Foothills calendar

2013-11-14T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarBy Gabriel Armenta Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Today

Ninth Annual Calendar Show — Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Gallery, 5605 E. River Road. Vote for your top 12 favorites. Winners will be printed in the gallery’s 2015 calendar. Artist Diana Madaras will judge the show. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays Nov. 12-Dec. 8. Awards reception: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 299-7294.

Africa Night Art Walk — Madaras Gallery/Skyline, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Ghana artist Solomon Opare Yeboah presents “Madaras in Mosaic Thread.” 5-7 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 615-3001.

Children of the Art — Madaras Gallery/Skyline, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Acrylic paintings featuring children by Diana Madaras. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Nov. 31. Free. 615-3001.

Foothills Democratic Forum on Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace — Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Drive. Provides information about exchanges. Includes cash bar and appetizers. 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 14. $20 at www.foothillsforum.org. 477-1093.

Gneiss (Geology) Walk — Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. A two-hour hike to explore the geology of Sabino Canyon. Moderately difficult trails. Meet at the Visitor Center. 8:30-10:30 a.m. every Thursday until April 24, except holidays. Free; $5 parking. 749-8700.

Wake Up With the Birds — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Guided birding walk to spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors. Binoculars are available for use. 8-9:30 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 21. Free.

615-7855.

“Nature, A Personal View”: The Art of Patricia Ackor — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Watercolor, oil, and colored pencil/pastel drawings by Patricia Ackor. 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 through Nov. 27. Free.

594-5275.

“Sonoran Observations: Tucson City Limits and Beyond” — Little Gallery at DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. Original art and small reproductions of Muriel J. Timmins. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 574-6966.

Saturday

Paperworks Sixth Annual Holiday Show and Sell — St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church Murphy Gallery, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Mediums include paper, handmade books, cards, jewelry, watercolors, prints, collage, fiber, photography and mixed media. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 16. Free. 400-0652.

Hans Florine Climbing Clinic — The BLOC climbing+fitness+yoga, 8975 E. Tanque Verde Road. Stretching, core and other exercises. Registration required. Ages 12 and up. 8-9:15 a.m. Nov. 16. Free. 209-2562.

Sunday

Choral Evensong Service and Organ Recital — St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Meditative service led by an auditioned choir. A 30-minute organ recital follows the service. 4-5:15 p.m. Nov. 17. Donations accepted. 299-6421.

Music for the Soul — Hacienda del Sol, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Arizona Blues Hall of Famer Arthur Migliazza. Two ticket options: $25 for concert only, or $60 per ticket with dinner and two drinks (beer or wine). 5-8:30 p.m. Nov. 17. 303-4992.

Full Moon Labyrinth Walk — St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Walk the meditation labyrinth by the light of the full moon. Begins with a brief introduction to labyrinths and ends with fellowship and refreshments. Canceled in case of rain. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Free. 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 through Dec. 30. Free.

594-5275.

Tuesday

Ask a Master Gardener — Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E River Road. Master Gardeners from Pima County Cooperative Extension answer gardening questions. Presented in partnership with the Pima County Library Seed Library. 1-2 p.m. Nov. 19. Free. 520-594-5345.

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.

Canyon Knitters — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Bring your yarn, needles or hooks to a gathering of knitters with all levels of experience. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 17. Free. 594-5275.

Wednesday

Free Garden Tour — Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Guided tour. 9-10 a.m. Nov. 20. Free. 626-5161.

Go online to dailystarcalendar.com for more calendar listings and to submit an event at least three weeks in advance.

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