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Community Calendar October 23 - October 29, 2020

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FRIDAY, October 23

CLUE TRIVIA

4 pm Live on Facebook @galluplibrary for a chance to win prizes. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291 or to learn how to sign up for a free Kanopy account to stream movies.

SCIENCE AND STORIES

11 am Join us Live on Facebook and YouTube, @galluplibrary for beginning Spanish lessons and silly spooky science experiments this month. Videos are posted Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am. This week: Ooblek.

SATURDAY, October 24

DEA DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

10 am-2 pm @ various locations including: Gallup PD; Rio West Mall; Thoreau substation of MCSO; and Zuni Tribal Building at Zuni Police Dept.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

10 am via Zoom Westminster Presbyterian Church is holding a four-week grief support group Oct. 24, 31`, Nov. 7, 14. You must pre-register to receive an invitation to the group. Please download Zoom to your computer. Contact Pastor Lorelei by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and write Grief Group in the subject line. Include a phone number in the email.

SELF-CARE SATURDAY

1 pm on Facebook@galluplibrary. to make your DIY cosmetics from items around your home. We will focus on avocado face masks, whipped body lotion and caffeine eye serum. Each ingredient list will be available in advance on our website, ofpl.online/programs/#makerspace under the MakerSpace Classes and Workshops section. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

RMCHCS CHILDREN’S FLU VACCINATIONS

9 am - 1 pm @ College Clinic ( 2111 College Dr.) Pre-register one day in advance. Children’s flu vaccinations for six months and older. (505) 863-1820.

SUNDAY, October 25

CROP HUNGER WALK

12 pm-2 pm @ The Community Pantry (1130 Hasler Valley Road) you can pick up CROP donation envelopes, posters, phamphlets, orange vests and other materials for your neighborhood walks to raise funds and awareness for local and global food insecurity and emergency disaster needs. The CROP Hunger Walk contunes through Dec. 1. For more information, contact Hilda at the Community Pantry (505) 726-8068 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

MONDAY, October 26

CREATIVE CORNER

4 pm @ ofpl.online/programs/#makerspace Photo transfer will be this week’s focus.  (Learn the basics and practice photo transfer on canvas, wood, metal, and more). For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

1 pm-2 pm @ Student Support Center Board Room (640 S. Boardman).

TUESDAY, October 27

ONE-2-ONE VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY HELP

5 pm. The Library will offer one-2-one technology assistance online on Facebook Live and through Zoom. Ask technology questions and get assistance during the live one-hour sessions. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to get access to the zoom link, or join us on Facebook live at one of the scheduled times. For more information: (505) 863-1291.

REGULAR County COMMISSION MEETING

9 am-12 pm Members of the public may view the live stream feeds offered on the approved Facebook account of the McKinley County Office of Emergency Management. Members of the public are welcome to call in with comments about any of the items on the agenda. The comment call in number (505) 863-1400) will be monitored beginning at 8:45 am on the day of the meeting; and, it will stop being monitored at 9:10 am on the day of the meeting.

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

10 am-11 am @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.).

WEDNESDAY, October 28

JOB SEARCHING AND RESUME WRITING

4 pm (Live) @galluplibrary. Virtual job hunting can be a challenge. Learn how to navigate the internet and make the most of your online search. We will also look at ways to access resume help from home. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 505-863-1291.

SCIENCE AND STORIES

11 am  Join us Live on Facebook and YouTube, @galluplibrary for beginning Spanish lessons and silly spooky science experiments this month. Videos are posted Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am. This week: Self-Inflating Jack O’Lanterns.

THURSDAY, October 29

DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING

10 am-11 am @ UNM Gallup Lions Hall parking lot (705 Gurley Ave.).

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm on Facebook and Youtube @galluplibrary (all ages) for family-friendly crafts and step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels. This week we will focus on Day of the Dead.

ONGOING

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY REGISTRATION

Through Oct. 31. OFPL is recruiting volunteers to create a Friends of the Library Group. To register visit https://ofpl.online/partners-of-ofpl/#friends and you will be contacted. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

LIBRARY CARD REGISTRATION ONLINE

Through Oct. 31. To explore all the library has to offer, visit your library at ofpl.online to register for a free library card. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

MINI HORROR STORY ART CHALLENGE

Read the story in the free book from Oct. 8 and transform it into a dark or terrifying themed work of art. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 31 and can be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in a .pdf, .jpg, or .png file format. For moer information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.

2021 WINTER TALK

Art work request for one original piece of two-dimensional art (mixed media, watercolor, acrylic, oil, print, charcoal) suitable for scanning  size 16”x 24” for a commission of $500 to an Indigenous  artist (18 years and older with a CDIB), to be completed and delivered to the New Mexico Conference of Churches by Nov. 30.

FINDING HOME AND NATIVE BEAUTY

Through Nov. 7 gallupARTS Facebook and Instagram pages. Two local artists Dana Aldis and Shannon Gurley O’Donnell explore concepts of people and place, one in oil and one in watercolor. Virtual show opening. Follow @gallupARTS on Facebook and Instagram for virtual events.

RMCHCS FLU VACCINES (ADULTS ONLY)

Urgent Care Clinic (520 Hwy. 564). Walk-ins 5 pm- 9 pm, Sat., 9 am - 9 pm and 12 pm-5 pm Sun. Please bring insurance information. For those with no health insurance there will be a $25 fee. Pre-registration can be done during hours of operation, 9 am-9 pm. For more information: (505) 863-2273.

GIRL SCOUTS ROBOT BUILDING PARTY

Times will be scheduled based on demand. This free ongoing activity continues until Nov. 30. For more information: https://wwwnmgirlscounts.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join/robot-building-party.html; (505) 343-1040.

VIRTUAL TUTORING AND HOMEWORK HELP

Beginning Sept. 8, The Boys & Girls Club of Gallup has been offering virtual tutoring and homework help with trained mentors using Zoom calls. Club members with a 2020 membership can attend for free after they fill out a virtual permission form on the club website. To get a 2020 membership, fill out an online application and permission form. It’s free. The help will be available until Dec. 31. For more information: bgcgallup.com; (505) 488-2378; Facebook@BoysandGirlsClubGallup

RMCHCS COVID-19 DRIVE-UP TESTING

9 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri.  @ Urgent Care Center (520 NM Hwy 564, north of the New Mexico Cancer Center). Closed weekends.

MCKINLEY COUNTY BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION CLINICS

8:30 am – 4 pm Mon., Wed., Fri. continues through October. @ McKinley Public Health Office, (1919 College Dr.) Call (505) 722-4391 to schedule an appointment. Vaccines provided at no cost for children through 18 years of age. Bring your child’s shot record.

TALKING TUESDAYS

4 pm on Facebook and YouTube @galluplibrary for book, author, movie, tech talks and more.

DIAL-A-STORY

Storytime anytime, call  (505) 862-9177 to hear a story any time of the day or night. Stories will change daily, at the end feel free to leave us a message to let us know what stories you want to hear. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; (505) 863-1291.