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What’s on your summer reading list?

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What’s on your summer reading list?
Here’s some recommendations.


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Keep the Santa Fe Plaza Beautiful –Meet at the Bandstand for team assignments for painting and cleaning around the Plaza. No experience is needed; team captains and parks crews provide guidance.  breakfast and beverages provided.
    Santa Fe Plaza Sat, Jun 1 from 7 – 10:30am, 100 Old Santa Fe Trail
  • Hummingbird Music Camp Student Concert – Students from Hummingbird Music Camp perform outdoors at San Jose de los Jemez Mission at the historic site. Listen to their melodies while exploring the historic site after hours. Jemez Historic Site Sat, Jun 1 from 6 – 8pm, 18160 Hwy. 4, Jemez Springs
  • Joe Illick: “The Ring” in 60 Minutes—A Talk at the Piano – In just 60 minutes, multi-talented maestro Illick introduces us to the entire saga of Richard Wagner’s The Ring Cycle, playing the piano (and sometimes singing) the complex notes that Wagner wrote for an orchestra of 88 or more. A collaboration with the Wagner Society of Santa Fe. SITE Santa Fe $5 – $10 Sat, Jun 1 at 6pm, 1606 Paseo de Peralta
  • Journeysantafe: Meet with County Commissioner Anna Hansen and learn about current initiatives, ranging from the construction of a new administration building, sustainability projects, improvements and changes to the DCI code for hard rock mining, and much more. Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse Sun, Jun 2 at 11am, 202 Galisteo St.
  • WISC Fellow-in-Residence Dr. Jennifer Denetdale of UNM’s Feminist Research Institute presents “The Photographs of Milton Snow and the Making of the Modern Navajo Nation, 1937-1959″. Wed, Jun 5 at 5:30pm  Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Ave. The events are free, but please register at WISC’s website: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/WomensInternationalStudyCente/fellows.html
  • Calling All Minds, An Evening with Temple Grandin – As one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism, Temple Grandin presents encouraging and important messages about this disorder and “differently-labelled brains.”  Thurs, Jun 6 at 7 p.m. The Lensic Performing Arts Center, tickets available at www.lensic.org
  • Mark Your Calendars for the upcoming Women to Women Luncheons: Wed. June 19, noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door with Connie Knudson, Feng Shui Specialist & Author of the best-selling book The Feng Shui of Personal Transformation (RSVP here) AND Wed. July 10 at noon, location TBD, with Valerie Plame, former career covert CIA operations officer, international speaker, author & advocate for the elimination of nuclear weapons. We’ll be selling tickets in advance for the luncheon with Valerie Plame and will send out an announcement. If you know you’d like to attend email me and I’ll send you an advance notice so you can sign up.

Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • Saturday Writers’ Sanctuary with Joanne Fay Brown
    Jumpstart your writing, Juice up your creativity in the company of other writers Sat, June 29, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    We begin at 10:00 am with timed writing exercisesOur work is based on the internationally acclaimed Amherst Writers & Artists method.  After lunch you’ll spend the afternoon in silent communion with other writers, working on whatever project is preoccupying you as a writer these days. Joanne will have prompts ready if you feel stuck. You are also welcome to walk in the peaceful arroyo just behind her house. Writing ends at 3:30 pm but you can stay a while, share some of what you’ve been working on, discuss issues of craft, etc. The day is completed by 4:30. p.m. All are welcome! Space is limited — reserve yours! COST: $99. Lunch is included! We meet in a comfortable home less than a mile from the Santa Fe Plaza. Joanne Fay Brown has been leading Amherst Writers & Artists Workshops since 2012. She worked as a writer in the corporate world for 25 years and now devotes herself to poetry, and to the magic of writing with others. www.joannebrown.com 

    Questions? / Register: 510-381-1205 or joanne@joannebrown.com
    * Additional Writers’ Sanctuaries on Aug 3 and Aug 24!

     

  • 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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Happy Mother’s Day to All

