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2/26/15 March 2015 Issue

We have gone to press for the March issue. We will begin deliveries tomorrow February 27, and finish up on Saturday.

What's Happening Today

Sunday, March 1, 2015

National Horse Protection Day!

National Peanut Butter Lover's Day!

Weekly Activities for Active Single Adults 55+
Join us for friendship, making new acquaintances and activities-Such as Happy Hours at local restaurants-Dances-Hikes-Tennis-Karaoke-Day Trips-Theatre-Game Nights & more! "Tucson Social Singles Club" is a non-profit organization for adults 55+, who are single, legally separated, divorced or widowed/For info call John 622-1006 or Shirley 751-6330

Prepper Fest Expo
Building materials, solar power, freeze dried food, dehydrated food, water filtration/storage, canning, aquaponics, hydroponics, permaculture, naturopathic healing, herbal & essential oil healing, wilderness & tactical survival gear, first aid & medical supplies, currency & finance & much more at Tucson Expo Center 3750 W Irvington Rd 750 8000 or Contact John Low (650) 520-6002

Tucson Invitational Games Baseball & Softball
All Month Long! Kino Sports Complex www.tigsports.com for Schedule

Breakfast & Bloody Mary's Prepared All Day Long! 7:00AM - 8:00PM
Come and be "Spellbound" by our breakfast Menu! 6502 E. Tanque Verde Rd 203-7111 www.SamWitches.com (Available Sun-Thurs 7AM-8PM/Fri & Sat 7AM-10PM)

Guided Bird Walk 8:00AM
For a novice or a seasoned birder, come & enjoy the variety of bird species that visit & live in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains/Wear good shoes & wear weather appropriate clothing/Bring water, snack, binoculars & a bird guide/at the Picnic Area Ramada/Catalina State Park 628-5798

1st Sunday Indoor-Outdoor Antique Fair 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Free Admission! Dealers offer a variety of antiques & collectibles including estate jewelry, furniture, art, vintage pottery, books, Native American art, textiles & more/Inside the cafeteria & outside on the soccer field-Tanque Verde Elementary School 2600 N Fennimore Ave/Darletta 591-0842 or 243-0386

Guided Hike at Catalina State Park 8:30AM
Every Sun/Come & explore the trails of Catalina SP & the Santa Catalina Mountains/Led by Catalina SP volunteer & experienced hiker Gaston/Hike difficultly varies/Registration closes by 4pm on the Sat prior to the scheduled hike/Call Gaston 638-5404 for upcoming hike info & to register

The WORKship Project 9:00AM - 11:30AM
Every Sunday Morning/Group of volunteers, mostly families, feed between 100 to 300 homeless and disadvantaged Tucsonans at downtown/WORKship volunteers also simultaneously staff a clothing bank, help run an extensive first-aid station, entertain their guests, 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) www.TucsonHappenings.com/workship ()

9:00AM - 1:00PM
St. Philip's Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982 www.FoodinRoot.com/farmersmarkets/stphilipsplaza (SEE PAGE 14)

Arts & Crafts Fair 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Free Admission! Local artists & craftspeople show & sell jewelry, woodwork, wrought iron, stained glass, bead work, recycled art, fabric art, folk art, candles & more/Rudy Cortese & Joel Leland will provide entertainment at Cat Mountain Station 2740 S Kinney Rd (2 miles north of Ajo Way/Hwy 86) 578-4272

27th Annual Tucson Collectible Toy Show & Sale 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Show Admission $5/Early Admission $10/400 tables-The Largest Toy Show in the SW! Cars, Trucks, Buses, Trains, Model Kits, Dolls, Airplanes, Space Toys, Banks, Farm Toys, Comics Books & more at Tucson Expo Center 3750 E Irvington Rd/Contact Tom Russell 323-1848

Mystic Messengers Psychic Fair 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Free Admission! Readings & Services/Tucson's Best & Original Psychic Fair at Double Tree Suites by Hilton 445 S Alvernon Way 742-9905

Horse Racing 10:00AM
Rodeo Weekend-DeFazio Distaff/Thoroughbreds/Post Time 1pm/Gates open at 10am & close after the last Simulcast race/Gen. Admission $5/Clubhouse Admission $10/Free Admission for kids/Rillito Park Race Track 4502 N 1st Ave 745-5486

lululemon athletica Complimentary Yoga 10:00AM
Free! Come flow & play every Sunday at La Encantada 2905 E Skyline Dr/Arrive early to set up your mat/All levels welcome/In-store/lululemon athletica 529-7024

