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What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – August 2016
Aug. 1–6, all day
SF County Fair
SF County Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Rd.
Annual event offers youth and adults an opportunity to enter their crafts, food and animals in contests. Live entertainment, food, educational opportunities. http:/santafeextension.nmsu.edu/santa-fe-county-fair.html
Aug. 3–7, 10–14, 8 am–5 pm
Hipico SF, 100 S. Polo Dr.
Equestrian jumping, competition, 100+ artists, food, Sat. concert. Free. www.hipicosantafe.com
Transformation and Healing Conference
New Earth Institute of Southwestern College
“At the Crossroads of Human Potential”
Aug. 3, 11:30–1 pm
Energy Storage Talk
SF Area Homebuilders, 2520-B Cam. Entrada
Green lunch. Presentation by Peter Page of Amenergy on the history of battery storage, where it is today and what it might look like tomorrow. $20/15. Santa Fe Green Chamber. 505.982.1774
Aug. 4, 6–8:30
Discover Community at ECO
ECO High School, West Zia Rd. at Vo Tech Rd.
Introductory event for ECO, a public high school concentrating on sustainable trades and practices. Also presentation on Leadership Development and Workforce Readiness mentorship program. Cjpavel@me.com
Aug. 5, 10 am–1 pm
Free Legal Clinics
First Judicial Court, 225 Montezuma Ave.
For low-income New Mexicans. First Friday every other month. Attorneys provide free legal advice on civil matters only (no family or criminal law) on a first come, first serve basis limited to the first 25 people. Bring relevant paperwork. NM Legal Aid’s Volunteer Attorney Program. 505.814.5033, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug. 6, 9 am–5:30 pm
Greg Braden Program
James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Rd.
Aug. 6, 10 am–4 pm
Annual Art Show Benefit
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary, 3749–A Hwy. 14
Art sale amidst barns benefits sanctuary for senior dogs, horses and poultry. Educational talks and demos by wellness caregivers. 505.471.5366, email@example.com, www.kindredspiritsnm.org
Aug. 8, 6 pm
David Grant Noble
Hotel Santa Fe
Aug. 11, 10 am
Mayor Gonzales on the Verde Fund
SF Convention Center
Presentation/public forum hosted by the League of Women Voters. Topics may include: SF’s transition to renewable energy, retrofitting buildings for energy efficiency, cost/funding, poverty, jobs.
Aug. 13, 10 am–12 pm
SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby
La Montañita Co-op Community Rm., 913 W. Alameda
Learn about climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide such as the carbon fee/dividend, which gives revenue back to households. www.facebook.com/ccl.newmexico
Aug. 14, 2 pm
SF Concert Band
Historical summer concert. Free. SantaFeConcertBand.org
Aug. 17, 6–7:30 pm
NM Solar Energy Assn. Meeting
Amenergy Office, 1202 Parkway Dr.
Meets 3rd Weds. every month. The mission of the SF Sustainable Everything Advocates, a NMSEA Chapter, is to make living sustainably the accepted norm. Claudia@solarlogicllc.com, www.nmsolar.org/Pages/Santa-Fe.aspx
Aug. 19, 10 am
NM Acequia Commission Meeting
Bataan Memorial Bldg., room 238, corner Don Gaspar and So. Capitol
Startup Weekend Santa Fe
SF Business Incubator, 3900 Paseo del Sol
Entrepreneurial event where ideas are pitched, teams formed, markets validated and startups started. Details: 505.424.1140, www.sfbi.net
Sept. 10, 12–5 pm
Fiesta Sustainability Showcase
Scottish Rite Center, Paseo de Peralta & Washington St.
Vendors will offer info on sustainable energy and transportation, healthy food and home products, local financing and banking. Hands-on demos. Followed by benefit concert from 6:30–10 pm with the Motown Review featuring Terry Diers. AParallelWorld.com
Intl. Landscape Design Conference
Hotel Santa Fe
“The Art of Adaptive Design.” Presented by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. www.apld.org/events
Lloyd Kiva New Centennial Convocation
Institute of American Indian Arts
An interdisciplinary look at the contemporary Native art movement in honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Cherokee artist and educator. A collaboration with the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. 505.424.2376, firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 Biodynamic Conference
SF Convention Center
Tierra Viva: Farming the Living Earth. Over 50 workshops, 10 keynote speakers, field trips, food, exhibits. 262.649.9212, ext. 2, biodynamics.com/conference
Sundays, 10 am-4 pm
Railyard Artisan Market
Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30-7 pm
Design Lab for Sustainable Neighborhoods
Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd., Rm. 139
Affordable living in SF?
Join in to design and build mixed-use Santa Fe infill. Topics examples: Flexible 350 micro-units, clusters with shared facilities, cooperative ownership. Info/RSVP: http://bit.ly/1ibd3LN
Tues. through Sept., 3–6 pm
Southside Farmers’ Market
SF Place, 4250 Cerrillos Rd.
Corner of the mall near Applebees.
Tues. & Sats., 7 am-1 pm
Weds., 4-8 pm
SF 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, 11 am
Journey Santa Fe Conversations
Collected Works, 202 Galisteo
8/7: SF Police Chief Pat Gallagher on the state of law enforcement in SF; 8/14: Former NM Land Commissioner Ray Powell on “Our Land–Our Legacy, public lands; 8/21: SF City Councilor Joe Maestas on Restoring Trust and Confidence in Government; 8/21: Professor Sharman Apt Russell on “How Citizen Science Segues into Environmental Activism with the NM Wilderness Alliance. Moderators: Alan Webber, Bill and Ellen Dupuy. Free. www.journeysantafe.com
Through Dec. 30
A New Century: The Life and Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 710 Cam. Lejo
Fashion designs, art, photos and archival documents. 505.476.1269, indianartsandculture.org
Through March 5, 2017
Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods
NM History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.
Car Culture of Northern NM. 505.476.5019, www.nmhistorymuseum.org
Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences
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 2016 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. 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 $70, CDs $2. Contact Melissa Holmes, 505.995.2717 or email@example.com. 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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