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Community Calendar JULY 8-14, 2016

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FRIDAY July 8

Family Movie (all ages)

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

23rd Annual Wild Things Championship

On July 8 - 9, join us for the toughest riders on the rankest bulls. Begins: 8 pm. Location: Red Rock Park Arena, Churchrock.

 

SATURDAY July 9

Relay for Life Annual Tour of Gardens

Join us for the second annual Tour of Gardens. This event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Ups and Downs Team. Tour participants may pick up tickets, maps, and water from 8 - 10 am. You may carpool or tour on your own. Tour participants should look for the purple and pink balloons at each of the six sites. For more information, please call Kay Jordon (505) 863-5013. Tour location begins: Sacred Heart Family Center Parking Lot, 555 S. Woodrow Ave.

Story Connection Multicultural Storyteller

Join the Octavia Felling library for Story Connection. Storyteller Liz Mangual will be at the Children’s Branch to tell tales and stories the kids will love, from many types of backgrounds and cultures. Begins: 2 pm. For more information, please call (505) 863-1291 or visit: beemanjewelrydesign.com. Sponsored by Beeman Jewelry Design. Location: 200 W. Aztec. Ave.

Book Making for Pre-Schoolers (ages 3 to 6)

This summer, join the Octavia Fellin Library for a special bookmaking workshop. The Library, gallupArts, ATD Fourth World, and UNM-Gallup Early Childhood and Family Center want to help young children express themselves. The books will feature drawing or writing by kids. The theme is: what you can do. Children accompanied by an adult are encouraged to attend. Books will be on display at the Children’s Library. Begins: 7 pm. Location: Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Free

ArtsCrawl: Wild West — Western Hat Contest

Cowboy- and cowgirl-up for ArtsCrawl: Wild West. Join City Electric Shoe Shop and Zimmerman’s as they host a Western hat contest. Gift certificates will be awarded to the snazziest Western hats. For more information, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Begins: 8:30 pm. Location: Downtown Gallup in the Second Street Event Center.

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 July 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 July 11

Summer Indian Dances

Join us for Summer Nightly Indian Dances from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The Summer Nightly Indian Dances have been happening in the Gallup area for 24 years. We are excited to be in our new facility at the Gallup Courthouse Square. Visitors to Gallup can take the opportunity to visit and learn from the many different dance groups. For more information, please call (505) 722-2228. Begins: 7 pm. Location: The Courthouse Square on Aztec Ave. between Second Street and Third.

 

TUESDAY July 12

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.

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

 

WEDNESDAY July 13

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: 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Wednesday Night Movies

Join us for a free family movie. Starts at 5:30 pm. Main Branch, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Open-Mic-Night

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

 

THURSDAY July 14

Book Making for Pre-Schoolers (ages 3 to 6)

This summer, join the Octavia Fellin Library for a special bookmaking workshop. The Library, gallupArts, ATD Fourth World, and UNM-Gallup Early Childhood and Family Center want to help young children express themselves. The books will feature drawing or writing by kids. The theme is: what you can do. Children accompanied by an adult are encouraged to attend. Books will be on display at the Children’s Library. Begins: 5 pm. Location: Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Free

Crafty Kids (All ages)

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

 

City Of Gallup

Join us for a neighborhood meeting with Councilor Fran Palochak District 4. We invite residents of District 4 to visit with Councilor Fran Palochak at our meeting beginning at 6 pm. Councilor Palochak will be there to listen to your concerns. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas and we welcome your compliments and complaints. Please join us and feel free to bring a friend or two. Residents outside of District 4 are also welcome to attend. For more information, please call (505) 863-1220. Begins: 6 pm. Location: Stagecoach Elementary School, 725 Freedom Dr.

 

ONGOING

6th Annual Run — for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation

On July 11 - 18, join us for a Navajo Nation special diabetes project at the 6th Annual Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation event. There will be a relay run across the Lukachukai and Chuska mountains in collaboration with the office of the President and Vice President’s bicycle ride and elite runners. For more information, please call (928) 871-6278.

100th Anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize — Reading Challenge

Join the library and help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. The Octavia Fellin Public Library is one of six libraries in New Mexico to partner with the New Mexico Humanities Council for a special reading grant: Five Pulitzers in Five Months. As a recipient of this grant, the library will read and discuss five Pulitzer-winning and nominated books. Discussions will be held Tuesdays at 6 pm. Location: Main Library Meeting Room, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Summer Reading Program

Run, don’t walk to the Octavia Fellin Library’s Summer Reading Program: June 11 - July 30. This year, we’re focusing on health and fitness. Our theme is: On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! For more information, please call (505) 863-1291 or visit: octaviafellin.libguides.com.

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. Second St.

Community Pantry

The Hope Garden is offering organic produce for sale from 10 am - noon, 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 Vernon Garcia.

Friday Night Hootenanny

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

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 nonprofit 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 Recylegallup.org.

 

SAVE THE DATE

Basic Computer Classes

On September 27 - 28, join the SBDC for a Community Ed Personal Enrichment event. Topics include: computer vocabulary, operation of programs, email information, Internet aid for online search, and creating your own documents. Course fee: $100. Additional class dates: October 4 - 5 and 11 - 12. Begins: 5 pm. For more information, please call Denise Silva (505) 863-7743 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: UNMG Calvin Hall, 200 College Rd.

Balancing the Books 1-2

On August 16 - 18, join the SBDC for a Community Ed Personal Enrichment event. This course will provide instruction in the basic principles of accounting for non-accounting personnel and small business owners. Learn the necessary skills to perform essential accounting and record keeping operations. Course fee: $100. Additional class dates: August 23 - 25. Begins: 5 pm. For more information, please call Denise Silva (505) 863-7743 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: UNMG Calvin Hall, 200 College Rd.

Fort Defiance Soccer Club (ages 4 to 19)

Join us for the Fort Defiance Soccer Club. Registration is open until August 1. For more information, please visit: fortdefiancesc.com.

Polka in the Pines

On August 7, The Gallup Slavic Lodges presents Polka in the Pines. The show features: Thomas Brothers and the Hot Shots. Adult and kid games will be available. Bring cash and win a prize. You could be the lucky winner of Heads or Tails. Enjoy traditional Slavic Picnic food and polka music. Tickets: $20 adult (ages 11 and up), $5 for children 5- to 10-years-old, children under the age of 5 are free. Begins at noon. For more information, please call Darlene Yochham (505) 863-5773. Location: Z-Lazy-B Ranch, Fort Wingate.