Neighborhood Nature Festival
featuring Lara Manzanares
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Come celebrate nature right in your neighborhood with free pop-up events! We'll have live music, bilingual nature storytelling and puppet show, nature-themed carnivale performers, bosque ecosystem traveling exhibit truck, hands-on science activities, nature-based games, show and tell with urban wild animals, Esperanza bike repair clinic, food trucks, on-site language interpreters, and more!
Vendors include Esperanza Bicycle Safety & Education Center | Transit Department | Keep Albuquerque Beautiful | Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico | Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District | Friends of Valle de Oro- ABQ Backyard Refuge Program | Hawks Aloft | Michelle Adam - Bilingual Storyteller | Conservation Carnivale | We Grow Eco | Naomi Todd-Reyes LLC: On-site Language Interpretation | PopFizz Paletas Food Truck
This event will feature an Interactive Music Performance with Recycleman!
The event is free, but please register to get updated info on the day's activities and the rest of the festivals (running monthly through September). You can also make reservations by phone through Hold My Ticket at 505-886-1251.
Each month will have a different musical guest! This month it's Lara Manzanares. Music is from 10:30-11:30 AM.
Additional information is available on the City of Albuquerque's website.
Lara Manzanares is an award-winning bilingual singer-songwriter of Northern New Mexican heritage. In addition to singing the Mexican boleros, rancheras, and corridos of her sheep-ranching childhood, Lara also composes her own style of music in both English and Spanish. Through a combination of storytelling and songs both playful and sincere, Lara draws on her rural New Mexican roots and her urban experiences across the U.S. and abroad as she sings about love, loss, a sense of place, and her own connection to the land.
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