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Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 3:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

The Hangover Part II (R)

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)

Kung Fu Panda 2 3D (PG)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (PG-13)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D (PG-13)

Bridesmaids (R)

Something Borrowed (PG-13)

Thor (PG-13)

Thor 3D (PG-13)

Fast Five (PG-13)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

Cave of Forgotten Dreams 3D (G)

Foothills

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

The Hangover Part II (R)

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)

Kung Fu Panda 2 3D (PG)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides IMAX (PG-13)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (PG-13)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D (PG-13)

Bridesmaids (R)

Priest 3D (PG-13)

Thor (PG-13)

Thor 3D (PG-13)

Fast Five (PG-13)

Rio the Movie (G)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Scream 4 (R)

Your Highness (R)

Hop (PG)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (PG)

Limitless (PG-13)

Paul (R)

Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Mars Needs Moms (PG)

Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

I Am Number Four (PG-13)

Gnomeo and Juliet (G)

The King's Speech (PG-13)

Marmaduke (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Hangover Part II (R)

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)

Kung Fu Panda 2 3D (PG)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (PG-13)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D (PG-13)

Bridesmaids (R)

Priest (PG-13)

Thor (PG-13)

Fast Five (PG-13)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

Rio the Movie (G)

Soul Surfer (PG)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (PG)

Alpha and Omega (PG)

 


 

THEATER

Thursday to Saturday, June 2-4

• Bring the whole family for the Youth @ Performing Arts presentation of Annie Jr., a shorter version of the classic Broadway musical. Details: 7:15 p.m.; Flowing Wells High School Fine Arts Center, 3725 N. Flowing Wells Rd.; $10, $7 ages 3-17; 820-1149.

Friday to Sunday, June 3-19

• Catch a performance of the female version of Neil Simon's comedy The Odd Couple presented by Studio Connections. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; St. Francis in the Foothills Theatre, 4625 E. River Rd.; $15-$18; 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

 


 

MUSIC

Thursday, June 2

• Enjoy Kellie Pickler from "American Idol" in concert. Details: 7 p.m.; Diamond Center, Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $25, $20 in advance; 800-745-3000.

• Enjoy the music of Poco and Firefall, pioneers of the country-rock sound that soared out of California in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $20-$60; 547-3040.

Saturday, June 4

• Listen to the piano jazz of Nick Stanley at the La Encantada Summer Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 7 p.m.; lower level courtyard, northwest corner of Campbell Ave. & Skyline Dr.; free; 797-3959.

• Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and listen to the music of Southern Arizona's premier community concert band Arizona Symphonic Winds under the direction of Laszlo Veres. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.; free; 721-2068.

• Listen to the popular hard rocker Sammy Hagar with special guests Gary Cherone and Hurtsmile. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $30-$90; 800-344-9435.

• Enjoy the traditional flamenco guitar of the Chris Burton Jácome Flamenco Ensemble presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 8 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $25, $22 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Sunday, June 5

• Bring a lawn chair or blanket and listen to the variety band Grind at the LAVA Music presentation of Music on the Mountain. Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy., Summerhaven; free.

• Bring a chair or a blanket and listen to the Tucson Pops Orchestra with guest vocalist Nancy Davis Booth. Details: 7 p.m.; Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Randolph Way; free; 722-5853.

Tuesday, June 7

• Listen to the Chicago-style blues of the Railbirdz presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy live jazz performed by the husband and wife team ForTheLuvvaMusic presented by The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Catalina Baptist Association for the Crossover Summer Community Arts Festival week. Details: 7 p.m.; Cañada del Oro Riverfront Park, 551 W. Lambert Lane; free; 797-3959.

Wednesday, June 8

• Enjoy the award-winning bluegrass and western acoustic guitarist Greg Morton presented by The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Catalina Baptist Association for the Crossover Summer Community Arts Festival week. Details: 7 p.m.; Udall Park, 7290 E. Tanque Verde Rd.; free; 797-3959.

Friday, June 10

• Listen to singer/songwriter, poet, and troubadour Ellis Paul with Amber Norgaard presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $20, $18 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Saturday, June 11

• Enjoy the Tucson Jazz Society's Third Annual Celebrity Jazz Benefit featuring Rick Braun and Mindi Abair along with some of the best national and local artists in the U.S. Details: 7:30 p.m.; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $25, $20 members/active military; $15 students; 903-1265.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, June 2

• Help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona at the Gallery Golf Club 17th Annual Charity Golf Classic. Details: 6:30 a.m. registration, 7:45 a.m. shotgun start; 14000 N. Dove Mountain Blvd.; 326-0060, ext. 104.

• Enjoy an evening of music and singing at a Piano Concert benefit for those affected by recent tornados in the south. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 W. Magee Rd.; free will offering; 297-3095.

Thursday to Sunday, June 2-5

• Dine with an astronaut, listen to world-class speakers, view a space art show with artists from TV, movies and print at Spacefest. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $15-$35; 888-2424.

Friday, June 3

• Enjoy Friday Night Live at St. Philip's Plaza with an eclectic mix of shopping, food and entertainment featuring the Eleonor Winston Trio presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 4:30-7:30 p.m.; southeast corner of River Rd. & Campbell Ave.; free admission; 797-3959.

Friday, June 10

• Browse a Classic Car Show featuring live oldies music by the Desert Cadillacs, all-American food, and children's activities presented by The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Catalina Baptist Association for the Crossover Summer Community Arts Festival week. Details: 5 p.m.; Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1825 N. Alvernon Way.; free; 797-3959.

