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Community Calendar October 18 - October 24, 2019

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FRIDAY,  October 18

Navajo Rug Weaving Class

Diné weaver Lois A. Becenti will host a FREE Navajo Rug Weaving Class at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup) from 10 am- 3 pm.  Beginning and advanced weavers are welcome. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Cibola County Early
In-Person Voting

8 am-5 pm @ Cibola County Clerk’s Office (700 E. Roosevelt, Ste. 50, Grants. Alternative Voting Location: Laguna Tribal Building (22 Capital Rd., Laguna).

Democratic State Central Committee Meeting

6 pm Meet and Greet at Lions Club (3330 E. Aztec) hosted by McKinley County Democrats. Snacks provided and open bar. Visit with candidates and staff members to learn about polititians’ positions.

Throughout this month: Community Día de Los Muertos Altar

Honor loved ones who have passed with a community Día de Los Muertos Altar at the following locations: Main Library (115 W. Hill), Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec), and OPO Gallery (307 South Second St.). OFPL invites the local community to add photos, messages, and symbolic items to our community Altars during the month of October.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Dancing Eagle Casino: The Goonies

6 am @ Dancing Eagle Casino (167 Casa Blanca Rd., Paraje). Retro movie night showing The Goonies.  Tickets $1 available at the Dancing Eagle Players Club.

Get Up & Game

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

Promotional Mammogram Screenings

Oct 1-31 Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Servcices (1901 Red Rock Dr.) will provide Diagnostic Imaging. Mon - Fri 9 am – 4 pm; Sat 8 am – 1 pm. Call (505) 863-7022 for an appointment. No physician referral necessary. Cash price: $75.

Job Hunting with Google

3:30 pm-4:30pm @ Main Branch  (115 W. Hill Ave.). The library provides workshops for job seekers and career climbers. Learn about Google’s free tools for job searching. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 863-1291.

Resumes with Results

4:30 pm-5:30 pm @  Main Branch  (115 W. Hill Ave.). The library provides workshops for job seekers and career climbers. Learn about Google’s free tools for resume building. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 863-1291.

Canine Compadres class

5 pm @ Rockin J Reawakenings Ranch (2 miles north on County Road 19 in Prewitt). We cover basic obedience, service dog training and support. Everyone is welcome to come join Erin and Manda!  Please make sure your dogs are contained on a leash.

Family Fun Night/Open Arena

6 pm @ Rockin J Reawakenings Ranch (2 miles north on County Road 19 in Prewitt).   We have a variety of board games, Bingo, horseshoes, sandbox and swing.  Everyone is welcome.  Please bring your own refreshments!  For Open Arena, under 18 MUST bring a parent/guardian to sign the release.

Family Carnival

6:30 pm @ One80 Productions (116 W. Coal Ave.). Games, costume contest, raffles, photo booth, free hot cocoa and popcorn.  Event is free.

St. Michael Indian
School Fall Fest

4 pm-9 pm @ 1 Lupton Rd., St. Michaels, Ariz.. Free for all ages, music, Bingo, games, food, haymaze.

SATURDAY,  October 19

Cibola County Early In-Person Voting

10 am-6 pm @ Alternative Voting Locations: Acoma Tribal Auditorium (33A Pinsbaari Dr., Acoma) and Training Center (434 BIA Route 125, Ramah).

Gallup’s Veterans Helping Veterans

12:30 pm @ Gallup Cultural Center (201 E. Historic Route 66 – The Gallup Train Station). U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan , D-N.M.) will be on hand for a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Pinning ceremony.  All area Vietnam War Veterans will be receive a U. S. Vietnam War Commemoration pin.

Democratic State Central Committee Meeting

11 am  @ Fire Rock Casino (249 Rte. 66, Church Rock).  Delegates can start signing in at 9 am. This is a chance to speak to candidates about their positions.

Story Time

11 am-12 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) . Cuentos y Canciones para niños! We’re building our bilingual skills with stories and songs in English and Spanish this month.

23rd Annual Charity Invitational Gala Masquerade

6 pm-11 pm @ Howard Johnson Hotel/Convention Center (2915 W. Hwy 66, Gallup). Tickets are $150 per person and include cocktails, dinner, entertainment, auction and dancing to raise funds for RMCH Phil Kamps Women’s Health and Birthing Unit. For more information: rmch..org

2020-2021 FAFSA Filing

9 am-1 pm @ UNM-Gallup (720 Gurley Ave., Gallup) Financial Aid Office SSTC 223

Self-defense with Matt & Dillon

10:30 am @ Rockin J Reawakenings Ranch(2 miles north on County Road 19 in Prewitt). Join Matt and Dillon for their self defense class at the ranch.  Matt offers practical self-defense training based on basic kickboxing and development of individual attributes for all ages.  Everyone is welcome.  We encourage all participants to please bring a mouthpiece.

