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The Summit Garden Club will present a demonstration on  “lasagna planting.” This is one of the most popular techniques for planting bulbs in pots. Known also as the triple decker, or sandwich technique, it was invented by the Dutch as a way of creating continuous spring flower displays in town and city centers. It is also excellent for balconies, terraces or front steps. Planting, specific color schemes and drainage will be discussed. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Susan Larocque at  672-9067.

The League of Women Voters will have their Lunch with a Leader from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at Central Avenue Grill. The cost is $15, which includes iced tea, lemonade or water, the entree and gratuity. This month’s speaker will be Chick Keller, most notably known as president of Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC) board of directors.
The Great Books Discussion Group will commence from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Mesa Public Library. The group will meet on second and fourth Tuesdays through May 2011. Participants selected the Great Books Foundation’s Short Story Omnibus for the 2010-2011 discussions. The first selection in the book will be discussed at the first meeting. The book is available from the Great Books Foundation ($32.95) 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60601, or by calling 1-800-222-5870. Call 662-7100 for more information on the group.
Los Alamos Public School’s School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in bldg. 1 at the Pajarito Cliffs Site on Camino Entrada.

Monster movies return to UNM-LA at 6 p.m. in the lecture hall, building 2. “Metropolis,” a silent, black and white classic will be shown.
The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting location has been changed to the White Rock Town Hall at 6:15 p.m.  The meeting will not occur at Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site, Bldg. #1.  Please call 412-9371 for additional information.

The White Rock Family Friendlly Film Series will screen “Marmaduke” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.
New Mexico Public Lands Information Center’s Third Thursday series continues with “Visions Underground” by artist and spelunker Lois Manno, director of the Cavern Arts Project which brought to the light of day long-hidden works by Ansel Adams, Will Schuster and other artists done in the depths of the Carlsbad Caverns. The event will be at 7 p.m. at the Bureau Of Land Management Building, 301 Dinosaur Trail by N.M. 14 and Rancho Viejo Boulevard. Free with book signing and refreshments. Call 954-2002 for details or directions.

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The Little Forest Playschool’s 24th annual Fall Fiesta will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Little Forest Playschool campus at 3880 Villa Street in Los Alamos.

The United Way of Northern New Mexico Youth Team will host “Taste the Sky” from 4-|7 p.m. at the Los Alamos County Airport. Bring your family and enjoy a dinner with entertainment, airplanes and more. $20 for adults and $15 for children. Reservations can be made by callling 662-0800.

The Santa Fe Renaissance Fair will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Sunday at El Rancho de las Golondrinas Living History Museum, south of Santa Fe at 334 Los Pinos Road. I-25 Exit 276. Follow the “Las Golondrinas” signs. It’s fun for the whole family with proceeds benefitting Open Hands and El Rancho de las Golondrinas. Adults, $8; seniors and teens, $5; children (5-12), $3 under 5 free.

Pianist Juanita Madland will perform works by Chopin and Bach at 7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Tickets, $20 each, can be
purchased at CB Fox. A reception will follow. This is a benefit concert for the Los Alamos Arts Council. Call 663-0477 for more information.
esa Public Library.