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Happy Mother’s Day to All

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Celebrating Mothers Everywhere!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • 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 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
  • Creativity for Peace Garage Sale Fundraiser – 100% of proceeds benefit the nonprofit Creativity for Peace and its work bringing understanding and dialog to girls from Palestine and Israel. Lutheran Church of the Servant Sat, May 11
    8am – 2pm 2481 Legacy Court
  • Connecting Water & Community: Community Collaborations & Partnerships – Join the discussion at a public input meeting to provide the city with ideas to help shape its five-year water conservation plan. To best serve the community, they need the voices of Santa Feans to be reflected in the plan. Genoveva Chavez Community Center Sat, May 11 from 10am – 12pm 3221 Rodeo Road Santa Fe
  • World Migratory Bird Day – The worldwide celebration of our avian friends with two live bird presentations and flight demonstrations (featuring Sol the turkey vulture, who is more than 20 years old). Learn more at migratorybirdday.org.
    New Mexico Wildlife Center $2 Sat, May 11 from 11am – 3pm at 19 Wheat Street Española
  • Adobe Brick-Making Community Day – May is Historic Preservation month, so celebrate by joining Cornerstones for its 3rd annual Adobe Brick-Making. Learn traditional adobe brick-making and get your hands dirty for a worthy cause. Each brick you make will be used in a Cornerstones preservation project. All ages are welcome. No experience necessary. Cornerstones needs volunteers to help set up and clean up the event areas, to prepare the adobe mix and help others make the bricks, so contact Karen Kuranz kkuranz@cstones.org or 982-9521 if you can assist.
    Drury Plaza Hotel Sat, May 11 from 9:30am – 1pm at 828 Paseo de Peralta
  • Understanding Our Anger as a Catalyst for Positive Change -Women have centuries of built-up anger living in their bodies and minds. Join Betsy Keats to create a new and positive relationship with this powerful emotion in a supportive group environment. To register, email Keats at bkempower1@gmail.com
    Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch Sat, May 11 from 3 – 4:30pm, 145 Washington Ave.
  • Tenor, James Onstad & guitarist David Leisner will be performing concerts in May in New Mexico & New York. As a prelude, come Sat. May 11 at 7 pm for a private concert at Charlotte Jackson Fine Art. The concert is free but only those with reservations are guaranteed a seat. Call 505-989-8688 or email press554@charlottejackson.com554 S. Guadalupe St. in the Railyard.

  • Spring Open House at Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary – Celebrate Mother’s Day with the animals in hospice care (from dogs to livestock to turkeys) with workshops, vegan refreshments, art and more. Meet the happy and healthy senior animals—they’ll tell you with smiles and wagging tails that KSAS’ wellness care works! For details, times and directions, visit kindredspiritsnm.org. Sun, May 12
    10am – 4pm Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary 3749-A Hwy. 14
  • Moms in Free at Santa Fe Botanical Garden on Sun, May 12 from 9am – 5pm 715 Camino Lejo
  • 100 Women logoIf 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.
  • Zia Singers Spring Concert coming up on Sat & Sun, May 18 & 19 featuring songs made famous by leading ladies of Broadway. These performances are a prelude to our 2020 concerts that will celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women getting the right to vote in our country. Zia Singers are a local all-women’s chorus going all out to celebrate the progress women have made in this century! Performances are at 3pm at James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Rd.

  • 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?
    Have you made a Vision Board for 2019?
    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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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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Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • FENG SHUI FOR FINANCIAL ABUNDANCE
    How are you doing with your 2019 Goals?
    Have you made a Vision Board for 2019?
    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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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.


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