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Community Calendar June 5 – 11, 2015

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FRIDAY June 5

McKinley County Roads Meeting

Come and listen to County Commissioners, Navajo Nation and BIA officials provide the public with an update to McKinley County road projects and issues. Meeting starts 2 pm at Manuelito Chapter House. Address: 26 Hunters Point Rd, Mentmore, NM (505) 905-3073

SATURDAY June 6

The Children’s Branch will kick off the annual Summer Reading Program with a free Family Superhero Carnival which will feature: a bounce house, snacks and treats, prizes, the Fire Department’s Smoke House, face painting, crafts, games, and a Summer Reading Program registration table.  Children will also be able to go through superhero training, make their own costumes, and perform super feats. There will also be real heroes from the police and fire departments on hand with special activities.  The Family Carnival is sponsored by the Plateau Sciences Society. 11am-3pm. 200 W. Aztec, behind Children’s Branch.

SUNDAY June 7

Polyphony Marimba is a ten-piece world beat band from Santa Fe, NM, blending the musical traditions of southern Africa with their own New Mexican flair. Polyphony Marimba has previously toured the Midwest and East Coast, playing over 250 shows and selling over 4,000 CDs. This will be their first appearance in Gallup! Time: 4pm-7pm. Church of the Holy Spirit 1334 Country Club Drive in Gallup. (505) 863-4695. FREE admission.

MONDAY June 8

Free Computer Classes in June

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of May at the Octavia Fellin  Public Library, 115 W. Hill. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505) 863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Today: Social Media – 5:30-7:30 pm.

TUESDAY June 9

Explora! Museum Visit

Folks from Explora! Museum from Albuquerque will visit the Children’s Branch as they present a variety of hands on science projects and demonstrations that are as exciting and entertaining as they are educational. Explora! Museum is dedicated to creating opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology and art. Starts at 4 pm, 200 W. Aztec.

McKinley County Commission Meeting

The McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 9am. Among other items the Commission will hold a Public Hearing and consider adopting a Declaration banning the sale of certain fireworks due to severe or extreme drought conditions in the County.

This meeting will be held in the Commissioner Chambers, Third Floor of the McKinley County Courthouse, 207 West Hill. A copy of the agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting in the Manager’s Office and the County Clerk’s Office.

City Council Meeting

Agendas will be available at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to each meeting. Starts 6pm. Council Chambers, 110 West Aztec Ave.

WEDNESDAY June 10

Toddler Time

Starts at 10:30 am (walkers to age 5): An active and energetic program for toddlers, featuring music, movement, rhymes, and stories. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Free Computer Class

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of May at the Octavia Fellin  Public Library, 115 W. Hill. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505)863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Today: Basic Computer Skills I –11am-1pm.

June Film Series

Octavia Fellin Public Library movie night. Featured this week: «The Seventh Son.» 5:30pm – popcorn provided. 115 W. Hill.

Bedtime Stories

Starts at 6pm (all ages): End the day with an amusing and entertaining story time. This interactive program includes a puppet show, stories, and songs for the whole family. A craft or activity will also be included. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

THURSDAY June 11

Crafty Kids

All ages are welcome to engage in craft fun for the whole family at the Octavia Fellin Public Library- Children’s Branch. The craft-making fun starts at 4 pm. This week’s project: Superhero Bookmarks. 200 W. Aztec.

Neighborhood Meeting Dist. 4

We invite residents of the Viro and Stagecoach areas to meet with Councilor Fran Palochak at our neighborhood meeting beginning at 6 pm. Councilor Palochak will be there to listen to your concerns. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas and we welcome your compliments and complaints. Please join us and feel free to bring a friend or two. Stagecoach Elementary School, 725 Freedom Dr.

ONGOING

Gallup Solar Meetings

Interested in learning more about solar energy? Come to a Gallup Solar meeting, held the first three Wednesdays of the month from 6-8 pm, East Logan Ave. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 726-2497.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is in need of volunteers for one or more part day construction or support sessions. No experience required. Yard Sales are closed for Winter. If you have household items to donate or wish to volunteer, call Bill Bright at (505) 722-4226.

Summer Nightly Indian Dances

Dances take place every night through Labor Day, from 7 pm to 8 pm, at the Courthouse Square, located on Aztec between 2nd and 3rd streets. Free admission. (505) 722-2228.