Aug 24
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Lovington, NM
Spoon Jewelry
The Spoon Jewelry workshop will take place Aug. 24, time and location TBA.

Learn simple techniques to transform metal spoons into jewelry. For a supply list or questions, please contact the Lea County Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Aug 24Nov 16
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Aztec
2018 Master Gardener Training Course
The Master Gardener Training Course is will be held Fridays, Aug. 24 - Nov. 16, 8:30 to 1:30 p.m., 209 South Oliver Drive.

The training course is offered every other year in San Juan County. For registration information, visit our website or contact the San Juan County Extension Agent, Bonnie Hopkins. More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie M Hopkins at 505-334-9496.
Aug 28
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Pickling
The Food Preservation: Pickling workshop will be held Aug. 28, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

Let's pickle! Join us to learn the basics of pickling. $10 fee covers costs of materials, supplies, and tastings. RSVP required by Aug. 21, space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 29-30
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Ruidoso
Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop
The Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop will be held Aug. 29 - 30, 7:30 to 5:30 p.m., Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive. Register Now! Strategies

Early registration is $175 and includes proceedings, breaks, lunch, and dinner on Aug. 29 and breaks on Aug. 30. The laboratory session ($50) on Aug. 30, in the afternoon, is optional and includes a lunch. Limited number of seats available for the lab session; first-come, first-serve.

Hosted by NMSU Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources in collaboration with TAMU, NMCGA, and NMBC. More info...
For more information, contact Craig Gifford at 575-646-6482.
Aug 30
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation: Pressure Canning
Please join us for the Food Preservation: Pressure Canning workshop on Aug. 30, 9 to 12 p.m. Location will be provided upon registration.

Learn about pressure canning as a food preservation method at this hands-on workshop. $10 participation fee covers materials, supplies, and tastings. Space is limited! RSVP by Aug. 23. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 31Sep 2
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Albuquerque
2018 NM Master Gardeners Conference
The 2018 New Mexico Master Gardeners Conference will be held Aug. 31 - Sep. 2, Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid Hotel, 5151 San Francisco Rd. NE.

This year's theme is "Sustainability, Don't Fight Mother Nature - Work with Her!" Topics include: Growing zone changes, Edible seeds and plants, Seed-saving techniques, Pollinator gardens, and Water Wise Growing. Everyone is welcome to attend! More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.

September 2018

Sep 15
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Lovington, NM
Homemaker Holiday Workshop
The Extension Homemaker members will be hosting a holiday program full of Fall and Christmas decorations, crafts, homemade gifts and recipes on Sep. 15, 9 to 11:30 a.m., location TBA.

For more information, contact the Lea County Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.

October 2018

Oct 4-6
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Lovington, NM
Harvest of Quilts Show
The Harvest of Quilts Show will take place on Oct. 5 - 6, time and location TBA.

Quilts for the show will be accepted on Oct. 4. The quilts will be on display for the public Oct. 5 - 6. Demonstrations will be featured during the showing. For more information, or to exhibit a quilt, please contact the Lea County Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Oct 5
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Las Cruces
College of ACES Homecoming Breakfast
Please join us for the College of ACES Homecoming Breakfast, Oct. 5, 8 a.m., Gerald Thomas Lawn. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.
Oct 5
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Las Cruces
Sam Steel Society Alumni Homecoming Reception & TAPS
The Sam Steel Society Alumni Homecoming Reception & TAPS will be held Oct. 5, 4 p.m., Gerald Thomas, 100 West Café. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.
Oct 6
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Las Cruces
NMSU Homecoming
Please join us for NMSU Homecoming, Oct. 6.

More details will be provided as they become available. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.
Oct 12
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Los Lunas
Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series
Please join us for the Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series, Oct. 12, 9 to 12 p.m., NRCS Plant Materials Center at the NMSU Los Lunas Science Center, 1036 Miller St. SW, Los Lunas. Register Now! Pollinators. More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.
Oct 15-18
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Las Cruces
Western Pecan Production Short Course
The Western Pecan Production Short Course will be held Oct. 15 -18, 8 to 5 p.m., NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. Register Now! Pecan Course

Three full days in the "classroom" with lectures to cover horticulture, pest control, economics, and related aspects of pecan production from start to finish, plus a full-day field trip to pecan farms. More info...
For more information, contact Laurie J. Novak at 575-646-1715.
Oct 20
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Las Cruces
NMDA & NMSU College of ACES Ag Day
The NMDA & NMSU College of ACES Ag Day will be held Oct. 20, 12 p.m., Pan Am Parking Lot. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.

