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2013-04-25T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
April 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Power Scrapbooking - Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Complete three two-page layouts in class. Prerequisite: basic scrapbooking skills. Learn about misting, rubber stamping, collage, distressing, color blocking and use of fonts. 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 25. $25; $20 JCC members, plus $10 materials fee. 299-3000.

Tucson Water Gardeners Monthly Meeting - Junior League of Tucson, 2099 E. River Road. Featuring a speaker and time for questions and answers regarding ponds and aquatic plants. 7:30-9 p.m. April 25. Free. 760-5565.

Poetry of the Southwest - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Celebrate National Poetry Month with an informal conversation about poems of the Southwest. Bring a pen and paper to write your own. Facilitated by Whitney Vale, docent with the UA Poetry Center. 2-3 p.m. April 25. Free. 594-5345.

"Fun With Images" - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Works in collage by nine members of Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona. 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 through Tuesday. Free. 594-5275.

"Impressions of the High Desert of Southeastern Arizona" - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Exhibit of oils, pastels and mixed-media paintings by Diane Fairfield. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays April 25-30; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays May 1-23. Free. 615-7855.

"Way of the Cross" - DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. 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.

Southwestern League of Fine Arts Show - Murphey Gallery at St Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Free. 299-6421.

Viva el Vidrio Group Show - Bridge Gallery, 5425 N. Kolb Road. Southwest contemporary art and culture. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. Free. 577-4537.

Friday

"A Timeless Journey" Art Show - Jane Hamilton Fine Art, 2890 E. Skyline Drive. New romantic paintings by George Bodine and Linda Leslie. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays through Tuesday. Free. 529-4886.

Saturday

Puppet Play - Tucson Waldorf School-Presidio Campus, 3349 E. Presidio Road. A story told by nursery and kindergarten teachers with handmade felted characters. 9:30-10:30 a.m. April 27. Free. 325-5514.

Fifth Annual Gigantic Yard Sale - Catalina Foothills High School parking lot, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive. Benefits go to the band program. $25 to sell your stuff; reservations required. 8 a.m.-noon April 27. Free. 850-2510.

Free Demonstration Garden Tour - Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Let a master gardener volunteer lead you through our beautiful gardens. 9 a.m. April 27. Free. 626-5161.

Reception for "Bill Schenck: New Works" - Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, 6872 E. Sunrise Drive. Show and sale of Schenck's new paintings. Reception: Noon-2 p.m. April 27. Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Free. 722-7798.

Sunday

Friends of Music Concert: 20th Century Chamber Music Mania - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Music for combinations of instruments. 2 p.m. April 28. $15 suggested donation. 299-6421.

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 the extensive farming and ranching history of the site. 10-11 a.m. April 28. Free. 615-7855.

Tuesday

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.

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

Wednesday

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.

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