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February 2023 A&E Calendar

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FRIDAY, FEB. 3

FIRST KIDS CRAFTER-NOON

1 pm - 3 pm @ Studio123 at ART123 Gallery ((123. W. Coal Ave.). Kids ages 8+ are invited to spend the afternoon coloring, cutting, collaging, constructing and crafting!

BIGGEST BUBBLE CHALLENGE

12 pm - 2 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). To celebrate National Bubble Gum Day, the library will hold a challenge to see  who can blow the biggest bubble gum bubble. Prizes will be awarded. For details or  questions, please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CREATIVE CORNER - ORIGAMI 101

4 pm @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Learn the ancient Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. 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, FEB. 4

COMMUNITY “QUICK DRAW”

1 pm - 3 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). Come get a taste of gallupARTS’s 5th Annual Artist Challenge and paint a 5” x 5” canvas in response to a surprise prompt to contribute to the “5-and-20 “group show.

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

2 pm in-person at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) or on Zoom. OFPL’s book club book for January is Shutter by Ramona Emerson. The author will be present at this meeting. 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 STORY TIME WITH AUTHOR CAMERON BOURG

2 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Author Cameron Bourg will be reading from his books and offering literacy tips for the whole family! 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,  FEB. 8

A CULTURAL HISTORY OF JAZZ

5:30 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Zollinger Library will host Dr. Andrew McFeaters as  he presents a history of jazz and the cultural significance it holds. Part of the Z-Talks series. For details or  questions, please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TEEN PAINT NIGHT

5 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Create Kawaii art using acrylics. In this immersive workshop, learn about Kawaii, a Japanese-inspired art. 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, FEB. 10

THIRD ANNUAL VALENTINE ART SWAP

Join OFPL and ART123 by decorating a canvas. Return your completed canvas by Feb. 10 to  receive LOVE in the form of a new piece of art. Pieces will be redistributed on Valentine’s Day and you will receive original work from a fellow neighbor! 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.

TECH BYTES

11 am @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Each month, Zollinger Library will give short tech workshops on skills to help with  classes and tasks at home. This month’s topic is “Getting Started with Microsoft Word.” For questions or more information, call 505-863-7531 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SATURDAY, FEB. 11

SHOW OPENING OF “5-and-20 “

4 pm - 6 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Be the first to see the 420 5” x 5” artworks completed by 21 local artists in five weeks as part of the 5th Annual Artist Challenge.

HEART-Y CRAFTS

12 pm - 4 pm @ Rio West Mall (1300 W. Maloney Ave.). Get festive for Valentine’s Day and celebrate National Heart Month by making some crafts. 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, FEB. 13

VALENTINE’S DAY TRIVIA

5 pm @ UNM-Gallup’s Zollinger Library ((705 Gurley Ave.). Get your trivia on, and win prizes. 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 .

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15

POKÉMON GO NIGHT

5 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Join Zollinger Library for their monthly gathering of trainers. 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, FEB. 17

CREATIVE CORNER - WATERCOLOR AND COLORED PENCIL ART

4 pm @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Create art using watercolor paints and colored pencils. Inspired by Joy Ting’s CreativeBug course! 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, FEB. 18

“MASTER CLASS” ARTIST WORKSHOP: WRITING FOR ARTISTS

1 pm - 4 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). All artists are invited to a free professional development workshop. Get help with writing your artist statement, bios, resume and more from artist and IAIA instructor Brian Fleetwood. For more information and to register visit www.516arts.org/events.

MONDAY, FEB. 20

GALLUP YOUNG WRITERS CONFERENCE

6th through 12th graders are encouraged to join OFPL, in partnership with UNM-Gallup and Gallup-McKinley County Schools, for the conference at UNM-Gallup on March 3 from 9 am to 1 pm.  Engage in workshops on a variety of topics taught by local educators and writers. Students must apply at ofpl.online by Feb. 20. 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, FEB. 21

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

6 pm in-person @ the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) or on Zoom. OFPL’s book club book for January is Shutter by Ramona Emerson. 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, FEB. 22

FAMILY STORY TIME WITH AUTHOR CAMERON BOURG

2 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Author Cameorn Bourg will be reading from his books and offering literacy tips for the whole family! 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.

 

TEEN PAINT NIGHT

5 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Create Kawaii art using acrylics. In this immersive workshop, learn about Kawaii, a Japanese-inspired art. 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.

WINE AND PAINTING

6 pm - 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). $35/person. Purchase tickets at www.galluparts.org/wine-and-painting.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 23

“5-AND-20” ARTIST TALK

6 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). Artists dish on the 5th Annual Artist Challenge in a “rapid fire”-style artist talk.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 25

WEEKEND WORKSHOP: CLASSIC CALLIGRAPHY WITH MARIEA HALL

9 am - 4 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). Learn to write in beautiful Italic-style calligraphy. Register at www.galluparts.org/workshops

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 28

TECH BYTES

2 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Each month, Zollinger Library will give short tech workshops on skills to help with  classes and tasks at home. This month’s topic is “Creating a Citation Page.” For questions or more information, call 505-863-7531 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .