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Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Green Lantern (PG-13)

Green Lantern 3D (PG-13)

Mr. Popper's Penguins (PG)

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (PG)

Super 8 (PG-13)

X-Men: First Class (PG-13)

The Hangover Part II (R)

Kung Fu Panda 2 3D (PG)

Midnight in Paris (PG-13)

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

Bridesmaids (R)

Foothills

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

The Art of Getting By (PG-13)

Green Lantern (PG-13)

Green Lantern 3D (PG-13)

Mr. Popper's Penguins (PG)

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (PG)

Super 8 (PG-13)

Super 8: IMAX (PG-13)

X-Men: First Class (PG-13)

The Hangover Part II (R)

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)

Kung Fu Panda 2 3D (PG)

Midnight in Paris (PG-13)

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

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

Bridesmaids (R)

Thor (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (PG)

The Conspirator (PG-13)

Scream 4 (R)

Hanna (PG-13)

Hop (PG)

Source Code (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (PG)

Sucker Punch (PG-13)

Limitless (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Furry Vengeance (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Green Lantern (PG-13)

Green Lantern 3D (PG-13)

Mr. Popper's Penguins (PG)

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (PG)

Super 8 (PG-13)

X-Men: First Class (PG-13)

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)

Bridesmaids (R)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

 


 

THEATER

Through Sunday, June 26

• Catch a performance of Tom Stoppard's comic spoof of an Agatha Christie whodunit The Real Inspector Hound and New-Found-Land. Details: 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd.; $19-$25; 551-2053.

Through Saturday, July 2

• Enjoy a hilarious and madcap performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Beowulf Alley Theatre Company, 11 S. Sixth Ave.; $10, $8 in advance; 882-0555.

Through Sunday, July 10

• Catch a performance of Candida, George Bernard Shaw's unique look at marriage. Details: 7:30 Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday (except July 1-3); the Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave.; $18; 260-6442.

 


 

MUSIC

Friday, June 24

• Enjoy the music of the Soulman from Mississippi Johnny Rawls presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 8 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $18, $15 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Friday to Sunday, June 24-26

• Enjoy an all-singing revue of some of your favorite show tunes at the Red Barn Theater presentation An Evening with Broadway. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; 948 N. Main Ave.; $10; 887-6239.

Saturday, June 25

• Bring your instruments and songs and enjoy a concert by songwriter Victoria Armstrong followed by an open mike/songwriters' and music jam circle presented by the Tucson Women's Commission. Details: 7-10 p.m.; Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission, 240 N. Court St.; $5 donation; 623-8414.

Sunday, June 26

• Bring a lawn chair or blanket and listen to the award-winning blues, rock, and roots music of the Bryan Dean Trio at the LAVA Music presentation of Music on the Mountain. Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy., Summerhaven; free.

• Enjoy the music of violist Yvonne Creanga and cellist Theodore Buchholz at the first of the St. Philip's Friends of Music's summer concert series Duo: Bach. Details: 3 p.m.; St. Philip's in the Hills Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; admission by donation; 299-6421.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Wednesday to Friday, June 22-24

• Join public and private historic preservation experts from across the state as they share their knowledge during the ninth annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference: Valuing Historic Perspectives. It is open to the public with registration. Included on Saturday, June 25 are free admission to and tours of selected museums. Details: events change daily; University Park Marriott, 880 E. Second St., Tucson; www.AZPreservation.com for conference details and registration information.

Friday, June 24

• Celebrate the local monsoon rainy season with a ceremonial blessing and procession, cowboys and trick horseback riders, food, games and traditional music at the El Dia de San Juan Festival. Details: 5-11 p.m.; Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento; 791-4040.

Saturday, June 25

• Bring your car to the Car Wash Fundraiser to support the Marine Corps Devil Pups Program to develop self-discipline, responsibility and leadership in teens at a 10-day program at Camp Pendleton. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Fiesta Bowl, Oracle & River Rds.; 977-9508.

Thursday to Sunday, June 30-July 3

• Don't miss the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus with daredevil stunts and never-before-seen performances for children of all ages. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 11: 30 a.m., 3:30 & 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday; Tucson Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $11-$72; 800-745-3000.

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

Thursday, June 23

• Learn about the classification, structure, and metamorphosis of butterflies at Sky Island Tours Jeff Babson's class Arizona Butterflies Part 1: Swallowtails, Oranges, and Sulphurs including some of the biggest and most impressive ones who may flutter through your yard or the desert. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $20, $15 members; 326-9686.

• Attract Bats in Your Backyard with conservation tips on night-time pollinators from Dr. Christa Weise. Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park Education Center #1, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free; 742-6455, ext. 228.

• Learn about the valuable service volunteers provide and have tea when the Friends of the Marana Unified School District Libraries host their second meeting. Details: 6-7 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library, Children's Meeting Room, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; call MUSD Librarian Lisa Martin at 271-2158 for more information.

Friday, June 24

• Learn about the North American native bee diversity and current threats to bees and other pollinators including recent updates on Colony Collapse Disorder at author Dr. Stephen Buchmann's presentation Trouble in Paradise: Threats to Native Bees. Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park Education Center #1, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free; 742-6455, ext. 228.

