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Community Calendar April 13-19, 2018

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FRIDAY, April 13

Maker Zone

2 pm @ Children’s Branch. We provide the supplies and you provide the ideas. Join us for creativity, innovation, and fun.

TechTime: One-2-One Technology Help

3-4 pm @ Main Branch. The library is offering one-on-one technology assistance. Call (505) 863-1291.

Get Up and Game

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

SATURDAY, April 14

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Art Reception

6-8 pm @ Main Branch. The library is honored to present the creations of Aaron Yazzie throughout the month of April at the main library. Free.

Ignite Gallup

7-8 pm @ El Morro Theatre. Members of the community will be giving rapid fire presentations about their personal areas of expertise. Don’t miss this night of entertainment and fun. Call (505) 726-6120.

MONDAY, April 16

Tech Time

Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No registration required. This week: Internet III: El Portal and Databases.

TUESDAY, April 17

Tech Time: Computer Skills II

3-5 pm @ Main Branch. Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No registration required.

Maker Zone (6 and older)

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

Gallup Interfaith Group

The Gallup Interfaith Group will meet at 6:30 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Bring food or drink for a shared meal. All are welcome in friendship and community! The church is located at 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive - near Orleans Manor Apartments). For more information contact Pastor Lorelei Kay: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Steve Rogers (505) 870-1942.

WEDNESDAY, April 18

Senior Center Computer Class

10 am-1 pm, the Gallup Senior Citizen’s Center will host computer classes presented by the library. These classes are specially designed for people age 55 and over. We will teach the basic skills needed to access a computer. There will be three one-hour sessions for each training, no registration needed. Call (505) 722-4740 for Senior Center questions. For more information on classes please 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)

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

Tech Time: LibreOffice Help

3-5 pm @ Main Branch. The Library is offering help using our open source software. This week: LibreOffice Help. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

April Film Series

5:30-7 pm @ Main Branch. Every Wednesday at 5:30 pm watch different “Air” themed film at the Main Branch of the Library. During the month of April, we explore the basic element of air in cooking and culture. This week: One Week.

THURSDAY, April 19

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

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.

Recycling Depot

The Recycling Depot will now be open from 12-1:30 pm on the first Saturday of the month. Educators and artists are encouraged to come by and see what’s available. Volunteers will accept some items, such as paper towels and toilet paper rolls. This is a free service of the McKinley Citizen’s Recycling Council. Call (505) 722-5152.

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

gallupARTS Announces ArtsCrawl Lineup

The entire 2018 lineup is outlined below: 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.

RMCHCS Blood Screening Tests

On 16-21, RMCHCS will provide low cost Blood Screening Tests prior to the Community Health Fair. Call (505) 863-7325.

4th Annual Spring Job Fair

On April 20, Rio West Mall will host an “open to everyone” Spring Job Fair. 12-4 pm, Center Court. Call (505)722-7281.

Community Event: Ama Jillgo Bahozho

Being a mom is beautiful Community Event! On April 20, UNM-HSC-COP and Community Environmental Health Program and other collaborating partners are bringing awareness to the Navajo Nation about uranium and environmental exposures. Gallup Community Service Center (across from the Gallup Food Pantry), 401 Bataan Veteran St. Call (505) 863-6484. Free food and more!

Earth Day Cleanup

On April 22, join in to clean up the downtown alleys. Trash pickup begins at 11 am. Currently recruiting team captains for future Gallup trash pickup dates. Call Labor Persinger (505) 409-1778. Late lunch provided: Wowie’s Event Center @ 3 pm.

SBDC Seminar

On April 25, learn about Federal and State Government certifications for contract set-asides. 9 am-12 pm @ Gallup Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, 106 W Hwy. 66. Call (505) 224-5965.

Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month

Community Awareness walk, April 27 at 10 am. The walk starts at the Veteran’s Memorial Park and ends at the Window Rock flea market. Wear teal for sex assault awareness and/or blue for child abuse prevention. Info: Leveena Begay, CIS (928) 871-7629.

Kick Off Event

On May 1, join the City of Gallup in partnership with gallupARTS for the Start Something Big event. 6 pm @ El Morro Theatre.

2018 Community Health Fair

On May 5 join us for a 2018 Community Health Fair Fitness Fair Fiesta, with free information for all ages. There will be entertainment and giveaways. Pick up your blood screening test results. Call (505) 863-7282 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 10 am-2 pm, Rio West Mall.

Journey to Wellness XXII

On May 2, the WTHN walk will begin at Cedar Hills Church in Ojo Encino and travel north concluding at Apache Nugget Casino nearby Cuba. This walk will cover 25 miles from start to finish. The event will conclude with a Community Health Fair for all participants to enjoy. 6:30 am Registration at Cedar Hills Church. Walk begins at 7 am. Health Fair begins at 7 pm. Call (505) 786-6321. Free.