Calendar of Valencia County Events

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

June 2019

Jun 19
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Belen
EANM Meeting - Route 66

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held June 19, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Route 66.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.

July 2019

Jul 19
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Los Lunas
Cherry Wine Making Workshop

The Cherry Wine Making Workshop will be held July 19, 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Los Lunas ASC, 1036 Miller Road.

Learn the basics of cherry culture and winemaking in New Mexico: varieties, IPM, harvest timing, processing fruit, adjusting the juice, selecting, preparing and adding yeast, fermentation. Registration fee is $20. Class size limit is 15 participants.

More info...
For more information, contact Candace Salazar at 505-865-7340.

August 2019

Aug 6Oct 1
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Peralta
Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes

The Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes will be held Tuesdays, Aug. 6 - Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Road.

The classes focus on lowering sugar, salt, and/or fat in the diet! A $10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch!

  1. Aug. 6 - Healthy Greek/Mediterranean Cuisine (RSVP by Aug. 1)
  2. Sep. 17 - Healthy Asian Cuisine (RSVP by Sep. 12)
  3. Oct. 1 - Healthy Holiday Meals (RSVP by Sep. 26)
More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 21
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Belen
EANM Meeting - Caring for the Caregiver

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Aug. 21, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Caring for the Caregiver.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.
Aug 29Dec 5
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Peralta
Specialty Cooking Classes

The Specialty Cooking Classes will be held Thursdays, Aug. 29 - Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Road.

The classes focuses on gaining skill or understanding of specific cuisines or food preparation methods. A $10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch!

  1. Aug. 29 - Iron Chef (RSVP by Aug. 26)
  2. Nov. 14 - Holiday Tea (RSVP by Nov. 11)
  3. Dec. 5 - EASY Candy Making (RSVP by Dec. 2)
More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

September 2019

Sep 18
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Jarales
EANM Meeting - Valencia Flour Mill Tour

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Sep. 18, 10 a.m., Jarales.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Valencia Flour Mill Tour.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.

October 2019

Oct 16
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Belen
EANM Meeting - ABO

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: ABO.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.

November 2019

Nov 20
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Belen
EANM Meeting - Christmas Ideas

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Christmas Ideas.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.

Events in counties surrounding Valencia 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 Valencia County.

July 2019

Jul 8-11
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Albuquerque
Western Region Joint Summer Meeting

The Western Region Joint Summer Meeting will be held July 8 - 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hotel Chaco, 2000 Bellamah Avenue NW.

Joint meeting of Western Region Agricultural Experiment Station Directors, Cooperative Extension Service Directors, Academic Program Directors, Deans of Agriculture, and CARET representatives, and companions.

More info...
For more information, contact Teresa Diaz at 575-646-3125.

November 2019

Nov 19-21
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Reno, NV
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference

The WAF Conference will be held Nov. 19 - 21, 8 am. to 5 p.m.

Further details forthcoming!

For more information, contact Leonard Lauriault at 575-461-1620.

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.

June 2019

Jun 16Dec 31
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Various
On Farm Readiness Review (OFRR)

The On Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) is a voluntary service offered by the NMSU-Cooperative Extension Service (CES) and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) to help producers assess their farm operation against the regulations of the Produce Safety Rule (PSR).

Request form is open and available.

More info...
For more information, contact Tracy Beck at 575-646-4402.
Jun 17Aug 2
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Las Cruces
Horsemanship Camp

The Horsemanship Camp will be held June 17 - Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., NMSU Equine Education Center, 750 Stewart Street.

Registration is $300 and includes all necessary equipment, snacks, and t-shirt. Participants will learn horsemanship skills and techniques with an emphasis on safety and fun! It will be a great week with lots of time in the saddle. Camp is geared toward youth ages 7-13 and will include hands on activities learning about equine health, nutrition, anatomy, and how to ride.

More info...
For more information, contact Hannah Swarthout at 575-646-2929.
Jun 17Jul 17
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Farmington
Listening Sessions

The next Listening Session will be held June 17, 6 p.m., McGee Park, 41 County Road 5568 south of U.S. Highway 64.

