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Community Calendar AUGUST 14 - 20, 2015

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FRIDAY Aug. 14

Drop-in Films

All ages. Tonight: High School Musical 3. Starts 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Navajo Rug Weaving Demonstration

From 10 am to 1 pm, the library will host a Navajo rug weaving demonstration presented by Dine weaver Lois A. Becenti. Ms. Becenti will be presenting the diamond double weave and the Two Grey Hills design.  She will discuss methods for improving weaving techniques and different rug designs and tools used for weaving. Beginners and advanced weavers are welcome. 115 W. Hill.

‘3 Blind Mice’

Live music tonight at Coal Street Pub, featuring “3 Blind Mice.” From 8-10 pm. 303 W. Coal Ave (505) 722-0117.

SATURDAY Aug. 15

“Picked Clean’

Live music tonight at Coal Street Pub, featuring “Picked Clean.” From 8-10 pm. 303 W. Coal Ave (505) 722-0117.

Saturday Stories

Start your Saturday mornings off right with an interactive story time for children of all ages and their families. Each week will feature songs as well as books, at least one puppet story, and include a short craft or activity at the end. Starts 10:30 am, Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Today’s story: Colors

MONDAY Aug. 17

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Space is limited and 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: Basic Computer Skills, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

TUESDAY Aug. 18

County Commission Meeting

McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting on at 9 am among other items the Commission will consider an Ordinance Terminating a Local Economic Development project. Prior to the regular meeting the Commission will hold a Work Session beginning at 8 am to discuss the items placed on the ICIP. The meeting(s) 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 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.

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Space is limited and 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 Word 2010: An Intermediate Course, 2 - 4 pm.

WEDNESDAY Aug. 19

Library Movie Night

August Film Series – “Dog Days of Summer Films.” Wednesday nights at 5:30pm – popcorn provided. Featuring this week: “Draft Day” Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill.

Maker’s Club

Ages 7 and up: A club for kids interested in science, math, building, and inventing.  Each week will feature a different challenge, project, or experiment. Starts 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Today’s project: Marshmallow Sculptures.

Open-Mic-Night

Come hear some live, local talent tonight at Coal Street Pub. From 8-10 pm. 303 W. Coal Ave (505) 722-0117.

THURSDAY Aug. 20

Crafty Kids

All Ages: Fun crafts for the whole family. Today’s craft: Plastic Bottle Cap Tic Tac Toe. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Space is limited and 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 PowerPoint 2010, 2 - 4 pm

Teen Cafe

Ages 11 to 14: A place for middle schoolers to hang out and make crafts, design, build, experiment, watch movies, or play video games. Starts 4 pm. Today’s event: Play [Kinect Games]. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

SAVE THE DATE

Revitalizing Downtown

Community-style workshops will be held at the El Morro Events Center on Friday, August 21 from 5 - 7 pm, and again on Saturday, August 22 from 10 am - 3 pm. There will be food and live music provided by our sponsors: the City of Gallup, Gallup MainStreet/Arts and Cultural District, and Gallup Business Improvement District. For more information, please contact C.B. Strain, Gallup Planning Director (505) 863-1244 ext 11244 or Charlie Deans, Facilitator with Community by Design (505) 471- 4218 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ONGOING

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 .

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.

First Indian Baptist Church

Monday Night Back to Basics Bible Class, Red Hills Trailer Park recreation center 7 pm; Tuesday Family Bible Study FIBC 501 S. 3rd St., 6 pm; Sunday Worship and Prayer at FIBC 501 S. 3rd, 10:30 am. Contact: Pastor Robert Fontenot (505) 906-2808 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / www.fibcgallup.weebly.com

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.

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.

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.