Nerd Night #37: The Science of Attraction

Nerd Night #37: The Science of Attraction

Nerd Night: The Science of Attraction Thursday, February 25th @ 6 pm What makes someone attractive? There might be more to it than what meets the eye... It’s February and that means Love is in the Air!! Curious about attraction and finding a potential mate? It is often said that opposites attract, but what exactly does this mean? Why are certain people considered more attractive than others? How do our hearts and minds determine who we are willing to pursue as a potential mate? What can we learn from other species' mating and courtship behaviors in our own quest for love? Join us for our next Nerd Night to explore these questions and more! Our amazing lineup of speakers will guide you through the Science of Attraction and give a…
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Nerd Night #36: Mindful Meditation

Nerd Night #36: Mindful Meditation

Nerd Night: Mindful Meditation   Thursday, January 28th @ 6 pm Reset 2021: Being in the ‘here and now’ 2020 was a year like no other! However, 2021 brings change, new opportunities and a time to RESET! As a part of resetting many of us establish New Year Resolutions, and among those resolutions many aim to “be present in the moment”, but how do we do this? Join us as we explore the art of MINDFUL MEDITATION. Come learn about the interconnectedness of the mind and body; understand how the body perceives pain and how meditation can mediate pain; explore contemplative practices that can help provide self-awareness and mitigate stress; and participate in live meditation and sound healing sessions.   This Nerd Night Event will feature a special raffle for…
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Nerd Night #35: Holiday Spirits

Nerd Night #35: Holiday Spirits

Special Anniversary Nerd Night: Holiday Spirits   Thursday, December 10th @ 6 pm Cocktail Chemistry Kit  |  Sun City Distillery Tour  |  Raffle Prizes  |  Silent Auction Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the holidays, learn something new, and support your favorite local organizations? We've got you covered! Enjoy a sneak peek into the workings of El Paso's very first distillery. Master distillers, cocktail craftsmen, scientists, and educators will take you on a journey from grain, to yeast, to still, to bottle, to your cocktail glass. Get into the spirit and join us to celebrate the 3-year anniversary of our monthly Insights Nerd Night series with this special edition Nerd Night event.   This special Nerd Night event is proudly supported by El Paso's very first and only distillery:…
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Nerd Night #34: Dance

Nerd Night #34: Dance

Nerd Night: Dance Friday, November 20th @ 6 pm Dance Movement and the Nervous System | Dance and Culture | Dance Demonstrations How do the brain and body work in unison to produce intricate dance movements?  How can dance look so different across different cultures, yet invoke the same emotion and feelings?  Have you ever wished to tear up the dance floor doing the Tango, but not quite sure how to do so? Lace up your best and favorite dancing shoes and join our next Nerd Night that will get our off your seat and into the world of Dance! Our November Nerd Night offers an excellent way to celebrate all things Dance with your friends and family in a virtual environment. A dance partner is not required, but will…
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Nerd Night #33:  Candy

Nerd Night #33: Candy

Nerd Night: Candy Friday October 30th @ 6:00pm Candy Making Demonstration  |  Commercial Production  |  Nutrition  How does sugarcane make its way from a field, to raw sugar, to a factory and into a gummy bear?  And what happens to that gummy bear once it makes its way into your grocery store, shopping cart and eventually your stomach?  Grab your favorite bag of Halloween candy and join our next Nerd Night to take a deep dive into the delicious world of candy science!  Our October Nerd Night offers an excellent way to celebrate a socially distant Halloween with your friends and family.  Costumes are welcome!  About our Speakers: Alison Swietek (Manager, Meetings and Education of the Sugar Association) - Where sugar comes from and common sugar myths Dr. Joseph Martin (Board Certified Family…
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