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Happy 4th of July!

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Pancakes on the Plaza – Sponsored by Rotary Thurs, July 4 starting at 7am


Cool Picks for the Week

  • BLOOKS!: What looks like a book, feels like a book, but isn’t a book? Join Metropolitan Museum of Art Librarian Mindell Dubansky as she duscusses the collecting of pseudo-books, along with the Paper Legacy Project, her current research. St. Francis Auditorium  Fri, June 28 at 6pm 107 W Palace Ave.
  • Opening Night at Santa Fe Opera House with La Bohème – The story of starving artists trying to survive in 1800s Paris is often called the most beautiful opera in existence and was unofficially dubbed the best-selling opera ever at the Met in New York. Santa Fe Opera House Fri, June 28 at 8:30pm, 301 Opera Dr.
  • 80th Birthday Bash for the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society
    – In honor of 80 years of saving lives, join in on a birthday party for families and dogs alike. At 10 am, a Fun Run features a 2-mile, non-timed run/walk in the community dog park for  $25 per human participant. Proceeds benefit the upkeep of the shelter’s public dog parks. Then from 11 am-2 pm, enjoy music from Felix y Los Gatos, food from Back Road Pizza and SoCal Mobile Cafe, refreshing drinks from Santa Fe Spirits, face painting, free nail trims and low-cost vaccines for your pet at the Thaw Animal Hospital and more. Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society Sun, June 30 at 100 Caja del Rio Rd.
  • Stories in the Stars – Soar through the stars in this compilation of Greek myths from nationally touring, New Hampshire-based Hempstead Stage Company. Travel the night sky and explore various constellations and legends about why they are in the sky. Young audiences will delight in learning stories of the wind, seasons, sun and moon. This new play is designed specifically for the library’s Summer Reading theme “A Universe of Stories.” Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch Sun, June 30 at 1:30pm 145 Washington Ave.
  • Dr. Erica Elliott: Medicine & Miracles in the High Desert – Dr. Elliott’s memoir is a young woman’s story of struggle as she discovers the difficulties of acclimating to Navajo culture; a spiritual journey is aided by her ability to help her new friends with her medical skills. Garcia Street Books Sun, June 30 at 4pm 376 Garcia St.
  • Southwest Seminars: Paleo Points Prove South to North Migration! Heather Smith, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology at Eastern New Mexico University, lectures as part of Southwest Seminars’ Voices from the Past speaker series. Hotel Santa Fe  $15 Mon, July 1 at 6pm 1501 Paseo de Peralta.
  • The Coded Language of Color – An introductory talk with enjoyable practical demonstrations of the electromagnetic basis of color and its profound effect on human life and the planetary theatre. Presented by The Living Theatre; for more info, visit thelivingtheatre.com. Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch Mon, July 1 at 6:30pm 145 Washington Ave.
  • Plame_ValerieLast Chance to get early bird pricing on tickets for Santa Fe Women to Women‘s A Luncheon with Valerie Plame, former career covert CIA operations officer “outed” by the Bush Administration, international speaker, author & advocate for the elimination of nuclear weapons, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District in the upcoming 2020 election. Her talk: My Life as a Spy, My betrayal by the White HouseWed. July 10 at Inn of Loretto. $50. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time. Early Bird prices thru July 1Click here.

Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • This weekend, June 29 and 30, is the LAST WEEKEND of the Santa Fe Studio Tour! Studios will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Don’t miss this fun yearly event! For a map and other information, go to santafestudiotour.com
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Studio 22, Bette Yozell Studio, 1313 Madrid Road, off Cordova Road

  •  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. Sat, June 29 from 1-4 pm, $128 Email Connie Knudson at  cgk999@gmail.com

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  • thumbnailJoin GRACE for their Third Annual Etkie Trunk Show – Inspired by the landscape and culture of the Southwest, ETKIE  designer Sydney Alfonso has assembled a team of expert artisans in New Mexico to create handmade jewelry that infuses traditional techniques with modern design. Fri June 28, Sat June 29 10am-8pm & Sun June 30 10am-6pm, GRACE 125 East Palace  Suite 137 For more information please call 505-780-5611 or email director@wearyourgrace.com
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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Santa Fe Restaurant Week – 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. Feb. 22 – March 3 at various locations. Click here for details.

  • Deep Creek: A reading by Pam Houston – Deep Creek tells the remarkable story of “that girl who dared herself to buy a ranch, dared herself to dig in and care for it, to work hard enough to pay for it, to figure out what other people mean when they use the word “home”. Sat. Feb 23, 7:00 PM – 8:30pm Garcia Street Books, 376 Garcia St. Limited space – register here.

  • Brandi’s 11th Annual Oscars Benefit for Santa Fe Animal Shelter Sun. Feb. 24 • 5 – 10:30 pm Watch the Oscars! Red Carpet / Dinner / Auction and Raffle at the Eldorado Hotel. Tickets $150 or $250 for couples. Click here for more info.

