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Be There 04-24-14

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Today
Benefit spaghetti dinner for Joy Handsberry, a Los Alamos High School teacher battling cancer. 5:30 p.m. at the Christian church. There will also be a dessert auction, sponsored by the Los Alamos Math department. The public is welcome. Tickets are not required, but donations are appreciated.

The Boy Scouts of America is having its annual Fire-Up for Scouting Cub Scout recruiting events at fire stations in Los Alamos and White Rock. Event No. 1 will be 6:30-8 p.m. at Station No. 4, 4401 Diamond Drive across from the Golf Course. Boys who will graduate from Kindergarten through fourth grades (5-10 years old) can be registered for the Cub Scouting program, including summer activities such as June Day Camp. Bring a checkbook for payment of registration fees of $24. For more information email NNM District Director Kevin McClelland, Kevin.McClelland@scouting.org.

“Race to Nowhere.” Second showing, 6:30 p.m. at UNM-LA’s Jeanette Wallace Lecture Hall.

Free Chamber workshop on how to start or re-invent a business. 1 -3 p.m. at UNM-LA Lecture Hall 2. The presenters will be the four principals in LABi, a local start-up business whose mission is to assist businesses, particularly tech transfer and startups, at all stages of development. Free to Chamber members and business assistance clients. For more information, call Katy Korkos, 661-4816.

“Sisters in Art — Sisters at Heart,” shows daily in the Portal Gallery of Fuller Lodge Art Center through Saturday.
Friday
“Jump for Joy”. Benefit for Joy Handsberry, a Los Alamos High School teacher battling cancer. Students and staff will take shifts jumping on a trampoline for 24 hours straight. 7:30 a.m. until the following day. Donations are accepted for meeting this all night challenge. Throughout the event, music and snacks will be provided to those who attend.

Trash Transformed Show Opening Reception. 5-8 p.m. at the Jemez Fine Art Gallery, 17346 Hwy 4, south of Jemez Springs Village Plaza. For more information, call 575-829-3340.

Variety Dance Showcase. A fundraiser by the YMCA to provide scholarships. 6:30 p.m. at New Beginnings Fellowship Church, 112 East Road. $10 per person, sold at the door.
Saturday
The 2014 Dog Jog. 8 a.m. at the White Rock United Methodist Church. $25.

The Pajarito Astronomers county-sponsored Dark Night. 8 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock. Weather permitting. The public is invited to wander among the telescopes and star gaze. Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.
Sunday
The annual Phi Beta Kappa Los Alamos chapter banquet featuring guest speaker Dr. Doug Dunston and honoring the outstanding 2014 LA High School graduates will be 5:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Call 672-0249 or 667-8927 if they would like to attend.

Recurring meetings

The Atomic City Corvette Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Time Out Pizza in White Rock. For more information, contact Chris Ortega at 672-9789.

The Los Alamos Table Tennis Club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level. On Tuesday, there is a fee of $2 per player. There is no charge on Saturday. For more information, contact Avadh Saxena at AVADH—S@hotmail.com or Ed Stein at 662-7472.

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at the Manhattan Project Restaurant, formerly known as the Dixie Girl.

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Church in Kelly Hall.

The Los Alamos Photography Club meets the third Tuesday of the month upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The meetings are from 7-9 p.m. Annual dues are $12 per year. For more information, visit tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/la-photoclub/.

The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. For more information, call 672-3300 or 672-9563.
The Military Order of World Wars hosts a monthly dinner meeting on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Norm Wilson, USAF retired, at 662-9544.

Los Alamos MS Self-Help Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Mesa Public Library, Upper Level Meeting Room 1.
Do you have kids at home with you? Need play friends and activities? Need to meet at-home moms just like you? The MOMS Club of Los Alamos may be just what you’re looking for. For more information, visit sites.google.com/site/momsoflosalamosweb/welcome%29, or send email to momsoflosalamos@gmail.com.