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PEEC Announces July Events

on July 5, 2019 - 6:47am
PEEC News:
 
Friday, July 5
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 a.m. to noon Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, July 5
July Night Sky Show
 
Learn what is coming up in July's night skies at an interactive tour of the heavens with Galen Gisler. 7 p.m. Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 6
Birding at Los Luceros Historic Site, Sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited
 
Spend the morning at Los Luceros Historic Site with local birder Joe Fitzgibbon. Los Luceros is rarely open for birding, so come to enjoy this unique opportunity! 6:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission: $10/PEEC member, $12/non-member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 6
Feature Film: National Parks Adventure
 
Enjoy incredible views and stories form America's national parks. This film is brought to Los Alamos by our sponsors: CB FOX, Metzger's Hardware, and the Delle Foundation with additional funding from the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. 2 p.m. Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, July 7
Nature Yoga and Trail Run
 
Practice yoga with Christa Tyson at the nature center, where you have a great view of nature. Optional: Arrive at 10:30 a.m. to join Christa for a pre-yoga run. 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Admission: yoga or run for $7/$5 for members; yoga and run for $12/$8 for members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, July 8
Nature Playtime, Sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
 
Join local families for fun, hands-on activities, hikes, games, and stories in nature. 10-11 a.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, July 9
Family Star Party, Sponsored by New Mexico Bank & Trust
 
Join PEEC for a Family Star Party! A PEEC educator will help the group explore space in an informal setting to learn more about constellations, planets and more. 5:30-6 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, July 9
Family Night, Sponsored by Kiwanis Club
 
Come to the nature center to enjoy songs, games, and crafts with the Mesa Public Library's Melissa Mackey. Family Nights are sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos. 6-7 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, July 10
Summer Family Evening: Water Works with ¡Explora!
 
Join ¡Explora! for this Summer Family Evening and enjoy hands-on activities all about water! Thanks to Del Norte Credit Union for sponsoring Summer Family Evenings in 2019. 6:30 p.m. Admission: $0/member family, $5/non-member family. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Thursday, July 11
Suds & Shows: 2001: A Space Odyssey
 
See "2001: A Space Odyssey" in the Los Alamos Nature Center's planetarium as a part of our summer movie and beer series. Enjoy beer and wine from Pajarito Brewpub and bring a picnic before the show to enjoy at the nature center. 7 p.m. Admission: $5; cash bar.  More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, July 12
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 a.m. to noon Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 13
Electric Vehicle Show
 
Come see Discovery Day's Electric Vehicle Show! A wide array of electric-powered vehicles will be lined up along Central Avenue. Speak with owners, test drive an electric bike, and more! This event is made possible by the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 13
PBS Science Café: What's the Universe Made Of?
 
Come to the July New Mexico PBS Science Cafe, watch a segment of NOVA Wonders: "What's the Universe Made Of?" and join a discussion with a panel of experts who will discuss recent discoveries and how they hope to push our understanding of the universe even further. 2-4 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, July 14
Nature Yoga and Trail Run
 
Practice yoga with Christa Tyson at the nature center, where you have a great view of nature. Optional: Arrive at 10:30 a.m. to join Christa for a pre-yoga run. 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Admission: yoga or run for $7/$5 for members; yoga and run for $12/$8 for members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, July 15
Nature Playtime, Sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
 
Join local families for fun, hands-on activities, hikes, games, and stories in nature. 10-11 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, July 15
Wildflower Walk
 
Take a gentle stroll with Chick Keller and learn about our local wildflowers. 5:30 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, July 17
Summer Family Evening: Space Night
 
Explore space with Mesa Public Library and PEEC's astronomers! Thanks to Del Norte Credit Union for sponsoring Summer Family Evenings in 2019. 6:30-8 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, July 19
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, July 19
Stump the Astronomers!
 
