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Friday, July 29, 2016

Where's Waldo Scavenger Hunt
July 1st-31st/Hosted by Antigone Books/The famous fellow in the striped shirt and black rimmed specs will be in 26 businesses in central Tucson/Those who spot Waldo (well, a 6" version of him) in 20 locations can enter a raffle to win fabulous Waldo prizes as well as prizes from many of the participating businesses/Pick up a Waldo Passport at Antigone Books 411 N. 4th Ave/Yikes Toys 2930 E. Broadway Blvd. or the Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. (You have the entire month of July to find 20 Waldos)

Gaslight Theatre Presents CHRISTMAS IN JULY!
Through July 31st ONLY/Buy $25 in Gift Cards/Receive A $5 Food and Beverage Gift Certificate FREE! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428

The Military & Blue Star Museums!
Offering Free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day!

Conservation Science Adventures Archery Program 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Each program is $15 per student/Program is for students ages 10-15 years old/Two snacks are provided, but please bring your lunch/International Wildlife Museum
4800 W. Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 ext. 311 (Registration Required)

Summer Movie Fun-Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) 9:45AM
$1/$2 Make Harkins Summer Movie Fun for kids an annual tradition for your family/All children must be accompanied by Adult (same price) Tickets are on sale now/Harkins Theatres Tucson Spectrum 18 5455 S Calle Santa Cruz 889-5588 for details

Painting Class (Sunflowers) 10:00AM
$35/Grab a friend and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you create your own beautiful masterpiece! 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675

Creepy Crawlies 10:00AM
Sometimes scary, but always cool! Spiders, scorpions, snakes and lizards/Eco-Station at the Overlook/Free with park admission/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N. Paseo del Norte 742-6455

Loft Kids Fest-Looney Tunes on the Big Screen! (NR) 10:00AM
Free Admission & Free Popcorn (Various Years) Relive the Saturday mornings of yesteryear with your favorite Warner Brothers characters in a zany collection of vintage Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies cartoons/Pre-show activities hosted by Mildred & Dildred Toy Store starting at 9:15AM! The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse 10:00AM
$1/Norm of the North (PG) Century 20 El Con 3601 E Broadway Blvd. 202-3358

Summer Kids Event-Back to School Bash 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Events include games, prizes, face painting and more/It’s been a fabulous summer so let’s send it out in style with our kids carnival style games and activities/Bookmans Ina 3733 W. Ina Rd. 579-0303

Banner UMC Farmers’ Market 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Open to the public/Over 20 vendors/UAMC College of Medicine 1501 N Campbell Ave. 261-6982 ()

JBF Back to School Sale 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Free Admission/Consignment items/Find all you need for your growing family from babies to teens/We will have clothes shoes, toys, books, movies, games, puzzles, infant gear, outdoor play equipment, furniture, maternity items and more/Tucson Convention Center 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101 (We Pay For Your Parking-Bring in your TCC parking stub in and will take up to $8 off of your purchase)

Desert Dragons (Talk) 10:15AM - 10:45AM
What’s a desert dragon? Clue: It’s not a bearded dragon and google isn’t going to help much. Come discover these fascinating creatures and what’s myth or fact in this fun and informative talk/Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Again at 2:15PM-2:45PM)

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

Take 10! ​ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Mary Theresa Dietz: Oil Stick Painting Techniques/Take ten minutes out of your day and relax during lunch in the cafe area while watching artist Mary Theresa Dietz demonstrate her expressive oil stick painting techniques/Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500

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

Monsoon Mysteries 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Free/Explore the interesting events that occur during the monsoon, including weather and how plants and animals respond to the monsoon/Learn about the origin of the term monsoon and discuss the outlook for this year’s monsoon-All ages welcome/Woods Memorial Library 3455 N. First Ave. 594-5445

Harry Potter's Birthday! 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Proper Wizard dress is encouraged, although Muggles are warmly welcome/Harry's birthday coincides with the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Birthday Cake generously provided by Hagrid or possibly the Hogsmeade Bakery/Himmel Park Library 1035 N Treat Ave. 594-5305

Free Tea Tastings 3:00PM - 3:30PM
Learn how to prepare & appreciate our fine teas/Seven Cups Fine Chinese Teas 2516 E. 6th St. (6th & Tucson Blvd.) 881-4072

Animals on the Move! 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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/All ages welcome! Quincie Douglas Library 1585 E. 36th St. 594-5335

Monsoon Madness Plant Sale 3:00PM - 7:00PM
The largest contingent of Arizona’s unique plant growers afford a rare opportunity to access the area’s foremost plant experts about everything from agaves to herbs, and adeniums to aloes/Local producers of artistic garden pottery and fashioned stone will also be present with their wares/Tohono Chul 7366 N. Paseo del Norte 742-6455

PokémonGo in the Gardens 3:00PM - 8:00PM
PokémonGo players receive access to 13 PokéStops and a Gym on the grounds of the 49-acre nature preserve for Free today! Tohono Chul Park 7366 N. Paseo del Norte 742-6455

Lizards are Hot, Lizards are Cool (Talk) 3:15PM - 3:45PM
Lizards are small denizens of the desert that are a critical component of 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

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

Cheap Date Nite 4:00PM - 8:00PM
$3 for all Southern AZ Residents age 7 & up/Arizona History Museum 949 E. 2nd St. 628-5774 (Free Parking: AZ Historical Society garage at the NE corner of E. 2nd St. & N. Euclid Ave)

Out & About Mixer 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Free/Hosted in partnership with the Tucson GLBT Chamber of Commerce/It is a fun evening with food, refreshments for a great evening meeting and greeting colleagues and friends-Learn about Habitat Tucson’s work to create a community where everyone has a decent place to live/Habitat for Humanity Tucson 3501 N. Mountain Ave. 326-1217

