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Community Calendar May 6-May 12, 2016

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FRIDAY May 6

Introduction to Computer Skills

Join the Octavia Fellin Library for free community computer training classes. They’re new and improved. This week: Introduction to the Internet. Prerequisites: basic computer skills are recommended. Starts at 11 am. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Family Movie (all ages)

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


SATURDAY May 7

Gallup Concert

Tha Dogg Pound will be playing at the Gallup Downtown Conference Center. Starts at 8 pm. Location: 204 W. Coal Ave.

Overeaters Anonymous

Meetings every Saturday at 10 am, First United Methodist Church, 1800 Red Rock Dr, corner of Nizhoni/Red Rock. Enter northwest corner off Nizhoni; Library room. Contact (505) 307-5999 or (505) 721-9208.


SUNDAY May 8

Taize’ Worship

Join us for our monthly Taize’ service. There’ll be music, meditation, chanting, prayer, and Scripture. This is a wonderful way to ready your spirit for the week ahead. Begins: 6:30 pm. For more information please call Kathy Mezoff (505) 870-6136. Location: Boardman Drive, 151 State HGY 564.

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 May 9

The City of Gallup

Join us for a Sports Commission Meeting. Begins: 5:30 pm. For more information please call (505) 863-1220. Location: City Hall, 110 W. Aztec Ave.

Gallup McKinley County Schools

Join us for the ninth annual Navajo Language and Culture Festival. This is for all out-of-town Elementary Schools. The participants will compete in three categories: oration, singing, and dancing. Awards will be given to first, second, third, and honorable mention. Takes place from 9 am- 1 pm. Location: Miyamura High School.

McKinley County Board of Commissioners Meeting

The McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a special work session(s) for budget hearings beginning at 8:30 a.m. and, continuing through May 12, if needed.

On May 9, the Commission will begin the discussions regarding the Offices and Departments for the County; and, May 11 starting at Noon the Commission will hear presentations and discuss all outside entity budget requests.

This meeting will be held in the Commissioner Chambers, Third Floor of the McKinley County Courthouse, 207 West Hill. A copy of the schedule/agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting in the Manager’s Office and the County Clerk’s Office.

Auxiliary aides for the disabled are available upon request; please contact Michelle Esquibel at (505) 722-3868 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to make any necessary arrangements.


TUESDAY May 10

Introduction to Computer Skills

Join the Octavia Fellin Library for free community computer training classes. They’re new and improved. This week: Facebook for Beginners. Prerequisites: you must have a working email and basic computer skills are needed as well some internet knowledge. Starts at 3 pm. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Gallup McKinley County Schools

Join us for the ninth annual Navajo Language and Culture Festival. This is for all out-of-town Elementary Schools. The participants will compete in three categories: oration, singing, and dancing. Awards will be given to first, second, third, and honorable mention. Event takes place from 9 am -1 pm. Location: Miyamura High School.

The 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. Location: City Hall, 110 W. Aztec Ave.


WEDNESDAY May 11

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.

Maker’s Club (ages 7 and up)

A club for kids interested in science, math, building, and inventing. Each week will feature a different challenge, project, or experiment. Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Pendulum Painting

May Film Series: Epic Sequels

Join us for a free family movie. Starts at 5 pm. Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. Film: Mockingjay (part 2)

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.


THURSDAY May 12

Introduction to Computer Skills

Join the Octavia Fellin Library for free community computer training classes. They’re new and improved. This week: Advanced Facebook. Prerequisites: A Facebook Account and experience using Facebook. Starts at 3 pm. Location: Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Crafty Kids (All ages)

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Make: Dog/Cats Appliques

Solar Financing Workshop

Join us for a free Solar Financing Workshop for non-profits. Learn how to finance your organization’s solar project at no cost to your organization and cut electricity costs. Representatives from St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Albuquerque will share their three-year experience in the development of this unique financing program that enabled its parishioners to invest in their solar project. For more information please contact Rick Kruis (505) 870-5292. Starts at 2 pm. Location: Work in Beauty House, 113 E. Logan.

The City of Gallup

Join us for a neighborhood meeting with Councilor Fran Palochak. We invite residents of District 4 to share their ideas, compliments, and complaints. Please feel free to bring a friend or two. Starts at 6 pm. For more information please call (505) 863-1220. Location: Stagecoach Elementary School.

ONGOING

Cars N Coffee

Every Sunday in the Camille’s parking lot from noon to 2 pm. Check out cars – new, old, vintage, and bikes. Cruise at 1:30 pm. Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, 306 S. 2nd St., Gallup.

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.

Friday Night Hootenanny

Gallup’s longest running live show! Every Friday night from 7-9 pm. Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, 306 S. 2nd St., Gallup.

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.

Recycling Council

McKinley Citizens 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.

SAVE THE DATE

Church of the Holy Spirit

Join us for The Elden Brass Quintet on May 15. The members are faculty at Northern Arizona University. Donations are appreciated and will support kitchens and homeless shelters in Gallup. Begins: 3 pm. Location: 1334 Country Club Drive.

Reading Challenge

On May 17, join the Octavia Fellin Public Library as we commemorate the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. The library is one of six libraries in New Mexico to partner with the New Mexico Humanities Council, to bring a special reading grant to our community: Five Pulitzers in Five Months. We’ll read and discuss five Pulitzer winning and nominated books. Discussions will be held on Tuesdays. Toni Morrison’s novel Beloved kicks off the event. Lynn Huenemann will facilitate discussions. Begins at 6pm. For more information please call (505) 863-1291. Location: Main Library Meeting Room, 115 W. Hill.

Sacred Heart Cathedral

Sacred Heart Cathedral will be holding its second Annual Spanish Market and Fiesta from May 27-29. This weekend event will feature nationally acclaimed artists from New Mexico and Arizona who specialize in contemporary and traditional Spanish Colonial Art. Their work will be on display and available for sale. Many of the artists provide special lectures and demonstrations on their artistic process. The event will feature a classic car show, $10,000 raffle, and activities for kids. Location: Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Treaty Day Roughstock Rodeo

On June 4, join us for the Treaty Day Roughstock Rodeo. Events include Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, and Bull Riding. Added Attraction: Fruit Scramble. Admission: $5 per person. Starts: 11:30 am. For more information please call (928) 797-0575 or (505) 728-3654. Location: Dean C. Jackson Arena, Window Rock, AZ.

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 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 email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: Rio West Mall, 1300 W. Maloney Ave.