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Be There 09-11-13

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Today
The League of Women Voters will have Kimberly Gabaldon County Community Services Department division manager at their monthly Lunch with a Leader that is open to the public. The lunch is 11:45 a.m. Sept. 17 at Mesa Public Library. Lunch orders from the Co-op are being taken now for $10. Call Karyl Ann Armbruster 661-6605 by Sept. 15. You do not have to order a lunch to attend.

Open House at the Los Alamos Medical Center Lab. 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Central Park Square, No. 168 — on the same side as the Finishing Touch, across the way from Pet Pangaea. Refreshments are available for the public.

Byron Ristvet, of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, discusses the Laboratory’s role in the Cold War nuclear weapons testing program. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.

Secretary of Education-Designate Hanna Skandera will speak at a community dinner at 6 p.m., at the Los Alamos Research Park Conference Center, Room 203-A, 4200 W. Jemez Road. The dinner is sponsored by the Los Alamos Republican Party. Public is welcome. Admission is $50 per person/$95 per couple. Reservations may be made by calling Lawry Mann, 662-4590, or Bill McKerley, 505-331-3686.
Thursday
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library parking lot. Pick up last plants from Cedar Grove Nursery and Nambe Iris, this is the last week they will be at the market for this season. Market continues until Oct. 30.

First Anniversary Celebration at Zia Realty Group, 4:30 p.m. at 1460 Trinity Dr. Ste. 1. There will be food, live music and drinks.

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. The public is invited. There is also a free genealogical conference in Albuquerque on Sept. 14. Two of the speakers are from the Los Alamos Genealogical Association. The conference website is abqwestfamilyhistoryconference.org.

Sept. 12 — Thursday Faith and Family Night (TFFN) will meet at the United Church at 3:45 p.m. in Graves Hall of the Christian Education Building at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. For more information call 662-2971.

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women meeting. Noon to 2 p.m. at the Ridgepark Clubhouse. Public is welcome to help kick off NMFRW Voter Registration Drive. Members are reminded to bring nonperishable food items for the LA Cares Food Bank and toiletries for the Women’s Shelter in Española. Call Donna MacDonald 662-4001 for more information.

Poetry Gatherings with Jane Lin. 6:30 p.m., Mesa Public Library, Southwest Room Main Level.
Friday
Student STEM Day. 4-6:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. Event coordinated by LA MainStreet. Middle and high school age students can participate in various STEM projects and topics. To register visit the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce website.

Los Alamos Little Theatre presents “Arsenic and Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesselring. This season marks the 70th year of Los Alamos Little Theatre! “Arsenic and Old Lace” was produced in the second season in 1944. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets available at CB Fox or at the door on the nights of performances. For more information, visit lalt.org.
Saturday
The Next Big Idea Festival. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Los Alamos. The Bradbury Science Museum will have a booth at the Festival where kids can tinker with gadgets and see how they work.

Sec Sandoval Chalk Walk. In conjunction with the Next Big Idea. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Each square will be rented for $5. Pick up an application full of details about the event at the LAAC office in Fuller Lodge, where preregistration is ongoing, or print out the application. Drawings should be completed by 12:30 p.m.

Friends of the Shelter will have a mobile adoption for smaller dogs, in conjunction with the Next Big Idea event. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the south lawn of Fuller Lodge. There will be a kissing booth and a reduced fee microchip clinic.

Los Alamos Little Theatre presents “Arsenic and Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesselring. This season marks the 70th year of Los Alamos Little Theatre. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, available at CB Fox or at the door on the nights of performances. For more information, visit lalt.org.
Sept. 16
Group meeting to help people of the community deal with grief. The group will meet Monday evenings, 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.