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Community Calendar AUGUST 26 - SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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FRIDAY,  AUG. 26

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

9 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave.

NAVAJO RUG WEAVING

10 am to 2 pm @ the 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.

CREATIVE CORNER –  ARTIST TRADING CARDS

3 pm in-person @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Create your own miniature pieces of art to trade around the world. Learn how to make your own ATC with an interactive workshop inspired by Courtney Cerruti’s CreativeBug class. 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.

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.

SATURDAY, AUG. 27

TOUR OF GARDENS RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER

8 am to 10 am @ Grace Bible Church Parking Lot (222 Boulder Dr.). Purchase tickets for $10 and pick up maps at the church, then tour the gardens on your own or with friends. All proceeds support American Cancer Society cancer research, advocacy, education and services for our area cancer patients. Call Linda for more information (505) 879 - 5384.

NIGHT GOLF

7:30 pm registration, tee off starts at dark @ Fox Run Golf Course (1109 Susan Ave.). A $75 player fee includes  greens and cart fees, glow balls, and a goody bag.  The event is being hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Gallup. The event is limited to 72 golfers. Proceeds will be used to support Kiwanis projects designed to support the children of Gallup and McKinley County. For information contact John at 1-505-458-3634 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

OFPL’s book club book for July was “Sankofa” by Chibundu Onuzo. Discussions will be held on Zoom or in person at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.)  at 2 pm. 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.

TURQUOISE NTR TEAM ROPING EVENT

All Day @ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). Don’t miss the beauty of the red rocks at the Turquoise Roping at Red Rock Park. Spectator entrance is free!

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, get an introduction to the water cycle. 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,  AUG. 29

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. Activities promote understanding of the natural world and encourage seeking out answers to questions about the natural world. This week will be answering the question how do plants pull water from the ground against the force of gravity?   Kids will use capillary action to mix different-colored waters without ever touching them and create color-explosion artwork. 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. 30

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. 31

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 “Dog” (2022).

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 the importance of water to life and how to conserve and keep it clean. 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, SEPT. 1

BUNCO GAME NIGHT RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER

6 pm @ The Church of Christ (1000 E. Green Ave.). $20 per person. Sponsored by the Camino de Esperanza Relay For Life Team. RSVP by Aug. 30 by calling Amber at (505) 401-8451.

SEPTEMBER FILMS: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

4 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). This month Zollinger Library  is celebrating Hispanic culture and experiences through films. 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 “Tortilla Soup.” 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 tissue paper painting. 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, SEPT. 2

FRIDAY NIGHT RIDES fun

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.

RED CHILE CHEESE ENCHILADA RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER

Pick up some enchiladas from 11 am to 2 pm @ St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church (1121 W. Lincoln Ave., across from the North Side McDonalds). Deliveries will start at 12 pm. $12 per dozen.

To place an order call (505) 409-9026. This event is sponsored by The Family Affair Relay for Life team.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 3

“MADE IN NATIVE AMERICA”

@ 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.

MONDAY, SEPT. 5

LABOR DAY

OFPL will be closed for Labor Day.

NO SCHOOL FOR GMCS

TUESDAY, SEPT. 6

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

8 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9

NATIONAL TEDDY BEAR DAY DRIVE

@ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Zollinger Library will be celebrating National Teddy Bear Day by collecting donations of new stuffed animals for one of the local charities. Bring a stuffed animal to their special Teddy Bear drop box in the library. Donors will receive a special Teddy Bear themed thank you for their donations. 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 .

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

FAMILY STORYTIME WITH LOCAL AUTHOR SHEILA LOFGREN

2 pm @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for an exciting family storytime with a special guest! Local counselor, author, and illustrator Sheila Lofgreen will read stories that explore themes of social and emotional learning, including some of her own! 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.

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.

SHOW OPENING: BeCause

7 pm to 9 pm (during ArtsCrawl) @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave. A community-based social justice group show at the intersection of alcoholism, the MMIW movement, homelessness, and cultural preservation featuring five local artists and a variety of 2D and 3D media. BeCause will be on view through October 1.

ONGOING

INTER-TRIBAL INDIAN CEREMONIAL: A PHOTO RETROSPECTIVE

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. The Rex Museum (on the corner of Highway 66 and Third Street) is open to the public Tuesday through Thursday 10 am to 2 pm, Friday 4 pm to 8 pm, and Saturday 12 pm to 4 pm.

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

OFPL’s book club book for October is “A Place of Thin Veil” by Bob Rosebrough. Register online at oflpl.online for a copy of the book until Sept. 30.  Discussions will be held on Zoom or in person with the author at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.)  in October. 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.

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

SIX MONTHS AND OLDER

If your baby is six months old or older, they are now eligible for the first and second boosters. Must wait four months out to receive the second booster.

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.