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Albuquerque Apartment Living: August 2018

Welcome to this month's edition of Albuquerque Apartment Living, brought to you by Valley View Villas, our apartments for rent in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This month we're bringing our residents suggestions for celebrating National Peach Month and National Golf Month, topics surrounding upcoming holidays like National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day and Book Lovers Day, and movies you might want to check out this month like The Meg, Kin, Avengers: Infinity War, and Traffik. Read on to learn more about these topics in today's blog post.

August Celebrations

National Peach Month

basket of peaches

Visit your local grocery store and grab some delicious peaches to celebrate National Peach Month! Not only are peaches a delicious summer fruit to eat as is, they’re also a great ingredient in many different recipes! Check out some peach recipes at to get inspired to use those peoples in diverse ways!

National Golf Month


upclose golf shoes, golf ball, and putterArroyo Del Oso Golf Course is our favorite local golf courses. Check it out to celebrate National Golf Month before the month is through. Whether you’re headed to the green yourself or if you’re going with friends, you can enjoy the nice summer weather playing the great game of golf. If heading to a golf course isn’t your thing, you can go to a driving range and hit some balls! Take advantage of National Golf Month!  

Upcoming Holidays


National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

We suggest going to Rude Boy Cookies to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day this year! If you’re a lover of chocolate chip cookies, stopping by this ska-inspired cookie shop is a must. Enjoy freshly baked cookies or ice cream sandwiches when you visit Rude Boy, and even sip down some milk on tap!


Book Lovers Day

man reading a book

Will you be visiting Barnes & Noble to celebrate Book Lovers Day this year? Barnes & Noble is full of books of all different genres like biographies, fantasy, science fiction and more! Dive into a different world and experience breathtaking stories! Treat yourself to a new book for Book Lovers Day on August 9th or pick up a gift for a friend who is a bibliophile!

Movie Suggestions

The Meg


Get your tickets to see The Meg this month! It comes out in theaters on Friday, August 10. A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. With time running out, rescue diver Jonas Taylor must save the crew and the ocean itself from an unimaginable threat -- a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon. Buy your tickets today to see The Meg with friends and family.



Do you have any weekend plans yet? We suggesting going to your local theater and checking out Kin . It comes out in theaters on Friday, August 31. Armed with a mysterious weapon, an ex-con and his adopted teenage brother go on the run from a vengeful criminal and a gang of otherworldly soldiers. Plan your weekend today by buying tickets for Kin.

Avengers: Infinity War


Do you have any weekend plans? Stay in and rent Avengers: Infinity War on DVD. It's released on Tuesday, August 14. Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment. Are you planning a movie night? Stop by a nearby Redbox and rent Avengers: Infinity War!




Do you have any weekend plans? Stay in and rent Traffik on DVD. It's released on Wednesday, August 1. Brea and John embark on a romantic weekend getaway to an isolated estate in the mountains. They are pleasantly surprised when two of their friends, Darren and Malia, also show up unexpectedly. Their plans for fun soon give way to terror when members of a violent biker gang invade the peaceful countryside. Banded together, they now find themselves in a fight for their lives as their assailants will stop at nothing to protect their secrets from the outside world. Are you planning a movie night? Stop by a nearby Redbox and rent Traffik!