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2013-02-21T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

"Flowers That Last Forever" - Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 101. Floral paintings. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 615-3001.

"Southwestern Impressions" - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Mixed-media art by members of Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Free. 615-7855.

"The Gem Show" - Wilde Meyer Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Traditional exhibition of small and miniature artworks in a variety of styles and subjects from abstract to animal, figurative to landscape. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 5-7 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 615-5222.

"Visions of the West" Photography Exhibition - Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Photographs by Edlynne Sillman of landscape, horses and cowboy culture. 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays. Free. 299-3000.

"Western Vistas" - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. A solo exhibit featuring paintings and sculptures by Marcia Broderick. 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.

"Young Guns: Three of the Nation's Top Western Artists Under 40" - Mark Sublette, Medicine Man Gallery, 6872 E. Sunrise Drive, Suite 150. New paintings by Glenn Dean, Josh Elliott and Logan Maxwell Hagege. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Free. 722-7798.

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

"Way of the Cross" - DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. The annual showing of Ted DeGrazia's "The Way of the Cross" is on display through Lent with 15 original oil paintings that depict the suffering and crucifixion of Christ. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

Meet Artists Jane Barton and Erika Parrino at Art Walk - Steinway Piano Gallery and Fine Art, 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 117. Plein air artists. 5-7 p.m. Feb. 21. Free. 325-9797.

Lenten Noontime Recital: A Schubert Interlude - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. The Trent Piano Trio - Alan Brundage, violin; Nancy Monsman, cello; and Benjamin Ward, piano - performs music by Schubert. In the Music Center. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Feb. 21. Admission by donation. 299-6421.

Friday

Get to Know Sabino Canyon - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Enjoy an easy, informative two-hour walk to learn about flora, fauna, geology and beauty of the canyon. 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 22. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking fee. 749-8700.

Saturday

Free Demonstration Garden Tour - Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Groups over eight are asked to register in advance. 9-10 a.m. the second, third and fourth Wednesday and Saturday of each month. Free. 626-5161.

Sunday

Historical Tour of Agua Caliente Park - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Enjoy a guided walk around the grounds and historic buildings of Agua Caliente Park, and gain insights into its farming and ranching history. 11 a.m.-noon Feb. 24. Free. 615-7855.

Monday

Survival Skills Career Transition Workshop Series - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Determine your career goal and attend sessions designed to help job seekers gain momentum. 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 25. Free. 299-6421.

Read to a Dog - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. For children. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5275.

Great Decisions Series - Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Designed to stimulate discussion and promote global awareness while learning about the world. 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays. Free plus $20 cost of booklet. 299-3000, Ext. 147.

Tuesday

Sit and Knit - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. All levels invited to knit and crochet together. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 594-5275.

Geology Table Demo - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Learn about the geology of Sabino Canyon, the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Sonoran Desert with a volunteer naturalist. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays. Free. $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

Wednesday

Ned's Nature Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Ned Harris and friends lead walks on moderately difficult trails to help visitors learn about and experience the wonders of the canyon, the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Sonoran Desert. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

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