Be There 09-17-13

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Shop with the Chef Fall Classes. Vegan on a budget by Liz Miller. 6-8 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op Market. Single class, $15 or $20 non-members. Sign up at the Co-op. For more information call 695-1579.
Brown Bag Lecture. Explosives at LANL with Cary Skidmore and Dan Hooks. Noon to 1 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.

Quiet, gentle walks with Sue Watts. Meet 9:15 a.m. at PEEC to carpool to trailhead. Different trailheads chosen each week. Free.

Green Hour Hikes. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Meet at local trailheads for meandering hikes where kids set the pace and decide the activities. The group will meet at the roundabout to hike Bayo Canyon. Free. Join the discussion about where to meet each time by joining the PEEC Family Nature Yahoo Group at groups.yahoo.com/group/peecfamilynature/. For more information, call 662-0460.

FAN Club — United Way of Northern New Mexico campaign. Join to help support the United Way of Northern New Mexico’s 2014 campaign. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the White Rock Visitor Center.

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be at 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. There will be a brief report on the Suicide Awareness and Prevention Week programs. The public is welcome to attend.

Alzheimer’s Walk Fundraiser at Papa Murphy’s Pizza, 3801 Arkansas Ave. For every pizza sold all day, Papa Murphy’s will donate $1 to the Los Alamos Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. There are still lots of summer items available.

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have the monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 2. There will be a celebration of the recent marriage equality decision in Los Alamos. Discussion with speakers and refreshments will be available. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

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.

Ponderosas in the Urban Landscape. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Laural Hardin, certified arborist, will present a detailed look at the complex issue of ponderosa pine mortality in the urban landscape. She will cover the most detrimental contributing factors to tree failure and what can be done to preserve the property. $6/$5 PEEC members. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

White Rock Family Friendly Film Series: “Epic,” 2013. 6:30 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall.

All interested members of the Republican Party are invited to attend the September business meeting of the county Central Committee 7 p.m. in Room 610 on the UNM-LA campus. Business will be conducted by Robert Gibson.
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 $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.
Car wash fundraiser for NJROTC. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pueblo Gym.

The Santa Fe Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which includes three wards in Los Alamos County is sponsoring a Preparedness Fair, “Oil in Your Lamp.” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the White Rock Building of the LDS Church, 366 Grand Canyon Dr. Free. Ongoing demonstrations, information booths and displays.

Get to know the Arduino Workshop hosted at the Bradbury Science Museum by Stan Cohen of New Mexico Highlands University and Gordon McDonough, museum educator. Hands-on workshop to demonstrate how to build and program arduinos. An arduino is a single-board micro-controller with an open-source platform designed to make electronic projects more accessible.

Black and White Dog Day. 2:30 p.m. at East Park. All dogs welcome. Free dog treats, contests and group photos. Free. Sponsored by Pet Pangaea and KatCreek Guitars.