Be There 04-17-12

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The next meeting of the Los Alamos Geological Society will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Church, 92 East Road. The speaker will be announced at the meeting. The April 2012 field trip will be to the Jones Camp area near Socorro, April 21. We will meet at 9 a.m. in the Smith’s parking lot in Socorro. Plan on bringing rock breaking equipment, storage items to protect small specimens, a hand lens, sunscreen, water, snacks, lunch, eye protection, camera and whatever you need for a day in the field. Contact Paul Bradley at Ppbradpp@aol.com for more details.

April 18
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.

April 20
Chamisa Elementary will host a book fair from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. April 20 to April 25. A special Saturday event has been added this weekend from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., during the Chamisa Carnival. Volunteers slots are available during the week days and more information is available by calling librarian Beverly Baker at 663-2470. Chamisa is located at 301 Meadow Lane.

April 21
The Earth Day Festival from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. will feature displays by earth-friendly organizations, entertainment by Clan Tynker, the Hillstompers and Wise Fool; puppet making for kids; bird walks, food and more.
April 24
The Low Vision  Support Group meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Representatives from the New Mexico Commission for the Blind will be there for private consultation and scheduling home visits. Caregivers and families welcome.

April 25
The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will host a community discussion in room 1 of the Mesa Public Library 6:30 p.m. This week’s discussion focuses on Life after Faith. Rich Lyons, ex-Pentecostal preacher of more than years and co-host of the Living After Faith podcast, will tell his story from faith to atheism via Skype followed by a question and answer session. For more information, visit livingafterfaith.blogspot.com/. Direct questions and comments to losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com or find our community page on Facebook.

April 27 — The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. at the Crossroads Bible Church. Tickets are $15 for adults and are available at the door. Students will be admitted for free.