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Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 23 - SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

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FRIDAY,  SEPT. 23

NAVAJO RUG WEAVING

10 am - 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.

INFANT AND TODDLER CLOTHING EXCHANGE

9 am - 5 pm @ Community Bible Church (02b Hilltop Rd., between Hilltop Christian School and the KHAC Radio Station in Tse Bonito). Come to a clothing exchange for your littles. Baby clothes can be expensive and they grow out of them so fast. Used clothes from Newborn size to 5T/XS. Clothing donations are not required. If you are donating clothes, they are only taking baby and toddler sizes in good condition. Gently used baby gear is also accepted. They will also be holding the event on Saturday.

CREATIVE CORNER - MARBLED CLAY DISH

3 pm @ Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) Get creative and make your own art using material found around your home! Create a reusable dish out of oven bake clay. Courses are geared towards ages 13-years and up. 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.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24

NORTHFEST

10 am - 2 pm @ Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center (400 Marguerite Franco Dr.). Join OFPL, GallupARTS, and the City of Gallup Parks & Recreation Department for the 4th Annual Northfest event. Celebrate the diversity and spirit of Gallup’s Northside neighborhood through art, literacy, culture, and community-building activities that include t-shirt printing, face painting, water rocket building, crafts, storytelling, and live music! NorthFest is free and open to the public. The event is generously sponsored by City Councilor Linda Garcia. 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.

FRIENDS OF HUBBELL NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS AUCTION

12 pm - 4 pm @ Gallup Community Service Center (410 Bataan Veterans St.). Shop more than 300 vintage and contemporary Navajo weavings, plus pottery, katsina dolls, jewelry, baskets, and silver work. Admission is free to the public and there is no buyer registration fee. Auction item preview is from 9 am - 11:30 am and the auction is  from 12 pm - 4 pm.

GALLUP CHAMBER ANNUAL BANQUET

@ Red Rock Park (825 Outlaw Rd., Church Rock). Join the Gallup Chamber of Commerce for a great night with great people, music, dance, food, drinks, and some amazing silent auctions and raffle items. Individual tickets start at $200, the regular tables, which seat eight people, costs $1,300, and a high donor table, which seats 10 people, costs $2,800.

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,  SEPT. 26

TWEENS WHO STREAM

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join OFPL for interactive STREAM workshops. STREAM workshops explore topics in Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. This week, design sound-insulating containers and measure how well they work using a sound measuring device.  Learn how sound waves can be reflected, absorbed, and transmitted. 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, SEPT. 27

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.

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, SEPT. 28

TEEN PAINT NIGHT

5 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Learn how to paint with acrylics. OFPL is inviting youth artists to submit artwork to display at the youth library using the theme: Mythology. Use the materials and techniques learned in this workshop to contribute to the library space and leave a mark on OFPL. Supplies will be provided. 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.

HOUR OF CODE

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for an interactive, hands-on tech program for tweens & teens.  Stimulate your creative thinking and learn how to use computer coding to create art, tell stories, and design games! This week, use block code to create repeating events that animate an ocean wave.  Tell a story that takes place on the high seas!

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 “Bad Guys ” (2022).

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, the theme is “make some music!” 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, SEPT. 29

SEPTEMBER FILMS: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

4 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). This month Zollinger Library  is celebrating Hispanic culture and experiences through films. The film screenings are free and open to all students and staff as well as the community. Popcorn available, first come first served. This week’s movie is “The Nameless Days.” 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 .

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 collage skeletons to celebrate the Day of the Dead. 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, SEPT. 30

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

OFPL’s book club book for October is “A Place of Thin Veil” by Bob Rosebrough. Register online at oflpl.online for a copy of the book until Sept. 30.  Discussions will be held on Zoom or in person with the author at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.)  in October. 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.

SATURDAY, OCT. 1

ACROSS NATIONS 85TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

8 am - 4 pm @ 2 Hilltop Rd. A target shooting fundraiser will take place from 8 am - 12 pm. Live music and broadcasting will take place 1 pm - 4 pm. For more info, call Across Nations Radio at (505) 371-5587.

“BeCause” SOCIAL JUSTICE ART SHOW

@ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). A community-based social justice group show at the intersection of alcoholism, the MMIW movement, homelessness, and cultural preservation featuring five local artists and a variety of 2D and 3D media. “BeCause” will be on view through October 1.

MONDAY, OCT. 3

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. STREAM workshops explore topics in Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. This week, see what happens to Starburst candies when they are subjected to heat and pressure. 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.

THURSDAY, OCT. 6

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION

5 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Join Zollinger Library for a special  Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. There will be live entertainment and guest speakers to help commemorate the cultural importance of this month. 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 .

FALL HARVEST SOUP & SALAD DINNER

6 pm - 7 pm @ The Gallup Community Center (410 Bataan Veterans St.). Join the Community Pantry for an all you can eat soup and salad dinner. $15 per person, $10 for kids 12 and under.

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

OFPL CLOSED

OFPL and the Children’s Library will be closed for staff development. During that time, OFPL’s online services, as always, will be available at ofpl.online featuring downloadable magazines, e-books, audio-books, streaming movies, virtual programs, and many other resources. 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, OCT. 8

FAMILY STORYTIME WITH LOCAL AUTHOR SHEILA LOFGREN

2 pm @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec. Ave.) for an exciting family storytime with a special guest! Local counselor, author, and illustrator Sheila Lofgreen will read stories that explore music and the role it plays in our lives. Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays will focus on music and instruments and include a chance to make music together. 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.

ARTSCRAWL

7 pm - 9 pm @ Downtown Gallup. Come experience local and professional art,  artist demonstrations, gallery openings, live music, hands-on crafts, and games for the kids.

ARTIST SHOWCASE: DANA ALDIS

@ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Dana Aldis, MFA, is a professional artist and teacher currently residing in Gallup, New Mexico. She is an avid portrait and plein air painter who specializes in working from a traditional palette to create timeless images of life and nature. Utilizing techniques borne of both tradition and also incorporating modern innovations, her subjects radiate with depth and warmth. Her work is focused on the fathomless humor and tragic vulnerability of beauty she encounters and can be found in private collections nationwide.

GALLUP GO TRAINER BATTLES

7 pm - 9 pm. Join  UNM-Gallup’s Zollinger Library at ArtsCrawl.  Take on select trainers in an underground Pokémon Battle Royale. View Downtown’s vast collection of murals while you collect badges, earn rewards, and meet new people along the way. 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 .

ONGOING

INTER-TRIBAL INDIAN CEREMONIAL: A PHOTO RETROSPECTIVE

The City of Gallup invites you to celebrate the centennial of Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial through images and objects, an exhibition curated by OFPL. The exhibit will run through September 2022. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information. The Rex Museum (on the corner of Highway 66 and Third Street) is open to the public Tuesday through Thursday 10 am to 2 pm, Friday 4 pm to 8 pm, and Saturday 12 pm to 4 pm.

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

The FDA-approved COVID Bivalent Booster Vaccine is now available for those 12 years old and older. This booster can be administered two months after receiving the last prior dose.

 

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.