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March 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 


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.

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.

"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 additional matinees. $17.95; discounts available. 886-9428.


Night Walk - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Join a park naturalist for this easy two-hour hike to explore and experience the Sonoran Desert at night. Reservations required. 7 p.m. March 22. $10-per-vehicle park fee. 733-5153.


Tucson Noir: Short Crime Fiction Readings - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Authors C.S. DeWildt, Isaac Kirkman, Bill Baber and special guest Rich Osburn will read excerpts from their short crime fiction. Some adult content. 2:30-3:30 p.m. March 23. Free. 571-0110.

Laurie Lewis, Tom Rozum, Nathan McEuen and Mark Robertson-Tessi in Concert - Vail Theatre of the Arts, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way. Live bluegrass-folk music. 7-9:30 p.m. March 23. $17-$22 in advance; $20-$25 at the door. 879-3925.

Arts and Crafts Show - 7004 E. Broadway. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 23 and 24. Free. 886-4116.

Sycamore Canyon Arts, Business and Craft Fair and Easter Egg Hunt - Sycamore Canyon Neighborhood Park, 17362 S. Rustling Leaf Trail, Corona de Tucson. Egg hunt for those up to 3 years old at 10 a.m. Hunt for 4- to 7-year-olds at 10:30 a.m. Hunt for 8- to 12-year-olds at 11 a.m. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23. Free. 648-6730.

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. Live DJ entertainment. Hula-Hooping, bubble-gum-blowing contests, the bunny hop and a jumping castle for the kids. Car registration from 8 to 10 a.m.; event is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23. Free. 296-0456.

Easter Bake Sale - Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, 5910 E. Fifth St. The women's group sells nut rolls, sugar-free apple strudel, Russian Easter bread and other baked goods. 9 a.m.-noon March 23. Free. 622-2265.

Arizona Nitro Jam - Southwestern International Raceway, 12000 S. Houghton Road. Dragsters, funny cars, fireworks and jet-powered dragsters. 7-11 p.m. March 23. $30; $10 kids age 12 and younger. 762-9700.


"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.

Sunset and Moonlight Hike - Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. View the Arizona sunset from a perch high in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains, then experience the magic of a walk through the moonlit cactus forest. Reservations are required. 3:30-9 p.m. March 24. Park entrance fee. 733-5153.


"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.


Career Connections - Murphy Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Make your résumé stand out from the rest. 10-11:30 a.m. March 26. 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 about the fascinating world of reptiles and amphibians. Wheelchair-accessible. 3-4 p.m. March 26. Free. 733-5153.


Fourth Wednesdays Mystery Group - Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Marcia Clark's "Guilt by Association." 7-8 p.m. March 27. Free. 571-0110.

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

Voyager Farmers Market - Voyager RV Resort, 8701 S. Kolb Road. Local produce, eggs, salsas, honey, baked goods, prepared meals, doggy 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. Wednesday. Free. 733-5153.

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