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Posted: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:05 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

 

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Green Zone (R)

Remember Me (PG-13)

She's Out of My League (R)

Alice in Wonderland (PG)

Alice in Wonderland in Digital 3D (PG)

Avatar (PG-13)

Brooklyn's Finest (R)

Cop Out (R)

Crazy Heart (R)

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG)

Shutter Island (R)

Valentine's Day (PG-13)

 

Foothills

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

Green Zone (R)

Our Family Wedding (PG-13)

Remember Me (PG-13)

She's Out of My League (R)

Alice in Wonderland (PG)

Alice in Wonderland in Digital 3D (PG)

Brooklyn's Finest (R)

Cop Out (R)

The Crazies (R)

Shutter Island (R)

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG)

Valentine's Day (PG-13)

Crazy Heart (R)

The Blind Side (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Extraordinary Measures (PG)

Legion (R)

Daybreakers (R)

Youth in Revolt (R)

Nine (PG-13)

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (PG-13)

The Princess and the Frog (G)

Old Dogs (PG)

Planet 51 (PG)

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13)

Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG)

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (R)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Green Zone (R)

Remember Me (PG-13)

She's Out of My League (R)

Alice in Wonderland (PG)

Alice in Wonderland in Digital 3D (PG)

Brooklyn's Finest (R)

Cop Out (R)

The Crazies (R)

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG)

Avatar in Digital 3D (PG-13)

Crazy Heart (R)

The Hurt Locker (R)

 

THEATER

 

Friday to Sunday, March 19-21

• Enjoy Godspell, the musical interpretation of the Gospel according to Saint Matthew, with inspirational, Grammy Award-winning music and timeless, non-denominational messages of tolerance, kindness and hope. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Road; $15-20; 647-4921.

 

Through Saturday, March 20

• See one of Tennessee Williams' greatest plays, The Glass Menagerie, an achingly beautiful story of longing and love that has touched generations of theatergoers. Presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $26-54; 622-2823.

 

Sunday, March 21

• Enjoy the Richard Lewis Comedy Show with proceeds to benefit the UA Hillel Foundation. Details: 6:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $42-62; 621-3341.

 

Wednesday to Saturday, March 24-27

• The SaddleBrooke Stars' Cruise Line Variety Show is Steaming Your Way with new songs performed by over 75 local residents. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $20, $16 in advance; 818-1000.

 

MUSIC

 

Thursday to Friday, March 18-19 & Sunday, March 21

• Enjoy the Tucson Symphony Orchestra's Classic Series - Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and a performance of the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus. Details: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $34-72; 882-8585.

 

Friday, March 19

• Expect to be surprised, enlightened and entertained by the movement, theatrics and choreography of Tucson High Magnet School's Jovert Steel Drum Band presented by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Steam Pump Village Shopping Center, Oracle Road & Steam Pump Way; free; 797-3959.

 

Sunday, March 20

• Enjoy a performance of Grammy award winner Terence Blanchard at the Tucson Jazz Invitational. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $25-30; 514-0935. Daytime clinics, jam sessions and performances by big bands and combos available for $10 at the Tucson Sheraton (Rosemont & Grant); more information at www.tucsonjazzinstitute.org.

• Listen to the Vienna Boys Choir with a repertoire that spans its 400-year history from medieval chansons to Renaissance music. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-52; 621-3341.

 

Wednesday, March 24

• Enjoy the 40th anniversary tour of America in concert at the Diamond Center. Details: 7 p.m.; I-19 & Pima Mine Road; $35-50, $30-45 in advance; 800-745-3000.

• Enjoy an Arizona Bach Aria Concert . Details: 7 p.m.; Holsclaw Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; $5; 621-1162.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Friday, March 19

• Test drive a new compact or utility tractor, participate in safety or service workshops, have lunch, and enter to win one of three free 1-year tractor leases at Central Implement's Drive Green Event. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; 2020 W. Gardner Lane; free; 887-4121.

• See the latest Coldwater Creek fashions at the EMERGE! Women's Shelter benefit Style Show & Luncheon. Details: 11:30 a.m.; Sun City Mountain Vista Recreation Center, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; $25; 825-4210.

 

Friday to Saturday, March 19-20

• Watch pottery being made at the Mata Ortiz Demonstration and Sale with firings at 11:30 a.m. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; free with $7 garden admission; 326-9686.

 

Friday to Sunday, March 19-21

• Bring the whole family for shopping, food, street musicians, and activities for the kids at the 40th Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 4th Ave. between 9th Street and University Blvd.; free; www.fourthavenue.org.

 

Saturday, March 20

• Take the 36th Annual Arizona Opera Home Tour, a self-guided tour of nine environmentally elegant homes featuring cooking demonstrations, raffle items, home design experts, an opera singers' serenade, and more. Details: 10 a.m-5 p.m.; tours at Stone Canyon, Honey Bee Ridge, Sky Ranch, Canyon Pass; $30, $10/students; 293-4336.

 

• Celebrate women's history month by going on the Women's History Walking Tour through three downtown neighborhood displays of women's activities in historical Tucson. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; 151 S. Granada; $10, $5 students; 480-734-6199.

• See a re-enactment of the 1880 Tucson arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad at the family-friendly Railroad Silver Spike Festival. Details: 10 a.m.; Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, 414 N. Toole Ave.; free; 623-2223.

 

Saturday to Sunday, March 20-21

• Enjoy Aerospace and Arizona Days as Davis Monthan Air Force Base presents a variety of top military and acrobatic airplane flyers, static displays of aircraft, and the Blue Angels, the best Navy pilots, showcasing their skills in the skies. Details: Davis Monthan Air Force Base; free; 202-2400.

