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Community Calendar Jan. 1 – Jan. 7, 2016

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FRIDAY Jan. 1

Movie: Pan

Starts at 2 pm. El Morro Theater, 207 West Coal Ave. PG.

Recycling Bin Reduced Hours

The Recycling Bins at the Cultural Center and Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center will be closed New Year’s Day. Regular hours will be observed all other days. The Cultural Center is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8 am - noon. Larry Brian Mitchell is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 12 pm - 4 pm. For more information call the NWNM Regional Solid Waste Authority (505) 905 - 8400.

Holiday Recycling Bins Closures

The Gallup Transfer Station is closed for New Year’s Day.

Gallup-McKinley County Schools

Winter Break No School

City of Gallup

Offices Closed

Live Music

Pianist and Vocalist Micaela De Paul takes center stage from 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 West Coal Ave. (505) 722 - 0117

SATURDAY Jan. 2

Recycling Bin Reduced Hours

The Larry Brian Mitchell recycling bins have reduced hours from 10 am - 1 pm. Regular hours will be observed all other days. The Cultural Center is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8 am - 12 pm. Larry Brian Mitchell is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 12 pm - 4 pm. For more information call the NWNM Regional Solid Waste Authority (505) 905 - 8400.

Live Music

3 Blind Mice – Tim, Merlin, n Ed takes center stage from 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 West Coal Ave. (505) 722 - 0117

SUNDAY Jan. 3

Movie: The Goonies

Starts at 2 pm. El Morro Theater, 207 West Coal Ave. PG.

MONDAY Jan. 4

Gallup-McKinley County Schools

There is a Board of Education Meeting at the Student Support Center. Starts at 6 pm. For more information please call: (505) 722 - 7711. Location: 640 Boardman Dr.

TUESDAY Jan. 5

Elementary School Grand Opening

Please join the Gallup-McKinley County School as they present the grand opening of the Catherine A. Miller, Elementary School. The new school is at the site of the former Church Rock Elementary School. Blessing begins at 9 am. The Pledge Of Allegiance will kick off the opening activities at 10 am. For more information please call (505) 721 - 1000. Location: 43 Challenger Rd.

Gallup-McKinley County Schools

There will be an IEC Work session. Starts at 5:30 pm. Location: Student Support Center. For more information please call: (505) 721 - 1000.

WEDNESDAY Jan. 6

Award-Winning Lecture Series

Rehoboth Christian School presents Stephen Ritz: Harvesting Hope and cultivating Minds, Stories from the South Bronx. This lecture kicks off 15 days of free liberal arts education, from an award winning lecture series. Live Internet video feed will be available. For online listening and archives of past lectures, please visit calvin.edu/January. From 10:30 - 11:30 am. Location: 07B Tse Yaaniichii Lane. Free

Live Music

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

Holiday Hustle films

Join us for a free family movie and popcorn is provided. Starts: 5:30 pm. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave. Film: San Andreas

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

THURSDAY Jan.  7

Award-Winning Lecture Series

Rehoboth Christian School presents Marsden, Mouw, Plantinga & Wolterstorff: Renaissance of Christian Thought. This lecture is part of the 15 days of a free liberal arts education, from an award winning lecture series. Live Internet video feed will be available. For online listening, and archives of past lectures please visit calvin.edu/January. From 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Location: 07B Tse Yaaniichii Lane. Free

ONGOING

Teacher’s Trailer

Attention educators, craftspeople, and citizens! If you’re looking for recycled materials for your Holiday projects, the McKinley Citizens Recycling Council has a resource center. Contact a MCRC volunteer at the Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center on Saturdays, from 10 am - 2 pm. The items available include: cardboard tubes, cylindrical containers, egg cartons, popsicle and chop sticks, tissue boxes, 2-Liter bottles, boxes and tins of all sizes, and much more. For more information call (505) 722-9257 or leave a message on the MCRC website: www.recylcegallup.org

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 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 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. Location: 404 West Maxwell, Ave.

Habitat Gallup

Join us for the Habitat Gallup, a home building organization offering a hand up, not a hand out. We need your help to plan for our sixth home in Gallup. For more information please call Bill Bright (505) 722- 4226. Meets monthly on the third Monday of each month 6 - 8 pm. Location: 113 E. Logan Ave.

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.  Information:(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.

Recycling Council

McKinley Citizen’s Recycling Council is a local non-profit 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 St. For more information please call (505) 722-5142 or visit www. Recylegallup.org.

SAVE THE DATE

Award-Winning Lecture Series

Rehoboth Christian School presents 15 days of a free liberal arts education from an award winning lecture series, Jan. 6 - 26. Live Internet video feed will be available. For online listening, and archives of past lectures please visit calvin.edu/January. Begins: 10:30 am. Location: 07B Tse Yaaniichii Lane. Free

Navajo Winter Culture Festival

TMC Health Promotion and Disease Prevention presents the Navajo Winter Culture Festival on January 14, 2016. There will be special events such as Winter Stories, Navajo Shoe Game, Moccasin Making, and more. Special guests include: The Pollen Trail Dancers, Sunny Dooley, 2015-2016 Miss Navajo: Alyson Shirley, and The Tsehootsooi Middle School Dine Club Dancers. For more information please call: (928) 729-8055 or (928) 729-8172. Starts at 5 pm. Location: Office of Dine Youth Gym (behind That’s A Burger), Fort Defiance, Ariz.

Navajo Nation Breastfeeding Coalition

Join Grace Bible Church for the Navajo Nation Breastfeeding Coalition on Jan. 8. Agenda includes: Introduction of the Navajo Nation Breastfeeding Coalition, history, mission and accomplishments at 9 am; What does Community breastfeeding support look like to you, at 11 am; networking lunch; community talks at 1 pm; and closing remarks at 2 pm. For more information please contact (928) 206-7885. Location: Grace Bible Church 222 Boulder Dr.

American Indian Day

Save the date! It’s American Indian day at the Legislature on Friday, February 5, 2016. Broadening State Tribal Relations for generations to come. For more will be posted on the Indian Affairs Department website: www.iad.state.nm.us or call Nicole Macias at (505) 476-1600.