2022 Spring Activity Guide

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Spring

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Adventure

Spring 2022 Activity Guide


Spring

FLINGS

February - May

Los Alamos County Community Services Department Provides opportunities to get out and get active each month throughout the year! Join us for a wide variety of programming in our facilities and out and about in the community... This activity guide covers February 27 to May 28, 2022 Seasonal Programs: Get Golf Ready, Restaurant Week, Safe Prom Activities, Tabletop Game Day Special Events: Bike to Work Day, Dessert Dance, Summer Concerts, Earth Day Festival Ongoing Programs: Water Fitness Classes, HomePages, Open Gym Programs, Chit-Chat Playtime ...and so much more!

Contact us Website: losalamosnm.us Email: lacrec@lacnm.us Administration: (505) 662-8241 Administration Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Photo Policy: Be advised that all participants involved in CSD programs or special events are subject to being photographed, which may be used by Los Alamos County without an obligation to provide compensation. Find more information on our social media pages! @losalamoscommunityservicesdepartment @laccsd

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Golf Course

Aquatic Center

Parks, Trails & Open Space

Outdoor Recreation

Social Services

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Recreation Programs & Events

Public Library

History, Science & Culture

Ice Rink

Community Organizations

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A Letter from Community Services It’s spring in Los Alamos... If the seasons held a popularity contest, spring would win. The days start getting longer, which means going outside becomes easier and more inviting. Flowers start blooming, grass starts growing, and leaves start filling in trees. As our world goes through this outdoor upgrade of sorts, the forces of nature reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. A little photosynthesis makes a big difference when it comes to carbon emissions! Spring also makes us feel better. According to a University of Michigan study, being outside for at least half an hour on warm, sunny spring days results in better mood and improved memory. Those are just a few of the many positive benefits of spring. The Community Services Department of Los Alamos County wants to expand its list of benefits by offering you plenty of options for getting out and enjoying spring. We’re expecting lots of activity in our many parks and trails in and around Los Alamos. Did you know you can reserve park pavilions for private parties? Our long-standing Friday night concert series will kick-off a week before Memorial Day weekend—the perfect way to start thinking about plans for the long weekend with friends and family. This guide lists an abundance of programs and events you won’t want to miss. Whatever your interests may be, we hope to see you get out, get active, and enjoy spring in Los Alamos! Sincerely, Los Alamos County Community Services Department

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Community Services Golf Course

Los Alamos County offers a course that's both fun & challenging. Nestled at the base of the Jemez Mountains, atop the Pajarito Plateau, the Los Alamos County Golf Course offers a challenging 6,500 yard, par 72, 18-hole layout. The Golf Course, built in 1947 by the Atomic Energy Commission, is one of the oldest 18-hole golf courses in New Mexico. Panoramic vistas and clear, fresh mountain air at an elevation of 7,400 feet, provides a beautiful setting to enjoy spring and have a great experience. LOS ALAMOS COUNTY GOLF COURSE Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Golf Course” Golf Shop Phone: (505) 662-8139 Address: 4244 Diamond Drive Early Spring Golf Shop Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 9:00am - 4:00pm, until March 8th Spring/Summer Golf Shop Hours: 7 days a week, 7:00am - 7:00pm Driving Range Hours: Open weather dependent, tokens available during shop hours COTTONWOOD ON THE GREENS RESTAURANT Website: cottonwoodonthegreens.com Phone: (505) 662-0404 Open: Monday-Saturday, 11:00am - 8:00pm | Sunday, 9:00am - 8:00pm Sunday Brunch Buffet: 10:00am - 2:00pm Sunday Dinner: 4:00 - 8:00pm Lunch: Monday-Saturday, 11:00am - 4:00pm Dinner: Monday-Sunday, 5:00 - 8:00pm Bar Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11:00am - 8:00pm | Sunday, 9.00am - 8.00pm Whether you’re celebrating a special event such as a bridal reception, or hosting a corporate meeting, the Los Alamos Golf Course Community Room provides functional and flexible space for every kind of event. The room can be booked up to 12 months in advance and is booked on a first-come, first-served basis. To check room availability, contact Cottonwood on the Greens by calling (505) 662-0404 or e-mail: cottonwoodonthegreens@gmail.com 6

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MONTHS

PRO SHOP (DAYS)

PRO SHOP (HOURS)

TEE TIMES (DAYS)

TEE TIMES START (HOURS)

Spring/Summer

DST begins–3rd Sun in Sept

7 days

7:00am–7:00pm

7 days

8:00am (Mon–Fri); 7:30am (Sat/Sun)

Early Fall

3rd Mon in Sept–DST ends

7 days

7:00am–6:00pm

7 days

8:00am

*Weather & course condition dependent (Golf Course website will have current information) DST = Daylight Savings Time

STANDARDS FOR ALL SEASONS › Final tee time is two hours prior to sunset* › Driving range & ball machine are open year round until sunset (weather and course condition dependent) › Range balls available during hours of operation › All carts must be returned 30 minutes after sunset* *As determined by Google

Daily Golf Fee Schedule

Annual Pass Options

Green Fees Mon. - Fri. Sat. & Sun. Holidays

Annual Passes for the 2022 Season available starting January 10

18 Holes 9 Holes 18 Junior* 9 Junior* *18 and under

Fusion Pass, Single $1,600.00 Combines your green, car and range pass in one

$33.00 $20.00 $16.00 $10.00

$36.00 $23.00 $16.00 $10.00

Fusion Pass, Family $2,500.00 Two adults living at the same address Fusion Pass, Senior $1,185.00 Combines your green, car and range pass in one

Senior Rates

Adult Pass, Single

$845.00

Saturday - Sunday & Holidays Excluded

Senior Pass, Single

$665.00

18 Holes 18 Holes 9 Holes 9 Holes

Junior Pass, Single 18 years & younger

$140.00

50 and Over

Monday - Friday $40.00 with car $25.00 without car $23.00 with car $15.00 without car

College Student $290.00 Full time students 22 years & under

Cars, Clubs & Driving Range 9 Holes/Player Golf Car , Adult Pull Cart Rental Clubs

18 Holes/Player

$10.00 $4.00 $20.00

$17.00 $7.00 $27.00

Driving Range Fee (per Bucket) Small $3.00 Medium $6.00 Large $8.00

Annual Range Pass, Adult

$200.00

Annual Range Pass, Junior

$100.00

Club Storage

$110.00

Learning Opportunities The PGA professional at the golf course has put together a variety of learning opportunities for the new season. Call the golf shop at (505) 662-8139 for more information: Private Lessons: One-on-one instruction for all ages and skill levels. Let County golf staff help you reach your golf goals.

Punch Cards Punch Cards are transferable, can be used at any time, and include monthly game improvement clinics.

Group Golf Lessons: Learn to golf with your friends or others of your same skill level and interest. Short Game Instruction “Red Zone” Challenge: Focus on five key skill areas to produce dramatic results.

Ten - 9 Hole Rounds (10 visits for 9 holes)

$160.00

Ten - 9 Hole Rounds (10 visits for 9 holes), JR

$100.00

Ten - 9 Hole Golf Cart Rental

$90.00

Tournament Planning

Driving Range Punch Card

$50.00

Please contact the Los Alamos County Golf Shop to start planning your 2022 event today!

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Golf Course - General Information

SEASON

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Golf Course - Lessons

Learning Opportunities

Spring Golf Junior Program

The PGA Professional at the Golf Course has put together a variety of learning opportunities for the new season. Call the Golf Shop at (505) 662-8139 for more information:

$99 per Person

Private Lessons: One-on-one instruction for all ages and skill levels. Let Los Alamos County’s Golf Pro help you reach your golf goals. Half Hour $40.00 Playing Lesson $70.00 Group Golf Lessons: Learn to golf with your friends or others of your same skill level and interest. 2 Students $25.00/person 3+ Students $20.00/person

April - May

This program provides kids with skill building sessions that will focus on the scoring shots of DRIVE-CHIP-PUTT. Students will experience one skill building sessions and one drive-chip-putt simulation each week. All PODs (classes) come together on Saturdays for competitive, yet FUN Drive, Chip & Putt simulation championship games. 8 students max PODs (4 Sessions) POD #1 (Mondays): POD #2 (Tuesdays & Girls ONLY): POD #3 (Wednesdays):

4:00 - 5:30pm April 11, 18, 25, May 2 April 12, 19, 26, May 3 April 13, 20, 27, May 4

Los Alamos Golf Course PODs may be combined if there are less than four students registered. For more info and to register, please contact the Golf Course Shop at (505) 662-8139

Ongoing Programs Brown Bag Lunch Golf Clinic

Second Wednesday, April 13 - September 14 This clinic demonstrates basic golf skills and discusses various related topics, such as: putting, short game, full swing, course management, mental game management, practice strategies, and golf fitness. A different topic will be presented at each session. All levels of golfers are welcome to attend. Equipment will be available for participants to practice the demonstrated skill. Contact the Golf Shop at (505) 662-8139 for details on upcoming sessions. 12:15 - 1:00pm, Los Alamos Golf Course Free (lunch is not included)

Get Golf Ready April 18 - 21 May 23 - 26 June 6 - 9

This program provides an affordable and rewarding educational experience for those who are interested in learning more about the game of golf. The program provides a casual, yet structured setting using fun, skill enhancement formats to help participants become comfortable on the course and enable them to continue to develop their skills. April 18 - 21, 10:00 - 11:30am May 23 - 26, 10:00 - 11:30am & 5:30 - 7:00pm June 6 - 9, 5:30 - 7:00pm Los Alamos Golf Course $119.00/person For more info and to register, please contact the Golf Course Shop at (505) 662-8139

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Community Services Recreation Programs

Being an Active Community means Being a Healthy One! The Community Services Department offers youth, teen and adult programs at the Golf Course, Ice Rink, Aquatic Center and other facilities in Los Alamos County. In addition, special events are held throughout the year at various locations in the community. Enjoy programs such as dance, volleyball, basketball, exercise and fitness, martial arts, softball, swimming, running, and much more! RECREATION DIVISION Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Recreation” Online Registration: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Register...” under the “I want to” drop down menu Email: lacrec@lacnm.us Phone: (505) 662-8170 Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Kundalani Yoga - khalsans@hotmail.com | Noor Singh Khalsa (505) 747-1476 Mountain Mixers Square Dance - takelley22@aol.com | Marlene & Tom Kelley (505) 672-9684 Salsa Dance Lessons - ddawgncc@gmail.com | Darrin Visarraga (209) 923-3905 Scottish Dance - ullmann@losalamos.com | Marilyn Thayer (505) 662-9785 or (505) 930-9785 | nmscottishdance.weebly.com USA Tae Kwon Do Masters’ Association - Master Ron Geffrion (505) 672-1119 | Master Tom Lopez (505) 672-9532

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Ongoing Programs

USA Tae Kwon Do Masters Association

Los Alamos Open Gym Programs

As a martial art, Tae Kwon Do is popular with people of both genders and of many ages. Physically, tae kwon do develops strength, speed, balance, flexibility, and stamina.

Open Gym programs are not held on holidays or holiday weekends, and are subject to cancellations.

Mondays, 6:00-7:30pm, Chamisa School Gym Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:45-7:15pm, LAMS Cafeteria Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm, Piñon School Gym Saturdays, 8:00-10:00am, LAMS Cafeteria

Monday-Thursday, Saturday & Sunday Subject to any COVID-19 changes

OPEN BASKETBALL - All skill levels Sundays, 3:30-5:30pm, LAHS Auxiliary Gym

Under 18 Per Month Adult Per Month Family Per Month

$25.00 $35.00 $55.00

VOLLEYBALL CLUB Sept. 7, 2021 - June 16, 2022 Tuesdays, 8:00-10:00pm, LAMS Gym OPEN BADMINTON - All skill levels Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30-10:00pm, Pueblo Gym OPEN INDOOR SOCCER - All skill levels Dec. 7, 2021 - March 24, 2022 Thursdays, 8:00-10:00pm, LAMS Gym April 4, 2022 - June 16, 2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00-10:00pm, LAHS Auxiliary Gym OPEN TABLE TENNIS - All skill levels (Currently not available) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30-10:00pm, Betty Ehart Senior Ctr. Saturdays, 9:00am-12:00pm, Betty Ehart Senior Ctr. OPEN VOLLEYBALL - All skill levels Wednesdays, 8:00-10:00pm, Pueblo Gym FREE Admission - For Ages 10+ - Children must be supervised Participants are required to bring their own equipment. (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us

Scottish Country Dance

Recreation Programs - Programs

ULTIMATE FRISBEE Nov. 1,2021 - May 16, 2022 Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm, LAMS Gym

Mondays-Thursdays & Saturdays

Mondays

Take part in social and ballroom dances of Scotland. Classes feature jigs and reels (quick time), strathspreys (in slow time), and medleys of both quick and slow time. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled shoes. No partners necessary. 7:30 - 10:00pm, Fuller Lodge $3 for drop-ins, $35/five months

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Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Visit losalamosnm.us and click on “Recreation” to see what else is coming this spring! Events are subject to changes. Please check the website for the most up-to-date information.

National Armed Forces Day May 22

All military veterans and active duty personnel are invited to enjoy a FREE 18-hole round of golf (cart not included) and/or FREE entry into the Aquatic Center, in appreciation of your service to the United States. All Day FREE

Recreation Programs - Seasonal Programs & Events

Dessert Dances

March 23 - Family Super Hero Dance March 25 - Daddy/Daughter Dance March 30 - Daddy/Daughter Dance Guests will enjoy light refreshments, Valentine’s Day themed crafts, music, dancing, and digital photo keepsakes to remember the evening! 6:00 - 8:00pm, Fuller Lodge $8/person, $30/family (2 Adults & 2 Children OR 1 Adult & 3 Children)

Los Alamos Summer Concert Series May 20 - Aug 26, Fridays

Come one, come ALL for the 1st night of the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series! Free outdoor concert for all, complete with food court, games, and beer garden. Artist line-up will be announced after April 15th.

