Community Calendar

Event Listing

Friday, April 28, 2017Workshop

2017 Women's Conference

2017 Women's Conference
We look forward to a wonderful time of fellowship with you. Take this opportunity to get away and have some time without all of the pressures of life and spend time in the presence of God and in the fellowship of amazing women of God! Please make your plans now to be part of this uplifting weekend of encouragement, growth, and joy. 

from Friday, April 28, 2017 7:00 PM
thru Sunday, April 30, 2017 11:00 AM
New Covenant Worship Center

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Saturday, April 29, 2017Dinner Event

Roots to Wings Fundraiser

Roots to Wings is a fundraiser to support the Dick Hillier Tutoring Program in the Rio Rancho Public Schools benefiting students who need additional support to reach grade level. 

Join us for an amazing night filled with wonderful food, live band, silent auction, raffles, and the opportunity to meet NM Authors and have them sign your books! 

Tickets are $45 per person or $400 for a table of 10! 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:00 PM thru 11:00 PM

 Marriott Pyramid Hotel

5151 San Francisco, NE Albuquerque NM 87109 

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Thursday, May 11, 2017Luncheon Event

Turn Insight Into Opportunity Luncheon


Please join us to hear insights on today’s most critical economic and investment topics from Benjamin Kunzler, Executive Director, Client Advisor, J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Benjamin will share thoughts on the current economic landscape and outlook for 2017, discuss key drivers and trends taking place in the markets and answer your most pressing questions.

We hope you can attend and look forward to seeing you at this important event.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:30 PM thru 04:30 PM

 The Point Grill

2500 Parkway Avenue NE

Rio Rancho, NM 87144 

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Saturday, May 13, 2017Seminar

A Mother's Day Workshop for All Who are Grieving

Mother's Day can be a holiday that challenges the endurance of motherless children, as well as mothers and grandmothers whose children or grandchildren have died. A workshop will be offered to provide insights, comfort, support and specific tools to cope with grief on Mother's Day. 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
The Grief Resource Center, 1113 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Saturday, May 13, 2017Live Entertainment

Chris Tomlin – Worship Night in America

Chris Tomlin – Worship Night in America

For tickets:

Call 888.694.4849

Online at person at Don Chalmers Ford Box Office at Santa Ana Star Center


GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin continues to bring the church together in unity and prayer with his Worship Night in America tour, set for Santa Ana Star Center on May 13. Featuring Chris Tomlin, Big Daddy Weave, Phil Wickham, Zach Williams, Mosaic MSC and Jason Barton, the tour will make 23 stops across the US, filling arenas with thousands of voices lifted in praise. 

"It is powerful when all streams of the church come together in an act of unity to worship and pray...that's the heart behind Worship Night In America," Tomlin said. "I pray these nights are filled with revival and restoration as we all join together proclaiming one name."

This full tour follows a series of Worship Night In America events over the last two years including sold out Madison Square Garden, Red Rocks and other iconic venues.

Tomlin's 11th studio album Never Lose Sight recently released, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Albums Chart. The album features the RIAA Gold Certified single "Good Good Father." Last month, Tomlin was honored as the fourth recipient of the SoundExchange Digital Radio Award, recognizing more than 1 billion digital radio plays.

The tour is exclusively produced by Awakening Events, presented by K-LOVE and Air1 and sponsored by Food for the Hungry.

GROUPS! Receive maximum 2 free tickets with any size group order of 12 or more*.   Call 505.891.7319 for group orders. 

*Only 2 complimentary tickets are allowed per customer account.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 7:00 PM thru 11:59 PM

Chris Tomlin – Worship Night in America

May 13

Santa Ana Star Center

For More Info:
Santa Ana Star Center Box Office

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Sunday, May 21, 2017Breakfast Event

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Loving Thunder Riding

Loving Thunder Therapeutic Riding will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for our Veteran and special needs rider scholarship fund.  Sunday, May 21, 9:00-12:00 ,  $5.00 a person. 

We will have some fun music and a couple of our favorite therapy horses for you and your family to Meet N Greet. or 505-554-9493 for more info.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Elks Lodge #2500, 1320 Barbara Loop SE, RR
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Sunday, May 21, 2017Lecture

Pope and Naranjo: Leadership in the Pueblo Revolt 1680

Friends of Coronado Historic Site will host Stephanie Beninato Ph.D. who will talk about the many questions surrounding the events of 1680 when Pueblos banded together to throw out the Spanish.  Who were the leaders? How many? Dr. Beninato will examine the documents within a cooperative model of Pueblo leadership so you will appreciate this event and the enormous consequences on the cultural landscape of New Mexico.  Dr. Beninato is a SW historian who has been giving tours of Santa Fe, doing lectures and meditation programs.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 2:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
Sandoval County Historical Society Museum (DeLavy House) Edmond Rd & hwy 550, Bernalillo      
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Saturday, May 27, 2017Music Event

Reggae on the River

Free event at the Site,  10am start with tours of the Site, Native Crafts booths, 10:30 Nature Walk; 11:15 Native American Story Telling and Poetry;

SunFather's Gift Shop is open all day! 

