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Community Calendar May 11-17, 2018

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FRIDAY, May 11

Tech Time Computer Class

10:30 am-12:30 pm @ Main Branch. Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No registration is required. This week: Basic Keyboarding.

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 12

Plateau Sciences Society

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

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Tech Time Computer Class

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

Film Makers Panel

7-9 pm @ Children’s Branch. Join us during ArtsCrawl: Pop! For a Q&A with local film makers.

SUNDAY. May 13

Memory Weaving and Peshlakai

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

Candlelight Service

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).

MONDAY, May 14

Tech Time Computer Class

5-7 pm @ Main Branch. Free Computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants. No registration required. This week: MS Word for Beginners.

TUESDAY, May 15

Tech Time Computer Class

3-5 pm @ Main Branch. Free Computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants. No registration required. This week: Computer Skills II.

Maker Zone (6 and older)

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. We provide supplies, you supply the ideas. This week: Rock Candy.

WEDNESDAY, May 16

Tech Time @ Gallup Senior Center

10 am-12 pm @ Northside Senior Citizen’s Center. The Gallup Senior Citizen’s Center will host computer classes presented by the Library. These classes are specially designed for anyone 55+ and will teach the basic skills needed to access a computer. There will be multiple one hour sessions for each training, no registration needed. Please contact the Senior Citizen’s Center at (505) 722-4740 for Senior Center questions. For specific questions or more information on classes call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . This week: One-on-One Technology Help.

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

The Library is offering help using open source software. If you’re struggling or just have questions, please stop by on Wednesdays at 3 pm for training an open source products. We’ll go over the basics of opening documents, saving, and more. 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 . This week: Google Sheets.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30-7 pm @ Main Branch. Films play every Wednesday. This week’s film: Monuments Men.

THURSDAY, May 17

Crafty Kids (all ages)

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Plastic Bottle Cap or Clothespin Magnet.

The Tamburitzans

The longest-running live stage show in the United States comes to the Gallup High Auditorium. The Tamburitzans are American’s premier International music and dance group and will perform their new show: “Passages.” Tickets: $25 in advance and $30 at the door: www.talentshadows.events.

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 Diné 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.

Skirtmaking Workshop

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

Annual Sacred Heart Spanish Market

Dozens of artists and craftsmen from New Mexico and Arizona, specializing in traditional and contemporary Spanish Colonial art, will exhibit and sell their work at the Spanish Market. Northern New Mexico band Lone Piñon will provide live music, and visitors can purchase tickets for a raffle of a ‘78 Trans Am, proceeds of which go to support education of seminarians. Schedule: Friday, June 1 from 6-8:30 pm; Saturday, June 2 from 10 am-5 pm (The Charity raffle drawing for a ’78 Trans Am will also take place on Saturday, at days end.); Sunday, June 3 from 9 am-1 pm.

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.

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 .

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Festday Mass

On July 14, the feast day of Kateri Tekawitha, the first canonized Native American Catholic Saint is celebrated each year in the Diocese of Gallup. Pueblo drummers and singers provide music throughout the Mass, followed by a procession with dancers from Acoma Pueblo. Call Suzanne Hammons (505) 863-04406.