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Friday, February 24, 2017


Get Tickets for the Dinner Theater Playhouse! Every Friday & Saturday Night at 6:30PM/Full 3 course table-served fine dining experience/Award winning Magic Performance/Classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit! Solve the crime, and possibly win the prize! Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

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Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s ! Our 5 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: NEWYEAR for discount to $20.17 for Weekends so that's a $4.83 discount (By appointment only)


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! 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)

Registration Open for 5th Annual Fly-Off 7:00AM
Scheduled for April 16, 2016 at the Pima Air & Space Museum/Children ages 6-14 can put their paper airplane folding abilities to the test by signing up for the competition/Registration for this year’s event will be limited to the first 350 contestants! www.GreatPaperAirplane.org

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

Archery Camp! 8:00AM - 4:00PM
$25 for the Day! Camp is for ages 10 to 15 years old/Participants learn the basics of archery and bow maintenance taught by trained NASP instructors that emphasize safety, as well as make it fun! Student shoot compound bows at Olympic style and 3D targets/ 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. Call 629-0100 Ext. 311 to register www.TheWildlifeMuseum.org

Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists Hike 8:30AM
Ventana Canyon trail to Maiden Pools/This is an approx. 5 mile, medium difficulty hike, with an elv. gain of 1000 ft./Meet at Ventana trailhead at Ventana resort on Kolb Rd at 8:30AM/Allow 3.5 to 4 hours/Bring plenty of water, a snack or lunch/Comfortable footwear/No pets-No smoking/Kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult/Cell phones for emergencies only-We try to accommodate all levels of hikers/Call 429-4492 for Info

Banner UMC Farmers’ Market 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Open to the public/Over 20 vendors/UAMC College of Medicine 1501 N Campbell Ave. 261-6982 www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/umc-farmers-market ()

Garden Workshop-Fruit Tree 101 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Community Food Bank Main Branch 3003 S Country Club Road (Call Victor Ceballos 622-0525 for Registration info)

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 ()

Parents & Tots Walk (Guided Walk) 10:00AM
Reservations Required/Bring your infant or toddler on this easy, ranger-guided walk as we explore the sights and sounds of the Sonoran Desert/Toddler backpacks are available for loan if you don’t have your own/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)

Discount Ride Monthly Recruiting Event & Open House 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Event held every second and last Friday of the month/Total Transit operator of Discount Cab is currently seeking drivers to participate in the only locally based rideshare program in the nation, Discount Ride/Visit with us on-site to learn about the benefits of driving with a local rideshare company, to meet with recruiters, and to begin your application/Applications can be completed online prior to the event; eligible applicants will have the opportunity to be interviewed on-site/Please come dressed-to-impress and please feel free to begin an application online at: www.dcjobs.fasthr.net/ApplyForm.aspx?jobcode=IVRCODE4275 For inquires email: discountridetucson@totaltransit.com Discount Ride 829 W. Silverlake Rd. 388-4075

"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

Ceramics Show & Sale 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Free Admission during the sale/Over 30 ceramic artists from the Southern Arizona Clay Artists offer gallery quality, functional and decorative ceramics, and live demonstrations in the Sonoran Seasons Garden and Overlook/Tohono Chul Park-Lomaki 7366 N. Paseo del Norte 742-6455

Spring Ikebana Festival (Traditional Japanese flower arrangements) 10:00AM - 4:30PM
February 24th through March 2nd Tues-Sun/Free with regular Gardens admission/Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson 2130 N. Alvernon Way 272-3200

What's Growing in Yuma Festival 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Free/The inaugural What's Growing in Yuma Festival will highlight all of the fruits, vegetables, and more that are grown right here in the desert southwest! This family-friendly event will also feature live entertainment, demonstrations, activities, and more! Historic Downtown Yuma (City of Yuma 928-373-5000)

Free Condom Friday 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Come and get your Free male and female condoms, latex dams, and gloves every Friday! Open to all UA students/3rd Floor NE corner of Campus Health in Health Promotion and Preventive Services/UA Campus Health Service 1224 E Lowell St. Bldg 95 621-9202

Canyon Quilters 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Bring your quilts and join with other quilters to share projects and problems-All are welcome/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275

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)

Wildflowers of Sabino Canyon (Slideshow & Talk) 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Sabino Canyon Visitors Center 5900 N. Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-2861

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

UofA Wildcat Hockey vs. Northern Arizona University 2:00PM
$2-$10/Family 4 Pack $25/Tucson Arena 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101

Celebrating Women Artists/UA Museum of Art Talks 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Throughout history, women artists have struggled for recognition and respect/The UA Museum of Art's collection includes works by successful artists such as Marietta Tintoretta, Elizabeth Vigee LeBrun and Georgia O'Keefe, as well as contemporary African-American and Native-American artists-Presented by Fleurette and Marc Wallach, docents from the UofA Museum of Art/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr. 594-5580

