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Community Calendar March 22-28, 2019

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FRIDAY, March 22

Chamber of Commerce Smokin’ Good Time Banquet

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.

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.

Grow with Google

10 am – 6 pm @Main Branch. Google staff will provide free workshops on digital skills, marketing, discovery, and working within the suite of Google tools.  For more information or to register, call (505)-863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Faculty Assembly Meeting

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm @ SSTC 200.

The Grey Area: Mandatory Student Training

2:30 pm – 5 pm @ SSTC 200. In-person and interactive sexual misconduct prevention training required of all UNM students, except those enrolled in fewer than six credit hours. For more information, contact Jayme McMahon at (505) 863-7508. or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SATURDAY, March 23

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.

Rocky Mountain Puppets

2 pm – 3 pm @Children’s Branch. Join Meghan and friends as they use the power of knowledge and reading to power Lenny’s spaceship after it crashed.  For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Computer Class: Excel for Beginners

3 pm – 5 pm @Main Branch. Free computer training. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Relay for Life

Gallup Bengals Relay for Life is hosting a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at north side Denny’s March 23 & 24, 3 pm to 6 pm each day. Students earn 10% of register receipts and all tips for these times. (505) 721-2518.

MONDAY, March 25

Special Library Advisory Board Meeting

5 pm @ Main Branch.

TUESDAY, March 26

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm – 8 pm @ 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.

Canvas & Coffee

5:30 pm @ Angela’s Café.  Paint Your Masterpiece Relay Fundraiser Support cancer research through Relay for Life by painting or taking a lesson with an instructor. The $40 fee includes paints, brushes, instruction and hors d’oeuvres.  Contact Linda (505) 297-9515 or Melinda (505) 979-0618.

New Mexico Interfaith Dialogue Spring Colloquium

7:30 am – 2:30 pm @ B’nai Israel. The theme is ‘Visual Art as an Expression of Spirituality.’  Featured speakers include Rudy Miera on Santos; sculptor Harvey Buchalter; iconographer Karen Smart and more. For more information, visit www.nminterfaithdialogue.org.

Computer Class: Research and the Library

3 pm – 5 pm @ Main Branch. . Free computer training. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Car Buying Basics

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm @ Main Branch. A free financial literacy workshop will be provided by First Financial Credit Union to help you establish your vehicle needs. Information about financing options and trade-in resources will be available.

Gallup Regular City Council Meeting

6 pm @ City Hall.

WEDNESDAY, March 27

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.

Tech Time: One-2-One Technology Help

10 am – 11 am @ Main Branch. Bring your personal technology devices or software questions to the library. For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

GMCS Parent Academy

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm @Educational Development Center.

THURSDAY, March 28

Community Providers

12 pm in the Chapel. 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.

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

Computer Class: Advanced MS Word

5 pm - 7 pm @ Main Branch. Free computer training. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Author Michael McGarrity to Speak

6 pm - 7:30 pm @ UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library. 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 .

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.

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.

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.

SAVE THE DATE

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 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 .

The April Show - Opening

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

Live Birdhouse Auction Benefit

Annual live birdhouse auction will take place May 5. Artists and craftspeople are sought to complete birdhouses by April 21. Birdhouses to benefit American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Gallup. For more information: gallupbirdhouses.com or call Linda Shelton at (505) 722-2175 or (505) 297-9515.

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm – 8 pm 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 April 25. Have a creative night out at ART123! Register at www.galluparts.org/wine-and-painting.