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Community Calendar Jan.12-18, 2018

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FRIDAY, Jan. 12

Tech Time: Job Search with Technology

10:30 am-1 pm @ Main Branch. Free computer classes are available every week. Class size is limited to 10. No registration is required. Call (505) 863-1291 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Maker Zone (all ages)

2-3 pm @Children’s Branch. We provide supplies, you provide ideas.

Get Up and Game

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. Join us for a family-friendly video games Friday afternoon.

SATURDAY, Jan. 13

Artist to Artist: Business Management Workshop

Join us for “Artist to Artist: Business Mangement Workshop. This workshop will be led by father and son artist duo Bahe Whitethorne 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.

Rangoli: Traditional Folk Art of India

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

SUNDAY, Jan. 14

2nd Annual ArtsCrawl Community Brainstorm

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

MONDAY, Jan. 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Closures

Octavia Fellin Library (both branches)

UNM-Gallup

Gallup-McKinley County Schools

Indigenous Rights Gathering

10 am-2 pm @ Quality Inn Restaurant, Window Rock, Ariz. Will discuss civil rights, human rights, indigenous rights, protecting mother earth, tribal public health booths, voting issues, women’s march and more. For more info call (505) 567-0398.

TUESDAY, Jan. 16

UNM-Gallup

Spring 2018 Classes begin

Tech Time: Intro to the Internet II

3-5 pm @ Main Branch. Free computer classes are available every week. Class size is limited to 10. No registration is required. 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.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17

Tech Time: One-2-ONE Tech Help

10-11am @ Main Branch. The Library is offering one-on-one technology assistance. Bring your personal technology devices or software questions to one of the scheduled session and our technology trainer will help guide you through the process. Services are provided on a first-come first serve basis. Call (505) 863-1291 email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Story Time (ages 2-4)

10:30-11am @ Children’s branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories.

Introduction to Grant Proposal Writing

2-4 pm @ Main Branch. The library will present an introduction to crafting a complete and competitive grant proposal. This class will help you understand grants from a funder’s perspective, cover the basic elements of a grant proposal, and help you identify funding sources.

Wednesday Night Films: Erin Brockovich

5:30-7 pm @ Main branch. This week’s movie, Erin Brockovich. Free popcorn provided.

Bereavement/Grief Support Group

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

Jan. 17-18, there will be a “Boots to Business Reboot” workshop: Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business. 8 am-3 pm, 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 .

Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group

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

GMCS

6:30 pm @ GHS Auditorium. McKinley Academy Presentation for Chief Manuelito Middle and GHS students.

THURSDAY, Jan. 18

District Spelling Bee

Jeff Hartog and Cindy Arsenault are the co-coordinators of the district spelling bee for 2018. 10 am-12 pm @ Gallup High School Kenneth Holloway Auditorium. If there is a two-hour delay due to snow it will start at 12 pm. If school is canceled due to snow, it will occur on the next school day.

Winnie the Pooh Scavenger Hunt

10 am-7 pm @ Main Branch. Today 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.

Tech Time: Intermediate PowerPoint

3-5 pm @ Main Branch. Free computer classes are available every week at the Main Library. Class size is limited to 10. No registration is required. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

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 6-8 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.

SAVE THE DATE

Community Coffeehouse

Saturday, Jan. 20, 6:30-9 pm @ Church of the Holy Spirit, 1334 Country Club Drive. Free and fun. This open mic event is open to poets, storytellers, musicians and court jesters.

Workers’ Comp Workshop

Tuesday, Jan. 23 10 am-2 pm @ Gallup Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, 106 W. Highway 66. Join the Gallup Small Business Development Center for a short presentation on workers’ compensation for New Mexico employers. Call to register at (505) 722-2220.

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.