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Community Calendar April 21 - 27, 2017

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FRIDAY April 21

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. Word Intermediate Course: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. 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 April 22

Child Abuse Prevention

McKinley County CYFD and GMCS present: Child Abuse Prevention. Free food, prizes, and information. Location: Gallup Courthouse Square, 11 am - 3 pm

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous 12-step meetings. Held every Sunday at 6 - 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 April 23

Naschitti Community Announcement

Join us for a Community Meeting potluck, bring your favorite dish. Legislation will be heard by the Navajo Nation Council – Summer session. Naschitti Governance Center: 9 am.

Septeto Nacional de Igancia Pineiro

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: 7 pm. Visit elmorrotheatre.com. El Morro Theatre, 207 W. Coal Ave.

MONDAY April 24

National Volunteer Week

TUESDAY April 25

Community Providers Meeting

On Agenda for Community Providers Meeting: 12 - 1 pm at Sammy C’s restaurant. This meeting is open to anyone who provides services to the people of Gallup. Join us for discussion and we’ll work together as a professional community. No RSVP necessary. Introduction and Sign in: 12 pm; 12:10 pm Bill Lee-Chamber of Commerce/Right Choice Right Fit Program; 12:20 pm Scott McIntire-RMCHCS Acute Care/ After Hours Clinic; 12:30 pm Tracy Jones-GMCS Parent Educator; 12:40 pm Jay Azua Peer Support Worker Licensure Training in Gallup. For more information email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 726-6916.

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. Advanced Facebook: 3 - 5 pm. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 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: LEGO Challenge

Regular City Council Meeting

Regular City Council Meeting: 6 pm. Location: City Hall, 110 West Aztec Ave.

WEDNESDAY April 26

Be Contract Ready

A series for your small business: 9 am - noon, Part 1: Understand Solicitations; 1:30 - 4 pm, Part 2: Proposal Writing. Register for each class individually with the Gallup Small Business Development Center, (505) 722-2220, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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.

April Film Series: Based on a True Story

Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, popcorn provided. Film: The Social Network. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

THURSDAY April 27

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Lunch-sack Animal Puppet.

Business After Hours

Join the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce for “Business After Hours.” Build important business relationships and “keep up” on what’s happening in Gallup, and with your chamber. Light snacks and drinks are always served and there are great prizes to be won. Time: 5:30 - 7 pm. Call: (505) 722-2228. Visit: www.thegallupchamber.com

Northside Neighborhood Meeting

Join Councilor Linda Garcia for the Northside Neighborhood Association meeting: 6:30 - 8 pm. Northside Senior Center. For more information, call (505) 879-4176. Address: 607 N. 4th St.

Gallup McKinley County Schools

Catherine Miller Heritage Day, visit: www.gmcs.k12.nm.us

ONGOING

ArtsCrawl

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.

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 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.

K-3 Plus: A Super Start to School

Give your kids a “Jump Start” this summer. Program is available at all GMCS Elementary Schools. For students who will enter Kindergarten and 1st-3rd Grades next school year. Contact your local Elementary School for enrollment information

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

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 crafts persons 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.

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. PowerPoint for Beginners, April 28, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill 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. 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

Navajo Language and Culture Festivals

Gallup McKinely County Schools hosts Navajo Language and Culture Festivals. Sponsored by the GMCS Johnson O’Malley—Indian Education Committee and Indian Education Program. May 2, 9 am -1 pm hosted by Miyamura High School; May 3, 9 am - 1 pm hosted by Gallup High School; May 9, 9 am -1pm hosted by Gallup High School; May 10, 9 am - 1 pm hosted by Miyamura High School. All GMCS welcome. Contact (505) 721-1044 or visit: www.gmcs.k12.nm.us.

All-School Color Run

May 5, 1 - 3 pm: Rehoboth Christian School is coordinating an all-school color run.

2017 Community Health Fair

May 6, 10 am - 2 pm: Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Services community health fair. Description: fun run/ walk, healthy eating, parent/child activities, fire safety, super blood screening results. Location: Rio West Mall. Contact Cynthia Dyer at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-7282.

New Rehoboth High School Groundbreaking

On May 8, the school officially breaks ground and dedicates the building project. (505) 863-4412, rcsnm.org

Project Search Commencement Celebration

May 11, 6 - 8 pm: join Gallup McKinley County Schools and the Gallup Hilton Garden Inn. Celebrate the 2nd Annual Project Search Commencement Celebration. Contact John Overheim (505) 721-1880. Location: Hilton Garden Inn.

UNM-G College Seminar

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

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2017 GMCS Commencement Schedule

Congratulations 2017 GMCS Graduates! May 13, Thoreau High School: 4 pm; May 20, Navajo Pine High School: 10 am; May 12, Gallup High School: 6 pm; May 18, Tohatchi High School: 6 pm; May 13, Crownpoint High School: 11 am; May 19, Miyamura High School: 6pm; May 19, Ramah High School: 6pm; May 20, Tse Yi gai High School: 11 am; May 20, Gallup Central High School: 4 pm; May 11, Project Search: 6 pm. Contact: (505) 721-1000.

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.