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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

Drawing I: An Art Workshop for Adults

Drawing I: An Art Workshop for Adults

October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn the skills of drawing from direct observation in this 6-week course, and discover and expand your creativity. Try something new and surprise yourself! Space is limited. Registration begins on August 1st. For more information or to register call 594-5305. All supplies and classes are free.

THE ARIZONA BANJO BLASTERS

THE ARIZONA BANJO BLASTERS

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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The Arizona Banjo Blasters were founded by Rob Wright in 2007 with the purpose of inspiring the spirit of playing “Happy” Banjo Music. Many members of the band have over 50 years of banjo performance experience. Instruments at Blasters concerts include the 4 string banjo, banjo mandolin, banjo ukulele, washboard, upright bass and female vocalist!... Read more »

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

The Gathering of the Remnant Conference 2014

The Gathering of the Remnant Conference 2014

October 2 @ 8:00 am

Registration includes all workshops. **WORKSHOPS start at  9 a.m. Preparing a Generation for Kingdom Advancement through Church, Business, Education, and Home. Friday October 3rd **9-10 a.m.  Pastor Amos Lewis (Rising Star MBC, Tucson) on CHURCH **10-11 a.m. Apostle Arthur Tigney (New Destiny Church International, Tucson)  on BUSINESS **11-12 noon Dr. Amanda Goodson (Trinity Temple CME, Tucson)... Read more »

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Come learn how to navigate ReferenceUSA, the premier source of business and residential information offered by the Pima County Public Library. Small business owners and nonprofit fundraisers are especially encouraged to attend.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Operation Christmas Child Countdown Event and Full Circle Speaker

Operation Christmas Child Countdown Event and Full Circle Speaker

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tucson volunteers host a celebration event to kick off the 2014 Operation Christmas Child season at Northwest Baptist Church. Alex Nsengimana will share about receiving a shoebox gift in a Rwandan orphanage after watching the genocide take the lives of his family. You will receive helpful tips and ideas on how to have a successful... Read more »

Adoption Seminar- All About Domestic & International Adoption

Adoption Seminar- All About Domestic & International Adoption

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

An orientation for adoptive parents on current trends in adoption. Fee?  Free, but donations accepted.

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - October 4 @ 9:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Urban Yarns @ the Library

Urban Yarns @ the Library

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Calling all downtown knitters & crocheters! Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library’s latest fiber-themed books, & find inspiration for your next project.   Note: No instruction is provided.

Billy Sedlmayr – CD Release Party

Billy Sedlmayr – CD Release Party

October 3 @ 8:00 pm

                              “Billy Sedlmayr… (is) one of the pioneers of Tucson punk and new-wave music, (he) played pivotal roles as a drummer and singer in seminal local acts The Pedestrians and Giant Sandworms during the early 1980s. A few years later, he... Read more »

SAID THE WHALE

SAID THE WHALE

October 3 @ 8:00 pm

  Said The Whale formed in 2007 as a collaboration between songwriters Ben Worcester and Tyler Bancroft. The pair’s debut EP, Taking Abalonia, featured sunny west coast indie pop, with breezy harmonies, shimmering guitars, and lyrical tributes to their home city of Vancouver. In 2008, the album was rereleased as Howe Sounds/Talking Abalonia, featuring seven... Read more »

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Climate Change Forum on Saint Francis Day

Climate Change Forum on Saint Francis Day

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

 A Religious Response to Climate Change – I: Learning The Episcopal Parish of Saint Michael and All Angels 602 North Wilmot Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711 Saint Francis Day, October 4 (Saturday), 2014 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Mass (optional) at 8:30 AM & lunch at 12:00 PM (free-will offering) “If you don’t like the weather,... Read more »

Classics & Oldies Car Show

Classics & Oldies Car Show

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The keys that turn a car from auto to art rev in the detail – the minimalism appeal of a flat black paint job honoring the sleek design of a 1950s Ford truck, the careful brush strokes needed for masterful pin striping, the intricate murals painted on the hood of a Chevy Impala.  There are... Read more »

Musical Magic for Kids

Musical Magic for Kids

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Hop aboard the magical, musical bus for an exciting adventure in Disneyland! Save the day by solving a mystery with musical clues from famous characters. We’ll meet pirates, princesses, monsters, and many other surprises along the way.  Costumes welcomed!

