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Urban Adventure Quest!
Discover the rich beauty of this historic desert city as you discover one of the best things to do in Tucson... play the game, see the sights, and experience Tucson in a whole new way! Turn Tucson into a giant game board with this Family Fun Scavenger Hunt Adventure! www.urbanadventurequest.com/tours/things-to-do/tucson/default.aspx (Save 20%/Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people after Promotion Code: TUCSONHAPPENINGS)
Second Largest Puzzle In The World On Display Now! 9:00AM - 5:00PM
“Wildlife” was designed and illustrated by Adrian Chesterman and published by Educa Borras in Barcelona, Spain. The puzzle took 8 months to assemble and was done by Joseph Treschel. He is currently working on “Around the World”, the world’s largest puzzle at 42,000 pieces which will be donated to the International Wildlife Museum when he’s finished later this year. “Wildlife” is 33,600 pieces and measures 19 feet long by 6.5 feet tall/It features dozens of species from rainforests and savannahs/Admission $10/$7/$5/Ages 3 & under Free/International Wildlife Museum 4800 W Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.TheWildlifeMuseum.org
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
Free Demo 11:00AM - 4:30PM
Free demos 11am-4:30pm every Tuesday! Just walk in anytime to learn a new technique for free! Today: illusion necklace/BEADholiday 355 E Ft Lowell Rd. 696-0032
HBO and Red Cross invite Game of Thrones fans to Bleed #ForTheThrone 11:15AM - 6:30PM
Those who come to donate by April 30th will be automatically entered for a chance to win a full-size Iron Throne from HBO’s Game of Thrones/Additionally, all presenting donors April 11th-30th will receive a commemorative Bleed For The Throne poster, while supplies last, and automatically be entered in the above-mentioned sweepstakes/Foothills Mall Blood Donation Center 7325 N La Cholla Blvd/Broadway Blood Donation Center 7139 E. Broadway Blvd. 1-800-RED CROSS
PCC Baseball vs. Arizona Western College 12:00PM
Free/Doubleheader: Noon & 2:30PM/Pima Community College West Campus Aztecs Baseball Field 2202 W. Anklam Rd. 206-3035
‘Round Lunchtime: Jazz at Main 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Presented by the Tucson Jazz Society/Enjoy some great jazz with your lunch! Music by Francis Bowman/Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500
Job Help 12:30PM - 3:00PM
Need help writing a resume? Creating an email account? Doing on-line job applications? Library instructors are available to help you with your job search-No registration required/Eckstrom-Columbus Library 4350 E. 22nd St. 594-5285
PCC Softball vs. Phoenix College 1:00PM
Free/Doubleheader/Pima Community College West Campus Aztecs Softball Field 2202 W. Anklam Rd. 206-303
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
Art in the Afternoon Lecture 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Illustrated art lecture from the Tucson Museum of Art with docent Susie Heintz/This month's topic: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum/Palazzo: Extraordinary Art Collected by an Oddball Genius/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
108th Annual Pima County Fair 2:00PM - Midnight
April 18th-28th/4-H animals, home arts & fine arts, entertainment, horse shows, concerts, games & rides, educational exhibits including a gem and mineral show/Pima County Fairgrounds 762-3247 or 762-9100
Science Fiction / Fantasy Book Club 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Adults & Teens/This book club reads mostly Science Fiction selections, with a dash of Fantasy titles here and there for variety/Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance-by Ruth Emmie Lang/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Tucson Art Book Club 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Monthly book club for adults, reading titles with art-related themes recommended by group members-The club usually meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345
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/Beyond Bread 3026 N Campbell Ave. (Contact Matt to receive Club updates & Italian culture/lessons 833-1082)
Arizona Baseball vs. Grand Canyon University 6:00PM
$8/$5 Hi Corbett Field 3400 E Camino Campestre 327-9467
The Jive Aces, Britain’s Got Talent Finalists! 6:00PM
$40/$35/$30 Come see the UK’s #1 jive and swing band, the Jive Aces! *Britain’s Got Talent Finalists!* Don’t miss these high-energy, skilled performers as they play some great music and amaze and entertain the audience with their antics! *All ages welcome. With special guests, The Manhattan Dolls! 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/Old Pueblo Baptist Church 8808 E. Broadway Blvd. (By donation only) 561-414-6022 for more info
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
Prevention vs. Intervention 7:00PM
Open Admission/Can prevention and intervention co-exist in today's complex health care environment? Both strategies have their benefits, improving health and saving lives/Can we find better ways to be patient-centered and focus on the whole person - mind, body and spirit - to achieve optimal health and wellness? Join the UofA College of Medicine-Tucson, and world-renowned physicians Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Irving Kron, for a very special conversation about approaches to conventional medicine and complementary therapies and healing practices that are shaping tomorrow's care/Centennial Hall, University of Arizona campus (Ross Dubois 626-9037 for more info)
Tucson Coin Club Meeting 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Free! Program consists of presentations, show and tell, ask the expert and an auction/Public welcome! Fraternal Order of the Police 3445 N Dodge Blvd 305-5513
Southeast Arizona Butterfly Association Meeting 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Free and Open to the Public-Everyone is invited to attend/Topic: Down the Rabbit Hole: Arachnids in an Arizona Wonderland-Speaker: Jillian Cowles/Since completing her education in biologist in Arizona, Jillian’s vocation has been working as a clinical microbiologist in a hospital, and her avocation has been to learn about the plants and animals in this region, its indigenous people, their history, and how they have incorporated native resources into their lives/She started photographing spiders, and the rest is history-For over ten years, she has been documenting the diversity and natural history of the arachnids of the southwestern United States, and has written a book, Amazing Arachnids, published by Princeton University Press/Lutheran Church of the Foothills 5102 N Craycroft Rd.
Feverfew Tour Kickoff 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$5/Local garage rock trio, Feverfew, are embarking on their first tour and are celebrating with PHX friends, Nanami Ozone, and locals Stripes/Club Congress 311 E. Congress St. 622-8848
Jon Anderson of YES 7:30PM
$34.50 & up/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W. Congress St. 547-3040
20th Century Blues by Susan Miller (Preview) 7:30PM
$20/A reunion. An argument. A Ted Talk. Emotional mutiny. And a bond that connects four women who meet once a year for a photo shoot, chronicling their changing (and aging) selves as they navigate through love, careers, children, and major world events/But, when these private photographs have the potential to go public, their relationships are tested, forcing the women to confront who they are, what they've become, and how they'll deal with whatever lies ahead/Invisible Theatre 1400 N. First Ave. at Drachman 882-9721
Things I Know to Be True (Preview) 7:30PM
$25 & up/Presented by Arizona Theatre Company/Can a parent love their children too much? Is it possible to not love them enough? These are questions that hover over Things I Know To Be True – a beautiful and painfully perceptive portrait of a family and the frictions that arise when grown-up children try to push beyond the confines of their loving parents’ expectations/Temple of Music and Art 330 S. Scott Ave. (ATC 622-2823)
Choral Concert: University Singers, Honor Choir, Kantorei 7:30PM
Free/Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. 621-1162
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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