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Community Calendar FEB. 24 – MARCH 2, 2017

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FRIDAY Feb. 24

Free Computer Classes in February

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

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

Get Up and Game (all ages)

Join us for family-friendly video games every Friday afternoon. 4 pm at the Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave.

SATURDAY Feb. 25

Target Shooting Event

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

National Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Test

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.

Merry Marching Methodists Relay For Life Pasta Feast

5 - 8 pm: Come to support this American Cancer Society fundraiser. Come for a great meal, music and fun! Adults $15 / children under 11, $7.50. For more information, call the church office (505) 863-4512. First United Methodist Church, 1800 Red Rock Dr.

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. 26

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 Feb. 27

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. RSVP This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Meet at First Unitarian Church at 8:15 am. 107 W Barcelona Road.

Book Reading and Signing

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.

TUESDAY Feb. 28

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 March 1

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

March Film Series:  Girl Power

5:30 pm: popcorn provided. Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave. Film: Florence Foster Jenkins

THURSDAY March 2

Free Computer Classes in March!

Today: Pinterest, 3 – 5 pm. The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, (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: Dr. Suess character hat

ONGOING

ArtsCrawl

ArtsCrawl is held the second Saturday of every month from 7 to 9 pm, downtown Gallup.

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 March!

March 3: Introduction to Computer Skills, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. The library is offering free computer training throughout the month. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, (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.

Hands of Hope’s Spring Garage Sale

March 4 from 8 to 11 am: There will be a big assortment of household items, toys, adult, and children’s clothing, and more! Proceeds benefit Hands of Hope Pregnancy Center. For information call (505) 722-7125. First Baptist Church Gym, 2112 College Dr.

Souper Bowl Community Pantry Fundraiser

March 5: The Westminster Presbyterian morning worship service will be held at the pantry at 10:30 am, followed by a Soup Luncheon fundraiser from noon to 2 pm. Tickets for the luncheon are $5 and are available at the pantry, from WPC church family, and at the door.  Bring non-perishable food items for the pantry as well.

1130 E. Hassler Valley Road.

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.

Muralistas Nani Chacon & Be Sargent

March 11: Artists will be present to talk about their work and experience as muralists. 307 S. Second St. (207) 522-9107 or (405) 395-8686.

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.

National Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Test

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.

Non-denominational Monthly Taize’ Service

March 12 at 4 pm: Join us for a special service — a time of rest, silence, and spiritual refreshment. Take this opportunity to calm and quiet the soul before a new week begins. Music, chant, scripture, and candlelight are part of this hour held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Boardman Dr., 151 N.M. 564 near the Orleans Manor Apartments. For more information call Kathy Mezoff (505) 870-6136.

Plateau Sciences Society

March 19, 2:30 pm: Join us for 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. Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill Ave.

5th Annual Teen Film Festival: Through the Lens

The library will hold its annual Teen Film Festival at El Morro Theatre on April 29. Submissions are to be no more than 7 minutes and are due April 1. For more information call (505) 726-6120 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .