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Community Calendar Oct. 6 – Oct. 12, 2017

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FRIDAY Oct. 6

Computer Class: Introduction to the Internet

10:30 am-12:30pm @ 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 email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fall Carnival

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

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

SATURDAY Oct. 7

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.

Road Apple Rally

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.

SUNDAY Oct. 8

Messy Church

Learn about “courage” through arts and crafts, activities and a story about David and Goliath. We’ll also share a meal together. 5:30 pm, First United Methodist Church, 1800 Red Rock Drive. Call (505) 863-4512 or, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Free.

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 Oct. 9

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.

Computer Class: Basic Tablet Skills

5-7 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

TUESDAY Oct. 10

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.

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.

Borderlands, Poetics, and Slam Poetry

6pm @ the Main Branch. The library presents poet Jessica Helen Lopez. She was the Poet Laureate of Albuquerque (2014 – 2016) and is best known for her Slam Poetry. Lopez believes “sharing the message” of poetry is important and reveals how the spoken word can both empower and continuously be shaped by the people. Call (505) 863-1291, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

WEDNESDAY Oct. 11

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: Blair Witch

THURSDAY Oct. 12

Crafty Kids (All Ages)

4-5 pm@ Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Paper Plate Holder Jack-O-Lanterns

Somos Gallup Workers Workshop

6pm @ Main Branch. The library will host Somos un Pueblo Unido of Gallup as they discuss worker’s rights and how to prevent wage theft. This informative session is open to anyone that wants to know more about this topic and services available in the area. Call (505) 863-1291, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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.

McKinley County Health Alliance

McKinley County Health Alliance convenes on the second Wednesday of the month from 11 am-1pm at the New Mexico Cancer Center across from UNM-Gallup. Everyone is welcome to attend and engage in discussions about health, education, economic, and environmental inequities and to help facilitate change in those systems. Call (505) 906-2671.

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

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.

ART123 Whodunnit?

On Oct. 14, solve the case of the “missing art work” an art heist detective game. (Obligatory disclaimer: the case of a missing artwork is make-believe for your entertainment.) Enjoy live music, free face painting, and more. 7-9 pm, ART123.

CROP Hunger walk 2017

On Oct. 15, the Gallup community will come together to raise awareness about hunger and poverty both locally and globally for the annual CROP Hunger Walk. Schedule: 1pm, Community Pantry and Hope Garden Tour; 2pm Welcome and Opening Comments; 2:15 pm Walk from the pantry through Downtown Gallup cross the RR tracks at the Second street—return to the pantry. Call (505) 721-9879

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.

Regional Tourism Summit Comes to Gallup

On Oct. 23, the Regional Tourism Economic Summit Series is coming to Gallup. The New Mexico Hospitality Association chose Gallup as one of its 10 regional meeting locations in a partnership with the City of Gallup and the Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce. From: 3:30-5:00pm, El Morro Events Center, 210 S Second Street. Call (505) 863-1227.

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.

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.

America Recycles Day

Save the date! The annual American Recycles Day and Crafts Fair and Recycling Jamboree will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Gallup Community Center, 9am-3pm. Call (505) 721-9879.

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