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Fiesta for Daughters by Angel Wynn
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Cool Pick of the Week

In conjunction with Cultural Survival, you are invited to a very special evening event Fri., Nov. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe Community Foundation featuring Maori elder and activist Pauline Tangiora and special guests. Ms. Tangiora will hold a dialogue around how each of us can rise up in our own community and become empowered in our actions, including and especially our youth.  Q & A will follow.  This is a rare opportunity to host Grandmother Pauline in Santa Fe!

Pauline TangioraA Nobel Peace Prize nominee in 2005 for her work with the 1,000 Women for Peace project, Pauline Tangiora is a Maori elder/activist for indigenous and human rights as well as a youth empowerment advocate. She is one of the 2017 recipients of the Bremen International Peace Award for her work. She is an Earth Charter Commissioner and former president and current vice president of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Aotearoa.  A former representative for the World Council for Indigenous Peoples, life member of the Maori Women’s Welfare League and a committee member of Rigoberta Menchu Tum’s Nobel Laureate Indigenous Initiative for Peace,  Pauline is also one of the 50 council members of the World Future Council and ambassador of the International Council of Indigenous Grandmothers and one of the founding members of Rising Women Rising World.

We are grateful to the Santa Fe Community Foundation for hosting this event.  The foundation is located at 501 Halona St. Santa Fe, NM  87501.  Street parking is available.
Cost:  $20, Students under 18 are free.  All proceeds go to support Ms. Tangiora’s work.

Please RSVP to Kim Langbecker at kimlangbecker@sbcglobal.net. If you are unable to attend this event and wish to support Ms. Tangiora, please contact Kim at the above email address.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Holiday Gift Sale on Sat. Nov. 11th at Santa Fe at the Kitchen Sink Recording Studio, 528 Jose St., 10 am – 3 pm, all New Mexico women artists.
  • ‘Write What Matters’ – a writing workshop with Heloise Jones, author of #1 bestselling The Writer’s Block Myth, Sun.,, Nov. 12, 2 – 4:30. Click here for more info
  • CARLISLE TRUNK SHOW NOVEMBER 13-18  Come and see Spring 2018 separates for work and play at 150 St. Frances with Victoria Bridges. 10:00-4:00  M-F By appointment on Saturday the18th. Items will ship January 10 and you are ONLY charged when shipped. Mention 100 Women who Care Santa Fe and enter their free drawing.
  • Bow Wow Film Fest Nov 15th at Violet Crown.  It is a curated dog-oriented film fest that has been traveling the country, and one of the Santa Fe Animal Shelter’s own videos is in it!  All proceeds go toward providing affordable spay/neuter services for pet owners at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter.  Click here for more information.

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.


IMG_0086100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe delivered checks totaling $10,100 to CASA First this week. If you were unable to attend the Nov. meeting please send your check to Katie Rountree (if you need her mailing address click here to email her) and make check payable to the 2nd place winner: The New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding. 


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Pumpkin Spice is in the Air

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New Mexico Aspens in Autumn by Roberta Parry, 14″ x 10″ transparent watercolor on paper, $480 framed


Cool Pick of the Week:

Author Reading. In Hung Like a Seahorse: A Real-Life Transgender Adventure of Tragedy, Comedy and Recovery, Quinn Alexander Fontaine tells of a nitty-gritty journey of healing work to recover from childhood trauma and multiple addictions, and his full acceptance of being transgender. His autobiographical work is both heartbreaking and heartwarming. Collected Works Bookstore, 6 pm Sat. Oct 7

