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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! One of the most Fun things to do in Tucson this Spring!
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)
107th Annual Pima County Fair
GCPRA Rodeo Today 1PM-4PM/4-H animals, home arts & fine arts, entertainment, horse shows, concerts, games & rides, educational exhibits including a gem and mineral show/Pima County Fairgrounds 762-3247 or 762-9100
Guided Bird Walk 7:00AM
Mike will help participants spot and identify various birds that live within and visit our beautiful park/Beginning birders and seasond veterans of the sport are all welcome! Please bring binoculars and a bird guide (guide not mandatory) Walk lasts several hours-Meet at Picnic Area Ramada/Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd. 628-5798 (Park Entrance Fee $7 per Vehicle)
Old Tucson's Mescal Movie Set Tours 9:00AM
3 Times: 9AM, 11AM & 1PM/$10 per person, No Appointment Necessary, just arrive at Mescal 15 Minutes prior to tour time/Please note that there are no restrooms at Mescal-Bring Hat and Water/1538 N Mescal Rd-Benson (From Tucson take I-10 East, Exit at 297 for J-Six Ranch Rd. toward Mescal Rd. turn left onto J-Six Ranch Rd.)
St. Philip's Classic Farmers' Market 9:00AM - 1:00PM
St. Philips Plaza Voted Tucson's Best Farmers' Market 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982 (SEE MORE INFO-ST. PHILIPS CLASSIC) www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/stphilipsplaza
Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 5:00PM
$8 a person/That includes food for all the animals and a full tour! Come down and meet capybaras, tortoise, goats, chickens, porcupines and lots more! Open Daily 9AM-5PM! Funny Foot Farms 2405 W. Wetmore Rd. 399-6555 www.tucsonpettingzoo.com OR www.facebook.com/FunnyFootFarm
The WORKship Project 9:30AM - 12:00PM
Every Sunday Morning/Group of volunteers, mostly families, feed between 100 to 300 homeless and disadvantaged Tucsonans at the Z Mansion downtown/WORKship volunteers help run an extensive first-aid station, cook a warm meals and whip up over 150 lunch bags for those in need/Z Mansion 288 North Church Ave. (Volunteers of all ages-including families-need not call ahead, but are invited to come down to help out any Sunday throughout the year)
Tails & Ales 11:00AM - 4:00PM
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona/It's time for our annual fundraising dog wash with the Tucson Roller Derby Skaters! There will be a raffle, great food, merchandise and for the FIRST TIME we will have vendors selling everything from dog products to jewelry! Enjoy $1 off beer all day when you purchase a custom event pint glass/Barrio Brewing Co. 800 E 16th St. www.classy.org/event/tails-and-ales/e176048
UofA Softball vs. Oregon State 12:00PM
$5-$10/UofA Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium 1700 E 2nd St. 621-2211
Vigilante Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM
The Tombstone Vigilantes and Vigilettes bring Tombstone’s streets to life! The Vigilettes start it all of at 12:30PM with a Fashion show featuring historically correct clothing from 1880 to 1915/Then at 1AM the Tombstone Vigilantes will start their family friendly re-enactment skits right on historic Allen Street in Tombstone 457-3884
Spaceman Zero 12:30PM
$10, $7 for kids/Casper has always been fascinated with space, and he's one of the smartest kids in his 6th grade class-So when he announces that he intends to build a rocket ship for this year's science fair, everyone thinks it's a great idea/Until, of course, he actually succeeds and ends up in space! While his parents and the military are busy trying to figure out how to get him back home, Casper is having the adventure of a lifetime! Live Theatre Workshop Family Theatre 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242
Sundays in the Garden 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Free with park admission/Diana Yusupov, Classical Music-Cello/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N Paseo Del Norte 742-6455
$15, Student/Teacher/Military/Senior $10-Have you ever felt like you weren't being heard? That people don't listen? We devised a play from the community as a whole/This is brought to life in a real social justice interaction piece with this creative play written by Eugenia Woods-Spread the word so all of us can be heard/YWCA Southern Arizona 525 N Bonita Ave. www.ywcatucson.org
King Lear 2:00PM
$38/A great secular myth of western culture/An aging monarch unwisely chooses to divest himself of his responsibilities and divide his kingdom among his three daughters, naively desiring to retain the perquisites of royalty/A warfare of generations, the play is rich with character and subplot/Perhaps the grandest of the four great mid-career tragedies of Shakespeare/The Rogue Theatre at The Historic Y 300 E. University Blvd. 551-2053
Painting Class (Eiffel Tower at Night) 2:00PM - 4:00PM
$25/Bring a friend, bring the kids and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you create your own beautiful masterpiece! Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com
Rock-A-Billy Raceway! 3:00PM
2 Times: 3PM & 6PM, Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $19.95/Children $11.95/Featuring your favorite Gaslight actors/Experience the 1950s, when hair gel and race cars were all the rage! Expect this hilarious melodrama to spoof famous shows such as Happy Days, Hair Spray, and Grease! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE THE ROCKABILLY RACEWAY ARTICLE)
Women in Jeopardy 3:00PM
$18/$20 Divorcees Mary and Jo are suspicious of their friend Liz's new dentist boyfriend/He's not just a weirdo; he may be a serial killer! After all, his hygienist just disappeared/Trading their wine glasses for spy glasses, imaginations fun wild as the ladies try to discover the truth and save their friend in a hilarious off-road adventure/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242
Line Dancing Class (Beginner Class) 3:00PM - 4:30PM
$5/The House of Bards 4915 E Speedway Blvd. (Just east of Swan/Speedway intersection) (Art 609-1830)
Cooking With Prickly Pear (Talk: 30 minutes) 3:15PM
Learn how you can incorporate prickly pear into your diet/This program will show you how to collect and prepare prickly pear. Prepare for a sweet treat! 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)
Mildred Flood Mahoney Memorial Organ Recital 4:00PM
Free/Angela Kraft Cross & Kevin Seal, organ/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1162
Arizona Choir & Chamber Orchestra 4:30PM
$10/$7/$5 Brahms: Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52, orchestrated by Jay Kowarsky/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1162
12th Annual Poetry Message Pot Project 6:30PM
A great community poetry event in honor
of Poetry Month/Local poets and poetry lovers are invited to come to our pottery Saturdays and Sundays Noon to 4PM to inscribe their poem or favorite poem on bowls the potters of the Tucson Clay Co-op will supply/The reading, exhibit of finished poetry bowls and pot luck will be Sunday April 29th at 6:30PM/Tucson Clay Co-op 3326 N. Dodge Blvd. 917-705-3803
A Conversation with Linda 7:00PM
$37 & up/A spectacular, big screen multi-media journey through the life of Linda Ronstadt, assisted by a big screen multi-media journey, including rare videos, photos, her music, and behind-the-scenes events that shaped her uniquely eclectic musical style/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 West Congress St. 547-3040
Arizona Theatre Company Presents: The Diary of Anne Frank 7:00PM
$41 & up/2 Times: 2PM & 7PM/Finding hope in the darkest corners-One of the most powerful stories of the 20th century captures the claustrophobic realities of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic in war-torn Amsterdam/Temple of Music & Art 330 S Scott Ave. (ATC 622-2823)
Finding Neverland 7:30PM
$19 & up/2 Times: 1PM & 6:30PM/Presented by Broadway in Tucson/Centennial Hall 1020 E. University Blvd. 621-3341
UA Steel Band 7:30PM
$5/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1162
Karaoke with DJ Sean 8:00PM
It's always a great time with the added entertainment of your bartender Nathan, and those 50¢ Sunday Tacos! Always open until 2AM/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
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