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Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 2 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2022

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FRIDAY,  SEPT. 2

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.

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, 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.

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, 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.

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,  SEPT. 5

LABOR DAY

OFPL will be closed for Labor Day.

NO SCHOOL FOR GMCS

MIGHTY CHONDRIA KIDS

4 pm on OFPL Facebook page. 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, SEPT. 6

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

8 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave.

SUSTAINABLE GALLUP BOARD MEETING

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

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, SEPT. 7

HOUR OF CODE

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) for an interactive, hands-on tech program for tweens & teens.  Stimulate your creative thinking and learn how to use computer coding to create art, tell stories, and design games! This week, learn the basics of a visually-based type of coding called block coding, as well as how to use the free programming interface Scratch.

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 “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” (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, the theme is “sounds all around.” 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. 8

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 “Frontera.” 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  cards for National Grandparents Day. 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. 9

ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT

5 pm - 1 am @ Courthouse Square (207 W. Hill). Throughout Relay there will be activities for all ages including games, special laps, teams selling items and food, and more at their campsites.  Visitors are welcome to walk the track along with Team members.  Teams are required to have someone walking on the track at all times.

CREATIVE CORNER –  LADYBUG MANDALA ROCK

3 pm in-person @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Brighten up your home and garden by making your own ladybugs.. 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.

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.

MONDAY, SEPT. 12

GMCS SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

1 pm-2 pm @ SSC 640 Boardman Dr.

TWEENS WHO STREAM

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.). Join OFPL for interactive STREAM workshops. STREAM workshops explore topics in Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. This week, investigate how sound is created with electronic devices by building speakers using a few simple materials.  Engineer your own speakers, then learn how they convert electrical energy into sound. 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, SEPT. 13

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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14

TEEN PAINT NIGHT

5 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.). Learn how to paint with acrylics. OFPL is inviting youth artists to submit artwork to display at the youth library using the theme: Mythology. Use the materials and techniques learned in this workshop to contribute to the library space and leave a mark on OFPL. 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.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15

LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

5 pm LIVE on Zoom. Join the Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89314239454 or at Meeting ID: 893 1423 9454. 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, SEPT. 16

CREATIVE CORNER - MELTED CRAYON BUTTERFLIES

3 pm @ Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) Get Creative and make your own art using material found around your home! Decorate your walls with marbled butterflies using crayons. Courses are geared towards ages 13-years and up. 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, SEPT. 17

GALLUP CHAMBER GOLF BALL DROP

6:30 am - 8 am @ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). Join the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce to see Bill Lee take his balloon high in the sky and drop hundreds of golf balls to the ground - who’s golf ball will find its way into the hole? If your ball makes it into the hole, you could win $1,000 or a round of golf for two people at Golf Ball Estrella in Estrella, Ariz. (prize includes roundtrip airfare to Phoenix and a $500 gift card). A regular ball drop costs $20, or a $100 for six balls. You can also do the 19th Hole Ball Drop, which is $100 per ball. Contact a Chamber Board Member to purchase Golf Balls OR you may Contact the Gallup Chamber for purchase.

RALLY 4 RECOVERY

11 am to 3 pm @ Courthouse Square. Family Fun, Education, Activities, Exhibits, Music & Swag bags! Visit the Hero’s Walkway, Watch Presentations & Demonstrations!

GET UP AND GAME!

12 pm - 4 pm @ Rio West Mall near the food court (1300 W. Maloney Ave.). Get up and Game with video games and fun for the whole family including virtual reality! 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.

DRUM & RHYTHM WITH RANDY MARKHAM

2 pm @ @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.). Experience the art of percussion with local music teacher and musician Randy Markham. This hands-on workshop teaches the basic techniques of rhythm and drumming as well as a chance to participate in collaborative music making. 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

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.