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March 14, 2013 12:00 am  • 


A Collection of Collages by Rita Watters - Rita Watters Art Gallery & Gift Shop, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. 1:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Free. 668-2609.

"Reminders" - Academy Village Long Gallery, 13701 E. Langtry Lane. Watercolor and oil paintings by Chuck Albanese. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 647-0900.

Stories That Soar - Schumaker Elementary School, 501 N. Maguire Ave. Watch the magic unfold as Schumaker students' original stories soar to life in a theatrical production by the Stories That Soar ensemble. 8:30-9:30 a.m. March 14. Free. 360-6709.

Beat Cancer Boot Camp Exercise Classes - Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. Exercise and support classes for cancer survivors and anyone touched by cancer. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays. $35 for eight weeks. 546-1601.

Yarnivores - Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Brown-bag dinner group devoted to the yarn arts. Bring your dinner and a project. 6 p.m. Thursdays. Free. 594-5420.

"The Lone Stranger" or "Hilarity Rides Again!" - The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Comedy spoof. 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 6 and 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 and 6 p.m. Sundays. Call for information on additional matinees. $17.95; discounts available. 886-9428.


Book Signing With Harvey Burgess - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Local author will sign copies of his book "Tucson Tales: Bohemians, Bolsheviks and Border Rats." Book available for purchase. 12:30-1:30 p.m. March 16. Free. 571-0110.

Vista del Rio Archaeology Celebration - Vista del Rio Cultural Resource Park, 7575 E. Desert Arbors St. Children learn about the Hohokam people who lived in and near Tucson with hands-on and craft activities. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 16. Free. 798-1201.

The Dreadnutts - Abounding Grace Sanctuary, 2450 S. Kolb Road. Western and bluegrass music concert. 7-9 p.m. March 16. $15 in advance; $20 cash at the door. 647-3234.

Church Rummage Sale - Abounding Grace Sanctuary, 2450 S. Kolb Road. Electronics, furniture, linens, books, toys and silent auction. Benefits mission work. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 16. Free. 747-3745.

Arizona Food Allergy Alliance Zoo Walk for Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis - Reid Park, Ramadas 20 and 22, 900 S. Randolph Way. 3K walk. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Benefits Arizona Food Allergy Alliance. 8 a.m. March 16. Free; raise $25 for free zoo admission after walk. 1-602-410-5783.


Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club - Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Create your own heroes, battle monsters and go on amazing adventures. For beginners and experienced players. Ages 10-18. 1-3 p.m. March 17. Free. 594-5420.


Reptiles and Amphibians of the Sonoran Desert - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Herpetologist Bob Brandner presents a 30-minute program on reptiles and amphibians. Wheelchair-accessible. 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 733-5153.


Read to a Dog - Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. For kids. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. 594-5420.

Third Wednesday Fiction Group - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Discussing Nancy Horan's book "Loving Frank." Books available for purchase. 7-8 p.m. March 20. Free. 571-0110.

Voyager Farmers Market - Voyager RV Resort, 8701 S. Kolb Road. Fresh local produce, eggs, salsas, honey, baked goods, prepared meals, dog treats and much more. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 574-6100

The Cooler Side of Saguaros - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Join a park ranger in the visitor center auditorium to explore the life of the saguaro cactus. Wheelchair-accessible. 3 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. 733-5153.

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