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Community Calendar July 21-27, 2017

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FRIDAY July 21

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 July 22

Great Muddy Endurance Races

Come out and experience the Great Muddy Endurance Races at the Gallup OHV/MX Park. There will be lots of mud, obstacles, music, food and fun for the whole family. Online registration: active.com. Registration packet pickup begins on Friday July 21 5-9 pm. Registration continues on race day from 6-7:30 am at the Gallup HV/MX Park. Free camping is available. Parking: $3. Call (505) 863-7136 or (505) 863-7519.

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 four books or more. Call (505) 726-6120. This week: Rocky Mountain Puppets. 2 pm at the Children’s Branch. 200 W. Aztec Ave

Gadget Garage Technology Hour

One-on-one technology assistance. Bring in your personal devices to receive help from the library’s technology trainer. He’ll be answering questions and trouble shooting. This program is first come first serve. 3-4 pm, Main Branch 115 W Hill. Ave.

SUNDAY July 23

Feature Films

Feature film: Smurfs: The Lost Village. Starring Demmi Lovato. Show times: 2, 5, and 8 pm. (505) 863-1250. Tickets: $5 adults. Children 12 years old and under are free with an adult. El Morro Theatre, 207 West Coal Ave.

MONDAY July 24

Brain Injury Peer Support Group

Meets every Monday from 11 am-1 pm. Facilitator Ken Collins. Discussions designed to help relieve stress for those living with a brain injury. Hozho Center for Personal Enhancement, 216 W. Maloney Ave. Call (505) 870-1483 or (505) 330-1885.

TUESDAY July 25

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 Stem

WEDNESDAY July 26

Family Engagement Workshop

Join us for a Family Engagement Workshop 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Topics include: cultural perspective of male and female roles as a father and mother; trauma informed care, adverse childhood experiences, and active parenting. Call (505) 722-1660. RMCH 3rd Floor Solarium.

Gadget Garage Technology Hour

One-on-one technology assistance. Bring in your personal devices to receive help from the library’s technology trainer. He’ll be answering questions and trouble shooting. This program is first come first serve. 10-11 am, Main Branch 115 W Hill. Ave.

Wednesday Night Films

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

THURSDAY July 27

Interfaith Earth Sabbath

You’re invited to an Interfaith Earth Sabbath Celebration, 7pm. Everyone is welcome. Call (505) 722-7564. 604 Jeff King Street-Gallup (near Turpen Elementary School in Mentmore).

Monthly Meeting

Meet with Councilor Linda Garcia (District 11). Call (505) 879-4176. Councilor Garcia will listen to your concerns, compliments, and complaints. 6:30-8 pm, Northside Neighborhood Association, 607 N. 4th St.

Crafty Kids (All ages)

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

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 the first Monday from 3 - 5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library (management room). Community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling and other environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 722-0039 for information.

Cars & Coffee

Meet the neighbors and car enthusiasts each Sunday from noon to 2 pm at Camille’s Sidewalk Café, 306 S. 2nd St., Gallup.

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 - 8 pm, at 113 E. Logan Ave. All welcome any week. No registration required. For info call: (505) 728-9246.

Green Revolution

Through September 9, enjoy: Green Revolution. This Smithsonian Institution “Traveling Exhibition Service” uses recycled and repurposed materials to teach creative ways to reduce waste and conserve energy. Don’t miss this free exhibit full of hands-on fun for everyone at the Farmington Museum, 3041 E Main Street, during regular museum hours. For more information visit www.fmtn.org/FarmingtonMuseum or call (505) 599-1174.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous 12-step meetings. Held every Saturday at 10 am. The First Methodist Church, 1800 Red Rock Drive. Open to anybody who has a desire to stop compulsive eating. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 721-9208, or (505) 870-1483.

Photography by Ken Hoffman

Through July 22, experience the photography of Ken Hoffman. New Mexico: A Meditative State features 25 photographs Hoffman has taken throughout the state. All of his photography is film based utilizing a Chamonix large format camera. Working exclusively in black and white, he develops and prints in his own darkroom. Nothing is manipulated digitally. This exhibition is free to the public with a SUGGESTED DONATION of $3 per person. For more information contact the Farmington Museum at (505) 599-1174 or online at www.fmtn.org/FarmingtonMuseum.

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

Shrek the Musical

Through July 29, enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars amidst a natural sandstone amphitheater at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater: Shrek the musical. Performance held every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening from June 15- July 20. Shrek the Musical brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life onstage. Gates open at 6:30 pm. Performance begins at 8pm. Come early to eat dinner before the show or enjoy concessions and drinks. Visit: www.fmtn.org/Sandstone for tickets or call (877) 599-3331.

SBDC Workshop

On Aug. 3, join us for a short presentation on Workers’ Compensation for New Mexico Employers. What you don’t know could cost you. Call: (505) 722-2220. 10 am- 2pm, Gallup Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, 106 W. HWY. 66.

Benefit Concert for Battered Families

On Aug. 4, welcome Delbert Anderson Trio (DAT) and Def-I (DDAT). This Native American inspired band blends jazz, funk, and hip hop. All proceeds will go directly to Battered Families Services Inc. and ATD Fourth World New Mexico. 4pm, Church of the Holy Spirit, 1334 Country Club Drive.

Public Comment Sought—NMDOT

New Mexico Department of Transportation seeks comment for the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) 2018-2023. The program will serve as a four-year plan for the state’s federal aid highway program and will be implemented on Oct. 1. Please visit: http://dot.state.nm.us. NMDOT accepts public comment through Aug. 11. In person comment will be accepted at the following locations: Public Comment on Thursday, July 20, at NMDOT District 6 office: 1919 Pinon Drive, Milan, NM. Final Public Comment in Santa Fe on Friday, Aug. 11 at NMDOT: 1120 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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.