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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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Cool Art

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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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Cool Art

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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!

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
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Cool Art

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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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Mid-March Cool

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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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Time for Tea

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Hello Friday

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Cool Pick of the Week

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Cool Posts

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe  Here’s an update on donations collected from our Feb. 7th meeting: $10,416 for SFPS Adelante, $5,225 for Reading Quest & $600 for S.E.E.D.S makes a grand total of $16,241 for three great non-profits in Santa Fe! Thank you members for being a part of this wonderful group! We together are truly making a difference in Santa Fe.
  • 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!
  • Community Day at Meow Wolf – Get reduced-price admission to the House of Eternal Return and a day of special programming, Sun. Mar. 11, 10 am – 8 pm
  • Volunteer Orientation at the New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding. Those with interests in horse care and handling, rider assistance, barn maintenance, photography or just clerical work are invited to an info and orientation session. No horse knowledge is necessary, and training is provided. To join, RSVP to 757-2498 or email info@nmctr.orgTue, Mar. 13 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Save the Date: Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala Oct. 20


Favorite Read

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What have you read lately that you love?


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Marching Along

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Cool Art

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White Horse, Oil on Canvas by Kiki Martinez       click here for purchase information

Cool Pick of the Week

Author Talk Presented by the Lannan Foundation
In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom with Nancy MacLean & Greg Grandin – click here for bios
Wed. Mar 7 at 7:00 pm Lensic Performing Arts Center. Ticket info here.


Cool Posts

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe  Here’s an update on donations collected from our Feb. 7th meeting: $10,416 for SFPS Adelante, $5,225 for Reading Quest & $600 for S.E.E.D.S makes a grand total of $16,241 for three great non-profits in Santa Fe! Thank you members for being a part of this wonderful group! We together are truly making a difference in Santa Fe.
  • 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!
  • Customer Appreciation Day at Santa Fe Ski Basin – discounts on lift tickets, food & drinks + live music. Fri. Mar. 2
  • Veterans for Peace: My Lai Memorial Exhibit, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe – In an exhibit up through the weekend, honor the tragic impact of our military actions on the people of Vietnam. 555 Camino de la Familia
  • Support New Mexico School for the Deaf‘s study-abroad programming in Peru by eating as much soup as you possibly can and bid at the silent auction. The Connor Gym on the school’s campus. Wed. Mar. 7 @ 5:00 pm – 1060 Cerrillos Road

Best Dressed for the Oscars Coming Up on Sunday!


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Lovin’ the Arts in Santa FE

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Cool Private Art Showing & Fundraiser for Site Santa Fe’s Young Curators Program
Sat. Feb. 24 from 3 – 5 pm at the home & studio of award-winning abstract artist, Carol Ann Miraben
RSVP here.

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Ephemera 1 by Carol Ann Miraben, 36″ x 36″, Mixed Media on Wood Panel

 


Cool Pick of the Week

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Dr. Jane Goodall: Tomorrow and Beyond

Tomorrow & Beyond with Dr. Goodall,  a UN Messenger of Peace, Dame of the British Empire, and the subject of countless articles and television programs around the world. She will also discuss the current threats facing the planet and her five reasons for hope in these complex times, encouraging everyone in the audience to do their part to make a positive difference each and every day.  Sun. Feb. 25 at 3pm at the Lensic

 


Cool Posts

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe  Send in your checks if you haven’t already so we can hit our goal of $10,000 to the first place winner! Make your check payable to SFPS Adelante and send that to Katie Rountree. Email her if you need the address
  • An Evening of One-Acts! A collection of students from NMSA present a powerful, intense pair of one act plays, A.M.L. by Jacquelyn Reingold and A Common Thread by Jayden Chavez. Feb. 23 -24, 7PM NMSA’S Large Rehearsal Hall $10 Adults $5 All Student/Seniors. A Common Thread was written and produced by NMSA student Jayden Chavez
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe Meeting, Sat. Feb. 24 from 2-3 pm at Santa Fe Studios (formerly Warehouse 21) for grade 8-12. Bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!
  • The speaker of the House for New Mexico Brian Egolf aims to encourage compromise in the Legislature. He discusses what’s going on in New Mexico politics. Collected Works Bookstore, Sun. Mar. 4 at 11 am

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