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Atomic City Children's Theater Hosts Car Wash Saturday

on September 13, 2017 - 3:31pm

ACCT News:

Atomic City Children's Theater (ACCT) will host a car wash this Saturday at the Christian Church of Los Alamos.

ACCT's talented and award winning students are hosting their car wash to raise funds for their upcoming February production of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach Jr.

When: Saturday, Sept. 16
Where: Christian Church of Los Alamos (92 East Road)
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

We hope the community will support these talented performers.

Atomic City Children’s Theater, an official after-school program sponsored by the Los Alamos Public Schools, offers performing

FSN Annual Lucky Ducky Day Carnival Sept. 23

on September 13, 2017 - 12:47pm
FSN News:
Family Strengths Network is having its Annual Lucky Ducky Day Carnival event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at 3540 Orange St. and inviting the whole community to attend.
The day is filled with free events with the exception of the Rubber Ducky Races in which people purchase rubber ducks for $5 each and race them down the large grass front yard on rain gutter tracks (unlimited play) and can win chances at raffle prices each time their duck wins.
There also will be bounce houses, carnival games, a scavenger hunt, balloon animals, face painting, crafts and much more.

Bandelier Welcomes Artist In Residence Paul Cruz

on September 13, 2017 - 7:42am
Bandelier Artist In Residence Paul Cruz and some of his original jewelry pieces. Courtesy NPS
Recently, Bandelier National Monument welcomed the park’s Artist in Residence for September, Paul Cruz. 
Paul is no stranger to the area, as he was born in Espanola and still has many relatives in the area. In fact, for those familiar with the Los Alamos Ranch School and the Manhattan Project, his grandfather was Bences Gonzales, a hardworking and well-loved character through those years in Los Alamos history. Cruz’s mother and her siblings grew up in Los Alamos.

Daily Postcard: Late Bloomers

on September 12, 2017 - 6:37am

Daily Postcard: Hollyhocks are still blooming this weekend at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Scenes From Russ Gordon Luncheon At Senior Center

on September 10, 2017 - 6:47am

Concert promoter Russ Gordon, left, speaks with Los Alamos Hillstrummers musicians at a special lunch held in his honor Friday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center as his retires after 28 years. Photo by Chris Clark/

A crowd gathers for a tribute lunch for Russ Gordon Friday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center to thank him as his retires after 28 years of bringing music to the community. Photo by Chris Clark/

Los Alamos Hillstrummers perform for Russ Gordon at a special lunch Friday. Photo by Chris Clark/

Russ Gordon greeting friends.

Daily Postcard: Cosmos Spotted In Los Alamos

on September 10, 2017 - 6:25am
Daily Postcard: Cosmos flowers are spotted blooming in Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Fans Make A Fuss About Russ At His Final Concert

on September 9, 2017 - 6:53am
A huge crowd turned out Friday night to bid farewell to concert promoter Russ Gordon at his final concert and the final Summer Concert of the season. Gorden is retiring after 28 years of providing great music to Los Alamos every summer. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Daughter Annie Rose surprised her parents by flying in from Seattle for Friday's final concert. She gets a hug from her mom Deborah Gordon as her dad, Russ Gordon is at left. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Russ Gordon holds aloft the Los Alamos County Council proclamation declaring Sept.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Fuller Lodge Art Center

on September 9, 2017 - 6:25am

On the job in Los Alamos at Fuller Lodge Art Center is Galley and Marketing Director Amy Bjarke. She is particularly proud of the Center's current exhibition called Meanwhile Back at the Ranch, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Ranch School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/


Beewood At Bandelier Visitor Center

on September 9, 2017 - 6:15am

Beeweed is nearing the end of its time to be blooming, but the ones in the Native Plant Garden behind the Banderlier National Monument Visitor Center still have some flowers. Cleome serrulata also is known as wild spinach (and lots of other names). It is edible, but is particularly well known to Pueblo people as a traditional source for guaco, black vegetable paint used for decorating light-colored pottery. Photo Courtesy NPS