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Today

The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. 7 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Overlook Park: Eddy and the Nomads leads the music for the Los Alamos Kiwanis Club Fireworks. Music starts at 3 p.m. Fireworks start at dark. For more information visit gordonsummerconcerts.com.

 

Battle of the Bands at the Kiwanis Fireworks show. Show starts at 2 p.m. Featured bands include Eddy and the Nomads and Los Alamos Community Winds. Also scheduled are games, rides, skydivers, airplane flyovers and much more. 

Friday

The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. 7 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Los Alamos Food Co-op: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band; Funk from Ashville, NC. For more information visit gordonsummerconcerts.com.

 

First Friday Forts. First Friday of every month from 3:30- 5 p.m. Parents must supervise children. Free. For more information, contact the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. PajaritoEEC.org or 662-0460.

Saturday

The United Thrift Shop will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. United Thrift is open every first Saturday of each month.  

 

Summer Art Field Trip to Fran Stoval’s Art Gallery and Studio. 9-11 a.m. Stained glass, mosaics and pastels demonstrations.  

Sunday

Cowboy Breakfast at the Posse Lodge. 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. 650 North Mesa Road, near the stables. Adults: $7, children 10 years and younger: $4. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

July 8

Chapter AK of P.E.O. will hold a luncheon social at 12:15 p.m. at the home of Linda Valenti in Santa Fe.  Members I - Z bring salads. Co-hostess will be Kathy Fraser and Karla Crane will give the program. RSVP to Linda at 984-9153.

July 9

The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner Group will be giving exams for new Amateur Radio Licenses. 6:30 p.m. in the Club Meeting Room at 4017 Arkansas (the Old Fire Barn).  Bring a picture ID, or two other forms of ID with name and address. Fee is $15, either in cash or a check made out to “ARRL VEC.” For renewal and/or additional information, call Bill Boedeker at 662-4220, or email at boedeker@cybermesa.com.

 

History Adventures at Fuller Lodge. 10 and 11 a.m. Free hands-on activities for kids. Every Tuesday through July. 

July 10

 Los Alamos National Laboratory Lecture Series: Truman’s Decision to Drop the Bombs. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Bradbury Science Museum. Professor Noel Pugach, of the University of New Mexico, will discuss President Harry Truman’s decision to use the atomic bombs. For more information, call 667-4444. 

 

Snake safety with Tom Wyant. 7-8 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. Learn what to do when there is an encounter with a snake in the wild, as well as proper identification of New Mexico’s native snakes. Free.

July 11

The League of Women Voters’ Lunch with a Leader will feature Ellen Morris Bond the executive director of Self-Help at 11:40 a.m. in Mesa Library. This monthly event is open to the entire community. 

 

Community Blood Drive. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive. 

July 12

Janice Wall and Shaun Gilmore Mostly Clear and Partly Cloudy: Climate as Metaphor. Artist Reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library Art Gallery. The themes spin out metaphorically from climate: climate as natural occurrence and changing atmospheric conditions, climate as political and emotional states. Exhibit runs through Aug. 4. 

 

The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. 7 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Ashley Pond: West African Highlife Band; dance band. For more information visit gordonsummerconcerts.com.

 

Creative Anachronism Medieval living history demo. 5-8 p.m. Fuller Lodge lawn. Hosted by the National Historical Society. For more information call 695-5251.