Additional sessions scheduled are:

  • July 17 - Time, TBA, Eddy County Fairgrounds, Artesia
More info...
For more information, contact Tom Dean at 575-835-8033.
Jun 18Jul 17
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Tucumcari
Strong Seniors Stay Young

The Strong Seniors Stay Young program will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 18 - July 17, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Mesaland's Community College, Room A-219.

The $20 fee is due at the first class. Spaces are limited. Please come by Quay CES to pick up your enrollment packet.

More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 18-21
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Farmington
Animas and San Juan Watersheds Conference

The Animas and San Juan Watersheds Conference will be held June 18 - 21.

There will be post-conference events and several field trips to choose from. Visit Animas to register.

More info...
For more information, contact Catherine Ortega Klett at 575-646-1195.
Jun 19
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Belen
EANM Meeting - Route 66

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held June 19, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Route 66.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.
Jun 26
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Tucumcari
PSA Grower Training

The PSA (Produce Safety Alliance) Training will be held June 26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Quay County Cooperative Extension Service, 216 E. Center, The Terry Turner Building.

Growers will receive a certificate of course completion to help satisfy the new Food Safety Modernization Act guidelines. Fee of $35 includes: lunch, training manual and certificate of course completion.

More info...
For more information, contact Tracy Beck at 575-646-4402.
Jun 29
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Las Cruces
4-H | Horse Show

The 4-H | Horse Show will be held June 29 at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds.

Please see Dona Ana County website for more information.

More info...
For more information, contact Eva Madrid at 575-525-6649.

July 2019

Jul 8-11
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Las Cruces
4-H | State Conference

The 4-H | State Conference will be held July 8 - 11, NMSU Main Campus.

The Conference consists of contests, workshops, evening sessions, awards ceremony, and the election of new State Officers.

More info...
For more information, contact Patti Keith at 575-646-3026.
Jul 8Aug 2
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Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab

The Learning Games Lab will host summer sessions, July 8 - Aug. 2, Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm. 173.

Lab consultants will participate in game design and multimedia activities, play games in development, and give our developers feedback to improve design.

Session dates (grades as of Fall 2019):

  • July 8 - 12 - 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (6 - 8 grades)
  • July 15 - 19 - 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (6 - 8 grades)
  • July 29 - Aug. 2 - 1 to 4:30 p.m. (9 - 12 grades)
More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jul 8-11
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Albuquerque
Western Region Joint Summer Meeting

The Western Region Joint Summer Meeting will be held July 8 - 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hotel Chaco, 2000 Bellamah Avenue NW.

Joint meeting of Western Region Agricultural Experiment Station Directors, Cooperative Extension Service Directors, Academic Program Directors, Deans of Agriculture, and CARET representatives, and companions.

More info...
For more information, contact Teresa Diaz at 575-646-3125.
Jul 12
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Las Cruces
TAP Series - Jaws

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 Cafe 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 19-20
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Tucumcari
4-H | Quay County State Horse Show

The 4-H | Quay County State Horse Show will be held July 19 - 20. Entry deadline is July 5.

Further details coming soon!

More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.
Jul 19
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Los Lunas
Cherry Wine Making Workshop

The Cherry Wine Making Workshop will be held July 19, 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Los Lunas ASC, 1036 Miller Road.

Learn the basics of cherry culture and winemaking in New Mexico: varieties, IPM, harvest timing, processing fruit, adjusting the juice, selecting, preparing and adding yeast, fermentation. Registration fee is $20. Class size limit is 15 participants.

More info...
For more information, contact Candace Salazar at 505-865-7340.
Jul 22-26
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Las Cruces
Animal and Range Science Camp

The Animal and Range Science Camp will be held July 22 - 26, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Knox Hall, 2980 South Espina Street.

This is a week long program designed for 7th to 10th graders. Students will engage in hands-on learning opportunities with current students and faculty. Workshops will cover a variety of topics including anatomy, nutrition, reproduction, and range science.

