Welcome to Beltane Southwest
Join us for a Beltane Southwest Bardic Circle followed by a Drum Jam this Saturday night at 8:00 PM! We’ll gather in virtual space to sing, play, share poetry, and make merry from our homes during this Quarantane. Click here to download lyrics to Fire Circle Chants. Check your email for the password and more details!
🚨🚨🚨 IMPORTANT INFORMATION 🚨🚨🚨
Beloved Beltaneers: Based on the latest guidance from the CDC (recommending the cancellation of events of >50 people scheduled during the next eight weeks) and the NM Secretary of Health’s prohibition of gatherings of >100 people, we have concluded that it is necessary to cancel Beltane Southwest for 2020. These are extremely challenging times. Please do everything possible to keep this community safe.
#HarmNone #StayTheFuckHome #WashYourHands #TakeCareOfEachOther 💐🦋🦄💕
CDC recommendation: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/large-events/mass-gatherings-ready-for-covid-19.html
NM Dept of Health order: https://cv.nmhealth.org/2020/03/16/update-health-secretary-amends-public-health-order-adding-new-restrictions-to-public-gatherings/
NM Dept of Health COVID-19 Dashboard: https://cv.nmhealth.org/
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Stay safe out there and keep washing your hands!!! If you suspect that you might be sick, remain home and call the NM Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline: 1-855-600-3453 if you are exhibiting any of the COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough or trouble breathing). The State has expanded testing to all symptomatic patients and this is the most direct route to finding out if you have coronavirus.
The New Mexico pagan community held its first Beltane gathering in “Witches’ Beltane Meadow” in the Sandia Mountains in 1980. Beltane Southwest is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to ensuring that this joyous tradition continues. As a community we are fortunate to be supported by Silver Moon Health Services, a group of dedicated and trained volunteers who provide first-aid services for the event. Both Beltane Southwest and Silver Moon have all-volunteer staffs. If you are interested in becoming involved, please seek out the coordinators via the Gate.