Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Aug. 23

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Friday, Aug. 23

Los Alamos Relay for Life begins 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 an ends 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24
Free Survivors Dinner 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Senior Center
Hillstompers led Survivor’s Victory Lap 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, Ashley Pond 
Relay Team Laps all night
Luminaria Lighting Ceremony 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23
Live Music by Gordon’s Summer Concert Series 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23  
Birdhouse Auction 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23

Los Alamos Summer Concert Series – Claire Lynch Band 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Ashley Pond
Award-winning Bluegrass Band will perform at the Pond, American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life Concert.”

Robotics Night at the Museum 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Bradbury Science Museum
What’s cooler than learning about robots? Actually getting to drive one! Come by the museum for a chance to see robot “Bradbury” throw frisbees and score two points with “Oppie” while he shoots basketballs.

In Concert Nathan Salazar Featuring James Onstad, Tenor at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Crossroads Bible Church
Tickets $10 at the door

Saturday, Aug. 24

Los Alamos Relay for Life begins 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 – ends 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24
Pet Pangaea Pet Walk, Zumba Demonstration and Other Activities 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24
Closing Ceremony 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

Pajarito Canyon-Nail Trail Loop Hike 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 Meet at Pajarito Canyon Trailhead (West Jemez Road)
If you are looking for a relaxed and mild hike of about 3 miles, this one is for you. Paul Arendt will lead the hike, which is suitable for families. This event is free, but please register in advance. For more information and to register, visit www.PajaritoEEC.org

Topper Girls Soccer vs. Farmington 12 p.m. Varsity & 2 p.m. JV Saturday, Aug. 24 @ Sullivan Field

15th Annual Los Alamos Sportsman’s Club Gun Show 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at Pueblo Complex 1900 Diamond Dr.  www.la-sc.org

Sunday, Aug. 25

National Park Service Founders Day 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 at Bandelier
Although Yellowstone, the first National Park, was established in 1872, there was no agency to care for the parks until August 25, 1916. We will celebrate the NPS’ birthday with movies on other parks, presented in the Visitor Center Theater, and ranger cookies and lemonade
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15th Annual Los Alamos Sportsman’s Club Gun Show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 at Pueblo Complex 1900 Diamond Dr.  www.la-sc.org

Monday, Aug. 26

A Night of Laughs 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 at Crossroads Bible Church (97 East Road)
Hope Pregnancy Center Fundraiser featuring comedian Brad Stine
This event will be a dessert gala fundraiser with entertainment. Stine has performed on HBO, ABC, NBC, FOX, MTV, CNN, Good Morning America, MSNBC, and PBS. Entrance is free. Charitable donations can be made to HOPE by check or through the United Way of Northern New Mexico by indicating HOPE as the designee.

Hiking Los Alamos 102 – Classroom Session on Wayfinding with Craig Martin at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 at PEEC (3540 Orange St.)

Tuesday, Aug. 27

UNM LA Art Dedication and Ribbon Cutting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27
Join UNM-Los Alamos as they cut the ribbon for the new artwork on Campus

Wild Bird Feeding Panel 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at PEEC
Do you know the best way to attract birds to your yard? Join this panel discussion to learn all about it, or get some new ideas. Presenters will display some photos of the birds they have attracted to their yards and during the presentation, you will have a chance to have your questions answered. The panelists include skilled birders Dave Yeamans, Kurt Miller, Bob Walker, Carolyn Mangeng and Terry Hodapp. The panel discussion will be moderated by Becky Shankland.  

Wednesday, Aug. 28

The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will be discussing secular ceremonies for events like weddings and funerals. How might you use the structure of a traditional ceremony but honor your non-theistic beliefs? How will your guests react, and is that a factor in your decision making? If you’ve had or attended a secular ceremony, what did you like or dislike about it? Meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 in meeting room 1 of the Mesa Public Library. Questions? Find us on Facebook or email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com. All are welcome!

Thursday, Aug. 29

Youth Debate and Town Hall meeting 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 UNM-LA Room 230
To educate voters about the purpose of the upcoming mil levy election for UNM-LA, the League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Youth Debate and Town Hall meeting at UNM Los Alamos. The meeting will start with a Youth Debate presented by the Los Alamos High School Debate Team, followed by a presentation by UNM-LA, including a question and answer session.

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