June Events At Los Alamos Nature Center

PEEC News:
 
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center announces its June events at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road.
 
Saturday, June 1
Event Full: Mt. Taylor Hike
 
Join PEEC and the Los Alamos Mountaineers for a hike up Mt. Taylor. This hike is part of the Northern New Mexico Peak Challenge. Registration is full, but you can sign up to get on the waiting list. 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Admission: Free for Challenge registrants, PEEC members, and LAM members; $10/family or $5/person for non-members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 1
Feature Film: EXPLORE
 
Learn about the ambition to colonize Mars and how the achievements of individuals can change the world in this exciting full-dome film in EXPLORE. 2:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, June 2
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, June 3
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. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, June 4 – Friday, June 7
Backpacking Adventure for Teens (BAT)
 
Outdoor backpacking camp for teens. 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Admission: $375/non-member, $355/PEEC member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, June 4
Mapping New Mexico’s Wetlands
 
Join Emile Sawyer to learn about the New Mexico Wetlands Program and the mapping and classification project that is currently underway across the state. 7:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, June 5
Summer Family Evening: Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary
 
Meet a wolf from Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary at the first Summer Family Evening of 2019! Thanks to Del Norte Credit Union for sponsoring these events. 6:30 PM Admission: Free/member family, $5/non-member family. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 7
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 7
LANL Summer Student Welcome Event
 
Join PEEC, the Los Alamos Co+Op, and other members of the community in welcoming Los Alamos National Laboratory’s summer students to town! 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 7
Special Effects of the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
 
Join Galen Gisler for a chance to see some of the special effects of the nature center’s planetarium. 6:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 8
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. 2:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, June 9
Trail Workday with Santa Fe National Forest
 
Help beautify our public lands. Join a team of volunteers and the U.S. Forest Service to improve a trail. 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Admission: Free.More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, June 9
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, June 10 – Friday, June 14
Living Earth Adventure Program (LEAP)
 
Outdoor day camp for grades 7-8. 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Admission: $375/non-member, $355/PEEC member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14
Camp Full: Nature Odyssey: Rocking and Flowing
 
Outdoor day camp for grades 4-6. This camp is full, but you can sign your child up for the waiting list. 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Admission: $325/non-member, $305/PEEC member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, June 10
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. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, June 10 – Monday, June 24
Plants of the Jemez Mountains Course
 
Join Terry Foxx for a three-week, hands-on course to learn to better use the Plants of the Jemez Mountains books. The class will culminate with a hike led by Craig Martin. 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Admission: $8/member, $10/non-member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, June 11
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 PM – 6:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, June 11
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. 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, June 12 – Wednesday, July 31
Forest Explorers Hike and Play
 
Get outside exploring this summer with PEEC! This eight session club meets every Wednesday starting June 12 until July 31 and is for kids 5 – 8 years old. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Admission: $175/non-member, $150/PEEC member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, June 12
Summer Family Evening: Cowboys and Horses of Northern New Mexico
 
Join Gene McCracken at this Summer Family Evening to learn about cowboys and horses in Northern New Mexico. Thanks to Del Norte Credit Union for sponsoring these events. 6:30 PM Admission: Free/member family, $5/non-member family. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Thursday, June 13
Suds & Shows: Raiders of the Lost Ark
 
See Raiders of the Lost Ark in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium for our first Suds & Shows event of the summer. Enjoy beer and wine from Pajarito Brewpub and bring a picnic before the show to enjoy at the nature center. 7:00 PM Admission: $5; cash bar.  More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 14
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 14
Stonehenge and Other Henges
 
Join Akkana Peck and Dave North for a tour of Stonehenge and some of its relatives and learn what they can — and can’t — tell us about ancient astronomy. 6:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 15
Culture and Nature Community Picnic: Gardens & Flowers
 
Enjoy a community picnic and learn about gardens and flowers at this fun, family-friendly event at Los Luceros Historic Site. 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 15
Feature Film: Sea Monsters, A Prehistoric Adventure
 
See prehistoric sea creatures come to life, and follow fossil hunters to remote locations as they excavate the remains of some of the most awe-inspiring creatures of all time. 2:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, June 16
Father’s Day Hike to Guaje Canyon Overlook
 
Join PEEC for a Father’s Day hike to Guaje Canyon Overlook! The group will stop at the overlook to have a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful views. 9:45 AM – 3:00 PM Admission: $8/family or $4/person for PEEC members, $10/family or $5/person for non-members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21
Nature Odyssey: Moving and Growing
 
Outdoor day camp for grades 4-6. 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Admission: $325/non-member, $305/PEEC member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, June 17
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. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, June 17
Wildflower Walk
 
Take a gentle stroll with Chick Keller and learn about our local wildflowers. 5:30 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, June 18
Rattlesnakes: Why Getting Bitten by Them Sucks
 
Hear about Kyle Dickman’s rattlesnake bite in Yosemite and what to do if you’re ever bitten. He will also discuss the research he’s done on venom ever since. 7:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, June 19
Summer Family Evening: New Mexico Bats
 
Enjoy a presentation from Justin Stevenson of Fightwns on the biology and behavior of New Mexico bats, as well as the opportunity to meet native bats. Thanks to Del Norte Credit Union for sponsoring these events. 6:30 PM Admission: $0/member family, $5/non-member family.More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 21
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 21
The Summer Solstice: Astronomy & Folklore
 
Explore the science and culture, past and present, surrounding the longest day of the year with Dr. Rick Wallace. 6:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 22
June 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 AM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 22
Feature Film: EXPLORE
 
Learn about the ambition to colonize Mars and how the achievements of individuals can change the world in this exciting full-dome film in EXPLORE. 2:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, June 23
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, June 24
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. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, June 25
Steep: A Lifetime of Climbing and Skiing on the Edge
 
Learn about Tom Jungst’s experiences as an extreme skier and climber at the June Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting. 7:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, June 26
Summer Family Evening: Meet Adult and Baby Goats!
 
Meet goats of all sizes at this Summer Family Evening event. PEEC is bringing back Second Bloom Farm and Gypsy Mountain Ranch to teach families all about raising goats on the Pajarito Plateau. Del Norte Credit Union is sponsoring this evening of family fun. 6:30 PM Admission: $0/member family, $5/non-member family.More information at peecnature.org.
 
Thursday, June 27
Suds & Shows: Interstellar
 
See Interstellar 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. 7:00 PM Admission: $5; cash bar.  More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 28
Gentle Walk
 
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Admission: Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, June 28
The Science of “Interstellar”
 
Dive into the film “Interstellar” with Peter Polko and learn what parts of the film are scientifically accurate and what parts are pure science fiction. 6:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 29
Event Full: Cerro Pedernal Hike
 
Join PEEC and the Los Alamos Mountaineers for an ascent of one of the seven peaks of the Northern New Mexico Peak Challenge. Bill Preidhorsky will lead this outing up Pedernal. Registration is full, but you can sign up to get on the waiting list. 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Admission: Free for Challenge registrants, PEEC members, and LAM members; $10/family or $5/person for non-members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, June 30
Beginner Backpacking Trip
 
Join Jean Dewart for an easy, beginning backpacking trip from Santa Barbara Campground in Carson National Forest. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Admission: $30/non-member adult, $20/non-member child (12 and under); $25/PEEC or LAM member adult, $15/PEEC or LAM member child (12 and under). More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 29
Fly Tying Workshop
 
Join fisherman Bill Orr to take your fly-fishing skills to the next level! 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM Admission: $40/member, $50/non-member. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, June 29
Feature Film: Black Holes
 
Voyage through the galaxies in search of answers to explain the riddles of black holes! 2:00 PM Admission: $6/adult, $4/child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, June 30
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. – 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.
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