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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Wake Up with the Birds 7:30AM - 9:00AM
Free/All Ages/Join this guided birding walk in the desert oasis to spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds, and raptors-Binoculars are available for use/Pima County Agua Caliente Park 12325 E. Roger Rd. 615-7855

Not Just For Kids 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Feel like a kid again every Thursday when adults get in for the youth admission price of just $6! The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr. 881-0606

Cactus Caravan (Auto Tour) 10:00AM
Begin your exploration of the drive with a park ranger and become more familiar with some of the common cacti-A Great introduction to the park! Saguaro National Park East 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail 733-5153

Writers' Motivational Workshop 10:00AM - 12:00PM
With humor and passion, Alexis Powers provides the motivation to get your creative juices flowing-Whether you are working on fiction or memoir, come be inspired to pursue your writing life! Oro Valley Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr 594-5580

Art in the Afternoon 11:00AM - 5:30PM
is Tucson's newest destination for fine art landscape photography and handcrafted Sterling silver chain maille jewelry! The gallery is home to Paul Pryor Photography & Joya Bonita Jewelry/ 6530 E. Tanque Verde Rd. Suite #130 in the La Plaza Shoppes 731-0550 (Wed-Sat 11AM-5:30PM/Sun 11AM-3PM)

Centering Prayer 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Free! 20-25 min meditation & related reading/discussion/Beginner & experienced both welcome/2 Thurs. sessions each week: 12-1:30PM in the Bride's Room & 7-8:30PM in the Library/No donation necessary/St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church 4440 N Campbell at River/Contact Ellen 623-1357

Social Bridge Group 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Free/Always looking for knowledgeable players-Drop in and join the fun-No advance registration required/ Tucson JCC 3800 E. River Rd 299-3000

Library Book Discussion Group 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Adults/After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275

Healthy Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions 1:00PM - 3:30PM
This free workshop will meet once a week for 2.5 hours on Thursdays for 6 weeks/Participants will work in a small group and receive a free book/Please plan to attend all 6 classes/Space is limited; Please call to register prior to the first class/Murphy-Wilmot Library 530 N. Wilmot Rd. 594-5420

Broadway at the Library 2:00PM - 4:00PM
All Ages/DVD Viewing of a Broadway classic/Join us for great entertainment and snacks/Joyner-Green Valley Library 601 N. La Canada Dr-Green Valley 594-5295

Wine Tasting 4:00PM - 8:00PM
$10/Flight of six wines with cheese and cracker palate cleansers/CataVinos Wine Shoppe & Tasting Room 3063 N. Alvernon Way 323-3063 (See Yvonne's August Wine article)

Artists Reception for Nancy Bautzmann & Marty Plevel 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Free and Open to the Public! Featuring their extraordinary paintings/Held at Northwest Mutual 1760 E. River Rd. 615-5365 for info (On Display through Oct. 8th)

Teen Night - Pastel Drawing 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Presented by Young Rembrandts of Tucson/Pastels are an amazing medium taught in this Young Rembrandts' step-by-step drawing class/We'll create an 11" x 17" can't-believe-I-drew-this masterpiece using soft pastel chalks/No experience is necessary/Mission Library 3770 S. Mission Rd. 594-5325 (Registration Required)

Tai Chi for Everyone 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Modified exercise program recommended for various health conditions, chronic pain management & stress/Himmel Park Library 1035 N Treat Ave. 594-5305

Music by Spence 6:00PM
All Ages/with Realms-Din Suns/The Dust and the Screaming/Hot Sasha/The Rock 136 N Park Ave. 629-9211

Northwest Cruise-In! 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Southern Arizona's Largest and longest weekly Classic Car and American Muscle Car Cruise-In happens rain, shine, hot or cold every Thursday Night in the Freddy's/ Firehouse Subs parking lot (Southeast Corner of Orange Grove & Thornydale) 344-3740

Swinging Saguaros Square Dance 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Every Thursday/Cost is $5 per person the first night and each additional night $4/Families are encouraged to join us/Children from age 10 & above invited to dance/Sessions held at Tanque Verde Lutheran Church 8625 E. Tanque Verde Rd. (Carol 850-8057)

Adult Painting Class Flower (Triptych) 6:30PM - 9:00PM
$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 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

Space Wars! 7:00PM
May the Farce Be With You! Crazy fun evening of musical comedy melodrama! Great fun for the whole family! 886-9428 for reservations www.thegaslighttheatre.com

Archery-Adult League 7:00PM
Indoor range $8/Prizes or a cash reward that will be given out the same night following the shoot or the next Thursday during the league shoot-Leagues are designed to be fun and to improve your shooting skills/ PSE Archery Pro Shop 2727 N. Fairview Ave 884-9201 www.PSEPROSHOP.COM

Music by Titan Valley Warheads 7:00PM - 9:00PM
No cover/Bluegrass/Boondocks Lounge 3306 N. 1st Ave. 690-0991

Ladies Night (Live DJ And Dancing) 7:00PM - 10:00PM
5$ martinis, margaritas, & mojito cocktails/Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 615-5555

Laughter on the 23rd Floor 7:30PM
Inspired by Neil Simon's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, you'll laugh non-stop at the comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top each other with gags, while competing for the attention of star madman "Max Prince"/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Cinema La Placita Outdoor Film Series-Best in Show 7:30PM
(2000) PG-13 Starring Eugene Levy, Christopher Guest, Catherine O'Hara, Michael McKean-Directed by Christopher Guest/Admission: $3 per person & includes popcorn/Chairs provided/Guests may bring a lawn chair or blanket/Restaurants of La Placita Village available for dining & refreshments/No Alcohol/La Placita Village (SW corner of Broadway & Church Ave) 326-5282

Open Mic Night 8:00PM
Free/The biggest names in comedy all started on a small stage somewhere-Come to the only comedy club in Tucson and give it your all/Laffs Comedy Café 2900 E. Broadway Blvd. 323-8669

Vince Gil 8:00PM
Casino Del Sol AVA Amphitheater 5655 W. Valencia Rd. 855-765-7829

Adult Skate 8:00PM - 10:00PM
18+/Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409

Music by Tesoro 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Free Show/21+/Tap & Bottle 403 N. 6th Ave. 344-8999

Ynot Karaoke & The Mockingbirds 9:00PM
The Hut 305 N. 4th Ave. 623-3200

Music by Neon Prophet 9:30PM
Reggae/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

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