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.
Youth Month in the Branches (April)
In honor of National Credit Union Month, all DNCU branches are Wild About Saving with a special contest just for the kiddos. Each youngster who makes a deposit during the month of April can color and submit a coloring sheet—making them eligible to win a zebra pinata filled with goodies at the end of the month.
Mother's Day in the Branches (Friday, May 8)
Stop by all DNCU branches on May 8 for a special treat for all moms, grandmoms, aunties, etc.
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. Shred Anything - these shredders have the technology and power to break down everything from fabric and plastic to electronics and metals. We can shred CDs, videotapes, DVDs, microfiche, and even casino chips. Please bring these items in a separate container. Due to the popularity of this event, there is a 50 lb (2 box) limit per person. Times for each Shred Day are 10 a.m. - noon.
Cordova branch - May 16
Los Alamos branch - June 6
Cerrillos branch - June 20
Española branch - June 27
DeVargas North branch - July 11
White Rock branch - July 18
Kentucky Derby Day (Saturday, May 2)
This fundraiser at La Posada de Santa Fe raises money for Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity. Enjoy southern cuisine, live Dixieland jazz, and bidding on live and silent auction items--all while witnessing the "greatest two minutes in sports." The cost for each ticket is $65; for tickets call 505-986-5880.
Fieta Para Bebés (Saturday, May 2)
The Santa Fe Baby Fund at the Santa Fe Community Foundation is hosting an exciting free health and wellness fair for families with young children (prenatal to 5) at the Sweeney Elementary School in Santa Fe from 10am-3pm.
Mother's Day Historic House Tour (Saturday, May 10)
View historic homes and buildings this Mother’s Day (1-4 p.m.) and support the Historic Santa Fe Foundation. Tour includes Church of the Holy Faith, Marian Hall, Scottish Rite Center, and Filipe B. Delgado House. Tickets are $10 per person ($20 family), available at each location. DNCU is a sponsor of this special event that has been a tradition since 1969.
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.