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Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2009 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:28 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)

Up (PG)

Up in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Dance Flick (PG-13)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG)

Terminator Salvation (PG-13)

Angels & Demons (PG-13)

Star Trek (PG-13)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)

Up (PG)

Up in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Dance Flick (PG-13)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG)

Terminator Salvation (PG-13)

Angels & Demons (PG-13)

Star Trek (PG-13)

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (PG-13)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

State of Play (PG-14)

Adventureland (R)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

The Haunting in Connecticut (PG-13)

I Love You, Man (R)

Knowing (PG-13)

Race to Witch Mountain (PG)

Hotel for Dogs (PG)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

Tale of Despereaux (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)

Up in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Dance Flick (PG-13)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG)

Terminator Salvation (PG-13)

Angels & Demons (PG-13)

Star Trek (PG-13)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PG-13)

Journey to the Center of the Earth (PG)

The Ant Bully (PG)

THEATER

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 4-21

• Enjoy the shipboard musical mystery Commander Hastings, Murder at the Equator . Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Top Hat Theatre, 3110 E. Fort Lowell Road; $16; 326-6800.

FRIDAY TO SATURDAY, JUNE 5-AUGUST 8

• Win a prize for being the super sleuth winner at the interactive comedy-murder mystery Murder at Magic Manor with dinner included. Details: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Mystery Mansion Dinner Theater, 4656 E. First Street; $35; 624-0172.

MUSIC

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

• Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music of The Arizona Symphonic Winds , Southern Arizona's premier community concert band, for an outdoor concert featuring young musicians Zoe Sorrell on flute and piccolo and Carissa Powe on violin. Details: 7 p.m.; Udall Park Amphitheater, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road; free; 721-2068.

• Enjoy the Greater Oro Valley Arts Council's Summer Concert Series at La Encantada featuring Jazz with Julie Ann performing classic jazz standards in the style of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Julie London and Peggy Lee. Details: 7:30 p.m.; 2905 E. Skyline Drive; $10; 299-6888.

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

• Listen to Music Under the Stars with the Tucson Pops Orchestra featuring Nancy Davis Booth performing a medley of favorites including Puccini, Mozart, and Gershwin classics. Details: 7 p.m.; Reid Park, DeMeester Center, 900 S. Randolph Way; free; 791-4873.

• Listen to Music in the Park at Oracle State Park's Kannally Ranch with the Fiveway Street band performing Woodstock era tunes. Details: 7 p.m.; 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle; $10; (520) 896-2425.

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY, JUNE 4

• Join other women new to Northwest Tucson at the Welcome Club Northwest monthly luncheon . Details: 11:30 a.m.; Harvest Restaurant, 10355N. La Canada Drive, Suite 141; cost of lunch; 219-2903.

THURSDAYS, JUNE 4-AUGUST 27

• Cool off with live entertainment and food under the stars at Twilight Thursdays . Details: 5-9 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $7 adults, $3 children; $3.50 adult/$1.50 children members; 326-9686.

THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 3

• Get an historic overview of Hopi basket-making traditions , types and techniques; including tips on "reading" and identifying distinguishing katsina iconography, and examples of historic and contemporary works. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays; Arizona State Museum, 1031 E. University Blvd.; $3 suggested donation; 621-6302.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, JUNE 4

• Learn tips from exercise physiologist Kristen Guzman to Maintain, Don't Gain at the Commit To Be Fit lecture series. Details: 7 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital Classrooms A & B, 1551 E. Tangerine Road; free; 866-694-9355.

• Learn about the universe at a portable planetarium show for all ages, Starlight Planetarium . Details: 6 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free (tickets given out 1/2 hour before show); 229-5300.

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

• Learn how to plan and create your own beautiful container gardens from award-winning designer Marylee Pangman of The Contained Gardener. Details: 9 a.m.; La Encantada, 2995 E. Skyline Drive, lower level; free; 733-3359.

• Learn about the Beautiful and Amazing Crested/Fasciated Saguaro Cacti of Arizona from Bob Cardell and Pat Hammes of the Southern Arizona Hiking Club. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Cook Yourself Thin as SWAT Fitness Personal Chef and Kitchen Intervention expert Dina Delaney teaches you all you need to know to make the kitchen your friend - instead of your foe - to help you kick your bad kitchen habits and change the way you cook, shop, and look at food. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Gold's Gym North, 7315 N. Oracle Road; $85 (includes lunch); 444-9188.

SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, JUNE 6-7

• Learn to make different styles of stab-bound journal notebooks to use as a diary, for poetry, to record hiking field notes of wildlife sightings and more at the Journal-Making Workshop taught by a local papermaker and book artist. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Kannally Ranch House, Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle; $30 includes park entrance fee (520) 896-2425.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

• Join Kathie Schroeder, a state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator, and her Harris hawk, Sueño , for a fascinating, up-close presentation. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 6

• Visit a participating state park and Take a Hike for National Trails Day between now and National Trails Day on June 6. Register to win merchandise, an annual pass, and a two-night stay in a cabin or yurt. Details: visit website www. AZStateParks.com/trails or call 800-285-3703 for information and registration forms.