Summer Vendor Meeting May 11

6:00 - 10:00pm, Ashley Pond Park FREE

Do you plan to be a vendor for the various Los Alamos County events? Join the Los Alamos County Community Services Department's Summer Vendor Meeting to get the scope on changes and the process of becoming a vendor. Time TBD, Location TBD Additional details to come, please contact (505) 662-8170 or email lacrec@lacnm.us

Bike to Work Day May 20

Two events in one day! Bike to work in the morning, and see us at Sullivan Field for free drinks, coffee, and snacks! Then after work join us for a family fun community party at Ashley Pond, complete with kids bike rodeo, a demonstration from Atomic City Transit on their bike rack system, and hot dogs and drinks. 7:00 - 9:00am, Sullivan Field, corner of Diamond & Canyon 4:00 - 6:00pm, Ashley Pond Park FREE

Jemez Mountain Trail Runs May 21

Join in on the 15th Annual Jemez Mountain Trail Runs. It includes three races: 50k, 50 mile, and 15 mile races. All courses are technical trails with a substantial amount of elevation change. 6:00am & 8:00am, Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge Info & Registration is open: https://www.jemezmountaintrailruns.org For more information please contact: jemezruns@gmail.com

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Senior Talk

Senior Appreciation Night

High school staff talk to seniors about graduation day, hand out Caps and gowns, YMCA and REC staff talk to the grades about SAN Senior appreciation night and what to expect during the night.

Graduating seniors and a friend are invited to this annual celebration. The night begins with a BBQ at Fuller Lodge on Saturday evening, and ends with pancake breakfast at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

May 25

10:00am, Duane Smith Auditorium

Hawk-to-Hilltopper May 27

12:00 - 3:00pm, Urban Park FREE Admission for 8th graders For more information, please contact the Recreation Division (505) 662-8170

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6:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE, for Graduating Seniors + one guest **Volunteers are needed!! We are actively looking for community partners to help facilitate this alcohol & drug free celebration. If interested, please contact the Recreation Division at (505) 662-8170 or the YMCA 662-3100**

Recreation Programs - Seasonal Programs & Events

Celebrate 8th grade graduation! Join us for a fun BBQ lunch, followed by traditional shaving cream fun!

May 28 - 29

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RESERVATIONS, RENTALS & PERMITS Alcohol Permits You can submit a County alcohol permit application through the Community Services Department (CSD). Cost for a Los Alamos County Permit is $25 per event, not to exceed 3 days. For further information regarding alcohol permits please call CSD at (505) 662-8241.

Recreation Programs - Rentals & Permits

Vendor Permits Vendor and Concessionaire Fees Business license is required Aquatic Center Front Desk (505) 662-8120 I = Individual Rate B = Business Use Rate (First-Come, First-Served Basis) Sales of non-food items on County Property or at CountySponsored Events Per Day/Per Space -10’x10’ space or trailer 1 Day: $50.00 (I) 2 Days: $75.00 (I)

$100.00 (B) $150.00 (B)

Sales - Food or High Risk Vendors on County Property or at County-Sponsored Events Per Day/Per Space - 10’x10’ space or trailer 1 Day: $75.00 (I) 2 Days: $100 (I)

$150.00 (B) $1200 (B)

No-Sales, Non-Profit Promotional or Information Only Vendors on County Property or at County-Sponsored Events Per Day/Per Space - 10’x10’ space or trailer 1 Day: 2 Day:

$15.00 (I) $25.00 (I)

$30.00 (B) $50.00 (B)

Concessionaire at Sporting Events Per Day/Per Space - Business license & insurance required 1 Day: 2 Day:

$150.00 $200.00

Noise and Traffic Permits Depending on use and/or special event, several permits may be required.

Lemon Lot Permits The County issues permits to sell vehicles at the Lemon Lot. The Lemon Lot is located next to the Sullivan Field parking lot on Diamond Dr., between Canyon Rd. and Trinity Dr. Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles $10 for 10 days RVs, Trailers & Boats $20 for 10 days Permits can be obtained via Los Alamos County Parks and Recreation Website under Permits and Vending.

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Park Reservations & Permits

Individual

Looking for a place to have your event? Need regular practice space? Going camping? Reserve space at one of the many outdoor playgrounds available for use by the community!

Tips for Indoor & Outdoor Planning

I want to reserve... Park Shelters and Pavilions Overnight Campsite Lemon Lot Space next to Sullivan Field Courts Special Use Parks Garden Plots RV & Boat Storage Stable Lots Athletic Fields & Parks - *Sporting Events Only

North Mesa Covered Arena 1/2 day (4hr) or full day (8hr) rentals 1/2 Day $50.00 Full Day $50.00

$100.00 $100.00

Transient Pens (per Day, 7 day max) First 48 hours $0 Per day $20.00

Indoor Facility Rentals

Are you planning your next meeting or event? Rentals are hourly with a 2-hour minimum. Call the Special Events Office (505) 662-8405 for additional information! Large Meeting Rooms $50.00 Fuller Lodge - Pajarito Room Betty Ehart Senior Center - Great Room Golf Course Community Room

$100.00

Medium Meeting Rooms $40.00 $80.00 Betty Ehart Senior Center - Classroom A and B White Rock Activity Center - Chairs only

Call Aquatic Center Front Desk - (505) 662-8170

Pricing & Limitations Individual Pavilions (per hr.) $15.00

Business Use $30.00

Ball Fields (baseball, soccer, softball, etc.) Fields (per hr/field) $20.00 Lighted Fields (per hr/field) $17.00

$40.00 $34.00

Courts (per hr.) (Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, etc.) $5.00

$10.00

Extra Maintenance Run (per run/field/facility)

$65.00

$65.00

Electricity Charge

$25.00 per event

Special Use Parks (per hr) $20.00 Remote Control Car Track Sail Plane Field Skate Park

Outdoor Livestock Arenas, 1/2 day (4hr) or full day (8hr) rentals, per arena Brewer Arena & stock pens, Red Jackson Dressage, or Therapeutic Arena 1/2 day $50.00 $100.00 Full Day $100.00 $200.00

$40.00

Camping & RV Permits (14-day max in one month) Camp May $10.00 per 24-hours Main Gate RV Park $10.00 per 24-hours White Rock RV Park $20.00 per 24-hours

Small Meeting Rooms $30.00 $60.00 Aquatic Center Training Room contact directly at (505) 662-8170 White Rock Town Hall Betty Ehart Senior Center - Classroom A OR B Fuller Lodge - Throne, Nambe, Curtis Room (The Fuller Lodge rose garden is also available.)

Recreation Programs - Rentals & Permits

Book early Allow for plenty of set-up and tear-down time Create a facility layout for set-up Check on electrical needs and outlets Ask Community Services for advise!

Business Use

Equipment Rentals The Community Services Department has recreation equipment you can rent at the Aquatic Center Front Desk to enhance your recreation experience:

Rental Prices

Daily

Snowshoes Poles Snowshoes & Poles Miniature Golf Putters

$5.00 $2.00 $6.00 $2.00

Weekend $10.00 $4.00 $12.00

Weekly $20.00 $8.00 $25.00

Snowshoes & Poles: Adult and youth size snowshoes are available to fit individuals from 50 to 250 pounds, along with ski poles in youth to adult sizes. (November - April) Miniature Golf Putters: Rent a putter and golf ball to enjoy a round at the miniature golf course located at East Park.

Permits are available April - October for parks, pavilions, shelters, fields & court rentals. November - March usage is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Community Services Aquatic Center

Take a dip in this world-class, Olympic-size, high-altitude facility The Aquatic Center offers diverse activities for citizens and visitors of all ages, income levels, fitness levels, and interests, in safe and affordable recreation, instruction, fitness, competitive and therapeutic programs. The Aquatic Center is known internationally as an excellent training facility for teams from around the United States and the world, including Japan, Belgium, New Zealand, Germany, and many more. Locally the Center supports private swim teams and the Los Alamos High School swimming and diving teams. LARRY R. WALKUP AQUATIC CENTER Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Recreation” Online Reservations: Click on “Register...” under the “I want to” drop down menu Address: 2760 Canyon Road Phone: (505) 662-8170 Email: lacrec@lacnm.us Admission: See admission and pass information on page 18. Hours: See schedule on page 17. The pool is open to all during available hours, unless otherwise noted below. Fitness classes are open to everyone. Holiday Closures: The pool will close at 4:00pm on the eve of major holidays. May 30 - Memorial Day Event Closures: May 14 - Lifeguard In-Service Recertification

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2022 Main Pool Schedule

Therapy Pool General Information

Session holders will be allowed entry into building 10 minutes prior to session. Check-in allowed during session times, however all guests must exit the pool at the end of the scheduled session and exit locker rooms within 15 minutes. Staff will clear all areas. If patrons would like to swim in the next session, please exit the building and repay for re-entry.

40 feet by 20 feet 4’ 2” to 4’ 9” deep Access by ramp, ladders

Monday - Thursday (all short course) 6:00-10:30am Lap Swim 11:00am-3:00pm Lap & Shallow Rec Swim 3:30-5:30pm Swim Teams & Lap Swim 5:30-6:30pm Lap & Shallow Rec Swim & Swim Teams Friday (Long Course) 6:00-10:30am

Long Course Lap Swim

Main Pool General Information

Amenities Inflatable obstacle course Two 1-meter diving boards USA regulation diving blocks

Movable bulkhead Life jackets, kick-boards, etc

Distances 33 Laps (66 lengths) Short Course = 1 mile (1650 yards) 15 Laps (30 lengths) Long Course = 1 mile (1500 meters) Short Course: 25 yards lanes Long Course: 50 meter lanes - All lanes for public lap swim unless otherwise noted Lap Swim: All ages - Circle swimming in shared lanes Rec Swim: Available to children for play

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Amenities Tot Dock - 3 ft. x 10 ft. platform Water wheelchairs and underwater railing Fun Time: A time for children to play together in the warm water. Children under 7 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Family Swim: A time for families to play together in the warm water. Children under 14 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adult Swim: A time for adults (15+ years) only to enjoy the warm water on their own for quiet and therapeutic use. Special need situations for therapy may be allowed by staff. Recreation Swim: A time open to all ages to enjoy the warm water. Children under 7 years must be accompanied by a responsible chaperone (13+ years). Swim Lessons: A time for the Aquatic Center to run swim lessons for children. If space is available, adults may use the pool for stretching & gentle water fitness. Please ask the lifeguard.

2022 Therapy Pool Schedule Family Swim - Children 14 & under must be accompanied by an adult Fun Time - Children 6 & under must be accompanied by an adult

Monday - Friday 7:00-10:30am 12:00-2:00pm 2:00-3:00pm 3:30-6:30pm

Adult, 15 & up only Family Swim Adult, 15 & up only Fun Time

Aquatic Center - General Information

50 meters by 25 yards 635,000 gallons 4 feet to 13 feet deep 82.5° - 83.5° F water temp Access by steps, hydro-lift and ladders

27,000 gallons 94° - 95° F water temp

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2022 Daily Fee Schedule Admission Day Discount Day 20+ Group Daily Water Fitness

Youth (0-17) $3.00 $2.50 $2.50 $4.50

Senior (50+) $3.50 $3.00 $3.00 $4.50

Lockers: (All locks must be removed by the end of your visit. Locks can be purchased at the front desk for $5.00) Daily $5.50 3-Month $32.00 Annual $95.00

Adults (18-49) $4.50 $4.00 $4.00 $5.50

Birthday Party Room *Not currently available due to construction The Walkup Aquatic Center has a multi purpose room just off the deck for a convenient swimming party!

Discount Day Admission Every Wednesday ($0.50 off daily admission)

2022 Pass Options

Rental includes: Discounted pool admission, room set-up with tables, chairs, and a “Happy Birthday” banner. Preferred times to rent the birthday room are usually Wacky Wednesdays and Warm Water Weekends. Must book two weeks in advance - 20 ppl. Max 2-Hour Room Rental $60.00 Youth Admission $2.50 Adult Admission $3.00

Annual or 3-Month Passes Lap and open recreational swimming, water fitness, and therapy classes are all included.

Aquatic Center - Fees & Fitness

10, 20 & 30-Visit Swim Pass Lap & open recreational swimming (10/20/30 visits, within one year from purchase) 10-Visit Fitness Pass Fitness class admission (10 visits within three months from purchase) Admission Youth (0-17) 10-Visit Pass $20.00 20-Visit Pass $40.00 30-Visit Pass $60.00 (1 year expiration) 3-Month Pass $63.00 (Includes fitness classes) Annual Pass $200.00 (Includes fitness classes) 10-Visit Water Fitness $35.00 (3-month expiration)

Senior (50+) $25.00 $50.00 $75.00

Adults (18-49) $30.00 $60.00 $90.00

Family

$79.00

$94.50

$250.00

$250.00 $300.00 $35.00

$800.00

$40.00

Rentals Exclusive use Individual Pools - Private Rentals, Non-swim meets (per hr) Service rates may apply Main Pool $150.00 Therapy Pool $75.00 Leisure Lagoon $150.00

Business

$300.00 $150.00 $300.00

Pools - Private Rentals, Swim Meets (per hr) Service rates may apply Short Course $50.00 $100.00 Less than 100 participants, and still open to public use Short/Long Course $100.00 $200.00 More than 100 participants, and closed to public Lanes (per hr/lane): Short Course Lane Short Course, Non-Op hrs. Long Course Lane Long Course, Non-Op hrs.

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$10.00 $20.00 $20.00 $40.00

$20.00 $40.00 $40.00 $80.00

Benefits of Water Fitness Aquatic exercise promotes and enhances physical and mental fitness. The water’s unique properties allow the pool to provide an environment for people of all abilities. Buoyancy creates a reduced impact that is easier on joints and water resistance challenges the muscles. The beauty of water is the ability to offer aerobic activity, resistance training and flexibility all at the same time. Water is thicker than air, so muscles get stronger.

