July 2012

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe




Tuesdays through July 31, 5:30-8 pm

NM Climate Masters

Free 10-week class exploring ways to reduce our carbon footprints and teach others about climate change. Expert speakers on water, climate science, renewable energy, transportation, local food, consumption and waste. Info: 505.820.1696, Eileen@santafewatershed.org. To apply: www.santafewatershed.org


July 6-8, 9 am-4 pm

Biomass Energy Course

SF Community College



July 6, 7:30 pm

Shimshai World Fusion & Sacred Song Concert

Railyard Performance Center, 1611 Paseo de Peralta

Master musician/singer from Santa Cruz, CA with local musicians. $20, children free. No one turned away for lack of funds. “True Heart” CD release. Dance celebration, healthy food & beverages. 505.982.9950


July 7, 10 am- 2 pm

Healing the Earth/Healing Ourselves

208 ½ Polaco Street

A workshop guided by Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson using cob (wet adobe) to explore connecting to the earth and remembering the natural way we belong to all of creation. $33 or by donation. 505.954.4495, earthprayers@hotmail.com, http://earthprayers2.blogspot.com


July 10

Starting a Small Business

SF Community College

NM Small Business Development Center workshop. 505.428.1343, www.nmsbdc.org


July 10, 6-9 pm

Introduction to Green Building

SF Community College

Class taught by Daniel Clavio, recently awarded “Green Advantage” environmental certification for commercial and residential building practices. 505.428.1676, 474.8388, www.sfcc.edu or www.sfcc.adcnetwork.org


July 10, 6-9 pm

Leading by Being Intro Evening

Academy for the Love of Learning, Seton Village

An intro to The Academy’s Foundation Course in transformational learning with faculty and graduates. Free. RSVP required. 505.995.1860, programs@aloveoflearning.org, www.aloveoflearning.org


July 11, 17, 11:30 am-1 pm

Insights into Rating System Updates

Palo Santo Designs, 2356 Fox Rd., Ste. 200

USGBC monthly webinar. Regionalization. Earn 1.5 CEU. Member: $10, non-member: $15. 505.277.0474


July 12-15

Art Santa Fe International Art Fair

SF Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy

A mix of art from contemporary galleries all over the world. $10 admission. Gala opening 7/12, 5-8 pm


July 13, 12-8 pm; July 14, 11-7 pm; July 15, 11 am-6 pm

John Lennon Artwork Exhibition

La Fonda Hotel, 100 E. San Francisco

A look into John Lennon’s mind through his drawings, sketches and written words. A benefit for The Food Depot, food bank for nine northern NM counties and 12 nonprofit agencies. Presented by Yoko Ono.


July 13-15

SF International Folk Art Market

Milner Plaza next to the Museum of International Folk Art

9th annual. More than 170 master artists from every corner of the globe. Free admission for youth 16 & under Saturday and Sunday. Info: 505.992.7600, www.folkartmarket.org. Tickets: 505.886.1251, http://holdmyticket.com/buy/folk%20art%20market


July 14, 9 am-4 pm

Writing Your Life Through the Lens of Food

Performance Space at La Tienda, 7 Caliente Rd., Eldorado

Workshop with Deborah Madison on the details of food and recipe writing for family & friends. $150. Discounts for Eldorado residents. 505.795.1590, http://www.wordharvest.com


July 17, 6-9 pm

Alternative Building Methods

SF Community College

Class taught by Daniel Clavio. 505.428.1676, 474.8388, www.sfcc.edu or www.sfcc.adcnetwork.org


July 20, 6 pm

NM Centennial Songs

NM History Museum Auditorium

Music historians Mark Gardner and Rex Rideout with “Music of the NM Frontier: From the Santa Fe Trail to Statehood.” Free. 505.476.5200


July 20, 7:30 pm

Where There’s Fire”

Java Joe’s Coffee Shop, Rodeo Plaza

Two women! Original Music! Laurianne Fiorentino and Karen Marrolli. $10 at the door. www.lauriannefiorentino.com, www.karenmarrolli.bandcamp.com


July 21, 1-6 pm

Santa Fe Trail Jam

Tierra Trails (behind Unity Church)

8th annual dirt bike jumping jam. Daniel.Coriz@state.nm.us


July 21, 5 pm

Ground Up: Culture and Landscape

NM History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.

Presentation by Walter Hood, renowned designer & UC Berkeley professor will discuss the public spaces and cultural landscapes of Santa Fe and other cities, and the best practices for community involvement in urban design. Reception afterward. Presented by Creative Santa Fe. Tickets: $10 at www.ticketssantafe.org or by calling 505.988.1234. Info: 505.989.9934, www.creativesantafe.org


July 24, 6-9 pm

Guide to Successful Building

SFCC Continuing Ed. Dept.

