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Daily Postcard: Daffodil Brightens Garden

on August 23, 2017 - 6:01am

Daily Postcard: This pastel peach colored daffodil brightens a local garden. Photo by William Mead

Enjoy Out-Of-This-World Experience At Outdoor Performance Of Opera On The Rocks At Bandelier

on August 22, 2017 - 4:50pm


Take a trip into space and dress the part this fall in Los Alamos. Back for its sixth year, the highly anticipated Opera on the Rocks at Bandelier National Monument will take the audience on an extraordinary galactic trip this year, with the presentation of scenes from Mozart's comic opera, The Abduction from the Seraglio, adapted to fit into a futuristic universe similar to that of Star Trek. To add to the fun, attendees are encouraged to dress in their best Trekkie gear.

Presented by the Los Alamos Opera Guild of the Guilds of the Santa Fe Opera, Inc., Opera on the Rocks will

PEEC: Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry Adopts Nature Center Gardens

on August 22, 2017 - 4:12pm

Dr. Bill Nichols of Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry in his newly adopted nature center gardens. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry has adopted the three mesa gardens at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

This generous gift will help the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) maintain the gardens for a full year. The three mesa gardens include a pollinator garden, a native plant garden, and a water-wise garden. The gardens are in full bloom right now, making it a perfect time to visit the nature center and take in the flowers.

Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry (LACD)

Time For Pie ...

on August 22, 2017 - 8:52am

Pie Town ... a little slice of heaven in New Mexico. Courtesy photo


SANTA FE – Pie Town. This tiny community tucked in southwestern New Mexico has a name that will pique your curiosity and make your mouth water at the same time.

Today, the New Mexico Tourism Department released the latest New Mexico True Story, “Pie Town,” a tribute to the state’s smallest town with the biggest sweet tooth. The release comes right before the community’s largest annual event, the Pie Festival.

“We pulled up and there was a little sign on the door: ‘Used to be pie in Pie Town … ain’t no more,” said

Los Alamos Arts In Public Places Meets Thursday

on August 22, 2017 - 7:59am

The Arts in Public Places Advisory Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 110 at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The meeting is open to the public.
  • APP BOARD BUSINESS Approval of Minutes from July 27, 2017 
A. WR Pottery Project - draft educational plaque
B. Update on the Golf Course Hanging Glass Sculpture - Approve cost and plan Dedication Event for Sept. 7 Presenters: Susan Schillaci

Daily Postcard: View Of LA Mountain

on August 22, 2017 - 6:34am

Daily Postcard: View of LA Mountain Monday from the Los Alamos Nature Center. Photo by Chris Clark/

‘Big Foot BBQ & Blues Fest’ Jemez Springs Sept. 2

on August 21, 2017 - 3:13pm

Possible Big Foot sighting. Courtesy photo


JEMEZ SPRINGS—A new event in Jemez Springs is sure to stir up some enthusiasm over Labor Day weekend – the first ever Big Foot Barbecue and Blues Fest, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2.

Area resident Felix Nuñez originated the event. He has been fascinated with the idea of the elusive Bigfoot creature, following several unexplainable sounds he’s heard and documented in the Jemez Mountains over the years.

“Although I don’t want to hang my hat on Bigfoot’s existence, I think there’s been a lot of fascinating audio

Los Alamos Historical Society’s Annual Gala – Go Back In Time For An Evening At The Ranch School Sept. 16

on August 21, 2017 - 9:57am

Brownmoor girls came from Santa Fe to dance with the young men at LARS. Courtesy/LAHS


A woman gazes across the room, transported in time.

She is wearing her evening gown, and he is in his old boy scout uniform! They are dressed in such attire to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Los Alamos Ranch School, reminiscent of the time when Brownmoor girls came from Santa Fe to dance with the young men at LARS. The bell atop Fuller Lodge rings out across the Historic District, rung by the winners of the night’s raffle.