Be There 05-31-12

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The June Master Gardener meeting will be at 4 p.m. The meeting will be a private tour of an historic home and grounds.

Call for artists. Lead us through your blue period. Revel in the color, feel and voice of the blues. Explore the many names and associations of blue, from the melancholy to the rhythm of the South to the exaltation of the first bluebird. All media welcome. Entries due to the Fuller Lodge Art Center by today. For more information, call 662-1635.

Looking for something to do on Friday nights this summer while in downtown Los Alamos? Check out the Bradbury Science Museum for special activities planned as part of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce’s “Friday Night Los Alamos” program, beginning June 1. The museum will be open until 9 p.m. Fridays in June and July and a number of special programs are planned. Check the web page for a complete schedule of the BSM’s Friday Night Los Alamos activities. Employees interested in volunteering by being a presenter of a topic that interests them can call 667-4444.

Hertz Car Rental will sponsor a carwash for the Los Alamos Nuke Rugby team from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel.

The Española Ranger District is organizing a trail rehab from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Borrego/Bear Wallow Trail, just up the road from Hyde State Park in Santa Fe. Volunteers will work on erosion control, rock armoring and general trail clean-up projects. Following the work, the Friends of the Santa Fe National Forest will host an ice cream social at the Chamisa Trailhead. For more information, call Jennifer Sublett, Española Ranger District, at 505-753-7331.

Join the Los Alamos American Legion Riders at 9:30 a.m. for the Second Annual Ride for the Relay, supporting the fight against cancer. The Ride for the Relay includes a poker run, raffle and registrants receive a Ride for the Relay T-shirt, two raffle tickets and soda. The poker run has stops in Madrid, Calibers, the Duke City Bike Fest and Jemez Springs. Raffle prizes include several overnight stays, ski tickets, gift certificates, jewelry and more. Registration, $20 per ride and $10 per passenger, is at 9:30 a.m. at the American Legion, 1325 Trinity Dr.  All proceeds go to support the American Cancer Society. For more information, contact Dave at 672-2237 or ride4relay@comcast.net.

June 3

PEEC offers a guided trip to the Leonora Curtin Wetlands south of Santa Fe, with docent Natali Steinberg. This rare marsh hosts a bounty of wildlife and interesting plants. Space is limited, so register at PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.
June 4
The Summer Reading Program kicks off with a presentation by Wise Fool Puppets titled, “A Look Inside,” at 2 p.m. at the White Rock Public Library and at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library.
The Summit Garden Club will meet to hear a speaker talk about “New Approaches to Growing and Using Herbs.” Visitors welcome. For more information, call Freda McCormick, 662-7943.

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 meeting, the group will explore the buttonhole stitch and its many applications. For more information, call Marilyn at 672-9404.

June 5
PEEC’s Kids’ Summer Gardening class begins. This class runs from 9-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and is for kids entering grades K-4. Plant a veggie garden and eat your harvest. Do art and explore nature and science. Led by Susie Schillaci. $65 or $52 for PEEC members or second siblings for the whole summer.  Register at PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or emailing Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Summer Family Evenings kicks off at PEEC with two events: a Taxidermy Museum and viewing of the transit of Venus. Come to PEEC to see the mountain lion that killed a local dog in December, as well as a bear, beaver, fox and other taxidermied animals from Yukon Wildlife Studio. Drop in any time from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Also, outside, watch Venus move across the face of the sun through a telescope, starting at 4 p.m. Free to PEEC members, $5 per family for non-members. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.