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Community Calendar Oct. 2 – Oct. 8, 2015, 2015

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FRIDAY Oct. 2

Drop-in Films

Family Movie. Starts 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. All ages. FREE.

El Morro Theater

Mad Max Fury Road, starts at 5 pm and tickets are $5. El Morro Theater, 207 West Coal Ave. Rated PG-13.

Stand Down & Project Hands Up

Gallup Stand Down & Project Hands-Up for homeless veterans. Some of the available services include: legal services, VA benefits, food and drinks, and housing assistance to name a few. Veterans are welcome 9 am – 4 pm. Non-veterans are welcome 12  – 4 pm. For information call Eliane at (505) 290-1823 or Wendy: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Located at the Community Service Center (across from the food pantry) 410 Bataan Veterans St.

Live Music

The Navajo Wranglers, Country Western music, to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. For more information please call (505) 722-0117.

Yard & Frybread Sale

Ford Canyon Senior Center, 10 am - 3 pm. 908 E. Buena Vista Ave, Gallup.

SATURDAY Oct. 3

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.

Live Music

Three Blind Mice, Tim, Merlin and Rick to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W. Coal Ave. For more information please call (505) 722-0117.

UNM-Gallup

UNM-Gallup presents “Building a Community of Learning.” From: 12 pm - 4pm. Located at Rio West Mall. CPR Demos, OSHA info, programs/degrees, and workforce development.

Family Movie Event

Join us for a special Family movie ‘Book of Life.’ There will be treats during the movie and then right after, stay with us as we make a special craft and learn about Hispanic Culture. Begins at 2 pm. For more information please call (505) 726-6120, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

SUNDAY Oct. 4

St. Francis Fiesta!

Mass at 10 am, Fiesta 11 - 5 pm. Games, food, and entertainment. Calcutta raffle starts at 3:30 pm. There will be up to $10,000 grand prize. 213 W. Wilson Ave, Gallup.

Overeaters Anonymous

Meetings every Sunday at 6 pm, First United Methodist Church, 1800 Red Rock Dr., corner of Nizhoni/Red Rock. Enter northwest corner off Nizhoni; Library room.

MONDAY Oct. 5

Board of Education Meeting

The Gallup-McKinley county school board is having a Board of Education Meeting. Begins at 6 pm. Location: Student Support Center, 700 South Boardman Dr. For more information please call: (505) 721-1000.

Spa Day

The UNM Cosmetology Department is hosting a Spa Day in Gurley Hall. The event is in support of the American Cancer Society Relay for life Ups and Downs Teams. Treat yourself, and a friend to a facial, manicure or pedicure, for $5 each. 11 am- 6:30 pm. All proceeds support cancer research and local patient needs. For more information contact Joyce Graves (505) 863- 3075. Location: 705 Gurley Ave.

TUESDAY Oct. 6

Teen Café

A place for middle schoolers to hang out and make crafts, design, build, experiment, watch movies, or play video games (Ages 11-14). Starts 4 pm at Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Feature: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Live Music

Marilyn Moser, touring Southwest, to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. For more information please call (505) 722-0117.

WEDNESDAY Oct. 7

Toddler Time

An active and energetic program for toddlers (2 - 4), featuring music, movement, rhythm, and stories. Starts at 10:30 am, Children’s Branch, 200 West, Aztec.

Maker’s Club

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

Gallup-McKinley County School District

The Gallup-McKinley County School District is having a MNSBA Region 1 Meeting. Begins at 5:30 pm at the Zuni Public School Cafeteria. Located: 71 Route 301 North.

Open-Mic-Night

Local talent takes center stage from 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 West Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.

THURSDAY Oct. 8

Gallup-McKinley County School

Gallup-McKinley County schools are on Fall Break Oct. 8 - 9.

City of Gallup

Meet with Councilor Fran Palochak share your ideas, compliments, and complaints at Stagecoach Elementary School. Meeting takes place from 6 - 8 pm. Located: 1498 Freedom Drive, (505) 721-4300.

Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. This Week: Pipe Cleaner Ninjas

ONGOING

Historias de Gallup

The Library is collecting oral histories from people in the community.  Historias de Gallup will focus on Hispanic History in the area and stories that will give listeners a picture of Gallup in the past.  These histories will be recorded and stored at the library for future generations to listen to. Anyone interested in participating should contact the library to schedule an interview time.  Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.  For more information, please call the library at 505-863-1291 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

UNM-Gallup

The Ingham Chapman Gallery presents, Square States and Moonscapes (Sept. 28- Oct. 30). New Work by Patrick Kikut. Located: 705 Gurley Ave. For more information contact (505) 863-7500.

Quilting Group

Come on down and join our quilting group. We have quilting bees every Tuesday from 9 am – 2:30 pm, and Thursday from 9 am – 2:30 pm. For more information please contact Virginia Gustafson (505) 879-3001. Located by the Playground of Dreams and Harold Runnels Center in the Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center, at 705 Montoya Blvd.

Community Pantry

The Hope Garden is offering organic produce for sale from 10 am - 12 pm, Tue - Fri. 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) 979-0511. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / www.fibcgallup.weebly.com

Gallup-McKinley Humane Society

Wednesdays are low-cost Spay and Neuter Days, at the Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society. For more information please call (505) 863-2616, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: 1315 Hamilton Rd.

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.

Gallup Sustainable Gallup Board

The City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board meets on the 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, and other environmental issues are welcome. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-0039 for information, 404 West Maxwell, Ave.

Habitat for Humanity

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

SAVE THE DATE

Miyamura Book Signing

Three war heroes, featuring local Medal of Honor recipient Hershey Miyamura, will hold a book signing Oct. 10 from 9 am - Noon at Miyamura High School, 680 Boardman Dr, Gallup. Miyamura is celebrating the release of the second edition of his book “Forged Fire.” Vincent Okamoto and Joe Annello will also be signing books that can be purchased at the event.

Humane Society Fundraiser

Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society holds its Great Gatsby Bow Meow Gala: Dinner & Dance Oct. 17 at Red Rock Park Auditorium. Comedians James & Ernie will serve as the Masters of Ceremonies. Cocktail hour is from 6 - 7 pm and dinner from 7:30 - 8 pm. There will be a live auction and games to win prizes. Tickets sold at GMHS: (505) 726-1453 or Mystique Salon and Day Spa: (505) 722-9566.

White Shell Woman Workshop

The White Shell Woman Workshop will be hosted by the Miss Navajo Council, at the Gallup Campus. This save the date event will take place on Oct. 24. On site registration from 7:30- 8:30 am. The workshops takes place from 8:30 am – 4 pm. Location: Calvin Hall UNM-Gallup Campus, 705 Gurley Ave. For more information contact: Geri at (505) 488-8526.

Recycled Arts & Crafts Fair

In celebration of America Recycles Day the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council will sponsor Recycling Arts & Crafts Fair & Recycling Jamboree, Oct. 31, from 9 am -3 pm. The event will be held at the Gallup Community Service Center, 410 Bataan Veterans Street (Old Bingo Hall), across from the Community Pantry. To reserve a table please contact Betty (505) 722-9257.

Rio West Mall Events

Oct. 9:  Fall Student Job Fair 12 - 4pm, Rio West Mall Center Court

Oct. 17:  Halloween Carnival 10 am -2 pm, Rio West Mall Center Court

Oct. 27:  Pumpkin Carving Contest Drop off, 5 pm, Rio West Center Court

Oct. 29:  Pet Costume Contest 7 pm, Rio West Mall Center Court

Oct. 30:  Kids Costume Contest 6 pm, Rio West Mall Center Court

Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners, 7 pm, Rio West Mall Center Court

Oct. 31:  Mall Trick or Treat 3 pm - 6 pm, Rio West Mall Center Court, while supplies last.