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  • Be There 07-29-14

    Today
    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. AA “Happy Hour Group” meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Triangle Club, 3547 Pueblo Dr. at 36th Street. 920-8799.

     Tuesdays at the Pond Series. 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Los Alamos Improv, featuring LALT members Kaki Kelly, Patrick Webb, Tyrell Cummings, and Warren Houghteling, plus Sante Fe improvisors Sarah Michalak, Mark Mrudoch and Danile Kurmit will perform improv comedy at the band shell. Sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District. For more information, visit creativelosalamos.org.

    Summer Family Evenings: Star Party. Explore the night sky with instruction and stories by Chick Keller. 8:30 p.m. Learn about star formation, age-old remnants, clusters, nebulae, planets and more. Meet at PEEC at 8:30 p.m. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Summer Camp Showcase. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge Art Center. On display until Aug. 2.

    The Paintings of Ryszard Wasilewski. Opening Reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 11. Upstairs in the Mesa Public Library Gallery. Daily through Aug. 5.

  • Off The Hill 07-24-14

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

    “Imprints of Home, Works on Paper,” is a group show featuring art prints, and poems by 12 artists. Show closes Friday.
    Announcements
    Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for its new home repair program. Applications and program information may be picked up at the office at 726 N. Riverside Dr. in Española.  Applications will be accepted through Friday. Contact Lawrence Herman at 505-747-2690 or email Repairs@habitatevla.org.
    Ballet
    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Encore 8 p.m. Aug. 30. Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. For tickets visit aspensantafeballet.com.
    Comedy
    Lewis Black. 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
    Concerts
    Tim McGraw with Kip Moore. 7 p.m. Sunday at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. Visit vividseats.com for tickets.

    Smokey Robinson and Natalie Cole. 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit, ticketmaster.com.

    Monumentour Tour: Fall Out Boy and Paramore. 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque.

  • Be There 07-23-14

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

    Eureka! at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Artistic interpretations of discovery by a variety of local artists in a variety of media. The Portal Gallery features the work of Katherine Brittin and Charryl Berger. Daily through July 26.

    The Paintings of Ryszard Wasilewski. Opening Reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 11. Upstairs in the Mesa Public Library Gallery. Daily through Aug. 5.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

    Green Hour Hikes. 9 a.m. Meet at local trailheads for meandering hikes where kids set the pace. Join the PEEC Family Nature Yahoo Group to learn the location each week. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

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

    Authors Speak Series. Steven F. Havill. Novelist will discuss recently released “Night Zone, a Posadas County mystery.” 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Rotunda.

  • Be There 07-22-14

    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.

    Summer Family Evenings: Pet Rocks. 6:30-8 p.m. Make your very own pet rock “siblings” – you get to keep one, and the other one goes in the Hilltop Garden at PEEC. Fun for the whole family. Drop in anytime. No advance registration required. $5 for non-member families/free for PEEC members. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Tuesdays at the Pond Series. This week’s entertainment is Marcus Cavlante. 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District. For more information, visit creativelosalamos.org.

    Eureka! at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Artistic interpretations of discovery by a variety of local artists in a variety of media. The Portal Gallery features the work of Katherine Brittin and Charryl Berger. Daily through Saturday.

  • Community Briefs 07-22-14

    Volunteers needed at LALT for work party

    Volunteers are needed to get the Los Alamos Little Theatre ready for the new season.
    The community is welcome to come to the theater 9 a.m. Saturday.
    Dennis Powell will lead the riser painting effort.
    “We will be painting the risers. This will be applying a single color on the risers,” Powell said.
    Corky Howell will lead the repairs on the storage shed.
    If there is enough time and workforce, volunteers will pull weeds, prune and clean up the landscape.
    Participants are asked to bring work gloves, a hat and sunscreen.
    There will be coffee, juice, and light refreshments in the morning and a lunch to reward the volunteer workers.
    Sign up now for
    Family Cancer Retreat