Romero Ruins Adventure Walk 10:00AM
Every Sun/Come & learn about the history & mystery surrounding the largest Hohokam ruin site in Catalina State Park/This one-mile hike will take you through the actual remains of the Hohokam village/Led by Park Ranger Jack/This family friendly hike has minimal shade/Bring lots of water, a good hat, sunscreen & good walking shoes/Catalina State Park 628-5798

The Kannally Ranch House Tour 10:00AM
Every Sat & Sun/Learn more about one of the earliest cattle ranching families to Oracle & the architectural treasure they left behind on a 45-min Docent or Ranger-led tour/Another tour 2pm/No reservation needed/Free with park admission/Oracle State Park 896-2425

Yoga at MOCA 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Nourish your mind, body & soul practicing yoga among inspiring works of art with yogi Genevieve Ure in MOCA's Great Hall/Free for MOCA members/$5 non-members/Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson 624-5019

Champagne Brunch/Art Talk 10:00AM - 1:00PM
In the new Sculpture Garden Park/ Metal Arts Village 3230 N Dodge Blvd 975-9792 www.MetalArtsVillage.com

Oro Valley Festival of the Arts 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Free Admission! This 2-day festival features up to 150 artists & exhibitors in all mediums, live music on the main stage, food vendors & family arts activities at Oro Valley Marketplace (SW corner of Oracle Rd & Tangerine Rd) SAACA 797-3959

Cultural Demonstration: O'odham Wire Basket Weaving 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Learn how traditional O'odham men make functional baskets out of looped baling wire at Tumacacori National Historical Park 377-5060

Oro Valley Fine Art Festival 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Free Admission! Rooney Ranch/Target Center 10555 N Oracle Rd in Oro Valley/Jewells Fine Art Festivals 490-4829

Arizona Civil War Council Encampment & Battle 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Participants endeavor to present a historically accurate presentation with vintage clothing, weapons, accessories & gear/Guests will learn about the lives & times of Civil War soldiers at Old Tucson 201 S Kinney Rd 883-0100

The Annual AZ Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace 10:00AM - 6:00PM
5 Festivals all rolled into a giant, costumed fantasy village with: 13 Stages of Continuous Live Entertainment/An Outdoor Circus/A Medieval Arts & Crafts Fair/A Jousting Tournament with 3 Performances Each Day/A Day-Long Feast/Rain or Shine/No Pets/Free Parking/Complete schedule of events online/12601 E Highway 60 (Gold Canyon, AZ) 463-2600

Music by Hot Club of Tucson 10:30AM - 1:30PM
Free Brunch Time Jazz! Matt Mitchell-acoustic guitar/Nick Coventry-violin/Evan Dain-acoustic bass/Hotel Congress 311 E Congress St 622-8848

Center for New Thought Spirituality 10:45AM
(Formerly Community Interfaith Church) Solutions for living in today's world/10:45am Meditation/11am Youth Church & Sunday Celebration Service followed by Refreshments & Socializing/Rev. George Wrigley, Senior Minister/Metro Water Company Meeting Room 6265 N La Canada 861-8734

Art On Screen - Treasure Island 11:00AM
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure tale of murder, money & mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation, broadcast live from London's National Theatre/Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

Late Night Cult Classics - My Neighbor Totoro 11:00AM
One of the most endearing & internationally renowned family films of all time! Another screening 10pm/Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

The Fred & Jeff Show! 11:00AM
Listen every Sunday on 104.1 KQTH FM to find out why the people, places, events, history and culture make Southern AZ a Great place to live! www.FredandJeff.com

Classical Revolution Tucson 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Classical Music Every Sunday at Delectables Restaurant & Catering 533 N 4th Ave 884-9289

Greyhound Meet & Greet (Green Valley) 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Meet our greyt volunteers, talk Greyhounds, browse our literature & of course meet Greyhounds in person at Petco 18785 S I-19 Frontage Rd in Sahuarita/Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption 955-7421

