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Community Calendar September 6 - September 12, 2019

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FRIDAY,  September 6

Virtual Reality Film Screening - Ways of Knowing

6 pm-8 pm @ El Morro Events Center (210 S. 2nd St., Gallup). OFPL and El Morro Theatre proudly presents Bombshelltoe  A Navajo Nuclear Histories Project with Sunny Dooley, Tina Garnanez, Tommy Rock, Janene Yazzie, Bobby Leonard Mason, and Arnold Clifford. Ways of Knowing is a multimedia project about Navajo Nation’s health and tradition through its enduring and traumatic encounter with uranium mining.

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.

Open MakerSpace

4 pm-6 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Learn new techniques and technoloties. We’re providing materials for our button press and magnets. Intended for ages 8 and older.

SATURDAY,  September 7

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.

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/fallworkshop.

Story Time

9:30 am-10 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) . An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. This program is intended for children ages two - four years old.

Teen City Redesign Focus Group

2 pm-4 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) . Seeking individuals to participate in short focus groups in redesigning the Teen City space within the Children’s Library.  Must be 12-20 years old. Live within McKinley County or the surrounding area.

Book Talk – Standing With Standing Rock: Voices from the #NODAPL Movement

4 pm-5 pm @ Main Branch of Library (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Contributors of poetry, prose, essays, photography,, interviews and polemical interventions reflect on indigenous history and politics and on the significance of the Standing Rock movement. 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.

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.

CTA: Trail Ride & Trail Work Day on CDT

10 am @ the Rock Tank Shelter Back Country Horseman and CTA members will be meeting at the Rock Tank Canopy Shelter to do some trimming of limbs on the CDT trail while they ride their horses or hike.  Backcountry Members will head north towards Road 453 on the CDT for about 6 miles and return back to the shelter focusing on trimming. For more information: email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

St. Joseph Mission School: 9th Annual Gala Under the Stars

5 pm- 9 pm  @ St. Joseph Mission School @ San Fidel (26 School Rd.). Tickets are available at stjosephmissionschool.com or at (505) 552-6362. There will be a dinner and a live and silent auction.

SUNDAY, September 8

McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council

12:30 pm @ The Work in Beauty House, 113 E. Logan. For more information contact Gerald or Millie at 722-5142 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Feast Day

8 am @Laguna Pueblo: Village of Encinal, Harvest Dance & Social Dances. Open to the public. For more information, call (505) 552-6654.

MONDAY,  September 9

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.

TUESDAY,  September 10

Book Signing with Local Author: John Lewis Taylor

6:30 pm-7:30pm @ Main Branch of Library (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup).John Lewis Taylor explores the reason young Navajos volunteered to join the United States military so soon after the Long Walk and imprisonment at Fort Sumner in his book, “Navajo Scouts During the Apache Wars.” 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.

Regular City Council Meeting

6 pm @ City Hall (110 Aztec Ave., Gallup).

WEDNESDAY, September 11

Story Time Wednesdays

10:30 am-11 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). 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.

Creative Coding

4 pm-5 pm@ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Attend a workshop to create code-based programs such as art, games, interactive environments and more! 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.

Wednesday Night Films

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

Lego Challenge

4 pm-6pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Join us to make boats that float, cars that go, marble mazes and more. 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.

Smart Growth Public Hearing

3 pm- 5 pm on the third floor Mckinley County Commission Conference Room of the McKinley County Administration/Courthouse Building (207 W. Hill Ave., Gallup).

THURSDAY,  September 12

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.

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: 3D Paper Apple Books.

Public Information Meeting

6pm-7:30 pm @ City Hall (110 Aztec Ave., Gallup). Neighborhood Meeting with District 4 City Councilor Fran Palochak

ONGOING

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.

Future Foundations: Baby Bounce & Boogie

10 am-11 am @ Future Foundations Family Center (551 Washington Ave., Grants). Baby Bounce and Boogie is designed for newborn to 3 years of age and their parents. Offered free of charge, however donations are welcome! Every other Wednesday. For more information: (505) 285-3542.

Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction

7 pm-10 pm @ New Crownpoint Elementary School gymnasium (Main St. H-1, Crownpoint). Second Friday of the month. For more information, call (505) 879-9460

Gallup Storytellers Toastmasters

6:30 pm @ Earl’s Restaurant (1400 East Highway 66, Gallup). Toastmasters meets every Thursday (except holidays). Guests welcome. For more information : Fran Palochak (505)-879-6570 or Carl Ballenger (505) 879-0191.

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
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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.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

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.