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Community Calendar Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2018

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FRIDAY, Sept. 28

Banned Books Week Challenge

10 am-6 pm @ Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Test your Banned Book knowledge and win prizes.

Tech Time

11 am-noon @ Octavia Fellin Public Library Main Branch, 115 W Hill Ave. The Library provides job assistance workshops for those seeking employment. There will be resume assistance to help with creating and revising resumes, an interview workshop to help relieve the anxiety of job interviewing, and City of Gallup online application assistance. Workshops will run in one hour sessions. Computers and technical assistance will be available for these sessions. Please bring all work-related documents. All sessions will be drop-in so come anytime during the hour and receive help. For more information please call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . This week: Job Assistance Workshops.

Creation Station 3D (ages 9 and up)

2 pm @ Children’s Branch. 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. 29

Banned Books Week Challenge

10 am-6 pm @ Children’s Branch. Visit the Children’s Branch to test your Banned Book knowledge and win prizes.

SUNDAY, Sept. 30

Rainbow Circle Meeting

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


Tech Time

10 am @ Main Branch. Free computer training is available each week. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. No registration is required. Come and learn. This week: Intro to Computer Skills.

Maker Zone

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


Story Time (ages 2-4)

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

Wednesday Night Films

5:30-7 pm @ Main Branch. This week’s film: Lowriders


Crafty Kids

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

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: Basic Tablet Skills.


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.org for more info.

Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered recovery program that will help 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

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.

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, 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

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-1 pm 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 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 Spa Day Fund Raiser

On Oct. 8, a Spa Day will be held at the UNM-Gallup Cosmetology Department in the basement of Gurley Hall. Treat yourself and a friend to a relaxing, rejuvenating facial, manicure, or pedicure for only $5 each. To make an appointment atbetween11am-6pm, call (505) 863-7561. Walk-ins are welcome (before 4pm). The event fundraiser will benefit the American Cancer Society Ups & Downs Relay for Life Team. For more information about Spa Day, how to join a Relay team, and get involved to support cancer research. For more information call Joyce (505) 863-3075 or (505) 862-1457.

Annual Indigenous People’s Day

On Oct. 8, the 14th Annual Indigenous People’s Day will take place. Call (505) 567-8561. 12-5pm at the Gallup Cultural Center, 201 E. HWY. 66.

Show Opening: Art All Around Us

On Oct. 13, there will be a show of local art by local artists. 7-9 pm, Art All Around Us at ART123 Gallery

Melodic Elements

Oct. 13: 7:15 & 8:15 pm @ El Morro Events Center. Free performances combining jazz trumpet improv and contemporary art! More info on Facebook @ArtsCrawlGallup

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.

Kiwanis Hollywood Night

On Oct. 13, the seventh annual Hollywood Night gala hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Gallup. Entrainment includes: cocktails, a dinner-dance with music by a professional DJ, and door prizes. Don your best attire and join the Kiwanis for “Putting on the Ritz” at Hollywood. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit local children through Kiwanis youth-oriented programs, such as Teacher Education Grants, Dictionary Project Annual Fun Fun, and Key Club sponsorship. Event tickets are available from Kiwanians or at the door. 7pm, Gallup Elks Club, 1112 Susan Ave.

Taize Service

On Oct. 14, a Taize contemplative candlelight service will take place at 4pm. This is an opportunity for silence and spiritual refreshment. This service’s theme is “community” and will be explored through music, chant, prayer, quiet time, Scripture and readings of various faith traditions. Westminster Presbyterian Church-Gallup, 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive near Orleans Manor Apartments). Call Kathy Mezoff (505) 870-6136.

Wine and Painting

On Oct. 18, register for Wine and Painting at galluparts.org/wine-and-painting. 6-9 pm, at ART123 Gallery.

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; 10am-5pm. 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.