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By The Staff

TODAY - March 5, 2008

Singles with Soul are invited to participate in Ecumenical Lenten Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church (sponsored also by Trinity on the Hill Episcopal church and the United Church). 

The Los Alamos Film Society will be picking films to screen for the next six months and it’s looking for public input. Go to the websites for the two distributors we work with, www.newyorkerfilms.com and www.zeitgeistfilms.com. Then e-mail suggestions to gdwilson@alum.emory.edu or print out descriptions of the films you like and come to the selection meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Starbucks.

The Los Alamos Democratic Party is holding a candidates’ forum from 7-9 p.m. in Fuller Lodge.

THURSDAY

The Community Health Council will meet from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The group will look at emergency preparedness, youth violence and crime, and underage drinking.

Mesa Public Library Free Film Series screens “Limbo” at 6 p.m. at the library. Admission is free.

Los Alamos Middle School’s eighth-grade  orchestra and seventh-grade concert strings will perform at 7 p.m. in Duane Smith Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

A community forum on the status of the Los Alamos Reservoir will be held at 7 p.m. in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge. The forum will include presentations by Greg Kuyumjian, forest service hydrologist; Tim Glasco, deputy utilities manager for gas, water and sewer services for Los Alamos Utilities Department; George Lawrence, president of Pajarito Mountain Ski Area; and Craig Martin, open space specialist for Los Alamos County. 

The Los Alamos Master Gardeners will meet at 7 p.m., in the Nambe Room of Fuller Lodge.  Rosmarie Frederickson will talk about backyard beekeeping and Matt Dickens from Los Alamos County Utilities Department will talk about water issues. All current, past and potential master gardeners are invited.

Anna Sofaer, author of “Chaco Astronomy: An American Cosmology,” will do an encore book signing from 6-7 p.m. at Otowi Station Bookstore.

Author and archaeoastronomer Anna Sofaer, founder of the Solstice Project, will return to the Bradbury Science Museum at 7 p.m. with computer modeler Alan Price, to present an interactive model of the Sun Dagger at Chaco Canyon. Sofaer’s film “The Mystery of Chaco Canyon” screened at the Bradbury on Feb. 21. Call the Bradbury Science Museum at 667-4444 or visit twww.lanl.gov/museum.

FRIDAY

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Pajarito Mountain Ski Patrol, the patrol is hosting a two-day celebration. To kick off the festivities, an informal gathering will be held at 6 p.m. at Quarks, the bar located in Central Avenue Grill. 

Los Alamos Little Theater presents the play “Time Enough,” a love story by Robert Benjamin, at 7 p.m. at the Little Theater, located at 1670 Nectar St. Admission is $12/$10 for students and seniors.

A fish fry to benefit the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church missionaries and World Youth Day pilgrims will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. Tickets are available by calling 661-8303. The menu includes codfish, French fries, coleslaw and desserts, as well as lemonade, tea and coffee. 

SATURDAY

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Pajarito Mountain Ski Patrol, the patrol is holding registration for more anniversary activities from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Pajarito Mountain Ski Lodge. A DVD presentation of the history of the ski patrol will be held along with a photo shoot for current and former ski patrollers at 1 p.m. A half-hour happy hour will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the lodge and a Mexican dinner will be served at 5 p.m. The price for the dinner and registration is $20 per person. Former patrollers will also receive a free ski pass. 

Los Alamos Little Theater presents the play, “Time Enough,” a love story by Robert Benjamin, at 7 p.m. at the Little Theater, located at 1670 Nectar St. Admission is $12/$10 for students and seniors.

The 2008 Empty Bowls Project, a fundraiser for Self Help Inc, will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. 

The Sierra Club Powwow, featuring “Cool Counties,” will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, located on North Mesa. Visit www.coolcities.us/.