Farmington Daily Times

The Farmington Spring Carnival returns to McGee Park, 41 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield, Thursday through Sunday. The event includes rides, games and food. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Call 480-251-9548.

A youth mental health first aid training session takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Capacity Builders Inc., 410 W. Broadway Ave. in Farmington. Those who complete the course will be certified as a youth mental health first aider. Enrollment is free. Call 505-326-4245.

The AstroFriday series at the Planetarium on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, continues at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday with a presentation of "Citizen Sky – Epsilon Aurigae." Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and no one will be admitted after the programs have begun. There also will be a stargaze with telescopes at 9:30 p.m. in the courtyard outside the Planetarium. Call 505-566-3361.

The San Juan College student activities office kicks off its summer movie series with a free screening of "Peter Rabbit" at sunset Friday in the Graduation Plaza on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The 2018 computer-animated comedy features the voices of James Corden, Rose Byrne, Domnall Gleeson, Daisy Ridley and Margot Robbie. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. In case of bad weather, the movie will be moved into the Henderson Performance Hall. Call 505-566-3403.

The Museum EdVenture series at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. in Farmington, continues Saturday with an all-day field trip to Chimney Rock National Monument in the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado. Call (505) 599-1400 or visit to register.

The Children's Hope Foundation presents its inaugural Walk for Hope fundraising event at 9 a.m. Saturday at Berg Park, 400 Scott Ave. in Farmington. The event is designed to raise money to help children and families in San Juan County cope with the day-to-day emotional and financial needs of living with and fighting childhood diseases. Participants can register at

A colored pencil on metal workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Three Rivers Art Center, 123 W. Main St. in Farmington. Instructor Lou Mancel will teach students the techniques of using colored pencils on metal. The workshop fee is $34, and registration and payment are due by Friday. Call 505-716-7660 to reserve a space.

A Park Play Day featuring staff members from the city's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs department takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Upper Rio Vista Park, 2413 ½ Cliffside Drive in Farmington. The event features a variety of games and activities. Call 505-599-1484.

The KSJE Zero Mile Fun Run takes place at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Graduation Plaza at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The event is a fundraiser for KSJE-FM. Registration is $15 to $20. Call 505-566-3517.

The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday with a screening of "The Disaster Artist" and "The Room" in the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. "The Disaster Artist" is a 2017 comedy-drama produced, directed and starring James Franco. "The Room" is a 2003 American drama produced by, written by, directed by and starring Tommy Wiseau. Tickets are $5 at the box office. Call 505-566-3430.

The Shawn Arrington Blues Band and Hurricane Jake's One Man Band perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Aztec Theater, 104 N. Main Ave. in Aztec. Admission is $10 at the door. Call 505-320-8516.

The Teen Movie Monday series continues at 4 p.m. Monday with a free screening of "A Dog's Purpose" in the Teen Zone at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. The 2017 American comedy-drama stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, Dennis Quaid and Peggy Lipton. Visitors can earn free snacks for the movie by picking up a punch card in the Teen Zone and attending library programs or checking out library materials. Call 505-599-1273 or visit

Education specialist Donna Thatcher leads the Tuesday Birding session at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The event includes a leisurely 1- to 2-mile walk through Animas and Berg parks. Participation is free. Call 505-599-1422.

The Marvel Movie Wednesday series continues with a free screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy" at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Teen Zone at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. The 2014 American superhero film stars Chris Pratt and Zoey Saldana. Call 505-599-1273 or visit