Public Events

 

A Mountaineer’s Story: Skiing and Climbing from Argentina to Antarctica

Tue, Jan 24, 2017
7:00 PM

Meet an adventurer. Be inspired. Plan your next expedition.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

The Big Outdoors

Wed, Jan 25, 2017
6:00 PM

Learn how to be a Big in the Big Outdoors program.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

Backcountry Film Festival

Thu, Jan 26, 2017
7:00 PM

This event is sold out. This is an evening of inspiring and entertaining short films along with prizes and fun.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Events
Admission: $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
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Western Tanager stopping in White Rock during migration (photo by Mrs. Magelssen).

Beginning Photography for 4th to 6th Graders

Sat, Jan 28, 2017
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

A special class for young photographers in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade with a focus on composition.

Audience: Children
Event type: Classes
Admission: $16/member, $20/non-member.
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A Changing Climate

Tue, Jan 31, 2017
7:00 PM

Explore what scientists know and what we can do about our changing climate. Join in the discussion.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

National Geographic: “Before the Flood” Film Sponsored by Positive Energy Solar

Tue, Feb 7, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Watch this award-winning film to learn about how our world is changing.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

Beginning Photography for 1st to 3rd Graders

Sat, Feb 11, 2017
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

A special class for young photographers in 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade with a focus on composition.

Audience: Children
Event type: Classes
Admission: $16/member, $20/non-member.
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Family Night Sponsored by Kiwanis Club

Tue, Feb 14, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Come to the nature center for a night of fun activities all about nature.

Audience: Families
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

Snowshoe Hike in the Valles Caldera

Sat, Feb 18, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Join a ranger and PEEC on a 2 – 2.5 hour, easy-to-moderate snowshoe hike in the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Hikes/Outings
Admission: Preserve entrance fee.

Pebble Pups: Future Rockhounds of America

Tue, Feb 21, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Start your journey learning about rocks, foxholes, and local geology with active games and activities. This geology program is for youth ages 5-9.

Audience: Children
Event type: Classes
Admission: $95/non-member, $80/PEEC member.
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Community Night: Local Wildlife Photography

Tue, Feb 21, 2017
6:00 PM

Discover the art of nature photography.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Events
Admission: Free.

Snowshoe Hike in the Valles Caldera

Sat, Feb 25, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Join a ranger and PEEC on a 2 – 2.5 hour, easy-to-moderate snowshoe hike in the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Hikes/Outings
Admission: Preserve entrance fee.

A Mountaineer’s Story: An Arizona Adventure

Tue, Feb 28, 2017
7:00 PM

Meet an adventurer. Be inspired. Plan your next expedition.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

Drawing and Painting Natural Forms (2 day class)

Sat, Mar 4, 2017 – Sun, Mar 5, 2017
10:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Enjoy botanical drawing and watercolor with Santa Fe artist Lisa Coddington.

Audience: Adults
Event type: Classes
Admission: $48/member, $60/non-member.
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Bird Rehab Presentation

Tue, Mar 7, 2017
7:00 PM

Discover how to care for our injured feathered friends.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

Family Night Sponsored by Kiwanis Club

Tue, Mar 14, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Come to the nature center for a night of fun activities all about nature.

Audience: Families
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

Snowshoe Hike in the Valles Caldera

Sat, Mar 18, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Join a ranger and PEEC on a 2 – 2.5 hour, easy-to-moderate snowshoe hike in the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Hikes/Outings
Admission: Preserve entrance fee.

Fly Tying with Bill Orr (2 day class)

Sun, Mar 19, 2017 – Sun, Mar 26, 2017
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Join fisherman Bill Orr for a two-session class on creating your own ties.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Classes
Admission: $32/member, $40/non-member.
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Pebble Pups: Future Rockhounds of America

Tue, Mar 21, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Start your journey learning about rocks, foxholes, and local geology with active games and activities. This geology program is for youth ages 5-9.

Audience: Children
Event type: Classes
Admission: $72/non-member, $60/PEEC member.
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Community Night: LANL STEAM Showcase

Tue, Mar 21, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Come explore the diversity of science, engineering, art, and more!

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Events
Admission: Free.

Snowshoe Hike in the Valles Caldera

Sat, Mar 25, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Join a ranger and PEEC on a 2 – 2.5 hour, easy-to-moderate snowshoe hike in the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Hikes/Outings
Admission: Preserve entrance fee.

A Mountaineer’s Story: Backpacking the Light Way

Tue, Mar 28, 2017
7:00 PM

Meet adventurer, Rick Light. Find out how “Carrying Less Means More Fun Backpacking.”

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free.

Pebble Pups: Future Rockhounds of America

Tue, Apr 18, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Start your journey learning about rocks, foxholes, and local geology with active games and activities. This geology program is for youth ages 5-9.

Audience: Children
Event type: Classes
Admission: $48/non-member, $40/PEEC member.
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Pebble Pups: Future Rockhounds of America

Tue, May 16, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Start your journey learning about rocks, foxholes, and local geology with active games and activities. This geology program is for youth ages 5-9.

Audience: Children
Event type: Classes
Admission: $24/non-member, $20/PEEC member.
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Regular Weekly Events


Nature Up Close

Nature Up Close


Nature Playtimes

Mondays


 

Nature Yoganature-yoga

Thursdays


 

Gentle WalksGentle Walk

Fridays


Planetarium Shows