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Don’t Forget to Vote!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Mark Your Calendars for our next 100 Women Who Care meeting, Wed. Nov. 7th at 6pm (arrive early to sign in) at the Scottish Rite Temple. If you’d like a tour of the temple come at 5pm. Invite a friend!
  • “Great Read” says Ms. Magazine of local author Dr. Leona Stucky’s book, The Fog of Faith.  Dr. Stucky can join your Santa Fe book club, please send her an email request. Buy The Fog of Faith at your local bookstore or online. Also available on Kindle & Audible.
  • Fixit Clinic, a do-it-together activity where people bring their broken household things and learn how to assess, disassemble, and hopefully repair them instead of sending them to the landfill. For more info: www.fixitclinic.org. Sat., Nov 3, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Make Santa Fe, 2879 All Trades Rd
  • Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair to benefit Esperanza Shelter, Sat., Nov 3 from 10 am- 4 pm at Fraternal Order of Police Building, 3300 Calle Maria Luisa.
  • Memory Care Alliance’s Caregiver Education Day – what it means to be a caregiver to someone suffering from memory loss. Speakers include Tom Udall (via video) and author Patricia Conoway, who wrote a memoir about caring for an abused horse and her mother with Alzheimer’s. Email david@memorycarenm.org or call 310-9752 for registration info.
  • Confinement in the Land of Enchantment – hear from the Santa Fe Dreamers Project to learn more about the past, present and future of migrant detention in New Mexico, and have an earnest conversation about issues of citizenship, identity and civil liberties. Santa Fe Public Library LaFarge Branch, Mon, Nov 5 at 4:30pm
  • Taste of Spain dinner at El Meson because: (1) you love Spanish food, wine, and/or El Meson; (2) you love Flamenco; (3) you love supporting incredible local nonprofits that help the underserved; (4) you love connecting people with horses; and/or (5) you love helping people continue to be able to walk. Wed, Nov. 7th, El Meson for a to benefit the New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding  (NMCTR)*, a 501(c)(3).
  • Go-VoteElection Day! Tues., Nov 6 – Don’t forget to VOTE!

 

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Spring Blooms Again!

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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

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

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Marching Along

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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

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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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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.

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • 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!!

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Snow on the Mountain Tops

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Fiesta for Daughters by Angel Wynn
16″ x 20″
Encaustics Mixed Media
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Cool Pick of the Week

In conjunction with Cultural Survival, you are invited to a very special evening event Fri., Nov. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe Community Foundation featuring Maori elder and activist Pauline Tangiora and special guests. Ms. Tangiora will hold a dialogue around how each of us can rise up in our own community and become empowered in our actions, including and especially our youth.  Q & A will follow.  This is a rare opportunity to host Grandmother Pauline in Santa Fe!

Pauline TangioraA Nobel Peace Prize nominee in 2005 for her work with the 1,000 Women for Peace project, Pauline Tangiora is a Maori elder/activist for indigenous and human rights as well as a youth empowerment advocate. She is one of the 2017 recipients of the Bremen International Peace Award for her work. She is an Earth Charter Commissioner and former president and current vice president of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Aotearoa.  A former representative for the World Council for Indigenous Peoples, life member of the Maori Women’s Welfare League and a committee member of Rigoberta Menchu Tum’s Nobel Laureate Indigenous Initiative for Peace,  Pauline is also one of the 50 council members of the World Future Council and ambassador of the International Council of Indigenous Grandmothers and one of the founding members of Rising Women Rising World.

We are grateful to the Santa Fe Community Foundation for hosting this event.  The foundation is located at 501 Halona St. Santa Fe, NM  87501.  Street parking is available.
Cost:  $20, Students under 18 are free.  All proceeds go to support Ms. Tangiora’s work.

