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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Sahuaro Classic Horse Show 8:00AM
Feb 22nd-26th/Free Admission/The HITS Arizona Winter Circuit provides winter show-goers in the Southwest a diverse and exciting competition/The season includes six weeks of Hunter, Jumper and Equitation classes/Pima County Fairgrounds 11300 S Houghton Rd. 762-9100

Birding Agua Caliente Park 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Take a guided walk to look for wintering birds such as ducks, woodpeckers, bluebirds, and sparrows, as well as roadrunners, wrens, and other resident specialties-Loaner binoculars available/All ages welcome/Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee/Agua Caliente Park 12325 Agua Caliente Park Rd. 615-7855 for registration info

Tucson Rodeo Parade! 9:00AM
The world’s longest non-motorized parade! Parade route begins on Ajo Highway 1/2 mile west of Park Ave. going east to Park Avenue, then south on Park to Irvington Rd., west on Irvington to 6th Avenue and north on Sixth to the North end of the Tucson Rodeo Grounds 4823 S. 6th Ave. 294-1280 www.TucsonRodeoParade.com

Adult Art Club 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Art Club is designed for adults wanting to drop-in for different artsy and fun projects each week and rediscover the joy of craft-time/Stop by for fun and laughter with no rules or restrictions/Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295

Not Just For Kids 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Feel like a kid again when adults get in for the youth admission price of just $6! The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr. 881-0606

Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour 9:00AM - 5:00PM
~EVENTHIGHSTART Feb 23rd-26th/This tour is bringing the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress! The bomber will be accompanied by other World War II aircraft including a C-45 Expeditor and T-6/Visitors to the ramp may tour the B-29 cockpit and also purchase rides in all of the attending aircraft/Ramp access is $10 for adults/$5 age 10 to 17/Children under age 10 are free (Aircraft rides range from $75 to $1495, depending on the aircraft and seat location) Tucson International Airport 7250 S Tucson Blvd. www.AirPowerTour.org ()

Remembering University Libraries 10:00AM
An informal public celebration of Kate’s life~Kate who has been an ardent supporter of the Libraries since 2002, passed away on January 4, 2017 at Tucson Medical Center/UofA Libraries Special Collections 1510 E University Blvd. 621-6423

Walk with the Saguaros (Guided Walk) 10:00AM
Reservations Required/Join a naturalist for this 2-hour, 1-mile easy walk to discover the many fascinating facts about the Saguaro cactus/Sturdy footwear and water are recommended/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)

"When Bronc Riders Wore Lipstick" Exhibit 10:00AM - 3:00PM
On Display Feb 18th through March 4th/A special exhibit highlighting the life and achievements of rodeo and exhibition show cowgirls from 1900 through the 1930s/Exhibit will consist of outfits, saddles, gear, original artwork and historic photos/The exhibit coincides with “La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo” and ends on “Heritage Day” (SEE CALENDAR March 4th for more info) at the Historic Hacienda de la Canoa ($10 Donation to view this wonderful collection) Historic Canoa Ranch 5375 I-19 Frontage Rd-Green Valley 724-5000

Panning for Garnets (Family Activity) 10:30AM - 2:30PM
2nd Bridge *Weather and water permitting/Sabino Canyon Visitors Center 5900 N. Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-2861

Exploring Faith and Spirituality 11:00AM
Thursdays/Explore faith in an open environment where questions and all viewpoints are heard/First Christian Church-in the parlor 740 E. Speedway Blvd. 624-8695

Sky Island (Film) 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Free/Sky Island brings to vivid life the plants, animals, landscapes, and human history that combine to make up the special place now preserved as Bandelier National Monument/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr-Oro Valley 622-6014 (Call to reserve your seat)

Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations 11:00AM - 2:00PM
A knowledgeable volunteer demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand press printing, type setting, and other aspects of this marvel of industrial engineering. You will get to set type and print small samples to take with you. Included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free/Presidio State Historic Park 1 Burruel St-Tubac 398-2252

