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Today's Features

  • Edmundo and Dora Lucero of Santa Fe, N.M., are pleased to announce the wedding of their youngest daughter, Anita to Robert Velasco, son of Rudy and Callie Velasco of Los Alamos, N.M.
    The bride is a 1986 graduate of Santa Fe High School. She received her RN license from New Mexico State University then pursued her master’s degree at The University of New Mexico as an acute care nurse practitioner. She is currently employed as a hospitalist with Internal Medicine at UNM Hospital.  

  • Ken and Valerie Shelley are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Desta Bernice Shelley, to David Allen Parkinson, son of Scott and Julie Parkinson of White Rock, N.M.
    Desta is a 2008 graduate of Los Alamos High School.  She is currently a junior in the nursing program at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.  Desta was a nursing intern at the Children’s Clinic at Los Alamos Medical Center last summer.

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

    Bethlehem Lutheran

  • “I’ve heard recently of something called a ‘generational curse.’  Is it true that my life will inevitably bear the penalty for the sins of my forebears?” — Gail

  • Saturday
    Children’s Montessori Preschool will host its second annual Fall Fest “Fun”raiser from 9-11 a.m. at 1060 Nugget St. Fun will include a Halloween costume sale, arts and crafts booths, carnival games and a bounce house. All proceeds from this event will go to the CMPS Scholarship fund. For more information, call 661-4018.

  • Fall is officially here and that means it’s time for Piñon Elementary’s Annual Pumpkin Patch.
    This year’s Pumpkin Patch will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 23. This is Piñon Parent Teacher Organization’s fifth year of hosting the community event.
    “The Pumpkin Patch grows a little bit bigger and more exciting every year and this looks to be our best year yet,” said Kelly Benner, president of the Pumpkin Patch committee.

  • Today
    A new shape note singing group will meet on a monthly basis, beginning today. Shape note singing is for all ages and abilities, regardless of previous singing experience. The group will meet from 7-9 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, in the chapel. The group will meet on the ‘teenth Thursday of every month (the Thursday between the 13th and 19th, there is only one per month). They will sing from “The Sacred Harp,” 1991 edition. If you have a book, please bring it. If you have a previous edition of this book, bring it anyway.

  • Don Casperson, a retired physicist with an outstanding dedication to community service, has been chosen as the Los Alamos Kiwanian of the Year for 2010.
    His selection, announced at the close of the Oct. 3 Kiwanis installation banquet at the Masonic Temple, caught Casperson by surprise — but the long list of projects in which he had been involved made the choice logical to everyone else.
    Casperson is originally from Boston and came to Los Alamos in the fall of 1973, as a graduate student in physics with a Yale experimental group.

  • Since Los Alamos’s nature center chose the name Pajarito Environmental Education Center, punsters realized that the center needed to celebrate with an annual PEECnic. This year the celebration is from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at 3540 Orange Street and the community is invited.
    Park Flight interns, Andrés Felipe Peña Monroy, from Medellín, Colombia and Laila Yunes Jiménez, from Mexico City, will give a photo presentation called “Flying with Birds in Mexico and Colombia.”  

  • Today
    Monster Movie Wednesdays at UNM-LA will feature “The Invisible Man” at 6 p.m. in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall in Building 2. The movie is free and open to the public.
    Thursday
    The Los Alamos Republican Women will elect officers for 2011-2012 at their 7 p.m. meeting at the Republican Headquarters,146 Central Park Square. Betty Cox will present a program on the history of Women’s Right to Vote. For information JoAnn Johnson, 662-7981.

    Poetry gatherings will be at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library.