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‘Zomb-mingos’ Spotted In Western Area

on October 23, 2017 - 4:14pm

‘Zomb-mingos’ on the prowl for Halloween spotted today at a Western Area home. Photo by Melissa Salmon

‘Zomb-mingos’ spotted today at a Western Area home. Photo by Melissa Salmon
 

Democratic Party Of Los Alamos Hosts Concert

on October 23, 2017 - 3:39pm

Satirist Roy Zimmerman will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Unitarian Church. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News: 

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos County is hosting a concert featuring Satirist Roy Zimmerman at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 1738 N. Sage St.

Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the door or online at http://www.losalamosdemocrats.org/2017_zimmerman

 

 

 
 

White Rock Fallout Skate Slam Saturday

on October 23, 2017 - 8:45am

SFCC Halloween Festival Trick-Or-Treating Oct. 26

on October 23, 2017 - 4:47am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE  Santa Fe Community College‘s annual Halloween Festival is 3:30-6 p.m. Thursday Oct. 26, on campus at 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.
 
This safe and fun event includes free trick-or-treating, music, games and more.
 
The campus comes alive with trick-or-treating, spooky decorations, games, face painting and cakewalks – all in the Main Hallway and Campus Center. The SFCC Dental Program will provide free toothbrushes.
 
The afternoon’s activities are sponsored by SFCC’s Student Government AssociationStudent ClubsOffice of Student Development and Conference

Scenes From 2017 Mountain PTA Halloween Carnival

on October 22, 2017 - 4:31pm

A happy reader attends the annual Mountain PTA Halloween Carnival and 2017 Pumpkin Palooza including with a book fair Saturday at Mountain Elementary School. The carnival began in the 1970’s as a safe and fun alternative to trick-or-treating. This 40+ year-old tradition has become a popular community event. This year the carnival featured pumpkin themed activities in the school courtyard with live music, bounce houses, cake walk and a haunted house.

Scenes From County's Dr. Seuss Halloween Carnival

on October 22, 2017 - 5:46am
Donut bobbing during the Los Alamos County Dr. Seuss Halloween Carnival Saturday at the Larry Walkup Aquatic Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A youngster plants a star on a sneetch during the Carnival. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
How many fish? Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Snacking on popcorn. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Ball goes into the hat for a prize. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Scenes From 'Only The Brave' Premiere Friday

on October 22, 2017 - 5:42am

​Los Alamos County Fire Chief Troy Hughes, right, addresses the audience Friday evening at one of several showings of 'Only the Brave' at the Reel Deal Movie Theater. Following his comments, Division Chief Jeff Wetteland read they names of the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died June 20, 2013 in the Yarnell Hill Fire. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Firefighter Mike Paxson shows the features of Los Alamos Fire Department's Brush Truck 4 prior to the showing of 'Only the Brave' Friday evening at the Reel Deal. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County

Scenes From County's Annual Pumpkin Splash

on October 21, 2017 - 8:42pm
Kids score future jack-o-lanterns during Los Alamos County's Annual Pumpkin Splash today at the Larry Walkup Aquatic Center on Canyon Road. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the County's Annual Pumpkin Splash. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from today's annual County Pumpkin Splash. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the County's Annual Pumpkin Splash. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from today's County Pumpkin Splash at the Aquatic Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the

Scarecrows Flock To Central Avenue

on October 21, 2017 - 8:36pm

'Captain Cavity Bugs' shows off his pearly whites as he joins several scarecrows  decorating Central Avenue today in downtown Los Alamos. The scarecrows are entries in the Los Alamos Arts Council's Scarecrow Contest and will be displayed through Nov. 1. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A feminine robot? A person? Hmmm ... whatever it may be this beautifully constructed  scarecrow definitely grabs attention from its post on Central Avenue. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A very interesting-looking fellow greets pedestrians and drivers along Central Avenue.

New Mexico School For The Arts Dance Department Fall Dance Showcase Nov. 2-4

on October 21, 2017 - 9:10am
NMSA News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico School for the Arts’ Dance Department will offer a one hour performance Nov. 2-4 featuring the talented young dancers of NMSAat the James A. Little Theater.
 
The performance begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 2. There is a pre-performance reception at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3, featuring a performance by the NMSA Jazz Ensemble in the James A. Little Theater lobby before the 7 .m. performance. Performances also will be held at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.
 
This show will feature dancers of all levels in a variety of material ranging from classical ballet, jazz, and

This Week At The Reel Deal

on October 19, 2017 - 4:41pm

UNM-LA Hosts Tri-city Piano Competition Saturday

on October 19, 2017 - 10:47am
Dr. Tzufeng Liu
 
UNM-LA News:
 
The UNM-LA campus will host a significant New Mexico youth piano competition from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, when 28 contestants ranging in age from six-to sixteen years old will descend on the campus from Los Alamos, Santa Fe, and Las Vegas.
 
The Los Alamos public is cordially invited to the competition throughout the day. Additionally, at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon the Winners from the competition can all be heard in recital. As part of UNM-LA’s continuing public service mission, both events are FREE and open to the public.
 

Los Alamos Big Band Hosts Fall Dance Oct. 27

on October 19, 2017 - 6:17am
Los Alamos Big Band 2015. Courtesy photo
 
By JOYCE ANN GUZIK
Los Alamos Big Band
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is hosting a Fall Concert and Dance, 7-9 p.m. Friday Oct. 27 at Fuller Lodge. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is a 16-instrument 1940s Glenn Miller-style swing band that plays dance music for public events, weddings, conventions, fund raisers, and
more. The band will be playing favorites such as In The Mood; String of Pearl; Sing, Sing, Sing; New York, New York and even Clarinet Polka.
 
