June 2016

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

Through June 18, Tues.–Sat.

Flashing on the Sixties

El Museo Cultural, 555 Cam. de la Familia

“A Trip Back to the Garden.” Photographs by Lisa Law plus memorabilia. www.elmuseocultural.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


June 3, 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, ajab@nmlegalaid.org


June 4, 9 am–12 pm

National Trails Day

Dale Ball Trails, Sierra del Norte Trailhead off Hyde Park Rd.

Community hike. Free. 505.989.7019, tim@sfct.org


June 4, 9 am–12 pm

Setting Yourself Up for Publishing Success

Everyday Center for Spiritual Living, 1519 Fifth St.

With Ingram Spark director Robin Cutler. $35/$45. Presented by the NM Book Assn. Reservations: admin@nmbook.org, http://www.nmbookassociation.org


June 4, 10 am–12 pm

Trees to Plant in NM

Railyard Park community room behind Site SF

With Robert Wood, certified arborist. Free.


June 4, 12–5 pm


Railyard Park

Reunity Resources’ pop-up carnival features upcycled art vendors, interactive carnival games, live music, on-site Trashion Show and local food trucks. Composting and fun-filled resourcefulness for all ages. 505.695.1005, Juliana@reunityresources.com


June 4-5, 10 am–4 pm

Spring Festival & Fiber Arts Fair

El Rancho de las Golandrinas, 334 Los Pinos Rd., La Ciénega

Sheep shearing, wool dying, spinning and weaving. Fiber arts marketplace, wagon rides, bread baking, crafts. 505.471.2261, www.golandrinas.org


June 5, 10 am–4 pm

Natural Building and Earthen Plasters

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Cerrillos, NM

Get hands-on with finish plasters and/or clay paints. Details/RSVP: ampersandproject.org


June 6, Evening

Cynthia Sharf

Unity Church of SF

Sharf is director of strategic communication and a speechwriter on climate change for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Details: unitedchurchsf@gmail.com


June 10–26

Currents 2016 Intl. New Media Show

El Museo Cultural/Railyard Plaza/local venues

6/10, 6 pm–12 am opening night. Outdoor video, sonic art, multi-media concert. Exhibits, film screenings, workshops, performances. Also events in ABQ, Hobbs, Las Cruces, Magdalena, Roswell and Taos. Schedule and prices: www.currentsnewmedia.org


June 11, 9 am

Learning as a Practice Workshop

Academy for the Love of Learning, Seton Village

Led by founder Aaron Stern and faculty member Marianne Murray. $50. 505.995.1869, https://aloveoflearning.org


June 11, 10 am–1 pm

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

La Tierra Trails, La Cuchara Trailhead

Off of Cam. de los Montoyas at end of Unity Way. 505.989.7019, tim@sfct.org, www.sffts.org


June 11, 10 am–12 pm

SF Citizen’s Climate Lobby

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

Learn how this group is working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide, such as a Carbon Fee/Dividend that gives revenue back to households. www.facebook.com/ccl.newmexico


June 11-12

Endurance Ride

SF Natl. Forest

Benefits nonprofit Listening Horse Therapeutic Riding Program, which serves most disabled participants free of charge. $110/$90/$50. 505.670.3577, laurie@listeninghorse.org, www.listeninghorse.org


June 12 submission deadline

Capture Water Conservation Instagram Photo Contest

City of SF Water Conservation Office-sponsored competition. Submission guidelines: follow the Instagram account @savewatersantafe.com and post images. 505.955.4225, savewatersantafe.com


June 14, 7 pm

Breaking Big Money’s Grip on NM and America

Jean Cocteau Theater

Author reading and panel discussion with SF author Bruce Berlin, Heather Ferguson of Common Cause NM and State Rep. Carl Trujillo. Moderated by SFCC Professor Stephen Martínez. $10 or $24.95 for admission and book. https://breakingbigmoneysgrip.com, www.jeancocteaucinema.com


June 15, 6–7:30 pm

NM Solar Energy Assn. Meeting

Amenergy Office, 1202 Parkway Dr.

Meets 3rd Weds. every month. The mission of the Santa Fe Sustainable Everything Advocates, an NMSEA Chapter, is to make living sustainably the accepted norm.



June 16, 9 am–4:30 pm

Mayordomo Commissioner Conference

SFCC (Jémez Rm.), 6401 Richards Ave.

