David Fitzsimmons, Arizona Daily Star cartoonist and troublemaker.

Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star

1. Saturday

Mr. Nature’s Music Garden — Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Road. Singing and dancing with Anthony Aldinger. 11 a.m.-noon the second Saturday of the month. Free. 579-0303.

2. Tuesdays

Whales in the Desert — Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road. Discover the unique connections between whales and the Sonoran Desert. 3:15-4 p.m. Tuesdays. Included in park entrance fee. 733-5158.

3. Aug. 12

“An Evening With Fitz” — The Great American Playhouse, 13005 N. Oracle Road. Evening of all-new satire, humor and cartoon fun. Percentage of funds will go to Tu Nidito Children and Family Services. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 12. $17.95 adults; $15.95 seniors, students and active-duty military; $7.95 children 12 and younger. 512-5145.