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Today's Features

  • Today
    A poetry gathering will be held at the Mesa Public Library’s upstairs rotunda. The gathering will start at 6:30 p.m.

    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series will present “Gnomeo and Juliet.” The movie will start at 7 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall.

  • Nobel laureate Paul Nurse will deliver the 41st Oppenheimer Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23, in the White Rock Baptist Church (80 State Road 4).
    The lecture, “Great Ideas of Biology,” is free and open to the public.
    Nurse is the current president of Britain’s Royal Society, founded in 1660 to promote understanding of the natural world through observation and experiment, and the director of the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation, which when completed will be the largest biomedical research center in Europe.

  • Last September at the Blue Window Bistro there was a fundraiser concert starring Cedric Burnside, who put on an outstanding show which the crowd seemed to dig.
    Friday night, Central Avenue will be closed and Burnside and his new band, the Cedric Burnside Project, will perform again.
    Burnside is the grandson of the iconic Mississippi bluesman, R.L. Burnside. Cedric played with R.L. on the porch, on records and on the road since he was a child.
    He was a winner of the Blues Music Awards’ “Best New Artist Debut” for the record “Two Man Wrecking Crew” in 2009. Two Man Wrecking Crew was the duo that performed at the Blue Window in 2010.
    In 2009 and 2010, Burnside won awards for “Best Blues Drummer.”

  • Today
    A flower walk will be hosted by Chick Keller starting at 5:30 p.m. Interested participants can meet at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange Street, and can carpool to the walk location. For information, visit www.PajaritoEEC.org. The event is free and open to the public.

    Thursday
    Steve Brugger, acting director of the Los Alamos Community Development department, will be the speaker at Lunch with a Leader. Lunch with a Leader, which is hosted by the League of Women Voters, is at 11:45 a.m. It will be at Central Avenue Grill. Brugger will discuss streamlining the planning and building process. Price for the lunch is $15, including tax and gratuity. No reservation is necessary.

  • The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation announced that three students from Los Alamos High School’s Class of 2011 have been awarded the Cerro Grande Scholarship.  
    Alexander Austell, Paul Hemez and Rebecca Wright were chosen as the Class of 2011 recipients of the scholarship. To be eligible, students must have lost their family’s homes in the 2000 Cerro Grande Fire and have been enrolled in a Los Alamos Public School at the time of the fire.
    Austell will attend the University of New Mexico and will study music performance and music education.
    Hemez will attend Western Washington University in Bellingham, where he’s planning to study medicine.

  • The scientist known as Micromike will be the featured speaker at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center Thursday night.
    Micromike, perhaps best known for being discovered living in a cave on Los Alamos National Laboratory property for several years, will speak on the topics of gravionics and sustainability.
    He is the author of the book “Gravionics and a Spiritual Life: How a new philosophy of space and time unites science and spirituality.”

  • Los Alamos Little Theater will hold a play reading session Thursday.
    The reading, which will include scripts from LALT’s season-opening production, the 8-by-10 Short Play Festival, is set for 7 p.m. in the little theater’s green room.
    Anyone who is interested in participating or audtioning for roles is welcome to attend.
    Auditions for the plays will be held Sunday and Monday at the theater.

  • Sr. Appreciation Night is a hit again

    We would like to thank the Los Alamos community and United Way for supporting the 27th Annual Senior Appreciation Night (SAN) on May 28. The purpose of the all-night, early-morning chaperoned party is to provide graduating seniors with a safe alternative to mountain and other celebrations that could lead to drinking and driving.

  • Bradbury Science Museum presenters Liz Martineau and Gordon McDonough will lead several events during the summer months, but they will have plenty of help.
    A series of events, scheduled for Tuesdays between 10 a.m.-2 p.m., will be held at the museum. Along with the Bradbury Science Museum, entities like Pajarito Environmental Education Center, Los Alamos Historical Museum, Bandelier National Monument, Fuller Lodge Art Center, the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board and Assets In Action will sponsor the events.

  • Wednesday
    A flower walk will be hosted by Chick Keller starting at 5:30 p.m. Interested participants can meet at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange Street, and can carpool to the walk location. For information, visit www.PajaritoEEC.org. The event is free and open to the public.

    Thursday
    Steve Brugger, acting director of the Los Alamos Community Development department, will be the speaker at Lunch with a Leader. Lunch with a Leader, which is hosted by the League of Women Voters, is at 11:45 a.m. It will be at Central Avenue Grill. Brugger will discuss streamlining the planning and building process. Price for the lunch is $15, including tax and gratuity. No reservation is necessary.