April 2017

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – April 2017


April 4, 11, 3:15–5:15 pm

Global Warming Classes

St. John’s Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trl.

Current and predicted effects, adaptation and mitigation. Instructor: Steven Rudnick. Renesan Institute. 505.982.9274, www.renesan.org


April 4, 6 pm

Voices of Counterculture in the SW

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.

Roundtable of contributors to the book: Jack Loeffler, Enrique La Madrid, Lisa Law, Meredith Davidson, Sylvia Rodríguez.


April 5, 6 pm

From Powell to Power

REI, 500 Market St. #100

A Recounting of the First 100 River Runners through the Grand Canyon. Author Tom Martin will present a look behind the scenes look at Otis Marston’s book. Book sales will benefit the SF Watershed Assn.


April 6, 6 pm

Deborah Madison

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.

Authority on vegetarian cooking presents her latest cookbook, In My Kitchen.


April 8, 9:30 am–12 pm

SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Higher Ed. Center, 1950 Siringo Rd., Rm. 135

Working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide.


April 11, 4:30–7:30 pm

SF Community Summit

SF Convention Center

“Shaping Our Future” Youth, service providers, businesses, parents and institutions will come together to work toward giving children and youth a step up. Topic areas: early childhood, K–12, post-secondary success, disconnected youth, workforce and career pathways. Registration: santafeb2c.org


April 12, 5:30–7 pm

Fire as Restoration Tool

REI, 500 Market St., #100

Learn about the role of fire in the ecosystem, controlled burns & smoke management. Presented by the SF Conservation Trust. www.sfct.org


April 19–June 7, 5:30–8 pm

Climate Masters

The Commons, Alameda St.

Curriculum focused on climate change and the interrelated connections of water, soil, consumption/waste, forest management, transportation, architecture and how we can live more sustainably. Field trips and weekly expert guest speakers. $25. 4/19, 6:30 pm: public screening of Ice and Sky at Violet Crown Cinema with panel discussion. $15. 505.820.1696, www.santafewatershed.org


April 20, 6 pm

Stanley Crawford

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.

The author reads from his latest novel, The Village, a loving satire that explores daily life in a fictional northern NM village.


April 20: 10 am–4 pm

2017 Business Expo & Job Fair

SF Convention Center

If you are hiring, seeking advice, growing your business, job-seeking or developing your network, this event is for you. Presented by the SF Chamber of Commerce. 505.988.3279, www.santafechamber.com


April 21, 7 pm


SF Farmers’ Market

Annual community dinner that funds NM artists’ projects and creative initiatives voted on by attendees. Tickets ($15–$50) sold at SITE SF, 1606 Paseo de Peralta, on 4/19, 6 pm for SITE SF members and 4/20, 6 pm for the public (cash or check).Tickets will not be sold the night of the event. www.spreadsantafe.com


April 22, 11 am–2 pm

March for Science

NM State Capitol

12–1 pm: Rally, speakers. Science expo booths. https://sciencemarchsfnm.com/the-event/event-details/


April 26–27

Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures

Buffalo Thunder Resort, Pojoaque

Learn to improve the health of Native American youth and communities. Youth, teachers, nutritionists, coaches, youth workers, program directors, elders, etc. are encouraged to attend. $240/$100 under 21 and 62+. Presented by the Notah Begay III Foundation. info@nb3f.org, http://www.nb3foundation.org


April 27

Angel’s Night Out

35 restaurants will contribute 25% of their breakfast, lunch and dinner revenue to the nonprofit Kitchen Angels, which provides home-delivered meals to people with life-challenging health conditions. 505.471.7780, tmccarty@kitchenangels.org


April 27, 6 pm

SFCC Writing Awards

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo

Award ceremony for SF Community College student writing contest.


April 29

People’s Climate March



May 1, 6 pm

Protecting Sacred Places

Hotel Santa Fe

“Resistance to Resilience.” SW Seminars lecture by archeologist Teresa Pasqual (Acoma). $15. 505.466.2775, Southwestseminars@aol.com, SouthwestSeminars.org


May 3, 9, 13, 20

Sustainable Santa Fe Community Conversations

Help Santa Fe become a thriving green city and leader in caring for our environment, economy and each other. Learn about the ongoing development of SF’s 25-year Sustainability Plan. Share your ideas and creative solutions. 5/3 and 5/9, 5:30–7:30 pm. Intro by Mayor Javier Gonzales. 5/3: Genoveva Chávez Center, 3221 Rodeo Rd; 5/9: Hotel SF, 1501 Paseo de Peralta; May 13, 1–3 pm: Southside Library, 6599 Jaguar Dr; May 20, 2–4 pm: Chainbreaker, 1515 5th St. 505.988.3364, rhirsch@ediconsulting.us, www.sustainablesantafe2040.com


May 7, 12–2 pm

Heritage Vegetable Gardening

Jannine’s Micro-farm, 56 Coyote Crossing

Learn which warm season heirloom varieties grow here and how to prepare for planting. $5. Homegrownnewmexico.org


May 10 Application Deadline

Dry-land Permaculture Design Course

Intensive hands-on natural living experience on a 1.5-acre permaculture homestead. May 22–June 4. Guest speakers: Katrina Blair, Tyler VanGemert, Joel Glanzberg. 575.613.6158, ziaenergeticsllc@gmail.com


May 13–14

Spring Open House

Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary, 3749-A Hwy. 14

Visit the animals. Eldercare and hospice for dogs, horses and poultry. Free educational talks and demos. 20 miles south of SF. 505.471.5366, www.kindredspiritsnm.org


June 4–6

Next Generation Water Summit/Green Expo

SF Convention Center

Learn about new tools and models for building to become radically more water-efficient. An event for policymakers, building designers, builders, water conservation professionals, water system designers, landscape designers, etc. Hosted by the City of SF, SF Green Chamber of Commerce, Green Builder Coalition, SF Area Homebuilders Association. www.NextGenerationWaterSummit.com


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


Sundays, 11 am

Journey Santa Fe Conversations

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.

4/2: Journalist Peter St. Cyr, Exec. Dir., NM Foundation for Open Government; 4/9: Marcela Diaz, Exec. Dir., Somos un Pueblo Unido, on immigration and sanctuary cities; 4/23: Pat Hodapp, dir., SF Public Libraries on the state of libraries today; 4/30: Veronica García, Supt. of SF Public Schools; May: SF Watershed series. Hosts: Alan Webber and Bill Dupuy. Free. www.journeysantafe.com


Sat., 8 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


Sat., 8 am–4 pm

Randall Davey Audubon Center

1800 Upper Canyon Rd.

Striking landscapes and wildlife. Bird walks, hikes, tours of the Randall Davey home. 505.983.4609, http://nm.audubon.org/landingcenter-chapters/visiting-randall-davey-audubon-center-sanctuary


Registration Open

Medicinal Plants/Herbal Medicine

Milagro School of Herbal Medicine

Foundations of Herbal Medicine Certificate Program begins April 18. Includes study of local plants, medicine-making, therapeutics and more. info@milagroherbs.com, www.milagroschoolofherbalmedicine.com


Santa Fe Recycling

Reduce, reuse and recycle. 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).



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