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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:13 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

My Soul to Take 3D (R)

Secretariat (PG)

Case 39 (R)

Let Me In (R)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 3D (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

You Again (PG)

Alpha and Omega 3D (PG)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 1-888-AMC4FUN

It's Kind of a Funny Story (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

My Soul to Take 3D (R)

Secretariat (PG)

Case 39 (R)

Let Me In (R)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole IMAX 3D (PG)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 3D (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

You Again (PG)

Devil (PG-13)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Re-Release (PG-13)

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Vampires Suck (PG-13)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (PG-13)

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)

Ramona and Beezus (G)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 (G)

The Karate Kid (2010) (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

My Soul to Take 3D (R)

Secretariat (PG)

Case 39 (R)

Let Me In (R)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (PG)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 3D (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

You Again (PG)

Alpha and Omega 3D (PG)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

The Other Guys (PG-13)

Despicable Me (PG)

THEATER

Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 14-17

• Enjoy a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the globe at Disney On Ice: Let's Celebrate! Details: 7 p.m.; Tucson Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $15-50; 800-745-3000.

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 16-17

• Enjoy a performance of Pirates of Penzance presented by Arizona Opera. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20-107; 800-745-3000.

Saturday to Saturday, Oct. 16-Nov. 6

• Take a look at 1927 to see how "the mother of the blues" and her band struggled for respect and work as artists at Ma Rainey's Black Bottom presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 & 7 p.m.; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. 6th Ave.; $30 and up; 622-2823.

MUSIC

Thursday, Oct. 14

• Listen to the piano jazz and vocals of the Mark Willis. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Saturday, Oct. 16

• Enjoy Kevin Sterner's tribute Strait Country with his similar vocal style and anecdotes about George Strait's songs and career. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

Sunday, Oct. 17

• Enjoy the country music of Kenny Rogers in concert at the Diamond Center. Details: 7 p.m.; Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $42-75, $37-70 in advance; 800-745-3000.

• Listen to internationally acclaimed singer and pianist Carol Welsman and her band at the Tucson Jazz Society's Jazz Under the Stars Fall Series. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave; $20, $15 members, $10 military; 903-1265.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

• Listen to Pima Community College Music: Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Mark Nelson and featuring classics for full band, as well as small wind and percussion ensembles and soloists. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday to Saturday, Oct. 15-16

• Learn about some of Mexico's most vital artistic traditions at the Mata Ortiz Pottery and Oaxacan Carvings Show and Sale. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 15-17

• Celebrate the rip-roaring heyday of "the town too tough to die," with a parade, street vignettes, and music at Tombstone Helldorado Days. Details: Allen St., Tombstone; free; 888-457-3929.

Saturday, Oct. 16

• Browse works of over 80 local artists, enjoy solar-powered entertainment, food, arts and crafts activities to benefit Lend A Hand Senior Assistance at the Fall Outdoor Arts and Crafts Fair. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; St. Francis in the Foothills Church, 4625 E. River Rd.; free admission; 909-5204.

• Browse the Indoor Art Bazaar at the Historic Broadway Village. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Southwest Corner of Broadway & Country Club; free admission; 797-3959.

• See 500 classic cars and enjoy entertainment, activities for children, specialty booths and a food court at the Classic Car Show sponsored by The Rotary Club of Tucson. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; St. Gregory Prep School, 3231 N. Craycroft; $5 (includes a chance to win a 1997 Corvette C5 Coupe), under 18 free with a paying adult; www.tucsonclassicscarshow.com.

• Learn about the colors, textures, and mood of the desert used to create a uniquely Arizonan style of architecture at the presentation Frank Lloyd Wright and the Southwest. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Arizona History Museum, 949 E. Second St.; $15, $12 members; 617-1153.

• Enjoy cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and a silent auction at the Diamond Children's Medical Center Inaugural Gala. Details: 6 p.m.; JW Marriot Starr Pass, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $200; 694-1196.

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 16-17

• See bonsai technique demonstrations and view an exhibition of miniature trees and landscapes at the Tucson Bonsai Society Show and Clinic. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Foothills Mall, Ina Rd. & La Cholla Blvd.; free; d.meyer11@yahoo.com.

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 16-17

• Browse the works of local and national artists with a selection of paintings, photography, sculptures, metal art, wood work, glass art, gourd art, ceramics, jewelry, fiber and more at the Oro Valley Fall Art Festival. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Rooney Ranch/Target Center, Oracle Rd. & First Ave.; free admission; 390-4153.

Sunday, Oct. 17

• Enjoy Tea and Mystery featuring readings and conversation with best selling author J.A. Jance and special guest Dr. John P. Schaefer to get the inside scoop on all Jance's upcoming plot lines. Details: 2-3:30 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $28, $25 members; 742-6455.

• Sing great old favorites at the Hymnsing Renewal. Details: 3 p.m.; The Journey, Evangelical Free Church, 4700 N. Swan Rd.; www.hymnsingrenewal.com.

