Be There 11-21-13

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 Authors Speak Series. 7 p.m., Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. Don Usner, author and photographer will discuss his work for the Lannan Foundation’s Readings and Conversations Series.

White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. “Monsters University,” 6:30 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall.

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have the monthly meeting 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 2. Several candidates will be in attendance to talk and discuss the special meeting for Los Alamos residents about individuals looking for health care under Obamacare. All registered Democrats are urged to attend.
Books Are Fun book fair. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Doctor’s Lobby area in the LAMC Auxiliary.
The Betty Ehart Senior Center announces the annual Festival of Trees. Those interested in donating a tree or being an arts and crafts vendor can contact Pauline Powell Schneider at 662-8920.

“Connect With Your Teen” meeting 8:15 to 10:30 a.m. at Los Alamos High School. $30 per individual or parenting couple. Financial aid is available. Free for Family Strengths Network members at the supporter level or higher. Register online at lafsn.org.

Annual letter/boy scout food drive. 1 p.m. in Los Alamos and White Rock. Residents may place can and non-perishables also baby things like diapers in front of the mailbox in the morning and either your letter carrier or a boy scout will come by to pick it up. Proceeds help restock LA Cares and other food banks in Northen New Mexico. People may also volunteer at 11 a.m. to noon at The Knights of Columbus on D.P. Road to help sort food as it starts coming in. For more information email stnecoldsdso@aol.com.
The Los Alamos CROP Hunger Walk & Turkey Trot begins at 2 p.m. at the Middle School (North Mesa). Walkers and runners are welcome to participate in a 2.57 mile (or shorter 1.7 mile) route. There is no cost, but donations of canned food or money to fight hunger are most welcome. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Middle School cafeteria. A drawing for turkeys and pies follows the walk. All proceeds go to anti-hunger work: 25 percent to L.A. Cares; 75 percent to CROP “Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.”