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 (Winter)
DNCU is proud to re-team with Pojoaque-based Than Povi Fine Art Gallery, bringing a second installation of Rich in Culture, Rich in Tradition to the DNCU DeVargas branch. The exhibit features works by Native artists D.R. Nance and Carla Romero. D.R. Nance is a master of masks. Using natural gourds as a foundation, he creates colorful, dramatic works of art. Painter Carla Romero creates bold, colorful acrylics that capture a spiritual element as well as works that showcase a nuanced apprecation for artisan details and the natural world.
Santa Fe Home Show (March 14-15)
The largest Home Show in northern New Mexico takes place at the Santa Fe Convention Center on Saturday, March 14 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Sunday, March 15, (10 a.m – 4 p.m.). The show is run by the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association and is a great way to find out about home improvements and new green technologies—tickets cost $5. DNCU is a Silver sponsor of the Home Show.
Lego Competition at SF Home Show (March 14-15)
New this year--DNCU is the inaugural sponsor of a free Lego Competition during the Santa Fe Home Show, open to all children 12 and under. Cash prizes and a family membership to the Santa Fe Children’s Museum are among the top prizes.
9th Annual Chili Bowl Cook-Off (Saturday, March 28)
Enjoy a family fun day of entertainment and hot tastings to benefit the San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen. Event takes place from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Santa Claran Casino Special Events Center. Tickets are $10 for adults; $3 ages 10 and younger. For more information, call (505) 470-2208.
Keep it Co-Op PEEC Earth Day Shred Event (Saturday, April 25)
Members are welcome to bring shred items to the PEEC Earth Day event in Los Alamos on Sat., April 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. Shredding will take place on the west side of the Reel Deal parking lot.
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.