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Museum Of Natural History & Science Opens Registration For Summer Science Camps 2017

on March 20, 2017 - 6:39am
Courtesy photo
 
NMMNHS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE — Enrich your child’s summer this year with mind-expanding fun at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science’s (NMMNHS) popular Young Explorers Summer Camp program.
 
Registration is now open for children from kindergarten through the eighth grade. Each Summer Camp session is one week long, with activities 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every weekday. Each week is theme-based, with the first session beginning the week of June 12 and the last beginning the week of July 30.
 
NMMNHS has been offering science-based summer camps to elementary

2017 Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series

on March 20, 2017 - 6:37am
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Local concert producer Russ Gordon has announced details of his upcoming Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series:
  • May 19: Chuchito Valdes - Afro-Cuban jazz from Havana, Cuba & Cancun, Mx. Master of Cuban music including Son, Danzon, Cuban Timba and Guaguanco.
  • May 26: Deke Dickerson - Alt-Indie Rock, Retro Swing, Rockabilly Revival, Roots-Rock,Hillbilly, Surf, Jump Blues & instrumental rock. The King of the Geek Guitar! From Los Angeles
  • June 2: The Coral Creek Band - Americana/Country Rock, bluegrass, Cajun, Folk & Island rock from Colorado
  • June 9: Western Centuries -

In And Around Town: March 27

on March 20, 2017 - 5:51am

 

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. 

 

 

TUESDAY, March 28

Albquerque Baseball Academy

Albuquerque Baseball Academy is hosting a satellite camp in Los Alamos. A hitting and defense camp will be held from 9 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. and a pitching camp will be held from 1:30-3 p.m.The cost is $80 for the hitting and defense camp and the pitching camp is $30. To participate in both camps is $100.

Daily Postcard: Another Beautiful Sunrise

on March 20, 2017 - 5:44am
Daily Postcard: Another beautiful sunrise spotted from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Los Alamos Teen Explains ‘Fugitive’ Game

on March 19, 2017 - 5:31pm
Stephanie Nielsen
 
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

A question posted on the Keep It Local - Los Alamos Facebook page Friday by Lisa Bracy concerning a game called “Fugitive” played by local teens drew dozens of answers and comments over a 24-hour period before local teen Stephanie Nielsen explained it on the site.

Nielsen said parents who are concerned because local teenagers like to play games, should look at it from their point of view and went on to explain the game as follows:

“What happens first is that someone awesome such as Eben Bold helps organize it all.

EGGSTRAVAGANZA 2017: Donations Needed

on March 19, 2017 - 4:52pm

COMMUNITY News:

It is time again to prepare for the annual EGGSTRAVAGANZA! Last year 15,000 plastic eggs (filled with goodies) were spread over the golf course.

More than 800 kids (ages 12 and under) raced to gather. It is always a great time for all ages of kids.

All kids are invited to attend. Please arrive early.

Donations are needed to purchase eggs, goodies, fun jump and provide prizes. Make checks payable to New Beginnings Fellowship, 112 East Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544. Note on check "EGGSTRAVAGANZA".

For cash donations, contact Myron L. Koop at 505.577.7243, myronkoop@swbell.net

Famine To Feast Partners With California NPO Compassion Through Action

on March 19, 2017 - 11:49am

COMMUNITY News:

Famine to Feast is joining forces April 1 with the California NPO "Compassion Through Action". Founder Jeff Padilla, is in the process of expanding his organization to New Mexico and is sponsoring an event the YMCA, 808 Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Espanola.

The goal is to make 100 sack lunches and toiletry bags to be distributed at the event. The following is a list of NEW items that Famine to Feast would like your help to provide:

  • 100 each of lotion, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, moist towelettes, lip balm, tweezers, athletic socks, and shaving cream; and
  • Gently used Men’s,
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