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Ace of Escape!
Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s Ace of Escape! 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! Ace of Escape 406 N. Church Ave. 222-7395 www.AceOfEscape.com Promo code: CLUE with 15% off (By appointment only)
Call to Artists for the Community Art Show
All Ages/Are you an artist interested in exhibiting your own work? Join the Community Art Exhibit at Eckstrom-Columbus Library! Submit your artwork between January 2nd and 27th, to be displayed between February 3rd and March 26th 2020/Eckstrom-Columbus Library 4350 E. 22nd St. 594-5285 (Call for information on entry form)
Self-guided tours of the Historic Kannally Ranch House 7:00AM - 4:00PM
(Open Daily) Take a self-guided tour through the multi-level Kannally family home/The Mediterranean-Revival Style ranch house built 1929-1933, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and contains tons of rich history about this interesting historical family/Oracle State Park 3820 Wildlife Dr-Oracle 896-2425 (Free with park admission, $7 per vehicle)
Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum Open for Season! 9:30AM - 3:30PM
Don’t miss this world-class attraction on your southern Arizona visit/Hours: 9:30AM-3:30PM, Monday thru Saturday, Closed Sundays & Holidays (Closed after April 4th) Adults $12/Seniors $9/Children $2/Military (and family) with ID, 50% discount/Museum located in the historic Tucson Rodeo Grounds 4823 S. 6th Ave. (N.E. corner of 6th Ave. & Irvington Rd) 294-3636
Wildlife Theater Movie Schedule! 10:00AM - 4:30PM
Following movies are shown daily: 10AM Planet Earth: Caves 57 minutes/11AM Great Migrations: Feast or Famine 50 minutes/12PM Animal Mysteries: Black & White 23 minutes/1PM Growing Up Black Bear 42 minutes/2PM River Monsters: Alaskan Horror 41 minutes/3PM Planet Earth: Mountains 57 minutes/4PM Wild Detectives: Penguins 25 minutes~Free with Museum Admission: $10/$7/$5 under 3 Free/International Wildlife Museum 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.TheWildlifeMuseum.org
Thirsty Mammals (Short Hike: 1 hour, ¾ mile) 10:15AM
Sonoran Desert mammals are seldom seen, but they are present in great diversity and numbers. Where are they? How do they survive in the desert climate? Come along to learn the answers/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $25 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Art Practice for Brain Health 10:30AM - 12:30PM
Free, Adults/Drawing and special art can help maintain a healthy brain, come learn how! Dewhirst-Catalina Library 15631 N Oracle Rd. (town of Catalina) 594-5240 Registration Required
Precious Pollinators (Plaza Talk) 11:00AM
Discover the world of desert pollinators and learn why they are an essential part of the desert ecosystem-Wheelchair Accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $25 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Burger Madness Monday! 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Melissa and Jim are serving the amazing "Crystal Burgers" with Fries for just $5 each/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Find your "Hidden Gem" at PACC 12:00PM
Throughout the Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil showcase, adopters will get a variety of discount offers on the adoption of pets that are four months or older. In the adoptions lobby, there will be a plastic treasure chest full of plastic gems. Visitors will have the chance to dig through a treasure chest full of colorful gems and coins that will reveal their special adoption discount at the counter-Values will range from $5 off to free adoptions/Pets who have been at the shelter longer than 30 days and pets five years or older automatically come with a $0 adoption fee/Right now, PACC has 409 puppies and dogs and 154 kittens and cats on campus/This sale happens Jan. 19th to Feb. 9th, Weekdays Noon-7PM/Weekends 10AM-5PM/Pima Animal Care Center 4000 N. Silverbell Rd. 724-5900
Scrabble 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults/Strengthen your vocabulary and keep your mind sharp! Join us every Monday to play a friendly game of Scrabble/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Poverty & Student Achievement 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Focusing on the relationship between poverty and student achievement in our public schools/This session will feature a panel discussion with two teachers and a psychologist who have all spent decades working with children living below the poverty level. Q & A session to follow panel discussion-Presenter & Facilitator Steve Sellinger/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
MindCats: Brainiac! 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Teens (14-18 years) Who wants to be a Brainiac? Learn about what makes your thoughts, makes your body function, and see real brains of different species!
Neuroscientists from the UofA are here with exciting activities to teach all about your amazing brains-Collect stamps, win prizes, and gain lots of knowledge/Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500
Best of Gaslight Concert! 6:00PM
$25/$16 Join the popular faces of The Gaslight Theatre as they share their favorite impressions and songs from the last 42 years of entertaining Tucson! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 for reservations www.thegaslighttheatre.com
Murder at Margarita Bay! 6:00PM
Tickets: $39.95, which includes a three-course meal/Announcing a brand new murder mystery show written and directed by Gaslight favorite, Mike Yarema, featuring a hilarious cast and delicious new menu items! MENU: Dinner Salad, Jerk Chicken with sweet potatoes and green beans/Veggie option: Garden Burger with sweet potatoes and green beans/Vegan option: Pasta Primavera/ & Dessert/The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N. Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com
Dollar Skate Night 6:00PM - 8:00PM
$1 Admission/$4 Skate Rental/Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409
Improv Drop-In! 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Open to all improvisers, along with all past & present improv students/1½ hours of non-stop scene work will sharpen your improv skills all. night. long/Earn free tickets to Unscrewed Theater shows! Facilitated by seasoned improvisers-Suggested donation $10/Unscrewed Theater 4500 E Speedway Blvd. #39 298-8076 www.unscrewedtheater.org
Singers from Ravinia's Steans Music Institute – Kevin Murphy, piano 7:00PM
Free/Presented by the Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1162
Precious Gems of Comedy: A Gem Show Comedy Showcase 7:30PM - 9:30PM
$5/Since our first showcase of 2020 coincides with the Gem & Mineral Show, we thought it would be fitting to host a show with performers that will dazzle and shine more than any stone you could find. Hosted by Roxy Merrari at the Surly Wench Pub, this lineup features very special gems of Arizona comedy, including: Nick Chant, Amber Frame, Monte Benjamin, Magghie O'Shea & Michael Longfellow, Michael Longfellow, your headliner for the evening, has been on the Conan O'Brien Show and can currently be seen on Bring the Funny on NBC and Hidden America with Jonah Ray/Surly Wench Pub 424 N 4th Ave. 882-0009
Mondo Mondays: No Retreat, No Surrender (PG) 8:00PM
$4/$3 (1986) When a bullied teen wimp decides to stick it to his tormentors, kung fu style, he’s going to need all the help he can get. Naturally, he turns to the ghost of Bruce Lee for help, and the strangely helpful (and DEAD!) martial arts superstar “Mr. Miyagis” the kid into a lean, mean butt-kicking machine-Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844
Monday Night Karaoke 9:00PM
We've been voted as the BEST 4 years in a row now!! Hosted by Ynot Entertainment! Awesome drink specials all night long! Amazing singers! Come see us tonight! Cheers! Shooter's Steakhouse and Saloon 3115 E Prince Rd. 322-0779
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