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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 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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