Trains are a big part of America’s history. Celebrate this years National Train Day at the Alvarado Transportation Center in Albuquerque!
There will be free live entertainment, local food vendors, activities, raffles, interactive and educational exhibits, and elaborate model train displays. Enjoy yours of the rail cars of the New Mexico Rail Runner Express, The Burlington Northern Santa Fe train, & Amtrak’s 40th Anniversary Exhibit train.
This event is FREE and Family Friendly!!!
Saturday, May 11 @1:00PM-5:00PM
Alvarado Transportation Center
100 First Street
For more information visit NMRailRunner.com
Celebrate Albuquerque’s history and culture at Fiestas de Albuquerque! Fun for the whole family!
Enjoy live music, performances, food and demonstrations featuring the five eras in Albuquerque’s history throughout Historic Old Town. These include: Native American Era, The Founders’ Spanish Era, The Mexican Era, The Territorial Era, and of course Albuquerque today.
There will be a childrens’ activities area! At 1pm, drop in at The Albuquerque Museum’s Family Art Workshop to craft a family trunk to load up with your family treasures. For a complete schedule of events visit cabq.gov.
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 @10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Historic Old Town Plaza
200 Romero NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Admission: FREE FOR EVERYONE!!
New Mexico Young Actors Present: The Little Mermaid Jr
@ The Kimo Theater
Take the whole family to enjoy The Little Mermaid play! Join Ariel on her adventure and sing-a-long to classic Disney songs.
Saturday April 13th & Sunday April 14th @ 2:00PM
Admission: Adults $12, Children 12 and under $10
To buy tickets visit KimoTickets.com
423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Splash and Dash is an introduction to the multi sport life, with a swim and run. Each event has qualified coaches that will encourage and educate the participants on multi sport. Splash and Dash is a non-competitive multi-sport race.
March 30th @ 8:30 AM
What to bring: Swimming Suit, Goggles, Towel, a pair of Running Shoes
Pre-registration is required! To register visit www.newmexicosportsonline.com.
Price: $20 (late-registry on the day of will have a $10 fee)
7-10 years = 100m swim & 1K run
11-15 years = 200m swim & 2K run
West Mesa Aquatic Center
6705 Fortuna Road Northwest,
Albuquerque, NM 87121
For more information visit www.DashForLife.org, contact Antonia@dashforlife.org or call 505-604-2177.
Chocolate and Coffee lovers beware! Take the entire family to the 3rd annual Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest! There will be different events and activities for the entire family, plus lots and lots of coffee and chocolate.
Events include: Cooking Demos, Baking Contests, Chocolate Eating Contests, Chocolate Sculpture Contest & Raffle, Live Music and Kid Friendly Entertainment
There will be FREE activities for kids including: music, games, bounce houses and face painting!
Admission: $10 Adults, Kids 12 and under are FREE!
March 23 & 24 @ 10AM-6PM
EXPO New Mexico State Fairgrounds
300 San Pedro Northeast
Albuquerque, NM 87108
For more information visit chocolateandcoffeefest.com.
Family Day at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History.
Enjoy performances of animal folk tales from Asia, go on an animal scavenger hunt in the gallery and create animal-inspired art in conjunction with the exhibition, Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945.
Animal folk tales from Asia performed by Elaine Muray at 2 & 3 pm.
Saturday, March 16 @ 1:00PM – 4:00PM
Admission: Adults $4, NM Residents $3, Seniors $2, Children (4-12) $1, Children (3 and under) FREE.
The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Skate with the Lobos!
Skate with the UNM Hockey and Figure Skating teams! There will be a 15 minute performance followed by 45 minutes of free skating.
Saturday, March 9 @ 6:45 PM
Admission: $3 rentals, $10 (ages 6 and up), $2 (ages 5 and under)
Outpost Ice Arena
9530 Tramway Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122