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OCTOBER 10, 6-8 p.m., free. KiMo Theater. Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Public Art Program and 30th anniversary of the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund. Free parking in the 5th & Copper garage. www.cabq.gov. Select KiMo.

OCTOBER 12, 10:30 – 12 noon, free. Special Collections Library, 423 Central SE, continuing series on the early Spanish neighborhoods of the area. Larry Perea speaks about Barelas.

OCTOBER 12, 9:30 a.m. free, NM veterans personal experience speaker series. WWII veteran, Ret. Col Clay Keen describes his service as a P-38 and Sabre jet pilot . NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. , 256-2042 for info. www.nmvetsmemorial.org.

OCTOBER 12-13, 11am – 5 p.m., Taste of New Mexico 2013. National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th SW

OCTOBER 13, 10 am – 3 p.m., free. Local Food Festival & Field Day, Historic Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW. www.bernco.gov. http://www.mrcog-nm.gov/local-food/local-food-festival.

OCTOBER 13, 2 p.m., Sandoval County Historical Society’s DeLavy House in Bernalillo (adjacent to Coronado Monument), Col. David C de Baca continues Part 2 on Baca family history www.sandovalhistory.org.

OCTOBER 16, noon – 1 p.m., free, Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. “Hippies, Indians & The Fight for Red Power”, SMU history professor Sherry Smith. www.nmhistorymuseum.org.

OCTOBER 17, 5:30 social hour, 6:15 meal, 6:45 program, $15 if you want meal. Westerners Corral, Elegante Hotel, 2020 Menaul NE

Western music historian John Feldman speaks on “Western Swing & Gene Autrey” Call Janet Saiers at 299-5019 for reservation

OCTOBER 17, 5-8;30 p.m., free, Albuquerque Museum. Community night for the exhibit African American Art in the 20th Century. music, hip-hop dance, artist led mural, poetry performances

OCTOBER 19, 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. free. Bernalillo, Coronado State Monument Historic Site, Fiesta of Cultures. 867-5351.

OCTOBER 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., free but limited registration. Heirloom Apple Orchards of Bernalillo County. Carlito Springs County Open Space in Tijeras Canyon. To register go to www.bernco.gov/openspace. Select events page. 314-0398

OCTOBER 20, 2 P.M., Albuquerque Historical Society at the UNSER RACING MUSEUM. www.albuqhistsoc.org. 299-5019.

OCTOBER 20, 3 p.m., free. Corrales Historical Society “Music from the Ranch & Open Ranger” singer, songwriter, actor Steve Cormier. www.corraleshistory.org.

OCTOBER 26, 3-5 p.m., free. Cibola County Historical Society meeting at Double 6 Gallery in Grants. Program includes the Early days of Grants by Joe Diaz, and the Gunderson Family of Cibola County. For more info, www.cibolahistory.org.

OCTOBER 27, 2-3 p.m., free, Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. “Nice Jewish Cowboys & Cowgirls” www.nmjhs.org or www.nmhistorymuseum.org.

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UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Call 277-0077 to register and for more information. www.dce.unm.edu. Fees for out of town field trips cover transportation. UNM Continuing Ed booklets with more detail available at all library branches.

Oct. 2 Uncovering the History of the ABQ Greek Community, 1880-1952, Katherine Pomonis

Oct. 9 Los Arabes of NM: Compadres from a Distant Land, Monika Ghattas

Oct. 16, Old World Foods and Livestock in Spanish NM, Bill Dunmire

Oct. 17, Jewish Albuquerque, Naomi Sandweiss

Oct. 30, The French Presence since the 1500’s, Francois-Marie Patorni

Anasazi: The Ancient Ones

History of Hispanic NM, 1680-1848

The Evolving Ledgend of La Llorona

TRAVEL for more info go to dce.unm.edu or 277-0077

Taos Wool Festival Oct. 5

Crownpoint Rug Auction Oct. 11

Georgia O’Keeffe Home & Studio Tour Oct. 17, Nov. 5

Hidden Churches of Central NM October 18

The Turquoise Trail Oct. 25

Chaco Canyon, Oct. 26

OASIS PROGRAMS Call 889-0927 to register and for more information. Must be age 55 and up. www.oasisnet.org/albuquerque.

All programs listed have $7 fee.

October 2, 10:30-12 noon Trouble a Brewing: The Settlement of NM, Acoma, and the Pueblo Revolt-Robert J. Torrez

October 9, 10:30 – 12 noon, Foods & Farming in NM before and after Columbus-William Dunmire

Oct. 15, 1-2:30 p.m., Aldo Leopold in New Mexco-Tony Anella

Oct. 17, 10:30 – 12 noon, Open Spaces: Slices of Pardise in our Ciy-William Pentler

Oct. 17, 1-2:30 p.m. Prehistory & History of Jemez Province-Matthew Barbour

Oct. 22, 1-2:30 p.m., New Mexico News-Mike Smith

Nov. 1, 10:30 – 12 noon, Albuquerque’s Huning Castle (Country Club) Neighborhoods

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OCTOBER 12-13, Taos. Annual conference NM Jewish Historical Society. Theme is Sephardic Jews in the SW. www.nmjhs.org

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website spotlight

El Camino Real International Heritage Center (south of Socorro)

www.caminorealheritage.org In addition to presenting the significance of this 1600’s – 1800’s trail, the website has numerous articles about NM history written by local Socorro writer Paul Harden.

NM Veterans Memorial (Albuquerque) www.nmvetsmemorial.org

The Memorial is dedicated to the men and women who gave their youth, hopes and dreams in the name of freedom. The website includes a section on nine periods of military history and how it affected those living in NM. Go the the events section and click on History of NM Vets.

