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Community Calendar AUGUST 19 - AUGUST 25, 2022

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FRIDAY,  AUG. 19

NATIONAL KOOL-AID DAY

@ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Zollinger Library will celebrate National Kool-Aid Day by giving out free Kool-Aid. Just drop by the library and get your free drink with every checkout. For questions please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CREATIVE CORNER –  LED CIRCUIT BOOKMARKS

3 pm in-person @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Kids will learn the basics of circuitry as they make LED bookmarks. Craft supplies will be provided. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

CHESS CLUB

4:30 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join the chess club at OFPL! Through the game of chess, members of the club are able to bond and improve their chess skills! Each Tuesday people can learn and practice chess theory and strategy together. Each Saturday a tournament will be held. Prizes will be awarded! All ages are welcome, although this is targeted at the age 8-18 range.  Participants do not need to attend every event. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

SATURDAY, AUG. 20

EMPLOY MCKINLEY JOB FAIR

10 am to 4 pm @ El Morro Event Center and El Morro Theatre (207 W. Coal Ave.). Open to everyone. Three workshops from 10am-12pm. Learn how to do a cover letter, resume, and interview etiquettes. Job Fair from 12pm-4pm. Twenty (20) employers will be in attendance. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

FAMILY STORYTIME

Join OFPL @ 2 pm  on Saturdays inside the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for storytime activities, songs, rhymes, and read-aloud stories every week! This week, learn about rivers, ponds, and lakes, as well as the wildlife that rely on them for survival. Age 0-4.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

GALLUP 9TH ST. FLEA MARKET

9 am to 5 pm @ 340 9th Street. The Gallup 9th Street Flea Market is one of the largest Native American markets in the United States. With more than 500 vendors and as many as 10,000 visitors each week, you can find food, crafts, jewelry, livestock, and household goods.

MONDAY,  AUG. 22

GMCS SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

1 pm-2 pm @ SSC 640 Boardman Dr.

TWEENS WHO STREAM

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join OFPL for interactive STREAM workshops. This week they’ll be building small water slides. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

TUESDAY, AUG. 23

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

9 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave.

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

6 pm @ City Council Chambers, Gallup City Hall (110 W. Aztec Ave.). The meeting will also be streamed on the City of Gallup’s Facebook page at City of Gallup, New Mexico Government.

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

OFPL’s book club book for July was “Sankofa” by Chibundu Onuzo. Discussions will be held on Zoom or in person at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) at 6 pm.  Refreshments will be served! Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 505-863-1291 for more information.

CHESS CLUB

4:30 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join the chess club at OFPL! Through the game of chess, members of the club are able to bond and improve their chess skills! Each Tuesday people can learn and practice chess theory and strategy together. Each Saturday a tournament will be held. Prizes will be awarded! All ages are welcome, although this is targeted at the age 8-18 range.  Participants do not need to attend every event. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24

MIDWEEK MATINEE AT OFPL

4 pm every Wednesday @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Weekly film screenings of award-winning, classics, documentaries, newly released, and specially selected films. This week’s film is “Clifford the Big Red Dog” (2021) for national dog day.

FAMILY STORYTIME

Join OFPL @ 11 am on Wednesdays inside the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) for storytime activities, songs, rhymes, and read-aloud stories every week! This week, get an introduction to the water cycle. Age 0-4.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

THURSDAY, AUG. 25

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING WITH COUNCILOR LINDA GARCIA, DIST. 1

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  @ Gallup Senior Center (607 N. 4th St.).

EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

9 am to 12 pm. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent or utilities. Join New Mexico Legal Aid at Octavia Fellin Public Library every Thursday from 9 am-Noon for assistance completing the ERAP application.  They will be onsite for walk-ins ready to provide help in keeping safe, stable, and affordable housing. Appointments are also available by contacting New Mexico Legal Aid at (505) 722-4417.  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm. Join OFPL in the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for family-friendly crafts and step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels. Supply kits are available at OFPL on a first-come, first-served basis using the Supply Request Form at ofpl.online. This week they will be making squeegee paintings. For more information email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

SAVE THE DATE

FRIDAY, AUG. 26

NAVAJO RUG WEAVING

10 am to 2 pm @ the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Learn the fundamentals and techniques of rug weaving in traditional Diné style, including warping, carding and spinning. Please bring your own weaving materials and/or projects. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.

SATURDAY, AUG. 27

NIGHT GOLF

7:30 pm registration, tee off starts at dark @ Fox Run Golf Course (1109 Susan Ave.). A $75 player fee includes  greens and cart fees, glow balls, and a goody bag.  The event is being hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Gallup. The event is limited to 72 golfers. Proceeds will be used to support Kiwanis projects designed to support the children of Gallup and McKinley County. For information contact John at 1-505-458-3634 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

OFPL’s book club book for July was “Sankofa” by Chibundu Onuzo. Discussions will be held on Zoom or in person at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.)  at 2 pm. Refreshments will be served! Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 505-863-1291 for more information.

TURQUOISE NTR TEAM ROPING EVENT

All Day @ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). Don’t miss the beauty of the red rocks at the Turquoise Roping at Red Rock Park. Spectator entrance is free!

FRIDAY, SEPT. 2

FRIDAY NIGHT RIDES fun

12 pm to 8 pm. @ Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe (306 S. 2nd St.). On the first Friday of every month, join your fellow motor enthusiasts. Whether you have a classic, off-road, sports, truck, motorcycle...whatever it may be, bring it over! Live music, raffles, games, and other fun activities (varies every event). And of course, great coffee, fantastic food, and good people.

ONGOING

“MADE IN NATIVE AMERICA”

@ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). A show exploring issues of authenticity in Native American art by Guest Curator Karl Bautista. “Made in Native America” will be on view through September 3.

gallupARTS EXTENDS HOURS

12 pm-6 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays (123 W. Coal Ave.)

GOOGLE CAREER CERTIFICATE SCHOLARSHIP

Jump-start your career with a Google Career Certificate scholarship. Prepare for entry-level positions in data analytics, IT support, project management, or user experience design - no college degree or relevant experience required. Apply for a scholarship at ofpl.online now through April 30. For more info email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (505) 863-1291.

RMCHCS UPDATED VISITOR POLICIES

Due to the recent downward trend of COVID-19 cases, RMCHCS has reinstated its visitor policy. The visitor policy supports two people per family member who have passed the coronavirus screening. Visitors must be 17 years old or older. Visitors must show documentation of COVID-19 vaccination. Visiting hours are Monday - Sunday 4 pm - 8 pm.

RMCHCS COVID-19  TEST/VACCINE/BOOSTER CLINIC

SIX MONTHS AND OLDER

If your baby is six months old or older, they are now eligible for the first and second boosters. Must wait four months out to receive the second booster.

12 YEARS OLD AND OLDER

ONLY those with certain immune deficiencies are eligible for the first and second boosters. Must wait four months out to receive the second booster.

50 YEARS AND OLDER

If you’re 50 years and older, you are eligible for a second booster, and must wait four months out to receive the next booster.

 

COVID testing is available for patients meeting testing criteria and who have established care with one of RMCHCS’s providers. For individuals seeking to establish care, please see or call patient access clerk for more information. If you are not enrolled with RMCHCS, you must call College Clinic at 505-863-1820.

 

RAPID COVID TESTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE.