We like to have fun with our members. Our popular events give us a chance to participate in our communities and interact with our members on a personal level. Bring the family out. We can’t wait to see you.
Mark Horst Exhibit at DNCU Cordova (Spring)
DNCU in association with Canyon Road Contemporary Art Gallery unveils an exhibit by Mark Horst, a New Mexico figurative artist-- now on view at the DNCU Cordova branch. Horst's oils feature natural composition and ethereal color and shading--resulting in a moving interpretative experience. By altering the color-light schemes, his paintings suggest vintage imagery. Says member Mark England, co-owner of Blue Rooster in Santa Fe, "The art is beautiful and tells a great story."
Than Povi Fine Art at DNCU DeVargas (Spring)
DNCU is proud to re-team with Pojoaque-based Than Povi Fine Art Gallery, bringing a third installation of Rich in Culture, Rich in Tradition to the DNCU DeVargas branch. The exhibit features works by Native artist Alex Peña. Peña's works has been exhibited nationally and he has participated in international group shows in the Ukraine, Russia, Siberia and China. He currently resides, practices his art, and teaches printmaking and drawing in Santa Fe. Peña uses a variety of printmaking media and says he fcuses on his conceptual notions of finding place in an uncertain atmosphere and the resultant visual language used to describe his uncertainties.
Father's Day in the Branches (Friday, June 19)
Stop by all DNCU branches on June 19 for a special treat for all dads, granddads, uncles, etc.
Shred Days are Coming! (Summer)
For members only! Watch your unwanted items get shredded (crosscut) right in front of your eyes, reducing materials to fine pieces of confetti that are then recycled. Please note only paper items will be accepted. Our vendor will NOT be able to shred plastics (CDs, videotapes, DVDs, etc.) on site this year. Due to the popularity of this event, there is a 50 lb (2 box) limit per person; please respect the limit so that other Members will have the opportunity to have their items shredded.. Times for each Shred Day are 10 a.m. - noon.
Cordova branch - May 16 - 4,560 lb shredded!
Los Alamos branch - June 6
Cerrillos branch - June 20
Española branch - June 27
DeVargas North branch - July 11
White Rock branch - July 18
Santa Fe Bandstand (Tuesday, July 14)
DNCU and its Keep it Co-Op! partners will once again be sponsoring a night of music on the Santa Fe Plaza. The main act, Humming House, is a folk-rock-roots band that hails from Nashville and has earned the praise of critics and fellow musicians. "Put Humming House on your list of must-see acts of 2015," says Huffington Post. Don't miss this night of "cooperative" fun.
Gordon's Concert (August 28)
In celebration of our commitment to the community, DNCU is sponsoring a night of music at Rover Park in White Rock by The Iguanas, who play rock influenced by the music traditions of Louisiana and Mexico.
Los Alamos Chamberfest (Saturday, June 13)
DNCU is the feature sponsor for an inaugural Water Balloon Fight taking place at the annual Los Alamos festival that showcases local chamber member businesses to the public. Baxter Bear intends to get into the spirit.
Pancakes on the Plaza (Saturday, July 4)
DNCU is a sponsor of the annual pancake festival, coordinated by the Rotary Clubs of Santa Fe. Enjoy fresh cooked pancakes, entertainment, and a cool car show. Tickets will be available starting in June at local financial institutions ($7 each in advance).
PEEC Summer Family Evenings (Summer, TBD)
DNCU is the sponsor of PEEC’s Summer Family Evenings. Highlights include favorites like the Taxidermy Museum and the Harrell House of Natural Oddities, and new programs like the Rattlesnake Museum and Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary. For more information, visit the Pajarito Environmental Education Center website.