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In And Around Town: Oct. 18, 2019

on October 18, 2019 - 7:08am

 

 In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com

FRIDAY Oct. 18

Tour of the Milky Way Galaxy

Explore the mysterious and beautiful objects of the Milky Way Galaxy at 7 p.m. in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium. Astronomer Dan Reisenfeld will take attendees on a tour of many unique objects in the Milky Way, show them the galaxy at wavelengths invisible to the eye and explore the ultimate fate of the Milky Way Galaxy at this talk.

La Vista Pastor Appreciation Potluck And Hike Sunday

on October 15, 2019 - 8:25am
Courtesy photo
 
La Vista Church News:
 
The community is invited to join La Vista Church,15 Grand Canyon Dr., Sunday Oct. 20, after 10:30 a.m. services to show Pastor Jeff Moore and his wife Lara just how much they are appreciated.
 
Bring a dish to share at the potluck lunch, then join in a fun (easy) hike. Sign up to bring a dish.

Scenes From Oktoberfest At Boese Brothers Brewery

on October 11, 2019 - 10:49am
These guys are ready for a thoroughly German party at the Oktoberfest Celebration Thursday at Boese Brothers Brewery in Central Park Square. The festivities continue starting at 2 p.m. today and include brats, beer and more! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Oktoberfest partiers line up for pretzels and brats on the lawn outside Boese Brothers Brewery Thursday in Central Park Square. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Boese Brothers employees bring on the beer. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Oktoberfest revelers gather Thursday inside Boese Brothers

Boese Brothers Brewery Celebrating Oktoberfest

on October 10, 2019 - 8:38am
Boese Brothers Brewery hosts Oktoberfest event today and Friday. Photo by Sam Boese
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

The seasons are changing and that calls for a celebration! So, today and Friday the Boese Brothers Brewery is hosting an Oktoberfest event.

The celebration begins at 4 p.m. today and then again 2 p.m. Friday. The park next to the brewpub will feature a beer garden with grills serving up bratwursts, both meat and vegan, hot dogs, pretzels with beer cheese, potato salad, and corn on the cob.

Additionally, Boese Brewery and the Bathtub Row

Gala For Self Help Celebrates 50 Years Of Service

on October 8, 2019 - 8:37am
Self Help Inc. celebrates its 50th anniversary with a West Coast Food and Wine Tour Saturday at Trinity on the Hill Episcapal Church. Self Help is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting those in need in northern New Mexico. Since 1969, Self Help has provided consultation and advocacy, emergency financial assistance and seed money grants to residents of Los Alamos, northern Santa Fe, Rio Arriba and Taos counties. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Self Help Director Maura Taylor, left, with previous director Ellen Morris Bond.

Scenes From GOP 2019 Constitutional Day Dinner

on October 6, 2019 - 3:16pm

The 2019 Republican Party of Los Alamos annual Constitution Day Dinner draws a capacity crowd Saturday night at Cottonwood on the Greens. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Republican Party of Los Alamos Chair Bill McKerley welcomes the crowd and introduces guest speaker, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Dr. Gavin Clarkson. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Senatorial candidate Dr. Gavin Clarkson presents a talk entitled, ‘Mix the Mortar to Fix the Border’. He explains that he is running for the U.S.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Papa Murphy’s

on October 4, 2019 - 11:50am

On the job in Los Alamos recently is Lee Hollon of Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza at 3801 Arkansas Ave. Ste. B. Hollen has been preparing pizzas at the local shop for the last three years. Learn more Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Sopapillas

on October 3, 2019 - 1:57pm
Sopapillas. Photo by Liddie Martinez
 
By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Espanola Valley
 
After the summer has faded from memory and the harvest has been gathered, processed and tucked away for the winter, I begin unpacking the quilts, finding my sweaters, covering up the BBQ grill and bringing the cooking back indoors. Sopapillas are one of those delicacies that I do not attempt to make during the summer; it is just too hot to stand in front of a hot pan of oil for any length of time, but with cooler temperatures setting in, it is one of the first things I want to make.
 
Origins of Sopapillas can be

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday Oct. 6

on October 1, 2019 - 9:08pm

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Bob’s Bodacious BBQ

on October 1, 2019 - 9:57am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday are Jacquie McCormick and Hailey Gallegos at Bob’s Bodacious BBQ at 3801 Ste. G Arkansas. Learn more about Bob’s Bodacious BBQ by clicking here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

GOP Meeting At UNM-LA Oct. 3 & Hosting Constitution Day Dinner At Cottonwood On The Greens Oct. 5

on October 1, 2019 - 8:14am

GOP News:

The Republican Party of Los Alamos is hosting two events this week:

  • Monthly Meeting - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in Room 505 at UNM-LA with guest speaker is Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, superintendent of the Los Alamos Public Schools. A light supper will be provided; and
  • Annual Constitution Day Dinner - 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Cottonwood on the Greens. Agenda includes a silent auction, winners of the Student Constitution Essay Contest, and featured speaker Dr. Gavin Clarkson. Tickets are $60/person at the door. Contact: leadership@losalamosgop.com.

Los Alamos Ice Hockey Fundraiser Elks Lodge Oct. 5

on September 26, 2019 - 7:39am

Lemonade Living To Take Over Rose Chocolatier Oct. 1

on September 25, 2019 - 6:18pm
Current Rose Chocolatier owner Marguerite McClay, left, celebrates today with incoming owner and Lemonade Living President/Founder Melissa Arias at the shop at 149 Central Park Square. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Effective Oct. 1, Lemonade Living, a nonprofit that empowers the lives of young adults with developmental disabilities, will become the owner and operator of Rose Chocolatier at 149 Central Park Square.
 
