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Be There 11-09-11

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Today
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. Cost of the class is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Sign up at the customer service desk or call 695-1579.

Wednesday
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.

Thursday
 Katy Korkos and Don Taylor will speak at the League of Women Voters’ Lunch with a Leader about improving business in the community. Meet at Central Avenue Grill at 11:45 a.m.  RSVP to Becky Shankland, rebecca.shankland@gmail.com or 662-0460, or come at the last minute. $15 covers entree, drink, tax and gratuity.
 
Mesa Public Library’s Poetry Gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda.

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in Room 3 of the Mesa Public Library.

   Kent Parsons will present a DVD featuring  Jay Verkler, CEO of Family Search. The subject will be  “The Technological Future of Genealogy.”
The public is invited. For more information, call Jodie Frye at 662-3381.

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will meet at 7 p.m.  at the home of Jean Johnson, 324 Kimberly in White Rock.  State Rep. Jim Hall, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Donna MacDonald at 662-4001 or Ann Wadstrom at 662-7578.
Saturday
The Betty Ehart Senior Center will sponsor the Festival of Chocolate from 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. 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.

Movie Night at the Los Alamos Jewish Center will be at 7 p.m. and feature the movie, “Driving Miss Daisy.” Refreshments (popcorn and drinks) will be served. Bring a snack or dessert to share.

Mesa Public Library is sponsoring National Gaming Day, an all day event starting at noon. Kids and teens are invited to join them for life-size Candyland, a Super Smash Brothers Brawl tournament and board games from Hi Ho! Cherry-O, to Apples to Apples. Adults are invited to bring their “Magic: The Gathering” cards, Dungeons and Dragons games and any other board game to play for 12-straight hours. For more information, call Youth Services at 662-8258.

Sunday
 Birding trip to Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge. Depart at 6:30 a.m. from Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St., at 6:30  a.m., arrive at LVNWR at 9 a.m. Designed for intermediate birders and led by Dave Yeamans. Participants need to pre-register for $25 at PajaritoEEC.org or 662-0460.

Nov. 17
The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “Winnie the Pooh,” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

The Authors Speak Series presents “David Stuart: People of the Pajarito Plateau,” at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda. The event is being held one week earlier due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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. 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.

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m.