Be There 10-12-10

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By The Staff

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 call JoAnn Johnson at 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.
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 at 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 held starting at 6 p.m. at the Santa Fe Convention Center.
The Los Alamos Concert Association kicks off their 2010-2011 season at 4 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium, with a concert featuring two American artists, cellist Julie Albers and pianist Orion Weiss. Tickets for the concert may be purchased in advance for $30 at Otowi Station Book Store and CB Fox Department Store, in White Rock at Smith’s and in Santa Fe at Nicholas Potter Bookseller. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $35.  

The following students will perform on the Los Alamos Music Teachers Association’s Musicale at 2 p.m. in the UNM-LA Student Union. The program is free and open to the public. The performers are Devon Conradson,  Kelsey Bowen, Kristin Fassbender, Sami Filer, Kevin Gao, Victor Kim, Irene Kwon, Mariela Melgar, Yana Outkin, Jin Park, Camille Rousculp, Joseph Sarrao,  Jacob Torrez, Rachael Wallstrom, Jennifer Wang and Hao Wei. The students study with Charlene Cox-Clifton, Sarah Kelly, Lynn Lamb, Frances Naffziger, Greg Schneider, Ellen Scudder, Janna
Warren and Madeline Williamson.

PEEC (Pajarito Environmental Education Center) invites the community to join their annual PEECnic from 1-3 p.m. at 3540 Orange St.  Photo presentation on “Flying with Birds in Mexico and Colombia,” refreshments, pumpkin decorating, acknowledging of volunteers, election of new board and more.  All welcome.
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. 21
The Daytime Republican Women will meet at noon at the Republican Headquarters, 146 Central Avenue Square. The Republican candidates for County Council will be the guests. For more information call JoAnn Johnson, 662-7981.