May 3, 9, 13, 20
Sustainable Santa Fe Community Conversations
Help SF 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. Food, refreshments, childcare, bilingual services provided. www.sustainablesantafe2040.com
May 5, 4:30–6:30
Climate and Social Justice Poster Contest
SF Community College
High School winners announced. Tour Trades & Technologies Dept. including new Science on a Sphere®, meet faculty members. 505.428.1467, firstname.lastname@example.org
SF Performing Arts
1050 Old Pecos Tr.
Four casts of actors ages 10–18 stage Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. 7 pm Fri.–Sat., 1 pm Sat., 2 pm Sun. $10. 505.466.3533, www.upstartcrowsofsantafe.org
May 6, 7–10:30 am
Make the Plaza Beautiful
Volunteer teams meet at the bandstand for team assignments. Breakfast and refreshments. 505.699.2687, email@example.com
May 6, 10 am–3 pm
Folk Art Flea
Museum of Intl. Folk Art
706 Cam. Lejo
Treasures from all over the world. 505.476.1200
May 6, 10 am–7 pm
IAIA Spring Powwow
IAIA Campus, 83 Avan Nu Po Rd.
Contest powwow gourd dancing and drum contest. 11 am grand entry. Food, arts & crafts vendors. Free. 505.424.2339, firstname.lastname@example.org
May 6, 10 am–12 pm
Xeric Landscape & Water Conservation
Railyard Park Community Rm.
Free workshop. Learn techniques to use at home to maximize catchment and minimize waste. Presented by Jeremiah Kidd. RSVP: 505.316.3596, Christy@railyardpark.org
May 7, 12–2 pm
Heritage Vegetable Gardening
56 Coyote Crossing
Learn which warm-season heirloom varieties grow here and how to prepare for planting. $5. Homegrownnewmexico.org
May 10 Application Deadline
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, email@example.com
May 13, 9 am
SF River Education Day
Intersection of W. Santa Fe River Road. and Calle Don José
Join the Rainwater Resource Partnership and the SF River Commission to learn about the recently installed structures in the river and participate in a hands-on workshop installing spreader dams. firstname.lastname@example.org
May 13, 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.
May 13, 10 am–9 pm
City of SF Community Day
Santa Fe Plaza
Annual Día de la Gente. 10 am–3 pm: Community and government organizations’ information tables. 10 am–9 pm: Live local performances. Free. 505.955.2146, email@example.com
Spring Open House
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary
3749-A Hwy. 14
Visit the animals. Eldercare and hospice for dogs, horses and poultry. Educational talks and demos. 20 miles south of SF. 505.471.5366, www.kindredspiritsnm.org
May 14 Opening, 10 am–5 pm
Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest
NM History Museum, SF Plaza
Exhibit spans the 1960s and, ’70s. Archival footage, oral histories, photography, ephemera and artifacts. Curated by Jack Loeffler and Meredith Davidson. Keynote lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder at the Lensic at 5 pm. Exhibition runs through Feb. 11, 2018. http://nmhistorymuseum.org/calendar.php?
May 17, 5–8 pm
Farms, Films, Food
CCA, 1050 Old Pecos Tr.
A Santa Fe Celebration. Food trucks, demos, speakers, gallery tours, screening of Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food and The True Cost. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org
May 20, 12 pm
March Against Monsanto
Meet at SF Farmers’ Market
Worldwide Protest. A nonviolent march to the Plaza to raise public awareness of corporate farming and business practices and to advocate banning genetically engineered (GE) seeds and foods. www.facebook.com/MarchAgainstMontsanto/
May 31, 2 pm
Energy Storage Hearing
PRC, 1120 Paseo de Peralta, 4th Fl.
Public workshop/hearing to consider amending rules to require NM electric utilities to add energy storage resources to their portfolios. Commission Vice-Chair Cynthia Hall will preside. 505.827.4446, email@example.com
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, 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
Sundays, 11 am
Journey Santa Fe Conversations
Collected Works Books
202 Galisteo St.
May Water and Watersheds in NM series. 5/7: Law professor/author Em Hall on Water Tales from the St. Augustine Plains; 5/14: Science Journalist/author John Fleck on An Exploration of Solutions to the Colorado River Basin’s water problems; 5/21: SF County Sustainability Manager Claudia Borchert on Greening the Place We Call Home; 5/28: Acequia Madre and SF River Commissioner Phil Bové on A Brief History of Acequias in Santa Fe. Hosts: Alan Webber and Bill Dupuy. Free. www.journeysantafe.com
Weds. through June 7, 5:30–8 pm
The Commons, 2300 W. 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. 505.820.1696, www.santafewatershed.org
Sat., 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
Sat., 8 am–3 pm; Sun., 9 am–4 pm
El Museo Cultural
555 Cam. de la Familia
Art, antiques, folk and tribal art, books, jewelry, beads, glass, rugs, vintage clothing, etc. 505.250.8969
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
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).
Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County
Hard copies $70, CDs $2. Contact Melissa Holmes, 505.995.2717 or firstname.lastname@example.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.