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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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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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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Great Backyard Bird Count – Spend a morning in the unique wetland habitat and learn about the diversity of birds from volunteer bird guide Rocky Tucker. The pond at the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve attracts a wide variety of water birds, including grebes, ducks, herons and egrets, coots and rails, shorebirds, the belted kingfisher and an occasional gull. Songbirds, such as red-winged blackbirds and marsh wrens, nest in the cattail marsh bordering the pond. Others, like black phoebes and violet-green swallows, nest in trees along the banks of the pond. Large cottonwoods and other trees along the Cienega valley provide nest sites for red-tailed hawks, kestrels and herons. The riparian woodlands and the juniper savannas on drier upland slopes provide additional contrasting bird habitats. Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve, 27283 W Frontage Road, La Cienega, Sat, Feb 16, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Mujeres Olividadas Fronterizas: Forgotten Women Entrepreneurs in Mexican Border Towns – During the early- to mid-20 century, several were instrumental in shaping business on the US-Mexico border. In communities such as Agua Prieta and Nogales, Sonora and Paloma, women were pioneering entrepreneurs at a time when few businesswomen could be found anywhere, much less in the borderlands.  In this presentation, Placitas resident Daniel Arreola recounts the contributions of these forgotten border women and the historical geography of the towns they promoted. Placitas Community Library, 453 Hwy. 165, Sat, Feb 16 at 2pm
  • 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 now thru Feb 17
  • Santa Fe Poetry Trails Open Mic – The local poetry society presents guest host, Steven Lopez, public school teacher and poet. His short reading is followed by  an open mic; sign up at the start of the evening. For more info, contact Debbi Brody at 603-5930. Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St., Mon, Feb 18 at 5pm
  • The Manhattan Project in Fiction – The executive director of the Los Alamos Historical Society presents an exhibition presentation on how historic events have been featured in literature, in conjunction with the Atomic, Histories exhibit. New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.,  Wed, Feb 20 at 1pm
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sad to hear that the Santa Fe Prom Closet is closing after a decade of helping teens statewide. Here’s a link to read more. The Prom Closet’s inventory sale is scheduled for April 5 from 6 – 9pm April 6 from 9 – 5 pm at the Santa Fe Prep Gym. Along with the thousands of dresses, they also have tuxedos, shoes and accessories. Prices will start at $10.

Other Cool Stuff

  • Women in Transition – A Workshop for women 50+ exploring what’s next. 

    The Transition Network is a community of women 50 and forward whose changing life situations lead them to seek opportunities for new connections, resources and support. If you’re exploring new possibilities, rethinking your life or work, this Women in Transition workshop provides a guiding framework for the transition process. Register online by Feb. 22  www.thetransitionnetwork.org/events/3377/sfnm/   The Transition Network members, $25, non-members $35. 
    Learn about the national organization, www.thetransitionnetwork.org. Questions?  Contact jean@jeanpalmer.com. Sat, Feb. 2312:30 – 5pm at the Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta

  • 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 Febrrrrruary!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Fixit Clinic – Bring your broken electronics, appliances, toys and so on for assessment, disassembly and possible repair. Santa Fe County and Make Santa Fe provide workspace, tools, and guidance by specialists. Whether you fix it or not, you’ll learn more about how it was manufactured and how it worked, ready to share your new-found confidence and insight with your friends, neighbors, and the community at large. MAKE Santa Fe, 2879 All Trades Road, Sat, Feb 2 from 1 – 4pm

  • Um… It’s an Art Show! Drop-In Art Workshop – View the exhibition and work with Unlocked Minds, Inc.’s lead teaching artists on a variety of kid-friendly projects. You can leave your creation behind to be exhibited or take it home for your very own. Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St.  Sat, Feb 2 from 12 – 4pm. Free.
  • Journeysantafe: Paul Gibson, of Retake Our Democracy, takes a look at the most important bills in the current 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, Feb 3 at 11am

  • Family Mornings at Folk Art – Storytime Sun, Feb 3 from 11am – 12pm. After storytime, younger children can make their own beaded necklace, and older children make Huichol-inspired beaded bowls. Then do a family treasure hunt to find horses, or explore the last day of the Beadwork Adorns the World exhibit. Free with museum admission, and New Mexico residents get in for free Sun. Feb. 3. Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo,
  • Tax-Aide Santa Fe – SFCC and the AARP have teamed up to offer free (!) help taking care of your taxes. NOTE: This year, you must make an appointment. Call 505-946-3615 or visit sfcc.edu/taxaide to reserve a time. There are some qualifications, and a list of everything you need; get more info when you sign up for a slot. SFCC accounting students who were trained specifically for the service will be among the volunteers available. Higher Education Building, 1950 Siringo Road, Mon., Feb. 4
    8am – 4pm

  • Next Meeting for 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe is Wed. Feb. 6th at Scottish Rite Temple from 6 – 7 pm. The organizers put the names of local nonprofits in a hat and draw out three then hears a short presentation from each, and then votes; to whichever receives the most votes, every attendee writes a check and raises over $10,000 in one hour. Sounds insane and actually works! Join as an individual for $100 each time, or as a group ($50 for a two-team or $25 for a four-team). But wait, it doesn’t end there: The second-place winner receives money from the members not in attendance (approximately $8,000), and the third-place winner receives money from business sponsors ($1,500). In total, over $20,000 is raised at each meeting. You can come as a guest or members, you can bring a guest. For more info click here. If you’d like a tour of the Scottish Rite Temple, come at 5pm.
  • 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.
  • Ken and Judy (KJ Farms) could use your help! Ken’s doctor presented a grim ultimatum: stop farming and vending at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market or risk very serious health problems, such as being restricted to a wheelchair. For the last 15 years, Ken and Judy have been selling eggs at the Farmers’ Market. Their last market was on January 26. While bills are piling up and every-day needs are harder to meet, their sudden loss of income makes things insurmountably difficult. The Market community is really strong and we can help! Please lend a hand if you can and give a donation. If everyone pitches in even just a little, we can immeasurably make a very hard time a little easier. Click here to donate.