  • Off The Hill 07-17-14

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

    “Imprints of Home, Works on Paper”, is a group show featuring art prints, and poems by 12 artists. First Friday artist receptions, 3-6 p.m. Saturday at the Weyrich Gallery in Albuquerque. Show closes July 25.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “Complications:” Works by Matthew Szösz and “Byways:” Works by Damian Stamer. The exhibition will be through Saturday.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, in collaboration with Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, announces IMPACTS! an exhibition of Japanese contemporary art. The Preview Opening will be from 5-7 p.m. July 25. Show will run from Aug. 19-23, ZBCA will host a series of special events relating to Japanese contemporary art and culture at the gallery, including panel discussions, film viewings, artist talks, a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and a live painting by AI Kato. There will be a grand opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 22. This exhibition will run through to Sept. 22.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird: Native American Contemporary Jewelry. The public reception will be from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21. The artists will be present.

  • Briefs 07-17-14

    Make Pet Rock ‘Siblings’ with the YMCA
    At the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s Summer Family Evening on Tuesday, staff members from the YMCA will be facilitating an activity helping kids make pet rock “siblings.” The program will be from 6:30-8 p.m. at PEEC. Families are welcome to drop in any time throughout the program.
    After going outside to search for a pair of rocks, kids and their parents will bring them back in to PEEC where they can use different art and craft supplies to make their very own pet rock “siblings” — the child gets to keep one, and the other one goes in the Hilltop Garden at PEEC. That way next time they visit the garden, they can bring their pet rocks to visit their “brothers” and “sisters.”
    The event is free to attend for PEEC members; the cost for non-members is $5 per family, regardless of how many are in the family. No advance registration is required.

  • Be There 07-16-14

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

    Eureka! at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Artistic interpretations of discovery by a variety of local artists in a variety of media. The Portal Gallery features the work of Katherine Brittin and Charryl Berger. Daily through July 26.

    The Paintings of Ryszard Wasilewski. Opening Reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 11. Upstairs in the Mesa Public Library Gallery. Daily through Aug. 5.
    Thursday
    Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Celebrate the 44th season. This week at market will be Leroy Pacheco from Los Alamos Recycling. Come find out what’s happening with recycling and what can be recycled. First drawing for the contest 10 a.m.

    “Science on Tap.” 5:30-7 p.m. at Blue Window Bistro.

  • Be There 07-15-14

    Today
    Tuesdays at the Pond Series. Musical performance by Wise Fool. 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District. For more information, visit creativelosalamos.org.

    Summer Family Evenings: Making Adobe and Mud. 6:30-8 p.m. With imagination, mini adobe bricks, and mud plaster, you can create the mini adobe building of your dreams. Instruction by Cornerstones Community Partnerships. No advance registration required. $5 for non-member families/free for PEEC members. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    The Los Alamos Photo Club (LAPC) meets from 7-9 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month, upstairs in Fuller Lodge Art Center. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Adobe Users Group. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

    Eureka! at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Artistic interpretations of discovery by a variety of local artists in a variety of media. The Portal Gallery features the work of Katherine Brittin and Charryl Berger. Daily through July 26.

  • News for Retirees 07-13-14

    July 13-19, 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
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Tater tot
    casserole
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:30 a.m. Mac users group
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Lemon cod
    1 p.m. Bingo
    2 p.m. MindBody massage
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:30 a.m. LAVA Quilters
    8:45 a.m. Cardio Plus Exercise
    10:45 a.m. Music with Ruth
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken and rice
    1:30 p.m. Daytime Duplicate Bridge
    THURSDAY
    8:30 a.m. Walk-in-the-woods
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: BBQ pulled pork
    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: Hot roast beef sandwich
    12:30 p.m. Movie: “The Natural,” 1963
    2 p.m. Kids bridge
    SATURDAY
    10 a.m.-1 p.m. BESC open
    10 a.m. Table tennis