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Community Calendar March 15 - 21, 2019

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FRIDAY, March 15

Get Up and Game

12 pm - 4 pm @ Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Drop in anytime! Unwind from a busy week with video games and fun for the whole family.

Explora!

2 pm – 3 pm @ Children’s Branch

Explora comes to the Children’s Branch. Join educators from Explora for hands-on fun during Gallup-McKinley County Schools Spring Break! For more information call 505-726-6120 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Spring Break UNM-Gallup

Through March 17. Campus is open.

ESL Classes

2 pm – 3 pm @ Main Branch. Learn English from a trained English teacher. Register at the library.  Participants should attend all sessions. For information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Spring Break

Gallup McKinley County Schools Spring Break ends today.

SATURDAY, March 16

Story Time

11 am - 11:30 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. Every Wednesday at 10:30 am and Saturday at 11 am. This program is intended for children ages two to four.

We READ, We TALK Book Club

2 pm - 3 pm @ Main Branch. March book discussions of There There by Tommy Orange will take place in the Meeting Room. Good food and tons of fun! For more information please call 505-863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Spring Fling 5K and 1 mile Run/Walk

9:30 am @ UNM-G Trail. $20 - 5K Run; Free - 1 Mile Fun Run for 13 years and under; Onsite registration only in front of Gym @ 8 am. Contact: Cynthia Chavez; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

50 Year Class Reunion Organizational Breakfast Meeting

9 am @ Don Diego’s Restaurant meeting to prepare for Gallup High School Graduating Class of 1969 reunion.  For information, please contact (505) 409-0504.

SUNDAY, March 17

MONDAY, March 18

Tech Time: One-2-One Technology Help

3 pm – 4 pm @ Main Branch. Bring in your personal technology devices or software questions to the library anytime or choose one of the scheduled sessions and our technology trainer will help guide you. One-2-One help is on a first come first served basis. For more information, contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Gallup McKinley County Schools Board Meeting

6 pm – 8 pm@ Ramah High School.

Data Day

6 pm – 7 pm. Gallup McKinley County Schools will hold Data Day.  There is no school for students, except for McKinley Academy students.

TUESDAY, March 19

Tech Time at the senior center

10:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Northside Senior Center

The Gallup Senior Citizen’s Center will host computer classes designed for anyone 55 and over. No registration needed. Please contact the Senior Citizen’s Center at 505-722-4740 for questions about the center and 505-863-1291 for technology questions.

Regular Commissioner Meeting

9 am – 11:30 am @ McKinley County Commission Chambers third floor of the new courthouse. Among other things the Board of County Commissioners will consider: Adopting an ordinance approving a local economic development project for Personal Property Tax Abatement Incentives propose by Arroyo Solar LLC, and Arroyo Energy Storage LLC.

Gallup Interfaith Community Gathering

6:30 pm. Ken Collins, Executive Director of the Hozho Center for Personal Enhancement in Gallup will speak. 151 State Highway 564. Contact Reverend Lorelei Kay This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Steve Rogers(505) 870-1942, or Betsy Windisch at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Tech Time at the Senior Center

10:30 am @ Gallup Senior Center will host computer classes presented by the library for anyone 55+. Learn basic skills.  No registration required. For information about the center: (505) 722-4740; about technology (505) 863-1291.

Rural Efficient Business Program Workshop

10 am – 12 pm @ Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce. Workshop on how to decrease energy consumption and implement renewable energy sources, and tie-in energy savings to financial stability. Open to local businesses and agricultural producers. Workshops are free, but  registration is required.  For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 827-0264.

WEDNESDAY, March 20

Grief/Bereavement Support Group

6:30 @ Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Historic 66 Avenue.  For more information, call or text Robert, (505) 615-8053.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Branch 115 W. Hill Ave. Films play every Wednesday at 5:30 pm in the Main Library. This week’s film: TBA.

Story Time

10:30 am - 11 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. This program is intended for children ages two - four years old.

THURSDAY, March 21

Crafty Kids (all ages)

4 pm - 5 pm @ Children’s Branch: Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: TBD.

ONGOING

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous 12-step meetings. Held every Saturday at 10 am. The First Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Drive. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 721-9208, or (505) 870-1483.

Lynx Friday - Open House

Rehoboth Christian School is inviting prospective families to visit its school and campus.  Lynx Fridays will be offered every Friday through May, 10. Choose between two different time slots - 8:15 am or 1 pm.  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call or (505) 726-9692.

Recycling Council

McKinley Citizens Recycling Council is a local nonprofit working to increase recycling through education, community outreach, and partnership with local government agencies. MCRC meets the first Saturday of the month at 2 pm, at Red Mesa on Hill Street. For more information, call (505) 722-5142 or visit www.recyclegallup.org.

Recycling Depot

The Recycling Depot will now be open from 12 pm - 1:30 pm on the first Saturdays of the month. Volunteers will accept some items, such as paper towels and toilet paper rolls. This is a free service of the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council. Call (505) 722-5152.

