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2013-07-18T00:00:00Z Eastside calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 18, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Poets Anonymous - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Open-mic poetry reading. Read your work or someone else's, or come listen to poetry, spoken word, fiction and nonfiction. 7-8 p.m. the third Thursdays of the month. Free. 571-0110.

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 through Aug. 29. $5 first visit; $4 thereafter. 250-8339.

Friday

Chicken Fried Steak Dinner - McCulloch-Wagner American Legion Post 109, 15921 S. Houghton Road. Full-course dinner includes dessert and beverage, and the proceeds benefit the community and veterans. 5-7 p.m. $9. 762-5652.

Family Game Night - Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. The official Summer Reading Program wrapup party, with games and coloring, cupcakes and cookies. 6-8 p.m. Free. 594-5420.

Kids Fest Kickoff - Trail Dust Town, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. Wild West trick roper Loop Rawlins performs and there will be a screening of his short film, "The Adventures of Loop and Rhett." Entertainment also includes music from The Jim Howell Band, carnival games, rides, stunt shows, balloon animals and face-painting. 5:30-9 p.m. Free admission; pay for games and rides. 296-4551.

Saturday

Book Signing With Dave Tedlock - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. The author gives a talk and signs his book, "Understanding Marketing and Technology Without Losing Your Mind." 2-3 p.m. July 20. Free. 571-0110.

Young Adult Book Discussion - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. For readers of all ages, discussing John Green's book "Looking for Alaska." 4-5 p.m. Free. 571-0110.

Classic Car Show - Little Anthony's Diner, 7010 E. Broadway. Trophies awarded in several categories and dash pins are given to the first 75 cars registered. DJ, Hula-Hoops, bubblegum-blowing contests, the bunny hop and a jumping castle. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Food available for purchase. 7-10 p.m. Free. 296-0456.

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 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.

Monday

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.

Joplin and Hendrix presented by Backbeat AZ - The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Backbeat AZ visits the music of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Kinks and other artists of the era. Starring Katherine Byrnes, Ryan Alfred, Alex Flores, Michael P. Nordberg and Jonathan Westfall. 7-9 p.m. $19.95 plus tax. 886-9428.

Tuesday

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.

Wednesday

Fourth Wednesdays Mystery Group - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Discussing "The Dogs of Rome" by Conor Fitzgerald. 7 p.m. Free. 571-0110.

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