Join Paul Arendt this evening in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium at 7 p.m. for an interactive preview of February’s night skies. Additionally, the nature center will show the popular full-dome film “National Parks Adventure” on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. Photo Courtesy PEEC
NATURE CENTER NEWS
Join Paul Arendt in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium this evening, Friday, Feb. 1 for an interactive tour of February’s night skies at 7 p.m. In this talk, Arendt will highlight the planets, star patterns and constellations that may be readily observed throughout the month. This program is perfect for beginner stargazers who want to learn more about the night skies.
In addition to this talk, the nature center will show the full-dome film “National Parks Adventure” on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. This beautiful film highlights exciting adventures and incredible views of our nation’s park. The movie was brought to Los Alamos by CB Fox, Metzger’s Hardware and the Delle Foundation with additional funding from Manhattan Project National Historical Park.
Seating is limited for this talk and movie, so please call the nature center at 505-662-0460 or stop by to reserve tickets. Admission for both events is $6 for adults and $4 for kids. Events in the planetarium are not recommended for children under age 4.
PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit www.peecnature.org.