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2018 Circus Classes
Children and adults of all levels get a chance to explore circus arts as a family in a fun and open environment.
Where: The Circus Academy of Tucson, 400 W. Speedway Blvd.
When: Daily, Jan. 8 - Feb. 28 click here for times.
Cost: Click here for pricing.
Free hula hoop fitness class
Exercise in a new fun way with hula hoops. Burn calories and build muscles.
Where: Mercado San Agustin, 100 South Avenida del Convento
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 2-3 p.m.
Glow in the dark with some friends and sweat it out. Try some yoga asana and arco yoga at night. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. to paint yourself in black light paint.
Where: Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth Street
When: Friday, Jan. 12, 6-10 p.m.
Cost: $15 person
Free Fun Run and Walk at Saguaro National Park West
Burn off some calories and go for a free run/walk with friends and family. Get some exercise and enjoy the scenery.
Where: Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Jazzercise - Let's Get Outside!
One hour of heart-pumping and jam-moving jazzercise.
Where: Mercado San Agustin, 100 South Avenida del Convento
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
Free Fitness Saturday at The Core
All classes are free in celebration of Beyond Tucson. Try Zumba at noon or "Let's Get Lean" at 1:15 p.m. Register here.
Where: The Core at La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Dr.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, noon and 1:15 p.m.
Annual Pilates Class Sampler
Try a new class for free. Try one of seven different classes at Body Works Pilates.
Where: Body Works Pilates, 1980 E. River Road Ste. 250
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 8-11:30 a.m.
It's yoga for the family with Little Cardboard Rocket. Enjoy yoga poses while following the story line of "The Mitten." Kiddos will also get to craft after class.
Where: Studio Space Tucson, 4648 E. Speedway Blvd.
When: Thursday, Jan. 11, 10-11 a.m.
Paracord Bracelet Class
Learn how to creat a great survival tool with family and friends. You choose your own colors and learn how to make the cobra style paracord bracelet. Don't miss out!
Where: International Wildlife Museum, 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to noon
Cost: Adults are $13.00 and $8.00 for kids 4-12 years old. Museum members are $3.
Successful Strategies for Growing Tomatoes
Enjoy a free two-hour workshop with your family and friends and learn how to choose the best varieties for our climate, when the best time to plant, and growing techniques that will help you grow your best tomatoes.
Where: Miller-Golf Links Library, 9640 E. Golf Links Rd.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 9-11 a.m.
Free Downtown Jazz Fiesta
The Tucson Jazz Festival presents its annual Downtown Jazz Fiesta on MLK Day, with eight stages all over downtown Tucson featuring more than a dozen local bands, including jazz ensembles, R&B, blues and soul. There will be food trucks and beer and wine for purchase.
Where: Four stages in downtown Tucson: Toole Street and Fifth Avenue; Connect Coworking, 33 S. Fifth Ave.; Playground, 278 E. Congress; Hotel Congress Courtyard, 311 E. Congress
When: Jan. 15, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Tucson Jazz Festival
World-Class Jazz in Tucson
Where: Venues around Tucson. Click here for details.
When: Jan. 11-21. Click here for lineup.
Cost: Click here for tickets.
The Chuk-son Trail and Beyond: Urban Explorations!
Part of Beyond Tucson — Join Ironwood Tree Experience for a 1.5-mile walking exploration along a section of the Chuk-son Trail. This eye-opening experience highlights Tucson’s natural and historical stories from the El Tiradito Shrine in Barrio Viejo to the base of Sentinel Peak (“A” Mountain).
Where: Walk begins at the southwest corner of S. Main Ave. and W. Simpson St. (near El Minuto Cafe).
When: Jan. 13, 9 a.m. to noon
Zoppé Family Circus
Don't miss the chance to see the exciting tricks and events this year under the big top. This much-loved annual event wows kids and adults alike with their old world charm.
Where: Mercado San Agustin Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento
When: Jan 12-21, click here for dates and times.
Illusionist Michael Howell
Bring your family to see a little magic.
Where: Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, two showtimes - 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Origami in the Garden
Tucson Botanical Gardens presents the exhibit Origami in the Garden, a display of larger-than-life sculptures incorporating a traditional form of artistic expression surrounded by the beauty of the gardens.
Where: Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way
When: Until April, 2018
Cost: Included with regular admission
Desert Museum Mineral Madness Sale and Family Fun
Shop for your own mineral and fossil treasures at rock-bottom prices. Thousands of mineral specimens for sale for the novice to the serious collector. Bargain hunters will find specimens for as little as 50 cents.
