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  • Be There 06-04-14

    Today
    Quiet, Gentle Walk. 9 a.m. to noon. A gentle walk for those who want a quiet hike along a relatively flat trail. The walks range from one to two miles in length and may include gentle changes in elevation. Led by Sue Watts. Meet at PEEC at 9 a.m. to carpool to the trailhead. Free, but advance registration required. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock.

    Canyons, Mesas, Mountains, and Skies. 10-11:30 a.m. Melissa Mackey will take children ages 6-10 on an imaginative journey of life in our Canyons, Mesas, Mountains, and Skies using stories, outdoor play and games to explore one theme each week. Register for each session individually. $8/$6.50 PEEC members per session. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • Be There 06-03-14

    Today
    Summer Family Evenings: Our Furry and Feathered Friends — Living with New Mexico’s Wildlife. 6:30 to 8 p.m. PEEC welcomes the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation and the Santa Fe Raptor Center for a presentation of the different animals in NM, and how we can live in harmony with them. Presentation at 6:30, drop in to visit the animals after that. No advance registration required. $10 non-member families/free PEEC members. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

    The Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG), meets from 7-9 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The focus of LAAUG is digital photography post-processing. Digital capture is also discussed. Meetings moderated by Doug Coombs and Ken Hanson, or by a group member. Past presentations are posted and available to all on the website laaug.wordpress.com/. All are welcome. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Photography Club. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

    The Darker Side of White: Art by Tiffany Rose, June 1-29 at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Art Gallery. Opening reception from 4:30-7:30 p.m. June 5. Show runs through June 29.

  • People In the News 06-01-14

    Josh Dolin and Sydney Sivils, 2010 Los Alamos High School graduates, won the International Championship of the collegiate division Advertising Campaign competition at the 2014 DECA International Career Development Conference held in Washington, D.C. in April. Dolin and Sivils are graduating seniors at University of New Mexico. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

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    Kimberly Budil has been appointed by the University of California as vice president for Laboratory Management in the UC Office of the President and as an executive committee governor on the LANS and LLNS Boards of Governors.
    Budil is a 27-year employee of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). She is program manager of LLNL’s Nuclear Counterterrorism Program in the Global Security Principal Directorate.

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  • News For Retirees 06-01-14

    June 1-7, 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
    9:45 a.m. Matter of Balance class
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Beef stroganoff
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken corn casserole with green chile
    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: Hawaiian pork
    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
    9 a.m. Toenail clipping
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Dill fish
    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: Turkey pasta casserole
    12:30 p.m. Movie: “Saving Mr. Banks,” 1984
    SATURDAY
    10 a.m.-1 p.m. BESC open

  • Off The Hill 05-29-14

    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. Friday. Show runs until June 21.

    “Collages and Bone,” the works of Robert Dean Stockwell. Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at The Grand Bohemian Gallery at El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos. Free.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is pleased to announce an exhibition: “Complications:” Works by Matthew Szösz and “Byways:” Works by Damian Stamer. The exhibition will be from 5-7 p.m. June 27 through July 19.  The opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. June 27.

  • Be There 05-29-14

    Today
    On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Blue Window Bistro. “Wild card” hosted by Bandelier National Monument. On Tap is an effort to increase programming and economic development in the Los Alamos Creative District. LACD is the only Creative District in New Mexico; Los Alamos is designated as “creative” to highlight arts, culture, and science downtown. Email Nicole at nicole@losalamos.org for more information.

    Beer dinner. 6 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op. For more information and to view the menu, visit losalamos.coop/beer-dinner-may-29/.

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

    Environmental Stewardship at LANL. 7 p.m. at PEEC. Learn about LANL’s evaluation of its impact on cultural resources, assessment of ecological risks, and mitigation plans. The LANL Trails Working Group, which inventories, maps, and prepares historical reports for the many trails on LANL property, will also be discussed. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • Be There 05-28-14

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

    Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild: Our Favorite Quilts. At the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery, daily through Saturday.

    “Things with Wings,” is a juried group exhibit displaying the work of Los Alamos artists and artists from northern New Mexico. Daily through June 14 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. Vendors have fresh produce and product.

    On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project. “Wild card” hosted by Bandelier National Monument. On Tap is an effort to increase programming and economic development in the Los Alamos Creative District. LACD is the only Creative District in New Mexico; Los Alamos is designated as “creative” to highlight arts, culture, and science downtown. Email Nicole at nicole@losalamos.org for more information.

    Beer dinner. 6 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op. For more information and to view the menu, visit losalamos.coop/beer-dinner-may-29/.

  • Briefs 05-28-14

    Coffee drinkers unite

    The last week of school, Los Alamos High School teacher Lynn Ovaska will be selling globally-minded, organic, Fair Trade coffee, as a fundraiser for a trip to Europe with students.
    The bags sell for $12 for a 10 oz. bag, whole bean or ground, in French Roast, Dark Roast, Medium Roast, and Decaf.
    Checks can be made payable to “Europe 2014,” and the logo was designed by student Caroline Schramm. To learn more, or order, call Ovaska at 663-2580.

    Hawk’s last hurrah

    Los Alamos Middle School will be holding an end of the year party Friday. Students are asked to donate a six-pack of drinks (juice, soda, or Gatorade), chips, cookies or other snacks.
    Students that label the donation with their name and grade, may be eligible to win a raffle prize.
    Questions may be directed to 663-3252. 

  • Be There 05-27-14

    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.

    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. The group chooses selections that interest its members and selects books and short stories that meet participants’ choices. All are welcome. For more information, call Mary Cernicek at 662-7100.

    Hearing Challenged Support Group. Audiologist Elaine Almquist from Albuquerque will speak 10 a.m. in the classroom at Betty Ehart Senior Center. Advantages of the telecoil and Bluetooth aids will be illustrated. Questions on all hearing apparatus are encouraged. No merchandise will be sold at this presentation. The public is welcome.

    Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild: Our Favorite Quilts at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery. Daily through Saturday.

  • News For Retirees 05-25-14

    May 25-30, 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
    Closed for Memorial Day
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10 a.m. Hearing challenged support group
    Audiologist Elaine Almquist will speak
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chef salad
    1:30 p.m. “Friends” meeting
    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 tenders
    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: Sweet ‘n’ sour pork
    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: Turkey
    Noon Birthdays celebrated
    12:30 p.m. Movie: “Red Dawn,” 1984
    SATURDAY
    9 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Smart Driver Course