NM STEAM LOCOMOTIVE & RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY www.nmslrhs.org

75th ANNIVERSARY OF ZIMMERMAN LIBRARY

http://library.unm.edu/Zimmerman75.

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Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts, 251 Main St. 352-7720 www.loslunasnm.gov/museum. “Murder, Mystery & Mayhem” exhibit based on book by Dr. Richard Melzer and John Taylor. Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts, main street Los Lunas by the water tower. 352-7720..

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. Exhibit opens “Woven Stories: Navajo Weavers in a Changing World.”, “Curanderismo: Healing & Ritual”. Healing and medicinal plants and herbs. 277-1400 for more info.

https://maxwellmuseum.unm.edu

NEW MEXICO HISTORY EDUCATION RESOURCE NOW AVAILABLE: ADVENTURE, ADVERSITY & OPPORTUNITY: OUR JEWISH PIONEER HISTORY IN NEW MEXICO, Education materials including middle school level lesson plans my be downloaded from the website of the NM Jewish Historical Society, www.nmjhs.org

$10 donation requested but not mandatory.

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UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION & OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE Krista Foutz, 277-0563, is the new program coordinator and works in cooperation with Maralie BeLonge, 277-6179, program supervisor for Osher. For course info go to dce.unm.edu/culture or call 277-0077. UNM CE & Osher provide travel, lectures and classes. Osher requires a $20 membership fee. Go to dce.unm.edu/osher for course descriptions.

NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM 47 STAR NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT, Cowboys Real and Imagined

Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time. Archaelogical evidence and historic documents of old Santa Fe.
Telling NM Stories, Then & Now.
www.nmhistorymuseum.org

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ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

BERNALILLO COUNTY CENTENNIAL HALL EXHIBIT continues at the City- County Building, 4th & Marquette NW. Over 80 photos, maps, artifacts & more on display on the 6th & 10th floor.

MADRID OLD COAL TOWN MINING MUSEUM- 10am – 5 p.m. Admission $5, $3 kids & seniors. Call 438-3780 or 473-0743 for more information. www.moctm.com.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY & ARCHIVES 423 Central SE, branch manager Eileen O’Connell, 848-1377. Come see the beautifully renovated library and browse through many one of a kind books about Albuquerque. Open Tuesday – Sat. 9am-6pm.

WESTERN NM AVIATION HERITAGE MUSEUM recently opened in Grants, NM. For more information go to the website of the Cibola County Historical Society, www.cibolahistory.org.

MENAUL HISTORICAL LIBRARY OF THE SOUTHWEST, 301 Menaul NE on campus of Menaul School. View artifacts of 100 year old Menaul School and archives of Presbyterian Church history of NM & Southwest. www.menaulhistoricallibrary.org. Contact 343-7480 or archives@menaulhistoricallibrary.org.

CERRILLOS HILLS STATE PARK-adjacent to Village of Cerrillos on H.14 between ABQ & Santa Fe. 474-0196, www.emnrd.state.nm.us/prd/cerrilloshills.htm.

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NEW EXHIBITS & ONGOING

SANTA FE NM HISTORY MUSEUM, TALL TALES OF THE WEST, THE STORIES OF KARL MAY. COWBOYS REAL & IMAGINED.

VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER to see OCTOBER highlights of dance, film, workshops, music, theatre and exhibits. www.nhccnm.org. 1701 4TH ST. SW, 246-2261.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE & HISTORY www.nuclearmuseum.org

INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER, 2401 12TH ST. NW,

CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT–100 YEARS OF STATE & FEDERAL POLICY: THE IMPACT ON PUEBLO NATIONS www.indianpueblo.org/100 years

MORIARTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 202 S. BROADWAY IN MORIARTY, 832-0839. Open 10am-5pm Tuesday – Friday, 10am-3pm Saturday

WEBSITES OF NOTE

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood site, https://nmstatehood.unm.edu/

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood provides access to materials about New Mexico’s history and culture. Designed to facilitate research about New Mexico’s past, cultural heritage materials from 12 New Mexico institutions are available here for study and research. Materials include photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video. Managed by the University of New Mexico, University Libraries and funded by UNM’s Center for Regional Studies, this project is intended to help all New Mexicans learn about and appreciate our past. Enjoy!

The 12 institutions participating in the Celebrating New Mexico site are:

The Albuquerque Museum
Farmington Museum
Hubbard Museum of the American West
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
National Hispanic Cultural Center
New Mexico History Museum, Chavez History Library
New Mexico History Museum, Photo Archives
New Mexico State University Library
Roswell Museum and Art Center
Silver City Museum
University of New Mexico, Art Museum
University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research

www.newmexicohistory.org/centennial.
This is from the State Historian’s office and it deals specifically with the 1910 New Mexico Constitution. It has photos & bios of all the delegates to the 1910 constitutional convention along with the text of the 1910 constitution, the 2012 amended NM constitution and an essay by the Legislative Council Services describing all the changes to the Constitution over the last 100 years. There is also info on president Taft and much more.

The ABQ Public Library has a huge web site devoted to the Centennial and NM History. There are links to all sorts of material. www.cabq.gov/library.

CENTENNIAL TEACHERS RESOURCE GUIDE

Visit the web sites of the New Mexico Historical Society, www.hsnm.org and the Albuquerque Historical Society, www.albuqhistosoc.org, to see the free Centennial Teachers Resource Guide. The Guide has four sections on New Mexico History and 4th & 7th grade lesson plans. The sections are:

New Mexico’s Long Road to Statehood
New Mexico’s County Courthouses
The Boundaries of New Mexico
New Mexico’s Governors since 1912

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Forwarded to you in the public interest by:
Darrell Dady
BernCo Neighborhood Coordination