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) is inviting you to a free event that celebrates life over death, love over hate, and art over guns.  Oct. 7th 5:30 -7 P.M. at CCA Email Miranda Viscoli for info
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Santa Fe is on Sat. Oct. 7 raises money for breast cancer research and patient support services. Questions? email Jessica Duncan
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for sponsors and auction donors for their upcoming Golden Ticket Gala coming up on Oct. 7th. Contact Stacy Fischer for more info. For more information call 425-308-2061
  • If you’d like to learn EFT Tapping or improve your technique, please join Andi Sutherland for EFT Tapping Basics: A Condensed EFT Level 1 Workshop on Oct 14 from 1-5 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Santa Fe. Registration is necessary.  Call Andi at 505-310-1465 or email andi@andisutherland.com
  • Change the Course of Your Family’s Future: A Free Seminar with Adrienne Gottlieb at The Montecito, Oct. 19 at 6pm in the Library email thegottliebgroup@gmail.com
  • The Mayor’s Ball is an annual gala created to bring awareness to and raise funds for chosen nonprofit organizations. On Sat., Oct. 21st at the Santa Fe Convention Center, Communities in Schools NM and The Food Depot (who distributed 5.1 million meals last year) will be recognized for their great work and we still need a few more volunteers to make the sold out, 650-guest event simply magnificent. By volunteering at the event, you’ll be supporting these nonprofits and the children and families they serve. Contact Sarah Carter 

Cool Contest

Enter to Win a FREE ONE HOUR MASSAGE from Jennifer Lamprey
Licensed Massage Therapist – one entry per person only – must live in the Santa Fe area – CLICK HERE to enter

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Cheri O’Brien Fine Art is proud to host local artist Carol Palmer Huntington for a Trunk Show of her fabulous one-of-a-kind jewelry opening on Fri. Oct. 13, 11-6pm. Come view her unique jewelry and find out about her methods. Cheri O’Brien Fine Art located at 618 Canyon Road open Thurs-Mon. 11-4pm.  The show runs Oct. 13-23.


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Happy First Day of Fall

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Cool Pick of the Week:

shamrockIrish American Writers and Artists Salon

Irish and Irish-American poetry, music and literature, for those who are in the know, are gloriously dark, abundantly rich genres apt for mining. The Irish American Writers and Artists, a New York-based nonprofit founded by Malachy McCourt, hosts its first salon in Santa Fe with writers Lawrence Welsh, Anne Valley-Fox, Argos MacCallum, and tons more. Sat, Sep. 23 at 6:00pm, Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM  ph. 424-1601. Free admission with donations gratefully accepted.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • Guns-to-GardensNew Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) is inviting you to a free event that celebrates life over death, love over hate, and art over guns. Come and join NMPGV and watch a gun forged into a gardening tool right before your very eyes by RAWTools. Get inspired while award-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca reads his radical and fiery poetry. Then get your groove on to the awesome music of Eileen and the In-betweens. See art made from guns through our Guns to Gardens program by our very own internationally renowned sculptor Jeremy Thomas and by SFCC art and welding students. Coats made out of gun parts by Sarah Nolan of Singular Couture will be on display. Special guest speakers include: Santa Fe Mayor Gonzales, Valerie Plame, Warren Montoya from Rezonate Art and Jill Benjamin.  Oct. 7th 5:30 -7 P.M. at CCA Email Miranda Viscoli for info 
  • Karen K. Milstein, PhD, LISW will be leading the workshop “The Interface of Art and Mental Health. What We Contain, What Contains Us – How We Can Grow Ourselves”, Sept. 26, 6:30-9pm, 125 Lincoln Ave. Pre-registration required. Contact Karen 
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Santa Fe is on Sat. Oct. 7 raises money for breast cancer research and patient support services. Here’s their website: www.makingstrideswalk.org/SantaFeNM Questions? email Jessica Duncan
  • The True Story of Fake News: A look into the long and sordid history of fake news, who makes it, who profits from it, and what we can do about it. A fundraiser for the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, October 7th, 6-7pm for VIP $100 tickets, or at 7:30-9pm $12-$35, at the Lensic.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for sponsors and auction donors for their upcoming Golden Ticket Gala coming up on Oct. 7th. Contact Stacy Fischer for more info
  • New Mexico PBS, KNME, Ch-5 will broadcast the oral history documentary by SF Women2Women member, Shebana Coelho titled Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco, about the acclaimed New Mexico Folklorist, on Oct. 12 at 7pm within Hispanic Heritage month. The film will also have two free preview screenings: Oct. 4 at 7 pm at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque and Oct. 5 at 6 pm at the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe.
  • Looking for Volunteers and Sponsors for the Fall 2017 Santa Fe Expanding Your Horizons Conference that will take place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at Santa Fe Community College. They are expecting 200 girls from Santa Fe and Northern NM, their biggest one yet! Expanding Your Horizons Conference is a dynamic conference to encourage girls in 5th-8th grade to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by providing women STEM role models and hands-on workshops. Contact Lina Germann if interested.

