Be There 10-10-10

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 The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) will meet at 4 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.

Dick Mason will discuss the new federal health care reform at the monthly League of Women Voters Lunch with a Leader from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at Central Avenue Grill. The menu at Central Avenue Grill gives you many choices for your entree, plus iced tea or lemonade, tax and gratuity for just $15. Although you do not have to RSVP to attend, it is helpful for Central Avenue Grill to know how many people are coming so they can set up tables accordingly. For this luncheon, please RSVP to Barbara Calef by e-mail at  bfcalef@yahoo.com or call 662-3825 by noon, Oct. 11.

 The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner group will host the final exam session of the year at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Fire  Barn, (4017Arkansas) in the upstairs meeting room. There will be testing for all classes of radio license. A picture ID or two other forms of ID and a test fee of $15, either cash or a check made out to the ARRL VEC is needed for those who wish to test. Those who wish to upgrade will need a picture ID and two other forms of ID, the original license and a copy or a valid CSCE (Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam) and a copy, plus the $15 exam fee. A simple calculator can be used during the exam.  For more information, call or e-mail Bill Boedeker, 662-4220, boedeker@cybermesa.com.
Monster Movie Wednesdays at UNM-LA will feature “The Invisible Man” at 6 p.m. in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall in Building 2. The movie is free and open to the public.
The Los Alamos Republican Women will elect officers for 2011-2012 at their 7 p.m. meeting at the Republican Headquarters,146 Central Park Square. Betty Cox will present a program on the history of Women’s Right to Vote. For information JoAnn Johnson, 662-7981.

Poetry gatherings will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library.

The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series continues with “Secret of Kells,” at 7 p.m. at the White Rock Town Hall.
Oct. 16
 Meet from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Borrego/Bear Wallow trailhead for the Santa Fe National Forest Fall Trail Clinic. The project will be rolling grade dips, knicks, tread repair and re-establishment.  Contact Jennifer Sublett for more information, jasublett@fs.fed.us or 505-753-7331.

The 6th annual Dances of India benefit performance will be held 4 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium. This year a dance drama will be featured and classical, folk and other dances have been woven into a story. Admission is free, but a donation is requested. This year all proceeds will benefit “Jagruti Seva Sanstha” - an organization for under-privileged women and children based in Pune, India.

The 2010 Mayor’s Ball will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico. Tickets are now on sale for $150 per ticket or $1,500 per table (10 guests). Call 983-8360, visit www.bbbs.org/northernNM Mayor’s Ball or e-mail Monica at mmartinez@bbbsnorthernnm.org for more details or to reserve your tickets today. The Mayor’s Ball will be at 6 p.m. at the Santa Fe Convention Center.
Oct. 19
A stress free meditation class will be offered from 6-
7 p.m. at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. The free class will be taught by Bhasweti Gewhas, a certified hypnotherapist, life coach, Reiki master and theta healer and will teach participants how to enjoy life without stress.  For more information call 662-8170.
Oct. 22
Enjoy a Halloween hayride from 4-6 p.m. at the Posse Lodge. The cost for adults is $5; $2 for youth (4-17); and $1 for children. Members of the Posse Lodge, Pony Club and the Los Alamos Recreation Division work together to create a hayride for all ages. After the hayride, warm drinks and refreshments will be available at the Posse Lodge. Dress warmly and bring your own blankets. Register at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center front desk. There is a limited number of tickets being sold per hour.

Big MAC will host their middle-schoolers-only October dance, “Halloween Howl,” at the Pueblo Gym, 1990 Diamond Dr. from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $3. Parent chaperones are needed and their middle schooler will be admitted free. A costume contest will be held. Big MAC is sponsored by the Youth Activity Center, a program of the Los Alamos Family Council.
Oct. 24
Celebrate Halloween with the pumpkin splash and Halloween carnival from at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. Registration fee is $7. Games include diving for pumpkins, carnival games, cupcake walks and other activities. Register soon because space is limited. Register from 1-4 p.m. at the aquatic center.

 The Authors Speaks Series will feature novelist and playwright Mark Dunn at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library.