Sept. 3, 6-7 pm
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh
James A. Little Theater
Lecture/Dialogue with Geoffrey West. Presented by Creative SF, the SF Institute and St. John’s College. Hsieh is behind a major urban experiment to revitalize Las Vegas, NV’s downtown. $20. Lensic box office, Tickessantafe.org

 

Sept. 6, 8:30 am-5 pm
Teen Startup Challenge
Warehouse 21, 1614 Paseo de Peralta
Community collaborators and mentors will provide intensive training and business development support for NM’s teen entrepreneurs. Presented by the City of SF Economic Development Div. and the Regional Development Corp. Free, including meals. 505.955.6607, rxchaney@santafenm.gov

 

Sept. 6, 4-6 pm
Resistance – Film Screening
CCA, 1050 Old Pecos Tr.
Documentary film about superbugs and antibiotic resistant infections. Free. RSVP: 505.750.4919. Info: Resistancethefilm.com, Foodandwaterwatch.org

 

Sept. 9, 4-6 pm
Eldorado/285 Recycles
ECIA Conference Room
Eldorado area recycling advocacy group monthly meeting. All welcome. 505.466.9797, eldorado285recycles.com, eldorado285recycles.org

 

Sept. 9, 6:30-8 pm
Three Paths to Publishing: Which Is Best for You?
Unitarian Church, Barcelona Rd.
Susan Guyette, author of 5 books, will present 3 options for publishing your book—conventional publishing, self-publishing, and a hybrid model—and will discuss the benefits and pitfalls of each. Presented by New Mexico Book Assn. $10 NMBA members/$20 non-members. 505.660.6357, admin@nmbook.org.

 

Sept. 12-14
FUZE-SW 2014 Food & Folklore Festival
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and Museum of Int’l. Folk Art
Explore the customs of NM’s many cultures that created a unique culinary tradition in a series of keynotes, talks, panel discussions, breakout sessions, creative interludes and – lots of food and drink. 200 tickets available (9/12-13): $250 with early bird discounts. Single-day tickets may be available for $150 after Aug. 21. Free marketplace event (9/14) open to the public. 505.476.1144, fuze.sw@gmail.com, fuzesw.museumofnewmexico.org

 

Sept. 13, 9 am-12 pm
Grey Water Workshop
Performance Space at La Tienda, Eldorado
Learn how to collect and recycle water from your sink, tub or washing machine and use it to irrigate your lawn and garden. A Green Café workshop with Doug Pushard sponsored by the Sustainable Eldorado Residents Alliance and HarvestH2o. Free. Registration: 512.698.8763, diane@harvesth2o.com

 

Sept. 15 Entry Deadline
Water Conservation Poster Contest
Grades 1-6. www.savewatersantafe.com/conservationclassroom

 

Sept. 15, 5:30-7:30 pm
Santa Fe Time Bank
Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocery, 3328 Cerrillos Rd.
Overview of how time banking works. Potluck. 505.490.2119, www.santafetimebank.org

 

Sept. 16, 8:30-10:30 am
Organizational Culture and Fundraising Success
SF Community Foundation
Nonprofit technical assistance workshop with Elizabeth Roghair and Nadine Stafford. $15-$45. Registration: 505.988.9715, www.santafecf.org

 

Sept. 16, 23, 6 pm
Sustainable Land Development Code Amendments Public Meetings
• 9/16: Pojoaque Valley School Multi-purpose Bldg., 1797 State Hwy. 502
• 9.23: SF County Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Rd.
Meeting on matters of local interest concerning the SLDC amendments and Zoning Map Adoption Draft. 505.986.6200, www.santafecountynm.gov/dldc

 

Sept. 16-17, 6-8 pm
Exploring Horizons in Carbon Energy: Divestment and Engagement
Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma
Two evenings about carbon energy, climate change and investment-driven solutions. 9/16: screening of the documentary A Climate of Change. 9/17: Panel discussion of experts from the Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investment industry. 505.982.9661, www.HorizonsSFS.com

 

Sept. 18, 5-7 pm
Exhibition Opening Reception
SFCC Visual Arts Gallery
PREcognition/REcognition: Examining the Reciprocal Gaze in Godfrey Reggio’s film Visitors. Exhibition on display 9/11-Oct. 8. Free screening of Visitors following reception at 8 pm at The Screen, SFUAD.

 

Sept. 19, 6:30-9:30 pm
Wild Earth Guardians Guardians’ Gala
SF Farmers’ Market Pavilion
WEG’s 25th anniversary benefit dinner. Celebrate being a force for nature. Tickets: $100. 505.988.9126, ext. 0, http://www.wildearthguardians.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=16701.0

 

Sept. 20, 9 am-2 pm; Sept. 21, 1-3 pm
World Peace Labyrinth Events
Frenchy’s Park (Agua Fría and Osage)
9/21: Help repair prayer labyrinth. 9/21: Intl. World Peace Day. 505.954.4495, fantasemudman@gmail.com

 

Sept. 20-21, 10 am-4 pm
Kindred Spirits Fall Open House
Visit the animals and browse through barns and shady grounds. Free talks and presentation on senior animal wellness care. Refreshments provided. 505.471.5366, www.kindredspirtsnm.org

 

Sept. 20, 12-3 pm
Climate Change Event
Starts at the SF Plaza
A walking tour series of sites to learn about climate topics from noted presenters. 505.243.7767

 

Sept. 19-21
Startup Weekend
SF Business Incubator, 3900 Paseo del Sol
Dynamic entrepreneurial event. Pitch an idea, form a team, build a startup. Registration:
$75/$35. 505.424.1140, soshea@sfbi.net, www.santafe.startupweekend.org

 

