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  • Be There 10-16-14

    Today
    Science on Tap. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project Restaurant. Hunter McDaniel, a Los Alamos National Laboratory post-doc researcher, will talk about next generation Quantum Dots and how they could revolutionize solar cell technology.

    Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts from Pet Pangaea at 6 p.m. for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.

    Part of Take Wing Week! “A Birder’s Guide to Everything.” 6:30 p.m. A touching film for all ages. Special introduction by local birder Hari Viswanathan, who will briefly recount his own birding discovery of a lifetime. At Reel Deal Theater, 2551 Central Ave. Tickets available at the door. $9 adults/$6 children. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    White Rock Family-Friendly Films. “Monster House.” 6:30 p.m. at the White Rock Activity Center.

    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

  • Off The Hill 10-16-14

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces “Eros and Thanatos: new work by Michael Petry.” The artist reception will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24, where the artist will be present. This exhibition will run through to Nov. 22.
    Art tours
    The 27th Annual Galisteo Studio Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission. For details, directions, and artists pages, go to galisteostudiotour.org or go to Facebook. Maps and artists information will be available studio tour weekend at the La Sala Welcome Center. Walkable tour with more than 30 artists in their private studios. Included are painters, printmakers, potters, weavers, photographers, woodworkers, jewelers, sculptors, local crafters and chefs.
    Auditions
    “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.” 1-3 p.m. Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Performances begin in January. Nine men, three women.
    Classes
    Many six-week classes are now available through the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. For more information, cost and to sign up visit evfac.org.
    Comedy
    Jay Leno. 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. $42-95. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
    Concerts

  • Be There 10-15-14

    Today
    Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.

    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. LuzMarina Serrano, the New Mexico Gay Straight Alliance Network Program coordinator, will give a presentation about Super Allies: How to Support LGBTQ Youth.

    Part of Take Wing Week! Silver-Winged Acrobats of the Sky. 7 p.m. Relf Price will give a non-technical talk on the amazing lifestyles of dragonflies and damselflies. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

  • Be There 10-10-14

    Today
    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Saturday
    Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Start at Fuller Lodge to pick up tour brochure, then work your way around Los Alamos and White Rock to visit artists’ studios.
    Sunday
    “Manhattan” TV series, viewing party and discussion. 8-9:30 p.m. at Time Out Pizzeria on Central Ave.
    Monday
    History & Science Trivia. 8:30 p.m. at Pajarito Brewpub in recognition of Ada Lovelace Day celebrating women in science. Prizes awarded to top three teams.
    Tuesday
    The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting. Noon at the Manhattan Project restaurant. Speaker will be Tony Chan on Travels Along the Silk Road.

    The Great Books discussion group is now called Mesa Readers. The group meets from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Mesa Public Library. All are welcome. For more information, call Mary Cernicek at 662-7100.

  • Be There 10-09-14

    Today
    Art on Tap Series. 5:30-7 p.m. Art therapist/counselor Trish Ebbert will talk about the benefits of art for one’s good mental health.

    “Amphibian Declines: Around the World and in Your Backyard.” 7 p.m. Fish and wildlife biologist Michelle Christman will talk about amphibian biology, threats amphibians face and general amphibian declines, both around the world and locally. The recent decision to list the Jemez Mountains salamander as an endangered species will also be discussed. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Los Alamos County and the Los Alamos League of Women Voters presents back-to-back forums at Fuller Lodge. At 5:30 p.m., the forum on the Structure-of-Government Charter Amendments. At 6:45 p.m. the forum for candidates for the Third Congressional District, will feature Democratic Candidate Ben Ray Luján and Republican Candidate Jefferson Byrd.

    Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts from Pet Pangaea at 6 p.m. for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.

  • Off The Hill 10-09-14

    Art exhibits
    “Inside Out” art exhibition celebrating artwork by people treated for mental illness. From 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at James Kelly Contemporary 1611 Paseo Peralta in the Santa Fe Railyard. All sales of art go to the artists. The exhibit is a collaborative effort to increase awareness and decrease stigma surrounding mental illness.

    Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico 1984-2014 runs through Oct. 12.

    Footprints: The Inspiration and Influence of Allan Houser. Through May 2015 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 708 Camino Lejo in Santa Fe.

    Wind Maps and Mind Shadows: Hand-woven Rugs and Tapestries by Connie Enzmann-Forneris. Through Oct. 29.

  • Be There 10-08-14

    Today
    Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Thursday
    The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women’s monthly meeting will be noon-1:30 p.m. at the Ridgepark Clubhouse. All registered Republican Women and the public are welcome to attend. Meet some of the Republican candidates including Jefferson Byrd for HD3, Robert Aragon for state auditor, Geoff Rodgers for CD3 and many local candidates, LAFRW Officers for the 2015-2016 term will also be elected. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items and toiletries for the Esperanza Shelter in Santa Fe (a shelter for abused women and children that does a lot of retraining and counseling). For more information call Donna MacDonald at 662-4001.

    Art on Tap Series. 5:30-7 p.m. Art therapist/counselor Trish Ebbert will talk about the benefits of art for one’s good mental health.

  • Be There 10-07-14

    Today
    Charter Amendment Forum: Utilities. 5:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The League of Women Voters will moderate the Los Alamos County Forum on the proposed changes to Article V, the section of the County Charter that addresses utilities. Susan O’Leary and George Chandler, both of whom served on the Charter Review Committee that focused on the Department of Public Utilities, will speak in support of the amendment. Robert Gibson and Chris Ortega will speak in opposition. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.

    The Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG), meets from 7-9 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The focus of LAAUG is digital photography post-processing. Digital capture is also discussed. Meetings moderated by Doug Coombs and Ken Hanson, or by a group member. All are welcome. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Photography Club. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

  • News For Retirees 10-05-14

    Oct. 5-11, 2014
    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. Feldenkreis class
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Meatloaf
    1 p.m. Matter of Balance class
    1-4 p.m. Candidate day
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Clam chowder
    1 p.m. MindBody massage
    6 p.m. Mahjong
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Cardio plus exercise
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Pork tenderloin
    12:30-2 p.m. Flu shots for seniors
    1:15 p.m. Alzheimer’s support group
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge
    THURSDAY
    8:30 a.m. Walk-in-the-woods
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10-11 a.m. Ukulele lesson
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chile relleno casserole
    1:30 p.m. Beginning 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: Frito pie

  • Be There 10-03-14

    Today
    Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

    “Masquerade,” art by Michael Andryc. Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Saturday
    Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

    After the success of the “Extract Your Own DNA” event during Expo Day, Biodidact is offering another opportunity for the public to extract their own DNA. “Diamond Mix” is 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Pueblo Complex, 1900 Diamond Dr. Free. Learn about Biodidact’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.com.

    Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10:30 a.m. every Saturday. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.

    “Almost Ablaze,” A ski and snowboard film. 2 and 6 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium. $10.
    Sunday
    Cowboy breakfast. 7-11 a.m. at the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, 650 North Mesa Road, near the stables. $7 adults, $4 children 10 and under. Proceeds benefit the Special Olympics.

    “Manhattan” TV series, viewing party and discussion. 8-9:30 p.m. at Time Out Pizzeria on Central Ave.