Public Events

 

Backyard Composting in Los Alamos County

Sat, Apr 17, 2021 - Thu, Apr 22, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Start composting in your backyard with this FREE kit.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Events
Admission: Free. 
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Virtual Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class

Sun, Apr 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join PEEC's Christa Tyson for a virtual, vinyasa flow yoga class. This class will take place every Sunday via Zoom!

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Classes
Admission: $7/non-members, $5/members, free for PEEC volunteers. 
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Seed Saving & Seed Libraries: A "Radicle" Idea (Live-streamed Program)

Tue, Apr 20, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

​​​​​​​Join PEEC and the Santa Fe Extension Master Gardeners for a special Earth Month presentation all about the power of seeds and seed saving. Attendees will learn about seed libraries, how to get started saving seeds, and more.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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Earth Day Your Way

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 - Fri, Apr 30, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Get outside on Earth Day ... Your Way! Run a 5K, take a hike, go on a walk, or spend time outside however you'd like. Thanks to Los Alamos Children's Dentistry for sponsoring this challenge!

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Events
Admission: $20/Adult, $15/Child, $5/Dog. 
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The Birth of the Earth (Live-streamed Astronomy Talk)

Fri, Apr 23, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Rick Wallace to discuss some of the recent theories for the formation of the solar system, including the formation of the Earth and moon, at this special Earth Month astronomy talk.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Planetarium Events
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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Trail Work Day with Santa Fe National Forest

Sat, Apr 24, 2021
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Help beautify our public lands! Join a team of volunteers and the U.S. Forest Service to improve a trail.

Audience: Adults
Event type: Hikes/Outings
Admission: Free. 
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Virtual Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class

Sun, Apr 25, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join PEEC's Christa Tyson for a virtual, vinyasa flow yoga class. This class will take place every Sunday via Zoom!

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Classes
Admission: $7/non-members, $5/members, free for PEEC volunteers. 
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Big Wall Sport Climbing in Mexico (Live-Streamed LAM Talk)

Tue, Apr 27, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Tune in for the April Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting and hear about Luke Laeser's experiences helping to create "Logical Progression," one of the longest fully bolted sport climbs of its kind in the world.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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Seeds from the Garden (Live-streamed Program)

Thu, Apr 29, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Clayton Brascoupé to learn about the work he does to create access to good, healthy, ecologically, and culturally appropriate seeds at Four Sisters Farm at the Pueblo of Tesuque.

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

Earth Yoga for Kids

Fri, Apr 30, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

​​​​​​​In this playful yoga class designed especially for children, we’ll learn yoga poses, breathing, and relaxation exercises that cultivate a calm mind, increase strength and flexibility, and help build a sense of connection with nature. Get ready to be a tree, a frog, and a bear, and to shine like the sun!

Audience: Families
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Free. 
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The Life and Death of the Sun (Live-streamed Astronomy Talk)

Fri, Apr 30, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Dan Reisenfeld for this live-streamed astronomy talk and take a look at how the Sun formed, what makes it tick today, and how its life will end in the distant future.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Planetarium Events
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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Earth Month Celebration

Thu, Apr 22, 2021


Join us to celebrate Earth Day all month long!

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

Native Plants for New Mexico Gardens (Live-streamed Program)

Thu, May 6, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gardening in New Mexico can be tough. Let’s make it easier and more fun by incorporating native plant species that thrive in our conditions, and learn how to care for them more sustainably! Join Marisa Thompson for this presentation on selecting native plants for gardening in New Mexico.

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

The Night Sky in May (Live-streamed Astronomy Talk)

Fri, May 7, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Discover what is coming up in May's night skies in this astronomy talk hosted by Rick Wallace.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Planetarium Events
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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Swap & Share: Seeds and Seedlings

Sat, May 8, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stop by the outdoor patio of the Hans Bethe House to swap or pick up some seeds and seedlings while learning a bit of local history. This is a great opportunity to share seeds and plants from home, connect with community members, and jumpstart your garden!

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

Trivia Tuesday

Tue, May 11, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Test your nature knowledge at virtual Trivia Tuesday night with PEEC! Challenge friends old and new, compete for prizes, and enjoy a Trivia Tuesday special from Bathtub Row!

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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The Magic of Mulch (Live-streamed Program)

Tue, May 18, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Marisa Thompson, Extension Urban Horticulture Specialist for New Mexico State University, for this live-streamed presentation all about the magic of mulch! She will discuss

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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Quasars, Blazars, and Radio Galaxies (Live-streamed Astronomy Talk)

Fri, May 21, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Explore the most violent activities in the universe since the Big Bang itself in this astronomy talk from Galen Gisler.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Planetarium Events
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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The Night Sky in June (Live-streamed Astronomy Talk)

Fri, Jun 4, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Discover what is coming up in June's night skies in this astronomy talk hosted by Galen Gisler.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Planetarium Events
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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Trivia Tuesday

Tue, Jun 8, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Test your nature knowledge at virtual Trivia Tuesday night with PEEC! Challenge friends old and new, compete for prizes, and enjoy a Trivia Tuesday special from Bathtub Row!

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Presentations/Talks
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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A Short History of Astronomy (Live-streamed Astronomy Talk)

Fri, Jun 11, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get a quick history lesson on the field of astronomy at this talk from amateur astronomer Jeremy Best.

Audience: General Audience
Event type: Special Planetarium Events
Admission: Pay-what-you-can. 
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