East Side calendar

2013-10-10T00:00:00Z East Side calendarJayne O'Sullivan Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

GED Classes — Brookline College, 5441 E. 22nd St. GED pre-testing, tutoring and classes. 4-7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays; 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 29. Free. 748-9799.

Netsuke and Diminutive Carvings from Japan — The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive. More than 100 netsuke and okimono, small Japanese carvings, on loan from the Phoenix Art Museum, Tucson Museum of Art, UA Museum of Art and several private collections. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; noon-4 p.m. Sundays Sept. 24-Dec. 8. Included with $9 admission. 881-0606.

Rummage Sale — VFW Post 549 Post Home, 8424 E. Old Spanish Trail. Proceeds are used for programs to benefit veterans. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10-12. Free. 790-4626.

Senior Lunch Program — William Clements Regional Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Drive. Recreational activities with lunch served at noon. For ages 60 and older and their spouses. Reservations required one week before meal. Offered by the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department and the Pima Council on Aging. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through Aug. 1, 2014. $2. 791-5787.

Butterfly Magic at Tucson Botanical Gardens — Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Butterflies from 11 different countries. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. daily through April 30. $13; $8 children 4-12; free 3 and younger. 326-9686.

“Visual Delights” Art Exhibition — Desert Artisans’ Gallery, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. Local, juried artists Don Carter, Le Craven, Nancy Cressler, Susan Grijalva, Carol Hegedus and Del Marinello. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 10. Free. 722-4412.

Second Annual “Fall in the Desert Exhibit” — Rita Watters Art Gallery, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. Fine art, photographs and decorative paintings by Rita Watters. 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays-Mondays; 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 31. Free. 668-2609.

“Buccaneers of the Caribbean” — The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Join the crew of the Esmerelda as they battle and brawl their way across the Spanish Main in search of gold. 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 6 and 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 and 6 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 10. $18.50; $16.50 students, seniors, military; $8.50 ages 12 and younger. 886-9428.

Mainstream Square Dancing — Tanque Verde Lutheran Church gym, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road. Solos, couples and families. No partner needed. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 7. $5 for first night; $4 each additional night. 797-2225.

35th Annual Our Mother of Sorrows Fiesta — Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, 1800 S. Kolb Road. Rummage sale, inflatables for the kids, games and raffle. Also, silent auction. 5-10 p.m. Oct. 11; 4-10 p.m. Oct. 12; 4-9 p.m. Oct. 13. Free. 747-1321.

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe — St. Matthew’s Church, 9071 E. Old Spanish Trail. 7:30 p.m. the second Friday of the month. Free; tips accepted. 861-2986.

Bear Canyon Open Air Market — Bear Canyon Shopping Center, 8987 E. Tanque Verde Road. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 21. Free. 982-2645.

Unique Boutique/Angels Too Market Place — Secrist Middle School, 3400 S. Houghton Road. More than 40 vendors. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 12; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13. Free. 275-8201.

Charity Car Show — Hotrods Old Vail Restaurant, 10500 Old Vail Road. Also, vendors. Benefits the Lustgarten Foundation, which supports pancreatic cancer research. $10 for car registrants. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 12. Free. 202-0987.

iRest Exploration — The Yoga Connection, 3929 E. Pima St. Meditation practice of Yoga Nidra, which translates as yogic sleep — a deep, relaxed state. 1-2 p.m. Oct. 12. $15. 323-1222.

Argentine Tango for Beginners — Sonoran Ballroom, 5536 E. Grant Road. 2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 26. $10. 468-5536.

Paintings of Gavin Hugh Troy — Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, 4831 E. 22nd St.Paintings expessing his distinctive interior landscape visions. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays Oct. 13-Nov. 3. Free. 748-1551.

Butterfly Basics — Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Introduction to butterflies by Elizabeth Willott, curator of Butterfly Magic. 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 15. $12; $7 members. 326-9686.

Third Wednesdays Fiction Book Discussion — Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Alice Hoffman’s book “The Ice Queen.” 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Free. 571-0110.

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