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Community Calendar May 3-May 9, 2019

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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.

The Grey Area: Mandatory Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training

10:30 am @ SSTC 200@ UNM-Gallup

Annual Recognition Ceremony

9:15 am-11:15 am @ UNM-G physical education complex. UNM-Gallup Center for Career and Technical Education will hold ceremony to celebrate a successful collaboration program between area high schools and UNM-Gallup that allows high school students to participate in college courses while still in high school.

EMS Information Session

4:30 pm-6:30 pm @ Room 109 HCC Building. Receive pre-hospital training and earn a certificate in First Responder, EMT Basic, EMT Intermediate or an Associate Degree in EMS. For more information, contact: Sonya Damon: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-7624

Last Day of School for Seniors

Gallup McKinley County Schools.


2019 Community Health Fair

10 am-2 pm @ Rio West Mall. Health-related service providers, local and regional will be on hand. The fair is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services, Rio West Mall, UNM Gallup and the New Mexico Cancer Center. For more information call Cynthia Dyer at (505) 863-7282.

Recycling Depot

12 pm-1:30 pm first Saturday of the month. The Recycling Depot 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.

McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council Monthly Meeting

2 pm May 4 @ the Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill. The council meets the first Saturday of the month. The public is invited to learn about recycling opportunities, receive updates on Gallup residential curbside recycling, and to volunteer. For information ca;; Gerald of Millie at (505) 722-5142 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Community Health Fair

10 am-2 pm, May 4 @ Rio West Mall. Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital with the UNM-Gallup and the New Mexico Cancer Center will hold the Community Health Fair with the theme of Destination Health.

Mother’s Day Craft-tea

2 pm-4 pm May 4 @ Art123 Mother-daughter event of tea, treats and crafting. Sponsored by gallupARTS. Registration required. $15 per person. galluparts.org

Story Time

9:30 am-10 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.


Cinco De Bunco Tournament

4:30 pm-8 pm, May 5, @Gallup Community Service Center. This Relay For Life fundraiser is for Team Camino De Esperanza members. Cost is $15 per person or $144 for a group of 12.Contact: Jeanette (505) 979-2375 or Wanda (505) 488-8111.

Live Birdhouse Auction Benefit

Annual live birdhouse auction will take place May 5. Birdhouses to benefit American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Gallup. For more information: gallupbirdhouses.com or call Linda Shelton at (505) 722-2175 or (505) 297-9515. You can check out gallupbirdhouses.com to see some of the items available.

Idaho Band Plays in New Mexico

7 pm, May 5 @ Inscription Rock Trading Company, NM-53, Ramah.  Tylor & The Train Robbers celebrates the history of the infamous Black Jack Ketchum with their upcoming record, Best of the Worst Kind.  No cover charge.


City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

3:30 pm-5 pm first Monday @ the Octavia Fellin Library. Community members concerned about environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 722-0039 for information.


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.

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.


Neighborhood Meeting with Councilor Fran Palochak, District 4

6 pm-8 pm @ Stagecoach Elementary. Please feel free to bring friends. Residents from outside District 4 are also welcome to attend.

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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


Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction

7 pm-10 pm @ New Crownpoint Elementary School gymnasium. For more information, call (505) 879-9460. Second Friday of the month.

Free HIV Rapid Testing

9:30 am-4:30 pm Monday - Thursday @ First Nations Community HealthSource, 1630 S. Second Street, Cedar Hills Plaza 262-#11. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (505) 863-8827.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Lynx Friday - Open House

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:45 pm Mondays @ Fellowship Hall WR Christian Center across from N.N. Fairgrounds/Wellness Center, Hwy 264. Window Rock AA Group. Visit aa-fc.org for more info.

Celebrate Recovery

6 pm-8 pm Tuesdays @ 1375 Elva Dr.  A Christ-centered recovery program that will help you heal from the pain of your unmanaged hurts, habits and hang-ups. Joshua Generation for Jesus. For information, call  (505) 870-2175.

Co-Dependents Anonymous

6 pm - 7 pm Wednesdays, @ First United Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Dr. (in the library). All are welcome.

Community Pantry

10 am-4 pm, Tuesday through Friday @ 1130 E. Hassler Valley Road. The Hope Garden offers organic produce for sale. All funds go to helping feed local folks. Call (505) 726-8068 or when visiting, ask for Vernon Garcia.

Friday Night Hootenanny

7 pm-9 pm Friday @ Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, 306 S. Second St. Gallup’s longest-running live show!

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

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

Habitat for Humanity yard sale

9 am-12 pm. on Warehouse Lane. Habitat for Humanity fundraising yard sales are held every Sat.,

Volunteers for various kinds of community services needed. For info call (505) 722-4226

Recovering Addicts for Jesus

6 pm Thursday @ 309 Chino Loop, Gamerco. New Life ministries holds weekly meetings for anyone who is on the recovering path from alcohol and drug abuse. Phone: (505) 722-8973.


Art Odyssey show by Nalmerthan Pablo

7 pm-9 pm May 11 @ Art123 Gallery

Native and Xeric Plant Sale

9 am-3 pm May 11, @ Holiday Nursery, 224 S. Valley View. Plants and seeds to help in the plight of the Monarch butterfly will be included as well as an information talk by Martin Link from 10 am-11 am. For more information, Contact Martin Link (505) 863-6459.

Taizé candlelight service

4 pm, May 12 @ Westminster Presbyterian Church. The theme of All Things New will be explored through Scripture. Spend an hour in prayer for the healing of our broken world and planet. Open to all. Contact Kathy Mezoff: (505)870-6136.

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

7:30 am May 13 @ McKinley County Sheriff’s Office on Nizhoni Blvd. to Second St. to Hwy 66. Biking starts at the New Mexico State Police Office and continues to Grants. For more information contact McKinley County and Cibola County West Regional Coordinator Judith Goins at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 722-8514.

Continuing the Conversation on the Doctrine of Discovery

10 am, May 18 @ Westminster Presbyterian Church-Gallup, hear Mark Charles speak on the topic followed by field trips to the Zuni Pueblo or the Church Rock site of the 1979 uranium spill, followed by closing worship at the church. Register online at www.santafepresbytery.org (deadline to register is May 10.)

Powell Sesquicentennial Memorial Plaque Dedication

1 pm May 19 @ Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. A commemorative event celebrating the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s 1869 expedition marking the first geo-significant survey of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon.  This event is free to the public.

John W. Powell Evening Program with historian Michael Blake

May 20 @ McKee Amphitheater in Grand Canyon, Ariz. Michael Blake will take you on a ride to learn all about John W. Powell’s adventure through the Grand Canyon.  The program is free to the public.

Wine & Painting

6 pm-9 pm May 23  @ Art 123 Gallery. Register at www. galluparts.org/wine-and-painting

Rehoboth Christian High School Graduation Class of 2019

7 pm, May 24; doors open at 5:30 pm @ Rehoboth Sports and Fitness Center; Speaker will be High School Principal Chris Van Slooten. The Class of 1985 will be honored at the ceremony.

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm-8 pm, May 28. Check out art shows, artist talks and artist demos at Free Spirit, opo, Art123 and LOOM Indigenous Art Galleries and Camille’s Sidewalk Café. For more information, go to www.galluparts.org/2ndLook