Current owner Marguerite McClay explained that the goal is to provide developmentally disabled

Fleur De Lys Adds More Savory Crêpes To Menu

on September 25, 2019 - 3:50pm

Goat + Figs + Walnuts + Honey is another of the new savory crêpes to be added to the menu Thursday at Fleur de lys at 1460 Trinity Dr #1. A third savory crêpe option to be introduced soon. For more information, click here. Courtesy/Fleur de lys

Scenes From 2019 Ullerfest At Pajarito Mountain

on September 24, 2019 - 7:36am

Scene from the 2019 Ullrfest Saturday at Pajarito Mountain. The annual Ullrfest celebrates the coming of winter and features live music, lift-served mountain biking and hiking, food from Pajarito Mountain Cafe and a New Mexico Brewfest. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Ullrfest Saturday at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Ullrfest Saturday at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Ullrfest Saturday at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual

Ribbon Is Cut On Second El Rigobertos Tacos Location

on September 23, 2019 - 6:53pm

The Chamber celebrated the opening of the second location of El Rigobertos Tacos this morning with a ribbon cutting. From left, Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, El Rigobertos owners and staff and County Councilor Randy Ryti and Council Chair Sara Scott. Courtesy/Chamber

CHAMBER News:

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of the second location of El Rigobertos Tacos with a ribbon cutting this morning at 25 Bonnie View Dr. in White Rock.

Gladys Loya and her husband Andres Gomez opened the original El Rigobertos Tacos in Los Alamos in the fall of 2012 at 166 Central Park

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience Sept. 24-29

on September 21, 2019 - 10:33am

AFMX News:

 

ALBUQUERQUE The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX) is the premier film and musical festival in the region. In its seventh year, AFMX will run Sept. 24-29.

 

In addition to an amazing lineup of films, live performances, and events, AFMX also offers several showings and special lectures that are free to the public.

 

“From movie screenings to symposiums, offering free events allows AFMX to expand the opportunity to attract those interested in film, music and the arts that may be on a limited budget,” AFMX Executive Director Ivan Wiener said.

Annual Ullrfest On Pajarito Mountain Today!

on September 21, 2019 - 7:44am

PAJARITO MOUNTAIN News:

The community is invited to pray to the Norse God of snow for a good ski season in 2019-20 and have some fun at the annual Ullrfest, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Pajarito Mountain Ski Hill.

Ullrfest features live music, lift-served mountain biking and hiking, food from Pajarito Mountain Cafe and a New Mexico Brewfest.

Breweries include:

  • Beer Creek;
  • Canteen;
  • Leaf and Hive;
  • La Reforma;
  • Second St;
  • Bathtub Row;
  • Blue Corn;
  • Red River;
  • Turtle Mountain;
  • 2nd Alarm;
  • Boxing Bear; and
  • Tumbleroot.

Check out the Ullrfest Promo video.

Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates Second El Rigoberto Tacos Eatery With Ribbon Cutting Monday

on September 20, 2019 - 2:55pm

CHAMBER News:

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the opening of the second location of El Rigoberto Tacos with a ribbon cutting starting at 10 a.m., with the actual ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 23.

The new restaurant is at 25 Bonnie View Dr. in White Rock.

Gladys Loya and her husband Andres Gomez opened the original El Rigobertos Tacos in the fall of 2012 in Los Alamos at 166 Central Park Square.

 

The new location will be run by Gladys’ brother, Fernando Loya.

Los Alamos History Museum 2019 Gala Sept. 21

on September 20, 2019 - 11:34am
Skip and Hedy Dunn. Courtesy/LAHM
 
MUSEUM News:
 
Did you know that you have your very own history museum? Executive Director Liz Martineau of the Los Alamos Historical Society and Museum said that she believes they belong to the people of Los Alamos.
 
The popular destinations serve, through a combination of sources including:
  • 47 percent from fundraising and donations;
  • 25 percent from gift shop sales; and
  • 28 percent from Los Alamos County.
 
This month residents can add to the portion of fundraising revenues by attending their 2019 Gala. The gala is Saturday, Sept.

Moving Arts Española Fundraiser Gala Nov. 2

on September 20, 2019 - 7:42am

Boese Brothers Brewery Opens With A Bang!

on September 19, 2019 - 10:32am
From left, Boese Brothers Brewery employees Jonathan Coons, Peter Taylor, Shannon Anderson, Co-Owner Sam Boese and Bar Manager Anthony Flores. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Expectations were blown away when Boese Brothers Brewery opened its doors for business Sept. 7. What was supposed to be just a soft opening featured a packed house and lots of satisfied customers.

“It was great,” Co-Owner Sam Boese said.

The brewery, at 145 Central Park Square, has only be open for about two weeks “but people have been

Community Waffle Breakfast Fundraiser Sept. 21

on September 14, 2019 - 7:20am

 

MASONIC LODGE News:

Pajarito Lodge #66 is hosting its bi-monthly Community Waffle Breakfast Fundraiser 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at 1400 North Sage Loop.

The Los Alamos High School Navy Junior ROTC unit is working with the Masonic Lodge to staff the breakfast this month.

Tickets are available at the door for $8 and $4 for under age 6.

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Pinto Beans

on September 5, 2019 - 8:39am

Pinto Beans with Green Chile. Photo by Liddie Martinez

Pinto Beans. Photo by Liddie Martinez

 

By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Espanola Valley

When the summer heat begins to fade and the light winds stir up the last of the blooming flowers, I remember the early autumn work that capped off my summer vacations as a kid.

The Y Celebrates Diverse Cultures Sept. 18

on September 4, 2019 - 9:23am

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

YMCA News:

Everyone is invited to enjoy free performances and samples of food from various cultures at The Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

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