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Community Calendar Dec.22-28, 2017

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FRIDAY, Dec. 22

Octavia Fellin Library

Both branches of the library will be closed from Dec. 22-25.



Winter Break—Happy Holidays! University Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 2.

Sunday, Dec. 24

Christmas Eve Service

A Christmas Eve service of carols, lessons, communion and candlelight will be held at the Westminster Presbyterian Church. Join us @ 5 pm, as we welcome the Christ Child. All are invited. Location: 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive) near Orleans Manor Apartments. Call (505) 905-3247 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MONDAY, Dec. 25

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

TUESDAY, Dec. 26

Gadget Garage

3-4 pm @ Main Branch. The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering one-on-one technology assistance. Bring in your personal technology devices to one of the dates listed 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 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Maker Zone (6 and older)

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. We provide supplies, you supply the ideas.


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.

Computer Class: Basic Tablet Skills

3-5 pm @ Main Branch. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No Registration is required. Please arrive a little early for the class. For more information call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Wednesday Night Films

5:30-7 pm @ Main Branch. Free weekly movie. Popcorn provided. This week’s movie: Daddy’s Home.


Crafty Kids (all ages)

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


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.

Churchrock Chapter

Churchrock Chapter is now accepting toy donations for the Christmas toy drive until Dec. 20. The toys will be distributed at the annual community Christmas dinner on Dec. 21. Please drop off an unwrapped toy for distribution at Churchrock Chapter. Let’s spread the Christmas cheer by giving. Call (505) 488-2166. Churchrock Chapter Adminsitration.

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 6-8 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-1 pm 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.

Teddy Bear Drive

We are collecting NEW stuffed animals to donate to hospitals, police and fire departments for children in need.  Donation locations: Navajo Treatment Center for Children and their families Admin. Bldg. #2, second floor Division of Social Services in Window Rock, Ariz.; Navajo Treatment Center for Children and their families Kit Carson Rd, Fort Defiance Ariz. Call (928) 871-6807 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Women’s AA Meeting

Join the women’s closed AA step study meeting from 7:30-8:30 pm on Friday evenings. Call (919) 619-9432. Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church South Boardman Ave.


Gallup Poetry Slam

On Jan. 5, there will be a Gallup Poetry Slam. Join us for the Gallup Poetry Slam 6:30-8:30 pm @ART123 Gallery in downtown Gallup.

Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group

On Jan. 10, there will be a Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group. Call (505) 615-8053. 6:30 pm @ Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Historic 66 Ave.

Artist to Artist Business Management Workshop

On Saturday, Jan. 13 join us for an “Artist to Artist Business Management Workshop,” 11:30 am-2:30 pm. Location: Navajo Tech Innovation Center in Church Rock. Register at www.galluparts.org. Free.

2nd Annual ArtsCrawl Community Brainstorm

Saturday, Jan. 14 @ 4:30-6:30 pm. Join us for the 2nd Annual ArtsCrawl Community Ballroom. Everyone is invited to share ideas for the 2018 season ArtsCrawl. El Morro Events Center. Call (505) 488-2136 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Rangoli: Traditional Folk Art of India

Saturday, Jan. 13 @ 6:30-8 pm. There will be an opening show by Padma Komaravolu. For more information follow @ART123 Gallery on Facebook.

Bereavement/Grief Support Group

On Jan. 17, there will be a Bereavement/Grief Support Group. Call (505) 615-8853. 6:30 pm @ Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Historic 66 Ave.

SBDC Workshop

On Jan. 17-18, there will be a “Boots to Business Reboot” workshop: Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business. 8am-3pm, Gallup Small Business Development Center, 106 W. Hwy 66. Call (505) 248-8227 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Wine & Painting: Snowy Bird

Thursday, Jan. 25 @ 6-9 pm. Have a creative night out with ART123 Gallery. Register at www.galluparts.org. ART123 Gallery.

Monthly Meeting

On Dec. 28, we invite you to meet with Councilor Linda Garcia at the Northside Neighborhood Association meeting. Councilor Garcia will be there to listen to your concerns. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas and we welcome your compliments and complaints. 6:30 pm @ Northside Senior Center. Feel free to bring a friend or two. Call (505) 879-4176. Location: 607 N. 4th St.

Artist to Artist: Business Management Workshop

On Jan. 13, join us for “Artist to Artist: Business Mangement Workshop.” This workshop will be led by father and son artist duo Bahe Whitehorne Sr. and Bahe Whitethorne Jr. This business management workshop for artists will focus on how to start your business, manage it and grow capital, as well as making the most of social media and digital marketing. 11:30 am-2:30 pm at Navajo Tech Innovation Center, 309 B Historic Highway 66, Church Rock, NM. (Bring your own lunch; light refreshments provided.) Free.