4th annual statewide conference. Topics include acequia governance, El Agua es Vida: El Movimiento de las Acequias, Organizing to protect acequias. Registration: $10. RSVP: 505.995.9644, communications@lasacequias.org


June 18, 10 am–4 pm

Rain Harvesting and Greywater Systems

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Cerrillos, NM

Learn basic elements of rain collection systems, NM greywater code. Details/RSVP: ampersandproject.org


June 18, 6 pm–12 am

FantaSe Fest

DeVargas Park



June 19, 2 pm

SF Concert Band

Federal Building Lawn

Annual Father’s Day concert. Free. Sfcb1865@gmail.com, www.santafeconcertband.org


June 22–24

Western Coalition of Arid States Conference

Inn at Loretto, 211 Old SF Trail

Annual conference of water and wastewater service providers who advocate for water resources in the Southwest. 2016 theme: “Maximizing Water Resources through Recharge, Reuse and Recycle.” Presentations, panel discussions, hands-on work, receptions and field trips. Registration fees and agenda: www.westcas.org


June 24, 10:15 am

NM Acequia Commission Meeting

NM State Archives and Records Center, 1205 Cam. Carlos Rey

Agendas: 505.603.2879 or www.nmacequiacommission.state.nm.us, info: 505.603.2879, molinodelasisla@gmail.com


June 25, 10 am–12 pm

National Pollinator Week Celebration

Railyard Park Community Room behind Site SF

Learn about the plight of native bees and how you can help create habitat for them to flourish. See the park’s new large-scale Native Bee House. Free.


June 25

Author Stephen Dinan

Collected Works, 202 Galisteo

Sacred America, Sacred World book launch. A practical vision of national unity. 6/26: Community conversation at Unity Santa Fe. www.sacredamerica.net


June 26, 10 am–4 pm

Arid Land Restoration

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Cerrillos, NM

Learn to distinguish storm water flow areas that nourish the land from those that dehydrate and create erosion. Tour ecological restoration projects. Details/RSVP: ampersandproject.org


July 6, 7 pm

The Evolution of Native Cinema

NM History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.

Honoring Wes Studi, Chris Eyre, Gary Farmer and others. ($75). 5:30 pm: Private reception at Sherwood Gallery ($125). Tickets: 505.820.0552, silverbulletproductions.com


July 7, 9–11 am

Compost Workshop

SF County Fairgrounds

Grow more and better food in your garden, sequester carbon in the soil. Free event. Compost bins available. 505.983.6896, info@earthcarenm.org, www.earthcarenm.org


July 8–10

Intl. Folk Art Market

Museum Hill, Cam. Lejo

7/8, 6:30–9 pm: Opening night party: $225; 7/9, 7:30–9 am: Early bird showing: $75, 9 am–5 pm: $20, 16 & under free; 7/10, 9 am–5 pm: $15, 16 & under free. 505.992.7600, www.folkartalliance.org


July 24–31

2016 UNM Summer Writers’ Conference

Drury Plaza Hotel

18th annual gathering. Formerly held in Taos. Named as one of the top 10 writers’ conferences in the U.S. Weeklong and weekend workshops in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and more. Keynote reading by Sandra Cisneros. 505.277.5572, https://unmwritersconf.unm.edu


July 30–31

Traditional Spanish Market

SF Plaza

505.982.2226, www.spanishcolonial.org


July 30–31

Contemporary Hispanic Market

Lincoln Ave.



Through July

Community Workshop Series

Railyard Park Community Room behind Site SF

Learn relevant gardening techniques from a team of experts. All ages welcome. Free. 505.316.3596, Jason@railyardpark.org, www.railyardpark.org/programs/


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


Tues. & Sats., 7 am-1 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

6/5: Steven Robert Allen, dir. of public policy for the ACLU on ending solitary confinement in NM (with Holly Beaumont); 6/12: Alice Loy on Creative Startups and Entrepreneurships; 6/19: Sandy Buffet with Denise Fort on the Centennial Celebration of the National Parks System; 6/26: Poetry with James McGrath and Elizabeth Raby; 7/3: Mariel Nanasi of New Energy Economy. Moderators: Alan Webber, Bill Dupuy. Free. www.journeysantafe.com


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. (North Gallery continues through Sept. 11) 505.983.1666, www.iaia.edu/museum


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


Become a Site Steward

Santa Fe National Forest

Monitor arcaheological 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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