Community Calendar JULY 10 - 16, 2015


FRIDAY July 10

22nd Annual Wild Thing Championship Bull Riding Event

The Red Rock Park Arena hosts the 22nd Annual Wild Thing Championship Bull Riding. Come cheer on the riders as they compete for this year’s championship. The event starts at 8  pm on July 10 – 11. For more information, contact the McKinley County Chamber of Commerce at (505) 722-7228.


Summer Reading Program Event

Summer Reading presents magician, juggler and comedienne extraordinaire Ann Lincoln on July 11 at 2  pm. Ms. Lincoln will perform entertaining feats such as juggling bowling balls and escaping from a straitjacket. Ann Lincoln’s performance is sponsored by Richardson’s Trading Company.  Children’s Branch library, 200 W. Aztec.

MONDAY July 13

Free Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering free computer training at the Main Branch, 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’s class: Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.


City Council Meeting

The City Council will hold its regular meeting from 6 - 8:30 pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 110 W. Aztec. Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month. A copy of the agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting in the City Clerk’s office. For more information, call (505) 863-1254.

Teen Movies

The Children’s Branch library will show movies for the older crowd with a superhero theme on July 14 at 2 pm. This week’s movie: “Captain America: The First Avenger.”


Story Time and Puppet Show

End the day with entertaining songs, stories, and a fun puppet show at the Children’s Branch library on July 15 at 6 pm. A craft or activity will also be included.


Neighborhood Meeting

We invite residents of the Western Skies and Sky West 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!  Gallup Fire Department Station 4, 707 Rico St.


Land of Enchantment Opera

The Land of Enchantment Opera performs every Monday through Saturday at 6:30 pm throughout the month of July. The events are held at the Courthouse Square in Gallup, 207 W. Hill Ave. All performances are free to attend for the public, excluding other scheduled performances. For more information, please contact Jason Winfield at (928) 853-2142.

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 am 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 Fellinvb 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.