Workshop Calendar

Cross-Country Skiing-Basic / Sunday, December 9, 2012

Cross-Country Skiing-Basic / Sunday, December 9, 2012

Get overviews of Nordic skiing from the beginning in this clinic. Learn diagonal stride, step turns, climbing and controlling speed by wedging on gentle hills. Participants build confidence through playful exercises that develop balance, a good stance, sound technique and efficient effort. When:  Sunday, December 9, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  9:00 am to 12:00 pm Cost:  $49 Max. Attendees:  10 Phone:  505-428-1676 Website/Blog Address:...

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Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing / Sunday December 9, 2012

Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing / Sunday December 9, 2012

If you are an experienced skier who wants to refine and expand your basic skills, this clinic is for you! Throughout the afternoon, brief reviews of the basics, skill development and error correction during games and exercise will sharpen your abilities. Practice turns on gentle to moderate hills, efficient poling and striding, skating and telemark stance. When:  Sunday, December 9, 2012 Where: Sannta Fe Community College  / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  12:30 to 4:00 pm Cost:...

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Green & Outdoors

Green & Outdoors

A collection of ongoing or by request green & outdoor experiences in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Immerse yourself in Santa Fe’s unique art, culture, history, and heritage. Artists are willing to accommodate to your schedule! See our calendar for scheduled workshops and events. Book directly with your artist...

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The Santa Fe Art and History Race with Artist for Hire / Saturday May 26th, 2012

The Santa Fe Art and History Race with Artist for Hire / Saturday May 26th, 2012

Adventure abounds when you take part in this educational expedition! Hop all over Santa Fe and receive points as you mine for what makes Santa Fe special, and culturally different. Participants are given tasks to complete with points assigned. The participant who gets the most points will receive a special Santa Fe prize! This is a great activity for families and groups! Pricing will include 8.2% NM tax, a ticket to a museum, race instructions, and snacks. When: Saturday May 26th, 2012 Where:...

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Earth Day! Come play in the mud! / April 22nd, 2012

Earth Day! Come play in the mud! / April 22nd, 2012

Earthprayers: For World Peace:  Living as if the Whole World Mattered with Robert Francis Mudman Johnson People often ask me what Ecopsychology is.  And what I generally tell them is “living life as if the whole world mattered”, and remembering that everything is sacred! My workshops are about reconnecting with the earth in a way that helps to bring joy, healing, and increases our capacity to deal with the sickness of our culture. In the 15th century we separated the body, mind, spirit, and...

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Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas / April 27th, 2012 (1 day)

Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas / April 27th, 2012 (1 day)

Spend a morning at one of Santa Fe county’s hot spots for migration. Participants will have the grounds to themselves to view birds, primarily passerines, on the beautiful grounds at Las Golondrinas. William Neuwirth has sighted more than 120 species in this area and will cover identification techniques and habits. Friday, 7 to 11 a.m., April 27, 1 day. Course #SW326 01/CRN 30499 William Neuwirth, Fee $39 http://www.sfcc.edu/continuing_education...

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Ecology of the Santa Fe Mountains / May 20th, 2012

Ecology of the Santa Fe Mountains / May 20th, 2012

Within a short distance of the Plaza lies a great variety of habitats and plant communities. In this mostly downhill hike of 7.5 miles, you’ll examine vegetation gradients, the evolution of ecosystems, the interplay between geography and climate, micro-climates, and how individual flora and fauna have adapted to various environmental conditions. Geologic processes, animal tracks, and plant and bird identification will illustrate the details of the various habitats visited. Participants arrange...

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Hike to Cerro Grande, Overlooking the Valles Caldera / May 18th, 2012

Hike to Cerro Grande, Overlooking the Valles Caldera / May 18th, 2012

Cerro Grande is a large volcanic dome on the southeastern rim of the Valles Caldera. At the summit (10,200 ft.), there are spectacular views looking into the caldera and across the southern Jemez Mountains. The hike is moderately strenuous, climbing 1,200 feet in elevation, and is 4 miles round trip. There is much geology to discuss en route, including the volcanic history of the Jemez Mountains prior to the eruption of the Valles Caldera, and the long history of fresh water lakes that have...

