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Got pots? 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Native Plant Nursery needs containers, 15 gallon-sized ones to be specific, to continue growing native plants for public projects/Bring some pots and take home a free Mammilaria grahamii or Dodonea viscosa! Fun Fact: The Native Plant Nursery hasn't had to use taxpayer dollars to purchase plant containers in five years! With your help, we can stretch that out even longer/Empty containers can be dropped off Monday-Friday from 6AM to 2:30PM/Native Plant Nursery at 5845 N. Camino de la Tierra (Pima Co. Natural Resources 724-5000)
Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 6:00PM
$8 a person/Includes food for all the farm animals and emus! $12 includes all the farm animals and exotic animal tour. Come down and meet capybaras, tortoise, goats, chickens, porcupines and lots more! Funny Foot Farms 2405 W. Wetmore Rd. 399-6555 www.tucsonpettingzoo.com OR www.facebook.com/FunnyFootFarm
Desert Botany 101 (Presentation) 10:00AM
Join a park naturalist for a stroll through our Cactus Garden and learn the basics of desert botany-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $20 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Fun & Games for Seniors! 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Seniors get together on the 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month to play games-Come join in the fun! It's easy to learn/Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library 7800 N. Schisler Dr. 594-5200
Italian Flavor Hands-On Cooking Class 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Join us for Italy without pasta! This class is great for mixing up your usual Italian dishes as well as providing gluten free options for everyone to enjoy-Learn how to balance flavors, that feel indulgent, while sticking to a healthy diet/Skills: Creating an herb based sauce, how to create a dressing, and how to create a stewed fish dish and creamy polenta/Class fee $55 per participant, includes lunch of all dishes made (All proceeds go towards our free programming, empowering Pima County residents to build community wellness and make healthier choices through food, fitness, and gardening education) The Garden Kitchen 2205 S. 4th Ave. (621-0476 for Registration info)
Life Cycle of the Saguaro: Seed to Giant 11:15AM - 12:00PM
Hear some astonishing reasons about why so few Saguaro seeds make it to fruition-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $20 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Bear Canyon Knitters 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults & Teens/Bring your knitting and join other knitters to share projects-All are welcome/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275
Art in the Afternoon Lecture 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults/Illustrated art lectures on a variety of topics presented by Tucson Museum of Art docents/This month's topic: Unveiling Uncharted Territory-A Compelling Invitation to Head West/Presented by Jan Weidenhammer/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
$3 After 3PM Special! 3:00PM
Every Monday-Friday in August/Last admission given at 4:15PM and the Museum closes at 5PM (Must mention the 3 After 3 special to receive the discounted admission) International Wildlife Museum 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.facebook.com/events/2449169058455824
Tucson Art Book Club 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Goya by Robert Hughes/Monthly book club for adults, reading titles with art-related themes recommended by group members-The club usually meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
Italian Conversation Group 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Every Tuesday/All levels welcome-Improve your Italian or come and share “la bella lingua,” qui siamo tutti italiani/bring a dictionary or I Phone that might have Translate a Portable dictionary/Parla Italiano? Beyond Bread 3026 N Campbell Ave. (Contact Matt to receive Club updates & Italian culture/lessons 833-1082)
Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Free! Laughter as a form of exercise for peace and healing/Quaker meeting House 931 N. 5th Ave (Enter on Arizona Ave between 5th & 6th Ave. just North of 2nd St. (Everyone is welcome, Drop-in or call 490-5500)
Comedy Open Mic Night 6:00PM - 8:30PM
Are you a stand up comic or want to give it a try? Or just come and drink and laugh/Sign up at is 6:30PM with a 5 minute max time-plus Karaoke with Rhea & Josh after/Music Box 6951 E 22nd St. 747-1421
Tucson Blues Dancers 7:00PM
Blues dancing lesson every Tuesday night from 7-7:30PM, then open dancing from 7:30-10:30PM ($1 or more donation happily encouraged/We encourage a mix of fusion in music and dancing-Fun for all ages/Friendly and welcoming group-No need for a partner, everyone dances with everyone else during the lesson and afterward/CeeDee's Jamaican Kitchen 5305 E. Speedway 795-3400
Tucson Coin Club Meeting 7:00PM - 9:00PM
The program consists of presentations, show and tell, ask the expert and an auction-Guests are welcome at the meetings/Held at the Tucson Woman's Club 6245 E. Bellevue St. 305-5513
Plaza Live! Music by Gus Woodrow Trio Gazz Standards) 7:00PM - 10:00PM
The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and St. Philip's Plaza team up to support the arts with weekly live music every Tuesday evening from local musicians in the Plaza courtyard, alongside excellent food and drink available from Union, Reforma, and Proof restaurants-Concerts are free to the public/ St. Philip's Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave. (SAACA 797-3959)
Free Summer Movie Series & Taco Tuesday 7:00PM - 11:00PM
Free Hot Buttered Popcorn too! Classic Movies and Cult Favorites each week-3 Big Screens and the Best Club sound system in Tucson/House of Bards 4915 E Speedway Blvd. 327-2011
Takin' Back Tuesday 7:00PM - 11:00PM
Dance Lessons from 7PM-8PM/Beginners classes $10 per person/Classic Live Country Music with Jack Bishop Band at 8PM/The Maverick 6622 E Tanque Verde Rd. 298-0430
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