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Learn About ‘Ringing Rocks’ Of Southwest Friday

on April 17, 2019 - 3:51pm

Join Ron Barber at the Los Alamos Nature Center Friday evening to learn about the Stone Calendar Project and the ‘Ringing Rocks’ of the Southwest. Courtesy/PEEC

 

PEEC News:

 

Join Ron Barber at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m., Friday to hear about the “ringing rocks” found in the Southwest and northern Mexico.

 

Barber combined a love of nature and science to start the Stone Calendar Project and study rock art sites throughout the region, identifying glyphs that mark specific times of the year using light and shadow interactions.

In And Around Town: April 15

on April 12, 2019 - 4:59pm
 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
 
MONDAY, April 15
 
Science on Tap
Join the Bradbury Science Museum and the Los Alamos Creative District for Science On Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at UnQuarked Wine Room. This On Tap will feature a conservation conversation with Dr. Sven Vogel about the Ram's Horn wire gold specimen and DAHRT capabilities at the Lab.
 
TUESDAY, April 16
 
Lunch With A Leader
The League of Women Voters’ community

Community Invited To Lent Fish Dinner At IHM Friday

on April 11, 2019 - 10:19pm

This special dinner 5-7 p.m. Friday is being prepared by IHM youth and the community is invited to attend. Courtesy/IHM

Sirphey’s First Holi Festival: A Communal Celebration Of Colors At Fuller Lodge 11 A.M. Sunday

on April 10, 2019 - 3:43pm
 
Sirphey owner Prashant Jain during a color fight at last year's Holi festival. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Sirphey is hosting its first annual Holi festival, at 11 a.m. Sunday April14 at Fuller Lodge. The community is invited and urged to wear white so that the colors really stand out!
 
Holi is the most colorful festival on earth, wherein communities come together for food, music, and of course, a color fight.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Century Bank Officials

on April 9, 2019 - 10:23am

On the job in Los Alamos are Century Bank Vice President/Branch Manager Karen Easton and Century Bank Regional President Gary Lutz during lunch Monday afternoon at the Blue Window Bistro. The bank officials discussed their new full-service branch opening in a few weeks in Los Alamos at 751 Trinity Dr., #301, in the Smith’s Marketplace Shopping Center. To learn more about Century Bank, click here. #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypot.com

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Blue Window Bistro

on April 5, 2019 - 8:41am

On the job in Los Alamos are server Max Hagen, left, and Patrick Metzger with customer Laura Wouters dining Tuesday at the Blue Window Bistro. Wouters has lived in Los Alamos since 1982 and dines about once a week at the popular eatery at 1789 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos. Metzger has worked at the retaurant for about three years and Hagen for six years. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Torta de Huevo

on April 4, 2019 - 1:12pm
Torta de Hueva. Photo by Liddie Martinez
 
By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Espanola Valley
 
Growing up in a very traditional Catholic Hispanic family, lent was always a thoughtful time of reflection, contemplation, prayer and fasting.
 
Preparation for Easter Sunday was a serious undertaking and while it always began with a solemn note; it was a great time for learning in the kitchen followed by a fantastic feast and celebration with family. The traditional pilgrimage on Good Friday to the Santuario de Chimayo always began in silence.

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday

on April 3, 2019 - 8:22am

LANB’s Bernadette Gallegos Wins 1st Place For Salsa

on April 1, 2019 - 9:05am

Bernadette Gallegos representing LANB at a Chile Cook Off this weekend won 1st Place in the Salsa Competition. Gallegos is shown with co-worker Sylvia Ballard who helped as a booth volunteer at the cook off, organized by St. Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen in Española. The LANB booth theme was ‘Cultura’ and the poster Gallegos and Ballard are holding was created by LANB employee Emily Stearns. ‘The event was great fun with amazing food and a definite celebration of our local culture,’ LANB Market President Liddie Martinez said. Courtesy/LANB

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Chili Works

on March 30, 2019 - 8:00pm

On the Job in Los Alamos at Chili Works today are Jason Moss, Ken Moss, Junior Roybal and smiling customer Jared Carnes. The eatery at 1743 Trinity Dr., is open 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Nature On Tap: Science Vs. Science Fiction April 1

on March 29, 2019 - 6:32am
Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Los Alamos Creative District for a special April Fool’s Day edition of Nature on Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 1 at UnQuarked Wine Room.
 
PEEC's team of astronomers will present several stories and facts to the audience and it's up to audience members to decide which is science and which is science fiction.
 
After hearing all the presentations, audience members will vote on which they think are real and which is the work of someone's imagination.
 
