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Community Briefs 07-21-13

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Deadline pushed back for LLA applicants
There is still time to apply for the 2013-14 class for Leadership Los Alamos.
The deadline has been pushed to July 31 and the easiest way to apply is to visit leadershiplosalamos.com.
According to LLA chair Mike Wismer, a year was taken off so organizers could work on a strategic plan.
LLA will implement the following schedule for its next class.
Sept. 20-21: Leadership orientation and retreat
Oct. 18: Cultural session
Nov. 15: Economic development
Dec. 13: Local government
Jan. 24: Community organizations
Feb. 21: Education session
March 21: Youth session
April 16: Environmental Session
May 16: Closing session and graduation
Leadership Los Alamos was founded in 2003 to identify current and emerging leaders in the Los Alamos area, enhance their leadership skills, and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing the community.
According to its website, the Leadership Los Alamos program is nine months in duration and has graduated nine classes. Program sessions are designed to address current issues facing the community. Each program session features speakers that are acknowledged leaders in their specific fields, while program participants actively engage in discussion and debate.
Program sessions are held in Los Alamos and the surrounding area in order to expose participants to the different aspects of the community and the local issues important to each topical area.

Casting call for children’s theater starts Monday
“Tortoise and the Hare: The Greatest Race,” casting call for Missoula Children’s Theatre. More than 50 roles will be cast for students entering first through 12th grade.
Parent/guardian must be with each child when registering in order to sign the permission form. All auditioners should plan to attend the entire morning audition and, if selected, have an open calendar for the week of July 22-26. Audition is free. Price is $35 per child who is cast for the performance. Enrichment workshops are offered to all who audition at no cost. Sign-up for workshops takes place at the audition.
• 9:30 a.m., July 22 at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.
• 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and all day and evening July 27. 
Public performance is 7 p.m., July 27 at Crossroads Bible Church
Tickets are available at the door, starting 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, $5 — ages 12 and under. For more information call 663-0477.

Recycling fashion show set for September
Do you have an eye for fashion and a love for recycling? Want to help change the public perception of trash?
Come to the free Recycled Fashion Workshop hosted by the Los Alamos County Environmental Services to learn the ins and outs of recycled fashion and begin creating an eco-chic recycled fashion garment to enter in the Second Annual Next Big Idea Recycled Fashion Show on Saturday Sept. 14.
Recycled
Fashion Workshop
8 .m., July 23 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center 3540 Orange St.
The workshop is open to all ages and will include a presentation displaying some recycled fashion to inspire attendees in creating their own pieces of trash fashion.
Participants are encouraged to bring recyclable materials and waste items they would like to use in creating their outfits.
For more information or questions contact Tom Nagawiecki at 662-8383, or tom.nagawiecki@lacnm.us.