Calendar of Mora County Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College in Mora County. The maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place.

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Events in counties surrounding Mora 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.

This list is filtered to show only events in the areas surrounding Mora County.

May 2018

May 3
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Edgewood
Companion Gardening
Please join us for the Companion Gardening Workshop, May 3, 3 to 5 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center.

Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, will hold this workshop as part of the Basics of Gardening Series. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
May 10
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Edgewood
Backyard Fruit, Berry & Grape Production
The Backyard Fruit, Berry, and Grape Production Workshop will be held May 10, 3 to 5 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center.

Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, will hold this workshop as part of the Basics of Gardening Series. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.

June 2018

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 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.

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.

April 2018

Apr 26-27
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Las Cruces
100 West Cafe Lunch - Asian
Please join us this week, Apr. 26 - 27, for lunch! This week's theme is: Asian! See SHTRM website for specific menu and vegetarian options.

Our lunches are served Tuesdays through Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m. We offer fixed price lunches for $10 per person. This includes your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea, water, or coffee. Regular lunch seating is on a walk-in basis. However, if you have a group of 8 or more, please contact to make special arrangements for seating and menu choices. We apologize, but we are only able to take large parties on Tuesdays and Thursdays this semester.

The Spring 2018 lunches are from Feb. 13 thru May 4. We will be closed for: Career Fair (Feb. 22); Spring Break (Mar. 19 - 23); Spring Holiday (Mar. 30).

Parking: You will need a permit to park for the lunches. The E-Permit is a free single-day permit that can be obtained over the Internet. Up to 5 E-Permits can be obtained each year. Please see Parking Options for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Katrinka Espinosa at 575-646-7324.
Apr 26May 8
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Albuquerque
Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking
Please join us for the Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking Classes, Apr. 26 - May 8, 9 to 12 p.m., Bernalillo Extension Office. Pre-registration is required..

Kitchen Creations is a free cooking school for adults with diabetes and their adult family members/caregivers. In four sessions, participants learn how to plan and make meals that are balanced to manage diabetes. They receive a manual, two cookbooks, portion size tools, and more. Sponsored by the NM Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. More info...
For more information, contact Dianne Christensen at 505-243-1386.
Apr 26May 10
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Albuquerque
National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
The National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) will be held Thursdays Apr. 26 - May 10, 9 to 10:15 a.m., Bernalillo Extension Office. Pre-registration is required. Class began Jan. 25.

Have you been told you are pre-diabetic and at risk for developing diabetes? The good news is that through a few simple lifestyle changes you can greatly increase your chances of avoiding diabetes. The initial 16 weekly classes will allow you to learn, practice, and implement the needed changes into your unique lifestyle, while enjoying the support and encouragement from a coach and supportive group. Monthly meetings through Jan. 2019 will help you stay on track! Lab Fee: FREE! (Pre-registration is required). More info...
For more information, contact Dianne Christensen at 505-243-1386.
Apr 26
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Las Cruces
International Dinner Series - Around the World Winemaker's
The HRTM International Dinner Series is one of the most gourmet dining experiences you can have in Las Cruces. Dinner featuring Irby Wood from Jackson Family Wines.

Held on Thursday nights, your evening starts at 6 p.m. with a wine tasting and an hors d'oeuvre reception in our Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine. Then dinner starts in 100 West Café at 6:30 p.m. All are five course meals with specially paired wines. The dinners cost $65 per person.

Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please come in person to Gerald Thomas Hall Rm. 138 starting on Jan. 11 to purchase your ticket(s). Payment must be made the day dinner tickets are purchased - there are no refunds.

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.
Apr 26-30
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Moriarty
Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking
The Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking workshop will be held Apr. 26 - 30. Please call the County Extension Office for the times and location.

Kitchen Creations is a free cooking school for adults with diabetes and their adult family members/caregivers. In four sessions, participants learn how to plan and make meals that are balanced to manage diabetes. They receive a manual, two cookbooks, portion size tools, and more.

Kitchen Creations is free to participants through funding from the NM Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. More info...
For more information, contact Danielle Berrien at 505-544-4333.
Apr 26May 7
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Albuquerque
Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking
The Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking workshop will be held Apr. 26 - May 7. Please call the County Extension Office for the times and location. Class began Feb. 5.

Kitchen Creations is a free cooking school for adults with diabetes and their adult family members/caregivers. In four sessions, participants learn how to plan and make meals that are balanced to manage diabetes. They receive a manual, two cookbooks, portion size tools, and more.

Kitchen Creations is free to participants through funding from the NM Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. More info...
For more information, contact Dianne Christensen at 505-243-1386.
Apr 26
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Socorro
April Wildfire Preparedness & Mitigation Workshops
The April Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation Workshop will be held Apr. 26, 9 to 12 p.m., Socorro County Office of Emergency Management, 198 Neel Ave.

Topics to be covered include; why wildfires keep getting bigger; finding solutions through collaboration; interagency fire response; post wildfire flooding and what to do after the fire.
For more information, contact DHSEM Mitigation at 505-476-9682.
Apr 26May 10
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Las Cruces
Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking
The Kitchen Creations - Diabetes Cooking workshop will be held Thursdays, Apr. 26 - May 10, 5:30 p.m., Mayfield High School, 1955 N. Valley Drive.

The school consists of a series of four classes taught by Karim Martinez, Doña Ana County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, and registered dietician Janae Kraus. Participants will learn food safety, how to plan meals, read food labels, balance carbohydrates, and other tips. They will also prepare and sample recipes.

Offered by the NMSU's Extension Service and sponsored by the NM Dept. of Health, Diabetes Prevention and Control Program. More info...
For more information, contact Cassandra Vanderpool at 575-525-6649.
Apr 27
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Las Cruces
PES Graduate Seminar
A PES Graduate Seminar will be held Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m., Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 200.

Plant & Environmental Sciences speaker, Hatim Geli, assistant professor of landscape hydrology in the Department of Animal and Range Science will present "Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration from Field to Regional Scales Applications." Everyone is welcome. More info...
For more information, contact Colby Brungard at 575-646-1907.
Apr 27
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Las Cruces
Biomedical Research Seminar
A Biomedical Research Seminar will be held Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m., Domenici Hall, Room 109.

The speaker, Fangjun Shu, NMSU Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, will present "Fluid Dynamics in Blood-Wetted Medical Devices." Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. More info...
For more information, contact Ryan Ashley at 575-646-4135.
Apr 27
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Tucumcari
4-H | Sewing II Workshop
The 4-H Sewing II Workshop will be held Apr. 27, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Quay County Extension Office.

This workshop will be to complete your current project. We will not start on a new item. If you need to finish your apron or pants, please call and let us know you will be at this workshop. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
Apr 27
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Tucumcari
4-H | Sewing I Workshop
The 4-H Sewing I Workshop will be held Apr. 27, 9 to 11:45 a.m., Quay County Extension Office.

This is the last workshop to complete your projects. We will not start on a new project at this workshop. If you need to finish your tote bag or skirt, please call and let us know that you will be at this workshop. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
Apr 28May 5
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Albuquerque
Master Composter Volunteer Training - Spring 2018
The Master Composter Volunteer Training will be held Saturdays Apr. 28 - May 5, time and location, TBA. Training began Apr. 11.

This is a focused "train-the-trainer" program which prepares individuals to become volunteer educators in a variety of composting methods for the community. Applicants are expected to continue participating in the BCEMC Association, volunteering at least 10 hours per year educating the community in the science, benefits, methods, and techniques of composting.

Training is sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters. It is not necessary to be a resident of Bernalillo County to take the training. For more information and an application go to http://nmcomposters.org/mc-training.html. More info...
For more information, contact Wynette Richards.
Apr 28-29
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Tucumcari
Stock Show "U"
The Stock Show "U" Steer & Heifer Clinic will be held Apr. 28 - 29, 8 to 4 p.m., Quay County Fairgrounds.

Mark your calendars! Stock Show University is a FREE educational clinic open to all stock show youth and adults; compliments of Sullivan Supply. The best and most talented "professors" in the business will focus on all areas needed to achieve the Championship look - animal selection, showmanship, feeding, daily hair and animal care and show day grooming/clipping. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
Apr 28
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Portales
4-H | Family Fun Night
The 4-H Family Fun Night will be held Apr. 28, 5 - 9:30 p.m., Jake Lopez building, directly behind the Roosevelt County Extension Office, 705 E. Lime Street.

This event is free and open to all 4-H families as well as anyone that is interested in learning more about the program. Featured will be information and samples of different projects and competitions that you can be a part of in the 4-H program. We will also have fun games, STEM projects (solar car building and races, and robotics) art projects, and more! Brisket sandwiches will be provided by the Roosevelt 4-H County Council. We ask that our current 4-H members bring a side dish and/or dessert. More info...
For more information, contact Ryan Craig at 575-356-4417.

May 2018

May 1-4
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Las Cruces
100 West Cafe Lunch - Greek
Please join us this week, May 1 - 4, for lunch! This week's theme is: Greek! See SHTRM website for specific menu and vegetarian options.

