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2013-07-25T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Square Dancing - Tanque Verde Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road. Learn the basics of square dancing and meet new friends. All ages. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursdays. $5 first visit; $4 thereafter. 250-8339.

"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. Featuring works in ink, watercolor and encaustic. 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.

Watch Our Walls Art Show - SAWG Gallery, 5605 E. River Road. The Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild's presents its summer "Watch our Walls" show featuring local artists' works including paintings, glasswork, scarves, jewelry and fiber art. Visit southernazwatercolorguild.com for more info. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Reception 5-7 p.m., Friday. Free. 299-7294.

Tucson Water Gardeners Monthly Meeting - Junior League of Tucson, 2099 E. River Road. Featuring a speaker and time for questions and answers regarding pondings and aquatic plants. 7:30-9 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. Free. 760-5565.

Wake Up With the Birds - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors. Binoculars are available for use. 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.

Lizard Walk - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Join us as we search for lizards that roam the park. Binoculars are available for use. 7:30 a.m. Fridays. Free. 615-7855.

Saturday

"Take Three" Jazz Series - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Performance by The River Road Ramblers. 3 p.m. Free. 594-5275.

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

Outdoor Family Days: Experiencing Nature Through the Senses - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Use all your senses to learn about the amazing adaptations of Sonoran Desert animals and plants. Reservations required. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free. 615-7855.

Wildflower Hike - Mount Lemmon Community Center, 12949 N. Sabino Canyon Parkway. Join Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn for a 3-mile hike on a cool mountain trail to seek out summer wildflowers. For ages 12 and older. Reservations required. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 615-7855.

Fosters to the Rescue Fair - Windmill Inn & Suites at St. Philip's Plaza, 4250 N. Campbell Ave. The No Kill Pima County organization invites the public to meet several rescue groups and learn how being a pet foster "parent" can make a difference in the lives of companion animals. 6-8 p.m. Free. 477-7401.

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, Room 30-31. Breathing, yogic exercises and laughter designed to promote peace and healing. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Free; donations accepted. 490-5500.

Wednesday

Desert Adaptation Walk - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn about strategies desert plants and animals use to thrive in this environment. 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. 615-7855.

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