Be There 05-21-14

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AARP Sponsors Talk on Elder Financial Exploitation. Noon at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Dara McKinney, trust officer with Los Alamos National Bank will give a talk focusing on how to recognize elder financial exploitation, how to avoid it and how to deal with it. Seniors in the community are vulnerable both from people they know and from strangers. Come with questions and leave with the knowledge.

Friends of Los Alamos Country Libraries — annual meeting. Noon at Mesa Public Library upstairs meeting room. All members to date, board members and the general public are invited to attend. The FLACL Board will not be hosting a luncheon this year, but all attendees are welcome to bring a lunch.

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Mary Louise Romero, Facilitator for Voices: A Program of Self-Discovery and Empowerment for Girls will provide a presentation on the success of this new program in Santa Fe. The public is welcome to attend.

Los Alamos Community of Atheists will hold an open discussion 6:30 to 8 p.m. upstairs at Mesa Public. All are welcome. Visit Facebook or email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com with questions.

Los Alamos Mountaineers presents outdoor adventurist Dave Rice. His presentation “Ancient Relics” will describe several sites that are easily accessible from Los Alamos and the discoveries a visitor might find there. 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge.
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Vendors have fresh vegetables, plants and a large selection of gift baskets.

On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project. “Nature” hosted by the Pajarito Environmental Education 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.

Author’s Speak Series. Dede Feldman, speaker, author and consultant New Mexico state senator (1997-2012). 7 p.m. at Mesa Public Library upstairs rotunda.
The Los Alamos Concert Association presents Haochen Zhang on the piano. 7p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets at losalamosconcert.org, CB Fox, Smith’s and in Santa Fe at the Lensic Box Office for $30. Tickets available at the door for $35 and youth ticketes (aged 6-18) are free.