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Community Calendar April 19 - April 25, 2019

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FRIDAY, April 19

Get Up and Game

12 pm - 4 pm @ Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec Ave. Drop in anytime! Unwind from a busy week with video games and fun for the whole family.

Gallup Aquatic Center Board Meeting

9 am @ Gallup McKinley County Schools Central Office

SATURDAY, April 20

Story Time

11 am - 11:30 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. Every Wednesday at 10:30 am and Saturday at 11 am. This program is intended for children ages two to four.

DIY Seed Bombs

2 pm - 3 pm @ Children’s Branch. Celebrate Earth Day by making seed bombs out of recycled paper and seeds you can plant.

Protect Yourself: Catfishing and Identity Theft

3 pm - 4 pm @ Main Branch. Information on how to identify schemes, scams and tricks online and how to protect yourself. Registration is not required.  For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SUNDAY, April 21

Live Birdhouse Auction Benefit

Annual live birdhouse auction will take place May 5. Artists and craftspeople are sought to complete birdhouses by April 21. Birdhouses to benefit American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Gallup. For more information: gallupbirdhouses.com or call Linda Shelton at (505) 722-2175 or (505) 297-9515.

MONDAY, April 22

Planting Seeds for Thought

5:30 pm - 7 pm @ Main Branch. Learn what a seed library is and how it can benefit Gallup and surrounding communities. Contribute your seeds to a growing collection.  Learn to save seeds. 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.

Navajo Sovereignty Day

No School, however McKinley Academy students are on regular schedule SSC and schools will be closed.

Nuclear Nation Film Festival

3 pm - 9:30 pm @ El Morro Theatre, April 22. Six films and six expert panelists to answer questions about the uranium legacy on the Navajo Nation.  Event is free.  Sponsored by Octavia Fellin Library, UNM Gallup Unity Club and Mervyn Tilden

TUESDAY, April 23

Tech Time at the Senior Center

10:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Gallup Senior Citizen’s Center.  Basic computer skills classes for anyone 55 or over. No registration required.  Contact the center at (505) 722-4740 or the library at (505) 863-1291.

Nursing Program Information Session

2 pm - 2:45 pm @ Nursing Building, Room 135

Regular City Council Meeting

6 pm @ City Hall

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm - 8 pm Tuesday, April 23 @ ART123, Free Spirit, LOOM and opo Galleries + Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe. Catch art shows, artist talks and artist demos while enjoying a complimentary beverage from Camille’s. More info at  www.gallupart.org/2ndLook.


Tech Time: One-2-One Technology Help

10 am - 11 am @ Main Branch. The library is offering one-on-one technology assistance.  Bring in your personal technology devices or software questions anytime or choose one of the scheduled sessions. For more information, contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Story Time

10:30 am - 11 am @ Children’s Branch. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. This program is intended for children ages two - four years old.

Wednesday Night Films

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Branch 115 W. Hill Ave. Films play every Wednesday at 5:30 pm in the Main Library. This week’s film: TBA.

GMCS Parent Academy

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Educational Development Center. Discussion of summer strategies, support and credit recovery

THURSDAY, April 25

Crafty Kids (all ages)

4 pm - 5 pm @ Children’s Branch: Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: TBD.

Tech Time: Job Assistance Workshops

5 pm - 6 pm @ Main Brnach. Job assistance workshops for those seeking employment, including resume help. For information call, (505) 863-1291 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Neighborhood Meeting with District 1 Councilor Linda Garcia

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Northside Senior Center

Wine & Painting

6 pm - 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery Thursday, April 25. Have a creative night out at ART123! Register at www.galluparts.org/wine-and-painting.


Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction

7 pm - 10 pm @ New Crownpoint Elementary School gymnasium. For more information, call (505) 879-9460. Second Friday of the month.

Recycling Council

2 pm first Saturday of the month @ Red Mesa on Hill Street. McKinley Citizens Recycling Council is a local nonprofit working to increase recycling through education, community outreach, and partnership with local government agencies. For more information, call (505) 722-5142 or visit www.recyclegallup.org.

Recycling Depot

12 pm - 1:30 pm first Saturday of the month. The Recycling Depot volunteers will accept some items, such as paper towels and toilet paper rolls. This is a free service of the McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council. Call (505) 722-5152.

