2022 Fall Activity Guide

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Fall Season for the

Fall 2022 Activity Guide


Fall Season for the

September - November

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 September 11- November 26, 2022 Seasonal Programs: UllerFest, Fall Arts & Crafts Fair, Turkey Bowling Special Events: Halloweekend, Evening of Arts and Culture, Dive-In Movie Ongoing Programs: Open Boating, Random Fandom, Open Gym Programs, Farmer's Market ...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 on obligation to provide compensation. Find more information on our social media pages! @losalamoscommunityservicesdepartment @laccsd

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History, Science & Culture

Outdoor Recreation

Parks, Trails & Open Space

Aquatic Center

Social Services

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Recreation Programs & Events

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Community Organizations

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A Letter from Community Services It’s fall in Los Alamos... Dear Community, Visitors, and FriendsFall is upon us in Northern New Mexico! We are overjoyed to see the fall colors bloom before our eyes. This a great season for thanks and reflection of the bountiful season. CSD is thankful for all of the community support at our events and programs, community input for our Integrated Master Plan, ADA Audit and Transition Plan, Golf Course improvements, gymnasium discussions, and Pueblo Canyon. The Integrated Master Plan and ADA Audit will set a path of priorities for the coming years for improvements to our community. I hope you enjoy the abundant opportunities to recreate and contemplate in our community. Our team works hard every day to improve our community and provide diverse recreational opportunities for the residents and visitors of Los Alamos County. CSD also has Social Services providers and connections for those in our community that may be facing life’s challenges. We encourage anyone to connect with Social Services to explore the resources they have in order to assist you. In this guide, you’ll find many fall activities and I am sure you will find something to enjoy as you “Discover LA today”. Best wishes and follow your passions Cory Styron Community Services Director

**Please note: All events and programs within this booklet as subject to change due to COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Please contact the organizing entity for updated information**

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Look for their tent during Farmers Market at Ashley Pond Park from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 22 AND OCTOBER 27 Stop by to say “hello” and talk to your elected officials about current projects and news. Share your feedback about community matters, and get to know your councilors better! Check out our online image gallery! LOSALAMOSCOUNTY IMAGES.SMUGMUG.COM Get Out. Get Active.

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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 fall 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: LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org 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 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, 10:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00pm Admission: FREE Gadgets Gift Shop: Hours vary based on volunteer availability LOS ALAMOS FARMERS MARKET 2300 Trinity Dr. (Western side of Ashley Pond Park| (505) 661-4844 farmersmarketsnm.org/markets/los-alamos-farmers-market/ Hours: Thursdays 7:00am - 12:30pm, May - Oct. | Saturdays 8:00am - 12:00pm, June - Sept. 6

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

Los Alamos Arts Council After School Programs at Fuller Lodge Art Center August 10 - December 14

Ceramics, studio workshops, after school, and more are coming to Fuller Lodge this fall. Time and dates vary, please visit LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org/Classes for more details Class times vary, Fuller Lodge Art Center Contact (505) 662-1635 or email classes@laac-flac.org for more information.

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

Group Tours/Private Tours Call to Schedule - (505) 662-6272

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 $50 per person for groups up to 8 $30 per person for groups of 9-14 $20 per person for groups of 15+ Under 18 FREE with ticketed adult

Guided Historic Walking Tours Daily - Monday-Friday

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. Tours last approximately two hours.

Cultural Attractions Programs - 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, which is run by the Los Alamos Arts Council, embraces its history, but also looks forward to the future.

Los Alamos Art Council Adult & Family Workshops at Fuller Lodge Art Center September 1 - December 23

A diverse and enticing host of classes and workshops are coming to Fuller Lodge Art Center this fall. Times and dates vary, please visit LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org/Classes for more details. Class times vary, Fuller Lodge Art Center Contact (505) 662-1635 or email classes@laac-flac.org for more information.

11:00am, Los Alamos History Museum $20 per person 19+ | Under 18 FREE with ticketed adult

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Los Alamos Photography Club (LAPC)

Cultural Attractions Programs - Ongoing

Third Tuesdays

The LAPC is a forum for all things photography, and for sharing photos and ideas. A link to monthly LAPC meetings are sent to members. If you are not a club member, and want to join a meeting, please send an email to: Laurie at lswaters619@comcast.net or Leigh hagar@cybermesa.com 7:00-9:00pm, via Zoom $15 yearly member fee For more information visit Dougsview.com

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.

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.

Los Alamos Farmers Markets Thursdays, May - October Saturdays, June - September

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 7:00am - 12:30pm Thursdays, Ashley Pond Park 8:00am -12:00pm Saturdays, Ashley Pond Park FREE Admission For more information contact (505) 929-6579 or email talacook@windstream.net

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.

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Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER)

First Wednesday

Local musicians give a free, hour-long performance at Fuller Lodge. Bring a “brown bag” lunch, sit back, and enjoy the music! 12:00 - 1:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE participation Musicians interested in participating should go to LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org/For-Artists to apply.

Facing It Together Series: The Sculpture and Photography of Jack Bordnick September 8 - October 4

Santa Fean Jack Bordnick’s sculptural and photographic imagery is a reflection of his past and present forces and the imagination of his life’s stories. The predominate imagery deals mostly with faces of both living and non-living beings and things. They are expressed in many forms and images and speak to us in their own languages.

September 24 - Opening Reception September 24 - October 8, Mon. - Sat.

The Plein Air Painters of New Mexico will hold a "Paint Out." Participants' created pieces will go on display in the Fuller Lodge Art Center Gallery! Opening Reception, 5:00 - 7:00pm 10:00am - 4:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE participation

Evening of Arts & Culture October 1

Many participating businesses in the Los Alamos downtown area will host free performances and exhibitions by local artists, dancers, writers, musicians, and more! In collaboration with the Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District. Additional information can be found on losalamosartscouncil.org. 5:00 - 9:00pm, Downtown Los Alamos FREE to attend Artists, musicians, performers, etc. interested in participating should go to LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org/For-Artists to apply.

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

Cultural Attractions Programs & Events - Seasonal

Brown Bag Performance

Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) 2022 Los Alamos Paint out and Exhibit

Fall Arts & Crafts Fair October 8

Over 100 local artists, craftsmen, vendors will provide diverse offerings as part of our annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair! Live music, food, and more will add to the fall festivities. 9:00am - 3:00pm, Location TBD FREE to attend Artists, vendors, performers, etc. interested in participating should go to LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org/For-Artists to apply.

Periodic Table: On the Backs of Turtles September 19

The Periodic Table is the Bradbury Science Museum’s casual askme-anything gathering at the Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op. What do turtles have to do with nuclear history? Chat with Lab archaeologists Cyler Conrad and Jeremy Inglis at this month's Periodic Table. 5:30pm, Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op FREE to attend For event details visit: lanl.gov Get Out. Get Active.

The Road Taken, a 45-Year Journey by Carole Belliveau October 8 - November 18

Carole Belliveau’s solo exhibit includes the three themes of her lifetime’s art: mixed-media art Dolls; her Womans’ Journey painting series featuring gold and silver leaf; and her plein air, western landscapes. 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 9


En Celebración: Día de los Muertos Sandi Ludescher solo exhibit

Cultural Attractions Programs & Events - Seasonal

October 15 - Opening Reception October 15 - November 12, Mon. - Sat.

Local artist Sandi Ludescher will be exhibiting her personal body of work, varying in medium from charcoal drawings to colorful paintings, all revolving around the theme of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Opening Reception, 5:00 - 7:00pm 10:00am - 4:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE participation

Periodic Table: Historic Preservation with the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Team October 17

The Periodic Table is the Bradbury Science Museum’s casual ask-meanything gathering at the Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op. Sit down with the team at Manhattan Project National Historic Park and learn about what goes into preserving this unique piece of history. 5:30pm, Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op FREE to attend For event details visit: lanl.gov

Pumpkin Carving Party & Pumpkin Glow & Fireworks Show October 29

Come carve Jack-o-Lanterns together at the Pumpkin Carving Party, then drop off your creations at the Overlook Park, to enjoy additional music and activities! When the sun sets view the creepy and creative display glowing in the night and enjoy the fireworks show!! Additional information can be found on losalamosartscouncil.org Carving Party, 10:00am - 2:00pm, Smith's Marketplace Pumpkin Glow, 6:00 - 9:00pm, Overlook Park FREE to attend Vendors, performers, etc. interested in participating should go to LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org/For-Artists to apply.

