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From Española Valley Teen Biz Challenge to Los Alamos ScienceFest
August 1, 2014
Los Alamos Summer Youth Business Grant program

Esperanza Tapia is a second-year recipient of the Los Alamos Summer Youth Business Grant program. The program is part of the Youth Entrepreneurship Series that’s co-sponsored by LANS, LLC. It also includes the Española Valley Teen Biz Challenge mentioned below and similar events for young entrepreneurs in Taos and Santa Fe.


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Española Valley Teen Biz Challenge
August 6

Teens in Rio Arriba County and northern Santa Fe County are invited to pitch their business ideas to mentors and community leaders on Wednesday, August 6, at Northern New Mexico College (NNMC). The event will take place from 8:30 am—5:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the AD Building on the NNMC campus. Teens will have the opportunity to connect with area business mentors, and cash awards for team winners will be presented. Winners of the August 6 event will participate in a regional competition in September. Sign up at the Española Chamber of Commerce website. Questions? Contact Kelly Duran.

The Human Body” Friday Night at Bradbury Science Museum

The Bradbury Science Museum will have extended hours on Friday, August 8, from 5–7 p.m. Assemble a skeleton, identify internal organs and test your reflexes with hands-on activities provided by the Pacific Science Center. Get more info on the Bradbury Science Museum website.

Science on Tap at The Manhattan Project Restaurant: August 21

The new “On Tap” series, presented by the Los Alamos Creative District, features various topics related to history, nature, science, art and more. The Bradbury Science Museum hosts “Science on Tap” each month, which begins with a short informal lecture followed by lively group discussion. Join the Museum Thursday, August 21, from 5:30–7 p.m. at The Manhattan Project Restaurant, located at 1789 Central Avenue in Los Alamos.

Robotics Night at Bradbury Science Museum: August 22
Robotics Night at Bradbury Science Museum: August 22

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' webpage. The museum is located at 1350 Central Avenue in Los Alamos. 

Los Alamos ScienceFest to Feature Full Week of Interactive Exhibitions, Speakers, Tours, and Activities: September 5

This year, the new Los Alamos ScienceFest will feature a full week of interactive activities, creative competitions, dynamic speakers, community tours, exhibits and educational-flavored social gatherings to engage individuals, families and youth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. ScienceFest will culminate in a family-friendly ExpoDay at Los Alamos’ Ashley Pond on September 13. The festival is produced by Los Alamos MainStreet in partnership with the Laboratory, Los Alamos County, Los Alamos Creative District and many volunteers from community businesses and organizations. Find a complete schedule on the Los Alamos ScienceFest website.

Call For Presenters: Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation Tech Rev Day: September 11

What are you passionate about? The first Feynman Tech Rev Day is your opportunity to share it with your community. The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation (FCI) is sponsoring a day devoted to ideas from students, educators, engineers, scientists, communications professionals, artists, bloggers, executives, inventors and creative people of all stripes.

Share your ideas and expertise with us on September 11 at Fuller Lodge. A full day of 15-minute presentations is expected from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. To be considered as a presenter, send the title and a 140-character description of your presentation, along with a short bio and headshot, to Shandra Clow at clow@lanl.gov. Deadline for submissions is Friday, August 8. Successful applicants will be notified by August 22 via email.

ExpoDay: September 131

Designed to pique the interest of youth and encourage them to pursue careers in STEM fields, ExpoDay is part of the week-long ScienceFest this year. This family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, September 13, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at Ashley Pond park. Activities focused on science, art, sustainability, the natural world, engineering and entrepreneurship will be featured, along with food and entertainment. Learn more about ExpoDay.

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.govwith a brief description of how the proposed calendar item is connected to Los Alamos National Laboratory and/or Los Alamos National Security, LLC.