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Ace of Escape!
Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s Ace of Escape! 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! Ace of Escape 406 N. Church Ave. 222-7395 www.AceOfEscape.com Promo code: CLUE with 15% off (By appointment only)
Weekly Bird Walk 6:00AM
Free/No need to call, just show up! Join Luke Safford every Wednesday for an easy walk through the Sweetwater Wetlands to see waterfowl in the hundreds, regular and visiting warblers, and several exciting species hiding in the reeds/Birders of all experience levels welcome! Sweetwater Wetlands Park 2511 W. Sweetwater Dr. (Luke 209-1811 for any questions)
Roadrunners Toastmasters 6:30AM
Club invites you to visit us every Wednesday at 6:30am to join us for a fun meeting that will help you overcome your fear to public speaking, and will help you improve your leadership skills/Academy Hall-Atria Bell Court Gardens 6653 E Carondelet Dr. (Philip A. Kendis 917-656-1859)
Green Valley Village Farmers & Artisans Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM
(Wednesdays) Vendors will be offering local organic produce, farm fresh eggs, ready-to-eat food, Southwest art, artisan crafts, and live music! Located in Green Valley right off of the I-19 South Freeway/Take the Esperanza exit, then head west and turn into the Green Valley Village Shopping Center 882-2157
Free Demonstration Garden Tour 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Our 14 unique Demonstration Gardens will expand your gardening knowledge and give you many ideas for your own landscape/We want to help you become a more successful gardener, so let a Master Gardener volunteer lead you on a journey of discovery through these beautiful and interesting gardens/You can also do a self-guided tour-No reservations needed/UofA Pima County Cooperative Extension 4210 N. Campbell Ave. 626-5161 (Meet at the plant clinic)
St. Philip's Classic Farmers' Market 9:00AM - 2:00PM
St. Philips Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982
Showers of Saguaros (Presentation) 9:30AM
The majestic Saguaro depends on the billions of tiny raindrops shed by the mighty summer monsoon storms for its long-term survival-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)
Spanish Conversation Group 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Are you interested in improving your ability to speak and to understand the Spanish language? Join our group! Himmel Park Library 1035 N Treat Ave. 594-5305
Mountain Lions: Beyond the Myth (Talk) 10:15AM - 11:00AM
Envision a puma stalking its prey, then uncover the true nature of this elusive but essential predator/Misunderstood, maligned, and nearly eradicated by settlers, the cougar remains threatened by human encroachment-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)
Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Adults/Like reading books in the mystery genre? Wish there was a book club devoted to mysteries, suspense novels, thrillers, and crime fiction? There is! Join us for lively discussions on recommended favorite books and authors/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Stay Cool While Touring Your Tucson! 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Free, donations welcome/Tucked away in the Wells Fargo Bank building, features historic artifacts and exhibits that tell the story of Tucson’s origins as a Spanish fort and mission to its modern-day incarnation as a modern city with a strong sense of pride in its “Old Pueblo” origins (Open Wednesday-Friday 11AM-3PM) Downtown History Museum 140 N. Stone Ave. 770-1473 (Validated parking is available in the Wells Fargo garage on Alameda)
Steak Sandwich Wednesday! 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Your choice of one tender 4oz flat iron steak Sandwich for $5, or two for only $8/Steve Bob is cooking them up to your liking and you have your choice of side/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
The National Parks: America’s Best Idea-Part 5: Great Nature (Film) 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Free/Continue your expedition in part two of Ken Burns’ six-part series! Learn about some of conservation’s greatest champions! The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. call 622-6014 to reserve your seat
Adult Maker Series: Try It! Charcoal 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults/An introductory experience in charcoal to give participants a taste of techniques, tools, and ways to get started/Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295 (Registration Required)
Bridge 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Exercise your mind! Join us every Wednesday to play Bridge, an entertaining and challenging card game/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Raptors! (Talk) 2:15PM - 2:45PM
Southern Arizona and the Sonoran Desert Region are renowned for the large variety of animal and plant species, especially birds, that can be found in the area/Among the most fascinating of those are the raptors, top predators of the avian world, who either live here year-round, or migrate through the area-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)
$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
Creepy Crawlers: The Silent - Majority (Talk) 3:15PM - 3:45PM
Learn about some of our most feared and misunderstood arthropods who call this park home/Come discover how essential they are for our desert community and why we shouldn’t fear these mostly harmless creatures-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)
Wednesday Night Delight Surf and Turf 4:00PM - 8:00PM
$10/6oz Top Sirloin served with your choice of Shrimp paired with Fettuccini Alfredo and Garlic Bread/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Learn the Japanese Art of Suminagashi (paper marbeling) 5:00PM - 6:30PM
A Teem Make event for kids, tweens, and teens, No registration required/Japanese music and snacks included! Woods Library 3455 N. 1st Ave. 594-5445
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Free, 18+/We'll watch this Sundance, Hot Docs, and Canadian Screen award-winning feature documentary film about a missing part of popular music history: the Indigenous Influence/Here's a rundown of the night's action: 5PM Blessing and introduction/5PM-6PM Free light refreshments and food for sale from Pop's Hot Chicken food truck/5:15PM Traditional drummers/5:30PM Peter Yucupicio talks about his band from Old Pascua, Sur Block, featuring videos of their music/6PM-7:30PM Screening of Rumble/Richey Resource Center Old Pascua 2209 N. 15th Ave. (594-5500 for more info)
Wednesday Night Cruise-in 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Every Wednesday Night-Local Cars, good food, and cold beer! Hot Rods Old Vail Restaurant & Bar 10500 E Old Vail Rd. 202-0987
Wild West Wednesdays 6:00PM
No cover for ladies/Men $5 after 8PM/Line dance lessons with Art & Elaine 6PM-8PM $5 per person/Porkchop & DJ Blade spin the best in new and classic country music and top dance songs! The Maverick 6622 E Tanque Verde Rd. 298-0430
Poetry @ the River 6:00PM - 7:45PM
Read your poems, or just listen. We're casual, not critical-First Wednesday of each month/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
Bingo! At the Shrine! 6:45PM - 9:45PM
Are you feeling lucky? Do you like to cover numbers with big colorful dots? How about winning $$! Come down and play BINGO at the Shrine! The bar is open for food and drinks and the auditorium is open for BINGO and winning $$! Sabbar Shrine Center 450 S. Tucson Blvd. 624-2509
Hotel McCoy Game Night 7:00PM
A Game Night that everyone can play~No studying required! BingoNo at 7PM and Jengapocalypse at 9PM/Fabulous Prizes include hats, shirts, drinks, gift cards, pool passes, art, and even a night's stay at Hotel McCoy...(if my boss says yes, lol) Hotel McCoy 720 West Silverlake Rd. 844-782-9622
PCC Women's Volleyball vs. Phoenix College 7:00PM
Pima Community College West Campus Aztecs Gym 2202 W. Anklam Rd. 206-3035
The Monty Python and the Holy Grail Quote-A-Long! (PG) 7:30PM
$12/$10 (1975) We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of Monty Python by unleashing the Knights Who Say Ni, the Black Beast of Aarrgghh and other assorted Python nuts/Enjoy pre-show entertainment featuring classic scenes and skits from the Python universe, and enter our FREE raffle for Python Prizes/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844
Music by Molotov 8:00PM
$38/$40, All Ages/The Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000 (Doors 7PM)
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