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Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 9:35 am | Updated: 10:17 am, Wed May 30, 2012.

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Chernobyl Diaries (R)

Men in Black III (PG-13)

Men in Black III 3D (PG-13)

Battleship (PG-13)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (PG-13)

The Dictator (R)

Dark Shadows (PG-13)

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers 3D (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Men in Black III IMAX (PG-13)

Chernobyl Diaries (R)

Men in Black III (PG-13)

Men in Black III 3D (PG-13)

Battleship (PG-13)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (PG-13)

The Dictator (R)

Dark Shadows (PG-13)

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers 3D (PG-13)

The Pirates! Band of Misfits (PG)

Chimpanzee (G)

The Hunger Games (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Lockout (PG-13)

The Three Stooges (PG)

Mirror Mirror (PG)

Wrath of the Titans (PG-13)

Casa de mi Padre (R)

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG)

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG)

Safe House (R)

The Woman in Black (PG-13)

Zookeeper (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Chernobyl Diaries (R)

Men in Black III (PG-13)

Men in Black III 3D (PG-13)

Battleship (PG-13)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (PG-13)

The Dictator (R)

Dark Shadows (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers 3D (PG-13)

The Pirates! Band of Misfits (PG)

The Lucky One (PG-13)

The Hunger Games (PG-13)


THEATER

Friday to Saturday, June 1-2

• See the adventures between fantasy and reality at the Ballet Rincon Academy of Dance presentation of Minkus’ Don Quixote. Details: 7 p.m.; Vail Theatre of the Arts, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way; $8-$14; 574-2804.


MUSIC

Thursday, May 31

• Listen to the rock band Chickenfoot formed by singing legend Sammy Hagar, guitarist Joe Satriani, and the renowned rhythm section of bassist Michael Anthony and drummer Chad Smith. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $25-$45; 800-344-9435.

• Enjoy the music of Jane’s Addiction with special guest The Duke Spirit. Details: 8:30 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave; $40-$75; 800-745-3000.

Friday, June 1

• Enjoy the Friday Night Live Jazz Summer Concert Series featuring the music of Sylvan Street presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 7 p.m.; Main Gate Square, University Blvd. between Park & Euclid; free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy the old time and bluegrass traditional songs of Gillian Welch. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$32; 547-3040.

Saturday, June 2

• Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and listen to the Arizona Symphonic Winds Music in the Park under the direction of Laszlo Veres. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.; free; 721-2068.

Sunday, June 3

• Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the Tucson Pops Orchestra’s Music under the Stars under the direction of Laszlo Veres featuring the Maestro’s Favorites. Details: 7 p.m.; Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Randolph Way; free.

Wednesday, June 6

• Enjoy generation-defining harmonies and songs as Five Way Street performs A Salute to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $30, $25 in advance; 818-1000.

Friday, June 15

• Enjoy way-out western humor and the revitalizing of western music in the genre of the old cowboys with modern-day icons Riders in the Sky. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $23-$50; 547-3040.

• Enjoy the blues and Louisiana R&B of the 50’s and 60’s performed by The Fremonts featuring Mighty Joe Milsap with special guest Bob Corritore presented by the Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation and Rhythm and Roots. Details: 8 p.m.; Sheraton Tucson Hotel, 5151 E. Grant Rd.; $20, $18 in advance; 319-9966.

• Recapture some memories with Kool and The Gang in Concert. Details: 8 p.m.; Diamond Center, Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $35-$65; 800-745-3000.

Saturday, June 16

• Enjoy an intimate evening of song and storytelling with Roger McGuinn, solo guitar player and co-founder of the folk-rock band, The Byrds. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $20-$45; 547-3040.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, May 31

• Experience the Northwest Block Party with live music, food trucks, art sale, and more. Details: 4-7 p.m.; northwest corner of Ina & Oracle Rds.; free; 797-3959.

Friday, June 1

• Help raise funds for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation at the Summer Spaaah Series featuring wine, food, spa and beauty products, a charity raffle, and more. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr.; $115; www.summerspaseries.com.

