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Community Calendar January 17, 2020 - January 23, 2020

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FRIDAY,  January 17

We READ, We TALK Book Club

Register on the library website ofpl.online or at either library during the month of January for a free copy of The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston. Get ready for some great conversations, good food and tons of fun! for more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291

Relay For Life – Gallup Kick-Off Celebration

6 pm-8 pm @ Angela’s Café (201 E. Hwy. 66). Join us for music by James Mecale, Stand-up comedy debut with Angela Chavez, games, refreshments and learn about Relay 2020. For more information: Melinda (505) 979-0618.

Navajo Rug Weaving Class

10 am-3 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).  Diné weaver Lois A. Becenti will host a FREE Navajo Rug Weaving Class. Please bring your own weaving materials and snacks.   Beginning and advanced weavers are welcome. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

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.

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.

Spring 2020 Faculty Development Week

9:30 am-2:30 pm @ UNM-Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.). 9:30 am Curricula Committee Meeting and 12:30 pm Faculty Assembly Meeting. For more information: gallup.unm.edu

Question. Persuade. Refer Training Session

1 pm-3:30 pm @ Navajo Technical University Campus (Lowerpoint Road, State Highway 371, Crownpoint). Suicide prevention training. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (928) 810-5054.

SATURDAY,  January 18

Constellation Treasure Hunt: El Morro National Monument

7 pm @ El Morro Old School Gallery (Scenic Highway 53, Mile Marker 46, El Morro). Learn your way around the night sky. Explore the constellations, their locations and stories. Build your own star map.  Dress in warm layers.

Story Time Saturdays

11 am-12 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) . Celebrate the New Year with stories about dreams and wishes. This program is intended for children ages 2 - 4.

Magic for Muggles: Escape Room

10 am-5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Think outside the box to conjure the correct spell to escape from Professor Torosin’s office without using foo powder of apparating. Each session is about 30 minutes long. Register on our facebook page @galluplibrary, or on our website.  We will also screen Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 726-6120.

Book Signing with Farina King

4 pm-6 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).  Book signing of The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century. King, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is assistant professor of history and affiliated faculty of Cherokee and Indigenous Studies at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Reawakenings’ Self-defense

10 am – 12 pm @  Future Foundations Family Center multi purpose room (551 Washington Ave, Grants). Join Matt and Dillon  for our self defense at Futures in Grants, in the We offer practical self-defense training based on basic kickboxing and development of individual attributes, focusing on personal awareness and ability to react to physical threat for all ages.  Everyone is welcome.  We encourage all participants to please bring a mouthpiece. 

Canine Compadres class

2 pm @ Rockin J Reawakenings Ranch (2 miles north on County Road 19 in Prewitt). We cover basic obedience, service dog training and support. Everyone is welcome. Please make sure your dogs are contained on a leash.

SUNDAY, January 19

Code Talkers Film Documentary

2 pm @ Red Mesa Center (105 W. Hill Ave.) Refreshments will be shared during a brief intermission.  A business meeting of the Plateau Sciences Society will follow.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Martin (505) 863-6459 or Rachel (505) 980-5437.

MONDAY,  January 20

Back to School

Students return to school at Gallup McKinley County Schools.

School Board Meeting

6 pm-7 pm @ SSC Board Room ( 640 S. Boardman).

Dungeons & Dragons

4 pm-6:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).  The story continues. Head to the local market and purchase your supplies for a long journey through the forest to fight against evil minions to face the boss. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Self Care Monday

5:30 pm-6:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).  Indulge in a little self care by making DIY cosmetics out of natural products. Supplies provided. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Spring 2020 Faculty Development Week

9 am- 4 pm @ @ UNM-Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.). Convocation, faculty and division meetings. Continues through Jan. 17.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

University holiday. Campus closed.

Reawakenings’ Self-defense

4:30 pm @  Future Foundations Family Center multi purpose room (551 Washington Ave, Grants). Join us for our self defense at Futures in Grants, in the We offer practical self-defense training based on basic kickboxing and development of individual attributes, focusing on personal awareness and ability to react to physical threat for all ages.  Everyone is welcome.  We encourage all participants to please bring a mouthpiece. 

TUESDAY,  January 21

Protect Your Privacy Online

3 pm-4 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).  Learn how to protect yourself online.  Learn about the tools and tips to keep your private information secure while enjoying the internet.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

DIY Terrariums

5:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).  Make your own miniature biome to brighten up your desk or home. Supplies provided.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Sew What? Sewing Skills

4 pm-5 pm  @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Learn basic sewing skills. How to sew on buttons, fix torn seams.  All supplies provided. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 726-6120.

Canine Compadres class

4 pm @ Join our trainers at the Milan Rec Center (45 Neckel Ct., Milan).  Everyone is welcome!  We cover basic obedience, service dog training, and support and more!  Please make sure your dogs are contained on a leash.

Spring 2020 Classes Begin

@ UNM-Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.).

WEDNESDAY, January 22

Lego Challenge

4 pm - 5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Test your skills with boats that float, cars that go and mazes to stump your friends.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 726-6120.

Storytime Wednesdays

10:30 am - 11 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Celebrate the New Year with stories about dreams and wishes. This program is intended for children ages 2 - 4.

Wednesday Night Movies at the Library

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

THURSDAY,  January 23

Crafty Kids

4 pm-5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Dream Catchers.

Money Smart Survival Game

4 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Give future college students a taste of budgeting in the real world. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Pinterest

4 pm-5 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Learn about the Pinterest social media site. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

ESS Substitute Training

9 am-2 pm @ 640 S. Boardman Dr. Apply online at ess.com. For more information: Monica Murillo (505) 721-1065.

Wine & Painting:
Garden Path

6 pm-9 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave., Gallup). Register at galluparts.org/wine-and-painting

ONGOING

Traveling Exhibit

Until Feb. 8 @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).  This poster exhibition of World War I: Lessons and Legacies is courtesy of the Smithsonian and The United States World War I Centennial Commission.

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.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

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

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.

No Half Stepping

9 am-11am @ Hozho Center (216 W. Maloney, Gallup). AA meeting Tuesdays. For more information: (505) 862-1911.

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-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.

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.

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 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

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.

 

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

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm-8 pm Tuesday, Jan. 28 @ opo, ART123 (123 W. Coal Ave.) and LOOM Indigenous Galleries (209 W. Coal Ave.) and Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe (306 S. 2nd St.). Art shows, artist talks, and artist demonstrations. For more information: galluparts.org/2ndLook