Fish Fry Friday 5:30PM
All New Menu! Open to the Public/Sabbar Shrine Center 450 S. Tucson Blvd. 624-2509

The Freedom League! 6:00PM
2 Shows: 6PM & 8:30PM/Join Mega Man, Lady Liberty and The Streak as they try to protect Gigantopolis from the evil aliens of Wrebulon! Always fun for the whole family! Come yay for your favorite heroes and boo the bad guys all summer long! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428

Student Showcase 6:00PM
Free/Unscrewed Theater 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. 289-8076

$5 Friday Family Night 6:00PM - 8:00PM
$5 for a family up to 6 members/Pools, Water Slide & Splash Pad/Oro Valley Aquatic Center 23 W. Calle Concordia-Oro Valley 297-7946

Adult Painting Class (Lovebirds) 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 (This is a date night painting that can be painted by two people on two separate canvases that go together to make one picture OR feel free to come and paint it yourself on one canvas!)

Music by Greg Morton & Friends 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Bluegrass-Country/La Cocina Courtyard 201 N. Court Ave. 622-0351

Mystery & Magic! 7:00PM
Dinner Theater Playhouse! Take a full three course table-served fine dining experience; combine it with a classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit; throw in the setting of an award winning Magic Performance and be prepared for one of the most unique and memorable experiences of a lifetime/Watch an audience volunteer actually be sawn in half/Solve the crime, and possibly win the prize! Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets (Doors Open 6:30PM) www.MysteryDinner.Theater

Music by The Muffulettas 7:00PM
Borderlands Brewing Company 119 E. Toole Ave. 261-8773

Friday Night Live! Jazz Series 7:00PM
Free/Music by Joe Bourne/Joe's career grew in the USA from lead singer for a Top 40 rhythm and blues/jazz band, to the international status that he now enjoys, recording and releasing LPs and subsequently having hit singles from these LPs/Main Gate Square-Geronimo Plaza Courtyard 814 E University Blvd. 622-8613

Music by Bob Corritore & Dave Riley 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$10/$15 Junk Joint Blues Band from Phoenix/Monterey Court 505 W. Miracle Mile 207-2429

Music by Mitzi Cowell 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Delectables on 4th 533 N 4th Ave. 884-9289

Two Saturdays in September 7:30PM
$18/$15 On a trip back to her hometown after ten years in Hong Kong, a teacher confronts both her mother and the demons that have haunted her since childhood/Ghosts must be dealt with before peace can be found-This play will resonate for anyone who has ever made that trip “home,” or wanted to/Alliance Performance Center of Tucson (APCOT) 8892 E. Tanque Verde at Bear Canyon 800-838-3006

Roman Holiday 7:30PM
(1953) Starring Audrey Hepburn (Andra’s Favorite Gregory Peck & Eddie Albert/Come enjoy Roman Holiday, a wonderful classic film at The Fox and show your support for the Andra Heart Foundation! $25 General Admission Ticket includes viewing of the film in the beautiful main theater, with three included concessions (soda, popcorn and ice cream) 6:30PM Entrance to the theater/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 West Congress St. 547-3040 (VIP tickets available)

The Lady With All The Answers 7:30PM
For decades, newspaper columnist Ann Landers dispensed wit and wisdom to millions of Americans in need of advice/Landers finds herself writing a column about a new kind of heartbreak-- her own. Drawn from Landers' life and letters, this show is a touching and comic portrait of a wise, funny, no-nonsense woman who is one of the most influential figures in America/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe 7:30PM - 9:00PM
$5/Family Friendly Show/Unscrewed Theater 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. 289-8076

Music by Anna Warr & Giant Blue 8:00PM
$6/Boondocks Lounge 3306 N. 1st Ave. 690-0991

Music by Los Master Plus 8:00PM
$12/$15, All Ages/With DJ Dirty Verbs, Santa Pachita, Mono Sound/Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000

Award-winning Country star Martina McBride 8:00PM
$27.50 & up/Desert Diamond Center 1100 W. Pima Mine Rd-Sahuarita 294-7777

The Mayhem Showcase 8:00PM
Music by The Blue Collar Criminals/Guerilla Tactics/Grite-Leon/Cicada-Killers/The Loudhouse Rock & Roll Bar 915 W. Prince Rd. 393-3598

Music by 80's and Gentlemen 9:00PM
Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ 1801 N Stone Ave. 867-6787

Midnight Drags 9:00PM
$10/Kids 12 and Under Free with Adult Admission/Tucson Dragway 12000 S Houghton Rd. 762-9700 (Gates Open 7PM)

Jacques Taylor and the Real Deal Band 9:00PM
Playing Motown, old school R&B and dance music/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

Cult Classic-Shaun of the Dead (R) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (2004) The cracked British comedy team of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright hit the rotting corpse on the head with this gross, hilarious and spot-on comedic update of the zombie genre/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

Hot Era! Dance Party 10:00PM
With the best DJ’s in town/Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300

Foul Play Friday 10:00PM
DJ Table Manners & Sid the Kid/Playground Bar & Lounge 278 E Congress St. 396-3691

Coming OUT Queer Dance Party 10:00PM
Dance the night away with DJ's Jaime J and RAW-B/La Cocina Courtyard 201 N. Court Ave. 622-0351

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

Hot or Honey Swimsuit Contest 11:00PM
A male and female winner each week! Local Celebrity Judges/Brought to you by Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire & Tennessee Honey/Grand Prize Winners on Aug 15th/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E. Tanque Verde 298-0430

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