CREATIVE DISTRICT News:
Los Alamos Creative District’s Fourth Fridays returns to downtown Los Alamos this Friday, Aug. 28
Designed to get people downtown before the Summer Concert Series begins at 7 p.m., Fourth Fridays is a monthly event that offers special programming at Mesa Public Library, Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos Historical Society, Fuller Lodge Art Center and the Los Alamos Nature Center.
Fourth Fridays happens on the fourth Friday of each month and also promotes special offerings from participating local businesses.
This month Fourth Friday special events and promotions include:
- The Bradbury Science Museum will feature Robotics Night. The fun includes robots of different sizes, shapes and uses from LEGObots and SumoBots to Bomb Squad and Hazardous Material robots. Robotics Night runs 4-6 p.m. at 1350 Central Ave.;
- The Los Alamos Historical Society and Museum features an investigation into the history and future of artificial intelligence. Learn about Alan Turing, his work as a mathematician during World War II, and the test named after him. Run a Turing Test yourself and see if you can tell if the answers are coming from a real person or an artificial intelligence 4-6 p.m. at 1050 Bathtub Row;
- Fuller Lodge Art Center features “Make your own salt clay sculpture” until 9 p.m.at 2132 Central Ave.;
- The Nature Center/PEEC Fourth Friday Fractals! Journey into the never-ending world of fractals in an amazing tour of science, math and art. Fantastic Fractals is the spectacular, award-winning fulldome planetarium show that takes viewers on a tour of the fractals in nature and zooms through infinitely complex mathematical fractals. Featuring original music, the show is both educational and highly entertaining, and suitable for audiences 3 and up. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Nature Center for $10 for Adults and $8 for children. Seating is limited. Call or stop by the Nature Center before the show to reserve a seat. Fractals will show at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at 2600 Canyon Road;
- Ruby K’s is featuring a strawberry shortcake croissant. Ruby K’s will be open until 5 p.m. at 1789 Central Ave.;
- Fusion Multisport will feature a Summer Clearance Sale with 35 percent off cycling and running apparel. Fusion Multisport will be open until 6 p.m. Friday at 106 Central Park Square;
- Bathtub Row Brewery Co-op will feature a new beer brewed in house, Cucumber Saison. The brewery will be open until 11 p.m. Friday at 163 Central Park Square;
- Bennett’s Fine Jewelry added an exciting new product line called Shimmering Diamonds. Stop by Bennett’s and take a look until 6 p.m. Friday at 107 Central Park Square;
- UPEX is offering a “Send Back to School Packages” special. Spend $150 over time and receive $10 off your next purchase. UPEX will be open until 6 p.m. at 108 Central Park Square;
- Let UnQuarked handle dinner! They have picnic baskets available for purchase to take to the Summer Concert Series. UnQuarked is at 145 Central Park Square; and
- Pet Pangaea will feature the ThunderShirt for dogs suffering from anxiety due to thunder and lightning during summer storms. Stop by Pet Pangaea to pick one up until 7 p.m. at 158 Central Park Square.
During the summer, Fourth Fridays is perfectly timed to happen right before the Summer Concert Series. This week the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series will feature The Iguanas at 7 p.m., bringing rock from Louisiana and Texas to Rover Park in White Rock.
Fourth Fridays will continue throughout the year:
- Sept. 25
- Oct. 23
- Nov. 27
May the Fourth be with you!
The mission of the Creative District is to advance the community’s unique creative identity and generate increased economic prosperity by curating and providing local cultural programming that connects a broad range of stakeholders. Learn more about LACD at www.creativelosalamos.org.