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Community Calendar Dec. 29, 2017 - Jan. 3, 2018

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FRIDAY, Dec. 29

Get Up and Game

4 pm @ Octavia Fellin Public Library - Main Branch (All ages). Join us for family-friendly video games every Friday afternoon. 115 W. Hill Ave. (505) 863-1291.



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

MONDAY, Jan. 1

Happy New Year!


Planning Meeting

10 am @ Torreon/Star Lake Chapter. Contact (505) 731-2336 for more info.

Maker Zone (6 and older)

4-5 pm @ Octavia Fellin Library - Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. We provide supplies, you supply the ideas.

Octavia Fellin Library Sci-Fi Fest

6 pm @ Main Branch. Join us for a Library presentation on “Science Fiction to Science Fact.” Learn about the great technology available today that started as just an idea in a Science Fiction novel or show.


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.

Tech Time: One-2- One Technology Help

Jan. 3 @ 10 am. The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering one-on-one technology assistance. Bring your personal technology devices or software questions to one of the scheduled sessions and our technology trainer will help guide you through the process. One-2-One Tech Help is on a first come first serve basis. For questions 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 pm @ Main Branch. Free weekly movie. Popcorn provided. This week’s movie: The Dark Tower.


Reading series

City of Gallup Online Application Help

Jan. 4 @ Main Branch, 3 pm: Get help using the city of Gallup’s online job application and apply for jobs with the city.

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

Sci-Fi Fest Speaker

6 pm @ Main Branch: Author Steven Gould will share his work and discuss the different series he created, including the Jumper series, which was made into a feature film.


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 6-8 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.

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.

Escape Room

On Jan. 5, the library will present a sci-fi escape room. The escape room will run every 90 minutes beginning at 10am. Escape rooms are fun adventures that require participants to team up and escape from the scenarios put in front of them. @ Main Branch

Movie Marathon

On Jan. 6 beginning at 10 am, there will be a sci-fi movie marathon in the meeting room Popcorn will be served. For more information please contact the library at (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Regular Chapter Meeting

Jan. 7: 10 am @ Torreon/Star Lake Chapter. Contact (505) 731-2336 for more info.

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.

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.

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 .

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 .

Winnie the Pooh Scavenger Hunt

Jan 18 is National Winnie the Pooh Day! Join us all day at the Children’s Branch for a scavenger hunt. Find Pooh and all his friends for a sweet treat. 200 W. Aztec Ave.

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.

Navajo Trails Conference

Feb. 20: It’s the 3rd annual Navajo Trails Conference, all day at the Navajo Nation Museum! Come join us for an amazing and inspiring day.  Hear from local chapters about their successes and challenges, meet some trails experts, learn the process from Navajo tribal officials and interact with tons of awesome folks who are as interested in trails as you are.