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  • Be There 11-13-13

    Today
    The LANL 70th Anniversary Lecture. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. Retired Los Alamos physicist John C. Hopkins reflects on his Cold War career in the weapons program.

    Game Night. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs rotunda.
    Thursday
    Deep Into That Darkness Peering art exhibit. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Runs through Nov. 16.

    The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will have the monthly meeting, noon at the Ridgepark Clubhouse, 505 Oppenheimer Drive. In honor of Veterans’ Day, the speaker will be veteran Bethany Redmond and one other speaker pending. All registered Republican women are invited. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items for LA Cares and toiletries for the Women’s Shelter in Española. Call Donna MacDonald 662-4001 for further information.

    Thursday Faith and Family Night (TFFN) will meet at the United Church at 3:45 p.m. in Graves Hall of the Christian Education Building at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. For more information call 662-2971.

    The Los Alamos Writers Group meets on the second Thursday during November and December from 7-8:30 p.m. at Morning Glory Bakery, 1377 Diamond Drive, across from the high school. Visitors are welcome to attend.

  • Be There 11-12-13

    Today
    Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Galactic Frontiers: “Out of this World,” with Loretta Hall. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

     Deep Into That Darkness Peering art exhibit. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Runs through Nov. 16.
    Wednesday

    Green Hour Hikes. Meet at various local trailheads. 9-11 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. For more information, call 662-0460.

    Aspen Elementary Groundbreaking Ceremony. 11:30 a.m. at 2182 33rd Street. To RSVP call 663-2275. Refreshments immediately following the ceremony.

    The LANL 70th Anniversary Lecture. Retired Los Alamos physicist John C. Hopkins reflects on his Cold War career in the weapons program, 5:30 p.m., Bradbury Museum.

    Game Night. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs rotunda.
    Thursday

  • Be There 11-06-13

    Today
    The November meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be at 7 p.m. in the Nambe Room of Fuller Lodge.

    Game Night. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs rotunda.

    Sierra Club Open Meeting. “Creating Clean High-Tech Jobs in the U.S. and Mexico.” Tom Bowles, U.S. Chair — MUSEIC Technology Commercialization. 7 p.m. at UNM-LA building 2, Room 220.
    Thursday
    Raise the Roof Family Literacy Event. 5-6 p.m. at Chamisa Elementary. Families of pre-kindergartem through third-grade students are invited for pizza (pre-order) and book swap. Families will learn literacy games and activities to do at home and sign up our Family Reading Challenge and will be sent home with a bag of materials and supplies, door prizes, and a new book to get started. For more information email d.smith@laschools.net.

    New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange Seminar. 5-7 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall, 35 Longview Drive. Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is hosting educational seminar for business owners.

    The November business breakfast will be on topic of Health Insurance in light of the new federal requirements and resources for small business. 8-10 a.m. at UNM-LA. For more information call 661-4816.

  • Be There 11-05-13

    Today
    What’s Up Doc? A free presentation on asthma, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. Handouts will also be available on Assets In Action and the upcoming Community Asset Awards. Call Assets In Action at 695-9139 for additional information.
    Wednesday
    The Jemez Thrift shop will be celebrating the monthly “Bag Day” sale. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fill a sack for $5. 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

    Brown Bag with Los Alamos music students from PMTNM performance and composition winners. Noon at Fuller Lodge.

    The November meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be at 7 p.m. in the Nambe Room of Fuller Lodge.

    Game Night. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs rotunda.

    Quiet Gentle Walk. 9:15-11:45 a.m. A gentle walk for those who want a quiet walk along a relatively flat trail. The walks range from one to two miles in length and may include gentle changes in elevation. Free. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Green Hour Hikes. 9:30 a.m. Meet at local trailheads for meandering hikes where kids set the pace and decide the activities. The group will hike Deer Trap Mesa. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • News for Retirees 11-03-13

    Nov. 3-9, 2013
    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
    SUNDAY
    2-4 p.m. Sunday afternoon downtown on the Day Out big screen
    MONDAY
    8:45 a.m. Cardio
    9 a.m.-noon Chair massage with Katie
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Grilled pork chop
    12:30 p.m. Driver safety program
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group 11:30 a.m. Lunch: Green chile chicken tortilla soup
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:30 a.m. RSVP quilters
    8:45 a.m. Cardio plus exercise
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11 a.m. “Udall Serving You”
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Canjun fish
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    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: Chicken pot pie, beets, apple crisp
    1:30 p.m. Tap dancing
    2 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    6:30 p.m. Chess
    7 p.m. Bridge
    FRIDAY
    9:15 a.m. Line dancing

