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Farmer’s Market 8:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at Fuller Lodge
Amelia Bedelia’s Birthday Party 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at Mesa Public Library
A celebration of that mixed-up creation of author Peggy Parish. Games and celebration for our favorite easily mixed up friend who turns 50 this year. For kids ages 0-12. Parents must accompany 6 and unders.
Fundraiser for Russ Gordon’s Summer Concert Series 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, April 12 at Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge
650 North Mesa Rd (near the stables). Come Dance with Russ and Friends, and support the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Music by: D.K. and the Affordables
Old La Bajada Road Hike 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13 – Meet at PEEC to carpool
Janie O’Rourke will lead a hike at Old La Bajada Road. The trail follows a historic roadway up and down the escarpment at La Bajada, a travel route that dates back to the Spanish settlement in New Mexico and Camino Real. The highway, now I-25, was moved to today’s alignment in the 1930s. During this hike, the group may also visit archaeological sites. Hiking distance is 6-8 miles; expect 4-5 hours of moderately difficult hiking (600 ft elevation climb). The trailhead is located 31 miles southwest of Santa Fe. Bring lunch, water, and good hiking shoes.
The Pajarito Astronomers – County-sponsored Dark Night 7:45 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze.
7th Annual Chili Bowl Cook-Off, 11 a.m. to 2 p,m. Saturday April 13 at the Santa Claran Casino Special Events Center
This amusing and tasty event benefits the San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen. Family fun includes snacks, entertainment, chili tasting, and contestants for prizes and trophies. Tickets are $10 for adults; $3 children 10 and younger. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 505.470.2208.
Run for Her Life 9 a.m. Sunday, April 14 at East Park
3rd Annual Run For Her Life Fight Breast Cancer 5K or 10K Run or Walk $30 on race day. All donations and race proceeds will go to Hadassah for breast cancer research, education and treatment. Visit www.atomicrunners.com to downlode your registration form presented by the Los Alamos Chapter of Hadassah and Atomic City Roadrunners 5K Course (one loop) 10K Course (two loops).
Caving Outing 8 a.m. Sunday, April 14 Meet at PEEC (3540 Orange St.) to Carpool to Alabaster Cave
PEEC is offering an exciting outing to Alabaster Cave near San Isidro. Avid outdoorsman, Tony Hinojosa, will lead a group through the cave, stopping for lunch in the cool darkness. Participants need to wear tough, close-toed shoes or boots and clothes that can be soiled and ripped. Bring layers (long-sleeve shirt or jacket), as you may feel cold when sitting in the cave. Bring a multi-sport helmet (skateboard/climbing, not bike), headlamp, flashlight, kneepads, elbow pads, and gloves. Some equipment will be supplied, but not enough for everyone. Participants should also bring a packed lunch to eat in-cave and water in a backpack/bag that can handle bring dragged through the cave.
We Who Are Clay Exhibit at Fuller Lodge Art Center through April 20 (2132 Central Ave.)
Adobe Photography Exhibit at Los Alamos Historical Museum through April 30
The Los Alamos Historical Society is working in collaboration with Cornerstones of Santa Fe to feature the photography of Jim Gautier and the process behind adobe preservation.
Los Alamos Police host “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 27, east parking lot, LAMC, 3917 West Road
Clean-up Los Alamos Day Saturday, April 27
To sign-up and for more information http://www.losalamosnm.us/gogreen/Pages/CleanUpLosAlamosDay.aspx
Great Conversations 2 to 5 p.m. April 28 at Los Alamos High School $50 per person. An afternoon of fabulous appetizers, desserts and in-depth conversation with 14 local experts.
Hilltopper Open House Gold Sale Event Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at the Main High School Administration Area
Los Alamos High School Athletics is sponsoring a gold buying event as a fundraiser.
New Mexico Veterans Business Expo & Job Fair May 8 & 9, 2013 at Albuquerque Convention Center
Check out this weekends Open Houses