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Community Calendar March 11 - 17, 2016

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FRIDAY March 11

Family Movie (all ages)

Join us for a free family movie. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Film: Maleficent

Computer Training

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering computer training: Facebook for Beginners. Starts at 11 am. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. 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 . Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Live Music

Picked Clean…Old time Folk, takes center stage from 7:30-9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 West Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117

SATURDAY March 12

Gallup-McKinley County Schools

El Morro Theatre is proud to feature students from the Gallup McKinley County schools in a concert entitled: Traditions: It Takes a Village. The Indian Hills Elementary School’s 5th graders kick off this event. They’ll perform vocal selections under Kathy Bostic. To immediately follow at 6 pm. The students of the Tohatchi High School drama club, under the direction of Leo Loginov- Katz and Mariya Dekuyte, will perform a unique rendition of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” The Gallup Mid School Band 2 and Honor Band, under Sharon Wilkins will follow. The final performance of the evening will be the Tohatchi High School Jazz Band and Mixed Chorus under the direction of Sharon Swindler. In addition to their dramatic and musical contributions, Tohatchi High Students Louvannina Tsosi and Shundeen Martin will act as program emcees and Devin Nez, percussionist, will be performing during transitions. Begins at 5 pm. Free. Location: 207 W Coal Ave.

Fighting for Freedom

Join Friends of the NRA as they host an annual fundraising banquet: Fighting for Freedom Family and the Future. Doors open at 6pm. Event ticket price: $30. Purchase your tickets online at www.friendsofnra.org. Dinner includes raffles, live auction, games, and guns. For more information please call (505) 728-7036. Location: Cathedral Gym, 415 E Green Ave.

Family Sprouts (ages 0 to 4)

Sprouting Melodies is a music education program that helps inspire learning at early ages through music. Led by a certified music therapist, Antoinette Neff. This program will be a great way for families to connect and learn how to use music to develop learning. Starts at 10 am. Location: Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Free.

Teen Film Maker’s Space

Teens participating in the Teen Film Festival are welcome to attend free help sessions to create and edit their films. Computers will be available to work on films and a camera will be on site. Begins at 2pm. Location: Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.

Live Music

Kim Robinson…Solo Piano takes center stage from 7:30-9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 West Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117

TUESDAY March 15

Teen Film Maker’s Space

Teens participating in the Teen Film Festival are welcome to attend free help sessions to create and edit their films. Computers will be available to work on films and a video camera will be on site. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Free.

WEDNESDAY March 16

Relay for Life

The Gallup High School Relay for life team is hosting auditions for the Spring Talent show on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March, 17 in the GHS band Room from 4-6:30 pm. Students from Gallup high School, Miyamura High School, Gallup Central High School, Rehboth Christian School, Chief Manuelito Mid, JFK Mid, and Gallup Mid are invited to audition. There’s a $10 entry fee for single performers and $15 for groups. Proceeds will be donated to Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society. For more information please contact Pam Yardley at (505) 721-2518.

Soup Suppers

Soup Suppers will be held on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm. Join us for a simple meal to learn about prayer practices in various faith traditions. The scheduled speaker is Josh Kanter. For more information please call Pastor Lorelei Kay (505) 905-3247. Location: 151 State Highway 564 Boardman Drive.

Neighborhood Meeting

We invite residents of District 4 to visit with Councilor Fran Palochak. Starts: 6 pm. For more information, please call (505) 863-1220. Location: Tobe Turpen Elementary School

Toddler Time (ages 2 to 4)

An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement rhymes, and stories. Starts: 10:30 am. Children’s Branch, 200 W Aztec 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 at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. This Week: Catapults. Free

March Films: Celebrating Women Directors

Join us for a free family movie. Popcorn provided. Starts at 5 pm. Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Film: Frida

Open-Mic-Night

Local talent takes center stage from 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 West Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

THURSDAY March 17

Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Make: Shamrock Rainbow Necklace. Free.

