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Community Calendar Oct. 16 – Oct. 22, 2015, 2015

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FRIDAY Oct. 16

Drop-in Films

Family Movie. Starts 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. All ages. Featured Film: Frankenweenie

El Morro Theater

“The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” will be presented today through Oct. 22 at the historic El Morro Theater in downtown Gallup. Showtimes are Friday and Monday-Thursday at 6 pm, and Saturday-Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $5 at all times, 207 W. Coal Ave.

Free Computer Class

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of October at the Octavia Fellin Public Library. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration required. Register at the library; call (505) 863-1291; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Today’s class: Windows 8.1 Training 11 am - 1 pm

Live Music

Hard Days Night, classic rock n roll, to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. Info, call (505) 722-0117.

SATURDAY Oct. 17

Halloween Carnival

Bring the kids and have some fun at the Halloween Carnival,10 am -2 pm, Rio West Mall Center Court. 1300 W. Maloney, Gallup.

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.

Lalorona: The Wailing Woman

As part of our Latino Americans Programming, the Children’s Branch will host Ms. Rosalia de Aragon as she presents the legend of La Llorona through songs and stories. This family friendly program is free of charge. Starts at 2 pm, 200 West Aztec.

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.  This week’s story: Monsters

Variety Show

The Pat n Mike Show to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W. Coal Ave. Info, call (505) 722-0117.

SUNDAY Oct. 18

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. 19

Gallup-McKinley County Schools

The Board of Education meets 6 pm at the Student Support Center, 640 Boardman Dr., Gallup.

TUESDAY Oct. 20

Free Computer Class

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of October at the Octavia Fellin Public Library. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration required. Register at the library; call (505) 863-1291; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Today’s class: Microsoft Word: A Beginner’s Course, 3 - 5 pm.

Special Commission Meeting

The McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at Noon. Beginning at 1:30 p.m. will be a joint meeting with the City of Gallup Council for among other things a discussion of City and County Legislative Priorities. 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. For more information please contact Michelle Esquibel (505) 863-1400. County Court House, third floor, 207 W. Hill.

Small Business Tax Work Shop

The Gallup Small Business Development Center is hosting the small business tax workshop. The event takes place today from 8:30 am - 3 pm. Location: 106 W Hwy 66. Info: (505) 722-2220.

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. Craft: Play Pumpkin Bowling.

WEDNESDAY Oct. 21

Celebrate Back to the Future Day

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Celebrate Back to the Future Day with the Library. There will be a showing of Back to the Future Part II.  In the film, Marty McFly and his friend Dr. Brown travel from 1985 to October 21, 2015 in an attempt to change his future. The movie begins at 2pm! 115 W. Hill Ave.

Fright Fest Film

The library is hosting a fright fest. Popcorn provided. From 6 - 8 pm. Feature: Ouija. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Free.

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. Craft: Optical Illusions.

Open-Mic-Night

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

Toddler Time

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

THURSDAY Oct. 22

Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Craft: Tissue Roll Airplane.

Free Lunch + Free Tips!

More and more businesses today--large and small--are embracing the advantages of new, emerging business technologies in order to remain competitive. Data Security and Cloud computing in particular are hot topics for every business and organization today! But there are a lot of questions on everyone’s mind. Join us for this Lunch & Learn event featuring the technology experts from Business Solutions, powered by Cellular One, to learn the basics about using Cloud and ask questions about Data Security for your business from 11:30 - 1 pm. RSVP to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 722-2228

Free Computer Class

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of October at the Octavia Fellin Public Library. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration required. Register at the library; call (505) 863-1291; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Today’s class: Introduction to the Internet, 3 - 5 pm.

District 4 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, 3310 Manuelito Dr.

ONGOING

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.

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

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, 705 Montoya Blvd.

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.

SAVE THE DATE

FUN RUN

UNM-Gallup’s Student Veteran’s Association presents, a spooky costume fun run, and a kids’ trick or treat dash on Oct. 24. Wear your Halloween costumes. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers and top three best costumes. Begins at 9 am. Kids under 10 are free. For more information call Brandon Lorenzo (505) 863 -7520, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: UNM-Gallup Course, 705 Gurley Ave.

Halloween Carnival

Families are invited to join the Children’s Branch Library on Oct. 31 from 2 to 5 pm for our annual Halloween Carnival, 200 W. Aztec. There will be crafts, games, treats, movies, and a costume parade.  Info: (505) 726-6120 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Managing by the Numbers Workshop

Gallup Small Business Development Center presents Managing by the Numbers Workshop. Space is limited to 25 participants. Event takes place on Nov. 6 from 9 am - 3 pm. Deadline to register is Oct. 30. Fee is $75 and includes book. Location: Gallup Small Business Development Center 106 W Hwy 66. Info: (505) 722-2220.

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

Oct. 29:  Pet Costume Contest 7 pm, near Big Bear Furniture

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.

6th Annual Four Corners Regional Football Championships

Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015. The Tony Dorsett, Touch Down Football League, Inc. is proud to announce our 5th Annual Four Corners Regional Football Championships in Gallup, New Mexico. We anticipate another great field with 30-40 youth football teams ages 8-13 years old from all over the Southwest; teams from Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and of course New Mexico. It is a first-come (& paid) / first-served basis and space will be limited. Website: www.tdfl.org

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.