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Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:00 am | Updated: 1:28 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Hillsong United: "We're All in This Together (PG)

Michael Jackson's This is It (PG)

Astro Boy (PG)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (PG-13)

Saw VI (R)

Law Abiding Citizen (R)

The Stepfather (PG-13)

Where the Wild Things Are (PG)

Couples Retreat (PG-13)

Capitalism: A Love Story (R)

Paranormal Activity (R)

Toy Story 1 in 3D (G)

Toy Story 2 in 3D (G)

Zombieland (R)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 3-D (PG)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Michael Jackson's This is It (PG)

Amelia (PG)

Astro Boy (PG)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (PG-13)

Saw VI (R)

Law Abiding Citizen (R)

The Stepfather (PG-13)

Where the Wild Things Are (PG)

Couples Retreat (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity (R)

Zombieland (R)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Pandorum (R)

Jennifer's Body (R)

Gamer (R)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (PG-13)

G-Force (PG)

The Ugly Truth (R)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (PG)

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (PG)

The Hangover (R)

Up (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Michael Jackson's This is It (PG)

Astro Boy (PG)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (PG-13)

Saw VI (R)

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3D (PG)

Law Abiding Citizen (R)

The Stepfather (PG-13)

Where the Wild Things Are (PG)

Couples Retreat (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity (R)

Zombieland (R)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG)

Halloween II (R)

THEATER

Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 5-Jan. 2

• Get into the holiday spirit On the Road to the North Pole, a musical-comedy-spoof-melodrama starring a trio of good little children who journey to the North Pole to rescue Santa Claus from an evil villain. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $7.95-$17.95; 886-9428.

Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 5-15

• Enjoy a classic English comedy set in the 1940s, See How They Run, about a nosy spinster who becomes convinced that her revered vicar's wife is having an affair. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community College Black Box Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road; $15; 206-6986.

Through Saturday, Nov. 7

• See Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Marlo Thomas in Elaine May's new comedy George is Dead presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $26-$54; 622-2823.

MUSIC

Thursday, Nov. 5

• Listen to the DeGrazia Guitar Band featuring the Spanish guitar music of Domingo DeGrazia and the percussion and drums of Grammy nominated artist Jim Pavett. Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $18, $12 members; 742-6455.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 6-8

• Honor our military with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra's salute to Veterans Day Patriotic Pops. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $35-57; 882-8585.

Saturday, Nov. 7

• Enjoy the energetic virtuoso style music of  Mr. Boogie Woogie, Eric-Jan Overbeek. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center; $20, $18 in advance; 818-1000.

• Listen to folk and country hits of Grammy-winning Kathy Mattea, Moving Mountains. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $24-44, $15-40 students/children; 621-3341.

• Listen to the eclectic sounds of jazz/bluegrass/world music infused original compositions by The Ironwood Duo in concert, fundraiser for the Western National Parks Association. Details: 1 p.m.; 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; $15, $12 members (must be prepaid); 622-6014.

Sunday, Nov. 8

• Enjoy the Town and Gown concert by the University Community Chorus and UA Philharmonic Orchestra. Details: 3 p.m.; UA Fine Arts Complex, North Park Avenue and East Speedway; $5; 621-2998.

• Enjoy Virginal Music featuring the newly formed duo of Melanie Germond and Marc Bellassai who take their name from the popular early English parlor instrument, the virginal, which is a member of the harpsichord family. Details: 3 p.m.; St. Philips in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; $20, $17 seniors, $5 students; 297-3448.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

• Enjoy the Veteran Day Concert of the historic 4th Cavalry Regimental Band with Old Arizona Brass Band presented by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. Details: 7 p.m.; Canyon del Oro Baptist Church, 9200 N. Oracle Road; $12, $10 in advance; 797-3959.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Nov. 5

• Meet local author Ellen Kirton at the launch of her book Cinderella is Still Dancing! Details: 4-7 p.m.; New Beginnings for Women & Children, 2590 N. Alvernon Way; free.

