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Pollination Celebration

Kick of National Pollinator Week with this celebration of pollinators!


Jun 16, 2018
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87120


Kick off National Pollinator Week 2018 (June 18-24, 2018) with this event for all ages.

Pollination Celebration activities include live music, kids crafts, demonstration bee hives, honey sales, local vendors, activity tables and more!

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful shaded patio! Indoor and outdoor activities for all ages!

Pollination Celebration Schedule of Activities:

  • 9am-10am: Urban Beekeeping talk with Lara Lovell
  • 10am-10:45am: Presentation by Olivia Messinger Carril, co-author of The Bees in Your Backyard
  • 11:00am-11:45am: Live musical performance with Last Call
  • 12pm-1pm: Screening of the film “The Guardians,” an inspirational film about the protection of Monarch butterfly habitat
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm: Live musical performance by Seth Hoffman


  • Make Your Own Bee Bath Activity with Wild Friends
  • Pollinator-themed mud and seed stencils with artist Rachel Zollinger
  • Face painting
  • Native bee habitat demo with LuLu Sage
  • Open Space Alliance Gift Shop Sale (40-50% off selected items!)
  • Educational displays by Wild Friends, the Native Plant Society, N.M. Beeks, Think Like a Bee, and the Albuquerque Garden Center
  • Arts and crafts booths, honey sales
  • The creation of a ceramic pollinator Art Garden with artwork made by Cirrelda Snider-Bryan's students at the Natural History Museum and students from Sandia Prep.



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Anita Amstutz
Open Space Visitor Center [email protected]