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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: CLUE with 15% off (By appointment only)
Time to Sign Up for Wildlife Fun Camps Now through July!
International Wildlife Museum 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 6 legs or 8 legs - learn all about insects and spiders at this creepy crawly workshop! Interactive presentation begins at 10AM in the theater and includes meeting live Madagascar hissing cockroaches, a tarantula and scorpion! Stay after to dig in our decomposer box and make a craft~Just $3/person plus museum admission or FREE for Museum Members and Summer Pass Holders/Museum Admission: $10 adult/$7 senior or military $5/child ages 4-12, Children ages 3 & under are free/International Wildlife Museum 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.facebook.com/pg/WildlifeMuseum/events
Beat the Heat Summer Pass!
Stay Cool inside the Museum! Summer Pass Only $25-Unlimited admission through June & July which includes access to Weekly Project Go Wild Workshops and Story Times/Pass valid for 2 adults & their children or Grandchildren under 18/International Wildlife Museum 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.TheWildlifeMuseum.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)
Green Valley Village Farmers & Artisans Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM
(Wednesdays) Vendors will be offering local organic produce, farm fresh eggs, ready-to-eat food, Southwest art, artisan crafts, and live music! Located in Green Valley right off of the I-19 South Freeway/Take the Esperanza exit, then head west and turn into the Green Valley Village Shopping Center 882-2157
Free Demonstration Garden Tour 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Our 14 unique Demonstration Gardens will expand your gardening knowledge and give you many ideas for your own landscape/We want to help you become a more successful gardener, so let a Master Gardener volunteer lead you on a journey of discovery through these beautiful and interesting gardens/You can also do a self-guided tour-No reservations needed/UofA Pima County Cooperative Extension 4210 N. Campbell Ave. 626-5161 (Meet at the plant clinic)
St. Philip's Classic Farmers' Market 9:00AM - 2:00PM
St. Philips Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982
Showers of Saguaros (Presentation) 9:30AM
The majestic Saguaro depends on the billions of tiny raindrops shed by the mighty summer monsoon storms for its long-term survival-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $20 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Summer Movie Fun "Smallfoot" (PG) 9:45AM
Kids can enjoy a movie a week for 10 weeks (Through July) for less than $1 per film/Make Harkins Summer Movie Fun for kids an annual tradition for your family-All adults must be accompanied by children/Guarantee your seats by purchasing your pass at the theatre box office/Harkins Tucson Spectrum 18 5455 S Calle Santa Cruz 889-5588
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
Mountain Lions: Beyond the Myth (Talk) 10:15AM - 11:00AM
Envision a puma stalking its prey, then uncover the true nature of this elusive but essential predator/Misunderstood, maligned, and nearly eradicated by settlers, the cougar remains threatened by human encroachment-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)
Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Adults/Like reading books in the mystery genre? Wish there was a book club devoted to mysteries, suspense novels, thrillers, and crime fiction? There is! Join us for lively discussions on recommended favorite books and authors/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Tour your Tucson! 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Free, donations welcome/Tucked away in the Wells Fargo Bank building, features historic artifacts and exhibits that tell the story of Tucson’s origins as a Spanish fort and mission to its modern-day incarnation as a modern city with a strong sense of pride in its “Old Pueblo” origins (Open Wednesday-Friday 11AM-3PM) Downtown History Museum 140 N. Stone Ave. 770-1473 (Validated parking is available in the Wells Fargo garage on Alameda)
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
Footprints of the Ancients (Film) 12:00PM
Free/2 Times: Noon & 2PM/ Early American Indians transcended the land’s hostility to produce art and dwellings that are aesthetically beautiful and spiritually meaningful/Footprints of the Ancients connects you to their past, giving you a look into the lives of the people who lived, farmed, and built incredible dwellings in the area that would later become AZ/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. call 622-6014 to reserve your seat
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
What’s New at Saguaro NP? (Presentation) 2:00PM
Saguaro National Park is best known for its variety of cactus, including the Giant Saguaro/Join park staff in the visitor center theater to take a look at the Rincon Mountains and the new plant species recently discovered up there-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $20 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
MegaWatt Wednesdays: Ben Franklin & the Levitating Frog! 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Children 5 & up/An electrifying and magnetic foray into physics! See a reenactment of Franklin’s kite experiment-Watch as we light fluorescent tubes held in our hands/Tickets will be handed out at 1:30PM/Himmel Park Library 1035 N. Treat Ave. 594-5305
Drive-through Microchip Clinic 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Be Prepared for July 4th Fireworks, they can be scary to your pet/Pima Animal Care Center will be hosting a free microchip clinic June 16th through July 3rd from 3PM to 5PM at the shelter/PACC is holding this event in the covered overflow parking lot next to the shelter/During the drive-through clinic, dogs should still be on leashes, and cats should be in carriers/PACC 4000 N. Silverbell Rd. 724-5900
Library Night Out at Old Pascua 3:30PM - 7:00PM
Books, food, culture, and fun! 3:30PM-5PM: Visit Pima County Public Library’s Bookmobile/5PM-6PM: Enjoy Native craft activities and traditional Yaqui food/6PM–6:30PM: Learn more about traditional dress at a fashion show/6:30PM-7:30PM: Watch an advanced screening of Molly of Denali/Richey Resource Center 2209 N. 15th Ave. near Grant & I-10 (791-4010 for more info)
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
City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Free Pool Party 5:00PM - 7:00PM
There will be lots of games, music, and snacks located outside the pool entrance, with a pool inflatable (if pool size permits) and water games in the pool/Kennedy Pool 3700 S. Mission Road 791-4863
Wednesday Night Cruise-in 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Every Wednesday Night-Local Cars, good food, and cold beer! Hot Rods Old Vail Restaurant & Bar 10500 E Old Vail Rd. 202-0987
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)
Poetry @ the River 6:00PM - 7:45PM
Read your poems, or just listen. We're casual, not critical-First Wednesday of each month/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
Canned Food Night at Skate Country 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Come skate with us and do your part to fight hunger! One Free admission per two canned food items donated to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona/Skate rentals are an additional $4/Enjoy a cool summer night at the Skate Country indoor rink 7980 E 22nd St. 298-4409
Music by Frank Stagliano 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Contemporary Pop/AC rock band/Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429
Space Trek! 7:00PM
$22.95/$20.95/$12.95/Hurtle through the galaxy with Captain James P. Trek and the crew of the Starship Entrepreneur as they battle evil forces for possession of a secret new weapon capable of destroying the Universe! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 (SEE SPACE TREK ARTICLE) www.TheGaslightTheatre.com
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