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The Volunteer Center at San Juan College presents its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards Reception at 3 p.m. Thursday in the 9000 rooms at the Henderson Fine Arts Center on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Awards will be presented in five categories. Call 505-566-3690.
"The Verse" poetry slam takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. Contestants must be 13 or older to participate and must be a library card holder in good standing. The three finalists will receive prizes. Register at infoway.org or call 505-599-1270.
The Citizens Bank Broadening Horizons Lecture Series continues at 7 p.m. Thursday with a presentation by Peach's Neet Feet founder Madison Steiner in the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Steiner will discuss her nationwide Hustle Kindness movement, which encourages people to perform random acts of kindness. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3430.
The 2018 Community Job Fair & Veterans Benefits Awareness Fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the 900 room of the Henderson Fine Arts Center on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Visitors will have the chance to meet with local employers who are hiring for full- and part-time positions, as well as seasonal jobs. Call 505-566-3423.
Family bingo and pizza night takes place at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Farmington Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Road. Registration is $5 and includes a pizza dinner and prizes for bingo winners. Register at fmtn.org/WebTrac under the "Cultural and Special Events" tab. Call 505-599-1184.
The AstroFriday series returns to the San Juan College Planetarium at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday with a presentation of "Solar Quest" on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and no one will be admitted after the program has begun. Admission is free. A public star gaze with telescopes will follow in the courtyard. Call 505-566-3361.
A Chautauqua presentation by New Mexico photographer and writer Diana Molina on "Ramamuri: the Foot Runners of the Sierra Madra" takes place at 7 p.m. Friday in the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3430.
The San Juan College Orchestra, led by Teun Fetz, performs at 7 p.m. Friday in the Henderson Fine Arts Performance Hall on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The performance will feature material by composers Brian Balmages and Steven Bryant. Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for students and seniors. Call 505-566-3430.
The Theater Ensemble Arts presentation of the gangster comedy "Dinner with the Boys" continues at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Totah Theater, 315 W. Main St. in downtown Farmington. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $10 for students and seniors. Matinee tickets are half price with a donation to The Roof men's shelter of toiletries or clothing. Call 505-326-2839.
The Aztec Warrior Wrestling Championship meet organized by Rocky Mountain Nationals takes place all day Saturday and Sunday at the McGee Park Convention Center, 41 County Road 5569 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event features competition in various categories. Call 303-635-1549.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's annual Great Strides Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis takes place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Berg Park in Farmington. Participants can register at cff.org/greatstrides to raise money for patient cure programs and to help cure cystic fibrosis. Admission is by donation to the CFF. Call 505-486-5695.
A model railroading meet takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The event serves as the spring meet of the Silver San Juan Division of the National Model Railroad Association. Admission is free. Call 970-247-5349.
A free community health and safety fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St. in Farmington. The event will feature more than 30 vendors with health and safety information. Door prizes will be presented. Call 505-566-2480 or visit fmtn.org/SPCC.
An Earth Day celebration takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Parks Department staff members and volunteers will lead several activities. Call 505-599-1422.
The spring horse racing meet gets underway at 1:15 p.m. Saturday at SunRay Park & Casino, 39 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. Racing continues each Friday through Monday through June 17. Post time on Saturdays and Sundays is 1:15 p.m., and 3 p.m. on Fridays and Mondays. Call 505-566-1200.
The San Juan College theater department presents a Reader's Theater performance of the contemporary drama "Really, Really" at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theatre on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Donations will be taken at the door. Visit sanjuancollege.edu/silhouette.
The Avengers Movie Marathon takes place at 2 p.m. Monday in the Teen Zone at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., with free screenings of "Avengers," "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Captain America: Civil War." Snacks and drinks will be provided. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1273.
The Farmington Police Department's "Choices" series continues at 6 p.m. Tuesday with a presentation by a local domestic violence survivor who will give a first-hand account of living with an abuser and how she was finally able to escape. Admission is free. Call 505-566-2344.