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  • Off The Hill 12-11-14

    Art exhibits
    Solo Exhibition: “A Southwest Exploration in Glass by William C. Glass. Show runs until Dec. 30 at Act I Gallery.

    Hiroshi Watanabe – The Day the Dam Colllapses. Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday at photo-eye Bookstore and Project Space, 376 Garcia Street Suite A in Santa Fe. Exhibition runs through Feb. 14, 2015.

    Many Voices of Arlene Ladell Hayes. Solo exhibit opening reception from 4-6 p.m. Dec. 20 at Joe Wade Fine Arts, 102 East Water St. in Santa Fe. Show runs through Dec. 28.

    Performance Santa Fe’s New Year’s Eve Concert and Family Preview Concert. 5 p.m. and 2 p.m. family preview at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe. Tickets are $27-100 for the 5 p.m. performance. Family preview are tickets $10 per person for families with children, $25/adult without child. Order tickets through PerformanceSantaFe.org or TicketsSantaFe.org.

  • Be There 12-04-14

    Today
    The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “Baghdad Café,” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

    Open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security at 7 p.m. in the Lounge at the Education Building, United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. Talk on “Throwing Down the Gauntlet to the Next Generation of Nuclear Stewards: The Enduring Nuclear Legacy — A Second Look” by Jack Jekowski, Innovative Technology Partnerships. An exploration of the challenges that lie ahead in the context of current events.

    “Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family.” Exhibit runs daily through Jan. 2 at the upstairs art gallery at Mesa Public Library.

    Affordable Arts. On display through Jan. 3 at Fuller Lodge Art Center. With 124 artists participating — the vast majority from northern New Mexico and more than 50 Los Alamos artists.
    Saturday
    The 21st Annual “Creches From Around the World,” exhibition will be from 1-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1967 18th St., off 15 and Sage Streets. Anyone who like to share Nativity sets may call Jerilynn Christiansen at 662-5073 or they may be brought to the church from 7 a.m.-noon on Friday before exhibition begins.

  • Off The Hill 12-04-14

    Art exhibits
    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.

    Solo Exhibition: “A Southwest Exploration in Glass by William C. Glass. Presentation from 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Show runs Dec. 1-30 at Act I Gallery.

    Venice: A Reality of a Different Order. Works by Robbie Steinbach. Through Jan. 13, 2015 at Caffe Renato, the Taos Center for the Arts.

    Hand-Woven for the Holidays: Holiday Group Textile Exhibition featuring new work by New Mexico Weavers Connie Enzmann-Forneris, Sandy Voss and Barbara Marigold. Show runs through Jan. 2 at Marigold Arts, 424 Canyon Road in Santa Fe.

    Recently acquired works by artists Ansel Adams, Gustave Baumann, Betty Hahn and many others will be on view in “Hunting + Gathering: New Additions to the Museum Collection.” The exhibition runs through March 29, 2015.
    Ballet
    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20. 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Tickets at aspensantafeballet.com.
    Concerts
    Chris Isaak Holiday Tour 2014. 7 p.m. Saturday at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. $45.

  • Be There 12-03-14

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

    Sierra Club Open Meeting. 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 200, room 230 lecture hall. Craig Martin Presents: The Los Alamos Open Space System. The culmination of 15 years work, the Los Alamos Open Space Management Plan suggests pulling together a variety of county-owned land under various zoning designations to clearly define the Los Alamos Open Space System. The public is welcome to hear the plan and contribute ideas.

