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Be There 05-09-13

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Today

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet 7 p.m. in room 3 at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos. Jamie Charles will speak about indexing and Ron Smith will share “a genealogical breakthrough by persistence” story. The public is invited. There will no meetings during June, July and August.

 

Artist reception for Meg Kremer’s New Work. 2 p.m., Mesa Public Library Art Gallery. Show opens to the public on June 3 and runs through June 29. 

Friday

The School of New Mexico Dance Theater presents the ninth annual spring recital New York, New York, 7 p.m. at the Duane W. Smith auditorium. Tickets are available in advance at Uli’s Cottontails, or at the door 45 minutes prior to performance times. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and free for children age four and under. For more information call 920-9134. 

 

Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert 7 p.m., at Crossroads Bible Church. Free. 

Saturday

Los Alamos Light Opera introductory Workshop for The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1 p.m., at the Los Alamos Little Theatre Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar Street, losalamoslightopera.org. 

 

The Pararito Astronomers host Dark Night. 8 p.m., Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock. Weather permitting. Public is invited for tour of winter and spring constellations. For more information, call Steve Becker at 662-3252.

 

The Los Alamos High School Hilltalkers host an all-you-can-eat Waffle Breakfast, 7:30-10 a.m., at Pajarito Mason Lodge at 15th Street and Canyon Road. Tickets are $6 each and can be purchased at the door. Children under six eat free. This community event raises funds for the high school and middle school speech and debate teams to attend tournaments and compete around the state and beyond.

 

Pajarito Mountain to Valle Canyon Hike, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Paul Arendt leads this moderately difficult hike with an elevation gain of 1300 ft. and a descent of 2500 ft. Total hiking time will be approximately 4 to 5 hours. Free, no registration required. For more information visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

 

The annual spring food drive. 8 a.m., in Los Alamos and White Rock. Residents should place nonperishable donations of food and supplies near their mailboxes before 10 a.m.

 

The School of New Mexico Dance Theater presents the ninth annual spring recital “New York, New York,” 2 p.m. at the Duane W. Smith auditorium. Tickets are available in advance at Uli’s Cottontails, or at the door 45 minutes prior to performance times. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and free for children age four and under. For more information call 920-9134. 

May 14

Adults survivors of childhood sexual abuse support group. 10-11 a.m., Small Business Center, 190 Central Park Square, suite 113. Free, maximum eight members per group. Call 412-2429 to reserve a spot. 

 

The May meeting of the Master Gardeners, will host a pot luck with the graduates of the Master Gardener Class of 2013,
6 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

 

“Cold War Recollections: A Livermore Underground Testing Perspective” by Robert Kuckuck. 7:30 p.m., Fuller Lodge. Annual Meeting of the Los Alamos Historical Society begins at 6 p.m. with the “Experience Auction” fundraiser, pizza and ice cream party, followed by a business meeting at 6:45 p.m. 

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 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 Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at the Dixie Girl restaurant.

 

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge.  

 

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.

 

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/.

 

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.

 

Building Kindness, a Habitat for Humanity affiliate, wants volunteers to help in the restoration of family homes. No skills necessary. You will be taught in the safe use of power tools and equipment while improving the living conditions of others less fortunate.  Skilled volunteers needed too. This ongoing program meets at 9 a.m.  every Saturday. Call David Canfield at 505-901-7689 or buildingkindness@habitatevla.org.

 

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@gamil.com.

 

Habitat for Humanity of the Española Valley and Los Alamos, Inc. Board of Directors meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:15 p.m. The meetings alternate between Española and Los Alamos. For more information, call 505-747-2690 or visit habitatevla.org. Meetings are open to the public and interested parties are welcome.

 

CoDA, an open 12-step group for recovery from codependency, meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at White Rock Methodist Church on Meadow Lane. For information call 672-3874 or 672-1498.

 

Los Alamos Tuff Riders Mountain Bike Club rides at 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, leaving at the Sullivan Field parking lot. For more information, go to tuffriders.losalamos.com.

 

Support group for emotional eaters. 10-11 a.m., every first Tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday of the month. Small Business Center board room, 190 Central Park Square, behind post office. Free.