Farmington Daily Times
The Oak Ridge Boys perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Northern Edge Casino in Fruitland.


The TGIF summer concert series continues at 11 a.m. Friday with a performance by Grant and Randy in Orchard Park, 101 N. Orchard Ave. in Farmington. Visitors are urged to bring a brown bag lunch or patronize one of the food vendors on site and enjoy the free performance. Call 599-1144.

The annual Riverfest celebration takes place Friday through Sunday in Berg and Animas parks in Farmington. The event features a fine art show, live music, dance performances, weiner dog races, car and truck shows, a fashion show, a plastic duck race and more. Admission is free. Visit

A Chautauqua presentation by Brenda Hollingsworth-Marley on "Footsteps to Freedom: From Jim Crow to Civil Rights" will take place at 7 p.m. Friday in the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The program covers the history of the civil rights movement through the eyes of Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King. Admission is free. Call 566-3430.

Teen Night takes place from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Syacamore St. in Farmington. The free event features a weenie roast and glow-in-the-dark scavenger hunt. Call 566-2480 or visit

The Innovations in Energy series gets underway at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St., with a presentation by Martin Kirk of the chemistry department at the University of New Mexico. The series features a variety of experts discussing emerging energy fields. Admission is free. Call 599-1174 or visit

The Oak Ridge Boys perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Northern Edge Casino, 2752 Indian Service Road 36 in Fruitland. The band is best known for generating such hits as "Elvria," "Bobbie Sue," "Dream On" and "Fancy Free." Tickets are $20 and $35, and can be purchased in the casino gift shop or online at

The Veterans Color/Honor Guard unit of Upper Fruitland will pay its respects to family members who have been presented a U.S. flag for the military service of their loves ones from 8 a.m. to noon Monday at the Upper Fruitland Chapter. A small ceremony of unfolding, airing out and refolding the flags will be performed for each family. Call 960-5032.

The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department is holding a kickoff event for its summer food service program from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in Salmon Park, 301 N. Fifth Street in Bloomfield. The event is designed to raise awareness of the program, which distributes meals and snacks to young people throughout the summer, and to reach out to children who would benefit from it.

The Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., opens its "Lunch with the Lincoln Center" series at noon Wednesday with a presentation of a film screening of a performance by the all-female mariachi band Mariachi Flor de Toloache. Participants are welcome to bring a sandwich or salad and enjoy free sides such as chips, cooks and beverages. Admission is free. Call 599-1270 or visit