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Friday, January 20, 2017


Get Tickets for the Dinner Theater Playhouse! Every Friday & Saturday Night at 6:30PM/Full 3 course table-served fine dining experience/Award winning Magic Performance/Classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit! Solve the crime, and possibly win the prize! Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

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Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s ! Our 5 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 www.AceOfEscape.com Promo code: NEWYEAR for discount to $20.17 for Weekends so that's a $4.83 discount (By appointment only)


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! www.urbanadventurequest.com/tours/things-to-do/tucson/default.aspx (Save 20%/Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people after Promotion Code: TUCSONHAPPENINGS)

WomanKraft Art Center 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Our largest fundraiser, we promise you’ll find something you just can’t live without! From toys, decorations, collections of art books, novels, and kitchen utensils, huge varieties of art supplies, technology and clothing/WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976

Guided Bird Walk 8:30AM
(Meet at Trailhead) Join experienced bird guide, Jim, on a bird walk through the park/He will help you spot and identify the various birds that visit and live in the Santa Catalina Mountains/For novices, seasoned birders and for every experience level of birder/Bring binoculars, and a bird guide (if you have) This walks lasts several hours/Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd. 628-5798 (Park Entrance Fee $7 per Vehicle)

Banner UMC Farmers’ Market 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Open to the public/Over 20 vendors/UAMC College of Medicine 1501 N Campbell Ave. 261-6982 www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/umc-farmers-market ()

Mental Health First Aid Training 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Adults ages 18+/8 Hour Session, second class on Jan 27th 9AM-1PM/Free community-focused training provides info on identifying the signs and symptoms of mental health disorders/crises in adults, as well as risk factors and protective factors for this population/The 5-step Mental Health First Aid action plan is explored and applied to mental health disorders and crisis situations through the use of discussions, case examples and videos/Casas Adobes Congregational Church 6801 N Oracle Rd. 325-4268 for Registration info

Yuma Home & Garden Show 9:00AM - 5:00PM
General Admission: $5/Kids 16 & under Free with paying adult/Talk to more than 100 vendors, compare prices, and talk to experts about green building and remodeling! There will be many demos and seminars with leading experts in the home and garden industries/Yuma Civic Center 1440 West Desert Hills Dr-Yuma 928-373-5040

Parents & Tots Walk (Guided Walk) 10:00AM
Reservations required/Bring your infant or toddler on this easy, ranger-guided walk as we explore the sights and sounds of the Sonoran Desert/Toddler backpacks are available for loan if you don’t have your own/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

Rufus Müller Master Class 11:00AM
Free/Presented by the Arizona Early Music Society/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1655

Strings Attached Knitting Meet-Up 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Adults & Teens/Free range knitters and crocheters of every skill level share conversation, inspiration, patterns and perspectives in a lively atmosphere of fiber and fun/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345

Gallery Chat: States of Exile: Incarceration of Japanese Americans 11:30AM - 12:00PM
Free/Featuring Poet Brandon Shimoda discussing Arizona's place, and the place of Arizona, in the wartime incarceration of Japanese Americans/Jewish History Museum/Attendees are entitled to 2 for 1 lunch at our neighboring restaurants Five Points Market and Cafe Desta after the talk/Holocaust History Center 564 S Stone Ave. 670-9073

Brown Bag Opera 12:00PM - 1:00PM
The Opera Guild of Southern Arizona will present a Free preview of the opera, Madama Butterfly-Bring your own lunch/Grace St. Paul Episcopal Church 2331 E. Adams St. 825-1563

Canyon Quilters 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Bring your quilts and join with other quilters to share projects and problems-All are welcome/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275

Japanese Tea Ceremony 1:00PM
$15 per person-Price does not include admission to the Gardens/Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson 2130 N. Alvernon Way 332-2928 (Pre-Register by Jan 15th)

Wildflowers of Sabino Canyon (Slideshow & Talk) 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Sabino Canyon Visitors Center 5900 N. Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-2861

Abbett Film Choices Discussion Group 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Adults/Films can be checked out via the Pima County Public Library, viewed online, or acquired elsewhere. The selection for January 20th is Purple Noon (Plein Soleil) 1960, Directed by Rene Clement/Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library 7800 N. Schisler Dr. 594-5200

The Drawing Studio—Collage Class with Janny Taylor 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Adults/Create personalized collages in a lighthearted, fun, and supportive atmosphere-Use everything but the kitchen sink in your creations: decorative papers, photos, paints, glue, magazine illustrations, ink, and more/Eckstrom-Columbus Library 4350 E. 22nd St. 594-5285 (Registration Required)

Master Gardeners Presentation: Tomatoes for the Desert 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Adults & Teens/Learn the tricks of growing tomatoes in Tucson, so that you too can pick fresh, ripe tomatoes from your most successful garden ever/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr. 594-5580

Drive-Thru Geology (Auto Tour) 2:00PM
Hop in your car for a journey through 25 million years of earth history…in one hour! We’ll observe the varied landforms of the desert-bajadas, washes, outcrops-and find out why geology students from around the world come to see the Rincon Mountain foothills (Hint: it’s the mylonitic gneiss!) Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

Wildlife of the Sonoran Desert 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults/From roadrunners to regal horned lizards and round tailed ground squirrels, we explore how animals are adapted to life in the Sonoran Desert-With Sandy Reith from Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation/Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295

Wine Tasting: "Blind Tasting" 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Flight of six wines for $10 ($2 discount for take home purchase greater than $10, FREE with case purchase) 3063 N. Alvernon 323-3063 www.catavinoswines.com

