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Community Calendar Dec. 28, 2018 – Jan. 3, 2019

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FRIDAY, Dec. 28

Tech Time: One-2-One Holiday Tech Help

10-11 am @ Main Branch Octavia Fellin Public Library, 15 W. Hill Ave. Did you get new and exciting electronics this year? Having trouble figuring them out? Let our Tech Trainer help you master your new gadgets and gizmos. Bring your electronic device on Friday, December 28th at 10 a.m. and get one on one help. For questions call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Get Up and Game

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


Story Time

11-11:30 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. Every Wednesday at 10:30 am and Saturday at 11 am. This program is intended for children ages 2 - 4.

DIY-cember: Mini-Zine Making

2-6 pm @ Children’s Branch, Learn about zines and make one of your own! Zines allow you to be in complete control of your art. Make a mini-zine and get 10 free copies to give away.

Blessings of the Drums

A social pow-wow with guest speakers, tiny tots contest, headman fancy special contests and more. Begins at noon at Window Rock Sports Center in Window Rock, Ariz. Contact Kenny Brown at (928) 245-3172.

MONDAY Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow

Held at Miyamura High School, 680 S. Boardman Dr. Gourd Dance noon-4:30 pm; NCI Princess 4:30-6 pm; Grand Entry 6 pm. For info, contact Karen Johnson, (505) 722-9282.

Keshjee’ Navajo Shoe Game

7 pm till after midnight @ Na’Nizhoozhi Center Inc., 2205 E. Boyd in Gallup. This sacred Navajo ceremony tells and shows the story of how the cycle of day and night came to be. Contact NCI, (505) 722-9282


Happy New Year!


Story Time (ages 2-4)

10:30 – 11 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers 2-4 years old, featuring music, movement, rhymes and stories.

Sensory Storytime

4-4:30 pm @ Children’s Branch. Children with sensory processing disorders and their caregivers are welcome to join Sensory Storytimes Wednesday and Saturday Jan. 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Children’s Branch. Sessions will be limited to eight children and their caregivers.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30-7 pm @ Octavia Fellin Public Library Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. This week’s film: TBA


Crafty Kids (all ages)

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


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. 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 3:30-5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library. Community members concerned about 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-4 pm, Tuesday through Friday, 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 Road.

Gallup Solar

Gallup Solar is hosting community classes and presentations about all things solar Wednesdays from 6 to 8 pm at 113 E. Logan. Call (505) 728-9246 for info.

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-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 Street. For more information, call (505) 722-5142 or visit www.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.


The RMCHCS Auxiliary awards scholarships

Scholarships for the fall or spring semester to students pursuing an education in medical or health careers. Applicants must be full time students, have completed 12 college credit hours, and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Application deadline for the spring 2019 semester is Jan. 4. Applications are available at the UNM-Gallup Financial Aid Office and at the RMCH information desk. For more information: (505) 863-7325.

McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council

2 pm, Jan. 5: The council meets first Saturdays at the Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill Ave. The public is encouraged to attend to learn about recycling opportunities in our region, updates on Gallup residential curbside recycling, plans for recycling outreach, to volunteer and more.

For more information about recycling in Gallup-McKinley County call Gerald or Millie at

722-5142 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Taize Contemplative Candlelight Service

4 pm, Jan. 13 @ Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gallup, 151 State Hwy 564. An opportunity for silence and spiritual refreshment. The theme of Light, reflections on light after the winter Solstice will be explored through music, chant, prayer, quiet time, Scripture and readings of various faith traditions.

Wine & Painting: Winter Scene

Jan. 24, 6-9 pm @ ART123 Gallery, Have a creative night out! Register at www.galluparts.org/wine-and-painting