Flandrau Planetarium Friday Shows 4:00PM
$14/$10/Under 3/4PM We Are Stars/5PM Asteroid: Mission Extreme/6PM Touring the Solar System/7PM Mysteries of the Unseen World/8PM Tucson Sky and Beyond/9PM Monthly Laser Light Music Show/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Cheap Date Nite 4:00PM - 8:00PM
$3 for all Southern AZ Residents age 7 & up/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)

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

UofA Beach Volleyball Red-Blue Scrimmage 5:00PM
Free/UofA Sand Volleyball Courts (Corner of Enke Dr. & Campbell Ave. at Jimenez Field) 621-CATS

UofA Women's Basketball vs. UCLA 6:00PM
$5/$7/$8/$10 UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS

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

"The Two Amigos!" 6:00PM
2 Times: 6PM & 8:30PM/ 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

Dinner Theater

Mystery & Magic Dinner Theater at the Five Palms! 6:30PM
Dinner Theater Playhouse! Take a full three course table-served fine dining experience; combine it with a classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit; throw in the setting of an award winning Magic Performance and be prepared for one of the most unique and memorable experiences of a lifetime/Watch an audience volunteer actually be sawn in half/Solve the crime, and possibly win the prize! Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

Adult Painting Class (Red Barn) 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

Author Event 7:00PM
Join us to hear Barbara Grygutis, author of Public Art/Public Space: The Sculptural Environments of Barbara Grygutis/Antigone Books 411 N. 4th Ave. 792-3715

Tucson Roadrunners Hockey vs. San Jose Barracuda 7:00PM
$11 & up/Tucson Arena 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101 OR 866-77-HOCKEY

Twist & Shout Dance Party! 7:00PM
$10/Arizona’s favorite dance band, the Retro Rockets, will play a mix of Rock and Roll hits from the 50’s and 60’s-guaranteed to have you twistin’ the night away! (SEE TWIST & SHOUT DANCE PARTY ARTICLE) www.gaslightmusichall.com

The Healing Power of Music 7:00PM - 9:00PM
$25 & up/Jan 24th-26th/3 Days of Peace-Love-Music and Fascinating Presentations that will celebrate and illuminate music’s power to create healing, happiness and harmony in your life/Featuring 2 Internationally Renowned Musicians: The World's Premier Player of the Native American Flute, 11 Time Grammy Nominated R. Carlos Nakai and....The World Renowned Gabriel Ayala/Berger Performing Arts Center 1200 W. Speedway Blvd. 770-3690

What Every Girl Should Know 7:30PM
$22/$18 Presented by Something Something Theatre-by Monica Byrne directed by Jasmine Roth/Catholic reform school girls in 1914 discover Margaret Sanger and her message of freedom through birth control/Community Playhouse 1881 N. Oracle Rd-five blocks south of Grant (entrance and parking in the back, off 13th Ave)​ 468-6111

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe 7:30PM
$5/Tired of going to the movies? In the mood for something different? Why not try a hilarious Improv Comedy Show? Family Friendly Show! 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 www.unscrewedtheater.org (Tickets available online or at the door)

IN THE HEIGHTS 7:30PM
$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

The Texas Tenors: A Made-in-America Success Story 7:30PM
$27 & up/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040

Proof 7:30PM
$28/Proof follows Catherine, daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, as she tries to come to grips with how much of her father’s madness or genius she will inherit after his recent death/The return of her controlling sister, who wishes to settle their father’s affairs/After a discovery of a ground-breaking mathematical proof among the late mathematician’s papers, the struggle is on to find out who really wrote it/UA Theatre Arts-Tornabene Theatre 621-1162(Post-Show Discussion)

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

UA Philharmonic Orchestra 7:30PM
$5/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1655

Music by Gigi & The Glow 8:00PM
No cover/Flashback Fridays Rock of the 80’s Dance Band! Five Palms Steak and Seafood Restaurant 615-5555

Music by Jimmy Eat World 8:00PM
$35-$45, All Ages/With AJJ/Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000

Motown the Musical 8:00PM
$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

Styx in Concert 8:00PM
$25 & up/Desert Diamond Casino 1100 W. Pima Mine Rd-Sahuarita 294-7777

Music by Flipside 8:30PM
$5 cover/$1 Beer Night/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E. Tanque Verde 298-0430

The Buckboard Band 9:00PM
Free, 21+/You will hear anything from George Strait to Luke Bryan and Aerosmith to Black Crowes/Casino Del Sol-Paradiso Bar & Lounge 5655 W Valencia Rd. 855-765-7829

Music by 80's and Gentlemen 9:00PM
No cover/Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ 1801 N Stone Ave. 867-6787

4th Friday Free Form Fight Night 9:15PM - 10:45PM
Free/4 teams enter-1 team leaves! Four improv teams compete against each other in head-to-head battles with the winners facing off to be crowned the monthly improv victor! Winning teams move on to defend their title next month/ 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 www.unscrewedtheater.org

Cult Classic-My Neighbor Totoro (G) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (1988) One of the most endearing and internationally renowned family films of all time, a film that Roger Ebert called “one of the five best movies” ever made for children, Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro is a deceptively simple tale of two girls, Satsuki and Mei, who move with their father to a new house in the countryside/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

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