Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Aug. 9

2012 rodeo action. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

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County Fair & Rodeo

Friday, Aug. 9         

Pool Tournament 8 a.m. at Betty Ehart Senior Center|
County Fair Exhibits 5-8 p.m. at Mesa Library
Summer Concert 7-10 p.m. at Ashley Pond – James Hyland and the Joint Chiefs
Open Roping 7:30 p.m. at Brewer Arena

Saturday, Aug. 10     

Festival & Fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ashley Pond
Arts & Crafts Show  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge lawn
Parade at 10 a.m. on Central Avenue
County Fair Exhibits 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mesa Public Library

Mini Sumo Robot Competition 10 a.m. tuning, 11-12:30 registration, 12:30 p.m. competition at Ashley Pond
Renegade Mountain Band 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ashley Pond sponsored by Smith’s Marketplace
Rodeo 2-5 p.m. at Brewer Arena
Cowboy Dinner and Dance 5-11 p.m. at Posse Lodge – prime rib/salmon dinner

Sunday, Aug. 11

Rodeo 1-3 p.m. at Brewer Arena


TOTH Generations Service at 6:07 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 11 in Kelly Hall, with a free dinner at 5:15 p.m.
Join in welcoming new Priest-in-Charge, Fr. Gary Baldwin.
Wednesday, Aug. 14

LANL Lecture Series: Captain William S. “Deak” Parsons 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Bradbury Science Museum
LANL Historian Emeritus Roger Meade will lecture on Captain William S. “Deak” Parsons, one of the Laboratory’s two, wartime associate directors and the Enola Gay’s weaponeer.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Join New Mexico’s unofficial “Butterfly Guy” Steve Cary at Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 to learn more.
Cary’s talk will be in advance of the 21st Annual Los Alamos Butterfly Count Saturday, Aug.17. Participants for the count should meet at 8:30 a.m., at PEEC or 9 a.m. at the Burnt Mesa.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Waffle Breakfast to benefit Topper Football from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Masonic Lodge (1401 N. Sage Loop).
Menu: Waffles with blueberry and cherry toppings, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea & juice. Cost: $7 per adult or $3.50 per youth.

Monday, Aug. 19

Baby Boomers: Will Social Security be there when you retire? Join Kate Stalter, Retirement Planning Advisor, for a free seminar on savvy social security strategies, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 at Mesa Public Library 2400 Central Ave. Call (505) 490-6474 or email to register.

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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