Be There 04-19-11

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“Fire Up” for Scouting will be from 6:30-8 p.m. at Fire Station #3 in White Rock and from 6:30-8 p.m. April 21 at Fire Station #4 on Diamond Drive in Los Alamos. All boys interested in being a Boy Scout and completing grades K-4 are invited to register.
Chamisa Elementary will host a series of events during TV Turn Off Week, which runs through April 22. The week includes a Recycle Fashion Show at 6 p.m. today and a Family Science Night at 6 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call 663-2470.
Hosted by Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Energy Management Council, the Energy Town Hall and Exposition will be part of LANL’s Earth Day celebration. The town hall and expo will be from 8:30-11 a.m. at Fuller Lodge.

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Los Alamos on Thursday for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year. For more information, contact Mullen at 662-7432, or evmullen86@aol.com.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony to officially start up the newly installed 3 megawatt turbine at Abiquiú Dam. The turbine will increase renewable energy capacity by 22 percent at the Abiquiú hydroelectric facility, located at the downstream side of the Abiquiú Dam. Tours of the facility will be from 11 a.m.-noon.

The L.A. County Republican Party will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Hill Top House, third floor conference room.

The monthly meeting of the Democratic Party of Los Alamos will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library, Room 3. Featured speakers will be Sam Bregman, Letitia Montoya and Javier Gonzales, all candidates for state party chair. They will talk about their goals and plans for the party through the election cycle in 2012, as well as the past legislative session. All interested Democrats are urged to attend.

Los Alamos Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month. Those interested in the Lions Club should call Dennis Wulff at 672-9563 or email drwulff47@aol.com.
 In conjunction with National Park Week, April 16-24, there will be a hike at Bandelier National Monument led by Jamie Civitello and Rory Gauthier. The hike will be a light/moderate walk to the mesa behind campground loop at 2:30 p.m. Meet at the amphitheater parking lot. The hike will focus on archeology/ancestral pueblo peoples, but Bandelier’s recent ecological restoration projects will also be discussed.

Nate Downey, author of “Harvest the Rain” will speak on permaculture and water harvesting and do a book signing at 6 p.m. at Otowi Station Bookstore.

The Los Alamos High School Olions present, “Annie the Musical,” at  2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets, $12 for adults and $7 for students and seniors, are available at the door.
The Los Alamos High School Olions present, “Annie the Musical,” at 7 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets, $12 for adults and $7 for students and seniors, are available at the door.

The Elk’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be at 10 a.m. at Ashley Pond. There will be special visitors, including the Easter bunny. Bring a basket. The event is free and fun for the whole family. For more information, call 662-5611.
April 26
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at 11:45 a.m.  Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.
April 27
Earth Day Talk: Foundation of Sustainable Energy, 7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Dr. Donald O’Sullivan from Los Alamos National Laboratory will give a free talk sponsored by Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the lab. LANL participated in the oil spill clean-up at the N.M. gas outage recovery — hear what advances are being made in greening our infrastructure.

Los Alamos Medical Center’s community education series, “To Your Health,” will feature a presentation on the hereditary aspects of breast and ovarian cancer, by Dr. Kathryn Zerbach of Los Alamos Surgical Associates at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Conference Room. For more information, call 661-9165.
April 28
The Los Alamos High School baseball team is having a pasta dinner at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal church. Dinner features pasta and sauce, bread, salad, dessert and a drink for $6 in advance or $7 at the door. Take-out dinners available. For more information or for tickets, contact Connie at 672-4066.