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Stuff the Safe!
The Diaper Bank is promoting community diaper drives for the whole month of December, to "Stuff the Safe" with 100,000 diapers! When we moved into our new headquarters last year, the building came with a built-in safe, which we stuff with diapers throughout December/Anyone can hold a diaper drive at their office, school or church, or simply bring diapers to the Diaper Bank/For more info call Dan Moxley, Executive Director~Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona 325-1400 www.diaperbank.org
Ace of Escape~Sleuthing Santa!
There's a problem at the North Pole! While reviewing inventory, Santa found several gifts have gone missing/He's started investigating and belives there is a rogue elf smuggling toys to kids on the naughty list/Only problem is, it is 11PM on Christmas Eve and Santa doesn't have enough time to sort through the evidence, follow the clues and figure out the fraud before he leaves on his sled. Can your team ensure all the good boys and girls get their gifts by finding the missing gifts and identifying the rogue elf before Santa leaves? Fun for adults and kids! Ace of Escape 406 N. Church Ave. 222-7395 www.aceofescape.com/Christmas-Room.html Promo code: Promo code 2017 for 17% off (By appointment only)
Food Workshop 9:00AM
We will be making prickly pear pickled garlic, date & citrus BBQ sauce, and starting the process for date syrup/St. Francis in the Foothills UMC 4625 E. River Rd at Swan Contact Leah at Iskashitaa Refugee Network 440-0100
Blood Drive 9:00AM - 2:30PM
Hosted by Banner University Medical Center & Arizona Cancer Center/This blood drives come at a crucial time of year for the Red Cross-Donations tend to decline during December, especially around the holidays/However, donations are a year-round necessity to respond to everyday patient emergencies/It’s the blood already on the shelves that helps save lives during an emergency-Donated blood is also essential for cancer treatments, childbirth complications and other crucial surgeries/Banner University Medical Center Tucson Campus 1501 N. Campbell Ave. 1-800-733-2767 www.redcrossblood.org
Winter Freecycle Swap 10:00AM - 8:00PM
The branch library staff will set up tables near the front desk with all sorts of things that maybe people no longer have a need for and are looking to donate/Leave an item and take an item! Or perhaps just leave something! (daily through December 31) Quincie Douglas Library 1585 E. 36th St. 594-5335
Cochineal: Nature’s Most Radiant Red Dye (Talk) 10:15AM - 11:00AM
Come learn about cochineal and how it transformed world history/This program will show you techniques on how to use cochineal as a natural fabric dye-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park
Mahjong Monday 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Come learn and play Mahjong with us! These sessions are geared towards offering seniors a fun and social atmosphere to enjoy the game of Mahjong/Himmel Park Library 1035 N Treat Ave. 594-5305
Scrabble 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Strengthen your vocabulary and keep your mind sharp! Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580
Gaslight Music Hall Christmas Jamboree! 2:00PM
$10.95-$20.95/2 Times: 2PM & 6PM/Local stars come together to create the perfect holiday show for the whole family! Robert Shaw, Charlie Hall, and The Manhattan Dolls will be singing your favorite holiday tunes with the Gaslight Music Hall Show Band! With a special visit from Santa, this show is not to be missed this holiday season! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com
Meet Me at Maynards 5:15PM - 7:30PM
Free weekly walk/run, free incentive awards, restaurant discounts and lots of free prizes/Meet us at Maynards Market 400 N Toole Ave. between 5:15 and 5:45PM any Monday/Bring the whole family...strollers and dogs welcome-Brought to you by Meet Me Concepts 548-3741
Dollar Night 6:00PM - 8:00PM
$1 Admission/$3 Skate Rental/Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409
68th Annual Winterhaven Festival Of Lights 6:00PM - 10:00PM
December 9th–26th/Tour our lights on a hayride wagon, a bus trolley, a pedal-powered group bike! You can also see the lights on foot/The Festival is free to attend~However we ask everyone to bring a donation of food or money for the Community Food Bank of Southern AZ/Winterhaven is located between Prince Rd. & Ft Lowell Rd. and Tucson Blvd. & Country Club Rd. www.winterhavenfestival.org
UofA Men's Basketball vs. North Dakota State 7:00PM
UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS
The Star Wars Holiday Special 8:00PM
A Loft Cinema holiday tradition continues as we once again unleash the dubious galactic magic of the infamous 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special, for Free (and with the original TV commercials intact), on the big screen! Get festive by wearing your finest Star Wars Holiday costume, and you might win a glorious prize to help you celebrate Life Day! As Han Solo would say, “I’ve got a bad feeling about this …” The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844
Skyraoke is karaoke at Sky Bar-Come see and sing like the stars! Our 24,000 song library projects lyrics on 3 big screens/Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300
Random Acts of Karaoke 8:30PM
Come prepared for a night filled with Free entertaining live, acoustic karaoke! The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St-On the Plaza 792-6366
Monday House Party with DJ Sid the Kid 10:00PM
Free, 21+/Retrolution, the longest running dance night in the history of Tucson featuring all your favorite hits of the 80’s, is finally being dragged, kicking in screaming, into the 90’s/The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366
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