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  • Be There 04-29-14

    Today
    Atomic Film Festival. “Operation Crossroads: The Dawn of Atomic Weapons.” 7 p.m. in Fuller Lodge. Featured together are four rare and historic films from the dawn of the atomic era, including Operation Crossroads, Air Force and the Atomic Bomb, Contaminated Ship Handling and Operation Ivy.
    Wednesday
    Dance and Talent Competition for the local Los Alamos Senior Olympics to be noon at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The public is invited to join the Senior Center post-lunch crowd as part of the audience for the Los Alamos Senior Olympic Games Dance and Talent competition.
    Thursday
    Opening Day at the Los Alamos Farmers’ Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

    The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Lt. Governor John Sanchez will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited. For more information, contact Kelly Benner, 672-1611.

  • Be There 04-24-14

    Today
    Benefit spaghetti dinner for Joy Handsberry, a Los Alamos High School teacher battling cancer. 5:30 p.m. at the Christian church. There will also be a dessert auction, sponsored by the Los Alamos Math department. The public is welcome. Tickets are not required, but donations are appreciated.

    The Boy Scouts of America is having its annual Fire-Up for Scouting Cub Scout recruiting events at fire stations in Los Alamos and White Rock. Event No. 1 will be 6:30-8 p.m. at Station No. 4, 4401 Diamond Drive across from the Golf Course. Boys who will graduate from Kindergarten through fourth grades (5-10 years old) can be registered for the Cub Scouting program, including summer activities such as June Day Camp. Bring a checkbook for payment of registration fees of $24. For more information email NNM District Director Kevin McClelland, Kevin.McClelland@scouting.org.

    “Race to Nowhere.” Second showing, 6:30 p.m. at UNM-LA’s Jeanette Wallace Lecture Hall.

  • Off The Hill 04-24-14

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “A Day in the Life: Works by Holly Roberts.” The opening exhibition will be 5-7 p.m. May 30. Show runs until June 21.

    Art tours
    Santa Fe Studio Tour 2014 is a free, self-guided tour open to the public that meanders throughout Santa Fe featuring more than 30 open studios and the work of 60 Santa Fe artists. Many artists give demonstrations of their craft and share techniques and philosophies with visitors. The tour begins with a preview party and group show from all participating artists, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 27. Then all participating artists open their creative sanctuaries to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 and June 29. The public can explore the studios of jewelers, painters, sculptors and ceramists.

  • Be There 04-23-14

    Today
    Los Alamos Community of Atheists will discuss the role of religion/spirituality in health care as both a potential resource or liability. Discussion will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. upstairs at Mesa Public Library. All are welcome. Email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com with questions or go to Facebook.

    “Sisters in Art — Sisters at Heart,” shows daily in the Portal Gallery of Fuller Lodge Art Center through Saturday.
    Thursday
    Book and Gift Fair. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Doctor’s Lobby Area. Benefits the LAMC Auxiliary.

    Benefit spaghetti dinner for Joy Handsberry, a Los Alamos High School teacher battling cancer. 5:30 p.m. at the Christian church. Members of the community are invited to come eat dinner with cookies for dessert. There will also be a dessert auction, sponsored by the Los Alamos math department. The public is welcome. Tickets are not required, but donations are appreciated.

  • Be There 04-22-14

    Today
    “Adventures with Ed.” 5:30 to 7 p.m. PEEC, the Bradbury Science Museum, and the New Mexico Humanities Council are very pleased to welcome Jack Loeffler to give a talk in honor of Earth Day, entitled “Adventures with Ed.” Loeffler will speak about his good friend Edward Abbey — the famed American author, outspoken environmentalist, and writer of Desert Solitaire. Free. At Bradbury Science Museum, 1350 Central Ave., Los Alamos. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    The Boy Scouts of America is having its annual Fire-Up for Scouting Cub Scout recruiting events at fire stations in Los Alamos and White Rock. Event No. 1 will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Station No. 3, 129 State Road 4 in White Rock. Boys who will graduate from Kindergarten through fourth grades (5-10 years old) can be registered for the Cub Scouting program, including summer activities such as June Day Camp. Bring a checkbook for payment of registration fees of $24. For more information email NNM District Director Kevin McClelland, Kevin.McClelland@scouting.org.

