Foothills calendar

2013-03-21T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

"All Over the Map" - Murphey Gallery in St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Featuring the work of the Tucson Mountains Artist Collective. 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Free. 299-6421.

"March Madness": The Art of Mary Hansen - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Acrylic paintings based on subjects from Arizona and Michigan. 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.

"Tucson and Beyond" - Wilde Meyer Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. 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.

Spring Show at Madaras Gallery - Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Diana Madaras will unveil 15 new paintings at "Diana & Friends." Also, paintings from six of her favorite Arizona artists. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 623-4000.

Swarovski Elements Earrings - Oasis at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class 403. Instruction sheet, tools and materials provided by instructor at a cost of $30. Materials cost extra. For people age 50 and older. Noon-3 p.m. March 21. $15, with a $12 one-time registration fee. 322-5627.

Lenten Noontime Recital: "Songs of Travel" - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Tenor Doug Spurlin and pianist Mary Lonsdale Baker present music by Ralph Vaughan Williams. 12:15-12:45 p.m. March 21. Admission by donation. 299-6421.

Gneiss (Geology) Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Volunteer naturalist Bruce Garrett and friends lead a three-hour walk over moderately difficult trails. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Free; $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

Friday

Twenty-First Anniversary Show: "Simply Southwest" - Jane Hamilton Fine Art, 2890 E. Skyline Drive. Oils and acrylics by Santos Barbosa, Joby Lamplot, Tom Murray and Francisco Rodriguez. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Reception: 5-7 p.m. March 22. Free. 529-4886.

Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Ghanian-American pianist William Chapman Nyaho plays music by African composers and composers of African descent. 7 p.m. March 22. $15 suggested donation. 299-6421.

Arizona Percussive Arts Society Spring Festival and Mass Steel Band Concert - Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive. 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 22. Free. 209-8320.

Cookies and Cocktails to Benefit the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona - Skyline Country Club, 5200 N. St. Andrew's Drive. Wine, beer tasting and desserts handcrafted by Tucson's local chefs using Girl Scout cookies. 7 p.m. March 22. In advance: $75; $125 per couple. At the door: $95. 319-3147.

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 Wednesdays and Saturdays 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 lush grounds and historic buildings of Agua Caliente Park, and gain insights into the farming and ranching history of the site. 11 a.m.-noon March 24. Free. 615-7855.

Monday

Read to a Dog - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Children of all ages are invited to practice reading aloud to trained dogs. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5275.

Intro to Sabino Canyon - 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Learn about and experience the 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

Art in the Afternoon - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Pablo Picasso and His Women: Goddesses and Doormats. Learn about the adoration and contempt Picasso expressed for women through his art. Presented by the docents of the Tucson Museum of Art, in partnership with Pima County Public Library. 2-3 p.m. March 26. 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. March 26. Free. 594-5275.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga - St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist 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

Ned's Nature Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Ned Harris and friends lead walks on moderately difficult trails. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

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