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Community Calendar December 17 - December 23, 2021

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17

OPEN ENROLLMENT

Gartner Insurance and BeWellNM are working together during this Open Enrollment season to ensure that everyone who is under 65 and is not covered under their employer’s Health Plan and who WANTS health insurance, gets enrolled in a plan before the Open Enrollment ends on Jan. 15. Please contact Chris Gartner at Gartner Insurance at (505) 863-2344 or at 714 S. Second St.

WOWIE’S TOY DRIVE

Wowie’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive at Wowie’s Gym (1500 S. Second St., Unit C) is accepting toys through Dec. 20.

COMFORT SUITES TOYS FOR TOTS

Comfort Suites is collecting new toys to be donated to the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders Organization. Please drop off new toys at 3940 E. Hwy. 66 in Gallup between today and Dec. 20.

HILTON HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE

4 pm-8 pm @ Hilton Garden Inn (1530 W. Maloney Ave.). Jumpstart your holiday shopping with local vendors at the Hilton Garden Inn.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18

COVID-19 CAR-BASED TESTING AT GIMC

9 am-2 pm @Gallup Indian Medical Center, Government Circle. For more information call Dr. Emily Nieto (505) 733-8178.

HILTON HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE

8 am-2 pm @ Hilton Garden Inn (1530 W. Maloney Ave.). Jumpstart your holiday shopping with local vendors at the Hilton Garden Inn.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19

COVID-19 AND FLU VACCINES

8 am-3 pm @Shiprock High School  (U. S. Highway 64, Shiprock). For more information, contact Gary Russell-King at (505) 368-6032.

HILTON HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE

8 am-2 pm @ Hilton Garden Inn (1530 W. Maloney Ave.). Jumpstart your holiday shopping with local vendors at the Hilton Garden Inn.

 

MONDAY,  DECEMBER 20

WINTER BREAK

Gallup McKinley County Schools winter break begins.

CREATIVE CORNER – TORN PAPER COLLAGE

4 pm. @ the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Recycle your old books or magazines to create a colorful collage. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22

PRINCESS WINTER WONDERLAND

10 am-11:30 am @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch, (200 West Aztec Ave.) for a princess-themed story time and photo-opportunity! Come listen to a story from a Princess at our winter wonderland.  Experience the excitement of interacting with a live Princess and taking photos with her. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

POP-UP HOLIDAY ART MARKET AT ART123 GALLERY

12 pm-4 pm Tuesday – Saturday Dec. 22. This market features 19 local artists and  includes fiber arts, wood carving, painting, prints, jewelry and more. For more information visit: @ART123Gallery on Facebook & @gallupARTS on Facebook/Instagram.

FAMILY STORYTIME

11 am. Join us in the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) for storytime activities, songs, rhymes and read-alouds every week! Age 0-4.  For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm on Facebook and YouTube @galluplibrary (all ages) for family-friendly crafts and step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. This week we will create Yarn & Stick Christmas Tree. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

 

ONGOING

COVID-19 CAR-BASED TESTING AT GIMC

8:30 am-4 pm Mon-Fri @Gallup Indian Medical Center, Government Circle. For more information call Dr. Emily Nieto (505) 733-8178.

SIXTH ANNUAL MEMBER ARTIST GROUP

On the @gallupARTS Facebook page to see New works by eight local artists from watercolor, oil, acrylic, and mixed media to landscapes, portraits, and abstract designs. Stop in for a complimentary cup of cocoa! For more information visit @ART123Gallery on Facebook & @gallupARTS on Facebook/Instagram. The 6th Annual Member Artist Group Show will be on view through January 29.

NEW MEXICO LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE

The New Mexico State Library is holding this competition for children ages 13 and under to read a book and write a letter to the author about how the work shaped the child’s perspective on the world or him/herself. The entry form, permission form, official rules and terms of participation are available on the Letters About Literature website at read.gov/letters/. All entries must be submitted by Jan. 7.

MITTEN TREE

In the spirit of holiday giving OFPL will be collecting new mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, socks, and earmuffs to decorate our Mitten Tree! Donations will be accepted throughout the month of December and will benefit the children & families served by McKinley County. Help provide our community with warm hands and warm hearts. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

POP-UP HOLIDAY ART MARKET AT ART123 GALLERY

12 pm-4 pm Tuesday – Saturday Dec. 22. This market features 19 local artists and  includes fiber arts, wood carving, painting, prints, jewelry and more. For more information visit: @ART123Gallery on Facebook & @gallupARTS on Facebook/Instagram.

UNWRAP THE GIFT OF READING

Begin the holiday cheer early by unwrapping the gift of reading! Throughout the month of December select a wrapped book to check out, unwrap, and read! Rate it by filling out the card with each book. All cards that are returned by Jan. 14 will be entered in a prize drawing. Post a picture with your book on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and tag us @galluplibrary for a second entry into the drawing. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

BOOSTER WEBSITE

The New Mexico Department of Health has a COVID-19 eligibility tool at https://vaccineNM.org. A short questionnaire will help determine eligibility for the Pfizer booster and allow for an appointment to be scheduled.

MCKINLEY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE VACCINATIONS

8 am-5 pm. Closed from 12 pm-1 pm @ 1919 College Dr. COVID vaccinations (Moderna and Pfizer) for children up to age 18 and adults 19 and older. Register on cvvaccine.nm.org or call for assistance (505) 722-2004. WIC services at (505) 722-2004.

RMCHCS COVID-19  TEST/VACCINE/BOOSTER CLINIC

8 am-4 pm Mon.-Fri. @ College Clinic (2111 College Dr.). Twelve years and older. For test – someone will come to your vehicle. Please call (505) 236-1074 and someone will come out to your vehicle to obtain a specimen.

 

8 am-4 pm Mon.-Fri. @ College Clinic (2111 College Dr.).For vaccine and booster the patient/guardian will be required to remain with patient and wait 15 minutes for observation immediately after receiving the vaccine. Appointments are available at (505) 863-1820. Walk-ins are welcome.

RMCHCS CHILDREN’S COVID-19 TESTS/VACCINATIONS

8 am-4 pm Mon.-Fri. @ College Clinic (2111 College Dr.). For tests Call (505) 326-1074 and someone will come to your vehicle to obtain a specimen.

 

8:30 am-11 am and 1 pm-4 pm Mon.-Fri.@ College Clinic (2111 College Dr.).  For COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. A patient guardian will be required to remain with the patient and wait 15 minutes for observation immediately after vaccine is given.

RECOVERY MEETINGS

6:30 pm Thursdays Across Nations/Celebrate Recovery, Window Rock, Ariz.

Contact: Steve Maus (505) 371-5749; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Tuesdays Joshua Generation Celebrate Recovery, 1375 Elva Dr. Gallup. Contacts: Pastor Debra Chee (505) 702-5132; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Pastor Dennis Gallegos (505) 870-2175; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

7:00 pm Thursdays Zuni Christian Reformed Church, Celebrate Recovery, 19C Pia Mesa Rd. Zuni, N.M.. Contact: Tim Eisenga (505) 782-5649; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it