Special Holiday Show: TBD November 18 - January 3

Show still being developed at the time of print. 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

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SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, October 1 5-9pm - Begin at Fuller Lodge

Begin at Fuller Lodge FREE Admission Celebrate the depth of arts and culture in Los Alamos! Enjoy four hours of free performances and exhibitions by local artists, dances, writers, musicians, and more! Details of the event as still being working out at the time of publishing. Programs and maps will be available at various locations. FREE for all ages.

For more event details, visit: losalamosartscouncil.org

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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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Nature Playtimes

LOS ALAMOS NATURE CENTER

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

Visit losalamosnature.org/events to see what else is coming this fall! 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:

Gentle Walks Fridays

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

Gentle Friday morning walks for which the emphasis is on discovery, not mileage gained.

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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).

8:30am, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE Admission

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

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 (except holidays)

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

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Seasonal Programs & Events Los Alamos Nature Center Events - Seasonal

(IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Forest Explorers

Telescope 101 September 30

Galen Gisler will provide a hands-on introduction to telescopes, including the ones that PEEC has available for members to rent. 7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $6 for adults / $4 for children. Register in advance at peecnature.org

Wednesdays, September 7 - December 14 Kids club to explore the outdoors this fall with PEEC! This club meets every Wednesday and is for kids 6 - 9 yrs old. 1:00 - 4:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $340 - $420, Register in advance at peecnature.org

Analysis of Fall 2020 Bird Mortality Event September 15

Gain insight into how a large avian mortality event and 11 years of bird banding data have helped us understand the effects of climate change. 7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center & via Zoom FREE, registration recommended at peecnature.org

Southern New Mexico Geology Tour September 30 - October 3

Night Sky in September

Join PEEC and local geologists Fraser and Cathy Goff on an exciting three day field trip to examine the geology of southern New Mexico.

Join Steve Becker for planetarium tour of the autumn night sky.

7:00am, Multi-day trip Visit peecnature.org for pricing and registration.

7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $6 for adults / $4 for children. Register in advance at peecnature.org

NM Outdoor Pass Special Event: Sky!

Drought and climate-associated impacts on American Pikas in New Mexico

Come to Los Luceros Historic Site with PEEC to earn stamps on your NM Outdoor Pass. Enjoy activities, crafts, and more.

September 16

September 19

Explore how drought and climate change appear to be impacting American pika with Dr. Erik Beever. 7:00pm, via Zoom FREE, register in advance at peecnature.org

October 2

10:00am- 4:00pm, Los Luceros Historic Site FREE

Night Sky in October October 7

Discover what’s coming up in October’s skies in the planetarium.

The Sky is Alive with the Sound of Music September 23

7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $6 for adults / $4 for children. Register in advance at peecnature.org

Science meets art in this talk that maps astrophysics data into sound to explore our universe using your eyes and ears.

PEECNIC

7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $6 for adults / $4 for children. Register in advance at peecnature.org

October 8

Join PEEC staff and board members for their annual member appreciation picnic.

Los Alamos Mountaineers Talk September 27

1:00- 3:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE

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

Family Full Moon Walk

7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center & via Zoom FREE, register in advance at peecnature.org

Join PEEC staff for a hike under the full moon.

October 8

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Halloweekend Fun at the LANC

Movie Night: Princess Bride

Join PEEC for family-friendly Halloweekend activities at the Los Alamos Nature Center!

Join PEEC for a screening of this inconceivable cult classic fairytale, adventure movie.

4:00- 6:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE

4:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $7 per person, registration recommended at peecnature.org

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November 12

October 29

Join PEEC for a screening of a family-friendly movie at the Los Alamos Nature Center to celebrate Halloween. 4:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $7 per person, registration recommended at peecnature.org

Chronic Wasting Disease in Elk Populations November 3

Dr. Will Janousek will lead a talk about his research to inform chronic wasting disease prevention in elk. 6:00pm, via Zoom FREE, register in advance at peecnature.org

Small Business Saturday November 26

Stop by the Los Alamos Nature Center gift shop on Small Business Saturday to shop in our gift shop! We'll have special discounts, refreshments, and an environmentally friendly wrapping station. 10:00am- 4:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE

Night Sky in November November 4

Discover what’s coming up in November's skies in the planetarium. 7:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center $6 for adults / $4 for children. Register in advance at peecnature.org

Los Alamos Nature Center Events - Seasonal

Movie Night: Hotel Transylvania

Museum Store Sunday November 27

Stop by the Los Alamos Nature Center gift shop for Museum Store Sunday to shop in our gift shop! The nature center will be open for special hours for this Sunday only. Get special discounts in the gift shop and enjoy an afternoon at the nature center. 12:00 - 3:00pm, Los Alamos Nature Center FREE

NM Outdoor Pass Special Event: Earth! November 6

Come to Los Luceros Historic Site with PEEC to earn stamps on your NM Outdoor Pass. Enjoy activities, crafts, and more. 10:00am- 4:00pm, Los Luceros Historic Site FREE Get Out. Get Active.

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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 - hillstompers.com The Karen Wray Gallery - karenwrayfineart.com Lads of Enchantment - ladsofenchantment.org Life Drawing - kennebel@gmail.com 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 - sfysa.org/jazz Los Alamos Light Opera - losalamoslightopera.org Los Alamos Little Theater - lalt.org Los Alamos MainStreet - losalamosmainstreet.com Los Alamos Opera Guild - 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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Ongoing Programs

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

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

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

Dance Arts Los Alamos (DALA) Fall 2022 Dance Classes Weekly, September - December Monday - Saturdays

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

DALA offers quality dance instruction for dancers ages 18 months to adult. Classes are offered Monday - Saturday in the styles of Ballet, Flamenco, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, and more. You can see the full list of classes and prices and register at: www.danceartslosalamos.org. Dates and Times vary, Los Alamos Dance Arts Contact office@danceartslosalamos.org with questions.

Community Arts Programs - Ongoing

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

6:30pm, TBD No audition required

Life Drawing

Wednesdays Sundays, twice monthly Come create art from a live model in a relaxed and unstructured atmosphere, or come model for artists. Any experience level is welcome to attend! Wednesdays consist of a variety of poses and Sundays focus on one long portrait pose. Wednesday, 5:00 - 7:00pm, Village Arts Sundays, 9:00 - 11:00am, Village Arts $10 per session, For more information contact Ken Nebel at (505) 690-1715 or kennebel@gmail.com Get Out. Get Active.

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Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Zlatomir Fung, cello with Dina Vainshtein, piano September 25

October 28 - 30

Celebrate Halloween in Los Alamos with a variety of ghoulish activities, including the popular Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet on Central Avenue. For more information about this evening and other Halloweekend activities, visit LosAlamosMainStreet.com/Halloweekend, email mainstreet@losalamos.org, or call (505)661-4844 Times vary, Locations vary Most activities are FREE

4:00pm, Duane Smith Auditorium $35 for adults, Free for 6-18

Coro de Cámara Presents: Earth•Water•Sky A Triptych for the 2022-23 Season November

Concert #1: Terran Treasures Explore the beauty and wonders of our planet through music, art, & the written word.

Trick-or-Treat MainStreet

Performances in November 2022 For more information please visit corodecamara-nm.org

A wildly popular event that turns Central Avenue into a ghoulish pedestrian area, with kids and families coming out in their best costumes and businesses/organizations handing out candy. For more information about this evening and other Halloweekend activities, visit LosAlamosMainStreet.com/Halloweekend, email mainstreet@losalamos.org, or call (505)661-4844

Pacifica Quartet with guitarist Sharon Isbin

October 28

4:00 - 6:00pm, Downtown Los Alamos FREE

Community Arts Programs & Events - Seasonal

Winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, this young American is poised to become one of the preeminent cellists of our time. Presented by the Los Alamos Concert Association. For more information please visit losalamosconcert.org

Los Alamos Halloweekend

November 18

The reigning diva of the classical guitar and the vibrant Pacifica Quartet reunite to play quintets from their bestselling album, Souvenirs of Spain and Italy. Presented by the Los Alamos Concert Association. For more information please visit losalamosconcert.org 7:00pm, Duane Smith Auditorium $35 for adults, Free for 6-18

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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 | Friday, 10:00am - 6:00pm Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm Facilities CLOSED: September 5 - Labor Day November 24 - Thanksgiving Day Library Holiday Hours: Oct. 5, Nov 11, & Nov. 25, 1:00 - 5:00pm | Nov. 23, 10am - 6pm ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES AND EVENTS Website & Events Calendar losalamosnm.us - Click on “Library” & “Library Programs and Events” FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOKSTORE Hours:

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

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Get a Library Card!

