Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Jan. 16

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During Warm Water Weekend at the Aquatic Center the main pool temperature is raised to 84-85 degrees. The Inflatable Obstacle Course is also set up for everyone to enjoy. Courtesy Photo

FAN Club at Library Gallery – partnering with Friends of the Library 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16
Los Alamos’ finest cultural providers will host the January FAN Club, in conjunction with the opening reception in the upstairs gallery at Mesa Public Library. Wonderful, whimisical, inventive and sometimes on a grand scale, join sculptors Richard Swenson and David Trujillo and their imaginary menageries made from found metal objects and welded together!

Collaborative Restoration of the Jemez Mountains from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at PEEC
Anne Bradley, the Forest Conservation Program Manager for The Nature Conservancy will talk about the Conservancy’s collaborative forest restoration and conservation projects in the Jemez Mountains. Of particular interest is a newer study of the rare and elusive Jemez Mountains Salamander, which includes a unique partnership with the “Conservation Canines” from the University of Washington. Because the salamander is hard to find, biologists hope the dogs’ ability to detect its scent will improve survey success.

Warm Water Weekend at Aquatic Center Jan. 19-20

Los Alamos Little Theater Presents: Frost/Nixon Written by Peter Morgan at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 and Saturday, Jan. 19

Sig Hecker will present a public talk titled, “One of the Greatest Nuclear Stories Never Told – Los Alamos and Kazakhstan.”
Hecker’s talk is a community service of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and will be presented at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1967 18th St., in Los Alamos. Refreshments follow the talk.

Using Obsidian to Learn about the Past at the VCNP 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at PEEC
Come to PEEC to learn about the links between obsidian deposits, archaeology, and forest fires from Dr. Anastasia Steffen, Cultural Resources Coordinator at the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

“Atheist/Humanist Responses to Crisis, Grief and Loss” 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, Mesa Public Library meeting room 1.
The Los Alamos Community of Atheists will discuss what’s currently available for those in the non-atheist community, and explore options for development of new secular resources. Questions can be directed to or on our facebook page.

Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak Series presents Jon Davis: Poet Laureate of Santa Fe at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Upstairs Rotunda.

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