FRIDAY April 14
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 April 15
Trashion Show at Rio West Mall
McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council will hold their first Trashion Show
Everyone is invited to design an outfit, or accessories, out of recycled or re-used materials. Awards will be given out! Starts at 3 pm. Information: (505) 905-5966.
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.
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Arizona
The Navajo Police Department hosts the run –100 percent of proceeds go to the Special Olympics Arizona. This year, 16.5 Km (10.2 miles) run: Seven flames carried throughout the State of Arizona. Join us on a small portion of the 187 miles! Run, walk, or bike. Start: Window Rock Veteran’s Memorial Park, Window Rock, Ariz. Facebook: @SpecialOlympicsNavajoNation
MONDAY April 17
UNM-G Spa Day
A Spa Day will be held at the UNM-Gallup Cosmetology Department in the basement of Gurley Hall. Treat yourself and/or a friend to a relaxing rejuvenating facial, manicure, or pedicure for $5 each. The event is a fund raiser for the American Cancer Society Ups & Downs Relay For Life Team. To make an appointment between 11 - 6 pm call (505) 863-7561. Walk Ins are Welcome! For more info. call Joyce (505) 863-3075.
Gallup McKinley County Schools
There will be a Board Meeting: 4 - 6 pm. For more information, call (505) 721-1000.
TUESDAY April 18
Free Computer Classes in April!
Annual Sunrise Kiwanis Club Fundraiser Spaghetti Dinner
The Gallup Sunrise Kiwanis Club holds its 14th Annual Spaghetti Dinner April 18 at the Miyamura High School Cafeteria, 680 South Boardman Dr., from 4:30 - 7 pm to raise funds for the Dictionary Project. Please join us in providing a dictionary for every Third Grade student in McKinley County. Tickets $6 from Sunrise Kiwanis members and Miyamura High School Key Club members or at the door. For more information, contact John Lewis Taylor at (505) 863-3770.
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
RMCHCS stakeholder meetings
RMCHCS Behavioral Health Collaborative will be holding Stakeholder meetings from 9 - 4:30 pm and April 19 from 9 - 3pm. For more info. call Juliana Dooley at (505) 726-6851.
WEDNESDAY April 19
District 2 Neighborhood Meeting
An organizational meeting for a District 2 Neighborhood Association will be held from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at the Eastside Fire Station, 3700 Church Rock St. Residents and businesses of District 2 neighborhoods are encouraged to attend. Councilor Allan Landavazo will be present. Bring your ideas, questions, concerns and suggestions. Call (505) 879-8136 for more info.
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.
Wednesday Night Films
Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, popcorn provided. War Dogs; Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.
THURSDAY April 20
Lunch and Learn
Join us for the Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn. Time: 11:45 am- 1pm. Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce (Business Solutions Room) 106 W. HWY 66. For more information, call (505) 722-2228. RSVP in order to attend. Admission: Free.
Crafty Kids (All ages)
Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder
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.
ArtsCrawl is held the second Saturday of every month from 7 to 9 pm, downtown Gallup.
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.
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) 722-4266 for details.
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 April!
Birdhouse Live Auction
The Ups and Downs team of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Gallup will hold their annual live auction of birdhouses (painted/decorated/reimagined) by local artists and craftspersons May 7. If you would like to help by making a birdhouse, please call Linda Shelton at (505) 722-2175 or (505) 297-9515 for more information. All birdhouses must be completed by April 23.
Septeto Nacional de Igancia Pineiro
April 23, 7:30 pm: The Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro is a Cuban group credited with expanding the Son musical style before Arsenio Rodríguez. It added the trumpet to percussion, vocals, and strings. Tickets $20 for adults; children 12 and under $5. Call (505) 726-7550 for tickets, are at the door. Visit elmorrotheatre.com. El Morro Theatre, 207 W. Coal Ave.
Regular City Council Meeting
April 25, 6 pm: Regular City Council Meeting. Location: City Hall, 110 West Aztec Ave.
Rehoboth High School Choir’s Spring Concert
“A Profound Alleluia.’” Join the choir at 7 pm on April 25 at Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church located on the Rehoboth Christian School campus.
Be Contract Ready
Northside Neighborhood Meeting
Join Councilor Linda Garcia for the Northside Neighborhood Association meeting: 6:30-8 pm. April 27, Northside Senior Center. For more information, call (505) 879-4176. Address: 607 N. 4th St.
5th Annual Teen Film Festival: Through the Lens
New Rehoboth High School Groundbreaking
On May 8, the school officially breaks ground and dedicates the building project to God. (505) 863-4412, rcsnmorg.