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Community Calendar Dec. 16 - Dec. 22, 2022

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FRIDAY,  DEC. 16

GALLUP HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

9 am @ 203 Debra Dr.

NAVAJO RUG WEAVING

10 am - 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. 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 - CHARCOAL KRAMPUS ART

3 pm @  OFPL’s Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Celebrate Winter Solstice by creating Krampus-inspired art using charcoal. 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! 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.

GET UP AND GAME

1 pm - 5 pm @ the Children’s Library (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Every Friday, come to the children’s library to unwind from a busy week! 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, DEC. 17

RELAY FOR LIFE TOUR OF HOMES

4:30 pm @ Grace Bible Church (222 Boulder Dr.). Tour beautiful homes decorated for the holidays with Relay for Life. For more information call (505) 862-1457 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY ART MARKET

10 am - 4 pm @ El Morro Events Center (210 S. Second St.).

KIDZ CINEMA

2 pm every Saturday @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) for weekly family oriented film screenings. This week’s movie is The Polar Express (2004). 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 - 5 pm @ 340 9th Street. The Gallup 9th Street Flea Market is one of the largest Native American markets in the United States.

MONDAY,  DEC. 19

GMCS WINTER BREAK STARTS

FAMILY STORYTIME

11 am @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). This week, the theme is “cookies.”  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.

EUREKA!

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). This week try your hand at building your own wind-powered vehicle. 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, DEC. 20

SELF-CARE TUESDAY

4 pm @ OFPL’s Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Make your own gingerbread body scrub. 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! 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, DEC. 21

REVOLUTION CHESS CLUB

6 pm - 7:30 pm @ Rio West Mall’s food court (1300 W. Maloney Ave.) A free chess club that is open to players of all ages and skill levels. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MIDWEEK MATINEE AT OFPL

4 pm every Wednesday @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). This week’s film is The Revenant in honor of the Winter Solstice.

FAMILY STORYTIME

11 am @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). This week, the theme is “cookies.”  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.

TINKER TECH

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for an interactive, hands-on tech program for tweens & teens.

THURSDAY, DEC. 22

LAST DAY OF POP UP HOLIDAY ART MARKET

@ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Find the perfect locally-made, handcrafted artisan gift for everyone on your list. Open Tuesdays - Saturdays from 12 pm  - 4 pm.

EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

9 am - 12 pm. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent or utilities. 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 on OFPL’s Facebook page. This week they will be making felt stockings. 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, DEC. 23 -
MONDAY, DEC. 26

OFPL HOLIDAY CLOSURE

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28

TEEN PAINT NIGHT

5 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Create your own glitch-inspired graphics in this immersive workshop as you build skills in drawing and painting. 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, DEC. 29

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING WITH COUNCILOR LINDA GARCIA, DIST. 1

6:30 pm-8:30 pm  @ Gallup Senior Center (607 N. 4th St.).

SATURDAY, DEC. 31

LAST DAY OF FROSTY THE SNOWMAN VISITS GALLUP

Take a stroll along Coal Ave. from First Street to Third Street and check out window paintings of Frosty the Snowman gamboling about Gallup. This event will be going on until Dec. 31.

TUESDAY, JAN. 3

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

9 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave.

ONGOING

UNWRAP THE GIFT OF READING

Throughout the month of December select a wrapped book to check out, unwrap, and read! 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.

MITTEN TREE

In the spirit of holiday giving OFPL will be collecting new mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, socks,

and earmuffs throughout the month of December.  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.

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN VISITS GALLUP

Take a stroll along Coal Ave. from First Street to Third Street and check out window paintings of Frosty the Snowman gamboling about Gallup. This event will be going on until Dec. 31.

FRIENDS OF OFPL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

The Friends of the Octavia Fellin Public Library is having a membership drive through the end of the year.

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. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 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. 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.