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Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church to Participate in National 'Back to Church Sunday' Sept. 15

on September 6, 2013 - 6:29am

PCA News:

"Back to Church Sunday," part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church (PCA) in White Rock at 10:20 a.m. Sept. 15. Everyone is welcome to attend.

National "Back to Church Sunday" (www.backtochurch.com) is an initiative that is "Inviting America Back to Church." It seeks to reach the "un-churched" and "de-churched" — people who once attended church, but don't any more — and invite them to return for a special Sunday.

Free Samples at Co+op Health Fair Saturday!

on September 5, 2013 - 7:58am

Scene from 2012 Co+op Health and Wellness Fair. Courtesy photo

CO+OP News:

The Los Alamos Co+op Market is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7.

This free event will take place outside at the Co+op, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Whether you are currently healing or want to get ready for winter fun, get to know some of Los Alamos’s local healthcare practitioners, many of whom will offer free consultations, samples and massages. Co+op wellness vendors will also provide free samples.

This year’s attendees include:

  • Dr.

Registration Open for Dog Training Classes

on September 5, 2013 - 7:30am

Kalem Smith and Bantu do agility drills. Photo by Carl Necker

LADOC News:

Registration for the next session of dog training classes offered by the Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club (LADOC) will begin Sept. 9.

Classes this session include: Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Manners, Conformation, Recall, the Parent Free Club (for kids), and a new Agility class just for youth.

Classes will begin the week of Sept. 30. Class schedule, registration guidelines and registration form will be available on the LADOC website http://ladoc.dogbits.com/ and at the LADOC building (246 East Road.)

Registration is

First Friday Pagan Dinner This Week

on September 5, 2013 - 7:16am

OLW News:

Our Lady of the Woods (OLW) will hold a First Friday Pagan Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at the Pyramid Café in Los Alamos.

Anyone interested in paganism, Wicca, or learning about OLW is welcome to join OLW members for an informal dinner on the first Friday of each month. 

Whether a beginner, advanced practitioner or just curious, all are welcome.

Celebrate National Senior Center Month Theme of Wellness

on September 5, 2013 - 7:13am

LARSO News:

"Experts in Living Well" is this year's slogan for National Senior Center Month, which will be celebrated 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the White Rock Senior Center (WRSC), 137 Longview Dr.

WRSC's celebration takes the form of a Senior Services Fair, which will have representatives from companies such as: Bee Hive Homes, Comfort Keepers, Decades Case Management, Haven Behavioral Senior Care, Home Instead, Kingston Residence Center and Los Alamos Visiting Nurses.

Non-profit organizations, with a focus on seniors, such as Aspen Ridge and Sombrillo, RSVP, the Day Out

TOTH Generations Service Set for Sunday

on September 5, 2013 - 7:05am
God’s Message of Friendship
By MARYANN BLACKHART

Come join us at Trinity On The Hill Episcopal Church’s Generations Service at 6:07 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 8, in Kelly Hall, at 5:15 p.m. a free dinner is provided.

At the last Generations’ service, we had a wonderfully fun time giving and receiving God’s message of friendship through our upbeat music and words from our celebrants. Our new Priest-in-Charge, Fr. Gary Baldwin, called it “refreshing.” Rev. Alicia Pope gave the Gospel, and our Seminarian, Laurie Triplett, gave a very heartfelt and thought-provoking homily.

The homily focused

Letter to the Editor: The Next Big Idea Might Tackle Ignorance

on September 4, 2013 - 8:37am
By JUDITH STAUBER and DANIEL COOPER
Los Alamos

It should be brought to the attention of the entire Los Alamos community that the 2013 Next Big Idea is scheduled on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and most important day of the Jewish calendar.

We understand that the event organizers have been aware of this conflict since January but decided to maintain the regularly scheduled plan for the 2nd Saturday in September. That decision is something that many members of the Jewish community in Los Alamos take to heart.

We realize not all people are aware of when Jewish holidays take

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