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Community Calendar Sept. 14-20, 2018

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FRIDAY, Sept. 14

Tech Time

10:30 am-12:30 pm @ Octavia Fellin Public Library Main Branch, 115 W Hill Ave. Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No registration required. This week: Using Google Apps Class. Call (505) 863-1291 email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Creation Station 3D (ages 9 and up)

2 pm @ Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. This month we’re making custom keychains using the free online modeling TinkerCAD and printing your creations on the Library’s 3D printer for you to keep. Call (505) 726-6120.

SATURDAY, Sept. 15

Book Club

9 am-6 pm @ Main Branch. Register at either library (today is last day to register) for a free copy of Killers of the Flower Moon by Davis Grann. This is a story about greed, depravity, and serial murder in 1920s Oklahoma. Discussions will begin in October so get ready for some good food and tons of fun. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Messy Science Saturday

2 pm @ Children’s Branch. Get ready for volcanoes, rockets and reactions at the library for messy science.

MONDAY, Sept. 17

Tech Time

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: Computer Skills II Class.

TUESDAY, Sept. 18

Tech Time

10:30 am @ Gallup Senior 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 also be one-on-one help sessions. No registration needed. Contact the Senior Citizen’s Center at (505) 722-4740 for Senior Center questions. For library information, call (505)863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Maker Zone

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

Gallup Interfaith Community

The Gallup Interfaith Community will meet at 6:30 pm. Bring food or drink for a shared mean. All are welcome in friendship and community. 151 State Hwy. 564 (Boardman Drive near Orleans Manor apartments. Call (505) 870-1942.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19

Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Tech Time

Noon-1 pm @ Main Branch. Join us each month for discussions on technology related topics that affect the community. Sessions are free and no registration is required. Call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it September Topic: One-2-one Technology Help.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30-7 pm @ Main Branch. This week’s film: Just Before I Go.

THURSDAY, Sept. 20

Crafty Kids

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

Tech Time

5 pm @ Main Branch. Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. 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: MS Excel for Beginners Class.

ONGOING

Alcoholics Anonymous

Window Rock AA Group meets at Fellowship Hall WR Christian Center across from N.N. Fairgrounds/Wellness Center, Hwy 264, Mondays at 5:45 PM. Closed Speaker Meeting, limited to persons who have a desire to stop drinking. We cannot accommodate children. No attendance forms, smartphones. Visit aa-fc.orgfor more info.

Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered recovery program that helps you heal from the pain of your un-managed hurts, habits and hang-ups. Starts Tuesday, Aug. 14, 6-8 pm. Journey Church, 501 S. Third St. (505) 979-0511.

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

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.

Community Providers

All meetings will be the last Thursday of every month. Speakers for the Community Providers Agenda Sept. 27 meeting are needed. Please contact Bill Camarota This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Ben Welch This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . RMCHCS East Campus, 12 Noon in the Chapel.

Friday Night Hootenanny

Gallup’s longest-running live show! Every Friday night from 7-9 pm. Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, 306 S. Second St.

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.

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 noon-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

Fall Carnival

Sept. 21, 7 Tse Yaaniichii Lane: Rehoboth Christian School’s annual fall carnival. Visit the Rehoboth Sports and Fitness Center from 4-8 pm for fun for the whole family. Proceeds benefit the band and choir programs at Rehoboth.

Gallup Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group

Sept. 22: Community members interested in learning more about writing or illustrating children’s books are invited to attend the first Gallup meeting of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Held in the study room of the Children’s Library, 200 W. Aztec, from 10 am to noon. Everyone is welcome to attend. Info: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

gallupARTS - ArtsCrawl Lineup

The entire 2018 lineup is outlined below: Oct. 13 – Sixth Sense; Nov. 10 – In Black & White; and Dec. 8 – Let’s Have a Ball.

Rainbow Circle Meeting

On Sept. 30, the rescheduled Rainbow Circle meeting will take place at 5 pm. Location: Viro Circle Park, one block south of Aztec and S. Clark. In the event of inclement weather: Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill.

Annual Indigenous People’s Day

On Oct. 8, the 14th Annual Indigenous People’s Day will take place. Call (505) 567-8561. Noon-5 pm at the Gallup Cultural Center, 201 E. Hwy. 66.

The Gallup Veteran’s Benefit Ball 2018

On Nov. 2, an evening to honor and say thank you to our local Veterans! Event proceeds will be donated to the local Veterans Helping Veterans organization. Dinner/Dance (semi-formal dress) Hilton Garden Inn 6-11pm. Tickets can be picked up at Sundance Motors on 1121 N US 491; 10 am-5 pm. Call (505) 870-5957. There will be a silent auction held the night of the event. All proceeds will be donated to benefit local Veterans Helping Veterans organization.