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Today's Features

  • The Los Alamos Historical Society invites the public to the fourth talk of its 2010-2011 lecture series that will be at 7:30 p.m.
    Jan. 11 in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge.
    This month’s lecture will feature Todd Urbatsch, speaking on, “Bengt Carlson: Supercomputers and Apple Wine.”

  • I’ve always been a daydreamer. And of course what is envisioned inside my head is far different and much easier than coping with reality. I became all too aware of this fact when I volunteered to care for my sister’s five-month-old Pug, Bailey, while she and her family traveled to Florida for a few days.

  • The Monitor has the inside scoop on what locals are reading. Otowi Station issued a current list of  popular books for Los Alamos readers.

  • Register for dog obedience classes

  • Today
    Mesa Public Library 2011 Free Film Series has a new theme, music. The series of six films kicks off with “Immortal Beloved,” a romantic mystery about Beethoven. Soundtrack available for checkout on CD too.

    Friday
    An opening reception for “New Mexico Journey,” featuring artwork by Mi Ra Won will be from 4-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. The artwork will be on display through Jan. 28.

  • Music

    The Lads of Enchantment meet every Thursday evening at the United Church (Graves Hall) at 7 p.m. to share those grand old Barbershop Songs. Contact:  Murlin Nutter at 672-3235

    The Los Alamos Community Winds invites all interested musicians to join its upcoming concerts. No audition is necessary, but proficiency on a wind or percussion instrument is required. The LACW rehearses from  7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. www.lacw.org.

  • Around Los Alamos

    Joey Farish, electric guitarist, will perform at Grounds and Sounds, the new Christian Coffee House at White Rock Presbyterian Church, 310 Rover Blvd., from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday. All proceeds go to Hope Pregnancy Center. For more information call 661-9661 or e-mail eileen.green@q.com.

  • The League of Women Voters will have Steve Watts as its speaker for the monthly Lunch with a Leader from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Jan. 11 at Central Avenue Grill. There is a menu at the grill, which includes entree, iced tea, water, or lemonade, tax and gratuity for $15.

  • An opening reception for “New Mexico Journey,” featuring artwork by Mi Ra Won will be from 4-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. The artwork will be on display through Jan. 28. Pictured above is one of Won’s paintings, entitled, “Song of Santa Fe.”

  • Today
    The Sierrans will host a potluck to organize and plan for 2011. All who would like to volunteer, have great ideas for projects, passions about certain issues, and are willing to contribute to making the group more effective, are invited. Bring a favorite dish. RSVP per e-mail, or call 662-2368.

    The January Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Call 412-9371 for information.

    Thursday