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Events for the Month of May 2019

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May 4, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Pinwheels
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Get ready for national windmill day by creating and decorating your own pinwheel. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for seni. . .
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May 8, 2019

Discovery Afternoon: The Railroad in New Mexico
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Do you like trains? This Discovery Afternoon, learn all about the history of trains in New Mexico and the changes this new technology brought to agriculture. Open to students ages 5-17. Limit of 20 students. Please register at: https://friendsnmfarma. . .
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May 9, 2019

Culture Series: What's Going on with Our Weather?
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dave DuBois, the State Climatologist for New Mexico; Director of the New Mexico Climate Center; and Associate College Professor at New Mexico State University, will give an update on the environmental indicators of climate change in New Mexico. Admis. . .
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May 11, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Porcelain Flowers
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Make a hand-painted “porcelain” flower for mom. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children 4-17). . .
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May 11, 2019

Felting Workshop
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Participants are invited to create their own piece of felted artwork out of wool. The felting process includes matting, condensing and pressing fibers together by using soap, warm water, and agitation. All materials will be provided and artwork can b. . .
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May 15, 2019

Blessing of the Fields
10:00 am – 11:00 am
The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields procession on Wednesday, May 15.

Beginning at 10 a.m., the colorful procession around the Museum grounds begins, blessing the animal. . .
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May 16, 2019

Colonial Colcha Embroidery
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Colonial Colcha Embroidery with Julia R. Gomez and Annette Gutierrez Turk
May 16; 4 hours of instruction (10 a.m.-noon) lunch break on your own and (1 p.m.-3 p.m.)
Cost: $40 plus a $10 materials fee payable to instructors

This class features Col. . .
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May 18, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Paper Plate Dairy Cow
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Visit the dairy barn at the museum and take home your very own dairy cow. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citiz. . .
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May 18, 2019

Felting Workshop
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Participants are invited to create their own piece of felted artwork out of wool. The felting process includes matting, condensing and pressing fibers together by using soap, warm water, and agitation. All materials will be provided and artwork can b. . .
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May 21, 2019

Story Time
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bring your little ones to the indoor Adventure Corral for story time and a craft! Ages 3-6. Free with regular admission.

May 25, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Patriotic Paper Lanterns
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. In honor of Memorial Day, join us in making red, white, and blue paper lanterns. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senio. . .
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