Be There 10-15-10

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By The Staff

Children’s Montessori Preschool will host its second annual Fall Fest “Fun”raiser from 9-11 a.m. at 1060 Nugget St. Fun will include a Halloween costume sale, arts and crafts booths, carnival games and a bounce house. All proceeds from this event will go to the CMPS Scholarship fund. For more information, call 661-4018.

Meet from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Borrego/Bear Wallow trailhead for the Santa Fe National Forest Fall Trail Clinic. The project will be rolling grade dips, knicks, tread repair and re-establishment.  Contact Jennifer Sublett for more information, jasublett@fs.fed.us or 505-753-7331.

The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild will sponsor the 2010 Quilt Market from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Baptist Church in Los Alamos, during which quilted “treasures” will be up for sale.

The 6th annual Dances of India benefit performance will be at 4 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium. This year a dance drama will be featured and classical, folk and other dances have been woven into a story. Admission is free, but a donation is requested. This year all proceeds will benefit “Jagruti Seva Sanstha” - an organization for under-privileged women and children based in Pune, India.
The Los Alamos Concert Association kicks off their 2010-2011 season at 4 p.m. at the Duane Smith Auditorium, with a concert featuring two American artists, cellist Julie Albers and pianist Orion Weiss. Tickets for the concert may be purchased in advance for $30 at Otowi Station Book Store and CB Fox Department Store, in White Rock at Smith’s and in Santa Fe at Nicholas Potter Bookseller. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $35.  

The following students will perform on the Los Alamos Music Teachers Association’s Musicale at 2 p.m. in the UNM-LA Student Union. The program is free and open to the public. The performers are Devon Conradson,  Kelsey Bowen, Kristin Fassbender, Sami Filer, Kevin Gao, Victor Kim, Irene Kwon, Mariela Melgar, Yana Outkin, Jin Park, Camille Rousculp, Joseph Sarrao,  Jacob Torrez, Rachael Wallstrom, Jennifer Wang and Hao Wei. The students study with Charlene Cox-Clifton, Sarah Kelly, Lynn Lamb, Frances Naffziger, Greg Schneider, Ellen Scudder, Janna
Warren and Madeline Williamson.

PEEC (Pajarito Environmental Education Center) invites the community to join their annual PEECnic from 1-3 p.m. at 3540 Orange St.  Photo presentation on “Flying with Birds in Mexico and Colombia,” refreshments, pumpkin decorating, acknowledging of volunteers, election of new board and more.  All welcome.
Oct. 19

A stress free meditation class will be offered from 6-
7 p.m. at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. The free class will be taught by Bhasweti Gewhas, a certified hypnotherapist, life coach, Reiki master and theta healer.  For more information call 662-8170.
Oct. 21
The Daytime Republican Women will meet at noon at the Republican Headquarters, 146 Central Avenue Square. The Republican candidates for county council will be the guests. For more information, call JoAnn Johnson, 662-7981.
Oct. 22
Enjoy a Halloween hayride from 4-6 p.m. at the Posse Lodge. The cost for adults is $5; $2 for youth (4-17); and $1 for children. Members of the Posse Lodge, Pony Club and the Los Alamos Recreation Division work together to create a hayride for all ages. Register at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center front desk. There is a limited number of tickets being sold per hour.

Big MAC will host their middle-schoolers-only October dance, “Halloween Howl,” at the Pueblo Gym, 1990 Diamond Dr. from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $3. Parent chaperones are needed and their middle schooler will be admitted free. A costume contest will be held. Big MAC is sponsored by the Youth Activity Center, a program of the Los Alamos Family Council.
Oct. 24
Celebrate Halloween with the pumpkin splash and Halloween carnival from 2-2:30 p.m. at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. Registration fee is $7. Games include diving for pumpkins, carnival games, cupcake walks and other activities. Register soon because space is limited. Register from 1-4 p.m. at the aquatic center.