Be There 02-03-11

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The February meeting of the Master Gardeners will be at 7 p.m. at the White Rock Town Hall.

Mesa Public Library presents “Round Midnight,” as part of the Free Film Series, at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms of MPL.

A Chinese New Year celebration will be at the First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr. A Chinese New Year carnival will be from 3-6 p.m., followed by a Chinese New Year party from 6-9 p.m. Talent shows, games, a Chinese-style dinner, a carnival with dim-sum, crafts, a theatrical show and Chinese calligraphy will be offered. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. Children younger than four are admitted free.

Los Alamos Little Theatre will hold auditions for “A Class Act,” the story of Edward Kleban, the Tony Award winning lyricist of “A Chorus Line.” A non-required workshop will be from noon-2 p.m. Feb. 5.
Auditions will be from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 11 and from noon-1 p.m. Feb. 12 at Los Alamos Little Theatre, 1670 Nectar Street. Callbacks will be from 1:30-4 p.m. Feb. 12. Audition sides and music selections are available at Mesa Public Library until Feb. 10. For more information about the show, please www.lalt.org.

Feb. 7
The Los Alamos Gardener Club will host a Valentine tea party in the sunroom at Aspen Ridge. Residents of the lodge are invited. At 10:30 a.m., Dotty Reilly, Tea World hostess, will give a presentation on tea. A regular business meeting at 9:45 a.m. will precede the social. For more information contact Alahna Weller at 672-9539 or Janet Clalyton at 662-4569.

Feb. 8
The Teen Advisory Group will meet at 4 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.

Feb. 10
Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Gene Schmidt and former teacher Kelly Myers will present the findings of almost a year-long effort on a long range planning report during the monthly League of Women Voters Lunch with a Leader meeting. The meeting will be from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at Central Avenue Grill. RSVP to League President Barbara Calef, 662-3825 or bcfalef@yahoo.com by Feb. 9.

A Love Stinks party for teens ages 13-18 will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.

Poetry Gatherings will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library’s upstairs rotunda.

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 our 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.

Feb. 17
The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents “Alpha and Omega,” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

Feb. 18
Psychotherapist Penelope Perryman and accredited art appraiser Caroline Seigel discuss how to manage collections of personal property, including inventorying and researching market value and helping collectors make informed management decisions at 1 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Participants will learn how to create a basic inventory, discover if a re-sale market exists for their possessions and how to plan a donation. Perryman will discuss the myriad of feelings that accompany letting go of possessions and how to approach the process with confidence.

Feb. 22
Dr. Ian Alexander of Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, will speak to the Low Vision and Hearing Group at 10 a.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

Feb. 24
The Authors Speaks Series presents Lucy Lippard and Ed Ranney at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library.