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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: 2018 for 18% off (By appointment only)
GriefShare Group Meetings
After the funeral when the cards and flowers have stopped coming, most people around you return to their normal lives/But your grief continues and you feel alone/Our groups are led by caring people who have experienced grief and have successfully rebuilt their lives-GriefShare is a journey from mourning to joy. www.griefshare.org
Roadrunners Toastmasters 6:30AM
Club invites you to visit us every Wednesday at 6:30am to join us for a fun meeting that will help you overcome your fear to public speaking, and will help you improve your leadership skills/Academy Hall-Atria Bell Court Gardens 6653 E Carondelet Dr. (Philip A. Kendis 917-656-1859)
Pumpkin Patch! at Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 6:00PM
We have partnered with a local pumpkin patch this year to bring you a bigger and better pumpkin patch then last year! Not only will the pumpkin patch be here but we will still be doing the petting zoo just like normal/Price is normal admission of $8 a person that gets you food for all the animals and a full tour-Pumpkin prices vary by type and size/Come down and meet capybaras, tortoise, goats, chickens, porcupines and lots more! Funny Foot Farms 2405 W. Wetmore Rd. 399-6555 www.tucsonpettingzoo.com OR www.facebook.com/FunnyFootFarm
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
Steak Sandwich Wednesday! 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Your choice of one tender 4oz flat iron steak Sandwich for $5, or two for only $8/Steve Bob is cooking them up to your liking and you have your choice of side/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Contrary History and Santa Cruz Valley Myths 12:00PM
Free/2 Times: Noon & 2PM/Rick Collins, former president of the Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation and current National Park Service ranger at Tumacácori National Historical Park, reviews myths of regional history and explores little-known stories about the Santa Cruz Valley/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. call 622-6014 to reserve your seat
55+ Senior Luncheon – The Presidio Boys 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Come enjoy a terrific lunch served up with fun and friends! As part of our Seniors fellowship, monthly luncheons are held on a Wednesday at Northminster-This month, The Presidio Boys, country/gospel male quartet will get your toes tapping/A donation of $6 per person is suggested-You’re encouraged to sign up by contacting the Church Office 327-7121 for tickets/Northminster Presbyterian Church-Fellowship Hall 2450 E Fort Lowell Rd (at Tucson Blvd) 327-7121
Bridge 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Exercise your mind! Join us every Wednesday to play Bridge, an entertaining and challenging card game/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Where Do the Ideas Come From? - Author Rosemary Simpson 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Rosemary Simpson is the author of two standalone historical novels and four novels in the Gilded Age Mystery series, published by Kensington Books-Follow her through the process of writing a novel from first moment of inspiration to publication of the finished product/Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr. 594-5580
Anime Screening 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Hey Teens! Come watch anime on our big screen and eat Pocky for free! Ages 13-18/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
PCC Women's Basketball 4:00PM
vs. Benedictine University JV (Scrimmage) Pima Community College West Campus Aztecs Gym 2202 W. Anklam Rd. 206-3035
Wednesday Night Delight Surf and Turf 4:00PM - 8:00PM
$10/6oz Top Sirloin served with your choice of Shrimp paired with Fettuccini Alfredo and Garlic Bread/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Primavera Public Art Celebration 5:00PM - 6:00PM
The mural was designed and created by local artists and South Tucson students from the Las Artes Arts and Education Center in La Capilla neighborhood, celebrating and honoring the multicultural roots and presence in South Tucson~The project was made possible by a Project Reinvest: Neighborhoods grant/La Capilla Community Garden 34th St. between 8th Ave. & 9th Ave.
Line Dance Classes 5:30PM
Open dancing from 5:30PM-6PM/Beginner class from 6PM-6:45PM/Improver class from 6:45PM-7:30PM and Open dancing again from 7:30PM-8PM/All for only $5/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E Tanque Verde Rd. (Art 609-1830)
Alpha - Explore the Christian Faith 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Free/Wednesdays, September 12th through November 14th/Come investigate questions about the existence of God, the purpose of life, the afterlife, the claims of Jesus and more at Alpha/Free classes for children and youth offered concurrently-Nursery care available for babies through age 3/Grab a friend and get registered, bit.ly/alphanpc18 Northminster Presbyterian Church (Fellowship Hall) 2450 E Fort Lowell Rd (at Tucson Blvd) 327-7121
Midweek Friends - Weekday Fun For Kids 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Wednesdays through November 14th (age 4th-5th grade) The Bible is filled with incredible stories of heroes whose faith in God allowed them to be used by God to save the day/Meet Ark Man, the Princess of Protection, Lion Man, Professor Positive and the Mightiest Hero of All/When our faith is in God, we can become heroes for God too! Free to attend-Dinner provided/Northminster Presbyterian Church-Children’s Courtyard 2450 E Fort Lowell Rd (at Tucson Blvd) 327-7121
Youth Group 6:00PM - 7:30PM
This gathering consists of students in grades 6-12, from all over Tucson, coming together to connect, play and discover how Jesus has a role in their day-to-day lives/Food provided! Bring your friends! Northminster Presbyterian Church-Youth Rooms 1 & 2 Multipurpose Bldg. 2450 E Fort Lowell Rd (at Tucson Blvd) 327-7121
Music by Eric Schaffer & the Other Troublemakers 6:30PM - 9:30PM
A great mix of classic & original Americana bordering on Country/Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429
The Vampire! 7:00PM
Adults $22.95/Seniors, Students, Military $20.95/Children $12.95/Count Dracula travels from Transylvania to England and develops a taste for the blood of the innocent Mina/He is on a mission to make her his bride forever! Jonathon Seward and Dr. Van Helsing set out on a desperate mission to destroy Dracula and to save Jonathan’s wife, Mina, before it’s too late/The hilarious cast of characters “fleshes” out this mystery for a fiendishly fun evening of entertainment and excitement! The Vampire will take a “bite” out of your funny bone and have you howling with delight! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE THE VAMPIRE ARTICLE)
Open Mic 7:00PM - Midnight
Share your hidden talents among the sea of stars/Sign-ups start at 5:30PM/Sky Bar Tucson 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300
Faculty Artist Series Recital CANCELED 7:30PM
Free/Morris Palter, percussion/Brian Luce, flute/Jackie Glazier, clarinet-Faculty/Dr. Palter presents a great night of solo and chamber percussion music. Collaborating with faculty colleagues, the exciting program will include works by Alexina Louie, Christos Hatzis, Vinko Globokar and Iannis Xenakis/UofA Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1655
Jazz in AZ 7:30PM
Adult $16/Senior, Military, UA Employee $14/Student $12/This one-act performance brings together works inspired by swing-era Billy Strayhorn to present-day Pink, and jazz dance styles in between/UofA Stevie Eller Dance Theatre 1737 E. University Blvd. 621.4698
Sister Act 7:30PM
$31/Presented by the UA Arizona Repertory Theatre/Based on the hit 1992 film of the same name, this 2011 Tony nominee will raise the roof! Marroney Theatre 1025 N. Olive Rd. 621-1162
The Bad News Blues Band 7:30PM - 11:30PM
Every Wednesday/No Cover before 9PM/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169
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