Celebrate PEECnic

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The Pajarito Environmental Center (PEEC) will have its annual “PEECnic” and meeting of members from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, The event will feature a dessert buffet, prizes, activities and more. Furthermore, the event is not limited to PEEC members. The event is free to the public.
PEECnic 2013 will be at the PEEC nature center, 3540 Orange Road. The activities and prize drawings will run throughout the event, so those interested in attending are welcome to drop by at any time. PEEC board members will offer an array of desserts, including options that are gluten-free and vegan. There will also be special offers for those who sign up for PEEC membership at the event.
“We are really trying to outdo ourselves this year,” said PEEC Executive Director Katie Watson. “We want to it be a fun event that people of all ages will enjoy. And, what’s not to love about a dessert buffet!”
Watson added that there will be a booth set up where community members can learn how to certify their backyards as wildlife habitats, activities and crafts for kids, prizes and giveaways.
PEEC members will have the chance to vote for the new board members. In addition, everyone will have the chance to see and comment on the conceptual designs for the exhibits that will outfit the new Los Alamos County Nature Center, slated to open in the spring of 2015 and be run by PEEC.