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PEEC-nic Celebration At Nature Center Sunday Oct. 20

on October 12, 2019 - 7:54am
PEEC-nic is 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is hosting its annual membership appreciation event, PEEC-nic, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
This event is open to the public, with special treats for PEEC members. There will be a variety of activities going on at the nature center for all ages including hands-on educational activities from PEEC’s educators, a chance to meet the nature center’s resident animals, delicious desserts and ice cream making at PEEC-nic. Also a bird expert will be in the wildlife observation room throughout the event and at 1:30 p.m., there will be a guided hike into the canyon.
 
In addition to these festivities, PEEC members will receive a special gift (while supplies last).
 
Nonmembers can sign up to join and those who do so during PEEC-nic will receive one extra month of membership. Those who bring a friend to PEEC-nic who has never been to the nature center will receive, along with the friend, a free planetarium voucher or a 10 percent discount coupon for the gift shop.
 
PEEC’s weekly trail run and yoga session will also be free for all PEEC members to celebrate PEEC-nic. This is a great opportunity to try out these programs, both of which are led by PEEC’s Visitor Services Manager Christa Tyson. The trail run starts at 10:30 a.m. and yoga begins at 11:45 a.m. every Sunday.
 
For more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit www.peecnature.org, email programs@peecnature.org or call 505.662.0460.
 
PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit www.peecnature.org.

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