Be There 05-17-11

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The May meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be a potluck dinner, which will be shared with the 2011 class of Master Gardeners, to celebrate their graduation from the class. The event will be at 6 p.m. at the White Rock Community Building. There will be a short business meeting afterwards.

LANL scientist, Joyce Guzik will be the speaker at the Military Order of World Wars dinner meeting at 6 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House. Call Lt. Col. Gregg Giesler, AUS Retired, Chapter Commander, 662-5574 or Lt .Col. Norman G. Wilson, USAF Retired, Chapter Adjutant, 662-9544 or email  NrmWil5@cs.com.

The May Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site.  For more information, call 412-9371.

 Los Alamos Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month. Those interested in the Lions Club should call Dennis Wulff at 672-9563 or email drwulff47@aol.com.

See some of the opportunities that Los Alamos has to offer, ask questions and buy some used books at the Homeschool Fair and Curriculum Sale. The fair will be at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. Set-up will begin at 4:30 p.m. and the fair will end at 7 p.m. To sponsor a table or for more information, email NarumHC@yahoo.com.

Xeric garden tour and class with Martha Davis, master gardener will be from 6:30-8 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. Register through www.PajaritoEEC.org; 662-0460 or programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

The Los Alamos County Republican Party will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Hilltop House, third floor conference room.

The annual Spring Plant Sale will be from 8 a.m.-noon at 3197 Woodland Road. The event is sponsored by the Los Alamos Garden Club.

Artists, hobbyists and enthusiasts are invited to clean out their closets and join in some fun from
10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Those interested in having a table or swapping their art supplies should call ahead to reserve a space.  For more information, call Katie Watson at PEEC, 662-0460 or email programs@pajaritoeec.org.

The next Kick Off for the American Cancer Society’s Los Alamos Relay For Life will be from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge on the corner of 15th St. and Sage.  The Masons will serve their a waffle breakfast to help raise money for Relay.  Relay For Life celebrates cancer survivors, remembers those who lost their battle with cancer, is a way for everyone to fight against cancer, is fun for the whole family, and raises money to support cancer research and services for cancer patients.