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Survival Skills in the Wilderness / Available April 15th & May 13th, 2012

Survival Skills in the Wilderness / Available April 15th & May 13th, 2012

This workshop concentrates on essential survival skills in the wilderness. Students build and expand their mental focus, physical skills and planning for the outdoors. Examples are cited from real-life situations, some where people survived and others where they did not. The morning is spent in discussion on avoiding hazards, handling hazards, weather signs, orienting and attention to anxieties. After lunch, the hike will put newly found knowledge and insights into practice. Sunday, 8 a.m. to...

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Map and GPS / Starts April 18th, 2012 (2 days)

Map and GPS / Starts April 18th, 2012 (2 days)

GPS technology has permeated modern life and changed the way some of us hike. Learn how it can be used in conjunction with more traditional navigation skills. In this two session workshop, hone your old-style map-reading skills, learn GPS do’s and dont’s, and practice your new-found skills during an all-day field trip (moderate off-trail walking). Two sessions allow more time for concepts to settle in, for questions, and for you to feel more confident. Suitable for new GPS owners, those...

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Waterwise and Wonderful Spring Seminar-Container Planting: Beautiful & Bountiful / February 25th, 2012

Waterwise and Wonderful Spring Seminar-Container Planting: Beautiful & Bountiful / February 25th, 2012

In this talk, BOB ROSS, local Landscape Architect & Garden Consultant, shares his tricks of the trade! Learn about the best pots, soils and plants for New Mexico. After years of container garden design, planting and upkeep, Bob has the expertise to make your potted gardens colorful and long lasting, whether you are a novice or expert gardener. Time: 2pm When: February 25th, 2012 Where: 2904 Rufina Street Santa Fe,NM 87505 Cost: $8.00 per seminar Receive $5.00 store coupon when attending...

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Waterwise and Wonderful Spring Seminar-Feed Yourself, Your Family & Community / February 18th, 2012

Waterwise and Wonderful Spring Seminar-Feed Yourself, Your Family & Community / February 18th, 2012

Many of us want to save grocery money or just have the satisfaction of producing our own food. Even if you have only a small space or a barren lot, you can transform your plot of earth into a productive garden. GREG TICKLE, landscape architect, greenhouse manager, and gardener. We will show you how, step by step, using the same seeds, soils, and plants sold in our greenhouses. Time: 2pm When: February 18th, 2012 Cost: $8.00 per seminar Receive $5.00 store coupon when attending each seminar...

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Paul Basile Photography Workshops

Paul Basile Photography Workshops

I provide exciting photographic adventures for individuals, couples,  and small groups of photographers of all skill levels, using either film or digital cameras. Landscape photography in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah is my focus and specialty as is my classroom-based processing sessions. I began doing 1:1 and small group workshops as a means to share  my passion for the art of photography by providing exceptional photographic experiences. In a nutshell, I offer incredible, comprehensive, and...

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Introduction to Snowshoeing with Karen Denison starts Feb. 4th, 2012 (2 days)

Introduction to Snowshoeing with Karen Denison starts Feb. 4th, 2012 (2 days)

If you hike during the summer, you could learn to snowshoe! This workshop will cover clothing and equipment choices, being prepared for the outdoors in winter and techniques specific to snowshoeing. Practice your skills on a Saturday field trip (moderate exertion). Snowshoes are not provided for the field trip, but rentals are available at retailers in town. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Jan. 31 and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 4, 2 days. Course #HF314 01/CRN 31483 Karen Denison, Fee $65...

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Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing with William Neuwirth / March 4th, 2012 (1day)

Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing with William Neuwirth / March 4th, 2012 (1day)

If you are an experienced skier who wants to refine and expand your basic skills, this clinic is for you! Throughout the afternoon, brief reviews of the basics, skill development and error correction during games and exercise will sharpen your abilities. Practice turns on gentle to moderate hills, efficient poling and striding, skating and telemark stance. Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., March 4, 1 day. Course #HF310 01/CRN 31489 William Neuwirth, Fee $49...

