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Friday, February 5, 2016

Sundance Welcome Horse Show 9:00AM
Free Admission/Feb 3rd-7th/HITS Arizona offers jumper, hunter and equitation divisions that supply adults, juniors, amateurs and professionals alike with serious competition and reputable prize money that is second-to-none in the region/Pima County Fairgrounds 11300 S. Houghton Rd. 762-9100

Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase 9:00AM
Through Feb 14th/More than 40 sites, from giant halls to hotels and sprawling camps of roadside exhibit tents-Almost all shows are free and open to the public/800-638-8350 for more info

Heirloom Farmers Market at Trail Dust Town 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Experience the an old-west with 20+ vendors located inside the western themed courtyard/Find fresh veggies, grass-fed beef, eggs, coffee, baked goods, honey, salsa and more! Trail Dust Town 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd 296-4551

First Fridays Gentle Nature Walk 10:00AM
Easy Trails/Sabino Canyon Visitors Center (Meet out front) 5700 N Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-8700

Track & Field Aztec Indoor Invitational 10:00AM
Feb 5th & 6th/Pima Community College West Campus 2202 W. Anklam Rd. 206-3035

Children’s Story Time! 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Join our fabulous Bookmans employees for stories, songs, snacks and crafts-Each week we read new and exciting tales with a matching activity! Bookmans Grant 1930 E. Grant Rd. 325-5767

Heart Month Class 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Preventing Heart Disease with Salvatore Torrito, MD, Director of Medical Cardiology, TMC/TMC Senior Services El Dorado Health Campus 1400 N. Wilmot Rd. 324-4345 (Pre-registration required)

Sonoran Lifestyles 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Join a park naturalist on this 2-hr, 1-mile walk to discover how plants and animals adapt to life in the desert-Wear comfortable walking shoes and water/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail 733-5153

Banner UMC Farmers’ Market 10:00AM - 2:00PM
UAMC College of Medicine 1501 N Campbell Ave. 261-6982

Zuni Sale 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Free admission during the sale/You’ll see fine silver inlaid with coral, turquoise, jet and more/You’ll be able to hold and learn about the deeper meanings of the intricately carved figures, fetishes, which have made Zuni craftspeople renowned worldwide/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N. Paseo del Norte 742-6455 (at the Lomaki House)

10th Annual Two Rivers Reniassance Faire 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Feb 5th-7th/$5-$8/Family friendly event/Entertainment for everyone, old and young on our four stages/Vendors and craftsmen who bring specialty items specific to the Renaissance time period populate our village/While colorful Lords and Ladies, minstrels and fools, beggars and rogues enjoy a day at Faire-But watch out for Pirates, and Faeries as they also be about! Yuma County Fair Grounds 2520 E 32nd St-Yuma 726-4420

American Indian Arts Exposition 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Free/Through Feb 15th/Demonstrations and artist change every 3-7 days, dances and food held at poolside, music concert/jam session on Sunday, authentic crafts and art from 80 tribal nations/Flamingo Hotel Ballroom 1300 North Stone Ave. 622-4900 (SEE AMERICAN INDIAN EXPO ARTICLE)

Arts & Crafts Festival 10:00AM - 5:00PM
One of kind items by local artists-framed wall art, jewelry, wood furniture, music, gourmet food, clothing, yard art & more! Easy parking, convenient location, fun, relaxing, stress free environment/6346 North Oracle(south of Orange Grove-west side) (Kevin 578-5142)

PCC Baseball vs El Paso Community College (Doubleheader 11AM & 1PM) 11:00AM
Pima Community College West Campus Aztecs Field 2202 W. Anklam Rd. 206-3035

Strings Attached Knitting Meet-Up 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Adults & Teens/Free range knitters and crocheters of every skill level share conversation, inspiration, patterns and perspectives in a lively atmosphere of fiber and fun/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345

Friday Lunch Special! 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Fisherman (3 pieces of Icelandic Cod deep fried in a beer batter) OR Wild Thing Burger (Burger with sautéed mushrooms) Includes your choice of side & large drink for $7.99/Little Anthony’s Diner 7010 E Broadway 296-0456

Canyon Quilters 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults & Teens/Bring your quilts and join with other quilters to share projects and problems-All are welcome/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275

Master Gardeners Presentation: Spring Vegetable Gardening 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Spring is a great time to plant vegetables in Tucson if you know which kind will mature before our summer heat arrives/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr 594-5580

Friday Art Talks 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Illustrated art lectures on a variety of topics presented by UofA Museum of Art docents/This month's topic: The Art of the Great Depression-Presented by Brack Brown/Murphy-Wilmot Library 530 N. Wilmot Rd. 594-5420

Special Author Talk: Rita Connelly and Lost Restaurants of Tucson 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Lost Restaurants of Tucson has little-known information about Tucson's culinary history and the many restaurants that once existed in town/Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295

