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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Mystery and Magic Dinner Theater at the Five Palms!
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 7 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: TucsonSummer for 20% off all regular bookings until August 31st (By appointment only)

Edible - Medicinal Desert Plants Guided Walk 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Park Entrance $12.50/$5 ages 5-12/Learn the edible and medicinal uses of native desert plants on a walk along our Curandero Trail/This tour has steep sections that are not suitable for visitors who use wheelchairs or walkers/Boyce Thompson Arboretum 37615 U.S. Highway 60-Superior, AZ 689-2811

MUD DAY presented by Summit Hut 8:30AM - 11:30AM
“Mud pits” will be set up to allow children and families time to literally get their hands dirty! Specially trained “Nature Play Partners” will be available to encourage natural investigation, and provide skills, tools and resources increasing everyone’s comfort level with guiding play-based learning in natural settings, or unstructured nature play activities at home/Reid Park Zoo 3400 E Zoo Ct. 791-3204

Caring for Adeniums (Desert Rose) with John Carreon 10:00AM - 12:00PM
This workshop will be educational/Free to attend/Green Things 3384 E River Rd. 299-9471 to RSVP

Painting Class (Red Umbrella OR Triple Scoop) 10:00AM - 12:00PM
$25/Bring a friend, bring the kids and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you create your own beautiful masterpiece! 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

Luau Party @ Tuscon Mall 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Sign up for My A'GACI Rewards and get a Free A'GACI cinch backpack! Refreshments by Teavana and signature menu items from Mama's Hawaiian BBQ! Live DJ and FREE #AGACIGIRL styling demo! A'GACI O'Shoes in Tucson Mall 4500 N Oracle Rd. 293-7330

Locomotive Saturdays at Historic Train Depot 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Free! Explore regional transportation history, and see a freight trains passing by, or ring the locomotive bell! Southern Arizona Transportation Museum located in the Historic Train Depot 414 N. Toole Ave. 623-2223

Tombstone Freedom Days! 10:00AM - 3:00PM
A Celebration of the American Experience! Parade at 11AM/Street Events until 3PM/Historic Allen Street-Tombstone www.tombstoneweb.com

Celebrate July 4th, Old West Style 10:00AM - 5:00PM
July 1st-July 4th/Weekend celebration of history, heritage, and our precious freedom/$18.95, Free admission kids ages 11 & under/Flag ceremony and National Anthem/A special patriotic musical presentation on the Grand Palace stage/Games for kids /Old Tucson signature live stunt and comedy shows/Rides for the young and young at heart on the train, antique cars and vintage carousel/Living history presentations and historic site tours/Plus a festive parade on Tuesday, July 4th! A special July 4th show in the Grand Palace/Old Tucson 201 S. Kinney Rd. 883-0100

Asteroid WEEKEND 10:00AM - 10:00PM
June 30th-July 2nd/During all three days, Flandrau will offer special asteroid activities that educate and entertain in addition to exhibits about asteroids, an array of meteorite specimens, and planetarium shows/Saturday July 1st 10AM-10PM with Asteroid Activities from 1PM-5PM/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Special Family Storytime! Puppet Show: Oink Oink Inc. 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Sustainable construction? Yes indeed! Who needs a new home? Find out in this bilingual tale with a new twist! Presented by Gwen Ray's Hanuman Puppet Theatre/Himmel Park Library 1035 N. Treat Ave. 594-5305

FTL Cavalry Craft Children’s Camp 11:00AM - 2:00PM
$4/Arrowhead Jewelry-Craft gives a glimpse into the life of the men and women who have lived and worked in the Fort Lowell area throughout the centuries, from the Hohokam to today’s archaeologists/Come on by and make a little history! Fort Lowell Museum 2900 N Craycroft Rd. 885-3832

Guided Tour of the Historic Kannally Ranch House 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Beginning at 11AM every Saturday and Sunday, for the drop-in public/45-minute duration/Tour through the multi-level Kannally family home/The Mediterranean-Revival Style ranch house built 1929-1933, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places/$7 Per Vehicle (1-4 Adults) Oracle State Park 3820 Wildlife Dr-Oracle 896-2425

Last Stand at Little Big Horn (Film) 12:00PM
2 Times: Noon & 2PM/One of the most frequently depicted moments in American history—and one of the least understood/American Indian novelist James Welch and white filmmaker Paul Stekler combined their talents to examine this watershed moment from two views: that of the Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow people; and that of the white settlers/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. 622-6014 (Call to Reserve your Seats)

Starry Night Benefit 12:00PM - 10:00PM
We are celebrating our second anniversary with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona! Enjoy new beer releases, games, raffle prizes, live music (inside and outside) and food trucks on-site: The Blacktop Grill from Noon-5PM/Dickeys Barbecue Pit Marana, AZ from 4PM-8PM/Ana Gonzalez will be inside playing the Piano and the Band Ocotillo Rain will be outdoors/1912 Brewing Co. 2045 N Forbes Blvd. 256-4851

Book to Movie Book Club 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Ages 18 & up/This group reads a book and then comes to the store to watch the movie-Afterwards we will chat about the book compared to the movie/White Oleander by Janet Fitch-Please read the book before Saturday because there will be spoilers in the movie/Mostly Books 6208 E. Speedway at Wilmot 571-0110

Summer Concert Series 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Live Music on the Patio by Sage Gentle-Wing/Kief-Joshua Vineyards 370 Elgin Rd-Elgin 455-5582

My family/ Your family, Mi familia, /Tú familia 2:00PM - 3:00PM
All Ages/Join writer Marge Pellegrino to capture memories from your family in words and art that pop off the page. At the end of the workshop we'll each contribute one line to create a fabulous collaborative poem/Woods Memorial Library 3455 N. First Ave. 594-5445 (Space is Limited/Free Tickets will be handed out at 1:30PM)

Monsoon Gardening Workshop 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Free/We will go over what vegetable and herb varieties to plant, protecting your garden from the heat and winds, and maximizing rainwater/Hands-on lessons in our demonstration garden! Feel free to stick around for our Mesquite Bean themed Arid Abundance Potluck/There will be discussion on how to harvest and prepare mesquite bean pods, as the start of monsoon season is the best time to harvest/Native Seeds Search Conservation Center 3584 E River Rd. 622-0830 to RSVP

LTW's Family Theatre "Frog And Toad" 3:00PM
Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons along the way-The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special/Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm, A Year With Frog And Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown 3:00PM
Celebrating its 50th year since Charlie Brown first stepped foot onto the stage; we will take you back to the fun memories of the whole “PEANUTS” gang/Throughout this musical adventure, you will peak into the life of some of your favorite iconic characters like Lucy, Schroeder, Snoopy, and of course Charlie Brown! Fun for audiences of any age, this is a show your family won’t want to miss/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Spider Guy! 3:00PM
3 Times: 3PM, 6PM & 8:30PM/Mild mannered student, Billy Baker is just like any other student at Excelsior Junior College until a science experiment goes terribly wrong/When he is bitten by a genetically altered spider, Billy assumes powers and abilities he never dreamed of, but now he faces a difficult choice! Should he remain an average college student or use his new powers to help the imperiled citizens of Center City? Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/ 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com

Salute to America! 3:00PM
2 Times: 3PM & 7PM, $13-$25/Starring Armen Dirtadian, Robert Shaw, and The Manhattan Dolls/We honor our brave men and women in uniform by celebrating the lyrics and melodies that make our country great~this musical salute to freedom and liberty will be dedicated to those who’ve defended it! 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

Living With Giants (Talk) 3:15PM - 4:00PM
The saguaro celebrates events and faces challenges throughout its life/A biologist explains how it provides shelter and substance for wildlife; when it flowers; its growth patterns; and how it fights for survival against drought, lightning, frost, and other dangers~Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

Classic Car Show! 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Car Show Registration 5PM-6PM/Dash pins for the first 75 cars/Enjoy food at Little Anthony's Diner or the outdoor grill/Trophies, prizes, give aways, and a free jumping castle for the kids! Little Anthony's Diner 7010 E Broadway 296-0456 www.littleanthonysdiner.com

Western Style Steak Night! 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Try our 22oz Porterhouse or Ribeye for $17! 18oz T-Bone $15, 16oz NY Strip $14, 10oz Sirloin $12, Chicken Breast $7 or 2 for $10/All served with Homemade Ranch-Style Beans, Garlic Toast & Salad/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

2017 Cool Summer Nights: Glitter & Glow 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Spend time under the sparkling stars with our animated animals, enjoy a fascinating lightning presentation from the experts, and learn about fluorescent minerals from Museum docents/Regular Museum Admission/Arizona Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N Kinney Rd 883-2702

Adult Painting Class (Arizona Monsoon) 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

Catalina State Park Concert Series 6:30PM
Music by Jimmy and the Jitterbugs/They will be performing smooth oldies/Bring a chair and some food and enjoy the concert/Free popcorn will be available by Friends of Catalina State Park/Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd. 628-5798 (Park Entrance Fee $7 per Vehicle)

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 ()