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!.

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

Register Online FREE Participation

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

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 Register Online FREE Participation

Babytime Tuesdays

Share & learn songs, bounces, & rhymes to help babies develop early literacy skills. The program includes lap time and floor time for play and socializing. 10:15 - 11:00am, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE Participation, For ages 0-2 years

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.

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Library Storytime

Public Library System Programs - Ongoing

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.

September-April

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

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Music & Movement

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays Outdoor musical fun! Connecting with music for early literacy skills, sing, dance and play instruments! Music & Movement is great for brain and body development.

Public Library System Programs & Events - Seasonal

Tues., Thurs. & Sat., 9:30-10:00am, Ashley Pond - weather permitting Wednesday, 9:30-10:00am, White Rock Branch Library, outside - weather permitting FREE Participation, For ages 0-6 with caregivers

Adult Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Visit losalamosnm.us and click on “Library” to see what else is coming this fall! Events are subject to changes. Please check the website for the most up-to-date information. To register for any online adult program, please visit the event calendar at LosAlamosLibrary.org or call (505) 662-8257. Registration is not required for in-person events. Adult programming is supported by Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries.

Adult English Language Classes Wednesdays, through December 21

What's Up Wednesday? Wednesdays

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

UNM-LA and the library have partnered up again to provide free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to the public. Drop-ins encouraged! All skill levels welcome. Learning materials provided at no cost. Classes may include board games, a book club, and other activities. Children are welcome, though UNM-LA and library staff cannot provide supervision. Beginning Adult ESL Classes, 12:30 - 2:30pm Intermediate/Advanced Adult ESL Classes, 2:30 - 4:30pm Mesa Public Library, downstairs FREE, registration recommended

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. The Library supports and encourages a welcoming and accepting atmosphere for all teens. 3:30 - 5:00pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE Participation, For middle and high school students

Random Fandom Fourth Thursday

Hang out time for 7th - 12th graders to make stuff, play games, eat, talk, and win prizes. 6:00 - 7:30pm, Mesa Public Library, The Zone FREE Participation

Internet Safety for Seniors: Tips and Tricks to Avoid Online Scammers September 13

Are you a senior trying to keep up with the digital age and the game of Internet scammers? This program will cover common techniques used to separate you from your money and information. Learn to recognize “phishing” attempts, better protect yourself, and feel more confident while browsing the world wide web. 7:00 - 8:00pm,Mesa Public Library or via Zoom FREE; registration required

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Lotería at the Library September 15 - October 15

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Los Alamos County Library System! Lotería cards will be available for download from the library website at LosAlamosLibrary.org or for pick up in person at the Mesa Public or White Rock Branch library. Learn about Hispanic heritage and local history while completing fun activities to win prizes. Appropriate for all ages. Mesa Public Library and White Rock Branch Library FREE

Chester Nez: World War II Navajo Code Talker October 27

Although 420 Navajo code talkers served in the Marines during World War II, none had written memoirs until Chester Nez's 2012 autobiography Code Talker. Chester Nez (1921-2014) was one of the original 29 code talkers—men who developed the only unbroken code in modern warfare and took it into battle against the Japanese. His life demonstrated how diversity augments the strength of a nation. Presented by Judith Avila. 7:00 - 8:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE

September 22

Youthful aging isn’t an oxymoron—it’s an attitude that defines a new belief system, supports positive emotions and motivates healthy behaviors. This program will offer specific tips on lifestyle changes to help us age gracefully and peacefully while enhancing our emotional, mental and physical wellbeing. Topics will include understanding the nature of cognition, discarding negative expectations, looking beyond stereotypes, embracing change, and fostering an attitude of hope. 7:00 - 8:00pm, via Zoom FREE; registration required

La Llarona: The Wailing Woman October 13

Rosalia Pacheco portrays La Llarona, the famous ghost from Spanish folklore known throughout the world for her eerie, spine-chilling cries as she searches for her darling, drowned children. Early Spanish settlers knew of her, and her folk story was ancient in European mythology, but in New Mexico, it is said she lived next door or that an ancestor actually knew her. 7:00 - 8:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE

Quarterly Yoga Book Club November 3

Join certified yoga therapist Jacci Granger for a little bit of yoga and a discussion about the book Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic by Darren Main. This read brings the philosophy and history of yoga to light for the “householder” in ways that can help us stay connected in our day-to-day lives. Participants will spend 30-45 minutes breathing, moving and being still, and then share thoughts about the text. A limited number of book copies are available for checkout from the libraries. 5:30 - 8:00pm, Mesa Public Library FREE; registration required

Public Library System Programs & Events - Seasonal

The Art of Youthful Aging

Four Schillings Short November 3

The Celtic/Folk/World music duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland, and Christy Martin from California make up this popular Celtic/Folk/World music duo. They will perform traditional and original music from the Celtic lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India, and the Americas on a fantastic array of instruments (over 30) including Hammered & Mountain Dulcimer, Mandolin, Mandola, Bouzouki, Recorders, Tinwhistles, Medieval and Renaissance Woodwinds, North Indian Sitar, Charango, Bowed Psaltery, Banjo, Native American Flutes, Bodhran, Guitar, Ukulele, Doumbek & Darbuka, Spoons, vocals and even a Krumhorn. 6:30pm, Fuller Lodge FREE

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

Tabletop Game Day October 15

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, The Zone FREE Participation

HomePages

Public Library System Programs & Events - Seasonal

First Thursdays, September - April

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HomePages is a literacy program created specifically for homeschool families, alternating picture and chapter books and libraries. The chapter book for October is Lupe Wong Won't Dance by Donna Barba Higuerra and the November picture book is Bright Star by Yuyi Morale. 1:30pm, Mesa Public Library FREE Participation Best for ages 5 -10

Community Playdate October 1

Meet at the Ashley Pond Park stage with local early childhood educators and service groups, such as JJAB, the Los Alamos County Library, and others to share information about programming and services while kids play and do activities.

Four Shillings Short

10:00am - 12:00pm, Ashley Pond Park stage FREE Best for ages 0 - 6 and caregivers

6:30pm, Fuller Lodge FREE

November 4

A Samhain/Halloween concert from Four Shillings Short. Enjoy music, stories & folklore to celebrate the Celtic Bonfire Festival of Samhain.

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1183 Diamond Drive, Suite D Los Alamos, NM 87544 Located across from the high school on the left side of the building

LOS ALAMOS HEALTH COMMONS Services provided by the Department of Health and Las Clinicas Del Norte to support the health and well-being of the community.

NM Department of Health Services Family Planning Pregnancy Testing Immunizations Overdose Prevention STD/STI Testing HIV Testing and Counseling Hepatitis Testing and Counseling Tuberculosis Treatment and Management Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Outreach Educational Health Services Women, Infants, and Children Services (WIC) Children's Medical Services NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

(505) 662-4038 Monday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Las Clinicas Del Norte Services Non-Emergency Medical Services Sports Physicals CDL Physicals Family Planning STD/STI Testing Behavioral Health Counseling Walk ins are welcome. Telehealth by appointment only. All visits are confidential.

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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,Lift, and Cafe Hours: Please visit website for hours of operation

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Ongoing Programs SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST 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.

Camping & Recreation Book your reservation online!

PAJARITO MOUNTAIN Pajarito Mountain has beautiful fall foliage and gorgeous views right near town. With a base elevation of 9,200 feet and a top elevation of 10,400 feet, the aspens are the start in the autumn with their golden leaves. The mountain offers downhill thrills with chairlift-served mountain biking on some of the most challenging terrain in the country. Guests can also ride the lift up and hike down the trails (sorry, no down-lifts), and the hill is normally open into October. Pajarito Cafe, located in the lodge, offers delicious burgers and New Mexican food with some of the best views in the area from the beautiful lodge deck.

