Community Calendar

By Noah Masterson

WED 17 JUNE

HIKING THE DIVIDE--Local author Bob Julyan discusses the long-awaited trail along the Continental Divide in New Mexico. 7 pm at REI. 247-1191.

WASTE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE--Waste Not, Waste Wi$e Conference, a seminar geared toward businesses to identify and implement money-saving waste-reduction strategies. There will be a panel discussion with local businesses that are benefitting from recycling, re-using and reducing. 9 am to 1 pm at the Intel Corporation. Free (lunch included). Call to reserve space. 345-1100.

WATER PLANNING MEETING--The Water Planning Action committee holds a business meeting featuring Norman Gaume, Director of the Interstate Stream Commission. 5:30 pm at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District Office. Free and open to the public. 265-3231.

Ongoing

ARBORETUM TOURS--Guided walking tours of the UNM campus arboretum, which is listed in the National Historic Registry, are available on Wednesdays thru 6/24, and July 8, 15 and 22. Participants are invited to bring a lunch; beverages will be provided. Call to reserve space. 277-2308.

BELLYDANCING CLASSES--Intermediate belly dancing is taught by Mary Ann Thomson, LMT, Wednesdays from 7:15 to 9 pm thru 7/29. Call for location and registration information. 266-8655.

BRASS BAND JAM--The New Mexico Territorial Brass Band meets every Wednesday at 7 pm for rehearsals. Any musician interested in authentic 19th century brass band music is encouraged to attend. Zia Elementary School Family Focus Center. 291-8276 or 924-3807.

DANCE CLASSES--Introductory bellydancing is taught every Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Also, Tahitian dancing is taught every Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. All classes held at Dancers Supporting Dancers. Call for details. 255-2254.

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES--Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement, gentle exercise and exploratory movement with Mary Ann Thomson, LMT. Wednesdays from 5:45 to 7 pm thru 7/29. Call for location and registration information. 266-8655.

LIVING WITH DIABETES--St. Joseph's Healthcare Diabetes Center offers a series of "lifestyle management" courses for people with diabetes. Wednesdays from 9 to 11 am thru 7/15. Call to register. 727-6130.

PSYCHOLOGY IN BUSINESS--Psychological Issues Specific to the Creative and Business Professional, meets every Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm at Skeldale Consulting. $20 per session. Call for a free introductory consultation. 260-1306.

THUR 18 JUNE

BUSINESS OWNERS SEMINAR--Topics include the essential ingredients of a properly structured business succession plan, the most effective use of tax- advantaged insurance, solving real estate liquidity problems and minimizing tax liability. 7:30 am to 10 am at Rogoff, Erickson, Diamond & Walker, LLP. Free. Call to reserve space. Seminar repeats on 6/23. 821-7130.

VIDEO SCREENING--The Zapatista Support Group, the Progressive Student Alliance and the Irish Human Rights Coalition present a free screening of The San Patricios, a documentary about a group of immigrants who defected from the U.S. Army to the Mexican Army during the Mexican American War. 7 pm at the Kiva Auditorium. 266-7514.

Ongoing

BELLYDANCING CLASSES--Low-impact aerobics classes using simple bellydance steps to an Arabic beat are offered Thursday nights at 7:45 pm at the Albuquerque Health Club. The first class is free! Call for more information. 260-1186.

DANCE CLASSES--Beginning bellydancing is taught Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Intermediate bellydancing is taught Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Folkloric Middle Eastern Dance is taught Tuesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. All classes held at Dancers Supporting Dancers. Call for details. 255-2254.

KUNDALINI YOGA--Heal yourself mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually through yoga. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7 pm on the UNM campus. Call Denise for more information. 994-2298.

MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDES--Old Town Bicycles hosts mountain bike rides for beginning and intermediate riders. The group meets every Tuesday and Thursday in front of the store. Bring a helmet, water and necessary bike tools. 247-4926.

SKETCHBOOK WORKSHOP--Sketchbooks, Journals, Art & Beyond, a creative journal keeping class with Juliana Coles. Thursdays from 7 to 9 pm thru 7/23. Registration $95, plus a $10 materials fee. Call for location. 260-6106.

TREASURE MAP CLASS--Learn to use the artistic expression of collage to tap your creative unconscious and reveal all you need to know, with instructor Jo Jordan. Thursdays from 7 to 9 pm thru 6/25 at Bell, Book & Candles. Registration $10 per class. 246-2460.