Free HIV Rapid Testing

9:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Thursday @ First Nations Community HealthSource, 1630 S. Second Street, Cedar Hills Plaza 262-#11. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (505) 863-8827.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

3:30 pm - 5 pm first Monday @ the Octavia Fellin Library. Community members concerned about environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 722-0039 for information.

Overeaters Anonymous

10 am every Saturday @ the First Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Drive. Overeaters Anonymous 12-step meetings. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 721-9208, or (505) 870-1483.

Lynx Friday - Open House

8:15 am or 1 pm every Friday through May 10. Rehoboth Christian School is inviting prospective families to visit its school and campus.  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call or (505) 726-9692.

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:45 pm Mondays @ Fellowship Hall WR Christian Center across from N.N. Fairgrounds/Wellness Center, Hwy 264. Window Rock AA Group. Visit aa-fc.org for more info.

Celebrate Recovery

6 pm - 8 pm Tuesdays @ 1375 Elva Dr.  A Christ-centered recovery program that will help you heal from the pain of your unmanaged hurts, habits and hang-ups. Joshua Generation for Jesus. For information, call  (505) 870-2175.

Co-Dependents Anonymous

6 pm - 7 pm Wednesdays, @ First United Methodist Church, 1800 Redrock Dr. (in the library). All are welcome.

Community Pantry

10 am - 4 pm, Tuesday through Friday @ 1130 E. Hassler Valley Road. The Hope Garden offers organic produce for sale. All funds go to helping feed local folks. Call (505) 726-8068 or when visiting, ask for Vernon Garcia.

Friday Night Hootenanny

7 pm - 9 pm Friday @ Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, 306 S. Second St. Gallup’s longest-running live show!

Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society

Wednesdays are low-cost Spay and Neuter Days, at the Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society. For more information, please call (505) 863-2616, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Location: 1315 Hamilton Road.

Gallup Solar

6 pm - 8 pm Wednesdays @ 113 E. Logan. Gallup Solar is hosting community classes and presentations about all things solar. Call (505) 728-9246 for info.

Habitat for Humanity yard sale

9 am - 12 pm. on Warehouse Lane. Habitat for Humanity fundraising yard sales are held every Sat.,

Volunteers for various kinds of community services needed. For info call (505) 722-4226

Recovering Addicts for Jesus

6 pm Thursday @ 309 Chino Loop, Gamerco. New Life ministries holds weekly meetings for anyone who is on the Recovering path from alcohol and drug abuse. Phone: (505) 722-8973.


Rehoboth Mid School Spring Band concert

7 pm, April 29 @the Sports and Fitness Center Gym.

Community Health Fair

10 am - 2 pm, May 4 @ Rio West Mall. Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital with the UNM-Gallup and the New Mexico Cancer Center will hold the Community Health Fair with the theme of Destination Health.

Mother’s Day Craft-tea

2 pm - 4 pm May 4 @art123. Mother-daughter event of tea, treats and crafting. Sponsored by gallupARTS. Registration required. $15 per person.

Idaho Band Plays in New Mexico

7 pm May 5th @ Inscription Rock Trading Company, NM-53, Ramah.  Tylor & The Train Robbers celebrates the history of the infamous Black Jack Ketchum with their upcoming record, Best of the Worst Kind.  No cover charge.

Art Odyssey show by Nalmerthan Pablo

7 pm - 9 pm May 11 @ Art123 Gallery

Powell Sesquicentennial Memorial Plaque Dedication

1 pm, May 19 @ Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. A commemorative event celebrating the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s 1869 expedition marking the first geo-significant survey of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon.  This event is free to the public.

John W. Powell Evening Program with historian Michael Blake

@ McKee Amphitheater in Grand Canyon, Ariz. Michael Blake will take you on a ride to learn all about John W. Powell’s adventure through the Grand Canyon.  The program is free to the public.

Wine & Painting

6 pm - 9 pm May 23  @ Art 123 Gallery. Register at www. galluparts.org/wine-and-painting

2nd Look on 2nd Street

6 pm - 8 pm, May 28. Check out art shows, artist talks and artist demos at Free Spirit, opo, Art123 and LOOM Indigenous Art Galleries and Camille’s Sidewalk Café. For more information, go to www.galluparts.org/2ndLook