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“Support Our Veterans” Fundraiser Ribeye Steak Dinner 6 p.m. Friday, May 3 at VFW Post 8874 (on Trinity across from Sonic.) $16 per person includes ribeye steak, baked potato, corn on the cob, salad, dinner roll and dessert. Tickets sold at the door. Proceeds support veteran’s programs.
Stones in His Pockets 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 at Los Alamos Little Theater (1670 Nectar Street)
Show will run for three weekends at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are available at CB Fox or at the door, $12 general admission or $10 for seniors and students. Parents are cautioned that the play contains strong language and adult situations and may not be appropriate for children under 17.
CROP Hunger Walk Meeting & Video
The regional CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk director and local CROP Hunger Walk/Turkey Trot committee will be holding a CROP meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 at Graves Hall in the United Church. The video and discussion afterwards should finish by 8 p.m. Films shown will be two short PBS Visionaries documentaries. The first one relates most closely to the CROP Hunger Walk. The second focuses on the refugee resettlement effort. Part 1 – Honduras (duration = 27:35) – features the CWS food security programs in Honduras and the nation’s largest CROP Hunger Walk in Charlotte, NC. Part 2 – Kenya (duration = 27:32) – features the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, the CWS Resettlement Support Center in Nairobi, and the CWS refugee resettlement site in Richmond, VA. Questions about the Los Alamos CROP committee can be directed to Lynn Wysocki-Smith at 661-9619 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Elisa Enriquez at email@example.com.
Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 7-11 a.m. Betty Ehart Senior Center
$6 for adults, $5 for seniors 60+, $4 Youth (4-18), Free for kids 3 and under. Delicious pancakes, sausage and eggs.
Los Alamos Arts Council Presents Spring Arts & Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 4 on Fuller Lodge Lawn
Kentucky Derby Party 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Dixie Girl Restaurant $50 per person
A fundraiser for Project Eliminate, UNICEF and Kiwanis effort to eliminate Maternal Neonatal Tetanus. “Put on your best Derby attire, grab a Daily Racing Form and join us for an afternoon at Churchill Downs for the 139th Run for the Roses!” Mint Juleps, cocktails, and abundant hors d’oeuvres! Derby hat contest, music, big screens TVs, raffle drawings & art by Kimber Wallwork-Heineman and 50/50 betting on the big race!
National Scrapbooking Day Celebration 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at Perch Paperie (13 Sherwood Blvd., Next to Smith’s in White Rock)
$30 includes lunch, snacks, door prizes, registration gift, other prizes and more. For more information: http://www.perchpaperie.com/#!events-schedule/cjg9
Beginning Spindle Spinning Class 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warm Heart Yarn, 35 Rover Blvd., Suite D
Interested in creating your own yarn? Spindle spinning is a great way to get started on the basics of turning fiber into yarn. It’s portable and fun, and no spinning wheel is required.
Container Gardening Workshop 1-4 p.m. at PEEC (3540 Orange St.)
Come learn about organic container gardening and how to extend your growing season by using a water well. Adults and children welcome. Free. Please take a medium size plastic container (1/2 a milk jug, large yogurt container, etc) to the event: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Los-Alamos-Youth-Food-Project/255726924460825?fref=ts
Borromeo String Quartet 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4 Duane Smith Auditorium
Los Alamos Concert Association presents The ground-breaking Borromeo Quartet uses cutting edge technology to draw composer, performer and audience closer together. The Borromeo is ensemble-in-residence at the New England Conservatory of Music and is celebrated world-wide not only for unique use of technology but for refined and luminous performances.
Cowboy Breakfast 7-11 a.m. Sunday, May 5 at the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge (650 North Mesa Road, near the stables.) $7 adults, $4 children (10 years and under) Menu: plain, blueberry, banana, chocolate chip and seasonal surprise pancakes; sausage; bacon; eggs; juice and coffee.
Literary Locals Talk 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at Mesa Public Library
The new literary series with Los Alamos’ own noteworthy authors: a new, quarterly series with two memoirists, Stephanie Sydoriak and Karen Boutilier Kendall. The format for the series is informal with discussion between the authors about their writing experiences, processes, genres, and publishing their work, followed by ample time for audience questions, book signing, and refreshments.
Our Lady of the Woods celebrates a family friendly Beltane Sabbat 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5 Los Alamos Unitarinan Church (in the pine grove.) Plan to bring a potluck dish to share and dress festive. At the corner of Trinity Dr. or Central Avenue and 15th Street, turn north onto 15th Street. Turn left on North Sage at the Masonic Temple. The Unitarian Church is located between the Masonic Temple and the Mormon Church.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at Duane Smith Auditorium
The Los Alamos Community Winds, the Los Alamos Choral Society and the Los Alamos High School Choirs with guest soloists Louise Mendius and Melissa Riedel, sopranos; Andreas Tischhauser, tenor; and Loren Jacobson, baritone present Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor. Admission is Free. A donation of $10 per guest is suggested. All proceeds from donations will go to the Los Alamos High School Choral Program http://www.lacw.org
Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra presents its Spring Concert 7 p.m. Friday, May 10 at Crossroads Bible Church. $10 suggested donation
Catherine LeClaire Memorial Organ Fund Concert 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church (IHM) 3700 Canyon Road
The public is invited to attend an upcoming musical concert hosted by IHM – the third in its series of free concerts to raise money for the Catherine LeClaire Memorial Organ Fund.