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PrintWelcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. There’s lots going on this week!
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El Bosque at Sunset by Roberta Parry, Transparent Watercolor
Plan to see a collection of Roberta Parry’s work on the Santa Fe Studio Tour at Studio #47
June 16-17, 23-24


Cool Pick of the Week

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Memorial Day Ceremony

Santa Fe National Cemetery Mon, May 28, 10am
The Memorial Day ceremony includes patriotic music and speakers. The cemetery is expecting a large crowd for the event, so staff will assist with traffic control. Attendees are permitted to bring in lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the grassy areas surrounding the rostrum, but no alcoholic beverages are allowed, so leave that cooler at home for later.


Cool Posts

  • Railyard Park Conservancy‘s Sand Play Saturdays opens today and will take place every Saturday, 10-12  from May 26th to August 11th.
  • Journey Santa Fe presents “Utility Policy, Politics, and a Prosperous, Healthy Future for our State” w/ Merrie Lee Soules, intro by Don Kurtz, hosted by Alan Webber, Bill Dupuy & Susan Tarman. Sun. May 27, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore
  • Zia Singers 25th Anniversary Concert, Sun. May 27 at 3pm at the Santa Fe Women’s Club
  • Santa Fe Opera Backstage Tours, behind-the-scenes tours backstage at the opera start Mon. May 28 at 9am and continue thru Aug. 24. $10 at the box office.
  • 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 June 1. Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • Last reminder to send your checks! If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree.Click here to get her address
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  • Mark Your Calendar: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. in South Capitol. Sponsored by Art Showcase
  • Communities in Schools in New Mexico needs volunteers to help w/ food distribution, math tutoring & literacy support. email volunteer@cisnm.org

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Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. There’s lots going on this week!
Provecho!


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Make Janet O’Neal’s Studio your last stop on the Eldorado Studio Tour on Sat. May 19 from 5-8pm and join her for a wine & cheese reception. Janet is an award-winning photographer & mixed media artist. Plan to tour her studio & see her stunning, new works. RSVP Space Limited
Sponsored by Art Showcase, promoting artists in Santa Fe for Film, Interior Design & Collectors


Cool Pick of the Week

Japanese Cultural Festival

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This local tradition features stage performances and activities reminiscent of the festivals of Japan. Visit many specialty vendors and taste festival street food and bento for sale. Admission is $5 for adults, and free for children under 12.

May 19th, 9:30AM- 5PM, Santa Fe Community Convention Center


Cool Posts

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon w/ guest speaker, Dede Feldman, former State Senator, consultant & author. Wed. May 23, noon at Cowgirl $25 at the door. Space limited.
  • One Year Anniversary Celebration at Cheri O’Brien Fine Art Gallery, 618 Canyon Road. “If Life is a Circus Then I Must Be a Clown”, Fri. May 18th 5-7pm
  • Mugs for CASA, Help Fill a Foster Child’s Cup at Cafe Opuntia, Sun. May 20 from 2 – 5 pm. Mugs created by artists, students & friends will be sold for advocacy for local foster care children. Music by Lisa Carman.
  • 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 June 1. Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree. Click here to get her address
  • Mark Your Calendar: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. in South Capitol. Sponsored by Art Showcase
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Summer Time Cooking!

Here are 5 recipes for Bruschetta. Buen Provecho!


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Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. There’s lots going on this week!
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Canyon Road Spring Art Festival – All along Canyon Road, galleries open their doors with live painting demos, plein aire painting, refreshments and more.
Canyon Road, Sat, May. 12, 10am – 3p

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San Miguel Mission by Cheri O’Brien Oil on Canvas
Cheri O’Brien  Fine Art
618 Canyon Rd


Cool Pick of the Week

MFA Graduate Residency Readings
Lannan Foundation 313 Read St. , Fri, May. 11th at 7:30p

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Hear from those about to graduate from the IAIA Low Residency MFA in creative writing program. Tonight’s readers are Kate O’Neill, Rowena Alegria, Anna Osceola (Crow Tribe of Indians of Montana), Arielle Robbins, Brendan Basham (Diné) and Rose Simpson (Santa Clara Pueblo).


