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Other programs

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Group Programs

Summer Adventure Programs

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Calendar

Summer Family Evenings: Pet Rocks

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in anytime for this fun activity that kids and parents can do together! After going outside to search for a pair of rocks, bring them back in to…

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Genevieve Leitner Benefit Concert

Thursday, July 24, 2014
7:00 PM

Join PEEC, as it welcomes talented guitarist Genevieve Leitner for a special benefit concert on July 24 at 7:00 p.m. Proceeds will go toward fund…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, July 28, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Summer Family Evening: Star Party

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
8:30 PM

Kids and adults alike will enjoy learning about the night sky with instruction and stories by Chick Keller. The summer sky shows off the Milky Way,…

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How to Identify Wildflowers

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you enjoy the large variety of colorful wildflowers that pop up around Los Alamos in the summer, but wish you knew more about what you were looking…

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First Friday Forts

Friday, August 1, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come to PEEC and get building! On the first Friday of every month, join other kids who like building forts (and their parents) to build, play, and han…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, August 4, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Quiet, Gentle Walk

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A gentle walk for those who want a quiet walk along a relatively flat trail. The walks range from one to two miles in length and may include gentle ch…

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Green Hour Hikes

Thursday, August 7, 2014
9:00 AM

Thanks to Carrie Talus, Green Hour Hikes will start up again this summer! Join Carrie on select Thursdays in July and August. Meet at local trailheads…

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SKYWARN Spotter Training

Thursday, August 7, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Are you a weather watcher? The National Weather Service (NWS) in Albuquerque is currently recruiting volunteer SKYWARN™ weather spotters and vol…

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Dorothy Hoard Memorial Butterfly Count

Friday, August 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

New Mexico butterfly guru Steve Cary will identify butterflies and discuss their habits and life histories. No experience necessary. Th…

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Take Wing Event: Smart House “Unplugged”

Friday, August 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, August 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Wildflower Walk

Friday, August 15, 2014
5:15 PM

Join PEEC's Jemez Mountains Herbarium curator, Chick Keller, for an easy walk to identify some of our local wildflower beauties! Meet at PEEC at 5:…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, August 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Quiet, Gentle Walk

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A gentle walk for those who want a quiet walk along a relatively flat trail. The walks range from one to two miles in length and may include gentle ch…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, August 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Mexico's Megadiversity

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
7:00 PM

Mexico is one of the most biologically and culturally diverse countries in the world. Biologically, it is one of the 5 “Megadiverse”…

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Take Wing Event: Stargazing on the Valles Caldera

Sunday, August 31, 2014
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Beneficial Insects for your Greenhouse and Garden

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Are all insects bad for your garden? Absolutely not! In fact, some are beneficial to it. Popular presenter Laural Hardin is back at PEEC to talk about…

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Take Wing Event: Composting Operations Tour

Friday, September 5, 2014
10:00 AM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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First Friday Forts

Friday, September 5, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come to PEEC and get building! On the first Friday of every month, join other kids who like building forts (and their parents) to build, play, and han…

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Take Wing Event: Cerro Pelado Fire Lookout

Saturday, September 6, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, September 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Herbarium Open House

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you interested in learning about the thousands of plant species found around Los Alamos and the Jemez Mountains? Here’s your chance! From no…

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The Fate of the Cutthroat Trout

Thursday, September 11, 2014
7:00 PM

Expert Toner Mitchell will chronicle the downfall of the Rio Grande subspecies of cutthroat trout since the arrival of Europeans, but mainly since the…

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Take Wing Event: Smart House “Unplugged”

Friday, September 12, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to…

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Take Wing Event: Roadside Geology of the Pajarito Plateau

Saturday, September 13, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, September 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Take Wing Event: Valles Caldera Elk Tour and Bond Cabin Snack

Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Geocaching 101

Friday, September 19, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Have you heard about geocaching and want to learn more? Don't know what it is, but like hiking and adventure? Coleen Meyer, an experienced and passion…

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Take Wing Event: Sulphur Springs Tour with the Goffs

Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: Private Birding at Leonora Curtin Wetlands

Sunday, September 21, 2014
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: Valles Caldera Geology Tour with the Goffs

Monday, September 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 9/18/2014 4:30 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, September 22, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Thunderbird Rock Hike

Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:00 AM

Thunderbird Rock (TR) has the second biggest collection of rock art in the White Rock Canyon. It sits above the Rio Grande between the Red and Blue Do…

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Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Monday, September 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outsid…

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Take Wing Event: Off-Trail Tour of Tsankawi with Superintendent Jason Lott

Monday, September 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to…

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Take Wing Event: Secret Slot Canyon Hike with Craig Martin

Saturday, October 4, 2014
9:00 AM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: Smart House “Unplugged”

Friday, October 10, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to…

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Take Wing Event: Guided Hike to the Fertility Wall

Saturday, October 11, 2014
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: Simtable Demo and Dinner

Sunday, October 12, 2014
5:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: Meet the Birds Dinner

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
5:30 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: The Practice of Aural History - Listening to Homeland

Friday, November 14, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to…

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Take Wing Event: Black Friday Birding

Friday, November 28, 2014
10:00 AM - 11/20/2014 5:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: Geology of Abiquiu with Kirt Kempter

Sunday, December 14, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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Take Wing Event: Private Art Show

Sunday, January 11, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special events are offered as thank you gifts for donations to PEEC's cap…

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