Be There 10-26-10

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By The Staff

“Valles Caldera: A Geologic History,” talk and book signing by Fraser Goff, UNM professor and LANL researcher on geothermal and volcanic formations will begin at
7 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Goff will speak about the landscape of the Valles Caldera. The event is free and open to the public.
The Los Alamos High School NJROTC will host brisket night from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Posse Shack on North Mesa, about one mile from the roundabout, on the left.
$10 per plate, includes barbecue brisket, potato salad, vegetable, a roll, drink and dessert.

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

Democratic Party meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library, meeting room 3. Local Democrats will gather to discuss final plans for election activities. All supporters of Democratic Party values are invited to attend.
The Los Alamos High School ’Topper marching band is selling gourmets pies by Chef Pierre for its annual fundraiser. Orders will be taken from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Los Alamos National Bank Lobby. Select from cherry cobbler, lemon meringue, unbaked fruits, chocolate French silk and pumpkin. Prices are $14-$16 and order will be in on Nov. 17.

Club Anime will meet at 4 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.
Discover the unique cultures of Finnish-Norwegian Sami cultures at 10 a.m. in the Great Room at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

See the beauty of Lapland, landscapes, fall flora, reindeer and Norwegian coastal harbors as we travel by bus, ship and train. Learn about the foods and culture of this  area at the top of the world. Meet the people of this interesting land. Stay for lunch and enjoy Finnish cake. Call 662-8922 for lunch  reservations. Doug and Ruth Lier will give a digital photo presentation.

When does science get spooktacular? To find out, climb into your costume and head on over to the Bradbury Science Museum for “High Tech Halloween!” Back for its 17th year, the creepy educational event is from 4-7 p.m. More than a dozen ghoulish activities are sure to delight big and small. The Bradbury Science Museum is located at 15th Street and Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. Admission is free.

The “Lads of Enchantment” Barbershop Chorus presents its 19th Annual Show at 7:30 p.m. at United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. Tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for students. An Afterglow, “show after the show” will be held at Graves Hall, located next to United Church. Suggested donation $5.
Meet from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., meeting location TBA, for the Santa Fe National Forest Fall Trail Clinic. The project will be basic trail construction. Contact Jennifer Sublett for more information, jasublett@fs.fed.us or 505-753-7331.

Mountain Elementary School is holding its annual carnival from 5-8 p.m. at the school. Activities include a cakewalk, silent auction and haunted house. Tickets can be purchased for a variety of games that will be offered. Proceeds benefit the Mountain Elementary School PTA.
Nov. 2
The Republican Party of Los Alamos will hold an “election watch” starting at 7 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House. For information call Ron Dolin, 672-3581.
Nov. 4
The November meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be at 7 p.m. in the Nambé Room of Fuller Lodge.

The Mesa Public Library Film Series will show the film “Sin Nombre,” at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms.
Nov. 5
Dia de los Muertos: A group show featuring work by Cruz Lopez, Toby Morfin, Diego Lopez, Benjamin Lopez, Leroy Lopez, Adrian Martinez, Russell Martinez, Tom Borrego, Patricio Chavez, Gene Ortega, Bryan Romero and Jaime Rodriguez will open from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Northern New Mexico College’s Nick Salazar Center for the Arts Art Gallery. The show will run until Sunday night.
Nov. 6
Rumelia will perform from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Pyramid Café, 751 Central Ave. Enjoy dinner and an evening of music by Santa Fe’s all-women Balkan trio, who plays music of Turkey, Greece, Albania, Rroma and the Balkans. Suggested donation is $7/$5 for students.