Be There 08-07-13

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Snake Safety with Tom Wyant. 7-8 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center. Wyant will explain what to do a snake is encountered in the wild, as well as the proper identification of native snakes. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

The UNM-LA Town Hall meeting 7-8 p.m. at the White Rock Baptist Church. A presentation by Dr. Cynthia Rooney, dean of instruction will highlight the reasons why passage of the mil levy is critical to UNM-LA.

Kids Summer Gardening. Plant a garden, do art, investigate, explore and play. Led by Laural Hardin. For children entering grades kindergarten through third grade. 9-10:30 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St.
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Los Alamos Library parking lot. It’s green chile season.

Green Hour Hikes. Meet at various local trailheads. 9-11 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. For more information, call 662-0460.

Poetry gatherings: 6:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library, upstairs rotunda. Facilitated by local poet Jane Lin.
Nightwalks at Bandelier. Starting time may vary due to sunset time differences. For more information call 672-3861, ext. 517.

Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits. Open during regular business hours. Third floor at Mesa Public Library.
Cowboy Dinner and Dance. Dinner, 5 p.m., dance, 8-11 p.m. After rodeo dance with The Rifters. $15 for dinner and dance, $10 for dance only. Kids 10 and under, $4 including dance. Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, 650 N. Mesa Road. For more information, call Carey 412-7845.

Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo. 10 a.m. The theme is “100 years of homesteading.” Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo Parade. Visit chamberorganizer.com/members. For more information, call Suzette Fox, Los Alamos MainStreet executive director, 661-4844.

Art Center Arts and Crafts Fair. Fuller Lodge Lawn. Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits downtown at the Mesa Public Library. All day.