Canine Compadres class

1:30 pm Join our trainers at Mesa View Park in Grants.  We cover basic obedience, service dog training and support. Everyone is welcome to come join Erin and Manda!  Please make sure your dogs are contained on a leash.

St. Michael Indian
School Fall Fest

11am-8 pm @ 1 Lupton Rd., St. Michaels, Ariz.. Free for all ages, music, Bingo, games, food, haymaze.

SUNDAY, October 20

Gallup CROP Hunger Walk

1 pm tour; 2 pm walk orientation @ The Community Pantry (1130 Hasler Valley Rd.) The goal is to raise $5,000 this year for long-term solutions to hunger. The Walk begins and ends at The Community Pantry. For more information or to volunteer, contact Hilda at The Community Pantry (505) 726-8068; or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (505) 721-9879 or (505) 722-9257.

MONDAY,  October 21

Cibola County Early In-Person Voting

8 am-5 pm @ Cibola County Clerk’s Office (700 E. Roosevelt, Ste. 50, Grants), through Oct. 25. Alternative Voting Location: Laguna Tribal Building (22 Capital Rd., Laguna).

Searching Online

4 pm-5:30 pm @  Main Branch  (115 W. Hill Ave.). Learn how to do a basic online search for web sites or information. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

TUESDAY,  October 22

Sugar Skull Decorating Party

6 pm @ Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) Celebrate Día de Los Muertos with OFPL and the Miyamura High School Spanish Club. Decorate a sugar skull to take home and one to share on the community altar.  Supplies will be provided.  For more information:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Regenerative Farming and Ranching Workshops

8 am-5 pm. $65 dollars per day. Workshops will be held in Las Cruces. Learn the six principles of soil health and adaptive stewardship; how to restore your ranch through adaptive grazing; how to use cover crops to increase profitability and much more. For more information: Kim Barmann This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 217-6657.

Cibola County Early
In-Person Voting

10 am-6 pm @ Alternative Voting Locations: Acoma Tribal Auditorium (33A Pinsbaari Dr., Acoma) and Training Center (434 BIA Route 125, Ramah).

Cursive & Calligraphy Writing Intensive

4 pm-5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Young people with no knowledge of cursive writing can learn how to write in cursive. Calligraphy techniques will also be taught.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (505) 726-6120.

Chess Club

4 pm- 5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). 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.

Regular City Council Meeting

6 pm @ City Hall ( 1110 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup).

Impact Aid Town Hall

5:30 pm-7:30 pm @ GMCS SSC Boardroom (640 Goardman, Gallup). A town hall with Senator George Munoz & Senator Clemente Sanchez.

WEDNESDAY, October 23

Regenerative Farming and Ranching Workshops

8 am-5 pm. $65 dollars per day. Workshops will be held in Los Lunas. Learn the six principles of soil health and adaptive stewardship; how to restore your ranch through adaptive grazing; how to use cover crops to increase profitability and much more. For more information: Kim Barmann This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 217-6657.

Cibola County Early In-Person Voting

10 am-6 pm @ Alternative Voting Locations: Acoma Tribal Auditorium (33A Pinsbaari Dr., Acoma) and Training Center (434 BIA Route 125, Ramah).

Wednesday Night Films

5:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup) This week’s film: Once Were Warriors.

Scholarship Club

5 pm-6 pm @ Children’s Branch(200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Join the Money Club to learn more about college success and money. Each session in October will cover the same material.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Story Time Wednesdays

10:30 am-11 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Cuentos y Canciones para niños! We’re building our bilingual skills with stories and songs in English and Spanish this month. This program is intended for children ages 2-4.

Open MakerSpace

4 pm-6 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup).

Get in touch with your creative side and learn new techniques and technologies. This month we’re bringing the heat with our heat tools. Make projects using shrink plastic, polymer clay, and fuse beads. Intended for ages 8 and older.

