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Community Calendar Sept. 22 - 28, 2017

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FRIDAY Sept. 22

Computer Class: Twitter

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

Soup & Salad Supper

Come and enjoy a smorgasbord of soups and salad (many from the Community Pantry’s Hope Garden). Includes beverage and dessert. Suggested donation: $5. The supper is a fundraiser for the annual “CROP Hunger Walk” to be held on Oct. 15. Call (505) 726- 8068.  4:30-7pm, The Community Pantry 1130 Hasler Valley Road.

Get up and game

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

SATURDAY Sept. 23

Battle Buddy Run Against PTSD

5k fun run/walk and Pyramid Rock Trail run. Pre-registration $25 or 7 am on-site registration $30. Guest speaker Toby Montoya and silent auction featuring Teddy Draper III and Keith Stone Jewelry. Call (505) 879-1009 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Red Rock State Park.

Community Pantry Home and Garden Show

The Community Pantry will host the 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.

Comedy Legends, The Second City

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.

Computer Class: 3D Printing

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 e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SUNDAY Sept. 24

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. 25

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.

Dichos: Spanish Words of Wisdom

6-7 pm @ Main Branch. Markos Chavez will present Dichos: Spanish words of wisdom. Participants will learn about the different types of Dichos and see how they relate to the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries. This is an interactive session so come prepared to share. For more information please call the library (505) 863-1291 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TUESDAY Sept. 26

Computer Class: MS Word Intermediate Course

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

e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Makers Club (6 and older)

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch Science and engineering for the whole family. This week: Bring Pictures to Life!

WEDNESDAY Sept. 27

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.

Gadget Garage Technology Hour

3-4 pm @ Main Branch. Bring 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.

GMCS Education Matters “Livestream”

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

Hispanic Heritage Films: Desperado

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 Desperado, the sequel to Robert Rodriguez’s El Mariachi and staring Antonio Banderas. Free popcorn provided.

THURSDAY Sept. 28

Business After Hours

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. 5:30-7 pm, Silver Dust Trading Co., 121 W. Hwy. 66.

Monthly Meeting

Meet with Councilor Linda Garcia (District 1). 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.

Crafty Kids (All Ages)

4-5 pm@ Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Hand Print Flowers

Teen Advisory Group

4-5:30 pm @ El Morro Event Center. The Octavia Fellin Library invites youth ages 12-18 to join the “Teen Advisory Group.” There will be a series of meetings at the El Morro Events Center for interested youth to see what the group is all about.

ONGOING

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.

Co-Dependents Anonymous

Meets Wednesday, 6-7 pm, at First United Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Dr. (in the library). All are welcome.

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.

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. 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

Teen Advisory Group

The Octavia Fellin Library invites youth ages 12-18 to join the “Teen Advisory Group”. There will be a series of meetings at the El Morro Events Center for interested youth to see what the group is all about. Dates: Friday, Sept. 29, 4-5:30 pm; and Saturday, Sept. 30, 2-4 pm. Location: El Morro Event Center.

Gallup Poetry Slam: Words & Music

On Oct. 6, join us for the Gallup Poetry Slam: Words & Music. Held every first Friday of the month. 6:30-8:30 pm, ART123 Gallery. Free.

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.

Fall Festival

On Oct. 14, there will be an “Ancient Way Fall Festival & Art Market.” 3-6 pm. For more information visit: www.zunipuebloart.org.

SBDC Workshop

On Now. 3, join the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce for a workshop with artist Maggie Hanely “When ART is your business.” Topics include: pricing your Artwork, presentation of your art, online sales opportunities, and more. Call (505) 722-2220. 9 am-3pm, Gallup Chamber of Commerce, 106 W. Hwy. 66.