NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Check out the community events happening January 28 through February 4 around New Mexico.
January 8 – 12 February – Family Art Workshops – Stop by the Albuquerque Museum School during your visit to complete an art project. All ages will enjoy family art projects. Work on a new project every week. Try to work with a variety of artistic mediums – all materials provided.
January 29 – Pediatric COVID Immunization Clinic (5-11 years old) – UNM Health is hosting a Pediatric Immunization Clinic (5-11 years old) at Carrie Tingley Hospital on Saturday, January 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration still needs to be completed through the NM DOH portal: https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/my-registration.html. Use the event code “Lobo Pups” to register at this location, date and time.
January 29 – Recycled Robot Revamp – Bring your creativity and ingenuity with you to the San Pedro Library as we rejuvenate recycled materials into robots. Bring your new friend home or let them show us around the library. All the material necessary for your creation will be provided to you. For ages 5 and up, the event starts at 10 a.m.
January 29 – Tiguex Park Dance & SK8 Party – Headphone Dance Party organizes a dance and skate party from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. All donations they collect will be shared between DJ La Ruda and the Trevor Project. Participants are requested to wear masks.
January 29 – Community Block Parties – Block parties are open to the community and will take place from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., with set-up taking place at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The goal of Community Block Parties is to connect the community to resources and services tailored to the needs of the neighborhood. This week’s event will be a vaccination event at the Cesar Chavez Community Center from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. All February block parties have been postponed to March.
January 29 – Coffee & Cars – Rev your engine for another amazing Coffee & Cars on the last Saturday of every month. Bring your ride to the Cottonwood Mall from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. or come check out others, from low riders to hot rods and more. The first 50 will receive free coffee from Stan’s Coffee & Scones, so get there early.
January 29 to 30 – Expo New Mexico Flea Market – The largest outdoor market in New Mexico is located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue just west of Louisiana Boulevard. The flea market will be open on Saturdays and Sundays, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., depending on the weather.
Around New Mexico
January 21 – February 26 – Glimpses of the Past print exhibition – Glimpses of the Past: Historic New Mexico Prints 1880-1950 has reopened in the Dean Porter Gallery at the Lunder Research Center. The free exhibit features more than 50 works in graphic media focused on northern New Mexico, most of which have never been seen by the public. Donations are gratefully accepted.
January 29 – Las Cruces Farmers and Crafts Market – Local food, crafts and entertainment every Wednesday and Saturday in downtown Las Cruces. Market hours are Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
January 29 – Socorro Farmer’s Market – Visit the Socorro Farmer’s Market, part of the New Mexico Farmer’s Market Association. The only continuous market in New Mexico, during the winter from November to May, you will find them at the Teen Center at 1002 Ake Ave. Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
January 29 – Glenwood Street Market – Vendors sell handicrafts, food, jewelry, metal art, cutting boards, gourd art, plants, preserves, organic vegetables and a variety from usual to unusual. It takes place at Mile Marker 51 on Highway 180 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
January 30 – The Railyard Artisan Market in Santa Fe – The Railyard Artisan Market, launched in 2009, represents a wide variety of New Mexico artists and artisans. The Sunday Market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy local art and music inside the Farmers Market Pavilion. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can find pottery, painting, jewelry, sculpture, fiber arts, photography, hand-blown glass, artisan teas, and body products made from handmade plants. Location: 1607 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe, 87501.
January 30 – Everything is Beautiful: Art-Making with Recycled Materials – Generate student Maya Gollihugh of Capital High School presents a free, walk-in art-making workshop with recycled materials for the exhibition’s opening weekend young curators, Everything is beautiful. Open 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. to attendees 10 years and older at 1606 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe.
February 1 – 6 – FEMA Vax Mobile – The FEMA Mobile Vaccine unit/bus will be in Elida at the Elida Town Hall parking lot on February 1, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The FEMA Mobile Vaccine Unit/Bus will be in the Roosevelt County Courthouse parking lot in February. 2-6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
🔶 Seniors’ Affairs Department offering free transportation options – The Seniors’ Affairs Department provides seniors 60 and older with free transportation to and from any citywide seniors or multi-generation center in a radius of five miles from each site. To find out more about this service, contact the senior center you want to visit or go to the Seniors Affairs website.
🔶 Phishing scam attempts increase as tax season approaches – Tax season is approaching and employers are issuing W-2s in anticipation. With the onset of Tax Day, phishing scam attempts targeting identity theft and tax refund theft are on the rise. There are a wide variety of tax-related scams and phishing attempts, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers many resources to combat them.
New Mexico Notice
🔶 Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office will limit in-person services – Due to growing COVID-19 concerns, effective Thursday, January 13, the County Clerk’s Office will suspend all in-person services and transactions, not performed by appointment, for the next two weeks. Additional updates will be released based on information that arises over the next two weeks. For the time being, the doors to the County Clerk’s Office will remain locked and staff will process drop box items and be available to assist customers, by appointment.