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Community Calendar May 25-31, 2018

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FRIDAY, May 25

Tech Time Computer Class

10:30am-12:30pm@Main Branch. Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No registration is required. This week: Internet Video 101.

Annual Enchilada Sale

Relay for Life hosts “A Family Affair’s Annual Enchilada Sale.” Red Chili Cheese Enchiladas: $10 per dozen. Available for pick up or delivery on May 25. All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Pick up available from 11am-2pm at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1121 W. Lincoln. Deliveries will start at 12pm (limited to Gallup City Limits). To place order call Lisa (505)409-9026; Margaret (505)409-5832; Mona (505)409-9851.

Maker Zone

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

Get Up and Game

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

SATURDAY, May 26

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Gallup’s Big Read

2@Main Branch. The Library presents the first discussion of Cave of Bones: A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel. Book discussion in the Main Library Meeting Room, Chapters 1-10 will be covered. Refreshments will be served. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MONDAY, May 28

Memorial Day

The Octavia Fellin Library will be closed (both branches).

TUESDAY, May 29

Tech Time Computer Class

3-5pm@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. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Northside Senior Citizen’s Center, 607 N 4th St.

Maker Zone (6 and older)

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

WEDNESDAY, May 30

SBDC Workshop

On May 30, SBDC hosts a Federal Grants Contract Set-Asides. 9am-12pm, Gallup Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, 106 W. Hwy. 66. Call (505) 224-5965. Free.

Tech Time Computer Class

10am@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

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

Wednesday Night Films

5:30-7pm@Main Branch. Popcorn served. This week’s film: 50 to 1.

THURSDAY, May 31

Crafty Kids

4-5pm@Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whoe family. This week’s activity: Paper Plate & Bowl Carousel.

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.

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 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.

Public Service Announcement

Rehboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is responding to the current pertussis (whooping cough) outbreak in western New Mexico. As of May 15, there have been 122 cases of pertussis in New Mexico. Anyone concerned that they may have “whooping cough” may visit the clinic Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. No appointment necessary! Call (505)863-1820.

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 12-1:30pm 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 servie 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: 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.

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 6-8:30pm; Saturday, June 2 from 10am-5pm (The Charity raffle drawing for a ’78 Trans Am will also take place on Saturday, at days end.); Sunday, June 3 from 9am-1pm.

SBDC A Quickbooks Workshop Series

On June 8 & 15, SBDC will host a Quickbook workshop series, 9am-12pm.  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.

Fence Lake Swap Meet & Farmers Market

June 9: 9 am-3 pm at the Fence Lake Community Center, 2124 NM Hwy 36, Fence Lake, NM. $10 booth fee. Tables provided for inside booths only. Bring your own table for outside booth. Baked goods, breakfast/lunch, and snacks for sale. Proceeds will benefit Fence Lake Community Association. Contact: Kathleen Gibson (505) 788-2256

International Yoga Day

June 15-16, Hozho Total Wellness hosts International Yoga Day. Be Indigenous Yoga inspired! Oljato-Monument Valley, UT. Ages 18 and older.

Gallup Interfaith Community Meeting

On June 19, the Gallup Interfaith Community will meet at 6:30pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Bring food or drink for a shared meal in celebration of the Summer Solstice. All are welcome in friendship and community. Call (505)870-1942. 151 St. Hwy 564.

SBDC Workshop

On June 21, SBDC hosts New Mexico Workers’ Compensation and CRS Tax workshop. 9:30am-1pm, Gallup Chamber of Commerce (Meeting Room) 106 W. Hwy. 66. Call (505)722-2220.

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 .

Mother & Daughter Conference

On June 27, there will be a “Mother & Daughter Conference.” 9am-3pm, Drop-In Center, Shiprock, NM. Call Elarina Nakai (505)368-1156 for more information. Refreshments will be available. Free.

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.