Happy First Day of Fall

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Cool Pick of the Week:

shamrockIrish American Writers and Artists Salon

Irish and Irish-American poetry, music and literature, for those who are in the know, are gloriously dark, abundantly rich genres apt for mining. The Irish American Writers and Artists, a New York-based nonprofit founded by Malachy McCourt, hosts its first salon in Santa Fe with writers Lawrence Welsh, Anne Valley-Fox, Argos MacCallum, and tons more. Sat, Sep. 23 at 6:00pm, Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM  ph. 424-1601. Free admission with donations gratefully accepted.


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  • Guns-to-GardensNew Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) is inviting you to a free event that celebrates life over death, love over hate, and art over guns. Come and join NMPGV and watch a gun forged into a gardening tool right before your very eyes by RAWTools. Get inspired while award-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca reads his radical and fiery poetry. Then get your groove on to the awesome music of Eileen and the In-betweens. See art made from guns through our Guns to Gardens program by our very own internationally renowned sculptor Jeremy Thomas and by SFCC art and welding students. Coats made out of gun parts by Sarah Nolan of Singular Couture will be on display. Special guest speakers include: Santa Fe Mayor Gonzales, Valerie Plame, Warren Montoya from Rezonate Art and Jill Benjamin.  Oct. 7th 5:30 -7 P.M. at CCA Email Miranda Viscoli for info 
  • Karen K. Milstein, PhD, LISW will be leading the workshop “The Interface of Art and Mental Health. What We Contain, What Contains Us – How We Can Grow Ourselves”, Sept. 26, 6:30-9pm, 125 Lincoln Ave. Pre-registration required. Contact Karen 
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Santa Fe is on Sat. Oct. 7 raises money for breast cancer research and patient support services. Here’s their website: www.makingstrideswalk.org/SantaFeNM Questions? email Jessica Duncan
  • The True Story of Fake News: A look into the long and sordid history of fake news, who makes it, who profits from it, and what we can do about it. A fundraiser for the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, October 7th, 6-7pm for VIP $100 tickets, or at 7:30-9pm $12-$35, at the Lensic.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for sponsors and auction donors for their upcoming Golden Ticket Gala coming up on Oct. 7th. Contact Stacy Fischer for more info
  • New Mexico PBS, KNME, Ch-5 will broadcast the oral history documentary by SF Women2Women member, Shebana Coelho titled Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco, about the acclaimed New Mexico Folklorist, on Oct. 12 at 7pm within Hispanic Heritage month. The film will also have two free preview screenings: Oct. 4 at 7 pm at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque and Oct. 5 at 6 pm at the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe.
  • Looking for Volunteers and Sponsors for the Fall 2017 Santa Fe Expanding Your Horizons Conference that will take place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at Santa Fe Community College. They are expecting 200 girls from Santa Fe and Northern NM, their biggest one yet! Expanding Your Horizons Conference is a dynamic conference to encourage girls in 5th-8th grade to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by providing women STEM role models and hands-on workshops. Contact Lina Germann if interested.

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Loving September in Santa Fe

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Cool Pick of the Week:

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Grammy-winner Bonnie Raitt performs at the Santa Fe Opera House, 7:30pm Sat. Sept. 16. It’s sold out, but maybe you can get a scalped seat.


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  • Chaos to Complexity Sat. Sept 16, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Free IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) explore the creative process in art and science through a discussion between SFI President and Professor of Complex Systems William H. Miller David Krakauer and artist Melissa Cody (Navajo)—the event is moderated by SFI Professor Mirta Galesic.
  • RSVP for SFWomen2Women Luncheon Guest Speaker, Artist, Robbi Firestone, “Finding your purpose through Creativity” Wed. Sept. 20, Cowgirl Restaurant, noon, $25 at the door, space limited.
  • FREE YOUR VOICE: Write in Nature, CONNECT to your Inner Voice, NURTURE your spirit, and FLOW with joy and play in creative expression. 10 to 1 : Friday, Sept. 22
    No experience necessary. $59, includes snacks.Limited to 10. Contact Heloise Jones for more info at writeworks@heloisejones.com
  • Karen K. Milstein, PhD, LISW will be leading the workshop “The Interface of Art and Mental Health. What We Contain, What Contains Us – How We Can Grow Ourselves”, Tuesday, September 26, 6:30pm  –  9:00pm, 125 Lincoln Ave. Pre-registration required. Contact Karen at 670-2906, MidbarNM@gmail.com
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  • The True Story of Fake News: A look into the long and sordid history of fake news, who makes it, who profits from it, and what we can do about it. A fundraiser for the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, October 7th, 6-7pm for VIP $100 tickets, or at 7:30-9pm $12-$35, at the Lensic.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for sponsors and auction donors for their upcoming Golden Ticket Gala coming up on Oct. 7th. Contact Stacy Fischer for more info
  • Looking for Volunteers and Sponsors for the Fall 2017 Santa Fe Expanding Your Horizons Conference that will take place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at Santa Fe Community College. They are expecting 200 girls from Santa Fe and Northern NM, their biggest one yet! Expanding Your Horizons conference is a dynamic conference to encourage girls in 5th-8th grade to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by providing women STEM role models and hands-on workshops. More info click here  Contact Lina Germann atLina.Germann@STEMSantaFe.org  if interested.
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It’s Still Summer!

