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Community Calendar May 17-May 23, 2019

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FRIDAY, May 17

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.

Graduation for Tohatchi High and Crownpoint High

6 pm-7:30 pm. Check with schools for times and locations.

Roosevelt Elementary Celebrates 60 Years of Excellence

1 pm-3 pm For more information call (505) 721-4100.

SATURDAY, May 18

Story Time

11 am-11:30 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 to four.

Graduation for Gallup Central High, Tse Yi Gai, NPHS, Thoreau High

Check with schools for times and locations.

Continuing the Conversation on the Doctrine of Discovery

10 am @ 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.

SUNDAY, May 19

Powell Sesquicentennial Memorial Plaque Dedication

1 pm @ 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.

Mark Charles speaks

10:30 am @ Westminster Presbyterian Church. Charles is a recognized writer and speaker and will discuss the complexities of American history regarding race, culture and faith, in order to help forge a path of healing and conciliation for the nation.  The title of his talk is Called Back to Christ. For more information contact Rev. Lorelei Kay at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 905-3247.

MONDAY, May 20

Pay Yourself First with First Financial

5:30 pm-6:30 pm @ Main Branch. Free financial literacy workshop to help identify the importance of savings and options available to help reach established goals.  For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

EMS Information Session

11 am @ HCC Building, room 117. Receive pre-hospital training and earn a certificate in First Responder, EMT Basic, or EMT Intermediate, or an Associate degree in EMS. For more information, contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-7624

McKinley County Regular Commission Meeting

9 am-11:30 am @ County Commission Chambers. To conduct public hearing to receive a report and take public comment on the current drought status for McKinley County for possible future action banning certain types of fireworks.

Board Meeting

6 pm-8 pm @ SSC Boardroom, 640 Boardman Dr., Gallup

John W. Powell Evening Program with historian Michael Blake

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.

WEDNESDAY, May 22

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: Holmes and Watson.

Chess Club

4 pm-5 pm @ Children’s Branch. Whether you’re an expert or new to the game, you are welcome to learn chess moves and strategies.  Refreshments provided.  For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 726-6120.

THURSDAY, May 23

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

Capitalizing on Your Library Resources

3 pm-4 pm @Main Branch. Learn about the perks and services available at the public library.  Discover the variety of online resources readily available to you.  For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or call (505) 863-1291.

Wine & Painting

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

Grace Groups

6 pm-8 pm @ Gallup Christian Church, 501 S. Cliff Dr. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month; the Living Grace Group: For those struggling with mental illness. The Family Grace Group: For those living with and loving someone diagnosed with a mental illness.  For more information contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-5620.

ONGOING

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.

Recycling Council

2 pm first Saturday of the month @ Red Mesa on Hill Street. McKinley Citizens Recycling Council is a local nonprofit working to increase recycling through education, community outreach, and partnership with local government agencies. For more information, call (505) 722-5142 or visit www.recyclegallup.org.

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 call Gerald or Millie at (505) 722-5142 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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.

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.

SAVE THE DATE

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

June Camp

8 am-2:30 pm Monday through Thursday June 3-20 Rehoboth Christian School will hold June Camp.  This year’s theme is Outside Survival. Camp is $60 per child, per week. If interested, contact Deanna Benson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 726-9603.

Gallup Repertory Theater Summer Children’s Theater Camp

12 pm-3 pm weekdays June 6-20. Campers will learn set building, costuming, character and script analysis and performance and movement.  Performances will be held June 21 and 22 at the Shakespeare in the Park Festival. For more information go to galluprep.org or call Suzanne at (505) 879-9835.

Home on the Range

7 pm-9 pm @ ART123 Gallery, 8. Shannon Gurley O’Donnell’s exhibition is a collection of paintings that embody the magnificent spirits of horses and bison – their inner power, wisdom, strength, and fortitude.

3rd Annual Doin’ Dylan: Gallup’s Bob Dylan Tribute Concert

6:30 pm- 9 pm, June 8 @Gallup Downtown Conference Center. Concert is free and features New Mexico musicians and bands. The full line-up can be seen at www.galluparts.org/doindylan.

Annual Gallup Shakespeare in the Park Festival

7 pm @ the newly-created outdoor performance space on Ninth Street, just north of the Gallup Flea Market. Twelfth Night will be performed on June 13, 14, 15, 21 and 22. Performances are free. For more information call (505) 879-9835.

Free Legal Fair

12 pm-4 pm, June 14 @ Gallup District Court. Lawyers will provide free legal advice on issues including bankruptcy, custody, divorce, pay day loans, public benefits and more.For information call (505) 863-6816. Sign language interpreters are available on request at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Gallup Lions Club Rodeo

1 pm. Annual parade. Entry forms available at the Chamber of Commerce at 106 W. Hwy 66 or at www.galluplions.com. All forms must be received by 10 am June 15. For more information, contact Roxy at (505) 879-9670. The parade will line up at Gurley Motor Body Shop and run east to First Street.

Wine & Painting

6 pm-9 pm @ ART123 Gallery. Have a creative night out! Paint a masterpiece step-by-step while enjoying two complimentary glasses of wine.  Register at www. galluparts.org/wine-and-painting

Annual Gallup Shakespeare in the Park Festival

5:30 pm @ the newly-created outdoor performance space on Ninth Street, just north of the Gallup Flea Market. The Taming of the Shrew will be performed on June 21 and 22. Performances are free. For more information call (505) 879-9835.

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm-8 pm. Free Spirit, opo, ART123 & LOOM Galleries + Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe

Stroll downtown Gallup’s Gallery Row for art shows, artist talks and art demos! Get the schedule of events at www.galluparts.org/2ndLook

Navajo Nation Pride

June 28 and 29. Two day celebration includes a Diné LGBTQ+ Symposium, Welcome Reception with Queer Showcase, 5K Color Run, Pride Festival at the Window Rock Veterans Memorial Park and an After-Party in Gallup, New Mexico. Supporters interested in volunteering or learning more about Diné Pride can visit us: NavajoNationPride.com.