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Be There 11-01-11

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Today
National Novel Writing Month kicks off from 5:30-7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library. Write 50,000 in 30 days. For more information, call 662-8253.

Wednesday
 The Sierra Club open meeting will feature Movie Night at 6:20 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Meeting Rooms. The movie will be, “Gasland.” The Bush Administration’s Haliburton Act exempted hydraulic fracturing for gas production from the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Thursday
Los Alamos Chapter #63 will hold their annual sales of Collin Street Bakery fruitcakes, apricot pecan cakes and pineapple pecan cakes at Los Alamos National Bank on Nov. 3, 18, Dec. 2, 9 and 16. For information, call Betty Robertson at 662-5185.

The Mesa Public Library Free Film Series presents “Pieces of April” at 6:30 p.m.

Friday
Los Alamos Little Theatre will present, “An Inspector Calls,” a play by J.B. Priestley, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 13. Tickets are available at C.B. Fox or at the door. The Los Alamos Little Theatre is located at 1670 Nectar St.

Saturday
Beta Sigma Phi will host their 23rd annual arts and craft fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Admission is free. The fair will offer a quilt and crafts raffle, vendors and food.

Nov. 7
The Summit Garden Club will meet Nov. 7 to make straw ornaments for a Christmas tree. The tree will be donated to the Festival of Trees benefit, which supports the Senior Centers. Visitors welcome. For more information, call Betsy Comly, 672-1574.
The November meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be at 7 p.m. in the Nambé Room at Fuller Lodge.

Nov. 8
Los Alamos Co-op will host a “Shop with the Chef” program featuring Liz Thomson, former owner of Cookin’ in Style from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Co-op. Thompson will discuss how to shop for the ingredients for her breads, share her recipes and demonstrate how to prepare them. Freshly baked breads will be available to taste during and after the class. Cost of the class is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Sign up at the customer service desk or call 695-1579. The Co-op is located at 95 Entrada Drive, next to the Holiday Inn Express.

Nov. 9
The November Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled one week earlier than usual. They will meet at 6:15 p.m.  in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. For more information, call 661-4097.

Nov. 10
 Mesa Public Library’s Poetry Gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda.

Nov. 12
The Betty Ehart Senior center has announced the dates for the Festival of Chocolate and the Festival of Trees. The fundraisers will benefit programs for youth and seniors in 2011 and 2012. The Festival of Chocolate will be from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 12. Tickets are available for $20 each starting at the end of October. The Festival of Chocolate formally launches the Festival of Trees, which will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 19. Admission is free, but collections of non-perishable items are taken to benefit programs. To donate a chocolate dessert or a holiday tree for auction, call 672-4089 for more information.

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. Guests are always welcome. You do not need to own a Corvette to attend. For more information, contact Mike Luna at 672-4087.

The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. They enjoy a meal and combine fun and social gathering with a business meeting. Those interested are invited to attend one of the meetings as a guest. For more information, call 672-3300 or 672-9563.

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.