Be There 10-09-13

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Unity Day. Teacher Marcie Long and her Hawks hope to create a sea of orange at Los Alamos Middle School. The students will participate in Unity Day and ask students, staff and parents to wear orange to support an end to bullying. The community can learn more at PACER.org/Bullying.

Las Conchas and Thompson Ridge Fires: Effects on Water Quality. 7 p.m. $6/$5 PEEC members. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

A celebration of Los Alamos’ 50 years in space. Speakers include Laboratory Fellow and Astrophysicist Ed Fenimore and planentary scientist and principal investigator of the Chemcam team Roger Weins. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bradbury Science Museum.
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library parking lot.

Senior Citizens are needed for Cookies and Conversation at Los Alamos Middle School. Adults join students for free lunch, cookies and light-hearted conversation. Clubs and organizations willing to donate cookies can call Assets In Action at 661-4846. The JJAB program meets monthly and a list of dates is available.

Community Blood Drive. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive.

Las Alamos Art Council Board meeting. 5:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge.

Thursday Faith and Family Night (TFFN) will meet at the United Church at 3:45 p.m. in Graves Hall of the Christian Education Building at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. For more information call 662-2971.

The Los Alamos Writers Group meets on the second Thursday during November and December from 7-8:30 p.m. at Morning Glory Bakery, 1377 Diamond Drive, across from the high school. Visitors are welcome to attend.

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will have the monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the Ridgepark Clubhouse, 505 Oppenheimer Dr. The guest speaker will be from HOPE Pregnancy Center. All registered Republican women are invited. For more information call Donna MacDonald 662-4001.

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos. The speaker will be genealogist and writer Mary Penner of Tijeras. She will speak about “Finding females in your family tree.” The public is invited.
Community Blood Drive. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive.

The Jemez House Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Atomic Surplus” exhibit opening reception. Los Alamos Historical Society is co-sponsoring the exhibit with the Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe (CCA) to explore the nuclear legacy. 6-8 p.m. at the CCA in Santa Fe.
Dorothy Hoard will lead a historical hike along sections of abandoned roads that preceded the designation of Hwy 4. Free. Meet at PEEC at 9:30 a.m. to carpool or 10 a.m. at Forest Road 181. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Fuller Lodge Art Center hosts a costume class. 9 a.m. to noon at the art center. For more information email Ken at director@fullerlodgeartcenter.com.