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Community Calendar Feb. 3 - Feb. 9, 2023

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FRIDAY,  FEB. 3

FIRST KIDS CRAFTER-NOON

1 pm - 3 pm @ Studio123 at ART123 Gallery ((123. W. Coal Ave.). Kids ages 8+ are invited to spend the afternoon coloring, cutting, collaging, constructing and crafting!

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

9 am @ 207 W. Hill Ave.

BIGGEST BUBBLE CHALLENGE

12 pm - 2 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). To celebrate National Bubble Gum Day, the library will hold a challenge to see  who can blow the biggest bubble gum bubble. Prizes will be awarded. For details or  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 - ORIGAMI 101

4 pm @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Learn the ancient Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. 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! 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.

GET UP AND GAME

1 pm - 5 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Every Friday, come to the children’s library to unwind from a busy week! 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, FEB. 4

COMMUNITY “QUICK DRAW”

1 pm - 3 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). Come get a taste of gallupARTS’s 5th Annual Artist Challenge and paint a 5” x 5” canvas in response to a surprise prompt to contribute to the “5-and-20” group show.

WE READ, WE TALK HYBRID BOOK CLUB

2 pm in-person @ the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) or on Zoom. OFPL’s book club book for January is Shutter by Ramona Emerson. The author will be present at this meeting. 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.

FAMILY STORY TIME WITH AUTHOR CAMERON BOURG

2 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Author Cameron Bourg will be reading from his books and offering literacy tips for the whole family! 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 - 5 pm @ 340 9th Street. The Gallup 9th Street Flea Market is one of the largest Native American markets in the United States.

MONDAY,  FEB. 6

FAMILY STORYTIME

11 am @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). This week, the theme is “To the Moon.” 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.

SUSTAINABLE GALLUP BOARD MEETING

3:30 pm - 5 pm. The meeting will be held virtually. For more information go to gallupnm.gov/AgendaCenter.

EUREKA!

4 pm @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Be inspired by the work of Dr. James West, co-inventor of the microphone, and create a simple working microphone! 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 MASONIC MEET AND GREET

7 pm The Gallup Masonic Lodge will host a “meet and greet” for those who are interested in learning more about Freemasonry. Text 505-615-8053 for reservations and location.

TUESDAY, FEB. 7

LODGER’S TAX COMMITTEE MEETING

10 am @ El Morro Events Center (210 S. Second St.).

WOMEN VETERAN & FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

5 pm @ Veterans Helping Veterans (908 E. Buena Vista Ave.). This meeting is for Women Veterans, veteran wives and widows or any woman related to a veteran.

CHESS CLUB

4:30 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Join the chess club at OFPL! 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,  FEB. 8

A CULTURAL HISTORY OF JAZZ

5:30 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Zollinger Library will host Dr. Andrew McFeaters as  he presents a history of jazz and the cultural significance it holds. Part of the Z-Talks series. For details or  questions, please call 505-863-7531 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TEEN PAINT NIGHT

5 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Create Kawaii art using acrylics. In this immersive workshop, learn about Kawaii, a Japanese-inspired art. 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.

REVOLUTION CHESS CLUB

6 pm - 7:30 pm @ Rio West Mall’s food court (1300 W. Maloney Ave.) A free chess club that is open to players of all ages and skill levels. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MIDWEEK MATINEE AT OFPL

4 pm every Wednesday @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). This week’s film is Hidden Figures in honor of Women in Science Day.

FAMILY STORYTIME

11 am @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). This week, the theme is “To the Moon.” 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.

TINKER TECH

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.) for an interactive, hands-on tech program for tweens & teens.

THURSDAY, FEB. 9

FEBRUARY FILMS

4 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). This month Zollinger Library is celebrating Black History Month by showing Kanopy films. This week’s film is Ken Burns’ Jazz, Episode 1.

CRAFTY KIDS

4 pm @ OFPL’s Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). 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, FEB. 10

THIRD ANNUAL VALENTINE ART SWAP

Join OFPL and ART123 by decorating a canvas. Return your completed canvas by Feb. 10 to  receive LOVE in the form of a new piece of art. Pieces will be redistributed on Valentine’s Day and you will receive original work from a fellow neighbor! 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.

TECH BYTES

11 am @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Each month, Zollinger Library will give short tech workshops on skills to help with  classes and tasks at home. This month’s topic is “Getting Started with Microsoft Word.” For questions or more information, call 505-863-7531 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SATURDAY, FEB. 11

SHOW OPENING OF “5-AND-20 “

4 pm - 6 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Be the first to see the 420 5” x 5” artworks completed by 21 local artists in five weeks as part of the 5th Annual Artist Challenge.

HEART-Y CRAFTS

12 pm - 4 pm @ Rio West Mall (1300 W. Maloney Ave.). Get festive for Valentine’s Day and celebrate National Heart Month by making some crafts. 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 OFPL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

12 pm - 4 pm @ Rio West Mall (1300 W. Maloney Ave.). 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.

MONDAY, FEB. 13

VALENTINE’S DAY TRIVIA

5 pm @ UNM-Gallup’s Zollinger Library ((705 Gurley Ave.). Get your trivia on, and win prizes. 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 .

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15

POKÉMON GO NIGHT

5 pm @ the UNM-Gallup Zollinger Library (705 Gurley Ave.). Join Zollinger Library for their monthly gathering of trainers. 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 .

FRIDAY, FEB. 17

CREATIVE CORNER - WATERCOLOR AND COLORED PENCIL ART

4 pm @ OFPL’s main library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Create art using watercolor paints and colored pencils. Inspired by Joy Ting’s CreativeBug course! 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, FEB. 18

“MASTER CLASS” ARTIST WORKSHOP: WRITING FOR ARTISTS

1 pm - 4 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123. W. Coal Ave.). All artists are invited to a free professional development workshop. Get help with writing your artist statement, bios, resume and more from artist and IAIA instructor Brian Fleetwood. For more information and to register visit www.516arts.org/events.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 19

MOVIE SHOWING

2 pm @ Sacred Heart Cathedral (415 E. Green Ave.). Lifemark will be shown at the church. A free will offering will be taken for the new future Pregnancy Support Center of Gallup

 

 

ONGOING

 

GALLUP YOUNG WRITERS CONFERENCE

6th through 12th graders are encouraged to join OFPL, in partnership with UNM-Gallup and Gallup-McKinley County Schools, for the conference at UNM-Gallup on March 3 from 9 am to 1 pm.  Engage in workshops on a variety of topics taught by local educators and writers. Students must apply at ofpl.online by Feb. 20. 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.

 

BUILD-YOUR-OWN-BUNDLE

OFPL staff who will create a bundle of material specially for you! Let them know what type of materials and genres you are interested in, and they’ll browse for you and create a custom bundle of material for you to pick-up curbside.  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.

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. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

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. 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.