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In And Around Town: July 3, 2020

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com

‘Wildflowers’ Exhibition at Karen Wray Gallery Opens
The “Wildflowers” Exhibition runs through July 25.The Karen Wray Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1247 Central Ave., Suite D-2, in Los Alamos. Please wear facemasks, practice social distancing, and wash your hands. For more details, call 505.660.6382 or email kewray40@comcast.net.

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TOTH: Garage Sales Benefit Juarez Homebuilding Mission

Scene of children helping the House of Hope team members from Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church build a home in the colonias near Juarez, Mexico.Courtesy/TOTH

Scene from the House of Hope team members from Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church building a home in the colonias near Juarez, Mexico. Courtesy/TOTH

By LYNN FINNEGAN
TOTH

Work From Home. Stimulus Package. Paycheck Protection Program. Our vocabulary in the United States has been expanded to include these pandemic-related changes, but the people in the colonias near Juarez, Mexico have no such options or protections.

Many live in


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2500 Central Residents Display Patriotic 4th Of July Spirit

Residents in the 2500 Central neighborhood in downtown Los Alamos near Rose Street display their patriotic spirit today ahead of the Fourth of July weekend. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Residents in the 2500 Central neighborhood display patriotic spirit today. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Residents in the 2500 Central neighborhood display patriotic spirit today. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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Los Alamos Arts Council And Fuller Lodge Art Center Merge

Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Chris Monteith and Assistant Director Ken Nebel hold a banner to celebrate the merger between the arts council and art center. Courtesy/LAAC

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) and Fuller Lodge Art Center (FLAC) announce that they are now operating as one organization.

LAAC will continue to present its popular events such as the Brown Bag Concert Series, Lectures, Pumpkin Glow, Scarecrow Contest, Kite Festival and much more. LAAC will now supervise all the excellent activities at FLAC, including rotating exhibits, a gallery shop and


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Hookers And Stitchers Spotted In Rover Park Thursday

Members of the Hookers and Stitchers group spotted Thursday afternoon at Rover Park in White Rock. Pictured are Helena Whyte, back of Bev Edwards, Diana Langner and Ann Longmire. Additional members in attendance recently  include Carole Rinard, Helena Whyte, Edwina Matthews, Nancy Cope and more. The volunteers social distance, wear masks and get to enjoy visiting in person while stitching, knitting, crocheting and chatting, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays … all are welcome. Photo by Nancy Cope


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Updates From Local Land Managers At Virtual Nature On Tap

Join PEEC and Los Alamos Creative District at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 6 for a virtual Nature On Tap event. This panel will feature representatives from local land management agencies. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and Los Alamos Creative District for a virtual Nature On Tap event at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 6.

Audience members will hear from some of our local land managers, who will give updates on the trails and open spaces that they help oversee. Eric Peterson of Los Alamos County, Scott McFarland of Bandelier National Monument, Jennifer Sublett


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