  • Feb. Networking Party presented by The Transition Network. Mon. Feb. 25 5:45-7:30 pm at Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta, women 50 and forward welcome.  Refreshments served.  For more information email santafechapter@thetransitionnetwork.com.  $5.00 suggested donation.
  • The Coded Language of Color: An Esoteric Journey – An introductory talk and fun, practical demonstrations of the electromagnetic basis of color and its profound effect on human life, fauna, flora and planetary energies. Presented by The Living Theatre. Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch, 145 Washington Ave. Mon. Feb. 25
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  • Women to Women Luncheon 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. Wed, Feb 27 at noon at Cowgirl RSVP $25 at the door.
  • Lannan Foundation presents Richard Powers, author of 12 novels.  His most recent novel, The Overstory, is a tale of activism and resistance about the secret language of trees and the people they bring together to save them. Tayari Jones’s novels include Leaving Atlanta, Silver Sparrow, and the recent An American Marriage, a 2018 Oprah’s Book Club selection. She is a professor of creative writing at Emory University. Wed. Feb. 27 at 7pm Tickets: $8 Adult, $5 Senior/Student. Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W San Francisco St. click here for tickets.
  • 100 Women Who Care Members: Please make your checks payable to PARTNERS IN EDUCATION & mail it to Katie Rountree. If you need her mailing address 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

Other Cool Stuff
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  • Combining Traditional Printmaking & Digital Transfers with Janet O’Neal
    This 2-day mixed media printmaking workshop will explore the process of combining digital inkjet transfers and traditional printmaking techniques. Bring collage materials, drawing materials and photographic digital images on a thumb drive and any printmaking plates you would like to use. There will be monotype plates available. Sat. & Sun. Feb. 23 & 24, 10am – 5pm in Albuquerque $280 Click here to register.

  • Santa Fe Salt Cave offers halotherapy, an alternative health treatment that utilizes salt for its healing properties. Salt by nature is antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory. Great for respiratory heath (sinuses, allergies, asthma), emotional support (stress reduction, insomnia, relaxation), skin issues (eczema, psoriasis, acne) and overall general wellness (detoxify toxins, boost immune system). Stop by for a 45 minute session & MENTION THE COOL LIST & SAVE $10 ON YOUR NEXT VISIT – Offer good thru the end of Feb.  $35 + tax for one halotheraphy session. Each session starts promptly on the hour. Call 505-365-2875 or book on their website www.santafesaltcave.com. Located at 1424 Second St. Open weekdays 10am – 7pm (except Tues) & Sat. & Sun. 10am – 4pm. (P.S. I went to the Salt Cave last week for the first time and couldn’t believe how much better I felt in just 45 min! I highly recommend going – Jody)

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Happy New Year!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Journeysantafe: Paul Gibson of Retake Our Democracy, takes a look at the upcoming legislative session. Retake Our Democracy is a volunteer-based organization committed to making personal and collective activism easier. Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse, 202 Galisteo St.  Sun, Dec 30 at 11am
  • Kwanzaa Family Gathering – Celebrate the week-long Afro-centric celebration. Each day honors one of seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. Join the community for food, music, drumming, dancing and stories, plus activities for children and and a candle-lighting ceremony. Sponsored by the Santa Fe NAACP.
    Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 W Rodeo Road, Sun, Dec 30 time 2- 4pm
  • GLOW: Cosmic Nights – Light up your holiday season with thousands of twinkle lights and beautiful large-scale light installations all aglow throughout the garden. Enjoy live music, festive beverages, and meet Santa. Opens at 5 pm last entry 7:30 pm. Kids 12 and under get in free! Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, 4 thru 31st.
  • Public Swearing In of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Lt. Governor Howie Morales – The doors open at 9 am, followed by a meet-and-greet until 2 p.  Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Tue, Jan 1, 2019 at noon, 201 W Marcy St.
  • Career Talks for Teens – Monthly gatherings bring in professionals to share about their careers to expose high school students to interesting, in-demand careers and give them the opportunity to network with professionals. The professionals give a brief talk about what they do and how they got started, then allow time for questions, discussion, and/or a hands-on demonstration of their work. Santa Fe Public Library LaFarge Branch, 1730 Llano St. Wed, Jan 2, time 4:30 – 5:30pm
  • From the Santa Fe Animal Shelter – If you have lost your pet, please do this immediately:
    • File a lost report with the Shelter. You may do this by calling 505.983.4309 x1606 or visiting the Shelter in person.
    • Post a photo and description of your pet on the Santa Fe Lost Pet website or on their Facebook page.
    • Canvas your neighborhood. Visit your neighbors and put up posters. Use this link to create a poster.
    • Put a “Lost Pet” ad in the Santa Fe ScoopCraigslist, and the Reporter. (Online sites are usually free.)
    • Call the Shelter often to see if your animal is there.  Realize, though, that we make no guarantee that we can identify your pet from the description given.  It is best to visit in person.
    • View lost/found pets on our website by following these links. The website is updated several times each day.  Again, do not rely on these postings alone.  Please continue to call and visit the shelter regularly.