The band also features two well-known vocalists, Elisa

SYFY Television Pilot 'Tremors' Films In New Mexico

on October 19, 2017 - 5:23am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Oct. 4 that the SYFY television pilot "Tremors," produced by Universal Cable Productions in association with Blumhouse Television, will begin principal photography in Albuquerque at the end of October through the middle of November.
 
"We're pleased to welcome another great pilot to our state. It's great news for our economy," Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said.

In And Around Town: Oct. 23

on October 19, 2017 - 5:16am

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post’s community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

Send event announcements to Kirsten@ladailypost.com.

MONDAY, Oct. 23

Voices of LA meeting 

​Voices of LA will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church. Agenda items include: PED science standards, the Sherrif and  the EcoChallenge. The speaker will be Paul Andrus of the Community Development Department. He will share updates on affordable housing and vacant houses issues. 

Chapter AK, P.E.O. Meeting 

Chapter AK, P.E.O., will hold a regular meeting

Sangre De Cristo Chorale Concert Sunday

on October 18, 2017 - 9:08am

Coro De Camara Fall Concert: Call Of Isles

on October 18, 2017 - 7:30am
Coro de Camara will perform its Fall Concert: Call Of Isles Nov. 3-5. Courtesy photo

CORO DE CAMARA News:

Pianist Natasha Stojanovska, Celtic fiddler Maria Jones, violinist Kathy Gursky, and Irish dancer and tin whistle player Bethany Filer join Coro de Cámara in a program of music from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales:

  • 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3
    • Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church
    • 3900 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos
  • 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
    • First Presbyterian Church
    •  208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe
  • 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5
    • Unitarian Church
    • 1738 N. Sage St. in Los Alamos

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for

Local Piano Quartet To Perform In Brown Bag Show

on October 17, 2017 - 3:30pm

The Los Alamos Piano Quartet will peform in the upcoming Brown Bag Show at noon Nov. 1 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council will host its third Brown Bag Performance of the season at noon Nov. 1 in Fuller Lodge. The concert will feature the Los Alamos Piano Quartet, led by violinist Brian Newnam.

Members of the Los Alamos Piano Quartet are: Brian Newnam, violinist; Ari Le, violist; Cindy Little, pianist; and Shanalyn Kemme, cellist.  

The program will present exciting, inspirational,and celebrated classical music of composers Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Bloktoberfest Oct. 21 At Urban Park

on October 17, 2017 - 11:20am

Scenes From Taste Of Knowledge Event Saturday

on October 16, 2017 - 4:28pm
'Taste of Knowledge' attracts a sold-out crowd for a night of Spanish food, wine, music and dance to benefit the Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) Foundation Saturday night at the former De Colores Restaurant. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Spanish desserts paired with sherry. Pig and Fig Bakery and Cafe catered the event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Auctioneer Jill Cook warns that an item is 'going twice' during the live auction, as LAPS Foundation Executive Director Laura Loy looks on. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
LAPS Superintendent Kurt

Swans & Astronomers In Nature Center Planetarium

on October 16, 2017 - 4:23pm
 
PEEC News:
 
What can we learn about the Summer Swan constellation? How are astronomers able to tackle the unsolved questions about space? The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has a planetarium show about the celestial objects that form Cygnus, the summer swan, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 and will show the family-friendly full-dome film We are Astronomers at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 and 22. 
 
The planetarium, located at the Los Alamos Nature Center, projects the night sky and specially-designed films on a 180-degree dome.
 
The constellation Cygnus

Scenes From An Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 15, 2017 - 8:25am

Los Alamos High School's Schola Cantorum performs during the Evening of Arts and Culture event Friday night at Fuller Lodge. The event spanned nine locations throughout the downtown area and featured 20 presentions from poetry and sculpture to jazz music and Broadway showtunes. An Evening of Arts and Cultures kicked off October as Arts and Culture Month and it orginated from the Arts Forum, a collection of local art entities spearheaded by the Los Alamos Arts Council. The forum is made up of  Los Alamos Community Winds, Fuller Lodge Art Center, the Los Alamos Little Theater, Hillstompers, Los

Halloweekend: Treat For Business And Family Alike!

on October 15, 2017 - 7:11am

LACDC News:
 
Downtown Los Alamos will become a pedestrian only frenzy of Trick-or-Treaters, 4-6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27!
 
Last year, Los Alamos business owners saw more than 5,000 kids and adults swarm by their booths and store-fronts for hands-full of candy and a chance to grab fun promotional items.
 
To register your business to be included on the Halloweekend map and to participate in the Trick-or-Treating fun, sign up through www.losalamosmainstreet.com/ events/halloweekend by Friday, Oct. 20

Meow Wolf: Freak Or Treat Halloween

on October 13, 2017 - 7:58am
Courtesy image
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE  Meow Wolf continues the tradition of maximalist Halloween celebration with Freak or Treat: a multi-tentacled series for guests to experience all together or à la carte. 
 
Freak or Treat will have five nights of performances, a first-ever “Trick or Treat” inside the exhibition and three nights of music designed to appeal to your inner dance monster.
 
Live Halloween Performances:
  • 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30
  • Free with the cost of admission
If you liked last year’s House of Halloween you’ll want to return for Freak or Treat.

An Evening Of Arts & Culture Friday!

on October 12, 2017 - 3:44pm

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