Be There 01-05-11

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The Sierrans will host a potluck to organize and plan for 2011. All who would like to volunteer, have great ideas for projects, passions about certain issues, and are willing to contribute to making the group more effective, are invited. Bring a favorite dish. RSVP per e-mail, or call 662-2368.

The January Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Call 412-9371 for information.

Mesa Public Library 2011 Free Film Series has a new theme, music. The series of six films kicks off with “Immortal Beloved,” a romantic mystery about Beethoven. Soundtrack available for checkout on CD too.

An opening reception for “New Mexico Journey,” featuring artwork by Mi Ra Won, will be from 4-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. The artwork will be on display through Jan. 28.

An opening reception for the “Inner Child” exhibit featuring work by Kathy Geoffrion Parker and Judy Cady Ryan, will be from 5-7 p.m. at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.

Los Alamos Liitle Theatre announces its production of Agatha Christie’s “Go Back for Murder.” Performances of “Go Back for Murder” are at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7, 8, 14, 21, 22, 2011 and at 2 p.m. on Jan. 15, all at the Los Alamos Little Theatre, 1670 Nectar Street. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and are available for advance purchase at CB Fox and also at the door 45 minutes before each performance.

Jan. 10
Al Elliott will speak on the subject of easy-care iris: specific varieties for six months of color at the Summit Garden Club meeting. Visitors are welcome. For information contact Betsy Comly, 672-1574.

 Chapter AK of the P.E.O. international sisterhood will meet at Bette Leland’s home, 233 Andanada. Ruth Lier will present a program entitled Reindeer and the Northern Climes.

Jan. 11
 The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner group will host the first quarterly amateur radio exam session of the year at 6:30 p.m. at the old “fire barn,” 4017 Arkansas, in the upstairs meeting room. There will be testing for all classes of License. Those who wish to take the initial test for a technician-class License will need a picture ID or two other forms of ID and a test fee of $15, either cash or check made out to the ARRL VEC. Those who wish to upgrade to a higher class License will need a picture ID or two other forms of ID, the original license and a copy, or a valid certificate of successful completion of exam and a copy, plus the $15 exam fee. Cell phones as calculators are not allowed. For more information, call 662-4220 or e-mail Bill Boedeker at boedeker@cybermesa.com.

Steve Watts will speak at the League of Women Voters monthly Lunch with a Leader from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at Central Avenue Grill. The menu includes entree, iced tea, water, or lemonade, tax and gratuity for just $15. To make a reservation, call Karyl Ann Armbruster at 661-6605 or e-mail her at kaskacayman@gmail.com.

Jan. 13
The Republican Party of Los Alamos will elect the 2011-2012 County Central Committee and its officers at the Best Western Hilltop House. The County Contingent to the Republican Party of New Mexico Central Committee will also be elected. Republicans registered in the County of Los Alamos are encouraged to attend. Registration opens at 6:30 p.m. and closes at 7 p.m.  A meeting of the 2009-2010 Central Committee begins at 7 p.m., followed by Ward Caucuses and the County Convention. For information, contact JoAnn Johnson, 662-7981, jajohnson710@aol.com.

A New Mexico Legislative Preview will be sponsored by the League of Woman Voters and the American Association of University Women at Fuller Lodge at 7 p.m.  Hear what our legislators, Dick Mason of Health Action New Mexico and Rep. Brian Egolf of Santa Fe have to say about the coming session.