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  • Be There 05-13-14

    Today
    Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 6 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Annual meeting: “Frontiers in Art,” with Lois Rudnick. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

    The Los Alamos Historical Society’s annual meeting will feature “109 East Palace: A 400-year Microcosm of Santa Fe.” Well known for its role in the Manhattan Project. 6 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. There will be reports from the president, treasurer, and executive director, along with the board of directors election. The lecture is free and open to the public, pizza and ice cream will be served. Only members of the Los Alamos Historical Society are allowed to vote during the meeting.

    Four Hundred Years at 109 East Palace. 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The address of 109 East Palace Ave. in Santa Fe is well-known for its role in the Manhattan Project. It is the office where the gatekeeper, Dorothy McKibbin, met the scientists and other workers who were on their way to Los Alamos for the top-secret WWII project. John Ruminer has traced the ownership history of the property that served as a gateway to Los Alamos during World War II. This is the final presentation of History Frontiers, sponsored by LANB. Free and open to the public.

  • Off The Hill 05-08-14

    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.

    “Collages and Bone,” the works of Robert Dean Stockwell. Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. May 31 at The Grand Bohemian Gallery at El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos. Free.
    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 05-06-14

    Today
    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.

    Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild: Our Favorite Quilts. At the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery daily until May 31.
    Wednesday
    The Los Alamos Chapter of national TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is having a meeting from 9:30-11 a.m. at Memorial Hall at the White Rock Presbyterian Church, 310 Rover Blvd. Coffee and tea will be available. For more information or to start an evening chapter call local chapter leader Francine Seal and leave a message at 672-1736, or email frncnseal585@gmail.com. To learn more about TOPS, visit TOPS.org.

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

    Los Alamos Arts Council presents a brown bag concert performance featuring local artists, the Ad Hoc Octet. Noon in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Free.

  • News For Retirees 05-04-14

    May 4-10, 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
    10:30 a.m. Stroke Awareness talk with Dr. Nelson
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Red chile beef enchilada
    7 p.m. Ballroom dancing
    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    10:30 a.m. Computer users group
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Italian grinder
    12:15 p.m. Better breathers
    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: Catfish
    1:15 p.m. Socrates Café
    1:30 p.m. Daytime Duplicate Bridge
    THURSDAY
    8:30 a.m. Walk-in-the-woods
    9 a.m. Toenail clipping
    8:45 a.m. Variety training
    11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken fried chicken
    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: Spaghetti
    12:30 p.m. Movie: “Twins,” 1988

  • Be There 05-01-14

    Today
    On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project. History hosted by Los Alamos Historical Society. 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.

    The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “Casablanca.” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

    Los Alamos High School Olions Thespian Club presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” which begins with a preview 7 p.m. in Duane Smith Auditorium. $5 for preview show.
    Friday
    United Blood Services drive will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on Diamond Drive.

    First Friday Forts at PEEC. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Come build a fort or cook up something good in the mud kitchen. No formal program — just a time for kids to get together and have fun. Parents must stay and supervise their children. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

  • Be There 04-30-14

    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.

    On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project. History hosted by Los Alamos Historical Society. Email Nicole at nicole@losalamos.org for more information.

    The Chamber of Commerce May business breakfast. 7:30 to 9 a.m. at UNM-LA, will cover the topic of Alzheimer’s and introduce a program such as that which been adopted in Watertown, Wis. Jan Zimmerman initiated the effort in Watertown and envisions a community where residents are fully educated about dementia, business owners are trained on how to assist customers with memory loss, and people with dementia remain independent for as long as possible.

    United Blood Services drive will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on Diamond Drive.

    The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “Casablanca.” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

  • 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.