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We’ve been a little under the weather this week

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • March is Women’s History Month. As Gerda Lerner said, the premier and essentially founding women’s historian said, “Women’s History is the first step to Women’s Emancipation.”

  • Public Forum for College President Candidates: Over five days meet the five candidates for president of the college.
    Raúl Rodríguez, PhD at 2pm Fri. Mar. 1
    Kim E Armstrong, PhD at 2 pm Mon. Mar. 4
    Kimberlee S Messina, PhD at 2 pm Thurs. Mar. 7
    Rebecca K (Becky) Rowley, PhD at 2 pm Mon. Mar 11
    Rey Rivera, PhD at 2 pm Tues. Mar. 12
    Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave.

  • Santa Fe Restaurant Week continues – Featuring three-course meals at a fraction of the cost. Restaurants will be offering prix-fixe dinners for $15, $25, $35, or $45 per person, depending upon the restaurant. Many will offer value-priced lunches as well. Now thru Mar. 3 at various locations. Click here for details.
  • Inspired by the Ancients – Donna Sherry Boggins presents historical interpretations of gourd vessels created for use by medicine men and holy men and women. Fri, Mar 1 from 4 –  6pm Vista Grande Public Library, 14 Avenida Torreon, Eldorado
  • Spring into Motion, an evening of dance performed by NDI New Mexico’s most advanced dancers, “Spring Into Motion!” Fri. & Sat., Mar. 1-2 at 7 pm, & Sun., Mar. 3 at 2 pm, at The Dance Barns, 1140 Alto St. Click here for tickets $10/$15.
  • Greater Eldorado Garden Fair – Learn from gardening experts and organizations how to master this environment and maximize its beauty.  Sat, Mar 2 from 10am – 2pm Eldorado Community Center, 1 Hacienda Loop, Eldorado
  • Free First Sunday at Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian  – Get free admission all day—the perfect opportunity to check out Old Man Looking Backward by Bob Haozous (Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache). The artist is best known for monumental sculpture, but he works in other media as well. Sun, Mar 3
    10am – 5pm Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian 704 Camino Lejo
  • Making History: Windmills – Learn more about wind power in New Mexico with scientist Rich Strittmatter & master the basic technology of windmills. Make your own model to take home. Sun, Mar 3 from 1:30 – 3:30pm Free with museum admission & New Mexicans are free the first Sunday of every month. New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.
  • Culture Day at the Roundhouse -A collection of New Mexico’s cultural organizations and museums exhibit aspects of the state’s diverse landscape such as carding, spinning & weaving wool, while the New Mexico Arts staff provides books, CDs & posters from its traditional folk arts & poetry programs. Mon, Mar 4
    8am – 2:30pm New Mexico State Capitol Roundhouse
    490 Old Santa Fe Trail.
  • The search for Ms Senior New Mexico 2019 is on. Is there a crown in your future? Become a contestant! Requirements:  60 years + Talent and Inner Beauty!! Make a difference in the lives of others by shining brightly and following your dreams proving that age is just a number. Deadline to enter is May 1st with Pageant to be held in August. Winner earns the right to represent New Mexico in The Ms Senior America Pageant in the fall of 2019, Atlantic City NJ. If you are interested or know someone who is please contact Julie Salomon 469-816-6839 or email her here.
  • Community Palliative Care of Northern New Mexico is offering a weekend of free training for volunteers Fri. Mar. 1 – Sun. Mar. 3. Learn how to provide practical & emotional in-home support to someone who is coping with a life-limiting illness. www.cpcnnm.org Call Deb at 505-438-0895 or Treva 505-629-5743.
  • Volunteers needed for 2019 STEM Santa Fe Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival
    Fri. Mar. 15 at Santa Fe Community College. No previous math major needed. Just a love for learning, mentoring and math. To sign up: https://tinyurl.com/2019JRMF-Santa-Fe-Volunteers

Cool Creative Workshops, Classes & Coaching

  • Soul Craft – An Online Writing Workshop for Life, Business & Inspiration
    If you want a more engaged life, a more successful business, or to become a more inspired (and inspiring) version of yourself…WRITE! Award-winning author and writing coach Kelly Madrone is offering a new online group designed to hone your writing skills and connect you with your undiscovered passion. It launches March 13 and there are just a few spots left! www.kellymadrone.com/write-now.
  • Using Encaustic Wax With Photographs – NEW Workshops with Angel Wynn
    Create beautiful art work using encaustic paints & photographs. Instructor, Angel Wynn, is a long time photographer & encaustic artist who shares a variety of techniques. Classes are designed for all levels. Bring your own photographs or choose from a stack available during workshop. Classes are held at 7 Arts Gallery, 125 Lincoln Ave. Workshop Dates:
    Mar. 4, Half Day 10am-1pm OR Full Day, 10am-4pm: 1 spot left
    Mar. 5, Full Day, 10am-4pm: 2 spots left
    Mar. 18, Half Day, 2-5pm: 1 spot left
    Mar. 25, Half Day, 12-3pm: 2 spots left
    Apr. 13, Half Day, 1-4pm: 2 spots left
    Contact Angel Wynn 505-819-1103 or email for more info.

