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2013-04-25T00:00:00Z East Side calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
April 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

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. Meets once a week. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays. $35 for eight weeks. 546-1601.

"Side by Side" - Palo Verde Magnet High School Auditorium, 1302 S. Avenida Vega. Tucson Concert Band will perform with selected young musicians from schools around Tucson. 7-8:30 p.m. April 25. Free; donations accepted. 298-1252.

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

Friday

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" - Vail Theatre of the Arts, Empire High School, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way. Musical comedy. 7 p.m. April 24-26. $7; $5 for students. 879-3075.

Saturday

Easter Seals Blake Foundation Rummage Sale - Easter Seals Blake Foundation Building, 7750 E. Broadway. Rummage sale to benefit Easter Seals Walk With Me. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27. Free. 792-2636, Ext. 213.

Spring Fever Block Party - The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter, 5278 E. 21st St. Multiple dance performances by Shall We Dance and belly dancing by Safar Dance Company. Tarot card and stone readings by Ellen Poole. Benefits the shelter. 4-6:30 p.m. April 27. $5; free for kids 10 and younger. 571-7839.

Outdoor Family Days: Wildlife at Cienega Creek - Cienega Creek Natural Preserve, Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon Trailhead, 16000 E. Marsh Station Road. The mature cottonwood and willow trees that line the creek provide shelter for a remarkable diversity of plants and animals. Event is for families with children ages 5-12. Reservations required. 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 27. Free. 615-7855.

Sunday

Arizona Repertory Singers - Christ Church United Methodist, 655 N. Craycroft Road. Traditional choral music, opera, modern madrigals and tuneful ditties - including works by centennial "birthday boys" Verdi, Wagner and Britten. 3-5 p.m. April 28. $15; free for students. 791-8141.

Monday

"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.

Tuesday

"Desert Dreams" - Desert Artisans' Gallery, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. New works by local artists Bonnie Bedillion, Geri Bringman, David Brown, Paddie Flaherty, Gretchen Huff and Margaret Shirer. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays. Free. 722-4412.

Wednesday

Retrospective Fiber Art Show by Betsy Farmer - Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, 4831 E. 22nd St. Farmer, a member of the Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild and a founding member of PaperWorks, died in 2011. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. Free. 748-1551.

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