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Cool Pick of the Week:

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Raspberries are ready for picking in New Mexico now thru mid-October!
Salman Raspberry Ranch


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • RSVP for SFWomen2Women Luncheon Guest Speaker, Artist, Robbi Firestone, “Finding your purpose through Creativity” Wed. Sept. 20, Cowgirl Restaurant, noon, $25 at the door, space limited.
  • Looking for Volunteers and Sponsors for the Fall 2017 Santa Fe Expanding Your Horizons Conference that will take place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at Santa Fe Community College. They are expecting 200 girls from Santa Fe and Northern NM, their biggest one yet! Expanding Your Horizons conference is a dynamic conference to encourage girls in 5th-8th grade to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by providing women STEM role models and hands-on workshops. More info click here  Contact Lina Germann at Lina.Germann@STEMSantaFe.org  if interested.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for sponsors and auction donors for their upcoming Golden Ticket Gala coming up on Oct. 7th. Contact Stacy Fischer for more info
  • Karen K. Milstein, PhD, LISW will be leading the workshop “The Interface of Art and Mental Health. What We Contain, What Contains Us – How We Can Grow Ourselves”, Tuesday, September 26, 6:30pm  –  9:00pm, 125 Lincoln Ave. Pre-registration required. Contact Karen at 670-2906, MidbarNM@gmail.com
  • The United World College, located in Montezuma New Mexico (One hour east of Santa Fe) is home to one of the oldest and most successful“Get Away” programs in the South West. A “Get Away” is a local family willing to invite students into their homes. UWC students come from 99 different countries including the US. If you feel called to be a “Get Away” family, please feel free to contact nancy.ellington@uwc-usa.org
  • A checkbook from Alberta E. Sedgley was found at our last meeting of 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe. There is no phone # on the checks so please email russtree@aol.com so we can get your checkbook back to you.

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Happy Labor Day Weekend

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A Coopers Hawk & Babies in the Nest

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Cool Pick of the Week:

horse-2EQUUS Film Festival 

Three days of equine-centric films to benefit The Horse Shelter – starts 9/1 w/ 2pm showing. $10 for one event or $75 for whole weekend.

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  • A checkbook from Alberta E. Sedgley was found at our last meeting. There is no phone # on the checks so please email russtree@aol.com so we can get your checkbook back to you.
  • Bark in the Park – Street Homeless Animal Project is having a big event coming up on September 17th and they’re looking for volunteers. Call 505-501-4933 or email irenewebbdevelopment@gmail.com
  • RSVP for SFWomen2Women Luncheon Guest Speaker, Artist, Robbi Firestone, “Finding your purpose through Creativity” Wed. Sept. 20, Cowgirl Restaurant, noon, $25 at the door, space limited.
  • Writing & Art Nature Immersion Workshop Friday, Sept. 11: 10 – 1, $79 incl. all materials & snacks. Contact: Heloise Jones (Author of #1 Bestselling The Writer’s Block Myth, Coach & Mentor)  (904) 778-6623, writeworks@heloisejones.com Lindy Teresi (Artist & Design Specialist & Consultant)  (505) 660-3435

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Cool Summer Nights

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Cool Pick of the Week

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Sol Sunday
Aug 27 noon
at The Railyard
Free

This wellness community event brings yoga classes, DJs, alternative medicine, essential oils an more to the local park for a healthy day of fun. Yoga starts at noon, and the Santa Fe Animal Shelter will have adoptable dogs to meet from 1-3 pm, plus a raffle drawing with great prizes at 6 pm benefiting Fathers New Mexico (fathersnewmexico.org).

