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April Top Picks: Albuquerque

Apr 16 · Top Picks

Check out Acorn’s top picks in Albuquerque this month! We’ve got you covered, whatever you fancy. Choose from riding lessons to lazer tag, martial arts to guitar lessons and more…

Platinum Performance Horses
What: 4-18yrs. Platinum Performance Horses specialize in horse training and lessons. They give the individual attention need to each rider and ensure that everyone has a great time including the horses. Suitable for all levels of experience.
Where: Platinum Performance Horses, Mountain View, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


Bricks 4 Kidz Albuquerque
What: 2-18yrs. Bricks 4 Kidz is an after-school program built on the universal popularity of LEGO Bricks to deliver high quality, educational play. Every class is a fun, enriching experience for your child, using the classic bricks loved by generations of children. Classes explore architecture, engineering and technology concepts using LEGO bricks to build motorized models. Children add gears, axles, motors and battery packs to create their models.
Where: Bricks 4 Kidz Albuquerque, Onate, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


Be Inspired
What: 5-16yrs. Be Inspired was established February of 2017. Be Inspired was created with the intention of, well, inspiring. The mission is to grow as a business sharing art with the community while funding non-profit therapeutic art classes for children. Classes have taken place for a variety of kids ranging from children to teenagers.
Where: Montgomery Business Park, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness
What: 5-18yrs. Wink's Gym Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness offers a variety of programs to suit different individuals and skill levels. Realistic self-defense is the focus of what is taught. They use MMA as a platform to teach self-confidence and develop self-respect. The belt system integrates character stripes and life skills into the curriculum.
Where: Wink's Gym Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness, Nor Este, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


Keshet Community Dance Classes
What: 2-18yrs. Keshet Dance provides community classes for ages 2 through adult for all abilities. Classes include Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Fine Wine Dance (ages 55+) and Adaptive/Physically Integrated classes. Keshet provides unlimited non-competitive scholarship for youth under 18 years and pre-professional dance training for youth 6-18 years.
Where: Keshet Center for the Arts, Altura Addition, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): $15.00


Hinkle Family Fun Center
What: All ages. The Hinkle Family Fun Center includes two large buildings and a paintball facility. In the first, Game Room with video and quick coin games, a fully stocked prize redemption center, a snack bar, party tables, Lazer Frenzy, plus outdoor attractions including two 18-Hole Miniature Golf Courses, Go-Karts, Bumper Boats and a Rock Climbing Wall. On the other side of the parking lot is a 5,000 square foot Lazer Tag arena and a Nickel City Game Room.
Where: Hinkle Family Fun Center, 12931 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


Not Made in China Pottery Studio
What: 10-18yrs.Not Made in China Pottery Studio is a pottery studio, school, gallery, bookstore, and one of the finest clay facilities in sunny Albuquerque, New Mexico. They occupy a spacious, well lit, and professionally equipped building in the University/Nob Hill area with a vibrant and diverse community of artists.
Where: Not Made in China Pottery Studio, Clayton Heights-Lomas Del Cielo, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


Martial Arts
What: 4-8yrs. Kung fu classes for ages 4-8. Instructor to student ratio is very high for this class, which typically boasts one instructor per every two to three students - just the kind of attention on which children this age thrive.
Where: Martial Artistry Kung Fu, Wushu School, Bel-Air, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): $10.00


Wemagination Resource Center
What: All ages. Wemagination means “we-imagination,” people imagining together. The WE is a state-wide training center for teachers and families of young children. Training focuses on developmentally appropriate learning through open-ended play and supports that learning with clean, high-quality recyclable materials such as pieces of foam, wood, fabric, paper, corks and other loose parts.
Where: Wemagination Resource Center, Nob Hill, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


Guitar Associates of Albuquerque
What: 4-18yrs. Guitar Associates of Albuquerque, providing music instruction since 1986, is a private studio which offers professional instruction in all styles of guitar as well as bass, mandolin and banjo. We also offer professional piano instruction and tuning. The teachers at Guitar Associates of Albuquerque are both accomplished instructors and performers.
Where: Guitar Associates of Albuquerque, 2601 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque
Cost (starts from): Free


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