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Cool Pick of the Week

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The Zia Singers, under the Artistic Direction of Aaron Howe, present A Storm is Coming Through. A concert of choral music that explores the thrill and excitement that a storm brings, but also the dread that it instills, and the devastation that it causes. Come and experience the awesome power and the terrible beauty of the storm through the emotionally expressive voices of The Zia Singers. Jan, 12th at 7:00PM, Jan. 13th & 14th at 3:00PM at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel.  For more information and ticket sales, click here.


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  • Memoir Writing Group with Sara Eyestone Thursdays at La Posada Santa Resort & Spa. The writing group is free and the parking is free (with a tip to the valet). Arrive at 8:45am and help yourself to complimentary coffee in the lobby. The group begins promptly at 9am. Email Sara for more information.
  • Mayoral Candidate Forum Thurs. Jan. 18 at 6pm at The Lensic. The Santa Fe New Mexican sponsors a forum for mayoral candidates in which candidates are asked audience questions about important issues in Santa Fe.
  • Stand Up~Show up~ Speak Up: Santa Fe Women’s March, Sun. Jan. 21 begins at noon at the Roundhouse & ends at the Plaza at 1pm. Poster party on Jan. 20 from 2-4pm at 1420 Cerrillos Rd. Bring poster boards, markers & imagination to create your own board for the march. Email here for more information. T-Shirts for the march are on sale now at Roadrunner Printing, 1235 Siler Rd.
  • RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon. Wed. Jan. 24. We’ll meet at Cowgirl restaurant at noon and our guest speaker this time will be Heloise Jones, local author & writing coach. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends and perhaps new clients. $25 at the door. If you would like to be a future guest speaker, please email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com.

  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grantapplications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline Feb. 2.  Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafeQuestions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

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Cool Pick of the Week

Santa Fe Artist in Residence Roberta Parry at the Four Seasons Rancho Encantado. Meet Roberta and see first-hand her creative process of transparent watercolor paintings. Roberta will be the featured artist at the Four Seasons in Santa Fe from 4-7 pm Jan. 5 & 6, Jan. 11-13 & Jan. 18-20

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Autumn Orange by Roberta Parry, 14″ x 20″, Transparent Watercolor on Paper

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  • The Zia Singers, under the Artistic Direction of Aaron Howe, present A Storm is Coming Through. A concert of choral music that explores the thrill and excitement that a storm brings, but also the dread that it instills, and the devastation that it causes. Come and experience the awesome power and the terrible beauty of the storm through the emotionally expressive voices of The Zia Singers. Jan, 12th at 7:00PM, Jan. 13th & 14th at 3:00PM at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel.  For more information and ticket sales, click here.
  • RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon. Wed. Jan. 24. We’ll meet at Cowgirl restaurant at noon and our guest speaker this time will be Heloise Jones, local author & writing coach. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends and perhaps new clients. $25 at the door. If you would like to be a future guest speaker, please email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com.

  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline Feb. 2.  Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org

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Happy New Year!!

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Photograph by Santa Fe artist Janet O’Neal
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Cool Pick of the Week

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New Year’s Eve Orchestra Concerts:

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 and Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 performed by Grammy-winning classical violinist Augustin Hadelich. Presented by Performance Santa Fe at the Lensic Sun. Dec. 31, 1PM & 5PM. Ticket info here.

 

 


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  • Nia Glow-in-the-Dark Free Dance – Soul-stirring music and eclectic sonic landscapes help unleash movement creativity and promote healing through self-expression. Fri. Dec. 29, 8:30 PM. All fitness and experience levels welcome—and body paint available upon request. Sneha Blue Yoga & Energy Boutique, 112 W. San Francisco St. Suite 10

  • Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon returns! Mark your calendars for Wed. Jan. 24. We’ll meet at Cowgirl restaurant at noon and our guest speaker this time will be Heloise Jones, local author & writing coach. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends and perhaps new clients. If you would like to be a future guest speaker, please email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com.

