Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Jan. 10

This week’s preview sponsored bywww.fyila.com

Jazz trio “Paradox” will be playing at the Coffee House Cafe, 723 Central Ave., 6-8 p.m., Jan. 11
Paradox performs on piano, guitar, and saxophone, performs acoustic jazz standards and classic tunes thecoffeebooth.com

Los Alamos Little Theater Presents: Frost/Nixon Written by Peter Morgan
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-19 and 2 p.m. Sunday Jan. 13

Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club Training Classes, Monday, Jan. 7 to Jan. 18 at 246 East Road
Registration for the next session of dog training classes offered by the Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club (LADOC) will begin Jan. 7. Classes this session include Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Manners, Conformation, Competitive Obedience and the paRENT Free Club, and will begin the week of Jan. 28. Class schedule, registration guidelines and registration form will be available on the LADOC website (http://ladoc.dogbits.com) and at the LADOC building (246 East Road, Los Alamos). Registration is first-come, first-served, and classes often fill quickly, so timely registration is advised. Registration materials must be postmarked by Jan. 18.

Los Alamos Concert Association presents Jeremy Denk, Piano at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2012 at Duane Smith Auditorium
The New Yorker calls him “the most intriguing pianist of his generation” and “the leading humorist-intellectual of the classical music blogosphere”.

Undergound Life of the Forest from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2012 at PEEC
Come to PEEC to learn about life in complex soil ecosystems from Leslie Dendy. This informative and interesting class will look at pocket gopher teeth, earthworm hearts, and a cricket gizzard, and use microscopes to see the tiniest organisms that live underground.  Learn about how our lives depend on bacteria and fungi, what ants are good for, and who lives in all those holes!  Please register in advance: $24 per family for members; $30 per family for non-members. Individuals $15/$12 members.

“Pajarito Mountain Beer and Band” Kicks Off Saturday with the Nomads on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2012. Beer from Noon to 5 p.m. The Nomads from 3 to 5 p.m.
Atomic City Transit is providing a new bus service to Pajarito Mountain with the last bus going down Saturday at 5:20 p.m. so people can enjoy the show and get a ride home!

The Power of NOW Workshop 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2012 at Fuller Lodge Art Center
Ron Helman, a professional life coach, will offer a presentation and hands-on workshop where participants will discover how to: Get on-track for financial well being for life. Move out of old restrictive patterns into new action and effectiveness. Deepen your connection with yourself, the world around you for greater peace, joy and sustainable effectiveness. Accomplish more with less effort and have much more space for joy and fulfillment in your life.

Trinity on the Hill’s Generations Service “Overcoming Fear” Sunday, Jan. 13 with a 5:15 p.m. dinner and at 6:07 p.m. music and teachings.

East Fork Trail Snowshoe 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. Meet at PEEC to carpool.
Join experienced outdoorsman and Los Alamos Mountaineer Michael Altherr for a winter snowshoe on the East Fork Trail. This will be a one-way trip with a shuttle back to the trailhead. Total distance is about 5 miles (3 hours) with one rise of significance (~450′ in 3/4 mile) with a modest obstacle (cattle gate) near the top. Otherwise, the trail follows the meandering East Fork of the Jemez River for approximately two miles before climbing up to the top of the mesa. The trail then descends almost imperceptibly through quiet woodland for about 3 miles to the trail head.  Children and well behaved, friendly dogs are welcome.  If there isn’t enough snow for snowshoeing, this will be a winter hike.   FREE, but space is limited, so please register in advance. If you don’t have snowshoes, Los Alamos County has some to rent out.  For more information, visit the Aquatic Center or see Equipment Rental page.

UNM LA Community Dedication of Jeannette O. Wallace Lecture Hall 12:30 – 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 in Room 505 (Building 5).
The community is invited to pay tribute to the memory of longtime Legislator Jeannette O. Wallace from 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 in room 505 (Building 5) at UNM-Los Alamos. In honor of her long service to the Los Alamos community and tireless commitment to education, the faculty and staff of UNM-Los Alamos are privileged to dedicate UNM-LA’s newest lecture hall in her name. The dedication will take place at 1 p.m.

LAHS Open House & Tea 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13
Los Alamos residents are invited to attend an Open House to tour the new construction at Los Alamos High School.

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