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6 Events in for the next 12 months at Cerrillos Hills
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Saturday, May 5
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Amigos Hike
Our last volunteer-led Amigos hike before we take a break for the summer. Come out and enjoy a leisurely paced stroll around the hills.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, May 12
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
New Mexico Raptors
Scientists study raptors to get important clues about environmental health. Guest presenter, Laura McCann will bring a Great Horned Owl, a Red-tailed Hawk and a Turkey Vulture and help you learn all about them.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, May 19
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Scat, what is that?
Guest presenter David Weaver, volunteer at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, will share everything you wanted to know about scat but were afraid to ask. Scat contains a wealth of information, from simple identification to details of behavior. We will spend some time looking at various scat, talking about what we can learn, and learning how to find and identify scat.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, June 2
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Plants and Wildflowers
Join the park’s herbarium curator Pete Peterson for this look at plants & wildflowers. We will begin by exploring the area around the main parking lot before moving on to look at flora along one or more trails.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, June 16
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Amigos Art Show & Ice Cream Social
The range of artistic talent found along the Cerrillos/Madrid corridor spans a variety of media and styles. Come meet the artists, learn about their creative process with Ceramics, Paintings, Cement sculpture, Art cards, Cerrillos Turquoise and Jewelry and Photography.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, June 30
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Galisteo Basin & Cerrillos Hills
Guest presenter, Paul Secord will share seldom seen images from the new book he co-authored with Homer Milford; The Galisteo Basin and Cerrillos Hills. Get a peek at life during the Territorial mining period as Paul reveals the stories, people and history depicted in these old photos.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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