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Events for the next few weeks
March 3, 2021
CKiwi A was one of the rockets developed as part of the Rover Program. You can learn more about this fascinating Laboratory project in Alan Carr’s online talk on March 11.

Kiwi A was one of the rockets developed as part of the Rover Program. You can learn more about this fascinating Laboratory project in Alan Carr’s online talk on March 11.


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In-person and Online events

March 9 - Migrating songbirds presentation
Santa Fe Community College’s Library will present “Migrating Songbirds – Small and Mighty,” an online presentation with SFCC science professor Lenny Gannes at 1 p.m. Free registration is required.

March 11 - Night with a Nerd with Alan Carr: Beyond the Moon
Join Laboratory historian Alan Carr as he discusses the legacy of the Rover Program which between 1955 and 1973 worked to build a reactor engine for space travel intended to carry astronauts far beyond the moon.

March 12 - Garden Sprouts online
The Santa Fe Botanical Garden has moved its weekly story time and activity session online. Designed for 3-5 year olds and their caregiver (but all are welcome) you can listen to a book and participate in nature-related activities with common materials at your own home.

March 15 - Science on Tap: Modeling Wildfires
With the start of wildfire season right around the corner, this virtual Science on Tap event from the Bradbury Science Museum with Laboratory researcher Alex Jonko will give you details on how the Laboratory uses computer modeling to tackle fire’s seeming unpredictability.

March 18 - Santa Fe Community Foundation Executive Director Learning Circle
Kyra Ochoa and Rich Brown, department directors with the City of Santa Fe, talk about how they work with the nonprofit sector to close gaps in serving the community, and what the city is doing to support the needs of small businesses and nonprofit agencies especially during COVID.

March 18 - Virtual subcontractor forum
If you are a current or prospective subcontractor of the Labaratory, consider attending this free online event to learn more about doing business with the Laboratory and future opportunities.

March 24 - Free food distribution, Taos
The fourth Wednesday of every month, The Shared Table program hosts a free food distribution at El Pueblito United Methodist Church in El Prado from 11 a.m. until noon, and at the Talpa Community Center from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m.

March 26 - Deadline for Del Norte Credit Union Scholarship applications
The DNCU scholarship program assists high school seniors, equivalent home school seniors, or recipients of a GED who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Ten awards of $1,000 are available.

April 5 - Los Alamos Newcomers Monday Mixer
Join the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and project Y cowork Los Alamos for this monthly virtual information and Q&A event to welcome newcomers to the community.


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 a community event you think we should feature? Email the details (including web link) to connections@lanl.gov