92nd Annual La Fiesta de los Vaqueros-Tucson Rodeo 12:30PM
$15-$31/4 to 6 year olds RAM Mutton Bustin’/6 to 15 year old cowboys and cowgirls competing in the Justin Junior Rodeo/Pro Rodeo kicks off at 2PM and includes bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, team roping, women’s barrel racing and bull riding/ProRodeo clown of the year Justin Rumford entertains throughout the day/Tucson Rodeo Grounds 4823 S. Sixth Ave. 800-964-5662 www.TucsonRodeo.com (SEE RODEO ARTICLE)

All You Can Bowl 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Pick any 3 hour period between 1PM-5PM for $5.99 including shoe rental/Golden Pin Lanes 1010 W. Miracle Mile 888-4272

The Saguaro TIME HIKE (Guided Hike) 2:00PM
What was it like to live in a Cactus Forest? What do people do in this valley today? And what about an uncertain future? Explore all three eras on a short hike to the Loma Verde Copper Mine historic site/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass for both districts of the park)

Docent-led Tree-Ring Research Tours 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Free/Our docents present information about the Lab's rich history, guide visitors through the many lab spaces, view a variety of tree-ring samples and visit the work areas and laboratory spaces of our researchers/Bryant Bannister Tree-Ring Building, 1215 E. Lowell St. 621-0984 Registration Required (fee for parking on campus)

Poetry Circle 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Adults/Docents will provide reading material sourced from the Poetry Center's world-renowned collection/This month's topic - UA Poetry Center Staff/Educators Readings ~ Renée Angle & Wendy Burk/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr 594-5580

Super Mega Open Play! 2:00PM - 5:00PM
2:10 PM-5:10PM/Come join us for some fun! We’ll have playtime, crafts, and story time! Ages 0-9 Years/Members Not in Classes: $10 for the first child, $5 per sibling/Members in Classes: First Hour Free for enrolled child, $5 per sibling; $5 per child for 2 additional hours/Drop off for $10/hr, must be potty-trained/Max of 5 drop-offs per SMOP; first come, first served/Children under 1 years of age are FREE! You must be a member to attend SMOP-Ask us how easy it is to join TODAY! 7942 N. Oracle Rd-Oro Valley 514-9192 www.mygym.com/tucson

Poet's Corner 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come, read, listen, share your work! Meet other poets at our informal gatherings/Not a poet but love poetry? Come, listen, share poems of poets you admire-All are welcome! Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295

Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Mercado San Agustin 100 S. Avenida del Convento (Community Food Bank of Southern AZ 622-0525)

Thursday Afternoon Art 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Black Out Poetry/Come all tweens and teens (ages 10-17) to make art-Bring home your handiwork! Quincie Douglas Library 1585 East 36th St. (at Kino Pkwy) 594-5335

Tucson Sky and Beyond 4:00PM
$14/$10/Under 3/Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled "Console Captains" gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Free Tax Help 4:00PM - 7:00PM
First come first serve, no wait list/Quincie Douglas Library 1585 East 36th St. (at Kino Pkwy) 594-5335

Wine Tasting (All American Wines) 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

Artistic Entrepreneur Workshop 4:30PM - 6:00PM
All Ages/Are you an artist looking to start or build your business? All types of artists are welcome to attend a Free specially-curated workshop that will focus on a 5-point strategy to give artists a blueprint for business success/Joel D Valdez Main Library: Idea+Space, 101 N Stone Ave. (Register by calling Infoline 791-4010)

Mediterranean Moments 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Explore the remote villages of Italy and Greece through this one man show featuring the paintings of Chuck Albanese/Madaras Gallery 3035 N. Swan 615-3001

VASE Speaker: Hasan M. Elahi 5:30PM - 7:00PM
The New Normal-Hasan Elahi’s work questions issues of privacy, information, and its distribution while attempting to blur the distinctions between society and technology/UofA School of Art-Center for Creative Photography 1030 N Olive Rd. 621-7968

Ladies Night-Outrun The Clock! 6:00PM
No Cover for the Ladies with 1/2 price appetizers 'til 8PM & drink specials all night/Live Music by Tony Corrales 8:30PM/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E. Tanque Verde 298-0430

UofA Baseball vs. McNeese State 6:00PM
$5-$10/Hi Corbett Field 700 S. Randolph Way 621-CATS

