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Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:03 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A list of outdoor and recreational activities for the week.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

• Help support the Ironwood Ridge High School marching band. Register now for the third annual Vanguard Classic Golf Tournament at the Sun City Vistoso golf course on Saturday, Sept. 13. Cost is $75 and includes dinner and music. Log onto www.irhsvanguard.com for details.

• As the weather cools, join  the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers’ buffelgrass removal. Bring hiking gear and enjoy the scenery while yanking the invasive weed. Details: 6 to 9 a.m.; Pima County Tucson Mountain Park, 2020 N. Kinney Road (at caretaker’s house across from Desert Museum); free; ages 12 and older; for more information, call 615-7855 or e-mail eeducation@pima.gov.

Thursday, Aug. 28

• Jazzercise combines aerobics, Pilates, yoga and kickboxing into a fun and exciting workout. All fitness levels are welcome at this high-energy class, taught by longtime instructor Shawna Dorame. Details: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.; Oro Valley Recreation Room, 11143 N. La Cañada Drive, Suite 107; call 349-4335 for prices.

Saturday, Aug. 30

• Kids love butterflies, in all their shapes and colors. The Sonoran Desert Kids Club will hunt for swallowtails, queens, blues and more during this education session. Details: 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; kids ages 5-12 with families; for more information, call 615-7855 or e-mail eeducation@pima.gov.

Sunday, Aug. 31

• Members of the Oro Valley Mixed Doubles Tennis Group seek a few good backhands. Details: 7 a.m.; $5 ball fee every 10 weeks; Ironwood Ridge High School tennis courts, 2475 W. Naranja Drive; for more information, call 575-0829.

Monday, Sept. 1

• Fitness, flexibility and self-confidence are just a few of martial arts’ benefits. For 20 years, Master Instructor Steve Barry has taught students the art of Chun Kuk Do, popularized by film star Chuck Norris, and offers free instruction at the Marana Senior Center. Details: 7-8:30 p.m.; Marana Senior Center, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road; free; for more information, call 382-1950.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

• The sight and song of birds are a morning treat. See cardinals, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors nestled among the trees during a walk geared toward beginning and intermediate birders. 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 or e-mail eeducation@pima.gov.

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HS Schedule

Tuesday, September 16

Boys Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Buena, Cienega at Marana

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge, Catalina at Amphi (Silverbell GC)

Catalina Foothills, Pueblo, Sahuarita at Sahuaro

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

Mountain View at Rio Rico

Ironwood Ridge at Glendale Ironwood

Swimming (@4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge, Sahuarita at Desert Christian

Wednesday, September 17

Girls Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Rincon at CDO

Ironwood Ridge, Desert View at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Cross Country (@4:30)

Salpointe at Catalina Foothills

Palo Verde, Nogales at Marana

Rincon, St. Gregory at CDO

Sahuarita, Pueblo, Pusch Ridge at Desert View

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

Empire at Marana (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

CDO at Queen Creek

Cienega at Mountain View

Sahuaro at Catalina Foothills

Walden Grove at Pusch Ridge

Thursday, September 18

Girls Golf

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Boys Golf

Sahuaro and Salpointe at Ironwood Ridge

CDO, Rincon, Sunnyside at Tucson High

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

Marana at Sahuarita

Ironwood Ridge at Sahuaro (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

Catalina Foothills at Rincon

Pusch Ridge at San Manuel

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Marana vs. Tucson at Quincy Douglas Pool

Cienega at Marana

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Amphi

Catalina Foothills at Sahuaro

Freshman Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Flowing Wells at Marana (4 p.m.)

Desert View at Mountain View

Cienega at CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

JV Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Amphi at Marana

Santa Cruz Valley at Pusch Ridge

Mountain View at Desert View

CDO at Cienega

Buena at Ironwood Ridge

Sahuarita at Catalina Foothills

Friday, September 19

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge at Mt. Carmel Invitational (San Diego, CA)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

Football (@7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Santa Cruz Valley

Catalina at Marana

Desert Vista at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Cienega at CDO

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

Saturday, September 20

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Marana at Old Pueblo Invite(Lincoln Park)

Mountain View at San Diego

Catalina Foothills, CDO at Ojo Rojo (Chandler, AZ)

Swimming

Marana at Wolves Classic (Chandler High)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

 

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