FRIDAY, JUNE 5

• Take a steep three-mile hike to Leopold Point , a rocky outcrop overlooking the San Pedro Valley with Mount Lemmon interpretive volunteers. Details: 9 a.m.; Lower Butterfly trailhead, milepost 19.8 Catalina Highway; free; 749-8700.

TUESDAY, JUNE 9

• Wake Up with the Birds and spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors nestled among the mesquites and palm trees at a unique crossroads where desert meets water. Details: 7:30-9 A.M.; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 749-3718.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

• Join the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers and do your part in restoring the health of the desert in Tucson Mountain Park to eradicate buffelgrass and other exotic weeds. Details: 6-9 a.m.; Tucson Mountain Park, 2020 N. Kinney Road; free; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

THURSDAY TO FRIDAY, JUNE 4-AUGUST 28

• Kids ages 6-12 can learn to climb in a unique and safe way at Summer Climbing Camps . Details: 8 a.m. (camps vary by age group); Rocks and Ropes of Tucson, 330 S. Toole Ave. #450; $175-$275; 882-5924.

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

• Picture This! Art for Families: Hawk and Talk where 6-12 year olds and their adult companions can learn about the wildlife in the Sonoran Desert, capture their forms and shapes on paper, and see a live bird demonstration with Southern Arizona hawks. Details: 1 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; free; 624-2333.

MONDAY, JUNE 8

• Register now for Wild Summer Fun at the International Wildlife Museum where children can explore wildlife and the environment through science experiments, museum explorations, games, crafts and hands-on activities during the week-long camps. Details: dates and sessions vary by age group; 4800 W. Gates Pass Road; $45-$180 per session; 629-0100 Ext. 311.

MONDAY TO SATURDAY, JUNE 8-13

• Color Desert Creatures by using rubbing plates to create a beautiful picture. Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

MONDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 8-14

Make creepy crawly spider handprints . Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

MONDAY TO THURSDAY, JUNE 8-25

• Stretch your imagination three dimensionally and create sculpture in clay, plaster, and paint at the Toscana Studio Sculpture Camp for Kids . Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; June 8-11 ages 7-12; June 15-18 ages 12-18; June 22-25 ages 7-12; 9040 N. Oracle Road; $225; 575-1445.

MONDAY TO FRIDAY, JUNE 8-JULY 24

• Register now for Tucson Botanical Garden's Zoobot Camp where kids from 1st to 6th grades can take field trips, garden, cook, do arts and crafts and other activities. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., June 8-12 for grades 5 and 6, June 15-19 or July 20-24 for grades 3 and 4; June 22-26 or July 13-17 for grades 1 and 2; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $225, $180 members; 326.9686 ext. 18 or 24.

MONDAYS, JUNE 8-SEPTEMBER 7

• Enjoy Monsoon Monday Nights : a refreshing treat from the heat and science-filled children's activities with featured guests such as the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Vaisala, Reid Park Zoo, Pima County Natural Resources, Mad Science, Physics Factory and more. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; $1; 792-9985.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

• Join the experts from Tohono Chul Park for a live action musical pantomime called Them Bones where a very important funny bone is stolen and audience members can make an animal skeleton mobile to take home. Details: 2 p.m.; Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave.; free (tickets will be handed out 1/2 hour before the program starts); 594-5500.

VISUAL ARTS

THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 7

• Take A Closer Look at Cactus and Succulents to celebrate the biennial convention of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's exhibit of botanical paintings created by contemporary artists from across the United States and abroad. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Road; $13 adults, $4.25 children, free under 5; 883-2702.

THROUGH MONDAY, JUNE 15

• See original art in miniature sizes at the Madaras Miniature Show featuring desert scenes by Diana Madaras in bold and contemporary style as well as florals, animals and architectural paintings. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays; Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive, No. 101; free admission; 623-4000.

THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 27

• Check out the Biggest Little Show in Town: 17th Small Works Invitational featuring well-known and up-and-coming artists from throughout the Tucson community and beyond, a Who's Who of the city's contemporary art scene. Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; Davis Dominguez Gallery, 154 E. Sixth Street; free admission; 629-9759.

THROUGH TUESDAY, JULY 7

Look Through the Lens: Wildlife and Nature Images from the Southwest by wildlife photographers and authors Richard and Marjory Wagner showcasing some of their favorite images from the southwest including the Short-tailed Hawk, a species never previously documented to nest in the Southwestern United States. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 749-3718.

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