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Community Calendar March 8-14, 2019

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FRIDAY, March 8

Teen Tech Week Challenge

10 am - 7 pm @ Children’s Branch.  March 5 through March 9.Make circuits, use the 3D printer and find out how you can take the library everywhere you go with Libby! For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Escape Room: The Revenge

10 am - 3 pm @ Main Branch. OFPL is bringing another escape room!  Join us a the Main Library for our new escape room challenge. Can you escape before time runs out? Make sure you get your chance  by registering your team early, or simply show up and join a team.  For questions, call the library or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Get Up and Game

12 pm - 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.

Lenten Soup Suppers and Study

6:30 pm @ 151 State Highway 564. Based on the book, God’s Abundant Table . Please call to RSVP (505) 905-3247 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction

7 pm - 10 pm. Every Second Friday. The New Crownpoint Elementary School gymnasium will be the site of the Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction. Rug Weavers will register and check in their rugs at 4 pm. Rug Displays will begin thereafter.  (505) 879-9460 www.crownpointrugauction.com/

Student Senate Meeting

10 am @ UNM-Gallup Gurley Hall Basement.

SATURDAY, March 9

Teen Tech Week Challenge

10 am - 7 pm @ Children’s Branch.  March 5 through March 9.Make circuits, use the 3D printer and find out how you can take the library everywhere you go with Libby! For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Escape Room: The Revenge

10 am - 3 pm @ Main Branch. OFPL is bringing another escape room!  Join us a the Main Library for our new escape room challenge. Can you escape before time runs out? Make sure you get your chance  by registering your team early, or simply show up and join a team.  For questions, call the library or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Story Time

11 am - 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 two to four.

Gallup ArtsCrawl

7 pm – 9 pm Downtown Gallup. ArtsCrawl with Kids on the Block.

Lego Challenge at ArtsCrawl

7 pm – 9 pm @ El Morro Event Center. Test your Master Builder skills. Make mystery builds or use our Lego STEM kits to make machines with working motors. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

GallupArts presents 5th Annual Youth Art Show

7 pm - 9 pm @ Art123 Gallery during the March ArtsCrawl. The exhibit of works of over 200 students will continue at the gallery through April 6.  Gallery hours are 1 pm - 5 pm Tuesday through Friday and 12 pm - 4 pm Saturday. For information (505) 488-2136. Or www.galluparts.org

C. Daniel Boling concert

7 pm @ Westminster Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Boling is a touring balladeer and award-winning songwriter. Tickets are $10 at the door.  Information (505) 905-3247 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Dancing with the Farmington Stars

7 pm @ Farmington Civic Center. The Utah Ballroom Dance Company returns for Season 3 of Dancing with the Farmington Stars-Music Legends Night at the Farmington Civic Center. Tickets are $25 and $5 for the VIP party.  Information at (505) 599-1148 or www.fmtn.org/CivicCenter.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser and Silent Auction

8 am - 12 pm, Support the Gallup Community Service Center and raise funds for  American Cancer Society’s Gallup Relay for Life! Contact Beverly (505) 722-9230 or Joyce (505) 863-3075.

SUNDAY, March 10

Taize’ Service for the Lenten Season

4 pm, Contemplative candlelight service at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Contact Kathy Mezoff (505) 870-6136 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MONDAY, March 11

Becoming a Millionaire

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm @ Main Branch. Free financial literacy workshop provided by First Financial Credit Union. Learn to save and invest for your future. Learn tips about making informed, strategic financial decisions.

TUESDAY, March 12

Small Business Development Center Workshop

10 am - 2 pm.  New Mexico Workers’ Compensation and CRS Tax Workshop Gallup Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room  (505) 722 - 2220; www.nmsbdc.org/gallup Free. Please register online.

City Council Meeting

6 pm @ City Hall, City of Gallup

WEDNESDAY, March 13

The April Show

5 pm deadline @ ART123 Gallery, 123 W. Coal Ave., Submit 1-5 pieces for consideration. Seeking work that represents new beginnings, spring season, is inspirational. For information: (505) 488-2136 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Story Time

10:30 am - 11 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. This program is intended for children ages two - four years old.

Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary at the Library

2 pm – 3 pm @ Children’s Branch. Learn about wolves and how to help keep New Mexico wild! For more information, call (505) 726-6120 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wednesday Night Films

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Branch 115 W. Hill Ave. Films play every Wednesday at 5:30 pm in the Main Library. This week’s film: TBA

Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group

March 13, 6:30 pm - will hold its monthly meeting at the Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Historic 66 Avenue. For more information, call or text Robert, (505) 615-8053. 

