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Community Calendar April 2 - April 8, 2021

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FRIDAY, April 2

VIRTUAL FUN FRIDAY

5 pm on Facebook LIVE, @galluplibrary. Write your own poetry with our Word Generator poetry challenge!

ON THE BOOKS: LAND OF ENCHANTMENT BOOK AWARD

11 am on Facebook, @galluplibrary, or YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library. to view episodes of On the Books: Land of Enchantment Book Award 2020-2021. Book nominees cater to the interests, appeal and development levels for students of grades K-12 with literacy quality and favorable reviews. This week the Focus will be on Roadrunner (Reading Level K-3)

SATURDAY, April 3

SELF-CARE SATURDAYS

1 pm on OFPL’s Facebook @galluplibrary or YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library to make DIY self-care products. This week we will create a Lemonade Bath Bomb. Ingredient lists for each product are available at ofpl.online. 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.

COVID VACCINATIONS – SECOND DOSE

9 am-4 pm COVID-19 vaccinations @ UNM-Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.). Second dose only for those who received their first dose on Jan. 30. Please have your medical record number available. For more information (505) 722-1753

MONDAY, April 5

CREATIVE CORNER

4 pm @ YouTube @gallup library. Create your own art using materials found around your home! Courses are geared towards individuals approximately 15-years of age and older. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis. This week we will focus on Splatter Leaf Painting. Learn how to create a splatter painting using various leaves to create a unique hangable work of art for your home. Made famous in the 20th Century by Jackson Pollock. Creative Corner Episodes are available for viewing after the premiere event on YouTube, @galluplibrary. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

FOX RUN GOLF COURSE CLOSED

Closed April 5-7 for spring aerification. Will reopen April 8. For more information: (505) 863-9224.

RMCHCS COVID VACCINATION WALK-IN CLINIC

8 am- 4 pm Starting today and continuing on weekdays RMCHCS is offering COVID vaccines to anyone 16 or over @ RMCHCS College Clinic (2111 College Dr.) and Rapid Care (1850 E. Hwy. 66). No appointment is needed. There is no out-of-pocket cost for the vaccine.

TUESDAY, April 6

REGULAR COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING

9 am-11 am on Zoom on the McKinley County Office of Emergency Management Facebook

TALKING TUESDAY

4 pm @ Facebook, @galluplibrary or YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library. Tell us a story! To celebrate the upcoming Authors Festival, we would like to hear your stories. Tell us about family, travel, your 2020 experience, or other tales. Submit a 3-5 minute video telling your story and join the creative genius of OFPL. Look for talks about books, authors, movies, food, making, and technology from our talented community.  EVERYBODY talks! DON’T Miss it! Submissions can be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

TECH SHORT TUESDAY

5 pm on Facebook, @galluplibrary or YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library for How-to tech shorts. You have questions, we have answers. Email or call in your tech questions and watch us answer them in our weekly videos. Send questions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

1:30 pm-2:30 pm @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.). Pre-registration is preferred, but not required at doineedacovid19test.com.

WEDNESDAY, April 7

TECH TIME ONLINE: HAVE A KANOPY BINGE

4 pm on Facebook, @galluplibrary or YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library. Kanopy is the library’s free movie streaming service. Learn how to access it and start watching films, documentaries, and more for free! Enjoy a weekend binge. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

CHILDREN’S LIBRARY BRANCH WEEKLY EVENTS

OFPL EVERY CHILD READY 2 READ

11 am Visit YouTube, @gallup library to view episodes of OFPL’s Every Child Ready to Read where we focus on the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. This week we will focus on Rhyme and Repetition.

THURSDAY, April 8

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 focus on Bean Mosaic Collage Craft.

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

1:30 pm-2:30 pm @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.). Pre-registration is preferred, but not required at doineedacovid19test.com.

FOX RUN GOLF COURSE REOPENS

Reopens after spring aerification. For more information: (505) 863-9224.

