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Be There 05-13-14

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Today
Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 6 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Annual meeting: “Frontiers in Art,” with Lois Rudnick. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

The Los Alamos Historical Society’s annual meeting will feature “109 East Palace: A 400-year Microcosm of Santa Fe.” Well known for its role in the Manhattan Project. 6 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. There will be reports from the president, treasurer, and executive director, along with the board of directors election. The lecture is free and open to the public, pizza and ice cream will be served. Only members of the Los Alamos Historical Society are allowed to vote during the meeting.

Four Hundred Years at 109 East Palace. 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The address of 109 East Palace Ave. in Santa Fe is well-known for its role in the Manhattan Project. It is the office where the gatekeeper, Dorothy McKibbin, met the scientists and other workers who were on their way to Los Alamos for the top-secret WWII project. John Ruminer has traced the ownership history of the property that served as a gateway to Los Alamos during World War II. This is the final presentation of History Frontiers, sponsored by LANB. Free and open to the public.

LA Walks meeting. 5-6 p.m. at Mesa Public Library (upstairs meeting room). The public is invited to meet with the LA Walks advocacy group and help develop ideas that would ensure pedestrian safety and convenience in Los Alamos County.

Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild: Our Favorite Quilts. At the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery, daily until May 31.
Wednesday
Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

How to Protect your Home from Fire. 7 p.m. Dan Ware, Fire Prevention and Outreach Program Manager for the NM Forestry Division, will talk about preparing for the wildfire season, and Brian Nickerson, Fire Marshal of Los Alamos County, will discuss fire safety measures in the home. At PEEC. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
Thursday
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

Strengthening Small Business Breakfast, featuring Lisa Shin and Vincent P. Chiravalle of Los Alamos Family Eyecare. 7:30 a.m. at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, 109 Central Park Square.

The fourth Senior Appreciation Night is 1-2 p.m. at the Aquatic Center Classroom.

On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project. Science hosted by the Bradbury Science Museum. 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.

White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. “Teen Beach Movie,” 6:30 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall.
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. 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.

Dance Arts Los Alamos presents “Neverland,” 7 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults $5 for students and seniors, children under age 4 free. The performance will have a special presentation for $5 of “Peace for Broken Pieces” dedicated to those lost to suicide.

The middle school play “Hoodie,” by student Lindsay Price. 7:30 p.m. at LAMS room 163. Free.
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.

Small Fry Prospect Geology Outing. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Patrick Rowe will lead a PEEC outing to visit Small Fry Prospect north of Española, to find fluorescent deep purple fluorite.Meet at PEEC at 8:30 a.m., or at the site at 10 a.m. Advance registration required and space is limited. Suggested donation $10/$8 PEEC members per individual, $20/16 PEEC members per family. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

“Hearts for Uganda,” a public community event is being hosted by Blanca Jones and will be from 2-3:30 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church.

A complimentary showing of “Life in a Pond” featuring Dance Arts Los Alamos early childhood division will be 2 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium.