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"Arizona Smith and the Relic of Doom" - The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Musical adventure comedy. 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 6 and 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 and 6 p.m. Sundays. $18.50; $16.50 students, seniors, military; $8.50 12 and younger. 886-9428.

"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.

Friday

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed - St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 9071 E. Old Spanish Trail. Family-friendly improv comedy with some audience interaction. 7:30-9 p.m. May 10. Free. 861-2986.

Saturday

"Wagon Wheels West" - The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Comedy musical by the Gaslight Youth Theatre. 11 a.m. 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $12 adults; $10 children. 886-9428.

Mother's Day Giveaway - Bear Canyon Open Air Market, 8987 E. Tanque Verde Road. Come pamper yourself with free mini back massages and foot reflexology. Also: beauty tips, organic creams and lotions, relaxation scrubs and soaps, makeup and hair tips and aromatherapy. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11. Free. 982-2645.

Diggin' it for United Way - Hotrods Old Vail Restaurant & Garage, 10500 E. Old Vail Road. Car show sponsored by Caterpillar. Entertainment for all ages. Lots of vehicle categories Trophies, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, food and much more. Bring in a canned food donation to be entered in a special raffle. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 11. $15 at the door, with discounts available. 648-4764.

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. 3 p.m. May 11-12. Free. 733-5153.

Sunday

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

Mother's Day Brunch - McCulloch-Wagner American Legion Post 109, 15921 S. Houghton Road. Breakfast-style buffet. Proceeds benefit veterans and the community. 7-11 a.m. May 12. $8; $4 for children younger than 12. 762-5652.

Monday

Mariachi Extravaganza Special Mother's Day Tribute Concert - The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Mariachi groups perform with special guests Ballet Folklorico Tapatio. 7 p.m. May 13. $19.95 plus tax. 886-9428.

Tuesday

A Taste of the Desert - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Stroll through the cactus garden just outside the visitor center to explore how humans use desert plants for food, clothing, shelter and medicine. Wheelchair-accessible. 10 a.m. May 14. Free. 733-5153.

Wednesday

"Color Play" Art Exhibit - 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, batiks and acrylics. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays. Reception: 5-7 p.m. May 17. Free. 722-4412.

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