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Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:13 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Met Summer Encore: Carmen (NR)

Ramona and Beezus (G)

Salt (PG-13)

Inception (PG-13)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Despicable Me (PG)

Despicable Me 3D (PG)

The Last Airbender (PG)

The Twilight Sage: Eclipse (PG-13)

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Knight and Day (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 in 3D (G)

Foothills

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

Ramona and Beezus (G)

Salt (PG-13)

Inception (PG-13)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Despicable Me (PG)

Predators (R)

The Last Airbender 3D (PG)

The Twilight Sage: Eclipse (PG-13)

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Knight and Day (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 in Digital 3D (G)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Get Him to the Greek (R)

Marmaduke (PG)

Letters to Juliet (PG)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

Oceans (G)

Date Night (PG-13)

Clash of the Titans (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Ramona and Beezus (G)

Salt (PG-13)

Inception (PG-13)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Despicable Me (PG)

Despicable Me 3D (PG)

Predators (R)

The Twilight Sage: Eclipse (PG-13)

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Tooth Fairy (PG)

FernGully…the Last Rainforest (G)

THEATER

Thursday & Saturday, July 29 & 31

• Enjoy a performance of The Wedding Singer, Arizona Theatre Company's presentation of Summer on Stage 2010 featuring 40 high school students from Tucson, Yuma, Las Vegas and Chicago. Details: 7 p.m.; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; free; 884-8210.

Friday, July 30

• Enjoy a performance of The Dining Room, Arizona Theatre Company's presentation of Summer on Stage 2010 featuring 40 high school students from Tucson, Yuma, Las Vegas, and Chicago. Details: 7 p.m.; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; free; 884-8210.

Through Saturday, Aug. 21

• Enjoy the musical comedy spoof Space Wars featuring Princess Layla and Duke Starfighter, based on the "Star Wars" movie. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95, $15.95 students/military; $7.95 under 12; 886-9428.

MUSIC

Thursday, July 29

• Listen to the music of our southwest heritage with local favorite Bill Ganz and his western band. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Friday, July 30

• Enjoy St. Philip's Friends of Music's summer concert series with Les Joies de Vivre – I Love Paris in the Summer, chamber music by 20th Century composer Francis Poulenc. Details: 7 p.m.; Bloom Music Center, St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; admission by donation; 299-6421, ext. 29.

• Listen to the inaugural concert of the Mixed Summer Chorus featuring 45 voices from community and church choruses. Details: 7 p.m.; Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 W. Magee Rd.; free but donations of non-perishable food and money to benefit Interfaith Community Services appreciated; 404-3148.

Saturday, July 31

• Enjoy the Tucson premier of TrioZona featuring three master musicians, classical guitarist Gabriel Ayala, Chet Gardiner on bass, and Will Clipman's percussion. Details: 7:30 p.m.; ZUZI Theater, 738 N. 5th Ave; www.zuzimoveit.org.

Sunday, Aug. 1

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to the country rock of The Wyatts. Details: 1-5 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy., Summerhaven; free; 647-3234.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, July 30

• Get to know the Tohono Chul Park staff a little better and learn about their talents and hobbies at the exhibit Who Do You Think We Are? Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; included with $7 park admission, members free; 742-6455.

Saturday, July 31

• Stuff the bus by donating school supplies for the Marana and Catalina Foothills School Districts. Details: 12-4 p.m.; Walgreens, 7800 N. Cortaro (Marana); Walgreens, 7877 W. Snyder Rd. (Catalina Foothills); www.tucsonrealtors.org.

• Celebrate the first National Day of Dance at Monsoon Mania Dance Party with performances by Batucaxé's Community and Performance Groups, a DJ set, food and dancing. Details: 7-11 p.m.; Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave.; $10.

Saturday to Sunday, July 31-Aug. 1

• Shop one-of-a-kind original fine art from over 120 artists at the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance's Indoor Art Market. Details: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Rd.; free admission; 797-3959.

• Stomp some grapes, take vineyard and winery tours, and dance to live country western music at HarvestFest. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sonoita Vineyards, Elgin, $15; 520-455-5893.

Sunday, Aug. 1

• Help raise funds and awareness for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at the Glass Onion Café performance of Mike Beaman. Details: 2-4 p.m.; 1990 W. River Rd.; www.glassonioncafe.net.

Through Tuesday, Aug. 31

• See Bodies … The Exhibition, a traveling exhibition of over 200 specimens consisting of whole bodies and individual organs meticulously dissected and preserved through an innovative process. Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday; the Rialto building, 300 E. Congress St.; $22, $14 children; 800-840-1157.

Thursdays through Sept. 30

• Enjoy summer evenings in the Tucson Botanical Gardens at Twilight Thursdays through September. Details: 5-9 p.m.; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $7, members free; 326-9686.

Through Thursday, Sept. 30

• Get up close and personal with your butterfly neighbors in the comfort of a cooled greenhouse and the outdoor Butterfly Garden at the Hot Wings: Indoor Native Butterfly Exhibit. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $4.50 children; 326-9686.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursdays, July 29 & Aug. 5

• Justice: What's the right thing to do? Think critically about the moral decisions we face in our everyday lives with a discussion following a DVD presentation of key lectures from Harvard Professor Michael Sandel. July 29 topic: The Good Citizen & Freedom vs. Fit; Aug. 5: The Claims of Community & Where Our Loyalty Lies. Details: 6:30-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, July 31

• Hear stories from one of our early pioneers as John Slaughter Speaks About His Life as a Texas Ranger, driving cattle up the Chisholm Trail, and his early life in Arizona presented by historical re-enactor Gerry Miller. Details: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and its Impact on Saguaro National Park. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Saturday & Wednesday, July 31 & Aug. 4

• Learn about the traditional and modern uses of our native mesquite tree, and ways to gather and process mesquite pods from nutritionist and cooking instructor Deb Hilbert at her presentation Cooking with Mesquite Flour. Details: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Park Visitor Center, 3482 E. River Rd.; $20; 615-7855.

