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DESSERT DANCES – Reserve Your Space Early
The Daddy/Daughter Dance is Oct. 11, and the NEW Family Dance is Oct. 12.
Events are held 6-8:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge and include light refreshments, dancing, a craft project and a digital keepsake photo.
For further information, contact the County Recreation Division, at 662-8173, visit www.losalamosnm.us/rec, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Oct. 12 – Groundbreaking 3:30 p.m. for Multi-purpose Covered Arena
Apple cider, cocoa, coffee and light refreshments. Dress warmly and bring your own blankets for the hayride.
The cost for the event is $5 for adults 18 and over, $2 for youth 4-7 and $1 for children under 4. Sign up today at the Aquatic Center as the event is limited to 100 participants per hour.
Pajarito Mountain Annual Work Party and Pit BBQ 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13
Bring work gloves, work clothes, water and lunch. Pit BBQ will follow work party at 4 p.m.
Birding Trip to Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuse 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13
The 8,627 acre Wildlife Refuge is comprised of native grasslands, croplands, marshes, ponds, timbered canyons and streams, which provide important habitat for more than 254 species of birds. Led by Dave Yeamans, this intermediate-level trip is a perfect opportunity to add many species to your lifetime bird list. $25/$20 members. Leave Los Alamos at 6:30 a.m. Optionally, you can stay overnight in historic Las Vegas on the night before. Return after the birding ends and get to Los Alamos by 10 p.m., or get together for an optional dinner in Las Vegas before your return.
Effective Herbal Remedies for Children 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at PEEC
Kristi Beguin, experienced herbalist, is offering a class on using herbal medicines for common childhood illnesses, as well as for enhancing children’s immunity. Come learn how you can be in charge of your family’s health and wellness concerns by using common herbal remedies and by tuning in to your intuition. Learn how to quickly respond to those childhood “owies,” as well as how to prevent or shorten the duration of illnesses, and ways to strengthen immunity through foods and simple remedies. $22/$17.50 members. Please register in advance.
World Wide Photowalk in Los Alamos 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Sponsored by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
Come join author and award-winning photographer Scott Valentine in an evening photo walk around Fuller Lodge and Ashley Pond at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. This free sunset event is open to everyone, just bring a camera (minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult). Professional photographers and camera phones are equally welcome. You can enter your photos online to be eligible for great prizes, or just enjoy this casual gathering.
Walk-ups are welcome, but please consider registering online: http://goo.gl/m9HF5
Awesome Rummage Sale in Espanola Saturday, Oct 13
Fund Raising Event for European Travel Club
High school students from the European Travel Club at Pojoaque Valley High are putting together what promises to be an amazing rummage sale this Saturday in Espanola. This is one of many fund raising events planned to raise money for an educational trip to Europe. Enriching their studies and broadening their understanding of other people and cultures, the students will visit England, France and Germany this summer.
Beginning Saturday morning at 8 a.m. more than 20 students will be selling furniture, sporting equipment, a working color television, clothes, children’s items, and more on South Riverside Drive in Espanola – the East lot at intersection US 84/285 and Santa Clara Bridge Road (the traffic light next to Dandy Burgers).
PEECnic 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at PEEC
Save the date for the annual PEECnic! Free refreshments and activities. Members will have the opportunity to vote on the next year’s board of directors, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 14 for Father Colin Kelly for “You Don’t Have to Quit” Talk
5:17 p.m. Free meal, contemporary worship and the message. http://www.ladailypost.com/content/you-dont-have-quit
UNMLA Student Candidate Forum 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 in Building 5 Lecture Hall. Focused on Higher Education
Las Conchas Fire Effects in the Valles Caldera National Preserve and Environs 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 @ PEEC
Rebecca Oertel, Forest and Range Plant Ecologist for the Valles Caldera National Preserve (VCNP), will present photographs and a dynamic discussion of Las Conchas Fire effects on the VCNP and possible short-term ecological outcomes in the Jemez Mountains.
SKI SWAP 1-4 p.m. Saturday Oct. 20
The sale includes skiing and boarding equipment and clothing. Vendors from New Mexico and Colorado will be present. The Swap is held at the Los Alamos Middle School on North Mesa. The public can drop off items for sale 8 a.m. to noon before the sale.
Los Alamos Community Winds – A World of Music 7 p.m. Saturday Oct. 20 White Rock Baptist Church
Los Alamos Heart Council Health Fair 8 a.m. to Noon Oct. 27 Los Alamos High School Gym
Free health screening * Blood profile tests at reduced prices * Educational exhibits * Free Admission
Lads of Enchantment at United Church 2525 Canyon Road
7:30 pm. Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27
Admission $15, Students $5
Advanced tickets at CB Fox
Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Ashley Pond Park 90 percent Design – Final Public Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Pajarito Room, Fuller Lodge