Cool Posts

  • Register now for Usui/Holy Fire II Reiki Classes w/ Licensed Reiki Master Teacher, Teresa Jantz. Reiki I & II – May 19 & 20, Animal Reiki – May 21, Art/Master – Nov. 2, 3 & 4. Learn more & register at TouchpointTherapy.com 970-903-2547
  • Free Admission to Santa Fe Botanical Gardens in celebrating an Annual Day of Awareness that Honors the Role Public Gardens Play, Fri, May. 11th 9am – 5pm
  • Spring Book Sale at Vista Grande Public Library, Fri. & Sat. May 11-12, 10am – 6pm
  • Last day to donate Mother’s Day Donation Drive Benefitting Esperanza Shelter – accepting donations at 2000 Old Pecos Trail, May 7th through May 11th, 8:00am- 5:00pm – Suggested items to donate: Gift cards in amounts of $10 or $20
    Gently used clothing, including coats, hats, socks, and shoes
    New underwear of all sizes for women and children
    New pillows/pillow protectors
    Twin sheets (for the Shelter)
    Sheets of varying sizes (for survivors starting over in new housing)
    New blankets of varying sizes
    Luggage and backpacks
    Food
    Laundry detergent
    Cleaning supplies
    Paper products
    Monetary donations are also welcome
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby Meeting, La Farge Public Library, Free, Sat, May. 12th, 10am. Come learn how CCL is working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide and how you may help.
  • 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 June 1. Apply here: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree. Click here to get her address
  • You are InvitedJanet O’Neal Art Tour Reception – Make Janet O’Neal your last stop on the Eldorado Studio Tour on Sat. May 19  and join her for a wine & cheese reception. Janet is an award-winning photographer & mixed media artist. Plan to tour her studio & see her stunning, new works. For questions or to RSVP contact Katie at katie@artshowcase.live.  5-8pm – Studio #56, 4 Cuesta Road, Eldorado RSVP HERE Space Limited
  • Santa Fe Indivisible Meeting, Center for Progress and Justice, Mon, May. 14
    7pm. Join the politically progressive group for occasional guest speakers, discussing your concerns, and group activism like writing postcards to deliver to our reps in Congress. Newcomers are always welcome, so go fight the good fight.
  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon w/ guest speaker, Dede Feldman, former State Senator, consultant & author. Wed. May 23, noon at Cowgirl $25 at the door. Space limited.

Happy Mother’s Day! To all mothers & everyone who has mothers!

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Spring Blooms Again!

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
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Photograph by Santa Fe artist Irene Owsley, click here for purchase info

Cool Pick of the Week

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Quinn Fontaine: Hung Like a Seahorse
Quinn Fontaine presents the “show and tell” version of his memoir, live and in person, directed by Susan Mele. The book is subtitled A Real-Life Transgender Adventure of Tragedy, Comedy, and Recovery, if that gives you an idea of the wild ride you’re in for.
Adobe Rose Theatre, 1213 Parkway Drive,
Fri, Apr. 6 & Sat. Apr.7 at 7:30pm Buy Tickets Here


Cool Posts

  • Second Street Brewery donates 15 percent of all beer sales at all three of their locations on Sat. Apr. 7 to Pints for Parkinson’s New Mexico. It’s a Team Fox event to benefit The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, for which 100 percent of proceeds go directly to research projects.
  • Author Event – Santa Fe author & activist Debra Denker reads & talks about her new book Weather Menders, Sun., Apr. 8 @ 3pm Bookworks 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Albuquerque
  • Join the Greyhound Adoption League of New Mexico and Texas for a meet-n-greet with their adoptable dogs & learn how to be a foster. Opuntia Café, 922 Shoofly St., Sun, Apr. 8 from 11am- 1:pm
  • Mark you calendars for the next 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe meeting Sat. Apr. 21 from 2-3pm Studio Center (formerly Warehouse 21). Students grades 7 – 12, bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!

  • Mark you calendars for the next 100 Women Who Care Meeting, Wed. May 2 at 6 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple
  • Miyuki Matthews, a senior at Santa Fe Prep, is organizing a golf tournament called Nine & Dine for Parkinson’s.  Miyuki has a family member with Parkinson’s.  She wanted to do something special for the Parkinson’s community in Santa Fe and took this on for her senior project. The event is Saturday, May 5th at the SF Country Club.  Registration starts at 2pm and the Shotgun Start is at 3pm.
    You can go to NMParkinson.org to register, donate or be a sponsor for this event.


Going on Vacation

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Happy Easter Weekend!

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
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by Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, Archival Prints, click here for purchase info

Cool Posts

  • The Railyard Park Conservancy’s Sand Play Saturday has been offered the cover story of the Santa Fe New Mexican Kid’s Summer special section that comes out in May. They need a small bunch of preschoolers (or a bit older) and their friends and families to come to the Railyard Children’s Park on Saturday, March 31st at 11:00 am for the photo shoot. The sand area will be ready for play and they’ll have snacks for all. For more info contact anelson1949@gmail.com, 505-231-2217
  • Bird Walk at Randall Davey Audubon Center. Head to the hills for a guided birding hike with experienced bird nerds. Sat, Mar. 31 from 8:30 – 10am

  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe  is this Sat. Mar. 31 from 2-3pm Studio Center (formerly Warehouse 21). Students grades 7 – 12, bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!

