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Community Calendar 12-9-16

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TODAY
Astronomy Show: Cosmic Distance Scale at 7 p.m. at the Nature Center. Join Dr. Rick Wallace for a presentation and discussion about the distance to celestial objects. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children. More information at peecnature.org.
SATURDAY
Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Parish Hall, 3700 Canyon Road. Food for purchase will be available. Great Christmas shopping opportunity.

Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center. Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children.
SUNDAY
Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center. Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children.
MONDAY
Nature Playtimes at 10 a.m. at the Nature Center. Join local families for fun in nature. Free. More information at peecnature.org.

Chapter AK, P.E.O. meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Joan Brown, 325 Aragon Ave., in White Rock. Joy Beery is the co-hostess. The program will be a potpourri of Christmas music. Please feel free to invite guests. RSVP to Joan at 672-1534.
TUESDAY
Family Night Sponsored by Kiwanis Club at 6 p.m. at the Nature Center. Come to the nature center for a night of fun activities all about nature. Free. More information at peecnature.org.

Kiwanis meeting from noon-1 p.m. in Kelly Hall at Trinity-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Drive. Kiwanis has tentatively scheduled a field trip to the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos to visit its emergency medical technician (EMT) training program.

Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting from noon-1 p.m. at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Andy Trottier on Bradbury Science Museum Association will speak. The public is welcome.

The League of Women Voters will hold their monthly community event, Lunch with Leader at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 13 in Mesa Library. State Sen. Daniel from Albuquerque will speak about the recent elections, upcoming ethics legislation and public safety. To order a lunch from the Co-op for $10, call or text Karyl Ann Armbruster at 231-8286, or email her at kaskacayman@gmail.com, by 5 p.m. Dec. 10 but lunch is not mandatory. She will give you the menu choices.
WEDNESDAY
The Los Alamos Retirement Community is celebrating 31 years of caring with an invitation to our annual Luminaria Walk and Buffet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at Aspen Ridge, 1010 Sombrillo Court, and dessert will be served at Sombrillo Nursing Community. Call Cynthia Goldblatt, Community Liaison at 695-8981 with questions. Bring your family and friends for a tour of our community.  No RSVP necessary.
THURSDAY
Nature Yoga at 5:15 p.m. at the Nature Center. Practice yoga with Christa Tyson at the nature center, where you have a great view of nature. Cost is $15 for non-members, $12 for members.
DEC. 16
Astronomy Show: “Exoplanet Update” at 7 p.m. at the Nature Center.
How many exoplanets have we found this year? Which ones do we think are similar to Earth? Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children.
DEC. 17
Christmas Bird Count at 6:30 a.m. at the Nature Center. Participate in the longest running citizen science project in the world, the National Audubon Society’s 117th Annual Christmas Bird Count. Free.

Feature Film: “We are Stars” at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center. This exciting, family-friendly film connects us to the evolution of the Universe and explores the secrets of our cosmic chemistry. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children.