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  • Off the Hill 08-01-13

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird: Contemporary Jewelry. Opening Reception, Friday, Aug. 16 from 4-6 pm. Last Friday Art Walk in the Railyard Arts District. Through Sept. 21. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

    De La Serna Fine Arts Studio and Gallery. “Beloved — Places from Northern New Mexico.” Artist: Jacobo de la Serna. Runs through Aug. 19. At El Farol, 808 1/2 Canyon Road in Santa Fe. For more information visit delasernafinearts.com or call 507-6585.
    Auctions
    Library auctions Southwest Art Collection. The Friends of the Jemez Springs Public Library will hold an online auction of selected works of regional artists including Leo Neufeld, Sue Stevens and George A. Hart. All proceeds from the sale will support the Jemez Springs Public Library programs and services. Opens Sept. 1 and bids will be accepted through Sept. 30. Visit jemezsprings.org/library to view the collection. Art works for sale will be displayed at the Jemez Springs Public Library from Sept. 17 through Sept. 29. The library is located at 17 Jemez Plaza just off N.M. 4. For more information, call the Jemez Springs Public Library at 575-829-9155.

  • Be There 07-31-13

    Today
    LANL Retiree Cheryl Rofer, will speak on “Win-Win Nonproliferation Solutions for Expanding Nuclear Power.” Open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security. 7 p.m. in the lounge at the Education Building, United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos County DWI Planning Council Meeting will be at 8:30 a.m. 2500 Trinity Drive, Suite A.

    Green Hour Hikes. Meet at various local trailheads. 9-11 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. For more information, call 662-0460.

    Mesa Public Library Free Film Series. The Spanish Prisoner, written and directed by David Mamet. 6:30 p.m. at the upstairs meeting room.
    Friday
    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.

    The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. 7 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Del Norte Credit Union, 1000 Trinity Drive: Guy Forsyth; Texas country-rock-jazz-blues. For more information visit gordonsummerconcerts.com.

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. 7 p.m. at White Rock Baptist Church.

  • Be There 07-30-13

    Today
    Summer Pilates class: 5:30 p.m. Class meets downstairs at the Los Alamos Jewish Center for one hour, $10. Bring a yoga mat, water and wear comfortable clothes.
    Wednesday
    Kid’s Summer Gardening. Plant a garden, do art, investigate, explore and play. Led by Laural Hardin. For children entering grades kindergarten through third grade. 9-10:30 a.m at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. For more information call 662-0460.

    LANL Retiree Cheryl Rofer, will speak on “Win-Win Nonproliferation Solutions for Expanding Nuclear Power.” Open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security. 7 p.m. in the lounge at the Education Building, United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. The latest recipe using some of the veggies from the market by Linz Alexander. If anyone would like to submit a favorite recipe for the weekly flyer contact Cindy at talacook@windstream.net.

  • News for Retirees 07-28-13

    July 28-Aug. 3, 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: Ham and cheese sandwich
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: BBQ chicken
    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: Roast beef
    11:45 a.m. Winnie Berry at the piano
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge
    1:30 p.m. Tire pressure check
    THURSDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Turkey
    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: Pizza
    11:45 a.m. Tom Oliphant at the piano
    12:30 p.m. Movie: “Copenhagen,” 2002
    SATURDAY
    10 a.m.-1 p.m. BESC open

     

  • Be There 07-25-13

    Today
    Critter Cam Class. 7-8 p.m., will cover motion-activated cameras from beginner to advanced. Learn how to operate PEEC’s trail camera, which will be made available for PEEC members to use at their homes. Free. No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or e-mail Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

    White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. 6:30 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. White Rock Town Hall. For more information call 662-8265.

    Author’s Speak Series. 7 p.m. at Mesa Public Library upstairs rotunda. Stacia Lewandowski, Light, Landscape and the Creative Quest: Early Artists of Santa Fe.
    Friday
    The Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship Committee will be selling raffle tickets for an authentic hand woven Navajo rug and a set of Navajo handcrafted jewelry at the Los Alamos summer concert at Ashley Pond. Tickets are for $5 each, or 5 for $20. Donations can also be made to the Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship fund through White Rock Presbyterian Church.