FRI 19 JUNE

SCOOTER RALLY--Vintage scooterists from around the country kick off their weekend scooter rally with a screening of Quadrophenia at the Lobo Theater at 7:30 pm. Tickets $4. Call for more information on the rally. 254-2872.

FURNITURE EXPO, Santa Fe--The Santa Fe Furniture Expo features over 130 booths filled with fine handcrafted furniture. Today thru Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm at the Sweeney Convention Center. Admission $5. (505) 255-4271.

Ongoing

DRUM & DANCE JAM--Every Friday at 7 pm at Dancers Supporting Dancers. Call for details. 255-2254.

HATHA YOGA--Begin the morning with yoga postures, deep relaxation, breath and body awareness exercises. Tuesday mornings from 7:45 to 9 am and Friday mornings from 9:30 to 10:45 am at High Desert Yoga. Call Lila for more information. 232-4525.

JUGGLING CLUB--Juggling, devil sticks, diabolos, unicycling and more. Learn, teach or just hang out. All skill levels welcome. Fridays from 6:30 to 9 pm at UNM's Carlisle Gym. 293-2093.

NOB HILL SUMMER STROLL--Every Friday night through 9/4, Nob Hill businesses will extend their hours until 8 pm. Bring your family and friends and stroll through historic Nob Hill.

SKETCHBOOK WORKSHOP--Sketchbooks, Journals and Art After 50!, a six-week workshop with Juliana Coles. Fridays thru 6/19 at the TVI Rio Rancho Emeritus Academy from 10 am to 12 pm. 224-5501.

YOGA IN THE MORNING--Yoga for Stress Reduction, start your day with a gentle workout for strength, flexibility and peace of mind with Emunah Herzog Har-Even, RN. Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:30 am at Keshet Dance Company. Call for details. 232-8955.

SAT 20 JUNE

BIKE RIDE & CLINIC--All women are invited to dust off the ol' two-wheeler for a ride in the foothills and a clinic on 5-minute bike maintenance. Meet at 9 am at Two Wheel Drive. Free. 243-8443.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION--Uniting the Community, Educating Youth, a celebration of African American culture and history. 12 to 6 pm at the Tom Bell Community Center and Kirtland Park. 867-7736 or 764-1721.

FURNITURE EXPO, Santa Fe--See Friday listing for details.

Ongoing

FIRESIDE CHAT--The City of Albuquerque's Open Space Division hosts a series of fireside chats, Saturdays at 7 pm thru 8/29. This week's topic is Summer Birds of the Sandias. All talks held at the Open Space Elena Gallegos Double Shelter Picnic Area. There is a $2 entrance fee to the park. 873-6620.

GARDEN TOURS, Santa Fe--Led by a master gardener, tours of over a half acre of xeriscape and western cottage display gardens take place every Saturday at 10 am at Santa Fe Greenhouses, thru August. (505) 473-2700.

NON-IMPACT AEROBICS--Fitness for body, mind and spirit. Non-impact, barefoot aerobic fitness classes emphasizing expression and creativity. Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am thru 6/20 at Arts in Transition. 232-4525.

SUMMERFEST--The City of Albuquerque blocks off the streets of Downtown for 12 consecutive Saturday nights of ethnic celebrations. 768-3483.

SUN 21 JUNE

HERB WALK--Beverly McFarland leads a walking herb tour in the Sandias. Meet at 8:45 am at the Wild Oats on San Mateo & Academy. 823-1933.

FURNITURE EXPO, Santa Fe--See Friday listing for details.

MON 22 JUNE

DUKES BASEBALL--Dukes vs. Iowa. 7 pm at Albuquerque Sports Stadium. 243-1791.

Ongoing

DANCE CLASSES--Samba and Afro-Cuban Dance is taught every Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at Dancers Supporting Dancers. Call for details. 255-2254.

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES--Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement, gentle exercise and exploratory movement with Mary Ann Thomson, LMT. Mondays from 5:45 to 7 pm thru 7/20. Call for location and registration information. 266-8655.

FREE FILM CLASSES--Spain and the Americas: Mutual Cinematic Perceptions, a series of free classes in celebration of Arts of the Americas '98. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7 to 9:30 pm thru 7/15 at the UNM Center for the Arts, room 2018. Call for more information. 277-2111.

