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Find information about Albuquerque for special interest groups, including children, families, seniors and GLBT.
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Albuquerque Dog Parks
Albuquerque has a good number of dog parks, located all around the city.

Pet Peeves and Issues at New Mexico Dog Parks
What issues or problems have you found at area dog parks? Let us know!

Donate Your Used Eyeglasses
Find a drop box location for your used eyeglasses, which are redistributed to those in need by the Lions Club.

Readers Respond: I Adopted My Pet!
Readers respond with how they adopted their pet, sharing experiences and knowledge.

Pet Adoption at Fetchapalooza
The Fetchapalooza animal adoption event has many animals to choose from. Find out about the adoption process at this event.

Valentine’s Day in Albuquerque
Provides a top ten list of romantic ideas to give someone special for Valentine's Day.

New Mexico Earthquakes
Find out about New Mexico earthquakes, from whether they occur in the state, to what an earthquake here might be like.

Summer Movie Clubhouse in Albuquerque
The Cinemark Movies 8 in Albuquerque offers discounted movies for kids during the summer.

Movies Under the Stars
Rio Rancho offers free outdoor movies for the summer 2011 season.

Albuquerque Earth Day Celebrations
Find out about Earth Day events in the Albuquerque area, which includes Earth Day celebrations as well as activities that will help sustain the planet.

Albuquerque Fetchapalooza
The annual Fetchapalooza animal adoption event takes place in Albuquerque, bringing together adoptable pets and potential owners.

Regal Cinema's Summer Movie Express
For summer 2011, Regal Cinemas offer discounted movies for kids at two Albuquerque area movie theaters.

Water Park Birthday Packages
The Radisson Water Park has birthday packages available for kids' birthday parties.

Albuquerque Community Gardens
Albuquerque has several community gardens where it's possible to grown your own food.

Orchid Magic at Albuquerque Botanic Gardens
Every spring, the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens celebrate the orchid with a special flower show.

Albuquerque Easter Week Pilgrimage to Tome Hill
Every year on Good Friday, pilgrims from the Albuquerque area make the pilgrimage to Tome Hill in Tomé, New Mexico.

Old Town Sweetheart Stroll in Albuquerque
The first annual Old Town Sweetheart Stroll happens in Old Town, Albuquerque.

Oscars in Albuquerque
See Oscar nominated films and the Oscars simulcast at these special Albuquerque shows.

Breakfast in Albuquerque
Whether you're on the lookout for chile over eggs, green chile potatoes, or a small, fresh bit of fruit with your pancakes, Albuquerque breakfast restaurants have you covered.

Valentines Dinner Specials in Albuquerque
If you're looking for a Valentine's dinner special in Albuquerque, you've got quite a few places to choose from. But make your reservation as these places book up faster than you can say I love you. Here are some top picks to choose from. Restaurants at Albuquerque's finer hotels are offering special Valentine dinners. Book a reservation for...

Albuquerque Valentine Gift Ideas
Ah, love. Albuquerque has some valentine gift ideas that will set you up for some sizzle and spark. Kick up your shoes and get rolling with these gift ideas, many of which are free. Enter to win a prize or get your hair done. Have fun.

Black History Month in Albuquerque
Black History Month in Albuquerque - Albuquerque Events for Black History Month

Indoor Playgrounds and Amusement Centers in Albuquerque
Find an indoor playground or amusement center to keep the kids busy on bad weather or wintry days.

Albuquerque Movie Theaters

Find Albuquerque movie theaters, where you can purchase a ticket and see the latest films. The list includes first run theaters.

Albuquerque River of Lights
The River of Lights at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens provides several weeks of holiday light displays, as well as a variety of entertainment.

Synagogues in Albuquerque
Passover celebrates the birth of the Jewish nation. Find a synagogue and community resources.

Albuquerque Garden Resources
Albuquerque garden resources abound, from the local clubs and workshops for the enthusiast or beginner, to the special shows and plant sales that keep home gardens going all season long.

Albuquerque Treasures
Albuquerque has some unique features and places that are real treasures.

Albuquerque Newcomers Club
Presents the Albuquerque Newcomers Club as a worthwhile group for newcomers to the city to join.

New Mexico Baby Names 2011
Find the top ten baby names for boys and girls in New Mexico for 2011.

Albuquerque Free Swim Passes
The Albuquerque ditch safety task force is offering free swim passes to city and county pools for 2010.

Albuquerque Water Parks
Albuquerque heat can make water parks and spray pads some of the most requested destinations on the kids' wish lists this summer. Find one to beat the heat, or enjoy one that's open year round. Some are free and some are special paid venues. Wherever you go, be safe and have a splashing good time.

Albuquerque Hometown Reviews
Tell us in your own words why you live in Albuquerque, whether you were born here or moved here from somewhere else. Tell us why Albuquerque is your hometown. See submissions

New Mexico Tax Free Holiday
Since 2005, New Mexico has offered residents a tax free holiday weekend. Save on back to school items such as clothing and school supplies for three days in August.

How Do You Keep Cool in Summer - Readers Share Tips
Albuquerque summers are hot, hot, hot. How do you stay cool? Share your ideas with other readers.

Rose Celebration at Albuquerque Botanic Gardens
Gardeners can learn about roses at a special rose celebration, the Rose Show being held at the Rio Grande Botanic Gardens.

Holiday Lights in Albuquerque

The lights may come out on Broadway, but the lights of Albuquerque may shine a little brighter each holiday season. See seasonal displays from luminarias to colored lights, and find out which displays are free.

Valentines Day in Albuquerque - Find Romance in Albuquerque for Valentines Day
Valentine's Day in the Albuquerque area can be as intimate as a quiet dinner for two, or as on top of the world as a ride in a hot air balloon. Find ideas on gifts, packages, restaurants and what Albuquerque has to offer for you and your special someone. Best of all for 2011, Valentine's day is on a Monday, so Valentine specials can sometimes...

August Fairs and Festivals
Find some of the fairs and festivals taking place in Albuquerque for the month of August.

Canales in the Southwest
A definition of canales, which are still used in territorial architecture of the southwest.

New Mexico Baby Names 2009

It's a Dog's Life
Find the best parks for walking dogs, which restaurants allow them tableside, and where to purchase the best supplies for your four legged friend.

Deaf Culture in Albuquerque
Find resources for the deaf community, find out about deaf culture, and where to find out more about the deaf and hard of hearing in Albuquerque and New Mexico.

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