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2013-02-14T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 14, 2013 12:00 am  • 

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"Colors of My Heart" - Unity of Tucson, 3617 N. Camino Blanco. Original watercolors by Martha Lee McKiernan. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sundays. Free. 577-3300.

"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. SweetArt walk: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 14. 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 in a contrasting visual landscape. 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays. Reception: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 14. Free. 299-3000.

"Western Vistas" - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. A solo art 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. Closed Feb. 18. 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.

Fred Harvey and the American Southwest - Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, 6872 E. Sunrise Drive, Suite 150. Show and sale of Dennis Ziemien- ski's paintings. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Free. 722-7798.

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. 14. Admission by donation. 299-6421.

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. $60; $30 for ages 7 to 18; 20 percent discount Mondays through Thursdays. 626-8122.

Gneiss (Geology) Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Volunteer naturalist Bruce Garrett leads a three-hour ramble over moderately difficult trails. Wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a snack if desired. Meet at the flagpole by the visitor center. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

Strike it Rich! Panning for Garnets - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Pan for garnets in Sabino Creek. Noon-3 p.m. Thursdays, depending on weather and creek flow. $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit and $8 shuttle ticket to ride to location. 749-8700.

Friday

Nature Stories at Agua Caliente Park - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Story reading at the park followed by an art activity. For accompanied younger children and their parents. 11 a.m.-noon. Feb. 15. Free. 615-7855.

Saturday

Saturday Morning Live With Peter Likins - Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 5102 N. Craycroft Road. Likins discusses his memoir, "A New American Family: A Love Story." 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 16. Free. 299-5631.

Dine with Whatz It Worth? Appraisers - Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Dinner and conversation with the appraisers. 5 p.m. Feb. 16. $150 per person; bring one item for verbal appraisal. 272-2599.

Sunday

Rachel Kurtz Concert - Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road. Minnesota based soul-folk-pop singer-songwriter to perform live. 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 17. $10; $8 for groups of four or more. 749-1606.

Monday

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.

Intro to Sabino Canyon - 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Learn about Sabino Canyon, the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Sonoran Desert with volunteer naturalists Jack and Arlene Wilt. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

Tuesday

River Readers Book Club - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road, Suite 105. "The Leftovers" by Tom Perrotta. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Feb. 19. Free. 594-5345.

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.

Plant and Bird Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Volunteer naturalists help visitors learn about and experience the wonders of canyon. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Free except for $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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