Foothills calendar

2013-09-05T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
September 05, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Today

Bashas’ Flu Shot Clinic — Bashas’, 6900 E. Sunrise Drive. 2:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 5. $30. 1-480-968-1886.

Wake Up With the Birds — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park., 12325 E. Roger Road. Desert meets water at this unique crossroads for migratory and resident birds. Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors nestled among the mesquites and palm trees. Binoculars are available for use, or bring your own. 8 a.m. Thursdays. Free. 615-7855.

Friday

Fall Fashion Forecast — La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Drive. Style experts from Fringe Hair Studio and La Encantada retailers share the hottest colors, fabrics and trends in the main courtyard. Hors d’oeuvres by Ra Sushi and music. Locally designed and hand-painted vintage purses, shoes and totes for silent auction, benefiting the Tucson Ladies Council Foundation. 6-8 p.m. Sept. 6. Free. 299-3566.

Canyon Quilters — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. An unstructured quilting opportunity to audition colors, lay out blocks or appliqué. Ample tables for “sandwich” pinning. Electrical outlets available. Bring your own project or preview other quilters’ works in progress. Noon-3 p.m. Fridays. Free. 594-5275.

Saturday

Outdoor Family Days: Amazing Arachnids — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park., 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn about the many types of spiders, scorpions and their relatives, as well as the myths that surround these remarkable animals. For families with children ages 5-12. Reservations required. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 7. Free. 615-7855.

Sunday

“Our Lady of Guadalupe” — DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. Exhibit depicting the Virgin of Guadalupe and the Mission in the Sun that Ted DeGrazia built in her honor. Several works in ink, watercolor, encaustic and tempera are featured. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

Friends of Music Summer Concert: Titan Valley Warheads — St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Mixture of bluegrass, Western, swing and a cappella music. 2 p.m. Sept. 8. $15 suggested donation. 299-6421.

Monday

Read to a Dog — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Kids read stories to a dog to practice reading. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5275.

Tuesday

Reflections in the Desert by Barbara Kemp Cowlin — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Paintings of water reflections inspired by the unexpected surprise of finding an oasis in the desert. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. daily. Free. 615-7855.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga — St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church, Room 30-31, 4625 E. River Road. Breathing, yogic exercises and laughter designed to promote peace and healing. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Free; donations accepted. 490-5500.

Wednesday

Desert Kaleidoscope: The art of Peg Franken and Judy Nostrant — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Joint exhibit of oil and acrylic paintings by Tucson artists of Southwestern subjects. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Free. 594-5275.

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