Pajarito Mountain Cafe Wednesday-Sunday

• Jemez Falls Campground • Paliza Family Campground • Redondo Campground • San Antonio Campground • Vista Linda Campground • Fenton Lake State Park Please visit recreation.gov for reservations.

Please visit pajarito.ski for hours of operation Pajarito Mountain Lodge

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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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.

Jemez Mountains Amenities - General Information

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:

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Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) UllrFest

September 10 UllrFest celebrates the upcoming fall season and features a New Mexico Brewfest, live music, and more activities.

Jemez Mountains Amenities, Programs & Events - Seasonal

9:00am - 7:00pm, Pajarito Mountain Visit www.pajarito.ski for more information

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Courtesy of Pajarito Ski

Pajarito Mountain Map

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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 & Store Hours: Daily, 9:00am - 5:00pm Café Hours - Sirphey at Bandelier: Daily, 9:00am - 4:30pm Park Hours: Daily, Year-Round, Dawn to Dusk. Passes: The full suite of America the Beautiful - the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands passes as well as Bandelier Annual passes are available for purchase at the visitor center. 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 30

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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 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.)

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. 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 - General Information

Senior Pass - $80 Lifetime, $20 Annual

Individual/Bicycle 7-Day 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. Camping fees are not included.

Vehicle 7-Day Entry Permit - $25 per vehicle Includes all persons in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. Camping fees are not included.

Motorcycle 7-Day Entry Permit - $20 per motorcycle Per vehicle fee for visitors traveling on a motorcycle, up to 2 persons. Camping fees are not included. Visit nps.gov/band for detailed information about group rates, camping rates and reservations, and backcountry reservations. America the Beautiful passes are accepted for entrance fees. Get Out. Get Active.

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MANHATTAN PROJECT NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK

National Parks - General Information

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

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Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER) Porch Talk

Daily, May 27 - October 16

Hike Through History With a Ranger Sun., Tues., Weds., Fri., & non-night program Sat. May 27 - October 16

Explore the natural and cultural history of Valles Caldera with a ranger for one hour. For more information, contact Vall_Info@nps.gov 2:30pm, Ranger Station FREE, registration not required

Learn about a facet of what makes Valles Caldera so special. For more information, contact Vall_Info@nps.gov 1:00pm & 3:00pm, Entrance Station FREE, registration not required

Twice Daily, June - September

Valle Grande Hike With a Ranger Daily, May 27 - October 16

Explore a part of the Valle Grande with a ranger for one hour. For more information, contact Vall_Info@nps.gov 11:00am, Entrance Station FREE, registration not required

Caldera Chat

Sun., Tues., Weds., Fri., & non-night program Sat. May 27 - October 16 Learn about a facet of what makes Valles Caldera so special. For more information, contact Vall_Info@nps.gov 10:00am & 12:00pm, Ranger Station FREE, registration not required

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Join a Bandelier National Monument Ranger for an interpretive walk to the Tyuonyi pueblo. Although the topics vary by Ranger, you will learn about the flora and fauna, the culture, and the history of Bandelier National Monument that you might not hear anywhere else. This short 1 to 1.5 hour tour starts from the Visitor Center and ends at the Tyuonyi Pueblo or beyond. Ranger Guided Walks of the Pueblo Loop Trail are offered twice daily, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. TBD, Bandelier Visitor Center Park entrance fee required

Cultural Demonstration Programs

Saturdays & Sundays, Monday Holidays - Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend Discover artists at Bandelier National Monument from surrounding pueblos exhibit a variety of crafts, including drum and pottery making. 10:00am - 3:00pm, Bandelier Visitor Center Park entrance fee required

National Parks Programs & Events - Seasonal

Ranger Guided Walks on the Pueblo Loop Trail

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Community Services Ice Rink

Get ready for winter, and another spectacular season at the Rink! 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. Dress warmly, in layers, and know that whether you see stunning winter skies dotted with fluffy white clouds or night skies filled with twinkling stars, you and your family can enjoy an unforgettable skating experience! 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: See schedule on page 36. Holiday Closures: November 24 - Thanksgiving Day

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 Los Alamos Derby Dames is a flat track roller derby league. For more information visit their website: laderbydames.com and Facebook Page: facebook.com/laderbydames/

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C I S S A L C WINTER 2 2 0 2 , 1 1 9 December

Ice Rink - General Information

3 DAYS OF HOCKEY TOURNAMENTS Featuring the New Mexico Ice Wolves, Los Alamos Hockey Association Teams, & Some Local College Teams!

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2022 General Ice Rink Schedule Tentative Opening Day November 12

Friday/Saturday hockey games are possible, recommend calling before arriving.

Ice Rink Program & Events - Seasonal

Sunday 7:00am – 1:00pm 1:00PM – 1:15PM 1:15pm – 5:00pm 5:00PM – 5:15PM 5:15pm – 7:30pm 7:30PM – 7:45PM 7:45pm – 9:45pm

LAHA, ICE RESURFACING Public Skating ICE RESURFACING LAHA ICE RESURFACING Adult Pond Hockey

Monday 11:30am – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 3:30pm 3:30PM – 3:45PM 3:45pm – 8:45pm

Adult Skating Public Skating ICE RESURFACING LAHA

Tuesday 6:00am – 7:00am 11:30am – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 3:30pm 3:30PM – 3:45PM 3:45pm – 9:00pm

LAHA Adult Skating Public Skating ICE RESURFACING LAHA

Wednesday 11:30am – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 5:00pm 5:00PM – 5:15PM 5:15pm – 10:15pm

Adult Skating Public Skating ICE RESURFACING LAHA

Thursday 11:30am – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 4:45pm 4:45PM – 5:00PM 5:00pm – 8:30pm 8:30PM – 8:45PM 8:45pm –10:15pm

Adult Skating Public Skating ICE RESURFACING LAHA ICE RESURFACING Adult Pond Hockey

Friday’s (Dec - Jan) 11:30am –1:30pm Adult Noon Hockey 1:30pm – 5:15pm Public Skating 5:30pm – 6:30pm LAHA 6:30PM – 6:45PM ICE RESURFACING 6:45pm – 9:00pm Public Skating Friday’s (Nov & Feb) 11:30am –1:30pm Adult Skating 1:30pm – 5:15pm Public Skating 5:30pm – 6:30pm LAHA 6:30PM – 6:45PM ICE RESURFACING 6:45pm – 9:00pm Public Skating

Ice is resurfaced & cleaned every 90 minutes. Times vary based on ice conditions and are subject to change based on events. Patrons cannot access the ice during this time.

2022 Daily Fee Schedule Admission Tiny Tot (0-5) Day $2.00 Noon Adult Skate Noon Adult Hockey Evening Adult Hockey

Youth Adults (5-17) (18-59) $4.00 $6.00 $4.00 $6.00 $8.00

Senior (50+) $4.00

Family Admission $14.00 Family may include up to four people from the same household. Maximum two adults Each additional Adult $5.00 Each additional Child $4.00

2022 Pass Options Passes are good for the current season. Admission Youth (0-17) 10-Punch Pass $35.00 10-Punch Noon Adult Skate 10-Punch Noon Adult Hockey Season Pass $120.00 Hockey Season Pass LAHA $190.00 ATOMS $65.00

Adults Senior (18-59) (50+) $50.00 $35.00 $30.00 $70.00 $180.00 $120.00

Family

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Rentals Skate Rental Tiny Tot Skate Rental (0-5) Family Skate Rental 10-Punch Skate Rental

$4.00 $2.00 $15.00 $36.00

Skate Sharpening Trained and skilled staff members will sharpen figure and hockey skates seven days a week with a 24-hour turn around. Staff examines skates for defects and breakage and reserves the right to refuse service on damaged skates. Standard Turnaround $5.00 Immediate Turnaround** $10.00 10-Punch Pass** $45.00 **2-Punches = Immediate turnaround when staff is available

Saturday 7:45am – 12:30pm LAHA 12:30PM – 12:45PM ICE RESURFACING 12:45pm – 2:00pm Skating Lessons 2:00pm – 6:00pm Public Skating 6:00PM – 6:30PM ICE RESURFACING 6:30pm – 9:00pm Public Skating 36

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Children’s Ice Skating Lessons

Adult Ice Skating Lessons

$45 per Session (Wednesday Sessions) $33.75 per Session (Saturday Sessions) Each child receives a certificate of completion upon skills demonstration on the last day of class. Classes canceled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled at a later date. All lessons must be paid in advance. Minimum requirement of five participants per session or class will be canceled. Please come 15 minutes early to get skates fitted and laced.

