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Kentucky Derby Weekend

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • How you can prepare for wildfire – Hosted by the Greater Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition, the City of Santa Fe Fire Department, City of Santa Fe Department of Emergency Management, Villages of Santa Fe, and the Forest Stewards Guild. Workshops include: Evacuation Preparation, How to be alerted about wildfire in Santa Fe How to create a “Go Kit” , How to prepare your family and home to evacuate, How to prepare your home for wildfire. Simple things you can do to reduce the risk of your home igniting. Conducting your own Home Hazard Assessment. Sat, May 4 from 10am to 1pm at the City of Santa Fe Office of Emergency Management at the old College of Santa Fe. Registration is recommended. Click here
  • Compost Clinic – As part of the Master Gardener Garden Fair, learn how to compost your yard and food waste with proper techniques for building a thermal pile, turning, finishing and screening compost. Bring hats, gloves, study shoes, water, and a pitchfork if you have one. Presented by the Santa Fe Compost Action Team (SCAT) of the Santa Fe Master Gardener Association. Santa Fe County Fairgrounds, Free Sat, May 4 from 9am – 1pm 3229 Rodeo Road
  • Audubon Day: A Celebration of Birds – The Center for New Mexico Archaeology, an affiliate of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, teams up with Audubon New Mexico for a family-friendly event with live demonstrations as well as hands-on activities; make clay figures, view bird-related objects under a microscope, create balls out of bird seed and learn the basics of birding skills.  The Center for New Mexico Archaeology Sat, May 4 from 10am – 2pm, 7 Old Cochiti Road
  • Volunteers Needed – Healing Voices/Personal Stories, a local non-profit working to raise public awareness of women striving to overcome abuse through the creation and distribution of film and video, needs volunteers for video demonstration “die in” as a part of National Day of Action Against Domestic Violence. Volunteers needed on Sat. May 4 from 11am – 3pm at the Railyard hv.psorg@gmail.com
  • Kentucky Derby Day Gala Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity – Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in style: mint juleps, champagne, southern food, silent and live auctions, live jazz, fancy hats, and a simulcast of the “greatest two minutes in sports.” Every dollar raised goes toward providing affordable housing for deserving families in our own community. Sat, May 4, 1:30–5pm Drury Plaza Hotel
  • IAIA BFA Creative Writing Graduate Reading – The best from featured readers Debbie Haddow, Damien Moore (Navajo), Chelsea Napper and Matthew Robeck. IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Sat, May 4 @ 2pm 108 Cathedral Place Santa Fe
  • Mother’s Day Celebration at the Santa Fe Woman’s Club – The Santa Fe Woman’s Club is having their annual MOTHER’S DAY GIFT FAIR. It will be held on Sun, May 5 from 10am – 4pm at their Clubhouse located 1616 Old Pecos Trail. The proceeds will go to the many charities and college scholarships funded yearly by the Santa Fe Woman’s Club and Library Association. Last year it was a great success, and we expect it will be even better this year.
  • United We Run The church hosts a 5K run/walk (and a 1K fun run for kids, too) to raise funds for three Santa Fe organizations: New Mexico Environmental Law Center, Santa Fe Dreamers Project and BOOKKIDS (to supply books for students in Santa Fe Public Schools). Runners/walkers are invited to collect donations from friends and family. Registration and donation forms are available online at unitedchurchofsantafe.org, in its community room, via email (unitedchurchsf@gmail.com), or call 988-3295. United Church of Santa Fe Sun, May 5 @ 12pm at 1804 Arroyo Chamiso
  • Come experience the heart-warming performances as over 500 public school children display excellence through energy and teamwork. Celebrate the impactful programming NDI New Mexico provides to almost 8,500 children statewide. Have fun while making a difference in the lives of thousands of New Mexico’s children! “Our Dancing Feet!” at THE DANCE BARNS Thurs, May 9 @ 6pm, Fri, May 10 @ 5 & 7pm  Sat, May 11 @ 2:30pm Schools Featured: Acequia Madre, El Camino Real, Gonzales, Sweeney, Tesuque Elementary, Te Tsu Geh Oweenge School, Dance Barns Class Parents, Community Tiny Tots, Celebration Team, and Saturday SWAT
  • 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.

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    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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Love is in the Air

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • News from 100 Women Who Care: At our most recent meeting we drew 3 names out of the hat and heard wonderful presentations from:

    And then we voted and Healing Voices-Personal Stories was the 1st place winner! We collected $10,000 for them. For those who could not attend, please send your checks in for the 2nd place winner, PARTNERS IN EDUCATION. Mail it to Katie Rountree. If you need her mailing address email her here.

  • Nordic Voices – A six-voice a cappella group, making waves not only in Scandinavia, but in places as far afield as South Africa, Taiwan & Bolivia are here in Santa Fe. St. John’s College, 1160 Camino Cruz Blanca, $20, Fri, Feb 8 at 7:30pm
  • Love Your River Day – Join the Santa Fe Watershed Association‘s River Stewards to pick up litter from the river and arroyos. Meet at the barn. Bring some work gloves—everything else is provided. Each participant will be entered into a drawing with the possibility of winning a great prize donated by Outside Magazine, Watershed Association and other local businesses. Meet at Frenchy’s Field, Osage Avenue and Agua Frí­a Streets, Sat, Feb 9 from 10am – 12pm
  • Yoga-Pilates-Relaxation Fundraiser – Stretch and work your muscles, and benefit a great organization at the same time. All proceeds will be donated to the Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project. Bring your yoga mat and a water bottle. Class size is limited to 50, so get your tickets now. Española Fitness Center, 326A South Paseo de Oñate, Espanola, $15, Sun, Feb 10 from 5 – 6pm
  • Santa Fe Film Festival – The annual fest, now in its 20th year, brings together distinguished industry specialists and movie lovers through accessible screenings, panels, workshops and parties. Check santafefilmfestival.com for all events, ticket info and more. Individual screenings start at $10 apiece, and head to the website for options on all-access passes.  Various locations Feb 13 – 17, $10 – $200
  • Community Day at the Garden – Get free admission to the garden for New Mexico residents and students. Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, Thu, Feb 14

  • Mark Your Calendars for our Next Women to Women Luncheon, Wed, Feb 27 at noon at Cowgirl with guest speaker Abby Bordner, a speaker and consultant regarding the brain science of early childhood talking about Why Early Childhood Education Matters to Everyone. RSVP early! $25 at the door.

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Other Cool Stuff

  • 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. www.kellymadrone.com/write-now. Marketing can annoy the heck out of people, but it doesn’t have to! Grow your business with soul. Learn how to use blogs, newsletters, articles, and other creative content to cultivate not just customers or clients, but community.  www.kellymadrone.com/blogging-for-business

  • Tapping for Love! Please join Andi Sutherland and friends for an evening of EFT Tapping for Love, this coming Wed, Feb 13th, in the Canyon Room at the Hotel Santa Fe from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  If you yearn for more love in your life, whether it’s love of another, self-love, or even the experience of Divine Love, please join us as we tap away your obstacles to knowing and having that love.  Group tapping is powerful and fun, and no prior experience is necessary.  The cost is $15.  Please RSVP to 505.310.1465 or andi@andisutherland.com, if possible.  www.andisutherland.com

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Glorious Days of Autumn

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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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