Be There 11-22-12

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Nov. 26
P.E.O. Chapter AK will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Barbara deNevers. Karla Crane will act as co-hostess. The program will be a report on the projects.
Nov. 27
Friends of the Senior Centers  has purchased a new film for the Vision Challenged. The public is invited to the first showing of “Going Blind, Going Forward,” at 10 a.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in the classroom. The program is free. More information is available by calling 662-8920.

Ward L. Hawkins, LANL program manager for Nuclear Testing Limitations, will speak on “CTBT On-Site Inspection: The Final Verification Measure.” The presentation will provide general background information on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and a detailed description of the On-Site Inspection verification regime. The talk will be given at an open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security at 7 p.m. in Room 311 in the Education Building at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.
Nov. 28
 The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will host a discussion 6:30-8 p.m. in Meeting Room 1 of the Mesa Public Library. This month’s discussion will focus on the New Age movement and its role in society. For more information, contact them at losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com. All are welcome.
Nov. 29
Idea Factory: Contribute your ideas about the Pajarito Plateau. Join PEEC as they discuss key messages and stories about the Pajarito Plateau. 6:30 p.m. Free. For more information or to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

In celebration of the New Mexico Centennial, the senior center has offered monthly cultural/ historical trips in the state. To bring all this history together, historian John Ramsay will give a talk  focusing on “Turmoil Involving New Mexico Boundaries 1719-1930s.” Ramsay brings a wealth of to his favorite subject of historical maps. The talk is free and open to the public. Welcoming coffee at 9:30 a.m. and the talk is at 10 a.m. at the BESC, in the classroom.  
Nov. 30
Los Alamos Chapter 63, Order of Eastern Star, is selling fruitcakes, apricot pecan and pineapple pecan cakes, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the lobby of Los Alamos National Bank. Contact Judy Goldie, 662-3797 or goldienm@comcast.net; Nina Laird, 662-7580; or Betty Robertson, 662-5185, for more information.

The Los Alamos Garden Club will hold their annual Christmas Wreath Sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Los Alamos National Bank. The wreaths will sell for $15 and bows will sell for $3. All proceeds from the sale benefit the clubs Scholarship Fund. Club members cut the greens in the Jemez Mountains to make the wreaths.

Nominations for new Living Treasures for the April 2013 ceremony are now being accepted. Only residents of Los Alamos County are eligible to be nominated and elected as Treasures. Guidelines for writing nominations are available at livingtreasureslosalamos.org and the completed nomination can be emailed to rosalieheller88@gmail.com by Nov.  30.
Dec. 1
Children, kindergarten through sixth grade, can shop for family and friends at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church’s annual Children’s Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m.-noon in Kelly Hall. Parents are banished to the coffee café, while children shop and have their purchases gift wrapped. Items are new or like new and are reasonably priced. Proceeds go to charity.

Ancho Rapids to Red Dot Trail Hike. Join PEEC’s Paul Arendt for a winter hike from Ancho Rapids to Red Dot Trail. This will be a moderately difficult, one-way hike lasting about 5.5 hours and covering seven miles. Meet at Red Dot trailhead (on Piedra Loop) at 9:30 a.m. Free. No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org 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. For more information, contact Chris Ortega at 672-9789.

The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. 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. at the Masonic Lodge. 

The Military Order of World Wars hosts a monthly dinner meeting  on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Norm Wilson, USAF retired, at 662-9544.
Christian Discussion Group, at 6 p.m. Fridays at the Coffee Booth. Sponsored by Eastern Orthodox Christians.

The Los Alamos Photography Club meets the third Tuesday of the month upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The meetings are from 7-9 p.m. Annual dues are $12 per year. For more information, visit tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/la-photoclub/.

Newly formed Los Alamos MS Self-Help Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Mesa Public Library, Upper Level Meeting Room 1.

Building Kindness, a Habitat for Humanity affiliate, wants volunteers to help in the restoration of family homes.  No skills necessary.  You will be taught in the safe use of power tools and equipment while improving the living conditions of others less fortunate.  Skilled volunteers needed too. This ongoing program meetsat 8 a.m.  every Saturday. Call David Canfield at 505-747-7698 or buildingkindness@habitatevla.org.
Do you have kids at home with you? Need play friends and activities? Need to meet at-home moms just like you? The MOMS Club of Los Alamos may be just what you’re looking for. For more information, visit sites.google.com/site/momsoflosalamosweb/welcome%29, or send email to momsoflosalamos@gamil.com.

Habitat for Humanity of the Española Valley and Los Alamos, Inc. Board of Directors meets every last Thursday of each month at 6:15 p.m. The meetings alternate between Espanola and Los Alamos. For more information, call 505-747-2690 or visit habitatevla.org. Meetings are open to the public and interested parties are welcome.

CoDA, an open 12-step group for recovery from codependency, meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at White Rock Methodist Church on Meadow Lane. For information call 672-3874 or 672-1498.