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Community Calendar MARCH 17 - 23, 2017

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FRIDAY March 17

Free Computer Classes in March!

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.

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.

UNM-G College Seminar

10:30 am - 11:30 am: Learn time management, self-awareness, self motivation, effective study skills and beyond. Call (505) 863-7706, UNM-Gallup, 705 Gurley Ave.

SATURDAY March 18

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.

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.

SUNDAY March 19

Church of the Holy Spirit

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

Plateau Sciences Society

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.

TUESDAY March 21

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: Lego challenge

Free Computer Classes in March!

3 - 5 pm, Facebook 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.

Benefits of Internships

3:30 - 4:30 pm at UNM-Gallup. Free and open to the public. Call (505) 863-7757 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 705 Gurley Ave.

WEDNESDAY March 22

Spring Job and Career Fair

Held in UNM-G’s Gurley Hall Commons. (505) 863-7757 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . UNM-Gallup, 705 Gurley Ave.

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

Service: Women Come Marching Home

3:30 - 4:30 pm in the Zollinger Library Conference Room at UNM-Gallup. Call (505) 863-7500 for more info. UNM-Gallup, 705 Gurley Ave.

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: The Women (2008)

THURSDAY March 23

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Fabric scrape picture art

Textbook Reading Workshop

Bring any textbook. SSTC Room 120 at UNM-Gallup, 705 Gurley Ave.

Step Right Up! Violet McNeal’s Marvelous Medicine Show

6 pm: Diana Enright portrays the infamous Violet McNeal, aka Princess Lotus Blossom. During the medicine show era of the late 1800s, people were looking for home remedies and patent medicine. With her Victorian sensibilities, business acumen, and a natural flair for drawing a crowd, Violet thrived in a male driven profession and sold many cures using advertising as entertainment. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

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 24, 10:30 am -12:30 pm, Job Search with Technology: 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.

No Uranium Mining Rally and Support Gathering

March 25, noon to 4 pm: rally and support gathering for NoDAPL, No Uranium Mining in Church Rock and Crownpoint, Stand for Indigenous Rights at the Gallup Cultural Center. Bring your signs, banners, posters, and prayers. 201 E. Hwy. 66

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

CPE Mural Contest

Crownpoint Elementary School’s ready to put a personal touch on the walls. Help them make the school fantastic! Entries must be submitted by March 31 to the school office. For entry guidelines and info, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

UNM-G College Seminar

3 - 4 pm, April 20; 10:30 - 11:30 am May 12: Learn time management, self-awareness, self motivation, effective study skills and beyond. Call (505) 863-7706, UNM-Gallup, 705 Gurley Ave.

5th Annual Teen Film Festival: Through the Lens

Octavia Fellin Public 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 .

National Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Test

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.