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Today's Features

  • This week at the Youth Activity Center:
     
    Monday — Watercolors
    Tuesday — Group Jenga
    Wednesday — Movies and munchies
    Thursday — Wearing of the green contest
    Friday — Battleship

    Membership is free and open to third through eighth graders.
    For additional information, call 662-9412 or 672-1565.
    The Youth Activity Center is a program  of the Los Alamos Family Council.

  • The next meeting of the Los Alamos Geological Society will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Christian Church, 92 East Road. The featured speaker will be Dr. Paul Bradley of Los Alamos National Laboratory. His talk is entitled, “The Mountains Less Climbed —Centennial Peaks near Leadville.”
    In 2008 and 2009, Bradley described climbs of the Fourteeners of Colorado to LAGS. Since then, he has expanded his climbing horizons to the Centennial Peaks, which are the highest 100 peaks in Colorado.

  • The MG Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of the Military Order of World Wars in Los Alamos announces John Arrowsmith, Los Alamos County utilities department manager, will be the guest speaker at the Chapter’s March 15, 2011 dinner meeting.
    The topic of Arrowsmith’s talk will be the El Vado and Abiquiu dam low-flow 3 MW turbine plan to develop the potential of the Los Alamos County hydroelectric generation installations.  

  • We want to congratulate our parents and grandparents, Don and Margaret Hanson, as they celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 17, 2011.

  • March 13-19, 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    
    8:30 a.m.    Tax preparation
    8:45 a.m.    Cardio plus exercise
    9:30 a.m.    Spanish lesson
    10:45 a.m.    Toenail clipping

  • The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of on-site adoptable pets; others are in foster care with loving, temporary homes.
    All of our fully reconditioned adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro-chipped.
    Be sure to check out links to our many pets at the Friends of the Shelter Web site: www.lafos.org. You can also volunteer or make a donation.  
    Don’t forget our two-for-one, $35 Cat-a-Palooza adoption event is still going on for a limited time.

    Cats

  • It won’t take long for the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation’s annual Great Conversations dinner to become a favorite in town.
    Join a group of tablemates and a speaker at 5:30 p.m. April 10 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center for an informative conversation.
    This is the third of a series of articles on the featured speakers.  
    To see a complete list of speakers, topics and to print a registration form, visit www.lapsfoundation.com. Registration opens on Monday.
    Reservations are complete when payment has been received.

  • Join the Los Alamos Council on Cancer for a free seminar titled, “Weaving Creativity Into the Fabric of Healthcare.”
    The program begins with a light super at 5:15 p.m. and the seminar follows at 6 p.m. March 24 at the First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr.  

  • Although spring officially beings in March, it is April when most people begin to think of birds migrating, flowers blooming and a time to be out-of-doors.
    As the skies lighten, the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and community volunteers turn their attention to recognizing Earth Day. Earth Day 2011 is the 41st anniversary of the founding of a grassroots movement to explore the relationship with the Earth. As it has done for the past 11 years, PEEC, Los Alamos’s nature center, is organizing community activities around Earth Day.