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Sunday, April 30, 2017

SPRING BREAK SPECIAL! Save 20%! Turn Tucson into a giant game board with this Family Fun Scavenger Hunt Adventure! Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour/Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history! Play the game, See the sights, and Experience Tucson in a whole new way! Sign-up online at (Save 20%/Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people after Promotion Code: TUCSONHAPPENINGS)

Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s ! Our 6 escape rooms offer a live experience where groups of two or more are locked in a keenly decorated room or series of rooms/Participants are challenged to use their knowledge, creativity, and problem-solving skills in a collaborative setting/Race against the clock to find all the clues, solve all the puzzles and unlock the final key to escape-Whether you escape or fail, your group will leave smiling and wanting to do more! with 2 locations: 48 N. Tucson Blvd. #101 & 236 S. Scott Ave. 222-7395 Promo code: SpringThings for $5 off valid through May 31st (By appointment only)

Conservation Science Adventures Camp (Registration Open!)
Ages 5-10 or 10-15 years/ 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100

Teen Improv Summer Workshop (Sign-Up for June 12th-23rd)
Ages 13-17/Monday-Friday Noon-4PM/Oh yeah, and it’s FUN! Teens will be allowed to be goofballs in a safe, supervised environment! Each class includes a student showcase (Free Admission) held onstage at / 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076

Call for Artists
' Gallery, Tucson's longest running artists' cooperative, located on Tanque Verde and Wilmot, is currently jurying for 2D artwork, with an emphasis on abstract art; metalwork; fiber art; blown glass; and colorful pottery/For more information, visit

106th Annual Pima County Fair
April 20th-30th/4-H animals, home arts & fine arts, entertainment, horse shows, concerts, games & rides, educational exhibits including a gem and mineral show/Pima County Fairgrounds 762-3247 or 762-9100

Guided Bird Walk 7:00AM
Experienced bird guide, Max, leads this bird walk/He will help you spot and identify various birds that live and visit the park/Novices, seasoned birders, and every experience level of birder enjoy this event/Please bring binoculars, and a bird guide (if you have one) This walk lasts several hours/Meet at Picnic Area Ramada/Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd. 628-5798 (Park Entrance Fee $7 per Vehicle)

Bicycle Bell Give-Away 7:00AM - 10:00AM
Pima County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program will hand out free bicycle bells on a first come, first-served basis on the Cañada del Oro River Park/The Loop Bike Shop, Santa Cruz River Park (east side, .25-mile north of El Camino del Cerro) 724-BIKE

Explore Chuk-son Trail With Ironwood Tree Experience 7:00AM - 11:30AM
Start your walk at Ironwood Tree Experience, Urban Field Station-SW corner of 6th Street & 6th Ave/The Chuk-son Trail is an interpretive urban trail that leads along Tucson’s fascinating avenues, arroyos, and alleyways/The trail highlights human history, ecology, and the economies of the past and present, and what makes our place, in the Sonoran Desert, so special/Bring a reusable water bottle (water stations provided for refills) Wear sun protection: hat, sunglasses, light clothing, sunscreen/Bicyclists also welcome/Join us for a special recognition of the youth interpreters afterwards at the ITE, Urban Field Station 11:30AM

Sunday Worship 8:00AM
Join us! Sunday services are held in the Chapel at 8AM/Services in the main sanctuary featuring a more traditional worship format at 11AM with organ and choir-Pastors Matt Ashley and Paul Caseman provide the leadership in these settings/The Refuge provides an alternative worship services at 9AM in the Fellowship Hall with the live Cornerstone Band, interactive preaching and dialogue with Pastor Richard Jones/ 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296

March of Dimes March for Babies 8:00AM
Registration 7AM/Walk distance: 3 miles/It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies/Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center (bandshell) 1100 S. Randolph Way

8:00AM - 12:00PM
St. Philips Plaza Voted Tucson's Best Farmers' Market 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982 ()

5th Annual Marana Bluegrass Festival 9:00AM - 5:00PM
April 28th-30th/One Day for $20/Two Day Pass $30 Dry Camping for RV's at $10 per night (Free Tent camping available) Come enjoy a weekend jam packed with bluegrass music in a beautiful outdoor park setting/Headliner Bands: Rebecca Frazier & Hit & Run Bluegrass-Other Performances by: Sonoran Dogs, Run Boy Run, Way out West, Titan Valley, Cisco & the Racers, Crucial County, Side of Grits, 2 Lazy 2 Ranch, Scattered Grass, Nehemiah, Jam Pak Kids & Hot Club Junior/Ora Mae Harn District Park 13250 North Lon Adams Rd. 382-1950

Music by Nancy Elliott & G T Hurley 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Monterey Court Studio Galleries & Café 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429

Hot Club of Tucson 10:30AM - 1:30PM
Presented by Tucson Jazz Society/Matt Mitchell-acoustic guitar, Nick Coventry-violin, Evan Dain-acoustic bass/The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366

