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From Habitat for Humanity to the Los Alamos Bucket List
July 1, 2014
The Los Alamos Bucket List captures 100 things to do in and near Los Alamos.

The Los Alamos Bucket List captures 100 things to do in and near Los Alamos.


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Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity:  July 12, 26

No special skills are required to volunteer for the construction of two new homes in the Habitat for Humanity subdivision at Camino Habitat, located just south of Espanola on State Route 30 (Los Alamos Highway). Look for the large Habitat sign. Work starts at 9 a.m., finishing up around 3:30 p.m. Lunch is provided, but volunteers are encouraged bring their own water bottle and snacks. For additional information, visit the local Habitat for Humanity website or call Habitat’s Yvonne Maestas at (505) 747‑2690 or (505) 614-5853. 

Crowdfunding keynote address and event:  July 17

The Coronado Ventures Forum and MIX Santa Fe will hold a live crowdfunding event on July 17 that will begin with a keynote address by Jonathan Sandlund, founder and editor of TheCrowdCafe.com, a crowdfunding news aggregation site. Following the address, representatives from 10 New Mexico-based crowdfunding projects will be ready to talk about their initiatives and accept contributions. Admission is free, but participants will be encouraged to contribute a minimum of $25 towards one or more of the projects in attendance. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Gerald Peters Gallery, 1011 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe. For further information, go to the Coronado Ventures Forum web page. Los Alamos National Laboratory's Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation sponsors the Coronado Ventures Forum and MIX Santa Fe and is helping plan the crowdfunding event.

Frontier in Science lecture:  July 29, 30; August 5

The Frontier in Science lecture series shares Los Alamos National Laboratory’s cutting-edge research with the surrounding community. For the next lecture join the Laboratory’s own sound hound, Dipen Sinha, as he describes how he uses fundamental research in acoustics for solving problems in industry, security and health. The “Sound Science: Seeing, Building and Moving with Acoustics” talk will take place on July 29 in Los Alamos, July 30 in Albuquerque and August 5 in Santa Fe. Consult the Frontier in Science website for details. 

Bradbury Science Museum:  Various dates in July

For a quick overview of the Bradbury Science Museum’s events and activities throughout the month, visit the museum’s Happening Now website. To subscribe to the Bradbury’s monthly newsletter, visit the museum’s Sign me up to receive events updates web page. The museum is located at 1350 Central Avenue in Los Alamos. 

Taking your favorite young child on the Born Learning Trail:  Anytime

Parents, grandparents and anyone in the company of young children can take advantage of a new outdoor interactive path that turns excursions into fun learning moments. The Born Learning Trail, located at Los Alamos’ Urban Park, consists of a series of activities, such as “Look, Learn and Laugh” and “Watch! Stop! Learn! Play!” The trail officially opened on June 20 and is sponsored by the United Way of Northern New Mexico Community Action Fund Donors; the Los Alamos County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Division; and Metzger’s Do It Best.

Completing the “Los Alamos Bucket List”:  Anytime

Have you ever wondered what there is to do in Los Alamos? Are you sometimes at a loss when trying to think of places to go with visiting family or friends? Take a look at the Los Alamos Bucket List for ideas, which was prepared by a group of Los Alamos community members and is published by the Bradbury Science Museum.

Los Alamos National Laboratory and/or the Laboratory’s management company, Los Alamos National Security, LLC, help support the above events and campaigns.

To include your event or application deadline in upcoming calendars, please email connections@lanl.gov with a brief description of how the proposed calendar item is connected to Los Alamos National Laboratory and/or Los Alamos National Security, LLC.