Be There 08-08-13

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Poetry gatherings: 6:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. Facilitated by local poet Jane Lin.
Nightwalks at Bandelier. Starting time may vary due to sunset time differences. For more information call 672-3861, ext. 517.

Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits. Open during regular business hours. Third floor at Mesa Public Library.
Cowboy Dinner and Dance. Dinner, 5 p.m., dance, 8-11 p.m. After rodeo dance with The Rifters. $15 for dinner and dance, $10 for dance only. Kids 10 and under, $4 including dance. Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, 650 N. Mesa Road. For more information, call Carey 412-7845.

Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo. 10 a.m. The theme is “100 years of homesteading.” Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo Parade. Visit chamberorganizer.com/members. For more information, call Suzette Fox, Los Alamos MainStreet executive director, 661-4844.

Art Center Arts and Crafts Fair. Fuller Lodge Lawn. Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits downtown at the Mesa Public Library. All day.

Nacimiento Mine Outing with PEEC. 8 a.m. Patrick Rowe of the Los Alamos Geological Society leads this trip to an abandoned copper mine near Cuba. Per person: $10/$8 PEEC members, or per family: $20/$16 PEEC members. This trip is FULL, but register to be put on the waiting list at PajaritoEEC.org, by calling 662-0460, or emailing Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Adopt a dog or cat at the Los Alamos Friends of the Shelter Mobile Adoption, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., near the Community Building at Ashley Pond.
P.E.O. Chapter AK will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Vicki Biggs, 524 Brighton Dr. Nancy Coombs will serve as co-hostess and the membership committee will give the program.

Nature Playtimes at PEEC. 10-11 a.m. Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Free. For more information, visit pajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
Rotary Club speakers. Anne McLaughlin, artistic director of the LA Concert Association, will describe this year’s new season of performances. Noon at Dixie Girl restaurant. Public is welcome. For more information, call Linda Hull at 662-7950.

70th Anniversary Lecture. Los Alamos historian emeritus Roger Meade speaks on Capt. William S. “ Deak” Parsons, one of LANL two wartime associate directors and the Enola Gay weaponeer. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.