Hummingbird Festival and Becker Ave. Art Walk!

The Hummingbird Festival is coming to Belen on Saturday, April 29th! There will be so many amazing things to see and do! You won’t want to miss it! Take a look at all of the galleries, museums, and shops you can explore while you’re out and about enjoying the Festival!

Earth Day Fiesta at Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area

On Friday and Saturday, April 21st and 22nd, Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area is throwing and Earth Day Fiesta! With both days packed full of fun and educational events, for the whole family, you won’t want to miss out! Friday kicks off at 11am with a Birding Walk followed by a Native Plants presentation at 12:30pm. At 1:30pm you will have … Read More

Community Career Fair

Are you looking for a job? Goodwill Industries of New Mexico is hosting a Community Career Fair at the Goodwill in Los Lunas on Tuesday, April 25th from 2-4 pm. There will be employers from many different fields including: *Goodwill *ESS *Manpower *Ambercare *Smiths *Burritos Alinstante *Los Lunas Schools *Workforce Connections *Isleta Pueblo *Yellowstone Landscaping *Middle Rio Grande Conservancy *Isleta … Read More

Belen Consolidated Schools’ District Wide Student Art Show: Where Home Is

Kathleen Pickering, Belen Public Library Director, and artist and arts educator Paula Castillo areexcited to announce “WHERE HOME IS,” a BCS District-wide student art exhibit hosted by theBelen Public Library and curated by the Young Curators Club (YCC) from Infinity High School. This exhibit will feature student artwork from Belen High School art students instructed by EganUlbricht, Belen Middle School … Read More

Community Preservation 2023 Spring Clean

UPDATE: The Dumpster site will be closed today, Thursday April 6th as it is at capacity. It will re-open tomorrow, Friday April 7th from 9am – 4pm. To make up for today’s closure it will also open Monday and Tuesday April 10th and 11th from 9am – 4pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you! The City of Belen’s Community … Read More

Annual Fire Hydrant Testing Resumes

Waterway Company  will resume testing the city’s fire hydrants on Monday, April 10th starting at 8am. The areas being tested are South 1st St, Mirabel Ave and South 2nd St, BNSF Rail Yard, River Rd east of Eastside School Rd and Hwy 314 from train bridge to Don Luis Trujillo Blvd.  When these areas are completed testing , hydrant testing … Read More

Vietnam Veterans Day Observed

This morning the City of Belen, along with VFW Post 2387, was honored to observe Vietnam Veterans Day at Belen Veterans Memorial Eagle Park. We offer our sincere gratitude to all of those who served and to their families and loved ones.

Your Early Childhood Department Needs Your Voice!

When it comes to caring for children, families are the experts, and the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department is here to support them every step of the way. As a new department — formed in 2020 as one of the first in the nation — we’re growing with you. If you take care of young ones ages … Read More

Vietnam Veterans Day Observance Event

March 29, 2023 is Vietnam Veterans Day. VFW Post 2387, in conjunction with the Belen Veterans Memorial at Eagle Park, 305 Eagle Lane, will be honoring all Veterans who served in the Vietnam War from 1955-1975, when the war officially ended. There will be a flag and wreath laying ceremony to honor the fallen at the Veterans Memorial and an … Read More

Central Elementary Art Show – Bird’s Eye View

Kathleen Pickering, Belen Public Library Director, and artist Paula Castillo are excited to announce “BIRD’S EYE VIEW,” a Central Elementary student art exhibit hosted by the Belen Public Library and curated by the Young Curators Club (YCC) from Infinity High School. This exhibit will feature student artwork from Central Elementary’s Art classes guided by Art Educator Andrea Torrez.  “BIRD’S EYE VIEW” is … Read More