Be There 01-28-14

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Shop With A Chef. Healthy One-Dish Meals by Emily Schmidt. 6 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op Market. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers.

A chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the northeast side of the new YMCA Annex, Central Park Square, suite 140. Co-led by Eric Ferm and Valerie Wood. The organization offers non-denominational grief support after the death of a child. Bereaved parents and grandparents are welcome regardless of age. For more information visit compassionatefriends.org.
“Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce FAN Club will be hosted by Flowers by Gillian and the Fuller Lodge Art Center, to showcase the perfect Valentine’s celebration. 5:30 to 7 p.m. There will be food and networking and also an opportunity to shop for gifts, flowers, chocolates and entertainment.
Attention all veterans. The Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization is now teamed with Ed Miller, representative from the American Legion Post 90 to provide individualized assistance to the veterans of Los Alamos. 11:45 a.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center to meet Ed and some members of the American Legion Post 90. Bring questions and an appetite. If under age 60 its $7.50. If over 60, there is a suggested donation. Call to make a reservation 662-8922. For more information email Ed Miller at miller@easyhdrider@yahoo.com.

Grief Group is forming open to all members of the community who at some time have suffered the loss of someone dear to them. 1-2:30 p.m. at the United Church. The Group, facilitated by Pastor Logan, will meet in the lounge of the Christian education Building, off the Canyon Road parking lot.

The Republican Party of Los Alamos County announces the 2014 pre-Primary convention 7 p.m. at the UNM-LA Jeannette Wallace Hall, Room 505. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and doors close promptly at 7 p.m. The Central Committee will meet briefly at 7 p.m. to elect the convention officers. At 7:15 p.m., the convention will begin with Ward Caucuses held to elect delegates to the County Pre-primary Nominating Convention. At 7:30 p.m., the County Convention of elected Ward delegates will convene also in Jeanette Wallace Hall to elect delegates to the state RPNM Pre-primary Nominating Convention to be March 1 in Albuquerque. For more information call Robert Gibson, 662-3159.

“Eclectic is Us: Assemblage Works by Dirk Wales.” 5-7 p.m. meet the artist. Exhibit runs daily through Feb. 27 at the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery.

Backcountry Film Festival. 7 p.m. The only showing in NM. The showing of 10 short films. Beer and wine available for purchase and great prizes raffled at intermission. Reel Deal Theater, 2551 Central Ave., Los Alamos. $12 in advance at the theater, or $15 at the door. To learn more, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
Pajarito Masonic Lodge No. 66 invites the community to join them on from 7:30 a.m to 10:30 a.m. for a Waffle Breakfast to benefit Los Alamos Boy Scout Troop No. 222. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children (6 and under). To purchase tickets contact Travis Moulton at tkmoult@gmail.com.

Bradbury Science Museum Cinema. 10 a.m. Short science films ranging in topics from microbes to aquifers to addiction. The education level of these videos can range from elementary age to adults, depending on the video chosen. Visit lanl.gov/museum/events/calendar.shtml for topics of interest.