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Zumbini Class Coming In June

on May 20, 2018 - 1:54pm


Zumbini, a parent/caregiver and child bonding class begins June 9 at Family Strengths Network (FSN) on Orange Street.

Zumbini is a baby-caregiver bonding class that incorporates music and dancing. It's designed for ages newborn to 4 years of age and their parents/caregivers.
Register here to attend a free demo of the class at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2 at Family Strengths Network.
Register here for the class now to receive $5 off the session. Use the code DEMO5OFF.
Contact Kate Ramsey for more information at 505.663.6105 or

Annual Splash-n-Dash Series Begins May 30

on May 20, 2018 - 8:51am

Spash. Courtesy photo

Dash. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Triatomics Multisports club ( invites athletes to participate in the annual Splash n Dash series (swim+run) Wednesday May 30, June 13, June 27 and July 11.

This event is excellent preparation for the July 28 Los Alamos Triathlon ( s/los-alamos-triathlon).

Athletes of all abilities are welcome, and this is a fun family event.  Participants pick their course and starting group according their expected swim time.


Pajarito Brewpub & Grill Hosts Beer & Burger Bash

on May 20, 2018 - 8:19am
A crowd gathers Saturday for food, drink and music at the second annual Bands, Burgers & Beer Bash at Pajarito Brewpub & Grill in Mari Mac Plaza. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Family fun Saturday at the Bands, Burgers & Beer Bash at Pajarito Brewpub & Grill. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Santa Fe band Escape on a Horse entertains the crowd. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
About 10 kinds of beer and cider were available for tasting and purchase at the event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Los Alamos Mountaineers Talk: Explore Unusual Discovery Of Edgewood Cavern Tuesday Evening

on May 20, 2018 - 7:31am

John T.M. Lyles discusses the unusual discovery of Edgewood Cavern Tuesday at Nature Center. Photo by John Lyles


The Los Alamos Mountaineers will host John T.M. Lyles discussing the unusual discovery of Edgewood Cavern, Tuesday at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Lyles’ presentation follows the regular Mountaineer’s meeting at 7 p.m., which takes about 15 minutes and will cover information about upcoming outings.

In 1970, a new geologic discovery was made in Edgewood when a water-well driller hit a void and dropped his drill bit.

County Offers Employees Choice To Bike To Work

on May 19, 2018 - 5:13pm

County Fleet Manager Pete Mondragon, left, and Deputy Public Works Director Jon Bulthuis stand beside two of the new County government bicycles Friday during the Bike to Work event. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

A number of County employees took part in the Bike to Work event Friday, from left, County Fleet Manager Pete Mondragon, Deputy Public Works Director Jon Bulthuis, Senior Engineer Desirae Lujan, Fleet Mechanic John Roberts, Office Manager Louise Romero, Senior Recreation Leader Brandan Tuning, Recreation Leader Eric Hill and EMS Chief Ben Stone.

State Museums & Historic Sites Offer Free Admission To Active Duty Military & Their Families This Summer

on May 19, 2018 - 5:56am
SANTA FE  Eight state-run museums and Historic Sites under the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) are joining the 2018 launch of Blue Star Museums, the ninth annual collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2018.
A list of participating museums nationwide is available

‘Know Before You Go’ Into Wilderness Areas

on May 19, 2018 - 5:54am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) officials urge the public to be prepared and operate safely in wilderness areas.

“Almost every year there are people that require rescue because they weren’t prepared before entering into wilderness areas,” said Diane Prather, Santa Fe National Forest staff officer and Search and Rescue Coordinator. “Individuals were rescued Saturday in a wilderness area because they were lost.  Proper preparation can help hikers avoid the situation and not put rescuers at risk.”

Wilderness areas are managed by the USDA Forest Service to provide