Master Gardeners Presentation: Spring Vegetable Gardening 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Spring is a great time to plant vegetables IF you know which kind will mature before our summer heat comes along/Woods Memorial Library 3455 N. First Ave. 594-5445

Lizards are Hot, Lizards are Cool 2:15PM - 2:45PM
Lizards are small denizens of the desert that are a critical component to our desert community/Find out what it means when they do pushups or exhibit other odd behaviors-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158

A Century of Tales 3:00PM
Join us in the visitor center auditorium as we review a century of fun and interesting stories from those who lived and worked in what is today Saguaro National Park-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail 733-5153

Photo Fridays 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Teens/Interested in learning about photography? We'll work on learning historical techniques, digital photography, or whatever you're interested in or have questions about/Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500

Bring Back the Joy 3:30PM - 4:30PM
The Magic of Music for People with Dementia/Jan Maier, RN, MPH, brings an unusual blend of expertise as a nurse, performer/conductor, and health policy researcher in the field of aging to this program/Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295

Free Fridays in February 4:00PM - 8:00PM
University of Arizona and Pima students receive free admission from 4-8pm on Fridays at the Arizona History Museum 949 E. 2nd St. 628-5774

Wine Tasting – Superbowl Wines 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Flight of six wines for $10 ($2 discount for take home purchase greater than $10, Free with case purchase) CataVinos Wine Shoppe & Tasting Room 3063 N. Alvernon 323-3063

38th Annual Old Time Fiddlers Contest & Show 4:00PM - 10:00PM
Feb 4th-7th/Fish Fry 4PM-7PM $8/Night Dance with Music by Fiddlers 7:30PM-10PM-$5/Ajo Community Golf Course 77 West Mead Rd-Ajo 387-5011

Seniors Happy Hour 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Join our Friday gathering! El Cisne Restaurant 4717 E Sunrise Dr. NE Corner of Swan & Sunrise (More info 990-5382)

All You Can Eat Fish Fry 5:30PM
$10 (fish dinner to go $9) Sabbar Shrine Center 450 S. Tucson Blvd. 624-2509

Family First Friday-Great Dinner & Fun Activities! 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Family Ministry is alive and filled with the Spirit at Catalina! Families are encouraged to come together in fellowship to grow in their faith and have good, wholesome fun! -Fellowship Hall 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296

The Cisco Kid! 6:00PM
2 Shows: 6PM & 8:30PM/Hey Pardner! Get your Reservations soon for our Western Comedy Musical Melodrama! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428

Chilly Willy 150! 6:00PM
Super Late Models/Spectator Gates Open at 4PM/Qualifying (Trucks & Super Late Models) at 4:15PM/Racing (Trucks & Super Late Models) Starts at 6PM/Pit Party at the conclusion of racing-Bonfire, Chilly Feed, Live Music, hang out with the drivers and crews/ Tucson Speedway 11955 S Harrison Rd 762-1600

Adult Painting Class (AZ Love) 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

IONS Tucson Monthly Presentation 6:30PM - 8:00PM
$5 (Institute of Noetic Sciences) Please join IONS Tucson and Dr. Garland Landrith for his presentation, “Release Your Subconscious to Unlock Quantum Power” Unity of Tucson 3617 N. Camino Blanco (off River between Swan & Craycroft) Clara 577-1478

Music by Freddy Parish 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist out of Tucson/La Cocina Courtyard 201 N. Court Ave. 622-0351

Murder at the Vampire’s Wedding 7:00PM
Dinner & Show/Non-Stop Interactive Fun! Includes singing, a dance contest and a Silver Sleuth award for the Mystery solving winner! Tucson Dinner Theater 624-0172 call for Reservations & Location Info ()

Author Event: Linda Hirshman 7:00PM
Free/Sisters In Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World/Linda explores the two justices’ very different personalities and how their experiences as pioneering women in the legal profession informed their approaches to constitutional law/Antigone Books 411 N 4th Ave. 792-3715

NightWalk (1 mile guided walk) 7:00PM
Join a park naturalist for this easy two-hour hike to explore and experience the Sonoran Desert at night/Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail 733-5153 (Reservations Required)

Arizona Early Music Society presents Broken Consort 7:00PM
Entitled "Made in America" which incorporates traditional music from the 1800s and before/UA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N. Olive Rd. 621-1655

Music by Key Ingredients of African Soul 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$5/Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429

Scrabble, Quidler, Boggle etc Night & Potluck 7:00PM - 10:00PM
You do not have to be a potter to play scrabble with us! You're invited to come without food if you don't have time
or are dieting/Tucson Clay Co-op 3326 North Dodge Blvd. 792-6263

