Be There 12-29-10

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“The Next Frontier: Engineering the Golden Age of Green,” a documentary featuring American and European solutions to energy problems, will be screened at 7 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. The film will be introduced by the director and filmmaker, Brad Marshland. The event is free and open to the public, with donations welcome.
Bring in the New Year with the sounds of fireworks at the Los Alamos Fire and Ice New Year’s Eve Celebration, from 6 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Fees include a moonlit permit to cross-country ski and snowshoe in the Preserve. Permit fees are $25 for adults, $20 seniors, $15 for ages 6 to 15 years, and kids 5 and younger are free. The Preserve is located at 18161 N.M. 4 in Jemez Springs. Visit vallescaldera.gov or call 661-3333 or 866-382-5537 for more information.

Los Alamos Little Theatre will host a New Years Eve celebration with a special performance of Agatha Christie’s “Go Back for Murder” and a catered dinner from Cowgirl BBQ. Doors for the show will open at 7:15 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 a person and will be on sale at the Little Theatre box office, 1670 Nectar Street, 5-7 p.m. weekdays from Dec. 13 to Dec. 23 (payment by cash or check only). Tickets are advance sale only and will not be sold at the door. Visit www.lalt.org for more info.

Gather to align your heart’s compass for the new year to love, harmony, beauty and compassion and celebrate in song, dance, breath and meal at the 18th Annual New Year’s Eve Global Peace Gathering at 8 p.m. at Unity Church, 1212 Unity Way, Santa Fe. The church is located a bit north of Camino De Los Montoyas and 599. $20 suggested donation for the annual fundraiser. A vegetarian potluck dish to share is welcome. Help to make this a fragrance free event. For more information call 438-0820 or e-mail maboud@cybermesa.com.
Jan. 5

• Jan. 5 — The Sierrans will host a potluck to organize and plan for 2011. All who would like to volunteer, have great ideas for projects, passions about certain issues, and are willing to contribute to making the group more effective, are invited. Bring a favorite dish. RSVP per e-mail, or call 662-2368 after Jan. 2.
Jan. 10
Al Elliott will speak on the subject of easy-care iris: specific varieties for six months of color at the Summit Garden Club meeting. Visitors are welcome. For information contact Betsy Comly, 672-1574.