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Posted: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:17 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

My Soul to Take 3D (R)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

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

Jackass 3 in 2D (R)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

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)

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 (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Toy Story 3 (G)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (PG-13)

Grown Ups (PG-13)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Going the Distance (R)

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

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

Vampires Suck (PG-13)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (PG-13)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (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 (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

You Again (PG)

Alpha and Omega 3D (PG)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

THEATER

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 23-Nov. 7

• Catch a performance of the Transylvanian Clockworks. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theater, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $18-23; 882-0555.

MUSIC

Thursday, Oct. 21

• Listen to the ethnic dance music of the Bouncing Czechs. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

• Listen to the Pima Community College Chorale & College Singers at their opening concert of the 20th anniversary season, featuring a selection of English, Irish and American folk songs. Details: 7:30 p.m.; PCC Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Friday, Oct. 22

• Enjoy the ever-popular St. Philip's in the Hills Friends of Music fundraising event Cabaret: That's Entertainment! featuring adult choirs, solos, ensembles, and refreshments. Details: 6:15 p.m.; Bloom Music Center, St. Philip's Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; $25 suggested donation; 299-6421.

Friday & Sunday, Oct. 22 & 24

• Don't miss the Tucson Symphony Orchestra's Opening Night – Beethoven & Mozart conducted by George Hanson. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20-65; 321-1000.

Saturday, Oct. 23

• Listen to America's premier piano/vocal duo Deborah Johnson and Wayland Pickard, Double Grande Pianos. Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

Sunday, Oct. 24

Enjoy Bach and the Dance of God, a concert of chorale preludes of Johann Sebastian Bach featuring music director and organist Jeffrey Campbell presented by the St. Philip's In The Hills Friends of Music. Details: 3 p.m.; St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; admission by donation; 299-6421.

Monday, Oct. 25

• Bring the whole family to the Jezreel contemporary Christian music concert. Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Community Christian Church, 13610 N. Sandario Rd.; free; 682-4201.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, Oct. 22

• Come out for the fifth annual golf fundraiser benefiting Habitat for Humanity Tucson. Details: 1-6 p.m.; Arizona National Golf Club, 9777 E. Sabino Greens Dr.; $125 (includes 2 drink tickets and banquet dinner); 382-8776.

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 22-24 & 29-31

• Take a haunted haywagon ride after dark at ghostly La Posta Quemada Ranch, or a candlelight tour inside the cave at Colossal Cave Mountain Park's Halloween Howl. Details: 5-9 p.m.; 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail; $5/auto; 647-7121.

Saturday, Oct. 23

• Celebrate the 235th anniversary of the Anza Expedition at the Marana Heritage Conservancy Fall Harvest Festival with arts and crafts, entertainment, food booths, vendors, farmers market and petting zoo. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 12375 Heritage Park Dr.; free admission, $2 parking fee; www.maranaheritageconservancy.org.

• Enjoy dinner, dancing, and nostalgia with a video and photo presentation of railroading in Arizona at the Legacy of Steel & Thunder: a Southern Arizona Transportation Benefit. Details: 6-10 p.m.; Doubletree Hotel at Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way; $65; trains@steelandthunder.com.

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 23-Feb. 20

• Take a journey back in time to experience a legend at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, featuring more than 120 real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories. Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Rialto Building, 300 E. Congress St.; $22, $18 seniors/students; $14 under 12; 622-8595.

Through Saturday, Oct. 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.

Sunday, Oct. 24

• Help raise funds at the Catalina Mountain Elks Charity Golf Tournament. Details: 12:30 p.m.; the Views Golf Club, 1565 Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; $125; 825-2805.

Monday, Oct. 25

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

Wednesday, Oct. 27

• Browse fiction, paperback, children's, audio-visual, paperback collections, books of the Southwest, and more at the Friends of the Library Book Sale. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Nanini Branch Library, 7300 N. Shannon; free admission; 594-5365.

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, Apr. 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

Friday, Oct. 22

• Grow fresh herbs for use in your kitchen with tips from lifelong Arizona gardener Nate O'Meara, M.A., at his class Herbs for Tucson. Details: 12-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $17, $12 members; 326-9686.

• Learn about Grasses for your Garden including native varieties and eliminating buffelgrass presented by the Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 220-5300.