THURSDAY,  October 24

Regenerative Farming and Ranching Workshops

8 am-5 pm. $65 dollars per day. Workshops will be held in Mosquero.Learn the six principles of soil health and adaptive stewardship; how to restore your ranch through adaptive grazing; how to use cover crops to increase profitability and much more. For more information: Kim Barmann This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 217-6657.

Crafty Kids (all ages)

4 pm-5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup): Fun crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Tin Can Halloween Craft.

Creative Coding

5 pm – 6 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Learn coding basics with a creative twist.  For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

Professional Development Seminar with Monique Jacobson

9 am-4 pm @ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd. Gallup) Learn about the 5 Keys to a successful organization, community, life! Tickets for members $75; for non-members $125.

Delinquent Mobile Home Tax Auction

10 am-12 pm @ Commission Chamber (207 W. Hill Ave., 3rd Floor, Gallup). Registration starts at 9 am. Must have valid Identification to register. Cash, money order of cashier’s check only. For more information: (505) 722-4459.

ONGOING

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

Future Foundations:
Baby Bounce & Boogie

10 am-11 am @ Future Foundations Family Center (551 Washington Ave., Grants). 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.

No Half Stepping

9 am-11am @ Hozho Center (216 W. Maloney, Gallup). AA meeting Tuesdays. For more information: (505) 862-1911.

Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction

7 pm-10 pm @ New Crownpoint Elementary School gymnasium (Main St. H-1, Crownpoint). 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.

City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board

3:30 pm-5 pm @ the Octavia Fellin Library Meeting Room (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup)   first Monday of the month. Community members concerned about environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 722-0039 for information.

Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society

Wednesdays are low-cost Spay and Neuter Days, at the Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society (1315 Hamilton Rd., Gallup). 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 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

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, Gallup). 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, Gallup). 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., Gallup)  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.,Gallup) (in the library). All are welcome.

 

Community Pantry

10 am-4 pm, Tuesday through Friday (1130 E. Hasler Valley Rd., Gallup). 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) Gallup’s longest-running live show!

 

Gallup Solar

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

 

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

Magic for Muggles

Join us at Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) on Friday, October 25 at 4:00 p.m. for an afternoon of magical adventure as we get sorted into our Hogwarts houses and begin our journey through the wizarding world. Make your own wand and watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. For more information  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 726-6120.

Halloween Trivia Night

Come one, come all. Engage with other members of the community with Halloween trivia. Join us at Sammy C’s (107 W Coal Ave, Gallup)  Saturday, October 26 from 7pm -10 pm for a spooky night filled with tricks and treats. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

McDonald’s Life Chain

3 pm-4 pm @ Highway 491 & Lincoln Avenue near McDonalds on Sun. Oct. 27 there will be a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life people standing for an hour praying for our nation and an end to abortion. For more information: nmallianceforlife.org or pro-life Gallup, Sig Martinez (505) 870-1703.

All Hallow’s Read

Join us for an All Hallow’s Read Celebration at the Children’s Library (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup) Thursday, October 31st at 4:00 pm.  Decorate your own trick or treat bags and compete in the book and cupcake walk. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 726-6120.

 

Fill That Truck

10 am-3 pm @ Rio West Mall (1300 W. Maloney Ave.). The goal of this Community Pantry event on Saturday, Nov. 2 is to collect 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food.

 

Zuni Pueblo show

7 pm-9 pm Nov. 9 @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Artist Arnulfo Peña explores “a beautiful land and a beautiful people” in new paintings.

 

McKinley County Democrats Town Hall

6 pm @ Veterans Hall at Ford Canyon Park .days of the week abbreviations

Thur. Nov 14. Various candidates will answer questions from the public.

 

Hope for the Holidays Gala

5:30 pm-12 am @ Elks Lodge (1112 Susan Ave.) Saturday, Nov. 16. Decorating will begin at 3 pm Nov 15. This is a Community Pantry event.

 

2nd Look on 2nd Street

Stroll “Gallery Row” in downtown Gallup Nov. 19 for art shows, artist talks and artist demos at opo, ART123, LOOM Galleries and Camille’s Sidewalk Café.

 

Wine & Painting

6 pm-9 pm Nov. 21 @ ART 123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.).

 

Red Rock Balloon Glow

6 pm @ Rio West Mall (1300 W. Maloney Ave.). Sat. Dec. 7. This Community Pantry

event will include sales of hot chocolate.

 

Festival of Trees

Nov 25 - Dec 7 @ Rio West Mall (1300 W. Maloney Ave.). Tickets will be sold in the mall for this Community Pantry event.