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Community Calendar Nov. 9-15, 2018

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FRIDAY, Nov. 9

Get Up and Game

Noon-4 pm @ Children’s Branch Library, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Drop in anytime. Unwind from a busy week with video games and fun for the whole family.

Documentary Film Screening

5:30 pm @ El Morro Event Center. The film documents the life and work of American Indian activist John Trudell, who in the late ’60s along with a community group occupy Alcatraz Island for 21 months, bringing international recognition to the American Indian cause.

International Gamers Week

Through Nov. 10, from 10 am-6 pm @ Children’s Branch. The Children’s Branch is celebrating International Games Week with Life-Size Candy Land in the Library! Stop by for a game of Candy Land and learn about how scientists use video games to solve big problems!

SATURDAY, Nov. 10

The Lightening Boy Hoop Dance Group

7:30-9 pm @ ArtsCrawl, Downtown Gallup. The youth dance group was created in honor of Valentino Tzigiwhaeno «Lightning Boy» Rivera. It is a tribally inclusive group dedicated to nurturing and building confidence and integrity in youth through cultural and artistic expression. The young dancers receive exclusive and high-energy lessons from nine-time World Hoop Dance Champion Nakotah Larance and have performed across New Mexico and the country.

We READ, We TALK Book Club

2 pm@ Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Final book discussions of Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann will take place in the Meeting Room of the Main Branch. Good conversation, food, door prizes and tons of fun! 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

Relay for Life Event

Team Bengals for Life Team will be holding a fundraiser at the Northside Denny’s Restaurant from 3-6pm each day. Team members will be waiting tables and earning 10 percent of all register receipts and all tips during those times. All proceeds will be donated to Relay for Life/ The American Cancer Society. Call (505)721-2518.

gallupARTS - ArtsCrawl

ArtsCrawl occurs on the Second Saturday of every month from 7-9 pm in Downtown Gallup. A monthly event featuring local and regional artists and musicians, special events, and special offerings from Gallup’s Downtown art galleries and restaurants. This week: In Black & White

SUNDAY, Nov. 11

Relay for Life Event

Team Bengals for Life Team will be holding a fundraiser at the Northside Denny’s Restaurant from 3-6pm each day. Team members will be waiting tables and earning 10 percent of all register receipts and all tips during those times. All proceeds will be donated to Relay for Life/ The American Cancer Society. Call (505) 721-2518.

Taize Service

A Taize contemplative candlelight service will take place at 4 pm. The theme of Gratitude will be explored through music, chant, prayer, quiet time. Call (505) 870-6136. 151 N.M. 564, near Orleans Manor Apartments

TUESDAY, Nov. 13

Tech Time

10:30 am @ the Gallup Senior Center. These classes are specially designed for anyone 55-plus and will teach the basic skills needed to access a computer. There will also be one-on-one help sessions. No registration needed. This week: Basic Computer Skills. Contact the Senior Citizen’s Center (505) 722-4740 for Senior Center questions. For specific questions or more information on classes please 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. This week: Flying Paper Clips.

Gallup Interfaith Community

The Gallup Interfaith Community will meet at 6:30 pm. Guest speaker for the evening is Tommy Haws with the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Bring food or drink for a shared meal. 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive near Orleans Manor Apartments). Call (505) 870-1942.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14

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: TBA.

THURSDAY, Nov. 15

Crafty Kids

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

Route 66 Women

6 pm @ El Morro Theatre & Event Center in Gallup, screen and discussion programs of Route 66 Women: Untold Stories of the Mother Road, which reexamines Route 66 from a female perspective. Project director Katrina Parks will be joined by a panel of humanities experts who provide historical context. Free and open to the public. Visit www.nmhum.org.

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 will help you heal from the pain of your un-managed hurts, habits and hang-ups. Tuesday, 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

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

Convenes 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.

Recovering Addicts for Jesus

New Life ministries holds weekly meetings to anyone who is on the Recovering path from alcohol and drug abuse. Our approach integrates the 12 AA steps with Biblical truths. Location: 309 Chino Loop, Gamerco. Time: 6 pm,  every Thursday. Phone: (505) 722-8973

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.

SAVE THE DATE

The Turkey Trot

On Nov. 17, at 9:30 am, the Fall 2018 Running Club presents: the Turkey Trot 5K and one mile Fun Run. Entry fees: $20 for 5K Run; 1 Mile Fun Run (13 years & under) with a 3 can food donation for the community pantry; on-site registration only in front of gym 8am. Call Cynthia Chavez at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Miguel Ramirez at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

gallupARTS - ArtsCrawl

ArtsCrawl occurs on the Second Saturday of every month from 7-9 pm in Downtown Gallup. A monthly event featuring local and regional artists and musicians, special events, and special offerings from Gallup’s Downtown art galleries and restaurants. Dec. 8 – Let’s Have a Ball