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Community Calendar September 17 - September 23, 2021

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

RELAY FOR LIFE

5 pm-midnight @ Courthouse Square (207 West Hill). The Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life event. Survivor registration begins at 5:00 pm. The Opening Ceremony begins at 6:30 pm.  Please wear a mask and social distance. For more information call Joyce (505) 862-1457 or Linda (505) 297-9515.

LIBRARY CLOSED – STAFF DEVELOPMENT

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

J.R. WILLIS: POSTCARD ARTIST AND GALLUP ARTS ENTREPRENEUR

3 pm LIVE on the Octavia Fellin Public Library Facebook page visit the Gallup New Deal Art Virtual Presentation. Take a deep dive into the life and career of J. R. Willis, an artist who got his start in Gallup in the 1920s. Willis (1876-1960) was once a prominent Gallup and Old Town Albuquerque artist. Willis came to Gallup in 1917, operated a camera store and photography studio and helped start the Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial.  He also published hundreds of beautiful postcards of Native Americans and the Southwest. Librarian and historian Joe Sabatini hosts. 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.

BUCKIN’ AT THE ROCK

2 pm @ Red Rock Park with a Meet and Greet at Fire Rock Casino for Professional Bull Riders. Tickets are on sale for $33  and on the day of the event at the Red Rock Park box office for $40

DEEP IN THE STACKS!

2 pm. Join us on Facebook and Instagram, @galluplibrary or YouTube to catch conversations on various topics and hear about all of the exciting upcoming events at OFPL. Watch our newest virtual show!  We’ll answer questions, showcase library materials, and more Deep in the Stacks! 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.

LEVITT-AMP CONCERT STREAMING

4 pm. Levitt-AMP concerts stream Thursdays through Sept 23 and air Saturdays on KGLP 91.7 FM.

CREATIVE CHEMISTRY: TIE DYE AT THE MALL

12 pm-4 pm. Join OFPL at the Rio West Mall 1300 W. I-40 Frontage Road for tie dye! Bring your own shirt! We’ll also have books, computer access and library card sign-up. 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.

GALLUP CHAMBER AND LEADERSHIP MCKINLEY BUSINESS EXPO

10 am-2 pm. Vendors welcome. There will be food trucks, dance groups, music, a karate demo, car/motorcycle show, business vendors. Vendors $75 per booth; $20 registration for the car/motorcycle show. For more information call (505) 722-2228.

SPORTS FANS’ GUIDE TO ROUTE 66 BOOK SIGNING

1 pm-3 pm @ Sammy C’s Rock’n Sports Pub and Grille (107 W. Coal). Meet author Ron Clements as he discusses his book and signs copies.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

CREATIVE CORNER

4 pm. on Facebook, @galluplibrary or YouTube. Create your own art using materials found around your home! Courses are geared toward individuals approximately 15-years-old or older. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. Each session is limited to 20 individuals on a first-come first-served basis. Have you taken a road trip using an atlas and now it is collecting dust? Repurpose your old maps into a unique rose bouquet to use in your home or during a special occasion. 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.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

TECH TIME: ONLINE EDUCATION & TRAINING

4 pm. Join us on Facebook, @galluplibrary or YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library for FREE computer classes. Watch our archived collection of classes or take part in our new LIVE In-Person classes. Submit your technology questions, and we will create tutorial videos to meet your technology needs.  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.

UNM-GALLUP LOCAL ADVISORY BOARD MEETING CANCELED

The next regularly scheduled meeting is Oct. 19.

THIS WEEK: BASIC SKILLS REFRESH – LIBRARY EDITION (LIVE AND IN-PERSON)

Refresh your skills! The phrase use it or lose it applies here. If you have lost some of your basic knowledge about computers and want a refresher, join us for this live and in person session.

SCIENCE AND THE FIVE SENSES

1 pm. Join us on Facebook and YouTube to explore with our five senses. This month we’re focusing on science we can hear!- Drinking Straw Flutes.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

BE AN ARCHITECT CHALLENGE

4 pm.  Join OFPL at the Children’s Branch to learn more about engineering and physics. OFPL challenges you to build various structures to test weight distribution, weather factors, and more! Learn how engineers create bridges and skyscrapers that stand against environmental and human factors with a supplemental book list provided prior to the event. 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.

