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Concerts

Gregory Porter

Jazz Vocalist


June 10 @ 7:30pm 

Albuquerque, NM

Tickets


Isley Brothers 

Commodores 


June 11 @ 7pm 

Sandia Casino Amphitheater
Albuquerque, NM

Tickets


Juneteenth Under the Stars with Gospel, Jazz, and R&B
Featuring Carolyn Traylor

Eugene Pickett, Shiloh Missionary Baptist, Emmanuel Baptist, Mt Olive Missionary Baptist, Tracey Whitney, Calvin Appleberry, Brother Wayne

June 17 @ 7pm 

Albuquerque, NM

Tickets


Nobody Safe Tour

June 29 @ 7pm 

Albuquerque, NM

Tickets


Melvin Williams

July 10 @ 7pm
Reception 6pm 

Albuquerque, NM

Tickets: 505.797.2750



Khalid

July 24 @ 7pm 

Albuquerque, NM

Tickets



Herbie Hancock 

August 16 @ 7pm 

Kiva Auditrium
 Albuquerque, NM

Tickets



Janet Jackson 

September 19@ 7pm 

Isleta Amphitheatre
 Albuquerque, NM

Tickets




!Globalberque 

September 22-23

National Hispanic
Cultural Center
 Albuquerque, NM

Tickets


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June 2

14th Outstanding Service Awards 

11:30am
Marriott Pyramid - 5151 San Francisco Rd NE - Albuquerque, NM 

Contact 505.383.6220 to RSVP 


June 3, 10, 17, 24

HMTech 2017

9am-3:30pm 
Del Norte high School - 5323 Montgomery NE - Albuquerque, NM

Online Registration is Open for Hands-On Minds-On Technology Camp

Middle and High School Students 8th-12th grades

Register by visiting https://share-ng.sandia.gov/stem/hmtech/ 


June 3

Poetry Reading and Book Sale

12 noon
Courtyard - 1135 Texas St NE - Albuquerque, NM 

You are invited to come to a poetry reading and book sale.

 For more information, call Joe and Ellen Sorenson at 505-554-1209 or 505-410-5918 


   June 3

Recognition Dinner
An evening of Celebration to honor Coach James and Mary Lois Hulsman

  Embassy Suites - 1000 Woodward Pl NE - Albuquerque, NM 

For tickets contact Joe Powdrell (328-0552); Janice Arnold Jones(379-0902)
or Harold Bailey( 908-0796)

Register online: https://coach-hulsman-recognition-dinner.eventbrite.com 


   June 6

Faith Tabernacle’s Vacation Bible School

8:30pm
 Faith Tabernacle - 7701 Zuni SE - Albuquerque, NM 

 The community is cordially invited to attend Faith Tabernacle’s Vacation Bible School, Ages 4 years to Adult.

Study theme for Teens/Adults: Reaching, Teaching, Empowering for Youth: Be Strong and Courageous.  Food served nightly.  For more info: Elder Bettye Garbutt @ 500.898.9440 or Sister Andrea Crawford @ 505.400.0506.


   June 8

African American Performing Arts Center Annual Board Meeting

6:30pm-8:30pm
 AAPAC - 310 San Pedro NE - Albuquerque, NM 

The Community is invited to join the Board of Directors of the AAPAC Foundation at the Board's Annual Meeting.  Come and learn about future plans for the Performing Arts Center. Plan to share your ideas with the Board during the Community Speak-Out. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call (505) 222-0785.


   June 9

Movie Night

6pm
 God's Way Community Church - 1701 Walter SE - Albuquerque, NM 

For more information call 505.843.7474.    Refreshments will be served.


   June 10

Praise-a-Palooza

Speaker: Bishop Byron Rodgers

11am
 Open Door Ministry - 1301 Third St SW - Albuquerque, NM 

You and your church family are cordially invited partake in our first Annual Praise-a-Palooza.   

For more information contact Pastor Betty Ingram @ 304-7848 or Sister Beverly Apodaca @ 818-4319.




   June 13

National Book Award & Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Woodson

7pm

 Kimo Theater - 423 Central Ave SW - Albuquerque, NM 

This will benefit the ABQ Public Library Foundation; tickets available at 505-344-8139. 

Cost: $20.00 includes book & admission

Tickets


   June 17

Juneteenth Activities from the Juneteenth Committee

1pm-7pm

 Kirtland Community Park -  Stadium SE - Albuquerque, NM 

Theme “Celebrating, Family, Friends & Life.  There will be food, information, jumpers for the children, live entertainment and more. If you’re interested in sponsoring a booth or performing, please contact Ms. Olesha Smith(505 604-3448;

For additional information call:  505 433-5423 (Lanthia) or 505 453-6710 (Kano)


   June 17

Rio Rancho/Northwest Mesa Branch NAACP Annual Juneteenth Celebration

11am-5pm

 Haynes Park - 19th and Hwy 528 - Rio Rancho, NM 

For more information contact Billy Moore @ 505.710.2851



The National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated will celebrate the Founder’s Birthday with a reception and concert with Melvin Williams of the renown Williams Brothers, at 5121 Masthead NE; the venue is small, thus, seating is limited (maximum 160) – [Tickets $40]. Information available thru some of the local churches; or call 505-797-2750 or 688-5079

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