Be There 09-19-13

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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.

Book signing with Marina von Neumann Whitman, daughter of famed scientist John von Neuman. Whitman will sign her memoir, “The Martian’s Daughter.” 5 p.m. at the Los Alamos Historical Society, 1050 Bathtub Row.

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. $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.

Retirement party for Jo Ferdinand to thank her for her dedicated rescue work of injured and orphaned songbirds for more than 10 years. 5-7 p.m. at Gibson Hall, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2390 North Road.
Car wash fundraiser for NJROTC. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pueblo Gym. Donations appreciated.

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.

Adoption event by Friends of the Shelter. 2:30 p.m. at East Park. In conjunction with Black and White Dog Day.

“Pegasus,” Los Alamos High School’s art and literary magazine, is hosting its fifth annual swap meet for in the LAHS parking lot along Diamond Drive. Spaces cost $20 and vendors keep any money they make. Donations of items for sale by the “Pegasus” students are also being accepted for the event and may be dropped off at the LAHS Main Office until 7:45 a.m. the morning of the sale. Crafters are also welcome to participate. Vendors must supply their own tables and shade. Payment may be made at the LAHS Bookkeeper’s Office or by mail to 1300 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos, NM 87544. Checks should be made out to Pegasus-LAHS. For more information, call 412-8739.

Opera on the Rocks. 5-9 p.m. at Bandelier. Atomic City Transit Shuttles available to Bandelier from White Rock VC and Sullivan Field. Guild Member $8, Family Guild Members (4) $16, Non-Guild members $12, Family Non-Guild Members $30. Visit website to purchase tickets at guildsofsfo.org/LA.