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  • Be There 02-26-14

    Today
    Los Alamos Community of Atheists will have the monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m., upstairs at Mesa Public Library. This month’s discussion will focus on whether or not belief and non-belief are choices. Email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com with questions or find them on Facebook.

    Composting Made Easy. 6:30 p.m. Certified arborist Laural Hardin will teach all the basics about composting and answer any questions in a presentation at PEEC. This hour and a half class covers all the basics plus offers practical tips and recommendations on starting, building and using nature’s best soil conditioner, compost. No advance registration required. $8/$6 PEEC members. To learn more, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Gillian Sutton, the Empty Bowls Project and Self Help Inc. will host Food and Networking. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, 109 Central Park Square, Find out more about the fundraiser for Self Help on March 15 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Self Help Inc. uses the funds from the event to help people with all kinds of needs.

  • Be There 02-25-14

    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.

    Atomic Film Festival, “Barefoot Gen.” 7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Special guest Dr. Tomoko Masumoto will introduce the film and facilitate a brief Q and A following the presentation. Film is animated, Japanese with English subtitles. For more information call 695-5254.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Wednesday
    Brown Bag Lecture with Shawn Starkenburg. “New Jobs for Our Oldest and Smallest Workforce.” Noon at the Bradbury Science Museum. For more information call 667-4444 or visit lanl.gov/museum.

  • Off The Hill 02-20-14

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “Bits and Pieces: Works by Karina Hean, Catherine Gangloff and Michel Déjean.” From 5-7 p.m. March 28 through April 19. The opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. March 24.
    Auditions
    “The Man from Earth.” 3-6 p.m. Saturday; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Cold readings from the script. Rehearsals begin March 31. Performances are May 16-June 8. For copies of the script, email dmb0857@aol.com.
    Announcements
    Open mic night. 6 p.m. every Friday at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s Riverside Café. This free night is open to the public and will be through the end of March. A basic PA system and amplifier will be provided. Visit SipapuNM.com, or call 800-587-2240 for more information.

  • Be There 02-19-14

    Today
    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Mesa Public Library Youth Librarian Angie Manfredi will give a presentation about youth cyber safety, cyber bullying and young adult resiliency literature. The public is welcome to attend.

    “Uncommon Valor: The Battle of Iwo Jima” film showing with veteran Bill Hudson. 7 p.m. at Mesa Public Library upstairs meeting rooms.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Thursday
    Senior Appreciation Night meeting to say “Congratulations” to another graduating class. From 1-2 p.m. in the Aquatic Center Training Room. For more information call Recreation Division, 662-8173.

    Ceramics: Play with Clay with Gloria Gilmore-House. 6-8:30 p.m. at the Fuller Lodge Art Center Ceramics Studio. $175 plus $30 studio fee.

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

    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos County will hold a precinct, ward and county convention. 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 5 in Jeanette O. Wallace Hall. For more information call 500-4164 or 830-3650.

  • Be There 02-18-14

    Today
    Watoto presents “Beautiful Africa: A New Generation.” 7 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Accompanied by music and dance — a fusion of contemporary gospel and traditional African rhythm — the Watoto Children’s Choir has traveled internationally since 1994 as ambassadors for the millions of orphaned children in Africa.

    The Valles Caldera: Lessons from Mount St. Helens. 7 p.m. at PEEC. Bob Parmenter, Chief Scientist at the Valles Caldera National Preserve, will paint a picture of the Valles Caldera ecosystem recovery during the early years after it erupted 1.25 million years ago. Parmenter will discuss recent activity at Mount St. Helens and how it can be applied to the Valles Caldera. No advance registration required. $8/$6 PEEC members. Students free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    The Los Alamos Photo Club (LAPC) meets from 7-9 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month, upstairs in Fuller Lodge Art Center. The focus of LAPC is photography in general. All are welcome. Past presentations can be reviewed by joining the Yahoo group for LAPC found at groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/la-photoclub/info. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Adobe Users Group. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

  • La Leche League meeting

     

     

    La Leche League meeting

    La Leche League of Los Alamos will be discussing “Networks of Support” at the monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Teen Room at the First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr. 

    All interested, pregnant, or breastfeeding women are welcome to learn and share, through mother-to-mother support, the basics and benefits of breastfeeding.  A lending library with books and audio tapes concerning childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and nutrition is available. Nursing babies and toddlers who have difficulty separating are welcome.

    LLL is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing information, education, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

  • Be There 02-13-14

    Friday
    Public meeting on senior services. What’s going well? What should change? What services are missing? Input about senior services in the community and use feedback to plan next year’s budget. 12:30 p.m. at the White Rock Senior Center.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Saturday
    Family Birding Weekend at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Birding experts will be available at specific times and locations around the refuge, and there will be family-oriented activities involving hikes and games, including birding booklets with activities for kids. A PEEC Junior Birder badge will be awarded to young participants at the end of the day. Discounted hotel rates available in nearby Socorro on Friday night. Advance registration required. $50/$40 PEEC members per family. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10 a.m. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. The education level of these videos can range from elementary age to adults, depending on the video chosen. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.

  • Off the Hill 02-13-14

    Auditions
    “The Man from Earth.” 3-6 p.m. Feb. 22; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Cold readings from the script. Rehearsals begin March 31. Performances are May 16-June 8. For copies of the script, email dmb0857@aol.com.
    Announcements
    Open mic night. 6 p.m. every Friday at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s Riverside Café. This free night is open to the public and will be through the end of March. A basic PA system and amplifier will be provided. Visit SipapuNM.com, or call 800-587-2240 for more information.

  • Be There 02-12-14

    Today
    “Genetics in the Era of Big Data,” an evening lecture with Tanmoy Bhattacharya. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. Lecture coincides with International Darwin Day. For more information call 667-4444 or visit lanl.gov/museum.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Thursday
    Funder’s Fair. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Los Alamos National Bank, second floor meeting room. Nonprofits can meet with grant makers in Northern New Mexico. A drop in event with light refreshments.

    Public meeting on senior services. What’s going well? What should change? What services are missing? Input about senior services in the community and use feedback to plan next year’s budget. Noon at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

    Ceramics: Play with Clay with Gloria Gilmore-House. 6-8:30 p.m. at the Fuller Lodge Art Center Ceramics Studio. $175 plus $30 studio fee.

    Poetry gatherings. 6:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library southwest room.

  • Be There 02-11-14

    Today
    Shop With A Chef. Valentine’s Day Dinner Made Simply by Co-op General Manager Steve Watts. 6 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op Market. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers.

    Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Cold War Frontiers: “On the Front Lines of the Cold War: Los Alamos 1970-1992,” with Alan Carr. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Wednesday
    New Mexico AARP President Jackie Cooper of Santa Fe will speak at BESC at noon in the Great Room. An overview of current legislation, state and national, YEAS (You Earned Your Say) results and activities of other state chapters will be discussed. Gary Williams associate state director for AARP will accompany her and answer questions concerning assistance to local chapters. For lunch reservations call 662-8922.