$45 per Session (Tues/Thurs Sessions) $33.75 per Session (Saturday Sessions) Learn to ice skate or improve your skills in classes with other adults. These 30 minute sessions are designed to teach the basics of skate fit, ice skating, and to help improve technique.

November - February

Wednesday Sessions (4 Lessons) Session 1: Session 2:

Nov. 23 - 30, Dec. 7 - 14 Jan. 4 - 11 and 18 - 25

Saturday Sessions (3 Lessons) Session 1: Session 2:

December - February

Tues/Thurs Sessions (4 Lessons) 12:15 - 12:45pm Session 1: Dec. 6 - 8 and 13 - 15 Session 2: Jan. 3 - 5 and 10 - 12 Saturday Sessions (3 Lessons) 1:30 - 2:00pm Session 1: Nov. 19 - 26, Dec. 3 - 17 Session 2: Jan. 7 - 14 and 21 - 28 Registration for lessons is available online at losalamosnm.us.

Nov. 19 - 26, Dec. 3 - 17 Jan. 7 - 14 and 21 - 28

Registration for lessons is available online at losalamosnm.us.

Children learn ice and skate safety (learning to fall, checking laces, skates), how to walk in skates, the beginning stroke (push with toe, glide), and preparation for snowplow stop. They will learn to put these moves together in time to games and songs. 10 students maximum Wednesday Saturday Ages 3 - 5

3:45 - 4:15pm 1:30 - 2:00pm

Penguins - Beginners 2 Children learn ice and skate safety (learning to fall, checking laces, skates), how to walk in skates, the beginning stroke (push with toe, glide), and preparation for snowplow stop. They will learn to put these moves together in time to games and songs. 20 students max. Wednesday Saturday Ages 6+

4:30 - 5:00pm 12:45 - 1:15pm

Polar Bears - Advanced Beginners Prerequisite: Must be able to stand up on skates on the ice and skate forward and stop. Children will review what they have learned (or know) and will learn the two-foot glide, back two-foot glide, half swizzle, and alternating scooter. 20 students max. Saturday Ages 6+ Get Out. Get Active.

12:45 - 1:15pm

Private & Semi-Private “Spotlight” Lessons These 30 minute lessons are scheduled with available instructors around your schedule. Participants receive individual attention in an enhanced learning environment. Two students of comparable skills can be scheduled for the same session. Instructors do not teach jumps or spins. Individual Two Students Ages 6+

$65 per session $110 per session

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Ice Rink Program & Events - Seasonal

Snowflakes - Beginners 1

Turkey Bowling November 19

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Community Services Parks, Trails & Open Space

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

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Family Friendly Hiking Trails

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. 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.

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 CANYON 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

Share the Trail: These are multi-use trails for pedestrians, equestrians, and bicyclists. Bicyclists should yield to all other users.

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.

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.

NORTH MESA TRAIL BAYO BENCH TRAIL See Bayo Canyon Trailhead Guide

Safety: When exploring trails, always carry water, sunscreen, a hat, extra clothing, a flashlight, and a navigational aid.

Trailhead Guides 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. For more information, visit losalamosnm.us - Click on “Open Space & Trails” Get Out. Get Active.

Open Space & Trails - General Information

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

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

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

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.

Disc Golf Courses

Overlook Park

Open year round. Discs are available to rent at the Aquatic Center front desk during regular business hours.

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.

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.

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.

Piñon Park 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.

Rover Park 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.

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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 Playlot Community Gardens Tennis Courts Pickleball 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 Pickleball 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

County Parks & Playlots - Reference List

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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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 Kundalini 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

Scottish Country Dance

Los Alamos Open Gym Programs

Take part in social and ballroom dances of Scotland. Classes feature jigs and reels (quick time), strathspeys (in slow time), and medleys of both quick and slow time. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled shoes. No partners necessary.

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

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

Mondays

7:30 - 10:00pm, Fuller Lodge $3 for drop-ins, $35/five months

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

Ballroom Dancing

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

Learn the art of ballroom dancing in a fun and relaxed environment. No experience or partner necessary.

OPEN BADMINTON - All skill levels Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30-10:00pm, Pueblo Gym OPEN INDOOR SOCCER - All skill levels April 4, 2022 - June 16, 2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00-10:00pm, LAHS Auxiliary Gym OPEN TABLE TENNIS - All skill levels Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30-10:00pm, Betty Ehart Senior Ctr. Saturdays, 9:00am-12:00pm, Betty Ehart Senior Ctr.

7:00-9:00pm, Fuller Lodge FREE Admission, open to all ages

Salsa Dance Classes Wednesdays

Learn to salsa in a fun and relaxed environment. No experience or partner necessary. 7:00-9:00pm, Los Alamos Senior Center FREE Admission - Drop-ins welcome

OPEN VOLLEYBALL - All skill levels Wednesdays, 8:00-10:00pm, Pueblo Gym

Seasonal Programs & Events

FREE Admission - For Ages 10+ - Children must be supervised Participants are required to bring their own equipment. (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us

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Recreation Programs - Ongoing

VOLLEYBALL CLUB Sept. 7, 2021 - June 16, 2022 Tuesdays, 8:00-10:00pm, LAMS Gym

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Visit losalamosnm.us and click on “Recreation” to see what else is coming this fall! Events are subject to changes. Please check the website for the most up-to-date information.

S'mores Walk September 3

Join the Recreation Division for an evening of trail walking, with stories, music and S'mores! For more information, please contact the Recreation Division at (505) 662-8170.

USA Tae Kwon Do Masters Association Mondays-Thursdays & Saturdays

6:00pm, Kwage Mesa Trailhead FREE

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. 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 Under 18 Per Month Adult Per Month Family Per Month Get Out. Get Active.

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Basketball

Volleyball Club

Ultimate Frisbee

Badminton

Table Tennis

Volleyball

Sundays, 3:30 - 5:30pm, LAHS Auxillary Gym Mondays, 7:00 - 9:00pm, LAMS Gym

Tues. & Thurs., 7:30 - 10:00pm Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Betty Ehart Senior Ctr.

Tuesdays, 8:00 - 10:00pm, LAMS Gym

Tues. & Thurs., 7:30 - 10:00pm, Pueblo Gym Wednesdays, 8:00 - 10:00pm, Pueblo Gym

FREE Admission - For Ages 10+ - Children must be supervised Participants are required to bring their own equipment. Open Gym programs are not held on holidays or holiday weekends, and are subject to cancellations

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Fitness Classes Fitness Classes Fitness Classes

Classes Offered

Deep Water Fun & Fitness

Classes Offered Classes Offered Therapy Fun & Fitness Deep Water DeepFun Water & Fitness Deep FunWater &Deep Fitness Deep Water FunWater & Fitness FunFun & Fitness & Fitness

Aqua Zumba

WaterWorks! Therapy Fun Therapy & Fitness Therapy Fun Therapy & Fitness FunFun & Fitness & Fitness

When?

Monday - Friday

Aqua Zumba Aqua Zumba

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RESERVATIONS, RENTALS & PERMITS

Recreation - 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.

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

Pricing & Limitations Individual $15.00

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

Pavilions (per hr.)

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

Business Use $30.00

Ball Fields (Baseball, Soccer, Softball, etc.) Fields w/o lights (per hr/field) $20.00 Lighted Fields (per hr/field) $37.00

$40.00 $74.00

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) Remote Control Car Track Sail Plane Field Skate Park

$20.00

$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 - Reservations, 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 advice!