Yuma Ghost Trolley Tours 6:00PM - 8:00PM
$30/Love haunted history? Join us, if you dare, for a night trolley tour through the streets of Yuma’s historic downtown district/Hear hair-raising stories of murder and mayhem from Yuma’s days of old/Step out into the dusty Pioneer Cemetery for a close-up look at all who lurk in the night. Following the trolley tour, Yuma Ghost Hunter Dennis Quesenberry will set up his ghost detecting equipment in the oldest room of the Sanguinetti House Museum/Seating is limited so early reservations are recommended/Arizona History Society Sanguinetti House Museum 240 S. Madison Ave-Yuma 928-782-1842

Adult Painting Class (Wine Trio) 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

Carnaval Del Barrio 6:30PM
IN THE HEIGHTS/Opening night pre-show celebration featuring production-themed activities, refreshments and prizes/The fun begins at 6:30PM and is included with the purchase of the ticket $18/$16/$10~This upbeat contemporary musical embraces Latin rhythms and dance and spices it with hip-hop lyrics to tell a captivating story about chasing the American dream while clinging to your roots and celebrating the community from which you grew/PCC Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre 2202 West Anklam Rd. 206-6986

Music by The Black Market Trust 7:00PM
$20/$17, 21+/Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 622-8848

Texas Hold'em Thursday 7:00PM
Free to play every Thursday/Delectables On Fourth 533 N 4th Ave. 884-9289

“Rootin’ Tootin’ Hifalutin’ Wild West Revue!” 7:00PM
$19.95/$17.95/$9.95 We’d like to welcome all you cowpokes and city-slickers to join Miss Jubilee Jones and her rag-tag team of singing and dancing cowhands and saloon girls as they lead you through a wild and woolly roundup of trick roping, gun slinging, Can-can kicking and corny Cowboy jokes aplenty/With some help from Mr. Buddy Slim and his crooning cowboy band (featuring steel guitar and banjo) playing all of your favorite campfire songs from the old West, you can’t help but sing, clap, stomp, and laugh along with this exhilarating evening of musical comedy merriment/ 13005 N Oracle Rd at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

Star Party (illustrated Program & Activity) 7:00PM
Reservations Required/Join park naturalists for an introduction to astronomy and a look at the desert night sky-Telescopes and binoculars will be available/Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass for both districts of the park)

Tucson Swing Dance Club 7:00PM
West coast swing beginner and intermediate lesson, and a social dance every Thursday/No partner or experience is necessary-There is a wide arrangement of music and it is fun for all ages, young and young at heart! Free for the first time! Otherwise $7 for members and $5 for non-members/Shall we Dance 4101 E. Grant Rd. 327-7895

"The Two Amigos!" 7:00PM
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

Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal 7:00PM - 8:30PM
All are welcome to come join the choir under the direction of Jonathan Kim/ (Room H–27) 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296 www.catalinamethodist.org

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh 7:30PM
$18/$20 Set on the small Aran Islands community of Inishmann off the Western Coast of Ireland in 1934, the inhabitants are excited to learn of a Hollywood film crew's arrival in neighboring Inishmore to make a documentary about life on the islands. "Cripple" Billy Claven, eager to escape the gossip, poverty and boredom of Inishmaan, vies for a part in the film, and to everyone's surprise, the orphan and outcast gets his chance...or so some believe/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Michael Feinstein – Great American Songbook 7:30PM
$39 & up/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040

Motown the Musical 7:30PM
$19 & up/Presented by Broadway in Tucson/The true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more/UofA Centennial Hall 1020 E. University Blvd 621-3341

Open Mic Night 8:00PM
21+, No cover/It's a chance for anyone to grab a microphone and a spotlight. First timers and seasoned vets alike can be seen any given week. Why not you? Line up to sign up-Be at Laffs by 7PM/Laff's Comedy Caffe 2900 E. Broadway Blvd. 32-Funny

UofA Men's Basketball vs. USC 8:00PM
$26 & up/UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS

Adult Skate 8:00PM - 10:00PM
18+/$5 Admission~$3 Skate Rental/Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409

Ynot Karaoke 9:00PM
No cover/Outside Stage-The Mockingbirds (Indie and classic alternative and popular rock) Inside Stage-Ynot Karaoke/The Hut 305 N 4th Ave. 623-3200

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

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