March 27, 2014, 8:00 AM - April 22, 2014, 5:00 PM @ Rio Rancho City Hall
The annual Rio Rancho Public Schools Senior Art Show ‘Rising Stars’ is taking place on the third and fourth floors of Rio Rancho City Hall from March 27-April 22. Artwork from seniors at Rio Rancho and Cleveland high schools and the Cyber Academy will be on exhibit as part of the show. A reception will be held on April 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the third floor of City Hall. During the reception at 6 p.m., awards will be presented to students featured in the exhibit. At the free reception refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. National Art Honor Society students will also have their art on exhibit from March 27 through April 22 on the fourth floor of City Hall as part of their membership requirement.
April 19, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Esther Bone Memorial Library
To mark the 44th anniversary of the first Earth Day, the city of Rio Rancho invites citizens of all ages to a free celebration.The event will feature various displays with Earth Day themes as well as:
•Activities for children including story time with library staff
•See how a Waste Management recycling truck works
•Learn more about landfill operations
•See a model of how an aquifer works
•Learn more about fixing leaks at your home and conserving water to lower your monthly water bill by visiting with staff from the city’s Water Conservation Office
•Special appearance by the Corrales Tractor Club
In addition, O’tero’s Dairy Queen will give away free Dilly Bars, while supplies last, to those attending the celebration.
Esther - Join Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful to celebrate Earth Day. Learn about a Waste Management recycle truck, where to recycle hard to recycled items, and visit with the Office of Water Conservation.
Esther - Anyone age 8 and above can sign up to work one on one with a professional artist from the Rio Rancho Art Association.