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Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:04 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A listing of area outdoors and recreational activities for the week.

Wednesday, Oct. 1

• A fresh block of T’ai Chi lessons begins today, five weeks of instruction on the moving meditation that benefits the heart, flexibility, mind and spirit. Instructor Edna Silva R.N. has studied T’ai Chi across China, New Zealand and America. Details: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., $10 per week, $12 for drop ins; Oro Valley Recreation Room, 11143 N. La Cañada Drive, Suite 107; for more information, call 229-5050 or go online to

Thursday, Oct. 2

• Registration continues for Oro Valley’s Winter Hoops youth program, with games beginning around Thanksgiving. More information is available online at

Saturday, Oct. 4

• Learn to protect your dog — and yourself — from rattlesnakes by attending the Marana Parks and Recreation Department’s snake avoidance training session. Dogs learn to use all their senses to detect snakes, using live, defanged Western Diamondback rattlers. Details: 8 to 9:30 a.m.; $57.50 for Marana resident, $60 for non-residents; Heritage House, Large Ramada 12375 N. Heritage Park Drive; for more information, call 382-1950.

• Reserve your spot now for a breezy 2-mile hike along the Bowen Trail, where you’ll view stunning saguaro-studded hillsides along with prickly pear and cholla stands. Also visit the ruins of the Old Stone House before heading out. Details: 9 a.m. to noon; free for ages 12 and older; Pima County Tucson Mountain Park, 3645 W. Starr Pass Blvd. (across from resort); reservations required; for more information, call 616-7855 or e-mail

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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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