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UNMLA On Display from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. For info call 662-5919. Join UNM LA in celebrating learning! Students will showcase projects and creative works from their courses this semester.
De Colores Benefit for Hurricane Sandy Relief at 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15
Grand Opening of Karen Wray Fine Art at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16,
Grand Opening of Warm Hearts Yarn. Join the Chamber in welcoming the owner to her new location in White Rock, 35 Rover Blvd. Ste. D. Ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16
The Speakeasy Soiree, benefitting United Way, 5:30-10 p.m., Friday Nov. 16 at the Dixie Girl
PAC 8 Holiday Wine & Cheese Silent Auction Fundraiser 7-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 @ Fuller Lodge $15 donation, Live Music by Rumelia
Free Turkey Tasting 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 17 at the Los Alamos Co-op Market
Are you still planning your Thanksgiving dinner? Come by the Co-op to taste a Thanksgiving dinner from turkey to dessert.
The Woman in Black: Los Alamos Little Theatre 1670 Nectar St. 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, Nov. 9, 10, 16, 17 / 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11
Suitable for middle school children and up.
New Mexico Dance Theater presents The Nutcracker at Duane Smith Auditorium 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 10, 17 / 2 p.m. Nov. 11, 18
Festival of Trees – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Betty Ehart Senior Center. Bid on holiday trees, shop crafts, purchase poinsettias and baked goods. Visit with Santa. Free admission, donations of pre-packaged food greatly appreciate.
15th annual Fall Food Drive on Saturday, Nov. 17 throughout Los Alamos and White Rock. The drive supports those in need in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba Counties through regular food distributions by LA CARES and the San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen in Espanola. Residents are asked to place non-perishable donations of food and supplies near their mailboxes by 10 a.m. Saturday Nov. 17 (NO GLASS CONTAINERS PLEASE!) Cub Scouts also will be collecting donations at both Smith’s Supermarket locations in Los Alamos and White Rock Saturday Nov. 17.
Girl Scout Holiday Bazaar – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 17 at IMH Karen McLaughlin Hall, handmade items and delicious food
LA Arts Council Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, Saturday, Nov. 17 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Crossroads Bible Church 97 East Road. A Los Alamos holiday tradition for 45 years. Creative original art by nearly 90 top New Mexico artists.
The Rifters, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 Posse Lodge, 650 N. Mesa Road
Dance to the music of Howling Dog Records international recording artists The Rifters. Steve Wallin Texas BBQ hot brisket sandwiches and chile served all night or until gone. Non-alcoholic cash bar for all mixers and set-ups. B.Y.O.B. Overnight RV parking available at no charge. Cost $15 per person or $25 per couple. For information, call Carey at 505.412.7845.
Turkey Trot The CROP Organization and the Atomic City Road Runners Club will co-sponsor the Annual Turkey Trot event at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at Los Alamos Middle School. All proceeds will be split with 25 percent going to LA Cares and 75 percent going to the CROP Organization, one of the late Aaron Goldman’s favorite charities.
Small Business Saturday to Support United Way – Saturday Nov. 24
A portion of sales at participating businesses will go to the United Way Community Action Fund. Participating businesses: CB FOX, Don Taylor’s Photography, Espanola Chamber of Commerce, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Homerun Pizza, Khalsa Acupuncture, LA Tan and More, Metzger’s Do It Best, UPEX, Bennett’s Fine Jewelry and Village Arts.
Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa – 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Betty Ehart Senior Center. Free breakfast and photos with Santa. Request a donation of non-perishable food or a monetary donation to help with the Kiwanis annual Foster Children Christmas Party. LA Cares will distribute the food donations.
Holiday 1/2 Marathon & Festive 5K Sponsored by Family YMCA, 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8 … Register at the Y