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Albuquerque Community Foundation Accepting Applications for High School, Community College, and University Scholarships

Did you know that the Albuquerque Community Foundation offers 18 separate scholarship and student aid programs for New Mexico residents? Applications are now being accepted for these scholarship opportunities. Deadlines vary, so apply today! Visit: to apply online and to learn more about this community education program!


Bernalillo County Accepting Applications for Youth Sports Leagues at Reduced Fees

The County is now accepting applications for youth sports leagues, offering reduced prices to all kids in the City and County. The fee for registration is based on family income. The county will also offer reduced fees for after school programs and summer camps. Applications can be picked up at the County Sports Office, 111 Union Square SE, Ste. 200., or online at:

Neighborhood Association Meetings Across Town

  • Holiday Park NA, Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:00 p.m., Holiday Park Community Center. E-mail: for more information.
  • Southwest Alliance of Neighborhoods (SWAN), Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:00 p.m., Alamosa Community Center. E-mail: for more information.
  • West Old Town NA, Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6:00 p.m., Los Duranes Community Center. E-mail: for more information.
  • Victory Hills NA, Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m., Loma Linda Community Center. E-mail: for more information.
  • District 7 Coalition of Neighborhoods, Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m., Heights YMCA. E-mail: for more information.
  • Downtown Neighborhoods Association, Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6:45 p.m., Lew Wallace Elementary. E-mail: for more information.
  • West Side Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (WSCONA), Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7:00 p.m., Don Newton Taylor Ranch Community Center. E-mail: for more information.
  • Del Webb Mirehaven NA, Thursday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m., Del Webb Mirehaven Amenities Center. E-mail: for more information.
  • Barelas NA, Thursday, Feb. 8 at 6:00 p.m., Barelas Community Center. E-mail: for more information.
  • South Valley Coalition of Neighborhoods, Thursday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m., Bernalillo County Sheriff South Area Substation. E-mail: for more information.

Library Branches Offer Storytime for Babies, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers

Many of our city libraries offer terrific resources for parents, and the Storytime events are among the favorites. The weekly Storytime dates and times vary, but you can find one each week at nearly every branch. To learn more about Storytime for your little one, visit:

IDO Training Sessions, Study Halls, and Community Planning Area Trainings This Week

The City of Albuquerque wants to help you learn more about the new land use, zoning, and planning regulations that are part of the Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO), before it becomes effective on May 17. Come to a daytime or evening IDO training session at a location convenient to you. Learn more at:

This week’s Community Planning Area (CPA) Training Sessions:

Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:00 p.m., International School, 2660 Eastman Crossing SE

Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m., North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center

Thursday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m., Alamosa Community Center

This week’s Training Session and Study Hall:

  • Friday, Feb. 9, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Plaza del Sol, 600 2nd St. NW, Basement Hearing Room

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Council Meeting This Week

If you’re interested in attending the next ADA Advisory Council Meeting, it’s happening Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m., at the City County Building, 9th Floor, Council Committee Room. E-mail if you want to learn more.

Know What Items To Recycle Each Week

Many city residents aren’t quite sure about what kinds of items can be recycled. According to the Solid Waste Department, the types of items that you SHOULD put into your blue recycle bin are:

  • Cardboard
  • Milk/juice boxes
  • Food boxes
  • Household jugs
  • Junk mail
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Newspaper
  • Aluminum cans
  • Tin cans
  • Plastic bottles

For more information on recycling, visit:

The Difference Between Neighborhood Associations and Homeowner Associations

Beyond the obvious, there are many differences between neighborhood associations (NA) and homeowner associations (HOA); yet they also have several qualities in common. Visit the ONC’s Neighborhood Toolbox and brush up on your NA/HOA similarities and differences at:

Sara Mancini

Manager, Office of Neighborhood Coordination

Phone: 505-768-3105