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Community Calendar Nov. 6 – Nov. 12, 2015

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FRIDAY Nov. 6

Computer Class

The library is offering free computer training, Introduction to the Internet, at the Octavia Fellin Library from 11 am - 1 pm. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. You can register at the library Front Desk. For more information please call (505) 863-1291, or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Movie: American Sniper

 

Starts at 6 pm. El Morro Theater, 207 West Coal Ave. Rated R.

Managing by the Numbers Workshop

Gallup Small Business Development Center presents Managing by the Numbers Workshop. Space is limited to 25 participants, from 9 am - 3 pm. Location: Gallup Small Business Development Center 106 W Hwy 66. For more information please contact, Cyndi Jarvison (505) 722-2220.

Used Book Sale & More

Come check out the great variety of books, CDs, DVDs, games, and more. The sale is a fundraiser for a new church playground. For more information please contact, Betsy Windisch (505) 722-9257 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: The Westminster Presbyterian Church from Nov. 6 - 14. Please call ahead for sale times, as they vary throughout the week.

Live Music

Billyhawks from Ramah to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. Info, call (505) 722-0117.

SATURDAY Nov. 7

Drop-in Films

 

Family Movie. Starts 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. All ages. Featured Film: Raven Tales

Marine Corps Birthday Ball

The Navajo Nation’s Marine Corps Birthday Ball Committee invites you to the upcoming 240 Ball, at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort. Social hour starts at 5 pm; Ceremony at 7 pm; Dinner 8 pm; and dancing to the Desert Sun Band of Shiprock, Ariz. Begins at 9 pm. Tickets cost $50 per person and 75 rooms are blocked for this event, and discounted at $79. This year’s guest of honor is Navajo Code Talker Thomas Begay. For tickets call Sgt. Cassandra Morgan (505) 879-9559 or Cpl Hugh Smith (505) 879-8476.

Occupation of Alcatraz

Jean Whitehorse will discuss the IOAT occupation of Alcatraz Island in 1969 and her personal experience, 2 - 4 pm. For more information please call (505) 863-1291, or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Community Resource Fair

Community event open to all members of the community including New Mexico and Arizona from 10 am - 2 pm. Business owners discover your tax liability according to the Affordable Care Act. We can determine eligibility to take advantage of the Federal SHOP tax credit. Check your insurance and Medicaid Eligibility. For more information please contact, Anita Artalejo (505) 722- 728, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Rio West Mall 1300 West I-40.

Live Music

Three Blind Mice, Tim, Merlin, n Ed to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. Info, call (505) 722-0117.

SUNDAY Nov. 8

Impact Aid Public Hearing

Gallup-McKinley County Schools will be hosting an Impact Aid Public Hearing, from 12 -2 pm at the Student Support Center, 640 Boardman. All community members are welcome to attend, including chapters serving GMCS students in the in-town school. For more information please contact Wonda Johnson, (505) 721-1044.

MONDAY Nov. 9

Native American Heritage Month

The Octavia Fellin Public Library presents a free weekly movie, popcorn provided. Feature: Reel Injun. Located at the Main Branch 115 W. Hill Ave, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

TUESDAY Nov. 10

Native American Heritage Month

The Library is hosting hoop dancer Derrick Davis, member of the Hopi and Choctaw Nations. He will perform in the Library at from 6 - 7 pm. Location: Main Branch 115 W. Hill.

City Council

Agendas will be available at least seventy-two hours prior to each meeting. Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers from 6 - 8:30 pm. For more information please call, (505) 863- 1254. Location: City Hall, 110 West Aztec Ave.

WEDNESDAY Nov. 11

Happy Veterans Day

Veterans Day Deals

The Military Wallet is a website devoted to bringing you up to date information about military and veterans benefits. Check out the website, for all upcoming Veteran’s Day deals beginning Nov. 9, at participating locations. They have hundreds of articles covering a wide range of military and veteran’s topics, including pay and benefits, health care, disability benefits, tuition assistance, GI Bill, pay charts, and more. Please visit the website: www.themilitarywallet.com.

