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Community Calendar MARCH 10 - 16, 2017

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FRIDAY March 10

Community Health & Job Fair

9 am - 2 pm: New Mexico Workforce Connection, Dine Hooghan Bii Development and The Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center host the job fair featuring various health educators and recruiting employers. For more information, call Nikki Lee at (505) 863-8181. The Gallup Community Service Center, 410 Bataan Veterans St. 

Get Up and Game (all ages)

Join us for family-friendly video games every Friday afternoon. 4 pm at the Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.

SATURDAY March 11

A Forum on Trauma and its Physical and Psychological Effects

8 - 9 am: A no-cost forum presented by Gallup Indian Medical Center and RMCHCS Behavioral Health Services in concert with the Behavioral Health Collaborative. “Understanding Trauma and Chronic Conditions; ‘Flight or Flight Responses’; Behavior and Emotions; Responding to Stress. Lunch is provided. 1901 Red Rock Dr.

Warrior Walk

El Malpais National Monument Veteran Hike. Meet at the Monument Visitor Center at 1 pm. Part of a monthly series of hiking groups for veterans, family, and supporters. For more information, contact Robertson Yazzie (505) 274-1747.

Free Computer Classes in March!

2 - 4 pm, MS Excel for Beginners: The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Gallup High School Relay for Life Team Fundraiser

Denny’s North today and tomorrow, from 3 - 6 pm. Students will act as greeters, servers and bussers and will earn 10 percent of all register receipts and all tips during these times. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life. 836 N U.S. 491.

National Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Test

There’s no fee to take this proficiency assessment for graduating high school. High school seniors may participate in the Navajo Nation Bilingual Proficiency test held at the Department of Dine Education Building, Window Rock, Ariz. Call (928) 871-7660 for more info. Navajonationdode.org.

Muralistas Nani Chacon & Be Sargent

Artists will be present to talk about their work and experience as muralists. 307 S. Second St. (207) 522-9107 or (405) 395-8686.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeater’s Anonymous 12-step meetings. Held every Sunday at 6 to 7 pm at the Hozho Center, 216 W. Maloney Ave. Open to anybody who has a desire to stop compulsive eating. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 721-9208, or (505) 870-1483.

It’s a Generational Thing

7 - 9 pm, ArtsCrawl: Chaco Canyon is turning 110 years old! Mark the occasion with Symphony Chaco, presented by the Gallup Community Concert Association, and have some intergenerational fun with student art shows, family-friendly hands-on workshops, and glimpses into historic downtown Gallup.

SUNDAY March 12

Church of the Holy Spirit

Join us for the Holy Eucharist. Begins: 10:30 am. For more information, please call (505) 863-4695. Location: 1334 S. Country Club Dr.

Non-denominational Monthly Taize’ Service

4 pm: Join us for a special service — a time of rest, silence, and spiritual refreshment. Take this opportunity to calm and quiet the soul before a new week begins. Music, chant, scripture, and candlelight are part of this hour held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Boardman Dr., 151 N.M. 564 near the Orleans Manor Apartments. For more information call Kathy Mezoff (505) 870-6136.

TUESDAY March 14

County Commission Meeting

9 am at McKinley County Board of Commissioners, 207 W. Hill Ave.

Pi / Pie Day Fundraiser for Cancer Research

10 am - 2 pm (or until sold out). To celebrate this day, be irrational! Eat pie for breakfast, lunch, coffee break, or a midnight snack. Purchase pie by the slice ($3) or buy a whole pie to share or for yourself ($15)! Fight Cancer and Feed Your Face! Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe Patio Room, 306 S. Second St.

McKinley County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting

1:30 pm: Meeting called to remedy the allegation of an Open Meetings Act violation that was received on Feb. 15, 2017. Meeting held in the Commissioner Chamber, third floor of the McKinley County Courthouse, 207 W. Hill Ave.

Maker’s Club (ages 6 and up)

A club for kids interested in science, math, building, and inventing. Each week features a different challenge, project, or experiment. Starts: 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Pi Skylines for Pi Day

Miyamura High School Cultural Festival

6 - 9 pm. For more info, (505) 721-1200, gmcs.k12.nm.us

WEDNESDAY March 15

Toddler Time (ages 2 to 4)

An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. Starts: 10:30 am. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Free

Bereavement Support Group

10 am; 6:30 pm: This group provides anyone who has been impacted by the death of a loved one, how to work through your emotions. Free. Call Robert at (505) 615-8053. Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Hwy. 66.

