Tag: Fall Fiesta

Glorious Days of Autumn

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Cool Project

Guns to Garden Tools (For Sale)

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New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) wants to take the thousands of unwanted working guns in New Mexico and turn them into shovels and spades for community gardens but they need your help. Would you like to buy one of these COOL Guns to Garden Tools?

They have had six gun buybacks & taken over 400 working firearms out of use & off the streets of NM. The last gun buyback in Las Cruces cost just over $20,000. NMPGV gives gift cards to local grocery stores, gas stations, Target, etc. but not cash, so people can’t go and buy another gun. The cost to buy guns is:

  • $100 for a long gun or pistol
  • $200 for semi-automatic handguns
  • $250 for assault weapons

NMPGV pays artist/iron monger/forger, Tiago Rene Torres de Silva, $60 to make each tool. He has earned over $1,300 so far making Guns to Garden tools.

Wear Your GRACE at 125 E. Palace Ave. has the tools on display and sells them with 100% of the profits going to NMPGV. Call 505-780-5611 or stop by today and buy a garden tool (really a piece of art) in support of this wonderful program. The tools are a bit pricey but now you know why.

“Firearms are now used in the creation of something new, preventing the guns use for violence and creating a cycle of peace.”


Cool Picks for the Week

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon Wed. Oct. 10 at noon at Cowgirl with Guest Speaker Debra Ehrhardt talking about “From the Jamaican Page to the Hollywood Stage”.  Debra is in town for her one-woman show on Thurs. Oct. 11. (see more info below). $25 cash at the door. Click here to RSVP.
  • Back to the ’80s – Shipwrecked Productions presents a DJ dance party with all the ’80s hits you’ve been missing. It’s for ages 13 and up, because it’s never too early to get your teen into truly good music. Bring snacks or drinks to share—but no smoking or alcohol. The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol, Sat, Sep 29 at 7pm
  • Journeysantafe: The founders of Retake Our Democracy, Paul Gibson and Roxanne Barber, present their findings from a 70-day, 24-city road trip wherein they met with leaders, innovators and social pioneers who had initiated and sustained projects and programs that advanced social, racial, and or climate justice.
    Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse, 202 Galisteo St. Sun. Sept. 30 at 11 am
  • Volunteers Needed at Santa Fe Farmers Market Fall Fiesta on October 6. Contact Carrie at carrie@farmersmarketinstitute.org or 505-983-7726 for more information.
  • Register Now for Paul Selig’s Beyond the Known: A Channeled Weekend Workshop in Santa Fe Sat, Oct 13th: 10 am – 4 pm thru Sun, Oct 14th: 10 am – 4 pm, Inn and Spa at Loretto, 211 Old Santa Fe Trail – click here for more info
  • Here From Hollywood for One Night OnlyCock Tales: Shame on Me! Ticket includes Dinner & One Woman Show with Actress/Playwright, Debra Ehrhardt Thurs. Oct. 11. Click here for tickets. Seating Limited
  • With October, Domestic Violence Month, Healing Voices – Personal Stories based here in Santa Fe is available to make presentations to groups around the community.  Their mission is to raise awareness of domestic violence by sharing stories of survivors.  The 7 films they have created have been in film festivals from coast to coast.  To arrange for a presentation please contact president and filmmaker JoAnne Tucker at hv.psorg@gmail.com.  To learn more about our organization visit https://www.hv-ps.org

Cool Cause

Art Opening: “Cheri’s Kids” – Come Meet the Artist at Cheri O’Brien Fine Art Gallery to Benefit Girls Inc.

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Narrative artist Cheri O’Brien has been painting children’s portraits for several years in oil and acrylic paint. These portraits show O’Brien’s interpretation of small children, dreamy, optimistic but somewhat skeptical or wary of this adult world. Ms. O’Brien will be donating 10% of sales to Girls Inc. of Santa Fe.
Opening Fri, Sept 28th, 5-7pm
Cheri O’Brien Fine Art Gallery
618 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.
Show runs through October 22
http://www.cheriobrien.com
Gallery hours Thursday – Monday 11am-4pm.
For more info contact Cheri O’Brien at 425-308-2061


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Zozobra, the Original Burning Man

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A “Hot” One

Burning of Zozobra, aka Old Man Gloom, the Original Burning Man

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • RSVP for SF Women to Women Luncheon Wed. Sept. 12 with guest speaker Kelly Wendorf, EQUUS talking about Horse Wisdom – 5 Million Years of Feminine Leadership for Today’s World. Noon at Cowgirl. $25 cash or check at the door. Don’t forget to RSVP today!
  • Register Now for Paul Selig’s Beyond the Known: A Channeled Weekend Workshop in Santa Fe Sat, Oct 13th: 10 am – 4 pm thru Sun, Oct 14th: 10 am – 4 pm, Inn and Spa at Loretto, 211 Old Santa Fe Trail – click here for more info 
  • Santa Fe Overdose Memorial at Santuario de Guadalupe, Fri, Aug 31 at 4:30pm
    Join Recovery Santa Fe in remembering those our community lost in the last year. This year’s event also includes the first few panels of the Overdose Photo Memorial quilt, similar to the AIDS quilt sewn many years ago by mothers who’d lost children to that epidemic. As the quilt grows, Recovery Santa Fe plans to exhibit it at the Legislature and eventually in Washington, DC. For more info, email memorialquilt2020@gmail.com
  • Fall Activities at the Santa Fe Ski Basin – Sat. & Sun. 11 am – 3 pm, chairlift rides, disc golf, live music, a beer garden and a sports shop sale, plus discounts on advance lift tickets (because this winter can’t possibly be worse than last, right?).
  • Tickets on Sale Now for Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Fall Fiesta. By attending you help strengthen northern New Mexico agriculture, preserve small farms, build community around locally produced food, combat food insecurity by making healthy food available to everyone in our community, and maintain their permanent home for the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market in the Santa Fe Railyard.

     

  • Volunteers needed for STEM Santa Fe’s Expanding your Horizons conference on Saturday October 13, 2018 at Santa Fe Community College. We are expecting 200 girls, in 5th-8th grade, from Santa Fe and Northern NM schools to participate. For more details and to sign up click here or contact: Volunteer@stemsantafe.org if you have any questions. They also need donations of swag for the conference bags and/or inkind donations of STEM kits as door prizes. Any number of swag items is accepted. Contact: Lina.Germann@stemsantafe.org
  • A message from Katie Rountree:  “Each fall I try to put together a Giving Box which I keep in my car at all times. The box contains items that might be needed by the homeless or someone caught in a sudden rainstorm. I like to keep jackets and gloves in the box because as fall approaches often times the homeless are unprepared for the colder weather and I can just give them a jacket and some gloves on the spot. A box of dog treats are also in my Giving Box because many homeless people now have dogs as companions and what dog couldn’t use a little extra treat? I carry umbrellas because so many people don’t have one handy in a sudden rainstorm. If I see some caught in the rain I can just hand one to them. Other items are band aids, extra water and anything else I think someone could use. If you have any of these items that you no longer need, I would greatly appreciate a donation to the Giving Box. You may bring items to the next Women to Women Lunch on Sept. 12th or email me for pick up. Thank you! Katie

Cool Happening

U Pick Lavender Field Now Open!

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Stroll through the fields and pick your own lavender bundle for $10 now thru Nov. 3 when they will close for the season. Tues. – Sat. 10 am – 5pm. Lunch at the Lavender Teahouse from 10am – 2:30 pm. www.purpleadobelavenderfarm.com


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Jody