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Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s ! Our 6 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: SpringThings for $5 off valid through May 31st (By appointment only)


SPRING BREAK SPECIAL! Save 20%! Turn Tucson into a giant game board with this Family Fun Scavenger Hunt Adventure! Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour/Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history! Play the game, See the sights, and Experience Tucson in a whole new way! Sign-up online at www.urbanadventurequest.com/tours/things-to-do/tucson/default.aspx (Save 20%/Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people after Promotion Code: TUCSONHAPPENINGS)

Desert Divas and Dudes Walk for Pulmonary Hypertension 7:00AM - 2:00PM
Adults $25/Youth 12-18 $15/Youth 11 & under free/Registration begins at 7AM/PH is a rare disease of the heart and lungs/It can occur in people of all ages, including newborns/Many treatments cost more than $100,000 each year-We are raising funds for research for both new treatments of the disease and eventually, a cure/We'll have fun for the whole family! Small carnival-style games available for children, face painting, a mariachi band, as well as food and drinks for all paid registrant/Raffle Tickets are available at $1 each or six for $5/Reid Park 900 South Country Club Rd-Ramada #10 www.eventbrite.com

Sunday Worship 8:00AM
Join us! Sunday services are held in the Chapel at 8AM/Services in the main sanctuary featuring a more traditional worship format at 11AM with organ and choir-Pastors Matt Ashley and Paul Caseman provide the leadership in these settings/The Refuge provides an alternative worship services at 9AM in the Fellowship Hall with the live Cornerstone Band, interactive preaching and dialogue with Pastor Richard Jones/ 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296 www.catalinamethodist.org

9:00AM - 1:00PM
St. Philips Plaza Voted Tucson's Best Farmers' Market 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982 () www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/stphilipsplaza

Mystic Messengers Psychic Fair 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Free Admission/Tucson's #1 Psychic Fair with 22 years+ experience-meet healers, readers and crafts people/DoubleTree by Hilton Tucson-Reid Park 445 S Alvernon Way (742-9905 for more info)

Summit Series Race #6 Drags 10:00AM
Spectator $10/Children 12 & under Free/Tucson Dragway 12000 S Houghton Rd. 762-9700 (Gates Open 8AM)

“Dreams Of The Dead” Art Exhibit 10:00AM - 3:45PM
March 26th-April 7th/Sister artists Diane Ganski and Melody Prentice exhibition features unusual ethereal dioramas in addition to unique ornaments and figurines/Examples of their elaborate hand-constructed boxes include a bride and groom embracing on a beautiful bed of roses and a vintage convertible car flying over flames towards the blue sky while the female passenger clutches the driver’s shoulder as she floats in midair (yeah, right, you gotta see it) DeGrazia Little Gallery 6300 N Swan Rd. 299-9191

Hot Club of Tucson 10:30AM - 1:30PM
Presented by Tucson Jazz Society/Matt Mitchell-acoustic guitar, Nick Coventry-violin, Evan Dain-acoustic bass/The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Hour 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Free/Khenpo Drimed Dawa leads meditation practice including chanting, a variety of deity practices, a short dharma talk, and a ritual blessing-Opportunity for group practice in a convenient weekly format/Benefit of group practice is multiplied by the number of participants, so please join us! Everyone is welcome to attend/Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute 3400 E Speedway Blvd #204 622-8460

Art Exhibition by James Dick 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Cheese & Champagne Served/Coffee Exchange 6841 E. Camino Principal at Tanque Verde 891-4445

Sunday Tacos! 12:00PM
Noon-Midnight! Taco Bar with 50¢ Tacos/Taco Salads are available as well for $3/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

Mik and the Funky Brunch 12:30PM - 2:30PM
Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances/La Cocina Restaurant & Cantina-Courtyard 201 N Court Ave. 622-0351

UofA Baseball vs. Southern California 1:00PM
$5-$8/Hi Corbett Field 700 S. Randolph Way 621-CATS

Christina-Taylor Green Memorial River Park Celebration 1:00PM
Pima County officials and family members of Christina-Taylor Green will celebrate improvements to the park bearing her name at a ribbon-cutting ceremony/Christina-Taylor was the youngest victim of the Jan. 8, 2011, shootings that claimed the lives of five others and wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords/Public Welcome/Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation and Pima County Regional Flood Control District have been helping the Green family raise funds for renovations to the Pima County River Park, located along the Cañada del Oro section of The Loop between Thornydale Rd. & Magee Rd. (551 W Lambert Lane-Oro Valley) Renovations include adding a central seating plaza, children’s statue, a butterfly garden and botanical trail (Valerie 724-5220)

Flandrau Planetarium Sunday Shows 1:00PM - 5:00PM
$14/$10/Under 3/1PM We Are Stars/2PM Touring the Solar System/3PM Mysteries of the Unseen World/4PM Tucson Sky and Beyond/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Twelfth Night 1:30PM
$28/By William Shakespeare~Directed by Brent Gibbs/Washed ashore after a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a boy and finds employment in the service of Orsino, the Duke of Ilyria/Charged with wooing Lady Olivia, the object of the Duke’s infatuation, Viola finds herself in the middle of the strangest love triangle ever formed/Lady Olivia falls for Viola, while Viola falls for the Duke/Mayhem, mix-ups and foolery abound in this delightful comedy/UA Theatre Arts-Marroney Theatre 1025 N. Olive Rd 621-1162

UA Presents: Steppin' Out Live 1:30PM
$40 & up/An intimate evening with Ben Vereen who has been dazzling audiences around the world! The show highlights this Tony Award-winning performer’s unique artistry, combining a tribute to Broadway and Frank Sinatra/Stevie Eller Dance Theatre 1737 E University Blvd. 621-1162

