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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s ! 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! with 2 locations: 48 N. Tucson Blvd. #101 & 236 S. Scott Ave. 222-7395 Promo code: TucsonSummer for 20% off all regular bookings until August 31st (By appointment only)

Volunteer for PACC’s Community Dog Walk on July 4th
This Independence Day from 6AM-8AM Pima Animal Care Center wants to give shelter dogs the liberty to go on a relaxing stroll or jog around the lake during a Community Dog Walk/Register online or email Gina Hansen, PACC’s volunteer coordinator, at Day to Register is July 2nd/Registration is limited to the first 100 participants/All dog walkers must be over the age of 16/PACC’s shelter 4000 N. Silverbell Rd.

Audubon Bird Walk-Sweetwater Wetlands 6:00AM - 8:00AM
Join Luke Safford for an easy walk through the Sweetwater Wetlands to see waterfowl, regular and visiting warblers, and several exciting species hiding in the reeds/Birders of all experience levels welcome! No registration required/The Wetlands are located at 2617 W. Sweetwater Dr. (Luke 576-6044)

The Silken Thread – A Puppet Show 9:30AM - 10:00AM
Family/The glistening story of how silk was discovered by a Chinese Empress, when a cocoon fell in her cup of tea, The Silken Thread is an adventure into the majestic land of legend/Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295

Summer Movie Fun-The Angry Birds Movie (PG) 9:45AM
Kids can enjoy a movie a week for 10 weeks, for less than $1 per film/Make Harkins Summer Movie Fun for kids an annual tradition for your family/All Adults must be accompanied by Children (same price) Tickets are on sale now/Harkins Theatres Tucson Spectrum 18 5455 S Calle Santa Cruz 889-5588 for details

CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse 10:00AM
$1 Shrek The Third (PG) (Ten Movies in Ten Weeks $5-See Theater Manager for Details) Cinemark Park Place 20 5870 E Broadway Blvd. 745-2321

Wednesday's Drink Special 10:00AM
With Moe beginning at 10AM, and Kelly after 5PM, let us spoil you with the latest Mixologist Concoctions! If that's not for you let us put a slight twist on the "oldies but goodies" of your choice-Something new and exciting every Wednesday/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064

Young Flyers Fun 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Introduce your children to the world of aviation and aerospace through gallery activities and tours, story books, demonstrations, and hands-on craft projects (that can be taken home). There will be a new topic each month-Free with paid or member admission/Pima Air & Space Museum 6000 E. Valencia Rd-Space Gallery Large Classroom 574-0462 (Reservations requested)

DIY Succulent Garden 10:00AM - 12:00PM
This workshop is free to attend (only pay for material used for this workshop) this workshop is kid friendly so bring the kiddos and lets build a garden/Green Things 3384 E River Rd. 299-9471 to RSVP

Spanish Conversation Group 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Are you interested in improving your ability to speak and to understand the Spanish Language? Join our group! Himmel Park Library 1035 N Treat Ave. 594-5305

Tucson History 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Free admission-Donations Welcome/Wednesdays-Fridays/Exhibits depict early Tucson businesses and homes and the development of Downtown Tucson, including drugstores, police and fire departments, and the Romero barbershop/Downtown History Museum 140 N. Stone Ave in the Wells Fargo Bank building 770-1473 (Free parking available in the Wells Fargo garage on Alameda St-Bring your parking ticket into the museum to be validated)

CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse 10:30AM
$1/Shrek The Third (PG) (Ten Movies in Ten Weeks $5-See Theater Manager for Details) Century Theatres At The Oro Valley Marketplace 12155 N. Oracle Rd. 742-6512

Flash, Whoosh, Gush &Growth: Monsoons (Presentation) 11:00AM
The summer heat and humidity bring the mighty and sometimes destructive monsoon rain-Saguaros, toads, and others depend on these drenching afternoons to begin a new season of life in the dry desert/A fabulous video opens this theater presentation~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)

Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Adults/Join us for lively discussions on recommended favorite books and authors-Destroyer Angel by Nevada Barr/Oro Valley Library 1305 W Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580

Steak Sandwich Wednesdays 11:00AM - 4:00PM
We have yummy 4oz Flat Iron Steak Sandwiches~One for $5 or two for $8, served with your choice of side/Steve Bob is in the kitchen and also has a variety of specials each week/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064

Spiny, Shady, and COOL! (Talk & Walk) 11:15AM - 11:45AM
Come for a short walk and discover the great variety of cacti that inhabit this unique and fascinating desert~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)

Over Arizona (Film) 12:00PM
Free/2 Times: Noon & 2PM/The breathtaking Emmy® award-winning program OVER® Arizona takes you on an aerial tour of our beautiful state, showcasing its many varied landscapes-With informative narration and an original music score, OVER® Arizona will leave you inspired to visit these amazing places! The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. 622-6014 (Call to Reserve your Seats)

Pima Micro Yacht Club 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Young or old, if you just like to jolly about, club-sail or race, and whether you are brand new to sailing or you are a weathered old seadog, Reid Park small pond is the place to be every Wednesday at noon/Park in the lot across 22nd St. from McDonald’s and walk north a couple of minutes-Look for the sails! (Jerry 461-6473)

