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BSMA Presents Lecture, Tour, Workshop Sept. 16

on September 11, 2017 - 6:53am

County-Sponsored Dark Night Saturday, Sept. 16

on September 11, 2017 - 6:47am

The Pajarito Astronomers is holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night starting at 7:15 p.m. (sunset) Saturday, Sept. 16 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock.
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes, and star gaze. Jupiter and its moons, Saturn with its rings and moons, Uranus and Neptune will potentially be visible during the evening.
There will be a tour of the summer and fall constellations, the Milky Way, and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.

‘Forming Fearless Women Of Faith’ Women’s Retreat At IHM Saturday, Oct. 14

on September 10, 2017 - 6:35am
Sonja Corbitt is the featured speaker at a special spiritual retreat designed just for women Saturday, Oct. 14 at IHM. Courtesy photo
IHM News:
Popular Catholic author and speaker Sonja Corbitt is the featured speaker at a special spiritual retreat designed just for women in Los Alamos. Centered on the timely topic of "Forming Fearless Women of Faith", the retreat 8-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall at 3700 Canyon Road in Los Alamos.
The retreat is limited to 100 women and tickets are $30 advance sale only.
Corbitt is the author of three

Monster The Bearded Dragon Has Passed On

on September 9, 2017 - 6:10am
Monster the bearded dragon, the beloved second grade class pet at Pinon Elementary School celebrates his birthday. Courtesy photo

LAPS News:

It is with sincerest sorrow that we announce the passing of Pinon School’s beloved second grade class pet, Monster, the bearded dragon.

As a youngster, Monster will be remembered for amazing students with his escape artist skills, climbing the walls and ceiling, observing students work from the ceiling fan and dive bombing onto visitors.

In his more mature years, he is remembered for being a patient and encouraging audience for student readers, for

Family Night At Los Alamos Nature Center Sept. 12

on September 8, 2017 - 4:32pm
Family Night at the Los Alamos Nature Center is Sept. 12. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Tuesday, Sept. 12, is Family Night at the Los Alamos Nature Center! Enjoy an evening of games and hands-on activities 6-7 p.m. with Mesa Public Library’s Melissa Mackey. The nature center will be open until 8 p.m. for exploring the exhibits.
Mark your calendars; the second Tuesday of each month is Family Night at the nature center. Thanks to a generous sponsorship from the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos, this program is free for all. Next month’s Family Night is Oct. 10.
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Catholicism Invites You…

on September 8, 2017 - 4:30pm

IHM News:

Ever considered seriously of becoming Catholic, or simply learning more about what Catholics believe and profess in their mission/desire to follow Jesus Christ? Weekly classes begin on Sunday, Sept. 10 at Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Catholic Church, 3700 Canyon Road. Entering the faith is a personal, life-changing decision, and these classes help you discern your readiness in making this life’s commitment.

These RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) sessions are held each Sunday morning from 10:45 to 12:15; other arrangements may be made if necessary.

Los Alamos Historical Society Celebrates Ranch School’s 100th Birthday

on September 8, 2017 - 7:59am
Courtesy of the Los Alamos Historical Society Archives, Carson Collection.


If Fuller Lodge, the stunning upright log building that served as the Los Alamos Ranch School dining hall, had not been here, you probably wouldn’t be reading this now in a news outlet called the Los Alamos Daily Post.

Had the Ranch School not had infrastructure like running water, electricity, and housing for incoming scientists, your family may never have come up to this high plateau, much less settled here.

We know that most of our community is here because of the Manhattan Project and the