Sunday, Aug. 1

• Take a photo tour of People and Places of Saguaro's Past focusing on the stories told by its historic structures. Details: 11 a.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; free with $10/vehicle park pass; 733-5153.

OUTDOORS

Friday, July 30

• Take a guided 3.8-mile hike on the Mount Lemmon Aspen Loop trail with an elevation gain of 900 feet. Details: 9 a.m.; meet at the Marshall Gulch picnic area/trailhead, Mt. Lemmon Highway, milepost 25.5; free with $5 Forest Service parking pass; 749-8700.

• Take an easy 2.5-mile Twilight Hike, going up a sandy washbottom and traversing some rock outcroppings. Details: 5 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Take an easy two-hour Night Walk with a park naturalist to explore and experience the Sonoran Desert. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; free with $10/vehicle park pass; 733-5153.

Saturdays through Aug. 21

• Discover the Sonoran Desert's amazing nocturnal plants and wildlife at Summer Saturday Evenings at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Details: 4-10 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $6; 883-2702.

Tuesdays through Sept. 28

• Beat the heat by bringing your dog to the Tucson Botanical Gardens every Tuesday morning this summer for the Dog Days of Summer. Details: 7-8:30 a.m.; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $7, members free; 326-9686.

CHILDREN

Wednesdays & Fridays, Aug. 4-13

• Create healthful meals and learn kitchen skills and safety with an Italian theme at the Junior Chef Series presented by culinary educator, Kelle Furrier of Williams-Sonoma. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Hacienda Program Center, 3101 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; $20; 319-3149.

Sunday, Aug. 1

• Explore hands-on exhibits and activities for kids up to 10 years sponsored by Carmax Cares and First Things First at $2 admission First Sundays at the Tucson Children's Museum. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 200 S. Sixth Ave.; $2; 792-9985.

• Examine what makes the inventive work of John Baldassari and spend a colorful afternoon using photographs and collage to put a twist on realism at Picture This! Art for Families: What you See is Not Always What You Get for children ages 6–12 and their adult companions. Details: 1 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; free; 624-2333.

Through Friday, Aug. 6

• "Visit" a new state or country and cook foods from there with kid friendly recipes at Kids Summer Cooking Camps for ages 5-13. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Cuisine Classique Cooking School, 1060 W. Magee Rd.; $225/weekly session; 797-1677.

Through Tuesday, Aug. 31

• Children's Museum or Reid Park Zoo members may purchase reciprocal memberships for $25 that will be valid through December 2010. Family members receive free entrance to the museum or zoo along with discounts and other benefits. Both the museum and thezoo are open daily. Call 792-9985 or 791-4022 for more information.

VISUAL ARTS

Saturday, July 31

• View the Summer Art Camp Exhibition which provides children with a unique opportunity to display their works in a museum setting. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; free; 624-2333.

Monday to Monday, Aug. 2-Jan. 31, 2011

• See the Tucson Story through the eyes of quintessential artist Ted DeGrazia featuring original sketches and watercolors depicting historical events and places in the area. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Rd.; free; 299-9191.

Tuesday to Saturday, Aug. 3-Sept. 4

• Visit the special exhibit Remembering Tucson featuring pieces from local miniature artists Tom Bulow, David Donnelly and Dirk Arnold, whose work reflects Tucson's architectural history. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell; included with regular admission $7, $5 youth 4-17; 881-0606.

Through Saturday, Aug. 28

• See the exhibit, A Grand View: Arizona Landscape Photography 1871-2010 featuring a selection of images by more than 30 photographers including Ansel Adams, Linda Connor, Forman Hanna, Eliot Erwitt, Timothy O'Sullivan, Richard Misrach, Frederick Sommer, William Lesch, Jay Dusard, Edward McCain and many more. Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.; free; 624-7370.

Through Sunday, Aug. 29

• View the vintage and contemporary exhibit of saguaro photographs at the Summer Saguaro Celebration presented by Etherton Gallery. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens Porter Hall Gallery, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with $7 regular garden admission; 326-9686.

Through Saturday, Sept. 25

• View the exhibit Made in Tucson/Born in Tucson/Live in Tucson featuring a wide-ranging set of art practices from artists spanning four generations. Details: 12-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; Museum of Contemporary Art, 265 S. Church Ave.; $8; 624-5019.

Through Sunday, Sept. 26

• View the exhibit Into the Void: Abstract Art, 1944 – 2008 featuring lithographs by many artists. Details: Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; $8, $6 seniors, $3 students; under 12 free; 624-2333.

Through Sunday, Oct. 3

• View the Tohono Chul Park A to Z exhibit, a visual compendium that touches upon some of the people, places and things that make the park unique. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

Through Sunday, Oct. 10

• View the exhibit Thanks for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection featuring see a large body of works by some of the most recognized American artists of the twentieth century. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; $8, $6 seniors, $3 students; under 12 free; 624-2333.

HEALTH

Thursday, July 29

• Learn to identify and discuss lifestyle factors associated with healthy aging to explain differences between age related cognitive changes, dementia, depression and delirium at Cognitive Aging and Everyday Remembering presented by Kathie Insel, PhD, RN, UA College of Nursing associate professor. Details: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; TMC Senior Services El Dorado Campus; 1400 N. Wilmot Rd.; free; 324-1960.

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