Pumpkin Fiesta

Pumpkin Fiesta

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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October 4-5 Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ring in the fall with the Pumpkin Fiesta at the Sonoran Glass School! For two days, we fill our facilities with wild handmade glass pumpkins, gourds, acorns, and other fall-themed glass art of all styles and prices. This is also your chance to Make Your Own Glass... Read more »

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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There are over 3,500 foster children in Pima County and that number continues to grow.  Join us for an orientation on foster care and adoption, and learn how you can help these children by becoming licensed as a foster parent or certified to adopt! At this orientation you will learn: Who are the children in... Read more »

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Cat Mountain Station Arts and Crafts Fair

Cat Mountain Station Arts and Crafts Fair

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Local artists and craftspeople show and sell jewelry, woodwork, wrought iron, stained glass, bead work, recycled art, fabric art, folk art, candles, and more at a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, October 5, 2014. Rudy Cortese and Joel Leland will provide entertainment. Admission is free. Call or visit www.catmountainstation.com for more... Read more »

Creation Sunday Festive Service

Creation Sunday Festive Service

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church celebrates Creation Sunday, October 5, the beginning of the Season of Creation . The Season of Creation starts with the festive 10AM service Creation Sunday, October 5, with music and dance. The music of this festival service will reflect the universality of humanity through its diverse cultures.  A solo Native... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Grams & Krieger

Hacienda Del Blues: Grams & Krieger

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch & Marty Kool, from KXCI’s Blues Review, presents live Blues every Sunday. This week features Tucson favorites, Grams & Krieger. Steve Grams on stand-up bass & vocals & Danny Krieger on acoustic guitar & vocals put their own spin to classic Blues & originals. You’ve seen them with Bad News... Read more »

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

A Blessing of the Animals to honor the Season of Creation will be held outdoors on the Labyrinth at 5PM, Sunday October 5, Creation Sunday. We honor the legacy of Francis of Assisi by connecting with, and blessing humanity’s connection with the animal kingdom.  Everyone is welcome to bring their furry, scaly, feathered and invertebrate... Read more »

LoBros @ Rex Allen Days

LoBros @ Rex Allen Days

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The horn rock band, The LoBros, will be performing in the Willcox High School auditorium as part of Rex Allen Days! Performing together for the first time in two years, watch these two trombone playing brothers reunite on stage in a very big way! With Latin dance rhythms, the LoBros will be sure to get... Read more »

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Pima County One Stop Career Center

Pima County One Stop Career Center

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pima County One Stop Career Center representative will be on hand to enroll job seekers into their preparatory skills courses or certificate training programs.

Shonen Knife, KXCI Presents!

Shonen Knife, KXCI Presents!

October 6 @ 8:00 pm
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  Shonen Knife, Osaka Japan’s legendary queens of indie sunshine, are back with a brand new album for 2014. Their newest release, “Overdrive”, is a tip of the hat to 70′s Hard Rock, and a continuation of Shonen Knife’s journey into the musings of food, fantasy and daily life in the Far Eastern metropolis of... Read more »

Social Distortion

Social Distortion

October 6 @ 8:00 pm

                        Here’s how you know you’ve made it in the music business: You’ve stayed strong for three decades on your own terms, on your own time, by your own rules, and over that time your influence has only grown. Each of your albums has... Read more »

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Master Gardener Class: Successful Desert Gardening

Master Gardener Class: Successful Desert Gardening

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Troubled about your tomatoes? Baffled over basil? Confounded by your creosote? Master Gardeners from the Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

SKRILLEX FALL TOUR

SKRILLEX FALL TOUR

October 7 @ 6:00 pm

SKRILLEX FALL TOUR featuring SKRILLEX, DJ MUSTARD, BRANCHEZ & DAVID HEARTBREAK

Passafire

Passafire

October 7 @ 6:30 pm

                  Passafire was formed in 2003 by students attending Savannah College of Art and Design. Throughout the years, they have become a perpetually touring band playing hundreds of shows a year with bands like 311, Rebelution, Pepper, Matisyahu, Michael Franti, The Wailers and many more. Bowne doesn’t... Read more »

Parker Millsap, KXCI Presents!

