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2013-07-11T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 11, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Seed Saving 101 - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. This hands-on workshop includes several methods of saving seed, along with a presentation on the importance of saving seed. Presented by Josh Banno in partnership with the Pima County Public Library as part of the library's Summer Reading Program. 2-3 p.m. July 11. Free. 594-5345.

Wake Up With the Birds - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Desert meets water at this unique crossroads for migratory and resident birds. Binoculars are available for use or bring your own. 7:30-9 a.m. Thursdays. Free. 615-7855.

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.

Saturday

Sabino Lizard Walks - Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Participants will receive lizard-identification charts and binoculars to aid in identifying and counting lizards. 8 a.m. the second Saturday of the month. Free admission; $5 daily or $20 annual parking. 749-8700.

Sonoran Desert Kids Club: Arizona's Rivers and Native Fish - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn about Arizona's rivers and native fish habitat during a simulated fishing activity. For kids 8-12 years old. Reservations required. 9:30 a.m.-noon July 13. Free. 615-7855.

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.

Explore the Religious/Spiritual Component of Jazz - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Led by Tom Eiff, who teaches jazz history at the University of Arizona. In the East Gallery. 10:15-11:15 a.m. July 14. Free. 299-6421.

Friends of Music Summer Concert: Ironwood Trio - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Ji Sun Lee, piano and organ; Michael Lich, classical guitar; and Robert Matheson, double bass, perform music from classics to original compositions. In the church. A Friends of Music Summer Concert. 2 p.m. July 14. $15 suggested donation. 299-6421.

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 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

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

Sonoran Supermarket - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Explore local resources that native peoples of the Sonoran Desert - Tohono O'odham, Yaqui and Seri - have traditionally used for food, medicines and fibers. Experiment with native plant materials to make your own cordage and discover foods and tools that have existed here for hundreds of years. Presented by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in partnership with the Pima County Public Library as part of the library's Summer Reading Program. 3-4 p.m. July 17. Free. 594-5345.

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