Be There 01-20-11

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A forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters will introduce the community to the candidates for the Los Alamos Public Schools School Board and for the University of New Mexico Los Alamos Advisory Board. Meet the eight candidates at UNM-LA Lecture Hall from 7 - 9 p.m.  Early voting is happening now. The election is Feb. 1.

The Creative Culture District’s cultural planner is coming to Los Alamos Jan. 19-21. Attend the town hall meeting to give your input on what the needs are in Los Alamos. It will be from 6-
8 p.m. Jan. 20 at Mesa Public Library in Rooms 2 and 3.

The LAFRW January meeting will be at
7 p.m. at the home of Ann Wadstrom, 253 San Juan.  Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items and toiletries for our charity donations.  For further information, please contact Donna MacDonald at 662-4001 or Ann Wadstrom at 662-7578.

 Los Alamos Liitle Theatre announces their production of Agatha Christie’s “Go Back for Murder.” Performances of “Go Back for Murder” are at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 22 at the Los Alamos Little Theatre, 1670 Nectar Street. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and are available for advance purchase at CB Fox and also at the door 45 minutes before each performance.
“Herbal remedies for children,” a class with Kristi Beguin, will be from 1-4 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Registration is $12 or $10 for PEEC members and can be done at www.PajaritoEEC.org or by phone, 662-0460.
Jan. 26
 A free talk by Dorothy Hoard on Dendroglyphs of Valles Caldera, will be at 7 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St.The trees are aging now and their histories are being lost. Hoard will discuss the setting, the carvings, a volunteer survey and some of its results.  
Jan. 27
The Backcountry Film Festival, will be at 7 p.m. at the Reel Deal Theater. One night only, showing of prize-winning short films highlighting winter adventures snowboarding, skiing, snowshoeing. All tickets are $7 at the door as a benefit to Pajarito Environmental Education Center.

The Authors Speak Series kicks off a brand new line up beginning at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library with two science writers, both frequent contributors to the New York Times.
Feb. 2
The Summit Garden Club will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a luncheon at White Rock Baptist Church.  All members and former members are invited. For information and reservations, which need to be in by Jan. 26, call Dorothy Crawford at 672-3315.
Feb. 11
 Sombrillo Rehab and Nursing Center is having its first Valentine’s Day Prom from 6-7:30 p.m. Donations of used-good condition prom-like dresses and men’s suit jackets are being sought. All donations will be used by the residents for this special night. Drop off donations to Sombrillo, attention Dixie Ortiz, manager of the activities department.
Feb. 12
The Valentine Coffeehouse, sponsored by the Los Alamos Arts Council, will be at 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge and includes dessert and a beverage. Music begins at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are available at CB Fox.