Our lunches are served Tuesdays through Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m. We offer fixed price lunches for $10 per person. This includes your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea, water, or coffee. Regular lunch seating is on a walk-in basis. However, if you have a group of 8 or more, please contact to make special arrangements for seating and menu choices. We apologize, but we are only able to take large parties on Tuesdays and Thursdays this semester.

The Spring 2018 lunches are from Feb. 13 thru May 4. We will be closed for: Career Fair (Feb. 22); Spring Break (Mar. 19 - 23); Spring Holiday (Mar. 30).

Parking: You will need a permit to park for the lunches. The E-Permit is a free single-day permit that can be obtained over the Internet. Up to 5 E-Permits can be obtained each year. Please see Parking Options for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Katrinka Espinosa at 575-646-7324.
May 1Jun 26
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Las Cruces
Fit Families Program
The Fit Families Program will be held Tuesdays May 1 - 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 3
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Farmington
Feeling Free by Eliminating Debt Quickly!
The Feeling Free by Eliminating Debt Quickly! workshop will be held May 3, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Park Community Center. Register Now! Debt

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.
May 3
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Edgewood
Companion Gardening
Please join us for the Companion Gardening Workshop, May 3, 3 to 5 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center.

Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, will hold this workshop as part of the Basics of Gardening Series. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
May 4
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Las Cruces
The Tap Series - Star Wars Cantina
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.
May 5
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Albuquerque
"How to Kill a Tree" Presentation
The "How to Kill a Tree" Presentation will be held May 5, 11 to 12 p.m., Osuna Nursery, 501 Osuna Road.

Osuna University presents NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, Dr. Marisa Thompson, as she describes what NOT to do if you want healthy, sustainable trees in your home landscape. FREE and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
May 5
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Farmington
Spring Gardening Festival
Join us for the annual Spring Gardening Festival May 5, 10 to 1 p.m., San Juan College horticulture greenhouse.

The San Juan College Horticulture program will have their annual plant sale and the Master Gardeners will be presenting great information and demonstrations to help kick off the growing season! More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie M Hopkins at 505-334-9496.
May 8Oct 16
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Peralta
Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes
Please join us for the Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes, May - Oct., 9 to 12 noon, Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Road. Register Now! Healthy Cuisine

  • May 8: Healthy Grains - RSVP by May 3
  • 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.
May 9-11
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Albuquerque
NM Indian Livestock Days
The NM Indian Livestock Days will be held May 9 - 11, 11 to 12 p.m., Route 66 Casino and Hotel, 14500 Central Ave SW.

The program is a grassroots program driven by clientele needs and interest. The planning committee is made up of Extension Agents which service the Native American population, tribal members of the various tribes in New Mexico, and NMSU CES State Specialists. Registration fee is $80 received by May 1, after that the cost is $100. Walk-in registration fee is $100. More info...
For more information, contact Monica Lury at 505-983-4615.
May 9
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Bernalillo
Bulbs for New Mexico Gardens
The Bulbs for New Mexico Gardens Workshop will be held May 9, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sandoval County Extension Office, 711 Camino del Pueblo in Bernalillo (inside the County Courthouse building).

Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, will hold this workshop as part of the Sandoval County Extension - Urban Horticulture Series. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
May 10-11
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Los Lunas
Valencia Kids, Kows & More
Please join us for the Valencia Kids, Kows & More event, May 10 - 11, 9:30 a.m., Los Lunas Ag Science Center, 1036 Miller Road. Register Now! Valencia KKM

Kids, Kows & More is a FREE school field trip for students from 3rd & 4th grades that focuses on how everyday agricultural products are produced. Students will learn that agriculture is not some abstract idea - it is the food they eat and the clothes they wear every day! Please RSVP by Apr. 6. More info...
For more information, contact Vera Gibson at 505-565-3002 .
May 10
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Edgewood
Backyard Fruit, Berry & Grape Production
The Backyard Fruit, Berry, and Grape Production Workshop will be held May 10, 3 to 5 p.m., Edgewood Senior Center.

Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, will hold this workshop as part of the Basics of Gardening Series. Free and open to the public. More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
May 11
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Las Cruces
Sam Steel Pining Ceremony
Please join us for the Sam Steel Pining Ceremony, May 11, 3 p.m., Atkinson Recital Hall, NMSU Music Center. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.
May 11
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Las Cruces
Sam Steel Society Ceremony Alumni Reception
The Sam Steel Society Ceremony Alumni Reception will be held May 11, 5 p.m., Gerald Thomas Hall, 100 West Café. More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665.
May 12
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Los Ranchos De Albuquerque
Grape Vine Workshop
The Grape Vine Workshop will be held May 12, 9 am to noon, Los Ranchos Agri-Nature Center, 4920 Rio Grande Blvd NW. Register Now! Grape Vine

Join Dr. Gil Giese, NMSU Grape Specialist, as he demonstrates how to maintain, train, and prune grapes while they are growing. Cost is $5 (cash or check) for the event. Please RSVP. Max 20 participants. Dress for outdoor weather. More info...
For more information, contact John Garlisch at 505-243-1386.
May 15-17
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Albuquerque
2018 AgriFuture Educational Institute
The 2018 AgriFuture Educational Institute will be held May 15 - 17 in Albuquerque.

This event is geared toward anyone 18 to 40 years of age interested in being part of the future of agriculture, but is open to current producers of any age. Veterans of the armed forces are also encouraged to attend.

The AgriFuture Educational Institute will include educational speakers, breakout sessions, networking, tours, and dinner with agriculture industry mentors. More info...
For more information, contact K. Garcia at 575-646-2804 .
May 16-17
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Las Cruces
Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods (English)
The next Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods (English) course will be held May 16 - 17, 7:30 to 5:30 p.m., NMSU: Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 303. Register Now! May BPCS.

The Better Process Control Schools (BPCS) certify supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification, and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods. Each processor of low-acid or acidified foods must operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing. More info...
For more information, contact Gloria Hernandez at 575-646-2198.
May 17
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Lovington, NM
Zipper Bags
Join us for the Zipper Bags workshop, May 17, time and location TBA.

Come learn how to install a zipper in a bag, using easy sewing techniques. Participants must have some sewing knowledge to enroll in this workshop. There will be no supply list, instead, participants are asked to purchase their own pattern and any supplies needed for that pattern. For questions, please contact the Lea County Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
May 17Dec 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

  • May 17: High Tea - RSVP by May 14
  • 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.
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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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 31
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Belen
Listening Session
Please join us for a Listening Session, May 31 in Belen. 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.

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 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 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.

July 2018

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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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 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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

April 2018

Apr 28-29
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Tucumcari
Stock Show "U"
The Stock Show "U" Steer & Heifer Clinic will be held Apr. 28 - 29, 8 to 4 p.m., Quay County Fairgrounds.

Mark your calendars! Stock Show University is a FREE educational clinic open to all stock show youth and adults; compliments of Sullivan Supply. The best and most talented "professors" in the business will focus on all areas needed to achieve the Championship look - animal selection, showmanship, feeding, daily hair and animal care and show day grooming/clipping. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.

May 2018

May 8Oct 16
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Peralta
Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes
Please join us for the Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes, May - Oct., 9 to 12 noon, Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Road. Register Now! Healthy Cuisine

  • May 8: Healthy Grains - RSVP by May 3
  • 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.
May 10-11
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Los Lunas
Valencia Kids, Kows & More
Please join us for the Valencia Kids, Kows & More event, May 10 - 11, 9:30 a.m., Los Lunas Ag Science Center, 1036 Miller Road. Register Now! Valencia KKM

Kids, Kows & More is a FREE school field trip for students from 3rd & 4th grades that focuses on how everyday agricultural products are produced. Students will learn that agriculture is not some abstract idea - it is the food they eat and the clothes they wear every day! Please RSVP by Apr. 6. More info...
For more information, contact Vera Gibson at 505-565-3002 .
May 12
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Los Ranchos De Albuquerque
Grape Vine Workshop
The Grape Vine Workshop will be held May 12, 9 am to noon, Los Ranchos Agri-Nature Center, 4920 Rio Grande Blvd NW. Register Now! Grape Vine

Join Dr. Gil Giese, NMSU Grape Specialist, as he demonstrates how to maintain, train, and prune grapes while they are growing. Cost is $5 (cash or check) for the event. Please RSVP. Max 20 participants. Dress for outdoor weather. More info...
For more information, contact John Garlisch at 505-243-1386.
May 16-17
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Las Cruces
Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods (English)
The next Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods (English) course will be held May 16 - 17, 7:30 to 5:30 p.m., NMSU: Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 303. Register Now! May BPCS.

The Better Process Control Schools (BPCS) certify supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification, and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods. Each processor of low-acid or acidified foods must operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing. More info...
For more information, contact Gloria Hernandez at 575-646-2198.
May 17Dec 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

  • May 17: High Tea - RSVP by May 14
  • 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.
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 31
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Belen
Listening Session
Please join us for a Listening Session, May 31 in Belen. 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.

June 2018

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 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.

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.