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Be There 07-22-14

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Today
A chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the northeast side of the new YMCA Annex, Central Park Square, suite 140. Co-led by Eric Ferm and Valerie Wood, the organization offers non-denominational grief support after the death of a child. Bereaved parents and grandparents are welcome regardless of age. For more information visit compassionatefriends.org.

Summer Family Evenings: Pet Rocks. 6:30-8 p.m. Make your very own pet rock “siblings” – you get to keep one, and the other one goes in the Hilltop Garden at PEEC. Fun for the whole family. Drop in anytime. 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.

Tuesdays at the Pond Series. This week’s entertainment is Marcus Cavlante. 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District. For more information, visit creativelosalamos.org.

Eureka! 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 Saturday.

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.
Wednesday
Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.
Thursday
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

Green Hour Hikes. 9 a.m. Meet at local trailheads for meandering hikes where kids set the pace. Join the PEEC Family Nature Yahoo Group to learn the location each week. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

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 6 feet.

Authors Speak Series. Steven F. Havill. Novelist will discuss recently released “Night Zone, a Posadas County mystery.” 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Rotunda.

Book signing and discussion. “New Mexico’s High Peaks,” by Mike Butterfield. 4 p.m. at the Los Alamos Historical Society.
Friday
Scientists in the Spotlight. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. Meet the scientists from the Los Alamos Scientist Ambassador Academy program, who will offer up informal demonstrations and conversations covering topics like sea ice melting, static electricity and space travel that are appropriate for any age.

Gordon’s Summer Concert Series. Ray Wylie Hubbard, with opening act the Bill Hearne Trio. 7-10 p.m. at Ashley Pond.
Saturday
Mobile pet adoption sponsored by Friends of the Shelter. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of the new Smith’s Marketplace.

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.

The Los Alamos Beer Co-op presents the Second Annual Beer Fiesta. Noon-6 p.m. at Pajarito Mountain. Hiking, biking, beer and live music from Felix y Los Gatos. $10. Shuttles from Sullivan Field every half until 7 p.m. For more information, visit losalamosbeer.coop.
Sunday
WGN-TV’s “Manhattan” series viewing and community discussion. 7 p.m. (for premiere episode, subsequent episodes air at 8 p.m.) at Time Out Pizzeria. The Historical Society will host viewings of the episodes, followed by an hour-long community discussion. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Natalia, educator@losalamoshistory.org.