LA Happenings 07-14-11

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Lads of Enchantment, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, invites the public to join them in song.  Besides the enjoyment of singing in harmony, our barbershop chorus and quartets experience the thrill of performing in the community. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall. Attendees will find their chapter meetings are well planned, musically satisfying and fun. Visitors are welcome.
The Los Alamos Community Winds invites all interested musicians to join its upcoming concerts. No audition is necessary, but proficiency on a wind or percussion instrument is required. The LACW rehearses from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. www.lacw.org.

The HillStompers hold weekly rehearsals at 7 p.m. Mondays at the United Church (no drill). Anyone who plays a marching band instrument is welcome, regardless of age or skill level. 661-7646.

Voices of Praise, a Christian choral ensemble for children and youth, ages 5 to 18, invites singers to join them. The director is Jamie Duke, associate pastor, First Baptist Church Los Alamos.  The Assistant Director and accompanist is Greg Smithhisler, liturgist, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. For more information visit http://sites.google.com/site/voicesofpraisehsc/.

The LA Arts Council invites New Mexico artists not on its mailing lists to apply for admission to the 2011 Northern New Mexico Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair scheduled for Nov. 19. For more information and an application form, call 663-0477 or e-mail laarts@rt66.com or visit www.laartscouncil.org.

The Blue Window Bistro will offer a Wine Tasting from 5-7 p.m. July 24. Featured wines will include reds and whites from Spain, Argentina and  Chile. Tickets are $25 per person and include 12 one-ounce tastes and  appetizers. Reservations are required July 20. To purchase tickets call 662-6305.

Grounds and Sounds, a Christian coffee house will be presented by White Rock Presbyterian Church, 310 Rover Blvd., at 6 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature live music with Sam and Savannah Whitehair of the Navajo nation, who will lead their band called Psalms of Praise. Pizza and dessert will be sold. All proceeds benefit Navajo Missions. All ages welcome.