Fitness Classes Deep Water Fun & Fitness: Zero impact, comfortably paced class that uses the water’s resistance to improve your fitness, flexibility, range of motion, strength, and balance. Therapy Fun & Fitness: Low impact, warm-water class held in the therapy pool. Includes working on range of motion, toning, stretching and balance. Participants with orthopedic concerns, arthritis, asthma and other conditions have found this class to be beneficial. The maximum class size is 18 students. WaterWorks!: A low impact, but effective water aerobics class designed to improve flexibility, range of motion, strength, muscle tone and cardiovascular endurance while using the resistance of the water to cushion the feet, knees and back. May use equipment including noodles, belts, bands and boards. Water shoes recommended. Aqua Zumba: Splashing, stretching, twisting – even shouting, laughing, hooting, and hollering! Salsa, Merengue, Disco, and more in chest deep water for a great low impact but challenging workout. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness, Aqua Zumba classes blend it all together into a workout that's cardio-conditioning, and body-toning. Water shoes recommended. Safety Note: All deep-water classes use flotation belts for support. Swimming skills are not necessary. Participants should be comfortable in deep water. If you arrive late or leave class early please include time for an individual warm up and cool down. Students work at own level.

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Water Fitness Class Schedule Monday & Wednesday 9:00-10:00am Deep Water Fun & Fitness 11:00am-12:00pm Therapy Fun & Fitness 5:30-6:30pm Shallow

Red Cross Training

Tuesday 9:00-9:45am

Class materials can be purchased at shopstaywell.com Waterworks

Thursday 9:00-9:45am

Zumba

Friday 11:00am-12:00pm

Therapy Fun & Fitness

REQUIRED MATERIALS for All Lifeguard Courses - Swim suit & towel - Whistle and lanyard (Fox 40 Whistle) - Hip pack - CPR mask - Lifeguard manual** **Digital version available for free at redcross.org or print version is available at redcrossstore.org.

Lifeguard Training Pre-Test March 16

•Swim 300 yards continuously and proficiently using both the front crawl and breaststroke •Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs (hands must be placed under armpits)

Ongoing Programs Open Boating Feb. 22 March 29 April 26 May 10 & 31

Practice time for boaters using canoes, kayaks and rafts. The doors open half an hour earlier for boat cleaning before entry. All watercraft must be rinsed off on the patio prior to pool entry. Boaters must provide their own boats. All participants must have a wristband from the front desk before entering the pool. Life jackets are recommended for participants. 6:50 - 7:50pm, Aquatic Center $5 per person - Doors close at 7:15pm

•Complete a timed event within 2 minutes: - Start in the water, swim 20 yards (no goggles) - Surface dive 10 feet to retrieve a 10lb weight - Return to surface and return to original spot with both hands on the mannequin and keeping the face above water. •Exit the water without using a ladder or steps 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Aquatic Center $25.00 per person Must be 15 years old

Lifeguard Review April 2 If you currently hold the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, you qualify to take the Lifeguard Review instead of taking the complete lifeguard class. 8:00am - 5:00pm, with a 30-minute lunch, Aquatic Center $165 per person Must be 16 years old

Aquatic Center - Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Candidates must pass the Pre-Course before registering for the Lifeguard Class. The Lifeguard Training Pre-Course consists of the following:

Lifeguard Blended Learning March 28 - April 1 This course is designed to be flexible to the participants. Participants are required to complete work on-line prior to the start of each class. Half of the class is completed on-line at the participant’s discretion, and half of the class is conducted at the facility for practice testing. 12:00 - 5:00pm, Aquatic Center $165 per person Prerequisite: Lifeguard Training Pre-Course. Must be 15 years old by completion of the class Get Out. Get Active.

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Community Services Public Library System

Take a journey and discover a universe of possibilities! Mesa Public Library and the White Rock Branch Library both offer free Wi-Fi, computer use, books from every category and genre, and great places to study and meet. The library has extensive online resources, like e-books, magazines, language services, and links, as well as unique collections, including CDs, DVDs, video games, chamber music, circulating art and more. MESA PUBLIC LIBRARY Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Library” Address: 2400 Central Ave., Los Alamos

Email: libweb@lacnm.us Phone: (505) 662-8250

WHITE ROCK BRANCH LIBRARY Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Library” Address: 10 Sherwood Blvd., White Rock

Email: libweb@lacnm.us Phone: (505) 662-8265

Hours for both libraries: Monday-Thursday, 10:00am - 8:00pm Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm Facilities CLOSED: Memorial Day, May 30th

Friday, 10:00am - 6:00pm

ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES AND EVENTS Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Library” Events Calendar: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Library Programs and Events” FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOKSTORE Hours:

Monday-Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Ongoing Programs

Babytime

Get a Library Card!

Share & learn songs, bounces, & rhymes to help babies develop early literacy skills. The program includes lap time and floor time for play and socializing.

One Card. Two Libraries. Plus, you get access to a wide variety of online resources! Sign up today! Library cards are available to anyone with a New Mexico ID, or who resides in Los Alamos County for one month or longer. FREE Participation

Step Up Gallery at Mesa Public Library Check the website for upcoming show information

Step Up Gallery showcases the work of local and regional artists and provides educational and community-related exhibits. Visit stepupgallery.org for upcoming show information. Upper Level, Mesa Public Library FREE Admission

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Sign up to participate!

Collect stickers and incentives as you read to your child before they go to kindergarten. Earn a free book! Register and track at lacnm.beanstack.org

Cover to Cover October-April

10:15 - 11:00am, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE Participation, For ages 0-24 months

Library Storytime

Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays Library staff share books, early literacy concepts, songs with kids who can listen to a few books and are starting to put the world together in story form. Babies and older siblings are welcome, but caregivers should be aware of the program's focus. Wednesday, 10:15 - 10:45am, White Rock Branch Library Thursday, 10:30 - 11:00am, Mesa Public Library, The Zone Saturday, 10:15 - 10:45am, Mesa Public Library FREE Participation, For ages 3-5 years

Music & Movement

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays Connecting with music for early literacy skills - sing, dance and play instruments! Music & Movement is great for brain and body development. Tues., Thurs. & Sat., 9:30-10:00am, Mesa Public Library, outside The Zone Wednesday, 9:30-10:00am, White Rock Branch Library, outside - weather permitting FREE Participation, For ages 0-6 with caregivers

Library staff curates a great list of books in various genres for readers grades 3rd-6th. Kids track their reading at lacnm.beanstack.org. Classroom visits, prizes, and special events!. Register Online FREE Participation

Library Volunteers - Kids & Teens Get involved today!

The library has volunteer opportunities for kids ages 8 and up. Those who are in 6th grade and younger can be junior volunteers. Middle and high schoolers can be minions. High schoolers can also be homework helpers or book buddies.. Call 662-8258 or email ysweb@lacnm.us for more information.

Book Buddies for Kids October-April

This program is for readers ages 6-9. Teen volunteers help emergent readers, early fluent readers, and fluent readers practice reading skills. Sessions are 30 minutes and at Mesa Public Library. Contact the library to schedule, Mesa Public Library FREE Participation

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HomePages

First Thursdays, September-April Conversation and activities about award-winning picture and chapter books geared toward home-schoolers ages 5-12. Picture book months consists of reading books together, learning about the author and illustrator, and completing an art project. Chapter book months consists of listening to or reading a book ahead of time, then coming together as a group to discuss.

Public Library System - Programs & Events

Register Online FREE Participation

Tuesdays

1:30pm, White Rock Branch Library - March 3rd picture book: Love, by Matt de la Peña - April 7th chapter book: A Wish in the Dark, by Christina Soontornvat 1:30pm, Mesa Public Library - May 5th picture book: Outside In, by Deborah Underwood FREE Participation Picture book month, best for ages 5 -10 Chapter book month, best for ages 8 - 12 21


Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Third Thursday

Interested in the newest teen books? Come to TAG and get dibs - the library always saves the newest books for this group. Participate in book talks, snacks and games. 3:30pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE Participation, For middle and high school students

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Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Visit losalamosnm.us and click on “Library” to see what else is coming this spring! Events are subject to changes. Please check the website for the most up-to-date information.

Homework Lab Tuesday - Thursday

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In-person homework help is available for elementary-aged students during the school year. 4:00 - 5:00pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE, No appointment needed

What's Up Wednesday? Every Wednesday

Activities for elementary-aged kids weekly: Each month will consist of a different theme, building and making things, and playing games. 1:30 - 3:00pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE, appropriate for ages 6-11

Random Fandom Fourth Thursday

Hang out time for 7th - 12th graders to make stuff, play games, eat, talk, and win prizes. 6:00pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE Participation

March 9

Are you a reader who is ready to discuss books with more depth and intensity? This group will read books with mature content and engage in open conversation about what we read. Readers should come to the group having read the book. In March, the discussion book is the graphic novel Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang. 12:00pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE Participation

House Gods: Sustainable Buildings and Renegade Builders,an Author Talk with Jim Kristofic March 10

In House Gods, author Jim Kristofic pursues the techniques of sustainable building and the philosophies of its practitioners by journeying across the Southwest to apprentice with architects and builders who know how to make buildings that will take care of us. What emerges is a strange and haunting quest through adobe mud and mayhem, encounters with shamans and stray dogs, solar panels, tragedy, and true believers.. 7:00 - 8:00pm, via Zoom FREE Participation Register online through the Los Alamos County Public Library Event Calendar, or call (505) 662-8257

Making Local History Through Social Impact: Los Alamos Women in Nonprofit Leadership March 24

Beanstack Reading Challenges

March is Women's History Month and you're invited to join us for a panel discussion with some of the local women who are making a big impact on the Los Alamos community through nonprofit leadership. Learn about how nonprofit organizations are born from a desire to address unique societal needs, how social impact can unite and transform communities, and the challenges and rewards that stem from this type of work. A variety of organizations will be represented, including Los Alamos Community Foundation, Los Alamos Makers, Lemonade Living, and more.

Register on Beanstack to track your reading and earn virtual badges. Current programs include: 1,000 Books before Kindergarten, 100 Books before College, and Cover to Cover.

7:00 - 8:00pm, via Zoom FREE Participation Register online through the Los Alamos County Public Library Event Calendar, or call (505) 662-8257

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Hiking Trails in Valles Caldera National Preserve: An Author Talk with Coca Rae April 14

Author Coco Rae shares her extensive knowledge and love of exploration at one of New Mexico’s greatest treasures in the first comprehensive trail guide to Valles Caldera National Preserve. The guide includes detailed descriptions of over 25 trails accompanied by topographical maps, recommendations for mountain bikers, and a history of the preserve. 7:00 - 8:00pm, via Zoom FREE Participation Register online through the Los Alamos County Public Library Event Calendar, or call (505) 662-8257

Dungeons & Dragons 101

The Auntie Sewing Squad Guide to Mask Making, Radical Care, and Racial Justice: An Author Talk April 28

Members of the Auntie Sewing Squad, a massive, national mutual-aid network of volunteers led primarily by women of color, will discuss their fight to make and distribute masks by the thousands to the most vulnerable populations throughout the pandemic, including asylum seekers, Indigenous communities, incarcerated people, farmworkers, and others disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. 7:00 - 8:00pm, via Zoom FREE Register online through the Los Alamos County Public Library Event Calendar, or call (505) 662-8257

April 21 May 5 May 19

6:00 - 8:00pm, via Zoom FREE, appropriate for ages 15 and up. Register online through the Los Alamos County Public Library Event Calendar, or call (505) 662-8257

Star Wars Day May 4

May the Fourth is a celebration of all things Star Wars and will be in connection to What’s Up Wednesday. 1:30 - 3:00pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE, appropriate for ages 6-11

Vegetable Gardening in New Mexico’s Unique Climate May 12

Tabletop Game Day April 23

Come to the Mesa Public Library to play games from the library’s extensive tabletop game collection. Bring the family or some friends and try out some awesome new games or play old favorites. All ages are welcome. Light snacks will be available during the event. 11:00am - 4:00pm, Mesa Public Library FREE Participation Get Out. Get Active.

Vegetable gardening in New Mexico presents many unique challenges. This talk will provide tips to help you increase your success, and participants will receive information on additional gardening resources available from New Mexico State University. Presented by Sally Cassady, MPH, MA Ed, and Food Systems Specialist at NMSU’s College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences. 7:00 - 8:00pm, Mesa Public Library *Event is subject to change to Zoom live-streamed event. Registrants will be notified of any event changes FREE Register online through the Los Alamos County Public Library Event Calendar, or call (505) 662-8257

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These tutorials will provide a comprehensive introduction to those seeking to get started in the complex world of D&D and will serve as a great opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals! Learn to build a character and how rolls, dice, and gameplay work. Practice the basics of D&D-style storytelling with other players. Finally, use all you've learned to play through a one-shot session together. Library resource materials will also be discussed. For ages 15 and up.

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Community Services Parks, Trails & Open Space

Enjoy a beautiful backdrop for a wide variety of activities! With Los Alamos County's abundance of parks and playgrounds, individuals, families, organizations and businesses are able to readily enjoy the outdoors. Whether for an afternoon stroll, office party, snowball fight, weekend hike, basketball game, athletic training, or family birthday party, Los Alamos parks have something for everyone! LOS ALAMOS COUNTY PARKS Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Recreation” Phone: (505) 662-8159 Online Reservations: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Register...” under the “I want to” drop down menu LOS ALAMOS COUNTY TRAILS & OPEN SPACE Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Recreation” Phone: (505) 663-1776 Online Trail Maps: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Parks & Recreation” and then “Open Space & Trails”

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Family Friendly Hiking Trails

The canyons and mesas in and around the County are linked by 100+ miles of trail network. Hikers and runners, horseback riders, mountain bikers, and other trail users delight in the variety to choose from. The trails offer a quick escape from the busy pace in town, a way to commute to work, an easy stroll or a physical challenge, and a chance to observe wildlife or soak in the views.

Looking for a Trailhead?

