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PATRIOT DAY BANQUET: Join the San Juan County Republican Party for The Patriot Day Banquet; an event to honor first responders, veterans and to never forget September 11th, 2001. Held at Pinon Hills Community Church on Sept. 8, 6 to 8 p.m. There will be a panel of speakers, live and silent auctions, formal dinner and dancing. $100 Single, $150 Couple. Call 505-327-9079 or go to patriotdaybanquet@sjcrp.com
DOWNTOWN FALL CRAWL: This downtown street party celebrating the 2017 W.E. Rock Grand Nationals return to Farmington on Sept. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. Spectators will be able to see the competition rigs and meet the drivers at this unique event. The Cliffhanger’s Four Wheel Drive Club will have their flex ramp downtown for competitors and hobbyists to test their vehicle’s suspension capabilities.
HISTORY HIKE: Join the Farmington Museum for a hike to Goosenecks State Park in Mexican Hat, UT, on Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is an adult-only tour. $15 ($12 for Farmington Museum Foundation members) registration required, includes transportation to and from the museum and a lunch. Registration online at www.fmtn.org/WebTrac under “Exploring the Four Corners,” or at the museum. Call (505) 599-1400 or visit www.fmtn.org/FarmingtonMuseum.

PARK PLAY DAY: Bring the family to Chula Vista Park in Farmington Sept. 11 where there will be organized games and activities, or just enjoy the park and the playgrounds. For a list of all Park Play Days visit www.fmtn.org/PRCA or call (505) 599-1484.
LEGAL ADVICE FOR THE ELDERLY: The New Mexico State Bar Association will host a free legal workshop for seniors at the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center, 109 East La Plata St. in Farmington on Wednesday, Sept. 20. There will be a presentation by a Legal Resources for the Elderly Program attorney at 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and one-on-one consultations (brief legal advice, POA & AHCD) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Advance registration required for one-on-one consultation. Call (80) 876-6657 or (505) 797-6005.
A REAL NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: Join the Farmington Museum for live music, tractor rides and traditional favorite hands-on activities and crafts, as Farmington’s past comes alive for a Real Night at the Museum on Sept. 30 from 4 to 7 p.m. This is a free event.
RACE 2 EDUCATE: The Foundation for Educational Excellence will host Farmington’s Annual Race to Educate 5K, 10K and 1/2 marathon on September 30th. The Annual Race to Educate will begin at 7am starting from the Farmington High School Campus. Kids race for free, those under age 8 must have an adult accompanying them. Registration fees are $25, $45 and $55. Call 505-324-9840 or go to http://bit.ly/2eSYM7Q
THE FOUR CORNERS WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP will NOT meet in September due to the Labor Day Holiday.  It will meet again on Saturday Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. at the Umbach Cancer Center at 731 Animas, Farmington. All women who have, or had, cancer are invited to attend. No dues, no officers, just an opportunity for friendly discussion with others in a similar situation. Info: Nellie Sandoval at 326-5143 or Gail Williams at 325-5652
QUILT GUILD: The San Juan Quilt Guild meets at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each Month at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St., in Farmington. For information call Dixie Jackson at (505) 801-1195.
DOWNTOWN MAKER'S MARKET: Visit Downtown Farmington for the Downtown Maker’s Market in Orchard Park every Thursday evening through Oct. 26.  The Maker’s Market features vendors who grow and sell produce and create baked goods, handmade goods, art, and re-purposed items; along with collectors of antiques and vintage items and much more! 
FARMINGTON GROWER’S MARKET: Shop for locally grown food and hand-made goods at the Farmington Grower’s Market every Saturday, 8 a.m.until noon, and Tuesday, 4-6 p.m, at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center.
Submit brief meeting notices for nonprofit groups and clubs for inclusion in the Community Calendar via email to jmoses@daily-times.com. Please include contact numbers. Special thanks to Farmington’s PRCA and the Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau for some submissions. Please send Business Briefs to the same email address for inclusion in the Four Corners Business Journal.

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