Be There 01-14-14

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Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Bio-Tech Frontiers: “Our Biosecurity Mission: From Radiation Biology to the Plague,” with Elizabeth Hong-Geller. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

Mira Won and Christine Chung: Paintings and Drawings. Mei Li Shih Milonni: Pottery. Daily through Jan. 25 at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Art Gallery.
Evening lecture with Houston T. Hawkins. Still Thinking About the Unthinkable: Maintaining Nuclear Stability Through Times of Transition. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. For more information visit lanl.gov/museum.

Girl Scout Singing with Dee Morrison. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Girl Scouts and Girl Scout alumni of all ages are invited to attend. Girls do not need to attend as a troop. There is a one-time $1 fee for a lanyard and girls must bring a parental permission form and health history. For more information call 662-4052.
Chamber Business Breakfast with County Administrator Harry Burgess. 7:30 to 9 a.m. at UNM-Los Alamos, lecture hall 2, University Drive. There will be a 30 to 45 minute presentation, and then some time for questions and answers. Free to Chamber members, $10 for non-members.

Grief Group is forming open to all members of the community who at some time have suffered the loss of someone dear to them. 1-2:30 p.m. at the United Church. The Group, facilitated by Pastor Logan, will meet in the lounge of the Christian education Building, off the Canyon Road parking lot.

Ravens are Special, Too. 7 p.m. Ravens are often taken for granted and their place in the ecosystem little appreciated, but ravens are special, too. Come experience some of that awe and wonder about ravens, in a repeat performance of a presentation given by ecologist and storyteller Teralene Foxx for PBS Science Café. Free. At PEEC. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos is sponsoring a presentation by Maria Perez, a community outreach specialist with Health Action NM, 7 p.m. at UNM Bldg 2 in Lecture Hall 230. Perez will provide information on the Affordable Care Act and how health reform will benefit the community. Public is welcome.

Baby Boomers, will Social Security be there when you retire? Join Kate Stalter, retirement planning advisor, for a free seminar on savvy Social Security strategies. 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. This workshop will answer questions about when to begin taking Social Security, how much you will receive, and strategies to maximize benefits. Call 505-884-3445 or email seminarNM@portfoliollc.com to register.

White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. “Despicable Me 2” 6:30 p.m. at the White Rock Town Hall.
Pajarito Lodge No.66, AF & AM is hosting a Waffle Charity Breakfast for the Northern New Mexico Blue Star Mothers Chapter No. 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Pajarito Lodge. The Lodge is located at the corner of 15th Street and Canyon Road. The tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets are available from Marilyn Peabody 927-4341 (call after 5 p.m.).

Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10 a.m. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. The education level of these videos can range from elementary age to adults, depending on the video chosen. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.