Be There 10-16-12

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The next meeting of the Los Alamos Geological Society will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Church, 92 East Road. The featured speaker will be Dan Aiken. The October field trip will be to San Pedro Mines. For this trip, they will meet at 7 a.m. Oct. 20 at Sullivan Field. For more information, contact Paul Bradley at Ppbradpp@aol.com.

Rebecca Oertel, a Forest and Range Plant ecologist will present the effects of the Las Conchas Fire on the VCNP and surrounding Jemez Mountains. She will discuss the ecological consequences of this fire as well as the recovery that is underway. From 7-8 p.m. Free. No registration required.
GeekOut Family Night will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. upstairs, at Mesa Public Library. Bring your own games, or play theirs.

This month’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting will be at 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 661-4097.
The Los Alamos Farmers Market will be from 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. There are two Thursdays left for the outdoor market season.

Tom Ribe, a native of Los Alamos and an expert on natural resource issues relating to the Four Corners area will present, “21st Century Science Powered by 19th Century Power Plants,” at 6 p.m. at UNM-LA building 2, room 230. The talk is sponsored by the Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board and the Los Alamos Sustainable Energy Network. Attendees are encouraged to attend the Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board meeting at 5:30 p.m. The talk will follow that meeting.

Join the Parent Raising Teen Club from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, 1738 N. Sage Loop. Share your worries and find like-minded parents that can offer support. The group will meet each Thursday evening through Nov. 29. For more information, call Elizabeth Grant at 660-5796.

The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “Wallace and Gromit: Cure of the Were-Rabbit,” at 7 p.m. at the White Rock Town Hall.

Los Alamos Little Theatre presents Pasion de Tango with the Cuarteto Alejandro Ziegler, at 7 p.m. at LALT. Tickets are $20 for general admission and are available at CB Fox two weeks before the show, or at the door the night of the performance. For more information, visit lalt.org or call Gracie Cainelli at 662-9352.
Coffee with Kristin Henderson is at 10 a.m. at the Coffee Booth.

Businesses that are interested in distributing candy on Central Avenue for Trick or Treat on MainStreet need to sign up by Oct. 19. The event is from 4-6:30 p.m. Oct. 26. For more information, call Suzette Fox at 661-4844.
Come to the Mesa Public Library between 10 a.m. and noon and watch members of the Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America work on various stitching projects.  Members will be happy to demonstrate embroidery techniques and answer your questions. For more information, call Marilyn at 672-9404.

Fuller Lodge Art Center presents the 35th Annual Juried Arts and Crafts Fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. The Los Alamos Youth Leadership will have a bake sale and there will be door prizes.
Natali Steinberg will lead an afternoon hike through the wetlands at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden. From noon-5 p.m. Meet at PEEC to carpool. Free, but space is limited, so register in advance. For more information or to register, visit  PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Dances of India will present “Alice in Wonderland,” from 4-6 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Admission is free, but cash or check donations will be accepted. All proceeds go to Bharat Vidyalaya, a school for children living below the poverty line in Wai, Maharashtra, India. As part of the fundraiser, Priya Dighe is offering henna designs for hands from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Y. Donations of $2 for little hands and $4 for bigger hands is recommended.
Oct. 23
Virginia Murphy, deputy director of the New Mexico Commission for the Blind will be the featured speaker at the Low Vision Support Group at 10 a.m. in the Betty Ehart Senior Center classroom. Dion Dodson, the area representative from the commission will be available for consultation. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Sue Watts of PEEC will present a program titled, “Outside Awareness: How to Play With Young People,” during the Rotary Club’s meeting, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Dixie Girl Restaurant, 1789 Central Ave.
Oct. 24
Republican candidate Jefferson Byrd will visit Los Alamos for a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. at the GOP headquarters, 1362 Trinity Dr., Suite D1. The public is welcome to attend.