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  • 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


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Feliz Navidad

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San Miguel by Cheri O’Brien
48” x 30” Oil on Canvas
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Cool Pick of the Week

Farolito Walk
One of Santa Fe’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Canyon Road Farolito Walk – 5pm on Christmas Eve.

Small, sand-filled, paper bags illuminated with votive candles line the historic neighborhood streets and adobe walls. Carolers gather around the farolitos (Spanish for paper lantern; diminutive of farol,lantern; from faro, lighthouse, lantern; from Latin pharus, from Pharus, Pharos) and sing for joy as they warm themselves, and our hearts, from the cold night.


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  • Greyhound Meet & Greet: The Greyhound Adoption League of TX/NM brings its adoptable long dogs for you to love on. Come meet the hounds and learn about this wonderful breed and how to adopt or foster.
    Sat, Dec. 23, Teca Tu DeVargas Center, 165 Paseo de Peralta11:00am – 1:00pm For more info check galtx.org.
  • Santa Fe Desert Chorale: Home for the Holidays Winter Concert Festival, Fri. Dec. 22 & Sat. Dec 23, Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi 131 Cathedral Place Santa Fe 8 pm – click here for ticket information
  • GLOW: A Winter Lights Event at the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens thru Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 24 – 25), 5- 8 pm Bring a non-perishable (unfrozen) item to GLOW for The Food Depot and receive a free day admission pass to the Botanical Garden.

Happy Holidays!

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Tis the Season

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High Rockies High
by Roberta Parry
20″ x 12″
transparent watercolor on paper
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Cool Pick of the Week

NMGMCNew Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus makes its Lensic debut with all the fun and surprises that have made NMGMC concerts one of the area’s favorite events. It’s a colorful, bright and—obviously—gay variety of warm winter songs to welcome the holiday season. Fri, Dec. 8 at 7:30pm – click here for tickets

 


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  • Pics with Pups – Bring your favorite dog (or guinea pig in a sweater, or fish if they’re OK to travel) and get your holiday photo taken with your pet. Proceeds benefit the Christmas Fund of the Street Homeless Animal Project, which provides veterinary and financial support to the companion animals of homeless folks. Counter Culture Café 930 Baca St. Sat. Dec. 9 from 10 am to 1 pm
  • Good news! Wyatt is back tomorrow!! Need help with your iPhone &/or computer? My son, Wyatt can help. He’s here for one 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.
  • Artist in Residence in December – Each Thurs., Fri., & Sat.  between 4 and 7 p.m. local artist Bette Yozel will be demonstrating painting in the lobby of the Hotel St. Francis
  • Artist in Residence in January –  Thurs., Fri., & Sat. between 4 and 7 p.m., local artist Roberta Parry will be demonstrating transparent watercolor painting in the lobby of the Four Seasons Rancho Encantado
  • 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

Tis the season!

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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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Oh Happy Autumn!

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The aspens are turning! Oh happy autumn!!

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Cool Pick of the Week:

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Wise Fool’s Fabulous Fall Cabaret. Wise Fool’s advanced students, professional performers, and youth will present acts that dazzle and delight. Aerial hoop, silks, unicycling, trapeze, clowning, spoken word and more! And all proceeds support Wise Fool’s programming for youth and adults in our studio, in the public schools, and beyond! Two shows, Sat. Sept. 30th 4pm and 8pm

Tickets $15 Adult

$5 child (12 and under)
$10-15 sliding scale for financial need discount

1131 Siler Rd, Suite B, call (505) 992-2588 for directions

 


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
  • Need Volunteers for the Mayor’s BallThe Mayor’s Ball  is an annual gala created to bring awareness to and raise funds for chosen nonprofit organizations. On Saturday, October 21st at the Santa Fe Convention Center, Communities in Schools NM and The Food Depot will be recognized for their great work and we need volunteers to make the sold out, 650-guest event simply magnificent. By volunteering at the event (or with setup or breakdown the day before and after), you’ll be supporting these nonprofits and the children and families they serve. Check out the Volunteer Enrollment Form for more details and contact Melanie Lenci with any questions.
  • 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
  • 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 October 14 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Santa Fe.
    Registration is necessary.  Call Andi at 505-310-1465 or email andi@andisutherland.com

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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Happy First Day of Fall

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Sunrise in Santa Fe

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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.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • 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.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • 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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Congratulations Mary Blake Butler! You are the winner of the $50 gift certificate from The Beat Goes On, Upscale Resale at 333 Montezuma Ave. in Santa Fe shoes.jpg


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