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Today's Features

  • July 17-23, 2011
    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 plus exercise
    11:30 a.m.    Lunch: Beef brisket
    1:30 p.m.    Pilates
    7 p.m.    Ballroom dancing

    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m.    Variety training
    10 a.m.    Computer users group
    11:30 a.m.    Lunch: Fish
    7 p.m.    Bridge

  • On Aug. 19, the Los Alamos Arts Council presents the Coffeehoue at Fuller Lodge. The chamber music coffeehoues features University of New Mexico Professor Erica Otero on French horn; South African pianist Anthony Maroudas; and violinist and Los Alamos native Kay Newnam. Newnam, along with her father Karl Johnson and Anthony Maroudas are pictured above. Tickets for the event are $30 and are available at CB Fox Department Store.

  • The following births were reported by Los Alamos Medical Center:

    • July 15: A boy, Elijah Sanchez, born to Savannah Salazar and Jerome Sanchez
    • July 21: A boy, Christopher Dylan Martinez, born to Jackie Montoya and Christopher Martinez

  • Christina Chavez of Los Alamos, received a bachelor’s degree in business administration/health care administration on May 14, from Adams State College in Alamosa, Colo.

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  • La Leche League of Los Alamos will discuss “The Art of Breastfeeding and Avoiding Difficulties” at their monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Aug. 1 in the Nursery at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.
    All interested, pregnant, or breastfeeding women are welcome to learn and share, through mother-to-mother support, the basics and benefits of breastfeeding.
    A lending library with books and audio tapes concerning childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and nutrition is available.
    Nursing babies and toddlers who have difficulty separating, are welcome.
    LLL is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing information, education, support and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

  • Attention gardeners, bakers, quilters and artists — you have less than two weeks to get your entries ready for the Los Alamos County Fair. The fair and rodeo runs Aug. 11-14. Anyone living or working in Los Alamos County is eligible to enter. Exhibit categories include:  
    • culinary (baked items)
    • preserved foods
    • hobbies and crafts,
    • fine arts
    • photography
    • quilts
    • clothing
    • knitting
    • crochet
    • needlework
    • horticulture and 4-H projects.  
    Age categories range from age five, up to seniors.
    To enter, pre-register until Aug. 5 or bring exhibits to the Mesa Public Library from 2-6 p.m. Aug. 11.

  • Los Alamos First United Methodist Church will host a summer children’s event, Hometown Nazareth from Aug. 1-Aug. 5.
    Children will step back in time at Hometown Nazareth, exploring what it was like to live in the town where Jesus grew up. Kids will participate in Bible times marketplace, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into Bible times snacks, visit Jesus’ mom, Mary, and collect Bible Memory makers to remind them of God’s word.
    In addition, everyone will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes at Celebration — a time of upbeat worship that gets everyone involved.

  • 1.  “Captain America,” weekend gross,
    $65 million
    2.  “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,”  weekend gross, $47.4 million
    3.  “Friends With Benefits,” weekend gross, $18.6 million
    4.  “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,”
    $12  million
    5. “Horrible Bosses,” weekend gross,
    $11.8 million
    6.  “Zookeeper,” weekend gross,
    $8.7 million
    7.   “Cars 2,” weekend gross,
    $5.6 million

    8.  “Winnie the Pooh,” weekend gross,
    $5.1 million

    9.  “Bad Teacher,” weekend gross, $2.6 million

  • Art openings
    An exhibition of the Santa Fe Railway’s Couse calendar prints opens with a public reception from 1-4 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of the Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Road, Taos. The exhibition of the 23 color lithographic prints of paintings by E.I. Couse that appeared on the Santa Fe Railway calendars between 1914 and 1938 will continue to be on view by appointment through mid-October. For an appointment to view the exhibit or to tour the Couse home and studio, call 575-751-0369.

  • Music
    Enjoy the music of Albania, Turkey, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Greece with Rumelia at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Pyramid Café. A suggested donation of $7-$10 is requested.

    Lads of Enchantment, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, invites the public to join them in song.  Besides the enjoyment of singing in harmony, our barbershop chorus and quartets experience the thrill of performing in the community. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall. Attendees will find their chapter meetings are well planned, musically satisfying and fun. Visitors are welcome.