Run for the Roses Weekend

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Don’t forget your Kentucky Derby Day Hat!

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  • Book Signing/Presentation – Nancy Reyner will present a free talk & demonstration for her newly released book, Create Perfect Paintings at the Artisan Art Supply store in Santa Fe on Sat. May 6 from 1:30 to 3 pm.
  • RSVP for the next Women 2 Women Luncheon Wed. May 17, noon, at Cowgirl with Guest Speaker, Hillary Randolph, Owner of Wear Your GRACE. Her talk is titled Wear the Difference, BE the Difference. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends & connections!
  • At our May 2nd meeting of 100 Women Who Care we voted to support Resolve/Impact, a violence prevention program in New Mexico. If you were not able to attend, please send your check today to Katie Rountree. At the meeting we also heard presentations from STEM Santa Fe & NM Parkinson’s Coalition – all doing great work in Santa Fe!


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Warm Soup Kind of a Weekend

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I think it’s gonna be a Warm Soup kind of a weekend

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Jamie Oliver’s Store Cupboard Lentil Soup


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Casa Milagros’s Inaugural Annual FundraiserSun. Apr. 30, 2 – 5 pm, 49 Camino Bajo, Santa Fe. If you have never been to Casa Milagro you will not want to miss this opportunity to experience this special place.  Bring your dancing shoes because The Joe West Band will be playing. Appetizers from the amazing Ranch House, Casa Milagro made desserts and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. This is a family friendly environment.  On view will be art created by the residents, many of whom have exhibited at their Inside Out Art Show. Cost is $25.00 per person,kids 12 & under are free. If you cannot attend but would like to support Casa Milagro, mail your check to 49 Camino Bajo, Santa Fe NM 87508, or at casamilagrosantafe.org & donate through paypal. 


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  • Mark your calendars for the next meeting of 100 Women Who Care Tuesday, May 26-7pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez. We’ll put the names of local non-profits in a hat & draw out 3. We’ll hear a short presentation from each, then vote. Whichever one wins, we each write a check for $100 & raise $10,000 in one hour! If $100 is a bit too much, bring a friend & join as a team!
  • Social Media Revamp –  Join this event to learn from a leader in the field of content strategy & digital marketing! Events are valuable for businesses and professionals of all levels. Wed, May 3, 9 – noon, Hyatt Place, 4320 Cerrillos Rd – Special Promo for Cool List Subscribers: enter the promo code Santa Fe VIP for a $20 discount.
  • Registration Open for SFCC course LANDING A LITERARY AGENT with Irene Kraas. Learn multiple ways of approaching and landing an agent. What can you expect an agent to do for you? Write a query letter that commands attention. Identify what agents and publishers are looking for, and more. The course meets for 4 weeks on Wednesdays from 1-4 beginning July 20th. You can register online or by phone at 428-1676 and in person in Room 131.


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Happy Springtime!

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I love Paris in the springtime!

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Tuileries in Paris


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • New Mexico Women in Film quadri-city Film Fiesta! in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe, April 20-23, 2017 – The NMWIF FIESTA! 2017 screens from 5pm – 9pm each day with an intermission 6:30pm – 7:30pm.  All Access Tickets for each location are $15. Limited seating…all showings expected to sell out!

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  • Mark your calendars for the next meeting of 100 Women Who Care Tuesday, May 26-7pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez. We’ll put the names of local non-profits in a hat & draw out 3. We’ll hear a short presentation from each, then vote. Whichever one wins, we each write a check for $100 & raise $10,000 in one hour! If $100 is a bit too much, bring a friend & join as a team!
  • Volunteers needed for Women Build with Habitat for Humanity Thursday,
    May 11 & Friday, May 12 – site location 59 Willow Back Road in Santa Fe.
  •  Register Now for 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Santa Fe

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Happy Easter

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Coconut Macaroon Birds’ Nests

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Film & Panel Discussion –  
Antarctica Ice & Sky with a post film panel discussion will feature scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory who study Antarctic ice sheets and their relationship to global climate models.  A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Climate Masters and the Santa Fe Watershed Association. Violet Crown, Wed. Apr. 19th at 6:30 PM.