Desert Jigsaw Puzzle 11:15AM - 12:00PM
45 min walk/100 yards/When competition & cooperation vie for attention in the Sonoran Desert, the result is an intricate, wondrous jigsaw puzzle of plants & animals/Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park West 733-5158

The Ballad of Two Gun McGraw 12:00PM
3 Shows: Noon, 3PM & 6PM/Saddle up for a musical-western adventure! It seems no one in San Pecos, Texas can stop the local cattle rustlers and crooked officials, until one man with six-shooters at his hip and a guitar on his back rides into town on his trusty horse Ranger and vows to clean up the town/ 886-9428 for reservations www.thegaslighttheatre.com

Lonny's Lucky Poker & Free Pool 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Free to play! Texas Hold 'Em/Points are added weekly for a buyout to the casino every month/The Boondocks Lounge 3306 N 1st Ave 690-0991

Cat Adoption with S.A.R.A 12:00PM - 2:00PM
(Saving At Risk Animals) Mostly Books 6208 E Speedway Blvd 571-0110

Boots & Ballet! 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Spring Fundraiser featuring The Legendary Bill Gans Western Band/Western Song Chanteuse Janice Deardorff/Line Dancing/Ballet Tucson Performances/Includes a Chuck Wagon Style Lunch, Prickly Pear Mimosas, Lemonade & Beer! Silent & Live Auctions of Unique and Collectible Art by Regional Artists! Held at the StarDance Event Center 8110 N Scenic Dr. 903-1445 www.BalletTucson.org

Tucson Clay Co-op Gallery Opening & School Open House 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Lisa Falk-featured artist for March/Gallery opening in conjunction with the school open house/Come in to see Lisa's work, enjoy light snacks & beverages, tour the studio & see samples of faculty & student's work at 3326 N Dodge Blvd (2 blocks north of Ft. Lowell) 792-6263

Smile Anne Fundraiser 12:00PM - 5:00PM
A Fundraiser to get Anne Schmitt some teeth to smile & eat with! Art auction, live music, story telling & other goodies at Delectables Restaurant & Catering 533 N 4th Ave 884-9289

Tucson Rodeo! Finals! 12:30PM
12:30PM RAM Mutton Bustin’ & Justin Junior Rodeo/2PM-4:30PM ProRodeo Competition/4:30PM-8PM Coors Barn Dance with Live music, Great Eats & Cowboys Galore ($5 Admission-Kids welcome! (13 & under Free when accompanied by an Adult) Tucson Rodeo Grounds 4823 S. 6th Ave 741-2233 or 800-964-5662 www.TucsonRodeo.com (Gates Open 11AM)

Music by Mik and the Funky Brunch 12:30PM - 2:30PM
Mik Garrison is a beat-box looping, bassist, singer, saxman & a funk/afro-pop/jazz groove original songwriter that will free-style & make you shake yo rump at La Cocina Restaurant & Cantina 201 N Court Ave 622-0351

Law Review Radio with Ron Zack 1:00PM
Shareholder/Partner in DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Law Firm-Listen every Sunday on 1030 KVOI AM for great informative, entertaining talk about anything that touches the law and anything touched by the law/Weekly special guests! www.LawReviewRadio.com

Broadway in Tucson presents: Guys and Dolls 1:00PM
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, this screwball romantic comedy-considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy-soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters who have become legends in the canon/Another show 6:30pm (Open Caption)/Recommended for ages 8+/at UA Centennial Hall 903-2929

Flandrau Planetarium Shows 1:00PM
Legends of the Night Sky 1PM/Touring the Solar System 2PM/Magic Tree House Space Mission 3PM/Dynamic Earth 4PM/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 621-STAR

Elder Circles - The Wisdom Journey 1:00PM
A safe, respectful place for harvesting your life/A project of the Center for Community Dialogue/Tucson Jewish Community Center 3800 E River Rd/Contact Del Jones 405-1926

UofA Softball vs Bryant (Doubleheader) 1:00PM
1PM & 3PM/Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium 621-2287

All Together Theatre presents: The Snow Queen 1:00PM
The Snow Queen was used to living alone until the fateful day when she was captured by a pair of wacky circus performers/To escape a life juggling icicles & skating in circles with monkeys & clowns, she must call on all her powers of snow & ice/But she will soon find that friendship is the most powerful magic of all/The audience becomes part of the story at Live Theatre Workshop 327-4242

