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Author Speak Series features Slim Randles 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Mesa Public Library
Slim Randles is a veteran newspaperman and outdoorsman, and was a registered outfitter and guide until someone made the mountains steeper. Both his novels and non-fiction books are based on rural living, and he has also been an award-winning columnist for the largest daily newspapers in Alaska and New Mexico.
First Friday Forts 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, March 1
Come to PEEC and get building! On the first Friday of every month, join other kids who like building forts (and their parents) to build, play, and hang out in your new place you created. Parents must stay and supervise their children. Free. No registration required.
Van, Choc, Straw 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturdays March 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 at the Little Theater (1670 Nectar St. in Los Alamos)
2 p.m. Sunday, March 10. Tickets $12, $10 for Students & Seniors.
Skiesta – 65th Annual Winter Celebration 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Pajarito Mountain
8 a.m. Registration * 10 a.m. GS Race * 11 a.m. Sloppy Slalom * Noon Kids Tee Pee Race & Rail Jam * 1 p.m. Moguls Competition * 2 p.m. Jump Contest * 3 p.m. Costume Contest * 4 p.m. Awards and crown the King and Queen of Pajarito * 12 to 5 p.m. Beer from your favorite breweries * 1 to 5 p.m. Live Music Ryan McGarvey
Ryan McGarvey will play an acoustic set from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Pajarito Brew Pub, 614 Trinity Dr., Saturday after Skiesta!
LA Coop Market 2nd Anniversary Party 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2
The Los Alamos Cooperative Market is celebrating its 2nd Anniversary Saturday, March 2 and the community is invited to the big event. The “Heart of the Community at the Edge of Town,” 95 Entrada Dr., is throwing a party with cake, music, youth activities, chair massages and much more! Most events are scheduled 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food sampling, deep member discounts and gift bags for people who buy a new, renewed, or upgraded membership Saturday. Co-op members will save 10 percent on regular priced items all day.
NYC JAZZ 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Fuller Lodge
Two NYC jazz musicians will perform on piano and trumpet at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Fuller Lodge. Roy Dunlap (piano) and Marcus Parsley (trumpet) are world-class musicians and Saturday’s concert will be a real treat for jazz lovers. Local jazz musicians will open the show. Tickets are $15 ($10 for students and seniors) and are available at http://tickethookups.com/NYCJazzfullerlodge or at the door.
Book signing “From Violence to Freedom” by Bob Fuselier 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Karen Wray Fine Art 1475 Central Ave. #125
Why do we do the things we do? In this book, local veterinarian Bob Fuselier tackles this question through a scientific perspective, bringing the latest neuosceince behind our major emotional systems into the trials and tribulations of daily life.
Primitive Fire Making Class The class runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2
The course begins with a one hour session on the UNM–Los Alamos campus, Room 606. Students will then carpool to a local outdoor site for the remaining time. Bring warm clothing and a sack lunch. To register online, visit http://www.la.unm.edu/commed/
Behind the Scenes Art Exhibit at Fuller Lodge Art Center
There’s a story behind every piece of artwork; something magical in the process of its creation. Have you ever been back stage at the theater? This exhibit is a back stage pass into the world of the artist. With a variety of media and a variety of background stories you’ll get a glimpse into the creative process. Exhibit ends March 9, 2013.
Cowboy Breakfast 7-11 a.m. Sunday, March 3 at Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge (650 North Mesa Road)
$7 adults, $4 children 10 yrs and under. This month featuring the music of Bob Manzanares and proceeds to Rotary Club of Los Alamos
Actor/Poet David Mills performs as Langston Hughes 7 p.m. March 4 at UNM-LA Building 2 Lecture Hall
The Jim Sagel Memorial Lecture Series at UNM-LA is pleased to bring actor/writer David Mills to Los Alamos to perform an excerpt from his show “Dreamweaver: The Works of Langston Hughes,” a dramatic rendition of Harlem Renaissance writer Hughes’ poems and short stories (which he will perform in full at the Lensic in Santa Fe on 2/27). Mills will also read his own work and participate in a Q&A. This event is free and open to the public.
Annual Los Alamos Photography Show Opening Reception 5:30 p.m., March 4 at Mesa Public Library
The Los Alamos Photography Club (LAPC) will be hosting its annual photography show for 2013 at the Mesa Public Library from Monday, March 4 through Friday March 29.
Gordon Tooley of Tooley’s Trees will speak at PEEC March 5.
Learn about holistic methods of orchard management at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. The talk is free for PEEC members, and $5 per person for non-members. Participants can register in advance or pay at the door. For more information or to register, visit www.PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or e-mail Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.
Black Mesa Brass Quintet – Brown Bag Performance Noon Wednesday, March 6 at Fuller Lodge
The Black Mesa Brass Quintet will perform. The Black Mesa Brass Quintet was formed in 1990 and still has three of the original five members. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of classical, modern, pop and jazz tunes. They play a variety of venues including concerts, educational performances at schools, weddings and other special occasions. Jan McDonald, John Hargreaves, Jerry Morzinski, Larry Bronisz and Bruce Letellier make up the quintet.
Vegetable ABCs 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at PEEC
With spring just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about vegetable gardening. Carlos Valdez to talk about “Vegetable ABCs.” This talk is free and open to the public. PEEC is located at 3540 Orange Street behind the High School.
All District Choir Concert on Thursday, March 14 at Smith Auditorium. The concert will begin at 7:00. It is going to be a very exciting concert where we join with all the other elementary choirs in the district to perform two songs and then we will hear the junior high and high school choirs and we finish with everyone singing together for the final song! Performance includes The Crocodile by Ruth Morris Gray and Lewis Carroll, The Beautiful Rain by Janet Gardner and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Eja Eja (We Will Sing For Joy) by Mary Lynn Lightfoot.
20th Annual Empty Bowls Project 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at Betty Ehart Senior Center
Celebrating 44 years of Self Help, Inc.