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NM Brujos and Sisters Keep ABQ Clean in 2021, AYRU Friendlies this Saturday, Brujos Practice News.



Earth Day 2021 is tomorrow, April 22nd, a day set aside to recognize the effect we have on our environment and things we can do to lessen our impact. The New Mexico Brujos and their friends the Atomic Sisters have been exemplifying the ideals of Earth Day all year long. Earlier this season the Brujos, with cooperation for the city, officially adopted USS Bullhead park in an effort to give back to the community in which they live work and play. all year long the Brujos, with help from the sisters have scheduled clean up efforts at Bullhead in a simple effort to keep their little slice of ABQ clean. However, you don't need to be a member of the Brujos or sisters or wait for one of their clean up event to pitch in and help keep ABQ beautiful. Starting this weekend all citizens of ABQ can sign up for clean up events in their part of the city, or be a real hero and participate in all four clean up events.


Here are the details:

·Southeast: April 24 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central location: Phil Chacon Park, 7600 Southern Ave SE Registration Deadline: April 21

·Northeast: May 1 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central location: North Domingo Baca Park, 7521 Carmel Ave NE (parking lot off Corona Ave NE) Registration deadline: April 28

·Southwest: May 8 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central location: Tower Pond Park, 601 86th St SW Registration deadline: May 5

·Northwest: May 15 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central location(s): Mariposa Basin Park/Taylor Ranch, 4900 Kachina St NW & Solid Waste, 4600 Edith Blvd NE Registration Deadline: May 12

·Sign up through your neighborhood association, or by gathering some friends as a team and you can sign up as the team leader.

·Supplies will be provided to the groups that register by the deadline.

·Neighbors and Team clean area around their homes, sidewalks, and surrounding areas—we must implement social distancing, wear masks, and not be in groups more than 10.

·Each neighbor/team will bring the waste they gather to the central location between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. where Solid Waste can collect it.

·If you want to be a hero, sign up for more than one Saturday or you can be a superhero and sign up for all four weekends!


For registration information, check out the One Albuquerque Clean Up Page:

https://www.cabq.gov/solidwaste/keep-albuquerque-beautiful/one-albuquerque-cleanup-month


Albuquerque Youth Rugby Begins Saturday



This Saturday, April 24th, Albuquerque Youth Rugby United along with the Borderlands Rugby Association will be playing friendly scrimmages and hosting clinics for local youth clubs at USS Bullhead Park from 10 to 2.


NM Brujos Have Resumed Practice

Reminder that New Mexico Brujos practices are every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at USS Bullhead Park. All practices will follow strict covid safe and social distancing guidelines, and individuals can opt out of any drill or exercise as they see fit. Please bring cleats, water and a mask, and please fill out the health check form on the website before every practice!

This is important as the safer and more transparent we are as a team, the closer we get to things going back to normal or something resembling normal. We are all in this together, so let's return to rugby safe and smart.


Atomic Sisters Also Resume Practice!



Our good friends and sister team the Atomic Sisters have also resumed practice, also at USS Bullhead Park, on Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:30 to Noon. They also ask everyone to bring water, cleats, and masks. More info here: