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  • Be There 02-18-14

    Today
    Watoto presents “Beautiful Africa: A New Generation.” 7 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Accompanied by music and dance — a fusion of contemporary gospel and traditional African rhythm — the Watoto Children’s Choir has traveled internationally since 1994 as ambassadors for the millions of orphaned children in Africa.

    The Valles Caldera: Lessons from Mount St. Helens. 7 p.m. at PEEC. Bob Parmenter, Chief Scientist at the Valles Caldera National Preserve, will paint a picture of the Valles Caldera ecosystem recovery during the early years after it erupted 1.25 million years ago. Parmenter will discuss recent activity at Mount St. Helens and how it can be applied to the Valles Caldera. No advance registration required. $8/$6 PEEC members. Students free. 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. The focus of LAPC is photography in general. All are welcome. Past presentations can be reviewed by joining the Yahoo group for LAPC found at groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/la-photoclub/info. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Adobe Users Group. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

  • Be There 02-13-14

    Friday
    Public meeting on senior services. What’s going well? What should change? What services are missing? Input about senior services in the community and use feedback to plan next year’s budget. 12:30 p.m. at the White Rock Senior Center.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Saturday
    Family Birding Weekend at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Birding experts will be available at specific times and locations around the refuge, and there will be family-oriented activities involving hikes and games, including birding booklets with activities for kids. A PEEC Junior Birder badge will be awarded to young participants at the end of the day. Discounted hotel rates available in nearby Socorro on Friday night. Advance registration required. $50/$40 PEEC members per family. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10 a.m. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. The education level of these videos can range from elementary age to adults, depending on the video chosen. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.

  • Off the Hill 02-13-14

    Auditions
    “The Man from Earth.” 3-6 p.m. Feb. 22; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Cold readings from the script. Rehearsals begin March 31. Performances are May 16-June 8. For copies of the script, email dmb0857@aol.com.
    Announcements
    Open mic night. 6 p.m. every Friday at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s Riverside Café. This free night is open to the public and will be through the end of March. A basic PA system and amplifier will be provided. Visit SipapuNM.com, or call 800-587-2240 for more information.

  • Be There 02-12-14

    Today
    “Genetics in the Era of Big Data,” an evening lecture with Tanmoy Bhattacharya. 5:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum. Lecture coincides with International Darwin Day. For more information call 667-4444 or visit lanl.gov/museum.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Thursday
    Funder’s Fair. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Los Alamos National Bank, second floor meeting room. Nonprofits can meet with grant makers in Northern New Mexico. A drop in event with light refreshments.

    Public meeting on senior services. What’s going well? What should change? What services are missing? Input about senior services in the community and use feedback to plan next year’s budget. Noon at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

    Ceramics: Play with Clay with Gloria Gilmore-House. 6-8:30 p.m. at the Fuller Lodge Art Center Ceramics Studio. $175 plus $30 studio fee.

    Poetry gatherings. 6:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library southwest room.

  • Be There 02-11-14

    Today
    Shop With A Chef. Valentine’s Day Dinner Made Simply by Co-op General Manager Steve Watts. 6 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op Market. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers.

    Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Cold War Frontiers: “On the Front Lines of the Cold War: Los Alamos 1970-1992,” with Alan Carr. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.
    Wednesday
    New Mexico AARP President Jackie Cooper of Santa Fe will speak at BESC at noon in the Great Room. An overview of current legislation, state and national, YEAS (You Earned Your Say) results and activities of other state chapters will be discussed. Gary Williams associate state director for AARP will accompany her and answer questions concerning assistance to local chapters. For lunch reservations call 662-8922.

  • News for Retirees 02-09-14

    Feb. 9-15, 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
    8:30, 10 a.m. Tax prep
    8:30 a.m. Cardio
    10:30 a.m. Advisory council
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Pork chop
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Salisbury steak
    1:30 p.m. My Chronic Disease Workshop
    2 p.m. MindBody massage
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:30, 10 a.m. Tax prep
    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: Green chile chicken tortilla soup
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:15 p.m. Alzheimer’s support
    1:30 p.m. Daytime Duplicate Bridge
    THURSDAY
    8:30 a.m. Walk-in-the-woods
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. LARSO board meeting
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Catfish
    Noon Senior Center public meeting
    1:30 p.m. Tap dancing
    2 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    6:30 p.m. Chess
    7 p.m. Bridge

  • Off the Hill 02-06-14

    Announcements
    Open mic night. 6 p.m. every Friday at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s Riverside Café. This free night is open to the public and will be through the end of March. A basic PA system and amplifier will be provided. Visit SipapuNM.com, or call 800-587-2240 for more information.
    Ballet
    Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. A playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti. 8 p.m. March 14 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.
    Comedy
    Jeff Dunham. 5 p.m. March 15 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Go to tickets.com for details and to purchase tickets.
    Concerts
    Albuquerque Baroque Players with guest artist Stephen Redfield, Baroque violin presents Music of the French Baroque. 7:30 p.m. Friday at San Miguel Chapel, 401 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. Tickets are $18, $15 seniors (62+), $7 full-time students. There is a 20 percent discount for groups of 10 or more. For more information or to reserve tickets call 400-9385 or visit albuquerquebaroqueplayers.com.

    Albuquerque Baroque Players with guest artist Stephen Redfield, Baroque violin presents Music of the French Baroque. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 4800 Indian School Road, NE in Albuquerque.

  • News for Retirees 02-02-14

    Feb. 2-8, 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
    8:30, 10 a.m. Tax prep
    8:30 a.m. Cardio
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Tater tot casserole
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken dumplings
    12:15 p.m. Better breathers
    2 p.m. MindBody massage
    7 p.m. Bridge
    7:30 p.m. Table tennis
    WEDNESDAY
    8:30, 10 a.m. Tax prep
    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: Tilapia
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    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: Sloppy Joe
    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: BBQ bonanza
    12:30 p.m. Movie: “Sweet Home Alabama,” 2002
    SATURDAY

  • Be There 01-30-14

    Today
    The Republican Party of Los Alamos County announces the 2014 pre-Primary convention 7 p.m. at the UNM-LA Jeannette Wallace Hall, Room 505. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and doors close promptly at 7 p.m. The Central Committee will meet briefly at 7 p.m. to elect the convention officers. At 7:15 p.m., the convention will begin with Ward Caucuses held to elect delegates to the County Pre-primary Nominating Convention. At 7:30 p.m., the County Convention of elected Ward delegates will convene also in Jeanette Wallace Hall to elect delegates to the state RPNM Pre-primary Nominating Convention to be March 1 in Albuquerque. For more information call Robert Gibson, 662-3159.

    “Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” 5-7 p.m. meet the artist. Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.

  • Off the Hill, 01-30-14

    Announcements
    SuperBowl Celebration. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort. All lift tickets are available for $25 or less on SuperBowl Sunday, and as part of the festivities, Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort (located 20 miles southeast of Taos) will give away a vacation package! Plus, after the lifts close, watch the big game on our big screen TVs in the Riverside Café — happy hour specials will be available from 4-6 p.m. For more information, visit SipapuNM.com or call 800-587-2240.
    Ballet
    The Moscow Festival Ballet presents “Swan Lake” 7:30 p.m. today at Popejoy Hall. Tickets currently on sale for $59, $54, $44 and $20, and can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Offices and select area Albertsons locations, or online at popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com. To charge by phone, call 877-664-8661 or 505-925-5858. Group orders for 15 or more may be placed by calling 505-344-1779.