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Ace of Escape!
Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s Ace of Escape! 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! Ace of Escape 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)
Audubon Bird Walk-Sweetwater Wetlands 6:00AM - 8:00AM
Join Luke Safford for an easy walk through the Sweetwater Wetlands to see waterfowl, regular and visiting warblers, and several exciting species hiding in the reeds/Birders of all experience levels welcome! No registration required/The Wetlands are located at 2617 W. Sweetwater Dr. (Luke 576-6044)
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/UofA Pima County Cooperative Extension 4210 N. Campbell Ave. 626-5161 (Meet at the plant clinic)
NW Tucson Quilts of Valor 9:30AM - 12:00PM
Sewing as a group, we make quilts for local vets and for Walter Reed Hospital and a hospital in Germany/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr. 594-5580
Wenesday's Drink Special 10:00AM
With Moe beginning at 10AM, and Kelly after 5PM, let us spoil you with the latest Mixologist Concoctions! If that's not for you let us put a slight twist on the "oldies but goodies" of your choice-Something new and exciting every Wednesday/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
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
Wenesday's Drink Special! 11:00AM
Starting with Moe at 10am, and Kelly after 5pm, let us spoil you with the latest Mixologist Concotions. If that's not for you let us put a slight twist on the "oldies but goodies" of your choice-Something new and exciting every Wednesday! Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Gentry Award Lecture on Mezcal Origins & Future 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Free-Hosted by Agave Heritage Festival/Ana Valenzuela presents an overview of mezcal research & conservation in Mexico, sponsored by Southwest Center/UofA Haury Building-Anthropology 1099 E South Campus 621-2585
Bridge 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Exercise your mind! Join us every Wednesday to play Bridge, an entertaining and challenging card game/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr. 594-5580
Holmes and Watson 2:00PM
$41 & up/2 Times: 2PM & 7:30PM/Following Holmes’s “death” at Reichenbach Falls, Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes, and charlatans who have popped up all over the world claiming to be Holmes/Then … a newspaper clipping arrives, A remote mental asylum reports that three men have recently been admitted, each claiming to be the late detective/Each matches Holmes’s physical description-But one of them is quoted saying something only the real Holmes could possibly know/The Temple of Music and Art-Cabaret Theater 330 S Scott Ave. (AZ Theatre Co. 622-2823
Asteroid: Mission Extreme 4:00PM
$14/$10/Under 3/There is so much to learn about asteroids in this visually stunning fulldome planetarium show from National Geographic/Plus, each screening will include a “Live” planetarium show about the NASA’s OSIRIS-REX mission to return a sample from an asteroid! UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR
Edge High School Art Show 5:00PM - 7:00PM
The students of Edge High School will be presenting their work for sale to the community and unveiling their most recent mural project/Food trucks and live music will be on site-Come and enjoy the community and celebrate the spirit of Edge/Edge Himmel Park 2555 E. 1st St. 881-1389
Festival Ringers Rehearsal 6:00PM - 7:00PM
All are welcome to come join in ringing handbells under the direction of Jonathan Kim/Catalina United Methodist Church (Room H-27) 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296 www.catalinamethodist.org
Poetry @ the River 6:00PM - 7:45PM
Adults/Read your poems, or just listen-We're casual, not critical/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
Jazzy Wine Wednesday with Tony Frank Trio 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Delectables on 4th 533 N 4th Ave. 884-9289
Adult Painting Class (AZ Highways) 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! Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com
Music by Nick McBlaine & Log Train - First Wednesdays! 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Free/Monterey Court Studio Galleries & Café 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429
Are you feeling lucky? Do you like to cover numbers with big colorful dots? How about winning $! Open to the Public/Food, Fun, Fellowship! Sabbar Shrine Center 450 S. Tucson Blvd. 624-2509
The Curse of the Pirate's Gold! 7:00PM
There’s romance and adventure a-plenty as the buccaneers search the Spanish Main for the Lost Pirate’s Treasure/Our merry pirate band encounters sea-shanties and rip-roaring action as The Captain and his mateys tirelessly try to avoid the infamous dreaded curse as they go in search of The Pirate’s Gold! Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE PIRATE ARTICLE)
Music by Lucas Carballeira 7:00PM
Free/Senior Recital/Presented by The Tucson Guitar Society/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1655
The UA Graduate String Quartet 7:00PM
$25, which includes wine, hors d’oeuvres, and concert presented by Arizona Friends of Chamber Music/Consisting of masters and doctoral students selected from a highly competitive international search, the quartet includes leading young musicians from Australia, China, Michigan and New Zealand/The Sea Of Glass—Center For The Arts 332 E 7th St. 398-2542
Non-Fiction Book Club 7:00PM
18 & up welcome/The White Album by Joan Didion/Mostly Books 6208 E. Speedway at Wilmot 571-0110
The Films of Mel Brooks 7:30PM
$9.50/$5.75 (1974 PG) Young Frankenstein Writer/director Mel Brooks’ hilariously “abby-normal” love letter to 1930s monster movies is one of the strangest, funniest, most brilliantly conceived comedies to escape from Hollywood since the heyday of the Marx Brothers! TJCC 3800 E. River Rd. 299-3000
Free Outdoor Screening on the UA mall! 8:00PM
(2017) The LEGO Batman Movie-PG/Get ready for action, comedy and LEGO-fueled excitement at this special outdoor screening on the UA mall, projected on The Loft Cinema’s giant inflatable screen! This is a great event for UA students, and is also open to the general public!
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