FRIDAY March 24
Free Computer Classes in March!
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 25
No Uranium Mining Rally and Support Gathering
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
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 26
Farmworker Opportunity Programs Long-Sleeved Shirt Drive
Help New Mexico, a nonprofit dedicated to creating self-sufficiency and promoting economic opportunities to strengthen families throughout the state, will be working directly with communities to spread awareness about AFOP’s drive and about National Farmworker Awareness Week, also taking place from March 26-31. Drop off at 601 West Aztec Ave.
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.
TUESDAY March 28
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: Binary Decoding
HERstory Month Film Series
3:30 – 6 pm in the UNM_G Zollinger Library Conference Room, Iron-Jawed Angels. UNM-Gallup, 705 Gurley Ave. (505) 863-7500
WEDNESDAY March 29
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
Women’s Resource Fair and Open-mic Read-out
Additional presentations by Planned Parenthood and Indian Health Services. Noon – 4 pm in Gurley Hall Commons, UNM-Gallup, 705 Gurley Ave. (505) 863-7500
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: Frida
THURSDAY March 30
Crafty Kids (All ages)
Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Pool-noodle poodle sculptures
Monthly Meeting with Councilor Linda Garcia
6:30 pm: The District 1 councilor will be there to listen to concerns. Complaints and compliments welcome. Call Linda at (505) 879-4176 with questions. Northside Senior Center, 607 N. Fourth St.
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
Meets on first Monday each month from 3:30 to 5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library. Community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling and other environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 722-0039 for information.
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
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.
Gallup Solar is hosting free classes about all things solar Wednesdays from 6 – 8 pm at 113 E. Logan. Call (505) 728-9246 for info on topics and directions.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity yard sales are held every Saturday, 9 am – noon on Warehouse Lane, weather permitting. Volunteers wishing to serve on construction projects may sign up there or call (505) 722-4226.
Wednesdays: Local talent takes center stage from 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W. Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.
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
CPE Mural Contest
McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council Meeting
April 1, 2 pm: The public is encouraged to attend to learn about recycling opportunities in our region, updates on residential Gallup curbside recycling, the April 15 Trashion Show, plans for recycling outreach and more. For more information, call Gerald / Millie (505) 722-5141 or Linda (505) 905-5966. Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill Ave.
Free Computer Classes in April!
Makers Club (ages 6 and up)
Tuesdays at 4 pm: For children interested in building, creating and mess-making. Every features a different project or experiment related to science math or engineering. April 4, Color Changing Slime; April 11, Magnet Madness; April 18, Lego Challenge; April 25, Paper Engineering. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave
April Film Series: Based on a True Story
Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, popcorn provided. April 5: Sully; Apr. 12: Deepwater Horizon; April 19: War Dogs; April 26: The Social Network. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.
Crafty Kids (all ages) Family-friendly crafts for all skill levels.
Thursdays at 4 pm: April 6, Craft Stick Spring Garden; April 13, No-Sew Sock Bunny; April 20, Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder; April 27, Lunch-sack Animal Puppet. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.
2017 Gallup Authors Festival: “Unity through Diversity”
April 7, 6 pm and April 8, 4 pm. This year’s festival will host 38 southwest authors, including Simon Ortiz, Jason Yurcic, Laura Tohe, CB McKenzie, Mark Rudd and Jessica Helen Lopez. Authors will be available throughout the festival to discuss their works and sign books. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.
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.
New Rehoboth High School Groundbreaking
On May 8, the school officially breaks ground and dedicates the building project to God. (505) 863-4412, rcsnmorg.
5th Annual Teen Film Festival: Through the Lens
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.