Education Matters Live Stream

Held at 2 pm with guests “Healthy Kids New Meixco.” For more info, (505) 721-1200, gmcs.k12.nm.us

Gallup High School/Team Bengals Talent Show Auditions

Today and tomorrow in the Gallup High School Auditorium from 5 - 7 pm. Auditions are open to all High School and Middle School students in the region. Students must audition in order to perform in the April 1 Talent Show. Audition fee is $10 and all proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life. Please call (505) 721-2518 if you have questions. 1055 Rico St.

March Film Series: Girl Power

5:30 pm: popcorn is provided. This month celebrates women’s history month, honoring trailblazing women. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave. Film: Gracie

Lenten Silent Meditation

Anytime between 6:30 and 8 pm: Wednesdays during the season of Lent, Westminster Presbyterian Church-Gallup invites the community to participate in a time of self-directed worship, silent meditation, and prayer. For more information, contact Pastor Kay at (505) 905-3247, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 151 N.M. 564 (Boardman Drive near Orleans Manor Apartments).

THURSDAY March 16

Managing Credit for Business Success

9 am – noon: Learn how you can find credit options to fit your needs with Wells Fargo. Gallup Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, 106 W. Hwy. 66. (505) 722-2220, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , nmsbdc.org/gallup.

Crownpoint Middle School Book Fair

For more info, (505) 721-1200, gmcs.k12.nm.us.

Navajo Nation Spelling Bee

Held in Shiprock: for more info, (505) 721-1200, gmcs.k12.nm.us.

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: St. Patrick Shamrock Jewelry

ONGOING

ArtsCrawl

ArtsCrawl is held the second Saturday of every month from 7 to 9 pm, downtown Gallup.

Baby and You

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is offering childbirth education classes the first Saturday of the month beginning Jan. 7. Classes are from 9 am to 1 pm in the RMCH library, second floor. Classes are free. For more information, call Women’s Health unit at (505) 863-7026.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

The City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board meets on first Monday each month from 3 to 5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library. When those Mondays are holidays, the meetings are on the second Monday. Community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling and other environmental issues are welcome. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-0039 for information.

Community Pantry

The Hope Garden offers organic produce for sale from 10 am - noon, Tue – Fri., 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 - 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 Rd.

Gallup Solar

The nonprofit, Gallup Solar, is hosting free Solar 101 classes about all things related to off-grid solar systems on the first three Wednesdays of each month, 6 - 7 pm, at 113 E. Logan Ave. All welcome any week. No registration required. For info call: (505) 728-9246.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity work sessions held each week. Volunteers to serve on decision making meetings or wish to volunteer at or help fund construction projects. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226 for details.

Open-Mic Night

Wednesdays: Local talent takes center stage from 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W. Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.

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 St. For more information, please call (505) 722-5142 or visit Recylegallup.org.

Support Early Language and Literacy for School Success!

Gallup McKinley County Schools is currently recruiting pregnant women and teens in McKinley County with children from birth to 5 years of age. There are no income guidelines and services are free to ALL community members. Learn more about this opportunity by contacting BeBe Sarmiento at (505) 721-1055.

SAVE THE DATE

Free Computer Classes in March!

March 17, 10:30 am -12:30 pm, MS Excel Intermediate Course: The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

National Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Test

March 18, Oct. 7, and Nov. 4: There’s no fee to take this proficiency assessment for graduating high school. High school seniors may participate in the Navajo Nation Bilingual Proficiency test held at the Department of Dine Education Building, Window Rock, Ariz. Call (928) 871-7660 for more info. Navajonationdode.org.

Plateau Sciences Society

March 19, 2:30 pm: Join us for stimulating conversation and discussion about shared concerns. PSS programs are varied and deal with the history, geology, geography, the diverse cultures of our region, and critical environmental concerns in our area. The community is welcome. Refreshments served. For information, contact Martin Link, (505) 863-6459. Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill Ave.

March Film Series: Girl Power

March 22, 5:30 pm: popcorn is provided. This month celebrates women’s history month, honoring trailblazing women. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave. Film: The Women (2008)

March Film Series: Girl Power

March 29, 5:30 pm: popcorn is provided. This month celebrates women’s history month, honoring trailblazing women. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave. Film: Frida

5th Annual Teen Film Festival: Through the Lens

The library will hold its annual Teen Film Festival at El Morro Theatre on April 29. Submissions are to be no more than 7 minutes and are due April 1. For more information call (505) 726-6120 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .