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Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra presents its Spring Concert 7 p.m. Friday, May 10 at Crossroads Bible Church. $10 suggested donation – Procession of the Nobles, Rimsky-Korsakoff Caucasian Sketches Series 2, “Iveria” – Ivanoff Hungarian Dance No. 5, Brahms Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Dvorak
Stones in His Pockets 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10 & Saturday May 11 at Los Alamos Little Theater (1670 Nectar St.)
Show will run three weekends at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (May 3-18.) 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.
LAHS Hilltalkers Waffle Breakfast 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday, May 11 Pajarito Mason Lodge (15th Street & Canyon Road)
The LAHS Hilltalkers invite you to their all-you-can-eat Waffle Breakfast.This community event raises funds for the High School and Middle School Speech and Debate Teams to attend tournaments and compete around the state and beyond. Tickets are $6 each and can be purchased at the door. Children under 6 eat free. The breakfast features scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, and waffles with whipped cream and blueberry and cherry toppings. Coffee, tea, and juice will be served.
Jerry Bower Memorial 5k Run 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at Betty Ehart Senior Center
2013 Jerry Bower Memorial 5K Run registration opens at 8 a.m., Run begins at 9 a.m. Registration $25
All proceeds/donations benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Additional Information/Registration Form available @ atomicrunners.com
Migratory Bird Day Saturday, May 11 at Bandelier
The Bandelier Park Biologist, Steve Fettig, will be organizing a county-wide bird count in the park and other parts of Los Alamos County; contact him at 505-672-3861 x706 for participation details. No additional fee.
Bandelier Archaeology Tour of Burnt Mesa 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday May 11 at Burnt Mesa Parking Lot
The park archaeologist leads a four-mile hike to several 800-year-old Ancestral Puebloan sites and farming areas, plus a visit to multiple eagle traps on the rim of Frijoles Canyon. Bring water, hat and good hiking shoes. Meet at Burnt Mesa parking lot, N.M. 4, four miles west of the monument entrance.
Pajarito Mountain to Valle Canyon Hike 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11
Have you gazed out over the Valle Grande after taking a ride up the ski lift? Well, here’s your chance to hike it! Local avid hiker Paul Arendt will lead a group to the top of Pajarito Mountain and then proceed south to Valle Canyon. Hikers will meet at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Valle Canyon and West Jemez Road (Route 501.) Car pools will then proceed from the meeting area to the Pajarito Ski Area Parking Lot and hike up Pajarito Mountain and on to Valle Canyon. After a lunch break in Valle Canyon, the group will proceed down the canyon to the parked cars along Rt. 501 to car pool back up to the Ski Area lot. This will be a moderately difficult hike with an elevation gain of 1,300 ft and a descent of 2,500 ft. Total hiking time will be approximately 4 to 5 hours. As the route is near the boundary of the Valles Caldera, dogs will not be allowed on the hike. Free. No registration required.
Los Alamos Light Opera Auditions – The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Workshop 1 p.m Saturday May 11 at LALT Performing Art Center 1670 Nectar. Open Call 1 p.m. Saturday May 18 & 7 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at LALT 1670 Nectar. Scripts available at Mesa Public Library.
Historical Society Annual Meeting 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 Fuller Lodge
Annual Meeting of the Los Alamos Historical Society, with pizza, ice cream and the annual experience auction, along with a lecture by former LANL director Robert Kuckuck.
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.
Three Planet Party (Mercury, Venus & Jupiter) 8:45 p.m. Sunday, May 26 at Overloook Park
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Pajarito Astronomers will be there with telescopes to help viewers enjoy this remarkable event.
Demonstration Garden Fair 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 8 Across from the Los Alamos County Library, corner of Oppenheimer Drive and Central Avenue in Los Alamos. For more information, call the Extension office at 662-2656 or visit the Master Gardeners website http://lamgonline.org