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Resources and events for the next few weeks
December 21, 2020
PEEC in Los Alamos virtually hosts the 16th Backcountry Film Festival on January 21.

PEEC in Los Alamos virtually hosts the 16th Backcountry Film Festival on January 21.


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In-person and Online events

December 23: Blind Boys of Alabama
The Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe hosts this live streaming event from gospel icons the Blind Boys of Alabama - a great way to celebrate the holidays! 

December 25 - Christmas Day

December 26: Santa Fe Farmers’ Market
Stock up on produce and support local growers at the farmers’ market, which follows all applicable COVID-safe practices.

Jan 1: New Year’s Day

January 10: Virtual Family Mornings at Museum of International Folk Art
Join the Museum of International Folk Art for their free virtual family mornings featuring hands-on activities and story time. The Zoom program will include Story Time and ‘Show-and-Tell’ Time for the children to share their Art. Grab-and-go kits for the hands-on activities are available on Friday prior to the event.

January 11: Virtual Roundhouse
The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce partners with New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry and the New Mexico Hospitality Association to create the first ever Virtual Roundhouse event, allowing attendees to connect one-on-one with elected officials, hear from cabinet secretaries and department heads, and discuss economic and tourism issues. 

January 11: Science on Tap – Deepfakes
Juston Moore, research scientist in the Advanced Cyber Systems group at the Laboratory, leads the virtual conversation, “Deepfakes and the AI-Enabled Misinformation Age,” the latest in the Science on Tap lecture series.

January 17: Poetry reading with John Biscello
Somos in Taos hosts a free online reading with Taos-based poet John Biscello, reading from his new book, Moonglow on Mercy Street. 

January 19: Deadline for LANL Foundation 4-Year Undergraduate Scholarship Applications
The LANL Foundation offers scholarships via the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF) to high school graduates and current undergraduate students from Northern New Mexico to pursue 4-year degrees. Deadline to apply is Jan. 19. 

January 21: Backcountry Film Festival
Join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center virtually for the 16th Backcountry Film Festival produced by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, and full of snowy, inspiring cinematic adventure.


Ongoing COVID-19 Resources

New Mexico Health Department
Latest news and advice from the state. 

Assistance for Individuals
List of organizations and programs offering assistance for individuals, categorized by the type of need. 

Meals for Children
Organized by school district. 

Assistance for Businesses
The New Mexico Economic Development Department is a good starting point for businesses looking for assistance. 

Resources for Nonprofits
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico (CNPE), the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers (NMAG) and New Mexico Thrives have collected a valuable list of information and resources for New Mexico nonprofits.

Online Education Resources
Laboratory-supported hub for online and remote family-friendly and place-based learning in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math for Northern New Mexico, including a map of free internet hotspot sites. 

Have an online community event or resource you think we should feature? Email the details (including web link) to connections@lanl.gov