Girls Day Festival 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Join us for a celebration of girls & dolls on this traditional Japanese holiday celebrating the beginning of Spring/Enjoy a traditional display of dolls, a doll exhibit & activities for the young & old alike at Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson 2130 N Alvernon Way 332-2928

Arizona Repertory Theatre presents: This 1:30PM
In this comedy, 4 young, ambitious neighbors struggle to transition from the carefree 'that' of growing up to the tumultuous 'this' of adulthood/Marroney Theatre 621-1162

Music by The Texas Tenors 2:00PM
Over 100 million people from around the world tuned in to NBC's America's Got Talent in 2009 to see The Texas Tenors become the highest ranking vocal group in the history of the show/They bring their unique blend of Country, Gospel, Classical & Broadway to the stage/Tucson Music Hall/Tucson Symphony Orchestra 882-8585

Monty Python’s Spamalot 2:00PM
Musical comedy! Pima Community College Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre-West Campus 2202 West Anklam Rd 206-6986 for tickets

Blu by Virginia Grise (Studio Series) 2:00PM
$7/Directed by Marc Pinate from Borderlands Theatre/Drenched in modern politics and poetic realism, Blu attempts to make us remember a time before war-Winner of the 2010 Yale Drama Series Award/UA Drama Building 116 1025 N. Olive Rd 621-1162

The Rogue Theatre presents: Virginia Woolf's The Lady in the Looking Glass 2:00PM
A collection of 7 short stories by the great modernist writer, Virginia Woolf, brought to the stage for the first time by The Rogue Theatre/Music Preshow 15 min before curtain/Discussion with the cast & director follows/at The Historic Y 300 E University Blvd Ste. 150, 551-2053

Petanque in the Park 2:00PM
Learn & play the French game of petanque (boules) in Reid Park/Sunday afternoons thru March/Directions & Info 664-4133

The Arizona Rose Theatre Company presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 2:00PM
Follows an eclectic group of 6 mid-pubescents as they vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime at the Temple of Music & Arts Cabaret Theatre 330 S Scott Ave/Tickets 888-0509

Monster Jam 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Tickets available at the TCC Box Office & all Ticketmaster locations/Tucson Convention Center 260 S Church Ave 791-4101

Sunday in the Park - Wildlife Rehabilitation 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Free! Presentation by Darlene Braastad, Forever Wildlife Rehabilitation/Meet a resident critter & learn about the work/Park Use Fee $5 per car (up to 6 people) at Colossal Cave Mountain Park 16721 E Old Spanish Trial (Vail) 647-7171

Sunday in the Park - Wildlife Rehabilitation 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Free! With Joan Cass, Tucson Wildlife Center/Meet a resident critter & learn how they save injured wildlife/Baby animals!/Park Use Fee $5 per car (up to 6 people) at Colossal Cave Mountain Park 16721 E Old Spanish Trial (Vail) 647-7171

Tarot Class 2:00PM - 4:00PM
This month's topic: "Court's In Session"/Learn about the 16 personality types contained in the court cards/Beginners welcome/Suggested donation $15/Historic 'Y' 738 N Fifth Ave 400-6994

Pokemon Meet Up 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Bring your DS and your Pokémon cards and as the wise Ash Ketchum once said, "Let’s show them how to really party!" Bookman's 1930 E. Grant Rd (Community Room) 325-5767

Homesteading Adventures in the Desert 2:15PM - 2:45PM
30 min talk/Enjoy the fascinating oral history surrounding Mexican American Homesteaders' adventures around Saguaro NP communities/Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park West 733-5158

Guitar Music by David Russell 2:30PM
Grammy Award winner, musician, scholar, teacher & humanitarian at Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd/Fine Arts Box Office 621-1162

Wasson Peak Hike 2:45PM
7 hours/8 miles roundtrip/This hike climbs 1,700 feet to the highest point in the Tucson Mountains/Enjoy a 360-degree view of the sunset before descending by the light of the moon/Easy pace but is considered difficult due to elevation
gain & hiking after dark/Ages 10+/Reservations required/Saguaro National Park West 733-5158

UofA Women's Basketball vs Utah 3:00PM
McKale Memorial Center 621-CATS

Move Over Mrs. Markham 3:00PM
9 People/4 Assignations/1 Apartment/1 Night=Wildly Funny Chaos/From the master of farce, Ray Cooney, comes this hilarious evening of complication, deception & untamed fun/One of Britain's most popular comedies/Live Theatre Workshop 327-4242

