Oppenheimer and Groves show Topper spirit. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com
Friday, Oct. 4
LAHS Homecoming Parade 2:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 downtown Los Alamos
Homecoming Football Game 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 at Sullivan Field (Varsity Boys vs. Albuquerque Academy)
Los Alamos Visiting Nurses Birthday Barbeque 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 LAVN (2202 Canyon Road)
Admission is free! All donations go to the organ fund. Forty years of community caring. More information at 662-2525
Expressions in Book Art Exhibit Reception 4-5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 Mesa Gallery
Meet the artists and browse these incredible handmade books-as-art from the Santa Fe Book Arts Group, BAG.
‘Deep into that Darkness Peering’ Reception 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at Fuller Lodge Art Center
Los Alamos Light Opera presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 / Saturday, Oct. 5 at Duane Smith Auditorium
Saturday, Oct. 5
Community Winds presents Uncharted Territory concert 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Crossroads Bible Church (97 East Road)
Sunday, Oct. 6
Cowboy Pancake Breakfast 7 to 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 6 at Posse Lodge (650 N. Mesa Road)
Los Alamos Light Opera presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at Duane Smith Auditorium
The Dedication of the Cathy Leclaire Memorial Organ, Maxine Thevenot 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Admission is free! All donations go to the organ fund.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
LANL Lecture Series: LANL’s 50 Years in Space 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Bradbury Science Museum (1350 Central Ave.)
A celebration of LANL’s 50 years in space. Speakers include Laboratory Fellow and astrophysicist Dr. Ed Fenimore, and Dr. Roger Wiens, Lab planetary scientist and Principal Investigator of the ChemCam team.
Las Conchas and Thompson Ridge Effects on Water 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at PEEC
Join this talk to learn about changes in stream water chemistry after the recent Las Conchas and Thompson Ridge fires in the Jemez Mountains, as well as the way water quality changes may affect aquatic biology. Presenter Dr. Clifford Dahm is an expert in freshwater ecology, oceanography, and aquatic chemistry.
Thursday, Oct. 10
Poetry Gathering 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10 Mesa Public Library
Poetry Gathering in their cozy new location in the Southwest Room. Join in this informal group of poets, poetry lovers; read your own or just listen!
Saturday, Oct. 12
Historical Hike along Abandoned Roads with Dorothy Hoard 9:30 a.m. at PEEC, or at 10 a.m. at Forest Road 181 (American Springs trailhead parking lot) Parking is limited at the trailhead, so participants are encouraged to meet at PEEC to carpool. The hike is free, and no advance registration is required. To learn more about this and other programs offered by PEEC, visit www.PajaritoEEC.org, email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org or call 505-662-0460.
No Quarter Doubles Disc Golf Tournament 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at North Mesa Disc Golf Course
Register online at http://www.losalamosdiscgolf.com/events.html Registration deadline: Oct. 10
Saturday, Oct. 19
Pajarito TrailFest Saturday, Oct. 19
10k and 15 mile trail runs
Saturday, Oct. 26
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.
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Author Speak Series presents Anne Hillerman author of Spider Woman’s Daughter 7 p.m. Wednesday, 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.