Be There 09-21-11

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The September Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting will be at 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. For more information, call 661-4097.

The Authors Speak Series presents “Inspiration and perspiration: An Authors Symposium,” with playwright Robert Benjamin; children’s author Shirley Raye Redmond; poet Jane Lin; and sci-fi author Steven Gould, who will discuss the creative process in different genres. Moderated by Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan. 7 p.m., upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library.

Chit chat and change diapers, 10:30-noon, at Family Strengths Network. This is a discussion group for first-time parents of newborns to age three. No registration required, drop in for any session.

Join the White Rock Senior Center for their second annual Silver Threads Arts and Crafts Show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Community members will gather for Moving Planet, an event that is part of an international day of action to move past fossil fuels. There will be a rally moving people around downtown, at
10:30 a.m. at Ashley Pond.

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area presents Ullr Fest. Take the Atomic City Transit from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with free shuttles from Sullivan Field. Gravity assisted mountain sports will be from 9 a.m.-
3 p.m.; the café and grill will be open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; a disc golf tourney will be at 11 a.m.; and live music will be from 1-5 p.m. with Felix y Los Gatos.

The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a county sponsored Dark Night at 7 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field in White Rock. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and stargaze. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for more information.

Becky Cai, Ariel Chen, Steven Chen, Daniel Dunning, Kevin Gao, Benjamin Liu, Joey Liu, Alice Shao, Soniya Williams, Wayne Williams and Jovan Zhang, piano students of Lynn Lamb and Ronald F. Grinage, will perform in a student piano recital at 2 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Admission is free. Most of the students will participate in the Student Honors Auditions Oct. 1, sponsored by the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico.

 Eliot Fisk, classical guitarist, will perform at 4 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium.

Sept. 27
 The Hearing Challenged Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. in the classroom at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Audiologist Cathy Jackson will be the speaker. The public is welcome to attend.

•The Great Books Discussion Group will talk about Willa Cather’s novella, “Tom Outland’s Story” at 1 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library’s upstairs meeting room. New participants are welcome.

The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet from 6-8 p.m. at the United Church for the annual potluck supper. Members are encouraged to bring a quilting story to share. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Liz Martineau at 667-3157.

Sept. 30
Chit chat and change diapers, 10:30-noon, at Family Strengths Network. This is a discussion group for first-time parents of newborns to age three. They will discuss games for baby, media and moderation and childproofing.  Refreshments are provided. No registration required, drop in for any session.

Oct. 1
Reservations for spaces at the annual flea market Oct. 1 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church grounds are now being accepted. Spaces are $20 and registration forms are available at IHM parish office and Village Arts. For more information, call Maire O’Neill at 662-0980.

Oct. 3
The United Way Youth Team will host “Hamburger Nite at the Hill Diner” from 5-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 22
Piñon Elementary School will have its annual pumpkin patch on Oct. 22.