Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Oct 3

This week’s preview is sponsored by www.fyila.com
UPDATED for additional events!

Elk Festival at Valles Caldera. Courtesy Photo

League of Women Voters’ Candidates Forum
6:30 p.m. Thursday Oct 4 at Fuller Lodge
Candidates for County Council and County Clerk
County Charter Amendments Information by John Hopkins and Robert Pelak 

Academy Award Winning Movie – Hugo 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at Mesa Public Library Upstairs Meeting Room
Winner of 5 Oscars! Set in 1930s Paris, an orhan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Rated PG.

The Big Year: Film at the Reel Deal to benefit PEEC 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct 4
Come to the Reel Deal and see The Big Year on the big screen! Starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, and Owen Wilson, The Big Year is a film about the cutthroat world of…birding. “In birding, a Big Year is seeing or hearing as many different species of birds as possible in a calendar year. Three men pursue the Birder of the Year title.

Exhibit Opening: UNMUTE Text and Image in American Art 1970-2000 at Mesa Public Library 4 – 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct 5
This exhibition questions assumptions about the relationship of language and visual art. It explores in depth what happens when artists indulge that “fundamental impulse… to breach the supposed boundaries” between the verbal and the visual.

Needles and Pins Opening Reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at Fuller Lodge Art Center
40 artists featured in the show which focuses on fiber.

Upon This Ground We Build – Solo exhibition in the Portal Gallery
Opening Reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at Fuller Lodge Art Center

Featuring Minesh Bacrania Photography

Art Crawl – Karen Wray Fine Art Noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct 5 Check out the new location: 1475 Central Ave, Suite 125 (across from Bradbury Science Museum)

Ribbon Cutting for Rover 1 Doggy Daycare 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at 212 DP Road
Rover 1 Doggy Daycare will provide the daycare experience for the busy pet owner- playtime, snacks and quiet time. All dogs will be evaluated for temperament before acceptance into the daycare program. Now accepting pupils up to 30 pounds.

Los Alamos Symphony Fall Concert 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at Crossroads Bible Church
Tickets available at the door

Little Forest Playschool Fall Fiesta 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday Oct 6! Enjoy a wonderful Fall Carnival! It’s going to be a lot of fun!

Warm Water Weekend at Aquatic Center – Sat. Oct 6 and Sun. Oct 7

Cowboy Breakfasts Benefits Pony Club 7 – 11 a..m. Sunday, Oct. 7 @ Sheriff’s Posse Lodge
http://www.ladailypost.com/content/oct-7-cowboy-breakfast-benefits-pony-club

Dead Man’s Cellphone @ Los Alamos Little Theater
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 6
Tickets: $12 General Admission $10 Students & Seniors
Tickets available at CB FOX or at the door

Jemez Mountain Elk Festival at The Valles Caldera National Preserve Oct. 6-14, 2012. 
Schedule of Festival Events

Saturday, October 6

  • Booths and Demonstrations
  • Free Hiking (La Jara, Valle Pond, Coyote Call, & Valle Grande Trails)
  • Magma to Magpie van tours, one hour in length, $3/person special pricing during elk festival
    • Start times are 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM & 4:30 PM

Sunday, October 7

  • Booths and Demonstrations
  • Free Hiking (La Jara, Valle Pond, Coyote Call, & Valle Grande Trails)
  • Magma to Magpie van tours, one hour in length, $3/person special pricing during elk festival
    • Start times are 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM & 4:30 PM

White Rock Fall Out Slam Skateboard Competition 12 – 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at White Rock Skate Park
A ghoulish skateboard slam with a Halloween Theme. Winners of contest will receive assorted gift cards. Best Halloween costume contest for prizes. Live DJ’s and music. All participants must wear a helmet. Fee or $3.00. All ages and skill levels.

 

DESSERT DANCES – Reserve Your Space Early
The Mother/Son Dance is Oct. 10, the Daddy/Daughter Dance is Oct. 11, and the NEW Family Dance on Oct. 12.
Events are held 6-8:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge and the evening includes light refreshments, dancing, a craft project and a digital keepsake photo.

For further information, contact the Recreation Division, at (505) 662-8173, visit the website at www.losalamosnm.us/rec, or e-mail lacrec@lacnm.us.

 

Amy Goodman, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct 11 @ Fuller Lodge
Book Signing at Fuller Lodge 1 p.m. sponsored by Otowi Bookstore
Tickets $15 includes sandwich from the Los Alamos Coop. 
Fundraiser for PAC-8
https://www.facebook.com/pages/PAC-8/168412256510753?ref=ts

Hayrides 4 to 6 p.m. at the Posse Lodge Saturday, Oct 13
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. For further information contact the Recreation Division, at (505) 662-8173, visit the website at www.losalamosnm.us/rec, or e-mail lacrec@lacnm.us.

 

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.

OCTOBER 2012:
Thursday, Oct. 4 – 12 to 1 and 5:30 to 6:30 pm – Nature Center Public Meetings – both in Chambers
 
October 8 – Columbus Day – County is in operation but LANL, Schools are closed – County emergency management “Hilltopper” exercise takes place from 8 to noon at the high school
 
Friday, Oct. 12 – Groundbreaking for Multi-purpose Covered Arena, 3:30 p.m. at the site
 
NOVEMBER 2012:
Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Ashley Pond Park 90% Design – Final Public Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Pajarito Rm, Fuller Lodge
 
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