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New Mexico’s first ever guns to gardens guns buyback Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 am to 1pm, Santa Fe Police Station, 2015 Camino Entrada, Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM: Join New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV), the Santa Fe Police Department, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Santa Fe, and RAWtools for the first Guns to Gardens Gun Buyback.

Following a successful fundraising effort by NMPGV this past summer, Nov. 12 will mark the beginning of a statewide gun buyback campaign to safely get unwanted guns out of homes and off the streets. Over the coming year, RAWtools, in partnership with Santa Fe Community College welding and More >

Journey Santa Fe: A Look at NM Political Winds with Joe Monahan

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

November 6, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

A Look At The Political Winds in New Mexico, With Political Blogger Joe Monahan Journey Hosts: Alan Webber & Bill Dupuy

Come hear about the shifting Political Winds -Monahan has Dems Looking At Optimistic State Senate More >

First Annual Youth Shakespeare Festival Coming to Santa Fe Dec. 3

The International Shakespeare Center is proud to announce the first annual youth shakespeare festivaL:

December 3, 2016, 1 to 5 p.m.

Scottish Rite Temple

463 Paseo de Peralta • Santa Fe

The isc spent the summer and fall working with educators and professional Shakespeareans to create a program to celebrate Shakespeare with high school students and give them access to these life-transforming works. A special guest, Devon Glover, The Sonnet Man, will lead a sonnet workshop with students and will also perform at the Festival.

Since late August, participating students from New Mexico School for the Arts, Santa Fe Indian School, Academy for Technology and More >

Journey Santa Fe: ACLU director on civil liberties and 2016 election

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 30, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

What’s at Stake: Civil Liberties and the 2016 Election, With Peter Simonson, Executive Director  of ACLU New Mexico Journey Hosts: Bill and Ellen Dupuy & Alan Webber

Peter Simonson is Executive Director for the ACLU of More >

PNM to award $45,000 in Reduce-Your-Use Grants to nine Santa Fe nonprofits

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) – The PNM Resources Foundation will recognize the Santa Fe recipients of the 2016 PNM Reduce Your Use Grant Program on Oct. 25 at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe. The company will award 54 grants statewide, nine of them in Santa Fe.

The PNM Reduce Your Use Grant Program awards $250,000 annually to help nonprofits throughout New Mexico complete projects that reduce their energy use and lower their utility bills, allowing nonprofits to spend more on providing essential services to clients.

PNM and representatives from the nonprofits receiving grants in Santa Fe will be on hand More >

NMSU to host sustainable agriculture conference in Los Lunas

LOS LUNAS, N.M. – Solar radiation, temperature and precipitation are the main drivers of crop growth and yield. As a result, agriculture has always been highly dependent on climate patterns and variations.

Scientific consensus has shown that the effects of climate change are already occurring in New Mexico and may become substantial in the near future. The cycle of droughts in the southwestern United States has increased over the past decades and a recent study is indicating that the Southwest may have already transitioned to a drier climate.

“Farmers and other agricultural stakeholders need to be prepared by learning how to develop More >

End of Early and Absentee Voting Approaching

Santa Fe County Clerk Geraldine Salazar wants to remind people that the end of Early Voting and Absentee Voting for the 2016 General Election is fast approaching.

Absentee Ballots: You can apply for an absentee ballot now or any time up until Friday, November 4th, although we encourage voters not to wait until the last minute. By law, the last day we can send out Absentee Ballots is Friday November 4th. To apply for an Absentee Ballot, you can go online (http://www.santafecountynm.gov/userfiles/ABGeraldine.pdf) to print an application, or call the County Clerk’s Office (505-986-6280) to request an application. All Absentee Ballots must be More >

Journey Santa Fe: Reporting in the New Media Age

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 23, Sunday, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

Reporting in the New Media Age With the  Journalists from The New Mexico Political  Report Journey Hosts: Alan Webber & Bill Dupuy

Join the journalists behind New Mexico Political Report: Editor Mathew Reichbach, Reporter Andy More >

Journey Santa Fe: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 16, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

Join Miranda Viscoli, Co-president o fNew Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence, Lisa Weisenfeld, Policy Coordinator of New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and Award Winning Poets Lauren Camp, Janet Eigner and Susan Gardner to Honor More >

Voters Guide Available for Central NM Voters

The free 2016 League of Women Voters Guide for the November elections is now available to Bernalillo and Sandoval County voters at all Albuquerque Family and Community Service Centers, all Albuquerque Senior Citizens Centers, public libraries, community centers, and libraries at CNM and UNM as well as the UNM Bookstore, La Montañita Co-Op, Frontier Restaurant and hundreds of other business locations throughout the area.

