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Community Calendar March 25-31, 2016

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FRIDAY March 25

 

Family Movie (all ages)

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

Veterans Mini-Stand Down

Join us for the first Annual Dine’ Hoghaan Bii Development, Inc., Veterans Mini Stand. Begins: 8:30 am. Please confirm if you’d like to provide your services. Table and chairs will be provided for information booths. Inform all veterans, families, and service members. Refreshments and lunch will be provided for registered veterans and service members. Bring your DD214 or VA ID. This is an alcohol and drug free vent. Registration for the 5K fun run/walk and Zumba begins at 3:30 pm. For more information please contact, Duane Haven (505) 879-1003. Location: Fire Rock Navajo Casino, E. Center 249 Rt. 66.

Computer Classes

The Octavia Fellin Library is offering free computer training: Pinterest. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. For more information please call, (505) 863-1291. Begins: 11 am. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill.

Spring Break Bash

Join us for Spring Break Fun as we have a fun day each day of break. Starts at 2 pm. Activity: Cartoon Binge Fest. Location: Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Free.

Good Friday Service

Join us to observe Good Friday at the Church of the Holy Spirit. Starts at 7 pm. For more information please contact (505) 863-4695. Location: 1334 S. Country Club Dr.

Live Music

The Pat n Mike Show…Variety takes center stage from 7:30-9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W. Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117

SATURDAY March 26

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Public Notice

Attention: there’ll be a Houck Area NTUA Electric Customers Scheduled Electric Power Outage from 11 am-3 pm. NTUA is working on a major upgrade at the Houck Sub-station and will have to turn off electric power to safely complete the job. NTUA apologizes for the interruption. The electric outage will impact all customers along I-40 from Lupton to Navajo, AZ. NTUA advises customers to anticipate and prepare for this four-hour outage. If you have any questions pleas call (928) 729-5721 or 1-800-528-5011 and ask for the NTUA Fort Defiance District Office Customer Service Department.

Live Music

Max Williams…Singer Songwriter takes center stage from 7:30-9:30 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W. Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117

SUNDAY March 27

Easter Vigil

Join us for an Easter Vigil at the Church of the Holy Spirit, from 6:30 am-8 am. For more information please contact (505) 863-4695. Location: 1334 S Country Club Dr.

MONDAY March 28

Cinematica in Gallup

Hemlock-Ektomorf-Incide-Cinematica in Gallup starts at 7pm. Location: Wowie’s, 1500 S. Second St.

TUESDAY March 29

Bras ‘N’ Boots Fundraiser

Join us for a fun fundraiser: Bras ‘N’ Boots. The event raises money to purchase prostheses and bras for the Cancer Center Gift Center. It’ll be an evening of fun and silliness. This event will also promote awareness for breast cancer survivors in our community. Events include: Stuff the Bra with cash, Bra Pong, Decorated Bra Auction and more. For more information or to make a donation please call (505) 863-3075 or (505) 722-2175. Starts: at 6:30 pm. Location: Angela’s Café 201 E. Hwy 66.

Veterans Benefits Fair

The Navajo Technical University is teaming up with the New Mexico Department of Veteran’s Services and Dine Hoghaan Bii Development. They’ll present the first-ever Navajo Technical University Veterans Benefits Fair. Military veterans, Guard, Reserve, and transitioning active-duty personnel are encouraged to attend and bring their spouses and families. A free lunch will be provided for all attendees. This is an excellent opportunity for veterans to find out about federal, state, and local veterans benefits and programs in the eastern Navajo Nation area. Begins: 10:30 am. Location: Lowerpoint Rd state Hwy 371.

Community Providers Meeting

Join us at Sammy C’s and consider ordering something. The space has been provided for free. This meeting is open to anyone who provides services in one form or another to the people of Gallup. Please come and let us know how we can work with you. Our aim is to work together as a professional community. If you’d like to receive the agenda for the next month please email Erika Hayes, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 722-4391. Starts at 12 pm. Location: 107 W. Coal Ave.

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. Location: Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Free.

