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Community Calendar MARCH 24 - 30, 2017

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FRIDAY March 24

Free Computer Classes in March!

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.

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

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 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.

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

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.

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.

Gallup Solar

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.

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

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 .

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!

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. Introduction to Computer Skills, April 1, 2 – 4 pm; Introduction to the Internet, April 11, 3-5 pm; MS Word for Beginners, April 14, 10:30 am-12:30 pm; Internet II, April 18, 3- 5 pm; MS Word Intermediate Course, April 21, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm; Advanced Facebook, April 25, 3 - 5 pm; PowerPoint for Beginners, April 28, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

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

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.