Be There 07-25-12

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The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will host a discussion regarding the relationship between morals, ethics and atheism. The  meeting will be from 6:30-8 p.m. in room one of Mesa Public Library. All are welcome.

Come hear about the recovery efforts in Haiti from 7-8 p.m. in the gathering space at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. A free-will offering will be taken to support the 2012 Carter Work Project and continued rebuilding in Haiti. Refreshments will be provided.

Wildflower Walk. Join Chick Keller, curator of PEEC’s Jemez Mountain Herbarium, for an easy walk to learn the names of local wildflowers. A plant list will be provided so participants can keep track of what they see. Meet at PEEC at 5:30 p.m. to carpool or caravan to the trailhead. Free, no registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents “Spy Kids 4” at 7 p.m. at the White Rock Town Hall.

The Authors Speak Series presents Joe Hayes at 7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge.
Cult Classic Horror Movie Series presents “Ravenous” at 9:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.

The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico is sponsoring a wildflower walk in the Los Alamos area, specifically the Pajarito Ski Hill and Cañada Bonito, where participants will meet with Chick Keller. For more information, call Tom Antonio at 690-5105.

July 30
The United Church welcomes summer students/interns for a tailgate meal and volleyball. Meet at the corner of Canyon and Central roads, across from the aquatic center, at 6 p.m. For more information, call 662-2971.
July 31
Summer Family Evenings at PEEC: Sea Otters and the Challenges of Rehabilitation. Veteran marine mammal rehabilitator Esta Lee Albright will give an interactive presentation about her work as a rehabilitator of orphaned sea otters. This presentation is designed for families and kids ages five and older. Free to member families, $5 for non-member families. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or e-mail Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

Aug. 1
Doug Howe, District 3 PRC commissioner  will hold a “Focus On” meeting to discuss the new-found attention on unconventional natural gas supplies, at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms at Mesa Public Library. All individuals interested in attending are welcome. To make suggestions for a future “Focus On” meeting, send information to charlotte.duran1@state.nm.us or contact the office of Commissioner Douglas J. Howell at 505-827-4533 or P.O. Box 1269, Santa Fe, N.M. 87504-1269. This program is co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Los Alamos Sustainable Energy Network.

Aug. 3
Pre-registration for exhibits in the Los Alamos County Fair will be accepted through today. Register online at losalamosextension.nmsu.edu/fair.html or at the Los Alamos Extension Office in the Los Alamos Community Building, 475 20th St. Suite A. Fair books with a detailed listing of classes are available online or at the Extension Office. For more information, contact Paula or Carlos at 662-2656.

Aug. 9

Los Alamos County Fair entries are due today. They will be accepted from 2-6 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. Bring your articles. The Fair book with detailed listings is available online at losalamosextension.nmsu.edu/fair.html or at the Los Alamos Extension Office in the Los Alamos Community Building, 475 20th St. Suite A. For information, contact Paula or Carlos at 662-2656.

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 Dixie Girl.

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/welcome%29, or send email to momsoflosalamos@gmail.com.

The Los Alamos Tuff Riders mountain bike club rides have started. Tuesday and Thursday rides start at Sullivan Field at 5:30 p.m. and go as long as there is daylight. Saturday rides are at 9 a.m. at the roundabout. These are cross-country rides at beginner through advance levels of skill and fitness. Newcomers are welcome. Helmets are required. Visit our web site at tuffriders.losalamos.com.