    Los Alamos County Council to Vote on Resolution Supporting Mil Levy Campaign. A brief presentation will highlight the reasons why passage of the mil levy is critical to UNM-LA. Noon in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave. Public is invited. Vote is Sept. 17.

  • Be There 07-24-13

    Today
     Y Summer Camp’s salute to The Happiest Place on Earth, with a Disney Tribute performance, 6 p.m. at Mountain Gymnasium. An ice cream social and group dancing will follow.

    Elements – Water. Melissa Mackey will combine science, books, nature, games, experiments, and crafts to teach about water resources and scarcity on the Pajarito Plateau. 2-3:30 p.m. $8/$6.50 for PEEC members. Please register in advance. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or e-mail Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information or to register.

    The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will be discussing how to talk about atheism. When does it come up? How open are you about it? What sorts of reactions do you get? Meeting will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in meeting room No. 1 of the Mesa Public Library. For questions and more information, find us on Facebook or email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com. All are welcome.

    Recurring meetings

    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.

  • Be There 07-23-13

    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.

    Summer Pilates class, 5:30 p.m. Class meets downstairs at the Los Alamos Jewish Center for one hour, $10. Bring a yoga mat, water and wear comfortable clothes.

    Summer Family Evening: Dinosaurs. Make fossil bone casts, see cool dinosaur pictures and fossils, and learn about New Mexico’s dinosaurs from Ghost Ranch Paleontology Museum’s Alex Downs. 6:30 to 8 p.m. $5 per person/free for PEEC members. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or e-mail Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information or to register.

    Wednesday
    Y Summer Camp’s salute to The Happiest Place on Earth, with a Disney Tribute performance, 6 p.m. at Mountain Gymnasium. An ice cream social and group dancing will follow.

    Atomic Film Festival. Godzilla. 7 p.m. Fuller Lodge. Free. Hosted by the National Historical Society. For more information call 695-5251.

  • News for Retirees 07-21-13

    July 21-27, 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. Long-term care
    seminar with Sue Hoffman
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Catfish
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Low vision/hearing Taos trip
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce
    1 p.m. Arthritis management
    1 p.m. “Friends” meet
    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. Elder justice survey (conference room)
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Sausage
    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: Burrito
    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

  • Community Briefs 07-21-13

    Deadline pushed back for LLA applicants
    There is still time to apply for the 2013-14 class for Leadership Los Alamos.
    The deadline has been pushed to July 31 and the easiest way to apply is to visit leadershiplosalamos.com.
    According to LLA chair Mike Wismer, a year was taken off so organizers could work on a strategic plan.
    LLA will implement the following schedule for its next class.
    Sept. 20-21: Leadership orientation and retreat
    Oct. 18: Cultural session
    Nov. 15: Economic development
    Dec. 13: Local government
    Jan. 24: Community organizations
    Feb. 21: Education session
    March 21: Youth session
    April 16: Environmental Session
    May 16: Closing session and graduation
    Leadership Los Alamos was founded in 2003 to identify current and emerging leaders in the Los Alamos area, enhance their leadership skills, and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing the community.
    According to its website, the Leadership Los Alamos program is nine months in duration and has graduated nine classes. Program sessions are designed to address current issues facing the community. Each program session features speakers that are acknowledged leaders in their specific fields, while program participants actively engage in discussion and debate.

  • Be There 07-18-13

    Today
    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos County will have their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in Building 2 at UNM-LA. Guest speaker will be a representative from UNM-LA who is a part of the upcoming bond election. All Democrats are welcome.

    Wildflower Walk. Join PEEC’s Jemez Mountains Herbarium curator, Chick Keller, for an walk to identify some of our local flowers. Hike location will depend on what’s blooming and where. 5:30 p.m. at PEEC. Free. No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or e-mail Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

    White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. 6:30 p.m. Nanny McPhee Returns. White Rock Town Hall. For more information call 662-8265.
    Friday
    The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. 7 p.m. at Smith’s Food and Drug. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Paula Nelson Band; Texas country-rock For more information visit gordonsummerconcerts.com.
    Saturday
    The Coffeehouse: An evening of Chamber music. 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Presented by the Los Alamos Art Council, Tickets available at CB Fox.