Pollination Celebration!

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Presented by Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center at Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque NM

Jun 16
Pollination Celebration!

Burque Bee City Pollination Celebration

FREE! Kick off National Pollinator Week (June 18th-24th) with this event for all ages. Join the Open Space Visitor Center, the Open Space Alliance, and Bee City USA for an event featuring live music with Last Call and Seth Hoffman, workshops, art exhibits, pollinator-themed arts and craft activities and more!  See www.cabq.gov/openspace for details.

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.



Contact: 505-897-8831

Email: kswanson@cabq.gov

    Official Website


Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center

6500 Coors NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

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