This guide to the November 8 general election provides an impartial presentation of all ballot issues, including a breakdown of the state and local bond questions and the responses from most candidates to questions of interest to More >

Journey Santa Fe: Dr. Suzanne Schmidt, President of The League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 9, Sunday, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

Dr. Suzanne Schmidt, President of  The League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County, Brings Us Up to Date on Local Elections and the Upcoming Issues. Journey Host: Alan Webber

The League of Women Voters More >

Dates to remember for the 2016 general election

 

Santa Fe County Clerk Geraldine Salazar issued a reminder  to  voters that the New Mexico General Election will be Tuesday, Nov.r 8, 2016. On Election Day, all polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. There are several dates before the election that voters should keep in mind.

 

Voter Registration: The last day to register is Tuesday, Oct. 11. If you are new to the county, have changed your name, address or political affiliation, you must re-register. If you have questions or wish the Clerk’s Office to send you a Voter Registration form, call 505-986-6280.

 

On-line Voter Registration (OVR): If you More >

Journey Santa Fe: Ray Rivera (Why Local Newspapers Matter More Than Ever)

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 2, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

The Last Dog Barking: Why Local Newspapers Matter More Than Ever. With Ray Rivera, Editor of  The Santa Fe New Mexican Journey Host: Alan Webber

Ray Rivera was a staff reporter for the Washington Post and The More >

An Evening with Nell Newman, Creator and Co-founder of Newman’s Own Organics

Daughter of actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, and Creator and Co-founder of Newman’s Own Organics: The Second Generation with her father.

Steeped in a family that fostered a deep passion for food and the environment, Nell Newman convinced her father to go organic by making an entire Thanksgiving dinner with organic ingredients. That organic encounter gave birth to Newman’s Own Organics: The Second Generation ® which generated over $50 million to charity during the 20+ years she was President.

The Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce and Women Of Green are overjoyed to present one of the great pioneers of the More >

World Congress of Integrative Medicines Comes Home to Santa Fe Oct. 7-9

 

 

The GFIM World Congress of Integrative Medicines comes home to Santa Fe at the Community Convention Center, Oct. 7-9.

 

Respected local Santa Fe healer, Dr. Linda Lancaster, longtime physician to Yogi Bhajan and many other spiritual leaders, artists, actors and healers, is hosting the World Congress of Integrative Medicines. The Congress is a weekend gathering of participants and over twenty speakers, doctors, scientists, researchers, patient advocates and healers who will come together to present and dialogue on the integration of medicines for the healing of our Earth and our global community. This year’s focus is Multi-Dimensional Healing.

This year’s Key Note Speakers will More >

Harvest Dinner: Taste of Fall is in the Air

(SANTA FE, September 22, 2016) Delicious food, lively conversation, and beautiful surroundings are on the menu for the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s third annual Harvest Dinner to be held on Saturday, October 1. A fundraiser that supports educational programs at the botanical garden, the affair is being held at private homes and gardens throughout Santa Fe. One hundred lucky dinner guests – randomly assigned to one of nine event locations– will be treated to a tour of the host garden, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a lovely meal with wine. “This is such a special time of year in Santa More >

Journey Santa Fe: Local Chapter Group 122 of Amnesty International—Supporting Human Rights

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

September 25, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

A Look at the Work of the Local Chapter Group 122 of Amnesty International Supporting Human Rights With Executive Director Susan Tarman Journey Host: Alan Webber

Working on ending Solitary Confinement and other issues that affect More >

Journey Santa Fe: The Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

September 18, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

The Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, Creating Opportunities and Improving Lives by Providing Free Tutoring in Reading, Writing and Speaking English With CYNTHIA GEOGHEGAN Journey Hosts: Bill & Ellen Dupuy

The 2010 Census indicates that 34% More >

Citizenship Day Sept. 17; number of applications in NM up 32 percent

SANTA FE, NM: On Saturday, Sept. 17, Somos Un Pueblo Unido will celebrate Citizenship Day, part of a nationwide campaign to highlight the stories of immigrants who have recently become U.S. citizens and plan to vote for the first time in the November election. Newly released data from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) show a 25 percent increase in citizenship applications in New Mexico over the same quarter last year, corresponding to a number of efforts over the past months to help eligible immigrants become U.S. citizens. Nationally, the number of citizenship applications is up by 32 percent.

 

“I decided to More >

Journey Santa Fe: A Brief History of Water Rights in New Mexico With Steven Rudnick

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

September 11, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffeehouse

A Brief History of Water Rights in New Mexico With Steven Rudnick Journey Host: Bill Dupuy

Steven Rudnick received a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, specifically Chemical Oceanography, from the University of Massachusetts Boston where he served More >