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  • Fruit cakes for sale

    For more than 50 years, Los Alamos Chapter No. 63, Order of Eastern Star, has sold Collin Street Bakery holiday fruitcakes in Los Alamos.
    This year, the chapter will continue that tradition by selling fruitcakes, as well as apricot pecan and pineapple pecan cakes, 2-6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, in the Los Alamos National Bank lobby in Los Alamos.
    Future sale dates are 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, and Fridays, Dec. 13 and 20.
    Contact Judy Goldie, 662-3797/judygoldie1@gmail.com or Nina Laird, 662-7580 for more information.
     

  • News for Retirees 11-24-13

    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: Beer Cheese Soup
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Tilapia
    1:30 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: Beef stew
    11:45 a.m. W. Berry at the piano
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge
    THURSDAY
    BESC Closed Thanksgiving Day
    FRIDAY
    BESC Closed Thanksgiving Day
    SATURDAY
    10 a.m.-1 p.m. BESC open
    10 a.m. Table tennis
    10:30 a.m. Computer class

     

  • Off The Hill 11-21-13

    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.

    Photo Objects and Small Prints — A Group Exhibition. Exhibition runs Dec. 6 through January. Opening and artist reception 5-7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia Street in Santa Fe. For more information call Anne Kelly at 988-5159, ext. 121 or anne@photoeye.com.
    Arts shows
    The Third Annual Pueblo Fiber Arts Show. Presented by the New Mexico Pueblo Fiber Arts Guild and The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Opening talk ay anthropologist Laurie Webster, “Two Millennia of Pueblo Weaving.” 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 22. $5 at the door. For more information and vendor applications call Louie Garcia 363-1294 or by email at runasamai@hotmail.com.

  • Be There 11-21-13

    Today
     Authors Speak Series. 7 p.m., Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. Don Usner, author and photographer will discuss his work for the Lannan Foundation’s Readings and Conversations Series.

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

    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have the monthly meeting 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, building 2. Several candidates will be in attendance to talk and discuss the special meeting for Los Alamos residents about individuals looking for health care under Obamacare. All registered Democrats are urged to attend.
    Friday
    Books Are Fun book fair. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Doctor’s Lobby area in the LAMC Auxiliary.
    Saturday
    The Betty Ehart Senior Center announces the annual Festival of Trees. Those interested in donating a tree or being an arts and crafts vendor can contact Pauline Powell Schneider at 662-8920.

    “Connect With Your Teen” meeting 8:15 to 10:30 a.m. at Los Alamos High School. $30 per individual or parenting couple. Financial aid is available. Free for Family Strengths Network members at the supporter level or higher. Register online at lafsn.org.

  • Be There 11-20-13

    Today
    Los Alamos Community of Atheists will have the monthly discussion meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m. upstairs at Mesa Public Library. All are welcome. Discussion will be focused on the idea of organized “Sunday Assembly” which is sometimes referred to as atheist “church.” Email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com with questions or find us on facebook.

    Brown Bag Lecture. Bruce Masse’s The Great Comet of AD 1264 and the Role of Celestial Events in Past Civilizations. Noon to 1 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.

    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be 6:00 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Brittany Koukol and Brian Arnst will give a presentation about the BEAR. (“Bonding through Experiential Adventures in Recovery”) program, which is an intensive outpatient treatment program for young people based in Santa Fe. The public is welcome to attend.

  • Be There 11-19-13

    Today
    ASME/ASM/IEEE Dinner Talk about Do It Yourself Solar Installations by Dr. Floyde Adams and Dr. Bob Skaggs. 6-7:45 p.m. at the Los Alamos Research Park, conference room 203A, West Jemez Road at Casa Grande Drive intersections. Hot Rocks Java Café will provide dinner. $5 for members and guests, $10 non-members. RSVP to Mike Steinzig by noon Nov. 18. 667-5772 or steinzig@lanl.org. Public is welcome.
    Wednesday
    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 the Woodland Trail. Meet at the trailhead by the Pajarito Complex on Arizona Ave./Woodland St. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • 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.