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April 04, 2013 12:00 am  • 

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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.

Welcome Club Northwest Luncheon - Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina Road. Luncheon for women new to northwest Tucson within the last five years. Presentation by chef Antonio Rodriguez. Tour by Raymundo Ocampo, head gardener at the resort. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 4. $25. 498-0018.

AARP Tax-Aide Tax Preparation - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Volunteer-run tax preparation and help serving low- and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to those over age 60. 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free. 594-5580.

"Beauty and the Beast" - Ironwood Ridge High School, 2475 W. Naranja Drive. Ironwood Ridge High School Drama Club's spring musical. 7 p.m. April 4 and 5; 2 and 7 p.m. April 6. $6-$10. 407-4244.

Friday

Telling Tales Memoir Writing - Flowing Wells Ellie Towne Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. Guided practice to help capture and develop a written memoir, presented by Norah Booth. 1-3 p.m April 5 and 12. Free. 594-5225.

SaddleBrooke Singers Spring Concert "Let Nature Sing" - DesertView Performing Arts Center in SaddleBrooke, 38735 S. MountainView Blvd. Join the 70-voice SaddleBrooke Singers as they celebrate the joys of nature. 7:30-9:30 p.m. April 5; 4-6 p.m. April 7. $18 in advance; $20 at the door. 825-2818.

Catalina Art and Farmers Market - 16733 N. Oracle Road. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. Free. 825-4427.

First Friday Artisans Market - The Marketplace, 3841 W. River Road. More than 30 artists with jewelry, photography, paintings and dinnerware. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. the first Friday of the month. Free. 574-5535.

Master Gardeners - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. A representative from the Pima County Cooperative Extension will talk about creating and maintaining container gardens. 1-2 p.m. April 5. Free. 594-5580.

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

"Woman of Paris" - The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave. A domestic comedy by Henry Becque. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. $18; discounts available. 260-6442.

Saturday

Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra - DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Drive, SaddleBrooke. 7:30-9 p.m. April 6. $21 in advance; $23 at the door. 825-2818.

Catalina Community Swap Meet - 16733 N. Oracle Road, 16733 N. Oracle Road. Community rummage sale. Vendor fee: $15. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. first Saturday of the month. Free. 825-4427.

Mountain View High School Football Rummage Sale - school parking lot, 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Raising funds for summer camps, equipment, uniforms and locker room improvements. Drop off donations beginning at 6 a.m. the day of the sale. 7 a.m.-noon April 6. Free. 744-8828.

Spring Festival - Sonoran Science Academy, 2325 W. Sunset Road. Bounce in the inflatables, race in the human spheres and play in the Silly String arena. Also, Tucson Food Truck Roundup. Reid Park Zoo's animal encounter from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Truly Nolen's Critter Show at 5 p.m. Puppet Muzik performs. Wristbands for inflatables are $10. Silly String cans are $4. 4-8 p.m. April 6. Free. 665-3430, Ext. 300.

Wildflower Hike - Tucson Mountain Park; meeting location provided with reservation. Join Pima County wildflower expert Meg Quinn for a leisurely hike of three to four miles to seek out and identify local wildflowers. 8 a.m.-noon April 6. Free. 615-7855.

Everyone Runs Catalina State Park 5.2- and 10.3-mile Trail Run - Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Road. Prizes, post-race Mexican breakfast, smoothies, runner photos and massages. Limited to 500 runners. 7:30-10 a.m. April 6. 5.25-mile: $35. 10.3-mile: $45. 797-7867.

Southern Arizona Arthropod Adventures - Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Learn about some common arthropods in Southern Arizona. Live animals will be present seasonally when not hibernating. 2-3 p.m. April 6. Free. 594-5200.

TeenZone Movie & Popcorn - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. 2:30-4:30 p.m. April 6. Free. 594-5580.

Sunday

"Artworks in Glass" - Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Featuring work by artists from the Tucson region. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Included with $8 admission. 742-6455.

Monday

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

Tuesday

Book Discussion - Dewhirst-Catalina Library, 15631 N. Oracle Road. "The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman. 10:30 a.m.-noon April 9. Free. 594-5240.

Read to a Dog - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Trained and certified therapy and service dogs listen as children practice reading aloud. 2-3 p.m. April 9. Free. 594-5580.

Wednesday

Family Story Time - 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.

Sonoran Desert Weedwackers - Pima County Tucson Mountain Park, 2020 N. Kinney Road. Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in the park. Work may require hiking and pulling buffelgrass on steep slopes. Call for meeting location. 7-10 a.m. April 10. Free. 615-7855.

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