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Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 9 - SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

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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.

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 .

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. 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.

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, SEPT. 11

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.

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. 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.

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, animate a name by picking a name or word and then use Scratch to write block code that brings the letters to life through animation, sound, and music.

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 “A Star is Born” (2018) in honor of Country Music Day.

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 “loud and quiet.” 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. 15

LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

5 pm LIVE on Zoom. 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.

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 “Corpus: A Home Movie About Selena.” 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 Batman capes. 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. 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.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 18

BEGINNING OF BANNED BOOK WEEK

The UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.) will begin celebrating the Banned Book Week. Each day the library will highlight a banned book and host a reading of that book at 4 pm. A short discussion will follow that reading. 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, SEPT. 23

NAVAJO RUG WEAVING

10 am - 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 –  MARBLED CLAY DISH

3 pm in-person @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Create a reusable dish out of oven-baked clay. 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.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24

NORTHFEST

10 am - 2 pm @ Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center (400 Marguerite Franco Dr.). Join OFPL, GallupARTS, and the City of Gallup Parks & Recreation Department for the 4th Annual NorthFest event. Celebrate the diversity and spirit of Gallup’s Northside neighborhood through art, literacy, culture, and community-building activities that include t-shirt printing, face painting, water rocket building, crafts, storytelling, and live music! NorthFest is free and open to the public. The event is generously sponsored by City Councilor Linda Garcia. 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 CHAMBER ANNUAL BANQUET

@ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). Join the Gallup Chamber of Commerce for a great night with great people, music, dance, food, drinks, and some amazing silent auctions and raffle items. Individual tickets start at $200, the regular tables, which seat eight people, costs $1,300, and a high donor table, which seats 10 people, costs $2,800.

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.