Los Alamos Community Event Calendar

Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm
Feature Film: Distant Worlds – Alien Life @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Do you ever wonder if extraterrestrial life actually exists? Come to the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium to enjoy a fulldome viewing of Distant Worlds – Alien Life. Not only does the film investigate the conditions required[...]
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Would you like to enjoy a great view of nature while practicing yoga? Do you enjoy running before yoga? Participate in both the yoga and the run or choose one based on your interests! We are[...]
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm
Feature Film: Distant Worlds – Alien Life @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Do you ever wonder if extraterrestrial life actually exists? Come to the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium to enjoy a fulldome viewing of Distant Worlds – Alien Life. Not only does the film investigate the conditions required[...]
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Every Monday (except holidays), toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outside activity. Come and join the fun outside with other local[...]
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Mountaineer’s Story: Climbing in a Granite Paradise @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Please join the Los Alamos Mountaineers for a presentation by Forest Altherr, a stone monkey who has spent time exploring the cracks, crevaces, and faces of Yosemite’s largest granite slabs since 2008. The presentation will start by[...]
Eclipse Update and Night Sky Show @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Eclipse Update and Night Sky Show @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
What constellations can we see this weekend in the night sky? What did the solar eclipse look like in the path of totality? Was the Citizen Continental-America Telescopic Eclipse Experiment successful? Dr. Galen Gisler will[...]
Family Backpacking Trip @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm
Family Backpacking Trip @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Have you wanted to go backpacking, but didn’t have the gear or experience? Well, PEEC has the adventure you’ve been waiting for! This fall, PEEC will offer a backpacking trip for beginners, open to adults[...]
Feature Film: From Earth to the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Feature Film: From Earth to the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Today’s Feature Film: From Earth to the Universe Director Theofanis N. Matsopoulos described the film as “a colorful and inspiring journey… the visuals are stunning and really speak for themselves in showing just how far humanity’s ambition[...]
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Would you like to enjoy a great view of nature while practicing yoga? Do you enjoy running before yoga? Participate in both the yoga and the run or choose one based on your interests! We are[...]
Feature Film: From Earth to the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Feature Film: From Earth to the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Today’s Feature Film: From Earth to the Universe Director Theofanis N. Matsopoulos described the film as “a colorful and inspiring journey… the visuals are stunning and really speak for themselves in showing just how far humanity’s ambition[...]
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Every Monday (except holidays), toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outside activity. Come and join the fun outside with other local[...]
Summer Nature Painting @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Summer Nature Painting @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Come learn botanical drawing and watercolor using botanical and natural subjects with Santa Fe Artist Lisa Coddington. Whether you are novice or refining your skills, you will receive encouraging step-by-step instruction in drawing and watercolor.[...]
Feature Film: Exoplanets @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Feature Film: Exoplanets @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Today’s Feature Film: Exoplanets How do we know there are planets outside our solar system? Thanks to science and astronomy, we know about exoplanets. This film opens by describing how scientists and astronomers find exoplanets[...]
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Would you like to enjoy a great view of nature while practicing yoga? Do you enjoy running before yoga? Participate in both the yoga and the run or choose one based on your interests! We are[...]
Feature Film: Exoplanets @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Feature Film: Exoplanets @ Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium
Today’s Feature Film: Exoplanets How do we know there are planets outside our solar system? Thanks to science and astronomy, we know about exoplanets. This film opens by describing how scientists and astronomers find exoplanets[...]
Sierra Club Talk: Partnership parks in the 21st Century—Building a National Park from Nothing @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Visitors take for granted the seamless relationships of Los Alamos museums and NPS staff and volunteers for the new operation. What led up to this and what is behind making all this look so easy[...]
Summer Nature Drawing @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Summer Nature Drawing @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Come learn botanical drawing and watercolor using botanical and natural subjects with Santa Fe Artist Lisa Coddington. Whether you are novice or refining your skills, you will receive encouraging step-by-step instruction in drawing and watercolor.[...]
Total Solar Eclipse Show @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Total Solar Eclipse Show @ Los Alamos Nature Center
What did the eclipse look like along the path of totality? What did the recent eclipse citizen science project learn about the sun’s corona? This special planetarium program features a slideshow of photos and videos of the[...]
Feature Film: Phantom of the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Feature Film: Phantom of the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
What do we know about black matter? How did we learn about it? Where does it exist? Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter is a full-dome planetarium show that showcases an exciting exploration[...]
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Would you like to enjoy a great view of nature while practicing yoga? Do you enjoy running before yoga? Participate in both the yoga and the run or choose one based on your interests! We are[...]
