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Community Calendar April 8 - 14, 2016

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FRIDAY April 8

 

Family Movie (all ages)

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

Authors Festival Reception

The Authors Festival opens with special guest Jimmy Santiago Baca, an American Book Award Winner and celebrated poet. Begins: 7 pm. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Free

SATURDAY April 9

Authors Festival

Join us for the Authors Festival from 10 am- 4pm. The event will feature 32 authors from the southwest including the keynote speaker: Anne Hillerman. Starts at 1pm. There will be book signings, special panel presentations, and much more. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Sprouting Melodies (infants to 9 months)

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 Ave.

Authors Festival Children’s Jamboree

As part of the 2016 Authors Festival, join us for the Children’s Jamboree. Starts at 1:30 pm. The Jamboree begins with author Ross Van Dusen as he presents: What Makes a Rainbow. This is an interactive presentation. There will also be Children’s authors for a meet and greet and prizes. Location: Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Free

SUNDAY April 10

Church of the Holy Spirit

Join us for the Holy Eucharist. Begins: 10:30 am. For more information please call (505) 863-4695. Location: 1334 S. Country Club Dr.

MONDAY April 11

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

TUESDAY April 12

City Of Gallup

Join us for a City Council meeting. Agendas will be available at least 72 hours prior to each meeting. Meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers. For more information please call (505) 863-1254. Starts at 6 pm. Location: City Hall, 110 W. Aztec Ave.

Introduction to Computer Skills

Join the Octavia Fellin Library for free community computer training classes. They’re new and improved. This week: Beginners Course. There are no prerequisites. Starts at 3 pm. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

WEDNESDAY April 13

Toddler Time (ages 2 to 4)

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

 

April Film Series: New Mexico Made Films

Family Movie (all ages)

Join us for a free weekly movie. Popcorn provided. Starts at 5 pm. Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave. Film: True Grit

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 April 14

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Make: Foam Sheet Newsletter

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.

SAVE THE DATE

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.

Birdhouse Auction

The ninth annual birdhouse auction, for Relay for Life, will take place on May 1. Area artists and crafts persons who would like to contribute to this project are encouraged to pick up an instructional pamphlet and birdhouse instruction sheet. You may build your own. All entries must be submitted by April 17. Birdhouses will be photographed and added to the Website: www.gallupbirhouses.com. Many will be displayed at local businesses the week before the auction. The project is sponsored by the American Cancer Society Gallup Relay for Life Ups and Downs team. All proceeds go to the fight against cancer. For more information, please call Linda Shelton (505) 722-2175. Location: Sammy C’s Pub and Grill, 107 W Coal Ave.

Veterans Job Fair

On June 15, join us for the fourth annual Veterans Job Fair. The job fair helps all who’re seeking employment especially veterans. Participants will be provided a table, two chairs, and lunch. There is no fee for this event. Last year we had a great turnout and had 91 on-site job hires. We invite you to be part of this successful event. Starts at 9 am. For more information or for employers wishing to participate please call (505) 722-222- or email 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.

Events at Rio West Mall

April 4-16—RMCHCS Community Health Fair 7-9 am

April 18-22—Recycled Art Exhibit

April 22—Super Hero Drawing Contest

April 25—Entry Deadline for RMCH Health Fair Poster Contest