.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Features

  • The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation is again accepting donations of gently used wind instruments for use in the LAPS music program.
    Over 15 instruments were donated last year to fifth-12th grade students.  
    It is important that the instruments be in working order, or in need of only minor repair. Donations can be dropped off at the LAPS Foundation office located at 1900 Diamond Drive (in the Pueblo Complex) between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
    Donors will be asked to fill out a short form in order to receive a tax receipt through the mail.  

  • The Little Forest Playschool annual Fall Resale will be from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 23 at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.
     “The Resale is a big tradition in Los Alamos,” Executive Director Jennifer Morrison said. “We count on it to help support many of our programs.”
    The Resale has been a regular, semi-annual fundraiser for Little Forest Playschool for more than 20 years, Morrison said.

  • Today
    The October meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will begin with a program on preserving the fruits of the garden (and the vegetables) by freezing and canning, given by Paula Sanchez, Los Alamos County agent.  Sanchez will follow this with a question and answer session. This program is open to the public. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall. A business meeting will follow the program.

    The Mesa Public Library free film series continues with “Spanglish,” at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms.

  • August and September are usually the two busiest months at the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter and this year is no exception.
    There are more cats in the shelter right now than the shelter has seen in over 10 years and the cat room is nearing maximum capacity.

  • The Family YMCA and the Los Alamos Heart Council are co-sponsoring a poster contest for kids in Kindergarten through sixth grade.
    The theme of this contest is “Be Heart Smart.” Posters/pictures may be in any medium (crayon, paint, etc.)  Posters must be brought to the Y by Oct. 21.
    Winners will be notified Oct. 22 and will have their posters on display at the Health Fair on Oct. 23.

  • Today
    Want to know more about angels? Angels in the Judeo, Christian and Muslim traditions will be discussed at 6 p.m. today and Oct. 13 and 20 at the First United Methodist Church Friendship Center.  
    Louise Pope presents “One Trash Can a Year,” at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms in the Mesa Public Library. Participate in group activities to learn how you can drastically reduce your waste. Learn about “Earth Dollars” and how the trash can is your last resort.
    Thursdsay

  • There are some really great Adam Sandler movies and then, as though to balance out the cinematic universe, some really tacky ones, where everyone looks embarrassed.
    But “Spanglish” is one of the greats.

  • Wednesdsay
    Want to know more about angels? Angels in the Judeo, Christian and Muslim traditions will be discussed at 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 13 and 20 at the First United Methodist Church Friendship Center. Facts will be separated from myths and religious authorities will be referred to for their guidance. David Israelivitz from the Los Alamos Jewish Center will address Jewish angels. Ann Le Page will talk about Christian angels and M’hamed Jebbanema will discuss Muslim angels.

  • Last year Pajarito Environmental Education Center began a citizen science project, trying to establish a late-blooming plant list that could form a database for later years and ultimately gauge the effect, if any, of global warming/climate change on our local environment.  
    This year’s Big Plant Day will continue this work on Saturday.  Participants should call PEEC at 662-0460 and arrange to cover a specific area under the leadership of various plant experts.  

  • Dick Mason will discuss the new federal health care reform at the monthly
    League of Women Voters Lunch with a Leader from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Oct. 12.  at Central Avenue Grill.
    The extensive menu at Central Avenue Grill gives you many choices for your entree, plus iced tea or lemonade, tax and gratuity for $15.
    Mason will share information about  the federal health care reform and how the health care reform bill  will impact New Mexicans.