Foothills calendar

2013-09-19T00:00:00Z Foothills calendarArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
September 19, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Jazz Under the Stars — Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Enjoy jazz under the stars with Tucson’s Stevie Woods. 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 26. Free. 529-3500.

Wake Up With the Birds — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Desert meets water at this 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. 8 a.m. Thursdays. Free. 615-7855.


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.

Fifth WOW Summer Show — SAWG Gallery, 5605 E. River Road, Suite 131. Artwork from local artists including paintings, scarves and jewelry. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17-Oct. 13. Reception: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20. Free. 299-7294.


Southern Arizona Children’s Choir Festival — St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Singing instruction and musical activities for children grades 4-8. Ends with a concert at 3 p.m. with festival participants, the Tucson Girls Chorus and the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21. Festival: $25. Concert: free. 299-6421.

“Chakra” Yoga Workshop — HeartStone Studio, 8975 E. Tanque Verde Road. Chakra is the name for the energy centers and subtle anatomies of the body. Explore how yoga is said to keep these energy centers in tune. 3-5 p.m. Sept. 21. $20 in advance. 209-2562.


Boutique Wedding Fair — Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Drive. Sponsored by Tucson Bride & Groom Magazine. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 22. Free. 901-1345.


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.


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.


“DeGrazia’s Wild Horses” — DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. Fifty paintings, drawings and watercolors, many of which have not been previously exhibited. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free. 299-9191.

“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.

“Rhythms of Nature” Exhibit by Naomi Spitzer — Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Watercolor and mixed media paintings at the Ranch House Art Gallery. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 13-Oct. 9; reception 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 21. Free. 749-3718.

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 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Free. 594-5275.

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