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  • Be There 11-12-14

    Today
    Meet the Birds. 7 p.m. Join nature photographer Steve Kaye for a photo tour of birds. Kaye will show us how his bird photography has led to a deeper connection with nature and important lessons for living. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.

    “No Limitations.” Work by photographer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman. Daily through November at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Gallery.
    Thursday
    Aaron’s Kids Closet will be open from 10:30 a.m-noon at First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr. Clothing, shoes and coats, etc. are available for school-aged children. For more information, or to donate call 660-0340.

    Families in Action: for Teens and Parents. An evidence-based class to ease the transition as children turn into young adults. 6:30-8:15 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 20 at 1900 Diamond Dr., Pueblo Complex. For more information, visit lafsn.org, or call 662-4515.

  • Be There 11-11-14

    Today
    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.

    “No Limitations.” Work by photographer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman. Daily through November at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Gallery.
    Wednesday
    What Do You Eat with a Bill Like This? 1:30-2:30 p.m. Treat your kids to an interactive discovery of how birds live and what they eat. Photographer and birder Steve Kaye will show photos of birds, and then invite the children to guess how each bird might use its bill to find food. There will be a short hike after. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

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

    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.

  • Off The Hill 11-06-14

    Art exhibits
    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.

    “Creatures, Tame and Wild,” by Rebecca Mannschreck. The exhibition of Mannschreck’s animals is on view the entire month of November at Act I Gallery, 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte in Taos. To view more artwork visit ActOneGallery.com.
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces “Eros and Thanatos: new work by Michael Petry.” This exhibition will run through to Nov. 22.

    Venice: A Reality of a Different Order. Works by Robbie Steinbach. Through Jan. 13, 2015 at Caffe Renato, the Taos Center for the Arts.

    Hand-Woven for the Holidays: Holiday Group Textile Exhibition featuring new work by New Mexico Weavers Connie Enzmann-Forneris, Sandy Voss and Barbara Marigold. Opening reception with the Artists 5-7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Marigold Arts, 424 Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Show runs through Jan. 2.

  • Be There 11-06-14

    Today
    Review the Draft Transit Study and Five Year Transit Plan at the Transportation Board Meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building, Room 110.

    The Master Gardeners meeting will be in the White Rock Visitors Center. Member should arrive at 6:30 p.m. to view the landscaping.

    The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “Lonely Are the Brave,” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

    Families in Action: for Teens and Parents. An evidence-based class to ease the transition as children turn into young adults. 6:30-8:15 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 20 at 1900 Diamond Dr. at Pueblo Complex. For more information, visit lafsn.org, or call 662-4515.

    “No Limitations.” Work by photographer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman. Daily through November at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Gallery.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Friday
    Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

    A special school board meeting will be 4:30 p.m. in the Los Alamos Public School Board Room, 2075 Trinity, Suite V.

    The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra’s Fall Concert under the direction of LA Community Winds conductor Ted Vives. 7 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church. No charge for admission, donations accepted.

  • Be There 11-05-14

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

    Sierra Club Open Meeting: Jeri Sullivan presents: The Energy-Water Nexus. 7 p.m. at UNM-LA, bldg. 200, room 203. Jeri Sullivan presents: The Energy-Water Nexus. Sullivan will discuss issues surrounding water use in New Mexico, development of brackish water resources, and the recycling of oil-and-gas produced water as a substitute for fresh water use in exploration and production.

    “No Limitations.” Work by photographer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman. Daily through November at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Gallery.

    “Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
    Thursday
    Review the Draft Transit Study and Five Year Transit Plan at the Transportation Board Meeting. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Municipal Building, Room 110.

    The Master Gardeners meeting will be in the White Rock Visitors Center. Member should arrive at 6:30 p.m. to view the landscaping.

    The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “Lonely Are the Brave,” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

  • Off The Hill 10-30-14

    Art exhibits
    “Creatures, Tame and Wild,” by Rebecca Mannschreck. The exhibition of Mannschreck’s animals in all their glory and honesty is on view the entire month of November at Act I Gallery, 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte in Taos. Spontaneous and bold to soft and serene, her paintings embody the truth of these creatures in their awesome, sometimes comic, attitudes. To view more artwork visit ActOneGallery.com.
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces “Eros and Thanatos: new work by Michael Petry.” This exhibition will run through to Nov. 22.
    Art tours
    Dixon Studio Tour. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be 30 artists studios, 11 local businesses and several traditional food venues will be open. For more information and to download maps, visit dixonarts.org.
    Arts shows
    Arts and Crafts Flea Market. Santa Fe Book Arts Group/Palace Press annual multi-vendor flea market featuring arts and crafts supplies, handmade books and journals, handmade and specialty papers, ephemera and gifts. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Meem Room of the Palace of the Governors, 110 Washington Ave. in Santa Fe. For more information call 476-5100.
    Ballet
    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” on sale now at aspensantafeballet.com.
    Books

  • Be There 10-30-14

    Today
    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.

    Families in Action: for Teens and Parents. An evidence-based class to ease the transition as children turn into young adults. 6:30-8:15 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 20 at 1900 Diamond Drive at the Pueblo Complex. For more information, visit lafsn.org, or call 662-4515.

    How is Los Alamos Preparing for Its Next Wildfire? 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library, Community Rooms 2 and 3. Wildland Fire Division Chief Ramon Garcia will present the existing wildfire management plans for protecting Los Alamos County and surrounding areas. Using maps he will summarize work already done and projected future plans. Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes will also be present to answer questions and hear concerns. The public is welcome. Sponsored by the local branch of AAUW.
    Friday
    A Nature-Themed Halloween. 1-3 p.m. Drop-in on Halloween for some not-too-spooky, nature-themed activities for kids of all ages. Costumes are optional. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No advance registration required. $5 per child. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • Be There 10-29-14

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

    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. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

    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.

    Families in Action: for Teens and Parents. An evidence-based class to ease the transition as children turn into young adults. 6:30-8:15 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 20 at 1900 Diamond Drive at the Pueblo Complex. For more information, visit lafsn.org, or call 662-4515.

  • Be There 10-28-14

    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.

    LAHS Dance program students and Ballroom dance teacher Natasha Barkhudarova will be teaching four weeks of Tango lessons. 7-8 p.m. at the LAHS ’Topper Theater, also known as the Black Box. Adults $40; students/teachers, $20 (for four weekly one-hour classes). Drop-in rate for adults $12; students/teachers, $6 (per class). Proceeds go to the dance program.

    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.

  • Be There 10-23-14

    Today
    Race for the Cure Makeover Marathon at The Beauty Villa, 146 Central Park Square. Join local Mary Kay independent beauty consultants to raise money funds for breast cancer research and get a free no obligation facial. Call to reserve a date and time, 660-7258.

    Nature on Tap Series. 5:30-7 p.m. Karla Sartor will introduce the topic of prescribed burning, followed by a casual group discussion. Free.

    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.
    Families in Action: for Teens and Parents. An evidence-based class to ease the transition as children turn into young adults. 6:30-8:15 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 20 at at 1990 Diamond Drive in the Pueblo Complex For more information, visit lafsn.org, or call 662-4515.

    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.