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Today's Features

  • “Why is Jesus referred to as the ‘Alpha and Omega?’ These are Greek letters and He spoke Aramaic.” — Jack

    First, remember that Greek was the most widely spoken language of Jesus’ day in His part of the world. Because the writers of the New Testament wrote in Greek, they would have used the Greek letters regardless of how Jesus might have said the phrase in His native tongue.

  • SANTA FE — The longest running citizen science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count started last week throughout North America, including
    35 cities and towns around New Mexico.
    Thousands of volunteers will add a new layer to over a century of bird population information as they tally bird numbers through Jan. 5.

  • Parents looking for fun and affordable child care while they tackle holiday shopping can take advantage of Kidz Night at the Y. Parents can drop, shop and dine from 4-9 p.m. Saturday. Kidz Night is for ages four months through sixth grade. The cost is $5 per child for Y members and $10 per child for non-members for all five hours.

  • The public is invited to attend a program of Christmas music presented by the students of Lynn Lamb at 2 p.m. Sunda  in Fuller Lodge.  
    Past students Catherine Chen, Jennifer Kwon, Lawrence Cai and Connie Gao are home from college and will perform duets with their siblings and friends for even more holiday cheer.

  • Spring Semester 2011 is a time for the newly rejuvenated Theatre and Music programs at UNM-Los Alamos. Professor Todd LaTourrette will instruct Acting I from 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesday; Singing for Actors from 1-2:40 p.m. Monday; Voice and Movement from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday; and Rock Music Appreciation from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Classes can be taken for a grade or as credit or no credit.

  • Today

    A discussion of the U.S.-Russia New START nuclear weapons treaty will be presented at an open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security at 7:30 p.m. in the lounge at the United Church.  The meeting, which will be moderated by retired LANL weapons scientist Thurman Talley, will cover the treaty’s verification provisions and review the reasons to support ratification by the Senate.
    Saturday

  • 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.

  • Out of town

  • Find the newest, coziest nook to read, research, or just daydream at Mesa Public Library.
    The Southwest Room in the east wing, housing books, magazines and reference materials related to the region, was officially dedicated at 1 p.m. today.
    The room, comprised of bookshelf walls and catalog computer, is decorated with Southwestern-style furniture and art.
    The shelving, relocation of the collection and furnishings were funded with the support of the Friends of Mesa Public Library. Community donors provided decorations.