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 50. Hours: See schedule on page 49. The pool is open to all during available hours, unless otherwise noted below. Fitness classes are open to everyone. Holiday Closures: October 10 - Indigenous Peoples Day (open1:00pm - 4:00pm) November 11 - Veteran’s Day November 23 - Thanksgiving Day Eve (open 6:00am - 4:00pm) November 24 & 25 Event Closures:

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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, Tuesday,Thursday, Friday (all short course) 6:00-10:30am Lap Swim 11:00am-3:00pm Lap & Rec Swim 3:30-6:30pm Swim Teams 3:30-7:00pm Lap Swim & Rec Swim **plan for limited and shared space

Main Pool 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 Amenities Inflatable obstacle course 1-meter diving board 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

Amenities 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) in the water within arms reach.

2022 Therapy Pool Schedule Family Swim - Children 14 & under must be accompanied by an adult Fun Time - Children 7 & under must be accompanied by an adult Adult, 15 & up - Quiet therapeutic use, younger special need situations are allowed

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

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

Aquatic Center - General Information

Wednesday (Short course starts at 11:00am) 6:00-10:30am Long Course Lap Swim 11:00am-3:00pm Short Course Lap Swim & Rec Swim 3:30-6:30pm Swim Teams 3:30-7:00pm Lap Swim, Rec Swim & Swim Teams **plan for limited and shared space

27,000 gallons 93° - 94° F water temp

Lap Swim: All ages - Circle swimming in shared lanes Rec Swim: Available to children for play

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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 Beginning June 4th 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 Annual or 3-Month Passes Lap and open recreational swimming, water fitness, and therapy classes are all included. 10, 20 & 30-Visit Swim Pass Lap & open recreational swimming (10/20/30 visits, within one year from purchase)

Aquatic Center - Fees & Fitness

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

Rental includes: Discounted pool admission, room set-up with tables & chairs. The birthday room is available to rent on Saturdays 1:00 - 3:00pm. Must book two weeks in advance - 20 ppl. Max 2-Hour Room Rental $60.00 Youth Admission $2.50 Adult Admission $3.00

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 cardioconditioning, 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 Tuesday 9:00-9:45am

Waterworks

Thursday 9:00-9:45am

Zumba

Friday 11:00am-12:00pm

Therapy Fun & Fitness

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

Halloween Carnival October 22

Diving for pumpkins, carnival games, a cupcake walk and several fun carnival activities. Join us for this fun Halloween event! Pumpkin retrieval begins at 12:00pm, by age group.

Ongoing Programs Open Boating September 27 October 25

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. 7:00 - 8:00pm, Aquatic Center $5 per person - Doors close at 7:10pm

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Dive-In Movie November TBD

Enjoy a movie while floating in the main pool. The water is warmer than usual and participants can enjoy the movie while floating in the shallow end or lounging in the training room. Fee includes admission and treats!

Aquatic Center Programs - Ongoing

10:00am - 1:00pm, Aquatic Center $7 per person/per pumpkin in advance $9 per person/per pumpkin day of - Ticket sales begin October 1 Limit: 150 participants

7:00-8:45pm, Aquatic Center $5 per person in advance $7 per person day of Limit: 125 participants

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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 summer and have a great experience. LOS ALAMOS COUNTY GOLF COURSE Website: losalamosnm.us - Click on “Golf Course”, under "Recreation" Golf Shop Phone: (505) 662-8139 Address: 4244 Diamond Drive Golf Shop Hours: See page 55 Driving Range Hours: Open weather dependent, tokens available during shop hours Closures: September 14 Greens Aerification November 24 Thanksgiving October 21, 12:00pm LAHS Cross Country Meet 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 Golfer's Hours, 7-days a week 8:00 - 11:00am 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 54

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SEASON

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

Late Fall

DST ends - Nov 30*

5 days (Wed–Sun)

9:00am–4:00pm

Fri–Sun & Holidays

10:00am

*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

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

Senior Rates 50 and Over

Monday - Friday

Saturday - Sunday & Holidays Excluded 18 Holes 18 Holes 9 Holes 9 Holes

$40.00 with car $25.00 without car $23.00 with car $15.00 without car

9 Holes/Player

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

Adult Pass, Single

$845.00

Senior Pass, Single

$665.00

Junior Pass, Single 18 years & younger

$140.00

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. Short Game Instruction “Red Zone” Challenge: Focus on five key skill areas to produce dramatic results.

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

Driving Range Punch Card

$50.00

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Fusion Pass, Senior $1,185.00 Combines your green, car and range pass in one

College Student $290.00 Full time students 22 years & under

Cars, Clubs & Driving Range Golf Car , Adult Pull Cart Rental Clubs

Fusion Pass, Family $2,500.00 Two adults living at the same address

Golf Course - General Information

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

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

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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 Los Alamos County’s Golf Pro help you reach your golf goals. Half Hour $40.00 Playing Lesson $70.00

Seasonal Programs & Events (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER)

Golf Course Programs & Events - Seasonal

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Los Alamos Junior Golf Association Tournament Fundraiser September 10

1:00pm, Shotgun Start, Los Alamos Golf Course Register at lagolfassociation.org

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)

New Mexico Ladies Fall Classic September 12 & 13

Individual and shoot-out formats 8:30am start both days, Los Alamos Golf Course Register at LAWGA2010@gmail.com

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LAHS Alumni Tourney

LAHS JV tournament

9:00am, Shotgun start, Los Alamos Golf Course

9:00am, Shotgun start, Los Alamos Golf Course More information available at laschools.net

September 19 Private Event

October 3

September 26

Bongo’s Bango & Hundra Cup Tournament

9:00am, Shotgun start, Los Alamos Golf Course More information available at laschools.net

Multiple formats

LAHS Varsity Fall Invitational

LAGA Oktoberfest

October 8 - 10

9:00am, double tee start, Los Alamos Golf Course Private Event

October 1 Format TBD

9:00am, Shotgun Start, Los Alamos Golf Course Register at lagolfassociation.org

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Community Services Social Services

For the Expected, Unexpected and Everything in Between The Social Services Division oversees a spectrum of programs centered around community health and wellbeing. Los Alamos residents of all ages can receive assistance with access to housing and food support, health insurance and benefits, and other resources to help meet their needs. The division also manages contracts with partnering agencies who provide a range of programming and services for individuals, youth, families, and seniors throughout the community. Social Services staff also coordinate the work of the Los Alamos County Health Council and the 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) 662-8068 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 | NM Department of Health | (505) 662-4038 Las Clinicas del Norte | (505) 695-1616 LA Cares - 2390 North Rd. Los Alamos | (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) 795-4774 Los Alamos Family Council - 1350 Central Ave., Ste 102 | 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. 8:30am - 4:00pm White Rock Senior Center - 133 Longview Drive | (505) 672-2034 | Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm Los Alamos Teen Center - (505) 695-7415 | laymca.org, click on “Teen Centers” | @LATeenCenter on social media Monday-Thursday 2:00pm - 8:00pm, Friday 2:00pm - 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 Cowork - 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 58

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Ongoing Programs

Toddler Tunes

FAMILY STRENGTHS NETWORK

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!

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.

Monthly - First Wednesday

10:30 - 11:00am, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

Lego Building

Monthly - First Wednesday

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.

Join FSN in building creations with Legos! FSN provides the Legos, you bring the creativity. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 1:30 - 2:30pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission

Toddler Craft Day

6:30 - 8:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Admission, Email birthtalkla@gmail.com for more information.

Monthly - Third Wednesday

Trans & Non-Binary Family Support Group

10:00 -11:00am, 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.

Tuesdays

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

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Kinship Care Support Group

Chit-Chat Playtime! 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

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 pmlori62@gmail.com to register

Toy Lending Library Tuesdays - Saturdays

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.

Social Services Programs & Events - Ongoing

Monthly - Last Monday

FSN’s monthly crafts are a pleasure for grown-ups and kids.

