Foothills calendar: What's happening

2013-05-30T00:00:00Z Foothills calendar: What's happeningArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Today

SkyNights - Mount Lemmon SkyCenter, 9800 Ski Run Road. Explore the night skies from the summit of Mount Lemmon using the Schulman 32-inch telescope, Arizona's largest public telescope. Reservations required. Meet an hour before sunset through 9 p.m. daily through June 1. $60; $30 for ages 7 to 18. 626-8122.

Friday

"Fable, Myths and Legends" - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Photographic images by Darlene Buhrow. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free. 615-7855.

Saturday

"Desert Dwellers: The Art of Pam Cheeseman" - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Watercolor, aquabord and scratchboard by Pam Cheeseman depicting plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 594-5275.

Lego Club - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Build Legos to your heart's content. Legos are supplied. 10-11:30 a.m. June 1. Free. 594-5275.

Sonoran Desert Kids Club: Bat Research - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn about the history of bats and the important roles they play in nature. Take on the role of a bat biologist through a research-simulation activity. For children ages 8-12. Reservations required. 9:30 a.m.-noon June 1. Free. 615-7855.

Sunday

"Our Lady of Guadalupe" - DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. Exhibit depicting the Virgin of Guadalupe and the Mission in the Sun that Ted DeGrazia built in her honor. Several works in ink, watercolor, encaustic and tempera are featured. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

Monday

"DeGrazia Watercolors" - DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

Read to a Dog - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Kids read stories to a dog to practice reading. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5275.

Beginning Watercolor - Oasis at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class 101. This class will guide you through the basics of watercolor. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays. $90 and $12 one-time registration fee. For those 50 and older. 322-5607.

Tuesday

Poets Gathering - Oasis at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class 221. Share your poetry in an encouraging, supportive environment. 10 a.m. Tuesdays. $12 and $35 registration fee. For those 50 and older. 322-5627.

Canyon Knitters - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Bring your needles and yarn to a gathering of novices to experienced knitters. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 594-5275.

Wednesday

WOW Art Show - SAWG Gallery, 5605 E. River Road. Work from local artists including paintings, glasswork, scarves, jewelry and sculptures. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Reception: 5-7 p.m. June 7. Free. 299-7294.

Summer Preschool Story Time - Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Volunteer naturalists bring the desert inside with storybooks, puppets, games, crafts and activities relating to a weekly theme. Attendees park free with pass from visitor center. 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. 749-8700.

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