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Community Calendar Sept. 29 – Oct. 5, 2017

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FRIDAY Sept. 29

The Used Book Sale

The Octavia Fellin Public Library invites you to a used book sale. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 10-11 am, Main Branch 115 W. Hill Ave.

Get up and game

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

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. 4-5:30 pm, El Morro Event Center.

Thoreau High Homecoming Game

Thoreau High Parade 4pm and Thoreau High vs. Hot Springs, 7pm. Go Hawks!


Heartbreak Classic

Come out and support the area runners and Navajo Pine Athletic Department. The Cross-Country team will host 15 high schools to compete in the “Heartbreak Classic.” First race begins at 9:30 am. The Athletic Department will have a concession with lots of goodies, such as Navajo burgers, baked goods, Fry bread, soda, and more. Call (505) 721-3600. Location: Navajo Pine High and Middle School.

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. 2-4 pm, El Morro Event Center.

Hands of Hope Diaper Shower

Drop in to bring diapers for “Hands of Hope Diaper Shower” (sizes 3-5), wipes, or a Walmart gift card. Refreshments served. If you can’t stop by you may still send a gift card through the mail or drop off your donation. 2-6 pm, 120 Boardman Dr. Call: (505) 722-7125.

Real Night At The Museum

The Farmington Museum’s annual living history extravaganza, “REAL Night at the Museum” is back. Join us for live music, tractor rides, and traditional favorite hands-on activities and crafts that bring the past to life from 4-7 pm. Apple pressing, butter churning, candle making, log cabin building, leather stamping, and biscuit making over an open fire will all be a part of this exciting event. For more info on this free event call (505) 599-1174 or visit www.fmtn.org/FarmingtonMuseum.


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.


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.


A Spa Day will be held from 11 am - 6 pm at the UNM-Gallup Cosmetology Department in Gurley Hall. Enjoy a Facial, Manicure, or Pedicure for $5 each. “Spa Day” is a fund raiser for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life and sponsored by the Ups & Downs Team. To make an appointment call the cosmetology department (505) 863-756. Walk-ins welcome too! For more information call (505) 863-3075.


Computer Class: Introduction to Computer Skills

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

Maker Zone (6 and older)

We provide supplies, you supply the ideas. Every Tuesday at 4pm join us at the Children’s Branch for creativity, innovation and fun. Open to all ages. Children’s Branch 200 W. Aztec Ave.

Hispanic Heritage Crafts with Miyamura High School

Join the Miyamura High School Spanish Club and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. They’ll lead a Spanish themed craft session to make luminarias, papel picados and tissue paper flowers. All ages welcome. Call (505) 726-6120 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.


Gadget Garage Technology Hour

10-11am @ 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.

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.


Wednesday Night Films

5:30 - 7 pm @ Main Branch. Free weekly movie and popcorn provided. This week: Boo! A Madea Halloween


Crafty Kids (All Ages)

4-5 pm@ Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Q-Tip Dinosaur Skeletons

Seven String Barbed Wire Fence: The Many Faces of Latino Immigration

The Library presents photographer Diana Molina and her exposition of Latino Immigration. A visual based journey using photos, montages, installations, and video to document the formidable barriers along the US border while giving a human face to the immigration issue. Diana provides a comprehensive portrayal of life for these struggling people. 6-7 pm, Main Branch, 115 W. Hill.


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.


Fall Carnival

On Oct. 6, don’t miss Rehoboth Christian School’s “Fall Carnival.” Games and bake sale in the Rehoboth Sports and Fitness center from 4-8 pm. Navajo Taco dinner in the Fellowship Hall from 5-7 pm. Silent Auction including gift certificates and jewelry. Proceeds support the bands and choirs of Rehoboth Christian School.

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.

Taize Service

Please join us for a Taize candlelight service at 4 pm, for silence and spiritual refreshment. The theme “communion and community” will be explored through music, chant, prayer, quiet time, Scripture and readings of various faith traditions. The Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive near Orleans Manor Apartments). Call: Kathy Mezoff (505) 870-6136.

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.

Gallup Interfaith Meeting

On Oct. 17, the Gallup Interfaith Community will meet at 6:30 pm. A dialogue on the “Search for Oneness” will be facilitated by Jeff Kiely. Bring food and drink for a shred meal. All are welcome in friendship in community. Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 151 state Hwy 564. Call (505) 290-3557.

SBDC Workshop

On Nov. 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.

Neighborhood Meeting

On Nov. 4, we invite residents of District 4 to visit with Councilor Fran Palochak at 6 pm. Councilor Palochak will be there to listen to your concerns. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas and we welcome your compliments and complaints. Please join us and feel free to bring a friend or two. Residents outside of District 4 are also welcome to attend. Location: Stagecoach Elementary School, 1498 Freedom Dr,