Be There 09-27-11

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The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet from 6-8 p.m. at the United Church for the annual potluck supper. Members are encouraged to bring a quilting story to share. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Liz Martineau at 667-3157.

Los Alamos High School homecoming bon fire, 7 p.m. at Sullivan Field. Show your ‘Topper spirit and enjoy some s’mores.

Los Alamos High School spirit week continues with class choice. Seniors dress as hippies; juniors dress in togas; sophomores dress as animals; and freshmen dress in Hawaiian style.

The Aspen Ridge Lodge Assisted Living Facility will have an annual membership drive and open house from 4-6 p.m. Teresa Williams, executive director and Stella Dante, director of Aspen Ridge Lodge will join LARC Community Liaison Mary Yamada at the open house and will be available to answer questions and arrange tours.

Los Alamos High School spirit week continues with cartoon character day. Students dress as their favorite cartoon character.

The LAHS NJROTC will host a barbecue brisket night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Lodge on North Mesa. Meals include barbecue brisket, potato salad, vegetable, a roll, drink and dessert for $10 a plate.

Los Alamos High School spirit week continues with spirit day. Everyone wears green and gold. The homecoming parade is at 2:30 p.m. Boys and girls varsity cross country will play at home. Boys varsity football will play at 7 p.m. at Sullivan Field.

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.

Reservations for spaces at the annual flea market Oct. 1 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church grounds are now being accepted. Spaces are $20 and registration forms are available at IHM parish office and Village Arts. For more information, call Maire O’Neill at 662-0980.

The Los Alamos High School homecoming dance will be from 9 p.m.-12 a.m. at Griffith Gym.

The Los Alamos Pony Club will sponsor a Cowboy Breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, 650 North Mesa. The menu includes plain, blueberry, banana and chocolate chip pancakes, with sausage, bacon, eggs, juice and coffee. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 10 years old and younger.

Oct. 3
The Summit Garden Club will meet to tour the Audubon Society’s Randal Davey Center. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Norma Tech, 662-7424.

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

Oct. 5
Los Alamos Arts Council presents a Brown Bag performance featuring Keith Snell, pianist, at noon at Fuller Lodge.

Oct. 6
“Play Again,” an award-winning documentary about children’s imbalance between the natural and virtual worlds will be at 6:30 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Suggested donation is $7. Students will sell popcorn and hot chocolate. For more information, visit www.PajaritoEEC.org.

Oct. 12
Nate McDowell of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Climate Research Lab, will give a talk on the “Effects of Climate on Plants,” at 7 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. The talk is free and open to the public.

Oct. 22
Piñon Elementary School will have its annual pumpkin patch on Oct. 22.

Los Alamos Public School Credit Union and Zia Credit Union will host a “free shred day” from 10 a.m.-noon outside the Pueblo Complex, 1900 Diamond Dr. The public is encouraged to bring documents that need to be shredded and will be able to see the process.