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PEEC Offers Class With Local Artist Lisa Coddington

on May 24, 2017 - 8:21am

Hedge hog cactus by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Artist and instructor Lisa Coddington is returning to teach a one-day workshop on drawing and watercolor using botanical and natural subjects 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday June 1 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

This class, made possible by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is great for all skill levels and is limited to 13 students. Register to learn techniques for creating realistic, still life, nature-inspired art.

 Participants will explore pencil and watercolor techniques that portray plants and animals.

UNM-LA Offers Summer Differential Equations Class

on May 24, 2017 - 6:49am

Courtesy/UNM-LA

Courtesy/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos is offering MATH 316 Applied Ordinary Differential Equations this summer semester, June 5-July 27. Taught by Dr. Irina Alvestad, the course will cover first and second order equations, the Laplace transform, systems of first order differential equations, nonlinear equations and stability, and applications.

This course will benefit students studying engineering, physics, mathematics, physical and biological sciences, environmental science, economics and finance, and anyone interested in learning about ways to mathematically model

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Award-winning Authors Speak At Los Alamos Genealogical Association Meeting June 8

on May 24, 2017 - 6:45am
LAGA News:
 
Henrietta Martinez Christmas and Paul Rhetts, award-winning authors of the new Genealogy Checklist book, will be the guest speakers at the Los Alamos Genealogical Association, at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 8, at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos at 2400 Central Ave.
 
All are welcome – beginners and advanced searchers. Topics covered will be all the resources needed for a search from experienced users – libraries, archives, bibles, census, oral history, old pictures, the Mormon Library Archives, Ancestry.com, DNA, and more. The event is free and open to the public.
 
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LAHS Students Present Fine Art In The Night Sky

on May 24, 2017 - 6:40am

LAPS Foundation Grant Enables Santa Fe Artist To Lend Expertise And Inspiration To LAMS Students

on May 23, 2017 - 11:50am

LAMS students glaze their ceramic pieces. Photo by Pamela Messer

A student’s work of art. Photo by Pamela Messer

LAPSF News:

Earlier in the school year, Santa Fe artist Pamela Messer visited Los Alamos Middle School on several occasions to work with the students and teachers on creating ceramic masterpieces. These visits were made possible in great part by a $1,500 grant from the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation. The students learned to make, glaze and fire ceramic pieces, and the teachers used the experience to assess the possibility of installing a new kiln at the Middle School.

Ute Indian Museum Grand Opening June 10

on May 23, 2017 - 10:51am

The Ute Indian Museum grand opening celebration is June 10. Courtesy/historycolorado.org

UTE INDIAN MUSEUM News:

With approximately 200 artifacts, the exhibits will feature artifacts that have never been on display including a velvet dress belonging to Chipeta and a painted hide.

Objects that highlight contemporary Ute life including a beaded cell phone case, an oil rig drill bit, and a Bear Dance shawl will also be displayed. Many beloved artifacts will return to the museum, especially belongings of Ute leaders Chief Ignacio, Chief Buckskin Charley, Chief Ouray and Chipeta.

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Call For Pets To Visit Los Alamos Teen Center

on May 23, 2017 - 9:28am

Courtesy/LATC

Courtesy/LATC

LATC News:

Los Alamos Teen Center is hosting de-stress activities for teens over the next couple weeks as Los Alamos High School heads into finals week and wraps up the school year.

The Teen Center is seeking puppies, kittens and any other cute, socialized animals to visit the Teen Center May 23, May 25, May 30 and June 1. Pet owners are asked to accompany their pets for the entire visit.

The Teen Center is looking for animal visits 3-4 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. or 3-5 p.m. on the dates listed above.

What better way to support local teens through this time of

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