A summer solstice sunrise celebration takes place at 5:30 a.m. Thursday at Aztec Ruins National Monument, 725 Ruins Road in Aztec. Visitors will meet rangers in the picnic area and walk together to the Great Kiva and then take an off-walk trail to the viewing area for sunrise. A short program with snacks will follow in the theater at the Visitor Center. Admission is free. Call 505-334-6174.
A summer solstice celebration takes place at 7 a.m. Thursday at Salmon Ruins, 6131 U.S. Highway 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield. Visitors will have the chance to see the solstice sun illuminate a thousand-year-old feature through a narrow opening in one of the rooms at the ruins. A lecture will follow. Admission is free. Call 505-632-2013.
A summer solstice celebration takes place at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. The event features live music by Corey Allison, and the sun will illuminate the library's solstice marker at noon. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1270.
The Downtown Makers Market returns at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to Orchard Park, 101 Orchard Ave. in downtown Farmington. The event features a variety of local makers and growers. Admission is free. Call 505-599-8442.
Family and Friends Night takes place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at The Bridge Assisted Living, 1091 W. Murray Drive in Farmington. The event features a meal, entertainment and tours of the facility. Admission is $8. Call 505-324-6200.
The Sandstone Productions presentation of "Mary Poppins" opens at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Lions Park Amphitheater, 5800 College Blvd. in Farmington, and continues each Thursday through Saturday through Aug. 4. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $7 for children. Call 505-599-1144, 505-599-1148 or 877-599-3331.
The TGIF concert series continues at 11 a.m. Friday with a performance by Chokecherry Jam in Orchard Park, 101 Orchard Ave. in downtown Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1144.
The AstroFriday series continues at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Planetarium on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, with a presentation of "IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System." Admission is free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and no one will be admitted after the show has started. A free, public star gaze with telescopes will follow the second show in the courtyard. Call 505-566-3361.
The San Juan College Student Activities office continues its summer movie series with a free screening of "Justice League" at sunset Friday on the Graduation Lawn on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. 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 Farmington Growers Market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The event features fresh, locally produced food, handmade crafts, live music and more. Admission is free. Call 505-334-9496.
The San Juan Heart Walk takes place at 9 a.m. Saturday in Berg Park, 400 Scott Ave. in Farmington. The family-friendly event is designed to promote healthy lifestyles, and no registration is required. Visit sanjuanregional.com/heart-health.
A Butterfly Walk takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Visitors will have the chance to learn about butterflies and other insects during a free, catch-and-release walk of approximately 1 mile. Nets and containers will be provided. Call 505-599-1422.
The 16th annual Summer Terrace Music Series continues at 6 p.m. Saturday with a performance by the Zia Chicks behind the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. in Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1174.
Benny Bassett performs at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Aztec Theater, 104 N. Main Ave. Tickets are $12 at the door, and entry is limited to those 21 and older. Call 505-320-8516 or visit bennybassett.com.
The Outdoor Music & Dinner Series continues at 4 p.m. Sunday with a performance by Gordon Peck and Paul New at Wines of the San Juan, 233 N.M. Highway 511 in Blanco. Admission is free. Call 505-632-0879 or visit winesofthesanjuan.com.
The More the Merrier Party in the Park takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Brook Haven Park East, 807 West Apache St. in Farmington. The event is a fundraiser for the Childhaven Foundation and features live music by Island Style, food and fun. Tickets are $30 for adults and free for children 12 and younger. Call 505-592-0625.
The Batman Movie Monday series at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 4 p.m. Monday with a screening of the 1995 film "Batman Forever" in the Teen Zone. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit infoway.org.
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. A leisurely 1- to 2-mile walk through Animas and Berg parks is included. Participation is free. Call 505-599-1422.
The Dutchman's Hill Neighborhood Watch organization will hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the patio of the old Cedar Hill Schoolhouse. Representatives of the San Juan County Sheriff's Office will be on hand to discuss property crime, drug activity and road/pedestrian safety. Call 505-486-7954.
The Marvel Movie Wednesday series continues at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., with a screening of "Thor: Ragnarok" in the Teen Zone. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit infoway.org.
Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater, 5800 College Blvd. in Farmington. The production introduces children to the world of live theater. Admission is free. Call 505-566-2390.