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Be There 05-06-14

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Today
The Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG), meets from 7-9 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The focus of LAAUG is digital photography post-processing. Digital capture is also discussed. Meetings moderated by Doug Coombs and Ken Hanson, or by a group member. Past presentations are posted and available to all on the website laaug.wordpress.com/. All are welcome. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Photography Club. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild: Our Favorite Quilts. At the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery daily until May 31.
Wednesday
The Los Alamos Chapter of national TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is having a meeting from 9:30-11 a.m. at Memorial Hall at the White Rock Presbyterian Church, 310 Rover Blvd. Coffee and tea will be available. For more information or to start an evening chapter call local chapter leader Francine Seal and leave a message at 672-1736, or email frncnseal585@gmail.com. To learn more about TOPS, visit TOPS.org.

Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

Los Alamos Arts Council presents a brown bag concert performance featuring local artists, the Ad Hoc Octet. Noon in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Free.

Sierra Club open meeting: Chick Keller addresses climate contradictions and complexities. 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 200, room 203.
Thursday
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

An Introduction to Bird Songs. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stephen Fettig of Bandelier National Monument will teach a class at PEEC on how to identify common local birds by sound. Free to those who agree to count birds for four hours at Bandelier on May 10. If space permits, registration is $120. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project. Art hosted by Fuller Lodge Art Center. On Tap is an effort to increase programming and economic development in the Los Alamos Creative District. LACD is the only Creative District in New Mexico; Los Alamos is designated as “creative” to highlight arts, culture, and science downtown. Email Nicole at nicole@losalamos.org for more information.

Poetry gatherings. 6:30 p.m. at the Southwest Room at Mesa Public Library.
Friday
Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

Los Alamos Little Theatre will present the musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” The cast of 30 has been drawn from Los Alamos, Santa Fe and the Española Valley. The show presents 20 vignettes dealing with dating, love, marriage and other aspects of man-woman relationships. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at CB Fox and online. They will also be sold, as available, at the door beginning one hour before performance time. Tickets are $12, students and seniors receive a $2 discount. Further details can be found at lalt.org.
Saturday
Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10 a.m. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. The education level of these videos can range from elementary age to adults, depending on the video chosen. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.

The Los Alamos Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale. 8 a.m. to noon at 203 Rover Blvd. in White Rock. For 66 years, the club has been offering educational programs. The club maintains the Memorial Rose Garden, offering Scholarships to high school students and participating in community events such as Earth Day. Proceeds from the plant sale raises funds for various projects.