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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Blood Emergency: Critical Blood Shortage Continues
Eligible donors of all types are urgently needed/To schedule an appointment to donate, use the Blood Donor App, call 1-800-RED CROSS/Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass online health history questionnaire are encouraged to help reduce the time it takes to donate/As a special thank you, those who come out to give blood or platelets with the Red Cross July 26th-Aug 31st will be emailed a $5 Target eGiftCard™ www.redcrossblood.org for all area locations

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Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s ! 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! with 2 locations: 48 N. Tucson Blvd. #101 & 236 S. Scott Ave. 222-7395 www.AceOfEscape.com Promo code: TucsonSummer for 20% off all regular bookings until August 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)

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)

Watermelon Wednesdays 8:00AM
The animals are receiving watermelon enrichment/Enrichment is provided to animals to provide mental and physical stimulation in their daily lives-Without a doubt, Watermelon Wednesdays provide a fun and unique experience for the Zoo animals-and YOU! Elephants at 8:15AM/Lion at 8:45AM/Taper at 9:30AM/Regular Admission/Reid Park Zoo 3400 Zoo Court 791-3204

Anza Tour at Historic Canoa Ranch 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Free/Learn about Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza and the group of Spanish colonial settlers who made their first stop at Canoa Ranch, in 1775, as they began an epic 1200-mile journey from Sonora, New Spain to colonize the port of what is now San Francisco/A 5-mile segment of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail extends through Historic Canoa Ranch-All ages welcome/Historic Hacienda de la Canoa 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd-Green Valley 724-5220 for reservation info

Restoration Tour 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Free/From deteriorating ruins to functional buildings: take a behind-the-scenes tour with Architectural Preservationist Simon Herbert to examine the processes and materials used in the restoration of the structures at Historic Canoa Ranch-All ages welcome/Historic Hacienda de la Canoa 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd-Green Valley 724-5220 for reservation info

Desert5 Botany 101 (Garden Walk) 10:00AM
Review the basic principles of desert botany on this easy walk through our Cactus Garden/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)

Wildlife Theater Movie Schedule 10:00AM
Keep Cool at the Museum! Following movies are shown daily: 10AM Creepy Creatures 30 minutes/11AM Really Wild Animals 45 minutes/12PM Stellaluna 21 minutes/1PM Bats in the Belfry 23 minutes/2PM Animal Mysteries-Legs 23 minutes/3PM Armored Giants 57 minutes/4PM Growing up Wolf 45 minutes~Free with Museum Admission/ 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.TheWildlifeMuseum.org

Young Flyers Fun 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Introduce your children to the world of aviation and aerospace through gallery activities and tours, story books, demonstrations, and hands-on craft projects (that can be taken home). There will be a new topic each month-Free with paid or member admission/Pima Air & Space Museum 6000 E. Valencia Rd-Space Gallery Large Classroom 574-0462 (Reservations requested)

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

Tucson History 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Free admission-Donations Welcome/Wednesdays-Fridays/Exhibits depict early Tucson businesses and homes and the development of Downtown Tucson, including drugstores, police and fire departments, and the Romero barbershop/Downtown History Museum 140 N. Stone Ave in the Wells Fargo Bank building 770-1473 (Free parking available in the Wells Fargo garage on Alameda St-Bring your parking ticket into the museum to be validated)

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 $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

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~Moe has your COLD beverage of choice to beat the heat/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

Paving the Way: The National Park-to-Park Highway, Part 1 (Film) 12:00PM
Free/2 Times: Noon & 2PM/Join us on the 76-day inaugural tour of the Park-to-Park Highway, a 5,000-mile route that connected all 12 of the national parks in 1920/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. 622-6014 (Call to Reserve your Seats)

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

We Are Stars 2:00PM
$14/$10/Children 3 & under Free/A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us-we are made of stars! UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Exploring the Saguaro Wilderness (Presentation) 2:00PM
Saguaro National Park includes over 70,000 acres of wilderness within its boundaries/Explore what’s “up there” with a park naturalist~Wheelchair accessible/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)

Phantom of the Universe 4:00PM
$14/$10/Children 3 & under Free/Finding a 'Phantom': A new planetarium show details the mysteries of dark matter, from its gravitational effects observed in space to the underground experiments designed to find out what it's made of/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Desert Voices Tucson Chorus Open House for next Season 6:30PM
Help Desert Voices Welcome Our New Artistic Director/SINGERS and NON-SINGERS WANTED to join the Desert Voices Family! All people of all sexual orientations and gender identities that CAN SING are welcome to join us at our open house rehearsals! Use your voice to make an impact in YOUR community! And NON-SINGERS are welcome as well: it takes a village to build a community! Join us as we celebrate our 29th Season impacting the people of Southern Arizona and GALA Choruses/3269 N. Mountain Ave. 791-9662

Adult Painting Class (Birds) 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

Spider Guy! 7:00PM
Mild mannered student, Billy Baker is just like any other student at Excelsior Junior College until a science experiment goes terribly wrong/When he is bitten by a genetically altered spider, Billy assumes powers and abilities he never dreamed of, but now he faces a difficult choice! Should he remain an average college student or use his new powers to help the imperiled citizens of Center City? Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/ 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com

Open Mic with MC Captain Redbeard 7:00PM
Sign-ups start at 5:30PM day-of at Sky Bar or call in/Set lengths vary between 5-15 minutes depending on sign-ups/Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300

Line Dance Classes 7:00PM
Open dancing from 5:30PM-6PM/Beginner class from 6PM-6:45PM/Improver class from 6:45PM-7:30PM and Open dancing again from 7:30PM-8PM/All for only $5/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E Tanque Verde Rd. (Art 609-1830)

Music by Bad News Blues Band 7:30PM
No cover before 9PM/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

Beer Pong 10:00PM
No Cover/The Edge 4635 N. Flowing Wells Rd. 887-9027

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