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Be There 08-22-12

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Today
The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will host a discussion from 6:30-8 p.m. in meeting room 1 of the Mesa Public Library. This month’s topic is “Mormon mythology, morality and Mitt. How benign are Mormon beliefs? How would a Mormon in the White House affect you?” Direct questions to losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com.All are welcome.

Thursday
The Los Alamos Farmers Market will be from 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

Family Game Night at Mesa Public Library. Join the geeks and gamers from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda for game boards galore. All ages welcome, please bring a parent or another adult if you’re 12 or younger.

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. In case of rain, meet inside PEEC for slide and plant identification discussions.

The Authors Speak Series presents Vaunda Nelson at 7 p.m. Official New Mexico Centennial Children’s Author, Nelson is also the recipient of a Coretta Scott King Award. A children’s librarian, Nelson has written many books, including her most recent ones from which she will read.

Saturday
Fire Recovery Series: Out of the Ashes, Recovery of the Pajarito Plateau After Fire. Terry Foxx and Chris Judson will lead a slow, meandering walk about observation and discovery of the complexity of the ecosystems of the Pajarito Plateau and change that these ecosystems have experienced over the past 200 years. They will discuss fire, urbanization and climate. This will be a non-strenuous walk. Wear good walking shoes and bring water. Free. Meet at Ponderosa campground at 8:30 a.m. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.
Sunday
“Parted Waters,” Robert F. Benjamin’s New Mexico Statehood Centennial play about crypto-Judaism in New Mexico will be presented at 2 p.m. at Los Alamos Little Theatre.
Aug. 27
P.E.O. Chapter AK will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Vicki Biggs, 524 Brighton Dr. Co-hostess will be Wendy Swanson. Program to be presented by Betty Robertson.

Aug. 30
Family Game Night at Mesa Public Library. Join the geeks and gamers from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda for game boards galore. All ages welcome, please bring a parent or another adult if you’re 12 or younger.

W.O.L.F. Foundation at PEEC. Elke Duerr of the Web of Life Foundation will talk about the Mexican Gray Wolf. This will be a hands-on, interactive presentation, for all ages. Duerr will also share footage from her wolf documentaries. Free. 6:30 p.m.  Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

Sept. 7
The Square Dance Club will host a kick-off party with some basic square dance instruction, dancing and sloppy Joes, salad, desserts and refreshments from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.
Sept. 8
 LALT will host a theater workshop on “Play Structure Analysis” taught by Shep Sobel from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with an hour for lunch. Sign up by emailing Tess Light at tesslight@comcast.net or Bob Benjamin at benjamin4@me.com. The workshop will be subsidized by LALT and the cost to participants is $20. Attendance is limited to 20 participants.
Sept. 11
The USS America Carrier Veteran’s Association will hold its reunion in Baton Rouge, La., Sept. 11-15. The CVA will hold the reunion at the Holiday Inn South, 9940 Airline Hwy. Baton Rouge, La. The highlight of this reunion will be a trip to Pascagoula, Miss., for a tour of the LHA6 America. For more information, contact Harry Rodrigues, director of reunions, at 845-661-1284, harton10@aol.com, visit ussamerica.org, or call 1-888-394-CV66.