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Today's Features


  • This has been a really negative political campaign. How should people of faith respond to this kind of display of demeaning and misleading advertising?” — George        

  • Ghosts, goblins and other Halloween creatures of all shapes and sizes will appear at Mountain Elementary School to participate in a tradition than spans about 30 years: the Mountain School Halloween Carnival. The event will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday and will include games, treats, scary adventures, prizes and a haunted house.

  • On Friday the Los Alamos MainStreet’s Annual Trick or Treat on MainStreet will be from 5-7 p.m. with an estimated 3,000 people gathering in Downtown Los Alamos.  
    Local businesses and organizations will open their doors and set up booths along Central Avenue to give out treats to the community’s trick-or-treaters.
    The Hillstompers will lead a Hallo-wiener Parade at 5:30 p.m., followed by a dance performance by New Mexico Dance Theater at 6 p.m.

  • Today
    The Los Alamos High School NJROTC will host brisket night from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Posse Shack on North Mesa, about one mile from the roundabout, on the left.
    $10 per plate, includes barbecue brisket, potato salad, vegetable, a roll, drink and dessert.

    The Authors Speaks Series will feature novelist and playwright Mark Dunn at
    7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library.

  • The community will soon be treated to an evening of gleaming, glowing, ghostly, smoldering Jack-o-lanterns. Beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, the Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) will present its 9th Annual Pumpkin Glow on the lawn at Fuller Lodge.
    The event, sponsored by Smith’s, Village Arts, Los Alamos National Bank and MainStreet, will feature hundreds of pumpkins designed and carved by community members, from young children to professional artists. Creations of all sorts will glimmer in the night.

  • 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 Symphony Orchestra Fall concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Crossroads Bible Church.

  • With a big band orchestra, singers and swing dancers, “In the Mood” is the retro 1940’s musical that brings to the stage the music that moved a nation’s spirit and helped win a war.
    Presented by Artbeat, Inc., a not-for-profit performing arts presenter, the musical is coming to Duane Smith Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1.

  • Edward Albee’s “Seascape” is next up at Los Alamos Little Theatre, and the intense effort of everyone involved will surely result in a fantastic show. Several veterans of the Los Alamos theatre community are lending their experience to this effort and that skill is sure to shine through when “Seascape” opens in November.
    The individuals who portray “Seascape’s” four characters bring a great deal of experience, passion and determination to the production.

  • To celebrate the authors of Los Alamos, Otowi Station Bookstore and Science Museum Shop announces AuthorFest: the Sequel, from 4-7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Otowi Station. Local authors will sign their books and discuss their work with readers.
    Authors of children’s books will sign books after school from 4-5:30 p.m. and authors of books for young adults and adults will sign from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

  • The Olions Thespian Club is performing Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People,” as their fall play this year.
    This show is a drama about a man who discovers that the springs at the health institute they have built are poisoning the visitors. In his attempt to prove that the discoveries he has made are true, and that the threats are serious, he realizes that the majority would rather destroy the truth than lose the business that the springs are bringing.