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2013-07-18T00:00:00Z Northwest calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 18, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Exploring Collage - Geasa-Marana Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road. Listen to a story and make a collage. 11 a.m.-noon July 18. Free. 594-5255.

Magic Tree House Book Club - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. This month's selection: "Tonight on the Titanic." Registration is required. 4-5 p.m. July 18. Free. 594-5580.

Keeping Your Email Organized - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Learn helpful email skills, including how to use your email address book and junk mail filters. Reservations required. 2-5 p.m. July 18. Free. 594-5580.

Friday

Toddler Storytime - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Parents or caregivers interact with children through stories, songs and rhymes. Stories are kept short for toddlers' attention spans. 10:30-11 a.m. Fridays. Free. 594-5580.

Facilitated Gathering for Job Seekers - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. A presentation on a specific topic related to job seeking will be presented by Beth Cole, former executive recruiter, followed by a facilitated group discussion. 3:30 p.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. July 12. Free. 594-5200.

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe - Rock N' Java, 7555 W. Twin Peaks Road. Family-friendly improvisational comedy. 7 p.m. the third Friday of the month. Free. 861-2986.

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.

Teen Games - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Come in and test your Wii and PS2 skills or choose from a variety of board games. 3-5 p.m. July 19. Free. 594-5580.

Saturday

A-Long's Kung Fu Academy - Geasa-Marana Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road. Stick-based martial art routines are taught and drilled for speed, accuracy, timing and fluidity. 11 a.m.-noon July 20. Free. 594-5255.

Splashjack 2013 - Breakers Water Park, 8555 W. Tangerine Road. For adults 21 and older. Admission includes wave pool, DJ, craps, roulette, slots, gambling chips, souvenir cup, two drink tickets, snacks and a hot dog bar. Fundraiser for the Foothills Optimist Club to benefit programs for Tucson children. 8 p.m.-midnight July 20. $40 in advance; $50 at the gate; $5 additional to enter tournament. Tournament begins at 9 p.m. 906-1908.

Creative Bookbinding for Adults - Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Road. Create books and journals through a variety of bookbinding techniques presented by Julia Miller. 10-11:30 a.m. July 20. Free. 594-5225.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Group of teens plans activities and shares ideas while hanging out in the TeenZone. 2:30-3:30 p.m. July 20. Free. 594-5580.

Sunday

Collection Spotlight: "Space Form" - Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Wall-hung sculpture in copper by Anthony Melendy, with limbs intended to mimic the buoyancy of floating seaweed as it reaches towards the ocean's surface. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. 742-6455.

Monday

Babytime - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Activities promote development and learning. 10-10:30 a.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5580.

Tuesday

Marana Mystery Book Club - Geasa-Marana Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road. Hard-boiled or over-easy mysteries, various genres and methods of catching a crook. 5-6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month. Free. 594-5255.

Preschool Storytime - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Programs are designed for parents to participate. 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Free. 594-5580.

Desert Players - Geasa-Marana Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road. Take home a craft and learn about the natural history of the Sonoran Desert. 11 a.m.-noon July 23. Free. 594-5255.

Seed Saving 101 - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Hands-on workshop covers several methods of saving seed, along with a presentation on the importance of saving seed. Presented by Josh Banno. 3:30-4:30 p.m. July 23. Free. 594-5580.

Science Fiction Book Club - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. This month's selection: "Slaughterhouse-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut. 6-7 p.m. July 23. Free. 594-5580.

Wednesday

Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Mystery fans join a discussion and review of mystery suspense novels. This month's selection: "Broken Harbor" by Tana French. 11 a.m.-noon. July 24. Free. 594-5580.

Meet Me in Marana - Wade McLean Park, 8000 N. Silverbell Road. Fun, noncompetitive social walk/run along the Santa Cruz River. Check-in starts at 5 p.m. Weekly raffle prizes provided by sponsors. Attend eight events and get a free T-shirt. 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. 382-1950.

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