Watch for the “Trailhead” signs along major roads throughout the County. Find more information about the County Trail Network on-line: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Recreation”

Using the Open Space & Trails Los Alamos County Open Space is open to non-motorized use only. Hiking, running, horse travel, and mountain biking are permitted on County trails. Resource Protection: All cultural resources such as Ancestral Pueblo room blocks, pot shards, petroglyphs, and historical artifacts are protected by Federal and State law. Let all cultural resources lie undisturbed. Share the Trail: These are multi-use trails for pedestrians, equestrians, and bicyclists. Bicyclists should yield to all other users. Dogs in Los Alamos County Open Space: All dogs must be on a leash within 100 yards of a trailhead. Dogs must be under voice and sight control at all times. Safety: When exploring trails, always carry water, sunscreen, a hat, extra clothing, a flashlight, and a navigational aid.

Trailhead Guides

ACID CANYON LOOP BRIDGES LOOP See Aquatic Center Trailhead Guide NORTH BAYO BENCH TRAIL DOT GRANT TRAIL WOODLAND TRAIL See Bayo Canyon Trailhead Guide DEER TRAP/KWAGE MESA TRAIL See Deer Trap and Kwage Mesa Trailhead Guide GRADUATION POINT TRAIL PUEBLO CANYON OVERLOOK TRAIL CANYON RIM TRAIL LOS ALAMOS MESA TRAIL See East Park Trailhead Guide MITCHELL TRAIL PERIMETER TRAIL See Mitchell Trailhead Guide CAVE OF THE WINDS TRAIL QUEMAZON NATURE TRAIL SATCH COWAN LOOP See Quemazon Trailhead Guide WHITE ROCK CANYON RIM TRAIL See White Rock Canyon Trailhead Guide

Family Friendly Biking Trails

Los Alamos County is known for its mountain biking trails but there are plenty of options available for those who like to ride both paved and unpaved trails at a milder pace. Below is a list of trails that are more suitable for family biking fun. Refer to the corresponding Trailhead Guide for full trail descriptions, maps, and directions to the trailhead. NORTH MESA TRAIL BAYO BENCH TRAIL See Bayo Canyon Trailhead Guide KWAGE MESA TRAIL See Deer Trap and Kwage Mesa Trailhead Guide

Trailhead guides are available at major trailheads, the Los Alamos County Customer Care Center in the Municipal Building, the Los Alamos Nature Center, and on-line.

CANYON RIM TRAIL LOS ALAMOS MESA TRAIL See East Park Trailhead Guide

For more information, visit losalamosnm.us - Click on “Open Space & Trails”

WHITE ROCK CANYON RIM TRAIL See White Rock Canyon Trailhead Guide

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Open Space & Trails - General Information

OPEN SPACE & TRAILS Located on the eastern flank of the Jemez Mountains, Los Alamos enjoys a mountain backdrop amid the orange cliffs of the Pajarito Plateau. The town spans three miles of the plateau, interrupted by deeply incised canyons that offer natural escapes within the town’s limits. White Rock lies on the edge of the 1,000-foot deep White Rock Canyon, carved by the Rio Grande.

Los Alamos County has many trails in its network, which will accommodate most skill and fitness levels. Below is a list of trails that are suitable for family hiking fun. Refer to the corresponding Trailhead Guide for full trail descriptions, maps, and directions to the trailhead.

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County Parks & Playlots - Highlights & Amenities

COMMUNITY PARKS Visit these great special use parks FREE year round! 9-Hole Disc Golf Courses Miniature Golf Skate Parks Dog Parks BMX Course (Under Construction) Remote Car Track Equestrian Facilities Sail Plane Field (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us Participants can check out equipment for disc golf and miniature golf at the Aquatic Center front desk.

Dog Parks Looking for a place to take your dogs where they can interact and socialize with other dogs? Los Alamos County has three dog parks where canine companions can run off-leash and engage in some canine interaction. All parks are fenced in, have water, benches, waste bags and garbage cans. Dogs must be friendly and current on vaccinations. Overlook Park: 580 Overlook Rd., White Rock. East of the baseball fields - Some shade and grass.

Barranca Mesa Park Located on Barranca Mesa, this park offers a pavilion, tennis courts, soccer fields, picnic tables, shade trees, restrooms and a play lot.

East Park This park plays host to a picnic pavilion, basketball court and miniature golf course made from recycled playground equipment including a Cinderella carriage, a submarine, and a Conestoga wagon.

North Mesa Picnic Grounds This 5-acre park is located in a ponderosa pine forest, and has three large and one small picnic pavilions, restrooms, picnic tables, and a 9-hole disc golf course. There is plenty of shade in the cool pines and the county trail network is nearby.

Overlook Park Located in White Rock, the park contains many amenities including a wheelchair-accessible scenic overlook of White Rock Canyon, the Rio Grande, Remote Control Car Track, and the mountainous country to the East. With spectacular views and more than adequate space, it is a popular venue for soccer, softball, and baseball as well as special events.

Piñon Park

East Park: 300 East Rd., Los Alamos. North of the playlot toward the canyon rim.

Piñon Park in White Rock has a large picnic pavilion, a splash pad, tennis courts, a play lot, a skateboard park, 9-hole disc golf course, and restrooms.

North Mesa: Located near the intersection of San Ildefonso and North Mesa Park Rd. Shade, water and dirt surfaces.

Rover Park

Disc Golf Courses Open year round. Discs are available to rent at the Aquatic Center front desk during regular business hours. Los Alamos: 9-hole disc golf course situated among the trees and vegetation of North Mesa Picnic Grounds. White Rock: 9-hole disc golf course at Piñon Park in the natural piñon and juniper landscape.

In White Rock, Rover Park has a play lot, a picnic pavilion, shade trees, picnic tables, a large open area, tennis courts, a beach volleyball court, and restrooms.

Urban Park A 9-acre park in the heart of Los Alamos with lighted tennis courts, Urban Park has a picnic pavilion, sand volleyball pit, soccer, baseball field, a paved loop for walking or running, a basketball court, play lot, and restrooms.

Skate Parks Los Alamos Skate Park: In front of Mesa Public Library. White Rock Skate Park: Piñon Park on Sherwood Blvd.

Ashley Pond Park A downtown landmark dating back to ranch-school days, Ashley Pond Park was originally a natural depression. It is named after the founder of the Los Alamos Ranch School, Ashley Pond, and is a cherished place for walks, picnics, concerts, events and more. Amenities include a stage, restrooms, waterfall feature, boardwalks and wetlands.

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North Mesa Sports Complex 555 North Mesa Road

Los Alamos

Orange Street Play Lot 2601 Orange Street

Ashley Pond Park 2300 Trinity Drive Picnic Tables Shade Stage Restrooms Barranca Mesa Park 95 Loma Del Escolar Street Picnic Tables/Pavilion Play Lot Restrooms Soccer Field Tennis Courts Canyon Road Tennis Courts Canyon Road, east of the Aquatic Center Community Soccer Field 1670 Nectar Street Soccer Field Play Lot East Park 300 East Road Dog Park Hiking Trail Miniature golf Picnic Tables/Pavilion Play Lot Shade Basketball Court Restrooms Dinosaur Park Play Lot 2104 Barranca Road Firefighter Tot Lot 2557 45th Street Loma Linda Tot Lot 201 North Mesa Road

Baseball/Softball Fields

Pine Street Play Lot 600 Pine Street Basketball Court Ridgeway Tot Lot 3698 Ridgeway Drive Ray Brewer Rodeo Arena 650 North Mesa Road Restrooms Covered Arena San Ildefonso Recreation Area North Mesa by the Stables Soccer Field Mud Volleyball BMX Course Playlot Community Gardens Tennis Courts Dog Park Hiking Trails Urban Park 2070 North Road Picnic Tables/Pavilion Play Lot Restrooms Tennis Courts Sand Volleyball Court Basketball Court

White Rock Grand Canyon Park 199 Shirlane Place Jeffery Play Lot 562 Brighton Drive Basketball Half Court

Los Pueblos Park 500 Los Pueblos Street

Mountain Meadows Play Lot 325 Meadow Lane

Myrtle Street Tennis Court 1501 Myrtle Street

Overlook Park 580 Overlook Road

North Mesa Picnic Grounds 280 North Mesa Road 9-Hole Disc Golf Course Picnic Tables/Pavilions Shade

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Piñon Park 10 Sherwood Blvd Picnic Tables/Pavilion Play Lot Splash Pad Shade Skate Park Tennis Courts 9-Hole Disc Golf Course Rover Park 2070 North Road Picnic Tables/Pavilion Play Lot Restrooms Shade Basketball Court Sand Volleyball Court

Camping Camp May Top of Camp May Road Hiking Trails Picnic Tables/Pavilion Shade 10 Overnight Camping Sites Fire Pits Restrooms

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ALL COUNTY PARKS & PLAYLOTS

Main Gate Park 2700 East Road 10 RV Spaces Picnic Tables Restrooms Dump Station Drinking Fountain Water Spigot White Rock Visitor Center/RV Park 115 State Road 4 16 RV Spaces Picnic Tables Restrooms Dump Station Drinking Fountain Water Spigot Pet Yard Electrical Hook-ups

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History, Science & Culture Local Attractions

Just look around and you’ll find History, Science and Cultural Assets! A wide variety of events and programming this spring are abundant in Los Alamos. Visit our local attractions to discover more about the area, learn something new, meet local experts, and experience something special. LOS ALAMOS HISTORY MUSEUM Website: losalamoshistory.org Address: 1050 Bathtub Row Phone: (505) 662-6272 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm | Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm Museum Gift Shop: Open during regular museum hours Admission: $5.00 per person FREE for residents, children under 18, active military, Los Alamos Historical Society members FULLER LODGE ART CENTER Website: fullerlodgeartcenter.com Address: 2132 Central Ave. Art Center Phone: 505-662-1635 Fuller Lodge Reservations Phone: (505) 662-8405 Shop & Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm | Sundays* & Holidays CLOSED *Open every Sunday 1-3pm in December. STEP UP GALLERY AT MESA PUBLIC LIBRARY 2400 Central Ave.| stepupgallery.org| (505) 500-4430 Hours: Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm | Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm BRADBURY SCIENCE MUSEUM Website: lanl.gov/museum Address: 1350 Central Ave. Phone: (505) 667-4444 Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am - 4:00pm Admission: FREE Gadgets Gift Shop: Hours vary based on volunteer availability LOS ALAMOS FARMERS MARKET 2300 Trinity Dr. (Fuller Lodge Overflow Parking Lot)| (505) 661-4844 farmersmarketsnm.org/markets/los-alamos-farmers-market/ Hours: Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm (Curbside Pickup) | Jan 6 - April 28, 2022 28

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Ongoing Programs LOS ALAMOS HISTORY MUSEUM

Self-Guided History Tours Maps and guides available at the Visitor Centers and the Los Alamos History Museum

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Fuller Lodge Art Center Adult Classes Check the website for available classes

A variety of adult classes are offered throughout the winter semester. Class times are TBD, Fuller Lodge Art Center $10 per hour. Register online at fullerlodgeartcenter.com/adult-classes. For information email classes@fullerlodgeartcenter.com.

Learn about the buildings in the Los Alamos Historic District, as well as the people who lived in them.

Life Drawing

Homestead Tour

Come create art from a live model in a relaxed and unstructured atmosphere, or come model for artists. Clothed modeling starts at $12/hour and nude modeling starts at $20/hour.

This driving tour introduces you to seven sites that indicate where 17 of the homestead families established their farms.

Atomic City Spy Tour Visit historic sites where spies lived, worked and played.

Group Tours/Private Tours Call to Schedule - 505-695-5251

Specially scheduled group tours of the historic district are available. Tour tickets include museum admission. Please book your tour at least two weeks in advance of your visit. Los Alamos History Museum $25 per person for groups up to 8 $15 per person for groups of 9+ Under 18 FREE with ticketed adult

Sundays & Wednesdays

Sunday, 10:00am-3:00pm Wednesday, 6:30-9:30pm Fuller Lodge Art Center $6-$15 per session, Email Ken Nebel at kennebel@gmail.com

Fuller Lodge Art Center Kids’ Classes

Wednesdays During the School Year

Sign up for art classes for kids in 1st – 6th grade! Classes for Pre-K students are offered on the first Monday of the month. 1:00-4:00pm, Fuller Lodge Art Center $30 per session/$15 for pre-K - Register at fullerlodgeartcenter.com For more info, email classes@fullerlodgeartcenter.com.

Guided Historic Walking Tours

Ashley Pond Woodcarvers

Daily - Monday-Friday

Saturdays

Step inside the homestead-era Romero Cabin, visit an Ancestral Pueblo site, hear about the giants of 20th century physics who walked these streets, and learn how Bathtub Row got its name. Tickets include museum admission and are available at the Los Alamos History Museum Shop. Tickets are sold until tours are full with 16 visitors. Tours last approximately an hour and a half.

This is a woodcarving group/class for carvers at all levels. Power carving, wood burning, air brushing, and painting with acrylics will be taught. All tools are provided. We meet in the back classroom at Village Arts. Park around back and come to the rear entrance.

11:00am, Los Alamos History Museum $15 per person 19+ | Under 18 FREE with ticketed adult

Cultural Attractions Programs & Events - Ongoing

Nestled in the heart of downtown, the Los Alamos History Museum presents the stories of Los Alamos from multiple perspectives via indoor and outdoor venues, historic buildings, artifacts, documents, photographs, audio and video recordings of personal stories, and interactive visitor experiences.

FULLER LODGE ART CENTER Nestled in the heart of downtown Los Alamos, this multi-faceted hub for art and artists in the community was formed in 1977. Located in the south wing of the historic Fuller Lodge, the Art Center embraces its history, but also looks forward to the future.

