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Community Calendar March 11 - 17, 2022

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FRIDAY, MARCH 11

NAVAJO ASTRONOMY

4 pm @ LIVE on Zoom or in-person at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave). The final virtual presentation in the series will further discuss traditional Navajo astronomy, constellations, and the unique way in which Navajo people view the cosmos and their place within it.  Astronomy kits are available using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

8TH ANNUAL YOUTH ART SHOW

11:45 am virtual opening on gallupART’s Facebook page. 12 pm - 6 pm in-person opening @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Featuring over 200 student artists from nine schools across McKinley County.

SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC

9 am to 10 am @ Puerco Valley Fire District (Hwy 191, half a mile south of I-40, Sanders, AZ). 25 spots are available to schedule your pet’s spay or neutering surgery. The surgery would be on March 19, but interested parties need to make a deposit of $20 by March 12. The deposit is nonrefundable.

GALLUP 9TH ST. FLEA MARKET

9 am to 5 pm @ 340 9th Street. The Gallup 9th Street Flea Market is one of the largest Native American markets in the United States. With more than 500 vendors and as many as 10,000 visitors each week, you can find food, crafts, jewelry, livestock, and household goods.

MONDAY, MARCH 14

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

9 am to 11:30 am @ 207 West Hill Ave.

CREATIVE CORNER – CODING 101 PI ART

4 pm on YouTube and OFPL’s  Facebook Live. Celebrate National Pi Day by learning basic computer coding skills to turn Pi 3.141592+ into a work of art. 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.

GMCS SPRING BREAK

March 14-18, 2022

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

PET VACCINE DRIVE-THRU

9 am - 3pm @ Navajo Nation Veterinary Clinic (1287 Off Highway 254, Tse Bonito, NM). Getting vaccines is an important necessity that helps save an animal from unnecessary common diseases. The vaccine clinic is open to any puppy, kitten, cat, or dog. No appointments necessary.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

FAMILY STORYTIME

11 am. Join us in the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) in person 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, MARCH 17

EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

9 am to 12 pm. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent or utilities. Join New Mexico Legal Aid at Octavia Fellin Public Library every Thursday from 9 am-Noon for assistance completing the ERAP application.  They will be onsite for walk-ins ready to provide help in keeping safe, stable, and affordable housing. Appointments are also available by contacting New Mexico Legal Aid at (505) 722-4417.  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm Join us on Facebook, @galluplibrary, or YouTube at Octavia Fellin Public Library (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 be making edible shamrock rainbow necklaces. 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.

SAVE THE DATE

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

SOAR WITH OFPL AT RIO WEST MALL

2 pm to 4 pm @ Rio West Mall (1300 W Maloney Ave.), behind the Hobby Lobby. Explore aerodynamic STEM activities from ¡Explora! Make your own helicopter, a paper twirler that will fly in the wind, join an airplane design and building contest, and learn the physics of tossing a Frisbee! Fun and entertainment for the entire family. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

SPAY AND NEUTER SURGERY DAY

@ Puerco Valley Fire District (Hwy 191, half a mile south of I-40, Sanders, AZ).  March 19 will be the surgery day for those pets who sign up for the clinic . $25 will be due on the day of the surgery.

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

6 pm @ City Council Chambers, Gallup City Hall (110 W. Aztec Ave.). The meeting will also be streamed on the City of Gallup’s Facebook page at City of Gallup, New Mexico Government.

WE READ, WE TALK BOOK CLUB

6 pm on Zoom. OFPL’s Book Club is reading This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. Email bmartin@gallupnm.govor call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

COMPOSTING 101

4 pm on OFPL’S Facebook page or Zoom. Learn about the benefits of incorporating compost into your garden. Request a Three Sister’s seed packet using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

GROW A GARDEN

12 pm on OFPL’s Facebook page or Zoom. Learn the fundamentals of starting your own garden, tips, and tricks to have a successful growing season. Request a Three Sister’s seed packet using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

2 pm on OFPL’s Facebook page or Zoom. Join author Daniel Vandever and illustrator Corey Begay for a presentation and reading of Herizon, a story that details the journey of a young Diné girl as she helps her grandmother retrieve a flock of sheep aided by a magical scarf. In an age that has seen the election of the first female Vice President and the first Native American Secretary of the Interior, Herizon speaks to the power of the moment and honors progress and persistence during Women’s History Month. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

ONGOING

gallupARTS EXTENDS HOURS

12 pm-6 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays (123 W. Coal Ave.)

GOOGLE CAREER CERTIFICATE SCHOLARSHIP

Jump-start your career with a Google Career Certificate scholarship. Prepare for entry-level positions in data analytics, IT support, project management, or user experience design - no college degree or relevant experience required. Apply for a scholarship at ofpl.online now through March 31. For more info.: email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

RMCHCS COVID-19  TEST/VACCINE/BOOSTER CLINIC

8 am-10 am and 2 pm-4pm Mon.-Fri. @ College Clinic (2111 College Dr.). 16 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.

 

For vaccine and booster adult must be six months out from their second vaccine. Call College Clinic at (505) 863-1820 to set up an appointment.

RMCHCS CHILDREN’S COVID-19 TESTS/VACCINATIONS

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.