Feature Film: Phantom of the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Feature Film: Phantom of the Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
What do we know about black matter? How did we learn about it? Where does it exist? Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter is a full-dome planetarium show that showcases an exciting exploration[...]
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Every Monday (except holidays), toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outside activity. Come and join the fun outside with other local[...]
Wildflower Walk @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 11 @ 5:30 pm
Wildflower Walk @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Join PEEC’s Jemez Mountains Herbarium curator, Chick Keller, for easy walk to identify some of our local wildflower beauties. Meet at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 5:30 p.m. to carpool to the trailhead. No[...]
Family Night Sponsored by Kiwanis Club @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Family Night Sponsored by Kiwanis Club @ Los Alamos Nature Center
  Enjoy an evening of books, games, hands-on activities, and music with Mesa Public Library’s Melissa Mackey. The second Tuesday of every month is Family Night at PEEC. Stop by the nature center to enjoy games,[...]
Discoveries from Hubble @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Discoveries from Hubble @ Los Alamos Nature Center
What did the eclipse look like along the path of totality? What did the recent eclipse citizen science project learn about the sun’s corona? This special planetarium program features a slideshow of photos and videos of the[...]
Feature Film: Exploding Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm
Feature Film: Exploding Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Enjoy a screening of Exploding Universe in the nature center planetarium. Ever wonder what kinds of explosive events shaped the Universe? Exploding Universe explores a world where supernovas erupt, massive materials collide, and protons give birth[...]
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Would you like to enjoy a great view of nature while practicing yoga? Do you enjoy running before yoga? Participate in both the yoga and the run or choose one based on your interests! We are[...]
Feature Film: Exploding Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm
Feature Film: Exploding Universe @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Enjoy a screening of Exploding Universe in the nature center planetarium. Ever wonder what kinds of explosive events shaped the Universe? Exploding Universe explores a world where supernovas erupt, massive materials collide, and protons give birth[...]
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Every Monday (except holidays), toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outside activity. Come and join the fun outside with other local[...]
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
Back From the Brink: California Condors @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about California Condors from Bette Korber, Melissa Moore, Shorty Esch, and Jeanne Fair.  Topics will include the history of condors’ extraordinary recovery from the brink, the dangers of[...]
Summer Nature Painting @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Summer Nature Painting @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Come learn botanical drawing and watercolor using botanical and natural subjects with Santa Fe Artist Lisa Coddington. Whether you are novice or refining your skills, you will receive encouraging step-by-step instruction in drawing and watercolor.[...]
Astronomy and Climate @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Astronomy and Climate @ Los Alamos Nature Center
What are the relationships between astronomy cycles and our climate? What can we expect as our climate changes? Join Chick Keller for an evening of discussion and exploration of these and other questions related to[...]
Pajarito Mountain Hike @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 23 @ 7:45 am
Pajarito Mountain Hike @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Join Evan Rose on a hike from Sullivan Field parking lot to Pajarito Mountain Ski area. This ten-mile trek offers spectacular views of Los Alamos and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the option to enjoy Ullr Fest after the hike,[...]
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm
Feature Films: SunStruck, Solar Quest, and Aurora Storm @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Enjoy a screening of SunStruck, SolarQuest, and Aurora Storm in the nature center planetarium. Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the sun. Discover how it came to support life, how[...]
Valles Caldera Night Sky Observation @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Valles Caldera Night Sky Observation @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Join PEEC astronomers and Valles Caldera National Preserve Park Rangers to view the night sky in one of the best locations possible. Discover some of darkest skies in our area and learn all about astronomy with[...]
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Nature Yoga and Trail Run @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Would you like to enjoy a great view of nature while practicing yoga? Do you enjoy running before yoga? Participate in both the yoga and the run or choose one based on your interests! We are[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm
Feature Films: SunStruck, Solar Quest, and Aurora Storm @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Enjoy a screening of SunStruck, SolarQuest, and Aurora Storm in the nature center planetarium. Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the sun. Discover how it came to support life, how[...]
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Playtimes @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Every Monday (except holidays), toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outside activity. Come and join the fun outside with other local[...]
A Mountaineer’s Story: TBA @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Mountaineer’s Story: TBA @ Los Alamos Nature Center
Please join the Los Alamos Mountaineers for a presentation by an adventurer. The presentation will start by 7:15 p.m. The Los Alamos Mountaineers’ meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. and cover information about upcoming outings. Admission:[...]
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Feature Film Premiere: Dark Matter Mystery @ Los Alamos Nature Center
We have a new film! Enjoy the premiere of Dark Matter Mystery along with a talk by local astrophysicist Joyce Guzik. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to shed light on dark matter. What do astronomers mean[...]

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