Sept. 22, 6-9 pm
Mushroom Cultivation Workshop
Ampersand Learning Center, Cerrillos, NM
Mushroom cultivation for dryland environments. Low-costs skills for working with fungi. $10-$30 donation. Registration: radmycology@gmail.com. Info: 360.561.5612, www.radicalmycology.com

 

Sept. 24, 7:30 pm
Buckwheat Zydeco
SF Farmers’ Market Pavilion
A benefit for KSFR SF Public Radio featuring zydeco’s most revered band. $25 adv./$30 door. Brownpapertickets.com

 

Sept. 26, 1:30-4:30 pm
SW Women in Conservation Forum
Randall Davey Audubon Center
Forum on freshwater. Guest speakers Letty Belin of the Dept. of the Interior and Audubon NM’s Beth Bardwell. Moderated by Laura Paskus. RSVP: 505.983.4609, ext 24, mmiller@audubon

 

Sept. 26, 7 pm
We Are People Here!
El Museo Cultural
A dramatic reading of Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. The story of an indomitable human spirit that is rising again. By donation. WAPHemail@gmail.com

 

Sept. 27, 9:30 am-9:30 pm
Banking on New Mexico
SF Community Convention Center
A Public Bank Symposium with SF Mayor Javier Gonzáles, Rep. Brian Egolf, authors Craig Barnes, Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Ellen Hodgson Brown, Richard D. Wolff and others. Learn how a public bank can bolster the local economy. Sponsored by WeArePeopleHere! and the Public Banking Institute. $40/students: $10. 505.501.1779, waphemail@gmail.com, bankingonnewmexico.org

 

Sept. 28-Oct. 1
National Economic Development Conference
Eldorado Hotel
Higher education as a catalyst for economic development. Economic development experts from across the U.S. and Canada, along with professionals from universities, communities and for-profit businesses will attend. Regional partners include Luna Community College, NM Highlands University, Northern NM College, Regional Development Corporation. tim@hindes@universityeda.org, www.UEDAAnnnualSummit.org

 

Sept. 30, 5:30-7 pm
Women’s Salon
SF Community Foundation
“Fostering the confidence to cultivate our own success.” A SFCF community dialogue for women with Lanie Grimmer, Rubina Cohen and Cyndi Conn. No charge. Registration: 505.988.9715, www.santafecf.org

 

Oct. 3, 5-8 pm
Garb Ware
Radicle, 1703 Lena St.
Fashion show and sewing how-to with scrap materials. 505.474.8000, Christie@beradicle.com, upcycledfashion.com

 

Oct. 4
St. Frances of Assisi Feast Day
Nambé Pueblo, NM
Ceremonial dances

 

Oct. 4
Harvest Festival
El Rancho de las Golondrinas, La Ciénega
Living history museum. Children 12 & under free. 505.471.2261, Golondrinas.org

 

Oct. 4, 3-8 pm
3rd Petchesky Conservation Award
Petchesky Conservation Center, 5430 S. Richards Ave.
NM Land Conservancy’s celebration of land conservation. Tickets: 505.986.3801, ladkins@nmlandconservancy.org

 

Oct. 11: Public Conversation; Oct. 13-16: Retreat
Leading by Being: Exploring a New Vision of Leadership
Conversation: The Lensic; Retreat: Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú, NM
Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, Chung Hyun Kyung will explore ways to support the growth and development of the feminine voice and balanced leadership. Lensic tickets ($35): 505.988.1234; Retreat ($455-$900): 877.804.4678, ext. 4152 or Registrar@GhostRanch.org

 

Oct. 15-19
SF Independent Film Fest
505.349.1414, info@santafeindependent.com, www.santafeindependent.com

 

Oct. 18, 2-6 pm
Women’s Health Event
NEA Event Room, 2007 Botulph Rd.
Natural beauty and healthy lifestyle products and practitioners. $3 entry fee benefits Many Mothers. 505.660.1777, Facebook.com/Women’sHealthEventSantaFe

 

NM Environmental Law Center Events
Celebrate the NMELC’s 27th birthday. 9/11, 9/18: Horseback rides in the Cerrillos hills. $65. 9/21: Hike with conservation biologist Kelly Gallagher in the Galisteo Basin. RSVP: 505.989.9022, ext. 19, shelbie@nmelc.org

 

First Saturday of Each Month, 10 am-12 pm
SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby
Various Locations
“Creating political will for a livable world” santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org

 

Tuesdays and Saturdays, 7 am-1 pm
Santa Fe Farmers’ Market
1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)
Northern NM farmers & ranchers offer fresh greenhouse tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, body care products and much more. www.santafefarmersmarket.com

 

Sundays, 10 am-4 pm
New Mexico Artisan Market
Farmers’ Market Pavilion
www.artmarketsantafe.com

 

Sunday Afternoons
Informal Kite Flying Meet-up
MRC Park, Caja del Río Rd.
All welcome, beginners to experts. Fun family outing, picnic. Follow entrance road all the way to the end. Kites_over_cactus@yahoo.com

 

Become a Site Steward
Santa Fe National Forest
Monitor archaeological and historical sites on a regular basis for evidence of natural deterioration or vandalism. www.sfnfsitestewards.org

 

Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences
http://santafecreativetourism.org/

 

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 Recycling
Make 2014 the year to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as you can. City residential curbside customers can recycle at no additional cost and drop by 1142 Siler Road, Building A to pick up free recycling bins. At least 50 percent of curbside residential customers recycle now. Let’s take that number to 100 percent. For more information, visit http://www.santafenm.gov/trash_and_recycling or call 505.955.2200 (city); 505.992.3010 (county); 505.424.1850 (SF Solid Waste Management Agency).

 

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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