The Backcountry Film Festival will start at 7 p.m. today. The film festival features 9 unique films aimed to inspire winter adventurers. It will be at the Reel Deal Theater. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org,
Los Alamos County Council will meet Jan. 27 in council chambers. The meeting will start at 7 p.m.
Sharon Oard Warner, the author of “Sophie’s House of Cards,” will talk about her latest novel, and also about writing and working as a writer today during the Authors Speak Series presentation at Mesa Public Library. Warner’s presentation will be at 7 p.m. today.
The Ken Burns documentary, “The Dust Bowl,” will be screened at Mesa Public Library Saturday. The first two hours of the 4-hour film will be shown from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and the second two hours from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
The Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center will have limited lanes in the shallow end for public swimming. The aquatic center is hosting the Aquatomics’ winter meet this weekend.