12 Noon: Lunch for purchase (or bring your own) & Beer Garden open

1:30 pm Concert by "Native Roots" a world famous Reggae Band.

3:00 pm event end

Join us for a great day of festivities and music.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Coronado Historic Site, Bernalillo. Off Hwy 550 & Kuaua Road. 
For More Info:
Site Staff
505 867=5351

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017Lecture

ServSafe Food handler

 3- hours ServSafe course with overview and exam. This class fulfills the new state mandate that goes into place March 1, 2018. This class is required for food handlers serving and preparing food.

Preregistration is required, click here.  

Class is also available online click here.  

If you have any questions please contact Brianna at 505-343-9848 or 

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM

New Mexico Restaurant Association 

9201 Montgomery Blvd NE Suite 602

Albuquerque, NM 87111 


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Thursday, June 08, 2017Workshop

The Impact of Cultural Diversity on Health and End-of-Life

Finding Hope and Healing After Loss with special guest presenter David Kessler, MA. Sponsored by Presbyterian Chaplaincy Services, FRENCH Funerals and Cremations and the Grief Resource Center.   The presentation on June 8th is  free, however CEU's are avialable for the entire weekend conference. For more info: 505-841-1191.

Thursday, June 08, 2017 7:00 PM thru 08:30 PM

Albuquerque Marriott

2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87110 

For More Info:
Desiree Woodland

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Saturday, June 10, 2017Music Event

Bobby Shew Quintet Jazz Benefit Concert

Bobby Shew Quintet Jazz Benefit Concert

World-renowned Trumpeter Bobby Shew presents: “The Great Ladies of Jazz,” a Benefit Concert for Historic Old San Ysidro Church, featuring the Bobby Shew Quintet and Singer Carla Van Blake. Carla will perform jazz classics of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Lena Horne, Carmen McRae, and more.


Tickets for the Benefit Concert are $50 per ticket. $28 of the price is tax-deductible. All proceeds go to the ongoing preservation of the Old Church, an iconic adobe structure and the Historic Heart of Corrales.

Tickets available at or at Frame-n-Art, 3563 Corrales Road, 898-0660. 


Saturday, June 10, 2017 7:30 PM thru 09:00 PM

Old San Ysidro Church, 966 Old Church Road, Corrales, NM 87048

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017Meeting

Business Networking Group

Business Networking Group

This is a new business networ

king group, made up of business professionals who would like to be part of an exclusive networking group. Only one category of business allowed at any time. We are looking for potential new members who would be committed to wanting to grow their business through word-of-mouth referrals. Each member must be an active member in order to keep their “exclusive” seat in the networking group.


ALL Businesses welcome to apply for membership. Please inquire for further information and/or to see if your specific category is filled. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM

The Range Cafe

925 S. Camino Del Pueblo      

Bernalillo, NM 87004

For More Info:
Stacy Crossingham
(505) 577-4304

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Saturday, June 17, 2017Community Activity

TAPS Military Care Group

TAPS Military Care Group
 A TAPS Care Group will meet in New Mexico for the first time at the Grief Resource Centerbeginning June 17, 2017; 1:30 - 3:00 pm. The TAPS Care Group is a gathering of military survivors who come together to share their grief journey. It welcomes those who are grieving the loss of a military loved one regardless of the circumstances and relationship to the deceased. It repeats the 3rd Saturday of every month. 

Saturday, June 17, 2017 1:30 PM thru 03:00 PM
 Grief Resrource Center
For More Info:
Joelle or Joyce
325-513-0262. 980-9383

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Sunday, June 25, 2017Luncheon Event

Haven House Sushi Creations

Learn how to make your own Sushi and Eat your Results!
Sushi Master and owner of Sakura Sushi and Grill, Jay,
will teach you how!
June 25, 2017 2PM - 4PM

Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
For More Info:
Roberta Radosevich
PO Box 15611

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Saturday, July 01, 2017Community Activity

Galloping Grace Youth Ranch featured at Pork & Brew

The 14th Annual Pork & Brew will return to the Santa Ana Star Center July 1-3. Bringing together the best barbecue vendors from around the region, this three-day festival featuring BBQ, beer, live music and interactive family activities will be one of the biggest events of the summer. Galloping Grace Youth Ranch will be returning to the event, showcasing a petting zoo and pig races throughout the weekend.

