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Community Calendar June 1-7, 2018

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FRIDAY, June 1

Media Lab

2-3pm@Children’s Branch. This week: YouTube videos, podcasts, and short films. Call (505) 726-6120 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Late Night Swim Party

Team Bengals/Relay for Life is hosting a late night swim party fundraiser from 9pm to midnight at the Gallup Aquatic Center. Open to everyone 12 and up. $5 admission. Games and movies provided.


Family Fun Walk and Run

Free walking and running event at Fisher Trail-Cubita Road, in Cuba, N.M. Registration 9am. Walk/run starts at 10am. All new participants will receive a new shirt. Wear sunscreen and hat, and drink plenty of water. Step into Cuba Alliance (505) 321-8788d.

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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


Maker Zone (6 and older)

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


Story Time

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

Curious Chris

2-3pm@Children’s Branch. Music and science come together in Curious Chris’s interactive performances. Sure to be fun for curious kids and grown-ups alike! Bring the whole family for an afternoon musical fun.

Wednesday Night Films

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


Crafty Kids

4-5pm@Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whoe family. This week’s activity: TBA.


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 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.


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 and 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

Free Legal Fair

June 15: noon to 4 pm at Gallup District Court, 207 W. Hill Ave. Lawyers will be on hand to provide free legal advice, on everything from car/payday loans to child support issues. At 10:30 am there will be a “Quick Loan Survival 101” workshop. Bilingual lawyers and staff available. For more information, call (505) 863-6816.

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.

Historic Diné Pride

In honor of celebrating Diné gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and two-spirit citizens, the Navajo Nation will host its first ever Diné Pride event from June 29-30 in the capitol of Window Rock. Supporters interested in volunteering or learning more about Diné Pride can visit us at: EqualityNavajo.org. Contact: Alray Nelson, Lead Organizer (505) 569-1516

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.