Computer Training

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering computer training: Job Search with Technology. Starts at 3 pm. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. 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 . Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

St. Patrick’s Zumba Event

Join the Rio West Mall for the St. Patrick’s Zumba Event. Begins at 5:30 pm. For more information please contact Anita Artalego This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Rio West Mall, 1300 W I-40 Frontage Rd.

ONGOING

Art Exhibit

Throughout the month of February, the Children’s Branch will display the pillars of history exhibit featuring historical figures. Each pillar in the library will show images and information on a figure that has contributed to the growth and development of the country. For more information please contact the Children’s Branch at (505) 726-6120. Location: 200 W. Aztec.

Recycling Council

McKinley Citizen’s Recycling Council is a local non-profit working to increase recycling through education, community outreach, and partnership with local government agencies. MCRC meets the first Saturday of the month at 2 pm, at Red Mesa on Hill St. For more information please call (505) 722-5142 or visit www. Recylegallup.org.

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.

Gallup-McKinley County 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.

SAVE THE DATE

Plateau Sciences Society Meeting

The March meeting of the Plateau Sciences Society will take place on Sunday, March 20. This month’s program is the fifth in the series commemorating the Centennial of the National Park Service and is open to the public. It’ll feature the thousand-year-old history of Chaco Canyon, as well as one of its Northern outliers: Aztec Ruins National Monument. The social get-together with refreshments will run from 2:30-3 pm. The business meeting will start promptly at 3 pm, followed by a short break and then the program at 3:45 pm. For additional information please contact Martin Link (505) 863-6459.

NM Latina & Miss Teen

The City of Gallup is proud to host Gallup’s first Miss Gallup New Mexico Latina and Miss Teen Gallup New Mexico Latina Pageant on March 20, at 5pm. Admission is free to the public. This event is a wonderful opportunity to showcase and support the talent and beauty of our own Gallup residents. The winners of this pageant will continue on to compete at the state level for scholarships and prizes. This event will feature top- notch pageantry and music. For more information please call (505) 409-3939. Location 207 W Coal Ave.

Rehoboth Choir

The Rehoboth High School Choir invites you to its spring concert on Tuesday, March 22 at Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church at 7pm. Join the choir as they explore the theme of Belonging. The choir will use this program as they tour Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, and

Michigan. A free will offering will be taken to help with tour expenses.

Navajo Nation Special Session

The Navajo Nation Council will convene in a special session on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The purpose of the special session is to consider all pending legislation. If you have any questions please contact, Chief of Staff Pete Ken Atcitty with the Officer of the Speaker (928) 871-7160. Begins at 10 am. Location: Council Chamber in Window Rock, AZ.

Veterans Mini-Stand Down

Join us for the first annual Dine’ Hoghaan Bii Development, Inc. on March 25 at 8:30 am-5:30 pm, for the Veterans Mini Stand Down. Please confirm if you’d like to provide your services with the participants. Table and chairs will be provided for information booths. Please inform all veterans, families, and service members. Refreshments and lunch will be provided for registered veterans and service members. Please bring your DD214 or VA ID. This is an alcohol and drug free vent. Hair We Are will provide vouchers for haircuts. Registration begins at 3:30 pm for the 5K fun run/walk. Zumba walk off begins at 4:30 pm at the Church Rock chapter house. For more information please contact Duane (505) 879-1003. Location: Fire Rock Navajo Casino, East Center 249 Rt. 66 Church Rock.

Child Abuse Prevention

Please join CYFD us in a parade of people who care on April 2. Walk will start at the Gallup CYFD office. Location: 1720 E Aztec. Begins at 10:30 am. You may also attend mini-information sessions on a variety of topics. Learn how you can help prevent child abuse and help keep children safe. The local police, Sheriff, and Fire Departments and many other agencies will be available to provide information about their role in the community. Booths are open from 11:30 am -3 pm. For more information, please call (505) 863- 9556. Location: 640 S. Boardman.

Events at Rio West Mall

March 11—March madness Freethrow Shoot Out 7 pm