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  • Last Chance to RSVP for Apr. 19 Santa Fe Women to Women LuncheonGuest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat. Don’t forget to bring a book donation for the Free Little Library at Pasatiempo Senior Center!
  • Book Talk from author, Heloise JonesThe Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom. You’ll glean insights and tools to help you move forward. Sat., Apr. 15, 2 – 3 pm, SF Library – Main Branch
  • Silver Bullet Productions, a non profit educational film company, is presenting a benefit concert with Doug Montgomery and Maura Dhu Studi at Vanessie to raise funds for underserved communities, schools, and tribes. Wed. Apr. 19th, 6:00 pm

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Springtime in Santa Fe

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photo credit: Katie Rountree

Trailer for Seagull

Seagull-PosterjpgAt the March SFW2W luncheon, 2 Cats Productions presented the trailer for their new short film, Seagull. In case you missed it, here is the link: https://vimeo.com/209470106

2 Cats Productions is the collaboration between New Mexico Writer/Producer Catherine Fridey & New Mexico Actor/Director Catharine Pilafas. Between the two, they wrote, directed, produced and starred in the six minute short film that they are now hoping to take to film festivals. If you’d like to help these creative and talented women by sponsoring a film fest application fee (anywhere from $25 to $100 per application) they’d love your help. Contact Catherine Fridey at chezantoinette@gmail.com or Catharine Pilafas at catharine.ep@gmail.com


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Change Yourself, Change Your Life. The Ultimate Mind Workshop with Dr. Mao Shing Ni, doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, a best-selling author, board-certified anti-aging specialist and co-founder of Yo San University and the Tao of Wellness, award-winning centers for acupuncture and integrative medicine with offices in Southern California. He’ll be in Santa Fe for a one-day workshop Sun., Apr. 9,  9 am – 5 pm at the IHM Retreat Center,  50 Mt. Carmel Road – you can register here: https://infinichi.com/

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  • Mark you calendars for Ap. 19RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women to Women LuncheonGuest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat
  • Free Little Library at Pasatiempo Senior Center – Bring books to donate to the next SFW2W Luncheon on Apr. 19 or contact Layne Vickers Smith, email santafepotter@comcast.net to schedule a pick up.
  • New Gallery in Town! Stop in sometime to the new 7 Arts Gallery at 125 Lincoln. It’s an artist-to-public art gallery and studio…think farm-to-table restaurant, and one of our 100 Women Who Care members, Karen Milstein is an artist there. See the gallery & works-in-progress in the studio area – kinda cool!
  • Book Talk from author, Heloise JonesThe Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom. You’ll glean insights and tools to help you move forward. Sat., Apr. 15, 2 – 3 pm, SF Library – Main Branch

    Yummy Spring Recipe

     

     

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    Zucchini, Feta, Mint Quiche


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Forsythias in Bloom

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photo credit: Katie Rountree

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  • Using Public Records Like an Investigative Journalist: Using the state’s public record laws, Peter St. Cyr, Director of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, has cut through political spin, uncovered corruption and exposed fraud. Hear examples of how public records helped expose a corrupt state senator, revealed cronyism in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program, and how New Mexico’s top open government advocate is working to strengthen and defend transparency at all levels of government. Sunday, April 2nd at Collected Works 11AM. Free

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  • Your application is due today…The Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 micro-grant that will be awarded to invest in a local project that aims to make Santa Fe a better place to live, work, and play. The grant is open to individuals and groups with no prerequisites.Applications are due by March 31, 2017, with the grant to be awarded in late May. Apply online at http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe or email santafe@awesomefoundation.org for more information.
  • Mark you calendarsRSVP for the next Santa Fe Women to Women LuncheonGuest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat
  • Free Little Library at Pasatiempo Senior Center – Bring books to donate to the next SFW2W Luncheon on Apr. 19 or contact Layne Vickers Smith, email santafepotter@comcast.net to schedule a pick up.
  • Today, March 31st, is the LAST DAY to Nominate Ms. Cohen’s Homeschool Classroom for Best Elementary School in Santa Fe at: http://sfreporter.secondstreetapp.com/l/Santa-Fe-Reporters-Best-of-Santa-Fe-2017. Please write them under Best Elementary School if you support individualized, affordable, multicultural, innovative, alternative, supportive, loving multi-age classrooms!

  • Irene Kraas is Currently Reading

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    and loving it! What are you reading and loving? Let me know & I’ll share.


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March Madness

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Snow on daffodils…March madness!


Cool Pick of the Week: This is so awesome!

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  • Mark you calendars & RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon. Guest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email:Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat
  •  Register Now for 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Santa Fe

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    Amy Gordon is Currently Reading

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    and loving it! What are you reading and loving? Let me know & I’ll share.


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