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Full Moon Weekend

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Full Moon Saturday


Cool Picks for the Week

  • ¡Vámonos! Santa Fe: Walk with Our Elders -The Santa Fe Walking Collaborative, convened by the Santa Fe Conservation Trust, wants to help Santa Feans walk more; and what better motivation to walk than when you can talk to someone interesting while you do it? Take an easy walk around the park, which also happens to be the location of the Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center. For more info, check out sfct.org/vamonos. Bicentennial Alto Park Fri, May 17 from 10 – 11am at 1121 Alto St.
  • Full Moon Walk – Join the Santa Fe Botanical Garden for a sunset wildlife & nature walk during the full moon of May. All ages are welcome on this stroll that will journey through the evening and moon rise. Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve
    27283 W Frontage Road, Fri, May 17 from 7:30pm – 9:00pm
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  • If you missed the 100 Women Who Care Meeting but would still like to be a part of the donation, send your check in today to Katie Rountree, payable to SFHS Choir Booster Club. Katie is collecting the checks to deliver when all money is in. Email Katie for her mailing address.
  • IAIA MFA Graduate Residency Readings – Hear from Rebecca Johnson, Tony Pandola, Amy White (Anishinaabeg) and Wakaya Wells (Choctaw).
    IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts  IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Fri, May 17 at 6:30pm 108 Cathedral Place
  • Historic Jemez Springs Bath House Grand Reopening -The Jemez Springs Bath House, circa 1880s, celebrates its reopening and remodeling with a ribbon-cutting, tours, a raffle, appearances from local dignitaries and a Spring Renewal Fair featuring a dozen vendors of services and products. Plus, the first 50 guests through the door will receive a free (to be used in the future) 25-minute soak with purchase of a soak. Jemez Springs Bath House Sat, May 18 from 10am – 2pm at 62 Jemez Springs Plaza
  • The Santa Fe Iris Society presents its 38th annual iris show and everyone is welcome to view the beautiful entrants. The Santa Fe Iris Society is a chapter of the American Iris Society. DeVargas Center Sat, May 18 from 12pm – 4pm 564 N Guadalupe St.
  • Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Considered one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals,  it informs, inspires and ignites solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for generations to come. The event in Santa Fe features Rivers, Land and Wildlife Habitat of the West, together with films that inspire us all to act for the environment—and it’s a benefit for the Santa Fe Watershed Association. The Screen $15 Sat, May 18 @ 7pm 1600 St. Michael’s Drive
  • Zia Singers Spring Concert featuring songs made famous by leading ladies of Broadway.  Zia Singers are a local all-women’s chorus going all out to celebrate the progress women have made in this century! Sat & Sun, May 18 & 19. Performances are at 3pm at James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Rd. Tickets are $20 online at www.TheZiaSingers.com or $25 at the door.

  • Mugs for CASA: Help Fill a Foster Child’s Mug Fundraising & Recruitment Event. Opuntia Cafe Sun. May 19 from 2-5pm. CASA First, Court Appointed Special Advocates, First Judicial District www.casafirst.org
  • The Transition Network Monthly Meeting: Writing thru Transition. Bring some writing paper and your favorite pen to this interactive session, where we’ll explore, with writer, poet, and TTN member Joanne Fay Brown the power of writing through transition! Mon. May 20 from 5:45-7:30 p.m. at Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, women 50 and forward welcome.  For more info e-mail santafechapter@thetransitionnetwork.com.  $5.00 suggested donation.
  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon. Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Leona Stucky, a Professional Psychotherapist, Author & AAPC Diplomate. Her talk –  My Journey from Writing a Memoir to Helping Create a National Day of Action. Wed. May 22 @ noon. $25 at Cowgirl restaurant. Space limited. Email jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your space

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Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • FENG SHUI FOR FINANCIAL ABUNDANCE
    How are you doing with your 2019 Goals?
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    Would you love to create a better energy flow in your home or office?
    Would you love to attract your financial goals & dreams more quickly and easily?
    Diamond Feng Shui can help you do just that!
    Instructor, Connie Knudson, Feng Shui consultant, author and coach, will show you how to align your environment with your goals and dreams. Connie was trained by world-renowned Marie Diamond, who was one of the key stars featured in the hit movie “The Secret.” Connie’s website is: www.connieknudson.com. Register Early! This will fill up soon! Sat, June 29 from 1-4 pm, $128 REGISTER HERE or Email Connie Knudson at  cgk999@gmail.com


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Merry, Merry!

PrintWelcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please forward it to a friend if you like it.


