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Be There 4-28-15

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Today
“What if… A Parent’s Intro to Wills and Trusts.” 6:30-8 p.m. at Family Strengths Network, 1990 Diamond Dr. $15 individuals/family. $10 for FSN members. For more information call 662-4515.

“Fire Up” for Scouting. The Boy Scouts of America is holding its annual recruiting events at fire stations. 6:30-8 p.m. at Station No. 3 in White Rock (129 N.M. 4). Parents can sign up boys by check, registration fees are $24. If you cannot attend event, then contact Kevin McClelland, NNM District director Kevin.McClelland@scouting.org, or Bill Blumenthal, NNM District Membership Chair, billblumenthal@comcast.net, 667-0986.

Bighorn Sheep in Los Alamos. 7 p.m. The Sierra Club and PEEC team up to present a talk on bighorn sheep in New Mexico. Speaker Eric Rominger has worked for the last 19 years as the bighorn sheep biologist for the state. Free.

A chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the northeast side of the new YMCA Annex, Central Park Square, suite 140. Co-led by Eric Ferm and Valerie Wood. The organization offers non-denominational grief support after the death of a child. Bereaved parents and grandparents are welcome regardless of age. For more information visit compassionatefriends.org.

The Los Alamos Photographer’s Show. Through May 2 in the upstairs gallery of the Mesa Public Library.

Canyons, Mesas, Mountains, Skies: Heather Ward. Through May 16 at the Portal Gallery.
Wednesday
Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.
Thursday
The American Association of University Women is presenting a discussion of Human Trafficking. 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs meeting rooms. Topic presenters are Maria Sanchez-Gagne, director of the New Mexico Border Violence Division, and Lynn Sanchez, the program director for the Human Trafficking Aftercare Program at The Life Link. The discussion will focus on The United Nation’s Anti-Human Trafficking Protocol, New Mexico state trafficking laws, strategies for raising awareness about the global human rights issue, outreach and the trauma informed services needed to assist victims of human trafficking.
Friday
“Avenue Q” presented by the Los Alamos Little Theatre and the Dixon Community Players. 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. Tickets $14, $12 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased in advanced at lalt.org or at CB Fox, and at the door day of the show.
Saturday
Northern New Mexico Spring Arts and Crafts Fair. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Fuller Lodge lawn. There will be creative, original art by nearly 100 artists.

Tent Rocks Hike. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join experienced outdoorsman Mario Schillaci to explore some of our more interesting local trails. Hike parts of Pueblo Canyon Rim, Los Alamos Mesa, Zipline and Ranch School Trails. Free. Register in advance at peecnature.org.

Summit Garden Club will have guest speaker Teralene Foxx, board president of PEEC, and co-author of “Plants of the Southwestern Woodlands.” She will speak about local wildflowers. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Laurie at 672-3483.

Kiwanis Club Kentucky Derby Party. 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Cottonwood on the Greens at the Los Alamos Golf Course. $50 for adult buffet and one drink, $40 for adult buffet only, $15 for kids. Mint Juleps, cocktails, and Derby-inspired buffet. Derby hat contest, kids activities, large screen viewing and 50/50 betting on the big race. All proceeds will benefit Project Eliminate, a partnership with Kiwanis and UNICEF to eliminate maternal/neonatal tetanus.

Free Film Series. “The Lunchbox.” 6:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library.

“Avenue Q” presented by the Los Alamos Little Theatre and the Dixon Community Players. 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. Tickets $14, $12 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased in advanced at lalt.org or at CB Fox, and at the door day of the show.

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.

Los Alamos Lions Club meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 84 Barcelona Ave. in White Rock at 6 p.m.  For further information contact Mary Swickard at 672-3300 or Dennis Wulff at 672-9563.

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.

The MOMS Club of Los Alamos. For more information, visit sites.google.com/site/momsoflosalamosweb/welcome%29, or send email to momsoflosalamos@gamil.com.

CoDA, an open 12-step group for recovery from codependency, meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at White Rock Methodist Church on Meadow Lane. For information call 672-3874 or 672-1498.

Los Alamos Tuff Riders Mountain Bike Club rides at 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, leaving at the Sullivan Field parking lot. For more information, go to tuffriders.losalamos.com.

Support group for emotional eaters. 10-11 a.m., every first Tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday of the month. Small Business Center board room, 190 Central Park Square, behind post office. Free.

Laboratory retirees are invited to the Laboratory Retiree Group (LRG). The first Tuesday of every month from 8-10 a.m. at the Fusion Café (previously the Coffee Booth) across from Smith’s in Los Alamos.

Note: For changes or updates to this calendar, email
lacommunity@lamonitor.com.