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  • Be There 09-24-13

    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. Bereaved parents and grandparents are welcome regardless of age. For more information visit compassionatefriends.org.

    The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild annual potluck dinner. 6 p.m. at the United Church. Those who are interested in quilting are welcome to join the group. Participants are asked to bring the Fall Challenge Block.
    Wednesday
    Green Hour Hikes. Meet at various local trailheads. 9-11 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. For more information, call 662-0460.

    LA Walks, a not-for-profit citizens group, will have a Fall Start-up meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. Community participation is encouraged.

    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.

  • News for Retirees 09-22-13

    Sept. 22-28, 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: Baked chicken
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Low vision/hearing group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Clam chowder
    1 p.m. Arthritis self-managment
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:30 a.m. RSVP quilters
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Salisbury steak
    11:45 a.m. Winnie Berry at the piano
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge
    THURSDAY
    8:30 a.m. Walk-In-The-Woods
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Egg salad, potato salad
    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
    10:30 a.m. Facing the challenges of aging
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken and dumplings
    11:45 a.m. Tom Oliphant at the piano
    12:00 Birthdays celebrated

  • Be There 09-19-13

    Today
    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have the monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 2. There will be a celebration of the recent marriage equality decision in Los Alamos. Discussion with speakers and refreshments will be available. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

    Book signing with Marina von Neumann Whitman, daughter of famed scientist John von Neuman. Whitman will sign her memoir, “The Martian’s Daughter.” 5 p.m. at the Los Alamos Historical Society, 1050 Bathtub Row.

    Ponderosas in the Urban Landscape. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Laural Hardin, certified arborist, will present a detailed look at the complex issue of ponderosa pine mortality in the urban landscape. $6/$5 PEEC members. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    White Rock Family Friendly Film Series: “Epic,” 2013. 6:30 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall.

  • Off the Hill 09-19-13

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird: Contemporary Jewelry. Through Sept. 21. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Walling: Containing Architecture, painting and sculpture by Tom Miller. Sept. 27 to 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.

  • Be There 09-18-13

    Today
    FAN Club- United Way of Northern New Mexico campaign. Join to help support the United Way of Northern New Mexico’s 2014 campaign. 5 to 7 p.m. at the White Rock Visitor Center.

    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be at 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. There will be a brief report on the Suicide Awareness and Prevention Week programs. The public is welcome to attend.

    Alzheimer’s Walk Fundraiser at Papa Murphy’s Pizza, 3801 Arkansas Ave. For every pizza sold all day, Papa Murphy’s will donate $1 to the Los Alamos Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. There are still lots of summer items available.

    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have the monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 2. There will be a celebration of the recent marriage equality decision in Los Alamos. Discussion with speakers and refreshments will be available. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

    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 09-17-13

    Today
    Shop with the Chef Fall Classes. Vegan on a budget by Liz Miller. 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
    Brown Bag Lecture. Explosives at LANL with Cary Skidmore and Dan Hooks. Noon to 1 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.

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

    Green Hour Hikes. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Meet at local trailheads for meandering hikes where kids set the pace and decide the activities. The group will meet at the roundabout to hike Bayo Canyon. Free. Join the discussion about where to meet each time by joining the PEEC Family Nature Yahoo Group at groups.yahoo.com/group/peecfamilynature/. For more information, call 662-0460.

    FAN Club — United Way of Northern New Mexico campaign. Join to help support the United Way of Northern New Mexico’s 2014 campaign. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the White Rock Visitor Center.

    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be at 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. There will be a brief report on the Suicide Awareness and Prevention Week programs. The public is welcome to attend.

  • News for Retirees 09-15-13

    Sept. 15-21, 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
    10:30 a.m. LARSO Advisory Council
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Sweet and sour pork
    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 a.m. Lunch: Chicken caesar salad
    1 p.m. Bingo
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:30 a.m. RSVP quilters
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Pollock
    11:45 a.m. Winnie Berry at the piano
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge
    THURSDAY
    8:30 a.m. Walk-In-The-Woods
    9:30 a.m. LARSO board meeting
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Spinach lasagna
    Noon Lunch talk: Kathy Smith, New Vistas advocate
    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
    10:30 a.m. Remain safe in your home
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Green chile stew (pork)

  • Briefs 09-15-13

    The Y offers nutrition education

  • Be There 09-12-13

    Today
    The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. The public is invited. There is also a free genealogical conference in Albuquerque on Sept. 14. Two of the speakers are from the Los Alamos Genealogical Association. The conference website is abqwestfamilyhistoryconference.org.

    Poetry Gatherings with Jane Lin. 6:30 p.m., Mesa Public Library, Southwest Room Main Level.
    Friday
    Student STEM Day. 4-6:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. Event coordinated by LA MainStreet. Middle and high school age students can participate in various STEM projects and topics. To register visit the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce website.

    Los Alamos Little Theatre presents “Arsenic and Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesselring. This season marks the 70th year of Los Alamos Little Theatre! 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets available at CB Fox or at the door on the nights of performances. For more information, visit lalt.org.
    Saturday
    The Next Big Idea Festival. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Los Alamos. The Bradbury Science Museum will have a booth at the festival where kids can tinker with gadgets and see how they work.

  • Off The Hill 09-12-13

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird: Contemporary Jewelry. Through Sept. 21. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Walling: Containing Architecture, painting and sculpture by Tom Miller. Sept. 27 to 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.