Informational forums on the issues of underage drinking and the misuse and abuse of prescription painkillers will be presented at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday at the Henderson Performance Hall on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The sessions are free and open to the public. Call 505-566-3294.
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 Game Day and Movie Night takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Learning Commons Plaza and the Henderson Fine Arts Center on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The event features games and activities, and food will be available for purchase. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3403.
The AstroFriday series continues at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Planetarium at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, with the presentation "Two Small Pieces of Glass." Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and no one will be admitted after the program has started. Admission is free. A free public stargaze with telescopes will follow in the courtyard, weather permitting. Call 505-566-3361.
Vern and Kathy Hensler deliver a presentation on the excavations of the Basketmaker III habitation site at Chaco Canyon at 7 p.m. Friday in the Visitor Center at Aztec Ruins National Monument, 725 Ruins Road in Aztec. Admission is free. Call 505-334-6174.
The student activities office will present a free screening of "Avengers, Infinity War" at sunset Friday on the Graduation Plaza on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. In case of bad weather, the film will be moved to the Henderson Performance Hall. Call 505-566-3403.
The Farmington Growers Market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday 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.
A Garden and Herb Celebration takes place from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The event features free tours of the Xeriscape demonstration garden and light refreshments. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1422.
The Animas River Green Chile Festival takes place all day Saturday at Sunday at Sutherland Farms, 745 County Road 2900 north of Aztec. The event features a petting zoo, train rides, live music, face painting and plenty of roasted green chiles for purchase, as well as other fresh produce. Admission is free. Call 505-334-3578.
The annual Parade of Homes takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at four homes across Farmington. Tickets are $10 at all Four Corners Community Bank locations, all Citizens Bank locations and at ImageNet Consulting. Call 505-320-5793.
The San Juan Symphony performs a "Peter and the Wolf" family concert at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Henderson Performance Hall on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Tickets are $10 at the door, and children younger than 14 are admitted free. Call 970-382-9753.
Family Bingo and Pizza Night takes place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Road in Farmington. Admission is $5 and includes a pizza dinner. Register at fmtn.org/WebTrac under the Cultural & Special Events tab. Call 505-599-1184.
The Outdoor Music & Dinner Series continues at 4 p.m. Sunday with a performance by … And Beyond 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 Movie Monday series at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 2 p.m. Monday with a screening of the film "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" in the Teen Zone. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit infoway.org.
The Reel Readers series in the Multipurpose Room at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 6 p.m. Monday with a free screening of "Tulip Fever," an adaptation of the book by Deborah Moggach. Visitors are encouraged to bring a take-out dinner and take part in a discussion of the film and book afterward. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1270.
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.