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2013-07-18T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 18, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Wake Up With the Birds - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Desert meets water at this unique crossroads for migratory and resident birds. Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors nestled among the mesquites and palm trees. 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.

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. The library supplies the Legos. 10-11:30 a.m. July 20. Free. 594-5275.

Free Garden Tour - Pima County Cooperation Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Let a Master Gardener volunteer lead you through the gardens. Groups over eight are asked to register in advance. 9 a.m. Free. 626-5161.

Sunday

Friends of Music Summer Concert: Boone/Vivona Jazz Quartet - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Rob Boone, piano and trombone, and Christine Vivona, harp, will be joined by Cory Boone, drums, and Jack Wood, bass, to play jazz standards from the American Songbook. 2 p.m. $15 suggested donation. 299-6421.

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.

Full Moon Labyrinth Walk - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Walk the St. Philip's meditation labyrinth by the light of the full moon. Gather in the church plaza just south of the church. Refreshments and fellowship follow. 8 p.m. Free. 299-6421.

Tuesday

"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 and encaustic are featured. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

Art in the Afternoon - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. "Those Naughty Victorians: William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones." Discover more about the Arts and Crafts Movement and how it influenced Victorian England. Presented by the Tucson Museum of Art. 2-3 p.m. Free. 594-5345.

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

Watch Our Walls Art Show - SAWG Gallery, 5605 E. River Road. The Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild will present its 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. Reception 5-7 p.m. July 26. Free. 299-7294.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga - St. Francis in the Foothills 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 appreciated. 490-5500.

Wednesday

Desert Adaptation Walk - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn about strategies desert plants and animals use to thrive in this environment. 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. 615-7855.

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