Community Calendar 7-16-17

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Nature Yoga and Trail Run
at 10:30 a.m. at the Nature Center. Practice yoga with Christa Tyson at the nature center, where you have a great view of nature. Optional: Arrive at 10:30 a.m. to join Christa for a pre-yoga run. Admission: yoga or run for $7/$5 for members; yoga and run for $12/$8 for members.

Feature Film: From Earth to the Universe at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center.
Enjoy 180 degrees of entertainment. Join us on a colorful and inspiring journey through our universe. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children. More information at peecnature.org.
The New Mexico Alzheimer’s Association will offer a one-hour session from 1-2 p.m. on July 17 in the lower level classroom of the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The session will focus on the early stages of Alzheimer’s to include symptoms, coping strategies for caregivers and resources to help families who are challenged with dementia. For more information, contact David Davis 505-473-1297 or dldavis@alz.org.

Nature Playtimes, Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of NM at 10 a.m. at the Nature Center.
Join local families for fun, hands-on activities, hikes, games, and stories in nature. Free. More information at peecnature.org.
Kiwanis meets from noon to 1 p.m. each Tuesday in Kelly Hall at Trinity-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Drive. Georgia Strickfaden will speak on her experiences with Atomic City Tours.

Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting from noon-1 p.m. at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Club Assembly.

The Military Order of the World Wars will meet for its annual picnic at 6 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Shack on North Mesa Road. Note the change in location for this month only. Speaker Rick Wallace, Ph.D., will discuss the astronomical significance of the sun, summer solstice and its resulting seasons. He will also talk about eclipses especially the one that will cross the United States on Aug. 21. Dinner starts at 7:15 p.m. The dinner meetings are open to interested citizens for the dinner and program with RSVP, or the program only at no cost. Cost of the dinner is $25 per person. Call Eleanor Pinyan, 672-3750 for reservations. A reservation is a commitment to pay. Dinner is scheduled to be Smokin Bear BBQ with appropriate sides.

July 18 —
Math Is Everywhere!
from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Nature Center. Come to the nature center for a night of fun math activities with the Los Alamos Math Circles and Mathamuseum. Free. More information at peecnature.org.

Summer Family Evening: NM Wildlife Center
at 6:30 p.m. at the Nature Center. Del Norte Credit Union sponsors this evening of family fun. Free for member families; $5 for member families.
Summer Nature Drawing from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Nature Center.
Enjoy botanical drawing and watercolor with Santa Fe artist Lisa Coddington. Cost is $56 for members, $70 for non-members.

Gentle Walks
at 8:30 a.m. at the Nature Center. A gentle walk for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. Free.

Dark Night Introduction at 7 p.m. at the Nature Center.
Preview constellations and other cosmic features visible in the night sky. Steve Becker will share ways to find galaxies, planets, and distinct stars in the planetarium. This glimpse will help sky viewers navigate the sky with telescopes the following night at the Pajarito Astronomer’s Dark Night program. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children.