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Community Calendar JULY 8 - JULY 14, 2022

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FRIDAY,  JULY 8

WILDTHING CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDING

July 8 and July 9 @ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). #1 open Bullriding in the southwest! Held at Red Rock Park every July, with some of the best bucking bulls in the business, huge fireworks, and over a $26,000 payout each year. The Parking and Concession proceeds go to the Manuelito Children’s Home making it the largest fundraiser of the year for them.

FREEDOM TRIVIA

@ Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Zollinger Library will have trivia questions about Independence Day and the Revolutionary War. Throughout the day, answer questions and receive some red, white, and blue rewards. For questions please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

BLOCK LETTER BOOK ART

3 pm @ the OFPL Children’s Branch 200 W. Aztec. Ave.) Join OFPL to transform simple wooden letter blocks into art using your favorite book covers, poetry, magazines, and more. Register at ofpl.online by July 6 to receive a 13-inch letter of your choice. 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, JULY 9

ARTS CRAWL

7 pm to 9 pm @ Downtown Gallup. Come experience local and professional art,  artist demonstrations, gallery openings, live music, hands-on crafts, and games for the kids.

CHESS CLUB

12 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join the chess club at OFPL! Through the game of chess, members of the club are able to bond and improve their chess skills! Each Tuesday people can learn and practice chess theory and strategy together. Each Saturday a tournament will be held. Prizes will be awarded! All ages are welcome, although this is targeted at the age 8-18 range.  Participants do not need to attend every event. 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.

INDIGITAL: INDIGENOUS DIGITAL ART SHOW OPENING

7 pm - 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). An exploration of Indigenous-inspired NFT digital art forms featuring Christian Bigwater with guest artists Karl Jim, Talisa Reeve, and SAOE.

LEVITT AMP CONCERT SERIES

6 pm @ Courthouse Square. Come join the fun in the heart of downtown Gallup at this free concert series brought to you by the Levitt Amp Foundation, Gallup Mainstreet Arts & Cultural District, Visit Gallup & the City of Gallup. This week Lindy Vision will be performing.

FAMILY STORYTIME

Join OFPL @ 2 pm  on Saturdays inside the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) for storytime activities, songs, rhymes, and read-aloud stories every week! This week’s theme is boats. Age 0-4.  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.

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,  JULY 11

ARTIST TALK: CHRISTIAN BIGWATER, KARL JIM, TALISA REEVE, AND SAOE

6 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.) and live streaming on gallupARTS’s Facebook page. Learn more about the digital future of art, what the heck an NFT is, and how Indigenous artists are getting in on the action.

CHILDREN’S BOOK DRIVE

OFPL will be collecting donations of new and gently used children’s books from July 11 through July 31 in conjunction with KOAT-TV’s annual New Mexico Children’s Book Drive. These books will be distributed to children around the state through schools and partner literacy organizations. You may drop book donations off at the Children & Youth Library (200 West Aztec Ave.)  or the Main Library (115 West Hill Ave.). 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.

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

6 pm @ 207 West Hill Ave.

SUSTAINABLE GALLUP BOARD MEETING

3:30 pm - 5 pm online via Gallup’s Solar Conference Call. For more information, go to the city’s agenda center online.

CREATIVE CORNER –  PAPER MACHE WHALES

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). With an introduction to electronics, learn to wire your own bioluminescence angler-fish. 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.

TUESDAY, JULY 12

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.

WOMEN VETERAN & FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

6 pm @ Veterans Helping Veterans (908 E. Buena Vista Ave.). This meeting is for Women Veterans, veteran wives and widows or any woman related to a veteran.

CHESS CLUB

4:30 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join the chess club at OFPL! Through the game of chess, members of the club are able to bond and improve their chess skills! Each Tuesday people can learn and practice chess theory and strategy together. Each Saturday a tournament will be held. Prizes will be awarded! All ages are welcome, although this is targeted at the age 8-18 range.  Participants do not need to attend every event. 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.

TWEENS WHO STREAM

3 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.). Join OFPL for interactive STREAM workshops. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis 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, JULY 13

TIMMY TELESCOPE SOLAR ASTRONOMY

12 pm @ the OFPL Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Learn about the sun, and how it is studied by scientists, with Timmy Telescope Solar Astronomy! Participants will create bracelets with UV-sensitive beads, and have a chance to safely view the sun using special telescopes and spectroscopes. 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.

MIDWEEK MATINEE AT OFPL

3 pm every Wednesday @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Weekly film screenings of award-winning, classics, documentaries, newly released, and specially selected films. This week’s film is “Encanto” (2021).

FAMILY STORYTIME

Join OFPL @ 11 am on Wednesdays inside the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) for storytime activities, songs, rhymes, and read-aloud stories every week! This week’s theme is submarines. Age 0-4.  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.

THURSDAY, JULY 14

JULY FILMS: SCI-FI SUMMER

4 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). This month Zollinger Library  is celebrating summer by screening sci-fi movies. The film screenings are free and open to all students and staff as well as the community. Popcorn available, first come first served. This week’s movie is “Save Yourselves.”  For questions please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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.

MIGHTY CHONDRIA KIDS

2 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for a STREAM workshop for kids and tweens (5-12). STREAM workshops explore topics in Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. This week will be about submarines. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis. 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 OFPL in the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) 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 they will be learning about ocean life density jars.  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

FRIDAY, JULY 15

BOOK COVER BOOK BINGO

4 pm @ the OFPL Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Discover classic literature, must reads, and more as OFPL has an afternoon of book cover bingo. Prizes will be awarded. 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.

