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8th Annual Dolores Huerta Day Of Service Friday

on March 28, 2017 - 7:03am
DoS group listening to Carlos Marentes. Courtesy photo
 
RCCC News:
 
Nearly 350 grade school students and dozens of adult volunteers will descend on La Plazita Gardens at Sanchez Farm 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, March 31 in Albuquerque, to learn about farming, César Chávez, Dolores Huerta and the migrant farm workers' movement.
 
Many organizations and individuals are involved in organizing and volunteering to teach children in a fun, culturally enriched environment.
 
The Dolores Huerta Day of Service learning uses traditional, hands-on, experiential learning techniques to help

Start Off April With Bird Walk In Cañada Bonita

on March 27, 2017 - 5:24pm

Dusky Grouse. Photo by Hari Viswanathan

PEEC News:

One of the best ways to begin bird watching is by looking for the birds typically seen and heard every day.

Join long-time Los Alamos resident and bird watcher Joe Fitzgibbon at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 1, for a hike along the Cañada Bonita and the Nordic Ski Trails. This high-elevation trek winds through mixed conifer forest and offers breathtaking views. This is the perfect opportunity for adults and children who can hike up to five miles to get outside and admire local species of birds.

Experimental Living On The Edge Of Taos Desert: SAR Field Trip May 2017

on March 27, 2017 - 8:34am
Stanley Crawford. Courtesy photo
 
SAR News:
 
SANTA FE  Since the late 1880s, northern New Mexico has been a place of starting over.
 
But it really was in the early decades of the twentieth century, as people fled the collapse of modernity and the failure of progress in the wake of the Great War, that it came into its own as a refuge.
 
That’s the theme of the May 12, 2017, field trip sponsored by the School for Advanced Research (SAR). Study leaders are garlic farmer and writer Stanley Crawford, and Mabel Dodge Luhan historian Ellen Bradbury.

SFCC Celebrates Native American Week March 27-31

on March 27, 2017 - 8:31am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE  Santa Fe Community College will celebrate the third annual Native American Week March 27 through March 31.
 
SFCC’s Native American Student Outreach Coordinator Valerie Grimley, Ph.D. said, “We’ve got an exciting program this year that celebrates our increased enrollment of Native American students.” There are 462 Native American students enrolled at the college in Academic Year 2016-2017. The current number represents a 34.4 percent increase since Academic Year 2013-14, when there were 344 Native American students attending SFCC.
 
Festivities begin Monday,

Santa Fe Mountain Center: 'Adventures In Recovery'

on March 27, 2017 - 8:21am

Mountain Students Celebrate Reading Success!

on March 26, 2017 - 9:55am

Students who reach their reading goals are high-fived and highly celebrated by staff and fellow students Friday at Mountain Elementary School. Courtesy photo

Mountain Elementary School reading champions, front row from left, Julia Doebling, Anders Medin, Alex Meek and Henry Middleton. Back row from left, Nora Johnson, Ben Dattelbaum and Imogen Middleton. Courtesy photo

Fifth grader Nora Johnson has read 30 books and written 30 book reviews since the beginning of the school year. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Anders Medin and Julia Doebling are celebrated in the school hallway Friday
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LACF: Los Alamos Daily Post Presents Media Communications Training For Nonprofits

on March 26, 2017 - 7:11am
Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and Lifestyles Editor Bonnie Gordon present ‘Media Communications Training for Nonprofits’ as part of a series of sessions for non-profits organized by the LACF, in partnership with the LANL Foundation and UNM-LA. Courtesy photo
 
LACF News:
 
Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A.

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