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June 11, 2022 Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Join us for a night outside with tropical fun and dancing, while we support the advancement of Alzheimer's disease care, support and research.

Evening Emcee

Crystal Gutierrez

Available for Purchase

AUCTION - Browse, Bid & Buy


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You can still participate in the auction!

Sponsor the Purple Carpet Gala Havana Nights

Learn more below! To purchase a Purple Carpet Gala Sponsorship you can click on the BUY TICKETS/TABLE OR SPONSOR button at the top of this page or call Nicolette Garcia at 505-404-9849. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a Purple Carpet Gala Donor Member!  

Our donor opportunities/packages are for individual philanthropists who would like to support our mission through our Purple Carpet Gala by donating at a Platinum, Gold, or Silver Level. These Donor Levels come with an array of donor benefits and recognition at the event.


To become a Purple Carpet Gala donor member in 2022 you can click the BUY TICKET/TABLE button at the top of this page or call Nicolette at 505-404-9849. 


Our auction has over 50 amazing items to bid on. The auction will be open for bidding starting at 12:00 noon on Monday, June 6, 2022.  The Auction will close on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 8:30 pm.

We welcome item donations!

Donate an Item Now


5:00 - 5:30 PM
General Check-In

Front (East) Main Lobby

5:00 - 5:30 PM
AARP VIP Policy Lounge in the IPK Patio

VIP guests will have an exclusive opportunity to hear our latest public policy priorities and hear from special guests:
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham | US Senator Ben Ray Lujan
AARP State Director Dr. Joseph Sanchez
By Invitation Only

5:30 - 5:45 PM
VIP Guests Check-In

Front (East) Main Lobby

5:30 - 6:30 PM
Cocktail Hour | Silent Auction | Photo Booth

In the main courtyard
During our cocktail hour, enjoy a signature Mango,
Strawberry or Blue Raspberry Mojito cocktail.
Visit our photo booth and check out the silent auction items.
Visit our "Ask the Doctor" table.
Our "Ask the Doctor" segment will feature Janice Knoefel MD, MPH, a neurologist and geriatrician with 40 years experience in the dementia field. She is the clinical director of the UNM Center for Memory and Aging and is the Administrative Core co-director of the NM Alzheimer Disease Research Center.
With your donation this evening, you will be given the opportunity to simply ask the doctor anything you like. Dr. Knoefel will be available during the cocktail hour from 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm.

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Welcome | Program
In the main courtyard

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Dinner | Special Performance by CPS Dance Studios
In keeping with our "Havana Nights" theme, this evening's menu options were specially created for our event by the Chef, and reflect both an authentic - and uniquely creative - take on fine Cuban-style cuisine.
Tonight's Menu:
Entrée option 1
Mojio Chicken al Carbon with Arroz Congri and Tostones
Entrée option 2
Ropa Vieja (Pork) with Arroz Congri and Tostones
Entrée option 3
Pescado (Fish) con Sofrito with Arroz Congri and Tostones
Tres Leches Cake & Citrus Flan

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mission Moment | Live Auction | Closing Remarks

8:30 - 9:30 PM
Dance | Photo Booth

IMA Clinical Research Presents: Albuquerque's favorite salsa band, Son Como Son 



$150,000 Goal


Total Raised

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The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Help us by contributing to our fundraising efforts.

No act of generosity is too small to make a difference.


Alzheimer's Association - New Mexico Chapter
Questions? Please contact Nicolette

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, USA

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