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Friday, Oct. 18
Mountain Elementary PTA Halloween Carnival 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at Mountain Elementary (2280 North Road)
Since 1975, Mountain’s Halloween Carnival has been delighting families with safe Halloween fun. Games and Prizes, Haunted House, Silent Auction, Cake Walk, Bounce House, Face painting, food by Chuck’s Wagon.
Lads of Enchantment Celebrate Harmony 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at United Church.A salute to the 75th anniversary of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Ruby Blue is the special guest quartet. Admission is $15, students $5
Saturday, Oct. 19
Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Betty Ehart Senior Center
Fuller Lodge Arts & Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Crossroads Bible Church (97 East Road)
Pajarito TrailFest Saturday, Oct. 19
10k and 15 mile trail runs
Ski Swap 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Los Alamos Middle School (1 Hawk Drive) Public drop-off from 8 to 11 a.m. Multiple vendors with new ski and boarding equipment
American Legion Post 90, Auxiliary Dinner 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 (1325 Trinity Drive)
Fundraiser in support of Auxiliary Charities. Dinner will be served by the Ladies Auxiliary starting at 5:30 p.m. for $6 a plate consisting of New Mexican Fare. Live entertainment at 7 p.m. will be provided by BAT, a musician and interactive entertainer. BAT honors and entertains Veterans throughout the country.
Lads of Enchantment Celebrate Harmony 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at United Church. A salute to the 75th anniversary of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Ruby Blue is the special guest quartet. Admission is $15, students $5
Sunset Hay Rides 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Posse Lodge – Los Alamos County Recreation Department
Los Alamos Derby Dames Wild West Halloween Party 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Dixie Girl Join us at the Dixie Girl Pub for music, dancing, costume contest and more! $30
Sunday, Oct. 20
PEECnic 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at the PEEC Nature Center (3540 Orange St.)
United Way Youth Team Tea Time 1 to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 Los Alamos High School Lobby. The United Way Youth Team invites the community to “Tea Time” at High Tea on the Hill in the Los Alamos High School lobby. Hot Rock Java Cafe will be serving up some scrumptious sandwiches and scones. An assortment of desserts will be provided by Ruby K’s, CB FOX, and sugar cookies from Creative Inspirations by Peggy. A minimum $15 donation is requested.
Bandelier Wilderness Day Sunday, Oct. 20
Join a ranger hiking eight miles from Ponderosa Campground to park visitor center. Bring water, sunscreen and snacks. For more information, call Visitor Center at 505-672-3861 ext. 517.
Dances of India presents “Aladdin” Sunday, Oct. 20
The performance is 4-6 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium on the Los Alamos High School campus.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Looking for a Home with Dorothy Hoard 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at PEEC (3540 Orange Street)
Put yourself in the shoes of the homesteaders who lived in the area in the 19th century. In 1887, when the Chili Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad commenced, it opened up land around us, which would eventually become Los Aalmos, for settlement. Dorothy Hoard will discuss some of the tribulations faced by families while proving up on homesteads in Los Alamos County and how they overcame such challenges.
Los Alamos Community of Atheists will host a discussion about the biology of wellbeing 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October. 23 in Meeting Room 1 at Mesa Public Library.
What role does biology play in how we experience unpleasant feelings? How can secular practices help us cultivate wellbeing? For more information find us on facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome!
Friday, Oct. 25
Halloweekend 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 Trick or Treat on Mainstreet
High-Tech Halloween 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at Bradbury Science Museum
Stop by for science activities and demonstrations
Saturday, Oct. 26
Ruby K’s Yum Run 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26
A fun run to benefit LA Cares. 5k Run/Walk, 10k trial run/walk and 1k run/walk
Pumpkin Splash & Halloween Carnival 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Aquatic Center
A fun, family event that includes catchig a bobbing pumpkin in the main pool, decorating it in the Training Room and participating in a fun Halloween carnival on the patio. Games include: dive for pumpkins, pumpkin decorating, carnival games and treats and cupcake walks.
YMCA Boots, Band & BBQ 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 Rio Arriba Rural Event Center. Ranchers and Posse tables available. For table purchase information go to laymca.org/bbq or Linda Daly 662-3100. Reserve by Oct. 18.
LAPD conducts DEA Drug Take Back Day initiative 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26
Collection Sites: Site 1: Los Alamos Medical Center Parking Lot (Trinity Side) Site 2: White Rock Visitor Center Parking Lot. This event is intended for all who wish to turn in any unused prescriptions for destruction.
Sunday, Oct. 27
Los Alamos Concert Association presents Apollo’s Fire 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at Duane Smith Auditorium
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Author Speak Series presents Anne Hillerman author of Spider Woman’s Daughter 7 p.m., Oct. 30 Upstairs Meeting Rooms
Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak Series presents author Anne Hillerman, who continues one of the Southwest’s best loved series begun by her father Tony Hillerman with her first novel, Spider Woman’s Daughter, hot off the presses.
Thursday, Oct. 31
Los Alamos Beer Co-op Halloween Party 6:30 p.m. to Midnight Thursday, Oct. 31 at Posse Shack
Must be 21 to attend. DK & the Affordables perform. BBQ