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Community Calendar August 30 – September 5, 2019

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FRIDAY,  August 30

Summer Nightly Indian Dances

7 pm-8 pm nightly through September 2 @ The Courthouse Square on Aztec between Second and Third Streets (215 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). .Admission is free.  For more information call (505) 722-2228.

Get Up & Game

12 pm-4 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Unwind from a busy week with video games and fun for the whole family.

Intro to 3D Printing (ages 8-13)

4 pm-6 pm @Children’s Branch(200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) . Introduction to 3D printing. What it is. How it works and what you can make.

“American Creed”

6:30 pm-10 pm @ El Morro Events Centre (210 S. Second St., Gallup). Screening of documentary that seeks to answer the question, “What does it mean to be an American?” Following the film, poet Jimmy Santiago Baca will lead a discussion.

Lobo Week: BBQ Sandwiches

11 am UNM-Gallup (705 Gurley Ave., Gallup). BBQ sandwiches, chips and a drink will be given away to current students wearing a UNM Lobo shirt..

Youth Rodeo

4 pm @ Prewitt Rodeo Grounds (State Hwy. 122, Prewitt). Sponsored by Rockin J Reawakenings.

SATURDAY,  August 31

Maddys Mission 5K Run/Walk

8 am @ Gallup Sports Complex.(925 Park Ave., Gallup) Saturday, Aug. 31. Register at Gallup Humane Society. All proceeds benefit McKinley County Humane Society. Early registration $20; day of race $25. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Tiffany (505) 979-0664

Story Time

9:30 am-10 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) . All about the alphabet.  Storytime will be exploring the alphabet, letters and sounds during August. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. This program is intended for children ages two - four years old.

Summer Nightly Indian Dances

7 pm-8 pm nightly through September 2 @ The Courthouse Square on Aztec between Second and Third Streets. .Admission is free.  For more information call (505) 722-2228.

CNRA/OPEN  Rodeo w/ Wild Horse Race

10 am and 3 pm @ Prewitt Rodeo Grounds (State Hwy. 122, Prewitt). Sponsored by Rockin J Reawakenings.

El Morro National Monument: August Star Party

8 pm @ El Morro Visitor Center (NM-53, Ramah). Ranger program followed by a constellation tour and telescope viewing.  For more information, call (505) 783-4226 (ext. 801).

SUNDAY, September 1

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

Stop by either OFPL Location (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup and 200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) to sign up for a library card or replace lost cards for free during the month of September.  Fines will be forgiven for library card holders under age 18 as well as Teacher card holders. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

We READ, We TALK Book Club

Register at either library (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup and 200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup)September 1st through September 21st for a free copy of House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea. The story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend. Get ready for some great conversations, good food and tons of fun! Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

Summer Nightly Indian Dances

7 pm-8 pm nightly through September 2 @ The Courthouse Square on Aztec between Second and Third Streets. .Admission is free.  For more information call (505) 722-2228.

Reawakenings Veterans Benefit Rodeo

10 am @ Prewitt Rodeo Grounds, Prewitt (State Hwy. 122, Prewitt)  http://reawakenings.rockin-j.com/rodeo. Friday, August 30 - Sunday, September 1.

24 Annual Black Check Gourd Society Gourd Dance

12 pm – sunset @ Fort Defiance Chapter House (Old Red Lake Rd., Fort Defiance, Ariz.). Inviting all Gourd Dancers and Royalties. For more information contact Larry or Victoria Anderson (505) 612-4343

“Cowboy Draw” Team Roping

10 am enter; 11 am show time @ Prewitt Rodeo Grounds (State Hwy. 122, Prewitt) . Sponsored by Rockin J Reawakenings.

MONDAY,  September 2

Library Closed

9 am-8 pm. Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Labor Day

Library Closed

9 am-8 pm. Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Labor Day

Summer Nightly Indian Dances

7 pm-8 pm nightly through September 2 @ The Courthouse Square on Aztec between Second and Third Streets. .Admission is free.  For more information call (505) 722-2228.

No School for GMCS students/staff

Labor Day

Acoma Pueblo: San Estevan Feast Day

10 am @ Sky City Cultural Center/Haak’u Museum (Haaku Rd, Acoma Pueblo,, NM). Acoma Pueblo will be celebrating their annual San Estevan Feast Day with a harvest dance.  For more information visit www.acomaskycity.org or call (505) 552-7861.

TUESDAY,  September 3

Chess Club

4 pm- 5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Refreshments provided. Club meets on first and fourth Tuesday of the month.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 726-6120.

McKinley County Commission Meeting

9 am-12 pm @ Commissioners Chambers (207 W. Hill Ave., #300, Gallup). Regular County Commission Meeting.

WEDNESDAY, September 4

Story Time Wednesdays

10:30 am-11 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Get ready for rhythm and rhyme at Storytime! We’re using rhyme to help build our language skills. 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.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30 pm- 7:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup) This week’s film: Beyond the Lights.

Think It Print It: 3D Printing (ages 8-13)

4 pm-6 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) .  If you can think it you can print it. Join us as we learn how to make objects using TinkerCAD and create your own personalized name keychain. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 726-6120.

Free Breakfast to N. M. K- 8 graders and teachers

6 am-9 am. Participating New Mexico McDonald’s restaurants across the state will provide free breakfast to K- 8 graders (children 15 and under accompanied by a parent/guardian) and teachers with their school ID.

THURSDAY,  September 5

Crafty Kids (all ages)

4 pm-5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup): Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Grandparent Day Craft

The Grey Area

5 pm @ SSTC 200 UNM-Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.,Gallup). Mandatory Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training.

ONGOING

Recycling Council

2 pm first Saturday of the month @ Red Mesa on Hill Street (105 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). 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.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

3:30 pm-5 pm @ the Octavia Fellin Library Meeting Room(115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup)   second Monday of the month Sept. 9  (due to the Labor Day holiday). Community members concerned about environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 722-0039 for information.

Gallup Solar

6 pm-8 pm Wednesday (113 E. Logan, Gallup). Free community classes and presentations about all things solar. For more information: (505) 728-9246.

Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society

Wednesdays are low-cost Spay and Neuter Days, at the Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society (1315 Hamilton Rd., Gallup). 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.

Rockin J Reawakenings Dog Training

2 pm every Friday and 9:30 am every Saturday dog training needs and assistance. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM).

Rockin J Reawakenings Horse Demo

11 am every Saturday. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Rockin J Reawakenings basic self-defense class

1 pm free for anyone. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Rockin J Reawakenings Welcome Center

10 am-2 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Free HIV Rapid Testing

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

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

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., Gallup)  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.,Gallup) (in the library). All are welcome.

Community Pantry

10 am-4 pm, Tuesday through Friday (1130 E. Hasler Valley Rd., Gallup). 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) Gallup’s longest-running live show!

Gallup Solar

6 pm-8 pm Wednesdays (113 E. Logan, Gallup). 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

40 Annual Gallup Kiwanis Run for Fun

5:30 pm registration; 6 pm run/walk begins. Thursday, Sept. 12 @ Gallup Sports Complex (925 Park Ave., Gallup). There is no fee.  For information contact John at (505) 863-3770.

Watercolor Workshop with Tine Hayes

9 am-4 pm ART123 Gallery (123 Coal Ave., Gallup). Learn techniques and paint a still life.  Register at www. Galluparts.org/fallworkshops