Flame Off! 15th Annual Tourchworking Competition 7:00PM - 11:00PM
$20/Renowned local and visiting glass artists compete against the clock in front of hundreds of spectators/Catch the competition live on stage and throughout the SGS campus via several big HD screens showing multiple live camera feeds. Food trucks, music, and beer on tap (with ID) will also be on hand-This is an all ages event/Sonoran Glass School 633 W. 18th St. 884-7814

Fences by August Wilson 7:30PM
Presented by the Arizona Theatre Company/One of the most beloved plays of our time, Fences tells the gripping story of sanitation worker Troy Maxson, a star baseball player whose career was blunted by the racism prevalent in pre-Jackie Robinson America/Winner of the Pulitzer Prize & Tony Award for Best Play/Temple of Music and Art 330 S. Scott Ave. 622-2823

Old Jews Telling Jokes 7:30PM
Get ready for an outrageous evening of one-liners, double-entendres and hysterical routines sure to triple you over with laughter! This comedy includes classic jokes, comic songs, and tributes to some of the giants of the comedy world/If you’ve ever had a mother, visited a doctor, or walked into a bar with a priest, a rabbi and a frog, this show will have you rolling in the aisles-You'll laugh 'til you plotz! Contains Adult Language/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Clean Comedy Show-Michael C. Deschalit 7:30PM
$10 per person/$30.00 per family/Michael is a Master Stage Hypnotist and a Multi-Award Winning Magician with twenty years of experience in performance and show production/His Comedy Hypnosis Shows are High Energy, Vegas style shows where the volunteers become the stars of the show performing hilarious skits/Marana Middle School Falcon Auditorium (Stephanie 602-505-5905)

“Rhythms of the Americas” 7:30PM
$40 to $30/Ballet Tucson and the Tucson Guitar Society partner to present an evening of Latin-inspired music, song, and dance/In collaboration with the Tucson Desert Song Festival/Stevie Eller Dance Theatre 1737 E University Blvd. Ballet Tucson 903-1445 (SEE BALLET TUCSON ARTICLE)

Sovereign Body 7:30PM
$25/$22 Presented by Winding Road Theater Ensemble/Sovereign Body is the moving, funny and complex and brilliantly theatricalized story of a woman’s struggle to reclaim her body after being struck by a neurological illness/Directed by Katherine Monberg/ZUZI! At the Historical Y 738 N. 5th Ave. 401-3626

Hot Flashes! The Musical 7:30PM
$18 to $25/The perfect musical for women in, or approaching, the second phase of life-and for the men who love them! The music in Hot Flashes uses some well-known melodies with new words to bring the story to life—some rock, pop, Broadway and original songs are included/Songs such as I Will Not Age and I Am Woman Hear Me Snore are examples of the show’s music that is based on famous women power songs.” St. Francis Theatre 4625 E. River Rd. (Northwest corner of River Rd & Swan Rd) 775-2390 Tickets and more information available at or call 1-800-838-3006 ()

Best of Baroque and Mozart 7:30PM
$45/$55 Tucson Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Program/Program will open with Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 and close with Mozart's final symphony, the incomparable Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter," with the finale that musicologists agree ranks among his greatest works/St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 7575 N. Paseo Del Norte (SACAA 797-3959)

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe 7:30PM - 9:00PM
$5/2 Year Anniversary Show! There will be prizes, giveaways, and half price merchandise! Unscrewed Theater 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. 289-8076

Music by The Railbirdz 8:00PM
$5/Returning for another night of great dancin' music/Boondocks Lounge 3306 N. 1st Ave. 690-0991

UofA Women's Basketball vs Southern California 8:00PM
UofA McKale Memorial Center 621-CATS

Pre-Game Super Bowl Party 8:00PM
Giveaways-Team Gear Raffle/Live Music by Flipside/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E. Tanque Verde 298-0430

Comedian Don Barnhart: A Comedy Hypnosis Show! 8:00PM
$10/$15 2 Shows: 8PM & 10:30PM/Laffs Comedy Café 2900 E. Broadway Blvd. 323-8669

Anthony Fierro Memorial & Benefit Show 8:00PM
$5 minimum donation, 21+/with Prom Body, Sur Block, & more/Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 622-8848

Groove Live with DJ Blade 9:00PM
Old School Mix! $5 Cover/Ladies Free/Must be 21/Desert Diamond Casino-Monsoon Nightclub-Tucson location 7350 S Nogales Hwy. 294-7777

First Fridays with DJ Payne 9:30PM
Playing Reggae, Old & New R&B, Top 40 Hip Hop, 70′s & 80′s Soul/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

Hot Era Dance Party 10:00PM
Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300

Cult Classics-The Warriors (R) 10:00PM
$6/$8 (1979) “Warriors...come out and play-eee-ayyy!” In action master Walter Hill’s super-stylized exploitation classic, preposterously-themed street gangs rule the crime-infested streets of New York City/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

Music with DJ Real 10:00PM
The Hut 305 N. 4th Ave. 623-3200

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