Please RSVP to Kim Langbecker at kimlangbecker@sbcglobal.net. If you are unable to attend this event and wish to support Ms. Tangiora, please contact Kim at the above email address.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Holiday Gift Sale on Sat. Nov. 11th at Santa Fe at the Kitchen Sink Recording Studio, 528 Jose St., 10 am – 3 pm, all New Mexico women artists.
  • ‘Write What Matters’ – a writing workshop with Heloise Jones, author of #1 bestselling The Writer’s Block Myth, Sun.,, Nov. 12, 2 – 4:30. Click here for more info
  • CARLISLE TRUNK SHOW NOVEMBER 13-18  Come and see Spring 2018 separates for work and play at 150 St. Frances with Victoria Bridges. 10:00-4:00  M-F By appointment on Saturday the18th. Items will ship January 10 and you are ONLY charged when shipped. Mention 100 Women who Care Santa Fe and enter their free drawing.
  • Bow Wow Film Fest Nov 15th at Violet Crown.  It is a curated dog-oriented film fest that has been traveling the country, and one of the Santa Fe Animal Shelter’s own videos is in it!  All proceeds go toward providing affordable spay/neuter services for pet owners at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter.  Click here for more information.

Cool Contest

Click Here to Enter to win a free one-hour swim lesson for any swim experience level adult with swim instructor Ellen Kemper.


IMG_0086100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe delivered checks totaling $10,100 to CASA First this week. If you were unable to attend the Nov. meeting please send your check to Katie Rountree (if you need her mailing address click here to email her) and make check payable to the 2nd place winner: The New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding. 


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Pumpkin Spice is in the Air

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New Mexico Aspens in Autumn by Roberta Parry, 14″ x 10″ transparent watercolor on paper, $480 framed


Cool Pick of the Week:

Author Reading. In Hung Like a Seahorse: A Real-Life Transgender Adventure of Tragedy, Comedy and Recovery, Quinn Alexander Fontaine tells of a nitty-gritty journey of healing work to recover from childhood trauma and multiple addictions, and his full acceptance of being transgender. His autobiographical work is both heartbreaking and heartwarming. Collected Works Bookstore, 6 pm Sat. Oct 7

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • New 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.  Oct. 7th 5:30 -7 P.M. at CCA Email Miranda Viscoli for info
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Santa Fe is on Sat. Oct. 7 raises money for breast cancer research and patient support services. Questions? email Jessica Duncan
  • 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. For more information call 425-308-2061
  • If you’d like to learn EFT Tapping or improve your technique, please join Andi Sutherland for EFT Tapping Basics: A Condensed EFT Level 1 Workshop on Oct 14 from 1-5 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Santa Fe. Registration is necessary.  Call Andi at 505-310-1465 or email andi@andisutherland.com
  • Change the Course of Your Family’s Future: A Free Seminar with Adrienne Gottlieb at The Montecito, Oct. 19 at 6pm in the Library email thegottliebgroup@gmail.com
  • The Mayor’s Ball is an annual gala created to bring awareness to and raise funds for chosen nonprofit organizations. On Sat., Oct. 21st at the Santa Fe Convention Center, Communities in Schools NM and The Food Depot (who distributed 5.1 million meals last year) will be recognized for their great work and we still need a few more volunteers to make the sold out, 650-guest event simply magnificent. By volunteering at the event, you’ll be supporting these nonprofits and the children and families they serve. Contact Sarah Carter 

Cool Contest

Enter to Win a FREE ONE HOUR MASSAGE from Jennifer Lamprey
Licensed Massage Therapist – one entry per person only – must live in the Santa Fe area – CLICK HERE to enter

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Cheri O’Brien Fine Art is proud to host local artist Carol Palmer Huntington for a Trunk Show of her fabulous one-of-a-kind jewelry opening on Fri. Oct. 13, 11-6pm. Come view her unique jewelry and find out about her methods. Cheri O’Brien Fine Art located at 618 Canyon Road open Thurs-Mon. 11-4pm.  The show runs Oct. 13-23.


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