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Ongoing around LA 12-30-10

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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 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/voicesof
praisehsc/, or contact Lisa Roig at vopwebmaster@gmail.com for more information.

  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.

Lend a hand

The senior centers would like to identify people in Los Alamos and White Rock who would be willing to provide snow removal for seniors, and in so doing, be a snow angel.  The Betty Ehart Senior Center often gets calls from elders who need this service. Those willing to help should call the Betty Ehart Senior Center at 662-8920, or the White Rock Senior Center at 662-8200 and give them your contact info.

Visual

The Los Alamos Photography Club is hosting its 16th annual show Jan. 31-Feb. 26 at the Mesa Public Library. Photographers of any skill level (beginner, amateur, or professional) of high school age or older, who live or work in Los Alamos County, are eligible to enter. The subject of the photos should be appropriate for display at a public facility. For more information visit www.la-photoclub.org/ or e-mail dfcoombs@comcast.net.

Mi Ra Won will do a solo show of her impressionist oil and watercolor paintings in the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery. A public reception will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Jan. 7 in the Mesa Public Library’s upstairs gallery.

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.