Zoo to You! 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Experience the wonder of the animal kingdom with live ambassadors from Reid Park Zoo/Discover what makes each animal special and how it survives in the wild/You may even have the opportunity to touch-Presented by Reid Park Zoo/Miller-Golf Links Library 9640 E. Golf Links Rd. 594-5355 Registration Required (Obtain a program pass from the front desk 30 minutes before the program starts-Limited to 40 people)

Bridge 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Exercise your mind! Join us every Wednesday to play Bridge, an entertaining and challenging card game/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr. 594-5580

We Are Stars 2:00PM
$14/$10/Children 3 & under Free/A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us-we are made of stars! UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

The Dry Ice Experience 2:00PM - 3:00PM
See CO2 on display like you've never seen it before. You will have the chance to get your hands on dry ice bubbles! See how to make "poor man's" liquid nitrogen and experience an industrial fog machine and lasers-Presented by Brain S.T.E.M./Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500

Rodents of an Unusual Size 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Learn about the capybara, Patagonian mara and other rodents of unusual size in this hands-on animal presentation by the Tucson Petting Zoo/Oro Valley Library 1305 W Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580 (Free tickets handed out at 1:30PM)

AZDES Veterans Employment Services 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Have you ever served in the military? Need help finding a job or training? If so, this is where you want to be/An Arizona Department of Economic Services veteran employment advocate will be available to answer your questions, connect you to valuable resources, and help you connect to your next career/Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500

Whimsical Wednesdays! Astronomy Around the World 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Kids & Teens-Come explore the stars and constellations from the view of many different cultures/We'll crawl inside an inflatable planetarium and view the stars and constellations on the ceiling of the dome! Presented by Portable Planetarium/Himmel Park Library 1035 N. Treat Ave. 594-5305

Phantom of the Universe 4:00PM
$14/$10/Children 3 & under Free/Finding a 'Phantom': A new planetarium show details the mysteries of dark matter, from its gravitational effects observed in space to the underground experiments designed to find out what it's made of/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House Celebration 4:15PM - 6:15PM
Ideal Image-New Modern Cosmetic MedSpa/Those attending the event will be offered a tour of the new center, demos of services, interaction with Ideal Image’s highly trained medical professional staff, and private consultations/Live remote with Cyndi from 93.7 KRQ an iHeart Media radio station-Cyndi will be live on air celebrating the new location as well as giving away fun prizes to those in attendance/Ideal Image 4343 North Oracle Rd. (Terri A. Slater 561-487-7037)

Prime Rib Wednesday! 5:00PM - 9:00PM
15oz Prime Rib Served with Mashed Potatos and Gravy and Fresh Veggies $12/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064

Mission San Xavier del Bac and Moving Mary 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Adults/Join us to hear a basic history of the Spanish mission period, highlighting several missionaries who impacted the Mission and how the village people adapted to the many changes introduced/Learn about the fascinating story behind the restoration of the statue of Mary entitled Immaculate Conception in October 2015/Presented by long-time docent Craig Reid of Patronato San Xavier/Himmel Park Library 1035 N. Treat Ave. 594-5305

Jazzy Wine Wednesday with Tony Frank Trio 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Delectables on 4th 533 N 4th Ave. 884-9289

Bingo! 6:45PM
Every Week-Food, Fellowship & Fun/Sabbar Shrine Center 450 S. Tucson Blvd. 798-3800

Spider Guy! 7:00PM
Mild mannered student, Billy Baker is just like any other student at Excelsior Junior College until a science experiment goes terribly wrong/When he is bitten by a genetically altered spider, Billy assumes powers and abilities he never dreamed of, but now he faces a difficult choice! Should he remain an average college student or use his new powers to help the imperiled citizens of Center City? Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/ 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428

Open Mic with MC Captain Redbeard 7:00PM
Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300

Free Line Dance Class 7:00PM
Every Wednesday/Denim & Diamonds-Plaza at Williams Center 5470 E Broadway Blvd. 838-0259

Bad News Blues 7:30PM
No cover before 9PM/Award winning band on the move with a smoking hot rhythm section, sweet smoldering horns, blistering guitar, and an impressive frontline of dynamic vocals, that is sure to Knock You Out! Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd 748-8169

The Loft Cinema’s Social Justice Summer 7:30PM
A Free weekly series pairing films exploring important issues with talkbacks led by community experts-Wednesday nights in June and July (Jackson 2016 (NR) The gripping, award-winning documentary Jackson delves into the conflict between religious freedom and reproductive rights in the Deep South/When state restrictions threaten to shut down the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the tensions between leaders of the pro-life and pro-choice movements come to a head) The Global Justice Center 225 E. 26th St. (322-LOFT(5638)

Magic Wednesday’s 8:00PM
Free, 21+/Music by Street Blues Family/Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000

Music by Los Lonely Boys 8:00PM
$34-$47, All Ages/With Lisa Morales/Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000

Music by Andrew Bird 8:00PM
$35/$45, All Ages/With Margaret Glaspy/Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000

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