February 2016

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – February 2016


Feb. 1-14

Fiber Rocks!

El Museo Cultural, 555 Cam. de la Familia

Fiber Art Exhibition honoring the Mesa-Prieta petroglyphs. Sponsored by the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. 505.747.3577, www.evfac.org


Feb. 1-29

Flashing on the Sixties

El Museo Cultural, 555 Cam. La Familia

A trip back to the garden with Lisa Law. An exhibit of the Museum of the Sixties including 90 photographs, posters and displays of art by Wavy Gravy and Tony Price. Every day but Mondays, 1-5 pm; weekends 11 am-4 pm. Free. 505.992.0591.


Through July 31

Lloyd Kiva New: Art, Design and Influence

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, 108 Cathedral Pl.

Exhibition honoring the late Cherokee artist/educator/IAIA director and his work. Feb. 18, 5-7 pm: Opening reception. 505.983.1666, www.iaia.edu/museum. More events: indianartsandculture.org


Feb. 2, 5:30 pm

Healthy Lifestyle and Diabetes Prevention

SF Public Library, 145 Washington Ave.

Discussion on how to improve your health. Presented by Christus St. Vincent Regional Diabetes Center.


Feb. 2, 6-8 pm

Instant Pots

Body of SF, 333 W. Cordova

An electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, sauté pan, yogurt maker and more rolled into one simple pot. See how they work and ways to use them to make healthy, plant-based meals. Free. Sign up at www.meetup.com/Plant-Powered-Santa-Fe/


Feb. 3, 8 am-3 pm

Food and Farms Day

NM State Capitol

Organizations and agencies will share information. 9-9:45 am: Farm to School Award ceremony and press conference. 10 am-12 pm: NM Legislature Policymakers will recognize individuals and organizations for their efforts in building food, farming and health initiatives. 12:30-3 pm: Roundtable discussion. 505.473.1003, www.farmtotablenm.org


Feb. 3. 11:30 am – 1 pm

Green Lunch

SFAHBA Offices, 1409 Luisa St.

Speaker: Dr. Mark Nelson of Biosphere 2 and Ecotechnics projects in New Mexico and around the world. $20/$15. Reservations: 505.982.1774. Presented by the Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce.


Feb. 4, 9 am-4 pm

Safety + Success: Birth to Career

SF Community Foundation, 501 Halona St.

A data scholar’s workshop on challenges facing SF’s youth. No charge but space limited. 505.988.9715, ext. 7017, www.santafeb2c.org/


Feb. 5, 10 am – 5 pm

SF Soul Community Day & Open House

2905 Rodeo Park Dr., E #3

Integrative healthcare services. Meet the practitioners, tour the new Body Optimization Studio. 505.474.8555, www.santafesoul.com


Feb. 6, 5 pm

Cancer Foundation of NM 11th Annual Sweetheart Auction

SF Community Convention Center

Dinner and desert buffet, silent and live art auctions, raffle of four vacation destinations. Admission: $75. 505.7931, ext. 1, Cffnm.org/sweetheart-auction


Feb. 8-10

NM Hospitality & Tourism Trends State Conference

Eldorado Hotel and Spa

Annual marketing and research conference. 505.506.8624, Agenda/registration: NewMexicoHospitality.org/2016TRENDS


Feb. 9, 5:30-7:30 pm

State of the City

SF Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy

Presented by Mayor Javier Gonzales.


Feb. 10, Noon

The AT&SF Railroad and the Pueblo Indians, 1880-1930

History Museum Library (Washington Ave. entrance)

Brainpower & Brownbags lunch lecture by professor/author Richard Frost. Bring a lunch if you like. Free. 505.476.5200


Feb. 11, 9-11:30 am

El Agua es Sagrada Day

Capitol Rotunda

9 am press conference and educational event sponsored by Sen. Linda López focused on the preservation of NM water resources, water rights and traditions. 505.304.8724, info@cesoss.org


Feb. 13, 10 am – 12 pm

SF Citizen’s Climate Lobby

La Montañita Co-op Community Rm., 913 W. Alameda

Working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide, such as the Carbon Fee & Dividend, which gives all revenue back to households. Meets the second Saturday each month. Visit the SF CCL Facebook page. santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org


Feb. 13, 10 am – 12 pm

Love Your River Day

Help clean up the SF River with the SF Watershed Assn. 505.820.1696 or stewards@santafewatershed.org


Feb. 13, 1-4 pm

Kindred Spirits Valentine’s Day Party

3749-A Hwy. 14, 87508

Animal sanctuary that offers wellness care and hospice. Come visit the animals. 505.471.5366, kindredspiritsnm@earthlink.net, www.kindredspiritsnm.org


Feb. 13, 5:30 pm

Mayor’s Ball 2016

SF Convention Center

Reception, dinner, entertainment. Benefits YouthWorks and Boys & Girls of SF /Del Norte. $150. info@santafeyouthworks.org, Tickets: 505.988.1234, ticketssantafe.org


Feb. 16, 6-8 pm

SF River Greenway Community Meeting

Nancy Rodriguez Community Center. 1 Prairie Dog Loop

County staff, acquisition team and others will discuss the greenway between Siler Road and San Ysidro Crossing. The project includes river restoration and construction of a multi-use trail. 505.992.9887, 505.820.6656


Feb. 18, 7 pm

WildEarth Guardians Telluride Mountainfilm Tour

The Lensic

Annual independent documentary-film festival celebrating outdoor recreation and environmental activism. $17. 505.988.1234, tickessantafe.org


Feb. 20, 9 am – 12 pm

Make Ahead Meals

SF County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall Kitchen, 3229 Rodeo Rd.

