Clark & Kendall’s – Weekend Preview – June 14th, 2012

 

The Police Experience – Friday, Jun 15th at Ashley Pond
Tribute to the British rock/ska band from Cal. Relay for Life conert.

Relay for Life Friday, Jun 15th & Saturday, Jun 16th at Ashley Pond
Free survivor dinner – 5 pm Friday
survivor kickoff lap – 6:15 pm, Relay teams – all night
Live Music by Gordons Summer concert Series – 7 pm to 10 pm Friday
Food, fun and games all evening Friday
Luminaria lighting ceremony – 8:30 pm Friday
Yard art silent auction ends – 10 pm Friday

Relay continues- relay teams Saturday
Relayer's (free) Mason's waffles breakfast – 7:30 to 9 am
pet walk and other activities – 8 to 9:30 am
closing ceremony – 9:30 to 10 am

110 participants and 13 teams signed up so far

Julie’s Helpers Navajo frybread & taco sale Friday, Jun 15th at Ashley Pond
The community is invited to enjoy authentic Navajo frybread and Navajo tacos at the second annual Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship Navajo Taco Sale.

The event is set for 5-9 p.m., Friday June 15 at Ashley Pond in conjunction with the Gordon’s Summer Concert and kickoff of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship Navajo partners will prepare the Navajo frybread and Navajo tacos for the event. All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.

Locals' Poetry Readings-Friday Night Out at Mesa Public Library on Friday 7 – 8:30

Mike Katko and David Schiferl; Jane Lin hosting…. Locals' Poetry Readings Friday Nights in June! As part of Los Alamos Friday Night Out events, Mesa Public Library will stay open until 9:00 PM with all regular library services available. We will also host a special series of Poetry Readings by local poets in the Upstairs Rotunda each Friday in June beginning at 7:00 PM. June 15th Mike Katko and David Schiferl will read, with Jane Lin hosting. June 22nd David Mutschlecner and Jane Lin will read, with Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan hosting. June 29th Open Mike Night-Everyone is welcome to read! Hosted by David Mutschlecner 

More on Friday Night Out at: https://www.facebook.com/LosAlamosFridayNight

Mountain Mixers Square Dance on Saturday Jun 16th 7:30 – 9:30

Join the Mountain Mixers for an evening of square dancing. Plus at 7 pm, Mainstream from 7:30-9:30 pm. Rounds between mainstream tips. Tonight's caller is Delbert Teeple. Cuers are Bob and Sally Nolen. Dress optional. Singles and Visitors welcome. White Rock Municipal Complex 118 Longview Ave.

 

40th Annual Tour de Los Alamos on Sunday, Jun 17th 8 am

This is the oldest bicycle race in the southwest. The Tour is part of the New Mexico Road Series presented by the Roadrunners Cycling Club and New Mexico Cycling.
Starts Downtown Los Alamos @ Trinity and 20th St. before 8 am

More info at http://tourdelosalamos.org/

Register In Person Saturday 6/16 7pm-8pm at Los Alamos National Bank 1200 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos

Bib and Packet Pick Up on Saturday 7pm-8pm Los Alamos National Bank Lobby

Register in Person Sunday 6/17 6:30am-7:30am near Ruby K's and CB Fox

Award Ceremony ~2pm Sunday near Race Start Area

Volunteers Always Needed – contact us if you would like to volunteer!

 

Fire In The Sky Movie Screening w/Travis Walton @ Mesa Public Library on Saturday June 16th

The movie screening will begin at 1:00 p.m. After the movie, Travis Walton will discuss the extraordinary events that occurred to him and his logging crew on November 5, 1975 and how it forever changed their lives. He will also discuss differences between the film and actual events. He will present updated information on the case, including recent scientific evidence discovered during National Geographic's visit to the AZ mountain site for the new documentary series CHASING UFOs, which will air on the Nat Geo. channel June 29, 2012.

http://www.travis-walton.com

 

Father’s Day Bird Tour

On Father’s Day, Sunday June 17, PEEC will be offering a free Birdscape Tour of White Rock.  This is a chance to visit four homes that have optimized their yards for attracting birds. 

The yards will be open for visitors 1-5 p.m. This is a self-guided tour, and no registration is required.

The four yards on display this year will be at the Dunns, 107 Sierra Vista Dr.; the Walkers, 305 Donna Ave.; the Foxes, 238 Rio Bravo Dr.; and the Arendts, at 608 La Bajada. 

