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Community Calendar October 16 - October 22, 2020

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FRIDAY, October 16

VIRTUAL LOTERÍA

4 pm, join us Live on Facebook, @galluplibrary on for a virtual game of Lotería, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.  If you want to participate live from home and have a chance at winning prizes, request your free game board curbside at the Main Library beginning. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

SCIENCE AND STORIES

11 am Join us Live on Facebook and YouTube, @galluplibrary for beginning Spanish lessons and silly spooky science experiments this month. Videos are posted Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am. This week: Opposites in Spanish.

SUNDAY, October 18

CROP HUNGER WALK

12 pm-2 pm @ The Community Pantry (1130 Hasler Valley Road) you can pick up CROP donation envelopes, posters, phamphlets, orange vests and other materials for your neighborhood walks to raise funds and awareness for local and global food insecurity and emergency disaster needs. The CROP Hunger Walk contunes through Dec. 1. For more information, contact Hilda at the Community Pantry (505) 726-8068 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

PLATEAU SCIENCES SOCIETY MEETING 7 FRIENDS OF THE CELTS

2 pm @ RedMesa Center (105 W. Hill Ave.) Martin Link will present a brief history of the Friends of the Celts at a joint meeting with the Plateau Sciences Society. No more than five people can attend, with face masks and social distancing required. A brief break will be followed by a business meeting to include disposition of the bank account for Friends of the Celts. To RSVP, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or text (505) 980-5437

MONDAY, October 19

CREATIVE CORNER

4 pm @ ofpl.online/programs/#makerspace. Still Life Painting will be this week’s focus.  (Expanding on September’s Still Life Basics we will apply the skills we learned to begin a still life painting). For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291

TUESDAY, October 20

VIRTUAL ARTIST TALK WITH DANA ALDIS

7 pm LIVE from ART123 Gallery on the @gallupARTSFacebook and Instagram pages.

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

9 am-11 am @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.).

WEDNESDAY, October 21

FLU SHOT DRIVE UP EVENT

9 am-12 pm Navajo Technical University. Flu shots only. For more information contact the Crownpoint-Division of Public Health at (505) 786-6294/6240.

TECH TIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING

4 pm From the phone to the Computer: How to transfer – Are you struggling to move items from your phone to the computer or other storage? Learn the basics, such as what items can be transferred, what is needed and step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish the transfer.

SCIENCE AND STORIES

11 am  Join us Live on Facebook and YouTube, @galluplibrary for beginning Spanish lessons and silly spooky science experiments this month. Videos are posted Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am. This week: Tea Bag Ghosts.

THURSDAY, October 22

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

9 am-11 am @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.).

WE READ, WE TALK BOOK CLUB

Register at ofpl.online for a copy of Heart Berries by Therese Marie Mailhot now through Oct. 9.  A powerful, poetic memoir of a woman’s coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Get ready for some great conversations and tons of fun as we meet virtually!  Zoom discussions will be held Oct. 22 at 6 pm and Oct. 31 at 2 pm. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm on Facebook and Youtube @galluplibrary (all ages) for family-friendly crafts and step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels. This week we will make a Jack O’Lantern with a glowing nose and eyeball lights.

ONGOING

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY REGISTRATION

Through Oct. 31. OFPL is recruiting volunteers to create a Friends of the Library Group. To register visit https://ofpl.online/partners-of-ofpl/#friends and you will be contacted. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

LIBRARY CARD REGISTRATION ONLINE

Through Oct. 31. To explore all the library has to offer, visit your library at ofpl.online to register for a free library card. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

MINI HORROR STORY ART CHALLENGE

Read the story in the free book from Oct. 8 and transform it into a dark or terrifying themed work of art. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 31 and can be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in a .pdf, .jpg, or .png file format. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

2021 WINTER TALK

Art work request for one original piece of two-dimensional art (mixed media, watercolor, acrylic, oil, print, charcoal) suitable for scanning  size 16”x 24” for a commission of $500 to an Indigenous  artist (18 years and older with a CDIB), to be completed and delivered to the New Mexico Conference of Churches by Nov. 30.

FINDING HOME AND NATIVE BEAUTY

Through Nov. 7 gallupARTS Facebook and Instagram pages. Two local artists Dana Aldis and Shannon Gurley O’Donnell explore concepts of people and place, one in oil and one in watercolor. Virtual show opening. Follow @gallupARTS on Facebook and Instagram for virtual events.

RMCHCS FLU VACCINES (ADULTS ONLY)

9 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri. drive up hours Urgent Care Clinic (520 Hwy. 564). Closed Sat. and Sun. Walk-ins 5 pm- 9 pm, Mon. - Fri., 9 am-9 pm Sat., and 12 pm-5 pm Sun. Please bring insurance information. For those with no health insurance there will be a $25 fee. Pre-registration can be done during hours of operation, 9 am-9 pm. For more information: (505) 863-2273.

GIRL SCOUTS ROBOT BUILDING PARTY

Times will be scheduled based on demand. This free ongoing activity continues until Nov. 30. For more information: https://wwwnmgirlscounts.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join/robot-building-party.html; (505) 343-1040.

VIRTUAL TUTORING AND HOMEWORK HELP

Beginning Sept. 8, The Boys & Girls Club of Gallup has been offering virtual tutoring and homework help with trained mentors using Zoom calls. Club members with a 2020 membership can attend for free after they fill out a virtual permission form on the club website. To get a 2020 membership, fill out an online application and permission form. It’s free. The help will be available until Dec. 31. For more information: bgcgallup.com; (505) 488-2378; Facebook@BoysandGirlsClubGallup

RMCHCS FLU VACCINATION CLINIC

8 am-12pm @ College Clinic (2111 College Drive). Walk-ins as well as drive-through vaccinations will be available. For those with no health insurance there will be a $25 fee.

RMCHCS COVID-19 DRIVE-UP TESTING

9 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri.  @ Urgent Care Center (520 NM Hwy 564, north of the New Mexico Cancer Center). Closed weekends.

MCKINLEY COUNTY BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION CLINICS

8:30 am – 4 pm Mon., Wed., Fri. continues through October. @ McKinley Public Health Office, (1919 College Dr.) Call (505) 722-4391 to schedule an appointment. Vaccines provided at no cost for children through 18 years of age. Bring your child’s shot record.

TALKING TUESDAYS

4 pm on Facebook and YouTube @galluplibrary for book, author, movie, tech talks and more.

DIAL-A-STORY

Storytime anytime, call  (505) 862-9177 to hear a story any time of the day or night. Stories will change daily, at the end feel free to leave us a message to let us know what stories you want to hear. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

 

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