Whether you’re into photography, politics, art shows or music, there’s something free for everyone this week.
Learn about the state government (from a safe distance)
Former New Mexico State Sen. Dede Feldman will read from her new book, “Inside the New Mexico Senate,” which is exactly what the title says. The reading begins at 7 p.m. at Bookworks, located at 4022 Rio Grande Boulevard NW. All ages.
Guerrilla Photo Group meets every Wednesday from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. to learn and teach each other about photography. The meetings are open to photographers of all levels, as well as make-up artists, models, hair stylists and voyeurs. Guerilla Photo Group is located at 500 2nd Street SW, Suite 9. 18
Climate change: it could be a thing
Wednesday and Thursday
The “Fossil-Free Film Festival: The best new films about climate change … and what you can do about it!” is likely the film festival with the longest name ever. It also presents some interesting films that might make you sound smart in class. The films are offered at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Guild Cinema, located at 3402 Central Avenue NW. All ages.
The artists at ArtStreet will hold their opening reception for “Recycled Heart,” an exhibition of artwork made entirely from recycled materials, at the Harwood Art Center. The party starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 8. Harwood Art Center is located at 1114 7th Street NW. All ages.
Albuquerque Alpacas will open its gates to the public for a day of animal fun. Guests can feed and pet the wooly camels from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Albuquerque Alpacas is located at 9721 Guadalupe NW. All ages.
Feel the music
Folk-Americana group Rob Nance Duo will perform their Bob Dylan-inspired music at 7 p.m. in the Blackbird Buvette. Blackbird is located at 509 Central Avenue NW. 21 .