Sundays in the Garden 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Arizona Balalaika Orchestra has presented authentic Russian music, song and dance since the 1980's! Hear them in the lovely al fresco setting of Tohhono Chul Park-The performance is Free/There is an admission fee to the park except for members/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N Paseo Del Norte 742-6455

Petanque in the Park 2:00PM
Tucson Petanque Club/Learn and play the French game of petanque (pay-TONK) is a form of boules in which metal (rather than wooden) balls are thrown (rather than rolled) while the player stands with both feet firmly planted/A game consists of a series of rounds, and is played to the winning score of 13/We play at the Reid Park bandshell terrain at 2PM on Sunday afternoons through April/Visitors and beginners welcome! (Steve Ferg 664-4133 for more info)

Cinderella (La Cenerentola) By Gioachino Rossini 2:00PM
$25 & up/Presented by Arizona Opera/Sung in Italian with English supertitles/Tucson Music Hall 260 S Church Ave. (AZO 293-4336)

The Language Archive by Julia Cho 2:00PM
$25/$22 In this lyrical, bittersweet comedy, George, a linguist consumed with preserving the dying languages of far-flung cultures, is losing his chance to preserve another language when its last two speakers refuse to talk to each other/In his own life however, language is failing him/He has no words to express how he feels toward his wife and is entirely oblivious of his lab assistant and her deep feelings for him/Alliance Performance Center of Tucson (APCOT) Theater 8892 E. Tanque Verde Rd. (Winding Road Theater 401-3626)

Democracy & Dissent Book Group 2:00PM
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer/Antigone Books 411 N. 4th Ave. 792-3715

Free Classical Music Concert 2:00PM
A freewill offering will be taken to benefit the programs and services of TIHAN/This special concert will be a celebration of Bach in conjunction with the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation/Dove of Peace Lutheran Church 665 W Roller Coaster Rd. 887-5127

Las Doñas 2017 Honorees Annual Merienda 2:00PM - 5:00PM
This year, Lynne Wood Dusenberry, Esq., Daisy Jenkins, Esq. and Mercy Valencia, Ed.D. will each receive the honorary title of La Doña which is given to a woman or women every year for her distinguished service to our community/Guests of the Merienda will enjoy a sampling of food and beverages and be treated to music performed by Mariachi Estrellas de Tucson and singer and guitarist, Bobby Benton/Public is invited to attend this annual event/RSVP must be received by March 27th along with a check ($50 per person payable to Las Doñas/Los Decendientes) sent to 5515 East Calle Dos Cabezas/Event proceeds will benefit historic preservation in Tucson (235-1588 for more info)

Catalinas Community Chorus 3:00PM
$10 in advance or at the door/Music has been an integral part of American heritage-From bluegrass to classical, the roots of America's love affair with music run deep/In this program, we will share some of the ways that America's unique approach to musical greatness have contributed to the music that America loves to sing, and play, and hum, and whistle/Vista de la Montaña United Methodist Church 3001 E. Miravista Lane in Catalina (on the west side of Oracle Rd. 3.7 miles north of Tangerine) 303-6474

The Curse of the Pirate's Gold! 3:00PM
2 Times: 3PM & 6PM/Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/ 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com

Adult Painting Class (Poppies) 3:00PM
$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 (Paint for a purpose! Today $10 from each painter will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation)

“Rootin’ Tootin’ Hifalutin’ Wild West Revue!” 3:00PM
$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

Below the Belt 3:00PM
$18/$20 Three men face off somewhere in an anonymous factory; one bullying and truculent, one ambitious and evasive, and the third a trembling mass of insecurity and arrogance-These characters are irresistibly funny as they maneuver in their pointless quest for status/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Orchid Care 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Free/Anxious about orchids? Don't be! The Tucson Orchid Society will give hands-on demonstrations and share some simple tips to help you keep these exotic plants happy, blooming, and looking specimen perfect-Please bring in your problem orchids or orchids that need replanting for expert assistance/Himmel Park Library
1035 N Treat Ave. 594-5305

Garden District Porch Fest! 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Celebrate Spring, local musicians & food trucks! Free, family-friendly, alcohol free event~Follow signs from Pima/Columbus www.TheGardenDistrict.org

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet 4:00PM
$25/$20/$10 The Grammy Award winning LAGQ is one of the most multifaceted groups in any genre/Comprised of four uniquely accomplished musicians, notably John Dearman, William Kanengiser, Scott Tennant and Matthew Greif, who bring amazing energy to the concert stage with programs ranging from Bluegrass to Bach/Grace St. Paul's Church 2331 E. Adams (Tucson Guitar Society 342-0022)

Family First Friday! 5:30PM
Family First Friday has been a regular part of Catalina’s mission to families. Please join us for a Free dinner and games for all! 2700 E. Speedway Blvd-Fellowship Hall 327-4296 www.catalinamethodist.org/event/family-first-friday-13

Arizona Grand Opry! 6:00PM
$12.50/Showcasing local and regional country music talent in a professional setting has been greatly lacking in the southwest/The Arizona Grand Opry sets out to fill the void by providing a forum for talented performers who share a passion for country music to develop and refine their skills (regardless of prior experience) 13005 N Oracle Rd at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com ()

Music by Heather Hardy 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

Vince Gill Solo Acoustic (SOLD OUT) 7:00PM
Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040

Music by Mayday Parade 7:30PM
$25-$35, All Ages/A Lesson In Romantics 10th Anniversary Tour/With Knuckle Puck, Milestones/Rialto Theatre 18 E. Congress St. 740-1000

Karaoke with DJ Sean! 8:00PM
It's always a great time with the added entertainment of your bartender Nathan, and those Sunday Tacos! Always open until 2AM/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

Ynot Late Night Karaoke 10:00PM
Free, 21+/Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends! The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366

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