Foothills calendar

2013-06-27T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 27, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Tucson Water Gardeners Monthly Meeting - Junior League of Tucson, 2099 E. River Road. There will be a speaker and time for questions and answers regarding ponds and aquatic plants. 7:30-9 p.m. Fourth Thursday of every month. Free. 760-5565.

"Bye Bye Birdie" - Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive. The rocking story of Conrad Birdie, his visit to Sweet Apple, Ohio, and the problems prompted by "One Last Kiss." 7 p.m. June 27-29; 1 p.m. June 28 and 30 and July 1. $10. 209-8454.

Square Dancing - Tanque Verde Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road. Learn the basics of square dancing and meet new friends. All ages. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursdays. $5 first visit; $4 thereafter. 250-8339.

Friday

Tucson's River of Words Youth Poetry and Art - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Traveling exhibit of poetry and mixed-media art by local children expressing their understanding of watersheds and their views of the natural world in this exhibition of award-winning poetry and mixed-media art. 9 a.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free. 615-7855.

Saturday

Lego Club - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Build to your heart's content. Legos provided. 10-11:30 a.m. June 29. Free. 594-5275.

Kid Carnival for Charity - Mildred and Dildred, La Encantada, lower level, 2905 E. Skyline Drive. Locally owned toy store is hosting a carnival to benefit local charities "Katie's Heart" and "Make Way for Books." Games, prizes, food, music and face painting. Each activity is $1. 10 a.m.-noon June 29. 615-6266.

Sunday

WOW Art Show - SAWG Gallery, 5605 E. River Road. Work from local artists including paintings, glasswork, scarves, jewelry and sculptures. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Free. 299-7294.

"Desert Dwellers: The Art of Pam Cheeseman" - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Watercolor, Aquabord and scratchboard by Pam Cheeseman depicting plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert. 1-5 p.m. June 30. Free. 594-5275.

"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.

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

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

Summer Preschool Story Time - Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Volunteer naturalists bring the desert inside with storybooks, puppets, games, crafts and activities relating to a weekly theme. Attendees park free with pass from the visitor center. 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. 749-8700.

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