Be There 04-05-11

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Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Performance Series presents pianist Bill Leland at noon at Fuller Lodge.

Los Alamos Fitness Center and Trinity Natural health will have a free lecture at 2:30 p.m. This month’s topic will be, “Pantry Herbology,” presented by Dr. Bobbie Hall, M.H., N.D.

The April Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site.  Call 412-9371 for information.

The Sierra Club will host an open meeting at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms of Mesa Public Library. The winners of the Sierra Club’s Environmental Award will present their posters.
April 7
 The Mesa Public Library presents “No Direction Home: Bob Dylan,” at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Mesa Public Library’s Free Film Series.
April 8
“Herbal and Natural Remedies for the Childbearing Years,” is a class that will be taught by Kristi Beguin from 6-8 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Register in advance at PajaritoEEC.org or by calling 662-0460. The fee is $20 or $16 for PEEC members.
April 9
The League of Women Voters will hold its annual meeting at 10 a.m. at the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2390 North Road. Following a business meeting and potluck luncheon, John Arrowsmith, manager of the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will speak at 12:30 p.m. about the Smart Grid and Smart House projects.  The public is welcome to join the group for the talk.
April 10
Los Alamos Light Opera announces auditions for its fall 2011 production of Steven Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” from 1-6 p.m. April 10 and from 6:30-9 p.m. April 11 at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Be prepared to sing a solo, not necessarily from “Into the Woods.”  There will be a music workshop from 3-6 p.m. April 3 at the Unitarian Church in Los Alamos. For more information on parts and voice ranges, visit www.losalamoslightopera.org.
April 11
’Tweens to Teens: A workshop for 9-13 year old girls and their moms or other female adult will be from 5:30-8 p.m. at Family Strengths Network. Megan Pfeffer and Jennifer Bartram will host the workshop. Registration fee is $35 and includes a book and pizza dinner for two. Register at www.lafsn.org. Financial aid is available.
April 12
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.

The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner group will host the second amateur radio exam session of the year at 6:30 p.m. at the “Old Fire Barn,” 4017 Arkansas, in the upstairs meeting room. There will be testing for all classes of License. Those wishing to take the initial test for a Technician Class License will need a picture ID or two other forms of ID and a test fee of $15, either cash or a check made out to the ARRL VEC. Those wishing to upgrade to a higher class license, will need a picture ID or two other forms of ID, the original license and a copy or a valid Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam, as well as a copy, plus the $15 exam fee. Cell phones as calculators are not allowed. For more information, call or email Bill Boedeker, 662-4220, or boedeker@cybermesa.com.
April 14
The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. the home of Nona Bowman, 1045 Los Pueblos (662-3192). Steve Lynne of the Los Alamos County Administration Department will be the guest speaker. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items and toiletries for charity donations. For more information, call Donna MacDonald at 662-4001 or Ann Wadstrom at 662-7578.
April 15
The Aspen Elementary Spring Carnival will be from 5:30-8 p.m. There will be tons of games, refreshments, a children’s book swap, silent auction, cake walk, bounce house and more. Admission is free. Tickets for games will be five for $1 at the door.
April 16
The grand opening celebration at the Los Alamos Co-op will be from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with events scheduled. Members will save 10 percent off all regular-priced items that day.
The Hula Ministry is hosting a fundraiser at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. There will be a traditional pre-show until 5 p.m., when chicken teriyaki dinner with desserts and drinks will be served. Hula dancing and worship will be from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Tickets, $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12 and free for children age five and younger, may be purchased at Brownell’s Hallmark or by calling 920-0872.

The Family YMCA is offering free activities in support of active lifestyles at its annual Healthy Kids Day, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The day will feature offerings by local farmers in the Y parking lot, free climbing on their climbing wall, a youth clothing, toy and sports equipment swap and several family games. Free healthy eating and active lifestyle resources will also be available as support to families who desire educational materials. The Y is located at 1450 Iris St. For more information call 662-3100 or visit www.laymca.org.
April 18
Jason Lott, Superintendent of Bandelier National Monument, will give a talk, with a showing of Bandelier’s new, high-definition movie in their new theater will be at 6:30 p.m. at Bandelier Natonal Monument. The talk will include Bandelier’s history and future. There is also free admission to the park during the week of April 16-24.
April 19
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m.  Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.