Be There 03-08-11

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The Los Alamos Historical Society invites the public to the 6th talk of its 2010-2011 lecture series at 7:30 p.m. in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge. A gathering of four Manhattan Project veterans will share memories of their experiences during the early years of Los Alamos. Historian and former associate director at Los Alamos National Laboratory, John Hopkins, will moderate the panel. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Bingo to benefit Right to Life will be at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Food will be available for a donation.

The Barranca Book Fair is open to the community March 9 and 10 and March 14-16. The event is hosted by the Barranca Mesa PTO and items for sale will include books for pre-schoolers to 6th graders, and gift items. Visitors must stop at the office for a visitor’s pass.Hours of the book fair are8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday; 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 14-15; and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 16.
The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. at the home of Cathy Walters, 4112 Ridgeway Dr. (662-5266). Geoff Rodgers, county council member, will be the guest speaker, For more information, call Donna MacDonald at 662-4001 or Ann Wadstrom, 662-7578.

The  Los Alamos Genealogical Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in Room 3 of the Mesa Public Library. Dr. Russ Shaw will speak about  “Medicine 200 Years Ago.” The public is invited.  For more information call Jodie Frye at 662-3381.

• A pedestrian workshop with a focus on older adults will be held at noon, Friday at  Betty Ehart Senior Center. A brief presentation will be in  the Senior Center lunch room preceeding the workshop. Lunch  will be available at $4. For reservations Call 662 662-8922 prior to 10 a.m.  Friday morning.