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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

National Nut Day!
Nuts are full of protein, fiber & unsaturated fat/They also reduce hypertension & the risks associated with heart disease!

International Caps Lock Day!
Hit your caps lock button & CELEBRATE TODAY!

United Way Days of Caring Buffel Bustin’ Removal Project 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Come spend a fun morning removing invasive species from the Tucson Park West Neighborhood/We'll be digging out buffelgrass & other invasives/Our work will focus on 2 shallow washes that run through the neighborhood/Work sites are easily accessible, should be easy digging & we should have plenty of shade/Must register online www.unitedwaytucson.org/DOC2014/ Call 837-6836

Scholastic Book Fair 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Open to all, this fair has books for children Pre-K-8th Grade & a few for adults/The school's teachers will have their "wish lists" for books they would like for their classrooms/Proceeds benefit CAI's Preschool/Kindergarten/Congregation Anshei Israel 5550 E 5th St (at Craycroft) 745-5550

ADDED Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library Book Sale 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Oro Valley Library 1305 W Naranja Dr 594-5670

Fall Book Sale 9:00AM - 7:00PM
More than 20,000 books including such categories as: Art, Children, History, Humor, Literature, Mystery, Romance, Southwest, Sports, CDs, DVDs & much more/Oro Valley Library 594-5580

Zumba at the YWCA 9:30AM
$5/All levels welcome to come and have fun! YWCA Tucson 525 Bonita Ave 884-7810

Yume Japanese Gardens Fall/Winter 2014 Reopening 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Many New Amenities! Bookstore & gift shop with a wide selection of Japan-related gift items (including bonsai), a patio where you can relax, a redesigned garden entrance & dedicated space for permanent & rotating exhibits/Open Daily-weather permitting/Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson 2130 N Alvernon Way 332-2928

Walking Tour of the Historic Mansions of Main Ave 10:00AM
Meet at the NE corner of Main & Washington/Hear stories of the movers & shakers of early Tucson including Sam Hughes, Albert Steinfeld, Hiram Stevens & Frank Hereford as we stroll Main Ave/Refreshments/$15/Reservations recommended/KruseArizona Tours 625-8365

Birds & Gardening Tour 10:00AM - 10:45AM
1st & 4th Wed each month/Explore the plants & gardening practices that will attract birds to your backyard/Find & identify birds that visit the Gardens & urban Tucson/Included in Gardens admission/Tucson Botanical Gardens 326-9686 ext. 10

Young Flyers Fun Encore 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Introduce your children to the world of aviation & aerospace through gallery activities & tours, story books, demos & hands-on craft projects that can be taken home/New topic each month/Encore presentation of March "Soarin' Saturday" topic/Free with paid or member admission/Pima Air & Space Museum 618-4819

Plant Chat with Dr. Bessey 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Have plant questions that need answering? Retired UofA plant sciences professor, Paul Bessey, can help diagnose your plant problems, including pests, disease & nutrient deficiencies/Included in Gardens admission/Tucson Botanical Gardens 326-9686 ext. 10

All Souls Procession Roadshow Workshop-Make a Shrine 10:00AM - 5:00PM
This is the year you go from watching the All Souls Procession to taking part! Have you always wanted to make a mask or shrine, or maybe even build a float or art installation for Día de los Muertos? Come get help from the experts at Many Mouths One Stomach during this all-day workshop using recycled and reused materials. You may bring items from home to personalize your shrine, but it's not necessary/Joel D. Valdez Main Library 594-5500

Lunch & Learn Class w/Donna Nordin 10:30AM - 1:00PM
Demonstration at Donna's home (Swan & Sunrise area) will include 3 recipes as well as lunch with wine/beverages (Salmon with Lemon Butter-Spinach Soubise-Le Formidable) $65 payment is required to reserve your spot 299-8100

Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club 11:00AM - 12:00PM
If you are a whodunit mystery fan, join us for a lively discussion and review of mystery suspense novels that will intrigue you-This month's selection is The October List by Jeffery Deaver/Oro Valley Library 594-5580

Tucson Mall Kids Club 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Free! Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday/For kids 10 & under filled with exciting activities, entertainment & prizes in the JCPenney Court by the Kids Play Area at Tucson Mall 4500 N Oracle Rd 293-7330

Hawk Happening 11:00AM - 1:00PM
2nd & 4th Wednesdays/Traveling avian ambassador Sueno & her human, Kathie Schroeder, are back this fall to share secrets in the lives of the Southwest's amazing Harris' hawks/Children's Ramada/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N Paseo Del Norte 742-6455

