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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Blue Star Museum
In partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Arizona History Museum is offering free admission for active duty military and up to 5 family members from Memorial Day (May 29) to Labor Day (September 4) Our museum is proud to be one of 2,000 museums participating in this national appreciation program to thank our military families for their service and share with them America’s cultural treasures/Admission is free to the museum with proof of military ID/Arizona History Museum 949 E. 2nd St. 628-5774 (Free Parking: AZ Historical Society garage at the NE corner of E. 2nd St. & N. Euclid Ave)

Lizards of Agua Caliente Park 7:30AM - 9:00AM
Free/Join us as we search for whiptail, spiny, ornate tree, and other lizards that roam the Park/Binoculars are available for use or bring your own-All ages welcome/Pima County Agua Caliente Park 12325 E. Roger Rd. 615-7855 (No registration required)

Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Free/Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters-Visit the historic buildings and corrals and enjoy the special exhibits of the people of Canoa-All ages welcome/Historic Hacienda de la Canoa 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd-Green Valley 724-5220 for reservation info

Mexican Train Dominoes - Fun for Seniors! 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Seniors get together on the 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month to play dominoes/Come join in the fun! It's easy to learn/Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library 7800 N. Schisler Dr. 594-5200

$4 Ruben Tuesdays! 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Katy will get you a Ruben, a Turkey Ruben, or even a BLT for only $4! 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064

Bear Canyon Knitters 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults & Teens/Bring your knitting and join other knitters to share projects and problems-All are welcome/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275

Magic Tree House Space Mission 2:00PM
$14/$10/Children 3 & under Free/In Magic Tree House® Space Mission, a mysterious “M” sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Exploring the Saguaro Wilderness (Presentation) 2:00PM
Saguaro National Park includes over 70,000 acres of wilderness within its boundaries/Explore what’s “up there” with a park naturalist~Wheelchair accessible/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)

Art in the Afternoon Lecture 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Illustrated art lectures on a variety of topics presented by Tucson Museum of Art docents/This month's topic: The Art of Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth-Presented by Susie Heintz/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345

What is the Reason for the Saguaro Fruit Harvest? (Talk) 2:15PM - 2:45PM
For over a hundred years the Tohono O’odham have harvested the saguaro fruit every summer/Come participate in a cultural experience and learn about this enriching tradition~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)

Tucson Art Book Club 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Adults/The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345

Touring The Solar System 4:00PM
$14/$10/Under 3 Free/We’ll explore moons, asteroids, the Milky Way and beyond-With one of our talented planetarium operators steering the spaceship, this is a fun, fascinating ride/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Italian Conversation Group 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Going to Italy this Summer, or maybe next Summer? Brush up on your Italian at our table Free, for beginner to advanced, every Tuesday-just bring a dictionary or I-phone/Beyond Bread 3026 N Campbell Ave/Contact Matt 624-9145

Bluegrass Jamboree! 6:00PM
$12.50/Featuring bands Cadillac Mountain Bluegrass and The Titan Valley Warheads/Your feet will be tapping to these traditional bluegrass tunes with a special finale of all musicians onstage together! Don’t miss it! 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000

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)

Jazz Night 6:30PM
Tune into Tom Walbank every week, followed by a special guest at 8:30PM/Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300

Jimmy Weber I Moved A Mountain, 7:00PM
$22/$26 Event is open to the public/Throughout the course of this moving and well-crafted show, Jimmy shares memories about his family and the inspiration behind his poignant song, I Moved a Mountain-Jimmy also shares stories from his military career and highlights these stories with songs from his musical heroes such as Johnny Cash, George Jones, and Glen Campbell/Green Valley Recreation-West Center 1111 Gvr Drive-Green Valley 625-0288

Pima Community College HPOG HOPES Information Session 7:00PM
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 7PM/The Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) provides school-to-work opportunities for individuals seeking careers in the medical field/The grant offers funding and employment assistance for 14 healthcare training programs from nursing to medical assisting and dental assisting/HPOG HOPES partners with Arizona@Work to provide case management and career readiness-A HSE/GED is NOT required for eligibility/PCC Desert Vista Campus 5901 S. Calle Santa Cruz (Sara Kersels, Program Assistant 206-5250 for more info)

Spider Guy! 7:00PM
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

Tucson Coin Club Meeting 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Free! Program consists of presentations, show and tell, ask the expert and an auction/Public welcome! Fraternal Order of the Police 3445 N Dodge Blvd 305-5513

Tucson Blues Dancers 7:00PM - 10:30PM
Dancing lesson every Tuesday night from 7-7:30PM/Then open dancing from 7:30-10:30PM ($1 or more donation happily encouraged-We are raising money to get a better sound system) First half hour basic lesson, then intermediate lesson each week/DJ'd music-first hour and 15 minutes 50% more traditional, 50% alternative, second hour and 15 minutes, 70% fusion, 30% traditional/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

Open Jam with Deacon 8:00PM
Bring your instruments! Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz 8:00PM
Free, 21+/Great Prizes/Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St-On the Plaza 622-8848

Tuesday Night Bike Ride 8:30PM
This group is for anyone that has fun on a bike, big bikes small bikes, fast bikes, slow bikes/This is a group ride that anyone and everyone is encouraged to join-Every week we meet and ride downtown, the ride isn't too hard and we try to make it enjoyable for all skill levels/Location: Flag pole outside of Old Main on the UofA campus

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