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Quality of Life

  1. Quality of Life Policy Review Committee Meeting CANCELLED

    April 28, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    The Quality of Life Policy Review Committee Meeting scheduled for April 28, 2021 has been cancelled.

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  2. Great Course Film Discussion: Native American Mythology

    April 28, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Online using Zoom

    Participate in our discussion of Native American Mythology – part of the Great Courses program “Mythologies of the World”. This program covers the mythologies of Native Americans across Northern, Central, and South America. Participants are asked to watch four episodes available on the library’s Kanopy streaming service every two weeks, and then participate in a Zoom discussion. You can go to https://wakelet.com/@BraniganLib and select Native American Mythology for more information. Send an email to library.reference@las-cruces.org to request the Zoom link to attend. April 7 we will be watching episodes 53-56.

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  3. Day of Dance-Meditation Dance with Joshua Rex Vanderhoof

    April 28, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Register to attend by emailing Kayla at kmyers@las-cruces.org

    Tuesday, April 27- Saturday, May 1, 5:30-6:30pm (MST) Day of Dance is a global celebration of all that is dance! Dance is a window into culture and humanity, it makes us move and breathe, and it can express a whole range of emotions from joy to grief. Register to participate in free dance classes in a variety of dance styles each evening. Classes are open to all ages and skill levels.

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  4. Amaranth and Seed Travels with the Garden's Edge

    April 28, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ online using Zoom

    It's a mini-seed festival! Join Sarah Montgomery of The Garden's Edge as she discusses the historical and cultural history of amaranth and its place in her Seed Travels project with Qachuu Aloom. Sarah Montgomery is a co-founder of The Garden's Edge, a 501(c)3 located in Albuquerque NM. In 2003, she collaborated with farmers in Guatemala to start the Qachuu Aloom Association, which is dedicated to preserving traditional seeds and cultural practices of the Maya Achi. Qachuu Aloom has 500 members, primarily women who represent 23 rural villages. Through collaborations between Qachuu Aloom and The Garden’s Edge, she continues to help save and share seeds through a “farmer to farmer” movement called “Seed Travels” that focuses on sharing heirloom, drought-resistant varieties of ancient superfoods like Amaranth, wild edible greens corn, and beans. She helps to run Amyo Farms and Epic Seeds with her husband, Jesse Daves, and two children in Albuquerque, NM.

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