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Cool Recipe


No Bake Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Cool Picks for the Week

  • If you were unable to attend Wednesday’s meeting of  100 Women Who Care please make your checks payable to LIFE CIRCLE NEW MEXICO (which advocates for senior services and elder care in Santa Fe) and mail them to Katie Rountree. Click here if you need Katie’s mailing address.
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby Meeting – Learn how CCL is working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide and how you can help the group’s efforts to support the introduction of the carbon fee and dividend bill in Congress. For more info: santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org or 690-2247 Free, Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch, Sat, Nov 10 at 10:00am
  • Household Hazard Waste Amnesty Day – We all know there are restrictions on what you can throw in the trash willy-nilly. Not all of us follow those restrictions, but for anyone who’s actually a good citizen and has a pile of hazardous garbage in your yard or garage just waiting to get tossed, now’s your chance to dispose of it properly for free. (Waste must be in five-gallon or smaller containers.)
    Here’s the kind of stuff you should drop off:
    – Motor oil and antifreeze
    – Paints, Stains Varnishes, Lacquers & Thinners
    – Pesticides & Herbicides
    – Cleaning Products
    – Aerosol Cans
    – Rechargeable Batteries
    – Fluorescent Light Bulbs
    – Televisions (CRT & Flat Screen)
    – Computers, Monitors, Keyboards, Mice, etc.
    – Electronic Devices
    – Cellphones
    – Gaming Systems
    Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station, 2600 Buckman Road, 424-1850 ext. 400, Sat, Nov 10 from 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Cranksgiving – This two-wheeled, pedal-powered food drive is part bike ride, part food drive and part scavenger hunt. All you need is a bike, a bag, and a lock. Ride around to nearby grocery stores and get food items on a list (it all goes to the Food Depot), and compare times and distances with your fellow bicyclists for prizes and pride. There’s no entry fee, but be prepared to spend at least $25 on food donations. Back Road Pizza, Sat, Nov 10 at 10:30am
  • Hospice Education Day – Everything you need to know about either caring for someone else, or setting up care for yourself—including bilingual simulcast bilingual presentations on Hospice 101 and medical cannabis and end-of-life care; breakout sessions on underserved communities, grief and loss talking circles, supporting grieving children, plus a meet and greet with local health care and end-of-life service providers. Everyone gets a boxed lunch from Kingston Residence. Space is limited, so reserve your spot at hospiceeducationday@gmail.com. Higher Education Building, Sat, Nov 10 at
    10:00am – 2:30pm
  • Veterans Day Celebration at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture – Celebrate the patriotism and sacrifices of Native American men and women. The Te Tsu Geh Oweenge School dance group performs, and at 2 pm, screen Defending the Fire, a documentary about the story of the Warrior, the importance of cultures in modern quests, and the lessons of war through the lens of these cultures, 710 Camino Lejo Santa Fe, Sun, Nov 11 at 11:00am
  • Learn to Meditate – Explore the peace of meditation with teachings, contemplations and discussion, and by meditating on Lamrim, the 21 meditations that can connect us to a profound level of joy and perhaps make our lives more meaningful. Zoetic 230 St. Francis Drive $10, Sun, Nov 11 from 10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Local author of The Fog of Faith, Dr. Leona Stucky can join your Santa Fe book club, please send her an email request. Buy The Fog of Faith at your local bookstore oronline. Also available on Kindle & Audible.

Cool Holiday Gift-Making Idea

Workshops with Artist Angel Wynn Using Photos & Encaustic Wax – Click here to sign up. 3-hours Sessions on Nov 16, 17 & Dec. 1, 3


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Happy Thanksgiving!

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.

Cool Art

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

Cool Pick of the Week

Recycle Santa Fe Art FestivalShooting-for-Peace-by-Josette-Gurule-200x300
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

Cool Contest

Click Here to Enter to win a free one-hour swim lesson for any swim experience level adult with swim instructor Ellen Kemper.

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!


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