  • Be There 04-17-14

    Today
    The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have its monthly meeting from 7-8 p.m., in Building 2 at UNMLA. They will be discussing the upcoming JFK dinner, listening to state candidates and talking about election plans. All Democrats are encouraged to attend.

    White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. “Smurfs 2,” 6:30 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall.

    Antarctica Through the Lens of “National Geographic.” 7 p.m. Last November, Los Alamos local Stephen Becker embarked on the National Geographic Explorer ship to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island and Antarctica. During this voyage, the “National Geographic” photographers produced a 50-minute video. Becker will show the video, and talk about the trip in this event at PEEC. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    Saturday
    Waffle Breakfast to benefit Los Alamos High School Choirs. 7:30-10:30 a.m. at Pajarito Lodge No. 66 AF & AM, 15th Street and Canyon Road. $7 adults, $3 age 6 and under.

  • Off The Hill 04-17-14

    Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “Bits and Pieces: Works by Karina Hean, Catherine Gangloff and Michel Déjean.” Through Saturday.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “A Day in the Life: Works by Holly Roberts.” The opening exhibition will be 5-7 p.m. May 30. Show runs until June 21.
    Art tours
    Santa Fe Studio Tour 2014 is a free, self-guided tour open to the public that meanders throughout Santa Fe featuring more than 30 open studios and the work of 60 Santa Fe artists. Many artists give demonstrations of their craft and share techniques and philosophies with visitors. The tour begins with a preview party and group show from all participating artists, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 27. Then all participating artists open their creative sanctuaries to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 and June 29. The public can explore the studios of jewelers, painters, sculptors and ceramists.
    Ballet
    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. For tickets visit ticketssantafe.org.

  • Be There 04-16-14

    Today
    Monthly FAN Club (Food and Networking after-hours) on historic Bathtub Row. The Los Alamos Historical Society is hosting, with catering provided by Peggy Pendergast. Parking available at the Senior Center, Fuller Lodge or library lots. Meeting will be about the Historical Society’s plans for the house and more about plans in advance of a Manhattan Project National Historic Park designation, and there will be plenty of time for networking. 5:30-7 p.m. at Bethe House, 1350 Bathtub Row. All Chamber members and potential Chamber members are invited. Free.

    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board’s next meeting will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Bernadette Lauritzen will give an update on the Assets in Action program. The public is welcome to attend.

  • Be There 04-15-14

    Today
    Los Alamos County Power of Parents, associated with the Mother’s Against Drunk Driving program. The free community event is designed on principles proven to reduce underage drinking by 30 percent. 6 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall. For more information visit madd.org/PowerTalk21.

    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. LAPC normally has one or two field trips per year and occasionally sponsors workshops and classes. All are welcome. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Adobe Users Group. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

    Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Mining Frontiers: “History of Turquoise,” with Patricia McGraw. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.
    Wednesday
    Los Alamos County will be holding public information meetings in Los Alamos at the current Teen Center, located in the lower level of the Trinity On the Hill Episcopal Church from 3-5 p.m. for the teens and then at the Community Building (future Teen Center site) from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. to update residents on the design of the new Los Alamos Teen Center.

  • Be There 04-10-14

    Today
    The April meeting of the Los Alamos Genealogical Association will be 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. The program is “Genealogical Potpourri” and will feature an inspiring story about Scottish Heritage, some discussion questions, and some genealogical tidbits from you tube. The traditional no-host dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the China Moon restaurant.

    Waterfalls of New Mexico. 7 p.m. Join Doug Scott and PEEC for a slideshow and lecture on the waterfalls of New Mexico. Of special interest is that a new 80-foot high waterfall is being formed this year, and Scott is documenting this formation. Free. No advance registration is required. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    Friday
    Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event. 3-5 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Center. For more information, call 471-2777 or 888-296-2411, ext. 3690.
    Saturday
    Drawing Workshop. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PEEC is very fortunate to have Lisa Coddington will teach a workshop about using simple drawing materials to portray furry, feathery and slimy animals such as those found at PEEC, or around the Pajarito Plateau. $45/$36 PEEC members. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.