Be There 09-05-12

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Mesa Public Library presents Game Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your games or play theirs. For all ages.
Monica Witt, Utilities and Institutional Facilities Energy manager at LANL will give a talk at 7 p.m. in upstairs meeting rooms 2 and 3 at Mesa Public Library. Witt has worked at LANL for 10 years in the environmental and energy management fields. She is responsible for implementing projects to reduce energy and water to meet the lab’s sustainability goals. She will discuss the federal sustainability requirements and what LANL is working on to meet energy, water and greenhouse gas reduction goals. The program is co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Los Alamos Sustainability Network.

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

The Mesa Public Library Free Film Series presents “The Descendants,” (R), at 6:30 p.m.

Bird Banding Talk at PEEC by local birder Dave Yeamans. Learn how scientists use banding methods to track and study birds around the world. See photos, hear stories and watch movies of ornithologists at work. 7 p.m. Free. No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

First Friday Forts at PEEC. Come to PEEC and get building. On the first Friday of every month, join other kids (and their parents) who like building forts, then play and hang out in the new place you created. Parents must stay and supervise their children. 3:30-5 p.m. Free. No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

Jack Aeby is known as the photographer who took the only color photo of the Trinity blast. A new exhibit, on display at the Los Alamos Historical Museum through October, explores Aeby’s many contributions to the history of Los Alamos as a photographer, Boy Scout leader and more. “Jack Aeby: His Life and Work Beyond the Blast,” will open with a reception from 4-6 p.m. at the Historical Museum.
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.

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.

Spend an afternoon with local bird photographer Bob Walker and consider a variety of methods for photographing hummingbirds from 3-5 p.m. at PEEC. The class is $20 or $16 for members. Register at PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org. Registration must be made by Sept. 1.

Sept. 10
Assets In Action will kick off their Cookies and Conversation season at Los Alamos High School. The program unites teens and senior citizens for light conversation during the lunch hour. Adults interested in attending must sign in at the office before proceeding to the Speech Theater. All students are welcome to attend and no registration is needed. Additional information is available at 661-4846. Assets is sponsored by the JJAB and is a community building program of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce.

The Summit Garden Club will meet and Gracia Coffin will speak on the flora of Alaska. Visitors welcome. For more information, call Coffin at 500-7918.

The Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiders Guild of America will meet at 7 p.m. in the Gibson Hall of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. After a short business meeting, members and guests will explore the New Mexican heritage of Hispanic and Pueblo embroidery. For more information, call Marilyn at 672-9404.