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Be There 06-05-14

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Today
The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “City Island,” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.” 6:30 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall.

Girl Scouts Gold Award Ceremony for Caroline Rousculp. 7 p.m. at Pajarito Ski Hill.

Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts at 6 p.m. from Pet Pangaea for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.

“Things with Wings,” is a juried group exhibit displaying the work of artists from northern New Mexico. Each artist has an interpretation of the theme, as reflected in paintings, ceramics, photographs and manipulated digital media. Daily through June 14 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.

The Darker Side of White: Art by Tiffany Rose at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Art Gallery. Opening reception from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Friday
Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

First Friday Forts at PEEC. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Parents must stay and supervise their children. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Gordon’s Summer Concert Series. Greg Abate with the Pete Amahl Trio. 7-10 p.m. at Ashley Pond.
Saturday
Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

Tuff Riders Third Annual Bike & Gear Swap. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op. For more information call 695-1579.

Summerfest. Several New Mexico breweries and musical performances by Nostotros and Felipe Ruibal. 1 p.m. at Pajarito Mountain. Prepaid parking available.
Sunday
Tour de Los Alamos Bicycle Race. 8 a.m. The 2014 edition of the Tour de Los Alamos is the 42nd consecutive running of the Southwest’s oldest bicycle race. Registration can be done online at bikereg.com/23419. Persons interested in volunteering, contact Dave Zerkle at DCZERLE@msn.com.
Monday
Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico. 10-11 a.m. Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a story and stations centered around a theme, as well as outside time. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Nature Odyssey. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PEEC’s day camp for children entering grades 4-6. $325/$305 PEEC members. Financial assistance available. Made possible in part by the Valles Caldera Trust. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email SOAP@PajaritoEEC.org.

Living Earth Adventure Program (LEAP). 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PEEC’s high-adventure camp for kids entering grades 7-8. $375/$355 PEEC members. Financial assistance available. Made possible in part by the Valles Caldera Trust. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email SOAP@PajaritoEEC.org.

Hiking Los Alamos 101. 6-8 p.m. A four-week PEEC program Attend one session, or all four. Advance registration required. $8 one session/$20 all four sessions. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

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 Los Alamos Table Tennis Club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level. On Tuesday, there is a fee of $2 per player. There is no charge on Saturday. For more information, contact Avadh Saxena at AVADH—S@hotmail.com or Ed Stein at 662-7472.

 

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 Manhattan Project Restaurant, formerly known as the Dixie Girl.

 

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Church in Kelly Hall. 

 

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.

 

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. 

 

Attention Laboratory Retirees: A social brunch on the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Cat’s Cafe in the American Legion Building.

 

Family to Family Education Class begins in September. The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Santa Fe (NAMI Santa Fe) will offer a free, 12-week course for caregivers of individuals with serious mental illness, taught by NAMI family members who know what you are dealing with. Classes will cover key illness information, self-care, coping skills, and provide emotional support. More than 125,000 family members nationwide have graduated from this outstanding program. You are not alone. To enroll call 505-466-1668 or visit namisantafe.org.