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La Mesa Arts Academy
Annual Benefit
Barbecue Bash and Swing with “Swag The Band”

Since 2006, La Mesa Arts Academy has provided free after-school art, music, drama, and dance classes for over 1,500 La Mesa Elementary School students in Albuquerque's International District. Classes are taught by experienced instructors from La Mesa Elementary and the Albuquerque area. Many are also professional artists and musicians who are committed to sharing their time and talents with the La Mesa Community.


Saturday, May 14th from 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

La Mesa Presbyterian Church 7401 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, on the corner of Copper and Espanola.


  • Student art displays and the Baile Folklórico class will dance

  • BBQ donated from local BBQ vendors with sides and desserts donated by RFK Charter School Culinary class. Suggested donation ($10 for food)

  • Blues Band

  • City will provide a climbing wall and bike rodeo including helmets and knee pads

  • Art vendors set up in the parking lot to sell their items.


Please, consider becoming a sponsor. If you’d like to make a donation please you can use the link provided below:

Signup sheets to help during the event will be available in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, May 8th!

Please, help us out and signup to help.

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