November 2018

Nov 2
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Sandoval County
Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series
Please join us for the Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series, Nov. 2, 9 to 12 p.m., Sandoval County Extension Services. Register Now! Pollinators. More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.
Nov 5Dec 6
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Peralta
Specialty Cooking Classes
Please join us for the Specialty Cooking Classes, Mar. - Dec., 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Road. Register Now! Specialty

  • Nov. 5: Baking - RSVP by Oct. 29
  • Dec. 6: EASY Candy Making - RSVP by Dec. 3
$10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

December 2018

Dec 7
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Las Cruces
Sam Steel Pinning Ceremony
Please join us for the Sam Steel Pinning Ceremony, Dec. 7, 3 p.m., Atkinson Recital Hall, NMSU Music Center. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.
Dec 7
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Las Cruces
Sam Steel Society Ceremony Alumni Reception
The Sam Steel Society Ceremony Alumni Reception will be held Dec. 7, 5 p.m., Gerald Thomas Hall, 100 West Café. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.

Featured Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College which are of interest to people across the state.

The maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place.

May 2018

May 24
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Successful Volunteer Efforts
Please join us for the Successful Volunteer Efforts Workshop, May 24, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Kelly White, Master Gardener Program Coordinator, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 24
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Basic Gardening and Set Up
Please join us for the Basic Gardening and Set Up Workshop, May 24, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Linda Garvin, Sandoval County Extension Agriculture Agent, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 29Jun 1
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Albuquerque
ICAN Annual State Conference
Join us for the ICAN Annual State Conference, May 30 - June 1.

Details coming soon ... More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Weatherford at 575-648-2311.
May 31Jun 1
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Hoop House Construction
Please join us for theHoop House Construction Workshop, May 31 - June 1, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Del Jimenez, Agricultural Specialist, NMSU Alcalde Research Station, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 31Jun 1
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Growing Season and Plant Varieties
Please join us for the Growing Season and Plant Varieties Workshop, May 31 - June 1, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Gene Winn, Torrance County Extension Agriculture Agent, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
May 31
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Belen
Drought Strategies for Livestock Workshop
The Drought Strategies for Livestock Workshop will be held May 31, 9 to 4:30 p.m., City of Belen Convention Center, 719 S. Main Street. Register Now! Drought

Session will include the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District irrigation outlook; drought monitoring and climate expectations; and updates from the U.S Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency programs, as well as, information about herd management and rangeland stocking. Dinner will be from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by the Listening Session at 6 p.m. More info...
For more information, contact Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.
May 31
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Belen
Listening Session
Please join us for a Listening Session, May 31, 6 to 8 p.m., City of Belen Convention Center, 719 S. Main Street. Presenters will be NM Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte and NMSU ACES' Dean Rolando A. Flores.

Prior to the Listening Session, the Drought Strategies for Livestock Workshop will be held 9 to 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.

June 2018

Jun 7
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Disease Plant Diagnosis
Please join us for the Disease Plant Diagnosis Workshop, June 7, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

John Garlisch, Bernalillo County Extension Agriculture Agent, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
Jun 7
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Edgewood
Basics of Gardening Series - Composting
Please join us for the Composting Workshop, June 7, 4 to 6 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center, 114 Quail Trail, Edgewood.

Deb Farson, Santa Fe Master Gardener, will hold this workshop. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Valdez at 505-471-4711.
Jun 10-15
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Cimarron
NM Youth Ranch Management Camp
The NM Youth Ranch Management Camp will be held June 10 - 15 at the CS Cattle Company's 130,000-acre ranch at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range near Cimarron.

Online registration deadline is Apr. 15. Visit NMYRM for more information and to register. A total of 30 participants will be invited to this year’s camp with three of the openings reserved for out-of-state youth.

Now is the time for youth ages 15 to 19 to apply for a life-changing experience where they will be introduced to the many aspects of running a ranch, from financial statements and marketing strategies to producing quality beef and managing natural resources and wildlife. More info...
For more information, contact Jack Blandford at 575-546-8806.

July 2018

Jul 10Aug 30
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Los Lunas
Food Preservation Classes
Please join us for the Food Preservation Classes, Feb. - Aug., 9 to 12 p.m. Location to be provided upon registration. Register Now! Food Preserves

    July
  • July 10: Food Preservation 101: Getting Started - RSVP by Jul. 3 *FREE
  • July 12: Freezing/Drying - RSVP by Jul. 5
  • July 17: Jams/Jellies - RSVP by Jul. 10
  • July 19: Waterbath - RSVP by Jul. 12
  • July 24: Pickling - RSVP by Jul. 17
  • July 26: Pressure Canning - RSVP by Jul. 19
  • August
  • Aug 14: Food Preservation 101: Getting Started - RSVP by Aug. 7 *FREE
  • Aug 16: Freezing/Drying - RSVP by Aug. 9
  • Aug 21: Jams/Jellies - RSVP by Aug. 14
  • Aug 23: Waterbath - RSVP by Aug. 16
  • Aug 28: Pickling - RSVP by Aug. 21
  • Aug 30: Pressure Canning - RSVP by Aug. 23
$10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and samples. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 18
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Alamogordo
Listening Session
Please join us for a Listening Session, July 18 in Alamogordo. Presenters will be NM Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte and NMSU ACES' Dean Rolando A. Flores for the 2018 Ag Leaders Listening Sessions.

* Time and place will be announced prior to the events. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.
Jul 20
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Albuquerque
Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series
Please join us for the Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series, July 20, 9 to 12 p.m., Albuquerque Botanical Gardens. Register Now! Pollinators. More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.

August 2018

Aug 7Oct 16
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Peralta
Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes
Please join us for the Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes, Aug - Oct., 9 to 12 noon, Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Road. Register Now! Healthy Cuisine

  • Aug. 7: Healthy Farm & Garden to Table - RSVP by Aug. 2
  • Sep. 11: Healthy Italian Cuisine - RSVP by Sep. 6
  • Sep. 25: Health 30 Minute (or less) Meals - RSVP by Sep. 20
  • Oct. 16: Healthy Soups - RSVP by Oct. 11
$10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 31Sep 2
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Albuquerque
2018 NM Master Gardeners Conference
The 2018 New Mexico Master Gardeners Conference will be held Aug. 31 - Sep. 2, Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid Hotel, 5151 San Francisco Rd. NE.

This year's theme is "Sustainability, Don't Fight Mother Nature - Work with Her!" Topics include: Growing zone changes, Edible seeds and plants, Seed-saving techniques, Pollinator gardens, and Water Wise Growing. Everyone is welcome to attend! More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.

October 2018

Oct 12
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Los Lunas
Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series
Please join us for the Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series, Oct. 12, 9 to 12 p.m., NRCS Plant Materials Center at the NMSU Los Lunas Science Center, 1036 Miller St. SW, Los Lunas. Register Now! Pollinators. More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.
Oct 15-18
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Las Cruces
Western Pecan Production Short Course
The Western Pecan Production Short Course will be held Oct. 15 -18, 8 to 5 p.m., NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. Register Now! Pecan Course

Three full days in the "classroom" with lectures to cover horticulture, pest control, economics, and related aspects of pecan production from start to finish, plus a full-day field trip to pecan farms. More info...
For more information, contact Laurie J. Novak at 575-646-1715.

November 2018

Nov 2
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Sandoval County
Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series
Please join us for the Pollinators and Garden Design Workshop Series, Nov. 2, 9 to 12 p.m., Sandoval County Extension Services. Register Now! Pollinators. More info...
For more information, contact Lynda Garvin at 505-867-2582.
Nov 5Dec 6
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Peralta
Specialty Cooking Classes
Please join us for the Specialty Cooking Classes, Mar. - Dec., 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Road. Register Now! Specialty

  • Nov. 5: Baking - RSVP by Oct. 29
  • Dec. 6: EASY Candy Making - RSVP by Dec. 3
$10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch! More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.