How Do Elections Work?

How Do Elections Work?

How do our elections actually work? Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover explains the whole process. Also, we’re sending three field reporters into the Rio Grande Community Farms corn maze. Broadcasting live every Saturday from 9 to 10am. Tune in at this site during the show, or listen later.

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Saturday, October 13, 2018,  9 – 10am MST Kerry Jones from the National Weather Service joins us to talk about the weather. New Mexico is forecast to continue to get unlimited sunshine capable of producing limitless solar energy. Find out all about it with our friends from the New Mexico Solar Energy Association. With great music, a family events calendar, the Birthday Club, jokes, live and local kids, The Children’s Hour delivers commercial free, family friendly media for listeners of all ages. Listen live Saturdays 9-10am Mountain Standard Time at this site, or listen later by clicking on the yellow […]

Live From The Outpost

Live From The Outpost

Broadcasting live from the Outpost Performance Space, we’ll have a performance from award winning young pianist Rowan McJimsey, and kid naturalist Adya Radcliffe will help us identify migrating birds that we should be listening for this fall. Audience participation is expected and all ages are welcome. The Outpost Performance Space is at 210 Yale SE, in Albuquerque, and if you’re in New Mexico, we hope you’ll join us!  Free! Doors open at 8:30am.

Spiders

Spiders

Spiders! New Mexico is home to hundreds of species of spiders. We’ve invited Dr. Sandra Brantley and Dr. Rachel Alfarro from UNM’s Museum of Southwestern Biology’s Arthropod Division to help us understand, and maybe even learn to love, the arthropods among us. Find out which are venomous and how we can live together harmoniously. With music by Aaron Nigel Smith with Dan Zanes, O.A.R, NRBQ, Jeff & Paige, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, and The Big Kidz Band Feat. Skip Ewing. Originally broadcast on KUNM-fm on September 29, 2018 Learn more about spiders online here. And this is […]

Globalquerque Kids

Globalquerque Kids

Enjoy a taste of Globalquerque, the music festival that brings the world to Albuquerque, New Mexico. We’re recording a kids concert with two bands, the Latina, four woman  LADAMA, and from Egypt, Youssra El Hawary. 

Exploring the Arctic

Exploring the Arctic

  What does it mean to be an explorer? Jen Chavez Miller is an 8th grade teacher who just returned from exploring Arctic Svalbard. The Arctic is experiencing unprecedented melting due to climate change. Find out how curiosity and exploration are essential tools for all kids to have a full understanding of the world. With music by Sonia, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Billy Gilman, They Might Be Giants and Black Umfolosi.  

Take A Trip To Argentina

Take A Trip To Argentina

Take a trip with us to Argentina with our special guest, Cristina Baccin. She will share Argentinian music such as chamamé, chacarera tango and samba, stories about Patagonian magical creatures, and how is to be at the bottom of the globe. Listen live right here Saturdays at 9am MST.

Kids in Nature

Kids in Nature

On this edition of The Children’s Hour, learn how kids and families can be a part of building the southwest’s only urban wildlife refuge, the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Also find out about a co-ed, multiage scouting organization that’s navigated its way to Albuquerque: the Navigators will be in the studio. We’re broadcasting live and locally, Saturdays from 9 to 10am on KUNM-fm or listen right here at ChildrensHourRadio.com

Chaco Canyon

Chaco Canyon

Take a trip to Chaco Canyon with The Children’s Hour with our special guests, Hilary Grabowska, Park Ranger (Interpretation) at Chaco, Wendy Bustard, Chaco Curator, Brenna Lissoway, Chaco Archivist, and 6 year old Rowan Lissoway who recently earned his Junior Ranger badge at Chaco. This UNESCO world heritage site was the center of pueblo civilization just 1000 years ago, and then was abandoned. Learn the story of Chaco Canyon and what it offers for families today. The National Park Service has prepared numerous educational materials around Chaco Canyon for all grade levels. Just click the link to access these tools for […]

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