9:30am-12:00pm, Village Arts $6 per person, Call Village Arts for more info (505) 661-2526

Los Alamos Photography Club (LAPC) & Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG) First & Third Tuesdays

The LAPC is a forum for all things photography, and for sharing photos and ideas. LAAUG is specifically about post processing, generally with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. LAAUG - First Tuesday, 7:00-9:00pm, Fuller Lodge Art Center LAPC - Third Tuesday, 7:00-9:00pm, Fuller Lodge Art Center $15 dues cover both clubs For more information visit https://www.dougsview.com/LAPC Get Out. Get Active.

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Cultural Attractions Programs & Events - Seasonal

BRADBURY SCIENCE MUSEUM Approximately 60 interactive exhibits trace the history of the WWII Manhattan Project, highlight LANL’s current and historic research projects related to defense and technology, and focus on laboratory research related to national and international economic, environmental, political, and social concerns.

STEP UP GALLERY AT MESA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Step Up Gallery showcases the work of local and regional artists and provides educational and community-related exhibits on the upper level of the Mesa Public Library. Visit stepupgallery.org for upcoming show information.

Seasonal Programs & Events LOS ALAMOS FARMERS MARKET The basis for the Farmers Market is that every New Mexico family deserves access to fresh food, and farmers should be able to stay on their land, keep water and seeds in production, and preserve agricultural knowledge. Supporting local growers, ranchers and food producers preserves cultural identity and traditions, along with creating valuable community gathering places. It also keeps important food dollars circulating in our hometowns where it is needed most.

(IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) National Engineers Week February 23 - 26

Budding engineers and tinkerers of all ages will enjoy hands-on activities at the Bradbury Science Museum. 11:00am - 4:00pm, Bradbury Science Museum For general information visit lanl.gov/museum

Los Alamos History Ambassador and Docent Training Thursdays, February 24 - March 24

Learn more about our local history, so that you can share it with others! This class meets with a different local history expert each week to prepare you to become a local ambassador or museum volunteer. 4:00 - 5:30pm, Fuller Lodge, Nambe Room FREE 5-week class

Welcome Home February 11 - April 2

Los Alamos Farmers Markets Thursdays, Jan. 6 - April 28, 2022

Purchase locally grown/raised foods, direct from the farmers. Picked or made fresh, you can find fruit, vegetables, baked goods, body products, honey, butter, ungraded eggs, apple cider, jams and jellies, organic seeds, locally raised meat, herbs and vegetable starts, and plants for the indoors and outdoors. EBT, Dufb & most major credit cards accepted. Information on the Farmers Market and to sign up to receive the weekly newsletter: LosAlamosMainStreet.com/programs

What is home? Is it a particular building or location? A journey’s destination? Is it real or imagined? Maybe home is no more or less than the people and objects that make us feel warm and safe. Come see art with a sense of place and a feeling of home—home for people, home for animals, or even home for objects tucked into their perfect places. 10:00am - 4:00pm, Mon. - Sat. Fuller Lodge Art Center FREE

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Lecture: Women in Space History, with Loretta Hall March 8

7:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE Admission

April 4

Senior Los Alamos National Laboratory Historian, Alan B. Carr will present this lecture at the Duane W. Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School. Sponsored by the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee and the Los Alamos Historical Society. 7:00 - 8:00pm, Duane Smith Auditorium FREE

Four Corners Quilt Show Invitational April 8 - May 27

Fiber artists from the Four Corners Area have come together to interpret different themes and share their points of view, showcased in the motifs of Fractures and Fissures, Heat, Bright Sky\Dark Sky, and Whimsy. Opening Reception on Friday, April 8, from 5pm - 7pm. 10:00am - 4:00pm, Mon. - Sat. Fuller Lodge Art Center FREE

Night with a Nerd: Analysis of a Painting with Dale Kronkright March 10

The Bradbury Science Museum Association presents Dale Kronkright, Head of Conservation at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. He will examine how Georgia O’Keeffe’s paints used in a 1945 masterpiece connect to workers at Los Alamos National Lab, New Mexican mines, and to the Japanese American Internment Camp in Santa Fe. Time TBD, Location TBD For details visit: bradburyassociation.org

Earth Week

A Legacy of Learning: 50th Anniversary of the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee (1971 - 2021)

Check out the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s programs related to earth sciences and protecting the environment.

March 24 - April 24

An exhibition of original photographs, artifacts and historical text illuminating J. Robert Oppenheimer’s vision, celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee. Oppenheimer’s beliefs that “there must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry” and that mankind “must be free to ask any question, to doubt any assertion and to seek any evidence, to correct any errors” guided the committee’s efforts in mounting this important exhibit as well as their ongoing scholarship work in Los Alamos. 10:00am - 8:00pm, Mon. - Thurs. 10:00am - 6:00pm, Fridays 10:00am - 5:00pm, Saturdays Step Up Gallery at the Mesa Public Library FREE For details visit: stepupgallery.org Get Out. Get Active.

Cultural Attractions Programs & Events - Seasonal

In New Mexico, as elsewhere, women have made important contributions to space programs. This presentation describes the ways eight remarkable women supported space operations from 1930 to today.

Lecture: "Manhattan: The View from Los Alamos of History's Most Secret Project", with Alan B. Carr

April 18 - 22

Various Times, Bradbury Science Museum Details coming soon at lanl.gov/museum

26th Annual Los Alamos Photographers' Show April 29 - May 25

Hosted by Los Alamos Photography Club, this annual exhibit always draws a crowd. The show highlights current photographic work of it’s members including records of their travels to obscure parts of the world, exotic animals and flora, as well as sweeping land and skyscapes of New Mexico. 10:00am - 8:00pm, Mon. - Thurs. 10:00am - 6:00pm, Fridays 10:00am - 5:00pm, Saturdays Step Up Gallery at the Mesa Public Library FREE For details visit: stepupgallery.org 31


Lecture: "Los Alamos: Robert Oppenheimer's Greatest Legacy", with James Kunetka

Cultural Attractions Programs & Events - Seasonal

April 18

Join the Historical Society for a talk by renowned J. Robert Oppenheimer biographer and author of Oppenheimer: The Years of Risk, James W. Kunetka, at the Duane W. Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School. This program is sponsored by the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee and Los Alamos Historical Society.

Periodic Table: Manhattan Project Preservation May 16

A special program will examine details about Manhattan Project sites for National Historic Preservation month. 5:30 - 6:30pm, Bathtub Row brewing Coop FREE Details coming soon at lanl.gov/museum

7:00 - 8:00pm, Duane Smith Auditorium FREE

Periodic Table: Molecules on Demand April 18

Amanda Evans, a synthetic and physical organic chemist, will discuss establishing innovative methods for making molecules on demand. 5:30 - 6:30pm, Bathtub Row brewing Coop FREE

Los Alamos Historical Society Archive Open House May 20

Community Seed Swap May 14

Let's get growing - flowers, vegetables, and plants! Stop by Hans Bethe House to choose a new seed variety or share some seeds from your own garden with others. Donations may be dropped off at PEEC or Mesa Public Library anytime this spring. This community event is a partnership between the Historical Society, Mesa Public Library, and the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

Are you curious about what is stored inside our local history archive? Join the Historical Society, at your convenience, to ask questions and learn more about how the Historical Society cares for important pieces of our local history. 2:00 - 5:00pm, Los Alamos County Municipal Building FREE Admission, Children welcome if accompanied with an adult

9:00 - 11:00am, Hans Bethe House FREE

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History, Science & Culture Nature

What will you discover about the Pajarito Plateau? Visit the Los Alamos Nature Center to discover the Pajarito Plateau, talk to an expert about the diversity of the area, see a planetarium show about the stars you see in our clear mountain skies, and learn about the creatures that live in our area. • Get out on the trails: download the Los Alamos Trails app or join Nature Center staff for a hike or outing. • Get closer to wildlife: visit resident critters or watch some wild ones from the observation room. • Expand your knowledge: attend talks or classes, or participate in a school program. • Zoom through the galaxy: take in a show in the Nature Center’s state-of-the-art planetarium. LOS ALAMOS NATURE CENTER Website: losalamosnature.org Address: 2600 Canyon Road Phone: (505) 662-0460 Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm CLOSED Tuesdays and Sundays Admission: FREE

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Virtual Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class

LOS ALAMOS NATURE CENTER

Join PEEC's Christa Tyson for a virtual yoga class every week. 5:00 - 6:00pm, via Zoom $7/non-members, $5/PEEC Members Register online via PEEC’s event website.

Visit losalamosnature.org/events to see what else is coming this winter! Events are subject to change. Please check the website for the most up-to-date information.

Passport to the Pajarito Plateau Ongoing

This is a fun program to get families outside, exploring our beautiful trails together. Los Alamos County, Bandelier, the Santa Fe National Forest, and the Valles Caldera have so many great trails, and now, thanks to support from the Delle Foundation, Clif Bar Family Foundation, Kate Svitek Memorial Foundation, and George and Helen Cowan Trust, we’re giving you an easy way to discover them. Here’s how it works: 1.

As you hike the trails inside the passport, look for a wooden post or a bench with a small metal plate on it

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When you find the post, make a rubbing with your crayon rock

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Bring the passport back to the nature center after you’ve hiked 2, 5, 8, and 12 trails, and you’ll earn a prize that you can use on your next trail adventure. (On Passport III, come back after you’ve hiked 8 and 12 hikes).

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If you complete all 16 hikes in any passport, we’ll have something extra special for you.

Passports available during regular business hours Los Alamos Nature Center FREE to participate Learn more at peecnature.org/passport

Nature Playtimes

Mondays (except holidays) Nature Playtime provides an opportunity for toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers to explore the natural world with PEEC’s educators. Each playtime features outdoor play, sensory exploration, and activities focusing on a theme in nature. 10:00-11:00am, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE Admission - For ages 0-5

Los Alamos Nature Center Programs - Ongoing

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center welcomes people from all over the county, country and globe to visit the Los Alamos Nature Center and explore the Pajarito Plateau. Equipped with a full-dome planetarium, wildlife observation room, indoor and outdoor play areas, and interactive indoor and outdoor exhibits, the Los Alamos Nature Center is a great place to orient to the region and enjoy breathtaking views of our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies.

Mondays (beginning in March)

Gentle Walks Fridays

Gentle Friday morning walks for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained. 9:00am, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE Admission

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Encore Presentation: Mountain Lion Ecology in the Jemez Mountains February 28

Explore how large mammals, particularly mountain lions, have responded to forest restoration treatments with Mark Peyton and Sarah Milligan. 5:30pm, Los Alamos Nature Center & via Zoom FREE

The "Anatomy" of a Star March 11

Explore the properties and processes that happen inside a typical star with Joyce Guzik. 7:00pm, via Zoom FREE Register online at: peecnature.org/events

Family Full Moon Hike March 17

Join PEEC staff and astrophysicist Galen Gisler for a hike under the full moon. 6:30pm, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE Register online at: peecnature.org/events

The Night Sky in March March 4

Discover all the amazing things happening in the March skies at this talk with astrophysicist Galen Gisler. 7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $6/adult, $4/child Register online at: peecnature.org/events

Los Luceros Spring Birding Walk March 6

Take an early spring birding walk with Bob Walker at Los Luceros Historic Site. 7:00am, Los Luceros Historic Site FREE Register online at: peecnature.org/events

The Scale of the Universe March 18

Take a journey from Earth to the outer edge of our visible universe with Dan Reisenfeld. 7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $6/adult, $4/child Register online at: peecnature.org/events

Family Movie Day: FernGully March 19

Celebrate International Day of Forests with PEEC! Join PEEC for a screening of the beloved 1992 movie, FernGully: The Last Rainforest. 4:30pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $7/ticket

The Magic of Pajarito Mountain March 21

What qualities of the Pajarito Plateau led Oppenheimer to vacation here and choose it for the Manhattan Project? Join PEEC and the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee to hear a panel on how the Pajarito Plateau came to be such a special place. 7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center & via Zoom FREE Register online at: peecnature.org/events 36

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Los Alamos Mountaineers Meeting

Death from Space

Hear about the adventures of a mountaineer at the March Mountaineers meeting.

From asteroid and comet collisions to exploding stars and black holes, space can be a violent place! Learn which events in space could mean catastrophe for Earth in this exciting presentation!.

March 22

7:00pm, via Zoom FREE Register online at: peecnature.org/events

April 1

7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE

Earth Day Festival

Explore the mysterious properties of black holes with Aycin Aykutalp.

Join friends and neighbors at PEEC for their annual Earth Day Festival! It will be a day full of entertainment, information, fun, food, and more!

March 25

7:00pm, via Zoom FREE Register online at: peecnature.org/events

Relief in Recreation: Pandemic Effects on the Santa Fe National Forest March 31

Discuss how the pandemic has changed recreation spaces and stewardship practices in the Santa Fe National Forest and ways communities can help during a presentation with Jennifer Sublett. 7:00pm, via Zoom FREE Register online at: peecnature.org/events

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April 23

10:00am - 2:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE

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Feeding Habits of Black Holes

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History, Science & Culture Community Arts

Performing Arts are a big part of what makes Los Alamos so special! Award-winning artist performances, talented local organizations, and regional assets are filling our calendars with beautiful music, astounding art, and moving dance. Make sure to save the dates for events in this section from the following organizations... Belisama Dance - belisamadance.com Coro de Cámara - corodecamara-nm.org Dance Arts Los Alamos - danceartslosalamos.org Dances of India - laymca.org/dance The Hillstrummers - losalamosseniorcenter.com The Karen Wray Gallery - karenwrayfineart.com Lads of Enchantment - ladsofenchantment.org Los Alamos Arts Council - losalamosartscouncil.org Los Alamos Big Band - losalamosbigband.com Los Alamos Choral Society - lachoralsociety@gmail.com Los Alamos Community Winds - lacw.org

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Los Alamos Concert Association - losalamosconcert.org Los Alamos Creative District - creativelosalamos.com Los Alamos Jazz Project - losalamosjazzproject.com Los Alamos Light Opera - losalamoslightopera.org Los Alamos Little Theater - lalt.org Los Alamos MainStreet - losalamosmainstreet.com Los Alamos Opera Guild - www.guildsofsfo.org Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild - losalamos.com/lap Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra - losalamossymphony.org New Mexico Performing Arts Society - nmpas.org Sage Concert Series - uulosalamos.org Sangre de Cristo Chorale - sdcchorale.org

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The Hillstrummers

Audition for Coro de Cámara

This group meets to strum and sing. All are welcome to join in!

