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Community Calendar Feb. 9-15, 2018

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FRIDAY, Feb. 9

Valentine’s Day Art Show/Sale

9am-3pm @ UNM (room GH-1124).

Job Assistance Workshop

10am-12pm @ Main Branch. The Library will provide job assistance workshops for those seeking employment. This week: City of Gallup Online Application Help. All sessions will be drop-in. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Maker Zone (all ages)

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

Get Up and Game

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

Family PJ’s Night

6-7pm @ Roosevelt Elementary. Come and listen to your favorite story, while enjoying hot cocoa and cookies.

SATURDAY, Feb. 10

Learn to Knit!

10am-12pm @ Main Branch. The Library will host Madrona for three knitting lessons running on consecutive Saturdays. Discover European style knitting to create a cozy scarf. Learn how to cast on and off, as well as, how to knit and purl. This program is free of charge and all supplies will be provided. If you like to knit, join the fun and inspire a beginner! To register, 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 .

Pregnancy Center Pancake Breakfast

Join your family, friends, and neighbors at the Hands of Hope Pregnancy Center Pancake Breakfast, 8-11am. Location: PeeWee’s Kitchen, 1644 S 2nd St. Tickets are $5 and are available at Hands of Hope, 120 S. Boardman or from volunteers. Donations accepted. Call: (505) 722-7125.

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Saturday Night Films

3pm @ El Morro Theatre. The Library will screen the film, I Am Not Your Negro. This documentary is based on the unfinished manuscript by James Baldwin. His book was going to be a personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. The film is narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin’s reminiscences of the civil rights movement.  Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: 207 W. Coal Ave.

Show Opening: David Montelongo: An Artistic Journey

6-8pm @ART Gallery. See a lifetime’s worth of watercolors, ceramics and drawings and meet the artist.

MONDAY, Feb. 12

Tech Time Class: Job Search with Technology

5-7pm @ Main Branch. Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No Registration required. Free.

GMCS Pac Meeting

Parent Advisory Committee 6-8pm. GMCS Student Support SSC Boardroom. Parents matter! Call (505)721-1021. Refreshments will be provided. Location: 640 South Boardman Drive.

TUESDAY, Feb. 13

Tech Time Class: Internet III

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

Valentine Trivia Contest

Sweeten up your Valentin’s Day by winning a giant Hershey’s Kiss and a 10 Punch Pass to the Farmington Recreation Center. Stop by the Farmington Recreation Center and enter the Valentine Trivia contest. Whoever is the first to answer all eight (8) trivia questions correctly wins! Play February 13 from 6am-10pm and Feb. 14 from 6am-5pm. Call (505) 599-1184.

Maker Zone (6 and older)

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

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14

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 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. Call (505) 863-1291 or 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.

Fired Up Films

5:30-7pm @ Main branch. This week’s movie, The Big Stick. Free popcorn provided.

THURSDAY, Feb. 15

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

Film: The Most Dangerous Man in America

5:30-7 pm @ Main Branch. The Library will screen the film, The Most Dangerous Man in America. This documentary is about Daniel Ellsberg, a leading American military strategist who leaked the Pentagon Papers. 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 ar 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 Wed. Dec. 20. The toys will be distributed at the annual community Christmas dinner on Thursday 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 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.

The monthly meeting of the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council regularly scheduled for 2 pm on first Saturdays at the Red Mesa Center is cancelled for November. MCRC encourages the community instead to come celebrate America Recycles Day at the Arts & Crafts Fair and Recycling Jamboree on Nov. 4 at the Gallup Community Service Center from 9 am - 3 pm. Contact: Gerald / Millie (505) 722-5142

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.

Turquoise Nation Little League (Registration)

Please bring: original birth certificate, immunization record, money order payable to: Turquoise Nation Little League. Call (928) 309-0215.

Sat., Feb. 10—Window Rock Flea Market

Sat., Feb. 17—Window Rock Flea Market

Sat., Feb. 24—Window Rock Flea Market

SAVE THE DATE

Wine & Painting

On Feb. 22, 6-9 pm @ART123 Gallery. Register at www.galluparts.org.

Artist Business Management Workshop

On Feb. 28, 1-4 pm@ ART123 Gallery. Get pointers on starting an art business and business basics from Teddy Draper. Register www.galluparts.org

gallupARTS Announces ArtsCrawl Lineup

gallupARTS is excited to announce the next season of ArtsCrawl, which kicks off on Saturday, March 10 from 7 - 9pm with the theme “Time Travel.” The entire 2018 lineup is outlined below:

March 10 – Time Travel; April 14 – Say What?!; May 12 – Pop; June 9 Out of Hand

July 14 – Up in the Air; August 11 – Road Trip; September 8 – On the Wild Side; October 13 – Sixth Sense; November 10 – In Black & White; and December 8 – Let’s Have a Ball.