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Fuel Your Summer Fun with Free Breakfast! 9:00AM - 1:00PM
The Community Food Bank is providing healthy breakfasts to kids 18 and under this summer with FREE weekday breakfast snacks and weekend breakfast packs/Funded by Hunger Is, a joint charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Entertainment Industry foundation (EIF) Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500
Great Literature of all Times 10:00AM - 12:00PM
A monthly discussion presented by Dr. Bill Fry on Great Literature of all Times-Pick up a handout at the Customer Service Desk before the event/This month's topic: Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) - Selected Poetry/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Living With Giants (Talk) 10:15AM - 11:00AM
The saguaro celebrates events and faces challenges throughout its life/A biologist explains how it provides shelter and substance for wildlife; when it flowers; its growth patterns; and how it fights for survival against drought, lightning, frost, and other dangers-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)
Thursday Lunch Special! 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Your choice of a Turkey or Ham Club Sandwich for only $5! Feel free to have it toasted if you would like! Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
What is the Reason for the Saguaro Fruit Harvest? (Talk) 11:15AM - 11:45AM
For over a hundred years the Tohono O’odham have harvested the saguaro fruit every summer/Come participate in a cultural experience and learn about this enriching tradition-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)
Summer Crafts 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Drop in for some summer crafts! Bring a lunch! Take your crafts home/Free-No registration necessary/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275
The Changing Cactus Forest (Presentation) 2:00PM
Change is constant – and accelerating – in the area of Saguaro National Park called the Cactus Forest/We’ll take a look at the forest then and now, and consider how the future will shape what your grandchildren see here-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)
Eos Planetarium Theater Shows 2:00PM
$16/$12, Under 3 free/We are Stars at 2PM (Younger Audiences) Touring the Solar System at 4PM (General Audiences) UA Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR
Bear Canyon Capers Mystery Book Club 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults/Like reading mysteries, suspense novels, thrillers, and crime fiction? Join us for lively discussions on recommended favorite books and authors/No traveling plans in July? No problem-Pick a mystery/thriller in a location that you'd like to visit from the many writers using exotic locales to add spice to their whodunit-Alaska, anyone? Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275
$3 After 3PM! 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Adults & Kids enjoy $3 admission after 3pm, Monday-Friday during the month of July! Just mention the $3 after 3 special! International Wildlife Museum 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.thewildlifemuseum.org
Road Race 5:30PM
At Reid Park Southwest Corner/Registration begins at 5:30PM, with races starting at 6PM/Events will include: 1 mile predict, 2K short race, and 5K long race/Cost for these events are $3 for youth 17 and under and $4 for adults/Ribbons will be given to the top finishers at each road race(City of Tucson Parks & Recreation Sports Unit 791-4870)
Self Defense Classes 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Tuesdays and Thursdays come and learn self defense techniques with Sifu Jon and Sifu Amanda, black belt instructors/Bring water and wear comfortable clothing, not too tight or too loose-By donation only/Old Pueblo Baptist Church 8808 E. Broadway Blvd. 561-414-6022
Line Dancing Class (Basic Beginner Class) 6:30PM - 8:00PM
$5/The Music Box Lounge 6951 E 22nd St. (Just west of 22nd St/Kolb Rd intersection) (Art 609-1830)
Adult Painting Class (Day in the Desert) 6:30PM - 8:30PM
$29/painter, Drinks are available for purchase, Wine $5, $6 or $7 per glass, Beer $4/Bring a friend 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
Music by decker. 7:00PM
Free, 21+/With Billy Sedlmayr & Gabrielle Louise/The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366
Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $19.95/Children $11.95/Mammoth City can breathe a sigh of relief now that Gnatman has captured the sinister Jester and this Master of Mayhem is safely behind bars... OR IS HE? Suddenly, the masked crusader is faced with his biggest challenge yet/Not only is the Jester back, he has enlisted the Legion of E.V.I.L.! Will Gnatman alone be able to ward off this threat or will he need help from a very unlikely source? Join us and find out what tricks the Jester has up his sleeve and how Gnatman will keep Mammoth City free of crime! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE GNATMAN ARTICLE)
Latest Discoveries in the Coconino Formation 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Presented by Guy Forsythe, BS Edu, MS Technology & Science, High School Tech teacher, founder: Crying Rocks Ministry/The Journey-First Evangelical Free Church 4700 N Swan Rd. (E. side of Swan, between River & Sunrise) Mark 663-5626
Red, White, and Tuna 7:30PM
$15/They're back, Y'all! We are proud to present the third in this series of hilarious plays, set in the fictional town of Tuna, the "third smallest" town in the state of Texas/Keith Wick and Stephen Frankenfield play the entire cast of more than 20 eccentric male and female characters of various ages-This silly comedy is an affectionate and satirical commentary on small-town, Southern life and attitudes/Alongside Tuna's perennial favorite characters, new Tuna residents burst into the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion, setting the stage for a show full of fireworks and fun/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242
Cinema La Placita Outdoor Movie 7:30PM
$3, Free Popcorn/The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) Not Rated. Starring Lana Turner and John Garfield/Patrons are welcome to bring a picnic dinner/Street parking is free after 5PM/Tucson Museum of Art 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333
Open Mic Night 8:00PM
21+, No cover/It's a chance for anyone to grab a microphone and a spotlight. First timers and seasoned vets alike can be seen any given week. Why not you? Line up to sign up-Be at Laffs by 7PM/Laff's Comedy Caffe 2900 E. Broadway Blvd. 32-Funny
Adult Skate Night 8:00PM - 10:00PM
18+, $5 Admission~$3 Skate Rental/Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409
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