Free Pancake Breakfast

Tsabitohi Foundation invites you to the annual free breakfast for all veterans and their families, from 7:30 - 10 am. For more information please call (505) 777- 2009. Location: Mike Post 20.5 on New Mexico Route 134, Crystal, NM.

Open-Mic-Night

Local talent takes center stage from 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 West Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.

Overeaters Anonymous

Meetings every Sunday at 6 pm, First United Methodist Church, 1800 Red Rock Dr., corner of Nizhoni/Red Rock. Enter northwest corner off Nizhoni; Library room.

THURSDAY Nov. 12

Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Craft: Monster Tissue Box

Native American Heritage Month

Chip Thomas and the Painted Desert Project, Doctor and artist Chip Thomas will be at the Library to discuss health issues among Native Americans, as well as the Painted Desert Project from 6 -7 pm. At the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill.

ONGOING

Community Pantry

The Hope Garden is offering organic produce for sale from 10 am - 12 pm, Tue - Fri. We are located at 1130 E. Hasler Valley Rd. All funds go to helping feed local folks. For personal attention call (505) 726-8068 or when visiting ask for Kenworth Jones.

First Indian Baptist Church

Monday Night Back to Basics Bible Class, Red Hills Trailer Park recreation center 7 pm; Tuesday Family Bible Study FIBC 501 S. 3rd St., 6 pm; Sunday Worship and Prayer at FIBC 501 S. 3rd, 10:30 am. Contact: Pastor Robert Fontenot (505) 979-0511. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / www.fibcgallup.weebly.com

Gallup-McKinley 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 Rd.

Gallup Solar Meetings

Interested in learning more about solar energy? Come to a Gallup Solar meeting, held the first three Wednesdays of the month from 6 - 8 pm, East Logan Ave. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 726-2497.

Gallup Sustainable Gallup Board

The City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board meets on the first Monday each month from 3 - 5 pm in the Mayor’s Conference Room at City Hall. Community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling, and other environmental issues are welcome. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-0039 for information, 404 West Maxwell, Ave.

Habitat for Humanity

Yard Sale fundraisers are open 9 to noon every Saturday on Warehouse Lane off of Allison Road. If you have household items to donate or wish to volunteer on construction, call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226.

Historias de Gallup

The Library is collecting oral histories from people in the community. Historias de Gallup will focus on Hispanic History in the area and stories that will give listeners a picture of Gallup in the past. These histories will be recorded and stored at the library for future generations to listen to. Anyone interested in participating should contact the library to schedule an interview time. Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.  For more information, please call the library at 505-863-1291 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Quilting Group

Come on down and join our quilting group. We have quilting bees every Tuesday from 9 am – 2:30 pm, and Thursday from 9 am – 2:30 pm. For more information please contact Virginia Gustafson (505) 879-3001. Located by the Playground of Dreams and Harold Runnels Center in the Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center, 705 Montoya Blvd.

Jerry Brown Art Exhibit

During the month of November, Navajo artist Jerry Brown will have his work on exhibit throughout the library. His cultural and abstract works of art are a balance between stylistic strategies and cultural expression. Jerry Brown’s artwork will be visible from Nov. 1- 30. On Nov. 14, there will be a special reception during November’s ArtsCrawl 6:30 -8:30 pm. 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 .

SAVE THE DATE

7th Annual T’s for Turkeys

On Nov. 21, join iHeartMedia as we broadcast live from 11 am - 3 pm from this year’s host location, Lowes Shop N Save Supermarket on 200 Marguerite St. We ask your help to fill the Community Pantry’s freezers with Turkeys and their shelves with non-perishable foods for our needy families in Gallup and the surrounding areas.

RMCHCS Scholarships

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Auxiliary offers scholarships each fall and spring to students enrolled full time in a health careers program. Applications can be picked up at the RMCH information desk. Spring 2016 deadline is Dec. 31 2015. For more information call the information desk at (505) 863- 7325.