PEEC Events For January 2016

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Saturday, Jan. 2
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 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, Jan. 3
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 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, Jan. 4
Nature Playtimes
Join local families for fun in nature. 10-11 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 5
A National Geographic View of the Arctic Islands, Part I
Stephen Becker presents and discusses the film of his 3-week voyage to a remote region only recently opened to eco-tourists. 7 p.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 6
Green Hour Hike
Join other families for a kid-centered hike. 10 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Thursday, Jan. 7
Nature on Tap: Bandelier and the Park Service Turn 100
Come join ranger Jorge Maldonado for a discussion on this major occasion will be commemorated and how you can participate. Program located at the UnQuarked Wine Room. 5:30 p.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, Jan. 8
January Night Sky Show
Discover and identify objects visible in our night sky, and enjoy their beauty from our planetarium. 7-7:45 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 9
Feature Film: Exoplanets
How do we know there are planets outside our solar system, exoplanets? Find out and venture past the edges of our solar system. 2 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 9
National Geographic Arctic Cruise Part II
Steve Becker will show photos of wildlife (polar bears, musk ox, birds, and fin whale) glaciers, icebergs, geology, interesting sky phenomena, and Inuit settlements. 10:30 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 9
Family Night: ROCK and Roll
Come to the Nature Center for a night of books, games, music and hands-on activities all about geology. 6 p.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, Jan. 10
Feature Film: Exoplanets
How do we know there are planets outside our solar system, exoplanets? Find out and venture past the edges of our solar system. 2 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Monday, Jan. 11
Nature Playtimes
Join local families for fun in nature. 10-11 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 13
Green Hour Hike
Join other families for a kid-centered hike. 10 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, Jan. 15
Gentle Walks
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 9 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, Jan. 15
Astronomy Show: Exploring Stars
What are stars? How big are they? Why do they shine? Join Sam Berne to explore stars in our planetarium. 7 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 16
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 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, Jan. 17
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 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

Photo Expedition to the Masai Mara
Two local couples traveled to the Serengeti Plains of Tanzania to photograph the annual migration cycle of millions of wildebeest. The Walkers and Coopers photographed more than a hundred species of birds and 25 species of large mammals and will share their photographs and talk about their trip. 7 p.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 20
Green Hour Hike
Join other families for a kid-centered hike. 10 am. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Thursday, Jan. 21
Backcountry Film Festival
Grab your outdoor bucket list and adventure buddies for a night of human-powered winter celebration at the 11th annual Backcountry Film Festival. Don’t forget beer and wine from the Pajarito Brewpub and a raffle for awesome winter gear. 7 p.m. This event takes place at the Reel Deal Theater. $12 in advance/$15 day of the show. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, Jan. 22
Gentle Walks
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 9 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, Jan. 22
Astronomy Show: Mars
Discover Mars with Rick Wallace from the comfort of the planetarium. 7-7:45 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 23
Cañada Bonita Snowshoe Hike
A beginning snowshoe hike from the ski hill parking lot to Cañada Bonita. PEEC’s educator Siobhan Niklasson will lead the group along a snowshoe trail maintained by the Southwest Nordic Ski Club. Along the way, look at the effects of the Las Conchas fire on the forest and snowpack and at some of the ecological features of the winter forest. Register in advance. 9-11 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 23
Planetarium Show: Back to the Moon for Good
Enjoy this award-winning planetarium show, which gives you a unique view of the space race, past and future. 2 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 for adults, $4 for children. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24
Bosque del Apache Birding Weekend
Two days of birding at the Bosque with two expert birders and excellent teachers: David Yeamans and Mouser Williams. You provide your own transportation and lodging. $10/$8 members. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, Jan. 24
Planetarium Show: Back to the Moon for Good
Enjoy this award-winning planetarium show, which gives you a unique view of the space race, past and future. 2 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 for adults, $4 for children. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 26
Los Alamos County Recreation Takes Over the Nature Center
Putt-putt golf your way through the nature center and learn what the Los Alamos County Recreation Department has to offer. Win prizes and have fun with your family and friends. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 27
Green Hour Hike
Join other families for a kid-centered hike. 10 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, Jan. 29
Gentle Walks
A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 9 a.m. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Friday, Jan. 29
Fourth Friday Fractals
Be mesmerized by this award-winning fractal show every fourth Friday by the Fractal Foundation. Journey into the never-ending world of fractals as a full-dome show featuring original music. 7 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $10 for adults, $8 for children. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Saturday, Jan. 30
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 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
 
Sunday, Jan. 31
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 p.m. Suitable for ages 4 and up. $6 per adult, $4 per child. More information at peecnature.org.
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