Be There 10-24-13

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Hilltop Spa Open House and Ribbon Cutting to spotlight new ownership. 5:30-7:30 p.m., 400 Trinity Drive. Community Invited to an Open House at Hilltop Spa. There will be margaritas, appetizers, door prizes and specials.
High Tech Halloween at the Bradbury Science Museum that includes loads of spooky science and technology based demonstration and talks.

Hallowiener Parade. 5:15 p.m. Central Park Square, downtown. Calling all Dachshunds. Trick-or-Treat on Main Street isn’t just for two-legged critters! Come in costume and meet at on the North side of Ashley Pond. Parade starts at 5:30 p.m., ending across from CB Fox for a costume contest. For more information email Mary Hall at mary.hall@pobox.com.

Expression in Book Art Exhibit. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. Runs through Oct. 30.

Halloweekend and Trick or Treat on MainStreet. Public is welcome for candy, pumpkin glow and dance performances. For more information call 661-4844.
Fuller Lodge Art Center hosts a costume class. 9 a.m. to noon. Alison Chilen will teach how to make molds, sculpting and shaping masks and other Halloween accessories. For more information email Ken at director@fullerlodgeartcenter.com.

Yum Run. 8 a.m. at Ruby K’s Bagel Shop. 5K and 10K races to benefit LA Cares. $30 per person, $90 per family. Fee for 1K Run and Walk are $15 per person, $35 per family. Register at online at rubykbagel.com, or the morning of the event.

National Make A Difference Day. Clean up around the Betty Ehart Senior Center from 9 a.m. to noon. All ages are welcome to bring rakes and work gloves to learn the art of volunteerism. For more information call Irene Powell, RSVP director at 662-8923.

Fifth Annual Pumpkin Patch and Chamisa Fall Craft Fair. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Piñon Elementary School, 90 Grand Canyon Drive in White Rock.

Pumpkin Splash and Halloween Carnival. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Walkup Aquatic Center, 2760 Canyon Road. $7 per person.

Expression in Book Art Exhibit. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. Runs through Oct. 30.

Mountain Mixers Square Dance. 3:15 p.m. at the White Rock Municipal Complex, 118 Longview Drive. Membership is $60 per quarter, visitors $5.

The 8th Annual Halloweekend music recital will be 4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. More than 50 local piano students will perform in costume. This free event is sponsored by the Los Alamos Arts Council and the Los Alamos Music Teachers Association.

The Pumpkin Glow. 6-9 p.m. Anyone who wants to carve a pumpkin, contact the Los Alamos Art Council office at 663-0477.
Apollo’s Fire. The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra plays Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. 4 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School. Tickets $30 online at losalamosconcert.org, at Smith’s and CB Fox in Los Alamos and at the Lensic in Santa Fe, $35 at the door. Students 6-18 free. For more information call 662-9000 or visit losalamosconcert.org.

Expression in Book Art Exhibit. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. Runs through Oct. 30.

Fall Festival. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The United Church. Public is invited for games, prizes, food, a costume parade, cake walk, other activities.
Oct. 28
Hamburger Night. 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Bandelier Grill, hosted by United Way. $15. Take out available, call 672-4083 to place order. Vegetarian and gluten free choices available. For more information visit UnitedWayNNM.org or call 662-0800. 

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 Los Alamos Table Tennis Club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level. On Tuesday, there is a fee of $2 per player. There is no charge on Saturday. For more information, contact Avadh Saxena at AVADH—S@hotmail.com or Ed Stein at 662-7472.


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 the Dixie Girl restaurant.


Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Church in Kelly Hall.  


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.


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/.


Los Alamos MS Self-Help Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Mesa Public Library, Upper Level Meeting Room 1.


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 momsoflosalamos@gamil.com.


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.


Los Alamos Tuff Riders Mountain Bike Club rides at 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, leaving at the Sullivan Field parking lot. For more information, go to tuffriders.losalamos.com.


Support group for emotional eaters. 10-11 a.m., every first Tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday of the month. Small Business Center board room, 190 Central Park Square, behind post office. Free. 


Attention Laboratory Retirees: A social brunch on the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Fabulous Fifty’s Diner in the American Legion Building.