9:00am - 1:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Wednesdays Family Strengths Network FREE

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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

Social Services Programs & Events - Ongoing

FREE Admission, but donations appreciated LINE DANCING No experience needed Thursday, 9:30 - 10:30am, Betty Ehart Senior Center

Miscellaneous Programs STRENGTH & BALANCE DVD For purchase, $15 WOOD CARVERS Tuesday, 10:00am - 12:00pm, White Rock Senior Center UKULELE PRACTICE Tues. & Fri., 10:00 - 11:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center QUILTERS Wednesday, 9:00 - 11:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center HOOKERS & STITCHERS Thursday, 1:00 - 3:00pm, White Rock Senior Center

Fitness Programs

Available Monday-Friday FREE Admission, unless otherwise noted CARDIO PLUS EXERCISE Mon & Wed, 8:45am, Betty Ehart Senior Center GENTLE PILATES Friday, 10:00am, Betty Ehart Senior Center Monday, 10:00am, White Rock Senior Center GENTLE YOGA Wednesday, 10:30am, White Rock Senior Center Suggested Donation $5, but not required HIKING Thursday, 8:30am, Betty Ehart Senior Center Meet downstairs, call for details. SILVER SNEAKERS Tuesday, 10:30am, Los Alamos Family YMCA 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 Council Meetings Monthly - Third Thursday

Be a part of shaping what the Teen Center does, by helping plan special events and activities for you and your peers. 4:00-5:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

Genders & Sexualities Weekly

Join other LGBTQ+ teens and allies to help build community and find support. Please email latc@laymca.org for details FREE Admission

Teen Center Hours Monday-Saturday

Arts & Resiliency Program Mondays & Thursdays

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.

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.

3:00-5:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

Activity Center Hours

Recording Studio Mentoring

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

Monday - Thursday

Learn how to use the Teen Center's full-feature recording studio and professional grade recording software. 3:00-5:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE Admission

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Monday-Friday

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 Programs & Events - Ongoing

For youth who have completed 8th grade, through youth who have just finished 12th grade. Visit laymca.org and click on "Teen Centers" for more information. Monday - Thursday, 2:00-8:00pm Friday, 2:00-11:00pm Saturday, 1:00-11:00pm FREE Admission. Have questions - email latc@laymca.org

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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 Programs & Events - Ongoing

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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 decision-making, selfesteem, 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.

Development Drop-In Playtime with a Las Cumbres Specialist

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

Ask a Specialist Workshops Monthly - Second Fridays

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.

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.

9:00 - 11:00am, 1060 Nugget St., Los Alamos FREE

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

Sensory Friendly Music and Movement

Monthly - Second & Fourth Wednesdays, Sept. - Nov.

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

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. Please note as circumstances change, Las Cumbres may begin to offer this drop-in on site at the agency's Los Alamos office. Please visit the website for updated information. 10:00 - 11:00am, via Zoom FREE To join the Zoom meeting or view previously recorded sessions visit: lascumbres-nm.org/ask-a-specialist Childhood Professional

Social Services Programs & Events - Ongoing

Mondays

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

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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) (Unless otherwise specified, all events and classes at the Teen Center are for high school aged teens only)

Lego Building September 10

Join the Family Strengths Network (FSN) to build Lego creatives on a weekend! FSN provides the Legos, you bring the creativity. 9:30 - 11:00am, Family Strengths Network FREE; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adventures in STEAM - September September 14 & 17

Child Respite

Social Services Programs & Events - Seasonal

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

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.

Join FSN for kid-friendly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities hosted by STEAM Lab. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 10:00 - 10:45am & 1:30 - 2:30pm Saturday, Sept. 17, 9:30 - 10:30am Family Strengths Network FREE

Homecoming Tailgate Party September 16

Gather together with fellow Hilltoppers following the Homecoming parade to fuel up on and get ready to cheer our football team to victory! There will be free burger, hot dogs with all the fixings, along with beverages and treats. 2:00 - 4:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE and open to high school-aged teens

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 evidencebased practices provide counseling for children and families.

Safe Homecoming Activities & Midnight Movies September 17

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Lucky Ducky Day Carnival

Halloween Blood Drive

It's time to celebrate! Join FSN for rubber duck races, a silent auction, and a fun day of activities for the whole family.

Join the Teen Center for a vampire themed blood drive, brought to you by the Teen Center Youth Mobilizers and Vitalant Blood Services. There will be treats and prizes for all donors.

September 24

Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm Family Strengths Network $5 Admission

Becoming a Love & Logic Parent of School-Aged Kids October 11 - 25, Tuesdays

Raise children who are self-confident, motivated, and ready for the real world with this win-win approach to parenting. Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00pm Virtual via Google Meet FREE; Registration is required at lafsn.org

Adventures in STEAM - October

October 22

2:00 - 6:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center Open to the public and pre-registration requested for donors.

Fall Party October 28

Dress up in your costume and join FSN for games, pumpkin painting (bring your own paints), cookie decorating, and costume runway. 10:00am - 12:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE

Halloween Party October 28

October 12 & 15

Join the Teen Center Youth Mobilizers for a spooky good time. There will be music, games, and lots of Halloween Treats!

Join FSN for kid-friendly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities hosted by STEAM Lab.

7:00 - 10:00pm, Los Alamos Teen Center FREE and open to high school-aged teens

Adventures in STEAM - November November 9 & 12

Join FSN for kid-friendly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities hosted by STEAM Lab. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 10:00 - 10:45am & 1:30 - 2:30pm Saturday, Nov. 12, 9:30 - 10:30am Family Strengths Network FREE

Clothing & Small Item Swap November 15 - 19

Bring gently used clothing and small items that you no longer need to and swap for new things. Shop and swap during FSN's normal business hours.

Becoming a Love & Logic Parent of Teens October 15

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 Virtual via Google Meet FREE; Registration is required at lafsn.org

Toddler Craft Day October 22

Join the Family Strengths Network (FSN) for a morning of crafting activities.

Tues, Thurs, Fri, 9:00am - 1:00pm Wednesday, 9:00am - 3:00pm Saturday, 9:00am - 12:00pm Family Strengths Network FREE

Evening Clothing & Small Item Swap November 16

Social Services Programs & Events -Seasonal

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 10:00 - 10:45am & 1:30 - 2:30pm Saturday, Oct. 15, 9:30 - 10:30am Family Strengths Network FREE

Bring gently used clothing and small items that you no longer need to and swap for new things. Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE

10:00am - 1:00pm, Family Strengths Network FREE Get Out. Get Active.

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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.com 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 Healing Through Yoga - joann.yoga Taiji & Sitting Qigong KokHeong McNaughton kokheong@comcast.net

The Family YMCA - (505) 662-3100 | laymca.org Yoga with Jacci - yogawithjacci.com

HOBBIES Community Seed, Plant, & Iris Swap KokHeong McNaughton kokheong@comcast.net

Endeavor Working Dog Club - endeavorwdc.org Radio Controlled Car Track - (505) 672-3072 Los Alamos Pony Club - akblanch@hotmail.com Los Alamos Stables Owners Association Meghan Ryan terraliens@gmail.com

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

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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Yoga for Relaxation

Tae Kwon Do

Set the tone for your week with this yoga class designed to reduce stress, down regulate the nervous system and create a sense of relaxation in mind and body. We will use both yoga and somatic movements, breathing techniques, support from props and rest to focus on relaxation. This class is open to beginners or seasoned yogis.

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

5:15 - 6:30pm, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Taiji & Sitting Qigong

Monday & Wednesday

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 laymca.org/tae-kwon-do

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays

Guided Community Meditation

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.

Practice ways to increase focus and attention, manage stress and anxiety, improve health and wellbeing, and enjoy life. Each session will focus on a topic and include time for guided practice, questions, and discussion.

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.

Tuesdays

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

Fencing Tuesdays

Taiji as Spiritual Practice - Saturdays,10:00-11:00am, Unitarian Church FREE Admission

This course covers basic fencing strategies and footwork. The beginning/ intermediate class is for participants with little or no experience. The advanced class is for competitive fencers. Instruction will cover use of the foil, strip rules, judging and directing.

Jr. Roller Derby

6:00 -7:00pm, Beginners 7:00 - 9:00pm, Advanced The Family YMCA More information available at laymca.org/fencing

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.

Shoshin Ryu Jiu-Jitsu

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 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 & 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 / $55 Ages 13+ / $36 for YMCA members Contact The Family YMCA to register (505) 662-3100 Additional information available at: familyym.facewebsites.net/shoshin-ryu-jiu-jitsu-martial-arts Get Out. Get Active.

