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2013-03-14T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 14, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

"All Over the Map" - Murphey Gallery in St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 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 by Mary Hansen, 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. Art in a variety of styles and subjects by local artists including Barbara Gurwitz, Acacia Alder, Melinda Curtin, Monika Rossa, Ka Fisher and Sarah Webber. 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.

Lenten Noontime Recital: Variations on a Mozart theme - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Cellist Harvey Wolfe joins flutist Paula Redinger and violinist Alicia Hagerman. 12:15-12:45 p.m. March 14. Admission by donation. 299-6421.

Strike it Rich! Panning for Garnets - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Pan for garnets in Sabino Creek and learn about the geology of the canyon with a volunteer naturalist. Noon-3 p.m. Thursdays depending on weather and creek flow. Free; $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. $8 shuttle ticket to ride to location. 749-8700.

"Anything Goes" - Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive. Cole Porter's musical. 7:30 p.m. March 14 and 15. $10. 209-8325.

Friday

Argentine Tango Dancing: Basics Mini Course - Oasis at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class 518. Age 50 and older. 10 a.m.-noon Fridays March 15-April 5. For those 50 and older. $30; $12 one-time registration fee. 322-5627.

Saturday

Science Saturday: Bugs! - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Learn about helpful bugs in your garden, study insects under a microscope and release ladybugs into the wild. All ages. Presented by Arbico Organics. 2-3 p.m. March 16. Free. 594-5345.

Sunday

R&P Music Factory - Armitage Wine Lounge & Cafe, 2905 E. Skyline Drive. 8-11 p.m. March 17. Free. 682-9740.

Historical Tour of Agua Caliente Park - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Take a guided walk around the grounds and historic buildings of Agua Caliente Park, and gain insights into the rich farming and ranching history of the site. 11 a.m.-noon March 17. Free. 615-7855.

Monday

Read to a Dog - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. For children of all ages. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5275.

Tuesday

River Readers Book Club - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. "Lost Memory of Skin" by Russell Banks. 6:30-7:45 p.m. March 19. Free. 594-5345.

Treasures of Jewish Literature - Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Short stories, folklore, poetry and plays based on Eastern European Jewry, with Ruth Zerman. 1-2:30 p.m. Free. 299-3000.

Ezy 8 Tai Chi - Oasis at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class 230. Learn safe exercises that can be done at home. For those 50 and older; registration required. 2-3 p.m. March 19. $39; $12 one-time registration fee. 322-5627.

Huichol Indian Yarn-Painting - Oasis at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class 202. This activity requires careful application of glue and yarn. Supply fee of $2 cash to be paid to the instructor. For those 50 and older. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 19. $18; $12 one-time registration fee. 322-5627.

Michael P. and the Gully Washers - Armitage Wine Lounge & Cafe, 2905 E. Skyline Drive. 7-9 p.m. March 19. Free. 682-9740.

Sit and Knit - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. All levels invited to knit and crochet together. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 594-5275.

Wednesday

Ned's Nature Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Ned Harris and friends lead walks on moderately difficult trails to help visitors learn about and experience the wonders of the canyon, the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Sonoran Desert. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free; $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

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