MAD SCIENTISTS

3 pm @ the OFPL Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). These  STREAM workshops explore Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics and discover an ocean of possibilities! This week they’ll be making paper bead jewelry out of recycled paper. 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.

FRIDAY, JULY 15 AND
SATURDAY, JULY 16

KICKER ARENACROSS & MUD BOG SHOW

@ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). Don’t miss the high flying, bar-to-bar race action of the Kicker Arenacross & Mud Bog Show! Coming to Gallup for two nights on July 15 & 16th at the Red Rock Park Arena. Advance Tickets on sale now for *ONLY $8*

SATURDAY, JULY 16

LEVITT AMP CONCERT SERIES

6 pm @ Courthouse Square. Come join the fun in the heart of downtown Gallup at this free concert series brought to you by the Levitt Amp Foundation, Gallup Mainstreet Arts & Cultural District, Visit Gallup & the City of Gallup. This week Mozart Gabriel & Fox Royale will be performing.

TUESDAY, JULY 19

KEEP GALLUP CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL BOARD MEETING CANCELED

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

NATIONAL LOLLIPOP DAY

@ Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Celebrate National Lollipop Day at Zollinger Library. Just come to the library and get your free lollipop. They will have various flavors ready for anyone that loves a good lollipop. If you’re lucky, you may even get a king size lollipop. For questions please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FRIDAY, JULY 22

ART ATTACK CHALLENGE DEADLINE

Do you love making art? OFPL is inviting youth artists to submit creative work in any medium to decorate the youth library using the theme: “Looking Back, Moving Forward: Life After a Pandemic” Submission deadline is July 22. Visit ofpl.online for more guidelines. 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.

MARS ROVER EXPLORATION

1 pm @ the OFPL Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Learn about the Perseverance Mars Rover from an engineer who helped design it. Then, take on an engineering challenge as you design and build your own planetary rover out of pasta. 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.

TEEN PAINT NIGHT

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.). Learn how to paint with acrylics. Supplies will be provided. 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.

FRIDAY, JULY 22 AND SATURDAY, JULY 23

RALLY RIDE

@ Red Rock Motorsports Club (139 Hasler Valley Rd.). Come take part in the Gallup Red Rock Motorsports OHV/ATV Rally Ride across Gallup! $30 registration fee per vehicle with legal seating capacity.

SATURDAY, JULY 23

LEVITT AMP CONCERT SERIES

6 pm @ Courthouse Square. Come join the fun in the heart of downtown Gallup at this free concert series brought to you by the Levitt Amp Foundation, Gallup Mainstreet Arts & Cultural District, Visit Gallup & the City of Gallup. This week DDAT will be performing.

ABQ BIOPARK

11 am @ the Main Library and Children’s Branch (115 W. Hill Ave. and 200 W. Aztec. Ave.) or online at OFPL’s Facebook page to learn all about King Penguins and other semi-aquatic animals living in the BioPark. Learn about their natural environments, what they like to eat, and how to care for these amazing animals! Ask questions and talk with park ambassadors. Email jwhitman@gallupnm.gov or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

BERMUDA TRIANGLE ESCAPE ROOM

12 pm to 4 pm @ the Rio West Mall (1300 W Maloney Ave.), behind the Hobby Lobby.

ONGOING

POKÉMON GO GYM BATTLES

The Pokémon Go! Battle for Zollinger Library will heat up. During the summer, the Library will check which Pokémon team has control of the Library’s gym at 5 p.m. each weekday. The team in control will have their flag raised for 24 hours. For questions please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

OFPL SUMMER HOURS

The Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.)  will now be open every Saturday from 12 pm to 4 pm. The Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) will remain closed to the public, but will still be offering curbside pickup from 12 pm to 4 pm. Both libraries are open from 10 am to 5 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and from 11 am to 6 pm on Wednesdays.

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

OFPL’s book club book for July is “Sankofa” by Chibundu Onuzo. Register online at oflpl.online for a copy of the book until July 30. Discussions will be held on Zoom or in person at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) in August. Refreshments will be served! 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.

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES SUMMER X-STREAM

There’s something for everyone at the library all summer long! This year OFPL focuses on Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math to inspire curiosity and creativity for kids and adults alike. Registration for SUMMER X-STREAM begins May 16 in-person at the library or octaviafellinpl.beanstack.com 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.

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 April 30.. 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 UPDATED VISITOR POLICIES

Due to the recent downward trend of COVID-19 cases, RMCHCS has reinstated its visitor policy. The visitor policy supports two people per family member who have passed the coronavirus screening. Visitors must be 17 years old or older. Visitors must show documentation of COVID-19 vaccination. Visiting hours are Monday - Sunday 4 pm - 8 pm.

RMCHCS COVID-19  TEST/VACCINE/BOOSTER CLINIC

12 YEARS OLD AND OLDER

ONLY those with certain immune deficiencies are eligible for the first and second boosters. Must wait four months out to receive the second booster.

50 YEARS AND OLDER

If you’re 50 years and older, you are eligible for a second booster, and must wait four months out to receive the next booster.

 

COVID testing is available for patients meeting testing criteria and who have established care with one of RMCHCS’sProviders. For individuals seeking to establish care, please see or call patient access clerk for more information. If you are not enrolled with RMCHCS, you must call College Clinic at 505-863-1820.

 

RAPID COVID TESTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE.