03-23-10 Update

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By The Staff

Police Beat

  A possible case of battery acid splashed on a car, several shoplifters and a break in at the Los Alamos Animal Clinic top this week’s Police Beat. Read the full report on Page 3.

Donations needed

  Blue Star Mothers will host a “packing party” to assemble Care Packages for our troops, at 9 a.m. Saturday at the National Guard Armory, 2011 Industrial Park Road, Española. Drop off locations for non-perishable food items are located at the YMCA on Iris Street; the VFW Post on Deacon Street and Los Alamos Middle School. The last day to make donations is Wednesday.

  Items needed:  beef jerkey, green chile cans (pop top), small microwaveable food items, individually wrapped candies and coffees/teas. For more information, call Lena at 927-2687  or Annette at 231-7290, or visit the Web site www.bluestar


Quilting Guild meeting

  The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilting Guild will meet at 7 p.m. today at the White Rock Baptist Church. Award-winning quiltmaker Jean Biddick of Tucson will present her lecture “Behind the Scenes.” Biddick is also an author and teacher whose specialty is creating stunning machine-pieced masterpieces.

Sheep talk

  Elise Goldstein of the New Mexico Game and Fish will talk about the reintroduction of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep to the state at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center. It is family-friendly, free and opened to the public. For more information, call  662-0460.

Brown bag faith talk

  A Brown Bag Faith Talk will be held from 12:10-12:40 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Parish Hall. Presenter Chick Keller is author of “The Twelve Little Yellow Composites of Summer.” He is the board president of Pajarito Environmental Education Center and is a long-time IHM parishioner. The Brown Bag Faith Talks are open to the community and are sponsored by the Los Alamos Ladies Auxiliary of Catholic women, losalamosladiesauxiliary@gmail.com.