Be There 06-26-12

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Summer Family Evenings at PEEC Presents: Hug a Tree and Survive! Bandelier’s Chris Judson presents this program about what to do if you get lost in the woods and how not to get lost in the first place. 6:30 p.m. Free to all, no registration required. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@pajaritoeec.org.

Mesa Family Game Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library. Play their games or bring your own. All ages welcome.

The Los Alamos Historical Society’s Atomic Film Festival begins today in Fuller Lodge. The first feature film is Emmy Award-winning “Day One,” starring Brian Dennehy as Gen. Leslie Groves and David Straithairn as J. Robert Oppenheimer. Admission is free. Snacks and drinks will be available for a price. Chairs will be provided. For more information and time, email judith@losalamoshistory.org.

Los Alamos Community of Atheists will host a discussion from 6-8 p.m. in meeting room one of Mesa Public Library. This month’s topic will springboard off the belief-o-matic quiz that can be found at beliefnet.com. They will talk about how their own ideas might partially line up with different world religions and what that means personally and in society. All are welcome.

Join Assets in Action for a brief, free presentation on adding assets to your family, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the third floor Casava Meeting Room at the Los Alamos Research Park, 4200 W. Jemez Road. Tips and tools for toddlers through teens will be offered. The free class is open to parents, caregivers or those working with young people in any form. Stop by for five minutes for free resources on the go, or stay for the entire hour for a more in-depth presentation. For more information, call 661-4846 or email AssetsInAction@att.net.

The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “Born to be Wild,” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

Mesa Authors Speak Series presents Aimée and David Thurlo, acclaimed and bestselling southwestern mystery writers of the “Ella Clah” and “Sister Agatha” series at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library.

The Authors Speak Series presents Aimee and David Thurlo, authors of “Ella Clah Mysteries,” at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library.

Last day of Henry Finney’s Exhibit in the Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library. Images from his recently published book of poetry, “The Fire Gate Poems,” are works in many media painting, drawing, photography, prints-related to the poems.

Los Alamos Friday Night Out. Mesa Public Library is open with all regular library services until 9 p.m. and presents two events: Open Mike Poetry starts at 7 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda. Everyone is welcome to come read their work; hosted by local poet David Mutschlecner.
And, it’s the start of the Cult Classic Horror Movie Series after hours. The library will be open after 9 p.m. for the movie only, which begins at 9:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms. Slide in for “Slither” (R).

Come meet Los Alamos Shelter Animals at 10 a.m. at Pet Pangaea in Central Park Square. This will be a low-key event ­— an easy way to see these animals that need new homes — dogs, cats, kittens. Bring your own pets. Take a dog for a walk. Sponsored by Pet Pangaea and Friends of the Shelter.