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Community Calendar May 12-18, 2017

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FRIDAY May 12

Free Computer Classes

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of May. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it :30am-12:30 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library, 115 W. Hill. This week: Twitter.

UNM-G College Seminar

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! Gallup High School: 6 pm. Contact: (505) 721-1000.

SATURDAY May 13

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.

Arts Crawl: Comic Con

Comic book collectors and anime fans unite! Strut your stuff, as your favorite character and create a live action comic strip. Then turn it Japanese with a Yu-Gi-Oh! card match, origami workshop and Japanese drumming performance 7 - 9 pm, www.facebook.com/ArtsCrawlGallup.

MONDAY May 15

Board Meeting

Join us for a general Gallup-McKinley County School board meeting: 6-8 pm. Call (505) 721-1199. Boardroom, 640 S. Boardman.

TUESDAY May 16

Free Computer Classes

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of May. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 3-5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library, 115 W. Hill. Google for Beginners.

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

WEDNESDAY May 17

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.

May Film Series: “Mayday” Movies

Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, popcorn provided. Film: Jack Reacher 2. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

THURSDAY May 18

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Tissue Box Train Craft.

ONGOING

ArtsCrawl

ArtsCrawl is held the second Saturday of every month from 7 to 9 pm, downtown Gallup.

Build a Better World—Summer Reading Program (All ages)

Sign up for Octavia Fellin Library’s 2017 Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World. For ages 7 and older, read four hours or more to collect prizes. Younger ages read 4 or more books. Registration begins May 2. Reading logs can be turned in beginning on June 6, to collect prizes. Call (505) 726-6120 or visit: octaviafellin.libguides/summerreading2017.

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.

Coyote Canyon Rehabilitation Center

Throughout May residents of the Coyote Canyon Rehabilitation Center will display their works of art in the library. CCRC was established in 1972 for individuals on the Navajo Nation with disabilities. The Arts Program was created in September 2001, and provides training in several art mediums, such as silversmithing, photography, bead making, painting, and weaving. Location: Octavia Fellin, 115 W. Hill

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 participating 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

2017 GMCS Commencement Schedule

Congratulations 2017 GMCS Graduates! 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.

Native and Xeric Plant Sale

The 18th Annual Plateau Sciences Society Native and Xeric Plant Sale and workshop will be held on May 20: 9am-3pm. The society is sponsoring a one-hour workshop on Xeriscaping: 10-11 am. The Workshop is free and open to the public. For more information call Martin Link (50) 863-6459. Holiday Bursery, 1214 E. Aztec Ave.

Free Legal Fair

On Friday June 2, meet with a lawyer noon-4 pm. Free legal advice! This is a first come first-served event. Bilingual lawyers and staff available. If you require an ASL interpreter for this event, contact Eldora Morris (50) 310-2351. El Morro Events Center, 210 S. 2nd St.

Judo Club Enchilada Fundraiser

On June 3, join Garcia’s Judo Club for an Enchilada Fundraiser. Enchiladas will be sold by the dozen for $10, with red chile, cheese and/or onions. To place your order, call (505) 506-6287. Proceeds will help support judo players, as they head to Spokane, Washington for the Junior Olympics. Pick up: Gallup Christian Church, 501 S. Cliff: 12 pm.

5K Run/Walk Scholarship Fund

On 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.

E Pluribus Unum: Dinetah

In September 2016, artists Matthew Chase-Daniel and Jerry Wellman traveled to the Navajo Nation and surrounding areas to create the third project in the ongoing series E Pluribus Unum. These projects use their Axle Contemporary mobile art gallery as a photographic portrait studio. The Navajo Nation Museum will exhibit all of the black and white portraits, images of the artists at work, and a life-size photograph of the mobile portrait studio. Exhibition Dates: July 12, 2017- January 31, 2018.Opening Reception: July 12 (5:30-7pm). The Navajo Nation Museum, Hwy 264 and Post Office Loop, Window Rock, AZ 86515.

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.