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Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 4:00 am | Updated: 9:54 am, Wed Jun 19, 2013.

THEATER

Friday to Sunday through June 22

• Catch a performance of Southern Fried Safecracker with a comic twist on murder and burglary. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave.; $18; 260-6442.

 

MUSIC 

Thursday, June 13

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to the classic country and rock-and-roll of the Greg Spivey Band at the Oro Valley Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, Century Theatres Courtyard, Oracle & Tangerine Roads; free; 797-3959.

 

Friday, June 14 

• Listen to the blue-grass and jazz fusion of Noctrane featuring some Irish/Celtic fiddling by John White. Details: 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; $18, $15 members; 622-6014. 

 

Saturday, June 15

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to the Music on the Mountain Summer Concert Series with this week’s band Bob Meighan and the Dreadnutts featuring Peter McLaughlin. Details: 12:30-4:30 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy., Summerhaven; free; 237-4404.

• Bring a lawn chair and get ready for some Country Bluegrass at the Ranch featuring Cowboy Hippie and Clear Country with Beau Renfro. Details: 3-8 p.m.; El Rancho Robles, 1170 Rancho Robles Road, Oracle; $10; 520-896-7651.

• Listen to a Jazz Concert under the Stars featuring Joe Bourne. Details: 7 p.m.; Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road; free; 887-5127.

 

Sunday, June 16

• Don’t miss rockers Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with Cheap Trick. Details: 7 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Road; $30-$85; 800-344-9435. 

 

Tuesday, June 18

• Listen to long-time country music favorite vocalist Martina McBride. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Road; $35-$85; 800-344-9435. 

 

Saturday, June 22

• Listen to The Ultimate Neil Diamond Tribute – Hot August Nights starring Dean Colley in a tribute to one of history’s greatest songwriters. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $30, $25 in advance; 825-2818.

 

Sunday, June 23

• Enjoy Cyndi Lauper’s She’s So Unusual Tour, the quintessential girl who wants to have fun after more than 25 years of global record sales. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $32-$84; 547-3040.

 

Friday, June 28

• Don’t miss an unforgettable night of the iconic soft-rock duo Air Supply performing hits from three successful decades. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $29-$74; 547-3040.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, June 13

• Bring the whole family to the Monsoon Awareness Safety Fair featuring local safety organizations and fire departments. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 747-7575.

 

Friday to Saturday, June 14-15

• Bring the whole family to the Park Place Guitar Festival with Guitar and Growlers on Friday featuring blues and tastings; performances in all genres on Saturday along with antique and classic guitar displays, swaps, appraisals, and children’s activities. Details:  6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

 

Saturday, June 15

• Help raise funds for exhibits and programs at the Children’s Museum Tucson at the Father’s Day Weekend Golf Classic. Details: 6:30 a.m. registration, 7:30 a.m. shotgun start; La Paloma Country Club, 3660 E. Sunrise Drive; $175; 792-9985.

• Help raise funds at the Treasures for Tucson Beach Party featuring live and silent auctions, raffle, live entertainment, food, and drinks to benefit the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN). Details: 6 p.m.; Hilton Doubletree Hotel, Reid Park; $75, $65 in advance; 299-6647 or www.tihan.org.

• Sample a wide variety of Craft Beers while enjoying live music, animal encounters, and fun activities at Brew at the Zoo to help support conservation education at the new Brown Bear habitat. Details: 6 p.m.; Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way; $50, $40 members; $40, $30 members in advance; 881-4753 or www.tucsonzoo.org

 

Thursday to Saturday, June 20-22

• Take a Western National Parks Association insider tour Summer Solstice: Sedona, Jerome, and Arizona National Monuments and delve into the long history of Arizona’s human inhabitants with visits to Casa Grande, Montezuma Castle, Walnut Canyon, Wupatki, and Tuzigoot National Monuments. Details: 7:30 a.m. Thursday-6:30 p.m. Saturday; depart from National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; $550-$595; 622-6014.

• Bring the whole family to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus featuring elephants, tigers, acrobats, awe-inspiring aerialists, and more. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $11-$77; www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Saturday, June 22

• Help raise funds at the Oro Valley Dolphins Youth Football Cheer Annual Golf Tournament. Details: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Vistoso Golf Course, 955 W. Vistoso Highlands Drive; $90; 907-6823 or www.orovalleydolphinsyouthfootballcheer.org.

