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Be There 09-15-11

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Today

A Tsankawi Evening Walk will be at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 672-3861, ext. 517. The walk is free.

The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents “The Ant Bully,” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

Sharon Argenbright, a nurse at Christus St.Vincent Hospital and a representative of the union to Central Labor Council, will be a guest speaker at the Democratic Party of Los Alamos’ meeting from 7-8 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library, second floor. She will talk about the labor practices Christus St. Vincent used and how they were able to keep collective bargaining that ensured that the patient/nurse ratio did not increase, as the hospital wanted.

The Los Alamos County Republican Party will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House, third floor conference room. The topic will be redistricting in the state of New Mexico.

Friday

Chit-chat and change diapers, 10:30-noon, at Family Strengths Network. This is a discussion group for first-time parents of newborns to age three. They will discuss games for baby, media and moderation and child-proofing.  Refreshments are provided. No registration required, drop in for any session.

Ranger talk at Juniper Campground Amphitheater at 8:15 p.m. The free talk is titled, “Connections.”

 Big MAC is hosting a Welcome Back dance for middle school students, only, from 7-9 p.m. at Pueblo Gym on Diamond Drive. Admission is $3 and students whose parents volunteer to chaperone, get in free. Big MAC is sponsored by the Youth Activity Center, a program of the Los Alamos Family Council. Call 662-9412 for more information, or to chaperone.

Saturday

 A benefit waffle breakfast will be from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Masonic Temple. The cost is $6, with a Xerox paper donation. If preferred, a cash donation jar” will be available in lieu of the paper donation. Children six and younger are admitted for free.

The Sec Sandoval Chalk Walk, in conjunction with the Next Big Idea, will be at 10 a.m. Each square of sidewalk can be “rented” for $5. Pick up an application at the Los Alamos Arts Council office in Fuller Lodge, where pre-registration is ongoing, or visit http://losalamosartscouncil.org/chalk-walk to download an application. Registration the day of the event will begin at 10 a.m. Drawings should be completed by 12:30 p.m.

Enjoy the Festival of Discovery, Invention and Innovation from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Ashley Pond. The Next Big Idea will host an array of free, hands-on activities for the whole family. Science, math and art will all be on display. A contest will also take place to find an Einstein look-alike. The winner will receive $100 in Chamber checks. To learn more visit www.nextbigideala.com.

Join the United Way Youth Team at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce “Next Big Idea” event. The UWYT will host the Atomic City Regatta (rain-gutter boat races) at Ashley Pond.

Sept. 21

 The September Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting will be at 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. For more information, call 661-4097.

Sept. 22

The Authors Speak Series presents “Inspiration and perspiration: An Authors Symposium,” with playwright Robert Benjamin; children’s author Shirley Raye Redmond; poet Jane Lin; and sci-fi author Steven Gould, who will discuss the creative process in different genres. Moderated by Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan.
7 p.m., upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library.

Sept. 25

Eliot Fisk, classical guitarist, will perform at 4 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium.

Sept. 27

The Hearing Challenged Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. in the classroom at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Audiologist Cathy Jackson will be the speaker. The public is welcome to attend.

Sept. 30

Chit chat and change diapers, 10:30-noon, at Family Strengths Network. This is a discussion group for first-time parents of newborns to age three. They will discuss games for baby, media and moderation and childproofing.  Refreshments are provided. No registration required, drop in for any session.

Oct. 3

The United Way Youth Team will host “Hamburger Nite at the Hill Diner” from 5-7:30 p.m.