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Posted: Monday, August 23, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:05 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

Piranha 3D (R)

The Switch (PG-13)

Vampires Suck (PG-13)

Eat Pray Love (PG-13)

The Expendables (R)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (PG-13)

The Other Guys (PG-13)

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Salt (PG-13)

Inception (PG-13)

Despicable Me 3D (PG)

Foothills

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

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

Piranha 3D (R)

The Switch (PG-13)

Vampires Suck (PG-13)

Eat Pray Love (PG-13)

The Expendables (R)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (PG-13)

The Other Guys (PG-13)

Step Up 3D (PG-13)

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 3D (PG)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Salt (PG-13)

Inception (PG-13)

Despicable Me (PG)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Predators (R)

Knight and Day (PG-13)

Cyrus (R)

The A-Team (PG-13)

Get Him to the Greek (R)

Marmaduke (PG)

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (PG-13)

Shrek Forever After (PG)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

Date Night (PG-13)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

Piranha 3D (R)

The Switch (PG-13)

Vampires Suck (PG-13)

Eat Pray Love (PG-13)

The Expendables (R)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (PG-13)

The Other Guys (PG-13)

Step Up 3D (PG-13)

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Salt (PG-13)

Inception (PG-13)

Despicable Me (PG)

THEATER

Thursday, Aug. 26

• Laugh out loud at the stand-up comedy of Brian Regan. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $38.50; 800-745-3000.

MUSIC

Thursday, Aug. 26

• Listen to the classic and contemporary arrangements of Retro Swing 7 performing jazz, swing, Dixieland, and rock. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy the music of country favorite Blake Shelton in concert at the Diamond Center. Details: 7 p.m.; Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $30, $25 in advance; 800-745-3000.

Sunday, Aug. 29

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to the folk, rock, blues and country music of The Wayback Machine. Details: 1-5 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy., Summerhaven; free; 647-3234.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, Aug. 27

• Help raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at the Tucson Toros Taste for a Cure and enjoy food, wine, fireworks, and baseball. Details: 6-9 p.m.; Hi Corbett Field; $35, $30 in advance; 917-7490.

Saturday, Aug. 28

• Learn about the Arts and Culture of Ancient Southern Arizona Hohokam Indians from archeologist Allen Dart, and hear a short talk on the Park Neighbor Program from the Saguaro National Park staff on the active role neighbors can take in preventing resource crimes. Details: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr., Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

• Bring the kids for a Miniature Golf Tournament benefiting Mobile Meals of Tucson, Inc. with an awards ceremony featuring David "Fitz" Fitzsimmons, political cartoonist with the Arizona Daily Star. Details: 4-8 p.m.; Funtasticks Family Fun Park, 221 E. Wetmore Rd.; $15; 240-0822.

Saturday, Aug. 28

• Celebrate Tucson's aviation history with tours, hands-on activities and scavenger hunts at Night Wings. Details: 5-9 p.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; $10, under 12 free; 574-0462.

• Don your formal attire and enjoy a silent and live auction, dinner, and dancing at the Piazza family benefit. Details: 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Loews Ventana Resort, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $75; 440-4305.

• Catch the action at the Roller Derby Schoolyard Brawl. Details: 6 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center Exhibit Hall A, 260 S. Church Ave.; $16, $11 in advance, under 10 free; 800-745-3000.

Tuesday, Aug. 31

• Explore the world of the Tucson Pioneer Jewish Community through photos, artifacts and exhibits including photographer Leo Goldschmidt's 1880s photos at the Centennial Exhibit. Details: 1 p.m.; Jewish History Museum, 564 S. Stone Ave.; $5; 670-9073.

• Enjoy complimentary mini services, free product samples, demonstrations of new products, and salon and spa tours at Girls' Night Out. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Beauty Brands Salon Spa Superstore, 7354 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 878-0106.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Aug. 26

• Meet the Cuckoo of the Desert to trace the natural history and behavior of the greater roadrunner. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle admission; 733-5158.

Friday, Aug. 27

• Take a docent-led Rainwater Harvesting Demonstration Site Tour illustrating the beneficial effects of designing with nature and making use of rainwater runoff and reducing soil erosion for residential and commercial properties. Details: 8-9 a.m.; The Nature Conservancy, 1510 E. Fort Lowell Rd.; free; 622-3861.