Rancho Sahuarita Twilight Market 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Family Fun for Everyone! South Lawn at the Clubhouse, Every Third Friday of the Month/Rancho Sahuarita 15455 S Camino Lago Azul-Sahuarita 261-6982 www.foodinroot.com/rancho-sahuarita ()

A Night Under the Stars 5:00PM - 8:00PM
5PM-6PM Join us for a presentation by Dr. Gareth Hughes in the Manning Jr./Schnaufer House ($5 suggested donation) 6PM-8PM Stargazing~Sonora Astronomical Society volunteers set up telescopes for celestial viewing and provide an introduction to the night sky/Bring your flashlight and a lawn chair-Weather permitting/No Reservation Needed/Raul M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd-Green Valley 724-5220

Friday Movie and Potluck Rent Party 6:00PM
"Journey into Buddhism" Free (donations to support our temple gratefully accepted) Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute 3400 E Speedway Blvd #204 622-8460 (just east of Whole Foods in the Rancho Center)

"The Two Amigos!" 6:00PM
2 Times: 6PM & 8:30PM/ Reynaldo and Paco, circus performers who bill themselves as "The Two Amigos", have agreed to appear at a fiesta in the sleepy village of Santa Feliz/While performing their routines, they accidently become involved in the affairs of the townspeople/The helpless citizens of Santa Feliz are at the mercy of the evil Comandante Maximo and there is no one who can thwart his plans to secure his grip on the local government! Or is there? Join the escapades of the bumbling Two Amigos as they laugh, love and fight their way into the hearts of the people of Santa Feliz! 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com

"Storks" Parents Night Out! 6:00PM - 10:00PM
2-9 Years/This incredible evening for your children is filled with a variety of fun games, rides and activities, and they won't want the night to end! Don't worry about food-we'll take care of that too! Pizza, Juice, and Snacks provided/Cost per child: Members $40/Nonmembers $50/each sibling $20/ 7942 N. Oracle Rd-Oro Valley 514-9192 www.mygym.com/tucson

Dinner Theater

Mystery & Magic Dinner Theater at the Five Palms! 6:30PM
Dinner Theater Playhouse! Take a full three course table-served fine dining experience; combine it with a classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit; throw in the setting of an award winning Magic Performance and be prepared for one of the most unique and memorable experiences of a lifetime/Watch an audience volunteer actually be sawn in half/Solve the crime, and possibly win the prize! Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

Adult Painting Class (New Waterfall) 6:30PM
$35/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 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

Night Walk (1 mile guided walk) 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Reservations Required/Join a park naturalist for this easy two-hour hike to explore and experience the Sonoran Desert at night-Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

Night Walk 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Join a park naturalist explore and experience the Sonoran Desert at night-Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $10 per vehicle/weekly pass) Space is limited~Reservations Required

Music by Ashbury 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Stillhouse Grill and Bar 9155 E Tanque Verde Rd. 749-2299

Dillinger Speakeasy 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$30-$35, 21+/Travel back to the 1930’s-Celebrate the first night of Dillinger Day’s weekend with whiskey tasting, delicious appetizers, live music, whiskey tasting, premium cigars, a live gun show, era related entertainment and historic fun! Club Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848

The White Snake by Mary Zimmerman 7:30PM
$35/Based on the ancient Chinese tale of a magical white snake that comes down the mountain in the form of a woman to hear the wisdom of humanity and falls in love with a young scholar/The Rogue Theatre 300 E. University Blvd. 551-2053

Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins 7:30PM
$18/$20 An irresistible one-man play with the most delicious fictitious premise—an underemployed Los Angeles actor goes to work as a shopkeeper in the basement of Barbra Streisand’s Malibu home/Laugh out loud as this play utilizes wit and perspicacity to poke fun at the solitude of celebrity, the love-hate attraction between men and divas, and the melancholy that lurks beneath narcissism/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Brahms Requiem - Classic 7:30PM
$30 & up/A masterpiece for orchestra, chorus and soloists, A German Requiem is the largest piece of music Brahms ever wrote/Tucson Music Hall 260 S. Church Ave. 791-4101

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe 7:30PM
$5/Tired of going to the movies? In the mood for something different? Why not try a hilarious Improv Comedy Show? Family Friendly Show! 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 www.unscrewedtheater.org (Tickets available online or at the door)

UofA Wildcat Hockey vs. University of Utah 7:30PM
$9/$13/$16 (Pink the Rink) Tucson Arena 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101

Music by David Bromberg 8:00PM
$27-$38, All Ages/With Austin Shaw/The Rialto Theatre 318 E Congress St. 740-1000

Music by Gigi & The Glow 8:00PM
No cover/Flashback Fridays Rock of the 80’s Dance Band! Five Palms Steak and Seafood Restaurant 615-5555 www.FivePalms.com

Dee Dee Bridgewater,Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band & Lewis Nash 8:00PM
$35 & up/Part of the Tucson Jazz Festival/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040 www.tucsonjazzfestival.org ()

Music by Flipside 8:30PM
$5 cover/$1 Beer Night/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E. Tanque Verde 298-0430

Music by 80's and Gentlemen 9:00PM
No cover/Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ 1801 N Stone Ave. 867-6787

Comedy Night 9:00PM
$5/$7 The Comedy Temple presents Improv Comedy Showcase/The Screening Room 127 E Congress St. 882-0204

DJ Real 10:00PM
The Hut 305 N 4th Ave. 623-3200

Cult Classic-Fight Club (R) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (1999) Based on the cult novel by Chuck Palahniuk and directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker David Fincher, Fight Club is a shocking, hilarious and thought-provoking kick in the head/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

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