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In And Around Town: April 25

on April 6, 2017 - 9:54am

The Los Alamos Daily Post’s “In and Around Town” community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to Kirsten@ladailypost.com. 

 
 
 

MONDAY, April 24

 
Los Alamos Youth Soccer League
The Los Alamos Youth Soccer League is holdng its Annual Meeting 7-8:30 p.m. in meeting room 3 at Mesa Public Library. The meeting is open to the public.http://www.ladailypost.com/content/los-alamos-youth-soccer-league-hosts-annual-meeting-mesa-public-library-april-24 
 
Rec Bond Presentation
During the April 24 Los Alamos Youth Soccer League general meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. in meeting room 3 at Mesa Public Library, the Los Alamos Future to share information about the Recreation Bond projects and election.
 
Chapter AK, P.E.O. Meeting
Chapter AK, P.E.O., will meet at 7:30 p.m., in the home of hostess Marilyn Doolen, 713 Meadow Lane in White Rock. Marilyn also is the co-hostess and will provide the program. RSVP to Marilyn at 672-3571.
 
TUESDAY, April 25
 
Meet LAHS Principal Candidates
The community is invited to meet the three candidates being considered for principal of Los Alamos High School.​ The introductions of the three candidates will be held in the high school Speech Theater. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/meet-finalists-los-alamos-high-school-principal

WEDNESDAY, April 26

The Impact of Hearing and Balance Disorders

The Impact of Hearing & Balance Disorders" by Dr. Pete Shepard of SW Ear, Nose & Throat Center and Audiologist Dr. Brett Adams will be presented at 2 p.m. at Aspen Ridge Assisted Living; 1010 Sombrillo Court.  No RSVP necessary. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Cynthia Goldblatt, Community Liaison, at 695-8981.

Rec Bond Presentation

Los Alamos Future to share information about the Recreation Bond projects and election from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at White Rock Senior Center.

Ribbon Cutting for White Demonstration Garden

​A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the Demonstration Garden in White Rock.

 

THURSDAY, April 27

Rec Bond Presentation

​Los Alamos Future will share information about the Recreation Bond projects and election from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Family YMCA.

 

FRIDAY, April 28

Olions' Mary Poppins

The LAHS Olions Thespian Society will present Mary Poppins at 7 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children younger than 4. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/lahs-olions-thespian-society-presents-mary-poppins

Rec Bond Presentation

Los Alamos Future will share information about the Recreation Bond projects and election from 1-2 p.m. at the Family YMCA.

Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild
Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. at the United Church in Los Alamos. The meeting will be a four-corners demonstration rescheduled from January.
 
LASO Concert
The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra  (LASO) will feature Donna Smith playing George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F for its Spring Concert 7 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church. LASO will be under the direction of David Chavez, musical director.  The concert is free, but donations are gratefully received and appreciated.http://ladailypost.com/content/donna-smith-featured-soloist-laso-spring-concert

SATURDAY, April 29

Clean Up Los Alamos Day

Lets keep Los Alamos litter free during Clean Up Los Alamos Day. Free gloves and bags will be provided upon registration. The Eco Station will allow free trash disposal to all Los Alamos County residents. An appreciation lunch will be provided to volunteers noon–1 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/14th-annual-clean-los-alamos-day-register-now

Olions' Mary Poppins

The LAHS Olions Thespian Society will present Mary Poppins at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children younger than 4. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/lahs-olions-thespian-society-presents-mary-poppins
 
Chit-Chat's Birthday
The community is invited to celebrate the 6th birthday of Chit-Chat & Change (Diapers) with a magic show, cake and potluck, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Family Strengths Network (FSN), 3450 Orange St. Bring a dish to share and a picnic blanket to sit on to watch the show featuring magician New Mexico Shadowhandz. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/chit-chats-6th-birthday-magic-show-potluck-april-29
 

SUNDAY, April 30

Olions' Mary Poppins

The LAHS Olions Thespian Society will present Mary Poppins at 2 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children younger than 4. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/lahs-olions-thespian-society-presents-mary-poppins

Fiesta De La Primavera

An afternoon of flamenco dance and music will be held at 4:15 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The Pajarito Spanish Dance Alliance is sponsoring the event. There is a suggested donation of $12 for adults and $6 for children age 12 and younger. http://ladailypost.com/content/fiesta-de-la-primavera-fuller-lodge-april-30

 

WEDNESDAY, May 3

Rec Bond Presentation

Los Alamos Future will host an event located at Pinon (Rocket) Park in White Rock, site of the proposed Splash Pad; to discuss the splash pad and other rec bond projects from 6-7 p.m..

THURSDAY, May 4

​Art Reception

The opening reception for Heather Ward' show, A World of Birds, will be held from 5-7 p.m. at upstairs gallery in Mesa Public Library.

National Day of Presentation

Bible-based believers in Jesus Christ join in prayer and worship on the 66th Annual National Day of Prayer at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at pavilion at Ashley Pond. Members of the community from local, state and federal government, military, medical center, public schools, media, businesses, LANL, and family services are invited to attend so we may recognize you and pray for you.
 

TUESDAY, May 9
 
Rec Bond Presentation
Los Alamos Future will share information about the Recreation Bond projects and election during the Kiwanis meeting from noon to 1 p.m.
 
WEDNESDAY, May 10
 
Rec Bond Presentation
Los Alamos Future will host an event from 6-7 p.m. located at Overlook Park ball field in White Rock, site of the proposed improvements to the softball field; to discuss the softball field project and other rec bond projects.
 