  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline Feb. 2.  Apply here: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • Giving away a flat screen TV – A friend won a new, giant flat screen TV over Christmas and would like to pass along his older, but in good working order, flat screen TV to someone less fortunate. If you have someone in mind, send me an email and I’ll connect you.

Happy New Year!

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Feliz Navidad

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San Miguel by Cheri O’Brien
48” x 30” Oil on Canvas
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Cool Pick of the Week

Farolito Walk
One of Santa Fe’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Canyon Road Farolito Walk – 5pm on Christmas Eve.

Small, sand-filled, paper bags illuminated with votive candles line the historic neighborhood streets and adobe walls. Carolers gather around the farolitos (Spanish for paper lantern; diminutive of farol,lantern; from faro, lighthouse, lantern; from Latin pharus, from Pharus, Pharos) and sing for joy as they warm themselves, and our hearts, from the cold night.


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  • Greyhound Meet & Greet: The Greyhound Adoption League of TX/NM brings its adoptable long dogs for you to love on. Come meet the hounds and learn about this wonderful breed and how to adopt or foster.
    Sat, Dec. 23, Teca Tu DeVargas Center, 165 Paseo de Peralta11:00am – 1:00pm For more info check galtx.org.
  • Santa Fe Desert Chorale: Home for the Holidays Winter Concert Festival, Fri. Dec. 22 & Sat. Dec 23, Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi 131 Cathedral Place Santa Fe 8 pm – click here for ticket information
  • GLOW: A Winter Lights Event at the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens thru Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 24 – 25), 5- 8 pm Bring a non-perishable (unfrozen) item to GLOW for The Food Depot and receive a free day admission pass to the Botanical Garden.

Happy Holidays!

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Las Posadas de Navidad

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Sensuous Scarves uniquely designed & custom-printed by Santa Fe artist Janet O’Neal, just in time for Christmas! Click here for more info


Cool Pick of the Week

pecos-at-ChrismasLas Posadas at the Pecos National Monument, a ritual recreating the Holy Pilgrimage of Mary and Joseph. The park will have refreshments, carol singers, a procession celebrating Las Posadas, music, and a piñata for the kids! 5:30 pm Click here for details


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  • Pics with Pups – Bring your favorite dog (or guinea pig in a sweater, or fish if they’re OK to travel) and get your holiday photo taken with your pet. Proceeds benefit the Christmas Fund of the Street Homeless Animal Project, which provides veterinary and financial support to the companion animals of homeless folks. Counter Culture Café 930 Baca St. Sat. Dec. 16 from 10 am to 1 pm
  • Aloe plant give-away – One more notice…I have an overgrown aloe plant. It belonged to my mother, who died 5 years ago. It has grown and grown I and would like to share clippings with friends. If you’d like one, email me. Aloe is great for burns, cuts, fever blisters and someone told me recently, good for the air in your home.
  • Labyrinth Walk-Winter Solstace: Carrying the Light, Sun. Dec. 17 2 pm Genoveva Chavez Center, 3221 W. Rodeo Rd
  • In conjunction with the National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, join the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness for a memorial ceremony to honor and celebrate the lives of homeless friends and neighbors who passed away in 2017.
    Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 417 Agua Fría St, 3:30 pm. It’s in the courtyard, so dress warmly.
  • CASA First Volunteer training begins on Jan. 17.  Make a difference in a foster child’s life by becoming an advocate as the child navigates through the court system.  Learn more at  www.CASAfirst.org

Happy Holidays!

