Be There 09-05-13

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Mesa Public Library Free Film Series: “Take Shelter,” 2011. 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

Discover Andean Condors and Huemel Deer. Join Chilean Patagonian Naturalists Gladys Garay and Oscar Guineo as they present findings from their wildlife studies. 7 p.m. at PEEC. Free. For more information, contact the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. PajaritoEEC.org or 662-0460.
United Thrift Store Bag Day. Fill a large grocery sack for $5. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 13 Sherwood Blvd.

College Day. Assets In Action is asking for the community to participate in a visual. All that live and work in Los Alamos are asked to wear their favorite college or military apparel to display their educational path of lifelong learning. Questions can be directed to 661-4846.

First Friday Forts. First Friday of every month from 3:30- 5 p.m. Parents must supervise children. Free. For more information, contact the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. PajaritoEEC.org or 662-0460.
The United Thrift Shop will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. United Thrift is open every first Saturday of each month.

Champions of Youth Ambitions. Event will have sessions on a variety of topics taught by representatives from community organizations, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the UNM-LA campus. $10 per person. For more information, call Bernadette Lauritzen at 672-4089 or Grace Willerton at 661-4690.

The Jemez Thrift shop will be celebrating the monthly “Bag Day” sale. 9 a.m. to noon. Fill a sack for $5. 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

Walatowa Red Rocks Hike. 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mary Pecos, a guide at the Walatowa Visitor Center, will lead the group on a 1.5 mile hike through the beautiful red rocks in Jemez Pueblo. She will talk about the area’s geology and uses for local native plants. Meet at PEEC to carpool. $6. Advance registration required. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Mountain Mixers Square Dance. Join the Mountain Mixers for an evening of square dancing. 7:30-9:30 p.m., at White Rock Municipal Complex, 118 Longview Ave. Rounds between mainstream tips. Tonight’s caller is Art Tangen. Cuers are Bob and Sally Nolen. Dress optional. Singles and Visitors welcome.

The Pajarito Astronomers will have a County-Sponsored Dark Night at 7:30 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, look through telescopes and star gaze. The planets Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus will be visible. There will be a tour of the summer and autumn constellations and telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. Viewing will end before midnight. For more information call Steve Becker at 662-3252.
Sept. 9
Registration for the next session of dog training classes offered by the Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club. Classes will begin the week of Sept 30. Class schedule, registration guidelines and registration form will be available on the LADOC website ladoc.dogbits.com) and at the LADOC building (246 East Road, Los Alamos). Registration is first-come, first-served, and classes often fill quickly, so timely registration is advised. Registration materials must be postmarked by Sept. 20.

A group meeting to help people of the community deal with grief, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Lounge of the Christian Education Building of the United Church (entrance off Rose Street) and discussions will be led by Pastor Kathleen Logan. Open to all. For more information call 662-2971.

Nature Playtimes at PEEC. 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. Free. For more information, visit pajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.