Saturday, June 25

• Catch an award-winning "pollinator" film or chat with representatives of local pollination and conservation organizations at the Pollinator Film Festival - More Bats, Birds, Butterflies and Bees. Details: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, Education Center, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with park admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

• Become a Citizen Scientist for the Arizona Game and Fish Department or just learn more about box turtles in the wild at biologist Audrey Owens' presentation How Tucsonans Can Help Turtles: The Ornate Box Turtle Watch. Details: 10-11 a.m.; Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Let retired pilot and wildlife photography expert Young Cage give you close-ups and stories of local animals at his presentation Wildlife of the Tortolitas: A Photo Tour. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Learn about one of the most serious diseases affecting lettuce production in desert growing areas from UA Plant Pathology Ph.D. student Monica Alvarado Hernandez at her class Biological Control Strategies for Sclerotinia Diseases in Arizona Lettuce Production. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $7 members; 326-9686, ext. 19.

Sunday, June 26

• Learn how to Keep the Rain and build your own rainwater-harvesting cistern from author Scott Calhoun of Zona Gardens at the St. Philip's Phixers Home Maintenance Workshop. Details: 12:30 p.m.; St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 299-6421, ext. 67.

• Take a look at the food cultivated and eaten by indigenous people of the Sonoran Desert of centuries past who looked to the natural world for sustenance at Fast Food in the Desert: A Corny Subject. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Tuesday, June 28

• Learn about unconventional, stately, monumental and grand art sculptures in Tucson from Tucson Museum of Art docent Carol Lehrman at the Art in the Afternoon presentation From Fish to Chairs, & Horseback to Magic Carpets: Public Art in Tucson. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Dusenberry-River Branch Library, 5605 E. River Rd.; free; 594-5345.

Tuesdays, June 28-Aug. 2

• Communicate more effectively with children with skills from the How to Talk So Kids Will Listen Parenting Class for those with children ages 2-12. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; The Parent Connection, 5326 E. Pima St.; $10/six-week course; 321-1500.

Wednesday, June 29

• Learn how toads, tarantulas and other desert wildlife spring into action during a much-anticipated time of year at Monsoon Mysteries presented by Sandy Reith of Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Thursdays through Aug. 25

• Bring the whole family to enjoy a beautiful sunset and experience the process of bats emerging from their roost and navigating the night sky chasing their insect prey at the Year of the Bat with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum docents. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; "Bat Bridge" at River Rd. & Campbell Ave.; free; 883-2702.

Saturdays through Aug. 27

• Enjoy Summer Saturday Evenings at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum viewing exhibits featuring nocturnal plants and wildlife. Details: 4-10 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $7, $2.25 ages 6-12; 883-2702.

Through Saturday, Sept. 10

• Challenge yourself with 20 fun puzzles designed to sharpen problem-solving skills at the traveling exhibit Brain Teasers 2 at UA Science: Flandrau Center. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. & 6-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday; 1601 E. University Blvd.; $7.50, $5 ages 4-15; 621-7827.

Through Sunday, Sept. 25

• Browse tropical orchids and learn about the most popular ones for home or greenhouse cultivation at Mad about Orchids. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $4 ages 4-12; 326-9686.

Fridays through Oct. 28

• Get an close-up look the Sonoran Desert's variety of scaled and slithery creatures from snakes and lizards to tortoises and turtles as docents Tom McDonald and Ed Moll share their extensive knowledge and experience at Reptile Ramble. Details: 10 a.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with park admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Thursday, June 23

• Grab your coffee, beat the heat, and see what you can find during an early morning one-mile walk in the desert over easy terrain at the Coffee and Cactus guided hike. Details: 7:30-9 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Tuesdays through Aug. 30

• Leash up your pooch and go for a walk at the Tucson Botanical Gardens Dog Days of Summer. Details: 7-8:30 a.m.; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8 adults, $4 children, $3 dogs; 326-9686.

 


 

CHILDREN

Thursday, June 23

• Bring the whole family to Big Drum Culture presented by the Japanese drumming ensemble Odaiko Sonora for a performance and information on the history and development of this art form. Details: 6-7 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free but tickets will be handed out a half-hour before program starts; 229-5300.

Saturday, June 25

• Enjoy nearly 300 aircraft in the evening light with tram rides, a walking tour of indoor hangars, hands-on activities, tasting space food, building and launching paper air rockets, and more at Night Wings. Details: 5-9 p.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; $12, members and under 12 free; 574-0462.

Monday to Friday, June 27-July 29

• Learn a variety of acting techniques including character development, voice, scene and monologue study, movement and dance through classroom work and rehearsal at Summer on Stage for high school students presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; 884-8210, ext. 8506.

Thursday, June 30

• Bring the kids for a performance of Tzofim (Israeli Scouts) Friendship Caravan bringing Israeli culture and a message of friendship through song and dance. Details: 6-7 p.m.; Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; free; 577-9393, ext. 133.

Mondays through Sept. 5

• Enjoy science-themed children's activities all summer long at Monsoon Monday Nights for ages 10 years and younger. Details: 4-8 p.m.; Children's Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave.; $2; 792-9985.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Through Thursday, June 30

• View the exhibit Desert Illusions by Donna Reibslager from memories of years living in Sonora, Mexico. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, Porter Hall Gallery, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with museum admission, $8, $4 children; 326-9686.

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 Sunday, July 31

• View the works of Chuck Albanese at his Favorite Places exhibit featuring Greek Isles and Tuscany scenes in sketches, watercolors and multi-media works. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday & Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Dr., Suite 101; free; 615-3001.

 


 

FILM

Friday to Saturday, June 24-25

• View a blast from the past as John Travolta plays Tony Manero, a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence, in the disco hit film "Saturday Night Fever." Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $6-8; 547-3040.

 


 

HEALTH

Wednesday, June 29

• Get Moving for a Health Heart with tips from Alive Fitness Instructor Angela Renfro at the Touch My Heart series. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd., Classrooms A & B; free; 866-694-9355.

 

 

 

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