McKinley County Health Alliance

McKinley County Health Alliance meets the second Wednesday of the month from 11 am - 1 pm at the New Mexico Cancer Center across from UNM-Gallup. Everyone is welcome. Call (505) 906-2671.

“Be the Manager Other Managers Envy & Bosses Can’t Wait to Reward” Seminar

8:30 am – 12 pm @ Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce Sacred Communications Center. $149 for non-members; $129 for chamber members. For more information contact www.thegallupchamber.com

THURSDAY, March 14

Pi/Pie Day Fundraiser for Cancer Research

10 am – 2 pm @ Camille’s Sidewalk Café Patio Room, 306 S. Second Street. This is your chance to eat pie for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and coffee breaks. Pies are donated by local restaurants and bakeries.  Event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society Gallup Relay for Life Ups & Downs Team. For information, contact Linda Shelton (505) 722-2175.

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

Tech Time: One-2-One Technology Help

6 pm – 7 pm @ Main Branch. Bring in your personal technology devices or software questions to the library anytime or choose one of the scheduled sessions for help with the technology trainer.  One-2-One help is on a first-come, first-served basis.  For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ONGOING

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous 12-step meetings. Held every Saturday at 10 am. The First Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Drive. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 721-9208, or (505) 870-1483.

Lynx Friday - Open House

Rehoboth Christian School is inviting prospective families to visit its school and campus.  Lynx Fridays will be offered every Friday through May, 10. Choose between two different time slots - 8:15 am or 1 pm.  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call or (505) 726-9692.

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.recyclegallup.org

Recycling Depot

The Recycling Depot will now be open from 12 pm - 1:30 pm on the first Saturdays of the month. Volunteers will accept some items, such as paper towels and toilet paper rolls. This is a free service of the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council. Call (505) 722-5152.

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm - 8 pm monthly on fourth Tuesdays. 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. Visit aa-fc.org for more info.

Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered recovery program that will help you heal from the pain of your unmanaged hurts, habits and hang-ups. Tuesday, 6 pm - 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 pm - 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 pm - 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, 12 pm in the Chapel.

Friday Night Hootenanny

Gallup’s longest-running live show! Every Friday night from 7 pm - 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 pm - 8 pm at 113 E. Logan. Call (505) 728-9246 for info.

Habitat for Humanity - work sessions

Habitat for Humanity work sessions are held each week. To serve at decision making meetings or volunteer at or help fund construction projects, call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226.

Recovering Addicts for Jesus

New Life ministries holds weekly meetings for anyone who is on the Recovering path from alcohol and drug abuse. 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 Redrock Drive. 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.recyclegallup.org.

Recycling Depot

The Recycling Depot will now be open from 12 pm - 1:30 pm on the first Saturdays of the month. Volunteers will accept some items, such as paper towels and toilet paper rolls. This is a free service of the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council. Call (505) 722-5152.

SAVE THE DATE

Gallup Interfaith Community Gathering

6:30 pm, March 19. Ken Collins, Executive Director of the Hozho Center for Personal Enhancement in Gallup will speak. 151 State Highway 564. Contact Reverend Lorelei Kay This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Steve Rogers(505) 870-1942, or Betsy Windisch at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Tech Time at the Senior Center

10:30 am March 19. Gallup Senior Center will host computer classes presented by the library for anyone 55+. Learn basic skills.  No registration required. For information about the center: (505) 722-4740; about technology (505) 863-1291

Rural Efficient Business Program Workshop

March 19, 10 am – 12 pm @ Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce. Workshop on how to decrease energy consumption and implement renewable energy sources, and tie-in energy savings to financial stability. Open to local businesses and agricultural producers. Workshops are free, but  registration is required.  For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 827-0264.

Grief/Bereavement Support Group

March 20, 6:30 pm - will hold its monthly meeting at the Gallup Masonic Center, 4801 E. Historic 66 Avenue.  For more information, call or text Robert, (505) 615-8053.

Chamber of Commerce Smokin’ Good Time Banquet

March 22, 6 pm – 11:30 pm. @ Red Rock Park, Games, raffle drawings, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dancing. Table of eight, $1,000. individual tickets $135. For more information contact www.thegallupchamber.com

McKinley County Democratic Party Elections

March 30, 9 am – 10 am registration; 11 am elections @ Veterans Hall, 908 E. Buena Vista Ave., Gallup. Offices include: ward and precinct, county central committee, county chair, vice chair, and state central committee members. More information at www.mckinleycountydemocrats.org