Sunday Tacos! 12:00PM
Noon-Midnight! Taco Bar with 50¢ Tacos/Taco Salads are available as well for $3/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064

Vigilante Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM
The Tombstone Vigilantes and Vigilettes bring Tombstone’s streets to life! The Vigilettes start it all of at 12:30PM with a Fashion show featuring historically correct clothing from 1880 to 1915/Then at 1AM the Tombstone Vigilantes will start their family friendly re-enactment skits right on historic Allen Street in Tombstone 457-3884

A Swashbuckling Adventure with the Itty-Bitty Buccaneer 12:30PM
Adult $10-Child $7/Sarah Blackbeard, daughter of the legendary Blackbeard the Pirate, and Bart the Buccaneer decide to set out on their own adventure and search for the hidden treasure of Skull Island-With a show full of action, dangers, and hidden treasures, this play is sure to be a swashbuckling adventure/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Mik and the Funky Brunch 12:30PM - 2:30PM
Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances/La Cocina Restaurant & Cantina-Courtyard 201 N Court Ave. 622-0351

Flandrau Planetarium Sunday Shows 1:00PM - 5:00PM
$14/$10/Under 3/1PM We Are Stars/2PM Touring the Solar System/3PM Mysteries of the Unseen World/4PM Tucson Sky and Beyond/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

$31/Presented by Arizona Repertory Theatre/Experience passion & seduction in this seven-time, Tony Award-winning musical/Revered by her people as an advocate for the poor, Eva Perón made a meteoric climb from the slums of Argentina to her role as beloved First Lady at the age of 27, and became one of the most powerful women in the world-though her grand ambition and fragile health also made her one of the most tragic/Told through a captivating score, Evita tells Eva’s remarkable true story through some of theatre’s most beautiful songs, including the unforgettable, Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina/UA Theatre Arts-Marroney Theatre 1025 N. Olive Rd 621-1162

Spring Collection 1:30PM
$32-$15/As “the closer” of the UA Dance Season, Spring Collection always offers something special-It is the confluence of dancers performing at the top of their game, and faculty and guest choreographers showcasing some of their best work/Stevie Eller Dance Theatre 1737 E University Blvd. 621-1162

Sundays in the Garden 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Everyone loves the music of South America, and we had a guitarist from Brazil, Ricardo de Mello, joined by a guitarist from Chile, Andres Pantoja, both amazingly talented-The performance is Free/There is an admission fee to the park except for members/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N Paseo Del Norte 742-6455

Petanque in the Park 2:00PM
Tucson Petanque Club/Learn and play the French game of petanque (pay-TONK) is a form of boules in which metal (rather than wooden) balls are thrown (rather than rolled) while the player stands with both feet firmly planted/A game consists of a series of rounds, and is played to the winning score of 13/We play at the Reid Park bandshell terrain at 2PM on Sunday afternoons through April/Visitors and beginners welcome! (Steve Ferg 664-4133 for more info)

The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare 2:00PM
$18/$22 Presented by Something Something Theatre/Shakespeare's beloved play about the wooer and the wooed is turned on its ear in Esther Almazán's interpretation of The Taming of the Shrew/Steinfeld Warehouse Community Arts Center 101 W 6th St. 261-9219 or SST 468-6111

Macbeth by William Shakespeare 2:00PM
$35/With the encouragement of his wife and supernatural prediction, Macbeth kills the king and assumes the throne/One of the four great Shakesperean tragedies—the most vivid and benighted/The Rogue Theatre 300 E. University Blvd. 551-2053

Three Sisters 2:00PM
$18/$16/$10 Through a masterfully woven narrative, the play subtly conveys the transitory beauty and sadness of the passing moment for three educated sisters from Moscow/Their dreams of returning to a grander life gives way to the defeat of their sensitive minds, generous hearts and personal aspirations-Only the love they have for each other gives them the strength to hope/PCC Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre 2202 West Anklam Rd. 206-6986

Holmes and Watson 2:00PM
$41 & up/Following Holmes’s “death” at Reichenbach Falls, Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes, and charlatans who have popped up all over the world claiming to be Holmes/Then … a newspaper clipping arrives, A remote mental asylum reports that three men have recently been admitted, each claiming to be the late detective/Each matches Holmes’s physical description-But one of them is quoted saying something only the real Holmes could possibly know/The Temple of Music and Art-Cabaret Theater 330 S Scott Ave. (AZ Theatre Co. 622-2823

Painting Class (Graffiti Name) 2:00PM
$25/Grab a friend and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you sip some wine and create your own beautiful masterpiece! 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675

Mildred Flood Mahoney Memorial Organ Recital 2:30PM
Free/Joel Pierce, Organ/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1655

