Be There 09-22-10

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The Authors Speaks Series presents Shirley Raye Redmond at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at the Mesa Public Library.
There will be a Democratic Party meeting from 7-
8:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Mesa Public Library to plan for upcoming elections. All Democrats welcome to attend.
This year’s homecoming parade will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Central Avenue and  4th Street. Floats will line up and stage on 4th Street and on Canyon Road, while walkers will start from the Canyon School parking lot. Staging begins at 1:30 p.m. This year’s parade theme is “Sacrifice the Eagles.” For more information contact m.johnson@laschools.net or at 505-663-2514.  

Richard McCombs, a tutor at St. John’s College in Santa Fe will give an evening lecture at 8 p.m. in the Great Hall, Peterson Student Center, St. John’s College. The lecture will focus on an introduction to the reading of Kierkegaard. The event is free.
Ullrfest, an end of summer party with a band, bikes and brews, will be Saturday. There will be lift-served hiking and biking from
9 a.m.-3 p.m.; six New Mexico brewers from noon-5 p.m.; the band, Gumbo Project from 1-5 p.m.; food at the Pajarito Café from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Atomic City Transit bus service from LAHS from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and a best Viking (Ullr) costume contest. For more information visit www.skipajarito.com.

At 11:30 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on North Street, AAUW, American Association of University Women, will hold its annual fall potluck luncheon.
The speaker will be Caroline Mason, who will discuss her book about WWII titled, “The Blacksmith’s Cottage.” There will be a business meeting at 11:30 a.m. If you are interested in joining AAUW or would like to know more, attend the potluck luncheon and bring a dish to share. Also, bring  your own place settings for lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided.

The annual Fiesta at Bandelier National Monument is sponsored by PEEC and Bandelier. The Fiesta is free and there is no admission charge to Bandelier. Enjoy lots of nature activities including cider making, the Migration Challenge, live birds of prey, making corn-husk dolls, hanging a bear bag, launching an atlatl, solar-baked cookies, fall fiesta mural-making and scavenger hunt.

21st Annual Rocky Mountain Shapenote Convention will be from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through Sept. 26 at Fuller Lodge. Admission is free. Registration begins at 9 a.m. both days. For more information contact Claire Singleton, 661-2666.