Be There 12-13-11

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This month’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting features a panel of counselors who will discuss emerging trends and teen issues they are seeing in their work and how we as a community can address these challenges. The public is welcome to attend. The meeting is scheduled one week earlier than usual, at 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Pajarito Cliffs Site, Camino Entrada.  For more information, call 661-4097.

Chick Keller talks on “Global Warming: What we Know and What the Current Hot Topics Are,” at 7 p.m. at PEEC, 3540 Orange Street. Free.


 The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

The Los Alamos County Republican Party will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Ron and Olha Dolin, 236 Rio Bravo, White Rock. This monthly meeting will be a Christmas party. Participants are invited to bring political acumen and a dessert or light snack to share.


 Los Alamos Chapter #63, Order of Eastern Star, will hold its annual sales of Collin Street Bakery fruitcakes, apricot pecan cakes and pineapple pecan cakes at Los Alamos National Bank on Dec. 16. For information, call Betty Robertson at 662-5185.


Skate with Santa and his elves at the Ice Rink from 2-4 p.m. Dec. 17 and from 3-5 p.m. Sunday. Special event admission fees are in place and no passes will be accepted. For more information contact the Ice Rink at 662-4500 or visit losalamosnm.us/rec.

Los Alamos Little Theater Madrigal Dinner Theatre at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge #2083, Trinity Dr. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Music, fun and potential mayhem will ensue when this band of rogue players perform. Enjoy dinner, entertainment and the merriment of the season. Donation of $7 per person at the door.


Author and chicken expert Patricia Foreman talks about her new book, “City Chicks,” at 2 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.  Learn how to keep and employ chickens in small spaces.  

 Saint Dimitri Orthodox Church will have its annual Holiday Bake Sale of cookies and sweets from traditional Eastern Orthodox lands on Dec. 18. Now is the time to order these holiday specialties made from recipes that have been handed down from mothers to offer a holiday selection. The Holiday baked goods selection includes baklava, anatolian baklava, Greek monastery cookies, Greek koulerakia, paxamadia, Russian tea cakes and Russian honey cookies. Included with the baked goods is a sample of Russian tea and hand-dipped pure beeswax candles from the Monastery of the Archangel Michael in Cañones. The price is $24.99 per box. Russian tea will also be available for purchase. Call 660-9113 to order the holiday-baked goods.  Orders will be taken through Dec. 14.

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.