COMMUNITY CALENDAR Sept. 4 - Sept. 10, 2015


FRIDAY Sept. 4

Drop-in Films

Tonight's feature: Strange Magic. Starts 4 pm. Children's Branch, 200 W. Aztec. All ages.

The Navajo Wranglers

Country Western band ‘The Navajo Wranglers’ to from perform 8-10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.

Movie: Terminator Genisys. Starts 3pm. El Morro Theater, 207 West Coal Ave. Rated PG-13.





Family Open House

The Octavia Fellin Public Library - Children's Branch hosts an Open House from 2 pm to 5 pm, showcasing all of the amazing programs and resources the Children’s Branch has to offer. At 2:30 pm, we’ll show families how to access free, quality tutoring. At 3:30 pm, join us for a musical story time for active toddlers. At 4:30 pm, we’ll have a family puppet show, which is sure to make you giggle. Throughout the Open House, be sure to take a look at samples of projects completed in the Teen Café, Crafty Kids, and Maker’s Club. We’ll also have family movies, crafts, and a selection of games and puzzles available.


Saturday Stories

Start your Saturday mornings off right with an interactive story time for children of all ages and their families. Each week will feature songs as well as books, at least one puppet story, and include a short craft or activity at the end. Starts 10:30 am, Children's Branch, 200 W. Aztec.


3 Blind Mice

Tim Merlin, n Rick to perform 8-10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.



SUNDAY Sept. 6


Overeaters Anonymous

Meetings every Sunday at 6 pm, First United Methodist Church, 1800 Red Rock Dr., corner of Nizhoni/Red Rock. Enter northwest corner off Nizhoni; Library room.



MONDAY Sept. 7


Labor Day


City of Gallup

Offices closed.


Octavia Felling Public Library

Offices closed.


McKinley County Schools

No school.





Teen Cafe

A place for middle schoolers to hang out and make crafts, design, build, experiment, watch movies, or play video games (Ages 11-14). Starts 4 pm. Watch Insurgent.


Basic Computer Skills

From 2 -4 pm, all class sessions are 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.


Public Notice

McKinley County board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 9 am. Among other items, the Commission will consider and adopt an Ordinance Terminating Local Economic Development project. The meeting will be held in the Commissioner Chambers, Third Floor of the McKinley County Courthouse, 207 West Hill.


City of Gallup

City council, 6 – 8:30 pm. Meetings are held in the City Chambers at City Hall. 110 West Aztec Ave. (505) 863-1254.


Board of Education Meeting

Gallup – McKinley County schools will host a Board of Education meeting in the Student support center at 6 pm. Gallup McKinley County Schools, 640 Boardman Dr.


Nathan Hinojosa

Nathan Hinojosa to perform flamenco 8-10 pm at the Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.


Spaghetti Western Music

Spaghetti Western music is touring the southwest, to perform 8-10 pm at the Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.





Toddler Time

An active and energetic program for toddlers ( 2-4), featuring music, movement, rhythm, and stories. Starts at 10:30 am, Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.


Maker’s Club

A club for kids interested in science, math, building, and inventing (Ages 7 and up).  Each week will feature a different challenge, project, or experiment. Starts 4 pm. Children's Branch, 200 W. Aztec. This Week: Does it Float?



Local talent takes center stage from 8-10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W. Coal Ave. (505) 722-0117.





Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family (all ages). Starts at 4 pm. Children's Branch, 200 W. Aztec. Make: Bottle Cap Fish Art


City Of Gallup

Neighborhood Meeting with Councilor Fran Palochak (District 4), 6-8 pm.  Stagecoach Elementary School 110 W. Aztec Ave. (505) 863- 1220. Free.


Gallup Sunrise Kiwanis

Gallup Sunrise Kiwanis will host the 36th Annual Run For Fun event at 6 pm at the Gallup Sports Complex, 925 Park Ave. There is no fee for this event. T-shirts will be given to the first 100 runners/walkers 12 years old or younger. The courses are within the Sports complex distances are 1.5 miles and 3 miles.





UNM - Gallup

From Aug. 17 – Sept. 18, UNM – Gallup presents selections from the Tamarind Permanent Collection at the Ingham Chapman Gallery 10 am – 5pm. The public is invited to attend the artist’s talk and reception on Sept. 14 at 3 pm. 705 Gurley Ave. (505-863-7500.


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.


First Indian Baptist Church

Monday Night Back to Basics Bible Class, Red Hills Trailer Park recreation center 7 pm; Tuesday Family Bible Study FIBC 501 S. 3rd St., 6 pm; Sunday Worship and Prayer at FIBC 501 S. 3rd, 10:30 am. Contact: Pastor Robert Fontenot (505) 906-2808 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / www.fibcgallup.weebly.com


Gallup Solar Meetings

Interested in learning more about solar energy? Come to a Gallup Solar meeting, held the first three Wednesdays of the month from 6-8 pm, East Logan Ave. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 726-2497.


Habitat for Humanity

Yard Sale fund raisers are open 9 to noon every Saturday on Warehouse Lane off of Allison Road. If you have household items to donate or wish to volunteer on construction, call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226.


Ingham Chapman Gallery

UNM-Gallup will present selections from the Tamarind Permanent Collection – the art of Valerie Roybal, Aug. 17 - Sept. 18, 705 Gurley Ave. On Sept. 14, Roybal will discuss her collection and present a slide show from 5:30 - 6:15 pm at Calvin Hall Auditorium, Room 248A, with a reception to immediately follow.


Summer Nightly Indian Dances

Dances take place every night through Labor Day, from 7 pm to 8 pm, at the Courthouse Square, located on Aztec between 2nd and 3rd streets. Free admission. (505) 722-2228.


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