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Congrats to CancerRoadTrip for a Gold Award in Health and Wellness Travel from the North American Travel Journalist Association!

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CancerRoadTrip is an ongoing docuseries that brings together leaders in mind/body medicine with cancer patients in amazing locations throughout the world. Using travel, food and personal stories, CancerRoadTrip explores the experience of healing from cancer as a pivot point into a deeper and more meaningful approach to life, wellness and happiness.

You can follow Cancer Road Trip at www.CancerRoadTrip.com and @CancerRoadTrip on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.


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Busy Summer in Santa Fe

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Show Opening of  SHE BUDDA, sculptures and paintings by Andrea Broyles, Reception July 20 from 5-7pm at Wear Your Grace, 125 East Palace, Santa Fe


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Enroll Now: Speaking Into Presence invites you to experiment and experience speaking out in a new way. Where do you need to speak more effectively with confidence, claim your voice and be heard? Offered by Beata Lewis (BridgingLives.com), Executive Coach with a specialization as a certified Master Somatic Coach. Mon., July 30th 5:15-7:30pm in Santa Fe. Space Limited to 8 Participants. $47. Speaking Into Presence  – Click Here for more info
  • THE FENCE 2018 Returns: July 21, 5-8pm at the Railyard Park.  ASMP (The American Society of Media Photographers) New Mexico chapter & United Photo Industries, are pleased to present the annual edition of the nationally acclaimed photographic outdoor exhibition series called THE FENCE. Joining the 2018 roster of exhibition locations, including Brooklyn, Boston, Atlanta, Calgary, Durham, Sarasota, and Denver, the exhibition will be on display July 21 – Oct. 27. In association with the national exhibition, THE FENCE NEW MEXICO, will also be shown, exclusively featuring the work of New Mexico-based photographers.D
  • Attention Dog & Book Lovers: Local author Dirk Wales reads from his books on the famous US Mail Rail dog, Owney. Meet search and rescue canines from Sandia Search & Rescue; Assistance Dogs of the West from Santa Fe hosts a junior trainer with a newly recruited puppy trainee; make the acquaintance of community outreach dogs and find out what they do; and visit with adoptable dogs from Española Humane. Vista Grande Public Library, Sat, Jul 21, 1 – 3pm. The event is free and open to all two-legged humans.
  • Counting Butterflies: Join New Mexico’s butterfly guru Steve Cary at the annual butterfly count. Every individual butterfly that is identified will be recorded. Participants will travel to three separate areas to observe, count and learn about butterflies: mesa top, high-altitude and streamside. Registration is required, call 505-662-0460. Sat, Jul 21, 9am – 3:15pm. Please bring binoculars (close-focusing), cameras, nets (if you have one), sturdy walking shoes, lunch and water. Some nets will be provided.
  • An Evening Honoring the Work of Sam Shepard: Ironweed Productions presents a staged reading of selections from Shepard’s body of work. As the playwright had personal ties to Santa Fe, this evening honors the playwright, his work, and a venerable company in town. El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, Sun, Jul 29, 7pm. This event is free. (Get there early.)
  • Mark Your Calendars: The next meeting for 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe, Wed. Aug. 1 from 6-7 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple. Invite your friends!
  • Adopt the River: Santa Fe Watershed Association is looking for volunteers to adopt a reach of the Santa Fe River or adopt a reach of an arroyo. To learn more about becoming a steward of the Santa Fe River or Arroyos, call (505) 820-1696.
  • Registration Open: A Gathering Creative Women Workshop, Aug. 18 – 21. A retreat at Sanctuary Rass Mandall with yoga, meditation & 5 digital portraits from photographer Patti Bose of yourself to use for your website, social media, personal branding etc. Space limited. For more info email creativewomenworkshops@gmail.com

 Cool Event

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Gimme Shelter: Trainers’ Rally for Rescue Horses

Professional trainers have volunteered their time and talents to take a rescue horse into training for 100 days. None of the horses had been ridden before. The trainers will be exhibiting the horses at the 5th Annual Gimme Shelter Event, and the horses will be available for adoption. FREE to the public.
The Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds
3237 Rodeo Rd.
Fri. 4—6.30 pm judging of Conditioning & In Hand and “Talk to the Trainers” (no vending on site.)
Sat.  kicks off at 10 am with Riding Obstacles & Dry Work. Freestyle at 12 pm. You will have the opportunity to visit with trainers & horses at 1 pm, followed by adoption-based auction of the participating horses. (Pre-bidding is available if you cannot attend.) Food, shaved ice and merchandise vendors onsite. NO DOGS ALLOWED!