GOING PLACES WITH STORYTIME

11 am. Join us outside by the playground at Octavia Fellin Public Library Children’s Branch. Join us for stories, songs and activities related to transportation and getting around.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

2021 LEVITT AMP GALLUP MUSIC SERIES - REVÍVA

7 pm @El Morro Theatre (207 W. Coal Ave.)  in person @ El Morro Theatre and live streamed @GallupMain Street. Revíva is part of the 2021 Levitt Amp Gallup Music Series. Revíva w/ Foundations of Freedom is a reggae band based in Albuquerque.

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm. on Facebook and YouTube @galluplibrary (all ages) for family-friendly crafts and step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. This week we will teach you how to make a Paper Cup Horse Puppet. 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.

ONGOING

365 DAYS WORTH

ART123 Gallery’s largest-ever solo show features local Diné artist Christian Bigwater and includes 365 digital artworks created at a rate of one every three days over the last three years. The show will be on view at ART123 Gallery through Oct. 2. For more information visit galluparts.org. ART123 Gallery is on Facebook @ART123Gallery, gallupARTS is on Facebook and Instagram @gallupARTS.

PICTURING WOMEN INVENTORS POSTER EXHIBITION

During the month of September, OFPL is displaying a series of posters that explore the inventions of 19 highly accomplished American women. Astronauts, computer pioneers, and businesswomen join athletes, engineers, and even teenagers in this remarkable group of inventors. It highlights the distinctive motivations, challenges, and accomplishments of exceptional 20th- and 21st-century inventive women who are diverse both personally and professionally. The exhibition illustrates the creativity of women inventors while inspiring young people (especially girls) to see themselves as future inventors. 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.

SPOOKTACULAR BOOKMARK DESIGN CONTEST

Join OFPL for a wicked and spooky time as we host our second Bookmark Design Contest featuring the theme “Monster Mash.” OFPL is challenging the community’s creativity to design Halloween-themed bookmarks. Create your own haunted houses, creepy crawlers, and more! Pick up a paper submission from the Main Library or the Children’s Branch or submit at ofpl.online. All art mediums welcome! Winners will be selected in the following age categories: 0-5, 6-11, 12-18, 19+ and will receive a certificate of recognition, professional bookmark prints, and a gift card. Submission deadline is Nov. 1. Winners will be announced Nov. 15. 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.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS NEEDS HELP

Following a break-in over the week end of July 24, a number of things were taken or destroyed at the 100 E. Aztec Ave. office. Because the organization is committed to its cause, the doors are open and people are back at work. However, they would appreciate donations to help replace some of the items that were stolen, enhance their security, and get the office professionally cleaned. If you wish to help, visit bbbsmountainregion.org, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or call (505) 726-4285 or (505) 728-8356.

RMCHCS COVID VACCINATION CLINIC

8 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri. @ College Clinic (2111 College Dr.). No appointments needed. For COVID testing please call (505) 236-1074 and someone will come out to your vehicle to obtain a specimen.

RMCHCS RAPID CARE

9 am-6 pm Mon.-Fri. Closed weekends. @ 1850 E. Hwy. 66. Acute care, Minor sprains & strains, minor procedures, physicals – DOT Employment and sports.

MCKINLEY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

8 am-5 pm; closed 12 pm-1 pm Mon.- Fri. @ McKinley Public Health Office (1919 College Dr.) Call (505) 722-2004 for WIC services. Call (505) 722-4391 for clinical services. For COVID vaccinations (Moderna & Pfizer), register at cvvaccine.nm.org or call for assistance. Services include vaccines for children up to age 18 and adults 19 and older; Confidential family planning & STI services and confidential harm reduction services on Thursdays from 9 am-12 pm.

MCKINLEY COUNTY BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION CLINICS

8 am-4 pm @ McKinley Public Health Office (1919 College Dr.) Call (505) 722-4391 to schedule an appointment. Bring your child’s shot record. Vaccines will be provided at no cost for children through 18 years of age.  Also available are: COVID vaccines Moderna/Pfizer We take walk-ins. Register on cvvaccine.nm.org site.

CIBOLA COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

The club meets monthly. It is a non-profit 501c, and an all-volunteer organization made up of local amateur radio operators who assist local governments during emergencies, find lost people, and help citizens obtain their licenses to become amateur radio operators at no cost. Visitors and members must pay for their own meals.