A map and directions are available at PEEC’s website, www.PajaritoEEC.org, and participants may visit the yards in any order.


 

June 19 Summer Family Evenings: Meet the PEEC Critters
June 21 Wildflower Walk

 

White Rock Art & Artisan Market on Sunday from 11 – 4

The Los Alamos Creative District is now accepting applications for exhibitors/ vendors from throughout the area to display and sell their work at the White Rock Art and Artisans Market.

The market will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday from June 17 until Oct. 21 and is free to the public.

The location will be an outdoor space at the Hive at 134, N.M. 4 in White Rock where about 40 tents and tables can be accommodated.

The Hive is close by the parking and shuttle stop for the Bandelier National Monument shuttle which begins in June – all visitors going to Bandelier will be required to use this shuttle.

Historically, about 350 cars per day come to Bandelier in the summer season.

If you are interested in selling at the market, the application, terms and conditions and dates along with payment options are available online at http://bit.ly/WRArtistsMarket or you may contact Melanie Peña at melanie@losalamos.org or call 661-4807.

 

Next Saturday – Mesa Public Library Skate Park Event.

 

Wed, June 20th movies in the parks – Cars 2 (G), Urban Park (sponsored by Bandelier NM)

 

TRAIL WORK DAY

When:  Saturday June 16th: We will be working to improve the section of Aspen for Trouble that goes from the Lodge to Camp May in advance of constructing a new XC trail. The goal is to make it more beginner friendly, which may require one small re-route and some widening in places.

 

Where: Meet in the parking lot at base of Pajarito Mountain Aspen Chair.

TIME: 9 AM – 1 PM.

Contact: LASA @ lasingletrack@gmail.com

 

NEW BEGINNER-FRIENDLY XC TRAIL PLANNED AT PAJARITO MOUNTAIN

Ryan Schutz, The Rocky Mountain Regional Director for the International Moutnain Bike Association (IMBA) arrived for several days in Late May to meet the Board of the newly formed, local IMBA chapter, Los Alamos Singletrack Association (LASA), as well as Tom Long, GM of Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Ryan worked with LASA members Peter Dickson, Craig Martin, and Gary Parker to design a new and easier mountain bike trail up Pajarito Mountain that will complement the existing network of intermediate and expert trails.  LASA/IMBA members, Tuff Riders and other volunteers are getting ready to start construction, but we need your help since building a trail that is accessible to all levels of riders requires a significant amount of effort.

 

 

Bandelier Extends Public Comment Period

They're giving the public another two weeks – until June 15th – to weigh in on the management of the Tsankawi Unit. Anyone interested in the future of Tsankawi is welcome to provide their input on how best to manage the cultural and natural resources found there.

 

Introduction to Backpacking

Join Bandelier and the Los Alamos Mountaineers for a two-day Introduction to Backpacking course Friday June 15 (at PEEC) and Saturday June 16 (at Bandelier Visitor Center). The course is for adult hikers who want to experience Bandelier's backcountry beyond day hikes. We invite both beginner backpackers and those with experience to participate in this special event. It is free, except for Bandelier admission.

 

Pajarito Astronomers

Our next scheduled Dark Night will be Saturday, June 16th (4 days before the solstice) at the Spiro Soccer Field, Overlook Park, White Rock. Sunset will be at  about 8:30 pm and we will try to make it to midnight unless the weather, or fatigue interferes. There will be no moon. Three planets will potentially be visible this evening: Mercury (setting in the W at around 10:15 pm), Mars and Saturn.

 

 

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THE FAMILY YMCA

We Want You to Know…
 
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 We Appreciate YOU!
Please join us for our
Annual Member Appreciation BBQ

 

 

   

 

Monday June 18, 

11:00am -1:30pm,  

Front Porch Area.

 

Hamburgers, Hotdogs and Side Dishes!

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • After enjoying a wonderful appreciation lunch in our new outdoor meeting space; please consider joining attorneys Lynn Finnegan, Shay Kendricks and State Farm Insurance owner, Lou Santoro for a special presentation on:

 

"How to leave a legacy…and reduce your income tax, capital gains tax and increase your spendable income"

 

 

Monday, June 18  

12:00pm -12:30pm  

In the Climbing Wall Room

     

  • Also, we will be holding an All Day Bake Sale Fundraiser for one of our employees, Amy Jo Rosenbaum, who lost most of her possessions while working at a church camp that burned in the Little Bear Fire.

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