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Take a Class with Chris Bubany!
Chris Bubany will be offering classes at her home studio this week! Make something special for YOUR Valentine! Give her a call to sign up! 991-4728 www.chrisbubany.com/classes.html
Community Gardening Hour 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Join us every Thursday morning and help us maintain our community garden/Learn ways you can garden at home and help us grow a healthier community! Event is free and open to the public/The Garden Kitchen 2205 S. 4th Ave. 621-0476
Historic Canoa Ranch Country Market 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Free/Artisans, vendors, food trucks, musicians, and local food produce (Vendor fee is $25 for a 12 x 12 space which benefit the restoration of the Tradesman House for a new Visitor Center and Gift Shop) Historic Canoa Ranch Conservation Park 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd. (909-3281 for more info)
Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 5:00PM
$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
Masterclass: Ian Bostridge, tenor 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Free/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1162
Masterclass: Xuefei Yang, guitar 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Free/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1162
Ranger-guided Tour: The River Made Me 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Tickets $5 and includes admission to the park/Experience historic old Tubac, the Tubac Presidio, and the Anza Trail along the river below Tubac/This walk explores the history of Tubac, nature, the Santa Cruz River and the Anza Trail-Meet at Tubac Presidio, then stroll 2 miles from the Tubac Presidio, a short walk along the river and back. Bring layers, water, snacks, and footwear for all trail conditions/Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel St-Tubac (Call for Reservations 398-2252)
The Good, the Bat and the Ugly (Plaza Program) 11:00AM
Contrary to their portrayal as scary monsters of the dark, bats are essential to our worlds/Come learn about the many ways these fuzzy, flying friends make our desert a “bat-ter” place to live! Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $25 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Panning for Garnets (Family Activity) 11:00AM - 2:00PM
This is a family activity, weather and water flow permitting/We will meet at the second bridge on the shuttle road/Evert Thursday through April 23rd/Visitor Center Open daily, 8AM–4:30PM/Sabino Canyon 5900 N. Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-2861 (Parking $5/day, per vehicle)
Living With Giants (Talk) 11:15AM - 12:00PM
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 $25 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Find your "Hidden Gem" at PACC 12:00PM
Throughout the Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil showcase, adopters will get a variety of discount offers on the adoption of pets that are four months or older. In the adoptions lobby, there will be a plastic treasure chest full of plastic gems. Visitors will have the chance to dig through a treasure chest full of colorful gems and coins that will reveal their special adoption discount at the counter-Values will range from $5 off to free adoptions/Pets who have been at the shelter longer than 30 days and pets five years or older automatically come with a $0 adoption fee/Right now, PACC has 409 puppies and dogs and 154 kittens and cats on campus/This sale happens Jan. 19th to Feb. 9th, Weekdays Noon-7PM/Weekends 10AM-5PM/Pima Animal Care Center 4000 N. Silverbell Rd. 724-5900
Become a Dementia Friend Information Session 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults/In a Dementia Friends Session, you will learn about dementia, what it’s like to live with dementia, and actions you can take to support people living with dementia in your community/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345 (Registration Required at Dementia Friendly America 694-6889)
Poetry Circle 2:00PM - 3:30PM
(Adults & Teens) Join us for monthly poetry discussions, led by docents from the UA Poetry Center/Docents will provide reading material sourced from the Poetry Center's worldrenowned collection/This month's topic: Roger McGough, a much celebrated contemporary English poet, is characterized by his witty play words and their meanings, often influenced by his many popular British rock song lyrics/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Shop Local and Support the Community Food Bank/Find fresh, sustainably grown foods while supporting local farmers and producers-The market offers Arizona fruits and vegetables, plants, flowers, eggs, honey, free-range meat, baked goods, bath and body products and more! Congress and Grande 100 S Avenida del Convento 882-3304
