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April 11, 2013 12:00 am  • 


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

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.

Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library Book Sale - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Proceeds benefit the Oro Valley Public Library. Half price 3-7 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. Saturday is Bag Day - all you can fit in a brown grocery bag (provided) for $5. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 11; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 13. Free. 594-5670.

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 Oasis Project Presents The John Jorgenson Quintet - Warden Oasis Theater, 2021 N. Kinney Road. Two nights of gypsy jazz to benefit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and its conservation efforts. 6 p.m. April 12 and 13. $50-$200. 883-2702.

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. Registration required. 1-3 p.m. April 12. Free. 594-5225.

Tesoro - DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Drive, SaddleBrooke. Local flamenco rock band. 7:30-9 p.m. April 12. $22 in advance; $24 at the door. 825-2818.

Dewdrop Arts & Crafts Fair - Southwest corner of La Cañada Drive and Lambert Lane. Paintings, pottery, jewelry and metalwork by local artists. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12-13; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 14. Free. 488-5780.

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 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.


Jeff Anderson, With Matt Lynn and Rachel Zaferatos - GJs Coffeehouse, Northwest Community Friends Church, 5950 N. La Cañada Drive. Show includes Christian indie-rock live music, gourmet coffee, home-baked goodies, games and an open-mic session. 7-10 p.m. April 13. $3. 305-1497.

Second Saturday Marana BaZaar - Staples Store, 3840 W. River Road. Buy, sell or trade just about anything and everything. Collection site for new or used arts and crafts supplies to share with the community. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. second Saturday of the month. Free. 861-7442.

Green Fields Rummage Sale - Green Fields Country Day School, 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra. 8 a.m.-noon April 13. Free. 297-2288.

Garden for Birds, Butterflies and Bees - Geasa-Marana Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road. Presented by Christina O'Connell. Learn which plants attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. 10-11 a.m. April 13. Free. 594-5255.


Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society Expo-Pima Prickly Park Celebration - Pima Prickly Park, 3500 W. River Road. Special expo with tours, plant, art, book sales and pottery. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 14. Free. 256-2447.


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

Snakes: The Slither Factor - Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road. Snakes of all kinds play important roles in desert ecology, including controlling the rodent population. 11:45 a.m. April 15. Included with park entrance fee. 733-5158.


Spring Readers - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. "Miss Spider's Tea Party!" by David Kirk; make a craft and drink tea. Registration required. 4-5 p.m. April 16. Free. 594-5580.

Fats Domino Tribute Starring Mr. Boogie Woogie - DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Drive, SaddleBrooke. Eric-Jan Overbeek, Mr. Boogie Woogie, will be joined by his band from Holland to pay tribute to Fats Domino. 7:30-9 p.m. April 16. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. 825-2818.

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

"Poetry Encounter" for National Poetry Month - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Reading and discussion of poems about Southwest culture and environment. Presented by Phil Woodall, UA Poetry Center docent. 6-7 p.m. April 16. Free. 594-5580.


Abbett Book Choices - Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Book club for adults. Call to find out the next title and/or to reserve the book. 2-3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Free. 594-5200.

Writers' Workshop - Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Discuss your essay, short story, novel or memoir and discover creative techniques. Presented by Alexis Powers. 9-11 a.m. April 17. Free. 594-5580.

Country Dance Instruction - Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. For couples. Register and pay in advance. Call 877-6090 or email leisureclasses@pima.gov for more information. 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. $40. 887-9786.

Healthy Nights in Oro Valley - OV Fitness, 10550 N. La Cañada Drive. Walk 1 1/2 or three miles. Free pedometers and water. Families encouraged and dogs welcome. 5:30 p.m. April 17. Free. 682-3663.

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