Foothills calendar

2013-10-03T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarJayne O'Sullivan Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Today

“Visual Delights” Art Exhibition — Desert Artisans’ Gallery, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. Local 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.

“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 DeGrazia built in her honor. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Feb. 16. Free. 299-9191.

Wake Up With the Birds — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Guided birding walk to spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors. Binoculars are available. 8-9:30 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 21. Free. 615-7855.

Friday

Nature Stories — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Outdoor nature story reading followed by an art activity. For accompanied young children. 10-11 a.m. Oct. 4. Free. 615-7855.

Celebrate Children 2013 — The courtyard at St. Philip’s Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave. Wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Includes a hand-painted wine glass, silent auction and music by the Mike Kuhns Band. Benefits StrengthBuilding Partners and Las Puertas Community School. Age 21 and older. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4. $60; discounts available. 546-9296.

Canyon Quilters — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. An unstructured opportunity to meet fellow quilters. Tables available for pin basting as well as electrical outlets. Bring your projects or unfinished objects. Noon-3 p.m. Fridays, ongoing. Free. 594-5275.

“The Skin of Our Teeth” — St. Francis Theatre, 4625 E. River Road. Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-winning play is an epic tale about the life of mankind and the spirit that won’t let it surrender. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $20; $12 seniors and students. 499-7842.

Saturday

Historical Tour of Agua Caliente Park — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Take a guided walk around the grounds and historic buildings of the park to gain insights into the rich farming and ranching history of the site. 10-11 a.m. Oct. 5. Free. 615-7855.

Sunday

The Aulos Ensemble — St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. The Arizona Early Music Society presents music by J.S. Bach and contemporaries including Vivaldi and Telemann, played on instruments of the style used when the music was composed. Preconcert lecture at 2:30 p.m. Concert: 3 p.m. Oct. 6. $25; $22 seniors; $5 students with I.D.; cash or check only. 751-1427.

Tucson Jazz Society Fall Series Concert — St. Philip’s Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave. Jazz vocalist Delphine Cortez and the Joel Robin Quintet in the first concert of the Tucson Jazz Society’s Fall Series. Food and beverages available for purchase. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6. $30 in advance; $35 at the door; $15 student and military with I.D. 903-1265.

Brothers Gow — Fini’s Landing, 5689 N. Swan Road. Starting with an acoustic set followed by two sets with the full band performing a blend of original rock and reggae. 6 p.m. Oct. 6. Free. 299-1010.

First Sunday Antique Fair — Tanque Verde Elementary School, 2600 N. Fennimore Ave. Held on the soccer field, in the multipurpose room and in the patio area. Includes antiques and collectibles, vintage furniture, garden items, estate jewelry, Native American textiles and baskets. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. first Sunday of the month, ongoing. Free; dealer fee to set up. 243-0386.

Crazy About Pink Zumbathon Charity Event — Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Benefits Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona. 3-6 p.m. Oct. 6. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. 360-0320.

Monday

Nonfiction Book Club — Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris” by David McCullough. 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 7. Free. 594-5345.

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. Oct. 7. Free. 594-5275.

Tuesday

Tuesday Art Talks — Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 E. River Road. Maynard Dixon: An Artist’s Love for the Southwest. Dixon lived in Tucson for many years and traveled across the Southwest. Explore examples of his artwork from the UA Museum of Art’s permanent collection. 2-3 p.m. Oct. 8. Free. 594-5345.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga — St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church, Room 30-31, 4625 E. River Road. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Free; donations accepted. 490-5500.

Canyon Knitters — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Bring yarn, needles or hooks. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 17. Free. 594-5275.

Wednesday

UA Art Museum at the JCC — Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. The Kress Collection of European Art has more than 60 paintings, sculptures and decorative objects from the 14th to 16th centuries. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 9. Free. 299-3000.

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