• Browse a wide selection of plants that are native to the Sonoran Desert, arid-adapted and/or park exclusive at the Tohono Chul Park Desert Corner Plant Sale. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free; 742-6455.

 

Monday, March 22

• Explore women and gender issues at International Women's Day. Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; UA Mall, 1209 E. University Blvd.; free; 621-3919.

 

Tuesday, March 23

• Celebrate Women's Herstory Month at the brown bag lecture series focusing on women and work. Details: 12-1 p.m.; Women's Studies Building, Room 100, 925 N. Tyndall Ave.; free; 621-3919.

 

Wednesday to Sunday, March 24-27

• Browse more than 20,000 books on art, children, history, humor, literature, mystery, romance, sports, along with CDs, DVDs, videos, records, and audio books at the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library Spring Book Sale with most priced from $.50 to $4. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday & Friday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 1-5 p.m. Saturday; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free admission; 229-5300.

 

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, March 18

• Learn about the different kinds of rock art from the past, who made them, and how we determine their age at the illustrated talk Ancient Graffiti. Details: 1:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Learn to make and taste three distinctive cocktails as demonstrated by mixologist Matt Firth at his Mixology Class. Details: 6 p.m.; Grill at Hacienda del Sol, Joesler Room, 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road; $30; 529-3500.

 

Friday, March 19

• How do you Water your Garden? Get tips from the Pima County Extension Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

• Hear a Brief History of Ranching by historian Jim Turner. Details: 6 p.m.; Acadia Ranch Museum, 825 Mount Lemmon Road, Oracle; free (donations appreciated).

 

Saturday, March 20

• Explore desert trails with naturalist Doris Evans as she discusses Desert Holes and Life Underground, the life stories of tarantulas, desert tortoises and other inhabitants of desert holes. Details: 10-11 a.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Let author Barbara Marriott tell you about interviews from the 1935-1939 Federal Writers' Project In Our Own Words: The Lives of Arizona Pioneer Women. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Hear a brief history of the Civilian Conservation Corps and its Impact on Saguaro National Park. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Explore planets, nebulae, Quasars, and other galaxies to find Our Place in the Universe. Details: 4:15 p.m.; Mount Lemmon SkyCenter, 9800 Ski Run Road; $60, $35 children; 626-8122.

• Take a costumed docent-led Twilight Tour of the Jewish History Museum and hear stories and legends history of the Arizona Territory prior to statehood. Details: 7-8 p.m.; 564 S. Stone Ave.; free; 670-9073.

 

Saturday and Sunday, March 20-21

• See a Blacksmithing Demonstration and try a hand at what you have seen. Details: 9 a.m.; Triangle L Ranch, 2805 N. Triangle L Ranch Road, Oracle; 896-2123.

 

Sunday, March 21

• Learn about the communication skills, special adaptations, and defense systems of often misunderstood Snakes. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 

Tuesday, March 23

• Get an introduction to a technique-oriented writing method used at The Writers Studio which was founded by Pulitzer Prize winner, Philip Schultz. Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Ochoa Stained Glass, 3920 E. Fort Lowell; registration required; 743-8214.

 

Wednesday, March 24

• Hear secrets about the lives of Harris' hawks from certified wildlife rehabilitator Kathie Schroeder at the Hawk Happening. Details: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park Children's Ramada; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with $7 park admission; 742-6455.

• Learn about the ecological and historical importance of Ironwood Forest National Monument which contains a significant system of cultural and historical sites covering a 5,000 year period presented by Lahsha Brown, executive director of Friends of Ironwood Forest. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Thursday, March 18

• Take a spring walk with herbalist Pam Hyde-Nakai and discover nature's pharmacy at the class Medicinal Plants of Tohono Chul Park. Details: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $25, $15 members; 742-6455.

 

Friday, March 19

• Take a 1.5-hour hike to learn how species become threatened, endangered, or extinct and the consequences of habitat loss or climate change at Lost and Gone Forever. Details: 10:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 

Saturday, March 20

• Walk up a wash from the visitor center, search for a packrat home, and hear about the history of humans, climates, and geology at Packrat Wandering. Details: 10:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 

CHILDREN

 

Saturday, March 20

• See marine artifacts such as shark jaws and shells for a hands-on learning experience about ocean life and marine conservation presented by the Fin Foundation at Biosphere 2 Science Saturday. Details: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Biosphere 2, Oracle; www.b2science.org/b2.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Through Friday, March 19

• See artist Susan Libby's exhibit of watercolor and acrylic art at the historic DeGrazia Little Gallery. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 6300 N. Swan; free; 299-9191.

 

Through Wednesday, March 31

• View sculptures by David Unger and oil paintings by Rock Jackson at the Old Pueblo Frameworks and Gallery. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 1825 E. River Road; free; 529-9677.

 

Through Tuesday, April 20

• View the trail-blazing pottery and basketry work of the Black and Williams families as well as traditional work in weaving and jewelry at the exhibit Navajo Crafts - Connecting Generations. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free with park admission, $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

 

HEALTH

 

Thursday, March 18

• Spring into Healthy Aging at the Alternative Health seminar and learn about the risk factors of aging diseases and how to prevent them. Details: 6-8 p.m.; 7493 N. Oracle Road, #115; free; 797-4099.

 

Saturday, March 20

• Get information on many areas related to women's health at the Women's Health Forum with speakers Valerie Jerew, fitness/nutrition; and Dr. Lorraine Mackstaller, UMC Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Faith Community Church, 2551 W. Orange Grove Road; free; 575-0094.

 

Tuesday, March 23

• Say Goodnight to Insomnia and Sleep Better-Feel Better with techniques from a three-week experiential workshop. Details: 10-11 a.m.; OASIS at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road; $12 (reservations required; ages 50 and over); 322-5627.

 

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