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  • Be There 10-09-13

    Today
    Unity Day. Teacher Marcie Long and her Hawks hope to create a sea of orange at Los Alamos Middle School. The students will participate in Unity Day and ask students, staff and parents to wear orange to support an end to bullying. The community can learn more at PACER.org/Bullying.

    Las Conchas and Thompson Ridge Fires: Effects on Water Quality. 7 p.m. $6/$5 PEEC members. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    A celebration of Los Alamos’ 50 years in space. Speakers include Laboratory Fellow and Astrophysicist Ed Fenimore and planentary scientist and principal investigator of the Chemcam team Roger Weins. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bradbury Science Museum.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library parking lot.

    Senior Citizens are needed for Cookies and Conversation at Los Alamos Middle School. Adults join students for free lunch, cookies and light-hearted conversation. Clubs and organizations willing to donate cookies can call Assets In Action at 661-4846. The JJAB program meets monthly and a list of dates is available.

    Community Blood Drive. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive.

    Las Alamos Art Council Board meeting. 5:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge.

  • Be There 10-08-13

    Today
    Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., Duane Smith Auditorium. Fermented Frontiers: “Uncorking the past: The Quest for Wine, Beer and Extreme Fermented Beverages,” with Patrick McGovern. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

    The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner Group will be giving exams for Amateur Radio Licenses. This session will be 6:30 p.m. in the Club Meeting Room at 4017 Arkansas (the Old Fire Barn). If testing for a new license a picture ID or two other forms of ID with name and address on them (Utility bill, Credit Card bill, or other) will be required. A test fee of $15 (cash or check) made out to “ARRL VEC.” A Social Security number is also required on the form 605 License Application. For those seeking a license upgrade, a picture ID, or two other forms of ID plus your original license, or a valid Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam and an exam fee of $15. For more information, call Bill Boedeker at 662-4220 or email at boedeker@cybermesa.com.
    Wednesday
    Green Hour Hikes. Meet at various local trailheads. 9-11 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. For more information, call 662-0460.

    The Jemez House Thrift Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • News for Retirees 10-06-13

    Oct. 6-12, 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 a.m. Chair massage
    9:45 a.m. Matter of Balance
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Baked chicken drumstick
    Noon Lunch talk: Donna McHenry, senior safety
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10:30 a.m. Female Brain Power
    -12:30 p.m. Initiative
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Sweet ‘n’ sour pork
    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
    10:30 a.m. AARP meeting
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Beer-cheese soup
    11:45 a.m. Winnie Berry at the piano
    1:15 p.m. Alzheimer’s support
    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: Tilapia
    1:30 p.m. Tap dancing
    2 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    6:30 p.m. Chess

  • Be There 10-03-13

    Today
    Los Alamos High School 50th Reunion. Classmates and guests will be able to enjoy a wide variety of activities including a mixer, wine and cheese party, dinner/dance and picnic at various venues around town. For more information call Dennis O’Mara at 505-899-0151.

    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 Master Gardeners meeting will be 7 p.m. at the White Rock Community Building.

    Mesa Public Library free film series. 6:30 p.m. “Vertigo” the Alfred Hitchcock classic from 1958 starring James Stewart and Kim Novak.
    Friday
    The Jemez Thrift shop will be celebrating the monthly “Bag Day” sale. 9 a.m. to noon. Fill a sack for $5. 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

    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.

  • Be There 10-02-13

    Today
    Sierra Club Presents: Bag-it! Los Alamos without plastic. 7 p.m. at UNM-LA Building 2, Room 220. Jessie Emerson, who helped negotiate a plastic bag ban by the Santa Fe City Council, will tell: how the ban was passed, what was Sierra Club’s involvement, why Los Alamos might want to ban-the-bag, how to reduce waste generally; then conclude with the 78 movie, “Bag it,” about the major environmental problems caused by plastic bags. For more information contact Jody Benson at bensonj@lanl.gov.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library parking lot. Fall is here with the hot days and cool nights. Summer items will be finishing up and fall and winter foods shall be making first appearances. The public can pick up their favorite pastry with a hot cup of something.