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Santa Fe Botanical Garden / 2012 Winter Lecture Series

Santa Fe Botanical Garden / 2012 Winter Lecture Series

Passionate Vision: Pleasure, Desire, Mystery and Power Please join us for the 2012 Winter Lecture Series where we will find pleasure in letters written about beloved gardens, be astonished by the madness in 17th century Holland known as “Tulipomania”, be mystified by the crop circles in southern England and be impressed by how gardens were used as instruments of state power in Renaissance and Early Modern England. January 4 – Writing the Garden: A Literary Conversation across Two Centuries...

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Explore Outdoors with Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing

Explore Outdoors with Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing

Let us show you our New Mexico outdoors! Outspire provides private, customized hiking tours and snowshoe outings for singles, couples and small groups year-round in the Santa Fe area. Canyons or mountains, leisurely or challenging, two hours or all day–we arrange the trip to suit your interests and abilities. Our guides add color and context to your outing by answering your questions and explaining the flora, geology and history of the area. We are professional, longtime New Mexico folks...

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Paul Basile Photography Workshops

Paul Basile Photography Workshops

I provide exciting photographic adventures for individuals and small groups of photographers of all skill levels, using either film or digital cameras. Landscape photography in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah is my focus and specialty as is my classroom-based processing sessions. I began doing 1:1 and small group workshops as a means to share my passion for the art of photography by providing exceptional photographic experiences. In a nutshell, I offer incredible, comprehensive workshops that...

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Santa Fe Vineyards: Meet the Artist / Virginia Maria Romero / Sunday, November 20, 2011

Santa Fe Vineyards: Meet the Artist / Virginia Maria Romero / Sunday, November 20, 2011

Santa Fe Vineyards is celebrating 30 Years of Wine Making in New Mexico. Come by on Sunday, Nov 20th from 3pm – 5pm and meet award-winning artist, Virginia Maria Romero, who designed the label, “St. Francis and His Wild Desert Friends”, for our newly released Santa Fe Vineyards 2010 Merlot. Virginia Maria Romero will be discussing her art and signing bottles of her retablo label for our 30 year anniversary Merlot. Call us at 505-455-2826 for more information. To see more of...

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Design Santa Fe 2011 – Design Dialogue & Luncheon/Home & Garden Tour

Design Santa Fe 2011 – Design Dialogue & Luncheon/Home & Garden Tour

Tickets for Design Santa Fe’s Dialogue & Luncheon and the Home & Garden Tour are now available to purchase online at www.designsantafe.org. A ticket to either event includes a free, one-year subscription to Su Casa magazine. The theme of Design Santa Fe 2011 is Change Makers, addressing the role of architecture and design in effecting positive social change. The Dialogue & Luncheon features a panel discussion of the ways that architects and designers are pioneering practical...

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18th Annual Pojoaque River Art Tour at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard / September 17-18, 2011

18th Annual Pojoaque River Art Tour at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard / September 17-18, 2011

Located on the High Road to Taos, Estrella Del Norte Vineyard will be hosting several artists for the 18th Annual Pojoaque River Art Tour on Sept 17-18 (10a to 5p). Come enjoy a glass of wine and learn more about the amazing artwork of our local artists. Call 505-455-2826 for more information. Salud! When: September 17-18, 2011 Where: 106 N Shining Sun, Santa Fe NM, 87506 Time: 10am-5pm Phone: 505-455-2826 Website/Blog Address:...

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Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas & Bosque del Apache

Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas & Bosque del Apache

Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas / October 27th, 2011 Spend a morning at one of Santa Fe County’s hot spots for migration. Participants will have the grounds to themselves to view birds, primarily passerines, on the beautiful grounds at Las Golondrinas. William Neuwirth has sighted more than 120 species in this area and will cover identification techniques and habits. Thursday, 7 to 11 a.m., Oct. 27, 1 day. Course #SW326 01/CRN 20934 William Neuwirth, Fee $39 Birding at the Bosque del...

