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Community Calendar Feb. 1-7, 2019

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FRIDAY, Feb. 1

We READ, We TALK Book Club

Feb. 1, 10 am  -  Feb.15, 8 pm @ Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.. Register at either library Feb. 1-15 for a free copy of There, There by Tommy Orange whose debut novel is a finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal. This story describes the reasons that various persons are attending the Big Oakland Powwow. Some are generous, some fearful, some joyful, some violent and momentum builds toward a shocking yet inevitable conclusion that changes everything. Discussions will begin in March. Get ready for some good food 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 .

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.

Rehoboth Christian High School celebrates Homecoming 2019

Activities will begin at 3 pm at the Rehoboth Sports and Fitness Center. The event will be kicked off by the junior varsity girls’ and boys’ games starting at 3 and 4:30 pm, respectively. The Rehoboth Lynx will challenge the Dulce Hawks. The coronation of this year’s Homecoming king and queen will be held following the boys’ junior varsity game. Tours of the new Rehoboth Christian High School will also be available from 5:30 pm on. The girls’ varsity team will play Dulce beginning around 6pm and the boys’ varsity game will follow immediately around 7:30 pm. Special events will take place during the halftime of both games. For more information on Homecoming 2019 events, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 505-863-4412, www.rcsnm.

SATURDAY, Feb. 2

Story Time

All Day @ 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.

Annual Pancake Breakfast

Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Gallup and the Key Clubs of Miyamura and Gallup High Schools, the event will be held from 7:30 to 11 am Feb. 2 at Miyamura High School cafeteria. Cost per-person is $5 for pancakes and all the fixins. Proceeds from the event benefit youth in Gallup and surrounding communities. Tickets may be purchased from Kiwanians, Key Club members, or at the door. For more information, contact John Lewis Taylor (505) 863-3770

Zuni Pueblo ArtWalk

10 am - 6 pm: Experience one-on-one interaction with Zuni Pueblo ArtWalk Artists in their studios. Be a part of the process. Enter Artist studios where you can experience for yourself the authenticity of the creation of art and the culture represented by each Zuni Artist. Learn first-hand about Zuni arts, techniques, and personal stories. Choose from traditional pottery, stone «fetish» carving, silvermithing/jewelry, woodcarving, painting, beadwork and many others. Find the event on Facebook.

Relay for Life Kick Off Celebration

Noon-3 pm: We are Going Wild For A Cure! Our 20th year will be packed full of «Zoo» fun with this wild and crazy theme. Come play games, get information and start a team! Join our TEAM today! Visit www.facebook.com/events/403991857043055.

The Great Divorce

A book study of the book by C. S. Lewis. This group will meet on the four Sundays in February from 4-5:30 pm at the home of the pastor. If you aren’t familiar with the book, don’t be fooled by the title. This entertaining parable explores issues of grace, judgment and religion, and is less than 150 pages. You can buy the book used, new, or on Kindle for around $10 - $13 on Amazon or Thriftbooks.com.  Contact Juliana if you plan to attend or if you have questions at (616) 502-9681 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MONDAY, Feb. 4

School Visits

Learn all about McKinley Academy: UNM-Student Center/ Room 200—all interested students. For more information, call (505) 724-4200.

TUESDAY, Feb. 5

Build A Better Bubble Wand

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. Got great ideas? Share them with the world! Learn the basics of creating and marketing your own product by making your own bubble wand. These 2 hour sessions are open to students in grades K-8 at the Children’s Branch on Feb. 5-6 at 4 pm.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6

Stamping Demonstration and Artist Lecture

Ingman Chapman Gallery presents Lyndon Tsosie with Striving to Master the Craft 29 years and counting… Jan. 14-Feb. 21. Feb. 6 @ UNM-Gallup in Gurley Hall Commons Area, 9:30-11 am and noon-1:30 pm is the stamping demo, and the artist lecture takes place in Calvin Hall room 248, 6:30-7:30 pm. A reception follows in Gurley Hall Gallery. Free Parking.

Tech Time at the Senior Center

10 am- noon @ Northside Senior Citizens Center. The Gallup Senior Citizen’s Center will host computer classes presented by the library. These classes are designed for anyone in the 55+ and will teach the basic skills needed to access a computer. No registration needed. Please contact the Senior Citizen’s Center at 505-722-4740 for questions about the center and 505-863-1291 for technology questions.

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.

Build A Better Bubble Wand

4-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. Got great ideas? Share them with the world! Learn the basics of creating and marketing your own product by making your own bubble wand. These two-hour sessions are open to students in grades K-8.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30-7:30 pm @ Main Branch. Films play every Wednesday. This week’s film: TBA.

THURSDAY, Feb. 7

Crafty Kids (all ages)

February 7, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children’s Branch. Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: TBD

One-2-One Technology Help

5-6 pm @ Main Branch. The Library is offering one-on-one technology assistance. Bring in your personal technology devices or software questions to the library anytime or choose one of the scheduled sessions and our technology trainer will help guide you. One-2-One help is on a first come first served basis. For more information, contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ONGOING

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6-8 pm 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.

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.

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. 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.

SAVE THE DATE

“15 in 30” Show Opening

Feb. 9 from 6:30-8:30 pm @ ART123 Gallery, 123 W Coal Ave. Twenty-eight artists challenged themselves to make 15 paintings in 30 days! Over 400 artworks! For more information, visit @ART123Gallery on Facebook.

Taizé Candlelight Service

4 pm Feb. 10 @ Westminster Presbyterian Church-Gallup to provide an opportunity for silence and spiritual refreshment. The theme of “Hope” will be explored through music, chant, prayer, quiet time, Scripture and readings of various faith traditions. Spend an hour in prayer for the healing of our broken world and planet. The church is located at 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive) near Orleans Manor Apartments).  Contact: Kathy Mezoff at (505) 870-6136.