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Community Calendar JULY 17 - 23, 2015

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SATURDAY July 18

Community Cleanup

Areas: Area 5/Southside - South of Philipina Avenue and Country Club Drive to NM 564 and Mossman Neighborhood. Gallup residential customers within the city limits can place all unwanted junk, bulk items, appliances and furniture curbside by 8 am Saturday on the date designated for your neighborhood. Items must be curbside away from all obstructions (trees, cars, mailboxes, fences, utility meters/covers). Please separate metal and tires from other debris. Restrictions apply. Call: Solid Waste Division at (505) 863-1212.

Scholarship Dinner

Land of Enchantment Opera presents their Scholarship Dinner at the Gallup Elks Lodge. Tickets are available by calling Amber Chisamore at (505) 409-7904.

Wise Fool Puppetry

Summer Reading presents Wise Fool New Mexico as they present A Look Inside the world of puppets and puppetry, starting at 2 pm.  From masks to giant puppets, the Wise Fool will show how they design and make their puppets and how they bring them to life on stage. This journey through the world of puppetry will inspire anyone in the audience to go home and make their own puppet. 200 W. Aztec.

MONDAY July 20

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. To register, call (505) 863-1291 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Today’s class: Introduction to Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

TUESDAY July 21

Board of Commissioners Meeting

The McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 9 am. This meeting will be held in the Commissioner Chambers, Third Floor of the McKinley County Courthouse, 207 West Hill, Gallup. A copy of the agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting in the Manager’s Office and the County Clerk’s Office. Auxiliary aides for the disabled are available upon request; please contact Michelle Esquibel at (505) 722-3868 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to make any necessary arrangements.

WEDNESDAY July 22

Teen Movies

The Children’s Branch library, 200 W. Aztec, will show movies with a “fighting for freedom theme,” starting at 5 pm. This week’s movie: “Windtalkers.” Popcorn provided.

THURSDAY July 23

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. To register, call (505) 863-1291 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Today’s class: Microsoft Excel 2010 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

Neighborhood Meeting

We invite residents of the Mentor neighborhood to meet with Councilor Fran Palochak at our meeting beginning at 6 pm. Councilor Palochak will be there to listen to your concerns. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas and we welcome your compliments and complaints. Please join us and feel free to bring a friend or two. Location: Tobe Turpen Elementary School.

ONGOING

Land of Enchantment Opera

The Land of Enchantment Opera performs every Monday through Saturday at 6:30 pm throughout the month of July. The events are held at the Courthouse Square in Gallup, 207 W. Hill Ave. All performances are free to attend for the public, excluding other scheduled performances. For more information, please contact Jason Winfield at (928) 853-2142.

Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family. All ages welcome. Starts at 4 pm. Octavia Fellin’s Public Library Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Gallup Solar Meetings

Interested in learning more about solar energy? Come to a Gallup Solar meeting, held the first three Wednesdays of the month from 6-8 pm, East Logan Ave. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 726-2497.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Yard Sale fund raisers are open 9 am to noon every Saturday on Warehouse Lane off of Allison Road. If you have household items to donate or wish to volunteer, call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226.

Summer Nightly Indian Dances

Dances take place every night through Labor Day, from 7 pm to 8 pm, at the Courthouse Square, located on Aztec between 2nd and 3rd streets. Free admission. (505) 722-2228.

Summer Reading Program

The Octavia Fellin Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off in June at the Children’s Branch. Children who register for the Summer Reading Program may earn prizes by reading books and engaging in educational activities.  The Children’s Branch will also host programs daily throughout the summer, including special performances and events each Saturday.  This year’s Summer Reading theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” 200 W. Aztec.

Teen Crafternoon

Fun projects for teens to make with friends, starting 4 pm. Ages 12-18. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Toddler Time

The Children’s Branch library has an active and energetic program for toddlers. The fun starts at 10:30 am, each Wednesday. 200 W. Aztec.