Coder Dojo Tuesdays

A STEM club for ages 7-12! Learn about coding, new media art, 3D printing, and robotics. There are self-directed and mentor-assisted projects, game jams, and capture the flag competitions. 3:30 - 5:00pm, Los Alamos Makers, 3540 Orange Street, Los Alamos For more information, visit: coderdojolosalamos.wordpress.com

Other Community Programs & Events

Mondays (all levels), 6:00 - 8:00pm Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:30pm, Beginners Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30pm, Level 2 The Family YMCA $30/month Contact The Family YMCA to register (505) 662-3100 Additional information available at: laymca.org/jr-roller-derby

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Los Alamos Folk Dancing Club

Kathak

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

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.

Tuesdays

Yoga for Active Bodies Wednesdays

Yoga is a great compliment for hiking, biking or running. Yoga can help lengthen muscles and improve flexibility in the lower body as well as help create balance and better alignment in the entire body. Plus, yoga is also a great way to develop core strength. 5:15 - 6:30pm, 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 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.

Yoga 101

Other Community Programs & Events

Thursdays

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This Yoga 101 class will introduce students to a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional yoga postures and movements focusing on technique, skill and alignment. Basic breathwork (pranayama) and meditation practices will be explored in each class. Emphasis is placed on student understanding, safety and stability for each movement. Postures will be reviewed and incorporated into mini-flows each week. This class is geared toward those new to yoga but also those seeking to deepen their knowledge, understanding and felt-sense of the basic yoga postures.

Open Climb Hours Monday & Wednesday, 9:00 - 11:00am & 6:00 - 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 laymca.org/climbing-wall

Lifting 101 @ the Y

Monthly - 1st Thursday, September - November Join the Y Personal Trainers to learn compound exercises such as the bench, deadlift, squat and more. Trainers will be available to demo and answer questions. 4:00 - 5:00pm, The Family YMCA FREE for all. Sign up at The Family YMCA front desk and walk-ins welcome.

9:00 - 10:00am, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Yinstorative Yoga Fridays

Slow down, rest, and restore with this gentle class that combines Yin and Restorative Yoga. Practice begins with breath-work and centering, followed by a yin-style deep stretches, held for 2-8 minutes. Jacci then leads you through prop-supported restorative postures for deeper physical and mental relaxation and a guided meditation to promote calm and clarity. Meditation, mindfulness, visualization and breathing techniques (pranayama) makes this a very quiet and meditative practice. 10:00 - 11:15am, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 Prices Vary, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com losalamosnm.us


Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Pancake Breakfasts

Los Alamos Mountaineers: Outdoor Adventure for Everyone since1952!

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!

The community is invited to participate in a number of daytime activities including hiking, mountain biking, canyoneering, orienteering, and an AVI gear demo. Activities will also include a celebratory potluck at Urban Park. For more information contact: lam70anniversary@googlegroups.com

7:00-11:00am, Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse $5 per person, for kids 4 - 10yr / $8 per person 11yrs +

Times vary, Locations vary Potluck: Sept. 17, 5:00 - 8:00pm, Urban Park

Monthly - 1st Sunday

September 17 - 18

Los Alamos Family Eyecare Back-toSchool Open House September 12

Stop by Los Alamos Family Eyecare to check out the kids collection of frames, including non-prescription with blue light protection and sports safety glasses. There will be prizes and refreshments as well! RSVP to lshinrecall@gmail.com 3:00 - 5:00pm, Los Alamos Family Eyecare, 800 Trinity Dr, Ste B FREE

Yoga Posture Clinics

A special series of clinics to help deepen the understanding and practice of yoga postures regularly used in class. This clinic will help participants settle in poses, get a better physical sense of each pose, and spend time noticing how the body needs to modify or adapt the pose. Space is limited. For more information, contact info@yogawithjacci.com 6:00 - 8:00pm, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 $25 per clinic, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

September 25

Aaah...the elusive 8 hours. Whether you have trouble falling asleep or wake up in the middle of the night with enough energy to write the next best seller, sleep can be discouraging. Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being, and being groggy the next day is just no fun at all! This workshop seeks to minimize the tossing and turning and provide you with some yoga tools and practices to help you get a good night’s sleep 3:00 - 5:00pm, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 $40, Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

1st Fall Deadlift Competition @ the Y September 26 - 28

After the incredibly successful return of the Bench Press Competition, The Family YMCA is now starting its first Deadlift Competition. The Y will have multiple weight and age categories, everyone is welcome to register. Please request accommodations if you are unable to make the below times. For questions, contact Ethan Corriss, ecorriss@laymca.org 2:00 - 4:00pm, The Family YMCA $20 for YMCA members / $30 for Program members. Register online or at The Family YMCA front desk. Get Out. Get Active.

Other Community Programs & Events

September 16 - standing poses October 14 - back-bends November 18 - inversions

Sleepless in Los Alamos: Yoga for Better Sleep

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Homestead Day: A morning of fun at North Mesa Stables October 22

Quarterly Yoga Book Club November 3

9:00am - 12:00pm, North Mesa Stables, historic Lujan Cabin FREE, for more information visit lemonadeliving.org

Join Yoga with Jacci and the Mesa Public Library this quarter with a dive into a little yoga and discuss the book Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic, by Darren Main. The book brings the philosophy and history of yoga to light for the "householder" in ways that can help stay connected in our day-to-day lives. 20-30 minutes will be spent breathing, moving, and being still, and then share thoughts about the book. For more information, contact info@yogawithjacci.com

Fall Women's Retreat - Creating Boundaries

5:30 - 8:00pm, Mesa Public Library FREE, books are available at Mesa Public Library. Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

A Harvest Fair Exhibition with history, games, crafts, and living skills demonstrations provided by various Los Alamos community members and organizations. Event is hosted by Lemonade Living.

October 23

This one day-retreat will explore how we support ourselves by creating boundaries. The day will include conversation, gentle yoga, meditation and art as a way to dive into your thoughts and desires around creating boundaries. Boundaries are a way to communicate our needs to others; a way to tell others how you want to be treated. But boundaries are also needed to help us make choices that are in your own best interest, even when they aren’t enjoyable at the moment. 9:00am - 4:00pm, 190 Central Park Square, Ste. 212 $150, includes lunch and art supplies. Registration is required at yogawithjacci.com

Other Community Programs & Events

Youth Basketball

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October 31, 2022 - February 26, 2023 Mon/Weds & Tues/Thurs The YMCA Youth Basketball is for kids (grades 1st - 6th) of any skill level. This program will teach kids the fundamental skills and rules of basketball, suitable for their age group. - Registration open from August 3 - Oct. 24, 2022. - Practices will be held in both Los Alamos or White Rock. - Games will be held on Saturday & Sunday afternoons from 1:00 - 5:00pm. 6:00 - 7:00pm, 1st & 2nd grades 7:00 - 8:00pm, 3rd & 4th grades 8:00 - 9:00pm, 5th & 6th grades Location TBD $130 / $100 for YMCA members Contact The Family YMCA to for more information (505) 662-3100

Los Alamos Small Business Saturday November 26

Small Business Saturday is an annual celebration to support local businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Sponsored by Enterprise Bank & Trust; businesses can participate in the Blue Bucks promotion. For more information visit: losalamoschamber.com All day Saturday, various locations To participate as a business, contract Ryn Herrman at ryn@losalamos.org

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SHOP SMALL. WIN BIG.

BLUE BUCKS PROMOTION EARN "BLUE BUCKS" FOR YOUR PURCHASES!

CASH PRIZE DRAWINGS OF $250-$1000

Get Out. Get Active.

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Quick Reference COUNTY FACILITIES Aquatic Center (505) 662-8170 Betty Ehart Senior Center (505) 662-8920 Golf Course Pro Shop (505) 662-8139 Ice Rink (505) 662-4500 Mesa Public Library/White Rock Branch Library (505) 662-8250 | (505) 662-8265

COMMUNITY SERVICES Administration (505) 662-8241 Recreation Division (505) 662-8170 Parks Division (505) 662-8159 Open Space Division (505) 663-1776 Social Services Division (505) 662-8068 Public Library Division (505) 662-8250 Fuller Lodge Reservations Office (505) 662-8405

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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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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