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Be There 08-16-11

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Wednesday
Geekout game night will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m., upstairs in the Mesa Public Library.

Wildflower Walk with Pajarito Environmental Education Center and Chick Keller. Meet at PEEC at 5:30 p.m. to drive to Burnt Mesa. Free.

Tsankawi Evening Walk, 6:30 p.m. Reservations required, call 672-3861 ext. 517. No charge

The August Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. For more information, call 661-4097.

Thursday
Annual Butterfly Count for Los Alamos. Meet at
9 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, or contact Dorothy Hord at 662-0460 or dorothyh@swcp.com for information about personal counts.  $5 fee.

Tsankawi Evening Walk, 6:30 p.m. Reservations required, call 672-3861 ext. 517. No charge.

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have its monthly meeting from 7-8 p.m. at Mesa Library. They will discuss future speakers and events at that time.

Saturday
Local Boy Scout Jin Park will hold a Seed Ball Drive, from noon-4 p.m.  to help with reforestation efforts from the Las Conchas fire. Several locations will offer an open house-style format where volunteers can drop by for any length of time during the four-hour event. The process involves mixing mud and clay with grass seed, forming small balls, which will later be distributed throughout the burned areas. The locations include Ashley Pond and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Los Alamos and Rocketship Park in White Rock. Small financial donations can be directed to JJAB at P.O. Box 4716 in Los Alamos to offset the cost of the Scout project.

Sunday
Rock Collection class for
parents and kids, grades
third through fifth, from 3-5 p.m.  at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Free.

Aug. 23
 The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

Aug. 24
Geekout game night will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m., upstairs in the Mesa Public Library.

Aug. 25
The Authors Speak Series presents Shelby Tisdale, PhD., director of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe. Tisdale will talk about her book, “Fine Indian Jewelry of the Southwest” at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library.

Aug. 27
The Los Alamos Cooperative Market will host a free Wellness Fair from noon-5 p.m. The fair will feature free chair massages, a Tai Chi class and product samples. Sign-up is required for the 3 p.m. Tai Chi class and may be done at the co-op front desk.

Aug. 30
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

Aug. 31
Geekout game night will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m., upstairs in the Mesa Public Library.

Los Alamos Medical Center’s “To Your Health” community education series continues from 6:30-7:30 p.m., as Dr. Jonathon Owen of Medical Associates of Northern New Mexico will speak on “Prevention and Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease” in the large conference room.

Sept. 1
 The Mesa Public Library Free Film Series presents “The Social Network,” rated PG 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms of Mesa Public Library.

Sept. 6
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

Sept. 9
The annual Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament has been slated for Sept. 9 at the Los Alamos Golf Club. Entry fee is $60 for golf club members and $100 for all others. Format will be two-person team modified Las Vegas style scramble. Entry fee includes green fees, golf cart, lunch, drink ticket, awards and prizes. Central Avenue Grill will provide lunch. All proceeds from the tournament will be used for scholarships for 2012 high school seniors. For more information, call Tom Courtney, 699-4769.