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Map and GPS with Karen Denison / November 2nd, 2011

Map and GPS with Karen Denison / November 2nd, 2011

GPS technology has permeated modern life and changed the way some of us hike. Learn how it can be used in conjuction with more traditional navigation skills. In this two-session workshop, hone your old-style map-reading skills, learn GPS skills and practice your new-found skills during an all-day field trip (moderate off-trail walking). Two sessions allow more time for concepts to settle in, for questions, and for you to feel more confident. Suitable for new GPS owners, those still shopping,...

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Ecology of Pinon & Juniper Woodlands with William Neuwirth / September 11th, 2011

Ecology of Pinon & Juniper Woodlands with William Neuwirth / September 11th, 2011

One of the more dynamic ecosystems, pinon/juniper woodlands display many diverse facets of species interactions. During two walks you’ll encounter multiple levels of ecology, from the pervasive, microscopic cryptobiotic crusts to the global scale of climatic variation. We’ll discuss the interplay of human-induced change, drought, fire, competition/cooperation between pinons and junipers, episodic outbreaks of insects, and why this ecosystem is the most sensitive to small variations in moisture...

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Survival Skills in the Wilderness with Arthur Judd

Survival Skills in the Wilderness with Arthur Judd

This workshop concentrates on essential survival skills in the wilderness. Students build and expand their mental focus, physical skills and planning for the outdoors. Examples are cited from real-life situations, some where people survived and others where they did not. The morning is spent in discussion on avoiding hazards, handling hazards, weather signs, orienting and attention to anxieties. After lunch, the hike will put newly found knowledge and insights into practice.   Sunday, 8...

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Introduction to Green Building with Daniel Clavio / October 4th, 2011

Introduction to Green Building with Daniel Clavio / October 4th, 2011

This introductory class provides an overview of green and sustainable building for owners, builders and designers who want to improve the quality of their homes while reducing their impact on our natural resources and the environment. The class reviews current issues, concepts, strategies, goals, programs and language in the field, including LEED programs, build green programs, the HERS rating system, Carbon Neutral or Zero Carbon building and the 2030 Challenge. We also discuss financial...

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Animal Tracking with William Neuwirth / October 2nd, 2011

Animal Tracking with William Neuwirth / October 2nd, 2011

Learn more about those animal tracks you’ve noticed on your walks or hikes. This class covers tracking techniques, perceptual widening, different track patterns, scale and animal gaits, rates of track deterioration, clues to animal behavior and animal interaction with the landscape. You must furnish your own transportation. An itinerary will be provided at registration. Class size is small to allow for more personal attention, so early registration is encouraged. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct....

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Women Rock Climbing with Teamwork in Action & Women on the Ropes Course / September 17 & October 25th, 2011

Women Rock Climbing with Teamwork in Action & Women on the Ropes Course / September 17 & October 25th, 2011

Women Rock Climbing with Teamwork in Action / September 17,2011 Spend a day rock climbing with other women at a natural rock-climbing site. Learn the basic techniques of this breathtaking sport. Face your fears and gain self-confidence while realizing the power of getting and giving support. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 17, 1 day. Course #HF382 01/CRN 21505 Teamwork in Action, Fee $69 Women on the Ropes Course / October 25th, 2011 Spend a day with other women doing high events on SFCC’s...

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PLAN NOW! Basic Cross-Country Skiing & Cross-Country Skiing for Older Adults / December 11th, 2011

PLAN NOW! Basic Cross-Country Skiing & Cross-Country Skiing for Older Adults / December 11th, 2011

Basic Cross-Country Skiing – December 11th, 2011 Get an overview of Nordic skiing from the beginning in this clinic. Learn diagonal stride, step turns, climbing and controlling speed by wedging on gentle hills. Participants build confidence through playful exercises that develop balance, a good stance, sound technique and efficient effort. Sunday, 9 a.m. to noon, Dec. 11, 1 day. Course #HF309 01/CRN 20439 William Neuwirth, Fee $45 Cross-Country Skiing – Older Adults – December...

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