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09-12-12 Be There

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By The Staff

Today

LeadHer: Los Alamos is a new, interdenominational Christian women’s group. To learn more about the international organization go to leadher.org/. For more information about LeadHer Los Alamos, contact Shona Neff at 672-1567.

 

Mesa Public Library presents Game Night at Mesa from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your games or play theirs. For all ages.

 

The annual campaign kick-off for the United Way of Northern New Mexico will be from 5:30-7 p.m. at Los Alamos National Bank, 1200 Trinity Dr. The campaign kick-off is also a Chamber FAN (Food and Networking ) event and is free and open to all Chamber members and also to prospective Chamber members.

 

Thursday

Lunch with a Leader will be from 11:40 a.m.-1 p.m. on the top floor of Mesa Public Library. The speakers will be Tom Nagawiecki, Los Alamos Environmental Services specialist and Sandra West, outreach coordinator at the Los Alamos Co-op. Food will be catered by the co-op, total cost is $10, which includes tax and gratuity. 

 

Poetry Gatherings at Mesa Public Library presents a special film event. “Beowulf” in the original Anglo Saxon with modern English subtitles will be screened at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda.

 

There will be a meeting for all registered Republican Women at the home of Nona Bowman, at 7 p.m. at 1045 Los Pueblos. This will be a business meeting only.  Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items and toiletries for charity donations. For more information, call Nona at 662-3192 or 670-0305.

 

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in room 3 of the Mesa Public Library. The subject will be “Publishing Your Genealogy Book.” Speakers will be Paul Mutschlecner, Bette Christensen and Scott Howard. The public is invited.   

 

Friday

Registration for the next session of dog training classes offered by the  Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club began Sept 4. Class schedule, registration guidelines and registration form will be available at ladoc.dogbits.com and at the LADOC building, 246 East Road. Registration materials must be postmarked by Sept 14.

 

The Summit Garden Plant Sale will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the lobby of Los Alamos National Bank. 

 

Have coffee with County Council candidate Kristin Henderson at 10 a.m. at Film Festival.

 

Los Alamos County is holding a “grand re-opening” of the Performing Arts Center at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the refurbishments and upgrades done to the old building. All are invited to attend this event.

Saturday

The world’s largest awareness and fundraising event in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row. Walk information and registration are available on line at alz.org/newmexico, or by calling the Association at 1-800-272-3900. 

From 9 a.m.-1 p.m., LAYL members from team ACDC (Accomplish, Challenge, Destroy barriers, Commit) will hold a fundraising carwash in the parking lot of Los Alamos National Bank. The money raised will be used on volunteer projects, such as the annual Adopt A Family event. 

 

Bill Gilbert’s exhibit, “Physiocartographies,” will open with a reception from 10 a.m.-noon at the Mesa Public Library. It will be on display through Sept. 27.

 

Auditions for Los Alamos Little Theatre’s “Frost/Nixon,” will be from 1-4 p.m. Scripts are available at the Mesa Public Library for temporary checkout. Callbacks, if needed, will be from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22. For more information, contact Jill Burgin at 920-4685.

 

A workshop for parents and preschoolers will be from 3-4 p.m. downstairs at the Mesa Public Library. Parents can help their children get ready to read.

 

The Next Big Idea Festival will be at Fuller Lodge and Central Avenue. It’s a family-friendly event highlighting Los Alamos’ scientific heritage. The festival features an interactive line-up of exhibitors and is free.

 

Pajarito Mountain Reforestation Day. Thanks to a grant from REI, PEEC has purchased nearly 2,000 native trees to plant in the burned areas of Pajarito Mountain.  Hard-working volunteers are needed to join in the conservation efforts and have fun planting all these tree seedlings. Meet at Pajarito Mountain. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

 

The Sec Sandoval Chalk Walk, in conjunction with the Next Big Idea, will begin at 10 a.m. Each square will be rented for $5. Pick up an application at the LAAC office in Fuller Lodge, where pre-registration is ongoing. Registration the day of the event will be at 10 a.m. Drawings should be completed by 12:30 p.m., at which point artists will surrender their finished squares to the viewing public. 

 

The Los Alamos Republican Party Headquarters grand opening will be at 4 p.m. Come meet Jefferson Byrd, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd Congressional District and several Republican candidates running for state and local offices. Free hot dogs and refreshments will be served. The GOP headquarters is located at 1362 Trinity Dr., Suite D1, just north of Viola’s restaurant. For more information, call 505-259-3732, email losalamosgop@gmail.com or visit losalamosgop.org.

 

 The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a county-sponsored Dark Night at 7:15 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.