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Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:19 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

 

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Knight and Day (PG-13)

Jonah Hex (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Toy Story 3 in Digital 3D (G)

The A-Team (PG-13)

The Karate Kid (2010) PG)

Get Him to the Greek (R)

Killers (PG-13)

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

Shrek Forever After (PG)

Robin Hood (PG-13)

 

Foothills

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

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Knight and Day (PG-13)

Jonah Hex (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Toy Story 3 in Digital 3D (G)

The A-Team (PG-13)

The Karate Kid (2010) (PG)

Get Him to the Greek (R)

Killers (PG-13)

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

Sex and the City 2 (R)

Shrek Forever After 3D (PG)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Furry Vengeance (PG)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) (R)

The Back-up Plan (PG-13)

Oceans (G)

Kick-Ass (R)

Clash of the Titans (PG-13)

The Last Song (PG)

Hot Tub Time Machine (R)

The Bounty Hunter (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Knight and Day (PG-13)

Jonah Hex (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Toy Story 3 in Digital 3D (G)

The A-Team (PG-13)

The Karate Kid (2010) (PG)

Get Him to the Greek (R)

Killers (PG-13)

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

Shrek Forever After 3D (PG)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

 

THEATER

 

Friday to Sunday, July 2-4

• Catch a performance of James Gooden's re-creation of interesting and important moments in American history at Fireside Chats with FDR. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave.; $18; 260-6442.

 

Tuesday, July 6

• Laugh out loud at the Beowulf Alley Theatre Company production of The Bickersons: The Honeymoon Is Over which began as a radio sketch comedy in the '40s and became its own series. Details: 7 p.m.; 11 S. Sixth Ave.; $8; 622-4460.

 

Through Saturday, Aug. 21

• Enjoy the musical comedy spoof Space Wars featuring Princess Layla and Duke Starfighter, based on the "Star Wars" movie. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95, $15.95 students/military; $7.95 under 12; 886-9428.

 

MUSIC

 

Thursday, July 1

• Listen to flautist and guitarist Sherry Finzer presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and General Growth Properties. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Saturday, July 3

• Enjoy the Rhythm Industry Performance Factory Quarterly Review with an array of Rhythm Industry groups and artists including Batucaxé. Details: 7-10 p.m.; 1013 S. Tyndall Ave.; suggested donation $10-15.

 

Sunday, July 4

• Enjoy music and dance by Batucaxé at the Mount Lemmon Fourth of July Parade Celebration. Details: 12 p.m.; Summerhaven; free; 284-1085.

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

• Celebrate America's birthday at the Let Freedom Sing Concert of patriotic songs. Details: 3 p.m.; Sahuaro High School Egbert Auditorium; 545 N. Camino Seco; free; 319-0400.

• Listen to the melodic blend of funk, blues, pop and Latin influences of Fattburger presented by the Tucson Jazz Society. Details: 7 p.m.; Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 Resort Dr.; $35, $25 members/military, $20 students; 800-234-5117.

• Celebrate our independence at Indie-pendence Day Extravaganza, an indoor/outdoor indie music festival featuring national and local acts for ages 21 and over. Details: 6 p.m.; Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St.; $10; 622-8848.

 

Wednesday, July 7

• Spend a summer evening enjoying award-winning cuisine and music performed by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Ensembles at the TSO Wind Quintet - Summer Music Series. Details: 4:40 p.m.; Miraval Resort and Spa , 5000 E. Via Estancia Miraval; $249; 877-746-9049.

• Enjoy Grammy award-winning guitarist Ottmar Liebert and his ensemble Luna Negra (Black Moon) performing Nouveau Flamenco style music. Details: 8 p.m.; Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St.; $27-$31; 740-1000.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Thursday, July 1

• Enjoy Art, Music, & Salsa under the Stars at Gallery Row. Details: 5-9 p.m.; 3001 E. Skyline Dr.; free; 577-6301.

 

Thursday to Thursday, July 1-Sept. 30

• Get up close and personal with your butterfly neighbors in the comfort of a cooled greenhouse and the outdoor Butterfly Garden at the Hot Wings: Indoor Native Butterfly Exhibit. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $4.50 children; 326-9686.

 

Friday to Saturday, July 2-10

• Make a service offer or donation during the Chapter #4  Disabled American Veterans annual Forget-Me-Not fundraising drive. Details: 791-9067.

 

Sunday, July 4

• Bring your family and friends to 4th of July Family Blast Carnival & Fundraiser to benefit One Mission, which builds homes for impoverished families in Rocky Point. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Pusch Ridge Church, 440 W. Calle Concordia; www.prcctucson.org.

 

Through Sunday, July 4

• Enjoy the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, featuring 130 performers from six continents including pachyderms, cowboys, pirates and mermaids celebrating the 200th anniversary of P.T. Barnum. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m., 3 & 7 p.m. Saturday; 12 p.m. Sunday; $17.75-71; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave., 800-745-3000.

 

Wednesday, July 7

• Help people living with HIV/AIDS at Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN) Night at the Tucson Toros' special benefit baseball game. Details: 7 p.m.; Hi Corbett Stadium; $5 purchased in advance from TIHAN; 299-6647.

 

Through Tuesday, Aug. 31

• See Bodies … The Exhibition, a traveling exhibition of over 200 specimens consisting of whole bodies and individual organs meticulously dissected and preserved through an innovative process. Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday; the Rialto building, 300 E. Congress St.; $22, $14 children; 800-840-1157.

