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The "Reel Readers" series at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 6 p.m. Thursday with a free screening in the Multipurpose Room of "The Road," a 2009 drama starring Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Charlize Theron and Robert Duvall that is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy. A discussion will follow, and visitors are encouraged to bring a take-out dinner. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1270.

Assistant professor Chris Strouthopoulos discusses solar projects in Tibet and the Himalaya at 7 p.m. Thursday in the San Juan College School of Energy Merrion Room as part of the Citizens Bank Broadening Horizons Lecture Series. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 505-566-3430.

Shindig with the Sheriff, a fundraiser for projects mounted by the San Juan County Sheriff's Foundation, takes place at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the McGee Park multi-use building, 41 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event features a silent auction, a barbecue dinner and music by the Bar D Wranglers. Tickets are $36. Call 505-320-9958.

The San Juan College Symphonic Band performs at 7 p.m. Friday at the Henderson Fine Arts Center Performance hall on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd., as part of the Silhouette Series. Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for students and seniors. They can be purchased online at sanjuancollege.edu/silhouette. Call 505-566-3430.

 

Organist Maxine Thevenot performs with the Caliente Community Choir, the Piedra Vista Chamber Choir, the First Presbyterian Chancel Choir and the Chapel Chimes Handbell Choir at 7 p.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, 865 N. Ave. in Farmington. A free will offering will be accepted. Call 505-327-5231.

The AstroFriday series continues at the San Juan College Planetarium on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, with presentations on "The Norse Sky" at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday. Admission is free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and no one will be admitted once the program has begun. A free, public stargaze with telescopes will follow, weather permitting. Call 505-566-3361.

The Kelly Green Craft Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at McGee Park Convention Center, 41 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. Admission is $1. Call 505-320-9958.

The Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble take place at 9 a.m. Saturday in Orchard Park at the corner of Orchard Avenue and Main Street in downtown Farmington. The event features a 5k race, a 2-mile fun run and lots of food. Registration is $20 and $30. Call 505-599-1184.

Powerman 5000 headlines a five-band lineup at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Top Dec, 515 E. Main St. in Farmington. The bill also includes Rachel Lorin, In My Distress, Courier and Graves of the Monuments. Call 505-325-1563.

A Stars and Stories Walk takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The event offers participants an opportunity to learn about fall stars and constellations, and their myths during a stroll through Animas Park. Participants are advised to dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1422.

The Teen Movie Monday series at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 4 p.m. Monday with a free screening of "Descendants," a 2015 musical fantasy starring Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart and Cameron Boyce. Visitors can pick up a punch card in the Teen Zone and earn snacks for the movie by checking out library materials or attending library programs. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1273.

Education specialist Donna Thatcher leads the Tuesday birding session at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The event offers a leisurely walk of 1 to 2 miles in Animas and Berg Parks. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1422.

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