Email to schedule a time

10:00-11:30am, Betty Ehart Senior Center No audition required

To schedule an audition, send a message to the Artistic Director at auditions@corodecamara-nm.org.

Join Los Alamos Community Winds Tuesday Rehearsals

The Los Alamos Community Winds (LACW) are a non-profit performing concert band made up of members of the local community as well as nearby north central New Mexico communities. Participation is open to anyone who plays a brass, wind or percussion instrument. For more information and to join, please contact LACW at info@lacw.org 6:30pm, TBD No audition required

Dance Arts Los Alamos (DALA) Spring Dance Classes January - May Monday - Saturdays

DALA offers quality dance instruction for dancers ages 18 months to adult. They offer classes Monday through Saturday in the styles of Ballet, Pointe, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical, Conditioning, Highland, and Flamenco. Class fees are charged monthly by the hour beginning with $37 per month for a weekly 30-minute class. You can see the full list of classes and prices and register at: www.danceartslosalamos.org.

Community Arts Programs & Events - Ongoing

Coro de Cámara is always interested in recruiting new members. Experienced adult singers with a trained voice and excellent pitch and sight-reading skills are invited to audition. In addition, the Student Apprentice Program provides gifted high school musicians the opportunity to sing with the group for an entire season.

Tuesdays & Fridays

Times vary, Los Alamos Dance Arts, White Rock & Los Alamos $37/month for a weekly 30 min class Contact office@danceartslosalamos.org with questions.

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Coro de Cámara Spring Program: “Salute to Broadway” April 30 & May 1

A concert of favorite show tunes and includes a tribute to Stephen Sondheim.

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A Shakespeare Sampler February 20

Join the Sangre de Cristo Chorale for a concert of Shakespeare texts set to music in a variety of styles by Matthew Harris, Emma Lou Diemer, Betty Jackson King, George Shearing, and others.

April 30 - 7:00pm May 30 - 3:00pm Location TBD $20 for Adults, $10 for college students, and FREE for 18 and under. For more information, please visit: corodecamara-nm.org

4:00pm, United Church of Los Alamos $25/ticket. FREE for students and healthcare workers. Proof of vaccination & masks required. To order tickets, or for more info: sdcchorale.org

Simon Trpčeski, pianist April 10

A Shakespeare Sampler

A musical hero in his homeland of North Macedonia, Simon Trpčeski conquered stages world-wide after receiving the prestigious BBC Young Artists Award in 2003. 4:00pm, Duane Smith Auditorium $35/ticket. FREE for students

February 19 in Santa Fe & February 20 in Los Alamos

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Outdoor Recreation Area Highlights

Get Out and Get Active and Enjoy the Jemez Mountains! Head up to Pajarito Mountain year round for a variety of activities, like bike-and-hike lift services, lunch at the lodge, and spectacular views of snow covered mountains. Bordering Los Alamos is the Santa Fe National Forest, with an abundance of fishing, camping, hiking, and unique sights like Jemez Falls, the Las Conchas Trail and much more. SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST Website: fs.usda.gov/santafe Española Ranger District Phone: (505) 753-7331 Jemez Ranger District Phone: (575) 829-3535 Fire Information Hotline: 877-971-FIRE (3473) Reservations: recreation.gov PAJARITO MOUNTAIN Website: pajarito.ski Address: 397 Camp May Rd. Phone: (505) 662-5725 Office/Store Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Pajarito Cafe Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 8:30am - 3:00pm

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Ongoing Programs SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST

Camping & Recreation Book your reservation online!

The Santa Fe National Forest offers beautiful camping and recreation areas that include high desert and forested landscapes on a range of elevations with primitive and developed campsites. Developed campgrounds offer a selection of amenities for users with RVs and tents. Many campgrounds are available by reservation: • Jemez Falls Campground • Paliza Family Campground • Redondo Campground • San Antonio Campground • Vista Linda Campground • Fenton Lake State Park Please visit recreation.gov for reservations.

Jemez Mountain Trail National Scenic Byway Circling Fenton Lake State Park between Bernalillo, Cuba and Los Alamos, The Jemez Mountain Trail is a beautiful drive full of the courageous history of the Jemez people and surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the southwest. The Jemez Mountain Trail starts at the Coronado Monument in Bernalillo and encompasses the Jemez State Monument, Valles Caldera Preserve and finishes at Bandelier National Monument. It is filled with many opportunities for hiking, fishing, camping, cross-country skiing, or visiting natural hot springs.

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Pajarito Mountain Cafe Wednesday-Sunday

The Pajarito Mountain Café inside the cozy, mountain lodge delivers an authentic on-mountain dining experience. Enjoy a hearty breakfast, like a hand-held breakfast burrito, or a stick-to-your-ribs lunch, like Natalie’s legendary bacon green chile double cheeseburger. 8:30am - 3:00pm, until May 12 11:00am - 2:00pm, May 13 - Oct. 11 Pajarito Mountain Lodge

Jemez Mountains Amenities - General Information

Some of the finest mountain scenery in the Southwest is found in the 1.6-million-acre Santa Fe National Forest. Here, you can find the headwaters of Pecos, Jemez, and Gallinas Rivers; mountain streams; lakes; and trout fishing. Travel into the Dome Wilderness via pack trips, saddle, or on 1,000 miles of hiking trails. Consider turkey, elk, deer, and bear hunting, or visit one of many nearby Indian pueblos, Spanish missions, and Indian ruins.

PAJARITO MOUNTAIN A gem exists in northern New Mexico, where the sun shines 300 days a year and you can often ski with a jacket. Pajarito Mountain has a base elevation of 9,200 feet above sea level, and a top elevation of 10,400 feet. The lodge is located on the eastern slopes of the Jemez Mountains near Los Alamos. Pajarito Mountain has 40 trails, 300 ski-able acres (not including the tree skiing), and 1,200 feet of vertical drop — plenty to keep skiers and boarders busy. It boasts five chairlifts including three doubles, one triple and a quad. Pajarito’s terrain includes miles of groomed trails, bump runs and glade skiing. With its Rio Grande valley views, well-known tree skiing and bump runs, fabulous terrain park, lack of lift lines and fabulous weather, Pajarito may be New Mexico’s best-kept skiing secret!

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Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Telebration

Jemez Mountains Amenities, Programs & Events - Seasonal

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Get your quads burning and earn those turns in this festival of tele-skiing. Come celebrate all things Telemark with clinics, gear demos and the best (and most fun!) Tele instructional crew in the Rocky Mountain Region, the Telenators. All ability levels are welcome. This annual event features clinics by some of the highest level instructors in the region. 9:00am - 4:00pm, Pajarito Mountain Day of registration Sat. & Sun. starting at 8:30 am in the lodge. Visit www.pajarito.ski for more information

Mountain Vibez February 26-27

Mountain Vibez is a nonprofit organization presenting Good Vibez N High Fivez to bring a passion of snowboarding to youth in communities who need it most. Pajarito Mountain has partnered with Mountain Vibez to provide underprivileged youth with one-on-one fun-filled lessons with members of our team. TBD, Pajarito Mountain

Slopestyle March 5

Conditions permitting, Pajarito Mountain will host their big air competition in the terrain park 9:00am - 4:00pm, Pajarito Mountain

Skiesta March 17

Skiesta is a long-standing tradition at Pajarito Mountain. The very first Skiesta was held in 1948 and featured music, costumes and a 50 cent hot dog lunch. Since it’s very humble beginnings, Skiesta has been a wacky spring event that celebrates the unique mountain culture of Los Alamos and the wonderful sport of skiing, snowboarding included! 9:00am - 6:00pm, Pajarito Mountain

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Outdoor Recreation National Parks

Los Alamos is the Gateway to Three National Parks... ...with Bandelier National Monument located on the southern edge of town, the Valles Caldera National Preserve located just to the west, and the Manhattan Project National Historic Park located in the heart of downtown. Enjoy hiking, fly fishing, camping, and wildlife viewing, while also learning about the unique geology of the Pajarito Plateau, the stories of the Ancestral Puebloan people and the Jemez Mountain Homesteaders, and the world-changing discoveries made during the Manhattan Project. BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT Website: nps.gov/band Visitor Center Phone: (505) 672-3861 x0 Address: 15 Entrance Rd. Visitor Center Hours: Daily, 8:30am - 4:30pm Park Hours: Daily, Year-Round, Dawn to Dusk. MANHATTAN PROJECT NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK Website: nps.gov/mapr Address: 475 20th St. Phone: (505) 661-6277 Visitor Center Hours: Friday - Monday, 10:00am - 3:00pm CLOSED Tuesday - Thursday VALLES CALDERA NATIONAL PRESERVE Website: nps.gov/vall Phone: (575) 829-4100 x3 Park Entrance: NM 4 near mile marker 39.1 Park Hours: Daily, 9:00am - 5:00pm, until May 14 Daily, 8:00am - 6:00pm, starting May 15

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Ongoing Programs NATIONAL PARK SERVICE Admission & Entry Permits America the Beautiful Annual Pass - $80 Covering entrance and standard amenity fees for National Parks and other federal fee areas. This replaces the National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Pass.

Annual Pass for U.S. Military - FREE

Access Pass for U.S. Citizens or Residents with Permanent Disabilities - FREE Lifetime Free lifetime admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

Senior Pass - $80 Lifetime, $20 Annual Admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents who are age 62 or older.

BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT Bandelier National Monument protects more than 33,000 acres of rugged but beautiful canyon and mesa country as well as evidence of a human presence here going back more than 11,000 years. Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs, and standing masonry walls pay tribute to the early days of a culture that still survives in the surrounding communities.

Admission & Entry Permits Bandelier Annual Pass - $45 Valid for one year from month of purchase. Admits purchaser and passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle, or the pass holder and his/her immediate family when entry is by other means (foot, bicycle).

National Parks Programs & Events - Ongoing

Free Annual pass covering entrance and standard amenity fees for all active and veteran military personnel and their dependents. (For active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification - CAC Card or DD Form 1173.)

7-Day Single Entry Permit - $15 Per person entrance fee for visitors traveling on foot or bicycle, or for individuals traveling together in a 16 passenger or greater vehicle as a non-commercial, organized group.

Vehicle 7-Day Entry Permit - $25 per vehicle Includes all persons in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle.

Motorcycle 7-Day Entry Permit - $20 per motorcycle Per vehicle fee for visitors traveling on a motorcycle, up to 2 persons. Visit nps.gov/band for detailed information about group rates, camping rates and reservations, and backcountry reservations.

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MANHATTAN PROJECT NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells the complex story of one of the most transformative events of the 20th Century. The Manhattan Project ushered in the nuclear age with the development of the world’s first atomic bombs. The project started in 1942 and Los Alamos was one of three secret cities of the Manhattan Project, the other two being located in Hanford, Washington and Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the waning days of World War II – forever changing the world. Stop at the park’s visitor center for an introduction to the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos, a National Park Service Passport Stamp, and free walking tour maps.

VALLES CALDERA NATIONAL PRESERVE Volcanic eruptions created the 13-mile-wide circular depression now known as the Valles Caldera. The preserve is known for its huge mountain meadows, abundant wildlife, and meandering streams. The area also preserves the homeland of ancestral native peoples and a rich ranching history. Whether you are enjoying a groomed trail in a developed area or venturing into the backcountry, remember you are traveling in an environment with unpredictable wildlife and changing weather conditions. Be sure to layer up with insulating, waterproof clothing, wear sunglasses, use sunscreen and carry water. With a little bit of preparation, many exciting activities await you.

Admission & Entry Permits Entrance Fee Waived Valles Caldera National Preserve is a fee park; however, at this time the entrance fee is being waived. While the entrance fee is being waived, Valles Caldera will not be able to sell or issue passes.

Backcountry Vehicle Permit Up to 35 backcountry vehicle permits will be available each day during the summer season (May - Oct) as conditions allow. No permit is needed to visit the Entrance Station, or to hike and bike.

Self-Guided Hikes Daily

Visitors can check out a self-guided booklet from the entrance station for the 1.5-mile La Jara Trail and the 1-mile Pond Trail. During Regular Park Hours, Check in at the Entrance Station

Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Junior Ranger Day! April 23

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Community Services Ice Rink

Its too warm for ice, but... Built in 1936, the Los Alamos County Ice Rink is the only refrigerated, NHL regulation, outdoor ice rink in New Mexico. The rink offers public skating, hockey, and skating lessons from mid-November through February. However, this spring, the Ice Rink facility is getting an upgrade, and the LA Derby Dames will be holding practices and games, with FREE admission starting in April. LOS ALAMOS COUNTY ICE RINK Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Recreation” Email: lacrec@lacnm.us Online Registration: losalamosnm.us LAHA Website: www.lahockey.org Address: 4475 West Rd. Phone: (505) 662-4500 Hours: Open for Derby Dame practices & Bouts. Otherwise, closed until 2020 Winter Season

Reserve the Ice Rink for your event! Private Arena Rental Rent the entire rink for a large event! Two-hour minimum required. Prices may vary based on time and day of the week. Call for details. Monday-Thursday $100/hour

Friday-Sunday $190.00

Prices do not reflect business use and do not include skate rental.

