The Daily Times calendar of events
A gardening community class, "Harvesting the Garden: Yum, Yum, Yum" takes place at 10 a.m. Friday at the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center, 208 N. Wall St. in Farmington. A New Mexico State University master gardener leads the class, which is limited to 16 students. Register at 505-334-9496.
"Plein Air Here and There," an exhibition of work by members of the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners," opens at the San Juan College Art Gallery on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3464.
The San Juan College Big Band and Rock Combo will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Friday in the Henderson Fine Arts Center Performance Hall on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The Big Band will be directed by Delbert Anderson, while the Rock Combo will be led by Teun Fetz. Admission is $8 for adults, and $6 for students and seniors. Call 505-566-3430.
The monthly AstroFriday presentation at the San Juan College Planetarium on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, continues at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday with "The Southern Sky." Admission is free but is on a first-come, first-served basis. A free public stargaze with telescopes will follow in the courtyard between the Planetarium and the Little Theatre. Call 505-566-3361.
The spring migratory bird count takes place at Animas and Berg parks in Farmington along the Animas River. Beginning and expert observers alike are welcome. Call 505-599-1422.
The third annual Spring Gardening Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the San Juan College Greenhouse on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The event features information booths, demonstrations and plant sales. Admission is free. Call 505-334-9496.
A Chautauqua presentation by Ned O'Malia, "Yogis, Sikhs and Zen Masters Along the Rio Grande," takes place at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1174.
A Cinco de Mayo celebration will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. with mariachi bands, folk dancing, a jalapeno-eating contest, a salsa contest, a cash bar, games and crafts. Call 505-599-1162.
The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, with a screening of "Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World." The film is directed by Oscar-nominated Werner Herzog and explores the virtual world. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 505-566-3430.