Class taught by Daniel Clavio. 505.428.1676, 474.8388, www.sfcc.edu or www.sfcc.adcnetwork.org


July 24, 6:30-9 pm

Drawing From Experience

Academy for the Love of Learning, Seton Village

Free evening of exploration. Accessing our creative impulses for change. Chrissie Orr and Jessica Lawless. Interactive art making. RSVP to programs@aloveoflearning.org or 505.955.1860, www.aloveoflearning.org


July 31, Entry Deadline

Design Santa Fe

Juried Exhibition to inspire new forms and design concepts today for the domestic environments of tomorrow. Move outside the ordinary to create innovative and sustainable designs for our future. Exhibition Opening and Awards Gala Oct. 5. Zane Bennett Contemporary Art. Entry fee: $50/$25 Info: designlab@designlabsantafe.org, Entry form: http://santafeinteriordesignerspresents.com/DesignLab2012EntryForm.pdf


Aug. 4, 25, 9 am-noon

Permaculture Visitors’ Morning

Pojoaque (20 miles n. of SF)

Tour Permaculture Institute site. Sustainable house, food forests, animal forage plantings, pollinator hedges, restored wetlands and wildlife habitat. $10/person. Child-friendly setting. RSVP required. 505.455.0514, http://lotsoflifeinoneplace.blogspot.com


Aug. 10, 6-9 pm opening; Aug. 11-13, 17-19, 11 am – 5 pm

The Santa Fe Show

El Museo de Cultural, 555 Cam. de la Familia

Objects of Art – contemporary to historic, antique to modern. Paintings, sculpture, furniture, books, fashion, jewelry, textiles, tribal, folk, American Indian, African and Asian art. Benefits the Delancy St. Foundation. Opening Preview party 8/10: $50 at the door. Daily tickets: $12-$16. 505.660.4701, www.TheSantaFeShow.com


Aug. 11, 10 am-2 pm

Ernest Thompson Seton Annual Celebration

Academy for the Love of Learning, Seton Village

Free. RSVP requested. 505.995.1860, learn@aloveoflearning.org


Aug. 24-26

Navigating Your Future 2012 Conference & Expo

Scottish Rite Temple

Conference featuring world-class line-up of leading authors and experts on health & wellness, finance, careers, personal development, civic engagement, etc. Jean Houston, Ram Das (from Maui), Julia Cameron, Michael Meade, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Michael Gelb, Kelly Howell, Dr. Hyla Cass, Angeles Arrien, Randal Hayes, Camille Adair, many others. Musical performers, film & video excerpts, book signings. Refreshments, prizes. Benefits Empower NM and Kitchen Angels. Lifestyle expo open to the public. Tickets: 505.988.1234 or ticketssantafe.org. Details: www.agenation.com, www.navigatingyourfutureconferences.com


Tuesday and Saturday, 7 am-12 pm

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

Northern NM farmers & ranchers bring you fresh greenhouse tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, Southwestern body care and much more.


Saturdays, Approx. 2 pm

Meet Your Farmer

Joe’s Dining, Rodeo & Zia

A lunch experience. An opportunity to ask questions about farming, enjoy a local meal and meet farmers who grow NM foods. Vendors from the farmers’ market have an after-market lunch and meet the community. Info: Sheila@joesdining.com

Saturdays, 4 pm

Unicopia Green Radio

KTRC – 1260 am

A weekly show with Faren Dancer. Our culture is requiring a major shift in how we relate to the Earth. Our fossil fuel-based economy is poised for transition to a renewable future. Each show explores the issues, politics, science, and the evolution of consciousness impacting the balancing of life on our planet.


Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences



Designing Your Well-Lived Future Workshops

The Commons, 2300 W. Alameda

Are you a single, working parents or retiring Boomers looking for community and a simpler, walkable lifestyle? Join a series of planning/design sessions aimed at developing floor plans, shared amenities and cluster possibilities where residents get more from sustainable designs. Several architects and designers have been invited. Tour the Commons cohousing community and develop ideas of alternatives to current suburban choices. Bring your ideas and something for lunch to share. For more info, contact Brian Skeele: 505.310.1797, brianvida@nm.net or visit www.sustainablesantafe.com


7th Edition of “Day Hikes in the Santa Fe Area”

Features 56 destinations, new reconfigured hikes with maps and photos, safety tips, resource guide. Available in local bookstores.


Tai Chi and Kung Fu Classes

Ft. Marcy Sports Complex

Classes with International Champion Sigung Mark Thorson. Tai Chi: Tues, Th., 7-8 am; Kung Fu: Wed., 6:30-8:30 pm, Fri., 7-8:30 pm, Sat., 12-1:30 pm. Info: grfernandez@santafenm.gov, 505.955.2501


Unwanted Mail and Phone Books

Opt-out of unwanted phone books, catalogs, credit card solicitations. Free service will help SF shed thousands of pounds of waste and dollars in costs. http://santafe/catalogchoice.org


Borrow a Kill-A-Watt Device

Main Library and Southside Branch

Electricity Measuring Devices may be checked out for 28 days www.santafelibrary.org or call any reference desk.


Santa Fe Creative Tourism Initiatives

Artists and craftsmen who offer workshops and classes within SF County are invited to list their offerings with Santa Fe Creative Tourism at www.SantaFeCreativeTourism.org. See “Get Involved” tab to list. This service is free and provided by the city of SF Arts Commission.


Save A Ton Recycling Campaign

The city of Santa Fe and the SF New Mexican have launched a campaign to double recycling in Santa Fe in one year. Santa Feans score way below state and national averages. For a city with its own recycling facility that envisions becoming a Zero Waste community, we can do better! Find info on the Save A Ton campaign at www.sfnewmexican.com and click on Green Line or on Facebook. Contact Regina Wheeler, SF Solid Waste Director: 505.955.2209 or e-mail rawheeler@santafenm.gov


Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County

Hard copies $20, CDs $2. Contact Melissa Holmes, 505.995.2717 or msholmes@santafecounty.org. The SGMP is also available on the county website: www.santafecounty.org/growth_management/sgmp and can be reviewed at SF Public libraries and the County Administrative Building, 102 Grant Ave.


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