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  • Be There 08-28-13

    Today
    The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will be discussing secular ceremonies for events like weddings and funerals. How might you use the structure of a traditional ceremony but honor your non-theistic beliefs? The group will meet 6:30 to 8 p.m. in meeting room 1 of the Mesa Public Library. Questions? For more information, see Facebook or email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com. All are welcome.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. Come and get a cup of coffee and breakfast treat.

    The League of Women Voters invites the public to attend a Town Hall meeting 7-8 p.m. at UNM-LA Lecture Hall in Building 2. The Los Alamos High School Hilltalkers will debate the pros and cons of the mil levy election question followed by a presentation by Dr. Cindy Rooney. The meeting will end with a town hall question and answer session. Refreshments will be provided by the LA Co-op at 6:30 p.m. Mail-in ballot must be in the County Clerk’s office by Sept. 17.

  • Be There 08-27-13

    Today
    Wild Bird Feeding Panel.
    7 p.m. A panel of four skilled birders will discuss the best ways to attract birds to your yard. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    A chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 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, or email questions to CompassionateFriendsLosAlamos@gmail.com.
    Wednesday
    The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will be discussing secular ceremonies for events like weddings and funerals. How might you use the structure of a traditional ceremony but honor your non-theistic beliefs? We will meet 6:30 to 8 p.m. in meeting room 1 of the Mesa Public Library. Questions? For more information, see Facebook or email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com. All are welcome.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. Come and get a cup of coffee and breakfast treat.

  • Recurring Meetings 08-25-13

    The Atomic City Corvette Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Time Out Pizza in White Rock. For more information, contact Chris Ortega at 672-9789.

    The Los Alamos Table Tennis Club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level. On Tuesday, there is a fee of $2 per player. There is no charge on Saturday. For more information, contact Avadh Saxena at AVADH—S@hotmail.com or Ed Stein at 662-7472.

    Support group for emotional eaters. 10-11 a.m., every first Tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday of the month. Small Business Center board room, 190 Central Park Square, behind post office. Free.

    The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. For more information, call 672-3300 or 672-9563.

    The Military Order of World Wars hosts a monthly dinner meeting on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Norm Wilson, USAF retired, at 662-9544.

    The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at the Dixie Girl restaurant.

    Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Church in Kelly Hall.

  • News for Retirees 08-25-13

    Aug. 25-31, 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
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Baked ham
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Low vision/hearing group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken fettuccini
    1 p.m. “Friends” meeting
    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: Tuna salad on rye
    11:45 a.m. Winnie Berry at the piano
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge
    1:30 p.m. Tire pressure check
    THURSDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    9 a.m. Toenail clipping
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Hot dog
    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: Meatloaf
    11:45 a.m. Tom Oliphant at the piano
    12:00 Birthdays celebrated

  • Be There 08-22-13

    Today
    Authors Speak Series. 7 p.m., Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. James Beard award winning cookbook authors, Cheryl and Bill Jamison talk “Tasting New Mexico: Recipes Celebrating One Hundred Years of Distinctive Home Cooking.”

    Cold Frames and Greenhouses Class. 6:30-8 p.m. Certified arborist Laural Hardin will discuss how you can extend your growing season by using cold frames and greenhouses. $6/$5 PEEC members. Register in advance at PajaritoEEC.org, by calling 662-0460, or emailing Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    Friday
    The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. 7 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Ashley Pond, Claire Lynch; Bluegrass. For more information visit gordonsummerconcerts.com.

    Los Alamos Relay For Life, celebrating cancer survivors and caregivers. 6 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Free survivor dinner, 5 p.m. at the Senior Center; HillStompers led survivor’s victory lap at 6:30 p.m.; Luminaria Lighting Ceremony at 10 p.m. For more information, call Cindy 662-7073.

    “Plein Air” Art Class with Dorothy Hoard. 10 a.m. During this open air art class, attendees will be able to explore aspens, ponderosas and wildflowers through painting or drawing. $30/$24 PEEC members. Register in advance at PajaritoEEC.org, by calling 662-0460, or emailing Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • Off The Hill 08-22-13

    Concerts
    Pandamonium. 8 p.m., Aug. 24 at the Sunshine Theater, Sunshine Theater, 120 Central Ave., SW in Albuquerque. $10-$20, ages 16 and over. For more information call 505-764-0249.

    America’s Most Wanted Festival with Little Wayne, T.I. and 2 Chainz. 8 p.m., Aug. 24 at Isleta Ampitheater, 5601 University Blvd., SE in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

    The Santa Fe Concert Association presents: Season Opening Concert:  Joseph Illick conducts the SFCA Orchestra in an all-Wagner program with guest soloists Heidi Melton, soprano and Brandon Jovanovich, tenor. Gala Opening Party at private Santa Fe home immediately following. 4 p.m., Aug. 25 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St., Santa Fe. Tickets are $25, $45, $70, $95. Student, teacher and group discounts available. Call SFCA office at 984-8759 or order through Tickets Santa Fe 988-1234.

    Journey. 8 p.m., Aug. 26 at Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

    Keith Urban — Light the Fuse Tour with Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. 7 p.m., Aug. 28 at Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

  • Briefs 08-22-13

    Rucker to head music festival

    The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® has announced that country music superstar Darius Rucker will headline the 2013 Music Fiesta on Oct. 12. A Balloon Fiesta first, the Music Fiesta will feature four separate performances after the morning Mass Ascension and before the evening Night Magic Glow.
    Darius Rucker, country music star and former lead singer/rhythm guitarist for the band Hootie and the Blowfish will be the lead performer of the concert scheduled for the last Saturday afternoon of the Balloon Fiesta.
    The festival will begin at noon and conclude with Rucker’s performance, which starts at 4 p.m. Tickets are available through balloonfiesta.com. Advance tickets will cost $20, plus a $2 service fee. Tickets purchased at the gate will cost $25.

    Brazilian music plays around N.M.

  • Be There 08-21-13

    Today
     The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Karen Doyle will give a presentation about Dialectical Behavior Therapy and the services now being offered in Los Alamos. The public is welcome to attend.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. Come and smell the roasting green chile. Bring a new person that hasn’t been to the market and register them at the information booth for the contest and get 25 extra free tickets as a bonus. This week and next week only.

    Authors Speak Series. 7 p.m., Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. James Beard award winning cookbook authors, Cheryl and Bill Jamison talk “Tasting New Mexico: Recipes Celebrating One Hundred Years of Distinctive Home Cooking.”

  • Be There 08-20-13

    Today
    Bear Safety talk at PEEC. 7-8 p.m. Presenter Manny Overby has been a Game Warden in Northern New Mexico for more than 13 years and has dealt with hundreds of bears. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Shop with the Chef Fall Classes. Raw Dessert Alchemy — Cacao by Casey Greenling. 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 Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Karen Doyle will give a presentation about Dialectical Behavior Therapy and the services that is now being offered in Los Alamos. The public is welcome to attend.

    Brown Bag Lunchtime Lecture. Alan Carr — Norris Bradbury the Later Years. Noon at the Bradbury Science Museum. Free.

  • News for Retirees 08-18-13

    Aug. 18-24, 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
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Baked potato bar and salad bar
    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: Tilapia
    1 p.m. Bingo
    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: 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
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Lamb Giovetsi
    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: Chicken fried steak
    11:45 a.m. Tom Oliphant at the piano
    12:30 p.m. Movie: “The Life of Pi,” 2012
    12:30 p.m. UNM-LA election talk