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June 13, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Magic Show - Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Magic, juggling and comedy presented by Cody Landstrom. Tickets available one hour before program. 3-4 p.m. Free. 594-5200.

Oro Valley Concert Series Presents the Greg Spivey Band - Oro Valley Marketplace, 12155 N. Oracle Road. Spivey's four-piece ensemble performs a mix of music from current and older country to classic rock 'n' roll. 6 p.m. Free. 797-3959.

"Man of Steel" Premiere Party - Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Road. Celebrate the new Superman movie, "Man of Steel," by watching "Smallville" episodes. Also, make a craft and have snacks. 6-8 p.m. Free. 594-5225.

Friday

Toddler Storytime - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Stories, songs and rhymes for accompanied children 18 to 36 months of age. 10:30-11 a.m. Fridays. Free. 594-5580.

Friday Fun Club: Crafternoon - Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Choose from a variety of kid-friendly crafts. Make one or make them all. Drop-in; while supplies last. 2 p.m. June 14. Free. 594-5200.

Noctrane - National Parks Store at Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive. Bluegrass and jazz with band member John White performing Irish/Celtic fiddling. 2 p.m. $18. 622-6014.

Catalina Art and Farmers Market - 16733 N. Oracle Road. 8 a.m.-noon Fridays. Free. 825-4427.

Friday Fun Knitters - Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. Knitters of any skill level are welcome. Meet at the food court. 10 a.m. Fridays. Free. 293-0781.

"Beauty and the Beast Jr." - Performing Arts Center at Flowing Wells High School, 3725 N. Flowing Wells Road. Spotlight Youth Productions presents Disney's version of the classic fairy tale. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $10. 204-2218.

Saturday

"Our Spirit, Our Reality," A Women's Reading Anthology - Western National Parks Association Headquarters Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive. Presented by Elena Díaz Björkquist, members of the Sowing the Seeds Collective will be reading from its second anthology of women's works. They will also talk about the writing collective. Reservations required. Noon-1 p.m. and 2-3 p.m. Free. 622-6014.

Dispose-A-Med Oro Valley - Target, 10555 N. Oracle Road. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 229-5080.

Free Jazz Under the Stars Concert - Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road. Performance by local jazz singer Joe Bourne. 7-9 p.m. Free. 887-5127.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Volunteer to be a member of the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Teen group plans activities and shares ideas while hanging out in the TeenZone. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free. 594-5580.

Sunday

Father's Day Blues and Barbecue - The Parish Gastropub, 6453 N. Oracle Road. Live music by Buzz and the Soul Senders, dinner entrées include smoked beer chicken with spicy raspberry barbecue sauce, beef brisket with adobo sauce and pecan-smoked jumbo shrimp. Entrees range from $10 to $18. 3 p.m. 797-1233.

Monday

Babytime - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Activities that promote development and learning for babies up to 18 months of age. 10-10:30 a.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5580.

"Artworks in Glass" - Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Included with $8 admission. 742-6455.

"CHON: A Nearly Fatal Illusion" - Biosphere 2 Gallery @ The University of Arizona Biosphere 2, 32540 S. Biosphere 2 Road. Biosphere 2 artist-in-residence Deborah Ford's new photographic works. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Included with $20 admission; discounts available. 838-6200.

"Metal, Stone and Wood" - Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Three distinctly different materials are used in two-dimensional works, sculpture, functional ware and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Included with $8 admission. 742-6455.

Student Artwork From the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind - Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Included with $8 admission. 742-6455.

Tuesday

Rainbow Magic Fairies Book Club - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Explore a different book by Daisy Meadows each month. This month: "Inky the Indigo Fairy." Registration requested. 4-5 p.m. Free. 594-5580.

Dinosaur Discoveries - Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Learn about dinosaurs and fossils, presented by the Children's Museum Tucson. Space is limited; registration is required. 2-3 p.m. Free. 594-5200.

Preschool Storytime - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Activities that promote development and learning. For accompanied children 3 to 5 years of age. 11:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays. Free. 594-5580.

Making Flower Essences from Your Garden and Yard - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Learn how to make flower essences. Go through most of the steps using plants at the library, and leave with a handout to guide you in making your own at home. Presentation is indoors and outdoors. Presented by Deborah Mayaan. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. 594-5580.

Wednesday

"Oral History of the Yavapai" - National Parks Store at Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive. Carolina C. Butler, editor and project manager, presents a compilation of prayers, songs, dreams, sacred places and the belief systems of the Yavapai from authors Mike Harrison and John Williams, elders of the tribe. Reservations required. Noon and 2 p.m. Free. 622-6014.

Abbett Book Choices - Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Book club for adults. Call to find out the next title and/or to reserve the book. 2-3 p.m. Free. 594-5200.

Family Storytime - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. For all ages. Introduce children to reading and language in a fun way. 10-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. 594-5580.

Writers' Workshop - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Discuss projects and discover creative writing techniques for essays, short stories, novels, or memoirs. Presented by Alexis Powers. 9-11 a.m. Free. 594-5580.

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