Be There 04-08-12

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The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner group will host the second Amateur Radio exam session of the year at 6:30 p.m. at the “Old Fire Barn”(4017Arkansas) in the upstairs meeting room. There will be testing for all classes of license. Those wishing 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 a check made out to the ARRL VEC. Those wishing to upgrade to a higher-class license, will need a picture ID or two other forms of ID, original license and a copy or a valid CSCE (Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam) and a copy, plus the $15 exam fee. A simple calculator can be used during the exam. For more information, call or email Bill Boedeker, 662-4220, boedeker@cybermesa.com.
GeekOut Game Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. Bring your own games or play theirs. Bring a friend or meet new ones.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a poetry gathering at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library.

First Friday Forts at Pajarito Environmental Education Center (moved to the second Friday because of spring break). Join other kids at PEEC to build forts and play in them together. Free, but parents must stay with their kids. No registration required. 3540 Orange St. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

“Petra and the Jay,” a sci-fi musical play, tells the story of Petra and her animal and alien friends. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $10 for seniors and students; and children six and younger are admitted free. Tickets are available online at PajaritoEEC.org, at CB Fox, or at the door.

Breastfeeding 101, led by board certified lactation consultants affiliated with La Leche League of Los Alamos. From 1-4 p.m. at Family Strengths Network, 1990 Diamond Dr.  The class is $30.  Call Kelley at 661-7102 or email LLL.Los.Alamos@gmail.com for more information or to register.