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Community Calendar Oct. 30 – nov. 05, 2015

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FRIDAY Oct. 30

Drop-in Films

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

 

Kids Costume Contest

There will be a kids costume contest at 6 pm; winning pumpkin from carving contest at 7 pm. Located at the Rio West Mall Center Court 1300 West I-40 Frontage Road. For more information please call (505) 722-7281.

 

Movie: The Gallows.

Starts at 6 pm. El Morro Theater, 207 West Coal Ave. Rated R.

Live Music

Free Range, bluegrass, country music to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. Info, call (505) 722-0117.

 

SATURDAY Oct. 31

Happy Halloween

Recycled Arts & Crafts Fair

In celebration of America Recycles Day the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council will sponsor Recycling Arts & Crafts Fair & Recycling Jamboree, 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.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat from 3 - 6 pm, while supplies last. Located at the Rio West Mall Center Court, 1300 W. Maloney Ave. For more information please call (505) 722-7281.

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.

Halloween
CARNIVAL

Families are invited to join us for the annual Halloween Carnival. Come in costume and play games win prizes, make crafts, and more. Children’s Branch from 2 - 5 pm, 200 W. Aztec. For more information, please call the library at (505) 726- 6120 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Live Music

The Navajo Wranglers, country western to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. Info, call (505) 722-0117.

 

MONDAY Nov. 2

6th Annual Four Corners Regional Football Championships

The Tony Dorsett, Touch Down Football League, Inc. is proud to announce our 6th Annual Four Corners Regional Football Championships. This event kicks off with Hospitality & Check-In night, at 6 pm, at the Mickey Mantel Field in Ford Canyon Park. We anticipate another great field with 30 - 40 youth football teams ages 8 - 13 years old, from all over the southwest. It’s a first-come, and paid, first-served basis. Space is limited. For more information please visit the website: www.tdfl.org. Located at 628 N 6th street.

Sacred Heart Cathedral Bazaar

The Sacred Heart School Gym is hosting a bazaar from 12 - 4 pm. Expect games, food, raffle and entertainment. Turkey dinner begins at noon at the School’s cafeteria - “til it’s all gone.” Located at 413 E. Green Ave.

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 Nov. 2

Board Of Education Meeting

There will be a Work Session: Legislative Priorities meeting from 1 - 3 pm, in the SSC Board Room. There will be a Board of Education Meeting at the student support center at 6 pm. For more information please call (505) 721-1000.

 

TUESDAY Nov. 3

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: Basic Computer Skills, 3 - 5 pm

 

WEDNESDAY Nov. 4

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 at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Craft: Paper Tower

Native American Films

The Octavia Fellin Public Library presents a free weekly movie, popcorn provided. Feature: Up Heartbreak Hill. Located at the Main Branch 115 W. Hill Ave, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

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 Nov. 5

Crafty Kids

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

 

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Jerry Brown Art Exhibit

During the month of November, Navajo artist Jerry Brown will have his work on exhibit throughout the library. His cultural and abstract works of art are a balance between stylistic strategies and cultural expression. Jerry Brown’s artwork will be visible from Nov. 1- 30. On Nov. 14, there will be a special reception during November’s ArtsCrawl 6:30 -8:30 pm. For more information, please call (505) 863- 1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Rio West Mall Events

Saturday, Nov. 7; Free Community Resources Event. 300 W. Maloney Ave.

7th Annual T’s for Turkeys

On Nov. 21, join iHeartMedia as we broadcast live from 11 am - 3 pm from this year’s host location, Lowes Shop N Save Supermarket on 200 Marguerite St. We ask your help to fill 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 Nov. 7. Social hour 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.

RMCHCS Scholarships

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Auxiliary offers scholarships each fall and spring to students enrolled full time in a health careers program. Applications can be picked up at the RMCH information desk. Spring 2016 deadline is Dec. 31 2015. For more information call the information desk at (505) 863- 7325.