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Be There 07-10-12

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Today
Summer Family Evenings at PEEC: Harrell House of Natural Oddities’ Bug Zoo. Come to a show from the Harrell House of Natural Oddities. They’ll bring a selection of live critters, including tarantulas, scorpions, insects, centipedes, crabs and more. Free to member families. $10 for non-member families, with proceeds shared with the Harrell House.  No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or e-mail Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

Wednesday
First of a series of three fly tying classes with Bill Orr. Join Orr, author of “Fly Patterns of Northern New Mexico” for this three-session workshop. Participants will make a minimum of six patterns that work well in New Mexico, with more made if time allows. Class will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays July 11, 18 and 25. Orr has been tying flies for 40 years, both privately and professionally.  $75 or $60 PEEC members for all classes and materials.  Register online at PajaritoEEC.org, by calling 662-0460 or e-mailing Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Thursday
The next Los Alamos Community Blood Drive, in conjunction with the Rotary Club, is from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr. Every donor will receive a limited edition alien T-shirt while supplies last. Allow about one hour to give blood, including screening and blood draw. For more information, visit unitedbloodservices.org, or log in and register. Walk-ins always welcome.

The White Rock Family Friendly Films series presents, “The Muppets” at 7 p.m. at the White Rock Town Hall.

Friday
The next Los Alamos Community Blood Drive, in conjunction with the Rotary Club, is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr. Every donor will receive a limited edition alien T-shirt while supplies last. Allow about one hour to give blood, including screening and blood draw. For more information, visit unitedbloodservices.org, or log in and register. Walk-ins always welcome.

Cult Classic Horror Movie Series presents “The Descent” at 9:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.

Saturday
 Framing Nature: Photography Workshop with Leslie Bucklin and Pajarito Environmental Education Center. This field-oriented workshop is about taking images that stretch your imagination and communicate the beauty, drama and feeling of nature. Explore your creativity, expand your skills and enhance your understanding of the photographic process from capture to output. The beginning and end of the workshop will focus on composition, light and color and reviews of participant images, as well as Q & A. The workshop will include a hike to take nature photos. Bring water, walking shoes and a camera. Taught by Leslie Bucklin, photographer and owner of Quaking Aspen Fine Art Photography. Register in advance at PajaritoEEC.org, by calling 662-0460, or e-mailing Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a county-sponsored Dark Night at 8:30 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze. The planets Mercury, Mars, Saturn and its rings, Neptune and Uranus will be visible. There will be a tour of the summer constellations and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.  Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.

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 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 Fuller Lodge.

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge. 

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.

St. Dimitri Orthodox Church has a ACA/ACDF 12-step group (Adult Children of Alcoholics/Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families), that will meet in the basement of the church, at 2270 39th St.  The group will meet at 6 p.m. every Monday. Newcomers and “old timers” are welcome. For more information, call 505-603-3430.

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/.

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/
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