Bats in Flight 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Free/Discover the fascinating lives of Mexican free-tailed bats and watch as hundreds of bats emerge from their daytime roosts under the 22nd Street bridge over the Pantano Wash~Pima County naturalists and volunteers provide information and family friendly activities/Pantano River Park 1200 S. Pantano Parkway (Pima Co. Parks & Rec 615-7855)

Park After Dark (every Saturday through July 29th) 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Families with children ages 7-18 years old/Ever wonder what magical and mysterious happenings occur in the desert at night? Explore the park after dark with your family, guided by park staff, and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the desert night/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

Tucson Saguaros vs. Monterey Amberjacks 7:00PM
$7.50/Pecos League AA Baseball/Kino Sports Complex 2500 E Ajo Way 434-1339

FIRE CRACKER 100! 7:00PM
$10-$15/Under 10 Free with paying adult/Super Late Model-Trucks-Modifieds-Hornets & FIREWORKS! 11955 S. Harrison Rd 762-1600 www.tucsonspeedway.com (Gates Open 5PM)

Opening Art Reception 7:00PM - 10:00PM
“Black and White and Shades of Grey” This show is an opportunity to explore any and all mediums and subject matter, all in Black and White! Charcoal, Photography, scratch art, the possibilities are endless/On Display through July 29th/Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 1PM-5PM/WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976

Singin’ In The Rain (Classic Film) 7:30PM
$7/$5 1952 (G) Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in Singin’ in the Rain, one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe 7:30PM
$5/With Special Guests, local musicians Ryanhood! As always, we’ll take your suggestions and turn them into comedy scenes and games that are seen once then never again/Plus we’ll keep it clean-so the whole family can enjoy the night together! 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 www.unscrewedtheater.org (Tickets available online or at the door)

War in Concert 7:30PM
$35 & up/With Tierra, and Malo with Paul Rodriguez & Felipe Esparza/Casino Del Sol AVA Amphitheater 5655 W. Valencia Rd. 1-855-765-7829

Cat Video Fest Outdoor Screening 7:30PM - 9:00PM
$8/$6 The cats are back! Catch an all-new and purr-fectly hilarious collection of kooky kitty videos at an outdoor screening and help us raise money for cats in need while you’re having a ton of feline fun! Buy a ticket, help a cat! A portion of ticket sales from will benefit the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

Comedians Cheryl Anderson & Jade Esteban 8:00PM
$12.50/$17.50 2 Shows: 8PM & 10:30PM/Cheryl's comedy is based on her experiences as a suburban soccer mom, but her act is not typical mom humor. Cheryl is a favorite of men, women, and audiences of all ages/Jade Esteban been seen in feature films, on Comedy Central's The Graham Norton Effect, In the Life on PBS, Friday Night Lights and 30 Rock on NBC and has headlined concerts, theatres and comedy clubs around the world/Laff's Comedy Caffe 2900 E. Broadway Blvd. 32-Funny

Free First Saturday: Movie Night! 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Come join in the fun as we watch The Quiet Man with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara/This Oscar winning movie from 1952 has remained popular through the years, and addresses issues still present in today's world-Feel free to bring a picnic dinner to eat on the lawn/Valley of the Moon 2544 E Allen Rd. 323-1331

Karaoke with Martha! 9:00PM
Tell her the name of the song or the artist and she's got it! There is always room in the rotation and great voices of all ages! The show doesn't stop until 2AM/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

Tejano Saturday Nights 9:30PM
Not going to Las Vegas, no worries, you can still dance and party Tejano Style with Suerte Musical/Come join us as we perform some of your favorite tunes/Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ 1801 N Stone Ave. 867-6787

"From The Top!" 9:30PM
$5/Musical Improv Troupe/From The Top mixes musical theater and improvisation into an amazingly addictive combination that will keep you coming back for more! 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. 289-8076 www.UnscrewedTheater.org

Cult Classic-What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (NR) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (1962) Joan Crawford dukes it out with her on and off-screen rival Bette Davis in this hilarious, disturbing, no-holds-barred cult horror shocker that takes the concept of sisterly love and throws it down the staircase! The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

Saturdaze Dance Party 10:00PM
Free, 21+/With DJ Bob Really, Sid the Kid, & Andrew Shuta/Club Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848

Wet Hot American Party 10:00PM
Get wet and cool off on with us Saturday, July 1st during Wet Hot American Party! This year's party will include a waterslide, patriotic giveaways, drink specials, and late night bites/Guest DJs: Dem Ham Boyz, Jalph/Resident DJs: Sid the Kid and Bob Really/Free entry if you come in a swimsuit and/or stars & stripes! Hotel Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848

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