Saturday, June 11

• Don't miss the Community Art Festival at Reid Park featuring art vendors, live music from Gospel to jazz, and kid's activities presented by The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Catalina Baptist Association for the Crossover Summer Community Arts Festival week. Details: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; 1100 S. Randolph Way; free; 797-3959.

Fridays through July 8

• Bring the whole family to Summer Safari Nights and view your favorite animals in the cooler temperatures. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way; $5-$7.50; 881-4753.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16 & 23

• Learn the basics of color mixing, how colors work together to create color harmonies and how to use color for self-expression through simple, fun exercises at the Art Workshop for Adults presented by the Drawing Studio. Details: 1-2:30 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

Saturday, June 4

• Make informed gardening choices with docent tips on trees, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers at the class Successful Plants for Tucson Gardens. Details: 9:30 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14 (includes garden admission), $7 members; 326-9686, ext. 10.

• Learn about State Names from Native American Languages from storyteller Gil Payette. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Mondays, June 6, 13, & 20

• Learn about various topics of particular interest to seniors at the Senior Empowerment Lecture Series presented by Lucia de Vernai, Community Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Arizona Attorney General. The first topic presented will be Internet Safety on June 6. Details: 6:30 p.m.; East Ballroom, MountainView Clubhouse, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd., SaddleBrooke; free.

Mondays, June 6-July 25

• Experience the excitement of singing in a chorus with the Southern Arizona Women's Chorus at their Summer Mixed Chorus concert. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 W. Magee Rd.; $50; 404-3148.

Wednesday, June 8

• Celebrate 35 Years of Travel at Bon Voyage's June Travel Show to get expert tips and learn about new travel opportunities from more than 30 representatives from top travel providers. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 797-1110.

Saturday, June 11

• Enjoy a cooking demonstration and Q&A with host of Top Chef Masters' Curtis Stone. Details: 7 p.m.; Diamond Center, Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $35-$55, $30-$50 in advance; 800-745-3000.

Wednesday, June 22

• Register early for the Golder Ranch Fire Babysitters Course to learn the basics, CPR, first aid, fire safety, baby care, and lessons in responsibility for ages 12-16. Details: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 3845 E. Golder Ranch Dr.; $35, $25 district residents; 818-1017.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Friday, June 3

• Take a 3-mile guided hike to Leopold Point with a 600-foot elevation gain to a rocky outcrop overlooking the San Pedro Valley. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Mount Lemmon Lower Butterfly trailhead, Mount Lemmon Highway milepost 19.8; free with Forest Service parking pass; 749-8700.

• Take a short walk around the visitor center to look for animals and plants that come to life after the sun goes down following a presentation on The Desert After Dark. Details: 7-8:30 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Wednesday, June 8

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 6-9 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Rd.; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

 


 

CHILDREN

Thursday, June 2

• Bring kids ages 5 and older for the indoor event The Sky Tonight/Planetarium Show presented by Starlight Planetarium. Details: 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free but tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the program; 229-5300.

Friday, June 3

• Bring the kids for the Desert Players Puppet Show: Rumplepigskin and the Magic Mesquite Beans presented by Tohono Chul Park. Details: Details: 11 a.m.-noon; Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

Saturday, June 4

• Bring your brain, your creativity, and your curiosity for a fun-filled afternoon of rocket science presented by Mad Science at Science Saturday-Rocket-Building Workshop. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free but tickets will be distributed one hour prior to the workshop; 594-5200.

Monday to Friday, June 6-10

• Kick off the summer with singing, dancing and acting and be a better performer for it at Star to Be... Ultimate Triple Threat Boot Camp for grades 6-12. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Kids Unlimited Studios, 6066 N. Oracle Rd.; $200; 293-1225.

Tuesday to Friday, June 7-17

• Explore the similarities and differences among 10 distinct organisms at an interdisciplinary and tactile science camp, Comparative Anatomy Camp, taught by science teacher Kimberly King for grades 7-12. Details: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Green Fields Country Day School, 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra; $350; 297-2288.

Through Friday, July 1

• Help kids in grades K-6 develop an appreciation for the wonder of the desert habitat through songs, stories, games, crafts, science projects and garden exploration at Summer Camp tailored to their age group. Details: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $110-$200; 326-9686, ext. 18 or www.tucsonbotanical.org/education/summer-camps-at-the-gardens.

Through Friday, July 29

• Give your kids an entertaining and educational experience at La Paloma Academy Summer Camp for ages 4-12. Details: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; La Paloma Academy, 2050 N. Wilmot Rd.; $125; www.lpatucson.org.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Saturday, June 4

• View abstract landscapes, watercolor landscapes and portraits, and meet the artist at the Artist Reception for Eric Jabloner. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Through Sunday, June 19

• View the Pattern and Rhythm exhibit featuring the multi-media works of regional artists directly inspired by nature. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

Through Tuesday, July 12

• View Picturing Tucson: An Exhibit of Cell Phone Photography. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; the Gallery at Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; included with park admission; 742-6455.

Through Friday, Sept. 30

• View special summer monthly exhibits entitled WOW for Watch Our Walls featuring artwork in a variety of media. Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; Southern Arizona Watercolor Gallery, 5605 E. River Rd., Suite 131; free; 299-7294.

 


 

FILM

Wednesday, June 8

• Take a 30-minute film adventure you won't find elsewhere in the Sonoran Desert to the undersea world at World Oceans Day: Live Video from Channel Islands. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.


HEALTH

Thursday, June 2

• Learn about common sports injuries on the golf course or at the gym from Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist Tom Coury, D.O., at his presentation How to Avoid and Treat Sports Injuries. Details: 7 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, Classrooms A & B, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd.; free; 866-694-9355.

 

 

 

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