The Museum's Junior Docents will run geology activity stations, where you can learn about mineral uses and special properties, make mineral crafts, and learn how to identify minerals. At each station, children can collect a free rock or mineral specimen in their own egg-carton collection box.
Where: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.
When: Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Included with price of admission.
Beyond Rhythms for Peace & Joy - New Year Drumming
Come and participate in a dynamic, exuberant and a family fun filled segment of rhythm, percussion, and dance. It's fun for the whole family.
Where: Mercado San Agustin, 100 South Avenida del Convento, Suite 200
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 3- 4 p.m.
Cost: Event is free to attend
Storytelling & Scavenger Hunt at Valley of the Moon
Come explore the winding paths and enchanted gardens of Valley of the Moon and be amazed by our storytellers or share a story of your own. Find all the hidden items on your treasure map and you’ll get a prize!
Where: Valley of the Moon, 2544 E. Allen Road
When: Jan. 13, 3-7 p.m.
Cost: Admission is free but you can help spread the love of reading by bringing new or gently used books to donate to Make Way for Books.
Kiddos get to listen to different genres of music while making art through different mediums. From classical to jazz, hip hop and more.
Where: Little Cardboard Rocket, 5360 E. Pima St.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 10-11 a.m.
Cost: Adults are free and participating kiddos are $9
Art after Dark at the Children's Museum
Bring the kiddos to listen and learn as master puppet maker Matt Cotten teams up with musician Dante Rosano to tell short stories with sound and shadows.
Where: Children's Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 5:30-8 p.m.
Kids Create at the museum of miniatures
This is a great way to spend some time with the kiddos and explore the art of miniatures. Kiddos get to create a pencil structure.
Where: The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 12-3 p.m.
Cost: Included with museum admission. Free for members.
Kids Dollar Days at Old Tucson
Take your little cowboys and cowgirls for some fun at Old Tucson. Kids ages 4-11 get in for $1 all weekend. See the daily flag ceremonies, games with prizes, petting zoo, stunt shows, live entertainment and living history presentations about life in the old west.
Where: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13 to Monday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Adults general admission and kiddos are $1 admission.
Read to ranch animals
Free reading to ranch animals! Bring a favorite book or pick one to read and keep from the ranch's collection.
Where: Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids, 3250 E. Allen Rd.
When: Sunday, Jan. 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Tucson Bridal Expo
Tucson's largest bridal show includes more than 70 vendors, three fashion shows and prizes including honeymoon packages, furniture gift certificates, photo sessions and more.
Where: El Conquistador Tucson, 10000 N. Oracle Rd.
When: Sunday, Jan. 14, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free but tickets are required. Get them here.
Make & Sip: Clay Crafts
Get your hands dirty and have a few drinks. You get a chance to make small ring dishes, a planter, bowls and other fun projects. Bring your own wine/beverage and food.
Where: Creative Tribe, 236 S. Scott Ave
When: Friday, Jan. 12, 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $5 includes 1 pound of white clay. Sculpting tools will also be provided.
Female Fridays: Self Defense
Join an all-women's Krav Maga class taught by a women. Reality based self-defense in a supportive environment designed with women's specific self-defense needs.
Where: Combat Krav Maga Unit 545, 3273 N. Freeway
When: Friday, Jan. 12, 6-7 p.m.
Cost: $0-$5 cash sliding scale, pay what you can.
An American Werewolf in London
Take a friend and see a howling old classic with two American students on a walking tour of Europe, trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl, and they’re attacked by a mysterious beast.
When: Friday-Saturday, Jan. 12-13, 10-11:40 p.m.
For more information click here.
Anastasia - Free Loft Jr. Screening
It's a free event for the family! Enjoy pre-show entertainment and watch a musical classic.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 10-11:40 a.m.
Ferdinand Sensory-Friendly Film
Autism Society offers unique movie showings where the lights are turned up and the sound is turned down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing.
Where: AMC Lowes Theaters at the Foothills Mall Tucson, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to noon
Cost: $4.76 each
Hidden Figures - free MLK Day screening
See this movie free on Martin Luther King Day.
When: Monday, Jan. 15, 7:30-9:40 p.m.
Relax and get some shopping done for the new year at the January market.
Where: Saguaro Market, 657 W. St. Mary's Rd.
When: Thursday, January 11-14, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Jan 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for some new year shopping
Gather A Vintage Market
Don't miss out on the January market.
Where: 657 W. St. Mary’s Rd
When: Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 11-13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: Free admission and parking
GAP - Winter clearance sale. Get select items up to 75% off.
H&M - Jan. 8-15. Save up to 80% off select items.