Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: July 26, 2012

Editor’s Note: Updates at bottom 7/27/12 3pm.

Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and Webmaster/Reporter Greg Kendall. Photo by Karen Kendall

The week’s preview is sponsored by www.fyila.com. 

Joe Hayes: New Mexico’s Centennial Storyteller
7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 26 at Fuller Lodge

While Joe Hayes, an official Centennial author, doesn’t have a specific centennial program, he will tell a selection of favorite stories gleaned from New Mexico’s diverse cultures. He has been traveling the state with his stories for more than 30 0f the 100 years of statehood, so he promises to share stories that people seem to have especially enjoyed. Among his most popular titles, in both Spanish and English, is The Day it Snowed Tortillas. The event will take place outdoors at Fuller Lodge lawn, weather permitting, or inside if not. Families are encouraged to come and enjoy a picnic along with some great tall tales!

Carol A. Clark: publisher will talk about the history and launch of her online newspaper, the Los Alamos Daily Post 
6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at The Hive in White Rock (Next to Metzgers)
 

Bobby Keys and the Attitudes – Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Friday, July 27 @ Los Alamos National Bank

Rock featuring the Rolling Stones sax player for the last 40 years. The most recognizable sax solos of all time. Incredible list of music he’s recorded. Los Alamos National Bank Night.

Bowl Painting Party on Patio at Fuller Lodge
Friday, July 27 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Exercise your artistic side and come have some fun. Everyone is welcome. Free Event. It’s prep work for the 2013 empty bowls event benefitting Self Help, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to developing self-reliance in Northern New Mexico.

Friday Night Out at the Bradbury Science Museum
5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 27 

Rover, Robotic Arms, FIRST Robotics – Manipulator Arm Demo

City Championship Golf Tournament
Los Alamos Golf Course on Saturday July 28 and Sunday July 29

Contact Donnie Torres at 662-8139 for more information

Atomic City Sectional Bridge Tournament
July 27 to 29, 2012 at Betty Ehart Senior Center

Three day ACBL sanctioned contract bridge tournament starting 2 p.m., Friday and ending Sunday afternoon.
$10/person/session. $96/team for Sunday Swiss Teams (incl. lunch)
$1/person/session additional for non-member and non-dues paying players
http://ladbc.org/datafiles/LocalTournaments.pdf

Pajarito Mountain First ever Summer Beer and Band
2 – 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area
Music by the Surf Lords — Beers from Marble Brewery; Lift assisted hiking and mountain biking all day. http://skipajarito.com

Hike and Mountain Bike Pajarito Mountain
Saturday and Sunday the Aspen lift funs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Pajarito Mountain Cafe will be open 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. http://skipajarito.com

Beauty Lou and Country Beast: Missoula Children’s Theater Performance Saturday, July 28, 7 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church
Tickets are available starting at 6:30 p.m. at the door,
Prices: $10 or $5 for ages 12 and under
Call 663-0477 for more information.

Missoula Children’s Theatre is sponsored by the Los Alamos Arts Council and is funded in part by Los Alamos County. Housing provided by Hilltop House.
Program provided by Dr. Tom – Child and Adolescent Medicine.

Artist Market Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in White Rock
Local and regional artists right in front of the Hive (between Metzger’s and the credit union on the south side of N.M. 4.)

Summer Family Evenings: Sea Otters
Tuesday, July 31 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at PEEC (3540 Orange Street)

Veteran marine mammal rehabilitator Esta Lee Albright will give an interactive presentation about her work as a rehabilitator of orphaned sea otters. She will share fascinating facts and insights gained from her 14 years of working at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and have many pictures of these adorable pups. This presentation is designed for families and kids ages 5 and up. Free to member families, $5 for non-member families. 6:30-8 p.m. No registration required.

Coming up (details on PEEC Calendar)

July 26 Wildflower Walk
July 31 Summer Family Evenings: Sea Otters and Rehabilitation

Pajarito Mountain

July 31st is the LAST DAY TO PURCHASE YOUR 2012 – 2013 SEASON PASSES AT THE LOWEST RATE OF THE SEASON
Take advantage of our lowest rates of the season while they last. Season passes are now available online.
Click HERE to purchase>

BIKE & HIKE THIS WEEKEND – SATURDAY JULY 28
Enjoy lift served biking and hiking from 9 to 3pm. The lightning damage to the lift has been repaired and is now running great.

FIRST SUMMER BEER & BAND EVENT – THIS WEEKEND
Make plans to join this Sat 7/28. Marble Brewery will serve your favorite beers from 2-5pm. The Surf Lords will play on the deck from 3-5pm.  The cafe will be open extended hours to serve your appetite as well as the outside grill. Can’t wait to see you up here.

SKI AREA CAFE  – WILL BE CLOSED ON AUGUST 2 & 3
Please note that the cafe will be closed on Aug 2 & 3 for a private event.  We will be open our regular hours leading up to that date as well as after that date. Normal hours of operation  are 11:00 am until 2:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday. Remember that the lodge is available for rent for weddings, parties, etc. Take advantage of our FREE WIFI for a business lunch.

MOUNTAIN STATUS
The rain this week is always welcome.  The erosion has been minimal. As previously mentioned the lightning damage to the electrical on Chair #4 is repaired. The lift is running great. 

 

From Los Alamos County:

Mark Your Calendars: A few planning notes about upcoming events…
 
August 22nd will be the date for the dedication of the Arts in Public Places “Scales of Justice” piece at the Justice Center at 1:30 p.m….August 24th at 11:30 a.m. will be the groundbreaking for the NEW Golf Course Community Building…we’ll (re)dedicate the Little Theater at 11:30 on September 14th…and we’ll officially cut the red ribbon Y open the NEW White Rock Visitor’s Center and celebrate completion of the SR4 Improvements on September 28th at 11:30 a.m.. Lots of exciting things happening for Los Alamos & White Rock this Fall – and don’t forget “The Next Big Idea” coming your way September 14th & 15th in downtown Los Alamos, too!
 
Get ready for the County Fair & Rodeo!
 

We’re just two weeks away from this fun family event! Don’t miss the parade, booths, food, fun, bouncy toys and live music at Ashley Pond Park on Saturday, August 11th, followed by a great rodeo and dinner/dance at the Posse Lodge. …see all the events here…

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