Gallup-McKinley County Schools

Join us for a gifted advisory council meeting. Parents of GMCS students identified as GIFTED are invited to the meeting at the Educational Development Center. For more information please call (505) 721-1800. Begins: 6pm. Location: 1000 E Aztec. Ave.

Navajo Nation

Join us for the Build Foundations to Enhance Dine Bikeyah’s Ecostyem Through Hozho. The DNR Summit will be a one-stop shop for the public to learn about an array of natural resource-related issues and how to access the services of the many DNR departments. The mission of DNR is to preserve and protect the natural resources of the Navajo Nation, for the benefit of future generations and the public. Registration is free. For more information please call Kayla Bia (928) 871-6447 or Irma Roanhorse at (928) 729-4029. Location: Twin Arrows Resort and Casino, Window Rock, AZ.

Talking Circle

Join us for, Talking Circle, a support group for Combat Veterans. The group sessions are facilitated by the Chinle Vet Center. For more information please call, (928) 205 3345 or the Chinle Hospital Counseling Services at (928) 674-7377.

WEDNESDAY March 30

The Church of the Holy Spirit

Join the Church of the Holy Spirit as we host a four session health-related teaching series. This is based on the research work of Dr. Michael Greger’s best-selling book: How Not to Die. The group will focus on the chapters, How Not to Die from Heart Disease; How Not to Die from Diabetes; How Not to Die from Liver Disease; and How Not to Die from Kidney Disease. Greger advocates eating a whole-food plant based diet and refers to 50 years of nutritional studies, as the basis of his recommendation to learn more visit: nutritionfacts.org. Starts at 7pm. Location: 1334 Country Club Dr.

City of Gallup

Join us for a monthly meeting with Councilor Linda Garcia, District 1. Garcia will be there to listen to your concerns. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas. We welcome your compliments and complaints. Feel free to bring a friend or two. If you have any questions please call Linda Garcia, at (505) 879-4176. Starts: at 6:30pm. Location: 607 N Fourth

Toddler Time (ages 2 to 4)

An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement rhymes, and stories. Begins: 10:30 am. Location: 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: Computer Programming. Free

 

March Films: Celebrating Women Directors

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

Open-Mic-Night

Local talent takes center stage from 7:30 - 9:30pm 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 31

Computer Classes

The Octavia Fellin Library is offering free computer training: Twitter. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required. For more information please call, (505) 863-1291. Starts at 3pm. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill.

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Make: Toilet Paper Roll Train

ONGOING

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.

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

SAVE THE DATE

Purple Heart Designation

On April 1, join us for a special dedication at the Comfort Suites. We’ll be designating one of our parking spaces to the Purple Heart Recipients. We’re honored to provide this service for those who have spilled blood for our freedoms. Starts at 4pm. Location: 3940 E Hwy 66.

McKinley County Senior Olympics

Join us April 1-2 for the Gallup-McKinley County Senior Olympic Local Game Day. This event welcomes all seniors statewide who are 50-years-old or older. Registration is $15. The registration deadline is March 19. There’ll be 15 sports events including: Basketball Free Throw, Cycling 5K-10K-20K, Shuffleboard, and more. Physical therapist and athletic trainer Anthony Arviso will be on site. Bring comfortable shoes and hats. Don’t forget sunscreen. For more information please contact, Timothy Draper (505) 879-6527. Location: 925 Park Ave.

Child Abuse Prevention

Please join CYFD in a parade of people who care on April 2. The walk will start at the Gallup CYFD office. Location: 1720 E Aztec. Begins: 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.

Amateur Radio Test Session

On April 23, join us for the amateur radio test session. Starts at 12 pm. For more information please contact, Jimmy Graham (505) 713-0671 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: 413 Bataan Memorial Dr.

Events at Rio West Mall

March 16-26—Easter Bunny Photos: M-F 11 am-7 pm; Sat. 10 am-8 pm; Sun. 12-6 pm.

April 1—Spring Job Fair 12-4 pm.

April 25—Entry Deadline for RMCH Health Fair Poster Contest