Learn About Cowboys And Their Horses Wednesday Evening At The Nature Center

Willie.jpegLearn about cowboys and their horses this Wednesday, June 12 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. This Summer Family Evening event will be held at 6:30 p.m. and will feature Gene McCracken and two horses. Del Norte Credit Union is sponsoring this event and all of PEEC’s Summer Family Evenings in 2019. Photo Courtesy PEEC


Come to Summer Family Evening at the Los Alamos Nature Center on Wednesday, June 12 to learn about cowboys and horses of Northern New Mexico. Gene McCracken will be at this event with two horses and discuss what role horses play in a cowboy’s life. This is a great opportunity to see these beautiful creatures up close and ask an expert any questions you might have about horses. Del Norte Credit Union is sponsoring this event and all of PEEC’s Summer Family Evenings in 2019!

Summer Family Evenings take place at the Los Alamos Nature Center every Wednesday evening throughout June and July at 6:30 p.m. except for July 3. The events are free for PEEC family members and $5 per family for non-members. Admission is paid at the door. Seating is limited at these events, so please arrive early or bring a camping chair.

Summer Family Evenings 2019 Schedule:

June 12: Cowboys and Horses of Northern New Mexico

June 19: New Mexico Bats

June 26: Meet Adult and Baby Goats

July 10: ScienceFest: Explora!

July 17: Space Night with Mesa Public Library

July 24: Exotics of the Rainforest

July 31: New Mexico Wildlife Center

For more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit www.peecnature.org, email programs@peecnature.org or call (505) 662-0460.

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.