    Affordable Arts. On display through Jan. 3 at Fuller Lodge Art Center. With 124 artists participating — the vast majority from northern New Mexico and more than 50 Los Alamos artists.
    Thursday
    Capturing the Plants and Pods of Autumn with Lisa Coddington. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The session will teach participants drawing techniques with graphite and pencil; on Dec. 11 those who continue will learn to paint their drawing with watercolors. Can be taken as one session (drawing only) or both (drawing and painting). Suggested for beginner and intermediate levels. Advance registration required. $50/$40 PEEC members for one session, or $90/$72 for both. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • Be There 12-02-14

    Today
    The Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG), meets from 7-9 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The focus of LAAUG is digital photography post-processing. Digital capture is also discussed. Meetings moderated by Doug Coombs and Ken Hanson, or by a group member. All are welcome. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Photography Club. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

    Affordable Arts. On display through Jan. 3 at Fuller Lodge Art Center. With 124 artists participating — the vast majority from northern New Mexico and more than 50 Los Alamos artists.
    Wednesday
    The United Church Thrift Shop will be having its “Everything Christmas” sale including many gifts, as well as decorations, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Graves Hall.

    Shop on the Corner thrift store annual Christmas sale. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, lower level, on Canyon Road near Diamond Drive. There will be holiday decorations, gifts and clothing at thrift store prices.

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

  • News for Retirees 11-30-14

    Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 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. Advisory Council
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Beef/bean burrito
    Noon Grief support
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Grilled pork chop
    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: Beer battered cod
    1 p.m. Downton Abbey show
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge

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

  • Be There 11-27-14

    Today
    “No Limitations.” Work by photographer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman. Daily through November at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Gallery.

    Affordable Arts. On display through Jan. 3 at Fuller Lodge Art Center. With 124 artists participating — the vast majority from northern New Mexico and more than 50 Los Alamos artists.
    Saturday
    Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts from Pet Pangaea at 10 a.m. for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.
    Dec. 1
    Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico. 10-11 a.m. Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a story and stations centered around a theme, as well as outside time. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    Dec. 2
    The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting. Noon at the Manhattan Project restaurant. Speaker will be Elisa Enriquez on suicide prevention.
    Dec. 3
    The United Church Thrift Shop will be having its “Everything Christmas” sale including many gifts, as well as decorations, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Graves Hall.

  • Be There 11-26-14

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

    A chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the northeast side of the YMCA Annex, Central Park Square, suite 140. Co-led by Eric Ferm and Valerie Wood. The organization offers non-denominational grief support after the death of a child. Bereaved parents and grandparents are welcome regardless of age. For more information visit compassionatefriends.org.

    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. The group chooses selections that interest its members and selects books and short stories that meet participants’ choices. All are welcome. For more information, call Mary Cernicek at 662-7100.

    The United Thrift Shop will be closed.

  • Be There 11-25-14

    Learn to build gingerbread houses

    The Family Strength Network is offering Gingerbread classes, to demonstrate how to build gingerbread houses for people of all ages.
    There are four classes set for different age groups.
    Toddlers: 10:30 a.m.-noon Dec. 3. Cost is $10 per child.
    School age children: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Dec. 3. Cost is $20 for the gingerbread house kit.
    Teens and adults: 3:45-5:45 p.m. Dec. 5. Cost is $20 for the gingerbread house kit.
    Registration required through lafsn.org, or call 662-4515. The Family Strengths Network is located at 1990 Diamond Drive in the Pueblo Complex.

    KOATS for Kids campaign kicks off

  • Births

    Oct. 17: A boy, Cyrus Nicholas Moore, born to Shanda and Brian Moore
    Oct. 27: A girl, Elizabeth Barbara Eisele-Ohman, born to Elizabeth Terry Ohman and Douglas Joseph Eisele
    Nov. 2: A girl, Ily Rae Bowyer, born to Noelle and Sean Bowyer
    Nov. 3: A boy, Broderick Eugene Euler, born to Garrett and Lisa Euler
    Nov. 4: A boy, Everett James Waters, born to Sarah G. and Ml James Waters
    Nov. 5: A boy, Carleone Leroy Jenkins, born to Kathleen Bailon and Marquise Jenkins
    Nov. 6: A girl, Antoinette Olivia L’Esperance, born to Alexandria L’Esperance
    Nov. 7: A girl, Lyla Sadie Salazar, born to Sierra Ortiz and Ricardo Salazar
    Nov. 12: A boy, Charles Reass, born to Jenna and David Reass