Community Calendar JULY 3 - 9, 2015



City Offices Closed

City of Gallup offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Solid waste collection will operate on its normal schedule.


Independence Day Celebration

Everyone is invited to the citywide “Stars and Stripes 4th of July Celebration” sponsored by the City of Gallup and Clear Channel Media at the Sports Complex from 2 to 10 pm. There will be free cake and watermelon, food and game booths, arts and crafts, live music, gourd dance, face painting and jumpers for the kids, and a fireworks show in the evening beginning at approximately 9:45 pm. A small fee will be charged for parking. Come celebrate our nation’s independence!


Sustainable Board Meeting

The City of Gallup’s Sustainable Gallup Board, meets on first Monday each month from 3 to 5 pm in the Mayor’s Conference Room at City Hall. Community members concerned about conservation, energy, water, recycling & other environmental issues are welcome. Call Bill Bright at (505) 722-0039 for information. City Hall, 110 W. Aztec.


McKinley County Board of Commissioners

McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 9 am. This meeting will be held in the Commissioner Chambers, Third Floor of the McKinley County Courthouse, 207 West Hill, Gallup. 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. Auxiliary aides for the disabled are available upon request; please contact Michelle Esquibel at (505) 722-3868 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to make any necessary arrangements.


Neighborhood Meeting

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 Schoo, Gallup, NM.


Crafty Kids

Fun crafts for the whole family. All ages welcome. Starts at 4 pm. Octavia Fellin’s Public Library Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

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 Yard Sale fund raisers are open 9 to noon every Saturday on Warehouse Lane off of Allison Road. 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.

Summer Reading Program

The Octavia Fellin Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off in June at the Children’s Branch. Children who register for the Summer Reading Program may earn prizes by reading books and engaging in educational activities.  The Children’s Branch will also host programs daily throughout the summer, including special performances and events each Saturday.  This year’s Summer Reading theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” 200 W. Aztec.

Teen Crafternoon

Fun projects for teens to make with friends, starting 4 pm. Ages 12-18. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec.

Toddler Time

The Children’s Branch library has an active and energetic program for toddlers. The fun starts at 10:30 am, each Wednesday. 200 W. Aztec.