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Community Calendar Jan. 11 — 17, 2019

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FRIDAY, Jan. 11

GPD Superblitz

Gallup Police Department is conducting area DWI Checkpoint and Saturation patrol within the City limits of Gallup, partaking in the Superblitz campaign in partnership with Safer NM on DWI prevention for the Month of January 2019.

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.

The LumberJack’s Dove: Shadow Play and Poetry Reading

4:30-5:30 pm @ Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. A shadow play and poetry reading based on The LumberJack’s Dove is animated by an intricate shadow-puppetry crankie box, containing 60 feet of scrolling, panoramic hand-cut paper images. The LumberJack’s Dove is the winner of the National Poetry Series for 2017. A discussion and book signing by author GennaRose Nethercott will follow.


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 years old.

SUNDAY, Jan. 13

Taize Contemplative Candlelight Service

4 pm, Jan @ 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.

TUESDAY, Jan. 15

Maker Zone

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch: We’re going around the world in December with MakerZone! Join us every week for architecture and engineering projects based on famous landmarks from around the world and get stamps in your STEM Passport! Stop by the Children’s Branch for your passport today.


Story Time

10:30-11 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 years old.

Homework Help Desk

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. Start the new year off on the right foot getting back to school Wednesday, January 9th at 4 p.m. at the Children’s Branch. Learn about the resources the library offers for students enrolled in Kindergarten through High school, and try a one on one tutoring session with our BrainFuse online tutors.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30 - 7:30 pm @ Main Branch. Films play every Wednesday at 5:30 pm in the Main Branch Library. 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 Indigenous Peoples March

Jan. 18: there will be a rally gathering at the Gallup Cultural Center, 201 E. Highway 66 beginning at noon until all speakers have their say. From there, the March will proceed to the McKinley County Courthouse Square. This joins the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, D.C. on the same day. Please wear comfortable and warm clothing. Rain, snow or shine there will be no cancellation. How to help and INFO: (505) 567-8561.

Winter Warrior Challenge

Jan. 19, 11 am: A one-day event to test muscular strength and endurance. The event includes three lifts: squat, deadlift, bench for repetitions per percentage of bodyweight (50%, 65%, 85%). Open to Fort Defiance Service Unit Area adults that are 18 years old and older. Registration closed Dec. 31. Fort Defiance, Ariz. Call (928) 729-8156.

Wine & Painting: Winter Scene

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

2nd Look on 2nd Street

Premiers Jan. 29, 6-8 pm, and monthly on fourth Tuesdays. Take a stroll on gallery row. Get up close and personal with local art and artists. Check out art shows, artist demonstrations and artist talks at opo Gallery, Free Spirit Gallery, ART123 Gallery, LOOM Gallery and Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe. 2nd Street from Hill to Coal in downtown Gallup. Visit: www.galluparts.org/2ndlook