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Saturday, May 4-Sunday, May 5
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Living Desert
Unique Arts & Crafts Show
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is hosting the Unique Arts and Crafts Show Saturday, May 4th – Sunday, May 5th. The event will start at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. each day. Come get a gift for mom for Mother’s Day! All arts and crafts are handmade. If you are a vendor and would like a booth, the deadline to reserve a spot is April 26. Please call the zoo for more information or come pick up a form. There is no fee to attend the Unique Arts and Crafts Show in the Visitor Center, but regular admission fees will apply for those wishing to enter the zoo (children 6 and under are free, 7-12 $3, 13 and up $5).
Fees: VC: Free: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Allison Leimer 575-887-5516




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Saturday, June 22
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Living Desert
Boating Education Course
Get ready for your next boating outing by attending a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved Boating Education Course. Anyone born on or after January 1st, 1989 who intends to operate a motorboat must successfully complete a state certified boating education course. Participants can view more information and register for classes here: www.boatnm.com If you have any questions, please contact Marine Enforcement Officer Amber Martinez at 575-457-2384 or email amberr.martinez@state.nm.us
Fees: Free
Contact: Amber Martinez 575-457-2384




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Monday, July 8
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Living Desert
Zoo Camp
Friends of the Living Desert will once again sponsor Zoo Camp at Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park. The theme this year is “Birds.” The camp is for children who have completed 1st – 6th grades. Zoo Camp will be held Monday – Friday, July 8 - 12 or July 15 - 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The fee is $45 per child or $35 for children of Friends of Living Desert members (Family or Grandparent members). Zoo camp includes songs, crafts, activities, zoo exploration, guest speakers, and more! Registration begins May 15. Space is very limited, so register your child as soon as possible. For more information or to register, please call Sandra Cosand or Allison Leimer at (575) 887-5516.
Fees: Friends: $35, Non-Friends: $45
Contact: Allison Leimer (575) 887-5516




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Monday, July 15
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Living Desert
Zoo Camp
Friends of the Living Desert will once again sponsor Zoo Camp at Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park. The theme this year is “Birds.” The camp is for children who have completed 1st – 6th grades. Zoo Camp will be held Monday – Friday, July 8 - 12 or July 15 - 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The fee is $45 per child or $35 for children of Friends of Living Desert members (Family or Grandparent members). Zoo camp includes songs, crafts, activities, zoo exploration, guest speakers, and more! Registration begins May 15. Space is very limited, so register your child as soon as possible. For more information or to register, please call Sandra Cosand or Allison Leimer at (575) 887-5516.
Fees: Friends: $35, Non-Friends: $45
Contact: Allison Leimer (575) 887-5516




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Saturday, July 20
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Living Desert
Boating Education Course
Get ready for your next boating outing by attending a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved Boating Education Course. Anyone born on or after January 1st, 1989 who intends to operate a motorboat must successfully complete a state certified boating education course. Participants can view more information and register for classes here: www.boatnm.com If you have any questions, please contact Marine Enforcement Officer Amber Martinez at 575-457-2384 or email amberr.martinez@state.nm.us
Fees: Free
Contact: Amber Martinez 575-457-2384




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Saturday, August 3
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Living Desert
Boating Education Course
Get ready for your next boating outing by attending a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved Boating Education Course. Anyone born on or after January 1st, 1989 who intends to operate a motorboat must successfully complete a state certified boating education course. Participants can view more information and register for classes here: www.boatnm.com If you have any questions, please contact Marine Enforcement Officer Amber Martinez at 575-457-2384 or email amberr.martinez@state.nm.us
Fees: Free
Contact: Amber Martinez 575-457-2384




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Saturday, September 21
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Living Desert
Boating Education Course
Get ready for your next boating outing by attending a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved Boating Education Course. Anyone born on or after January 1st, 1989 who intends to operate a motorboat must successfully complete a state certified boating education course. Participants can view more information and register for classes here: www.boatnm.com If you have any questions, please contact Marine Enforcement Officer Amber Martinez at 575-457-2384 or email amberr.martinez@state.nm.us
Fees: Free
Contact: Amber Martinez 575-457-2384




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