Be There 11-27-14

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“No Limitations.” Work by photographer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman. Daily through November at the Mesa Public Library Upstairs Gallery.

Affordable Arts. On display through Jan. 3 at Fuller Lodge Art Center. With 124 artists participating — the vast majority from northern New Mexico and more than 50 Los Alamos artists.
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.
Dec. 1
Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico. 10-11 a.m. Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natural world. Each Playtime features a story and stations centered around a theme, as well as outside time. No advance registration required. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
Dec. 2
The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting. Noon at the Manhattan Project restaurant. Speaker will be Elisa Enriquez on suicide prevention.
Dec. 3
The United Church Thrift Shop will be having its “Everything Christmas” sale including many gifts, as well as decorations, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Graves Hall.

Shop on the Corner thrift store annual Christmas sale. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, lower level, on Canyon Road near Diamond Drive. There will be holiday decorations, gifts and clothing at thrift store prices.
Dec. 4
Capturing the Plants and Pods of Autumn with Lisa Coddington. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The session will teach participants drawing techniques with graphite and pencil; on Dec. 11 those who continue will learn to paint their drawing with watercolors. Can be taken as one session (drawing only) or both (drawing and painting). Suggested for beginner and intermediate levels. Advance registration required. $50/$40 PEEC members for one session, or $90/$72 for both. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

The Los Alamos Garden Club’s annual Christmas wreath sale. Starting at 9 a.m. until sold out in the Los Alamos National Bank lobby. The wreaths will sell for $20 and will include a bow and pine cones. All proceeds benefit the clubs scholarship fund, which is given to a graduating high school senior each year. For any information or to reserve a wreath call Sally Warner, 662-9473 or Doris Jackson 662-7563.
The Mesa Public Library Film Series. “Baghdad Café,” 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

Open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security at 7 p.m. in the Lounge at the Education Building, United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. Talk on “Throwing Down the Gauntlet to the Next Generation of Nuclear Stewards: The Enduring Nuclear Legacy — A Second Look” by Jack Jekowski, Innovative Technology Partnerships. An exploration of the challenges that lie ahead in the context of current events.

“Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family.” Exhibit runs daily through Jan. 2 at the upstairs art gallery at Mesa Public Library.
Dec. 5
The 21st Annual “Creches From Around the World,” exhibition will be from 1-7 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1967 18th St., off 15 and Sage Streets. Anyone who like to share Nativity sets may call Jerilynn Christiansen at 662-5073 or they may be brought to the church from 7 a.m.-noon on Friday before exhibition begins.

The Los Alamos Chapter No. 63, Order of Eastern Star will sell Collin Street Bakery holiday fruitcakes, apricot pecan and pineapple pecan cakes from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Los Alamos National Bank lobby in Los Alamos. They will also be sold on the following Fridays: Dec. 5, 12 and 19 (or until sold out). No fruitcakes will be sold at LANB the Friday after Thanksgiving. For more information, contact Judy Goldie, 662-3797, email judygoldie1@gmail.com, or Nina Laird, 662-7580.
Dec. 6
The 21st Annual “Creches From Around the World,” exhibition will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1967 18th St., off 15 and Sage Streets. Anyone who like to share Nativity sets may call Jerilynn Christiansen at 662-5073.

The Los Alamos Geological Society’s 46th Annual Earth Treasure Show. Vendors with jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils and books will be available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, Canyon Road and 15th Street.

Recurring meetings

The Atomic City Corvette Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Time Out Pizza in White Rock. For more information, contact Chris Ortega at 672-9789.

The Los Alamos Table Tennis Club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level. On Tuesday, there is a fee of $2 per player. There is no charge on Saturday. For more information, contact Avadh Saxena at AVADH—S@hotmail.com or Ed Stein at 662-7472.

The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. For more information, call 672-3300 or 672-9563.

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Church in Kelly Hall.
The Military Order of World Wars hosts a monthly dinner meeting on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Norm Wilson, USAF retired, at 662-9544.

Los Alamos MS Self-Help Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Mesa Public Library, Upper Level Meeting Room 1.

Do you have kids at home with you? Need play friends and activities? Need to meet at-home moms just like you? The MOMS Club of Los Alamos may be just what you’re looking for. For more information, visit sites.google.com/site/momsoflosalamosweb/welcome%29, or send email to momsoflosalamos@gmail.com.