Be There 10-03-12

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Girls in grades K-12, who are interested in Girl Scouts are invited to an information session and registration event from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.

The Los Alamos High School Band Boosters will host a “No Cook Noodle Night” from 5-7 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill’s Kelly Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, call Maire O’Neill at 412-8739.

Glass recycling is finally here and Tom Nagawiecki will present the county’s plans for the recycled glass at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms of Mesa Public Library during the Sierra Club meeting.
Join the Parent Raising Teen Club from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, 1738 N. Sage Loop. For more information, call Elizabeth Grant at 660-5796.

The Reel Deal Theater will bring back “The Big Year” for a one-time showing at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children at the door. Proceeds benefit PEEC. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or send email to Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

The Mesa Public Library Free Film Series presents “Hugo,” at 6:30 p.m.

The League of Women Voters is hosting the first of three League of Women Voters candidate forums will be at 7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Join the league at 6:30 p.m. to meet the candidates over refreshments. The forum begins at 7 p.m. All the invited candidates have agreed to participate.

On the first Friday of every month, join kids and their parents who like building forts from 3:30-5 p.m. at PEEC. The event is free, no registration required. Visit PajartioEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

There will be an Arts Crawl from 4-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library and Los Alamos Historical Museum; and from 5-7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge Art Center and Karen Wray Fine Art, in the new location at 1475 Central Ave., in the Community Bank building.
The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a county-sponsored Dark Night at 6:30 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.

The Cowboy Breakfast will be from 7-11 a.m. at the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, 650 North Mesa Road, near the stables. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 10-years-old and younger. Proceeds benefit the Los Alamos Pony Club.

A benefit concert for the Arts Council will be at 4 p.m. The performance will feature mezzo soprano Alicia Solomon; pianists Claudia Hilko, Colleen LaPorte, Juanita Madland and Susan Mendel. Tickets are $20 or $5 for children 12 and younger. For more information, contact the Arts Council at laarts@rt66.com.

The White Rock Artists and Artisans Market will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Hive, 134 N.M. 4. For more information, email Melanie Peña at Melanie@losalamos.org or call 661-4807.

Oct. 9
Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados will give an update about the local court at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting, 11: 45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Dixie Girl Restaurant, 1789 Central Ave. Guests are welcome to attend.

The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner Group will give exams for amateur radio licenses. This session will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Club Meeting Room at 4017 Arkansas (the Old Fire Barn). Those testing for a new license will need a picture ID or two other forms of ID with name and address on them (utility bill, credit card bill or other) and a test fee of $15 either in cash or a check made out to “ARRL VEC”. Participants’ Social Security number will need to be on the form 605 License Application. Those seeking a license upgrade will need the picture ID or two other forms of ID plus the original license and a copy of the license or a valid Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam and a copy of the CSCE plus the exam fee of $15. For more information, call Bill Boedeker at 662-4220 or email at boedeker@cybermesa.com.

Tickets go on sale for the Festival of Chocolate at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The festival will be from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 10. Reserve tickets by calling 0672-4089.
Oct. 10
GeekOut Family Night will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. upstairs, at Mesa Public Library. Bring your own games, or play theirs.

Join the Los Alamos County Recreation Division and make some memories at the October Dessert Dances. The Mother/Son Dance is Oct. 10, the Daddy/Daughter Dance is Oct. 11 and the new Family Dance is Oct. 12. Events are from 6-8:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The cost for the event is $16 per couple, $8 for each additional child, and $30 per family (two adults and two children). Sign up at the Aquatic Center. For more information, contact the Recreation Division, at 662-8173, visit losalamosnm.us/rec, or email lacrec@lacnm.us.


Recurring meetings

The Atomic City Corvette Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Time Out Pizza in White Rock. For more information, contact Chris Ortega at 672-9789.

The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. For more information, call 672-3300 or 672-9563.

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge.  

The Military Order of World Wars hosts a monthly dinner meeting  on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Norm Wilson, USAF retired, at 662-9544.

St. Dimitri Orthodox Church is starting a new ACA/ACDF 12-step group (Adult Children of Alcoholics/Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families), that will meet in the basement of the church, at 2270 39th St.  The group will meet at 6 p.m. every Monday. Newcomers and “old timers” are welcome. For more information, call 505-603-3430.

The Los Alamos Photography Club meets the third Tuesday of the month upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The meetings are from 7-9 p.m. Annual dues are $12 per year. For more information, visit tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/la-photoclub/.

Do you have kids at home with you? Need play friends and activities? Need to meet at-home moms just like you? The MOMS Club of Los Alamos may be just what you’re looking for. For more information, visit sites.google.com/site/momsoflosalamosweb/welcome%29, or send email to moms

Habitat for Humanity of the Española Valley and Los Alamos, Inc. Board of Directors meets every last Thursday of each month at 6:15 p.m. The meetings alternate between Espanola and Los Alamos. For more information, call 505-747-2690 or visit habitatevla.org. Meetings are open to the public and interested parties are welcome.

CoDA, an open 12-step group for recovery from codependency, meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at White Rock Methodist Church on Meadow Lane. For information call 672-3874 or 672-1498.