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Community Calendar May 19-25, 2017

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FRIDAY May 19

2017 GMCS Commencement Schedule

Congratulations 2017 GMCS Graduates! Miyamura High: 6pm. Contact: (505) 721-1000.

Free Computer Classes in May

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. Intermediate Power Point: 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 May 20

Drawing Workshop

Adult figure drawing workshop (two sessions with a one hour lunch break). 9am-4pm, at ART123 Gallery in downtown Gallup. Event description: Curious about life drawing, but not sure where to start? Interested in joining in ART123’s new figure drawing group, but want some instruction first? This workshop is for you. Fee: $80/person. www.galluparts.org/art-classes.

Native and Xeric Plant Sale

The 18th Annual Plateau Sciences Society Native and Xeric Plant Sale and workshop will be held from 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 (505) 863-6459. Holiday Nursery  1214 E. Aztec Ave.

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2017 GMCS Commencement Schedule

Congratulations 2017 GMCS Graduates! Tse Yi Gai High School. Contact: (505) 721-1000.

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 May 21

2017 GMCS Commencement Schedule

Congratulations 2017 GMCS Graduates! Project Search: 6 pm. Contact: (505) 721-1000.

TUESDAY May 23

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: Forensic Science: Think like a Detective.

WEDNESDAY May 24

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.

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May Film Series

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

THURSDAY May 25

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This week: Giraffe Finger 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. Location: Rocket Café. Visit: www.thegallupchamber.com.

May Wine & Painting

Have a glass and take a class! Enjoy two complimentary glasses of vino while learning to mix colors and making a masterpiece to take home. Teacher: local master artist, Tine Hayes. Cost: $35/ person (includes painting materials). 6-9 pm at the ART123 Gallery in Downtown Gallup (on the corner of Second Street and Coal Avenue). Register at www.galluparts.org/wine-andpainting. Space is limited. Call (505) 488-2136.

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.

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 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

Free Computer Classes in May

On May 27, 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. MS Excel (Beginners Course): 3-5 pm. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

VFW Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

On May 29, join us for a VFW Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. Pick up a parade entry form at the Gallup McKinley County Chambers of Commerce. Call: (505) 722-2228. Location: Courthouse Square.

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.