 


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  • We turned in our donations this past week from 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe from last month’s meeting. We raised $8,791.67 for The Santa Fe Waldorf School Native American Scholarship Fund and $3,460 for the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. And the Santa Prom Closet received $900 from our business sponsors: Wear Your GRACE, Cupcake & Malouf on the Plaza… a total of $13,151.67
  • A checkbook from Alberta E. Sedgley was found at our last meeting. There is no phone # on the checks so please email russtree@aol.com so we can get your checkbook back to you.
  • Coming Home Connection is having their summer fundraiser on Sunday August 27th at the Scottish Rite Temple from 2:30 to 4:30. Details online at www.cominghomeconntion.org
  • Registration now for “Sacred Storytelling” in the Jemez Springs with Samantha Dunn, Jennie Oppenheimer & Cheryl Jacobs. The retreat is Nov. 1-6. Email cherjacob@aol.com for more information.
  • Alzheimer’s Walk for a Cure – Aug. 26 at 10am on the Plaza. They are still looking for walk sponsors, teams & volunteers. For more information reach out to David Davis, the Santa Fe Director –dldavis@alz.org
  • I highly recommend Thaddeus Richardson, owner of Punchlist New Mexico for complete home maintenance, remodel and repair in Santa Fe. If you need some work on hour house give him a call 505-980-1027 or email punchlistnm@gmail.com

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Golden Summer

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Cool Pick of the Week

Shakespeare in the Garden

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To kick off the 2017 Shakespeare in the Garden run of The Tempest, Santa Fe Botanical Garden will host a pre-performance reception with Rachel Kelly (Shakespeare in Santa Fe) and John Andrews (The Shakespeare Guild), at 6:00 pm on Aug.23. All tickets for opening night include the pre-performance reception.

Hors d’oeuvres and sparkling wine will be served. Persons attending the pre-performance opening night reception must be 21 years of age.


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  • Last reminder…If you haven’t already, please mail your checks for 100 Women Who Careto Katie Rountree, payable to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. If you need Katie’s mailing address, let us know. Thanks!!!
  • Laura Tohe “The Navajo Code Talkers: With Our Language We Fought the War” Thurs. 8/24 at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. 5:30 wine reception. Presentation begins at 6:30. Presented by Silver Bullet Productions. Ticket info here
  • Alzheimer’s Walk for a Cure – Aug. 26 at 10am on the Plaza. They are still looking for walk sponsors, teams & volunteers. For more information reach out to David Davis, the Santa Fe Director –dldavis@alz.org
  • I highly recommend Thaddeus Richardson, owner of Punchlist New Mexico for complete home maintenance, remodel and repair in Santa Fe. If you need some work on hour house give him a call 505-980-1027
  • Our Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon for this month is SOLD OUT. Hope to see you next time.

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Rainy August Days

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Cool Pick of the Week

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Sat. Aug. 12 @ 7 pm at The Railyard
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  • If you haven’t already, please mail your checks for 100 Women Who Care to Katie Rountree, payable to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. If you need Katie’s mailing address, let us know. Thanks!!!
  • If you’d like to learn about EFT Tapping or uplevel your current skills, Andi Sutherland is leading an EFT Tapping Meetup on August 15th, at the Unitarian Church from 6:30 – 8:00.  The cost is $15. You’ll have the opportunity to experience EFT Tapping for yourself and see how valuable it is to calm your nervous system.  You’ll leave with basic skills that will allow you to tap by yourself. You’ll also feel better.  RSVP here or by calling Andi at 505-466-3207.
  • Today! SHAKE IT UP Golf Tournament and Social with Silent Auction, Fri., Aug. 11.  Rock Steady Boxing Santa Fe is sponsoring the event to benefit the NM Parkinson’s Coalition, the only non-profit in New Mexico that serves the needs of people with Parkinson’s Disease and their families through support, resources, education and advocacy. Quail Run at 1 pm, $100 for tournament includes social & silent auction. To sign up contact the Pro Show 505-986-2255 
  • Alzheimer’s Walk for a Cure – Aug. 26 at 10am on the Plaza. They are still looking for walk sponsors, teams & volunteers. For more information reach out to David Davis, the Santa Fe Director –dldavis@alz.org
  • The United World College, located in Montezuma New Mexico (One hour East of Santa Fe) is home to one of the oldest and most successful “Get Away” programs in the South West. A “Get Away” is a local family willing to invite students into their homes. UWC students come from 99 different countries including the US. If you feel called to be a “Get Away” family, please feel free to contact nancy.ellington@uwc-usa.org
  • Mae Martinez works for the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce (and volunteers for 100 Women Who Care). She wanted me to let you know that if you own a business or work for a business and might be interested in joining the chamber to send her an email at frontdesk@santafechamber.com.

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