August 28

Citizen’s Police Academy Class Starting Tuesday, August 28

The Albuquerque Police Department (APD) invites interested residents to sign up for the upcoming Citizen Police Academy. Starting Tuesday, August 28, this 12-week course teaches citizens about the philosophy, policies and guiding principles of law enforcement; offers classroom instruction from divisions such as Crime Lab, Narcotics and K-9; and at the end of the course, offers an 8-hour ride along with a police officer. To sign up online for this fascinating course, visit:

August 26

Master Gardeners 12th Annual Tomato Fiesta

Join the Albuquerque Area Extension Master Gardeners in celebrating the tomato harvest at the 12th Annual Albuquerque Tomato Fiesta from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Albuquerque Garden Center (10120 Lomas Blvd. NE)

There will be tasting of Heirloom tomatoes, gardening tips and lectures, free activities for kids, food prepared by Master Gardeners at the Tomato Cafe, live music by the Alpha Blue Trio, a farmer’s market and crafts show and a cooking demonstration by Bernalillo County Extension Agent Cindy Davies.

The cost is $5 for adults and children under 12 are free.

Vote New Mexico

On Sunday, August 26, you’re invited to join the Vote New Mexico event taking place at Tiguex Park, 1800 Mountain Rd. NW, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., and learn about voting and elections in New Mexico. There will be voter registration, guest speakers, fun and games for the kids, food trucks and live music! To learn more about this event, call (505) 884-8441 or visit:






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