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Today's Features

  • There is one episode and Historical Society viewing party left for WGN’s “Manhattan.”
    “Manhattan,” a fictionalized look at life in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project, only has one episode in the season left. The Historical Society wants to continue to thank everyone who comes to our viewings and discussions for contributing their thoughts, questions and experiences. The society looks forward to the season finale on Sunday.
    Every week the society updates a bulletin board in the museum to continue exploring questions and reactions as the 13-episode series continues. Previous episodes are discussed at losalamoshistory.org, on the society’s Facebook page and in the museum.
    Join the Los Alamos Historical Society Sunday at Time Out Pizzeria in Los Alamos from 8–9:30 p.m. for a viewing and discussion of “Manhattan’s” season finale (TV-14 rating).
    Episode 12: “The Gun Model”
    How was uranium transported to Los Alamos from Oak Ridge?

  • Baha’i Faith
    For information, email losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

    Bethlehem Lutheran
    Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of the ELCA, is located at 2390 North Road, 662-5151; see a map at bethluth.com. The Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., with coffee and doughnuts served between services during our Education Hour of classes for all ages. The preaching is biblical by our Pastors Bruce Kuenzel and Nicolé Ferry, the music is lively, children are welcome and abundant, and a well-staffed nursery is provided. All are welcome! Come Join the Family!

    Bryce Ave. Presbyterian
    The church is located at 3333 Bryce Ave. The Rev. Henry Fernandez preaches, bapca.org, info@bapca.org. For information, call 672-3364.

    Calvary Chapel
    Sunday school classes for all ages at 9:15 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., worship and a study of the Biblical Jesus as He relates to people in our look at the Gospel of Exodus.

    The Christian Church
    92 East Road, 662-6468, lachristian.org. 9-10 a.m. Sunday school; 10-10:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. Rev. Doug Partin, Assoc. Rev. Ben Partin.

    Christian Science
    1725 17th St. 662-5057.

  • “Why would a loving God send people to hell?”—Dwayne

  • Becoming a Love & Logic Parent: Early Childhood ®
    Dates: Wednesdays, Oct. 1 - 29               Time: 5:30-7:00pm
    Instructor: Karen Brown, RN
    Cost: $40/individual or couple. Financial aid available, please ask!
    Child Care: Available on-site at no extra cost. Must be requested at least one week in advance.
    Registration Required: On-line at lafsn.org <http://lafsn.org>  or use form on last page

  • Today
    Science on Tap. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Manhattan Project Restaurant. Hunter McDaniel, a Los Alamos National Laboratory post-doc researcher, will talk about next generation Quantum Dots and how they could revolutionize solar cell technology.

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

    Part of Take Wing Week! “A Birder’s Guide to Everything.” 6:30 p.m. A touching film for all ages. Special introduction by local birder Hari Viswanathan, who will briefly recount his own birding discovery of a lifetime. At Reel Deal Theater, 2551 Central Ave. Tickets available at the door. $9 adults/$6 children. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
    White Rock Family-Friendly Films. “Monster House.” 6:30 p.m. at the White Rock Activity Center.

    Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers. Daily in the changing exhibit space in the Los Alamos History Museum through October.

  • Free seminar educates about testicular cancer

    Testicular cancer is the most common and most treatable cancer in young men.
    Curing Testicular Cancer is a free community seminar scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at the First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr. Dr. Eric D. Bernstein, MD, MPH, will be the featured speaker.
    The seminar, being sponsored by the Los Alamos Council on Cancer, begins with a free light meal at 5:15-6 p.m., followed by the seminar. Included in the presentation will be a Q&A session. Bernstein is an oncologist and hematologist with Northern New Mexico Cancer Care at Los Alamos Medical Center. He will focus his presentation on the most current research on testicular cancer treatment.
    The program is free, but pre-registration by Oct. 20 is appreciated. To register call Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service at 662-2656 or register online at LosAlamosCouncilonCancer.org.
    For more information contact Paula at 570-0906.

    Church plans
    rummage sale

  • On Oct. 1, the Friends of Rachel Anti-Bullying Club, under the direction of John Pawlak kicked off Bullying Prevention Awareness Month on Oct. 1, working with students to create Chains of Kindness. The club and the prevention office will host educational opportunities and have resources available throughout the school year. From left, Erin Kennison, Kes Luchini, Claudia Rice and Mikaela Bayardo.

  • Art exhibits
    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces “Eros and Thanatos: new work by Michael Petry.” The artist reception will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24, where the artist will be present. This exhibition will run through to Nov. 22.
    Art tours
    The 27th Annual Galisteo Studio Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission. For details, directions, and artists pages, go to galisteostudiotour.org or go to Facebook. Maps and artists information will be available studio tour weekend at the La Sala Welcome Center. Walkable tour with more than 30 artists in their private studios. Included are painters, printmakers, potters, weavers, photographers, woodworkers, jewelers, sculptors, local crafters and chefs.
    Auditions
    “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.” 1-3 p.m. Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Performances begin in January. Nine men, three women.
    Classes
    Many six-week classes are now available through the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. For more information, cost and to sign up visit evfac.org.
    Comedy
    Jay Leno. 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. $42-95. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
    Concerts

  • The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival presents its sixth annual event this week in downtown Santa Fe. Actress Shirley MacLaine will receive SFIFF’s Lifetime Achievement Award and introduce her newest film “Elsa & Fred,” 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lensic Performing Arts Center.
    Santa Fe Independent Film Festival is invested in Santa Fe as a destination for film. The festival brings cutting-edge programming, the latest independent films and directors, Native cinema, New Mexico films, student films, and masters discussions with top directors, writers, and artists, all in the setting of downtown Santa Fe.
    MacLaine, a veteran in American film, television and theater has won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress four times for her roles in “The Apartment,” “Irma la Douce,” “Terms of Endearment” and “Madame Sousatzka.” She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1983 for her iconic role in “Terms of Endearment.”
    MacLaine has since been honored with the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1998 and in 2012, she received the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award, the most honorable praise given in the film industry.
    The Awards Ceremony will be followed by “Elsa & Fred.”

  • THIS WEEK
    ON PAC 8
    Views expressed on programs shown on PAC8 do not necessarily reflect the views of the manager, staff, or board.

    Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
    10:00 AM Democracy Now!
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting Replay 10-10-14
    02:00 PM League of Women Voters Candidate Forum 10-02-14
    04:00 PM Al Jazeera DC Bureau
    05:00 PM Behind the White Coat – Avadh Salje
    05:30 PM Senior Olympics
    06:00 PM Democracy Now!
    07:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society – “Chile – New Mexico’s
    Hottest Harvest”
    08:30 PM The Garage
    09:00 PM Bongo Boy Rock and Roll
    09:30 PM Global 3000
    10:00 PM The New Pearl Harbor
    12:00 AM Free Speech TV

    Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
    Free Speech TV

    Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
    06:00 AM FSTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom
    06:00 PM Drawing Men to Christ
    07:00 PM United Church
    08:30 PM Trinity on the Hill
    09:30 PM Generations
    11:00 PM That Which Is
    12:00 PM Free Speech TV