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Community Calendar October 15 - October 21, 2021

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

4 pm-8 pm at El Morro Events Center (210 S. Second St.). Fall into autumn with Friends of the Library’s huge blowout book sale!! Get a bag for $10.00 or become a Friend for $5 and receive a special discount. We will be accepting cash, local checks, or payment through Paypal. 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.

MEXICAN STREET TACOS

4 pm on on Facebook, @galluplibrary, or YouTube. Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a unique experience. Submerge yourself in a cooking demonstration featuring Mexican Street Tacos. Learn how to create easy and authentic carne asada street tacos your family will enjoy! Want the recipe beforehand? Request it ahead of time using our Supply Request form at ofpl.online. 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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

12 pm-48 pm at El Morro Events Center (210 S. Second St.). Fall into autumn with Friends of the Library’s huge blowout book sale!! Get a bag for $10.00 or become a Friend for $5 and receive a special discount. We will be accepting cash, local checks, or payment through Paypal. 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.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY ANNUAL MEETING

4 pm Friends of Octavia Fellin Public Library will be electing officers at El Morro Events Center (210 S. Second St.) immediately following the book sale. For more information on how to become a Friend email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

COMMUNITY VACCINATION CLINIC

9 am-1 pm @ Zuni Fairgrounds (west of the First Financial Bank  - 1230 State Hwy 53). COVID vaccination drive thru (12 years and over); Flu vaccinations (3 years and over).

FLU VACCINE CLINIC

9 am-1 pm Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services will hold a flu vaccine clinic for adults and children ages 6 months and older at 2111 College Dr. Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots will also be available for those who are eligible. Please bring your insurance information and COVID-19 vaccinations cards with you. For more information call (505) 863-1820.

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. 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.

BACKYARD STORYTIME

10:30 am behind the Children’s branch of the library (200 W. Aztec Ave.) will be a farewell Storytime with Anne before she moves out of state. Bring your favorite book to read aloud to Anne or write a poem or song to perform. 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.

WE READ, WE TALK BOOK CLUB

Register at ofpl.online for a copy of “Reservation Restless” by Jim Kristofic now through Oct. 16. As a park ranger, Kristofic explores the Ganado valley, traces the paths of the Anasazi, and finds mythic experiences on sacred mountains that explain the pain and loss promised for every person who decides to love. After reconnecting with his Navajo sister and brother, Kristofic must confront his own nightmares of the Anglo society and the future it has created. Zoom discussions will be held in November and will include the author himself! 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.

SKATE JAM

12 pm-7:30 pm @ Gallup Skate Park (308 E. Hwy. 66). we.grow.eco is holding this skate jam in conjunction with Enchantment Skate Shop as part of an environmental project during a cross-country walk from Virginia to California. It is part of a fundraiser for we.grow.eco, Enchantment Skate Shop, and future Gallup skate jams.  Wegroweco.org promotes sustainable relationships within communities by encouraging unifying actions to clean up the environment and strengthen the capacity to critically think about the way we coexist within the ecosphere.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17

PLATEAU SCIENCES SOCIETY IN-PERSON MEETING

2 pm @2302 Mariyana St. In addition to this in-person meeting and potluck, a local memorial service will be planned for former Gallup resident and PSS member Satya Deb Misra, who died Aug. 11. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call Martin at (505) 863-6459.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 18

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. Winners will be announced Oct. 18. 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.

BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

7:30 am-5 pm Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is offering breast cancer screenings Monday - Thursday throughout October. If you are 40 or older and have not had your annual mammogram screening, call (505) 863-7015 for an appointment. There is a $75 fee for patients without insurance.

VIRTUAL ARTIST TALK WITH DANA ALDIS

6 pm LIVE on the @gallupARTS Facebook page. Dana’s creative process is full of juxtapositions, capturing outdoor subjects through studio practice, painting large spaces in intricate detail, and artfully composing highly realistic scenes.

CREATIVE CORNER – PUMPKIN DIORAMA

4 pm. @ the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Get ready for Halloween by making a pumpkin diorama. Create a spine-chilling scenic view within a pumpkin perfect for the upcoming Halloween festivities. Courses are geared toward individuals approximately 15-years and older. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. 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, OCTOBER 19

REGULAR COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING

9 am-11:30 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave. Regular County Commission meeting.

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.

CURIOSITY AND CREATIVITY WITH THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER

4 pm on FaceBook and YouTube to explore different activities from our friends at the National Hispanic Cultural Center to inspire cultural curiosity and learning. This week our focus will be on Board Games.

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 taste!- Solubility.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20

VAMPIRE LORE  DIVINATION

1 pm Join OFPL Live on Zoom or Facebook @galluplibrary. Meet Shanna Stoker. Come one, come all for a once in a lifetime opportunity! Meet virtually with a descendant of Abraham ‘Bram’ Stoker, author of 1987 Gothic Horror novel, “Dracula.” Shanna will discuss the astonishing revelation of her family lineage and dive into her knowledge of the supernatural. The owner of The Ghoulish Garb, she makes custom apparel and tarot decks. Learn how to use Ancestry.com to trace your family genealogy at your library. 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.

SILLY SCARES!

11 am. Join us on FaceBook and YouTube for stories, songs and rhymes to chill your bones!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21

HONORING THE DEAD: MINI-TIKTOK SERIES

1 pm Join OFPL on TikTok @ofpl_library for cultural short videos focusing on how our local community celebrates and honors its dearly departed ones leading up to Día de los Muertos. 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.

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 focus on Bracelet and Bookmark Straw Weaving.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH JUSTIN PATTON

9 am-4:30 pm @ Red Rock Park Auditorium (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock, N.M.) Patton is an award-winning author, and world-class leadership development and executive coach. He will be discussing how to “Communicate with Influence” and “High-Performance Management.” For more information, or to reserve tickets, please contact the Gallup Chamber at (505) 722-2228. Members and employees’ tickets are $100 each. Non-members may attend for $150 per ticket. LUNCH IS ON YOUR OWN.

ONGOING

WOMEN’S HEALTH UNIT AT RMCHCS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

The Rehoboth McKinley County Health Care Services Women’s Health Unit (1902 Red Rock Dr.) is temporarily closed. 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.

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.

BOOSTER WEBSITE

The New Mexico Department of Health has a COVID-19 eligibility tool at https://vaccineNM.org. A short questionnaire will help determine eligibility for the Pfizer booster and allow for an appointment to be scheduled.

 

MCKINLEY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE VACCINATIONS

8 am-5 pm. Closed from 12 pm-1 pm @ 1919 College Dr. COVID vaccinations (Moderna and Pfizer) for children up to age 18 and adults 19 and older. Register on cvvaccine.nm.org or call for assistance (505) 722-2004. WIC services at (505) 722-2004.

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.


RECOVERY MEETINGS

6:30 pm Thursdays Across Nations/Western Indian Ministries, Window Rock, Ariz.

Contact: Steve Maus (505) 371-5749; Steven, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Tuesdays Joshua Generation for Jesus Church, 1375 Elva Dr. Gallup. Contacts: Pastor Debra Chee (505) 702-5132; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Pastor Dennis Gallegos (505) 870-2175; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

7:00 pm Thursdays Zuni Christian Reformed Church, 19C Pia Mesa Rd. Zuni, N.M.. Contact: Tim Eisenga (505) 782-5649; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Church on the Street; Dream Center: Men and Women; Recovery Homes; 308 DeeAnn Ave, Gallup; Contact: Pastor Carlos Juarez (505) 879-2954; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Life Changers Recovery Program; 110 Lupton Rd. West of Gallup; Contact: Joshua Newton (505) 288-0330