Happy Holidays!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Adelante Winter Fundraiser – The Santa Fe Public Schools’ Adelante Program for disadvantaged and homeless youth hosts great Latin music from Nosotros, an arts and crafts fair, silent auction, raffle, ugly sweater contest, and a special flight of winter-warmer brews. All proceeds will be used to support students and families experiencing homelessness. Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery, $10 – $20, Fri, Dec 7 from 6 – 9pm
  • Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble: Songs of Hope and Light –  brings together music inspired by overriding Emily Dickinson’s poem “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.” In addition, they perform beloved Christmas carols from all over the world, as well as non-religious about hope persisting in winter, to provide a total expression of Dec. Loretto Chapel, $10 – $35, Fri, Dec 7 at 6:30pm – tix here
  • Mandala Construction Opening Ceremony – The monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a sand mandala by pouring colored sand into place over a period of nine days. They are creating a Green Tara, who is called upon for protection, health, happiness, wisdom, abundance and success, and is the female manifestation of enlightenment.  Their work concludes with a closing ceremony and destruction of the mandala on Dec. 16. Institute of American Indian Arts, 83 Avan Nu Po Road, Sat, Dec 8 at 10am
  • Los Alamos WinterFest – Head northward for a family-oriented holiday event featuring a bunch of fun stuff: North Pole Workshop, Breakfast with Santa; the Fuller Lodge Open House, the Earth Treasure Show, Main Street Holiday Lights Parade and the tree lighting at Ashley Pond. Sat. & Sun. Dec, 8 & 9 Get the full schedule at LosAlamosMainStreet.com/Events/WinterFest.
  • New Mexico Children’s Foundation Holiday Tea – Two seatings (11 am and 2 pm) provide ample opportunity to enjoy a relaxing tea before the holiday rush. Tea sandwiches, scones with clotted cream, sweets and tea or coffee are all on offer. Hats and gloves are optional (if you want to be extra posh), and men are encouraged to attend. Proceeds benefit the New Mexico Children’s FoundationHotel St. Francis, $60 Sat, Dec 8
  • Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary Holiday Party -KSAS is dedicated to providing end-of-life care and hospice for older, unwanted dogs, horses, and poultry in a peaceful and serene sanctuary setting. Tour the sanctuary and visit with our senior animals; take part in a meditation and traditional candle lighting. Enjoy vegan refreshments and hot cider. Bring a friend; the sanctuary’s senior dogs will greet you with happy smiles and wagging tails. 3749-A Hwy. 14, Sat, Dec 8 from 3:30 – 6:30pm
  • The next CASA First Judicial Volunteer Advocate Training is in January – Get in touch if you are interested in becoming a volunteer to help break the cycle of abuse and neglect in our communities.

Cool Event

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Light Among the Ruins – More than 1,500 farolitos light up the Giusewa Pueblo and San Jose de los Jemez Mission ruins in Jemez in what may be the most beautiful event in New Mexico all season. Bundle up, arrive early (it gets crowded), stroll the grounds, enjoy Native dances and music around bonfires, get some hot chocolate and shop an artisans market. The Jemez Valley High School band performs intermittently as well. Judging by how popular this has been in years past, the site is now staggering admission times, so get your entry-specific ticket ASAP. Jemez Historic Site, $5 – $10, Sat, Dec 8 from 5 – 9pm – tix here


Holiday Fashion Show

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More Holiday Cheer

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Tis the Season

PrintWelcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please forward it to a friend if you like it.


Happy Holidays!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Romeo and Juliet—With a Twist, presented by CYC-ICS Theater Company, Directed by Ben Rountree. Adapted by Acacia Burnham. You are supporting  a student-run, student-acted, student-directed theatre company! New Mexico School for the Arts Theatre —enter at the back of the building 275 E. Alameda St.  Fri. & Sat. Nov. 16 & 17 at 7 pm $5 Students; $10 General Admission, FREE to all NMSA students, teachers & alums.
  • Border Partners Holiday Sale – Gift items created by women who live in the town of Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico, benefit the makers directly. The sale is sponsored by Border Partners, a nonprofit organization based in Deming, NM. A small group of women sew the items in their homes to support themselves and their families; Border Partners then helps them help themselves through efforts including developing jobs and businesses such as the women’s collective. Palomas was devastated by the drug wars of the mid-2000s; many people were killed and most of the town’s residents live in poverty, without clean water, adequate nutrition or good educations. Palomas is located just across the border from Columbus, NM. For more info, visit borderpartners.org. – The sale is at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, Sat, Dec 1 from 1- 5pm
  • Young Native Artists Winter Show & Sale – The next generation of Native American artists demonstrate and sell their own arts and crafts in the Meem Community Room. New Mexico History Museum, Sat, Dec 1 from 10am – 3pm
  • Create encaustic art with photographs. Make one-of-a-kind personalized Christmas gifts for family, friends or for yourself. For beginners and every level. Bring your own photos or use available image on hand during workshop. Sat, Dec. 1, noon to 3 pm at 7 Arts Gallery, 125 Lincoln Ave. Limited space. Contact Angel Wynn 505-819-1103 or email  for more info or to reserve your spot.
  • World AIDS Day Commemoration by Candlelight – Remember those we’ve lost by heading to the Il Vicino courtyard and hanging with the community.
    Casa España, 321 W San Francisco St., , 5-6pm
  • A Student Panel for New Mexicans Against Gun Violence – Come by & support local high school students who are working on gun violence prevention. Join student seniors Sophie Lussiez and Julia Mazal, as well as a student whose has been victims of gun violence along with Journey Santa Fe Host, Miranda Viscolli. Sun. Dec. 2 at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St.
  • Fourth Annual Winter Watershed Benefit for the Santa Fe Watershed Association – Celebrate the season on Sun., Dec. 2nd from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Hotel Santa Fe. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. Bid on luxury spa stays, tours, wine tastings, and many other fantastic items during our silent auction. Get tickets here.
  • The next CASA First Judicial Volunteer Advocate Training is in January – Get in touch if you are interested in becoming a volunteer to help break the cycle of abuse and neglect in our communities.

Cool Event

Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival  The 20th anniversary event will take place on Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center (201 W. Marcy Street) with a fashion show, art exhibits and more. Click here for info.

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Janet O’Neal Studios, exhibiting at Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival this weekend


More Holiday Cheer

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If you have something you want to post to the Cool List regarding a non-profit in Santa Fe Email me & I’ll be happy to share for free. If you have something you’d like to post regarding your for-profit business, service or event, I’ll be happy to share for a small fee. Email me for details.


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Saludos,

Jody