Cool Event

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New Year’s Eve on the Plaza – Hot chocolate and biscochitos, piñon bonfires, fireworks and favorite musical groups on the bandstand make for a festive end to 2018. Al Hurricane, Jr. headlines with his classic New Mexico sound. Mayor Alan Webber and other city officials welcome in the new year, and a Zia symbol goes up the flagpole at midnight. Dress the kids warmly and bring the whole family downtown. Mon, Dec 31
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Autumn Skies & Pumpkin Pies

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Mark Your Calendars for our next 100 Women Who Care meeting, Wed. Nov. 7th at 6pm at the Scottish Rite Temple. The deadline to nominate your favorite non-profit & put their name in the hat is Oct. 24. Email Katie with your nomination.
  • A Couple of Spots Still Available for BE A HONEY & LEARN THE BUZZ ON BEES – Register now for Oct 20 Workshop. Be an apiarist for the day by learning about some of New Mexico’s 500 species of bees, including HONEY BEES! You will learn about bee artistry by studying their honeycomb, how they live their lives and how we need them in our environment. This one day class will fill you in on everything “bees” from plants to pollination, hives, gardens and how to increase their populations and attract them to your garden. – Lunch will be a creative mix of bee reliant fruits and vegetables along with a full meal and tasting, selecting and pairing various local honeys. Takeaways: Using a combination of materials, you will assemble your own native bee house and make a pair of hand dipped beeswax candles. $100 per person. Questions and Registration: epremack@gmail.com
  • Santa Fe Independent Film Festival runs now thru Oct. 21 – more info here
  • Hiro’s Table showing at CCA/The Screen as part of the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival by film maker Lynn Hamrick, who lives in Taos. Dates are Fri. Oct. 19 at 2pm and Sun. Oct. 21 at 2:40pm.
  • Quilt Fiesta Santa Fe – a stunning show of quilts on display, some for sale, as well as 20 vendors selling quilting fabric, notions, buttons, rubber. stamps, sewing machines and sewing tables. Also a gift shop of hand made placemats, bags, quilts, table runners etc. Fri. Oct. 19 & Sat. Oct. 20 at the SF Convention Center.
  • The New Mexico School for the Arts presents Cinematic Mime Fri. Oct. 19 at 7pm & Sat. Oct. 20th at 2pm. Tickets at the door $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students.
  • Hunt for Red Rocktober river clean-up on Sat. Oct. 20 at Alto Park Picnic Area from 10am – noon. Find the Red Rocks in the River (as you pick up trash) & be entered in drawing for prizes. More info at Santa Fe Watershed Association
  • Let’s Grow: Compost Clinic – Learn how to compost your yard and food waste in a hands-on clinics that teaches 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, Sat, Oct 20 from 9 – 11am – Free
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    Cheri O’Brien Fine Art at 618 Canyon Rd. 

    Canyon Road Paint Out & Sculpt Out – 10th annual event in which artists set up easels outside and paint. Lunchtime parade too.  Sat. Oct. 20 10am – 5pm For more info visitcanyonroad.com

  • Tech Talk: Free Online Learning Opportunities – Explore online learning opportunities available through the Santa Fe Public Library and beyond, including Great Courses, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and Brainfuse. Participants are welcome to bring smartphones, tablets or laptops to follow along. Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch, Mon, Oct 22 at 10:30am

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Cool Art

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Multi-Wave 2 by Helen K. Garber, Fine Art Pigment Prints, click here for purchase information

Cool Pick of the Week

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19th annual show on November 17, 18 & 19, 2017 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center (201 W. Marcy Street). The Trash Fashion and Costume Contest takes place at 7:00 pm on Fri., Nov. 17th.  Tickets available at the door and ahead of time HERE.

2017 Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival
Friday, November 17 – 5 PM to 9 PM ($5 or fashion show ticket)
2017 Fashion Show Tickets ON SALE NOW at www.ticketssantafe.org 
Saturday, November 18 – 9 AM to 5 PM (free)
Sunday, November 19 – 10 AM to 5 PM (free)


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library, the philanthropic partner of the Santa Fe Public Library, is looking for enthusiastic library lovers who might join the Friends Board of Directors to help shape the new Friends of the Library strategic plan and to support the Santa Fe Public Library. Board meetings are once a month.  To find out more, click here.
  • Action Matters presented by Silver Bullet Productions – Panelists Bill Richardson & Sam Donaldson, introduced by Mayor Javier Gonzales. Each distinguished guest will reveal the power of actions in community, nation, and world choices. Sat. Nov. 18 at La Fonda, 5:30 reception, wine & appetizers, 6:30 conversation
  • Small Works Art Show Opens Nov 17th 5-7pm at Cheri O’Brien Fine Art, Cheri hosts hosts her artist friends Mary Moore Bailey, Carol Palmer Huntington, Jennie Cooley, Whitney Hobsan, Jodi Balsamo & Spencer Kimball. 618 Canyon Rd. – show runs thru Dec. 11.
  • Contemporary Clay Art Fair Nov. 18 – 19 at the Santa Fe Women’s Club, 161 Old Pecos Trail, 10am – 5 pm
  • 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

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