Mondays, Oct. 18 & 25

• Help raise funds for Catalina Foothills Church Schools at an event with internationally known psychologist and award winning author Dr. Kevin Leman presenting Have a New Kid by Friday (Oct. 18) or Making Sense of the Man or Woman in Your Life (Oct. 25). Details: 7-8:30 p.m.; Catalina Foothills Church, 2150 E. Orange Grove Rd.; $15/person, $25/couple; 797-0107.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

• Learn about hair, skin care, make-up, massage therapy and nail care at Girls Night Out and receive products to take home. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Designs by Diana's, 3821 W. Costco Dr., Suite 117; $25; 797-4390.

Wednesday to Saturday, Oct. 20-23

• Browse more than 20,000 books on art, children, history, humor, literature, mystery, romance, southwest, sports, and more at the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library Fall Book Sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free admission; 229-5326.

Through Sunday, Oct. 31

• Visit the haunted township Nightfall with hideous beasts and monsters, ghoulish stunts, and frightening shows at Old Tucson Studios. Details: 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, & Sunday; 6 p.m.-midnight, Friday-Saturday; 201 S. Kinney Rd.; $25, $20 under 12; 883-0100.

Through Saturday, April 30

• Step into a tropical greenhouse and be transported on a global quest for the most beautiful, exotic and rare butterflies of the world at Butterfly Magic. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. except holidays; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $6.50 children; 326-9686.

• Learn about a variety of plants that can be harmful or even deadly at the new exhibit Wicked Plants. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily except holidays; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $3.50 children; 326-9686.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Saturday, Oct. 16

• Take a guided carpooling tour to Los Morteros, an ancient village site that includes a Hohokam ballcourt and bedrock mortars, and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Archaeological Sites with archaeologist Allen Dart. Details: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; depart from Silverbell Rd. & Linda Vista Blvd.; $15, $12 members; 798-1201.

• Bring the whole family to a living history event with historical re-enactments, period costumes, folklorico dancers, mariachi music and children's activities at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park Anza Days. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 Burruel St., Tubac; free; 520-398-2252.

• See demonstrations from a SWAT team, bomb robot, police canine unit and Border Patrol; speak to representatives from several public safety agencies about careers in criminal justice; and take a tour of the ITT Technical Institute at the Criminal Justice Summit. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; ITT Technical Institute, 1455 W. River Rd.; free; 408-7488.

Saturdays, Oct. 16, 23 & 30

• Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction as you will see at the presentation Spiders and Bats and Owls…Oh, My! about common Sonoran Desert creatures associated with Halloween. Details: 10:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10 park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Monday to Tuesday, Oct. 18-19

• Make Sonoran Desert Wreaths to use for decorating for the harvest or holidays led by Ruth Hamilton. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $80, $65 members; 742-6455.

Monday, Oct. 18

• Increase parenting competence and confidence and strengthen the parent child relationship at Parent Skills Workshops, a series of 12 on-going, drop-in classes based on the STEP curriculum. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; The Parent Connection, 5326 E. Pima St.; $10/class; 321-1500.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

• Learn about Laughing Skulls and Dancing Skeletons: Folk Art Inspired by the Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico and other Latin American countries from CRIZMAC's Stevie Mack and Kitty William. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Wednesday & Saturday, Oct. 20 & 23

• Take a look at Wicked Plants and learn about the hidden ways they defend themselves. Details: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. Saturday; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $7 members (class only); $15, $10 members (class and tour); 326-9686.

CHILDREN

Thursday, Oct. 14

• Bring the kids for indoor and outdoor activities to learn about the Earth's nearest neighbor at Family Astronomy Night: Moon Mission for families with children age 7 and older. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Catalina Community Center, 16562 N. Oracle Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, Oct. 16

• Join the fun at Baby Loves Disco, a family-friendly dance party with activities for parents and kids to raise money for non-profit foundation fighting childhood cancer Alex's Lemonade Stand. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Rd.; free admission with wristband available at the Tucson Mall H&M.

• Make an educational craft activity at the National Postal History Month Kid's Stamp Craft and learn about the history of the postal service. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Rd.; free; 579-0303.

Sunday, Oct. 17

• Bring the whole family to the UApresents 3rd Annual Children's Festival with interactive arts, science and craft activities, face painting, dance and music followed by a performance of Choo-Choo Soul, a Playhouse Disney music video-style television series aimed at preschool-age children. Details: 12 p.m. festival, 2 p.m. Choo-Choo Soul; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $12-22; 621-3341.

VISUAL ARTS

Through Sunday, Jan. 9

• Explore the many, often unseen wonders of nighttime through photography, painting, sculpture, and a variety of other media at the exhibit Night Moves: After Dark Images. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $7; 742-6455.

HEALTH

Thursday, Oct. 14

• Attend a fun and educational workshop designed for women at the Positive Aging for Women Conference. Details: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; St Paul's United Methodist Church, 8051 E. Broadway Blvd.; $7; 791-4687.

Saturday, Oct. 16

• Learn from an expert panel of female physicians about advances in breast imaging, surgical treatment of breast cancer and breast reconstruction options at Ong Plastic Surgery's Women's Breast Health Symposium. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 298-2323.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

• Learn about PSA levels and the risk of prostate cancer at the education series How to Improve Your Prostate Health presented

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