Join a panel of astronomers in the planetarium for a fun evening! Bring your toughest astronomy-related questions and see if you can stump them. 7 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 20
Peak Challenge: Santa Fe Baldy Summit
 
Join PEEC and the Los Alamos Mountaineers for an ascent of one of the seven peaks of the Northern New Mexico Peak Challenge. Toni Taylor will lead this attempt to summit Santa Fe Baldy. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission: Free for Challenge registrants, PEEC members, and LAM members; $10/family or $5/person for non-members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 20
July Pajarito Plateau Bird Walk
 
Join PEEC for our monthly birding walk. This is a perfect outing for both people who already enjoy birding or those who are just beginning. 6:30 a.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 20
Feature Film: Incoming!
 
Discover what impacts from above can teach us about the history of our planet, the Solar System, and the Universe! 2-2:45 p.m. Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, July 21
Nature Yoga and Trail Run
 
Practice yoga with Christa Tyson at the nature center, where you have a great view of nature. Optional: Arrive at 10:30 a.m. to join Christa for a pre-yoga run. 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Admission: yoga or run for $7/$5 for members; yoga and run for $12/$8 for members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, July 22
Nature Playtime, Sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
 
Join local families for fun, hands-on activities, hikes, games, and stories in nature. 10-11 a.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, July 23
Turning Back on Elbrus
 
Hear about Lana Martin's attempt at climbing Elbrus, the tallest peak in Europe, at the July Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting. 7-8 p.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, July 24
Summer Family Evening: Exotics of the Rainforest
 
Meet exotic rainforest creatures at this Summer Family Evening! Thanks to Del Norte Credit Union for sponsoring Summer Family Evenings in 2019. 6:30-8 p.m. Admission: $0/member family, $5/non-member family. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Thursday, July 25
Suds & Shows: Dirty Dancing
 
See "Dirty Dancing" in the Los Alamos Nature Center's planetarium as a part of our summer movie and beer series. Enjoy beer and wine from Pajarito Brewpub and bring a picnic before the show to enjoy outside at the nature center. 7 p.m. Admission: $5; cash bar. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, July 26
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, July 26
Fantastic Fractals
 
See fractals in nature as a full-dome planetarium show! 7-7:45 p.m. Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 27
Peak Challenge: Jicarita Peak
 
Join PEEC and the Los Alamos Mountaineers for an ascent of one of the seven peaks of the Northern New Mexico Peak Challenge. Bill Priedhorsky will lead this hike up Jicarita Peak. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission: Free for Challenge registrants, PEEC members, and LAM members; $10/family or $5/person for non-members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 27
Dorothy Hoard Memorial Butterfly Count
 
Join New Mexico's butterfly expert, Steve Cary, for the annual Dorothy Hoard Memorial Butterfly Count! 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, July 27
Feature Film: Exploding Universe
 
Voyage through space and discover explosive events that shaped the Universe. 2-2:45 p.m. Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information atpeecnature.org.
 
Sunday, July 28
Fenton Lake Fishing
 
Learn fishing skills and aquatic ecosystem dynamics at Fenton Lake State Park. This program is sponsored by the New Mexico Dept. of Game and Fish. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission: $10/family or $8/PEEC member family. $5 entry fee per vehicle into Fenton Lake State Park. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, July 28
Nature Yoga and Trail Run
 
Practice yoga with Christa Tyson at the nature center, where you have a great view of nature. Optional: Arrive at 10:30 a.m. to join Christa for a pre-yoga run. 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Admission: yoga or run for $7/$5 for members; yoga and run for $12/$8 for members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, July 29
Nature Playtime, Sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
 
Join local families for fun, hands-on activities, hikes, games, and stories in nature. 10-11 a.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, July 30
Video Game Night with Big Brothers, Big Sisters
 
Join PEEC and Big Brothers, Big Sisters for a night of video games in the planetarium! 5:30-7 p.m. Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, July 31
Summer Family Evening: New Mexico Wildlife Center
 
Meet feathered friends up close at the final Summer Family Evening of 2019! The New Mexico Wildlife Center will be bringing some of their bird ambassadors. Thanks to Del Norte Credit Union for sponsoring Summer Family Evenings in 2019. 6:30-8 p.m. Admission: $0/member family, $5/non-member family. More information at peecnature.org.

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