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Be There 04-03-14

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Today
The Los Alamos Republican Women will host a 2014 Republican Candidates Meet and Greet. 7 p.m. 1615 Central Avenue, Suite 100 (Downstairs from Pro2Serve & beside Metzer’s). All political persuasions are invited to come and meet the Republican candidates. State and local candidates will briefly speak and then attendees will have opportunity to personally meet and ask them questions. For more information, contact Donna MacDonald, 662-4001.

The April meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be 7 p.m. in the Nambé Room of Fuller Lodge. The speaker will be Rosemarie Frederickson and her topic, “Backyard Beekeeping.”

The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “Ruby Sparks” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

“Sisters in Art — Sisters at Heart,” shows daily in the Portal Gallery of Fuller Lodge Art Center through April 26.
Friday
Bag Days. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jemez House Thrift Shop, 13 Sherwood Blvd.

First Friday Forts at PEEC! 3:30 to 5 p.m. Come build a fort or cook up something good in the mud kitchen. No formal program — just a time for kids to get together and have fun. Parents must stay and supervise their children. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Summer Concert Fundraiser. Music starts at 7 p.m., auction at 8:30 p.m. at Sheriff’s Posse Lodge on North Mesa. Lots of stuff to bid on to raise funds for the Summer Concert Series. Featuring music by DK & The Affordables, with special guests Ed Partridge and James Carothers. Tickets $15, couples $25. For more information call 690-2484 or email russ@gordonssummerconcerts.com.
Saturday
Bag Days. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jemez House Thrift Shop, 13 Sherwood Blvd.
Sunday
Posse Lodge Pancake Breakfast. 7 to 11 a.m. All proceeds will benefit Los Alamos’ Friends of the Shelter. FOS will feature a silent auction of gift baskets donated by Zena Thomas and Best Buddy Baskets. The auction goes on all morning, as well as a chance to sign up for the Dog Jog before rates increase. Cost is $7 for adults, and $4 for kids 10 years and younger.

Mobile adoption and Doggy Kissing Booth from 9-11 a.m. at Posse Lodge. ‘Ask the Trainer’ table will be available to get some personal training advice from Sue Barns, who trains dogs for Assistance Dogs of the West, and has co-authored the book “Training Your Diabetic Alert Dog.”
Monday
Summit Garden Club. The program will be provided by Los Alamos native Tony Maggiore of Ecolutions, Los Alamos. His topic will be “Avoid ‘Zeroscaping:’ the evils of gravel, and gardening for good.” Visitors are welcome. For more information and time of meeting, call Laurie at 672-3483.
April 8
LA Walks meeting. 5-6 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library upstairs meeting room No. 1. Public is invited to meet with the LA Walks advocacy group and to help develop ideas that would ensure pedestrian safety and convenience in Los Alamos County.

The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner Group will be giving exams for Amateur Radio Licenses. The session will be 6:30 p.m. in the Club Meeting Room at 4017 Arkansas Ave. (the Old Fire Barn). For a new license bring a picture ID or two other forms of ID with name and address one them, such as a bill. Fee is $15 cash or check made out to “ARRL VEC.” Social Security number is required on the form 605 License Application. For a license upgrade, bring picture ID or two other forms of ID plus the original license and a copy of the license, or a valid CSCE (Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam) and a copy of the CSCE plus the exam fee of $15. For additional information, call Bill Boedeker at 662-4220, or email at boedeker@cybermesa.com.
April 9
Special Nano Lecture: Nathan Mara, “Building the Iron Man Suit.” Noon to 1 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.
April 10
Waterfalls of New Mexico. 7 p.m. Join Doug Scott and PEEC for a slideshow and lecture on the waterfalls of New Mexico. Of special interest is that a new 80-foot high waterfall is being formed this year, and Scott is documenting this formation. Free. No advance registration is required. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.