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Type O blood shortage; Red Cross Needs Donors Now
The American Red Cross is facing a critical shortage of type O blood, the blood group most needed by hospitals/With less than a two-day supply of blood available for emergency rooms, where it can be most critical, medical treatments and patient care can be directly impacted/That’s why the Red Cross is asking eligible type O donors to make an appointment to give now/As a special thank you, all those who come to donate blood or platelets now through June 10th, will receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email www.RedCrossBlood.org/Together
Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 6:00PM
$8 a person/Includes food for all the farm animals and emus! $12 includes all the farm animals and exotic animal tour. 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
Fun & Games for Seniors! 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Seniors get together on the 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month to play games-Come join in the fun! It's easy to learn/Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library 7800 N. Schisler Dr. 594-5200
Live at Lunchtime in Jácome Plaza 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Grab lunch from your favorite downtown spot, grab a friend or some coworkers and enjoy the free lunchtime tunes/Jácome Plaza Downtown 101 N. Stone Ave.
Bear Canyon Knitters 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults & Teens/Bring your knitting and join other knitters to share projects-All are welcome/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 594-5275
Marvelous Mimicry (Talk) 2:15PM - 2:45PM
Not all is as it appears...Come learn all about the optical illusion that is mimicry and adaptation, of which has helped shape some of the life in the Sonoran Desert! Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $20 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
NYX: The Collective (Artist Reception) 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Nyx’s inspiration for “The Collective” series came from terms of venery-These are the nouns that denote groups of animals, many of which have fanciful names: a nuisance of kittens, a trip of goats, a glint of fish/Many of these group names can be traced back to Juliana Berner who gave animals imaginative names in “The Book of Saint Albans” published in 1486/Nyx is a Tucson based artist and a UofA alumni/UofA Lionel Rombach Gallery 1031 N. Olive Rd. Parking is available on 2nd St, east of Park Avenue or in the parking garage north of Speedway on Park Ave. 626-4215
Eos Planetarium Theater 4:00PM
$16/Senior, Military, College Students, Children 4-17 $12/Under 3 free/Tucson Sky & Beyond~This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it! Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled "Console Captains" gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR
Italian Conversation Group 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Every Tuesday/All levels welcome-Improve your Italian or come and share “la bella lingua,” qui siamo tutti italiani/bring a dictionary or I Phone that might have Translate a Portable dictionary/Parla Italiano? Beyond Bread 3026 N Campbell Ave. (Contact Matt to receive Club updates & Italian culture/lessons 833-1082)
Hot Blues & Brews Tuesday! 6:00PM
Come enjoy your favorite blues tunes by the best local blues bands and artists! Now featuring tastings and specials by a local brewery! With only $12.50 for general admission, this is the place to be on a Tuesday night! Music by The Bryan Dean Trio & Bad News Blues Band! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com
Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Free! Laughter as a form of exercise for peace and healing/Quaker meeting House 931 N. 5th Ave (Enter on Arizona Ave between 5th & 6th Ave. just North of 2nd St. (Everyone is welcome, Drop-in or call 490-5500)
Self Defense Classes 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Every Tuesday! Join us and learn self defense techniques with Sifu Jon and Sifu Amanda-Bring water and wear comfortable clothing, not too tight or too loose/By donation only/Old Pueblo Baptist Church 8808 E. Broadway Blvd. (Call or text 561-414-6022)
Music by The Tucsonics 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Free/Western swing and Jango Jazz/Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429
Music by Hunter Hayes 7:00PM
$30-$34/with The Peterson Brothers/The Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000
Tucson Blues Dancers 7:00PM
Blues dancing lesson every Tuesday night from 7-7:30PM, then open dancing from 7:30-10:30PM ($1 or more donation happily encouraged/We encourage a mix of fusion in music and dancing-Fun for all ages/Friendly and welcoming group-No need for a partner, everyone dances with everyone else during the lesson and afterward/CeeDee's Jamaican Kitchen 5305 E. Speedway 795-3400
Keb’ Mo’ Solo! 7:30PM
$29 & up/Fox Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040
Deacon’s Open Jam 8:00PM - Midnight
Bring yourself and you Instrument sign in and jam out/Chicago Bar 5954 E Speedway Blvd. 748-8169
Sunday thru Thursday/Edge Bar Tucson 4635 N. Flowing Wells Rd. 887-9027
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