June 2015

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – June 2015


June 2, 7 am-1 pm

Tuesday Farmers’ Market Kickoff

1607 Paseo de Peralta

Fresh cooking demo with Roland from Joe’s Dining. Music. www.santafefarmersmarket.com


June 4, 6 pm

People vs. Monsanto

Downtown SF Public Library Community Room

Discussion about consumer anti-trust action challenging the possible merger of Monsanto and Syngenta. 505.467.8288, jfw@jfwlaw.net


June 5, 5-8 pm

New Deal Public Art Benefit

Scottish Rite Center

Live/silent auction featuring over 100 shovels and trowels painted by local artists. Benefits Preservation Association’s work conserving New Deal public art around NM. 505.690-5845, newdeal@cybermesa.com, www.newdeallegacy.org


June 6, 9 am-3 pm

Trail Restoration Work

Windsor Trail, SF National Forest

Volunteers will gather at Norski Trailhead below the ski area. Wear long sleeves, long pants, above ankle non-skid boots and leather gloves. Bring backpack with lunch and at least 2 quarts of water. Info/signup: 505.753.7331, jasublett@fs.fed


June 6, 10 am-4 pm

Earth, Straw and Salvage Building

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Cerrillos, NM

An overview of earth building techniques from foundation to roof. Learn what load-bearing walls require, when to use insulating materials rather than thermal mass. Hands-on with cob, strawbale and earthbag. Details/RSVP: Ampersandproject.org


June 6, 12-5 pm

Johnson St. Experience

2nd annual block party. Street merchants offer fun, food, art making, music and more. Free.


June 6


4 pm: booksigning at The Ark, 133 Romero St; 7:30 pm: Screening of “Fly by Light,” award-winning film directed by HawaH about training inner city kids. Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Cam. de los Marquez. www.BlueEarthHealing.com/events


June 6, 6-11 pm

Fresh Santa Fe

2855 Cooks Rd. (Lower Siler Rd. District)

Launch party for public multimedia art space. Performances by Jill Love, Cy McCray and many others. Outdoor monumental sculpture by Don Redman. $10 suggested donation, but no one turned away. Blue Jean Project will collect jean donations for charity repurposing. 505.231.2342, Gregory@waitsstudioworks.com, www.facebook.com/freshsantafe


June 8, 7 pm

The Yes Men Are Revolting

The Lensic

Screening of the new Yes Men film. A fundraiser for KSFR Public Radio. $15-$100. Premium tickets include reception with the Yes Men at La Fonda Hotel, 5-6:30 pm. Tickets: ticketessantafe.org/


June 9, 4-6 pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles

ECIA Conference Room, Eldorado, NM

Monthly meeting open to all. www.eldorado285recycles.org


June 10, 5:30-7 pm

Green Drinks

Network with people interested in doing business locally, clean energy alternatives and creating sustainable opportunities in our communities. Speakers have included innovative leaders and business people. Presented the second Wednesday of each month by the SF Green Chamber. glenn@nmgreenchamber.com


June 11, 6-8 pm

LaDonna Harris: ‘Indian 101’

Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave.

Benefit screening includes reception with Ms. Harris, a renowned civil rights activist, and others. Benefits the Native American Advised Endowment Fund at the SF Community Foundation. Limited seating. $50.


June 12-28

Currents New Media Festival

Citywide event. IAIA Digital Dome programs, multimedia performances, experimental documentary series, panels and workshops. All are free. http://currentsnewmedia.org/events/


June 13, 10 am-4 pm

Arid Land Restoration

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Cerrillos, NM

An introduction for healing degraded landscapes through mulching, seeding, erosion control and water harvesting. Learn to read storm water flows and how to create microclimates for regenerative vegetative growth. Details/RSVP: Ampersandproject.org


June 13, 5-10 pm

Kritters & Kids Fandango

Quail Run

Anniversary dinner, dance, silent auction benefits nine local groups. Music by the Rifters, Bill Hearne Trio and Steve Rose. 505.995.9659


June 14, 1-5 pm

Holistic Healing Fair

2nd St. Studios, 1807 2nd St. #84

Metaphysical practitioners work by donation.


June 17, 6-7:30 pm

NM Solar Energy Assn. Chapter Meeting

Whole Foods Community Room, 753 Cerrillos Rd.

SF Sustainable Everything Advocates’ mission is to make living sustainably the accepted norm and to establish SF and NM as leaders in this effort through outreach, education, participation and volunteerism in organizations and events. Presentation by Jeremiah Kidd: “An Oasis in Your NM Backyard.” SFSEA meets the third Wednesday each month. Claudia@solarlogicllc.com, www.nmsolar.org


June 19-21, 27-28

SF Studio Tour

A free, self-guided tour. 76 artists, 48 studios. Discover original art: paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and other unique works. Preview party/group show 6/19 at the SF University of Art & Design. Info/map: www.santafestudiotour.com


June 20, 2 pm; June 24, 6:45 pm

Movies That Matter

Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma

The Apple Pushers” follows immigrant street vendors rolling fresh fruit and vegetables into inner cities. Examines issues such as food access, obesity crisis, immigration, entrepreneurship, etc. Presented by the SF Farmers’ Market Institute. Tickets: Weds: $10/$8/$6; Sat: $7/$5/$6. 505.466.5528 or www.jeancocteaucinema.com/buy-tickets/


June 21, 8 am-12 pm

Leonora Curtin Wetlands Preserve Outing

South of Santa Fe

See diverse plants, wildlife and habitats. $6. Presented by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center. Register in advance: www.losalamosnature.org


June 27, 10 am-4 pm

Rain Harvesting and Greywater Systems

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Cerrillos, NM

The basics of rain collection systems. Paired with the essentials of greywater. Details/RSVP: Ampersandproject.org


June 28, 2 pm

Fearless Vegetable Gardening

Modern General, 637 Cerrillos Rd.

Presentation by Erin Wade. $10. Reservations: sundayafternoons@moderngeneralnm.com


July 10-12

International Folk Art Market

Museum Hill

More than 150 artists from over 50 countries. One-of-a-kind treasures. Tickets: $10 (Sunday)-$75 (early bird Saturday). 505.992.7600, askus@folkartalliance.org, http://www.folkartalliance.org/events-programs/international-folk-art-market-santa-fe/


June 21, 2-3 pm

Santa Fe Concert Band

Federal Building, east side

Free Father’s Day concert. Bring a picnic lunch.


Through July 26

Fire Season”

NM Museum of Art, 107 W. Palace

Photography exhibition $9/$6/under 16 and NM residents on Sunday free. 505.476.5072, nmartmuseum.org


Aug. 8, 10 am-4 pm

Kindred Spirits Art Show

3749A Hwy. 14

Fundraiser for animal sanctuary/hospice for dogs, horses and poultry. Visit with the animals, meet the artists. Free. 505.471.5366, kindredspiritsnm@earthlink.net, www.kindredspiritsnm.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



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



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 2015 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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