Saturday, Aug. 28

• Let archeologists/authors Jefferson Reid and Stephanie Whittlesey tell the story of the individuals who defined the Mogollon cultural area, fought to validate it, and eventually resolved the controversy at their presentation Prehistory, Personality, and Place: Emil W. Haury and the Mogollon Controversy. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and its Impact on Saguaro National Park. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Sunday, Aug. 29

• Learn about People and Places of Saguaro's Past at a photo tour of the park's historic past presented by park ranger Arlo Ogden. Details: 11 a.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

• Learn about Meteorites: Keys to Understanding the Solar System presented by senior researcher Dolores H. Hill from the University of Arizona Lunar & Planetary Laboratory. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

Friday, Aug. 27

• Take a 4.5 mile Mount Lemmon Guided Hike using trails and the Carter Canyon Road past newly built cabins with a 750' elevation gain. Details: 9 a.m.; Marshall Gulch trailhead/picnic area, Mount Lemmon Highway milepost 25.5; $5 Forest Service fee; 749-8700.

Sunday, Aug. 29

• Take a 30-minute, easy morning walk in the cactus garden that will bring you face to thorns with plants that may remind you of people you know, friendly and otherwise at Neighborhood Characters. Details: 10:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; free with $10/vehicle park admission; 733-5153.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

• Take an easy to moderate 2-3-mile Wildflower Hike with naturalist Meg Quinn. Details: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Mount Lemmon Community Center, 12949 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy.; $10; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

Thursday, Aug. 26

• Create a Recycled Craft and take what you make home with you. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Rd.; free; 319-3149.

• Middle school girls can celebrate their inner fashion designer and make works of wearable art at the Bookmans craft Blue Jean Bracelets. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; 3733 W. Ina Rd.; free; 579-0303.

Friday, Aug. 27

• Listen to a few stories, then break out some musical instruments for a little singing and dancing at StoryTUNES. Details: 10-11 a.m.; Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Rd.; free; 579-0303.

Saturday, Aug. 28

• Build and fly seltzer and balloon rockets at Science Saturdays for kids eight and older. Details: 10-11:30 a.m., 12-1:30 p.m.; 2-3:30 p.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; $13.75, $8 kids; 574-0462.

• Using a discarded book as a canvas, teens can tear, circle, write, collage, sew and cross out as avenues to create and express themselves at Altered Books with writer Marge Pellegrino. Details: 1-3 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr., Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

Monday, Aug. 30

• Check out the Tucson Children's Museum during Monsoon Monday Nights with activities and featured guest such as the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Vaisala, Reid Park Zoo, Pima County Natural Resources, Physics Factory and more. Details: 4-8 p.m.; 200 S. Sixth Ave.; $2; 792-9985.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

• Bring the whole family to Krishna Fest for kid's activities, a jumping castle, face painting, movies and food. Details: 7 p.m.-midnight; Govinda's Natural Foods, 711 E. Blacklidge; 792-0630.

VISUAL ARTS

Saturday to Sunday, Aug. 28-29

• Browse the Summer Indoor ARTmarket featuring local artists. Details: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Mall; free.

FILM

Saturday, Aug. 28

• Find out everything you wanted to know about Arizona, at a short talk about Arizona cowboys and cowboy movies followed by the movie Arizona, filmed at Old Tucson in 1939. Details: 6 p.m.; Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. Second St.; $5; 628-5774.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

• View a special screening of the FDNY Dream Bike Movie, a documentary showing the actions a group of New York City firefighters who restore a motorcycle to honor one of their brothers who died in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Geasa-Marana Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Rd.; free; 594-5255.

HEALTH

Tuesday, Aug. 31

• Learn about Healthy Pathways: Colon Screening and Colon Cancer–What You Should Know presented by Ayaaz Ismail, M.D. of Northwest Medical Center. Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; La Paloma Urgent Care Center, 4001 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 866-694-9355.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

• The UA Student Sight Savers Program and UPH Ophthalmology offer Eye Screenings for glaucoma and other eye diseases. Details: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; University Physicians Healthcare Building, 707 N. Alvernon Way, third floor; free but reservations required; 694-1471.

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