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Author Craig Johnson talks about his "Longmire" series of novels during an appearance Thursday night at the Farmington ...more
Author Craig Johnson talks about his "Longmire" series of novels during an appearance Thursday night at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave.
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The Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., offers a book signing and presentation by Craig Johnson, author of the "Longmire" crime fiction series that was adapted for an AMC and Netflix television series, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Admission is free. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1270.

Capacity Builders Inc. will have a winter open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at 406 W. Broadway Ave. The event will feature refreshments, a documentary film screening, games and an introduction to the organization's YouthBuild project. Admission is free. Call 505-608-7102.

The Friends of the Nature Center annual meeting takes place at 6 p.m. Friday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. All members are invited to the museum for a simple supper, election of board members and news about Riverside Nature Center activities and plans. Call 505-599-1422.

The monthly AstroFriday program at San Juan College continues at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday with presentations of "Navajo Sky Legends" in the Planetarium on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Admission is free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and no one will be admitted after the program has begun. A star gaze with telescopes will follow in the courtyard. Call 505-566-3361.

The San Juan College Orchestra performs at 7 p.m. Friday in the Henderson Fine Arts Performance Hall on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The group will be led by Dr. Teun Fetz, and the performance features a mix of string orchestra music and full orchestra ensemble with winds and percussion. Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for students and seniors at sanjuancollege.edu/silhouette. Call 505-566-3430.

A health and wellness fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The family-friendly event is designed to educate local residents about the health and wellness services available to them, and it features various activities and vendors. Admission is free. Call 505-325-0279.

The Atomic Teen Science Café takes place at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. The free event offers teens interested in current science the opportunity to interact with scientists and enjoy dinner. Call 505-599-1425.

The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday with a screening of "Victoria & Abdul" in the Little Theatre on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The 2017 British comedy-drama stars Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar and Tim Pigott-Smith. Tickets are $5 at the box office. Call 505-566-3430.

The Kicker Arenacross and Mud Bog Show takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the McGee Park Memorial Coliseum, 41 Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event features motorcycle races and 4x4 trucks taking on a 100-foot mud pit. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children at area O'Reilly Auto stores. Call 505-324-5561.

The Teen Movie Monday series continues in the Teen Zone at 4 p.m. Monday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., with a free screening of "Jurassic World." The 2015 sci-fi adventure film stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Vincent D'Onofrio. Visitors can earn free snacks for the movie by picking up a punch card and checking out library materials or attending library programs. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1273.

A full-moon hike of the Bisti/De Na-Zin Wilderness leaves at 4 p.m. Wednesday from the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The cost is $5, and transportation is provided. Registration is required. Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately and bring a flashlight. Call 505-599-1400.

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