Nerd Night #40: Photography

Nerd Night: Photography Thursday, May 20th @ 6 pm Photography:    Science    |    History    |    Culture They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But do you ever wonder, what else “they” say? A picture allows us to capture a moment in time. But have you ever considered what it takes to capture that image? Photography allows us to take a glimpse into the past. But have you pondered what it took to preserve such historical treasures? Join us as we dive into all things photography including the science behind it, how it has evolved throughout history, and how it has become a central tool to preserving and showcasing cultures throughout the world.   About our Speakers: Celio Barreto is a Toronto-based photography and visual…
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Nerd Night #39: Getting Outdoors EP

Nerd Night #39: Getting Outdoors EP

Nerd Night: Getting Outdoors EP Thursday, April 29th @ 6 pm Citizen (Community) Science | Outdoor Activities | Environmental Volunteering  As the weather warms and our windy skies give way for greening landscapes and colorful blooms, we can't wait to get outdoors! April is a month full of celebrations, including being recognized as Citizen Science Month, National Gardening Month and of course Earth Day which is celebrated on April 22 - all of which encourage us to get outside and enjoy mother nature. Have you ever wondered what outdoor activities exist in the city? Have you ever considered how you can make a difference in your local environment? Did you know there are several local organizations that work diligently on preserving open spaces so community members can continue to enjoy…
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Nerd Night #38: Water Wonders

Nerd Night #38: Water Wonders

Nerd Night: Water Wonders A Special Water Education Event Thursday, March 25th @ 6 pm El Paso Water | Education | Conservation Join us as we celebrate World Water Day with a water education event geared towards educators in the Border Region. Come discover where El Paso gets its water, where it goes and why it's important. Also, come learn about water curriculum and resources available to K-12 educators. This FREE Nerd Night is open to educators and the general public thanks to El Paso Water and TecH2O. About our Speakers: Scott Reinert - Water Resources Manager for El Paso Water Lora Holt - President, STEAM Region 19 April Lopez - Water Conservation Education Specialist for El Paso Water Where:  Your House via Zoom        
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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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