Recession Buster Lunch Special! 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Mon-Fri 11AM-3PM/Mouthwatering Hamburger or Cheeseburger, Crispy Hot French Fries, Ice Cold Soft Drink and a Sweet Tiny Sundae for Only $7.49/ Little Anthony’s Diner 7010 E Broadway 296-0456 www.LittleAnthonysDiner.com

Terry Earp Performance: Doc Holliday's Woman, Kate 12:00PM
12PM & 2PM/The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr-Oro Valley 622-6014 (Reservations Required-$10 WNPA members/$15 nonmembers)

Bridge-Exercise your mind! 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us every Wednesday to play Bridge, an entertaining & challenging card game/Oro Valley Library 594-5580

Desert Moon 4:00PM
UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 621-STAR

"Fall Back" with Afternoon Yoga in the Park! 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Get back into a healthy routine by joining Barbara Sherman, registered yoga instructor, for an hour of gentle yoga asana practice in the outdoors/Please bring your own mat/$7 members/$7 plus cost of admission for the general public/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N Paseo Del Norte 742-6455

Read to a Dog 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Hey Kids! Read to Homer and have fun while improving your reading skills-Therapy dogs love to have books read to them-They never criticize your reading skills and will often give you a kiss/Himmel Park Library 594-5305

Meet Me at La Encantada 5:00PM
Free walk & run (1.5-3 miles) every Wed/Rain, Shine & Holidays/Check-in between 5pm-5:45pm at the La Encantada Central Courtyard 2905 E Skyline Dr/DocWalk/Free raffle along with restaurant discounts! Call 548-3741 for more info

Free Open House & Bridal Fair! 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Every Wednesday! Visit this Beautiful Victorian Mansion located in the heart of historic Old Town Tucson/There will be free food, great desserts and private tours personally provided by members of the Z Mansion family of wedding vendors themselves! There is no need to call-Simply stop by and get ready for a wonderful time! The Z Mansion 288 North Church Avenue 623-4889 www.ZMansion.com (SEE PAGE 18 & 19)

ADDED Hats Off to Homebrewers with Deschutes Brewery & Dragoon Brewing 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Attention homebrewers & beer geeks/Come share your love for craft at a collaborative parking lot party with Oregon's Deschutes Brewery & local Dragoon Brewing/Visitors can chat with the brewers from both breweries while enjoying a great line up of beers from both breweries paired with some delectable small plates, while listening to live music/Gather complimentary brewing supplies, including clone recipe booklets & bags of whole flower Cascade hops, to use in your next homebrew (supplies are limited)/A formal brewer Q&A session will answer the brewing questions you've always wanted to ask/Top off the evening by getting your photo with Woody, Deschutes Brewery's giant traveling beer barrel/Whole Foods Market 5555 E River Rd 297-5394

Yoga @ MOCA 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Nourish your mind, body & soul practicing yoga among inspiring works of art with yogi Bre Downing in MOCA's Great Hall/Free for MOCA members/$5 non-members/Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson 265 S Church Ave 624-5019

Jazz Music by The Les Baxter Factor 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Hog Pit Smokehouse 6910 E Tanque Verde Rd 722-4302

Meet Me in Marana 5:45PM
Free Social Walk/Run around Wade McLean Park 8000 N Silverbell Rd (behind Coyote Trail Elementary) meetmeinmarana@live.com

Open Mic 6:00PM
Free! Join our vibrant host DJ Odious/Call to reserve a time spot (after 5:30pm) or just walk in (after 5pm) & grab any free 15 min slot/Bands are welcome to perform or "try out"/We have a full PA to accommodate all your tech needs & a great built in 4th Ave audience/All Styles-All Sounds Welcome/Until 12am/Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave 622-4300

Cardmaking 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Instructor Geri Linehan/Supplies will be provided in class/Please e-mail instructor to reserve a spot: geri4948@cox.net/$10/Hobby Lobby 5555 E Broadway Blvd 512-0242

Volunteer Orientation 6:00PM - 7:00PM
If you've been looking for new volunteer opportunities or have wanted to get involved with the Bicycle Inter-Community Art & Salvage, then we are looking for you/No bicycle mechanic skills necessary/Must fill out volunteer application prior/BICAS 44 W 6th St 628-7950

An Evening of Cyber Crime 6:00PM - 8:00PM
An Oro Valley Police Officer & certified identity theft specialist will be teaching this class on cyber crimes/This training will help you learn about current trends in cyber crime, identity theft, scams that affect us today & how to protect yourself at Oro Valley Town Hall 11000 N La Canada Dr in Oro Valley 229-5080

Open Hack & Craft Night 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Free! Bring in a project you are working on or start a new one/We tackle everything from coolers, to workshop organization, to robots & VW bugs in house/We can always use another set of hands to join in with our project if you don't have one of your own/Maker House 283 N Stone Ave

