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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

  1. Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

    September 27, 2014 - April 25, 2015 @ The Farmington Museum

    Unearth the secrets of an ancient Egyptian world in an interactive exhibition at the Farmington Museum featuring the hidden stories and artifacts of a lost civilization. See a real human mummy, animal mummies, plus scans, forensic facial reconstructions, and for the first time ever, a life-size rapid prototype of a human mummy. Interpret ancient Egyptian art, decipher hieroglyphics and examine material remains using the tools and technology of archaeologists to unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its history, culture, and people. See the 24 minute movie Egypt 3D. Members of the Farmington Museum Foundation & Friends of the Nature Center will receive one free admission. Call to find out more about a Members-Only Preview. Let us know you saw this notice on the PRCA Calendar and get $2 off of each ticket you purchase.

  2. Applications Available for Farmington American Indian Youth Ambassador

    March 16, 8:00 AM - June 5, 4:00 PM @ Farmington Indian Center

    Join us at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington, June 12, for this exciting event sponsored by the Farmington Indian Center. This event gives Farmington American Indian youths a chance to present their talent, leadership abilities, and desire to represent and serve Farmington’s American Indian community. Application packets are available at the Farmington Indian Center, 100 W. Elm, now through Friday, June 5, 2015. Eligibility requires the applicant must be a resident of Farmington, be between the ages of 12-18, and provide proof of Tribal enrollment. For all ages.

  3. Historic Downtown Farmington Walking Tour

    March 23, 5:30 PM - April 23, 7:00 PM @ Farmington Museum

    Meet at the Farmington Museum for a walking tour of Downtown Farmington’s fascinating early history. Learn a little about the devastating Main St., fires, early architecture, pioneer community builders, and more! Transportation will be provided. Registration is required. Tour may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

  4. Register for Wildlife Wednesdays

    April 1 - June 24 @ Riverside Nature Center or Farmington Museum

    Need a special summer activity for kids ages 7 -12? Register them NOW until June 24, 2015, for Wildlife Wednesdays, a five-week series of outdoor activities and hikes at the Riverside Nature Center, in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, on Wednesday mornings, 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Each week’s session is different, as we learn about bugs, birds, trails, the water creatures in the Animas River, plants, and more. Sessions start promptly at 9:00 a.m. and end at 12:00 noon, with a snack included. $25 per person. Registration required at the Riverside Nature Center, or the Farmington Museum.

  5. San Juan County Senior Olympics

    April 1 - April 30 @ Locations Vary

    The Bonnie Dallas Senior Center, 109 E. La Plata St., Farmington, NM, brings you the 2015 San Juan County Senior Olympics. $7.00 will enter you in the events, get you a great T-Shirt and be your pass for the awards picnic where we celebrate the winners and those who played. There will be events for everyone 50+. Applications are available at

  6. Bark in the Park Animal Welfare Celebration & Doggie Dash

    April 25, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Farmington Regional Animal Shelter

    Run, Romp, and play at the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter in the Animas Park grounds with your favorite canine friend and family at the Doggie Dash, before joining the festivities of the Bark in the Park, Animal Welfare Celebration from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Educational and entertaining activities will abound for the whole family. The Doggie Dash loop in the park is at 10:00 a.m., and approximately 2 miles. The loop starts at the Riverfest Runs location in Animas Park. Pre-registration for the event will be from March 16 through April 24, 5:00 p.m., and guarantees you a shirt and your walking pal a doggie bandanna included with pre-registration. Register at or call (505) 599-1184. Doggie Dash check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. day of. Shirts will be available for sale when the Animal Welfare Celebration begins. If you are an animal oriented business and would like a booth, call (505) 599-1098.

  7. 25th Anniversary of NASA Hubble Space Telescope Launch

    April 25, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Farmington Museum

    The E³ Children’s Museum & Science Center has been invited to host a 25th Anniversary of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Launch on April 24, 2015. Educational fun for the whole family, participate in Hubble’s big day by sharing a birthday celebration of astronomical proportion, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St. Live-streaming of special activities from the National Air and Space Museum can be viewed from 6:00-7:00 p.m. mountain time. Hands on activities will be ongoing throughout the evening. The live-streaming program will feature a master of ceremonies, speakers, dignitaries and some truly amazing visuals. For more information about the NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST), visit Join in the celebration and stay in the loop with #Hubble25.