Working, the Musical! 3:00PM
$17-$25 Tickets and more info available at BrownPaperTickets.com (enter "St. Francis Theatre" or "Working, the Musical) or call 800-838-3006 St. Francis Theatre 4625 E. River Rd at Swan ()

Southern AZ Transportation Museum History Talk 3:00PM
Free! The Story of GM's William Durant by Axel Holm at 414 N Toole Ave 623-2223

Bluegrass Music Jam Session 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Free! Sponsored by the Desert Bluegrass Association/Udall Recreation Center 7200 E Tanque Verde Rd/Contact Bonnie Lohman 349-4812

Film Screening - To Light A Candle 4:00PM
A new documentary about the plight of the Baha'i people in Iran at Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

Clutterers Anonymous 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Free! 12 step program to help handle clutter/Meets every Sun at Streams in the Desert Church (Room B) 5360 E Pima St, just west of Craycroft/Contact Wendy 888-0088

Scrabble Club 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Free and new members are encouraged to join/Bookmans 1930 E. Grant Rd 325-5767

Sacred Space 4:15PM - 6:30PM
A weekly gathering for live music, inspiration from the world's spiritual traditions & community connection/Peter Woods: "Making Conscious the Unconscious: Embracing the Shadow" in the Art Gallery at the Temple of Music & Art 330 S Scott Ave/Contact Rev. Teresa Cowan Jones 318-3557

Music by Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey 5:30PM - 8:30PM
The Hog Pit Smokehouse 6910 E Tanque Verde Rd 722-4302 or contact Lisa 370-5912

Möda Provŏcateūr: Not Your Grandmother’s Fashion Show! 5:45PM
Fashion and runway show celebrating style and compassion while raising money for the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) Art-Music & Dance combined with amazing clothes and fabulous hair! Tucson Convention Center 260 S. Church Ave 547-6107 www.SAAF.org

Open Mic 6:00PM - 7:00PM
The Hut 305 N 4th Ave 623-3200

Music by Troy Gray Trio 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Free! Jazz Fusion at Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429

Music by Heather Hardy & Lil' Mama Band 6:00PM - 9:00PM
$5 Cover/The Boondocks Lounge 3306 N 1st Ave 690-0991

Asian Lunar New Year Show 7:00PM
Free! All Ages Event/Doors at 6pm/Conference Center/Casino Del Sol Resort 1-855-765-7829

Arizona Theatre Company presents: Romeo and Juliet (Preview) 7:00PM
Jealousy/Prejudice/Betrayal/And the chance that true love could actually conquer all/Romeo & Juliet like you've never seen before at the Temple of Music & Art 330 S Scott Ave 622-2823

One Hit Wonders - What The Universe Tells Me 7:00PM
One Night Only! Documentary with post-film discussion featuring a TSO Conversation with Tucson Symphony Orchestra Music Director & Conductor George Hanson at Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

Music by Don WWilliams - And So It Goes Tour 7:00PM
Country Music Hall of Famer at Fox Theatre 17 W Congress St 547-3040

Roscoe Freund Sunday Night Jazz Forum 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Old Pueblo Grille 60 N Alvernon Way 326-6000

Music by AZ Contemporary Ensemble 7:30PM
Free! The UA School of Music presents "All-American Music: The Music of Rochberg, Walsh & Asia"/A pre-concert talk with UA musicologist Matthew Mugmon will start at 6:30pm in Room 232/Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd 621-2998

Music by The Original Wildcat Jass Band 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Traditional New Orleans & Chicago jazz performed in a spirit & style that is true to its musical roots & wildly popular with audiences around the SW U.S./$20/Tubac Center of the Arts 398-2371

Reggae Sunday 9:00PM
Music by Twelve Tribes Sound with Papa Ranger & Jahmar/Come out & get a taste of real Caribbean vibes at Chicago Bar 5954 E Speedway Blvd 748-8169

Nerd Nite! 10:00PM
Free! Board Games/Card Games/Dice Games/War Games/B.Y.O.G. Too/Drink Specials/Kitchen open until 12am/Surly Wench Pub 424 N 4th Ave 882-0009

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