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2013-06-20T00:00:00Z East Side calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 20, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

"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

"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. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays. Free. 722-4412.

Saturday

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. Event begins at 5 p.m. every fourth Saturday. $10 for ages 13 and older; discounts available. 574-0462.

Desert Artisans' Summer Demo Series - Desert Artisans' Gallery, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. Local artist Susan Libby gives an interactive demo of her watercolor and acrylic art. Demonstrations are free and open to the public. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22. Free. 722-4412.

Cienega Creek Bird Walk - Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon Trailhead at Cienega Creek Natural Preserve, 16000 E. Marsh Station Road. Join expert birder Jeff Babson on a casual stroll through the cottonwoods and willows to spot songbirds as well as raptors and other surprises. 7-9 a.m. Free. 615-7855.

Meet the Hohokam - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Meet the early inhabitants of Saguaro National Park in this indoor presentation. Discover what the early desert people used for food, shelter and clothing. 3 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. Sundays. Free. 733-5153.

Sunday

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.

The Changing Cactus Forest - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Join us in the visitor center auditorium to see the changes that have come to the Cactus Forest in the 80 years of the park and to think about what the next 80 years will look like. Wheelchair-accessible. 11 a.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Free. 733-5153.

Tuesday

Become a Reading Seed Coach - Miller-Golf Links Library, 9640 E. Golf Links Road. Volunteer to become a Reading Seed coach and help kids learn to read and succeed. Limited space at each training; go to www.LiteracyConnects.org/ReadingSeed or call to register for an introductory training session. 1-4 p.m. June 25. $15 tax-deductible donation. 798-0700.

A Taste of the Desert - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Stroll through the cactus garden to explore the many ways people use desert plants for food, clothing, shelter and medicine. 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Free; $10 park entrance per vehicle. 733-5153.

Wednesday

Tap Dancing for Everyone - Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet Drive. Class 327. Improve your coordination and learn the history of America's only original contribution to the art of dance. For those age 50 and older. 2:15 p.m. Wednesdays. $38 and a one-time registration of $12 per semester. 322-5607.

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