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Calendar of Events, Sandoval 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 Sandoval County.

March 2015

Mar 18Apr 8

Bernalillo
Kitchen Creations
Diabetic Cooking Classes
For more information, contact Nicole Lujan at 505-867-2582.

April 2015

Apr 2

Albuquerque
Improving Desert Garden Soils
Desert soil challenges any gardener. Learn how to work with your desert garden soil to improve structure and fertility. The class is sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE, 9:30 to 11:30 am. To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
Apr 4

Gallup
Kids Day at Ford Canyon Park
Kids Day at Ford Canyon Park will include a variety of activities for youth to participant in.
For more information, contact Elena Bowers at 505-863-3432.
Apr 4

Albuquerque
Composting With Worms
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting with worms.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at the Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
Apr 10

Farmington
Grant Writing Workshop - New Mexico Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program
This Workshop focuses on effective grant writing strategies for USDA Agricultural Marketing Serve (AMS) programs such as Farmers' Market Promotional Programs and the Local Food Promotional programs.
NMSU's Community Resources & Economic Development Specialist, Michael Patrick, will conduct the workshop.
Topics will include:
  • Grant writing overview
  • Developing Your Idea
  • Preparing your Proposal
  • Preparing the Application

Register now!

These workshops are funded by the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service and facilitated by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The project is coordinated by the USDA-NIFA Regional Rural Development Centers.

For more information, contact Bonnie Hopkins at 505-334-9496.
Apr 11

Santa Fe
4-Sandoval Livestock Sale
Quality Show Animals for FFA and 4-H members.
For more information, contact Steve Lucero at 505-867-2582.
Apr 14

Alcalde
Jujube and Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop
Shengrui Yao, NMSU Extension fruit specialist and researcher, will hold a free workshop, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at NMSU’s Sustainable Agriculture Science Center at Alcalde, to discuss the growing habits of jujube trees followed by a short grafting presentation at hands-on session. The program will include a jujube tree pruning demonstration in the orchard.

The jujube growing habits and pruning session are for growers who have jujube trees or have an interest in growing them.

Register Now!

For more information, contact Shengrui Yao at 505-853-4241.
Apr 14

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Barelas Senior Center, 714 7th Street SW, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. To register call 505-764-6436 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
Apr 15

Church Rock
Water Awareness Day
Quality learning, helping children learn the importance of water and energy conservation while having fun in an interactive festival atmosphere.

Water Awareness Day is sponsored by the City of Gallup. Elena Bowers, Home Economist and Jesse Jim, 4-H Agent, will conduct the workshop which is designed for 4th and 5th graders.

The workshop will be held April 15 from 8 a.m. to noon at Red Rock Convention Center Frontage Road, Church Rock, NM More info...

For more information, contact Elena Bowers at 505-863-3432.
Apr 16

Yah-Ta-Hey
Obesity and Overweight Prevention - Chee Dodge Elementary School
Elena Bowers, NMSU McKinley Extension Home Economist, will conduct an Obesity and Overweight Prevention nutrition education class April 16 from 3-5 p.m. at Chee Dodge Elementary School 641 US North 491 Yah-Ta-Hey, NM.

The participants will prepare a quick and easy snack at the end of the class. More info...

For more information, contact Elena Bowers at 505-863-3432.
Apr 17

Gallup
Healthy Desserts
The Healthy Desserts nutrition class will be held April 17 at Ford Canyon Senior, 908 E. Buena Vista Ave, Gallup NM, from 10am to noon.

Each participant will learn how to prepare a healthy dessert. he workshop will be conducted by Elena Bowers, NMSU McKinley Extension Home Economist. More info...

For more information, contact Elena Bowers at 505-863-3432.
Apr 18

Rio Rancho
Composting with Worms (Vermicomposting)
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting with worms.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Esther Bone Memorial Library, 950 Pinetree Road SE, Rio Rancho, 10:00 to 11:00 am. To register call 505-891-5012 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
Apr 23

Gallup
Obesity and Overweight Prevention Training- Gallup Head Start
Elena Bowers. NMSU McKinley Extension Home Economist, will be conducting an Obesity and Overweight Prevention training for both adults and youth at the Gallup Head Start office.
For more information, contact Elena Bowers at 505-863-3432.
Apr 24-26

Torreon
Youth Get-Away
Youth Get-Away is an event for Novice and Junior members held at Inlow Baptist Camp located west of Torreon, NM. Youth will have the opportunity during the weekend to enjoy workshops on various projects, leadership and teamwork. More info...
Apr 25

Los Alamos
Dairy Goat Showmanship Class
Los Alamos Team 4-H will be hosting a Dairy Goat Showmanship Class April 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The class is open to youth and adults.

Topics cover will be: Showmanship in the Arena, Grooming, Exhibitor appearance. We will also plan to have a quiz bowl. We have a $10 charge to participate that will be used to buy prizes for the dairy goat quiz and a gift for our instructor. If money is an issue, let me know so we can waive the fee. Information and rules about the indoor arena

See "More info" for detailed information on the event and directions to the arena.

More info...
For more information, contact Helen Idzorek at 505-662-2656.

May 2015

May 2

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at the Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
May 9

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Juan Tabo Library, 3407 Juan Tabo NE, 1:00 to 2:30 pm. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. (Connie, this was posted by Wynette Richards, wynrich@gmail.com, 505-255-5226.) More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
May 12-14

Albuquerque
New Mexico Indian Livestock Days
New Mexico Indian Livestock Days 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. More info...

For more information, contact Kathy Landers at 505-863-3432.
May 23

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE, 9:30 to 11:30 am. To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
May 30

Albuquerque, NM
Composting Comprehensive Workshop

Workshop Schedule

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Home Composting Basics and Soil Amending
  • 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting)
  • 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Bucket Composting With the Bokashi Method

The workshop will be held at the Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Ext Blvd. NW, Albuquerque. The entrance is on Indian School (The Extension Service property is surrounded by a chain link fence ). Parking is free.

Register for one, two, or all three classes by emailing register@nmcomposters.org or call 505-929-0414. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org at 505-255-5226.
May 31Jun 5

Jemez Springs, NM
NM Youth Ranch Management Camp
NM Youth Ranch Management Camp is designed for 15-19 year old New Mexico youth and is limited in the number of youth selected to participate in this prestigious camp.

Applications are evaluated by a select panel consisting of committee members, industry professionals and allied partners.

Thirty of the top applicants are invited to attend this unique, learning experience at the Valles Caldera.

May 1st deadline to apply online. More info...

For more information, contact Jack Blandford, Committee Chairman at 575-546-8806.

June 2015

Jun 3

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. To register call 505-888-8102 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
Jun 12-14

Albuquerque
NM State 4-H Dog School
The New Mexico State 4-H Dog School was designed to help youth and leaders become familiar with the 4- H Dog Project, the different events youth may participate in with their dogs and to promote Responsible Dog Ownership.

State 4-H Dog School is two and a half days of workshops and presentations to help develop leadership, selfreliance, sportsmanship, a greater understanding of their dog and citizenship responsibilities by working together to support community dog projects and activities. 4-H members between the ages of 9-19 may attend Dog School, along with leaders, agents and parents. More info...

Jun 15-17

Bernalillo
NW 4-H District Contest
"4-H Gold Rush" for novice and junior 4-H members in the Northwest District to compete in a variety of contests.
For more information, contact Nicole Lujan at 505-867-2582.
Jun 20

Albuquerque
Composting With Worms
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting with worms.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at the Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.