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.
Shred Days (June 7 - July 26)
Shred Days are here! 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. This is a member-only event. Due to the popularity of this event, there is a 50 lb (2 box) limit per person.
Santa Fe Cordova branch (June 7, 9 a.m. - noon) 4,200 lbs shredded
Santa Fe DeVargas branch (June 21, 9 a.m. - noon) 5,260 lbs shredded
Santa Fe Cerrillos branch (June 28, 9 a.m. - noon) 6,280 lbs shredded
Espanola branch (July 12, 9 a.m. - noon) 2,440 lbs. shredded
White Rock branch (July 19, 9 a.m. - noon) 3,160 lbs. shredded
Los Alamos branch (July 26, 9 a.m. - noon)
Gus the Bus LANL Community School Supply Drive (now through August 6)
Please donate backpacks and school supplies to support area kids in need. Drop off at all DNCU branches, now through August 6. Schools eligible for the program include Cochiti Elementary School, San Diego Riverside Charter School, Chama Public Schools, Mesa Vista Public Schools, Espanola Public Schools, San Felipe Tribal Schools, Pojoaque Valley Schools, Los Alamos Public Schools, Adelante Program (Santa Fe Public Schools), Santo Domingo School, Mora Independent Schools, Pueblo of Zia Ed. Dept., McCurdy Charter School, Jemez Mountain Schools, and Taos Municipal Schools. Click here for Elementary School Backpack List. Click here for Middle School Backpack List. For information about the program, contact Ed Vigil at LANL, firstname.lastname@example.org or (505) 665-4400.
Keep it Co-Op! Concert - Santa Fe Bandstand (July 24)
Join us for a night of free entertainment on the Santa Fe Plaza. Featured entertainers are Tierra Sonikete and Bert Dalton--wonderful jazz musicians. The fun gets started at 6 p.m. See you there!
Co-Op Night/Gordon's Concert - DNCU Los Alamos Branch (August 15)
DNCU along with Zia Credit Union, Los Alamos Schools Credit Union, Los Alamos Co+op Market, Little Forest Preschool, Los Alamos Beer Coop and Espanola Community Market will host Gordon's Concert in the DNCU Los Alamos branch parking lot--starring popular artist Guy Forsyth & the Hot Nut Riveters.
Emerging Artists: Del Curfman & George Alexander II at DNCU Cordova (Summer)
DNCU is proud to announce a partnership with The Institute of American Indian Arts--showcasing the artwork of two gifted students who embody the artistic expression foster by IAIA, the nation's only four-year fine arts degree institution devoted to contemporary Native American and Alaska Native art. Read more about the young artists here.
George Toya Exhibit at DNCU DeVargas (Summer)
DNCU is proud to announce a partnership with Pojoaque-based Than Povi Fine Art Gallery, bringing a new installation, Rich in Culture, Rich in Tradition, to the DNCU DeVargas branch. The exhibit features works by George Toya, a celebrated Native artist, and is now on display. This exhibit is part of DNCU's North Star Artist Program that supports Northern New Mexican artists. Click here to learn more about Toya and his creative process.
If you have specific questions about any of our events, please call us at (877) 818-DNCU (3628).
90th Annual Burning of Zozobra (August 29)
The fiery tradition continues care of The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe. Watch countless woes burn and enjoy the quirkiness of Santa Fe - back on a Friday evening. Tickets are just $10, kids under 10 years are free. For more information, visit the official Zozobra website.
Rescuefest Search & Rescue Fundraiser (September 13)
Help support the amazing work of Atalaya Search and Rescue, an all-volunteer and non-profit organization dedication to the search and rescue of lost or injured people in the backcountry of New Mexico. Fundraiser at Second Street Brewery, 1814 2nd Street, Santa Fe, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. will include Silent Auction, Pint Glasses, Raffle & Apparel, and Live Music.
Buffalo Thunder Half Marathon (September 14)
Los Alamos Beer Co-op—The second annual Beer Fiesta to support The Los Alamos Beer Co-op is July 26, from noon to 6 p.m. at Pajarito Mountain. Tickets are $10 and Felix y Los Gatos will perform. Help make a local brewery a reality.
Greenhouse Grocery—Greenhouse Grocery Community Coop believes everyone should be able to enjoy the benefits of high quality, nutritious food. Greenhouse Grocery encourages the adoption of healthy diets and seeks to serve the entire community by linking people, markets, farmers, artisans and investors. It increases access to fresh, local food through affordable pricing and a convenient, central location. Find out more about how to become a founding member at www.greenhousegrocery.coop.