Be There 07-10-13

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Los Alamos National Laboratory Lecture Series: Truman’s Decision to Drop the Bombs. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Bradbury Science Museum. Talk by Professor Noel Pugach, of the University of New Mexico. For more information, call 667-4444.
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. This week is the Ice Cream Social along with some of the freshest vegetables grown in Northern New Mexico.

The League of Women Voters’ Lunch with a Leader will feature Ellen Morris Bond the executive director of Self-Help at 11:40 a.m. in Mesa Library. This monthly event is open to the entire community.

Community Blood Drive. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive.

White Rock Family Friendly Film Series. 6:30 p.m. Hotel for Dogs. White Rock Town Hall. For more information call 662-8265.
Retro games for all ages to cutting edge art, 4:30 to 7 p.m., at the Mesa Public Library.

Janice Wall and Shaun Gilmore Mostly Clear and Partly Cloudy: Climate as Metaphor. Artist Reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library Art Gallery. Themes spin out metaphorically from climate: climate as natural occurrence and changing atmospheric conditions, climate as political and emotional states. Exhibit runs through Aug. 4.

The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. 7 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Ashley Pond: West African Highlife Band; dance band. For more information visit gordonsummerconcerts.com.

Creative Anachronism Medieval living history demo. 5-8 p.m. Fuller Lodge lawn. Hosted by the National Historical Society. For more information call 695-5251.

Community Blood Drive. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive.
Pinocchio Reanimated. Exhibit will simulate nuclear fission. Hosted by the Bradbury Science Museum. Exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information call 667-0375.

Group dog walk around the Creative District. 6-7 p.m. Meet at Pet Pangaea parking lot.
Los Alamos Republicans announce the summer picnic. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Posse Lodge. Hosted by the RPLA and LAFRW. For more information call 662-4001.

Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge presents Cathy Faber’s Swingin’ Country Dance. 7-10 p.m., with dance lessons 6-7 p.m. Steve Wallin’s Texas BBQ hot brisket platter, $8. Suggested dance donations, $15 per person and $25 per couple. 650 N. Mesa Road. For more information call Carey at 505-412-7845.

The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding a county-sponsored Dark Night starting at 8:30 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park, weather permitting. The public is invited to use the telescopes and star gaze. Viewing will end before midnight. For more information, call Steve Becker at 662-3252.

Arduino workshop. A hands-on workshop to teach people how to build and program the single-board microcontroller with an open-source platform designed to make the process of using electronics more accessible. Hosted by the Bradbury Science Museum. For information and how to sign up call 667-0375.

“The Federated Republican Women of Los Alamos County in conjunction with the Los Alamos Republican Party Committee will host its annual summer picnic, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Posse Lodge (Shack) on North Mesa Road. Food and activities are free to all that attend. For more information contact Donna McDonald 662-4001.