  • Be There 10-31-13

    Today
    Los Alamos Beer Co-op Halloween Party Fundraiser. 6:30 p.m. to midnight at Posse Shack. Advanced ticket sales only, $20 per individual, $35 per couple, Tickets available at the Food Co-op Market, or from LABC board members. A 21 year old and older only event, classic BBQ and sides, door prizes, best costume contest, music by DK and the Affordables, BYOB, See losalamosbeer.coop, or contact info@losalamosbeer.coop for more information.

    Halloween party and benefit concert for Lt. Micah Jay Andersen, featuring Mama’s Black Sheep, 7-10 p.m. at the American Legion Post 90, 1325 Trinity Drive. The American Legion is a private club. To attend, one must be a member or a bona fide guest of a member. If interested in joining, see the bartender for details, or call 662-7772 for more information. This is a 21+ only event.
    Friday
    First Friday Forts. First Friday of every month from 3:30- 5 p.m. Parents must supervise children. Free. For more information, contact the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. PajaritoEEC.org or 662-0460.

    Deep Into That Darkness Peering art exhibit. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Runs through Nov. 16.
    Saturday
    The United Thrift Shop will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. United Thrift is open every first Saturday of each month.

  • Off The Hill 10-31-13

    Art exhibits
    Ron Barsano: The Naked Truth. A Retrospective Exhibition. On display until Jan. 5 at the Taos Art Museum. For more information about museum hours and events, contact to Ellen Rink at 575-758-2690.

    Leon Gaspard: Impressions from Russia and the Faraway. Opening reception 2-4 p.m., Nov. 16 at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 1075 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe.

    Emily Cheng: Whole in One. An exhibition of paintings and drawings. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, 435 South Guadalupe Street in Santa Fe. The artist will be in attendance.

  • Be There 10-30-13

    Today
    Game Night. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs rotunda.

    First Baptist Church is hosting a free community event. 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in the FBC Parking Lot at 2200 Diamond Dr. for free dinner, pumpkin carving and decorating, rock climbing wall, bonfire and s’mores.Costumes optional. Pumpkins provided while supplies last.

    Author Talk with Anne Hillerman. 7-9 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. Hillerman will have a talk and book signing of her new book “Spider Woman’s Daughter.” Public is invited.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library parking lot. Last market of the season. Trick or treat at the market. Best costume wins a basket filled with market items. Winner can pick up basket by 12:30 p.m.

    Thursday Faith and Family Night (TFFN) will meet at the United Church at 3:45 p.m. in Graves Hall of the Christian Education Building at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. For more information call 662-2971.

  • Be There 10-29-13

    Today
    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 new 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. For more information visit compassionatefriends.org.

    Los Alamos High School will host a Financial Aid Information Night for high school seniors, 6 p.m. in the Speech Theater. New Mexico Educational Assistance Foundation Representative Ruben Reyes will provide information about FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), Scholarships, Grants, Work Study programs and loan programs. For more information contact Connie Goettee in the Career Resource Center at 663-2595 or c.goettee@laschools.net.

    Shop with the Chef Fall Classes. Dehydrated snacks — kale chips by Lisa Kennard. 6-8 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op Market. Single class, $15 or $20 non-members. Sign up at the Co-op. For more information call 695-1579.
    Wednesday
    Green Hour Hikes. Meet at various local trailheads. 9-11 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. For more information, call 662-0460.

    Expression in Book Art Exhibit. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library.

  • News For Retirees 10-27-13

    Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2013
    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
    9:45 a.m. Matter of Balance
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Pork chop
    12:30 p.m. “Love Rules” — 10 minute play
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Green chile chicken enchilada
    1 p.m. Arthritis self-
    management course
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:30 a.m. RSVP quilters
    8:45 a.m. Cardio plus exercise
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Clam chowder
    11:45 a.m. Winnie Berry at the piano
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:30 p.m. Tire pressure check
    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: Salisbury steak
    1:30 p.m. Tap dancing
    2 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    6:30 p.m. Chess
    7 p.m. Bridge
    FRIDAY