Healthy meals at home with limited time and budget. $12. Pre-register: 505.471.4711, cydney@nmsu.edu


Feb. 21, 7 pm

Restoring Human Relations with the Natural World

The Lensic

Richard Louv will speak about the Nature Movement. 505.467.6426, www.santafewaldorf.org/louv


Feb. 21-28

Restaurant Week SF

Numerous local restaurants offer a prix-fixe dinner and specially priced two-course lunch. Nmrestaurantweek.com


Feb. 22 Entry Deadline

ULI Open Space Awards

The Urban Land Institute is accepting entries for an award that recognizes outstanding examples of successful large- and small-scale public spaces that have socially enriched and revitalized the economy of their surrounding communities. To be eligible, the project must have been open to the public for at least one year and no more than 15 years. Details and entry forms: awards@uli.org, uli.org/awards.


Feb. 24, 6-7 pm

New Perspectives on Old Traditions

St. Francis Auditorium (NM Museum of Art), 107 W. Palace

Rancho de las Golondrinas Winter Lecture Series presentation by David Caffey. Free. 505.476.5072


Feb. 24

Winona Laduke with Mililani Trask

The Lensic

Lannan Foundation Literary Series. LaDuke is an author, indigenous rights activist and proponent of sustainable development. Trask, a Native Hawaiian attorney, is a founding member of the Indigenous Women’s Network. $6/$3. 505.988.1234, ticketssantafe.org, www.lannan.org


Feb. 25-26, 9 am-3 pm

How to Open an Early Childhood Business

Early Childhood Learning Center, Agua Fría

Free workshop. Learn essential business aspects of running a quality daycare center, get trained in first aid and CPR, learn how to earn a degree or certificate. Presented by Santa Fe Community College’s Early Childhood Center of Excellence. Sponsored by the McCune Charitable Foundation. 505.428.1256, Geraldine.harris@sfcc.edu

Feb. 26, 10 am

NM Acequia Commission Meeting

NM State Archives & Records Center (Yucca Room), 1205 Camino Carlos Rey

Agendas: 505.827.4983 or www.nmacequiacommission.state.nm.us, Info: 505.603.2879, molinodelaisla@gmail.com


Feb. 27, 5:30 pm

ARTsmart NM’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Eldorado Hotel

Dinner/auction in support of innovative art programs benefitting youth of northern NM. $175/adv. 505.992.2787, artsmart.org


Feb. 29 Entry Deadline

Fantase Fest Call for Artist Proposals

Multimedia interactive light festival with art installations, local bands, food truck and more on June 18, 6 pm-midnight. Artists throughout the state may apply for funding. http://nmarts.org/current-opportunities/


Feb. 29 Application Deadline

Public Art Opportunity

Ignite supports innovative, public art installations to be completed by June 30 on city-owned property throughout SF. Contract amounts up to $10,000 are available to acquire small-scale permanent artworks. Funds may be used for artist fees, materials, supplies and installation costs. 505.955.6707, artscommission@santafenm.gov, www.SantaFeArtsCommission.org


March 4, 8:30 am-2:30 pm

Fruit Growers’ Workshop

SF Fairgrounds Building

Irrigation, soil health, integrated pest management, planting, research updates. Light lunch provided. Info: 505.852.4241. Registration: 505.685.4523, http:rsvp.nmsu.edu/rsvpfruitgrowers2016


March 7-8, 7 pm

Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Lensic

Adventure, environmental and cultural films. Hosted by the SF Conservation Trust. 505.988.1234, ticketssantafe.org


March 12-13

SF Home Show

SF Convention Center

Northern NM’s premier home show. Innovative solutions for better living. Remodelers showcase, Lego competition. Admission: $5. 505.982.1774, www.sfahba.com


March 17-20

Meow Wolf Art Complex Gala

House of Eternal Return” 3/17: Grand opening gala ($250); 3/18-20: public opening ($25/$15). Meowwolf.com


March 23

Gabrielle Walker with Chris Williams

The Lensic

Lannan Foundation Literary Series. Walker is an author and expert on climate change and the energy industry. Author Chris Williams is environmental activist. www.lannan.org


April 8-9

NM Mission of Mercy

SF Convention Center

The convention center will be transformed into a 120-chair free dental clinic to provide first-come, first-served care to anyone with oral health issues. Community volunteers will work alongside 400 dental professionals. Presented by the NM Dental Association Foundation. To volunteer, provide a donation or for more information, contact nmmom2@nmdental.org or visit www.nmdentalfoundation.org


Saturdays, 8 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


Saturdays, Sundays

El Museo Winter Market

El Museo Cultural, 555 Cam. de la Familia

Handmade crafts, jewelry, collectibles and antiques. Sat: 9 am-4 pm; Sun: 8 am-3 pm. Elmuseoculturalwintermarket.org


Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

Railyard Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta

Local artists, textiles, jewelry, ceramics, live music. 505.983.4098, Francesca@santafefarmersmarket.com, artmarketsantafe.com


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


Foundation of Herbal Medicine Course

Milagro School of Herbal Medicine

Enrollment is open for 250-hour intensive focusing on regional herbs and traditions. Course starts April 5. 505.820.6321, info@milagroherbs.com, wwwmilagroschoolofherbalmedicine.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



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 $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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