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Be There 11-11-14

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Today
“Masquerade.” Daily through Nov. 15 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.

“No Limitations.” Work by photographer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman. Daily through November at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Gallery.
Wednesday
What Do You Eat with a Bill Like This? 1:30-2:30 p.m. Treat your kids to an interactive discovery of how birds live and what they eat. Photographer and birder Steve Kaye will show photos of birds, and then invite the children to guess how each bird might use its bill to find food. There will be a short hike after. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.

The Great Books discussion group is now called Mesa Readers. The group meets from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Mesa Public Library. All are welcome. For more information, call Mary Cernicek at 662-7100.

Meet the Birds. 7 p.m. Join nature photographer Steve Kaye for a photo tour of birds. Kaye will show us how his bird photography has led to a deeper connection with nature and important lessons for living. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
Thursday
Families in Action: for Teens and Parents. An evidence-based class to ease the transition as children turn into young adults. 6:30-8:15 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 20 at 1900 Diamond Dr., Pueblo Complex. For more information, visit lafsn.org, or call 662-4515.

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will have the monthly meeting 6:15 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive. All registered Republican women are invited to join. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Bill Hudson will be the guest speaker. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items and toiletries for the Esperanza Shelter in Santa Fe.

Poetry gatherings. 6:30 p.m. at the Southwest Room at Mesa Public Library.

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. The program, “Pruning Your Family Tree,” will be given by Irma Holtkamp. The public is invited. The traditional no-host dinner will be 5:30 p.m. at China Moon. There will be no meeting in December. January’s meeting will be on Jan. 22.

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women is hosting its first “Holiday Mingle, Jingle and Shop.” 7:30 p.m. at the church, 2200 Diamond Dr. Local female business owners will be selling their items with lots to choose from. Light refreshments will be provided. For questions, contact Kelly Benner at kellybbritz@gmail.com.

Atomic Film Festival. “When the Wind Blows.” An animated story based on the book by Raymond Briggs about a couple facing nuclear devastation aided only with instructions from the government’s “Protect and Survive” leaflet. 7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Free.
Friday
White Rock Presbyterian Church will host a Shoebox Packing Party for needy families. 7 p.m. at 310 Rover Blvd. in White Rock. Event will include food and door prizes. Donations are also welcome. For more information and to make donations call 672-3682.

Poetry of the First World War. 7 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.

Los Alamos Little Theatre presents: Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 students/seniors. Tickets available at CB Fox, lalt.org and at the door.

“The Nutcracker.” 7:30 p.m. at Duane W. Smith Auditorium. $15, $10 seniors and students, free for children under 4. For more information call the New Mexico Dance Theater Performance Company at 661-3226.
Saturday
Meet with the experts about pueblo pottery. Andrea Fisher and her staff from Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery in Santa Fe will be available for free verbal identification and appraisals of your Pueblo pottery, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., upstairs in the Mesa Public Library. Free. Limit 20 pieces per person. For questions call 986-1234.

Downtown Dogs. A weekly walking group for dogs and humans. The walk starts from Pet Pangaea at 10 a.m. for a stroll around downtown Los Alamos. Bring a leash, no longer than six feet.

Recycle Fashion Show. Noon at Fuller Lodge.

Festival of Chocolate. 7-9 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. A fundraiser for the C’ya and Los Alamos Retired & Senior Organization. $20. Desserts available, plus music and dancing from My Blue Heaven. Bidding starts on all the silent auction holiday trees. Tickets can be reserved by calling 662-8920.

“The Nutcracker.” 7:30 p.m. at Duane W. Smith Auditorium. $15, $10 seniors and students, free for children under 4. For more information call the New Mexico Dance Theater Performance Company at 661-3226.

Los Alamos Little Theatre presents: Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 students/seniors. Tickets available at CB Fox, lalt.org and at the door.

The Pajarito Astronomers will be having its final 2014 county-sponsored Dark Night. 5 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, look through telescopes and star gaze. Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.