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  • People in the news 07-20-14

     

    Gina Stroud, of Los Alamos, recently received a degree of bachelor’s of science in biology and public health with a concentration in law and social justice from Santa Clara University. She graduated magnum cum laude and completed the university’s Honors Program. She was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Society. 

    Stroud is a 2010 graduate of Los Alamos High School and will begin her first year at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.  

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    Anna Scott and Jessie Bohn, 2013 graduates of Los Alamos High School, recently completed their freshman years at Montana State University in Bozeman.  

  • Recurring meetings

     

    The Atomic City Corvette Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Time Out Pizza in White Rock. For more information, contact Chris Ortega at 672-9789.

     

    The Los Alamos Table Tennis Club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level. On Tuesday, there is a fee of $2 per player. There is no charge on Saturday. For more information, contact Avadh Saxena at AVADH—S@hotmail.com or Ed Stein at 662-7472.

     

    The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. For more information, call 672-3300 or 672-9563.

  • News For Retirees 10-19-14

    Oct. 19-25, 2014
    For information, call the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) at 662-8920, the White Rock Senior Center (WRSC) at 662-8200 and “Day Out” (adult day care, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.) at 661-0081. Reservations must be made by 10 a.m. for daily lunches.
    Betty Ehart
    MONDAY
    8:45 a.m. Cardio
    10:30 a.m. Feldenkreis class
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Pork Chop
    1 p.m. Matter of Balance class
    7 p.m. Ballroom Dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:30 a.m. Mac users group
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 Lunch: Green chile chicken tortellini soup
    Noon Lunch talk: Jonathan Ice, Commission for the Blind
    1 p.m. Bingo
    1 p.m. MindBody massage
    6 p.m. Mahjong
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis

    WEDNESDAY
    8:30 a.m. LAVA quilters
    8:45 a.m. Cardio plus exercise
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Catfish
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge

    THURSDAY
    8:30 a.m. Walk-In-The-Woods
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Salisbury steak
    1:30 p.m. Beginning tap dancing
    2 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    6:30 p.m. Chess
    7 p.m. Bridge

  • Be There 10-17-14

    Today
    Mountain Elementary Halloween Carnival. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Weather permitting, game booths will be outdoors on the upper playground. Festivities include the haunted house, book fair, cake walk, face painting, game booths and prizes. Tickets are $5 for 20; games are three tickets each, cake walk is four tickets and haunted house is five. All proceeds benefit the students of Mountain School through the PTA.

    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Saturday
    The Annual Jemez Trail Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. along N.M. 4. Take a four-mile detour at Mile Marker 27 and just follow the signs. Many yard sale items at the barn area plus meet the alpacas and dogs at Aspen Ridge Alpacas on Thompson Ridge. Alpacas will be for sale. Do not bring own dogs. For more information call Mickey and Evelyn at 575-829-3312.

    Fuller Lodge Art Center’s 37th Annual Juired “Gateway to the Holidays” Arts & Crafts Fair. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.

  • Be There 10-16-14

    Today
    Science on Tap. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project Restaurant. Hunter McDaniel, a Los Alamos National Laboratory post-doc researcher, will talk about next generation Quantum Dots and how they could revolutionize solar cell technology.

    Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts from Pet Pangaea at 6 p.m. for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.

    Part of Take Wing Week! “A Birder’s Guide to Everything.” 6:30 p.m. A touching film for all ages. Special introduction by local birder Hari Viswanathan, who will briefly recount his own birding discovery of a lifetime. At Reel Deal Theater, 2551 Central Ave. Tickets available at the door. $9 adults/$6 children. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    White Rock Family-Friendly Films. “Monster House.” 6:30 p.m. at the White Rock Activity Center.

    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

  • Off The Hill 10-16-14

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces “Eros and Thanatos: new work by Michael Petry.” The artist reception will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24, where the artist will be present. This exhibition will run through to Nov. 22.
    Art tours
    The 27th Annual Galisteo Studio Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission. For details, directions, and artists pages, go to galisteostudiotour.org or go to Facebook. Maps and artists information will be available studio tour weekend at the La Sala Welcome Center. Walkable tour with more than 30 artists in their private studios. Included are painters, printmakers, potters, weavers, photographers, woodworkers, jewelers, sculptors, local crafters and chefs.
    Auditions
    “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.” 1-3 p.m. Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Performances begin in January. Nine men, three women.
    Classes
    Many six-week classes are now available through the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. For more information, cost and to sign up visit evfac.org.
    Comedy
    Jay Leno. 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. $42-95. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
    Concerts

  • Be There 10-15-14

    Today
    Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.

    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. LuzMarina Serrano, the New Mexico Gay Straight Alliance Network Program coordinator, will give a presentation about Super Allies: How to Support LGBTQ Youth.

    Part of Take Wing Week! Silver-Winged Acrobats of the Sky. 7 p.m. Relf Price will give a non-technical talk on the amazing lifestyles of dragonflies and damselflies. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

  • Be There 10-10-14

    Today
    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Saturday
    Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Start at Fuller Lodge to pick up tour brochure, then work your way around Los Alamos and White Rock to visit artists’ studios.
    Sunday
    “Manhattan” TV series, viewing party and discussion. 8-9:30 p.m. at Time Out Pizzeria on Central Ave.
    Monday
    History & Science Trivia. 8:30 p.m. at Pajarito Brewpub in recognition of Ada Lovelace Day celebrating women in science. Prizes awarded to top three teams.
    Tuesday
    The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting. Noon at the Manhattan Project restaurant. Speaker will be Tony Chan on Travels Along the Silk Road.

    The Great Books discussion group is now called Mesa Readers. The group meets from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Mesa Public Library. All are welcome. For more information, call Mary Cernicek at 662-7100.

  • Be There 10-09-14

    Today
    Art on Tap Series. 5:30-7 p.m. Art therapist/counselor Trish Ebbert will talk about the benefits of art for one’s good mental health.

    “Amphibian Declines: Around the World and in Your Backyard.” 7 p.m. Fish and wildlife biologist Michelle Christman will talk about amphibian biology, threats amphibians face and general amphibian declines, both around the world and locally. The recent decision to list the Jemez Mountains salamander as an endangered species will also be discussed. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Los Alamos County and the Los Alamos League of Women Voters presents back-to-back forums at Fuller Lodge. At 5:30 p.m., the forum on the Structure-of-Government Charter Amendments. At 6:45 p.m. the forum for candidates for the Third Congressional District, will feature Democratic Candidate Ben Ray Luján and Republican Candidate Jefferson Byrd.

    Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts from Pet Pangaea at 6 p.m. for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.

  • Off The Hill 10-09-14

    Art exhibits
    “Inside Out” art exhibition celebrating artwork by people treated for mental illness. From 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at James Kelly Contemporary 1611 Paseo Peralta in the Santa Fe Railyard. All sales of art go to the artists. The exhibit is a collaborative effort to increase awareness and decrease stigma surrounding mental illness.

    Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico 1984-2014 runs through Oct. 12.

    Footprints: The Inspiration and Influence of Allan Houser. Through May 2015 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 708 Camino Lejo in Santa Fe.

    Wind Maps and Mind Shadows: Hand-woven Rugs and Tapestries by Connie Enzmann-Forneris. Through Oct. 29.