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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for July 21, 2015

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Every once in a while, you get a lean week. This column would certainly qualify, with only a few highlights coming your way. Still, there are some eccentric efforts that may be worth a look. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

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Teens get a wellness conference of their own

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The Navajo Health Education Program, and co-sponsor  Manuelito Chapter House, will present the, 2015 TEEN Wellness conference, Tuesday, July 28, at the Manuelito Chapter House.

This is a FREE event for all area teens. The conference takes place from 9 am – 3:30 pm, with registration beginning at 8:30 am.

The wellness conferences’ presentations include:

“Meth Awareness & Prevention”, “Negative Effects of Alcohol on the CNS(central nervous system),” “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder,”and “Let’s make positive choices.”

Area organizations will also be on hand: MSPI(Meth Suicide Preventative Initiative), DWI Program and Juvenile Substance Abuse Crisis...

Junior Public Safety Academy July 20-24th

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Sixty-nine youths between the ages of eight and 18 got to enjoy a week filled with activities that emergency responders go through when training as new recruits. This challenging and innovative learning environment inspires children to achieve academic and fitness excellence.

The Junior Public Safety Academy headed by UNM-Gallup is a joint venture with the City of Gallup, Gallup Police and Fire Departments, McKinley County Sheriff’s Office, McKinley County Emergency and Fire, New Mexico Motor Transportation Department, New Mexico State Police, and Navajo Police Department.

UNM-G provided all the uniforms, their facilities, along with various other inventory needed for the...

Community Calendar JULY 24 - 30, 2015

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FRIDAY July 24

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 115 W. Hill. 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. Today’s class: Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010, 2 - 4 pm.


Summer Reading will have its end of Summer Reading Party.  Participants need to turn in their game boards by Thursday July 23 to receive an invitation to the big Superhero Bash.  No game boards will be accepted after July 23.  Prizes will be awarded for completing game boards.  For more...

Part of Gallup’s diversity: Land of Enchantment Opera

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Come enjoy, “30 Days of Opera,” right here in Gallup as The Land of Enchantment Opera open season continues through August 2.

Through the end of July, opera singers belt it out in downtown Gallup, at the McKinley Courthouse Plaza, prior to the Summer Nightly Indian Dances, starting at 6:30 pm.

The LEO features young artists performing nightly such as: Blake Boily-tenor, from Enid, OK; Samantha Resser-mezzo-soprano, from St. Charles, IL; and Kelly DeLameter-baritone, from Myersville, MD, just to name a few.

These young performing artists showcase their talent through the “Young Artists Program.”

This program is offered, as well as designed by the LEO institute to bridge the...

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