Foothills calendar

2013-08-01T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 01, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Wake Up With the Birds - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors. Binoculars are available for use. 7:30-9 a.m. Thursdays. Free. 615-7855.

Friday

Canyon Quilters - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Bring your own project or preview other quilters' works in progress. Noon-3 p.m. Fridays. Free. 594-5275.

Guided Hike - Mount Lemmon, Catalina Highway Milepost No. 25.5. This is a 4.4-mile guided hike along the popular Aspen Loop. Usually you'll find shade and flowers along the way. An elevation gain of 900 feet requires good physical condition. Bring lunch. No pets. Bad weather may change or cancel hike. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free except for any Forest Service fees. 749-8700.

Lizard Walk - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Join us as we search for lizards that roam the park. Binoculars are available for use. 7:30 a.m. Fridays. Free. 615-7855.

Saturday

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

Sunday

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

"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. Featuring works in ink, watercolor and encaustic. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

"Going West" Exhibit by William Hook - Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Mini acrylic paintings of Santa Fe, N.M., and Carmel, Calif. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays for Art Walk; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 615-3001.

First Sunday Antique Fair - Tanque Verde Elementary School, 2600 N. Fennimore Ave. Held indoors and outside. Featuring antiques and collectibles, vintage furniture, garden items, estate jewelry and Native American textiles, jewelry and baskets. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. the first Sunday of the month. Free to the public; dealer fee to set up. 243-0386.

Monday

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.

Tuesday

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga - St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church, 4625 E. River Road, Room 30-31. Breathing, yogic exercises and laughter designed to promote peace and healing. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Free; donations accepted. 490-5500.

Wednesday

WOW Art Show - SAWG Gallery, 5605 E. River Road. Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild's summer "Watch our Walls" (WOW) show featuring local artists' works including paintings, glasswork, scarves, jewelry and fiber art. Visit southernazwatercolorguild.com for more info. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Free. 299-7294.

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