Friday to Saturday, June 1-2

• Help raise funds for Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) at the 12th Annual Himelic Memorial Dinner and Golf Classic. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday (dinner), 8 a.m. Saturday (golf); Westin La Paloma Resort 3800 E. Sunrise Dr.; $40-$175; 907-5235.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday to Sunday, June 1-3

• Don’t miss the annual gathering of astronauts, astronomers, scientists, artists, authors, NASA contractors, dealers, and the interested public at Spacefest IV for lectures, an art show, book signings, and a star party. Details: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 p.m. Saturday (star party), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $35; 888-2424.

Saturday, June 2

• Browse household, garden items, books, minerals and lots of other treasures at the Harrison Yocum Estate Sale at the home of the Tucson Botanical Gardens founder. Details: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; 1928 N. Jefferson Ave.; free admission; 326-9686.

• Enjoy a kaleidoscope of fashion, food, music, libations and live art at the Splash! summer charity event benefiting the arts presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6-10 p.m.; La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Dr.; $70; 797-3959.

Monday, June 4

• Help raise funds for the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation at the “As Good as She Imagined” book signing and art sale. Details: 10 a.m.; The Country Club of La Cholla, 8700 N. La Cholla Blvd.; 797-8700.

Saturday, June 9

• Calling all golfers to the annual Steve Engle Scholarship fund-raising golf tournament presented by the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce. Details: 6:30 a.m. (registration), 8 a.m. (tee time); Hilton El Conquistador Country Club, La Cañada Dr.; $125, $450/foursome; 297-2191.


CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Friday to Sunday, June 1-Sept. 30

• Take advantage of Reciprocal Memberships with the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tucson Museum of Art, and Tohono Chul Park to triple your summer savings on general admission when visiting these local attractions.

Saturday, June 2

• Take a journey through the history, culture, and geography of Arizona with photographer James Cowlin through national parks and monuments, historical parks, and recreation areas at his presentation Arizona’s Main Street—US Route 89. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Saturdays, June 2-Aug. 25

• Enjoy Summer Saturday Evenings at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum viewing exhibits featuring nocturnal plants and wildlife. Details: 4-10 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $7, $3 ages 6-12; 883-2702.

Sunday, June 3

• Get up close and personal with pillbugs, redworms, grubs, mealworms and learn how they can  help return nutrients to the earth at the Vermiculture Display. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with $8 garden admission, $4 children; 326-9686.

Mondays, June 4-July 27

• Sing over the summer with the Southern Arizona Women’s Summer Adult and Youth Chorus. Details: 5-6:30 p.m. (youth ages 13-19), 7-9 p.m. (adult); Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 W. Magee Rd.; $50; www.southernarizonawomenschorus.org.

Wednesday, June 6

• Learn about the biology and adaptations of some of Arizona’s amazing creatures including rattlesnakes, scorpions, and Gila monsters during a digital slide presentation of Venomous and Poisonous Animals of Arizona by Pima County Natural Resources Environmental Educator Sandy Reith. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Thursday, June 7

• Interact with the scuba divers from the kelp forest off of Anacapa Island during a broadcast from the Oceans Day Live Feed presented by Channel Islands National Park. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Friday, June 8

• Observe bats as they emerge from under a bridge in search of night-flying insects and learn about local bats from Arizona Game and Fish Department bat biologist, Tim Snow at Evening Batch Watch. Details: 7-9 p.m.; bridge near Campbell Ave. & River Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, June 9

• Paint and embellish two small decorative birdhouses to add to your garden or home at the class Home Tweet Home. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $25, $20 members, $12 under 12; 326-9686.

Thursday, June 14

• Learn to identify hummingbirds, basic aspects of their biology, and how to create your own backyard hummingbird garden at Sky Island Tours’ Jeff Babson’s class Hummingbirds: Flying Jewels. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $23, $20 members; 326-9686.


