A launch celebration for the Outdoor Recreation Industry Initiative will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The event is open to the public, but RSVPs are requested at email@example.com. Call 505-599-1419.
Luci Tapahonso, the first poet laureate of the Navajo Nation, will present a reading of her work in celebration of National Poetry Month at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the multipurpose room at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. A short question-and-answer session, and book signing will follow. Admission is free. Visit infoway.org. or call 505-566-2204.
The Northern New Mexico Street Rodders annual Indoor and Outdoor Car Show takes place from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at McGee Park, 41 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event features a car show, a trade show, live music and concessions. Admission is free. Call 505-787-0589 or 505-609-3547.
A youth mental health first aid training session takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Capacity Builders Inc., 410 W. Broadway Ave. in Farmington. Participants can become certified as a youth mental health first aider. Participation is free. Call 505-326-4245.
The Atomic Teen Science Café takes place at 6 p.m. Friday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The event offers teens interested in science the opportunity to interact with scientists in an informal setting. Admission is free and includes dinner. Call 505-599-1425.
The San Juan College Choir and Company groups perform at 7 p.m. Friday in the Henderson Fine Arts Center Performance Hall on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for students and seniors. Call 505-566-3430.
Dia de los Ninos takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at San Juan College's 30th Street campus, 3539 E. 30th St. in Farmington. The free family event features an array of safety activities and games. Call 505-566-3873.
The annual Bank in the Park and Doggie Dash takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Proceeds will benefit the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter through the Regional Animal and Pet Shelter Foundation. Register at fmtn.org/WebTrac or call 505-599-1184.
A compass games activity will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Participants in the free event can learn to use a compass to follow a trail. Call 505-599-1422.
Dinosaur Discovery Day takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The free event features games and activities for children and adults. Call 505-599-1174.
The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday with a screening of "The Phantom Thread" in the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The 2017 American drama written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville and Vicky Krieps. Tickets are $5 at the box office. Call 505-566-3430.
A guided full moon Bisti Badlands hike leaves at 7 p.m. Monday from the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. Registration is $10 and includes transportation. Participation is limited to those 18 and older. Participants should dress appropriately and bring a flashlight. Call 505-599-1169.
The Teen Movie Monday series continues with a free screening of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Teen Zone at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. The 2016 fantasy film stars Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston. Visitors can pick up a punch card in the Teen Zone and earn free snacks for the movie by attending library programs or checking out library materials. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1273.