More info...
For more information, contact Hannah Swarthout at 575-646-2929.
Jul 26-27
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Tucumcari
4-H | Quay County Rodeo

The 4-H | Quay County Rodeo will be held July 26 - 27. Rodeo entry deadline is July 12.

Further details coming soon!

More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.

August 2019

Aug 6Oct 1
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Peralta
Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes

The Healthy Cuisine Cooking Classes will be held Tuesdays, Aug. 6 - Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Road.

The classes focus on lowering sugar, salt, and/or fat in the diet! A $10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch!

  1. Aug. 6 - Healthy Greek/Mediterranean Cuisine (RSVP by Aug. 1)
  2. Sep. 17 - Healthy Asian Cuisine (RSVP by Sep. 12)
  3. Oct. 1 - Healthy Holiday Meals (RSVP by Sep. 26)
More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 8
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Tucumcari
Field Day - Tucumcari

The Annual Field Day for Tucumcari will be held Aug. 8, registration at 4:30 p.m. with a catered dinner at 5:30 pm., Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari.

The dinner program will feature a guest speaker. After dinner, a hay ride is planned to see our ongoing research projects. Refreshments will be served following the hay ride.

More info...
For more information, contact Leonard Lauriault at 575-461-1620.
Aug 9
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Las Cruces
TAP Series - Adult Lemonade Stand

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 Cafe 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 14-17
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Tucumcari
Quay County Fair

The Quay County Fair will be held Aug. 14 - 17.

Further details coming soon!

More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.
Aug 21
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Belen
EANM Meeting - Caring for the Caregiver

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Aug. 21, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Caring for the Caregiver.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.
Aug 22-25
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Lordsburg
Hidalgo County Fair

The Hidalgo County Fair will be held Aug. 22 - 25.

More information is forthcoming!

More info...
For more information, contact Savannah Graves at 575-542-9291.
Aug 29Dec 5
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Peralta
Specialty Cooking Classes

The Specialty Cooking Classes will be held Thursdays, Aug. 29 - Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Road.

The classes focuses on gaining skill or understanding of specific cuisines or food preparation methods. A $10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch!

  1. Aug. 29 - Iron Chef (RSVP by Aug. 26)
  2. Nov. 14 - Holiday Tea (RSVP by Nov. 11)
  3. Dec. 5 - EASY Candy Making (RSVP by Dec. 2)
More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

September 2019

Sep 18
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Jarales
EANM Meeting - Valencia Flour Mill Tour

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Sep. 18, 10 a.m., Jarales.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Valencia Flour Mill Tour.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.

October 2019

Oct 3-5
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Las Cruces
NMSU Homecoming

The 2019 Homecoming celebrations will be held Oct. 3 - 5.

The week's activities end with the Homecoming football game Saturday, Oct. 5, against the Liberty University Flames.

More info...
For more information, contact Cindy Nicholson at 575-646-4665 .
Oct 16
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Belen
EANM Meeting - ABO

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: ABO.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.

November 2019

Nov 19-21
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Reno, NV
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference

The WAF Conference will be held Nov. 19 - 21, 8 am. to 5 p.m.

Further details forthcoming!

For more information, contact Leonard Lauriault at 575-461-1620.
Nov 20
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Belen
EANM Meeting - Christmas Ideas

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings are free and open to the public. This month's topic is: Christmas Ideas.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.

January 2020

Jan 15-17
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Las Cruces
CES In-Service

The CES In-Service will be held Jan. 15 - 17.

The Extension In-Service is for agents and specialists and will provide an excellent opportunity not only for subject matter training but also the opportunity to network with colleagues.

More information is forthcoming!

More info...
For more information, contact Jon Boren at 575-646-2874.

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.

July 2019

Jul 12
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Las Cruces
TAP Series - Jaws

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 Cafe 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.

August 2019

Aug 9
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Las Cruces
TAP Series - Adult Lemonade Stand

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 Cafe 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.