On Tap is a series of discussions hosted at UnQuarked in

On The Job In Los Alamos: Servers At Pyramid Cafe

on March 24, 2019 - 7:07am

On the job in Los Alamos are servers Robert Van Lyssel, left, and Melvin Martinez Saturday afternoon at the Pyramid Cafe in Mari Mac Shopping Center at 751 Central Ave. Van Lyssel has worked at the Pyramid for four years and Martinez for about eight months. The Pyramid Cafe specializes in Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine and is open seven days a week. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

St. Paddy’s Day Lunch At White Rock Senior Center

on March 21, 2019 - 8:39am

Scene from St. Patrick’s Day at the White Rock Senior Center. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Scene from St. Patrick’s Day at the White Rock Senior Center. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Scene from St. Patrick’s Day at the White Rock Senior Center. Photo by Tammy Jimines
 
By TAMMY JIMINES
Los Alamos
 
I had my first lunch at the White Rock Senior Center on St. Patrick’s Day and, as the luck of the Irish would have it, they were serving Corned Beef and Cabbage. 
 
The room was filled with green -- green sweaters, green shirts, green beads, green flashing necklaces and green hats.

Community Invited To Lent Fish Fry At IHM Friday

on March 21, 2019 - 7:33am

Sonic Prepares To Reopen Saturday Morning

on March 15, 2019 - 10:27pm

Work is underway tonight to prepare for the reopening Saturday of Sonic Drive-In at 1695 Trinity Dr. Sonic owner Frank told the Los Alamos Daily Post tonight that he has owned the establishment for five years. He said the recent two-month closure has been difficult. The weight of heavy snow caused a side roof to collapse Jan. 13, pinning a couple of vehicles beneath. No injuries were reported in the incident. The newly installed Sonic menu displays are lit up tonight as the owner and his crew prepare for the reopening Saturday. Hours listed: 6 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week.

Community Invited To Lent Fish Dinner At IHM Tonight

on March 15, 2019 - 10:03am

VFW Auxiliary Hosts Fundraising Dinner March 28

on March 13, 2019 - 9:05am

Los Alamos MainStreet And Creative District Partner With Local Eateries To Host NM Restaurant Week 2019

on March 8, 2019 - 8:34pm

Los Alamos MainStreet And Creative District News:

Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District are teaming up with local restaurants to participate in the 10th anniversary of New Mexico Restaurant Week.

This is the first year that Los Alamos will be involved in this event and it will run Sunday, March 10 to Sunday, March 17.

Restaurant Week introduces diners and travelers to the vast array of restaurants and accommodations throughout New Mexico. It is an eight day-long celebration of some of Los Alamos tastiest restaurants.

Participating restaurants will be offering specialized

Chef Laurence Peña Promoted To Assistant Director Of Chartwells Food Services In Los Alamos

on March 8, 2019 - 8:54am
Chef Laurence Peña, center, has been promoted to assistant director of Chartwells Food Services. He is married to Discover Los Alamos Director Melanie Peña. Chef Laurence Peña's family from left, Christian, Taylor, Emelia, Melanie, Chef Peña and Christian. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Chef Laurence Peña has been promoted to the position of, assist director of dining services for Chartwells K12 in Los Alamos.
 
Chartwells is the food service provider for Los Alamos Public Schools and provides food services for all seven sites.

Community Invited To 20th Annual Blini Breakfast At Saint Job Orthodox Church Saturday Morning

on March 8, 2019 - 6:48am

The community is invited to a blini breakfast March 9 at Saint Job Orthodox Church. Courtesy photo

Saint Job Orthodox Church News:

Saint Job Orthodox Church will host its 20th Annual Blini Breakfast Saturday, March 9.

Blini, a type of thin pancake, will be served in traditional style with smoked salmon, herring, butter and sour cream. Vegetable caviar, eggs, cheese and a variety of berry preserves will be available as well.

Blini are traditionally served in Slavic households during the week before the beginning of the Lenten Fast.

LAHS NJROTC Enchilada Dinner At Elks Lodge March 9

on March 8, 2019 - 6:47am

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Lentil Soup

on March 7, 2019 - 7:59am
Lentil soup. Photo by Liddie Martinez
 
By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Española Valley
 
When the chill of winter hurts my bones and snow makes its appearance, I find myself seeking comfort in a bowl of lentil soup. The unusual volume of snow this year has brought this soup to mind more in the last few weeks than all the past five winters combined.
 
Lentil soup is my favorite; it reminds me of my Grandma. Anytime I am missing my Grandma, I put on my apron and make a pot of lentil soup. It was one of her favorite dishes and one she and I often made together.

Toe Tapping Bluegrass At Senior Center March 18

on March 4, 2019 - 6:59am

American Legion Hosts St. Patrick's Dinner March 17

on March 4, 2019 - 6:55am

Community Invited To Lent Fish Dinner At IHM Friday

on March 3, 2019 - 6:14am

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