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Give thanks for a month of fun events.
November 7, 2017
New Mexico Wildlife Center

Visit Bandelier National Monument for free over Veterans Day weekend. CREDIT: Los Alamos County


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Nov 7, 14, 21, 28: TED Talk Tuesday

Every Tuesday at noon, bring your lunch to ProjectY, watch a TED talk, and discuss. See each week’s topic here.

Nov 9: Mix and Meet in Taos

Looking to connect with business people and entrepreneurs in the Taos region? Taos County Chamber of Commerce is hosting one of its regular networking sessions at Substance boutique and salon from 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Nov 9: 100+ Women Who Care

Join 100+ Women Who Care for their quarterly meeting at the Sheriff's Posse Lodge in Los Alamos from 5:30–7:00 p.m. Their mission is to reach out and help the community by collecting contributions for local non profits.

Nov 10: Building Positive Culture from Classroom to Community

The LANL Foundation’s 18th Northern New Mexico Conference on Education takes place at Hilton Buffalo Thunder from 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. and is free for Northern New Mexico public school teachers and administrators.

November 11: Veterans Day

Nov 11: Software/Magnets

Join Lab researchers Sandy Frost and Scott Crooker at the Bradbury Science Museum from 11 a.m –1 p.m. as they talk about how software is integral to our lives, and how magnetic levitation works. 

Nov 11-12: National Park Fee Free Day

Enjoy a fee free weekend at Bandelier National Monument and Valles Caldera National Preserve this Veterans Day Weekend.

Nov 15-18: New Mexico Association of Museums Annual Conference

This year’s conference of the New Mexico Association of Museums takes place in Los Alamos, with sessions in locations across town, including many at the historic Fuller Lodge.

Nov 16: Science on Tap: Cryo-electron microscopy

Enjoy a talk and discussion about new ways to see biomolecules at the atomic level. Hosted by Bradbury Science Museum at UnQuarked Wine Room at 5:30 p.m.

Nov 18: New Mexico Electric Car Challenge

Teams of middle schoolers from across the state display and race the battery-powered model cars they have designed and built.

November 23: Thanksgiving

Nov 24-25: Ghost Ranch STEM Camp

Children ages 7-17 are invited to attend the free Ghost Ranch STEM Camp, “Rocks, Bones and Brains” over the Thanksgiving weekend. Families are welcome to beat Black Friday with education!

Nov 25, 26: Feature Film: Incoming!    

Get to the Pajarito Environmental Education Center at 2:00 p.m. on either day for their showing of the film Incoming! and discover what impacts from above can teach us about the history of our planet, the Solar System, and the Universe.



ProjectY is a collaborative coworking space located in Los Alamos that offers many events every month. Photo: Samantha D’Anna Photography.

Lab volunteers

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) events is made possible with support from the Department of Energy through the Laboratory’s Science Education Community Service Time Program. To request STEM experts, complete a brief online request form.

Los Alamos experts and volunteers can also be requested through the Laboratory’s Volunteer Program.

Speaker’s bureau

The Laboratory has speakers with experience in a wide variety of subjects who can tailor their content for a range of audiences. Call 505-667-7000 to be matched with the right person for your audience. 

Calendar submissions

Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Laboratory’s management company, Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), help support the above events, programs and campaigns. To include your event or application deadline in upcoming calendars, email connections@lanl.gov with a brief description of your event and how the item is connected to the Laboratory or LANS.

Community Connections features news and opportunities that grow out of the Laboratory’s Good Neighbor Pledge: “To partner with our neighbors on strengthening math and science learning, diversifying the economy, and expanding community giving in Northern New Mexico.”