10-22-10 Be There Calendar

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Come to Pajartio Environmental Education Center from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for some spooky Halloween crafting fun. Kids ages 10 and up are invited to wear their costumes to PEEC for a free crafting party. We’ll turn plastic bags into cool pencil cases, tote bags and more. Bring a plain cotton T-shirt, if you’d like to make a shirt. Spooky snacks will be served. The free activities will be led by Emma Starrett for the Los Alamos High School and middle school Environmental Clubs. PEEC is located at 3540 Orange Street.

Maul of Horrors Haunted House, sponsored by For Kids Sake. Open from 6-11 p.m. and from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 25-29; 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 30; and noon-7 p.m. Oct. 31. DeVargas Center, Santa Fe. For Kids Sake will also host El Pueblo Asylum, a haunted house and pumpkin patch in Española. The event will be located at the old El Pueblo Bank Building in the San Pedro Plaza. El Pueblo Asylum will run from 6-11 p.m.  Oct. 28-30 and noon- 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Admission is $3 or $10 for a family four-pack. For more infomration call 577-3678.

Fuller Lodge Art Center’s annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair takes place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 23 in a new location at the Catholic Church Parish Hall on Canyon Road. Call 622-1635 for more information.

Fall is officially here and that means it’s time for Piñon Elementary’s Annual Pumpkin Patch. This year’s Pumpkin Patch will be from 10 a.m.-
2 p.m. This is Piñon Parent Teacher Organization’s fifth year of hosting the community event.

Night of La Llorona storytelling is sponsored by the Española Public Library, Melpatch Arts Center and the Salazar Family of Rancho de La Canova. The event will be at 6 p.m. at La Canova in Velarde and will feature free food and hot chocolate. Musical performance provided by Imperial Roosters, storytelling and scary poems begin at 7 p.m.  Guests are asked to bring chairs or blankets and to dress warmly. A shuttle bus from the Lucero Center to the event will be available. For questions about the event please call Teddie at 505-747-6086 or Randy at 505-470-9670.

Celebrate Halloween with the pumpkin splash and Halloween carnival from 2-2:30 p.m. at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. Registration fee is $7. Games include diving for pumpkins, carnival games, cupcake walks and other activities. Register from 1-4 p.m. at the aquatic center.

Chapter AK of the P.E.O. International Sisterhood will meet at the home of Vicki Biggs at 7 p.m. Emma Stafford will serve as co-hostess and Karla Crane will present a program. Please RSVP regrets only to Vicki at 672-3876.

“Valles Caldera: A Geologic History,” talk and booksigning by Fraser Goff, UNM professor and LANL researcher on geothermal and volcanic formations will begin at 7 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Goff will speak about the landscape of the Valles Caldera. The event is free and open to the public.

The Authors Speaks Series will feature novelist and playwright Mark Dunn at
7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library.

Club Anime will meet at 4 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.

Discover the unique cultures of Fnnish-Norwegian Sami cultures at 10 a.m. in the Great Room at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

See the beauty of Lapland, landscapes, fall flora, reindeer and Norwgeian coastal harbors as we travel by bus, ship and train. Learn about the foods and culture of this  area at the top of the world. Meet the people of this interesting land. Stay for lunch and enjoy Finnish cake. Call 662-8922 for lunch  reservations. A digital photo presentation will be given by Doug and Ruth Lier.