04-01-10 Update

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By The Staff

Sierra Club meeting

  The Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. April 7 in the upstairs meeting room at Mesa Public Library. Robert Tohe will give a presentation on “Threats of Uranium Mining to Mount Taylor Traditional Cultural Properties.”

LAFRW meeting

  The Los Alamos Federation of Republican Women will meet at 7 p.m. April 8 at the home of Margaret Harrach, 730 Camino Encantado. County Council Vice Chair Sharon Stover will be the speaker.

  Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items and toiletries for charity donations.

  For further information, please contact JoAnn Johnson at 662-7981 or Margaret Harrach at 661-8469.

Social dance

  Ballroom Etcetera will host a social dance at 7:30 p.m. April 9 at the Unitarian Church. Music will include Ballroom, Latin, Swing and Country and Western. A $3 donation per person is requested; no partner is required.

Dark Night

  The Pajarito Astronomers will hold the first County-Sponsored Dark Night of the year at

7:30 p.m. April 10 at Spirio Soccer Field in Overlook Park. The public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze, weather permitting. The planets Mercury, Venus, Mars and Saturn will be viewed.

  There will be a tour of the winter and spring constellations and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.   

  Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.