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Community Calendar Oct. 23 – Oct. 29, 2015

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FRIDAY Oct. 23

Drop-in Films

 

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

Live Music

Vocal duo 10 Minute Max to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. Info, call (505) 722-0117.

 

SATURDAY Oct. 24

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

RMCHCS is hosting the “On the Wings of Hope” Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. The walk begins at the NM Cancer Center at 9 am and will end at the downtown Courtyard Square. All ages are welcome! Walk, jog, skate or bike. For more information call: (505) 863-7015.

 

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: New Class! Job Search With Technology, 10 am - Noon

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.

Live Music

3 Blind Mice to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. Info, call (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.  This week’s story: Pumpkins

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.

 

SUNDAY Oct. 25

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.

 

TUESDAY Oct. 27

City Council Meeting

City Council will meet in the City Council Chambers at 6 pm, at 110 W. Aztec Ave. Agendas will be available at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Info: (505) 863-1254.

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: Facebook for Beginners, 2 - 4 pm

Pumpkin Carving Contest Drop off

Get creative and carve that pumpkin! Drop it off at 5 pm, Rio West Center Court. 1300 W. Maloney, Gallup.

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: Marshmallow Monsters

 

WEDNESDAY Oct. 28

Fright Fest Film

 

The library is hosting a fright fest. Popcorn provided. From 6 - 8 pm.  Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Free. Feature: Insidious Chapter 3

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: Glow in the Dark Play Doh

Monthly Meeting with Councilor Garcia

We invite you to meet with Councilor Linda Garcia at the Northside Neighborhood Association monthly meeting beginning 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.

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. 29

Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Craft: Paper Plate Ghost/Jack-O-Lantern

Pet Costume Contest

Get your pet dressed up, and even get yourself dressed up! There’s four categories you can win prizes for, and the $5 entry fee goes to benefit Four Corners Pet Alliance. Starts at 7 pm, near Big Bear Furniture in Rio West Mall, 1300 W. Maloney Ave.

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

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. 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.

Sacred Heart Cathedral Bazaar

Sunday, Nov. 1; Noon to 4 pm

Sacred Heart School Gym

Games, food, raffle and entertainment.

Turkey dinner begins at Noon at the School’s cafeteria - “til it’s all gone”

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

7th Annual T’s for Turkeys

On Nov. 21, join iHeartMedia as we broadcast live from 11 am to 3 pm from this year’s host location, Lowes Shop N Save Supermarket on 200 Marguerite St. We ask your help to fill the The Community Pantry’s freezers with Turkeys and their shelves with non-perishable foods for our needy families in Gallup and the surrounding areas.

240th Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Navajo Nation Marine Birthday Ball Committee invites you to the upcoming ball at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort. Social hours starts at 5 pm; Ceremony at 7 pm; Dinner 8 pm; and Dancing to the Desert Sun Band of Shiprock, Ariz. starts at 9 pm. Tickets cost $50 per person. Tickets cost $50 per person and 75 rooms are blocked for this event and discounted at $79. This year’s guest of honor is Navajo Code Talker Thomas Begay. For tickets call Sgt. Cassandra Morgan (505) 879-9559 or Cpl Hugh Smith (505) 879-8476.