Be There 07-26-11

-A A +A

Bird Banding talk at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. at 7 p.m. July 27.  The fee is $10 or $8 for members. The fee will be refunded to volunteers for Park Flight field trips.

GeekOut Game Night! From 5:30-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the Mesa Public Library’s Upstairs Rotunda. Bring your own games, play ours, bring friends, meet new friends.


The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents “Rango” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

The Authors Speak Series presents “Novel Destinations,” a talk and slideshow by Robert Gibson, John Arrowsmith and Chris Ortega, on their trip to Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti, at 7 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library’s upstairs rotunda.

A talk on “The Contemporary U.S. Nuclear Policy and Strategy Debate” will be given by University of New Mexico Professor of Political Science Andrew L. Ross at 7:30 p.m. at an open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security in Room 115 of the Christian Education Building at the United Church in Los Alamos.  A three-way debate among maximalists, minimalists and abolitionists has emerged. This debate will be examined in the context of the Nuclear Posture Review, New START, and the New START ratification debate.

Chamisa Elementary welcomes parents, friends, neighbors and alumni to assist with the outdoor classroom project from
9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 29. If you can donate one hour or the entire day, we’d love your help. Bring work gloves and we’ll supply the water and snacks. Call 672-4089 for details.

Los Alamos High School’s class of 1971 will have a 40-year reunion beginning with a reception from 6-9 p.m. July 29 at the Hilltop House Hotel. There will be various activities Saturday and a dinner from 6-10 p.m. July 30 at Central Avenue Grill. Reservations are required. For more information contact Dana at 505-850-0225 or email LAHSReunion1971@gmail.com.

 The Los Alamos Historical Society is teaming up with the Pajarito Environmental Education Center to help children and adults come to a better understanding of forest fires and recovery with a reading, book signing and hands-on activities, as well as a fire recovery talk for adults, from 2-4 p.m. at PEEC. For more information, visit losalamoshistory.org.

The Los Alamos Ride for the Relay will be at 9:30 a.m. at the American Legion Post 90, 1325 Trinity Dr. They will ride to the Santa Fe Plaza, Madrid and Albuquerque and back. It will be a relaxed ride with plenty of stops. For more information, contact David Bullock at Ride4Relay@comcast.net.

Fire Recovery talk and activities for children and adults, 2-4 p.m. at PEEC, 3540 Orange St.

Celebrate Children. Enjoy free music, food and a jump house. From 6-8 p.m. July 30 at Ponderosa Montesssori School, 304 Rover Blvd.

Aug. 1
Summit Garden Club will meet on Aug. 1, to plan for the Sept. 9 Plant Sale, in the LANB lobby. For more information, call Janie Kelly at 662-5825.

Aug. 2
The Los Alamos Kiwanis Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Masonic Temple on Sage, near the intersection of 15th and Canyon. Emily McGay and Roger Waterman will speak on a motorcycle trip in South Africa.

Aug. 4
 Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays.  They enjoy a meal and combine fun and social gathering with a business meeting. You are cordially invited to attend one of our meetings as a guest.  Call 672-3300 or 672-9563 for more information.  

The Atomic City Corvette Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Time Out Pizza in White Rock. Guests are always welcome. You do not need to own a Corvette to attend. Contact is Mike Luna at 672-4087.

Aug. 7
Immaculate Heart of Mary will hold their annual parish picnic at 1 p.m. on the parish grounds, 3700 Canyon Road. They will show their gratitude to the firefighters, policemen and their families, who will be IHMC’s honored guests. IHMC parishioners would like to say a “big thank you” to those who helped to keep the town safe during the “Las Conchas” fire.