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Community Calendar September 24 - September 30, 2021

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

WOMEN’S HEALTH UNIT AT RMCHCS TEMPORARILY CLOSING

7 pm. The Rehoboth McKinley County Health Care Services Women’s Health Unit (1902 Red Rock Dr.) will be closing temporarily. They anticipate reopening by the end of Oct. The ER remains open and will provide care to any expectant mother needing treatment. Patients with questions should contact their primary OB/GYN doctor.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

RED ROCK 100 DESERT RACE

8 am-8 pm This is the Gallup premiere ATV/UTV racing event! This is Round 7 of the GasIT Offroad Racing Series by RedRock Motorsports. Take Exit 22 from I-40 and head north. Take Hasler Valley Road east and continue to dirt road turn-off on left hand side of the road. Look for RedRock Motorsports and Gallup MX signs. Follow dirt road to Pit Area. Registration at the event is available for everything you need. This includes race sign up, series numbers, and AMA. There is a $20 post entry fee to sign up at the event, so it is best to pre-enter and save time and money. Sunday registration is only available on a unique circumstance basis. If you need to request a Sunday registration, please contact us with your request at least 48 hours before the event. For more information call (505) 250-7270 or http://gasitoffroad.com/.

FRIENDS OF HUBBELL NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS AUCTION

9 am-4 pm @ Gallup Community Service Center (410 Bataan Veterans Way). Free to the public. There is no buyer registration fee. For more information visit friendsofhubbell.org

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

RED ROCK 100 DESERT RACE

7 am-1 pm This is the Gallup premiere ATV/UTV racing event! This is Round 7 of the GasIT Offroad Racing Series by RedRock Motorsports. Take Exit 22 from I-40 and head north. Take Hasler Valley Road east and continue to dirt road turn-off on left hand side of the road. Look for RedRock Motorsports and Gallup MX signs. Follow dirt road to Pit Area. Registration at the event is available for everything you need. This includes race sign up, series numbers, and AMA. There is a $20 post entry fee to sign up at the event, so it is best to pre-enter and save time and money. Sunday registration is only available on a unique circumstance basis. If you need to request a Sunday registration, please contact us with your request at least 48 hours before the event. For more information call (505) 250-7270 or http://gasitoffroad.com/.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

CREATIVE CORNER - MOLA PILLOWS

4 pm. @ the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with vibrant and geometric mola textiles. Create your own mola pillow. These pillows are inspired by the intricate and hand-sewn designs of the Kuna people located in Panama and Colombia. Can’t make the in-person session? Request your supply kit after the event and make the mola pillow at home with a pre-recorded tutorial. Limited to 20 individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. 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 28

GALLUP NEW DEAL ART VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

7 pm. LIVE on the gallupARTS Facebook page. Dig into the origins and expressions of western American art with art historian and Denver Art Museum educator Molly Medakovich.

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.

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

6 pm @ City Council Chambers, Gallup City Hall (110 W. Aztec. Ave.) The meeting will also be live streamed on the City of Gallup’s Facebook page at: City of Gallup, New Mexico Government – Home/Facebook

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

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.

COVID-19 VACCINATION EVENT

10 am-1 pm @ UNM Gurley Hall (705 Gurley Ave.). To register visit https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING WITH  CITY COUNCILOR LINDA GARCIA, DIST. 1

6:30 pm-8:30 pm @ Gallup Senior Center (607 N. 4th St.).

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 No Sew Sock Elephant. 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

SUNDAY FUN DAY QUILTERS & GALLUP’S VETERANS HELPING VETERANS SEWING ANGELS

11 am-5 pm Mon.-Thurs.; 12 pm-4 pm Fri. until Oct. 29 @ UNM-Gallup Campus Ingham Chapman Gallery (705 Gurley Ave.). Hundreds of handmade masks, during the 2020 pandemic, were created by two local sewing groups, Gallup’s Veterans Helping Veterans Sewing Angels, and the Sunday Fun Day Quilters, to provide aid to our local community to help prevent the spread of COVID. This exhibition displays a selection of handmade quilts as well as one-of-a-kind masks that were completed by the Quilters and Sewing groups.

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.

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.

UPCOMING

COMMUNITY TOWN HALL

12 pm-2 pm @ First United Methodist Church (1800 Redrock Dr. #7000). Gallup community members are meeting to discuss the state of patient care, women’s health and vital services at RMCHCS. For more information contact Betsy Windisch at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Pam Yardley at (505) 870-6205.