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7Arts Gallery will host “Artwork Within”, a solo show for local fine art painter Mary Jo Hatch with an opening reception Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 from 5-7pm. “Artwork Within” will feature works in oil whose main subject matter is houseplants painted in both intimate interiors and garden settings. 125 Lincoln Ave. Show runs thru Feb. 28


Cool Writing Workshops

  • 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

  • Write for Your Life! A Winter Writing Workshop for 6 Thursdays in Feb/Mar
    Juice up your creativity and jumpstart your writing in this small-group lively workshop based on the acclaimed Amherst Writers & Artists method. Together we foster a community of support enabling you to write freely and go deep: writing in response to suggested prompts, building trust in your unique voice, receiving feedback on what’s strong in your first-draft writing. We will also make time for manuscript review with balanced feedback, if requested. All are welcome: beginners, those beginning again, and experienced writers. We meet in a comfortable home near downtown Santa Fe. 6 Thursdays: Feb.21 – Mar. 28, 4 – 6:30 or 7 pm. For more information or to register:  joannebrown.com or contact Joanne Fay Brown 510-381-1205.

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe Deadline for Nomination Forms is Wed.  Jan. 23rd – If you are planning to send in a new nomination form please email it to Katie Rountree. If you have already sent in your nomination form, please let her know that you will be attending so she can have the form at the meeting. Remember to drop your name in the hat when you arrive. Our next meeting is Wed. Feb. 6 at 6pm at Scottish Rite Temple. For more info click here.
  • SOLD OUT! Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon with guest speaker, Dr. Susan Oupadia, Retired Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist on a Journey of Life talking about From Pathology to Peace Corps – A Journey Into and Out of Retirement on Wed. Jan. 23 at noon. Mark Your Calendars for our Next Luncheon, Wed. Feb. 27 at noon at Cowgirl with guest speaker Abby Bordner, a speaker and consultant regarding the brain science of early childhood & RSVP early! $25 at the door.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline February 1. Apply here: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org.
  • The Zia Singers Community Chorus will perform “Requiem & Rebirth: A Journey of the Soul” concerts on Sat. & Sun. Jan. 19 & 20 at 3 PM. Concerts will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Avenue in Santa Fe. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Students with IDs and children under 12 are $10. For more information and to purchase tickets, please go to: www.theZiaSingers.com.
  • Española Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Presentation about “Courageous Motorists: African American Pioneers on Route 66” by Santa Fe historian Frank Norris, complete with refreshments and children’s activities. For more information, contact Edith Brown at 753-2562 or edithbrown11@cybermesa.com. McCurdy Ministries Community Center, 362 South McCurdy Road,  Mon, Jan 21 from 10am – 12pm.
  • You’re Invited to Your ACTIONS MATTER, sponsored by Silver Bullet Productions, a non profit educational film company.  Listen to experts on protecting Public and Sacred Lands in New Mexico: Speakers include Senator Mark Udall, activist Winona LaDuke, Secretary of Interior under Obama Sally Jewell. Moderated by Valerie Plame. Limited seating. Purchase tickets through Silver Bullet Productions www.silverbulletproduction.com or 505-820-0552. La Fonda Hotel Sat. Jan. 26, Reception at 6PM; Panel discussion at 7PM.
  • Cancer Foundation for New Mexico’s (CFFNM) Sweetheart Auction returns for its 14th year—promising excitement, fascinating Live and Silent auction items, and a night dedicated to helping save lives. CFFNM is a local, independent nonprofit that helps cancer patients in northern New Mexico access treatment in Santa Fe. The Sweetheart Auction is an action-packed night where bidders vie for nearly 400 items—ranging from art to experiences to fine wines to jewelry. Admission is $100 per person and includes a dinner/dessert buffet and an open wine and beer bar. Feb. 9, 5 p.m. Please visit www.cffnm.org or call 505-955-7931, ext. 1.

It’s Cool to March

Trump Womens March

Santa Fe Women’s March – Sat. Jan 19 at 11 am, then march to the Plaza at noon for speakers and performers until 2 pm. Begins at State Capitol Building 490 Old Santa Fe Trail.



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