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2013-07-04T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 04, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Red, White & Brew - Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Fourth of July celebration and barbecue with live music by Rafael Moreno, locally brewed beers for $3, and wine and margaritas for $6. Bring a bathing suit and see the fireworks all around Tucson. Brewers include 1055 Brewing, Dragoon and Old Bisbee. 6-10 p.m. July 4. $20 adults; $12 kids 14 and younger. 529-3500.

Red, White & Blues Laser Light Show - Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive. Guests and country club members will be treated to a laser light show set to patriotic music in celebration of our country's birthday. Prix fixe dinner at Azul restaurant or the USA Buffet. 6-10 p.m. July 4. Prix fixe: $35 adults; $12 kids. USA Buffet: $25 adults; $12.50 kids; free for those 5 and younger. 742-6000.

Friday

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 Regional Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Join us as we search for whiptail, spiny, ornate tree and other lizards that roam Agua Caliente Park. Binoculars are available for use or bring your own. 7:30 a.m. Fridays. 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. July 6. Free. 594-5275.

Puma: Predator, Prey and Peril - Sabino Canyon Visitors Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Learn what perils threaten the species in the Southwest. 10 a.m. July 6. Free except for $5 daily or $20 annual parking pass. 749-8700.

Sunday

"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.

First Sunday Antique Fair - Tanque Verde Elementary School, 2600 N. Fennimore Ave. Fee to sell. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. the first Sunday of the month. Free. 243-0386.

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'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. 9 a.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free. 615-7855.

Tuesday Art Talks - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. "Remember Me: Exploring Topics in Portraiture." How portraits have been used throughout time, evolving aesthetics and the "truthfulness" of portraits. Presented by Olivia Miller, curator of education at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. 2-3 p.m. July 9. Free. 594-5345.

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

Summer Preschool Storytime - 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 visitor center. 9-10:30 a.m. July 10. Free. 749-8700.

Free Garden Tour - Pima County Cooperation Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Let a master-gardener volunteer lead you through our beautiful gardens. Groups over 8 are asked to register in advance. 9 a.m. July 10. Free. 626-5161.

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