UA Downtown Lecture Series - 'Tucson: City of Gastronomy, Hub for Food Diversity' 6:30PM
Tickets at the Fox box office starting at 4pm on the day of the lecture/In this lecture, Dr. Gary Nabhan will highlight how public agencies, educational institutions, non-profits & micro enterprises are collaborating to address issues concerning food justice, democracy & heritage within Tucson's food deserts/at the Fox Theatre 17 W Congress St 621-1112

FOOD: 2014 Downtown Lecture Series 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Free! Maker House will be an overflow host for the 2014 Lecture Series presented by the College of Social & Behavioral Science/Join us as we stream the presentations live in our Courtyard & historic Corona Room/Drinks specials, pub tapas & more will be on the menu at Maker House 283 N Stone Ave

Paint & Sip - Adult Painting Class 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Music by Falcon Steel, the Catalina Foothills Steel Drum Band tonight before the painting 5:45pm-7pm/Steel Del Sol will be entertaining us inside while we paint/"Paint for a Cure!" Join friends for a night of painting & support the non-profit organization Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc/Uncaged Birds/$35/ Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd, Ste. 160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 271-5023 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

Music by Russell Bartlett 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Free! Folk Rock/Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429

Time Bandits (Monty Python!) 7:00PM
One Showing Only! Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

Cronan The Barbarian 7:00PM
Or "All Swords of Fun!" The Ancient world has descended into chaos & lawlessness when one man rises up to fight for the lives of his fellow tribesmen-This unlikely hero who is part man and part myth, Cronan must face a legion of enemies, armed only with his brute strength and the powers of a mystical Sword! The Gaslight Theatre 886-9428 for reservations www.thegaslighttheatre.com

Tango Class 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Taught by an instructor from Desert Tango/Open to the public/$5 Suggested Donation/Open Tango Dancing 8pm-11pm in the salon at Maker House 283 N Stone Ave

Jazz Wacky Wednesday with Glen Gross & Kathy Frank 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Original Jazz featuring members of the Glen Gross Quartet, including special guest Malik Alkabir on keyboards & saxophone & Kathy M Frank on Drums/Poets are welcome to read to improvised musical accompaniment/Delectables 533 N 4th Ave 884-9289

Music by The Titan Valley Warheads 7:00PM - 9:00PM
No Cover! Long time Tucson favorites Bluegrass band featuring Earl Edmondson & Ed Davenport at The Boondocks Lounge 3306 N 1st Ave 690-0991

The Fantastical World of Watercolor 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$16/Painting Workshop by Jessica Feinberg at Maker House 283 N Stone Ave

Karaoke Night in the Sports Bar 7:00PM - 11:00PM
Come to the Sports Bar & enjoy a fun night full of great music & outstanding drink specials at Desert Diamond Casino 1100 W Pima Mine Rd in Sahuarita 294-7777

Arizona Repertory Theatre presents: Frankenstein 7:30PM
By Victor Gialanella from the novel by Mary Shelley/Directed by Brent Gibbs/Tornabene Theatre 621-1162

Arizona Theatre Company presents: Wait Until Dark 7:30PM
Preview Night! Written by Frederick Knott/Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher/at the Temple of Music & Art 330 S Scott Ave 622-2823

A Shamanic Sound - Journey Healing Event with Patricia White Buffalo 7:30PM
Patricia brings her love of music & shamanism with its power to heal to this event/A short lecture on Shamanism Grounding & Breath Exercises Trance Dance included/at the Galactic Center 35 E Toole/Solar Culture 884-0874

"In Arcadia" - The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo 7:30PM
Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd 621-1162

Music by Bad News Blues Band 7:30PM
No Cover before 9pm! Chicago Bar 5954 E Speedway Blvd 748-8169

Music by LA LEY - Retour 8:00PM
Latin Grammy Award-winning, all-male pop sensations at The Rialto Theatre 318 E Congress St 740-1000

Geeks Who Drink! 8:00PM
Pub Trivia Quiz: Free to play-Win bar cash & drink giveaways! Trident Grill 2033 E Speedway 795-5755

Unlimited Bowling 9:30PM
Until close-$5 admission for all you can bowl $1.25 + tax for shoe rental (Mon-Thurs) Golden Pin Lanes located at 1010 W Miracle Mile 888-4272

Meteor Mania - Orionids 10:00PM
For Adults & families with kids 8+/Learn about meteors, comets, meteor showers & touch an actual piece of an asteroid/Refreshments provided/Until 3am/The Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center Park in picnic area, 1 mile below the summit/To Register 318-8726 or 318-8736

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