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Los Alamos 70th anniversary events and a fundraiser for LANL Laces.
April 1, 2013
Bradbury Science Museum

Exciting 70th anniversary activities will take place at the Bradbury Science Museum all year.


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Take advantage of all the great 70th anniversary events this year!

Gen. Groves portrait to be presented to Los Alamos Historical Society

On Friday, April 5, at 3 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, Los Alamos, the family of former Manhattan Project leader General Leslie Groves will present his official military portrait to the Los Alamos Historical Society in honor of the Lab’s 70th anniversary. Renowned military artist Albert K. Murray did the painting. For more information, go to http://www.losalamoshistory.org/.

Books Are Fun raises money to buy shoes for elementary school students

Beginning Monday, April 8 through Wednesday, April 10, books will be on sale at the Lab’s Otowi Building side rooms to help raise money for the LANL Laces program. The program provides school-age children with shoes to help them run, jump, play and go to school. The Otowi Building is open to the public. Times for the book drive are:

April 8: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 9: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 10: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Ed Vigil with the Lab’s Community Programs Office at edvigil@lanl.gov or (505) 665-9205.

Enola Gay Pilot remembered at Bradbury Science Museum 70th Anniversary talk

On Wednesday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. Col. Paul Tibbets, IV, grandson of the Enola Gay pilot who dropped the atomic bomb during World War II, shares personal reminiscences of his grandfather’s military career at the Bradbury Science Museum. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, go to http://www.lanl.gov/museum/events/70th-events.shtml.