TUESDAY, May 16
 
Rec Bond Presentation
Los Alamos Future will share information about the Recreation Bond projects and election during the League of Women Voters Monthly Luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.
 
SATURDAY, June 10

Bike Swap

The 6th Annual Bike and Outdoor Gear Swap, a fundraiser for the Los Alamos Tuff Riders, will be at 8 a.m. to noon at 170 Central Park Square, three doors down from Bathtub Row Brewery Co-op.http://www.ladailypost.com/content/tuff-riders-bike-and-outdoor-gear-swap-june-10

 

ONGOING EVENTS

Ballroom Etcetera Dance
Ballroom Etcetera invites all social dancers to join us at Fuller Lodge for an evening of ballroom, latin, and swing dancing.  Bring your dance shoes and, optionally, a snack to share.  A donation of $6/dancer is requested.  Open to all comers.  Friday, April 21, 7:30 - 9:30 pm.

Science On Tap

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each time. Join usat 5:30 p.m. Science On Tap is at UnQuarked Wine Room, 145 Central Park Square.

Mountain Mixer Square Dance Club

Lessons 6-7 p.m. Dancing 7-8 p.m. Saturdays at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Call Barb at 505.412.9637, for more information.

Safety Town

Safety Town is returning to Mountain Elementary School 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 19-30. This free safety program is open to all children entering Kindergarten in the Fall or who will be five years of age by Sept. 1 The program is limited to 80 participants and registration is being accepted at the Walkup Aquatic Center front desk or register online via WebTrac on the PROS Division’s main page at www.losalamosnm.us/rec.

Los Alamos Sportsmen's Club "Cowboy Shoot"

The Los Alamos Sportsmen’s Club is hosting its first “Cowboy Shoot” of the year at at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 18 at the Los Alamos Sportsmen’s Club Pistol Pits. This SASS ruled event occurs every third Saturday of each month March until November (weather permitting).

Los Alamos International Folkdance Group

Great for body and mind: learn folkdances from around the world. Teaching, 7:15-8 p.m., dances by request, 8-9:30 p.m. Family-friendly, all ages welcome. Tuesdays (except 5th Tuesday of the month) at Los Alamos Little Theater, 1670 Nectar St., $3 per session. For info: Dennis, 505-661-4240.

CoDA Meeting

White Rock CoDA group, a 12-step recovery group for codependency, meets 7 p.m. Mondays at White Rock Methodist Church on Meadow Lane. For information call 505.672.3874 or 505.672.1498. Leave message, name and phone number.

Join the conversation ... 10 Minutes A Week To Reimagine Education!

There will be a link to a video, podcast or article sent out each week for people to watch, share and talk about. Plus, every Wednesday at 4 p.m., a group of folks who have watched the video will host a conversation at a Coffee Klatch at Smith’s Starbucks and they hope you will join them to chat, listen, discuss and share. Educators, parents, students, community members are all invited.

Investment Group at BESC

This is an informal group that meets weekly at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The purpose of this group is primarily to share knowledge and information, including presentations on a broad array of investment topics.  Investment strategies, stock and mutual fund tips may be discussed, as well as general discussions about the economy, except that politics is usually avoided. This group does not invest any shared funds as a group and is not an investment club in that sense. A new group that restricts its subject matter to options trading also meets at BESC, but meets at 10 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays twice a month. Anyone interested in attending can contact Harry Watanabe at 505.662.6284, Don Blossom at 505.984.9995, or just show up at meetings.

German Conversation Group

Mesa Public Library upstairs, Room 1. Meetings are 3-4 p.m., the first Monday of the month. All levels welcome. For information, email Margie Bruell at marbruell@centurylink.net.

Senior Civic Issue Discussion Group

The Senior Civic Issue Discussion Group, initiated by the local AARP chapter, meets 10-11:30 a.m. the first, third and fifth Mondays of each month in the Betty Ehart Senior Center classroom. The objectives of the discussions are to better understand the important, often controversial, issues that face the community, state, nation and world and to evaluate potential solutions. The discussions are non-partisan, and topics for discussion are selected by the participants. Everyone is invited to participate. Recent issues have included the Los Alamos economy, threats to US security, income inequality, the Iranian nuclear agreement, long-term energy sources and US immigration policies. For more information, contact Joe D’Anna at 505.672.9371 or civicdiscussion@centurylink.net

White Rock Senior Center Social Activities

The community is welcome to sing old and familiar tunes at 3 p.m. every Friday. Song sheets are provided and a pianist accompanies singers. The center also offers a “Gals Gab Group,” at 1 p.m., Tuesdays. The social club is geared toward women who live alone and do not get to talk much to other women. Rides are available to the center, call 505.662.8922. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/white-rock-senior-center-becoming-social-hub

Codependents Anonymous Meeting

Codependents Anonymous meeting at NEW LOCATION; 6 p.m. Thursdays in the library of Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr. Contact Diane at 505.500.6040.

Weekly Events for Entrepreneurs and Innovators

 http://www.ladailypost.com/content/meetups-entrepreneurs-innovators-and-idea-peopleAl-Anon meeting in Los Alamos

Noon Tuesday and Thursday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at 3547 Pueblo Dr. Contact Steve 505.662.0407 or www.nmal-anon.org

French Conversation Group

Mesa Public Library in the meeting room on the third floor at 1 p.m., once a month, on the second Thursday for 1.5 to 2 hours. ALL levels are welcome!


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