Farmington Daily Times
Farmington Police K-9 Officer Tamara Smith gives a presentation with her dog partner Hart April 30, 2016, during Bark in the Park at Animas Park in Farmington. The event returns this weekend.

A free presentation on "The Basics of Alzheimer's Disease" by the New Mexico chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Aztec Cultural Center, 101 S. Park Ave. The event is open to the public. Call 800-272-3900.

"Relax and Thrive: Mindful Meditation" will be led by the Rev. Sandy MacCready-Clark at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Multipurpose Room at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. Visit or call 505-566-2210.

The inaugural Arbor Day Tree Giveaway takes place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the greenhouse on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Visit or call 505-566-3697.

A free yoga class will be offered at 9 a.m. Friday in the PMS Merrion Room at 1001 W. Broadway Ave. Call 505-566-0385.

The Northern New Mexico Street Rodders' annual indoor/outdoor car show takes place Friday through Sunday at McGee Park, 41 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event features classic automobiles, a DJ, live music and food vendors. Admission is free. Call 505-592-1954.

The Caballo Canyon Competitive Trail Ride takes place Friday through Sunday at Caballo Canyon, 12 miles east of Aztec off N.M. Highway 173. Registration ranges from $60 to $135. Call 505-215-0080 or visit

The New Golfer Boot Camp presented by The First Tee of San Juan County takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Riverview Golf Course, 64 County Road 6520 in Kirtland. The event is designed for beginner golfers. Registration is $65. Call 505-334-4291.

The San Juan College Symphonic Band performs 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 at Call 505-566-3430.

The Chaco Night Sky Program continues at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Chaco Culture National Historic Park on County Road 7900 off U.S. Highway 550 south of Farmington. Participation is free with paid park admission. Call 505-334-4291.

The Farmington Evening Lions annual Pancake Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at Grace Hill Church, 4400 E. Main St. in Farmington. Proceeds benefit the New Mexico Lions' Kids Sight Screening Program. Admission is $8 for adults; $5 for seniors age 55 and older, and children ages 4 to 12, and free for children ages 3 and younger. Call 505-334-8705.

Día de Los Niños, a family fun event, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Kiwanis Park, 3540 E. 30th St. in Farmington. The event will offer a variety of activities, games, food and other attractions, and is presented by San Juan College's Herencia Latino Center, ENLACE and the Farmington Police Department. Call 505-566-3873.

The eighth annual Sassy Tortoise & Hare Run takes place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wines of the San Juan, 233 N.M. Highway 511 in Blanco. The event features 10k, 5k and 1-mile runs. Registration varies from $20 to $45. The event benefits Sexual Assault Services of Northwest New Mexico. Call 505-325-2805.

The Silver San Juan Division of the National Model Railroad Association will hold its annual spring meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The public is encouraged to attend. Swap tables will be set up, and door prizes will be awarded. Call 505-325-2805.

A grand opening celebration and service day for the Farmington Lake trailhead will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Farmington Lake just north of N.M. Highway 516 west of Flora Vista. The event is open to the public.

Bark in the Park & Doggie Dash, featuring a 2-mile run, and educational and entertaining activities, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The event benefits the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter. Food and pet supply vendors will be on hand. Register online at or call 505-599-1184.

Martha Redbone presents her musical-dramatic production "Bone Hill" at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Henderson Fine Arts Performance Center on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for students, $18 for seniors and $15 for children 12 and younger at Call 505-566-3430.

The Movie Monday series at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 2 p.m. Monday with a screening of "Venom" in the Teen Zone. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit

The Hózhó Naash Pageant 2019 for Navajo Preparatory School takes place at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the auditorium at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The event includes the coronation of royalty, speeches and traditional talent presentations. Refreshments will follow. 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. A leisurely 1- to 2-mile walk through Animas and Berg parks is included. Participation is free. Call 505-599-1422.

A free caregiver education course for those caring for a loved one with dementia will be presented at 10 a.m. Tuesday by the New Mexico chapter of the Alzheimer's Association at the San Juan Center for Independence, 1204 San Juan Blvd. in Farmington. Call 800-272-3900 or email to register.

Children's Day/Book Day/El Día de los Niños will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. The event features a bilingual storytime and a special appearance by San Juan County's Latina Princesses. Visit or call 505-599-1270.

The San Juan Jazz Society jam session takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the pocket park behind Studio 116, 116 W. Main St. in Farmington. The event features live music, and free hot dogs and bottled water. Call 505-320-5084.