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Community Calendar Sept. 15 - 21, 2017

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FRIDAY Sept. 15

Computer Class: Job Search with Technology

10:30 am to 12:30 pm @ Main Branch. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session.  Registration is required. You can register at the library Front Desk, call (505) 863-1291, or e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Celebrate the Northside Community! Events: language, community, and storytelling. Special thanks to event sponsor, Councilor Linda Garcia. 10 am - 3 pm, UNM-G North Campus, 425 N 7th St. Free.

Get Up and game

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


Get Up and Game

4 - 5 pm @ Children’s Branch. Get moving with these fun and active Kinect video games!

SUNDAY Sept. 17

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.

MONDAY Sept. 18

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.

Gadget Garage Technology Hour

Bring in your personal technology devices and our technology trainer will answer questions and help you trouble shoot. Gadget Garage is on a first come first serve basis. Call (505) 863-1291. 5-6 pm, Main Branch 115 W. Hill Ave.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Gallup McKinley County Schools wants to remind that parent-teacher conferences begin Sept. 18. Please check with your child’s school for exact date/time.

TUESDAY Sept. 19

Computer Class: MS Word for Beginners

3 - 5 pm @ Main Branch. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. You can register at the library Front Desk, call (505) 863-1291, or

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Fall Into Books

Roosevelt Elementary parents and students are invited to the “FALL into a GOOD BOOK Reading Night, Sept. 19, from 6 - 7 pm. The first half hour will be spent going over interactive research based strategies for parents. The second half hour will involve an interactive session between parents, students and teachers. Each student will receive a book, and parents a certificate of attendance. Light refreshments will be served. 400 E. Logan, Gallup.

Makers Club (6 and older)

4 - 5 pm @ Children’s Branch Science and engineering for the whole family. This week: LEGO Challenge

Traditional Cuentos of New Mexico

The Octavia Fellin Public Library welcomes storyteller Pualette Atencio as she shares traditions of New Mexico. Call (505) 863-1291. 6-7 pm, Main Branch 115 W Hill Ave.

Gallup Interfaith Gathering

On Sept. 19, Gallup Interfaith Gathering will be held at 6:30 pm. Bring food or drink for a shared meal. All are welcome! Bring a friend. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive). Call (505) 905-3247.


Toddler Time (ages 2 to 4)

10:30 - 11:30 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories.

Hispanic Heritage Films: Cesar Chavez

5:30 - 7 pm @ Main Branch. Throughout Hispanic Heritage month, the Octavia Fellin Library will be showing great films about Hispanic culture and characters. This week we’re showing Cesar Chavez the biographical film by Diego Luna. Free popcorn provided.


Crafty Kids (All Ages)

4 - 5 pm@ Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Fish Bone Straw Craft

Monthly Meeting

On Sep. 21, meet with Councilor Fran Palochak (District 4). Councilor Palochak will listen to your concerns, compliments, and complaints. 6 - 8 pm, Turpen Elementary School, 3310 Manuelito Dr.


City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

Meets on the first Monday from 3 - 5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library. When those Mondays are holidays, the meetings are on the following Monday. 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

Gallup Solar is hosting community conversations about all things solar Wednesdays from 6 to 8 pm at 113 E. Logan. Call: (505) 728-9246 for info on topics and directions.

Green Revolution

Through Sept. 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.

Habitat for Humanity - work sessions

Habitat for Humanity work sessions held each week. Volunteers to serve on decision making meetings or wish to volunteer at or help fund construction projects. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226.

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.

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. Info: (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.


Comedy Legends, The Second City

On Sept. 23, Chicago’s legendary sketch and improve comedy theater is coming to the Farmington Civic Center at 7:30 pm, with “The Best of The Second City.” This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more. For ticket information, call (505) 599-1148.

Community Pantry Home and Garden Show

On Sept. 23, the community Pantry will be hosting its 2nd Annual Home and Garden show. There will be a live band with other family entertainment. Call (505) 726-8068. Free. 1-4 pm, The Community Pantry, 1130 e. Hasler Valley Rd.

Fall Career Fair

Hosted by UNM-Gallup. 10 am- 1pm, Gurley Hall, UNM-Gallup.

GMCS Education Matters “Livestream”

Join the school district’s livestream session Sept. 27 at: gmcs.k12.nm.us or facebook.com/gallupmckinleycountyschools. Today, Superintendent Mike Hyatt will be on hand to share recent news, research, trends, and thoughts.

Business After Hours

On Sept. 28, join the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce for “Business After Hours”.  This is an excellent opportunity to build important business relationships, 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. 5:30- 7pm, Silver Dust Trading Co., 121 W. Hwy. 66.

Monthly Meeting

On Sept. 28, meet with Councilor Linda Garcia. Call (505) 879-4176. Councilor Garcia will listen to your concerns, compliments, and complaints. 6:30-8 pm, Northside Senior center, 607 N. 4th St.

Road Apple Rally

On Oct. 7, Road Apple Rally Returns for 37th year. This mountain bike race is open to participants at all levels. Cal (505) 599-1184. All races start and finish at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater, Farmington.

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.