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Impressions of the High Desert of Southeastern Arizona - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Oils, pastels and mixed-media paintings by Diane Fairfield. 9 a.m.-2 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 with 15 original oil paintings that depict the suffering and crucifixion of Christ. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

Equine Inspiration: The Art of Carole Andreen-Harris - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Paintings of horses. 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. Free. 594-5275.

Southwestern League of Fine Arts Show - Murphey Gallery at St Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Free. 299-6421.

Friday

Nature Stories at Agua Caliente Park - Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Children learn about the natural world around them through stories. A reading at the park is followed by an art activity. For accompanied younger children. 10-11 a.m. Free. 615-7855.

Tucson Letter Writer's Club - Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Letter writing the way we did it before the computer. Everything but the stamps supplied. Bring your address book. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. 594-5345.

Saturday

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.

Sunday

Meet the Author: Michael Lavigne - Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Lavigne talks about his second novel, "The Wanting," about an Israeli father and daughter in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. 3:30-5 p.m. Free. 299-3000.

Special Music: Poulenc's "Gloria" - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Music as part of services in observance of St. Philip's Day. Featuring soprano soloist Mary Paul, choirs and orchestra. Rt. Rev. Kirk Stevan Smith, Episcopal bishop of Arizona, leads the service. The 11:15 a.m. service includes incense. 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Free will offering. 299-6421.

St. Philip's Day Fiesta - St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Games, taco bar, family activities. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5. $7; $20 per family. 299-6421, Ext. 28.

Bags and Bellinis - La Encantada (former Bluepoint), 2905 E. Skyline Drive. Silent auction with 100 new and gently used handbags of all shapes, sizes, colors, styles and prices. Tickets include a bellini champagne cocktail, appetizers from Renee's Organic Oven and a raffle ticket. Tickets can be purchased online at www.tucsonladiescouncil.com Benefits the Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center. 2-5 p.m. $50. 465-2010.

Monday

Viva el Vidrio Group Show - Bridge Gallery, 5425 N. Kolb Road. Southwest contemporary art and culture. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. Free. 577-4537.

Tuesday

Canyon Knitters - Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Bring your needles and yarn to an unstructured gathering of novices to experienced knitters. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 594-5275.

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

Bill Schenck: New Works - Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, 6872 E. Sunrise Drive. Show and sale of Schenck's new paintings. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Free. 722-7798.

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