Planetary Alignment Viewing
March 12, 7:30 p.m. @ PEEC. A rare close conjunction of two very bright planets, Jupiter and Venus, is occuring. Chick Keller and Steve Becker will have telescopes at PEEC to view the planets and discuss what is happening. Public is invited, admission is free.
YOUR Sustainable Home, Sustainable Los Alamos Series
March 14, 7 p.m. @ PEEC. so you’ve heard from the experts about how to make your home more sustainable. Now we want to hear from you! Join us for a fun, world-cafe style evening of learning and sharing ideas/actions we do to live more sustainably. Bring your favorite tips, tools, and ideas to help us gather fun and easy things we can all do today to create a sustainable future. Come to share your ideas or pick up some great tips from your neighbors! This FREE event is brought to you by PEEC and the Los Alamos Co-op Market. No registration required. Door prizes!
Jane’s Journey, a film at the Reel Deal
March 22, 7 p.m. @ Reel Deal. Almost 25 years ago famed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall gave up her career in order to devote her entire time and energy to the mission of saving our planet. As this charismatic woman tells us about her life, she is shown among her beloved chimpanzees in Africa, as well as on her travels around the globe to spread her message that there is still hope for future generations. This documentary offers an intimate portrait of the private person behind the world-famous icon, possibly the most fascinating woman of our time, whose scientific breakthroughs are considered to be among the most important of the past 100 years. Purchase tickets at the door. $10 adults, $5 kids.
Starlab Planetarium Shows
March 23, 7 p.m. and March 25, 2 pm @ PEEC. Avoid the outdoor cold and view the stars inside a warm planetarium dome. In addition to pointing prominent constellations and stars, Pajarito Astronomers President Steve Becker will demonstrate how the sky looks at the north pole, equator and near the south pole. Get ready for the 2012 Los Alamos Dark Nights by learning major constellations. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Specially priced at $5 for individuals and $15 for families. Register in advance at www.pajaritoeec.org/programs/calendar.php
Coming up (details on PEEC Calendar at www.pajaritoeec.org/programs/calendar.php)
April 1 – 30 Children’s Earth Day Art at Mesa Public Library
April 2 – 30 Earth Day Art show at the Betty Ehart Senior Center
April 10 History and the Ever-Changing Enchanted Land: Then and Now
April 13 & 14 Petra and the Jay – Tickets on sale now
April 18 Wonder of Nature, Rachel Carson
April 21 Earth Day Festival at www.pajaritoeec.org/programs/earthday/earthday2012.php
April 22 Party for PEEC – Tickets on sale now
May 6 Liquid Gold: Hands-on Beekeeping Workshop