Foothills Calendar

2013-08-15T00:00:00Z Foothills CalendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 15, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Wake Up With the Birds - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors. Binoculars are available for use. 7:30-9 a.m. Thursdays. Free. 615-7855.


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. Search for whiptail, spiny, ornate tree and other lizards that roam the park. Binoculars are available for use. 7:30 a.m. Fridays. Free. 615-7855.


Concert: Guitarist Jonathan W. Martinez - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Acoustic guitar performance combines music and visual artwork. 2-3 p.m. Aug. 17. Free. 594-5345.

Free Garden Tour - Pima County Cooperation Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Let a master gardener volunteer lead you through the beautiful gardens. Groups of more than eight are asked to register in advance. 9 a.m. Aug. 17. Free. 626-5161.

Sonoran Desert Kids Club: Butterflies and Caterpillars - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn how to identify butterflies, where to look for caterpillars, and the strong relationship between these insects and plants. Reservations required. 9:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 17. Free. 615-7855.


"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. Featuring works in ink, watercolor and encaustic. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

"Going West" Exhibit by William Hook - Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Mini-acrylic paintings of Santa Fe, N.M., and Carmel, Calif. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays for Art Walk; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 615-3001.


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.


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.

Wildflower Walk - Mount Lemmon Community Center, 12949 N. Sabino Canyon Parkway. Join Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn for a three-mile moderate-level hike on a cool mountain trail to seek out summer wildflowers. Ages 12 and up. Reservations required. 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 20. Free. 615-7855.

Full Moon Labyrinth Walk - St. Philip''s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Avenue. Walk 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. Aug. 20. Free. 299-6421.


Take Three: Jazz Series - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Performance by The River Road Ramblers. 3 p.m. Aug. 17. Free. 594-5275.

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