SINGLES WORKSHOP--Attracting Your Perfect Lover, a three-part workshop to help you release the things that keep you from having the great relationship you deserve. Mondays at 7 pm thru 6/22 at Bell Book & Candles. 246-2460.

TUES 23 JUNE

BUSINESS OWNERS SEMINAR--Topics include the essential ingredients of a properly structured business succession plan, the most effective use of tax-advantaged insurance, solving real estate liquidity problems and minimizing tax liability. 2:45 to 5 pm at Rogoff, Erickson, Diamond & Walker, LLP. Free. Call to reserve space. 821-7130.

DUKES BASEBALL--Dukes vs. Iowa. 7 pm at Albuquerque Sports Stadium. 243-1791.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES FOR SINGLES--OAFS holds a general membership meeting at 6 pm. Call for location. 262-2943 or 291-1913.

Ongoing

ARCHETYPAL DRAMA WORKSHOP--A six-week workshop on Jungian soul work investigating dreams, life problems and more. Tuesdays thru 6/22 from 6:30 to 9 pm at the Southwest Institute for Counseling. $25 per session. 856-7964.

BUDDHIST MEDITATIONS--Weekly meditations in the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism are held at 7 pm at the Diamond Way Buddhist Center of Albuquerque. Visit their Web site! www.diamondway.org. 247-4723.

DANCE CLASSES--Beginning bellydancing is taught Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Intermediate and advanced bellydancing is taught Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Flamenco Dance is taught Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 pm. All classes held at Dancers Supporting Dancers. Call for details. 255-2254.

EATING DISORDERS WORKSHOP--Eating Disorders: A New Approach, meets every Tuesday from 7 to 9 pm thru 8/18 at Skeldale Consulting. $150 for all 10 sessions. Call for a free introductory consultation. 260-1306.

FREE FILM CLASSES--See Monday listing for details.

HATHA YOGA--See Friday listing for details.

KUNDALINI YOGA--See Thurday listing for details.

WORKAHOLICS ANONYMOUS--Weekly meetings are held every Tuesday at 12:15 pm at St. John's Cathedral. These meetings are free and open to anyone who desires to stop working compulsively. 268-0574.

SAMBA CLASSES--Learn "Rio Style" Brazilian Samba. Tuesdays at 6:15 pm at Dance Alegre Studio. $7 per class or $30 for six classes. 247-2589.

YOGA IN THE MORNING--See Friday listing for details.

WED 24 JUNE

DUKES BASEBALL--Dukes vs. Iowa. 12 pm at Albuquerque Sports Stadium. 243-1791.

NAVIGATION CLASS--A beginning GPS class is offered in two parts. Today from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, and 6/27 from 9 to 11 am at REI. Registration $5 members, $7 nonmembers. 247-1191.

Ongoing

ARBORETUM TOURS--See Wednesday (6/17) listing for details.

BELLYDANCING CLASSES--See Wednesday (6/17) listing for details.

BRASS BAND JAM--See Wednesday (6/17) listing for details.

DANCE CLASSES--See Wednesday (6/17) listing for details.

FREE FILM CLASSES--See Monday listing for details.

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES--See Wednesday (6/17) listing for details.

LIVING WITH DIABETES--See Wednesday (6/17) listing for details.

PSYCHOLOGY IN BUSINESS--See Wednesday (6/17) listing for details.

Announcements

CHILDREN'S ART CLASSES--The Children's Art & Therapy Center offers classes three days a week during June and July. Lessons include painting, clay, sculpture, drawing and more. Call for more information. 890-5223.

DAYHIKES & BACKPACKING--Making Tracks hosts a series of hikes to learn basic outdoor skills in a safe, small group. Register now for a dayhike in the Sandias on 6/20. Other hikes include backpacking weekends in the Manzanos and the Gila Wilderness. Call Jill Heine to signup. 323-2077. E-mail: makingtracks@earthlink.net.

RAPE SURVIVORS COUNSELING--The Albuquerque Rape Crisis Center holds a support group for male survivors of sexual assault/sexual abuse, group and individual counseling sessions for survivors of sexual assault/sexual abuse, crisis intervention, community education and prevention. Call the 24-hour hotline for more information. 266-7711.

SPIRIT PLAYERS CAMP FOR KIDS--Spirit Players, an organization dedicated to teaching positive values through the arts, offers a series of summer programs on musical theater, cartooning and writing. Call for registration information. 286-3690 or 828-1839.

--compiled by Noah Masterson

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