Derby Dames Starting April

Los Alamos Derby Dames is a flat track roller derby league, and they take over the Ice Rink April 1 - October 23. For more information visit their website: http://laderbydames.com and Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/laderbydames/

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Community Services Social Services

For the Expected, Unexpected and Everything in Between The Social Services Division manages the Health Care Assistance Program, which supports access to healthrelated programs and services. The division also manages social services contracts with half a dozen agencies which provide a wide range of programming for families, youth, and seniors throughout the community. The division also coordinates the work of the Los Alamos Community Health Council and supports the work of the local DWI Planning Council. LOS ALAMOS COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Social Services” under the “Services” drop down menu Address: 1183 Diamond Drive, Suite E, Los Alamos Phone: (505) 662-8179 Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Family Strengths Network (FSN) - 3540 Orange Street, Los Alamos | Website: lafsn.org | (505) 662-4515 Health Commons - 1183 Diamond Drive, Suite D, Los Alamos | (505) 662-4038 LA Cares - 2390 North Rd | (505) 661-8015 Las Clinicas del Norte - 1183 Diamond Drive, Suite D, Los Alamos | (505) 303-0400 Las Cumbres - Adult Services Group Home / Supported Living, 2056 Peach St, Los Alamos Child and Family Services, 1060 Nugget St, Los Alamos | lascumbres-nm.org/los-alamos | (505) 753-4123 Los Alamos Family Council - 1505 15th St Suite C | lafamilycouncil.org | (505) 662-4160 Los Alamos JJAB - losalamosjjab.com | (505) 709-8125 Los Alamos Senior Center - larso.org Betty Ehart Senior Center - 1001 Bathtub Row | (505) 662-8920 | Mon.-Fri. 8:00am - 4:30pm White Rock Senior Center - 133 Longview Drive | (505) 672-2034 | Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm Los Alamos Teen Center - (505) 695-7415 | laymca.org, click on “Teen Centers” | @LATeenCenter on social media Monday-Thursday 12:00 - 8:00pm, Friday 12:00 - 11:00pm, Saturday 1:00 - 11:00pm NMSU Cooperative Extension Office - 1251 Bathtub Row | losalamosextension.nmsu.edu | (505) 662-2656 Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm projectY Co-work - 150 Central Park Square | projectylosalamos.com | (505) 661-4862 Self Help - 2390 North Rd, Los Alamos | selfhelpla.org | (505) 662-4666 Youth Activity Centers - lafamilycouncil.org/youth-activity-center/ | (505) 662-9412 52

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Ongoing Programs

Lego Building

FAMILY STRENGTHS NETWORK

Join FSN in building creations with Legos! FSN provides the Legos, you bring the creativity. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

FSN is a private, non-profit organization that has served the families of Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico since 1989 through its Family Resource Center and programs. FSN’s mission is to provide education, support groups, and activities to all types of families, parents, teens, and children.

Birth Talk

Monthly - First Monday Birth Talk is a free community talk circle for people hoping for, expecting, and remembering their transition to parenthood. Partners and babies in arms are welcome. 6:30 - 8:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission, Email birthtalkla@gmail.com for more information.

Trans & Non-Binary Family Support Group Monthly - Last Monday

Monthly - First Wednesday

1:30 - 2:30pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

Toddler Craft Day

Monthly - Third Wednesday FSN’s monthly crafts are a pleasure for grown-ups and kids. 10:00 -11:00am, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

Chit-Chat Playtime! Tuesdays

Informal get together for parents of infants & toddlers, or expectant parents. Adults can chat and relax as kids play with featured toys from the FSN toy library, with occasional special play experiences. 9:30 - 10:30am, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

Are you a parent, caregiver, or family member of someone who is trans/genderqueer/gender nonconforming? Do you want/need a space to connect with others? Join this support group hosted by FSN.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Kinship Care Support Group Monthly - Second Tuesday

This kinship care group meets monthly via Zoom to discuss the many challenges associated with kinship. This support group is open to all individuals in a kinship or fictive kin situation. 6:00 - 7:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission, email fsn@lafsn.org to register

4th Friday Playdate! Monthly - Fourth Friday

Join FSN for games, activities, snacks & time to relax with friends - big and small. 10:30am - 12:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

Toy Lending Library Tuesdays - Saturdays

Toddler Tunes

Monthly - First Wednesday Learn some practical songs you can sing and dance with your little one every day! Join in on songs about eating, sleeping, going to the playground and much more! 10:30 - 11:00am, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission Get Out. Get Active.

Families can check out a variety of items without buying new toys. This service is also great for families with little ones visiting! The toys are targeted toward developing fine and gross motor skills, math skills and reading literacy. 9:00am - 1:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Wednesdays Family Strengths Network FREE

Social Services - Ongoing Programs & Events

6:30 - 7:30pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

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LOS ALAMOS RETIRED & SENIOR ORGANIZATION The Betty Ehart and White Rock Senior Centers are places for adults who are 50 years and older to socialize, learn, share meals, have fun, and support each other. It’s run by a respectful and service-oriented staff and many wonderful volunteers. Participants for all indoor and outdoor activities at the Senior Centers must be fully vaccinated.

Dance Programs

FREE Admission, but donations appreciated LINE DANCING Thursday, 9:30 - 10:30am, Betty Ehart Senior Center

Fitness Programs

Available Monday-Friday FREE Admission, unless otherwise noted CARDIO PLUS EXERCISE Mon & Wed, 8:45am, Betty Ehart Senior Center

Social Services - Ongoing Programs & Events

GENTLE PILATES Friday, 10:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center Monday, 10:00am, White Rock Senior Center

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GENTLE YOGA Monday, 11:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center Wednesday, 10:30am, White Rock Senior Center Suggested Donation $5, but not required

Miscellaneous Programs HOOKERS & STITCHERS Thursday, 1:00 - 3:00pm, White Rock Senior Center QUILTERS Wednesday, 9:00 - 11:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center STRENGTH & BALANCE DVD For purchase, $15 UKULELE PRACTICE Tues. & Fri., 10:00 - 11:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center

SILVER SNEAKERS Tuesday, 10:30am, White Rock Senior Center STRONG BONES Tues. & Thurs., 10:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center TAI CHI Mon. & Thurs., 11:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center VARIETY TRAINING Tuesday, 8:45am, Betty Ehart Senior Center WEIGHT ROOM Mon. - Fri., 9:00am - 3:00pm, White Rock Senior Center Call to schedule a slot.

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LOS ALAMOS TEEN CENTER The Teen Center is located in the historic Community Building in downtown Los Alamos, where they have a specially designed program space to serve our teens. Facilities include: music recording studio, music performance space, movie/gaming room, two computer labs, art studio, video game streaming studio, snack bar, and an outdoor deck with amazing views. Various enrichment programs, activities, events and trainings are offered free to teens, in addition to youth-led projects with opportunities for teens to make a difference in their community.

Teen Center Hours Monday-Saturday

Visit laymca.org and click on "Teen Centers" for more information. Monday - Thursday, 12:00-8:00pm Friday, 12:00-11:00pm Saturday, 1:00-11:00pm FREE Admission. Have questions - email latc@laymca.org

Arts & Resiliency Program

YOUTH ACTIVITY CENTERS The activity centers, located both in Los Alamos and White Rock, provide safe, supervised environments and positive adult role models for youth in grades 3-8.

Mondays & Thursdays

Activity Center Hours

Explore identity and self-expression through a variety of art mediums and styles in the art studio. Led by art therapist Ericka Becker, teens will have an opportunity to build stronger resiliency, coping skills and support systems.

Come hang out, and enjoy a variety of fun activities!

Recording Studio Mentoring Monday - Friday

3:00-6:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

Teen Council Meetings Monthly - Third Friday

Friday, 4:00-5:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

Teen Center GSA Weekly

Please email latc@laymca.org for details FREE Admission

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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 3:00-6:00pm Wednesdays, 12:00-6:00pm School conferences & other weekdays when school is not in session - Monday-Friday, 8:00am-6:00pm FREE Admission - Check YAC newsletter for exceptions and updates . Closed legal holidays, Saturdays and Sundays

Social Services - Ongoing Programs & Events

2:30-5:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

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LOS ALAMOS JJAB

Restorative Justice

The Los Alamos JJAB provides youth and their families with programs and services that work to reduce youth risk behaviors, facilitate positive development, and build resiliency. Their focus is on providing prevention, intervention, and diversion programs, by partnering with community organizations to collaborate, leverage, and coordinate resources. All JJAB programs and services are FREE.

This is an approach to justice in which the response is an organized meeting between the victim and the youth offender. This approach aims to provide the offender the opportunity to take responsibility for their actions, to understand the harm they caused, give them an opportunity to redeem themselves, and discourage them from causing further harm. As a victim, this provides an active role in the process.

Visit losalamosjjab.com for additional information and class schedules.

Social Services - Ongoing Programs & Events

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Resource Specialist Program

Classes are offered throughout the year to adults who regularly interact with young people, ages 10-18. The course introduces common mental health challenges, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan on how to help young people in a crisis and non-crisis situation.

The goal of this program is to surround the youth within our community with the support to empower them to thrive in school and life. We provide connections to services for mental health, basic life needs, academic needs, social skills, special needs, and MORE! The Resource Specialist builds relationships with healthcare providers and others to provide assessments, identify challenges, resources needed, and assist with case coordination.

One Circle These are structured support groups for boys (Boys Council) and girls (Girls Circle), ages 10-18. Sessions are guided by an adult facilitator, to promote a supportive environment and provide a safe place to speak about issues. Topics focus on improving decisionmaking, self-esteem, resilience, substance abuse, violence, bullying, definitions of success, and family & relationship dynamics. Sessions are typically held at the Los Alamos Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library This Los Alamos affiliate program mails FREE books every month to children residing in Los Alamos County, from birth to age 5. It promotes and supports literacy, the love of reading, early age learning, and encourages adult-child engagement.

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LAS CUMBRES COMMUNITY SERVICES Las Cumbres Community Services is a non-profit organization, providing adult services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and child and family services for families facing social, emotional and developmental challenges. Las Cumbres is working for a world where everyone connects and thrives in their own communities.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Group Thursdays

Learn to live in the moment, tolerate and cope with stress in a healthy manner, regulate emotions and develop enriching relationships with others. Best for parents, caregivers, and community providers. 11:30am - 12:30pm, via Zoom FREE Join the Zoom meeting via: lascumbres-nm.org/dbt-skills

Autism Support Group Monthly - Third Thursday

A support group for all parents and caregivers raising children with an Autism diagnosis. 10:00 - 11:00am, via Zoom FREE To register, contact: abbie.nelson@lccs-nm.org

Drop-in Clinics Mondays

9:00am - 12:00pm, 1060 Nugget St., Los Alamos FREE

NEW: Sensory Friendly Music and Movement

Monthly - Second & Fourth Wednesdays, Feb. - April

Ask a Specialist Workshops

Are large crowds too much for your child? Do you have a wandering little one? Las Cumbres and Los Alamos County Public Library staff have designed this sensory friendly music and movement program for your family. Join Las Cumbres and Library staff for structured musical activities using instruments, scarves, sticks, and ribbons.

Monthly - Second Fridays

9:30am, 1060 Nugget St., Los Alamos FREE, appropriate for children ages 0-6 years of age and their caregivers.

10:00 - 11:00am, via Zoom FREE To join the Zoom meeting or view previously recorded sessions visit: lascumbres-nm.org/ask-a-specialist

Interactive workshops led by early childhood professionals to address pre-determined topics for the month related to child development and parenting strategies. Previous workshops were recorded and are available on the website.

Ask a Specialist Virtual Drop-In Monthly - Fourth Fridays

Get your questions answered by early childhood professionals who can help address a wide range of topics related to child development and parenting strategies. 10:00 - 11:00am, via Zoom FREE To join the Zoom meeting or view previously recorded sessions visit: lascumbres-nm.org/ask-a-specialist Get Out. Get Active.

Social Services - Ongoing Programs & Events

Stop by the new Child and Family Services space to meet the team, engage in activities with your children, and ask questions of the staff. Specialized professionals will be available to answer questions and connect families to additional supports. The focus is on young children ages 0-6 with social-emotional or developmental concerns. Art, sensory and other activities designed to address developmental milestones and enhance caregiver/child relationships will be provided.

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Las Cumbres Referral Services Las Cumbres provides a variety of infant and early childhood referral services for families and caregivers. Additional information can be found via the Las Cumbres Website: lascumbres-nm.org/community-infant-early-childhood-programs-la

Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) (All events and classes at the Teen Center are for high school aged teens only)

Multi-level ESL & Family Literacy Class January 24 - May 12

Come to FSN to learn English as a second language(ESL)! Children are welcome to attend this interactive ESL class, which is designed for the whole family. Registration consistently open Mon. & Thurs. 1:30 - 3:00pm Family Strengths Network FREE Registration required at www.lafsn.org.

Child Respite A flexible family support service for short-term, temporary care of children with or at risk for intellectual or developmental disabilities

Social Services - Seasonal Programs & Events

Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Focuses on preventing child abuse and neglect, and strengthening and preserving families with children ages 0 to 6.

Family Infant Toddler and Early Intervention Serves families who have concerns about the development of their young children ages birth to 3, to achieve optimal physical, emotional, social and cognitive development.

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health/ Children’s Behavioral Health Licensed clinicians with specialized training in infant and early childhood mental health, trauma-focused therapy, and evidence-based practices provide counseling for children and families.

Strong Seniors, Strong Bones January 27 - April 28

Join the Betty Ehart Senior Center and the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service for a researched based strength training program for women and men 50 years of age and older. 10:00 - 11:00am,Betty Ehart Senior Center FREE Admission For more information, contact Desaree Jimenez at the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Office, (505) 662-2656

Adventures in STEM - March March 9 & 12

Join FSN for kid-friendly STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities hosted by STEAM Lab. Wednesday, 10:00 - 10:45am & 1:30 - 2:30pm Saturday, 9:30 - 10:30am Family Strengths Network FREE

Becoming a Love and Logic Parent of Teens March 12

Discuss specific answers to common challenges, including how to determine when teens are ready for more responsibility and how to set appropriate limits regarding school, parties, driving and other issues. 9:00 - 11:00am, Family Strengths Network FREE Registration required at www.lafsn.org.

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Enameling Art Class March 19 April 19 May 14

Learn the art of fusing powdered glass to metal to create art. The focus will be on starting with small objects that can be completed quickly as you learn new techniques. No experience necessary, but returning students will have a chance to work on more advanced projects.

Safe Prom Activities April 30

Los Alamos Teen Center will host a variety of JJAB sponsored activities during and after the LAHS Prom. More details to come when plans for prom are confirmed. TBD, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

2:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Class March 28 - 31

Learn the intricacies of playing higher level Dungeons & Dragons characters from a professional Dungeon Master. This class will guide experienced players through the next step in their evolution. Learn how to use features you have only read about. Prior experience playing D&D is required. 2:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission, limit 6 students. Pre-registration required

Clothing & Small Item Swap May 3 - 7

Bring gently used clothing and small items that you no longer need to FSN to swap for new things. Shop and swap during our regular business hours. 10:00am - Begins May 3 12:00pm - Concludes May 7 Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

April 9

Find many local providers of early intervention services in one place. Get information about speech & motor delays, autism, and various other early childhood challenges in a casual, low-pressure atmosphere. 10:00am - 12:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

Adventures in STEM - April April 13 & 16

Join FSN for kid-friendly STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities hosted by STEAM Lab. Wednesday, 10:00 - 10:45am & 1:30 - 2:30pm Saturday, 9:30 - 10:30am Family Strengths Network FREE Get Out. Get Active.

Adventures in STEM - May May 11 & 14

Join FSN for kid-friendly STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities hosted by STEAM Lab. Wednesday, 10:00 - 10:45am & 1:30 - 2:30pm Saturday, 9:30 - 10:30am Family Strengths Network FREE

End of Semester De-Stress May 23 - 27

The Los Alamos Teen Center will host various fun activities and offer a variety of food and snacks throughout the last week of the fall semester. Activities will include henna, puppies & kittens, comfort foods, movies, games & more.

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Community Resources Community Organizations More than 400 Organizations are in our Busy Little Community! It’s easy to get plugged in and involved with activities that suit your lifestyle! Below is a list of just a few to help get you started. Pick up a new sport, join a social group of active residents, learn a new hobby, or sign up for a class. You will never be bored in Los Alamos County if you...

...Get Out and Get Active! FACILITY RENTALS

SPORTS

LAPS Field & Gym Rentals - (505) 663-2245 Sheriff’s Posse Lodge - (505) 412-8326 | lasheriffsposse.com

Adult Fast-Pitch - John Eddleman (505) 667-3025 Adult Slow-Pitch - Julie Brothers (505) 500-5409 Atomic City Pacers (running) - atomicrunners.com Charger Aquatics - chargerswim.com ESC Elite Track Club - Bob Koski (505) 660-6890 Folk Dance - Dennis (505) 661-4240 High Flyer Gymnastics - lahighflyers.com LA Aquatomics - aquatomics.org LA Hockey Association - lahockey.org LA Tennis Club - losalamostennis.usta.com LA Volleyball Club - facebook.com/Losalamosvolleyballclub/ LA Youth Football & Cheerleading - losalamosextreme.com LAPS Athletics - Ann Stewart (505) 663-2531 LAYLAX - Lacrosse - laylax.org Los Alamos Little League - lalittleleague.org Los Alamos Nukes Rugby Club - nukesrugbyclub@gmail.com Los Alamos School of Gymnastics - lagymnastics.net Los Alamos Softball Association - @LosAlamosSoftball Los Alamos Youth Soccer - laysl.org Mountain Swim Club - Anna Zhang (505) 662-1900 Ultimate Frisbee - Chris Fontes cjf@lanl.gov

FITNESS & HEALTH Anytime Fitness - anytimefitness.com Crossfit Los Alamos - crossfitlosalamos.com The Family YMCA - (505) 662-3100 | laymca.org Healing Through Yoga - https://joann.yoga Taiji & Sitting Qigong KokHeong McNaughton kokheong@comcast.net

Yoga with Jacci - yogawithjacci.com

HOBBIES Endeavor Working Dog Club - endeavorwdc.org Radio Controlled Car Track - (505) 672-3072 Community Seed, Plant, & Iris Swap KokHeong McNaughton kokheong@comcast.net

OUTDOOR RECREATION ORGANIZATIONS

Community Resources

High Altitude Athletics - highaltitudeathletics.org Tuff Riders Mountain Bike Club - tuffriders.losalamos.com/ New Mexico Orienteering - nmarclub@gmail.com

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PUBLIC SAFETY Los Alamos Fire Department - Emergencies - Dial 9-1-1 Non-Emergency - (505) 662-8301 Facebook Page: @losalamosfiredepartment Los Alamos Police Department - Emergencies - Dial 9-1-1 Non-Emergency/Crime Tips - (505) 662-8222 Email - lapd@lacnm.us

VISITOR RESOURCES Los Alamos Visitor Center - visitlosalamos.org 475 20th St, Los Alamos, NM 87544 800-444-0707 | (505) 662-8105 Monday – Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm White Rock Visitor Center - visitlosalamos.org 115 State Road 4, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87547 800-444-0707 | (505) 672-3183 Open 7 days a week: 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Inner Landscape Yoga

Shoshin Ryu Jiu-Jitsu

This hour-long session (open to all levels) is done mostly on the floor. The session will aid in releasing the “issues in your tissues", rewiring and remodeling your connective tissue and help you feel more at ease in your body.

Shoshin Ryu Jiu-jitsu is a dynamic, Japanese based martial art that meets the self-defense challenges of the times as well as honors the spirit of previous generations.

Mondays

5:30 - 6:30pm, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 & Virtually Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Taiji & Sitting Qigong

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays Taiji is slow, flowing, dance-like exercise for health, balance and vitality. Qigong is an ancient Chinese healthcare system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intention. Practice Taiji as a Spiritual Practice for 12-weeks. Email kokheong@comcast.net for more information and the Zoom link Sitting Qigong - Mondays, & Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am, via Zoom Taiji in the Park - Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am, Ashley Pond Park. Unitarian Church when weather turns cold. Taiji as Spiritual Practice - Saturdays,10:00-11:00am, Unitarian Church FREE Admission

Jr. Roller Derby

Mondays & Wednesdays Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams on roller skates, on an elliptical track and is one of the most rapidly growing sports in the country. All skill levels welcome, ages 9 - 18. Mondays, 4:00 - 5:50pm Wednesdays, 6:00 - 8:00pm $30/month Contact the Family YMCA to register (505) 662-3100 Additional information available at: https://laymca.org/jr-roller-derby

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:40 - 8:10pm - Ages 13 & up, Fridays, 4:00 - 5:30pm - Ages 7-12 Fridays, 5:45 - 7:45pm - Ages 13 & up The Family YMCA Main Y Studio $40/month, Youth 7-12 / $45 Ages 13+ / $26 for YMCA members Contact the Family YMCA to register (505) 662-3100 Additional information available at: https://familyym.facewebsites.net/shoshin-ryu-jiu-jitsu-martial-arts

Tae Kwon Do

Monday & Wednesday Known as Korean Karate, this study of kicks and punches emphasizes the use of the feet for unarmed combat. Students learn basics, forms and 3-step. Sparring is non-contact. Appropriate for ages 9 & up Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30pm The Family YMCA Gym $38/month / $19 for YMCA members Contact the Family YMCA to register (505) 662-3100 Additional information available at https://laymca.org/tae-kwon-do

Los Alamos Folk Dancing Club Tuesdays

7:15 - 9:30pm, Los Alamos Little Theater FREE Admission - Drop-ins welcome

Baby & Me Yoga Wednesdays

This is a great way to ease back into moving your body while connecting both emotionally and physically with your baby. Unlike other yoga classes, Baby and Me yoga is different. Your child comes to class with you, “watch and interact” with other babies, and you get to connect not only with your child, but with other parents or caregivers. 11:00 - 11:50am, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Yoga for Runners, Hikers & Cyclists This session will include small flowing movements accompanied by longer-held poses to release connective tissue and common tight areas in the body due to running, biking and hiking. Pranayama (breath-work) and meditation designed to enhance performance will be interwoven throughout then practice. 5:30 - 6:30pm, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 & Virtually Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

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Community Resources

Wednesdays

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Restorative Yoga

Kathak

This small group class (6 people max) is an excellent way to quiet the mind, calm the body and down regulate the nervous system. This class is designed with gentle floor based sequences using bolsters, blankets, and props that enable the practitioner to fully relax their muscles, slow down the mind, shift emotional patterns, bring ease to the breath, surrender into non-doing and tune into the nervous system’s healing capacity. No experience or props needed, everything will be provided.

Kathak is an East Indian classical dance that involves combinations of hand and foot movements set to a combination of beats. The class covers hand-foot coordination, footwork, choreography, self-discipline and Indian culture through an artistic form of physical exercise.

Fridays

9:30 - 10:30am, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 & Virtually Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Yin Yoga Saturdays

Yin yoga enhances flexibility/mobility and offers a quiet space for reflection and introspection, and interoception. 9:00 - 10:00am, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 & Virtually Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Prenatal Yoga Saturdays

This class celebrates you, your baby, and your family during this special time in your life. Prenatal Yoga strives to make your pregnancy as comfortable as possible with poses and movements, breathing techniques, and more to address all aspects of pregnancy, labor and delivery. 10:15 - 11:15am, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 Prices Vary Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Sundays

2:00 - 3:00pm, Beginner/Junior 3:00 - 4:00pm, Intermediate 4:00 - 5:00pm, Advanced/Senior The Family YMCA Main Y Studio $38/month / $19 for YMCA members Contact the Family YMCA to register (505) 662-3100 Additional information available at https://laymca.org/dance

Climbing Wall 6 days a week

The YMCA's indoor climbing wall is a 30’ by 10’ L-configuration at 32’ tall and a climbing wall monitor is always on duty during open climb hours that can assist climbers in safety training, introduction to climbing etiquette and procedures, and belaying. Open Climb Hours Monday & Wednesday, 9:00 - 11:00am & 5:30 - 8:45pm Tuesday & Thursdays, 5:45 - 7:15am & 6:00 - 8:45pm Fridays, 9:00 - 11:00am Saturdays, 10:00am - 1:00pm The Family YMCA Climbing access is included in the YMCA membership, or a day pass for $10 Additional information available at https://laymca.org/climbing-wall

Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Pancake Breakfasts Monthly - 1st Sunday

The Sheriff’s Posse organizes a monthly cowboy breakfast. Six of the yearly breakfasts benefit the Sheriff’s posse organization, while the proceeds from the other six benefit local non-profit organizations. Come by and eat bacon, eggs, sausage, and five different kinds of pancakes along with juice, coffee, and milk!

Community Resources

7:00-11:00am, Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse $7 per person

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Pelvic Floor Health for Women

Recycle Art Fair and Fashion Show

Join Jennifer Portnoy, DPT, ERYT500, as she shares ways yoga can help with women pelvic floor health. Combining yoga practice with pelvic floor exercises facilitates optimum health of the urinary, bowel, and reproductive systems by lengthening and strengthening the pelvic floor which in turn can greatly reduce and possibly eliminate urinary and fecal incontinence. Previous yoga experience not necessary.

An event hosted by Los Alamos Public Schools and Los Alamos County. For more informa4on contact Angelica Gurule at angelica.gurule@lacnm.us

March 22

3:00 - 5:00pm, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 & Virtually $40 Registration required at yogawithjacci.com

April 20

Time TBD, Chamisa Elementary FREE

Little Youth Basketball (K - 1st) May 30 - June 8

This 6-week introductory basketball program for girls and boys will focus on developing coordination and learning the basic skills & rules of basketball. Mini-sized balls will be used as well as 8ft baskets. Practice/Games will be two times per week in Los Alamos and White Rock. Participants will get team jerseys to keep. Times TBD, Locations TBD $65 / $45 for YMCA Members Registration March 31 - May 15, and is required at laymca.org

The Family YMCA Spring Break Camp March 28 - April 1

Join the Family YMCA for a week of learning through play and art! They will offer a safe and fun environment for kids ages 5-11, with crafts, science experiments, and games centered on our animal pals who live at ponds -the theme is POND LIFE! (Touching frogs is not required.) 7:30am - 5:45pm, Location TBD $50/day, with discounts for multiple days and enrolling more than one child.

Spring Little Youth Soccer April 11 - May 20

YMCA Little Youth Soccer is a 6-week introductory soccer program that will focus on developing coordination and learning the basic skills & rules of soccer. Practices are two days per week in the evenings in Los Alamos and White Rock. Teams of 6-8 players allow for easier coaching, and more practice time and more game time for players.

Get Out. Get Active.

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PAC 8 will be offering drone classes this spring for middle & high school aged students and elementary age 10 and older. There will also be classes for adults. In the classes, students will learn how to fly safely within drone regulations, and drone photography and videography. Classes will be taught by FAA certified remote pilot Jean Gindreau of PAC 8. Time TBD, PAC 8 For more information, visit pac8cmc.com or email pac8@losalamos.com

Community Resources

6:00 - 7:00pm, Urban Park & Rover Park $65 / $45 for YMCA Members Registration March 7 - 27, and is required at laymca.org

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Quick Reference COUNTY FACILITIES

Administration (505) 662-8241

Aquatic Center (505) 662-8170

Recreation Division (505) 662-8170

Betty Ehart Senior Center (505) 662-8920

Parks Division (505) 662-8159

Golf Course Pro Shop (505) 662-8139

Open Space Division (505) 663-1776

Ice Rink (505) 662-4500

Social Services Division (505) 662-8068

Mesa Public Library/White Rock Branch Library (505) 662-8250 | (505) 662-8265

Public Library Division (505) 662-8250

Nature Center (505) 662-0460 Teen Center (505) 695-7415 White Rock Senior Center (505) 672-2034 LA Youth Activity Center/WR Youth Activity Center (505) 662-9412 | (505) 672-1565

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COMMUNITY SERVICES

Fuller Lodge Reservations Office (505) 662-8405

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of special accommodations please contact Community Services at (505) 662-8170 at least one week prior to the start of the program.

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