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Blacklight Dodgeball for Teens at Family Conference

on September 25, 2013 - 8:13am


A Blacklight Dodgeball Tournament for teenagers, which includes a chance to win a free iPad Mini, is being held 6-10 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church Los Alamos (FBCLA), 2200 Diamond Dr.

Several youth groups in Los Alamos are uniting together to put on the event. The night also includes a talk for teens on healthy dating and relationships by special guest speakers, Dr. Robin Newman and Pat Newman.

For the dodgeball tournament, teens will compete in teams of five. Teams are guys only or girls only and there will be separate tournaments for guys and girls.

LDS Hosts Preparedness Fair in White Rock

on September 23, 2013 - 8:19am



LDS News:

About 400 people from northern New Mexico attended a preparedness fair Saturday hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Twenty four booths with activities, demonstrations and information were set up at the White Rock chapel on Grand Canyon Drive. Topics included food and water storage, 72-hour kits, outdoor cooking, finance, ham radio, bread making, how to obtain scholarships, the county’s emergency broadcast system, as well as the emergency communication system for members of the church in northern New Mexico.

LDS church leaders

Father Gary Baldwin Delivers First Homily at TOTH

on September 20, 2013 - 10:01am

Father Gary Baldwin

TOTH News:

Be at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church this Sunday, Sept. 22, for our contemporary service called Generations, featuring Father Gary Baldwin and his very first homily with us.

But first enjoy a free dinner at 5:15 p.m. to nourish your body, then celebrate an upbeat and laid-back worship service with live music at 6:07 p.m. to nourish your heart and soul. Kids are welcome, and childcare is provided.

Father Gary will be preaching on “Building Up Our Heavenly IRA” - what heavenly treasure is and how we as followers of Christ build it up—taken from both a

Catherine LeClaire Memorial Organ Dedication Concert Oct. 6 with Performance by Renowned Organist Maxine Thévenot

on September 14, 2013 - 8:25am

Catherine LeClaire. Courtesy photo

IHM News:

The public is invited to attend an upcoming musical concert hosted by Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Catholic Church of Los Alamos – to dedicate the new organ recently installed at IHM in the memory of Catherine LeClaire. 

The concert will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at IHM and will showcase the talents of organist Maxine Thévenot. 

Dr. Thévenot ( is amongst the foremost artists of her generation, hailed across North America and Europe for her skilful, musical playing and inventive programming.

Dr. Maxine

Letter to the Editor: Why Pick on the Next Big Idea Festival?

on September 13, 2013 - 10:07pm
Los Alamos

I have read a couple of Letters to the Editor in the Los Alamos Daily Post criticizing the leaders of the Next Big Idea Festival for not being more respectful of Yom Kippur, which began today at sunset, and ends at nightfall Sept. 14. The op-eds stated that the Next Big Idea Festival should have been rescheduled out of respect for Yom Kippur.

The LA Daily Post published a calendar of events in Los Alamos for this weekend, and there seems to be more going on that just the Next Big Idea Festival.

LDS Church Hosts Preparedness Fair Sept. 21

on September 13, 2013 - 8:08am

LDS News:

The Santa Fe Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which includes three wards in Los Alamos County (Los Alamos, Pajarito and White Rock Wards) is sponsoring a Preparedness Fair, titled "Oil in Your Lamp."

The Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the White Rock Building of the LDS Church, 366 Grand Canyon Dr. in White Rock. The event is free and open to everyone.

The Preparedness Fair will include demonstrations, information booths and displays. The Los Alamos Fire Department will be present with a fire engine and LAFD employees demonstrating first

United Skates Rolls Out 52nd Year!

on September 13, 2013 - 7:57am

United Skates meets Friday evenings during the school year. The first session at 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. is for third graders and younger. The second session is 7-9 p.m. for fourth graders and older. Courtesy photo

The skate program started in 1962 and takes place in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church adjacent to Sullivan Field. Courtesy Photo

Courtesy Photo