Saturday, Oct. 23

• Get your gardening and landscaping questions answered while you browse a variety of cacti, succulents, herbs, ground covers, vines, and more at the Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale. Details: 8-11 a.m.; Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave.; free admission; 626-5161.

• Learn about Edward F. Beale: Forgotten American Hero from his critical role in the conquest of California to the U.S. Army's first and only experiment with camels presented by WNPA bookstore assistant and amateur historian Bill Niehaus. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Get your hands wet with local artist Val Bembenek and make your own sheet of Iris-leaf paper the old fashioned way at her paper making demonstration. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Green Javelina, 1995 W. American Ave., Oracle; free; 520-896-2926.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

• Learn about the Archeology of Tumamoc Hill: Tucson's Enduring Landmark, iconic peak on the west edge of downtown Tucson, with a history dating back to 400 B.C., presented by Arizona State Museum Curator of Archeology Suzanne Fish, Ph.D. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Thursday, Oct. 28

• Learn to work with polymer clay while creating a jack-o-lantern trio at the miniature makers' class. Details: 4-5:30 p.m.; Mini-Time Machine, 4455 E. Camp Lowell; $15, $13.50 members; 881-0606.

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Oct. 23

• Help protect valuable wildlife habitat by volunteering at the Sabino IBA Stewardship & TogetherGreen Volunteer Day sponsored by the Tucson Audubon Society. Details: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Sabino Creek Recreation Area; free; call 971-2385 for directions to work site.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 7-10 a.m.; Tucson Mountain Park, 2020 N. Kinney Rd.; free, call 615-7855 for meeting location.

• Take a moderate to strenuous five-mile naturalist-guided Brown Mountain Cactus Hike to learn about the ecology and uses of local cacti. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Brown Mountain Trail, Tucson Mountain Park; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 22-24

• Take the kids to Howl-o-ween at Reid Park Zoo for family-friendly fun, themed trick-or-treating, decorations galore, and no scary areas. Details: 6-8 p.m.; 1100 S. Randolph Way; $5, $4 members; 881-4753.

Saturday, Oct. 23

• Enjoy special craft projects, face painting, trick or treating and a magic show at the Mini-Time Machine museum's HalloWEEn. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 4455 E. Camp Lowell; included with admission $7, $5 youth ages 4-17; 881-0606.

• Go Batty! at Outdoor Family Day to learn about the lives of bats while working as a team to net bat replicas, take measurements and look for other clues to identify the bats for families with children ages 5-12. Details: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Park, 3482 E. River Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Bring kids ages 3-8 to Great Pumpkin Day for crafts, games, a jumping castle, train, and cake walks. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; St. Mark's United Methodist Church courtyard, 1431 W. Magee Rd.; free admission, activity prices vary; 797-2925.

VISUAL ARTS

Saturday, Oct. 23

• View Landscape Oils of the Southwest by Loris Garber at her Artist Reception. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 23-24

• Browse works from nearly 150 artists and craftspeople in sculpture, jewelry, digital media, textiles and pottery and enjoy live entertainment at the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance's Park Place Arts & Crafts Festival. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

HEALTH

Thursday, Oct. 21

• Let's Talk Arthritis: A Joint Effort in Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis presented by Augusto Posadas, M.D. and the Arthritis Foundation Details: 1-2:30 p.m.; TMC Senior Services El Dorado Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Rd.; free; 324-4345.

Saturday, Oct. 23

• Get health screenings and try Pilates, stretching, cardio, Wii Sport, kids' activities and healthy dog activities at the Healthiest Town in America - Fall Healthy Expo. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital northwest parking lot, Tangerine Rd. & Innovation Park Dr.; free; 326-7468.

• Learn about the latest developments in managing arthritis at the eighth annual Active Living with Arthritis Expo. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; free; 917-7070.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

• Learn how to Move Well - Live Well: Solutions for Neck and Back Pain presented by Stephen Hanks, M.D. Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; La Paloma Urgent Care Center, 4001 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 469-8339.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

• Learn the signs for a heart attack and what steps you can take that may save your life as Dr. Manciet discusses heart disease, the leading cause of diabetes-related deaths. Details: 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd.; free; 901-3535.

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