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

 

Saturday & Tuesday, July 2 & 6

• 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, July 3

• Let avid gardener Rick Weisberg tell you about rainwater harvesting techniques and how you can implement them in your own yard. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

Tuesday, July 6

• Attend a forum on Banned Literary Masterpieces including ones that have been censored, banned, suppressed or burned for 2000 years, presented by Dr. Bill Fry. Details: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

Wednesday, July 7

• Sit back and relax while storyteller Ben Williams spins some fascinating yarns from his boyhood days on the old Slaughter Ranch to his career as an attorney in Arizona at his presentation Tales of My Southwest. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Learn about the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training winter season program while you enjoy refreshments and participate in a raffle. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; The Lodge on the Desert, 306 N. Alvernon Way; free; www.teamintraining.org.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Wednesday, July 7

• Take an early morning Feliz Paseos Park Nature Walk on easy walking trails with Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn for ages 8 and older. Details: 6:30-7:30 a.m.; 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free; 615-7855.

 

Saturdays through Aug. 21

• Discover the Sonoran Desert's amazing nocturnal plants and wildlife at Summer Saturday Evenings at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Details: 4-10 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $6; 883-2702.

 

Tuesdays through Sept. 28

• Beat the heat by bringing your dog to the Tucson Botanical Gardens every Tuesday morning this summer for the Dog Days of Summer. Details: 7-8:30 a.m.; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $7, members free; 326-9686.

 

CHILDREN

 

Friday, July 2

• Bring the kids to Summer Safari Nights to hear Arizona Daily Star editorial cartoonist and writer David Fitzsimmons read Two Arizona Black Birds and show kids how to draw their own black birds. Details: 5-8 p.m.; 1030 S. Randolph Way; $7.50, $5.00 ages 2-14; 881-4753.

 

Saturday, July 3

• Enjoy a performance of Monsoon Mischief performed by Tohono Chul Park volunteer docents. Details: 11 a.m.; Barnes and Noble, Foothills Mall, Ina & LaCholla; free; 742-6455.

• Learn the basics of what makes good wildlife habitat using plant and animal resource cards to assemble a plan for a backyard wildlife habitat for families with children ages 8–12 at Habitats by Design. Details: 2-3:30 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 615-7855.

 

Sunday, July 4

• Discover Tucson's unique heritage this Independence Day with examples from the permanent collection of what life was like in the early American west and create your own mixed-media historical works for ages 6-12 at Picture This! Art for Families: Making History. Details: 1 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; free; 624-2333.

 

Through Friday, July 30

• Beat the heat this summer and get creative at High Flyin' Arts Camp for ages 7-15 with literature-based art camps combining aerial, hip hop, and modern dance with visual arts. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; ZUZI! Dance Company, School and Theater, 738 N. Fifth Ave.; $200-400/one or two-week sessions; 629-0237.

 

Through Friday, Aug. 6

• "Visit" a new state or country and cook foods from there with kid friendly recipes at Kids Summer Cooking Camps for ages 5-13. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Cuisine Classique Cooking School, 1060 W. Magee Rd.; $225/weekly session; 797-1677.

• Kids ages 9 to 17 can learn improvisation, creative movement, and an appreciation and love for the arts at Beowulf Alley Theatre arts enhancement camp. Details: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.; 11 S. 6th Ave.; $290/two-week session; 977-5218.

 

Through Tuesday, Aug. 31

• Children's Museum or Reid Park Zoo members may purchase reciprocal memberships for $25 that will be valid through December 2010. Family members receive free entrance to the Museum or Zoo along with discounts and other benefits. Both the Museum and the Zoo are open daily. Call 792-9985 or 791-4022 for more information.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Through Sunday, July 4

• View the American pop culture exhibit of Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; $8, $3 students; under 12 free; 624-2333.

• View the ¡Viva David Tineo! A Retrospective of Tucson's Muralist and Art Educator exhibit of paintings, moveable murals, drawings for public commissions and decorated architectural artifacts, spanning the late 1970s to the present. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; $8, $3 students; under 12 free; 624-2333.

 

Through Tuesday, July 27

• View the Creative Horizons: Native American Children's Art exhibit of artwork by children from kindergarten to high school from Pasqua Yaqui, Tohono O'odham, Gila River Pima, White Mountain Apache, and Navajo students. 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.

 

Through Saturday, Aug. 28

• See the exhibit, A Grand View: Arizona Landscape Photography 1871-2010 featuring a selection of images by more than 30 photographers including Ansel Adams, Linda Connor, Forman Hanna, Eliot Erwitt, Timothy O'Sullivan, Richard Misrach, Frederick Sommer, William Lesch, Jay Dusard, Edward McCain, and many more. Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.; free; 624-7370.

 

Through Sunday, Oct. 3

• View the Tohono Chul Park A to Z exhibit, a visual compendium that touches upon some of the people, places and things that make the park unique. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

 

HEALTH

 

Tuesday, July 6

• Avoid making end of life decisions based on fear, lack or information or misinformation by understanding how legal, ethical and emotional issues impact decision-making at the seminar My Life, My Choice - Navigating End of Life Decisions. Details: 10-11 a.m.; Interfaith Community Services, 2820 W. Ina Rd.; free; 400-0274.

 

Wednesday, July 7

• Learn continuous chest compression CPR. Details: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; DuVal Auditorium, University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 626-4083.

 

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