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2011-02-24T00:00:00Z What's happening Arizona Daily Star
February 24, 2011 12:00 am

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Tucson East Elks 2532 Open House and Corvette Car Show - Tucson East Elks 2532, 615 S. Pantano Road. Open to the public. Come learn what the East Side Elks do for your community. Meet Rocky and Elmo, the Elks' mascots. Free hot dogs, sodas and popcorn. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 26. Free. 886-8120.



Monroe Crossing - Abounding Grace Sanctuary, 2450 S. Kolb Road. Bluegrass. Presented by Lava Music. Reservations encouraged. 7-9 p.m. Feb. 26. $15 cash or check at the door. 647-3234.

Farmers markets


Tucson Farmers Market East - Jesse Owens Park, 400 S. Sarnoff Drive. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays. Free. 882-2157.


Rincon Valley Farmers and Artisans Market - 12500 E. Old Spanish Trail. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 591-2276.

Tucson Green Art & Farmers Market - 8987 E. Tanque Verde Road. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 982-2645.



Rodeo Weekend Four-Day Carnival - La Paloma Academy, Lakeside Campus, 8140 E. Golf Links Road. Features rides, food, games, prizes and fun for the entire family. Purchase arm bands for $15 to enjoy unlimited rides during the day they're purchased. 5-10 p.m. Feb. 24; 5-11 p.m. Feb. 25; 12-11 p.m. Feb. 26: 12-9 p.m. Feb. 27. Free. 733-7373.


Psychic Fair - Church of Mankind, 1231 S. Van Buren Ave. Crystal ball, spiritual one-on-one, sea shell, psychometry, abstract art and tea readings. 2-5 p.m. Feb. 26. $20 tax deductible per 15-minute reading. 461-2910.



Every Breath You Take: Why Respiratory Health Matters - TMC Senior Services, El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Road. Join respiratory therapist Charles Broderick for this informative talk. 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 24. Free. 324-4345.


The Heart of the Matter - Corpus Christi Parish, 300 N. Tanque Verde Loop Road. An educational talk on heart disease in women by Dr. Lorraine Mackstaller, associate professor of internal medicine, section of cardiology, University of Arizona. 9:30-11 a.m. Feb. 26. Free. 751-4235.



Here Come the Hummers - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Learn about the hummingbirds found in the Sonoran Desert. Reservations required. Program is wheelchair-accessible. 7-8 p.m. Feb. 24. Free. 733-5153.


The Places in Between - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Wide-open spaces available for protection are shrinking. Join park staffers in the visitor center auditorium to learn about ongoing efforts to ensure critical migratory links remain intact. Program is wheelchair-accessible. 11 a.m. Feb. 27. Free. 733-5153.



Cowboys in the Rincon Valley - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. A park naturalist leads a two-hour, 2 1/2-mile hike to explore the history and nature of the Rincon Valley. Meet at the visitor center. 9 a.m. Feb. 25. $10 park entrance fee. 733-5153.

Desert Bird Walk - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Two-hour stroll through the desert to search for common birds. Ages 12 and older. 8:30 a.m. Feb. 25. $10 park entrance fee. 733-5153.

Night Walk - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. A park naturalist leads an easy two-hour hike to explore the Sonoran Desert at night. Bring water and a flashlight. Reservations required. 7 p.m. Feb. 25. $10 park entrance fee. 733-5153.


Saguaro National Park: A Common Heritage - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. This 20-minute presentation in the visitor center auditorium explores the people who settled this area, from prehistoric Hohokam to homesteaders and Hispanic ranchers. Wheelchair-accessible. 11 a.m. Saturdays through April. Free. 733-5153.

Sunset Stroll - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. A park guide leads a short stroll to a vantage point to watch the sun set over the Sonoran Desert. Meet at the javelina picnic area. 5:15 p.m. Feb. 26. $10 park entrance fee. 733-5153.


Yesterday, Today ... and Saguaro? - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Explore questions about the world's changing climate and its effect on our national parks. Includes 1/4-mile walk on an accessible trail. 2 p.m. Feb. 27. Free. 733-5153.



"Gunsmokin' or Have Fun, Will Travel!" - The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Armen Dirtadian reprises his role as Marshall Brett Masters in this comedy. 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 6:30 and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 and 7 p.m. Sundays through March 26. Additional shows: 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Feb. 26 and March 5. $17.95; discounts available. 886-9428.

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