 

Classes And Programs

Thursday, June 13

• Join others for a civil, facilitated discussion of current events such as immigration reform, home-grown terrorism, gun control or others at And Now, the News facilitated by Bill Adler. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 594-5580.

 

Saturday, June 15

• Enjoy Our Spirit, Our Reality: A Women’s Reading Anthology presented by Elena Díaz Björkquist and the Sowing the Seeds Collective of women writers in Tucson. Details: noon and 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

Tuesday, June 18 

• Learn how to Make Flower Essences From Your Garden and Yard as a way to bottle some of the energy of favorite flowers and have access to them at any time presented by Deborah Mayaan, MA. Details: 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 594-5580.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Saturday, June 15

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 6-9 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Road; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

• Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky at A Night with the Stars with the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers and their telescopes. Details: 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Tucson Mountain Park Ironwood Picnic Area, 1548 S. Kinney Road; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 

CHILDREN

 

Thursday, June 13

• Enjoy a mix of magic, juggling, and comedy at the Magic Show. Details: 3-4 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free tickets available one hour before program; 594-5200. 

• Learn how to make Duct Tape Wallets at the Thursday Thing summer club for teens. Details: 6-7 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; 594-5200.

 

Friday, June 14

• Choose from a variety of kid-friendly crafts at the Friday Fun Club: Crafternoon. Details: 2 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; 594-5200. 

 

Sunday, June 16

• Celebrate Father’s Day at the Zoo with treats for animal fathers and children’s activities. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way; free adult admission with paid child’s admission; 837-8187 or www.tucsonzoo.org

 

Tuesday, June 18

• Discover the keys to unlock the treasures gathered from fossils at Dinosaurs Discoveries presented by the Children’s Museum Tucson. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free tickets available one hour before program; 594-5200. 

 

FILM

 

Thursday, June 13

• Catch a screening of “Love Free or Die” about an openly gay Episcopal bishop and the struggle of LGBT people to receive full acceptance in their faith at the documentary film series Now Showing at Your Library. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 594-5580.

 

 

 

 

Top 10 at the Box Office

Movie        Weekend Gross

The Purge       $36.4M

Fast & Furious 6    $19.8M

Now You See Me        $19.5M

The Internship     $18.1M

Epic      $12.1M

Star Trek Into Darkness     $11.7M

After Earth     $11.2M

The Hangover Part III   $7.4M

Iron Man 3     $5.8M

The Great Gatsby     $4.2M

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Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Spirit of Marathon II (NR)

This is the End (R)

The Internship (PG-13)

The Purge (R)

After Earth (PG-13)

Now You See Me (PG-13)

Epic (PG)

Epic 3D (PG)

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)

The Hangover Part III (R)

Frances Ha (R)

Star Trek into Darkness (PG-13)

The Great Gatsby (PG-13)

Kon-Tiki (PG-13)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 888-262-4386

This is the End (R)

The Internship (PG-13)

The Purge (R)

After Earth (PG-13)

Now You See Me (PG-13)

Epic (PG)

Epic 3D (PG)

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)

The Hangover Part III (R)

Star Trek into Darkness IMAX (PG-13)

Star Trek into Darkness (PG-13)

The Great Gatsby (PG-13)

The Great Gatsby 3D (PG-13)

Iron Man 3 (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Peeples (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13)

Olympus Has Fallen (R)

The Call (R)

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

Identity Thief (R)

Quartet (PG-13)

Life of Pi (PG)

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG)

 

Harkins Arizona Pavilions 12

5755 W. Arizona Pavilions Drive, 230-4730

This is the End (R)

The Internship (PG-13)

The Purge (R)

After Earth (PG-13)

Epic 3D (PG)

Epic (PG)

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)

The Great Gatsby (PG-13)

The Hangover Part III (R)

Iron Man 3 (PG-13)

Now You See Me (PG-13)

Star Trek into Darkness 3D (PG-13)

Star Trek into Darkness (PG-13)

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (PG)

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