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Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:01 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

Area recreation activities for Friday, June 6, through Tuesday, June 10.

Friday, June 6

• You haven’t lived until you’ve caught a sunset over the Tucson Mountains. Now’s your chance during a two-hour Twilight Hike at Saguaro National Park-West covering sandy and rocky terrains. Wear appropriate hiking gear. Details: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Red Hills Visitor Center at Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free; to RSVP, call 733-5158.

• Hang out with celestial bodies away from the red carpet and discover the heavens’ wonders during a Star Party, complete with telescopes. Details: 8 to 10 p.m.; Pima County Tucson Mountain Park, Ironwood Picnic Area, 1548 S. Kinney Road; free for all ages; for more information, call 615-7855.

Saturday, June 7

• Wild things venture out on the weekends, including sun-basking turtles and roosting owls. Come see them in their natural habitats during a Weekend Wildlife Watching event and discover how to find them in your neighborhood. Details: 8 to 9:30 a.m.; Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free for all ages; for more information, call 615-7855.

Sunday, June 8

• You grilled on Memorial Day, now do something that really benefits veterans. The sixth-annual Tucson VA Medical Center Golf Tourney features a shotgun start, carts, lunch and prizes following the four-man scramble at Tucson Omni’s new Catalina Course. Details: 7:30 a.m.; Tucson Omni Golf Resort, 2727 W. Club Drive; $80; for more information or to register, call Nils Nilsen at 750-0757 or 603-5991.

Tuesday, June 10

• Mingle with winged songsters during a Wake Up with the Birds stroll, geared toward novice birders. Spot cardinals, thrashers, hummingbirds and raptors in the mesquites and palms with available binoculars — or bring your own. Details: 7:30 to 9 a.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free for all ages; for more information, call 615-7855.

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HS Schedule

Tuesday, September 30

Boys Golf (3 p.m.)

Mountain View at Haven Golf Course

Ironwood Ridge, Buena, Catalina at Rincon (Dell Urich)

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Marana at CDO

Maricopa at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Vista Grande

Poston Butte at Catalina Foothills

San Miguel at Pusch Ridge

Freshman Football (6 p.m.)

Maricopa at Marana

Wednesday, October 1

Girls Golf (3 p.m.)

Mountain View vs. Ironwood Ridge (Omnu Tucson National)

CDO, Sunnyside at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Sabino at Catalina Foothills

Cross Country (4:30 p.m.)

Ironwood Ridge, Sahuarita at Flowing Wells (Columbus Park)

Marana, St. Gregory at Catalina Foothills

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

CDO at Ironwood Ridge

Freshman Football (6 p.m.)

Mountain View at Salpointe

Catalina Foothills at CDO

JV Football (6.p.m.)

Marana at Maricopa

Salpointe at Mountain View

CDO at Catalina Foothills

Thursday, October 2

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Mountain View, St. Gregory’s, Pusch Ridge at Marana

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Mountain View at Poston Butte

Catalina Foothills at Flowing Wells

Pusch Ridge at Willcox

Varsity Football (7p.m.)

Maricopa at Marana

Mountain View at Salpointe

Catalina Foothills @ CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Rincon

Friday, October 3

Boys Golf (all day)

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Santa Rita/Flowing Wells Invitational

Girls Vollyeball (all day)

CDO, Catalina Foothills at Falcon Invitational

Cross Country

Catalina Foothills, CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Desert Twilight Festival

Varsity Footbal (7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at San Tan Valley

Saturday, October 4

Boys Golf (all day)

CDO at Santa Rita/Flowing Wells Invitational

Swimming (all day)

Catalina Foothills, CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Brophy/Xavier Swim Invitational

Girls Volleyball (4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Desert Christian

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