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Community Calendar FEB. 17 - 23, 2017

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FRIDAY Feb. 17

Free Computer Classes in February

10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Internet II. The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Family Movie

Feb. 17, 4 pm: a family film for everyone to enjoy. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Film: My Girl

SATURDAY Feb. 18

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeater’s Anonymous 12-step meetings. Held every Sunday at 6 to 7 pm at the Hozho Center, 216 W. Maloney Ave. Open to anybody who has a desire to stop compulsive eating. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 721-9208, or (505) 870-1483.

SUNDAY Feb. 19

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.

Free Computer Classes in February

2 – 4 pm: MS Word. The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Plateau Sciences Society

The Plateau Sciences Society will meet at 2:30 pm at the Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill Ave. Stimulating conversation and discussion about shared concerns. PSS programs are varied and deal with the history, geology, geography, the diverse cultures of our region, and critical environmental concerns in our area.  The community is welcome. Refreshments served. For information, contact Martin Link (505) 863-6459.

TUESDAY Feb. 21

Maker’s Club (ages 6 and up)

A club for kids interested in science, math, building, and inventing. Each week features a different challenge, project, or experiment. Starts: 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.

Gallup Interfaith Community Gathering

6:30 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church: Bring a dish or drink for a shared meal. All are welcome. Bring a friend!  The church is located at 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive) on the hill near Orleans Manor Apartments. For more information about the gathering contact Rev. Lorelei Kay (505) 290-5357 or call the church at (505) 905-3247.

WEDNESDAY Feb. 22

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

February Film Series: African-American History Month

5:30 pm, popcorn is provided. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave. Film: For Colored Girls

THURSDAY Feb. 23

Free Computer Classes in February

3 - 5 pm: Twitter. The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 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 Ave. This week: Paper plate toucan craft

Monthly Meeting with Councilor Linda Garcia, District 1

6:30 - 8 pm: the Northside Neighborhood Association monthly meeting begins at 6:30 pm. Councilor Garcia will be there to listen to your concerns. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas; compliments and complaints welcome. Call Linda at (505) 879-4176 with questions. Northside Senior Center, 607 N. Fourth St.

ONGOING

ArtsCrawl

ArtsCrawl is held the second Saturday of every month from 7 to 9 pm, downtown Gallup. Not held January and February.

Baby and You

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is offering childbirth education classes the first Saturday of the month beginning Jan. 7. Classes are from 9 am to 1 pm in the RMCH library, second floor. Classes are free. For more information, call Women’s Health unit at (505) 863-7026.

Breaking Ground: A Remix of Navajo Art - Group Art Show

Throughout the month of February, the library will host a group art show featuring art work by seven Navajo artists. The artists being featured include: Nathan Nez Sr., Terrel Singer, Leandra Yazzie, Antoinette Thompson, Jason Linlicheenie, Jonathan Curley, and Darvin Descheny. 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 . Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

The City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board meets on first Monday each month from 3 to 5 pm at the Octavia Fellin Library. When those Mondays are holidays, the meetings are on the second Monday. Community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling and other environmental issues are welcome. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-0039 for information.

Community Pantry

The Hope Garden offers organic produce for sale from 10 am - noon, Tue – Fri., 1130 E. Hassler Valley Road. All funds go to helping feed local folks. 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.

Gallup Solar

The nonprofit, Gallup Solar, is hosting free Solar 101 classes about all things related to off-grid solar systems on the first three Wednesdays of each month, 6 - 7 pm, at 113 E. Logan Ave. All welcome any week. No registration required. For info call: (505) 728-9246.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity work sessions held each week. Volunteers to serve on decision making meetings or wish to volunteer at or help fund construction projects. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226 for details.

Open-Mic Night

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

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.

Support Early Language and Literacy for School Success!

Gallup McKinley County Schools is currently recruiting pregnant women and teens in McKinley County with children from birth to 5 years of age. There are no income guidelines and services are free to ALL community members. Learn more about this opportunity by contacting BeBe Sarmiento at (505) 721-1055.

Talking Service: Reading and Discussion Group for Veterans

At 6 pm, the library hosts Tuesday night sessions for veterans to discuss readings from the book, Standing Down. The New Mexico Humanities Council and Great Books Foundation have collaborated to sponsor Talking Service: A Reading and Discussion Program for Veterans in six sessions. Registration is required and is open only to veterans. To register, contact the library at (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more info, contact Joe Lacayo at (505) 399-8197.

SAVE THE DATE

Free Computer Classes in February

Feb. 24, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm: Using Google. The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave.

Family Movie

Feb. 24, 4 pm: a family film for everyone to enjoy. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Film: Ratchet and Clank

Target Shooting Event

Feb. 25, 10 am: $25 per person. Awards, lunch, raffles, and door prizes. Call (505) 313 1816 for more info.

National Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Test

Feb. 25, March 11, March 18, Oct. 7, and Nov. 4: There’s no fee to take this proficiency assessment for graduating high school. High school seniors may participate in the Navajo Nation Bilingual Proficiency test held at the Department of Dine Education Building, Window Rock, Ariz. Call (928) 871-7660 for more info. Navajonationdode.org.

Renewable Energy for All

Join a diverse and powerful coalition of spiritual traditions united in justice for the common good in a legislative day of action, prayer, and advocacy. Meet at First Unitarian Church at 8:15 am. 107 W Barcelona Road. RSVP This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Book Reading and Signing

Feb. 27: Former Gallup resident and author of To Drink from the Silver Cup: From Faith Through Exile and Beyond, will read from her book at the Zollinger Library, UNM/Gallup at 6 pm. Following the reading there will be a Q&A period, reception, and book signing. Books can be purchased at the event. The event is free.

A Forum on Trauma and its Physical and Psychological Effects

March 11, 8 - 9 am: A no-cost forum presented by Gallup Indian Medical Center and RMCHCS Behavioral Health Services in concert with the Behavioral Health Collaborative. “Understanding Trauma and Chronic Conditions; ‘Flight or Flight Responses’; Behavior and Emotions; Responding to Stress. Lunch is provided. 1901 Red Rock Dr.

It’s a Generational Thing

March 11, ArtsCrawl: Chaco Canyon is turning 110 years old! Mark the occasion with Symphony Chaco, presented by the Gallup Community Concert Association, and have some intergenerational fun with student art shows, family-friendly hands-on workshops, and glimpses into historic downtown Gallup.