East Side calendar

2013-07-25T00:00:00Z East Side calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Wake Up With the Birds - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors. Binoculars are available for use. 7:30-9 a.m. Thursdays. Free. 615-7855.

"Color Play" Art Exhibition - Desert Artisans' Gallery, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. New works by Gail Brynildsen, Pamela Howe, Susan Meyer, Terry Slonaker, Jan Thompson and Alexandria Winslow. Mediums include pottery, jewelry, watercolors, glass art, photography, batik and acrylics. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays. Free. 722-4412.

Earth, Water, Fire and Wind - Academy Village Long Gallery, 13715 E. Old Spanish Trail. Catherine Friederich presents art jewelry with semiprecious stones and metal. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 647-0900.

Photographs by Members and Friends of UUCT - Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, 4831 E. 22nd St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 11:45 a.m-1 p.m. Sundays. Free. 748-1551.

Recent Photography Work - Academy Village Long Gallery, 13715 E. Old Spanish Trail. Photographer Blair Friederich presents his most recent work. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 647-0900.

Square Dancing - Tanque Verde Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road. Learn the basics of square dancing and meet new friends. All ages. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursdays. $5 first visit; $4 thereafter. 250-8339.

"The Incredible Spider-Guy" - The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Musical spoof starring your friendly neighborhood web-head. 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 6 and 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 and 6 p.m. Sundays. $18.50; discounts available. 886-9428.

Friday

Pork Rib Dinner - McCulloch-Wagner American Legion Post 109, 15921 S. Houghton Road. Mesquite-grilled rib dinner, including dessert and a drink. Proceeds benefit the community and veterans. 5-7 p.m. July 26. $9. 762-5652.

Evolution Live Benefit for Lexi George - DV8 Nightclub, 5851 E. Speedway. Tribute to Journey and Heart. 21 and over. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. July 26. $5. 306-0730.

Nature Nights: Bugs and Blacklights - Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon Trailhead at Cienega Creek Natural Preserve, 16000 E. Marsh Station Road. Pima County naturalists will be on hand to help you identify and learn about these six-legged creatures. 7:30-9:30 p.m. July 26. Free. 615-7855.

Canyon Quilters - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Bring your own project or preview other quilters' works in progress. Noon-3 p.m. Fridays. Free. 594-5275.

Lizard Walk - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Join us as we search for lizards that roam the park. Binoculars are available for use. 7:30 a.m. Fridays. Free. 615-7855.

Saturday

Christmas in July Arts and Crafts Show - Hilton Tucson East, 7600 E. Broadway. Local artisans present original, hand-crafted work. Raffle to benefit the Veterans Affair's Housing for Homeless Veterans program. Bring in a household item and receive a free raffle ticket. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 27 and 28. Free. 797-1751.

Night Wings - Pima Air and Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Road. Enjoy the museum in the cooler evenings with interactive activities in all four hangars. Tram tours until sundown, outdoor aircraft open until sundown, Flight Grill open for dinner. Last admission 8 p.m. 5-9 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month. $10 for ages 13 and older; free for those 12 and younger. 574-0462.

Outdoor Family Days: Experiencing Nature Through the Senses - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Use all your senses to learn about the amazing adaptations of Sonoran Desert animals and plants. Reservations required. 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 27. Free. 615-7855.

Monday

Read to a Dog - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Kids read stories to a dog to practice reading. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5275.

Wednesday

Desert Adaptation Walk - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn about strategies desert plants and animals use to thrive in this environment. 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. 615-7855.

Go to dailystarcalendar.com for more calendar listings and to submit an event at least three weeks in advance.

Copyright 2014 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Activate

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Home contractors, pizza, beauty salons

Zip Code

StarNet newsletters

Sign up for StarNet suburban edition e-mail newsletters

Headlines from the weekly Foothills suburban zone section of the Arizona Daily Star

Headlines from the weekly Northwest suburban zone section of the Arizona Daily Star

Get weekly ads via e-mail