2012 rodeo action. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
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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
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. http://www.lanl.gov/museum/events/70th-events.shtml
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 seminarNM@portfoliollc.com 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.