1. May 15

Kids explore a different book from the series by Mary Pope Osborne from 4 to 5 p.m. as part of the Magic Tree House Book Club at Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. The event includes activities,

crafts and a discussion.

This month’s book is “Stage Fright on a Summer Night,”

and participants need not have read the book to attend.

Registration is required for

the event, which is for children 6-10 years old. Free.


2. May 17

Bring the kids and grandkids to Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Drive, for a day of ranger-led hands-on activities including making a leather-tooled key chain, planting seeds to take home, and learning to identify animal skulls. Stop by the “Ask Your Master Gardener” corner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners answering gardening questions and presenting tips. Bring a picnic if you like. Both free with park admission: $7 per car or $3 per individual. The park is open year-round from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 1-520-896-2425 or www.azStateParks.com/Parks/ORAC online.

3. May 17

“Oz: The Great and Powerful” is the featured film during the Movie in the Park at Dove Mountain Community Park, 12405 N. Dove Mountain Blvd. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Snacks and drinks will be for sale. The movie starts at 7:30 p.m. Free. 382-1950.

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