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Music

The Lads of Enchantment meet every Thursday evening at the United Church (Graves Hall) at 7 p.m. to share those grand old Barbershop Songs. Contact:  Murlin Nutter at 672-3235

The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra Fall concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Crossroads Bible Church.

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.
  Attention senior music students: If you attend school in, live in or take lessons from the music teachers in Los Alamos County, the Los Alamos Arts Council will sponsor your senior recital.  For application instructions call Marlane at the LAAC office at 663-0477.

Visual

Vote for your favorite scarecrow  this week at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center and help select the “community favorite.”

The LA Arts Council invites New Mexico artists not on our mailing lists to apply for admission to the 2010 Northern New Mexico Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair to be held Nov. 20. For more information and an application form call 663-0477 or e-mail laarts@rt66.com or visit  www.laartscouncil.org.

Calling all holiday decorators! Please donate holiday trees and wreaths for the Festival of Trees in November. Trees may be any size or theme. Call Pauline for details at 662-8920.

The Fuller Lodge Art Center in Los Alamos is seeking emerging and established artisans interested in selling their art work through the Gallery Shop, a popular sales outlet established in 1977 to support local and regional artists.  For more information call 662-1635.

Literary
Mesa Public Library’s “Poetry Gatherings” is a series of evening poetry readings. The readings take place  at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the upstairs rotunda. Anyone of any age who is interested in poetry and who would like to experience listening to, or reading poetry aloud, may read their own poetry, read works by their favorite authors or just listen.

White Rock Branch Library offers story times on Wednesdays. Lapsit/toddler story time is held from 10:10-10:30 a.m.; preschool story time is from 10:40- 11 a.m. Music and Movement (M&M) is held at 9:30 a.m. Mesa Public Library story times are Thursdays with M&Ms for children up to age 5, which is at 9:30 a.m. Storytime for ages 18-36 months is from 10:10- 10:30 a.m. and preschoolers’ story time is held from 10:40-11 a.m. Call 662-8258.
Dance and Yoga
New Mexico Dance Theater, directed by Susan Baker-Dillingham and located at  149 Central Park Square, offers classes in Mommy and Me, creative movement, jazz, tap, pointe, partnering, stretch and strengthen and all levels of ballet including teen adult. Please call 920-9134 for information or visit www.NMDOT.org for registration information.

Belisama Irish Dance offers beginning classes for all ages at  7 p.m. on Tuesdays and at 5:30 p.m. Fridays at the NMDT studio 149 Central Park Square. New dancers always welcome. Call Adrienne at 670-2152, or go to www.BelisamaIrishDance.com.