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Be There 08-14-14

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Today
The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “The Other Son,” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

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.

“Off the Cuff.” a juried collection of artwork by artists who answered the call to “run wild, take a snapshot, experiment, gesture, sketch, scribble, doodle — then walk away. Let unfinished work do the talking. Marta Light is featured n the Portal Gallery. Daily through Sept. 20 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
Friday
Los Alamos Light Opera Fundraiser. “Broadway On the Hill,” a concert of Broadway songs. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $10 and available at the door. There will also be a raffle; $5 for five tickets, or $10 for 15 tickets. One of the prizes is two Orchestra Center tickets to “Wicked” at Popejoy Hall and there are other items donated by the community. All proceeds go to benefit LALO — a local 501(c)3 nonprofit.

Wildflower Walk. 5:15 p.m. Join PEEC’s Jemez Mountains Herbarium curator, Chick Keller, for an easy walk to identify some of our local wildflower beauties. A plant list will be available. Meet at PEEC to carpool to the trailhead. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Gordon’s Summer Concert Series. Guy Forsyth’s Hot Nut Riveters. 7-10 p.m. at Del Norte Credit Union.
Saturday
For interested cyclists in the Los Alamos area. A ride to remember cyclist Suzanne LeBeau and promote awareness of safety at Railroad crossings. Non-cyclists meet at St Francis and Zia intersection for brief gathering in memory of LeBeau. 8 a.m. with a start at the Railyard by REI then cyclists will ride to St Francis and Zia intersection. Event is free and open to the public.

Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10:30 a.m. every Saturday. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. The education level of these videos can range from elementary age to adults, depending on the video chosen. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.

Los Alamos Light Opera Fundraiser. “Broadway On the Hill,” a concert of Broadway songs. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $10 and available at the door. There will also be a raffle; $5 for five tickets, or $10 for 15 tickets. One of the prizes is two Orchestra Center tickets to “Wicked”at Popejoy Hall and there are other items donated by the community. All proceeds go to benefit LALO — a local 501(c)3 nonprofit.

A 40-minute play called “The Wrong Side of the Door,” written and directed by Cindy Richard and inspired by C.S. Lewis’s writings about Heaven, a spiritual drama. 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints in White Rock. Free.

The Eagle Flight Rally. 8:30 a.m. with registration and flight beginning at approximately 8:40 a.m. Questions can be directed to Amy Ross at 500-8034 or youngeagle@eaa691.net.
Sunday
Vacation Bible school for 4 year olds through sixth graders, “Kids serving Kids.” 11 a.m. at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. A brief meal follows, which the entire family is invited to share. For more information call 662-2971, or visit unitedchurchla.org.

A 40-minute play called “The Wrong Side of the Door,” written and directed by Cindy Richard and inspired by C.S. Lewis’s writings about Heaven, a spiritual drama. 1 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Free.

A play reading in the park: “Mister Roberts.” 2-4:30 p.m. at the Urban Park Pavilion, 2070 North Road. Free and open to the public. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided. For more information, visit lalt.org.

“Manhattan” TV series, viewing party and discussion. 7-9:30 p.m. at Time Out Pizzeria on Central Ave.
Monday
Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico. 10-11 a.m. Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a story and stations centered around a theme, as well as outside time. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
Tuesday
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting. Noon at the Manhattan Project restaurant. Speaker will be Ann McLaughlin, artistic director of the Los Alamos Concert Association.

The League of Women Voters Lunch with a Leader will feature Ben Carlson, the publisher of the “Los Alamos Monitor” as speaker. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact Karyl Ann Armbruster at 661-6605 or kaskacayman@gmail.com for the menu choices from the Co-op for $10 by Aug. 17. Lunch does not have to be ordered to attend the event.

Tuesdays at the Pond Series. 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Performance by the Bronach Celtic Blues Band. Sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District. For more information, visit creativelosalamos.org.