  • Full Moon Water Wheel Ceremony at Frenchy’s Field, Sat, Mar. 31 at 6pm – Pray for moisture, bless the waters and offer up items for blessings and in hopes of heavy rains.

  • Join dog lover Gaia Richards and dog trainer David Crosby for an hour of tips, concepts and tricks that can help you begin to truly enjoy your relationship with your dog. Bring your questions and they will help you journey towards good a relationship with your canine friend. Santa Fe Public Library LaFarge Branch Wed, Apr. 4, 6:30 – 7:30pm. Free
  • Mark you calendars for the next 100 Women Who Care Meeting, Wed. May 2 at 6 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple


Going on Vacation

The Cool List will take a three week pause after next week while I am on vacation, but don’t worry…

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Happy Spring!

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Sunrise Gondola by Patti Bose, Archival Prints, click here for purchase info

Cool Pick of the Week

MarchforourlivesMarch for Our Lives: Peacefully protest mass shootings and gun violence and demand that the lives of children, students, parents and teachers be made a priority. Meet at the Roundhouse, State Capitol Building, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail & march to the Plaza, and end with a rally at the Plaza. Sat, Mar. 24, noon. T-shirts available at Jean Cocteau Cinema.


Cool Posts

  • Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 12.18.36 PMGirls Inc has a new sewing machine! Thank you Christine Remy for your donation and kind heart. We had many people respond and lots of people who would be grateful for a sewing machine. If there are others out there collecting dust and you’d like to gift it, let me know!
  • The Zia Singers, the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus and the Rio Rancho Youth Chorus join together to perform Sun. Mar. 25 at 3pm at V. Sue Cleveland High School Concert Hall, 4800 Laban Rd NE, Rio Rancho
  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon, Wed. Mar. 28, noon at Cowgirl. Guest Speaker is Julie Rivers, talking about Everything but the Trust and Will:  All about the Importance of the Powers of Attorney. $25 cash at the door. Click here for more information about our monthly luncheons & let me know if you have a speaker you’d like to recommend for future luncheons.
  • Ongoing project by a coalition of equestrians, hikers, runners and search and rescue groups to map New Mexico’s San Pedro Parks Wilderness, a beautiful area two hours northwest of Santa Fe. Meeting is at Pecos Trail Cafe,2239 Old Pecos Trai, Wed, Mar. 28 at 7:00pm
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe is looking student liaisons at each of the high schools in Santa Fe to help build the group by announcing the meetings, putting up flyers and encouraging fellow students to attend. There are only 2 meetings left for this school year: Sat. Mar. 31 and Sat. Apr. 21. If you know of a student who would be interested in being a part of the founding board and representing their school, please contact Coco Randolph. FYI  For the meetings kids bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!


Favorite Read

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Recommended by Lynne Einleger

What have you read lately that you love?


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Cool Pick of the Week

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Take part in a labyrinth walk celebrating the vernal equinox at the labyrinth behind the Museum of International Folk Art. Sun, Mar. 18 at 1pm For more info, call 474-0002


Cool Posts

  • Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 12.18.36 PMA member of our 100 Women Who Care group has a Singer sewing machine that she would like to donate to a good cause or to someone who would need and use it. Please respond to this email if you have someone to recommend and I’ll put you in touch!
  • The Hearing Loss of America addresses vertigo and dizziness, which often affects those with hearing loss or deafness. Learn more about what causes vertigo and how it can be treated. Sat, Mar. 17, 10:00am Natural Grocers. 3328 Cerrillos Rd
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe is looking student liaisons at each of the high schools in Santa Fe to help build the group by announcing the meetings, putting up flyers and encouraging fellow students to attend. There are only 2 meetings left for this school year: Sat. Mar. 31 and Sat. Apr. 21. If you know of a student who would be interested in being a part of the founding board and representing their school, please contact Coco Randolph. FYI  For the meetings kids bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!
  • 3rd Annual Fiber and Clay Sale:  Marguerite Wilson + Janet Lever-Wood, Mar. 17 & 18, 10am – 4 pm at 9 Fido Lane. Call for info  505-670-8219
  • ETF Tapping with Andi Sutherland – Tap Away Your Blocks to Success – Wed. Mar. 21 7-8:30 pm at the Hotel Santa Fe. Click here for more info
  • Mark Your Calendar for Holy Fools Day & celebrate with a free online event to inspire others to step out in support of what they love to create change.  Sunday, March 25, at 3 pm www.holyfoolsday.com


Favorite Read

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A new Cli-Fi (climate-change fiction) novel from local author, Debra Denker

What have you read lately that you love?


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