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April 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Read to a Dog - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Children practice reading aloud to trained, certified therapy and service dogs. 4-5 p.m. Free. 594-5580.

Beat Cancer Boot Camp Exercise Classes - Northwest Community Park, 7601 N. Mona Lisa Road. Exercise and support classes for cancer survivors and anyone touched by cancer. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays. $35 for eight weeks. 546-1601.

"The Curious Savage" - Mountain View High School, 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Dramatic comedy. 7 p.m. April 25-26. $6; $4 for children 10 and younger. 579-4449, Ext. 4449.

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

Kika Karadi Show - Ventana Medical Systems, 1910 E. Innovation Park Drive. Works with references to abstractions from the film noir genre. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (with reservations 48 hours in advance). Free. 797-3959.

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.

"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.


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

University of Arizona Museum of Art Lecture Series - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. The topic is "What Were They Wearing? Fashion in Art Through the Ages," presented by Fleurette and Marc Wallach. The presentation focuses on style, fabrics, accessories and cultural movements from the 15th century to modern times. 2-3 p.m. Free. 594-5580.


Shred-A-Thon and Dispose-A-Med - Target, 10555 N. Oracle Road. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free for first two boxes; $10 per box for additional boxes; free for Dispose- A-Med. 229-5080.

Tucson Clean & Beautiful Electronics Recycling - Casas Church, 10801 N. La Cholla Blvd. All working and non-working electronics accepted. Large appliances not accepted. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 791-5000.

Kingfisher String Quartet Free Concert - Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road. Beethoven's "String Quartet in E minor" and Schumann's "Piano Quintet in E-flat major" with Alexander Tentser on piano. Donations accepted for Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network. 2-3:30 p.m. Donations accepted. 887-5127.

Market on the Move - Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 N. Oracle Road. 8-11 a.m. $10. 825-9611.

Parking Lot Party - Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815, 16045 N. Oracle Road. Raffles, silent and live auction and music. Food and beer available. Registration required for washerboard tournament and karaoke contest for $5. Tournament and contest at noon. Benefits Special Olympics of Arizona. Noon-8 p.m. Free. 609-2484.

Cactus Hike - Tucson Mountain Park, 8451 W. McCain Loop Road. Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn leads a three-mile hike on the lower Brown Mountain trail in the park. 8 a.m.-noon. Free; reservations required. 615-7855.

Honey Bee Canyon Park Birding Walk - Honey Bee Canyon Park, 13880 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. Join birding expert Marjorie Flory for a guided bird walk in the canyon. Spot Gambel's quail, verdins, gnatcatchers and other birds of the Southwest desert. 8-10 a.m. Free; reservations required. 615-7855.

Computer Tutoring - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Get the answers to your computer questions. Each 30-minute session is one-on-one with the instructor. Registration required. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 594-5580.


La Grandi Voci - DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Drive, SaddleBrooke. Starring Johnny Huerta, Geno Toc and Guillermo Ontiveros. Michele Oh sings soprano. Classics from Mario Lanza to Freddie Mercury and Queen. 7:30 p.m. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. 825-2818.

"Woman of Paris" - The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave. Domestic comedy by Henry Becque. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays through April 28. $18; discounts available. 260-6442.


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.

Snakes: The Slither Factor - Saguaro National Park Red Hills Visitor Center, 2700 N. Kinney Road. Snakes of all kinds play important roles in desert ecology, including controlling rodent population. 10:45 a.m. Included with park entrance fee. 733-5158.


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

Farmers Market (Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona) - Marana Health Center, 13395 N. Marana Main St. 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 616-1425.


Writers Workshop - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Discuss your writing project and discover creative writing techniques for an essay, short story, novel or memoir. Presented by Alexis Powers. 9-11 a.m. Free. 594-5580.

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