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04/08/2021

Bernalillo County and community partners have teamed up to present the 2021 El Camino Real Trade Fair. The series of virtual events will take place Friday evenings and Saturday mornings for the next four weeks on the El Camino Real Trade Fair Faceboo... Read More


03/31/2021
Open Space

Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present six special events in April and May for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping, painting and more.

All the events are virtual and free. Registration is necessary to obtain the Zoom... Read More


03/24/2021
Office of Senior and Social Services

Bernalillo County and Silver Horizons will again offer free groceries to low-income seniors (60+) at two drive-thru grocery pickup events.

  • Friday, March 26, 2021, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Rio Bravo Senior Center parking lot, 3910 Isleta Blvd SW (map)
  • We... Read More

03/17/2021

Bernalillo County continues to accept donations in a special account through the Bernalillo County quality of life fund which allows donors to contribute to a program that offers families experiencing homelessness temporary hotel housing.
The vouchers... Read More


02/24/2021

Bernalillo County commissioners have directed the county manager to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Albuquerque for the design and construction of a pro-practice/championship soccer facility at Mesa del Sol, just south of t... Read More


02/10/2021

Bernalillo County, in partnership with the Albuquerque Indian Center, accepted the certificate of occupancy on the Tiny Home Village project and has welcomed the first residents to the community located at 101 Texas St. SE, in the International Distr... Read More


02/04/2021

The Office of Senior and Social Services continues the Bringing Generations Together Thru Genealogy program with “DNA in Genealogy: Testing, Tools and Techniques,” a six-part series of free online classes for Bernalillo County residents. ... Read More


02/02/2021
Open Space

Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present five special events in February and March for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping, photography and more.

All the events are virtual and free. Pre-registration is necessary to ob... Read More


02/02/2021

Bernalillo County is establishing a special account in the Bernalillo County quality of life fund which will allow residents to contribute to a program that offers families with school age children experiencing homelessness as a result of COVID-19 an... Read More


01/07/2021
Office of Senior and Social Services

The Office of Senior and Social Services is sponsoring a new online program for Spanish speaking seniors. “Remedios y recetas caseras" is a free phone/online group for seniors 60 and over which begins Saturday, Jan. 9 and continues through... Read More


12/31/2020
Parks & Recreation

Recent changes in the state public health order allow Bernalillo County to reopen the Rio Grande indoor pool on a limited basis beginning Monday, Jan. 4.

The pool will only allow 4 swimmers per hour. Swimmers will be asked to exit the pool 15 minutes ... Read More


12/23/2020
Office of Senior and Social Services

The Office of Senior and Social Services is expanding virtual program offerings for seniors. The free online activities for Bernalillo County residents 50+ aim to help older adults remain physically, emotionally and mentally engaged. The new offering... Read More


12/18/2020

Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Division has completed improvement work on the Alameda Boulevard medians.

The project, which began in 2015, involves new irrigation, plants and trees, ground cover and gravel... Read More


12/18/2020
Housing

The Tiny Home Village (THV) has received a donation of 30 queen-sized mattresses from the local stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. (CJCLDS)

THV is a housing initiative designed to assist those individuals experiencing homelessne... Read More


12/17/2020
Office of Senior and Social Services

Bernalillo County and Silver Horizons will offer free groceries to low-income senior citizens (60+) at two drive-thru grocery pickup opportunities in Bernalillo County.

The drive-thru grocery pickup opportunities are from 10 a.m. to noon as follows:


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  • Bernalillo County and community partners have teamed up to present the 2021 El Camino Real Trade Fair. The series of virtual events will take place Friday evenings and Saturday mornings for the next ...

  • Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present six special events in April and May for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping, painting and more. All the events are virtual...

  • Bernalillo County and Silver Horizons will again offer free groceries to low-income seniors (60+) at two drive-thru grocery pickup events. Friday, March 26, 2021, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Rio Br...

Community Services
  • Certified Mindfulness Teacher and Master Naturalist volunteer, Marnie Rehn, will guide you on a mindfulness exploration through Bachechi Open Space. Explore with your senses, igniting your sense of wonder as you experience yourself as part of the natural environment. Class size is limited to adhere to COVID-Safe practices and public health order guidelines. Upon registration, specific details will be provided about meeting location, how to prepare, where to park, and more. Register early to ensure your spot. Registration closes on April 14 or until class is filled.
    Time:
    4/17/2021 9:00 AM - 4/17/2021 11:00 AM

  • Albuquerque’s City Nature Challenge Coordinators Laurel Ladwig and Selena Connealy will teach how to use this app to help identify local flora and fauna. Learn more about the City Nature Challenge event taking place at this time and how you can participate! Registration closes April 23.
    Time:
    4/24/2021 9:00 AM - 4/24/2021 11:00 AM

  • In this workshop, we will use the ABQ Backyard Refuge Program (ABQ BRP) workbook and learn a myriad of ways the Bachechi Open Space might better support local plants and wildlife. Meet with the ABQ BRP team who will feature Bachechi Open Space as an example to demonstrate the first step in becoming a certified habitat – and in turn, be able to certify your own garden as a backyard refuge. Registration closes May 14.
    Time:
    5/15/2021 9:00 AM - 5/15/2021 10:30 AM

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