The 14th Annual Pork & Brew, hosted by the Rio Rancho Convention and Visitors Bureau, will feature an indoor/outdoor format, ensuring the 15,000 expected attendees can enjoy all the festival has to offer rain or shine. This is quite possibly the best way to spend your 4th of July weekend this summer in New Mexico. Between chomps of fantastic BBQ, you can check out local arts and crafts, burn off some calories by dancing to live music and even take the kids for a face painting and a few trips through the bouncy houses. There will also be kid’s watermelon and adult pie eating contests twice daily.

General Admission: $6; Active Military w/ID $4; 65+ $4; Kids 4-12 $4; Kids 3 & Under; Free

from Saturday, July 01, 2017 11:00 AM
thru Monday, July 03, 2017 5:00 PM

The 14th Annual Pork & Brew will return to the Santa Ana Star Center, located at 3001 Civic Center Circle NE, in Rio Rancho.

Dates & Times: 

  • Saturday & Sunday, July 1 & 2, 11am - 7pm
  • Monday, July 3, 11am - 5pm
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Friday, July 14, 2017Community Activity

Storehouse West's "Night at the Movies"

Storehouse West food pantry is partnering with the City of Rio Rancho to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of our original founding in 1992. Businesses, churches, and service organizations are invited to participate in the pre-movie activities from 6 p.m. until the start of the movie at dusk. Participants must RSVP no later than July 5th in order to participate.

Friday, July 14, 2017 6:00 PM thru 11:59 PM
Rio Rancho's Cabezon Park
For More Info:
Kjersten Paschall

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Thursday, August 03, 2017Golf Tournament Community

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico 3-in-1 Golf Tournam

 The 3-in-1 Golf Tournament is a combination scramble, low gross/low net, and scotch foursome. Proceeds benefit the more than 4,000 youth we serve.

Thursday, August 03, 2017 11:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Isleta Golf Club: 11000 Broadway SE, Albuquerque, NM 87105
For More Info:
Rebecca Sisneros

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Saturday, August 12, 2017Workshop

Bereavement Facilitator Training

With supervision and support, compassionate listeners from all walks of life serve as bereavement facilitators.   Volunteer Support Group Facilitators are the backbone of our program. They lead grief support groups for children, teens, or adults, either in the North Valley or in Rio Rancho. Facilitators are trained, teamed up with more experienced facilitators, and supported by our staff.

As one of our volunteers wrote, “This is the most rewarding thing I do.”

  • August 12th and 13th
  • Registration deadline: August 9th at 3pm
  • Registration information at:
  • Contact: or 505-323-0478 with any questions.
  • Training is accredited with 13 CEUs (both days) or 7.5 CEUs (1 day) for counselors, therapists, and social workers.
  • Cost is $45 for those planning to volunteer or $260 or $150 for CEUs only. 

Volunteer Support Group Facilitators are compassionate listeners who lead grief support groups for children, teens, or adults.  Facilitators are trained, partnered with an experienced facilitator, and supported by CGC staff. Facilitators are not required to have any experience in support groups or counseling.  The time commitment for volunteer facilitators is approximately 3.5 hours one evening, twice per month for during the school year.

from Saturday, August 12, 2017 8:30 AM
thru Sunday, August 13, 2017 4:00 PM

Children's Grief Center of New Mexico

3001 Trellis DR NW

Albuquerque, NM 87107 

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Saturday, August 12, 2017Arts & Crafts Fair

Visionary Arts & Crafts Guild SHOW

Visionary Arts & Crafts Guild SHOW


Saturday, August 12, 2017
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

A variety of handcrafted Guild member Arts & Craft items for your fall gift shopping

All Attendees will have the opportunity to get into the drawings for a $10 gift Certificates to shop with

VACG members at the show. Must be present to win.

Demonstrations provided



Contact Susan Sheridan at 340-5846 or



Saturday, August 12, 2017 10:00 AM thru 03:00 PM

Pongal Event Center
1101 Golf Course Blvd Ste. 102
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017Luncheon Event

WESST Lunch & Learn: QuickBooks Basics

Join WESST Rio Rancho and Business Solutions By Design as we present a Lunch ‘n Learn filled with great information and great food! In this QuickBooks Online (QBO) Basics workshop you’ll learn:

Basic navigation with QuickBooks 
How to set-up financial account sync
Customers and Receivables functionality
Vendors and Payables functionality
Reporting functionality
Other valuable tools that QBO offers!

Bring your appetite and questions for this important workshop! Lunch is included with your registration!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM

Joe's Pasta House

3201 Southern Blvd, SE

Rio Rancho, NM 87114       

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Rio Rancho Regional
Chamber of Commerce

4001 Southern Blvd. SE, Ste. B
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2069
Voice: (505) 892-1533    Fax: (505) 892-6157


Monday-Thursday: 9AM-4PM
Friday: 9AM-3PM