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Community Calendar JULY 29 - AUGUST 4, 2022

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FRIDAY JULY 29, SATURDAY, JULY 30, SUNDAY, JULY 31

ROUTE 66 GALLUP FREEDOM RIDE FLIGHT & CRUISE

You’re invited to downtown Gallup to enjoy Route 66 with the whole family. This event features car shows & cruises, hot air balloon mass ascensions, circus performers, live bands, food trucks and more! A schedule of events will be on the event website.

FRIDAY,  JULY 29

AERIAL PERFORMANCE

6:30 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Meek Watchman taught a six-week aerial program. Her student, Jade, will be showing off what she learned in an aerial performance combined with poetry.

NAVAJO RUG WEAVING

10 am to 2 pm @ OFPL’s Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Learn the fundamentals and techniques of rug weaving in traditional Diné style, including warping, carding and spinning. Please bring your own weaving materials and/or projects. 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 30

END OF SUMMER X-STREAM PIRATE PARTY

12 pm to 4 pm @ Fox Run Golf Course (1109 Susan Ave.). Celebrate the end of summer with fun and prizes! OFPL has been collecting your activity logs all summer long for this special raffle. Enjoy food, games, a temporary tattoo parlor, a dunk tank, a mermaid Princess and more! Explore oceans of possibilities with OFPL! 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.

LEVITT AMP CONCERT SERIES

6 pm @ Courthouse Square. Come join the fun in the heart of downtown Gallup for the final Levitt Amp concert of the year. This week the Taylor Scott Band will be performing.

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

OFPL’s book club book for July was “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.) on Aug. 16 and Aug. 27. 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.

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.

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 weather. 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.

SUNDAY, JULY 31

END OF 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 W. Aztec Ave.)  or the Main Library (115 W. 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.

MONDAY,  AUG 1.

SUSTAINABLE GALLUP BOARD MEETING

3:30 pm to 5 pm. The meeting will be held virtually. For more information go to gallupnm.gov/AgendaCenter.

MIGHTY CHONDRIA KIDS

4 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 they’ll explore the amazing properties of water through simple interactive experiments.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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 2

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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3

MIDWEEK MATINEE AT OFPL

4 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 “Finest Hour” (2016) to celebrate the Coast Guard’s birthday.

KIDZ CINEMA

12:30 pm every Wednesday @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for weekly family oriented film screenings. Movies are catered with ratings PG and lower. This week’s movie is “Dolphin Tale” (2011). 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.

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 discover  different ways that kids can have fun with water, whether it is by swimming, splashing in puddles, or taking a bath. 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, AUG. 4

START OF GALLUP INTER-TRIBAL INDIAN CEREMONIAL

@ Red Rock Park Convention Center (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). Founded in 1922 and considered a New Mexico destination experience, the Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial is one of the oldest continuous recognition of Native American culture and heritage and known for attracting an international audience. As it reaches its 100th anniversary, the event continues to evolve while enshrining the earliest ideas of creating opportunities by spotlighting Native American authenticity. This centennial milestone is a cumulation of tributes to the generational event caretakers and the ancestral and present-day Native American tribal participants.

AUGUST FILMS: THE POWER OF LIBRARIES

4 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). This month Zollinger Library  is showing the power of libraries. 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 “The Librarian: Quest for the Spear.” 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.

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 making a recycled plastic bottle game. 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, AUG. 5

FRIDAY NIGHT RIDES

12 pm to 8 pm. @ Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe (306 S. 2nd St.). On the first Friday of every month, join your fellow motor enthusiasts. Whether you have a classic, off-road, sports, truck, motorcycle...whatever it may be, bring it over! Live music, raffles, games, and other fun activities (varies every event). And of course, great coffee, fantastic food, and good people.

SATURDAY, AUG. 6

EXPOSÉ: A SHOW FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE

5 pm to 7 pm @ 204 E. Aztec (the old Century 21 office building). A special one-week show by five visual and literary Native artists exploring issues of exploitation in the Native arts market. Exposé will be on view from Aug. 9 - 14 from 10 am - 6 pm daily, and open by appointment through Sept. 3.

ARTIST SHOWCASE - CHRISTIAN BIGWATER

Diné painter Christian Bigwater’s work is at the intersection of personal and cultural, past and present, traditional and contemporary. His art will be featured at ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.) until Aug. 6.

MONDAY, AUG. 8

TWEENS WHO STREAM

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join OFPL for interactive STREAM workshops. This week they’ll be building water filters. 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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 9

WOMEN VETERAN & FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

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

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

9 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10

POKÉMON GO! SUMMER CELEBRATION

4 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Come and celebrate the end of the summer gym battles. Find out which team has controlled Zollinger Gym the most this summer. Trade Pokémon, meet new trainers, and enjoy the celebration. Snacks will be provided. 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, AUG. 12

INTER-TRIBAL INDIAN CEREMONIAL: A PHOTO RETROSPECTIVE

10 am to 7 pm @ the Rex Museum, on the corner of Highway 66 and Third Street). The city of Gallup invites you to celebrate the centennial of Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial through images and objects, an exhibition curated by OFPL. The exhibit will run through September 2022. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

ARTSCRAWL

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.

AERIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATION BY MEEK WATCHMAN

7:30 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). During ArtsCrawl, enjoy an aerial lyra demonstration by gallupARTS’ Summer 2022 Creative-in-Residence, Meek Watchman.

ART ON THE FENCE

7 pm to 9 pm. During ArtsCrawl, Meet the six artists behind the Centennial Ceremonial Art on the Fence project. Find them next to their installations long Coal Avenue between 1st and 2nd Streets.

SHOW OPENING: “MADE IN NATIVE AMERICA”

7 pm to 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). A show exploring issues of authenticity in Native American art by Guest Curator Karl Bautista. “Made in Native America” will be on view through September 3.

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 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’s providers. 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.