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This week’s programs at SFPL

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Wildfire Preparedness with Porfirio Chavarria

May 4, 2021, at 4 p.m.

Register to attend this online Zoom event at:

https://tinyurl.com/FirePreparedness

Meet Porfirio Chavarria the City of Santa Fe Fire Department’s Wildland-Urban Interface Specialist. He has experience fighting forest fires across the country from Alaska to Florida.  He has been working for the Fire Department over the last 15 years educating homeowners on how to live with fire.  Come listen to him talk about what you need to do to prepare your family, your pets, and your home from burning embers and flaming fronts.

Performancia de bailes sinaloenses con el ballet Baila Baila!/ Performance of Sinaloan dances with the ballet Baila Baila!

May 5, 2:30 p.m.

Join us for this live, In-Person(!) Social-distanced performance in the front of the Main Library at 145 Washington Ave. to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Please wear your mask and remain 6 feet from other people/groups.

Brought to you by the Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the New Mexico Community Health Worker Association and Compassion & Choices

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

 

Gustavo Arellano Discusses the Cuisine of New Mexico

Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at 6 p.m. MT

Register to attend this online event at https://tinyurl.com/CuisineofNM

Gustavo Arellano, author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and Land of Enchantment lover, will lecture on how New Mexican cuisine has entranced outsiders for over a century, why it’s never truly traveled outside the state’s borders, and why that’s not necessarily a bad thing!

Gustavo is also an essayist and reporter for various publications and a frequent commentator on radio and television programs.  He was formerly editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, and penned the award-winning “¡Ask a Mexican!”, a nationally syndicated column.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NEED OF ACCOMMODATIONS, CONTACT THE LIBRARY AT 505-955-6788, FIVE (5) WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO MEETING DATE.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library , the Santa Fe Community Foundation, and the Santa Fe New Mexican.

The Hummingbird’s Daughter Book Discussion

Friday, May 7th, 2021 at 6 p.m. MT

Register to attend this online Zoom event at  https://tinyurl.com/hummingbirdsdaughter

You loved Into the Beautiful North–explore another book by Luis Alberto Urrea! Join the Santa Fe Public Library for a discussion about Luis Alberto Urrea’s The Hummingbird’s Daughter and learn about the historical figure Teresa Urrea, the woman who inspired the novel.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NEED OF ACCOMMODATIONS, CONTACT THE LIBRARY AT 505-955-6788, FIVE (5) WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO MEETING DATE.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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