Anime Screening 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Hey, teens! Come watch anime on our big screen and eat Pocky for free! Ages 13-18/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
Steak Night! 5:00PM - 9:00PM
22oz Porterhouse $18, 20oz Ribeye $18, 18oz T-Bone $16, 18oz NY Strip $15, 10oz Top Sirloin $14, Chicken Breast $8 or 2 for $11/All dinners served with a Baked Potato or Homemade Ranch-Style Beans, and Salad Bar with a Roll, $8-$18/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
The Best of Santana, starring FLG 6:00PM
$20/Based out of Tucson, Arizona this group pays homage to Carlos Santana/This seven piece band, is composed of musicians that are dedicated to authentically presenting the sounds of Santana. The band prides itself on giving audiences an authentic Latin flavor that is accentuated with the motifs and signatures of Santana that have become familiar to audiences worldwide! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N. Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com
Counting Birds for Conservation - Birds & Community Lecture 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Lectures are scheduled in a variety of locations as a means of reaching as many community members as we can. Each date is an opportunity to meet face to face with fellow community members who share an interest in birds, or nature in general. Presentations, as always, remain open to the public and free of charge/Oro Valley Community Center 10555 N. La Cañada Dr. (Tucson Audubon Society 629-0510)
Line Dancing Class (Basic Beginner Class) 6:30PM - 8:00PM
$5/The Music Box Lounge 6951 E 22nd St. (Just west of 22nd St/Kolb Rd intersection) (Art 609-1830)
Adult Painting Class (Hummingbird in the Desert) 6:30PM - 8:30PM
$29/painter, Grab a friend and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you sip some wine and create your own beautiful masterpiece! Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com
Showdown in Tucson! 7:00PM
$23.95/$21.95/$13.95 In the 1880s, life is peaceful in the sleepy frontier town of Tucson, Arizona/That is until a gang of cattle ruffians arrive looking to take over/Territorial Marshal, Brett Masters, is determined to keep the peace, but will he be able to stop a "Showdown in Tucson?" Strap on your boots, put on your cowboy hat, and come join the fun! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 (SEE SHOWDOWN IN TUCSON ARTICLE) www.TheGaslightTheatre.com
Thursday's Rockstep - Today’s Country and Dance Jams 7:00PM - Midnight
21+/Hosted by DJ Scott DC/Dance instructor:
Stephanie Marts-Come as you are, We invite people of any ability or experience level to participate/You are welcome to come with friends, with a partner or by yourself-We will make sure everyone gets a dance partner to work with during the lesson/Introductory lessons run from 7:30PM-8PM, and intermediate lessons from 8PM-8:30PM/Afterward, there is a line dance lesson for about 10-15 minutes/The Rock 136 N. Park Ave. 621-9211
UofA Wildcat Hockey vs. Grand Canyon University 7:30PM
$12 & up/$2 Beer & Soda/Faculty Night/Tucson Arena 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101
The Norwegians 7:30PM
$15/A "killer" dark comedy about two scorned women and the very nice gangsters they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends/Fast-paced funny dialogue combines the spirit of Fargo with Saturday Night Live in this unexpected, entertaining, quirky comedy! Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 7:30PM
$42/The obsessed Captain Ahab assembles a whaling crew to pursue the albino sperm whale, Moby Dick, that took his leg in a prior voyage/Regarded by many as the great American novel, Moby Dick is Homeric, biblical, and Shakespearean in its breadth of expression/The Rogue Theatre at The Historic Y 300 E. University Blvd. 551-2053
Voyager - a Tribute to Journey 8:00PM
Free, 21+/This high energy production will take you on a musical tour of classic songs like Faithfully, Open Arms, Who’s Crying Now, Wheel In The Sky, Anyway You Want It, Don’t Stop Believin’ and so many more/Casino Del Sol-Paradiso Lounge 5655 W Valencia Rd. 855-765-7829
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
Adult Skate Night 8:00PM - 10:00PM
18+, $5 Admission~$4 Skate Rental/Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409
Karaoke hosted by Doug 9:00PM
D & J Karaoke will be in the house bringing you the ultimate karaoke experience-Drink specials all night/Chicago Bar 5954 E Speedway Blvd 748-8169
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