Be There 03-30-11

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The National Private Duty Association will offer A Web conference to help families in New Mexico facing hiring a caregiver for a family member, at 7 p.m.. The live and interactive program, which will provide advice on reducing risks during the home care hiring process, is free of charge to participants. Pre-registration for the event is required. Sign up by visiting the registration link at www.privateduty

The Pajarito Astronomers will hold their first county sponsored Dark Night of 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze. Mercury and Saturn will be visible. There will be a tour of the winter and spring constellations and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.  Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.

A pre-audition workshop for Los Alamos Light Orchestra’s production of “Into the Woods,” will be from 3-6 p.m. at the Unitarian Church. Auditions are from 1-6 p.m. April 10, and from 6:30-9 p.m. April 11 in the Duane Smith Auditorium. Potential cast members are asked to come prepared to sing a solo. It does not have to be a selection from “Into the Woods.” Scripts and scores are available at the Mesa Library Reference Desk. For more information about the show and available parts, visit www.losalamoslightopera.org.

April 4
Summit Garden Club will meet and Dorothy
Crawford will speak on “Designing with flowering branches.” For more information, call Betsy Comly, 672-1574.

April 5
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

April 6
Los Alamos Fitness Center and Trinity Natural health will have a free lecture at 2:30 p.m. This month’s topic will be, “Pantry Herbology,” presented by Dr. Bobbie Hall, M.H., N.D.
The April 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.

April 7
The Mesa Public Library presents “No Direction Home: Bob Dylan,” at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Mesa Public Library’s Free Film Series.

April 12
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

April 16
The Hula Ministry is hosting a fundraiser at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. There will be a traditional pre-show until 5 p.m., when chicken teriyaki dinner with desserts and drinks will be served. Hula dancing and worship will be from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Tickets, $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12 and free for children age five and younger, may be purchased at Brownell’s Hallmark or by calling 920-0872.

The Family YMCA is offering free activities in support of active lifestyles at its annual Healthy Kids Day, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The day will feature offerings by local farmers in the Y parking lot, free climbing on their climbing wall, a youth clothing, toy and sports equipment swap and several family games. Free healthy eating and active lifestyle resources will also be available as support to families who desire educational materials. The Y is located at 1450 Iris St. For more information call 662-3100 or visit www.laymca.org.

April 19
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m.  Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

April 21
The L.A. County Republican Party will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Hilltop House, third floor conference room. Jeannette Wallace will be the featured speaker, giving an update on the recent Legislative session.

April 26
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m.  Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.