Foothills calendar

2013-03-28T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 28, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

"All Over the Map" - Murphey Gallery in St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Featuring the work of the Tucson Mountains Artist Collective. 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Free. 299-6421.

"Cacti & Critters" - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Whimsical paintings of desert dwellers by acrylic artist Pam Davidson. Also, "Desert Wonders," watercolors and acrylic paintings by Kay Mitman. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Free. 615-7855.

"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. 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.

Spring Show - Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Diana Madaras unveils 15 new paintings at "Diana & Friends." Also, paintings from six of her favorite Arizona artists. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 623-4000.

SkyNights - Mount Lemmon SkyCenter, 9800 Ski Run Road. Explore the night skies from the summit of Mount Lemmon using the Schulman 32-inch telescope, Arizona's largest public telescope. Reservations required. Meet an hour before sunset through 9 p.m. daily. $60; $30 for ages 7 to 18; 20 percent discount Mondays through Thursdays. 626-8122.

Friday

Reptiles of Southern Arizona - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Slide show and live animals may be present. Program is sponsored by Colossal Cave Mountain Park. 11 a.m.-noon March 29. Free. 594-5275.

Special Music: Seven Last Words of Christ - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Good Friday performance of Schütz's "Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz" (The Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ on the Cross) with soloists, violin duo and organ. Format includes moments of silence and ringing of solemn bells. 5:45 p.m. March 29. Donations accepted. 299-6421.

Dewdrop Arts & Crafts Fair - Safeway, 4752 E Sunrise Drive. Paintings, pottery, jewelry and metal work by local artists. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 29-30; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31. Free. 488-5780.

Saturday

Rock Legends Benefit Concert for Integrative Touch for Kids - Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Jonny Rosch and Steve Cropper will play a benefit concert for Integrative Touch for Kids. 7-10 p.m. March 30. $100. 529-3500.

Making Memory Wire Jewelry - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Use memory wire and beads to create single-strand bracelets, earrings and necklaces. All materials are supplied. The program is for teens and adults. Registration required and limited. 3-4 p.m. March 30. Free. 594-5275.

Monday

Intro to Sabino Canyon - 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Learn about and experience the canyon, the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Sonoran Desert with volunteer naturalists Jack and Arlene Wilt. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays. Free; $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

Tuesday

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga - St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church, Room 30-31, 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

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; $5 daily or $20 annual parking permit. 749-8700.

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