Be There 01-31-13

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In Search of Dominguez and Escalante. Come to PEEC to hear photographers/authors Siegfried Halus and Greg MacGregor speak about their book, which follows the 1776 expedition of Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante. 7 p.m. Free, with books available for purchase. No registration required. Visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org for more information.

The deadline for receiving proposals for plays to be performed in the 2013-14 Los Alamos Little Theatre season is Jan. 31. Look for the information sheet on the resources page at lalt.org for instructions.

The LAHS NJROTC will host brisket night from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Posse Lodge. A $10 donation includes barbecue pork, potato salad, baked beans, corn, a cookie and drink. Proceeds go toward competition travel.
The Los Alamos High School Olions will kick off their 2013 Topper Revue at 7 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets for the show are $15 for adults and $10 for students/seniors, and are available at the door. Olions will give one free ticket with every five tickets purchased. Proceeds will benefit the Olions and the Junior Class Prom. Other performances are slated for 2 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Feb. 8; and 2 p.m. Feb. 9.
The Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge will hold a pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the Posse Lodge, 650 North Mesa Road. The menu includes plain, blueberry, banana, chocolate chip, special variety of the month pancakes and sausage, bacon, eggs, juice and coffee. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 10 and younger.

Beau Gerard will host a solo piano presentation of his original compositions, at 3 p.m. at his home, 3711 Trinity Dr. There will be a Super Bowl party following the recital to celebrate his audition for “America’s Got Talent.” RSVP only to 660-5288.
The Summit Garden Club will meet, with guest Kimberly Tanner speaking on the topic of “Starting plants from seed, in a very, very small space.” Visitors welcome. For more information, call Nancy Nunnelly at 662-4950.

The Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiders Guild of America will meet at 7 p.m. in Gibson Hall of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. After a short business meeting, the program will explore curved stitching, a geometric form of embroidery. For more information, call Marilyn at 672-9404.
Feb. 5
Rehearsals for the next semester program of the Los Alamos Choral Society , directed by Mary Badarak, will begin Feb. 5. The rehearsals are from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Church of Los Alamos. All singers are welcome. The spring agenda includes a performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Los Alamos Community Winds directed by Ted Vives on May 5 and spring concert, “Encore: Favorites Through the Years,” on May 26 and 27.
Feb. 6
Mariel Nanasi, executive director of New Energy Economy, will speak on “Securing a future with coal in New Mexico,” at the LASE/Sierra Club meeting at 7 p.m. in media room 203, building two at UNM-LA.
Feb. 7
The February meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be in the training room of the Community Building, just down the hall from the Extension Office, at 7 p.m. Los Alamos Extension Agent Carlos Valdez will present a program on the Demonstration Garden. For information, call 662-4950.
Feb. 8
The Los Alamos Right to Life Committee presents Dauneen Dolce, executive director, from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 8 at Immaculate Heart of Mary’s McLaughlin Hall. Quizno’s and refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m. Pro-life friends welcome.