Be There 11-10-10

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“Running High, Running Low: Trail Running in Copper Canyon and the Jemez,” an illustrated talk by David Coblentz will be at 7 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St.  Coblentz will describe his running of a 50-mile ultramarathon with the native Tarahumara Indian runners of Mexico and note the geologic similarities and differences between the geology of the Sierra Madres and the Jemez. The talk is free and open to the public.
Enjoy a breakfast before the Veterans Day ceremony at the American Legion, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. The event, hosted by the Elks Lodge, will include omelets made to order, or crème brulee French toast, both served with homemade breakfast sausage, coffee and juice. Donations are requested, but the event is free to veterans.
Chamisa Elementary will hold its annual fall craft and business fair with items ranging from handcrafted jewelry and children’s items to candles and food. The event will begin at
9 a.m. Space is still available by calling 672-9463.

The congregation of the United Church will come together from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  to offer a host of sale items from trash to treasures, baked goods and other handmade items. Hundreds of used books will be available for purchase ranging from children’s titles to adult and religious offerings.The proceeds benefit a variety of missions projects of the Women’s Christian Service Society. A special lunch will be sold from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call the church office at 662-2971 for more information or to make a donation.

 A PEEC family geology field trip to Rendija Canyon, will be led by geologists from TerranearPMC and North Wind. Elementary-age kids and their families are invited to this unique geology trip that will have a scavenger hunt for rocks and a chance to use field journals and colored pencils to record sights. Meet at
1 p.m. at PEEC, or the trailhead up canyon from the Sportsmen’s Club at 1:30 p.m. Hike one mile each way, with some off-trail exploration. Wear long pants and sturdy boots. The group will be back by 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.PajaritoEEC.org.