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Tis the Season

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High Rockies High
by Roberta Parry
20″ x 12″
transparent watercolor on paper
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Cool Pick of the Week

NMGMCNew Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus makes its Lensic debut with all the fun and surprises that have made NMGMC concerts one of the area’s favorite events. It’s a colorful, bright and—obviously—gay variety of warm winter songs to welcome the holiday season. Fri, Dec. 8 at 7:30pm – click here for tickets

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Pics with Pups – Bring your favorite dog (or guinea pig in a sweater, or fish if they’re OK to travel) and get your holiday photo taken with your pet. Proceeds benefit the Christmas Fund of the Street Homeless Animal Project, which provides veterinary and financial support to the companion animals of homeless folks. Counter Culture Café 930 Baca St. Sat. Dec. 9 from 10 am to 1 pm
  • Good news! Wyatt is back tomorrow!! Need help with your iPhone &/or computer? My son, Wyatt can help. He’s here for one week. Email me if you’d like to book time for him to come over. He’s a wiz!!
  • Aloe plant give-away – I have an overgrown aloe plant and would like to share clippings with friends. If you’d like one, email me.
  • Artist in Residence in December – Each Thurs., Fri., & Sat.  between 4 and 7 p.m. local artist Bette Yozel will be demonstrating painting in the lobby of the Hotel St. Francis
  • Artist in Residence in January –  Thurs., Fri., & Sat. between 4 and 7 p.m., local artist Roberta Parry will be demonstrating transparent watercolor painting in the lobby of the Four Seasons Rancho Encantado
  • Need a great car mechanic? I can’t say enough good things about Johnny Pink at Pinky’s Automotive in Santa Fe. 1640 6th St. in Santa Fe, 505-819-1597. He did my brakes & an oil change for half the price of the other mechanic I had been using & he picked up & dropped off my car for me. I was very impressed & want to spread the word. Tell him Jody Feagan sent you.
  • CASA First Volunteer training begins on Jan. 17.  Make a difference in a foster child’s life by becoming an advocate as the child navigates through the court system.  Learn more at  www.CASAfirst.org

Tis the season!

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Day One on the Advent Calendar

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Tribal Meeting by Sean Mary-Helen Johnson, 13″ x 17″ click here for purchase information


Cool Pick of the Week

River LightsRiver of Lights in Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest all-original holiday light show with over 500 sculptures and millions of twinkling lights!  The show runs nightly from Nov. 25 thru Dec. 30 from 6 to 9:30 p.m., EXCEPT for Dec. 24 – 25.  Click here for tickets.

 


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  • Holiday Gift Fair – the Woman’s Club presents a bazaar for all your holiday gifting needs. Dec. 1 – 3, 10:00am – 5:00pm, 1616 Old Pecos Trail
  • 12 Authors Signing – Participating authors: Jann Arrington Wolcott, James McGrath Morris, Lynn Cline, Rob Wilder, Hampton Sides, Gene Peach, Priscilla Stuckey, Deborah Madison, David Morrell, Dan Flores, Bill DeBuys and Ricardo Cate. Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St., Mon. Dec. 4, 4 – 6 pm
  • Looking to Hire – Bilingual Nurse Case Managers & Social Workers for full time positions in Santa Fe & Albuquerque. For more information, contact Sally-Ann Polson, email: sally-ann-polson@urmedwatch.com
  • Good news! Wyatt is back soon!! Need help with your iPhone &/or computer? My son, Wyatt can help. He’ll be here next week. Email me if you’d like to book time for him to come over. He’s a wiz!!
  • Aloe plant give-away – I have an overgrown aloe plant and would like to share clippings with friends. If you’d like one, email me.
  • Need a great car mechanic? I can’t say enough good things about Johnny Pink at Pinky’s Automotive in Santa Fe. 1640 6th St. in Santa Fe, 505-819-1597. He did my brakes & an oil change for half the price of the other mechanic I had been using & he picked up & dropped off my car for me. I was very impressed & want to spread the word. Tell him Jody Feagan sent you.
  • CASA First Volunteer training begins on Jan. 17.  Make a difference in a foster child’s life by becoming an advocate as the child navigates through the court system.  Learn more at  www.CASAfirst.org

Cool Contest

Congratulations Rebecca Porras, winner of the free one-hour swim lesson for any swim experience level adult with swim instructor Ellen Kemper!!

(If you have a small business or service & would like to offer a gift certificate give-away to post on the Cool List, please email me.


It’s Day One on the Advent Calendar!

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