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Community Calendar AUGUST 21 - 27, 2015

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FRIDAY Aug. 21

Drop-in Films

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

El Morro Theater: “Jurassic World”

(Rated PG-13) Jurassic World will be presented in Dolby Surround 7.1. Showtimes tonight are 5 and 8 pm; Saturday/Sunday at 1, 4 and 7 pm; Mon. - Thurs. next week at 3 and 6 pm. All tickets are $5.

Revitalizing Downtown

Community-style workshops will be held at the El Morro Events Center from 5 - 7 pm, and again on Saturday 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 .

 

SATURDAY Aug. 22

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: Shapes

 

MONDAY Aug. 24

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: Introduction to the Internet, 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

 

TUESDAY Aug. 25

City Council

Agendas will be available at least 72 hours prior to each meeting. Meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers,
110 W. Aztec Ave. Contact: (505) 863-1254.

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:
Build/Lego Competition. Children’s Branch,
200 W. Aztec.

 

WEDNESDAY Aug. 26

Library Movie Night

August Film Series – “Dog Days of Summer Films.” Wednesday nights at 5:30pm – popcorn provided. Featuring this week: “The Wedding Ringer.” 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: Game Makers.

North Side Meeting

We invite you to meet with Councilor Linda Garcia at the Northside Neighborhood Association monthly meeting at 6:30 pm at the Northside Senior Center. Councilor Garcia 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. If you have any questions, please call Linda at (505) 879-4176.

Toddler Time

Ages 2 to 4: An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes and stories. Starts 10:30 am at the Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

 

 

THURSDAY Aug. 27

Business After Hours

Join the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours, from 5:30 - 7 pm. This is an excellent opportunity to build important business relationships, keep up on what’s happening in Gallup and with your Chamber. Light snacks and drinks are always served and there are great prizes to be won! Location: Newberry & Associates, LTD, 407 S. Cliff Dr. #A.

Crafty Kids

All Ages: Fun crafts for the whole family. Today’s craft: Dinosaur Q-Tip. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Neighborhood Meeting

We invite residents of the Mentor neighborhood to meet with Councilor Fran Palochak 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, 3310 Manuelito Dr.

 

SAVE THE DATE

Ingham Chapman
Gallery

UNM-Gallup will present selections from the Tamarind Permanent Collection – the art of Valerie Roybal, Aug. 17 - Sept. 18. On Sept. 14, Roybal will discuss her collection and present a slide show from 5:30 - 6:15 pm, with a
reception to immediately follow.

Love to Sing? Join a Choir!

Join a Community Choir for the performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria to be performed on Nov. 8.Rehearsals will be at Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church on the Rehoboth Christian School campus beginning on Aug. 31 at 7 pm. The choir will join the Red Rock Strings Ensemble and guests from Albuquerque for the Sunday afternoon performance. If you are interested, please leave your contact information with Bob Ippel at (505­) 726-­9623.

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.