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Community Calendar April 28 – May 4, 2017

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FRIDAY April 28

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,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 29

5th Annual Teen Film Festival: Through the Lens

Octavia Fellin Public Library will hold its annual Teen Film Festival at El Morro Theatre. 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 .

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 30

Cars and Coffee at Camille’s Café

Recurring event. Cars and Coffee is a weekly event help every Sunday at Camille’s Sidewalk Café in Downtown Gallup. Everyone is welcome, participants receive free coffee.

MONDAY May 1

Sustainable Gallup Board Meeting

Time: 3:30-5 pm. Location: Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

TUESDAY May 2

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: 9 am -1 pm. Hosted by Miyamura High School.

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: Pull my finger! Science

WEDNESDAY May 3

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: 9 am - 1 pm. Hosted by Gallup High School.

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.

THURSDAY May 4

Leadership Development Workshop

UNM-Gallup SBDC and the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce presents: Professional Development workshop with Libby Spears. Join us for two interactive sessions; session one “Talking About Generations,” 8:30 -11:30 am; sessions two “Case of the Frozen Frog,” 1 - 4 pm. Location: UNM-Gallup Calvin Hall Auditorium. Sessions: $100 per person. Call: (505) 722-2228.

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Paper Plate Sombrero

ONGOING

ArtsCrawl

ArtsCrawl is held the second Saturday of every month from 7 - 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

Art Exhibit Reception

May 5, 4 - 6pm: Coyote Canyon Rehabilitation Center—Art Exhibition Reception. Throughout May residents of the Coyote Canyon Rehabilitation Center will display their works of art in the library. Main branch: Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Get Up and Game

May 5, 4 - 6 pm: Get moving with these fun and active Kinect video games! Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.

Free Comic Book Day

May 6, 2 - 4 pm, join us for a comic book giveaway and a chance to create your own comic book with artists from 7,000 BC. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.

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.

Navajo Language and Culture Festivals

Gallup McKinley County Schools hosts Navajo Language and Culture Festivals. Sponsored by the GMCS Johnson O’Malley—Indian Education Committee and Indian Education Program. 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.

McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council Meeting

May 6, 2 pm: McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council Meeting. For more information about local recycling opportunities check out the MCRC website: www.recyclegallup.org. Call City Solid Waste Department (505) 863-1212. Call (505) 722-5141. Location: Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill.

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.

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.

5K Run/Walk Scholarship Fund

Saturday, June 17 Smile like Jesse for a 5K run/walk scholarship fund. Entry fee: $20 in advance at Rehoboth Christian School Business Office; Day of Event: $25. Free T-shirt for the first 100 registrants. Upload registration form on Facebook fit: #smilelikejesse 5k/walk, online: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , mail: PO Box 41 Rehoboth NM, 87322. Call Verlena Livingston (505) 726-9692. Make all money order or checks payable to: Rehoboth Christian/ smielikejesse. Registration starts 8am; Run/walk starts 9am. For more information contact Esther Sanchez (505) 862-1459.

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.

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