Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: April 25

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Authors Speak – David Noble Thursday, April 25 at Mesa Public Library
In his newest book, “In the Places of the Spirits,” photographer and author David Noble gives readers the inside scoop on his art.

Fire-Up for Scouting Cub Scout Event  6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 25 Station #4 in Los Alamos (4401 Diamond Dr. across from the Golf Course.)
Boys who will graduate from K through 4th grades (5-10 years old) can be registered for the Cub Scouting program, including summer activities such as June Day Camp. Fire station firefighters will give the boys and family members tours of the fire trucks and station during the registration event.  Please bring a checkbook for payment of annual dues. If you cannot attend either event, then contact: Bill Blumenthal, NNM District Membership Chair 505-662-0467

The Los Alamos High School Olians Club presents a musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women’ at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Duane Smith Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for students and seniors and $12 for adults.

Blood Drive 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aril 25 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 26 at First Baptist Church 2200 Diamond Dr.
Find the hero in you. give blood three times a year! You are invited to save lives! For more information or to reserve a time, call 505-246-1457

Periodic Table Art Exhibit Opening 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 26 at Fuller Lodge Art Center (2132 Central Ave.)
Look through the periodic table, explore the elements and imagine the possibilities! Create work by using the building blocks that compose our world.

Guitars at the Lodge with Michael Chapdelaine 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 26
Los Alamos Arts Council presents world champion finger style guitarist Michael Chapdelaine will perform at 7:30 p.m., April 26 at Fuller Lodge. Tickets are $15 ($10/LAAC members) Advance ticket sales at CB Fox.

Dog Jog 8 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at Chamisa Elementary School (301 Meadow Lane)
Dog Jog 2013 Registration: 8 a.m. start: 9 a.m. 3.1-mile competitive run 2-mile fun walk/run Microchip Clinic $20 Benefits: Friends of the Shelter T-Shirt Prizes Coordinated by: Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club, Mountain Canine Corps and Atomic City Roadrunners

Clean up Los Alamos Day Saturday, April 27
Get your group or neighborhood involved in beautifying our community and preparing for a wildfire season. Participants are encouraged to attend the volunteer appreciation picnic noon to 1 p.m. at Ashley Pond for free food and fun. Just looking to clean up around your house? Take advantage of free disposal for County residents at the Eco Station and Overlook Convenience Center April 27and 28!

Los Alamos Police host “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 27, LAMC east parking lot, 3917 West Road

Dressage Horse Show 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at North Mesa dressage arena.
Los Alamos Pony Club is hosting a New Mexico Dressage Association recognized dressage show at the North Mesa dressage arena located behind the rodeo arena within the white fencing. If the weather is bad, the show will be moved to the covered arena.

Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge Benefit Dinner and Dance 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Sheriff’s Posse Lodge 650 North Mesa Rd (near the stables)
Cathy Faber’s Swingin’ Country Band benefit dance to support the Sheriff’s Posse Lodge Association Burger or Brat Dinner $8 – begins at 6:00
*FREE* Dance Lessons begin at 6 p.m. Dance begins at 7 p.m.  $15/person $25/couple. For more information, click HERE

Atomic Man Duathlon 8 a.m. for Little Boy & 8:30 for Fat Man Sunday, April 28 at Pinon Elementary School
Packet Pickup: 5-7 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Los Alamos Co-op Market or 6:30-7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28 at Race Venue

Roller Derby Rangle 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28 at os Alamos County Ice Rink

National Park Week at Bandelier National Monument through Sunday, April 28
For more information on daily activities, click HERE

4th Annual Great Conversations 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Los Alamos High School
Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation Great Conversations is an afternoon of delicious appetizers and desserts and an in-depth conversation with a subject area expert.

Sophomore Parent Night at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 29 in the Speech Theater
Parents of current Los Alamos High School sophomores are invited to attend. For more information about Sophomore Parent Night, contact the LAHS Guidance Office at 663-2797.

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.

PEEC Presents Expedition Caving Basics, Tuesday, April 30 from 7 – 8 p.m. at Mesa Public Library
Come hear what expedition caving is all about! Caver Beth Cortright will provide details, pictures, and video of a typical caving expedition where a small team of highly trained cavers spend about one week underground. During this time, the group lives and works together inside the cave. Based out of a camp, teams travel to predetermined areas in the cave every day to map it within a few degrees of error.  The end goal can be related to geology, biology, hydrology, pure exploration, and many other information-seeking sciences. Beth will address topics pertaining to an extended stay underground, where everything from cooking meals to using the restroom is complicated by the fragile cave environment. Beth will also display examples of the caving gear necessary for an expedition.

Catherine LeClaire Memorial Organ Fund Concert 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church (IHM) 3700 Canyon Road
The public is invited to attend an upcoming musical concert hosted by IHM – the third in its series of free concerts to raise money for the Catherine LeClaire Memorial Organ Fund.

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