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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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Mid-Winter Cheer

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Play Day in Our Little Bit of Snow! Photo by Carey Berkus

Cool Pick of the Week

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Marty Stuart at the Lensic – The Grammy winner, Grand Ole Opry star, country music archivist, photographer, musician and songwriter comes to town with support from Wayne “The Train” Hancock. Sat. Jan. 20 at 7:30pm at the Lensic.

Click here for tickets

 


 

Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Stand Up~Show up~ Speak Up: Santa Fe Women’s March, Sun. Jan. 21 begins at noon at the Roundhouse & ends at the Plaza at 1pm. Poster party on Jan. 20 from 2-4pm at 1420 Cerrillos Rd. Bring poster boards, markers & imagination to create your own board for the march. Email here for more information. T-Shirts for the march are on sale now at Roadrunner Printing, 1235 Siler Rd.
  • RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon. Wed. Jan. 24. We’ll meet at Cowgirl restaurant at noon and our guest speaker this time will be Heloise Jones, local author & writing coach. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends and perhaps new clients. $25 at the door. If you would like to be a future guest speaker, please email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com.

  • Andi Sutherland hosts EFT Tapping Meetup: Tapping into Wealth. The group will explore the issue of personal, familial and cultural scarcity and after an hour of tapping, we’ll leave with nervous systems that are more secure in their experience of abundance and wealth. Wed., Jan. 24th, in the Library at the Hotel Santa Fe (Cerrillos & Paseo de Peralta) 7:00 – 8:30, cost $19.  No previous EFT Tapping experience is necessary.  Details and RSVP here.
  • Film & Speaker: A screening of Merci Congo, about the conflict minerals trade in East Congo and the amazing activists who are working to change the situation there. Neema Namadamu, one of the activists featured in the film, will speak about her work empowering women in the region and changing the paradigm there through grassroots organizing. This event is free and open to the public. Donations
    gratefully accepted. RSVP requested to admin@studiocentersf.org  Fri. Jan. 26 at 6pm at The Studio Center of Santa Fe (formerly Warehouse 21)
  • League of Women Voters – Get help from the Santa Fe County chapter of the nonpartisan nonprofit to learn all about ranked-choice voting, figure out where to vote, and then register to do so, if you haven’t already. Fri. Jan. 26, 3-5 pm at Devargas Mall
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Feinaugural meeting Sat. Jan 27, 2-3pm for grades 8th – 12th at The Studio Center of Santa Fe (formerly Warehouse 21)
  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe Next Meeting – Wed. Feb. 7, from 6-7 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple

Other Coolness

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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

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • 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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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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ROCtober in Santa Fe

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Cool Pick of the Week:

dogsSanta Fe Wags & Chili Festival: This family- and dog-friendly event will feature a Canine Kissing Booth (get smooched by an ADW dog), a Photo Booth for you and your pets, $5 vegetarian Green Chile meals including a drink and dessert, Fun Contests for you and your pets, and a Raffle! Saturday, October 21, 2017 Marty’s Meals, 1107 Pen Road – Free Admission. Please Bring Cash for Food, Raffles & Contests. All proceeds go to support the great work of Assistance Dogs of the West.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • Canyon Road Paint Out, Sat. Oct. 21 – Join more than 100 Santa Fe’s artists for the 10th annual event in which they set up their easels outside and chat with passersby as they create great works of art. Don’t miss the lunchtime parade. 10 am – 5 pm.
  • Archaeologist and anthropologist Benjamin A Bellorado discusses the human history of the area around the embattled Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Presented by Southwest Seminars, it’s part of the lecture series Mother Earth, Father Sky: Perspectives on the Environment of the American West. Hotel Santa Fe, Mon. Oct 23, 6pm $15
  • RSVP for the last Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon of the Year, Wed. Oct. 25 at noon at Cowgirl $25 at the door. Featuring guest speaker Yolanda Arrey & Ruth Dennis from Sierra Vista Alzheimer’s Community,  talking about “Caregiver Realism, Dementia Survival Skills and Knowing When to Get Help”. Also, see a special showing of “Cowgirl” paintings by Santa Fe artist, Cheri O’Brien.

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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