Happy First Day of Fall

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The Perfect Fruit Tart – Recipe Here

Cool Pick of the Week

Hamlet at the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens

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Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy Shakespeare outdoors as young aspiring actors, known as the Upstart Crows, perform this classic tragedy. Aug. 4 & 5 at 5pm


Cool Posts to Share

  • We had an amazing meeting for 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe on Aug. 2. If you weren’t able, please mail your checks to Katie Rountree, payable to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. If you need Katie’s mailing address, let us know. Thanks!!!
  • DEADLINE TODAY! The Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 micro-grant that will be awarded to invest in a local project that aims to make Santa Fe a better place to live, work, and play. The grant is open to individuals and groups with no prerequisites. Applications are due by August 4, 2017, with the grant to be awarded in September. Apply online at http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe or email santafe@awesomefoundation.org for more information.
  • Alzheimer’s Walk for a Cure – Aug. 26 at 10am on the Plaza. They are still looking for walk sponsors, teams & volunteers. For more information reach out to David Davis, the Santa Fe Director – dldavis@alz.org
  • SHAKE IT UP Golf Tournament and Social with Silent Auction, Fri., Aug. 11.  Rock Steady Boxing Santa Fe is sponsoring the event to benefit the NM Parkinson’s Coalition, the only non-profit in New Mexico that serves the needs of people with Parkinson’s Disease and their families through support, resources, education and advocacy. Quail Run at 1 pm, $100 for tournament includes social & silent auction. To sign up contact the Pro Show 505-986-2255 

Special Thanks

to Mae Martinez & Diane Furst, who helped with guest and member registration at the 100 Women Who Care Meeting. We could not have done it without you!!

FYI, Mae works for the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce and wanted me to let you know that if you own a business or work for a business and might be interested in joining the chamber to send her an email at frontdesk@santafechamber.com.


Cool Reads & Book Give-Away

Summer Reading List – click here and let me know if you have read something lately that you’ve loved. Also, congratulations Heloise Jones, winner of our free Book Give-Away! Heloise, you’ll be receiving your copy of  Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love by Janie Chodosh & Lori Robinson.

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Stay tuned for our next Give-Away coming soon from The Beat Goes On!


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Lovin’ Summer

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Cool Fruit Shakes (recipe here)

Cool Pick of the Week

Something Fierce – Eight women join together to showcase artistic works that exemplify the spirit of ferocity. Opening Sat. July 22, 5-7pm, Lannan Foundation, 313 Read St., Free


Cool Posts to Share

  • 100 Women Who Care Meeting on Wed. Aug. 2 from 6-7 pm at Hotel Santa Fe/Kiva AB Ballroom
  • The Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 micro-grant that will be awarded to invest in a local project that aims to make Santa Fe a better place to live, work, and play. The grant is open to individuals and groups with no prerequisites. Applications are due by August 4, 2017, with the grant to be awarded in September. Apply online at http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe or email santafe@awesomefoundation.org for more information.
  • Alzheimer’s Walk for a Cure – Aug. 26 at 10am on the Plaza. They are still looking for walk sponsors, teams & volunteers. For more information reach out to David Davis, the Santa Fe Director – dldavis@alz.org
  • SHAKE IT UP Golf Tournament and Social with Silent Auction, Fri., Aug. 11.  Rock Steady Boxing Santa Fe is sponsoring the event to benefit the NM Parkinson’s Coalition, the only non-profit in New Mexico that serves the needs of people with Parkinson’s Disease and their families through support, resources, education and advocacy. Mark you calendars! More details to come.
  • Free Mini-Workshop: Get Past Stuck with the Evidence Journal
    taken from the principles in the #1 bestselling book, “The Writer’s Block Myth”
    with Heloise Jonessna 6:30 pm, July 27, Santa Fe Library – Main Branch

Cool Reads & Book Give-Away

Summer Reading List and Book Give-AwayClick Here for your chance to win a free signed copy of the new bookWild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love by Janie Chodosh & Lori Robinson

