Be There 05-29-14

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On Tap Series. Hosted each week by a group of Los Alamos cultural providers. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Blue Window Bistro. “Wild card” hosted by Bandelier National Monument. On Tap is an effort to increase programming and economic development in the Los Alamos Creative District. LACD is the only Creative District in New Mexico; Los Alamos is designated as “creative” to highlight arts, culture, and science downtown. Email Nicole at nicole@losalamos.org for more information.

Beer dinner. 6 p.m. at the Los Alamos Co-op. For more information and to view the menu, visit losalamos.coop/beer-dinner-may-29/.

Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts at 6 p.m. from Pet Pangaea for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.

Environmental Stewardship at LANL. 7 p.m. at PEEC. Learn about LANL’s evaluation of its impact on cultural resources, assessment of ecological risks, and mitigation plans. The LANL Trails Working Group, which inventories, maps, and prepares historical reports for the many trails on LANL property, will also be discussed. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild: Our Favorite Quilts. At the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery, daily until Saturday.

“Things with Wings,” is a juried group exhibit displaying the work of Los Alamos artists and artists from northern New Mexico. Each artist has an interpretation of the theme, as reflected in paintings, ceramics, photographs and manipulated digital media. The Portal Gallery features the woodcut prints of Lily Schlien. Daily through June 14 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.
Gordon’s Summer Concert Series. James Carothers and the Renegade Mountain Band and Eddy & the Nomads. 7-10 p.m. at Ashley Pond.
Waffle Breakfast to raise funds for ’Topper football. 7:30-10:30 a.m. at Masonic Lodge, 1401 N. Sage Loop. $7 adults, $3 youth — 6 and under.

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.

Michelle Harkey is having a free public free workshop, “Lose weight and Tension for Life,” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rosebud Café located at 35 Rover Blvd. Suite G, in White Rock. Attendance is limited to 35 women. To register, go to michelleHarkey.com, watch her videos, and sign up for the event.

Jazz Brasileiro. 7-9 p.m. at Blue Window Bistro, 813 Central Ave. Tony Cesarano on guitar and Debo Orlofsky on vocals perform a mix of classic bossa nova and contemporary Brazilian jazz. Call 662-6305 for reservations, or visit labluewindowbistro.com.

The Pajarito Astronomers will be have a County-Sponsored Dark Night 8:15 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock, weather permitting. The public is invited to come out, look through telescopes and star gaze. Viewing will end before midnight. For more information, call Steve Becker at 662-3252.
Cowboy Breakfast. 7-11 a.m. at Los Alamos Posse Lodge, 650 North Mesa Road near the stables. $7 adults, $4 children 10 years and under. Proceeds to benefit the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse a nonprofit organization.
Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico. 10-11 a.m. Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a story and stations centered around a theme, as well as outside time. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Summit Garden Club will meet with guest speaker Shelby Green who will discuss modern floral design. There will also be talks on small flowering trees and the best time and method for fertilizing iris. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Laurie at 672-3483.