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Community Calendar August 16-22, 2019

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FRIDAY,  August 16

Summer Nightly Indian Dances

7 pm-8 pm nightly through September 2 @ The Courthouse Square on Aztec between Second and Third Streets. .Admission is free.  For more information call (505) 722-2228.

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.

Faculty Development Week

9:30 am-11 am @ SSTC 130 FAHSS Conference Room UNM-Gallup. Curricula Committee Meeting with Dr. Carolyn Kuchera.

Faculty Development Week

12:30 pm-2:30 pm @ SSTC 200 UNM-Gallup. Faculty Assembly Meeting with Prof. John Zimmerman.

Bottle Cap Rainbow

4 pm @ Children’s Branch. Start new beginnings by painting plastic bottle cap lids to make a rainbow. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 726-6120.

First Annual Social Powwow Celebrating Mothers and Babies

6 pm Grand Entry @ Window Rock Sports Center in Window Rock, Arizona. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (928) 309-7558 or (928) 225-1612.

Astronomy Talk and Night Sky Viewing

8 pm @ El Malpais National Monument Visitor Center. Free indoor astronomy talk and outdoor night sky viewing. For more information: (505) 876-2783.

SATURDAY,  August 17

Story Time

9:30 am-10 am @ Children’s Branch. All about the alphabet.  Storytime will be exploring the alphabet, letters and sounds during August. An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. This program is intended for children ages two - four years old.

First Annual Social Powwow Celebrating Mothers and Babies

12 pm and 6 pm Grand Entry @ Window Rock Sports Center in Window Rock, Arizona. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (928) 309-7558 or (928) 225-1612.

Relay For Life Tour of Gardens

8 am-1 pm @ a Tour of Gardens in Gallup. Fundraiser is sponsored by the American Cancer Society Relay For Life “Seeds of Hope” Team.  Tickets are $10 each.  They may be purchased at the Grace Bible Church parking lot - 222 Boulder Drive between 8 am – 10 am August 17. For more information contact Linda at garagesalequeen This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 879-5384

SUNDAY,  August 18

Janie Lee Hall Presentation

2 pm@ Red Mesa Center. The Plateau Sciences Society welcomes a presentation by Area 6 Program Director for Special Olympics of New Mexico, Janie Lee Hall. A brief intermission will be followed by a business meeting.  For more information: call Rachel (505) 980-5437.

MONDAY,  August 19

Fall Semester Begins

UNM-Gallup

Creative Coding

4 pm @ Main Library. Workshop about creating code-based programs. 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.

Tech Time: Protect Your Privacy Online

4 pm-5 pm @ Main Library.  . For more information: https://octaviafellin.libguides.com/classes.

WEDNESDAY,  August 21

Story Time Wednesdays

10:30 am-11 am @ Children’s Branch. All about the alphabet.  Storytime will be exploring the alphabet, letters and sounds during August. 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. This week’s film: Confessions of a Shopaholic

Public Information Meeting

6 pm-8 pm @Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center. Meeting is to address questions or concerns about the Whole Block Reconstruction Project. Work is expected to begin August 27. For more information contact City of Gallup Public Works Department (505) 863-1230.

THURSDAY,  August 22

Crafty Kids (all ages)

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

Tech Time: Learn to Sell Online

4 pm-5 pm @ Main Library. For more information: https://octaviafellin.libguides.com/classes.

Tech Time: Verify Your Business on Google

5 pm-6 pm @ Main Library. . For more information: https://octaviafellin.libguides.com/classes.

ONGOING

Future Foundations: Baby Bounce & Boogie

10 am-11 am @ Future Foundations Family Center. Baby Bounce and Boogie is designed for newborn to 3 years of age and their parents. Offered free of charge, however donations are welcome! Every other Wednesday. For more information: (505) 285-3542.

Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction

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

Gallup Storytellers Toastmasters

6:30 pm @ Earl’s Restaurant, 1400 East Highway 66, Gallup. Toastmasters meets every Thursday (except holidays). Guests welcome. For more information : Fran Palochak (505)-879-6570 or Carl Ballenger (505) 879-0191.

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.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

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

Gallup Solar

6 pm-8 pm Wednesday @ 113 E. Logan. Free community classes and presentations about all things solar. For more information: (505) 728-9246.

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.

Rockin J Reawakenings Dog Training

2 pm every Friday and 9:30 am every Saturday dog training needs and assistance. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM).

Rockin J Reawakenings Horse Demo

11 am every Saturday. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Rockin J Reawakenings basic self-defense class

1 pm free for anyone. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Rockin J Reawakenings Welcome Center

10 am-2 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Chess Club

4 pm @ Children’s Branch. Refreshments provided. Club meets on first and fourth Tuesday of the month.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 726-6120.

Free HIV Rapid Testing

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

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.

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 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-1 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.

SAVE THE DATE

Closed for Staff Development

Octavia Fellin Public Librrary and Children’s Branch closed for staff development Friday, August 23. Will reopen at 9 am Saturday, August 24.

Artist Talk and ART123 Gallery

7:30 pm August 27 Part of 2nd Look on 2nd Street.

Reawakenings Veterans Benefit Rodeo

10 am @ Prewitt Rodeo Grounds, Prewitt   http://reawakenings.rockin-j.com/rodeo. Friday, August 30 - Sunday, September 1.

Maddys Mission 5K Run/Walk

8 am @ Gallup Sports Complex. Saturday, Aug. 31. Register at Gallup Humane Society. All proceeds benefit McKinley County Humane Society. Early registration $20; day of race $25. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Tiffany (505) 979-0664