    Los Alamos High School 50th Reunion. Classmates and guests will be able to enjoy a wide variety of activities including a mixer, wine and cheese party, dinner/dance and picnic at various venues around town. For more information call Dennis O’Mara at 505-899-0151.

  • Be There 10-01-13

    Today
    Coexisting with Coyotes. 7 p.m. David Parsons, a representative of Project Coyote, will discuss issues related to coyotes living in urban environments, methods for reducing coyote-human conflicts and suggestions for addressing situations that may be deemed as threatening. $6/$5 PEEC members. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Shop with the Chef Fall Classes. Fermentation by Jay Joggerst. 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
    The Jemez Thrift shop will be celebrating the monthly “Bag Day” sale. 9 a.m. to noon. Fill a sack for $5. 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

    Green Hour Hikes. 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Meet at local trailheads for meandering hikes where kids set the pace and decide the activities. The group will hike Tsankawi. Meet at the trailhead at Tsankawi parking lot. Free. For more information call Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 662-0460.

    Quiet, gentle walks with Sue Watts. Meet 9:15 a.m. at PEEC to carpool to trailhead. Different trailheads chosen each week. Free.

  • News for Retirees 09-29-13

    Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 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
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Beef stew
    12:15 p.m. Better breathers
    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: Fish and chips
    Noon Lunch talk: Memory care
    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 fried chicken
    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
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Frito pie
    11:45 a.m. Tom Oliphant at the piano

  • Be There 09-26-13

    Friday
     Los Alamos Little Theatre presents “Arsenic and Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesselring. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, available at CB Fox or at the door on the nights of performances. For more information, visit lalt.org.

    The Heart of Enchantment Quilt Show sponsored by the Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. The Show will feature quilts and fiber arts items made by Guild members and members of the Jemez Bear Paws Quilt Guild.

    National Native American Day. All day at Bandelier. Movieson aspects of local Pueblo culture will be presented and a special exhibit of items recently added to the museum collection.
    Saturday
    The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 4 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Sign up or join a team at alz.org/walk or call the New Mexico chapter at 266-4473.

    Trip to Shark’s Tooth Ridge. 8 a.m. Local geologist Patrick Rowe will lead a group to the aptly-named area near Cabezon, at which five different species of cretaceous age shark’s teeth can be found. This is a trip not to be missed for adults and kids alike. Meet at PEEC to carpool. $10/$8 per individual or $20/$16 per family. PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • Off The Hill 09-26-13

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Walling: Containing Architecture, painting and sculpture by Tom Miller. Through Oct. 18. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m., Sept. 27 to coincide with the Railyard Arts District last Friday Arts Walk. For more information call 982-8111. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

    “Merging World.” New Works by Clarence Cruz of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo — handmade pottery and Kathryne Cyman — porcelain vessels local earthen glazes. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 opening reception. Cruz demonstration and talk 6 p.m., Oct. 4; Cyman lecture, noon Oct. 5. Weyrich Gallery, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE in Albuquerque. Open to the public. Through Oct. 28.

    Yares Art Projects presents: Opening preview and reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m., through Oct. 28. Penelope Krebs: Four Square, Four-color stripe paintings and Susanna Carlisle and Bruce Hamilton: Energy Fields, video and sculpture installation.

    Art of Leon Gaspard: Impressions from Russia and the Faraway. Opens in November at the Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 1075 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. For more information, visit matteucci.com or call 982-4631.

  • Be There 09-25-13

    Today
    The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will have an open discussion from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in meeting room 1 of the Mesa Public Library. Questions? Find us on Facebook, or email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com. All are welcome.

    Park Flight Interns Talk. 7 p.m. Join Jaime Garizábal, of Colombia and Vanessa Sandoval, of Bolivia, two biology interns who have spent the summer banding birds as part of the Park Flight program at Bandelier. They will discuss the birds, people, places and cultures of their respective countries. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library parking lot.