Farmington Downtown Sculptures

November 15, 2023

Come check out the 1st exhibition of Art in the Heart, featuring sculptures from local artists scattered around downtown. Riverside Nature Center is looking for volunteers to assist with its xeriscape garden clean-up, and stay safe this holiday cooking and baking season with tips from San Juan County Fire and Rescue. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Boon’s Family Thai BBQ and Northern Edge Casino

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Come take a wander around downtown Farmington and see the nine sculptures by local four corners artists on display. Volunteers are needed to help clean up the Zeroscape Garden at Riverside Nature Center and San Juan County Fire and Rescue has some hot tips to keep you and your home safe. Cooking and baking. This holiday season, you're watching the local news Roundup, brought to you by Boone's Family, Thai Barbecue, and Northern Edge Casino. I'm Gillian Arwine. Have you seen the sculptures on Main Street yet? Nine Original designs by local artists from the Four Corners region decorate the downtown corridor made from a mixture of materials and portraying realistic and abstract ideas. Sculptures will be on display until April, 2024. And if you find one you've fallen in love with, they are available for purchase. Contact the Farmington Museum for more information on purchasing. And in the meantime, pick up a sculpture map to find a favorite. Riverside Nature Center is looking for volunteers to help with the Zeroscape Garden. Join the center on November 18th or November 22nd. No experiences necessary. Work will focus on removing invasive species and prepping the garden for long-term restoration projects. Pack work, gloves, snacks, and water. And make sure to wear long pants and closed toed shoes. All tools will be provided with Thanksgiving just around the corner. San Juan Fire and Rescue. Wish you a safe holiday season with a few cooking tips. Make sure you are always supervising cooking food. Stay in the kitchen if food is frying, grilling or broiling. And make sure there's a timer and you're in the house. If food is simmering, baking or roasting, keep all flammable items away from your stove top, including loose fitting sleeves and outfits. And make sure to keep stove tops and ovens clean. Double check. All smoke alarms are working by testing them. And if you're frying up a Turkey, make sure the bird is thawed first. Lastly, if you do have a fire, call 9 1 1 and get safely out of the house. Learn more about these and other stories online at Farmington Local News. Thank you for watching this edition of the Local News Roundup. I'm Gillian Arwine.


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