OUTDOORS

Friday, June 1

• Explore and experience the Sonoran Desert at night at a naturalist-guided Night Walk. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; included with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5153 (reservations required).


CHILDREN

Friday, June 1

• Bring the kids to the Gwen Ray’s Hanuman Puppet Theatre rendition of a traditional folktale A Penny A Look. Details: 2 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free but tickets will be available one hour before program; 594-5200.

Saturday, June 2

• Enjoy the Oro Valley Young People’s Concert featuring “What Makes Music Symphonic?” a film series of TV broadcasts from the 1960’s that featured Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic. Details: 10 a.m.; Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr.; free.

Monday to Thursday, June 4-8

• Write and produce an advocate video for the library at Advanced Video Production technology and media class for teens with Pan Left Production. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave.; free but registration required; 791-4010.

Mondays through Thursdays, June 4-21

• Keep your child engaged in fun and stimulating learning while opening the doors to global awareness at the summer program Our Great Big World for ages 3-6. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Beautiful Savior Academy, 7570 N. Thornydale Rd.; $145; 579-1453.

Monday to Friday, June 4-July 27

• Imagine, explore, and create a weekly session of the Magical Mini Adventure Camp. Details: half or full day; The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell; $90-$175; 881-0606.

Monday to Monday, June 4-July 30

• Get your kids moving this summer with Summer Fitness Classes which help build strength, agility, coordination and confidence. Details: 11 a.m.-noon Monday/Wednesday; O2 Modern Fitness, 186 E. Broadway Blvd.; $40-$110; 623-2245.

Tuesday, June 5

• Have a magical time celebrating Arizona’s Centennial at Ronald McDonald Storytime. Details: 10:30 a.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free but tickets will be available one hour before program; 594-5200.

Wednesday, June 6

• Help support and enhance a child’s learning process with visual language at Sign and Storytime presented by Sign with Baby Tucson. Details: 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

Wednesday to Thursday, June 6-Aug. 23

• Learn basic glass fusing and cutting techniques at Fusing & Flaming Fun Summer Camp and make glass projects to take home for ages 12-18. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 2-5 p.m.; Sonoran Glass Art Academy, 633 W. 18th St.; $335/two-day session; 884-7814.

Thursdays, June 7-July 26

• Take a tour at the Sunshine School Open House for parents of children ages 3-5 to learn about their preschool programs. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; 9000 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 204; free; 742-6874.

Saturday, June 9

• Bring the whole family to Moonlight Madness as the Titan Missile Museum Mad Scientists host seltzer rocket launchings, rocket launch control room visits, space food samplings, astronaut tests, and more. Details: 5-9 p.m.; Titan Missile Museum, 1580 W. Duval Mine Rd.; $7, children 12 and under free; 625-7736.

Monday to Friday Through Aug. 10

• Give the kids an understanding of the intricacies of plant life and admiration for the wonder of our desert habitat through songs, stories, games, crafts, science projects, and garden exploration at Summer Camps at the Gardens for kindergarteners through 6th graders. Details: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (various dates and sessions by age groups); Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $200-$225; 326-9686.

Sundays through Sept. 2

• Bring the kids for hands-on fun with animals, physics, math and lasers at Science Sundays for families with young children. Details: 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave.; $2; 792-9985.


VISUAL ARTS

Friday to Saturday, June 1-30

• View the Margarita Sunsets exhibit at the award-winning Madaras Gallery. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; 3001 E. Skyline Dr., Suite 101; free; 615-3001.


FILM

Friday, June 1

• Dine al fresco on the terrace and enjoy the film “Strictly Ballroom” at the Stars Under the Stars Outdoor Film Series. Details: 8:30 p.m.; Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; 299-2020.


HEALTH

Wednesday, June 6

• Discover the rights foods to fuel your body, boost metabolism and burn body fat at the Commit to Be Fit lecture by Michael Yim, M.D. called Eating Healthy to Fuel Your Fitness Program. Details: 5:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd.; free; 866-694-9355.

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