Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Aug. 30, 2012

Toppers end Wednesday’s practice on a high note. Photo by Greg Kendall/

This week’s preview is sponsored by

W.O.L.F. visit to PEEC 6:30–7:30 p.m. Thursday
Elke Duerr, filmaker and founder of the Web of Life Foundation (W.O.L.F.) brings her “wolf trunk” to PEEC. She’ll have wolf tracks and fur, play wolf howls and tell wolf stories, and show footage from her documentary films. Suitable for all ages. PEEC 3540 Orange St.

Soccer Game Boys C-Team vs. Sue Cleveland High School @ Dara Jones Field in White Rock 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30.

Topper Football Varsity Season Opener vs. Pojoaque @ Sullivan Field 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31.

Football C-Team vs Albuquerque Academy @ Sullivan Field 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4

Los Alamos Arts Council’s Brown Bag @ Fuller Lodge Noon Wednesday, Sept. 5
Dr. Marcos Cavalcante will present a diverse program including works of Villa-Lobos, Antonio Lauro and Turina. Cavacante is a tenured associate professor at Northern New Mexico College and has the Marcos Cavacante’s Guitar Studio in Los Alamos. He has a Doctorate of Music, Classical Guitar Literature and Performance from Indiana University at Bloomington.

Upcoming Events:

Lunch with a Leader: The League of Women Voters “Lunch with a Leader” at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in the 3rd floor meeting room at Mesa Public Library. Speakers include Tom Nagawiecki, Los Alamos Environmental Services Specialist and Sandra West, Outreach Coordinator at the Los Alamos Cooperative Market. Nagawiecki will talk about the glass drop-off recycling program that is coming soon to Los Alamos. West will talk about the Co-op’s new TerraCycle recycling program. The Los Alamos Co-op will cater the talk. Order either a whole sandwich, or a box lunch of half a sandwich with soup or salad. All orders include chips and a cookie. Water will be provided by the League. The total cost is $10, which includes tax and gratuity. Email Karyl Ann Armbruster at or call 661-6605 to RSVP by Tuesday Sept. 12. You can also bring your own lunch. All members of the community are invited to attend any League event. Membership is not required.

Silver Threads: The third annual Silver Threads Arts and Craft Show 9 a.m. to 3  p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22  at the White Rock Senior Center. Applications are available at the WRSC desk. Eight foot tables available for a $25 donation each. The show includes Hand Made Hats, Decorated Silverware, Wall Art, Jewelry and more.


Federal Sustainability Requirements and  LANL

Speaker: Monica Witt – Utilities & Institutional Facilities Energy Manager At LANL

Wed., Sept. 5, 2012 @ 7:00 pm

Mesa Public Library – Upstairs Meeting Rooms 2 & 3


Monica Witt has worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory for 10 years in the environmental and energy management fields.  She has a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies and is the Utilities & Institutional Facilities Energy Manager.  She is responsible for implementing projects to reduce energy and water to meet the Laboratory’s Sustainability goals. 


Monica will discuss the federal Sustainability requirements and what LANL is working on to meet important energy, water, and greenhouse gas reduction goals.  


This program is co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Los Alamos Sustainable Energy Network (LASE Network).


We are excited to start off the Fall Season with Monica Witt. A former member of the Sustainability Board of Los Alamos County, she is well known to many of us and will give us valuable insight into the sustainability activity at the Lab.


Click HERE for PEEC’s Calendar.



The National Park Service (NPS) has initiated a process to complete a Transportation Plan/Environmental Assessment (plan/EA) to improve transportation conditions in Bandelier National Monument.
In an effort to inform the public and solicit input regarding the plan/EA, NPS will be hosting two public meetings. The format of the public meetings will include a brief (30-minute) open house followed by a presentation about the project and a question/answer session. Park staff will be available to discuss the plan/EA and answer questions.

Monday, September 24, 2012
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
White Rock Town Hall
139 Longview
White Rock, NM
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Fuller Lodge
2132 Central Avenue
Los Alamos, NM

Directions to the public meetings and additional information about the project are available on the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website:

We encourage you to submit your comments electronically at:
You are also welcome to mail comments directly to the park at:
Park Superintendent
Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance Road

Los Alamos, NM 87544

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