Be There 07-1-14

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Summer Family Evenings: Simulate the Rock Cycle. 6:30-8 p.m. Learn how to simulate the rock cycle with aluminum foil and crayons. Led by Valles Caldera Lead Educator Brittney Van Der Werff. No advance registration required. $5 for non- member families/free for PEEC members. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.


The Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG), meets from 7-9 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The focus of LAAUG is digital photography post-processing. Digital capture is also discussed. Meetings moderated by Doug Coombs and Ken Hanson, or by a group member. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Photography Club. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.


Eureka! Open during business hours at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Artistic interpretations of discovery by a variety of local artists in a variety of media. The Portal Gallery features the work of Katherine Brittin and Charryl Berger. Daily through July 26.


The Paintings of Ryszard Wasilewski. Opening Reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 11. Upstairs in the Mesa Public Library Gallery. Daily through Aug. 5.


Quiet, Gentle Walk. 8 a.m.-noon. A gentle walk for those who want a quiet hike along a relatively flat trail. The walks range from one to two miles in length and may include gentle changes in elevation. Led by Sue Watts. Meet at PEEC at 8 a.m. to carpool to the trailhead. Free, but advance registration required. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.


Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock. 


Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.


Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Vendors will have summer crops available. First drawing for the contest 10 a.m. July 17.


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


Firecracker 5K Fun Run. 8-10 a.m. at the Family YMCA. 


The Fourth of July Celebration. 2-10 p.m. at Overlook Park in White Rock. Music from James Carothers and the Renegade Mountain Band. 


Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock. 


Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10:30 a.m. every Saturday. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.


Cowboy Breakfast at Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge. 7-11 a.m. at 650 North Mesa Road, near the stables. $7 adult, $4 children 10 years and under.


Chapter AK, P.E.O., will hold its next meeting 11:45 a.m. at Linda Valenti’s home, south of the Santa Fe Opera. Members with last names starting with I-Z are asked to bring salads. Karla Crane will provide the program and serve as co-hostess. RSVP to Linda at 984-9153. Carpooling is encouraged. Driving directions will be provided to all who are able to attend. 


Summit Garden Club will meet to tour the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, including a traveling large scale metal origami sculpture exhibit by sculptor Kevin Box. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Laurie at 672-3483.


“History Adventures at Fuller Lodge.” 10 a.m. on the Fuller Lodge lawn. This week: Valles Calera. For more information call 695-5251.


Kiwanis meets from noon to 1 p.m. each Tuesday in Kelly Hall at Trinity On The Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Drive. Kiwanian Bob Carlos and members of the local Explorer Post will report on the post’s activities.


The Great Books discussion group is now called Mesa Readers. The group meets from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Mesa Public Library. All are welcome. For more information, call Mary Cernicek at 662-7100.


Summer Family Evenings: Tales about Tails. 6:30 p.m. Terry Foxx makes the raven, coyote, bear and other animals come alive through stories and activities. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.


Jazz Brasileiro and Friends. 7-8:30 p.m. at Ashley Pond. An all ages show, free.