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COMMUNITY CALENDAR July 31 - Aug. 6

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SATURDAY Aug. 1

 

Ceremonial Photograph Exhibit

From Aug. 1 - 29, the Octavia Fellin Public Library will display vintage Gallup Ceremonial Photographs. The photographs were taken in the early decades of the Ceremonial before the move to Red Rock State Park and feature the downtown parade, the old Ceremonial grounds, and many dancers. The photographs will be on display throughout the library, 115 W. Hill. For more information please contact the Library at (505) 863-1291 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Space is limited to 5 participants but open to 5 more that can provide their own Windows 8 device. 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 Microsoft Excel 2010, 10 am - Noon.

 

Drive-In Movie Matinee

From 1 pm - 3pm, the library will host a Drive-In Movie Matinee for kids aged 2 to 6. Advance registration is required and limited to 15 children per movie. We will show "Cars" at 11 am and "Cars 2" at 3 pm. Refreshments, cars, and parking spaces will all be provided. Children may only be registered for one movie. Parents may register their children in person at the Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec, or by calling (505) 726-6120.

 

Space Adventure Exhibit

From Aug. 1 - 22, the Library, partnered with ATD Fourth World, will host a Space Adventure Exhibit in the Main Library Meeting Room. The exhibit was built with the help of the Chief Manuelito Middle School gifted class students and their teachers. "Space Adventure" explores what it's like to travel and live in space as well as what the solar system is. This includes touchscreen videos, digital displays, interactive displays, plaster reproductions of the planets in our solar system, and much more. For more information, please contact the Library at (505) 863-1291 or visit our website at www.galluplibrary.org.

 


 

MONDAY Aug. 3

 

Sustainable Gallup Board Meeting

The City of Gallup's Sustainable Gallup Board, meets on first Monday each month from 3 - 5 pm in the Mayor's Conference Room at City Hall. Community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling & other environmental issues are welcome. Call Elizabeth Barriga at (505) 863-1293 at Bill Bright at (505) 722-0039 for information.

 


 

TUESDAY Aug. 4

 

County Commissioners Meeting

McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 9 am. A Public Hearing will also take place for the discussion on the ICIP priority. This meeting will be held in the Commissioner Chambers, Third Floor of the

McKinley County Courthouse, 207 West Hill, Gallup, New Mexico. A copy of the agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting in the Manager’s Office and the 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 Aug. 5

 

Tax Free Time!

AUG 5 thru 9 - Back to school Free Tax weekend in New Mexico!

 

94th Annual Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial

A huge rodeo, dances, Ceremonial Queen contest, two parades, and pow wow are amongst the numerous activities taking place in town and at Red Rock Park, Aug. 5 - 9. There's wine tasting this evening and a fine selection of Native American art and jewelry available for purchase. For a complete schedule, visit: gallupceremonial.com

 

Library Movie Night

August Film Series – "Dog Days of Summer Films." Wednesday nights at 5:30pm – popcorn provided. Featuring this week: "A Walk Among the Tombstones." Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill.

 


 

THURSDAY Aug. 6

 

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: Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010, 2 - 4 pm.

 


 

ONGOING

 

Community Pantry

The Hope Garden is offering organic produce for sale from 10 am -12 pm Tuesday - Friday. We are located at 1130 E. Hasler Valley Rd. All funds go to helping feed local folks. For personal attention call (505) 726-8068 or when visiting ask for Kenworth Jones.

 

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.

 

To post a non-profit or civic event in the calendar section, please email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax: (505) 212-0391. Deadline: Monday 5 pm.