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Community Calendar JJuly 6-12, 2018

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FRIDAY, July 6

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


Tour de Rez

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.

Christmas in July

Tse Ho Tso Kateri Circle presents “Christmas in July craft and taco sale.” Vendors: tables $20 per table. Tables and chairs will be provided, first come, first served basis. Call Veronica Yellowhair (928)310-2450. 9am-5pm, St. Dominic’s Hall, Fort Defiance, Az. `

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Gallup Big Read (ages 2-4)

2-8pm @Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories.

TUESDAY, July 10

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.

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 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 July 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 Administration.

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

Rehoboth 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 service of the McKinley Citizen’s Recycling Council. Call (505) 722-5152.

Relay for Life Raffle

For the next three weeks, you could win a 2018 Jeep Cherokee Summit, two round trip first class airline tickets to anywhere in the world, or $5,000. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Gallup is selling these raffle tickets for $25 each or five for $100. Call (505) 297-9515 or (505) 862-1457.


Swap Meet and Farmer’s Market

On July 14, there will be a Fence Lake “Swap Meet and Farmer’s Market.” Feeling festive? Join our Christmas in July theme! 9am-3pm, Fence Lake Community Center, 2124 NM Hwy. 36, Fence Lake, NM. Vendor fee: $10 (tables provided inside only). Call Kathleen Gibson (505)788-2256.


On July 14, gallupARTS is proud to present Challenge Gallup: A Native Artist Group Show for Social Justice” ART1213 Gallery. Opens on Saturday July 14, from 7-9pm (closes Aug. 4). Call (505) 488-2136.

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.

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.

Interfaith Group

On July 17, the Gallup Interfaith Community will meet at 6:30pm. Aong other topics, the discussion will continue on our local response to the NM Poor People’s Campaign. Bring food for a shared meal. All are welcome in friendship and community. Call Steve Rogers (505) 870-1942 or Anna Rondon (505) 879-3666. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 151 State Hwy (Boardman Drive near Orleans Manor Apartments).

SBDC Workshop

On July 24, there will be a SBDC workshop: Dynamic Solutions for Everyday Business Challenges. 9am-12pm, Gallup Chamber of Commerce (Meeting Room) 106 W. Hwy, 66.