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Community Calendar June 22-28, 2018

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FRIDAY, June 22

Food Handlers Training

Food Handlers Training by the Office of Environmental Health, 10am. Mariano Lake Chapter and Mariano Lake Community School.

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


Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Bingo, Bingo, Bingo

Join us for our second run of Bingo. Bring your daubers and chips to play awhile for great prizes. Lots to win! 7pm, Old School Gallery one mile east of El Morro National Monument on Hwy 53). There will be desserts and refreshments available for purchase as well.

SUNDAY, June 24

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 .

Tour de Rez

The Tour de Rez kicks off. There will be a brand new race on the 13-mile Valley drive in Monument Valley (late afternoon). There will be tech shirts, awards (including youth, masters and senior divisions), and post-race food. Call Tom (928) 429-0345.

TUESDAY, June 26

Maker Zone (6 and older)

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


Mother & Daughter Conference

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.

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: TBA.


Navajo Nation Uranium Commission Meeting

9am-5pm Navajo Nation Uranium Commission Meeting. Community members attend the meeting to voice your concern and receive updates. Mariano Lake Chapter and Mariano Lake Community School.

Crafty Kids

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


Life’s Healing Choices

Freedom from any addiction, 8 weeks/8 biblical truths. Starts Tuesday, June 12, 6:30 pm, Journey Church Gallup, 501 S. 3rd St. (free of charge to attendees. Ends June 31.  Info. (505) 870-0905.

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.

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: 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.

SBDC Worskhop

On June 29, there will be a Marketing and Planning for Small Businesses. 9am-1pm, Gallup Chamber of Commerce, 106 W. Hwy. 66. Please register in advance. Call (505) 722-2220.

Tour de Rez

On July 7-9, there will be a ride to the North Rim, Grand Canyon crossing and a bike ride from Desert View to Cameron. It will conclude with some trail service at LCR Tribal Park.

Support Group

On July 11, there will be a Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Support Group. 6:30pm, Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Historic 66 Ave. There will not be a group meeting in August. Call (505)65-8053.

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.

Support Group

On July 18, there will be a Grief, Bereavement Support Group meeting. 6:30pm, Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Historic 66 Ave. There will not be a meeting in August. Call (505)615-8053.


On July 19, Just MOVE IT at the 5k fun walk and run. Registration begins at 4pm; warm up begins at 6pm. Hamburger Hill, Tohatchi, NM