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  • Be There 08-15-13

    Today
    Ruby K’s Community Hour: James Chrobocinski, owner and broker of Zia Realty Group, will lead a first-time homebuyers information session and Q and A. 5:30 p.m. at Ruby K’s Bagel Café. Realtors Karen Hawkins and Cindy Hollabaugh will also present information about the real estate process.

    All Republicans and any other interested people are invited to attend the August meeting of the Republican Party. 7 pm., at Room 612, UNM-LA campus. Featured speakers will be Rick and Cheryle Harbaugh, educational experts, presenting information on the new National Education Program “Common Core” State Standards. Free.

    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will meet for their monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Building No. 1 at UNM-LA to discuss upcoming events, locker clean out, future speakers and other party information. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

  • Off The Hill 08-15-13

    Art exhibits
    Low Rider Fine Art Exhibit. Through Aug. 19 at the Española Plaza Convento Gallery.

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

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Walling: Containing Architecture, painting and sculpture by Tom Miller. Sept. 27 to Oct. 18. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m., Sept. 27 to coincide with the Railyard Arts District last Friday Arts Walk. For more information call 982-8111. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

  • Be There 08-14-13

    Today
    70th Anniversary Lecture. Los Alamos historian emeritus Roger Meade speaks on Capt. William S. “ Deak” Parsons, one of LANL two wartime associate directors and the Enola Gay weaponeer. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. For more information call 667-0375.
    Thursday
    All Republicans and any other interested people are invited to attend the August meeting of the Republican Party. 7 pm., at Room 612, UNM-LA campus. Featured speakers will be Rick and Cheryle Harbaugh, educational experts, presenting information on the new National Education Program “Common Core” State Standards. Free.

    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will meet for their monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Building No. 1 at UNM-LA to discuss upcoming events, locker clean out, future speakers and other party information. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. Also this week will be a double ticket week. Sponsors include LA Mainstreet — NMFMA, Ranchline, Old Windmill Dairy and High Country Sharpening.

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

  • Be There 08-13-13

    Wednesday
    The 70th Anniversary Lecture. Los Alamos historian emeritus Roger Meade speaks on Capt. William S. “ Deak” Parsons, one of LANL two wartime associate directors and the Enola Gay weaponeer. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. For more information call 667-0375.
    Thursday
    All Republicans and any other interested people are invited to attend the August meeting of the Republican Party. 7 pm., at Room 612, UNM-LA campus. Featured speakers will be Rick and Cheryle Harbaugh, educational experts, presenting information on the new National Education Program “Common Core” State Standards. They will share information about its goals, how this will affect children, who started it and who is paying for it. Free.

    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will meet for their monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Building No. 1 at UNM-LA to discuss upcoming events, locker clean out, future speakers and other party information. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. Also this week will be a double ticket week. Sponsors include LA Mainstreet — NMFMA, Ranchline- Old Windmill Dairy and High Country Sharpening.

  • News for Retirees 08-11-13

    Aug. 11-17, 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: Fish and chips
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Female Brainpower Initiative (FBI)
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken drumstick
    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: Pork chop
    11:45 a.m. Concert: Sam Hogan with Juanita Madland
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:15 p.m. Alzheimer’s support
    1:30 p.m. Daytime duplicate bridge
    THURSDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chef salad
    Noon Talk: College Days/ Cookies and Conversation with Bernadette Lauritzen
    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: Frito pie
    11:45 a.m. Tom Oliphant at the piano

  • Be There 08-08-13

    Today

    Poetry gatherings: 6:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. Facilitated by local poet Jane Lin.
    Friday
    Nightwalks at Bandelier. Starting time may vary due to sunset time differences. For more information call 672-3861, ext. 517.

    Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits. Open during regular business hours. Third floor at Mesa Public Library.
    Saturday
    Cowboy Dinner and Dance. Dinner, 5 p.m., dance, 8-11 p.m. After rodeo dance with The Rifters. $15 for dinner and dance, $10 for dance only. Kids 10 and under, $4 including dance. Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, 650 N. Mesa Road. For more information, call Carey 412-7845.

    Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo. 10 a.m. The theme is “100 years of homesteading.” Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo Parade. Visit chamberorganizer.com/members. For more information, call Suzette Fox, Los Alamos MainStreet executive director, 661-4844.

    Art Center Arts and Crafts Fair. Fuller Lodge Lawn. Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits downtown at the Mesa Public Library. All day.

  • Off The Hill 08-08-13

    Call for Artists
    The 9th Annual Zozobra Art Show. Reserve spot now at burnhim@burnZozobra.com. Email must include artist name, phone number, email address, medium and a brief description of art dimensions. Entries must be received by Aug. 23. Art must be family friendly. For more information contact El Museo Cultural Center. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe.
    Concerts
    Chicago. 7 p.m., Aug. 11 at Isleta Resort and Casino Showroom, 11000 Broadway, SE in Albuquerque. $40-$65. For tickets call 505-754-3800.

    Daughtry and 3 Doors Down. 7 p.m., Aug. 17 at Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

    Cold War Kids and Papa. 7 p.m., Aug. 19 at the Sunshine Theater, 120 Central Ave., SW in Albuquerque. $20, ages 13 and over. For more information call 505-764-0249.

    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.

  • Be There 08-07-13

    Today
    Snake Safety with Tom Wyant. 7-8 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center. Wyant will explain what to do a snake is encountered in the wild, as well as the proper identification of native snakes. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    The UNM-LA Town Hall meeting 7-8 p.m. at the White Rock Baptist Church. A presentation by Dr. Cynthia Rooney, dean of instruction will highlight the reasons why passage of the mil levy is critical to UNM-LA.

    Kids 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.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. It’s green chile season.

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

    Poetry gatherings: 6:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. Facilitated by local poet Jane Lin.
    Friday
    Nightwalks at Bandelier. Starting time may vary due to sunset time differences. For more information call 672-3861, ext. 517.

  • Be There 08-06-13

    Today
    Peace’s New Century. Reception, 5-7 p.m. Artist Betsie Miller Kusz and photographer Masaru Tanaka mix paintings with photography to recognize the 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing. Through Aug. 10. Fuller Lodge Art Center Portal Gallery. For more information, call 662-1635.

    Summer Family Evenings: Storywalk. 6:30-8 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. Celebrate the joy of playing outside with this special program presented in conjunction with the Library’s Youth Services. Share stories and memories with your family. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    Wednesday
    Snake Safety with Tom Wyant. 7-8 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center. Wyant will explain what to do if a snake is encountered in the wild, as well as the proper identification of native snakes. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    The UNM-LA Town Hall meeting 7-8 p.m. at the White Rock Baptist Church. A presentation by Dr. Cynthia Rooney, dean of instruction will highlight the reasons why passage of the mil levy is critical to UNM-LA.

  • 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.

     

    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.

     

    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.