ONGOING

COLLABORATIVE ART MURAL

Create with other community members to make a beautiful hanging mural for OFPL. All of March receive one six-inch square Mandala coloring page. Return your coloring page by April 9 at 5 pm and watch a time-lapse video of our collaborative art mural being pieced together. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online while supplies last. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

SPRING INTO STEM BINGO

Unleash your inner scientist with all the supplies you need for 12 different STEM activity kits available at OFPL using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. Complete and return the bingo card to the Main Library by April 30 at 5 pm for a prize! For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

VIRTUAL ESCAPE ROOM 2

All Day. The time for another virtual escape room is here! Access our digital escape room collection on our website http://ofpl.online or through social media @galluplibrary. Escape Room 2 will be posted beginning Jan. 2. Registration is not required, play anytime at home. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291 for more information.

VIRTUAL ZUMBA CLASS

Join us on YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at 6 pm. for an evening workout with OFPL’s own Zumba Fitness instructor. Bring down your house with salsa, booty shaking, and heart-racing songs. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for more mentors to make a difference in the life of a young person. Mentors and mentees can meet for socially distanced friendly interactions or hangout virtually playing games, cooking, reading, etc. via FaceTime, Zoom, or other platforms. For more information call (505) 726-4285 or go to bbbsmountainregion.org/volunteer to sign up today.

LIBRARY CARD REGISTRATION ONLINE

Today’s libraries have programs and resources that go far beyond books. From virtual story times, family game nights and art classes, to opportunities to borrow audiobooks and stream movies, there’s something for everyone at the library. To explore all that 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 or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

CURBSIDE CHECKOUT SERVICES

OFPL staff continues to provide essential services to our community by offering curbside checkout, virtual classes, workshops, and public education through our social media platforms. Visit ofpl.online for the online request form. • DVD/CD check out limit is 10 - 30 library items total. OFPL Staff is on-site Monday through Friday from 11 am-5 pm. and will offer curbside pick-ups only from 12 pm - 4 pm. Saturday pick-ups must be scheduled in advance.  There will be Saturday curbside pick-ups only from 12 pm-4 pm and must be scheduled in advance. New requests will not be processed on Saturdays. Please allow 48 hours for the fulfillment of all library requests.  Call (505) 863-1291 to schedule a Saturday pick-up and for reference services.

RMCHCS COVID VACCINATION WALK-IN CLINIC

8 am-4 pm Mon-Fri @ RMCHCS College Clinic (2111 College Dr.) and Rapid Care (1850 E. Hwy. 66), RMCHCS is offering COVID vaccines to anyone 16 or over. No appointment is needed. There is no out-of-pocket cost for the vaccine.

RMCHCS FLU VACCINES (ADULTS ONLY)

Urgent Care Clinic (520 Hwy. 564). Walk-ins 5 pm- 9 pm, Sat., 9 am - 9 pm 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.

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 on Sundays. Rapid testing is not available.

RMCHCS COVID-19 VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is making appointments for individuals in Phase 1B of the vaccine distribution plan. For detailed information call (505) 488-2684; https://bit.ly/2M0n2bV

NAVAJO IHS COVID-19 VACCINE SCHEDULE

9:00 am-4:00 pm @Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (Mon.-Fri.)

Drive-thru Moderna vaccines for individuals, 18 and over; First dose Pfizer vaccine reserved for individuals, ages 16 years old; Second dose Pfizer vaccine, for individuals, ages 16 and over.

 

9:00 am-3:45 pm @ Piñon Health Center (T, W, Th)

Drive thru; Moderna vaccines for individuals, ages 18 and over; first and/or second doses. Walk-in or by appointment (928) 725-9605.

 

Pfizer vaccine reserved for individuals, age 16 years old and older; first and/or second doses; Walk-in or by appointment (928) 725-9605.

 

10am-3 pm @Pueblo Pintado Clinic (M-Th)

Elders and high risk individuals are priority. Individuals ages 16-18 years and older will be scheduled based on available vaccine supply. By appointment only – (505) 655-3254.

 

10 am-3 pm @ Thoreau Clinic (M-F)

Elders and high risk individuals are priority. Individuals ages 16-18 years and older will be scheduled based on available vaccine supply. By appointment only – (505) 862-8761.

 

8 am-4 pm @Gallup Indian Medical Center Internal Medicine Clinic (M-F)

By appointment only. (505) 722-1753.