Friday, Nov. 6

• Taste a wide variety of homemade chilis as well as hot dogs, nachos, roasted corn, and other treats at the Tucson Firefighters' Chili Cook-Off to benefit the Adopt-a-Family program. Details: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; El Presidio Park, 160 W. Alameda; free admission, $1/chili cup; 444-8961.

• Enjoy food, music, wine tasting, a raffle, live auction, and performances by the Rogue Theatre at the Toast to Hope benefit for Sunstone Cancer Support Centers. Details: 6-9 p.m.; Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Drive; $150; 749-1928, Ext. 104.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 6-8

• Browse and buy jewelry, purses, stained glass, metal art and clothing at the Rancho Vistoso Arts & Crafts Fair.  Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 13005 N. Oracle; free admission.

Saturday, Nov. 7

• Start your holiday shopping at the SaddleBrooke Arts and Crafts Fair. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; MountainView Clubhouse, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; free admission; 825-5256.

• Help the Pima Rotary Club raise money for youth projects at their first annual City Slicker Rodeo at Old Tucson with safe "city slicker" rodeo events, children's carnival booths, a chuck wagon dinner and barn dance. Details: 4-9 p.m.; 201 S. Kinney Road; $40, $25 children; www.pimarotary.org/rodeo.

• Enjoy Monsoon Voices Live Literary Magazine with poetry, prose and song presented by experienced local artists. Details: 7-9:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; donations accepted; www.monsoonvoices.wordpress.com.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 7-8

• Choose from a huge assortment including recent best-sellers, fiction, history, cooking, travel, philosophy, art, science and children's books at the used book sale to benefit the St. Philip's Library. Details: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; 4440 W. Campbell Ave.; 299-6421.

• Support the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block at the annual Treasure House Estate Sale featuring upscale antiques, furniture, silver, china, collectibles and other decorative and unique household treasures. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 12-4 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, 2900 N. Swan Road; free admission; 250-6680.

• Celebrate the heritage and culture of Scotland, Ireland and Wales with music, dancing, athletic events, food, and performances by bagpipe bands at the Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games. Details: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave.; $5-$18; www.tucsoncelticfestival.org.

• Enjoy live entertainment, children's art activities, and fine artwork at the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance's Arts Festival at La Encantada. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 2905 E. Skyline Drive; free admission; 797-3959.

Through Monday, Nov. 30

• Vote for your favorite Scarecrow in the Gardens as handcrafted scarecrows fashioned of botanical, recycled or repurposed materials by local businesses and artists populate ramadas and gardens. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; free with general admission $7, $3 children; 326-9686.

 Through April 30, 2010

• Enjoy Arizona's only live tropical Butterfly exhibit as Butterfly Magic Returns to the greenhouse at Tucson Botanical Gardens with hundreds of spectacular butterflies from all over the world. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. daily; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $6.50 children; 326-9686.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Nov. 5

• Find out what you need to know before deciding on a retirement option and get your questions answered from Mather LifeWays representatives at a Retirement Living Forum. Details: 2-3:30 p.m.; Splendido, 13500 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free; 878-2612.

• Let Michael Yim, M.D. give you tips on Pacing Yourself through the Holiday Season with portion control, eating better and making time to exercise during the busy holiday season to stay healthy both mentally and physically.

Details: 7 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Road, Classrooms A & B; free; 866-694-9355.

Friday, Nov. 6

• Learn about Tasks for the November Garden from the Pima County Cooperative Extension Center Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, Nov. 7

• Make your own Succulent Arrangement in a Planter and learn about a variety of species and what grouping will work together. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $42, $35 members; 326-9686.

• Choose Successful Plants for Tucson Gardens with information on recommended trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers. Details: 9:30 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14 (includes admission), $7 members; 326-9686.

Sunday, Nov. 8

• What Gifts Do Our Elders Really Want? Get some ideas at the Elder Care Is Not Just for Our Elders series. Details: 10:15-11:15 a.m.; St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 299-6421.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

• Take a tour of the Historic Fox Tucson Theatre. Details: 12-1 p.m.; 17 W. Congress Street; free, donations accepted; 547-3040.

Wednesday, Nov. 11

• Build Your Own GalileoScope with Don McCarthy of the UA Steward Observatory at DiscoveryDays. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Mount Lemmon SkyCenter, summit of Mount Lemmon; $24, $18 students; 626-8122.

