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Community Calendar May 4-10, 2018

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FRIDAY, May 4

Maker Zone

2-3 pm @ Children’s Branch. We provide the supplies and you provide the ideas. Join us for creativity, innovation, and fun.

Get Up and Game

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

SATURDAY, May 5

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.

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Free Comic Book Day

12-2 pm @ El Morro Event Center. Dale Deforest, creator of the Hero Twins comic book will be doing a demonstration and Q&A for Free Comic Book Day. The Library will be giving away 75 free copies of the Hero Twins comic book, first come first served. El Morro Event Center, 210 S. 2nd St.

SUNDAY. May 6

11th Annual Relay for Life: Birdhouse Auction

Join the bid in person or call in. This annual fund raiser for the American Cancer Society is sponsored by the UPS and Downs Relay for Life Team Gallup. Help relay meet its goal $70,000. Call (505) 722-2175. 6 pm, Sammy C’s Pub & Grille Downtown Gallup, 107 W. Coal Ave.

TUESDAY, May 8

Gallup Interfaith Community

On May 8, the Gallup Interfaith Community will meet at 6:30 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church. A discussion on our local response to the NM Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival will continue. Call (505) 870-1942 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: 151 State Hwy 564 (Boardman Drive near Orleans Manor Apartments).

Maker Zone (6 and older)

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

Kick Off Event

Join the City of Gallup in partnership with gallupARTS for the Start something big event. 6 pm @ El Morro Theatre.

WEDNESDAY, May 9

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

THURSDAY, May 10

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

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.

gallupARTS

gallupARTS is pleased to announce Dine photographer Hannah Manuelito is the Summer 2018 Native Artist-in-Residence. Her work includes portraits celebrating Dine women will be available May-July.

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 Saturdays 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.

SAVE THE DATE

gallupARTS Announces ArtsCrawl Lineup

The entire 2018 lineup is outlined below: 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.

Memory Weaving and Peshlakai

On May 13, there will be two upcoming exhibitions at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, open to the public. Call (505) 982-4636.

Skirtmaking Workshop

On May19, join Gallup McKinely County Schools for a Skirtmaking Workshop. To be eligble, student must be enrolled in GMCS and have a copy of their Enrollment Card. 9am, Student Support Center Boardroom, 640 S. Boardman Dr. Call (505) 721-1036.

New Mexico State Police Youth Academy

On June 24-30, the New Mexico State Police Training and Recruiting Bureau will host the 2018 Youth Academy. Deadline to submit your application is May 10. Call Sergeant Garcia (505) 827-9236 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Plateau Sciences Society

On May 12, the Plateau Sciences Society will hold its 19th annual Native & Xeric Plant Sale to benefit the Children’s Library Summer Program. 9 am-3 pm, at Holiday Nursery, 224 S. Valley View (off of Aztec Ave). Call (505)863-6459.

Candlelight Service

On May 13, a Taize contemplative candlelight service will take place at 4 pm. The theme of “Living Water” will be explored through music, chant, prayer, quiet time, Scripture and readings of various faith traditions. Call Kathy Mezoff (505) 870-6136. Location: 151 State Hwy 564 (Boardman Dr. near Orleans Manor Apartment).

SBDC A Quickbooks Workshop Series

On June 8 & 15, SBDC will host a Quickbook workshop series, 9 am-12 pm.  Day 1 (June 8): Quickbooks Desktop and Quickbook online. Day 2 (June 15): In this follow up session, after attendees have had a chance to implement what they learned in the first class. Call (505) 722-2220. Location: 106 W. Hwy. 66. Registration: $100. No Refunds.