The Curse of the Pirate's Gold! 3:00PM
2 Times: 3PM & 6PM/There’s romance and adventure a-plenty as the buccaneers search the Spanish Main for the Lost Pirate’s Treasure/Our merry pirate band encounters sea-shanties and rip-roaring action as The Captain and his mateys tirelessly try to avoid the infamous dreaded curse as they go in search of The Pirate’s Gold! Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/ 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 ()

Arizona Repertory Singers Spring Concert: Triumphs! 3:00PM
$18/$20 Enjoy music from The Triumphs of Oriana, a fascinating collection of madrigals from 1601 by the best composers of the time, which may (or may not) have been written to honor Queen Elizabeth I/Classics by Aaron Copland, music for choir, harp and organ with guest organist Janet Tolman, new music by Robert Convery, Gabriel Jackson and Gerald Near, and a piece in Welsh-a first for ARS/Christ Church United Methodist 655 N. Craycroft Rd. (Julie Ray 891-8098 for more info) Pre-talk at 7PM

Civic Orchestra of Tucson "Pops Concert" 3:00PM
$25/Featuring winners of our 2017 Young Artists' Competition/In addition, you will hear great American marches, waltzes by a variety of composers, and popular show tunes that will get your toes tapping/And get ready to participate in our performance of Radetzky March! Come hear the Larry Redhouse Trio in the Lounge starting at 1:45PM/Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom 2045 E Quail Creek Crossing-Green Valley (COT 730-3371)

Below the Belt 3:00PM
$18/$20 Three men face off somewhere in an anonymous factory; one bullying and truculent, one ambitious and evasive, and the third a trembling mass of insecurity and arrogance-These characters are irresistibly funny as they maneuver in their pointless quest for status/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Pima Community College Chorale & College Singers Concert 3:00PM
$6 with discounts available/PCC Center for the Arts-West Campus 2202 West Anklam Rd. 206-6986

Sunday Jazz 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Sponsored by the Tucson Jazz Society/Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ 1801 N. Stone Ave. 867-6787

Sunday Jazz 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Sponsored by the Tucson Jazz Society/Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ 1801 N. Stone Ave. 867-6787

Tucson Guitar Society Orchestra 4:00PM
Free/With special Guest Soloist
Misael Barraza-Diaz/Music from Albeniz to Vivaldi! An all guitar orchestra under the baton of Jose Luis Puerta plays a lively program including Piazzolla's Libertango and Brouwer's Cuban Landscape with Rain-Always fun, and a perfect opportunity to bring the family/Grace St. Paul's Church 2331 E. Adams (TGS 342-0022)

Sacred Space 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Victor Shamas Presents "The Roots of Chant"/Sacred Space is a weekly Sunday gathering for spiritual inspiration, storytelling, and practicing compassion/Live music by local artists begins at 4:10PM With a different speaker and live musician every week, each gathering is radically different! Tucson City Council Ward 6 3202 E 1st St. 318-3557

UofA Wildcats Softball vs ASU 5:00PM
$5-$10/UofA Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium
1700 E 2nd St. 621-2211

Live Country Blues w/ Chris and Hadji 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Tap & Bottle 403 N 6th Ave. 344-8999

Brad Zinn In “The Great Comedians –Those Felt Hat And Big Cigar Funny Men” 6:00PM
$13-$25/The Happiest and Most Lighthearted 90+ Minutes of Theatre You Have Ever Experienced! Over 200 Laughs, 23 Classic Comedians, One Performer On Stage! Brad lovingly and authentically keeps alive the high traditions of the original creators of American humor, such as Johnny Carson, Will Rogers, George Burns, Jack Benny, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx, Red Skelton and many more/ 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000

The Event 6:00PM - 9:00PM
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson host the largest community fundraiser and celebrating the best of Tucson’s gourmet food, fine wine, and live entertainment/La Encantada 2905 East Skyline Dr. (573-3533 for Tickets)

Family Skate Night 6:00PM - 9:00PM
$6 or $12 for up to 6 Skaters ($3 Skate Rental) Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409

Music by Steven Lerman 7:00PM
Free/Doctor of Musical Arts Solo Recital/Presented by The Tucson Guitar Society/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1655

The Tucson Happening 7:00PM
$6, All Ages/hosted by Magic Kenny Bang Bang featuring live music, performance and film/World premiere of "Tucson Hot Damn" by Canadian filmmaker, Jefferson Moneo/Rialto Theatre 18 E. Congress St. 740-1000

UA Steel Band 7:30PM
$5/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1655

Karaoke with DJ Sean 8:00PM
It's always a great time with the added entertainment of your bartender Nathan, and those 50¢ Sunday Tacos! Always open until 2AM/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064

Music by Nikki Lane 8:00PM
$13/$15, 16+/Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 622-8848

Ynot Late Night Karaoke 10:00PM
Free, 21+/Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends! The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366

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