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Nov. 7

• Celebrate the 60th anniversary of Tucson Audubon with a Birdday Party at Agua Linda Farm, with activities for the whole family including a petting zoo. Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; just east of I-19 at the Agua Linda Road exit; $10; children free; 622-5622.

CHILDREN

Thursday, Nov. 5-8

• Make tissue paper corn decorations. Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

Saturday, Nov. 7

• Bring your elementary and middle school children to the seventh annual Junior Scientists Kids' Day, a hands-on, fun and educational event planned to inspire excitement in children and their families about the importance of science, engineering, and education in general. Details: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; UA Main Campus Science-Engineering Library; free; jrscientist.library.arizona.edu.

• Pinch a Pot, clay pot making. Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

• Give young children their first taste of classical music with the TSO Flute, Viola and Harp Trio concert, Sam and the Crazy Daisy. Details: 10 & 11:15 a.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; donations appreciated; 882-8585.

• Make a bat mask following readings from Little Lost Bat and Red Bat at Sleepy Hollow Lane at Tohono Chul Tales and Crafts program Boo! Bats! Details: 11 a.m.; Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Foothills Mall; free; 742-6455.

Sunday, Nov. 8

• Enjoy the award-winning puppeteer Patti Smithsonian's Coyote's Eyeball And Other Fantastic Stories of the Constellations. Details: 3:30 p.m.; Green Fields Country Day School Center for the Performing Arts, 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra; $7, $5 children under 12; 297-2288.

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday, Nov. 5

• Meet artist David Conklin at Gallery in the Gardens reception featuring subjects ranging from wildlife, marine, and portraits which have appeared on the covers of outdoor magazines and featured in National Geographic. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; 326-9686. Exhibit continues through Jan. 3, 2010.

Saturday, Nov. 7

• View the opening of the new permanent exhibit Health Seekers in Oracle: Tuberculosis and Treatment, 1890s-1940s at the Oracle Historical Society Museum. Details: 11 a.m.; 825 Mount Lemmon Road, Oracle; free; (520) 896-9609.

Saturday to Saturday, Nov. 7-Jan. 16

• See paintings, photography and sculptures featuring works by Katie Iverson and Barbara Terkanian at the Right Brain, Left Brain: Two Artist-Biologists exhibit. Details: 12-4 p.m. Thursday, 12-5 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Blue Raven Gallery, 3054 N. 1st Ave., Suite 4; free; 405-3657.

Friday to Thursday, Nov. 8-Dec. 3

• See new works in pastel by John Jeffries and watercolors by Scarlett Taylor. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday; St. Philip's Murphey Gallery, Campbell Ave. & River Road; free; 299-7649.

Through Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

• View World Adventures in Watercolor with contemporary American artist Glenna Gilbert-Jones and other renowned artists. Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Toscana Studio and Gallery, 9040 N. Oracle Road, Suite A; free; 575-1445.

Through July 2, 2010

• View Yoeme Carving: Generations of Wooden Face, masks carved for ceremonial dancers whose wooden, carved mask represents a family tradition passed down for centuries. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $7, $5 seniors/military; $3 students; $2 children; 742-6455.

HEALTH

Friday, Nov. 6

• Learn how to invest in disease prevention by balancing acid and alkaline in your body in the presentation by Frank Eggleston, DDS. Details: 7 p.m.; Radisson Suites, 6555 E. Speedway Blvd.; free; 326-5555.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

• Get the latest information regarding diet, nutrition, and cancer prevention from Arizona Cancer Center registered dietician Michelle Bratton. Details: 10-11:45 a.m.; 3838 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 626-6401.

• Simplify and Organize Your Cancer Journey with resources from the Sunstone Resource Center NW. Details: 12:15-1:45 p.m.; 2070 W. Rudasill Road, Suite 100; $10; 877-9038.

Through Monday, Nov. 23

• Bring a bag of non-perishable food items to be donated to the Gospel Rescue mission in exchange for a free consultation and exam from Casabona Chiropractic. Details: 7562 N. La Cholla Blvd.; 498-9984.

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