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2013-02-28T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 28, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

"Visions of the West" Photography Exhibition - Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Photographs by Edlynne Sillman of landscape, horses and cowboy culture. 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays. Free. 299-3000.

"Young Guns: Three of the Nation's Top Western Artists Under 40" - Mark Sublette, Medicine Man Gallery, 6872 E. Sunrise Drive. New paintings by Glenn Dean, Josh Elliott and Logan Maxwell Hagege. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Free. 722-7798.

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

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

Lenten Noontime Recital: The Versatile Clarinetist - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church Music Center, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Richard Evert plays clarinet music of various styles, including French classical, cabaret music, jazz inspired by Gershwin and music of Benny Goodman. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Feb. 28. Admission by donation. 299-6421.

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. the fourth Thursday of the month. Free. 760-5565.

Friday

"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. Reception: 5-7 p.m. March 5. 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.

Writing About Place: Memoir, Travel and Nature - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Four-part class includes reading, writing and discussion. 1-3 p.m. Fridays March 1-22. Free. 594-5345.

Saturday

Lego Club - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Legos are supplied to bring out your creativity or your inner child. Share ideas for new creations with your fellow builders. For all ages. 10-11:30 a.m. March 2. Free. 594-5275.

Bach Marathon: The Bach Legacy - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Morning event features cantatas with choir, soloists and orchestra. Brown-bag lunch for additional $10 if ordered at start of event. Morning recital 10 a.m.-noon; afternoon session begins at 1 p.m. March 2. $10 donation per session. 299-6421.

Ninety-fourth Annual Baile de las Flores - Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrew's Drive. Benefits St. Luke's Home, an assisted-living facility for low-income elderly Tucsonans. Music, dancing and entertainment. Dinner and silent auction. Raffle of Roseann Munger's painting "Esperanza." 6-11 p.m. March 2. RSVPs are not required. $150. 977-4304.

First Saturdays Bird Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Naturalists lead walk in collaboration with the Tucson Audubon Society. Registration required. 8 a.m. first Saturday of the month. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

Sunday

Arizona Early Music Society presents the Wayward Sisters - St. Philip's in the Hills Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Winners of the 2011 Early Music America/Naxos Recording Competition present "The Naughty List: Music by Braggarts, Hotheads, Curmudgeons and Snobs." Pre-concert talk at 2:30. 3 p.m. March 3. $25 cash or check only; discounts available. 751-1427.

First Sunday Antique Fair - Tanque Verde Elementary School, 2600 N. Fennimore Ave. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 3. Free. 243-0386.

Integrative Touch for Kids' Butterfly Release Event - La Encantada courtyard, in front of Mildred and Dildred, 2905 E. Skyline Drive. Music, face painting, arts and crafts projects. 2-4 p.m. March 3. Free. 1-323-646-5656.

Monday

Nonfiction Book Club - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. "The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral and How it Changed the American West" by Jeff Guinn. 1:30-3 p.m. March 4. Free. 594-5345.

Tuesday

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

Plant and Bird Walk - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Sabino Canyon volunteer naturalists 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. Tuesdays. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

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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