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Skiing in Antarctica (In-Person & Live-Streamed LAM Talk)

Tue, Feb 27, 2024   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Nature Talks & Classes
Admission: Free (please select an in-person or virtual ticket).   registration icon    

Tune in for the February Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting and hear from Rob Suminsby about his experiences skiing in Antarctica.
Hiking Deer Trap Mesa

Gentle Walk

Fri, Mar 1, 2024   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Audience: Adults    Event Type: Gentle Walks
Admission: Free.    registration icon    

A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained.

Night Sky in March (Astronomy Talk)

Fri, Mar 1, 2024   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.   registration icon    dollar icon

Galen Gisler will lead a tour of the current night sky and winter constellations.

Fulldome Film: National Park Adventure

Sat, Mar 2, 2024   2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Come to the nature center planetarium for a Saturday afternoon movie!

Nature Playtime

Mon, Mar 4, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

CANCELED Cloudspotting - Looking at the Sky for Fun

Thu, Mar 7, 2024   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Nature Talks & Classes
Admission: Free.     registration icon    

Take a tour of the sky and learn the types of clouds.
Hiking Deer Trap Mesa

Gentle Walk

Fri, Mar 8, 2024   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Audience: Adults    Event Type: Gentle Walks
Admission: Free.    registration icon    

A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained.

Eclipse Stories with Chick Keller

Fri, Mar 8, 2024   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Chick Keller will discuss his participation in the lab’s study of eclipses in the 1970s.

Fulldome Film: Cosmic Mashups

Sat, Mar 9, 2024   2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Come to the nature center planetarium for a Saturday afternoon movie!

Nature Playtime

Mon, Mar 11, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.
Hiking Deer Trap Mesa

Gentle Walk

Fri, Mar 15, 2024   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Audience: Adults    Event Type: Gentle Walks
Admission: Free.    registration icon    

A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained.

Sun Eclipses and the Solar Corona

Fri, Mar 15, 2024   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Galen Gisler will use the planetarium to give a preview of the eclipse occurring on April 8, 2024.

Fulldome Film: Superpower Dogs

Sat, Mar 16, 2024   2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Come to the nature center planetarium for a Saturday afternoon movie!

Nature Playtime

Mon, Mar 18, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.
Hiking Deer Trap Mesa

Gentle Walk

Fri, Mar 22, 2024   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Audience: Adults    Event Type: Gentle Walks
Admission: Free.    registration icon    

A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained.

Exploring the Interstellar Boundary with NASA’s Upcoming IMAP Mission

Fri, Mar 22, 2024   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Dan Reisenfeld will discuss the upcoming IMAP mission to explore the heliosphere.

March Bird Walk

Sat, Mar 23, 2024   7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Hikes & Outings
Admission: Free.     registration icon    

Join PEEC for a fall bird walk! If you have ever wondered what birds you see around the Pajarito Plateau, this is an excellent opportunity to find out. These walks are perfect for people who already enjoy birding and for those who are just beginning or simply curious.

Fulldome Film: Totality!

Sat, Mar 23, 2024   2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Come to the nature center planetarium for a Saturday afternoon movie!

Nature Playtime

Mon, Mar 25, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Summiting NM Highest 186 Peaks (In-Person & Live-Streamed LAM Talk)

Tue, Mar 26, 2024   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Nature Talks & Classes
Admission: Free (please select an in-person or virtual ticket).   registration icon    

Tune in for the March Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting and hear from Phil Robinson about his experiences hiking New Mexico's highest 1869 peaks.
Hiking Deer Trap Mesa

Gentle Walk

Fri, Mar 29, 2024   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Audience: Adults    Event Type: Gentle Walks
Admission: Free.    registration icon    

A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained.

Fulldome Film: Fantastic Fractals

Sat, Mar 30, 2024   2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Planetarium
Admission: $8/adult, $6/child.    registration icon    dollar icon

Come to the nature center planetarium for a Saturday afternoon movie!

Nature Playtime

Mon, Apr 1, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Nature Playtime

Mon, Apr 8, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Nature Playtime

Mon, Apr 15, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Earth Day Festival

Sat, Apr 20, 2024   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Audience: General Audience    Event Type: Special Events
Admission: Free.    

Join us to celebrate Earth Day at the Los Alamos Nature Center, where there will be engaging activities, fun entertainment, and delicious food.

Nature Playtime

Mon, Apr 22, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Nature Playtime

Mon, Apr 29, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Nature Playtime

Mon, May 6, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Nature Playtime

Mon, May 13, 2024   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Nature Playtimes
Admission: Free.    

Join local families for outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focused on a theme in nature.

Arts and Sciences Camp

Mon, Jun 3, 2024 - Fri, Jun 7, 2024   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $100.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 4 – 6. Sponsored by Enterprise Back and Trust.

Los Luceros Day Camp

Mon, Jun 10, 2024 - Fri, Jun 14, 2024   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $100.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 1 – 3.

Nature Odyssey: Art in Nature (Week 1)

Mon, Jun 10, 2024 - Fri, Jun 14, 2024   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $430/non-member, $410/PEEC member.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 4 – 6.

Pathfinders: PEECachu! (Week 1)

Mon, Jun 10, 2024 - Fri, Jun 14, 2024   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $390/non-member, $370/PEEC member.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 1 – 3.

Pathfinders: Wild Things! (Week 2)

Mon, Jun 17, 2024 - Fri, Jun 21, 2024   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $390/non-member, $370/PEEC member.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 1 – 3.

Nature Odyssey: Science in Nature (Week 2)

Mon, Jun 17, 2024 - Fri, Jun 21, 2024   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $430/non-member, $410/PEEC member.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 4 – 6.

Living Earth Adventure Program (LEAP)

Mon, Jun 24, 2024 - Fri, Jun 28, 2024   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $470/non-member, $450/PEEC member.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 7 – 8.

Space Camp

Mon, Jun 24, 2024 - Fri, Jun 28, 2024   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Children    Event Type: Summer Camps
Admission: $430/non-member, $410/PEEC member.   registration icon    dollar icon

Outdoor day camp for students entering grades 4 – 6.

We reserve the right to refuse admittance to any of our programs, events, or the nature center.

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