Be There 5-5-15

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County Branding and Logo Development meeting. 5:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. Atlas Advertising will have a public meeting about Los Alamos County plans for proceeding with Los Alamos County logo development.

Waterfalls of New Mexico. 7 p.m. at the Nature Center. Doug Scott returns with his popular Waterfalls of New Mexico talk. He will also sign copies of his books. Free.

The Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG), meets from 7-9 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the Fuller Lodge Art Center. The focus of LAAUG is digital photography post-processing. Digital capture is also discussed. Meetings moderated by Doug Coombs and Ken Hanson, or by a group member. All are welcome. Dues are $12 per year and are good for the Los Alamos Photography Club. For more information email Doug at dfcoombs@comcast.net.

Canyons, Mesas, Mountains, Skies: Heather Ward. Through May 16 at the Portal Gallery.
Jemez House Thrift Store Bag Days. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock. 672-1620.

Game Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Mesa Public Library in the Upstairs Rotunda.
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

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

Dr. Bob Fuselier, of the Animal Clinic of Los Alamos, will provide a free lecture about dog bite awareness. 6:30 p.m. at the Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club building at 246 East Road. Dr. Fuselier’s dog-bite awareness lecture promotes proper greeting of dogs and their owners, offering adults and children easy-to-remember steps to avoid becoming a dog-bite victim. Talk is for people only, no dogs are allowed. Freebies given to all that attend.
Jemez House Thrift Store Bag Days. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 13 Sherwood Blvd. in White Rock. 672-1620.

Art show opening for Michelle Grove. 4 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. Snacks and refreshments will be provided at opening reception. The show will be on display through May. Grove is a teacher at Los Alamos High School and an adjunct professor at Northern New Mexico College.

Atomic Play Family Game Night. For $10 and a potluck dish per family, the kids get to jump in the bounce houses while the parents play board games from 5:30 p.m. until everybody feels like going home.

Musical program fundraiser for Nepal Earthquake victims. 6:30 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill, 3900 Trinity Dr. Program will be classical Indian music and an Indian dance performance by Alina Deshpande and her group. Light refreshments will be provided. Event is free but donations in all forms will be sent to villages through Non-Resident Nepali Association (nrna.org) and the Association of Nepali Teraian in America (terai.org).

Classics Closer by Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra. 7 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church. Free admission, suggested $10 donation.

“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.
Slot Canyon Hike. 7:30 a.m. Doug Scott will guide a small group to some amazing slot canyons in the Abiquiu area. Plan on doing some easy climbing and scrambling while exploring. It’s about a six-mile-hike with roughly 900 feet in vertical elevation gain. $20/$16 PEEC members. Register in advance at peecnature.org.

Jemez Volcanic Field Driving Tour. 8 a.m. The Valles Caldera is one of three active calderas in the mainland US. Geologist Patrick Rowe will conduct a fact-filled tour of the Jemez volcanic field, including stops to learn about the geologic events that formed the Pajarito Plateau and the Valles Caldera. Free. Register in advance at peecnature.org.