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Cool Pick of the Week

InterPlanetary Project Event #1 Panel Discussion: science fiction authors, scientists,interplanetaryproject_lg explorers, and artists will meet for a conversation at the Lensic to discuss issues around the core question: What will it take to become an InterPlanetary civilization? Panelists include: planetary scientist Lindy Elkins-Tanton, screenwriter Jonathan Nolan, artist Dario Robleto professor of astronomy Sandra Moore Faber and more. Tues., July 18, 2017, at 7:30 pm at the Lensic. Tickets $5


Cool Posts to Share

  • RSVP for SFWomen2Women Luncheon: Wed. July 19 with guest speaker Lynn Dimet, Circulatory Specialist talking about “Healthy Circulation for a More Vibrant Life” P.S, Here are the dates for the rest of our luncheons this year: Aug. 23, Sept. 20 & Oct 25. Mark your calendars and plan to join us!
  • Gallery Opening “Who’s Drinking This Cup of Tea?” at Natasha Santa Fe, Fri. July 14, 403 S. Guadalupe from 5 – 7 pm
  • Tickets on Sale Now for the Platinum Music Awards being held at the Lensic July 21. The event benefits NM Music Commission’s Music in the Schools Program & the Solace Crisis Treatment Center. For tickets go to www.lensic.org/events
  • 100 Women Who Care Meeting on Wed. Aug. 2 from 6-7 pm at Hotel Santa Fe/Kiva AB Ballroom
  • The Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 micro-grant that will be awarded to invest in a local project that aims to make Santa Fe a better place to live, work, and play. The grant is open to individuals and groups with no prerequisites. Applications are due by August 4, 2017, with the grant to be awarded in September. Apply online at http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe or email santafe@awesomefoundation.org for more information.

Cool Reads & Book Give-Away

Summer Reading List and Book Give-AwayClick Here for your chance to win a free signed copy of the new bookWild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love by Janie Chodosh & Lori Robinson

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What have you read lately that you liked? Let me know.


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Stay Cool this Summer

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Cool Pick of the Week:

Come Fly with Us

 

Come Fly With Us: New Mexico Fundraising Event to support the Northern New Mexico Air Alliance

Sat. 6/24 from 6 – 9 pm at the Jet Center, Santa Fe Municipal Airport

Music by Vanilla Pop, Entertainment by Meow Wolf & Wise Fool, Food & Drinks by Cowgirl + Exciting Raffle

Tickets $30

 

 

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • Pancake Volunteers Needed: Hello, I am Virginia Byrd and I am the volunteer coordinator for Pancakes on The Plaza which is on Tuesday July 4th. I am looking for more volunteers for this years event to help in the cook tents. The shifts are 6:30 am – 9:30am and 9:30am – 12:30 pm. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Santa Fe and the proceeds go to local youth charities.  If you would like to volunteer you can go to pancakesontheplaza.com and sign up online. If you have any questions, contact me at (505) 980-6317 Thank you!
  • RSVP for SFWomen2Women Luncheon w/ Guest Speaker Sharon Jeffers, metaphysician, 4th generation clairvoyant & psychic medium talking about “Our Origin and Our Destiny – It’s All in the Cards” Wed. Jun 28, noon @ Cowgirl $25 at the door. Sharon is also available for private readings on 6/26 & 6/27. Email me to schedule or for more info.
  • From the Santa Fe Watershed Association: River Clean-up at Alto Park Sat. 6/24 from 10 – noon (volunteers receive a $5 voucher for the festival) + Fire and Water Fiesta 6/24, 4 – 8 pm at The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing $10 admission includes 1 raffle ticket, kids 12 and under are free…kids’ activities, dunk tank, food trucks, mini goats & music
  • NM Women in Film is hosting a Directors & Editors Panel Discussion on Sun. 6/25 from 2-4 pm to prepare film makers for the upcoming 48 Hour Film Festival, while provide valuable insight collaboration, film and the director/editor relationship. Free to NMWIF members, $15 for non-members
  • Santa Fe Studio Tour Sat. & Sun. 6/24 – 6/25, 10 am to 5 pm

Summer Reading List and Book Give AwayClick Here for your chance to win a free signed copy of the new book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love by Janie Chodosh & Lori Robinson

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