Be There 11-12-13

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Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge. Galactic Frontiers: “Out of this World,” with Loretta Hall. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

 Deep Into That Darkness Peering art exhibit. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Runs through Nov. 16.

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

Aspen Elementary Groundbreaking Ceremony. 11:30 a.m. at 2182 33rd Street. To RSVP call 663-2275. Refreshments immediately following the ceremony.

The LANL 70th Anniversary Lecture. Retired Los Alamos physicist John C. Hopkins reflects on his Cold War career in the weapons program, 5:30 p.m., Bradbury Museum.

Game Night. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs rotunda.

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will have the monthly meeting, noon at the Ridgepark Clubhouse, 505 Oppenheimer Drive. In honor of Veterans’ Day, the speaker will be veteran Bethany Redmond and one other speaker pending. All registered Republican women are invited. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items for LA Cares and toiletries for the Women’s Shelter in Española. Call Donna MacDonald 662-4001 for further information.

Thursday Faith and Family Night (TFFN) will meet at the United Church at 3:45 p.m. in Graves Hall of the Christian Education Building at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. For more information call 662-2971.

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet on 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library. The speaker will be Eowyn Langholf from Albuquerque. Her topic is “A Quickie on the Wiki, its not that tricky!”

The Los Alamos Writers Group meets on the second Thursday during November and December from 7-8:30 p.m. at Morning Glory Bakery, 1377 Diamond Drive, across from the high school. Visitors are welcome to attend.
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing Party. 7 p.m. at White Rock Presbyterian Church, 310 Rover Blvd. Help pack school supplies, hygiene items, small toys and other miscellaneous supplies for needy children. Public is invited. For more information call the church office at 672-3682 or call Mary at 672-0154.

Masonic Waffle Breakfast. 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Los Alamos Pajarito Masonic Lodge 66. 15th Street and Canyon Road. $7 adults, $3 children (age 6 and under). Benefiting the American Cancer Society.

The Betty Ehart Senior Center announces the annual Festival of Chocolate. Those interested in being an arts and crafts vendor can contact Pauline Powell Schneider at 662-8920.

Los Alamos Little Theatre will host a workshop on building and covering flats for sets on the stage. Anyone interested is welcome to attend 10 a.m. in the shop area of the theatre. Allen Brown and Jim Sicilian will oversee the workshop. They will show the method of building the frame for a 4x8 feet, one-sided flat, apply muslin to the frame and how to seize the finished flat and if time permits, how to build double-sided flats. Lunch will be served.

What Turkeys Eat for Thanksgiving. 10:30 to noon. Leslie Dendy will discuss the surprisingly broad diet of wild turkeys, including plants and animals, from seeds and nuts to frogs and snakes. This will be a hands-on presentation, intended for adults and children 10 years old and up. $15/12 per individual, $30/24 per family. Advance registration required. To register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

“Connect With Your Teen” meeting 8:15 to 10:30 a.m. at Los Alamos High School. $30 per individual or parenting couple. Financial aid is available. Free for Family Strengths Network members at the supporter level or higher. Register online at lafsn.org.

Get to know the Arduino Workshop hosted at the Bradbury Science Museum by Stan Cohen of New Mexico Highlands University and Gordon McDonough, museum educator. Hands-on workshop to demonstrate how to build and program arduinos. An arduino is a single-board micro-controller with an open-source platform designed to make electronic projects more accessible.

Rumelia, a Santa Fe-based Balkan band, will return for their semi-regular dinner show from 6-8 p.m. at Pyramid Cafe, 751 Central Ave. $7-10. For more information call 661-1717 or visit rumeliamusic.com.
Catch up on previous episodes of “Downtown Abbey” from 2-4 p.m. at the The Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level — The Day Out Living Room in November and December. All ages welcome.

The Los Alamos Opera Guild Membership Social. 2-5 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. “Murder Most Foul,” An educational lecture by Professor William Derbyshire, Ph.D., with arias by Christina Martos taken from Pagliacci, Tosca and Turnadot. Accompanied by Brian Huysman on piano. Free to Guild members.

Birding Trip to Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Avid birder Dave Yeamans will lead a PEEC trip to the Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge, which is home to over 254 species of birds.