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm - 8 pm monthly on fourth Tuesdays. Check out art shows, artist demonstrations and artist talks at opo Gallery, Free Spirit Gallery, ART123 Gallery, LOOM Gallery and Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe. 2nd Street from Hill to Coal in downtown Gallup. Visit: www.galluparts.org/2ndlook.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Window Rock AA Group meets at Fellowship Hall WR Christian Center across from N.N. Fairgrounds/Wellness Center, Hwy 264, Mondays at 5:45 pm. Visit aa-fc.org for more info.

Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered recovery program that will help you heal from the pain of your unmanaged hurts, habits and hang-ups. Tuesday, 6 pm - 8 pm. Journey Church, 501 S. Third St. (505) 979-0511.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

Meets on the first Monday from 3:30 pm - 5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library. Community members concerned about environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 722-0039 for information.

Co-Dependents Anonymous

Meets Wednesday, 6 pm - 7 pm, at First United Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Dr. (in the library). All are welcome.

Community Pantry

The Hope Garden offers organic produce for sale from 10 am - 4 pm, Tuesday through Friday, 1130 E. Hassler Valley Road. All funds go to helping feed local folks. Call (505) 726-8068 or when visiting, ask for Vernon Garcia.

Community Providers

All meetings will be the last Thursday of every month. Please contact Bill Camarota This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Ben Welch This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . RMCHCS East Campus, 12 pm in the Chapel.

Friday Night Hootenanny

Gallup’s longest-running live show! Every Friday night from 7 pm - 9 pm. Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, 306 S. Second St.

Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society

Wednesdays are low-cost Spay and Neuter Days, at the Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society. For more information, please call (505) 863-2616, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: 1315 Hamilton Road.

Gallup Solar

Gallup Solar is hosting community classes and presentations about all things solar. Wednesdays from 6 pm - 8 pm at 113 E. Logan. Call (505) 728-9246 for info.

Habitat for Humanity - work sessions

Habitat for Humanity work sessions are held each week. To serve at decision making meetings or volunteer at or help fund construction projects, call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226.

Recovering Addicts for Jesus

New Life ministries holds weekly meetings for anyone who is on the Recovering path from alcohol and drug abuse. Location: 309 Chino Loop, Gamerco. Time: 6 pm, every Thursday. Phone: (505) 722-8973.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous 12-step meetings. Held every Saturday at 10 am. The First Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Drive. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 721-9208, or (505) 870-1483.

Recycling Council

McKinley Citizens Recycling Council is a local nonprofit working to increase recycling through education, community outreach, and partnership with local government agencies. MCRC meets the first Saturday of the month at 2 pm, at Red Mesa on Hill Street. For more information, call (505) 722-5142 or visit www.recyclegallup.org.

Recycling Depot

The Recycling Depot will now be open from 12 pm - 1:30 pm on the first Saturdays of the month. Volunteers will accept some items, such as paper towels and toilet paper rolls. This is a free service of the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council. Call (505) 722-5152.

SAVE THE DATE

Chamber of Commerce Smokin’ Good Time Banquet

March 22, 6 pm – 11:30 pm. @ Red Rock Park, Games, raffle drawings, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dancing. Table of eight, $1,000. individual tickets $135. For more information contact www.thegallupchamber.com.

ESL Classes

March 29, 2 pm – 3 pm @ Main Branch Learn English from a trained English teacher.  Register at the library.  Participants should attend all sessions.  For information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

McKinley County Democratic Party Elections

March 30, 9 am – 10 am registration; 11 am elections @ Veterans Hall, 908 E. Buena Vista Ave., Gallup. Offices include: ward and precinct, county central committee, county chair, vice chair, and state central committee members. More information at www.mckinleycountydemocrats.org.

We READ, We TALK Book Club

2 pm – 3 pm @ Main Branch Saturday, March 30th at 2:00 p.m. March book discussions of There There by Tommy Orange will take place in the Meeting Room of the Main Branch. Get ready for some good food and tons of fun! For more information please call 505-863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm – 8 pm Tuesday, March 26 @ ART123, Free Spirit, LOOM and opo Galleries + Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe. Catch art shows, artist talks and artist demos while enjoying a complimentary beverage from Camille’s. More info at www.gallupart.org/2ndLook.

Author Michael McGarrity to Speak

6 pm – 7:30 pm @ UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library. Thursday March 28.  Best selling author and Santa Fe resident Michael McGarrity will speak about his 25-year career in criminal justice, his career as an author and his most recent book, Residue. More info at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Wine & Painting: Flower

6 pm – 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery Thursday, March 28. Have a creative night out at ART123! Register at www.galluparts.org/wine-and-painting.

The April Show - Opening

7 pm – 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery. Saturday, April 13. See inspirational and transformational work by local artists! Follow ART123 on Facebook @123Gallery.

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm – 8 pm Tuesday, April 23 @ ART123, Free Spirit, LOOM and opo Galleries + Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe. Catch art shows, artist talks and artist demos while enjoying a complimentary beverage from Camille’s. More info at www.gallupart.org/2ndLook.

Wine & Painting

6 pm – 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery Thursday, April 25. Have a creative night out at ART123! Register at www.galluparts.org/wine-and-painting.