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February 1, 2018
It is Women’s Weekend at Pajarito Mountain, February 9-10.

It is Women’s Weekend at Pajarito Mountain, February 9-10. CREDIT: Los Alamos County


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February 3: Bring Love to Your Finances

In time for Valentine’s Day, ProjectY in Los Alamos is hosting a workshop to help couples develop a budget and gain insights on how to reach a consensus over long-term financial goals.

February 6, 13, 20, 27: TED Talk Tuesday 

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

February 7: Brown Bag Concert

Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos hosts pianist Juanita Madland in this lunchtime classical music concert from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.

February 8: Equity 202

Come to the Santa Fe Business Incubator to learn about the equity ecosystem in New Mexico at this event presented by the New Mexico Angels. With a focus on angel investing and venture capital, the session will also cover the various legal structures available to companies and which is best based on your funding strategy.

February 9: Española Animal Humane - Los Lobos Benefit Concert

Join legendary band Los Lobos at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center for a benefit concert supporting the pets of Española Humane.

February 9-10: Women’s Weekend

Prepare for a weekend of skiing, fun and fundraising at the tenth annual K2 Women's Weekend at Pajarito Mountain in Los Alamos. The event is in support of the Anita Salas Memorial Fund which provides financial assistance for breast and cervical cancer services.

February 10: Scientist in the Spotlight—Climate modeling/Energy and power

Stop by the Bradbury Science Museum in Los Alamos from 11 a.m.–1 p.m to learn from Laboratory researcher Matthew Hecht how computer modeling helps in climate analysis, and from the Lab’s Steve Schreiber as he discusses how we creatively obtain the energy we want and need to power our lives.

February 13: Understanding Startup Finance

Financing for startups can be complex, but this workshop from the Regional Development Corporation at the Santa Fe Incubator can help. Based on common application problems seen by the Venture Acceleration Fund review committee, the session demystifies different accounting methods, projections and presenting financials.

February 14: Valentine’s Day

February 15: Expanding Your Horizons

Calling 5th- 8th grade girls! Join the New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering, and Los Alamos Women in Science at this STEM education conference at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, featuring keynote speaker Laboratory scientist Jennifer Hollingsworth.

February 19: Presidents Day

February 19: Beginning Photography for First- to Sixth-Graders

Bring your budding nature photographer to the Pajarito Environmental Education Center on Presidents Day to learn the basics of composition and wildlife photography. Registration required.

February 21: Science on TapSimulated organ systems for drug testing

Jennifer Harris, with the Lab’s Biosecurity and Public Health group, discusses how new developments in creating simulated organ systems can help in drug testing, leading to faster approval of drugs and fewer potential side effects for new medications. This all-ages event takes place at unQuarked in Los Alamos at 5:30 p.m.

February 22: Ski Lift Pitch – Taos Ski Valley

Sixteen entrepreneurs will compete in giving a different type of elevator pitch to top-level investors at the Taos Ski Valley, and visitors are welcome to take part. The competitors will pitch their business ideas to multiple investors as they ride the ski lift, but there are also events on the ground throughout the day open to registered attendees.


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.