Parker Millsap, KXCI Presents!

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An Oklahoma native brought up in the Pentecostal church, which he’s since departed, 21-year-old Parker Millsap will make you a true believer. The young tunesmith delivers his religious-laced parables, character-driven narratives and relationship tales with the fire-and-brimstone fervor of a preacher, restoring our faith in the power of song. Millsap has a voice equally suited... Read more »

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“The Documented Border” – Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea

“The Documented Border” – Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Luis Alberto Urrea, Mexican American poet, novelist, essayist and author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Devil’s Highway, delivers the keynote address in the opening event of “The Documented Border” exhibition. On display through December, the exhibition showcases audio interviews, illustrations, and a digital archive of life on the border.

Tucson Songwriter Showcase

Tucson Songwriter Showcase

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Original music by local musicians.  October 8 is the second Wednesday of the month and that means another exciting evening of original music.  6:30 pm Dennis Pepe, Aimee Skelton, Whyte Panther 7:30 Stuart Oliver, Kate Becker, Ron Pandy 8:30 Tom Wooley, Susan Taunton, Stefin Gordon.  I am truly amazed at the creative minds of this... Read more »

ALLAN RIDING QUINTET featuring jazz vocalist Michael Fan

ALLAN RIDING QUINTET featuring jazz vocalist Michael Fan

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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This swinging quintet plays jazz arrangements of tunes from the ‘Great American Songbook’, and from Broadway hit shows, with Las Vegas circuit veteran and KGVY radio personality Joey Lessa singing Sinatra favorites. Originally from England, keyboardist Allan Riding has performed for decades in venues across the globe. Michael Fan is a longtime member of the... Read more »

BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEY BEARS

BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEY BEARS

October 8 @ 8:00 pm

                          Joe Lewis hails from Austin, TX – the collision center where Southern soul meets mid-western blues and vagabond punk. Unable to keep away from the infectious music scene Austin is infamous for, Joe Lewis soaked it all in and soon found himself... Read more »

Living Colour

Living Colour

October 8 @ 8:00 pm

                                                           

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Tucson Film & Music Festival

Tucson Film & Music Festival

October 9 - 12
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10th Annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, October 9-12, 2104,  showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert Southwest.  TFMF screens at multi venues around Tucson including the Loft Cinema and The... Read more »

A Taste of Tai Chi

A Taste of Tai Chi

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A wellness exercise composed of a series of postures – engaging slow, smooth body movements, natural breath, moving meditation to achieve a state of relaxation and harmony of body and mind. We will explore fundamentals applicable to any Tai Chi style. Presented by Heather Chalon of Move Into Well-Being.

Questions and Answers on Collaborative Divorce

Questions and Answers on Collaborative Divorce

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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There are many parties contemplating divorce who are fearful of using the traditional adversary divorce process to resolve their divorce related legal issues. Often the traditional adversary divorce can be costly, litigious and unnecessarily time consuming. This question and answer discussion will cover the basics of the collaborative divorce process, whose foundation is to resolve... Read more »

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

October 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by Bill Obenchain, a docent from the Tucson Museum of Art. From children’s works to science books to novels, art incorporated into printed documents can significantly enhance understanding and enjoyment, and be an important influence itself

Gallery Talk: Brian Paul Clamp

Gallery Talk: Brian Paul Clamp

October 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Brian Paul Clamp—curator, collector, and owner/director of ClampArt—will speak with collector and choreographer Douglas Nielsen.

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Tucson Film & Music Festival

Tucson Film & Music Festival

October 9 - 12
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10th Annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, October 9-12, 2104,  showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert Southwest.  TFMF screens at multi venues around Tucson including the Loft Cinema and The... Read more »

Boom

Boom

October 9 @ 8:00 pm - October 11 @ 10:00 pm

A comedy as much about the beginning of life as the end, boom puts the last woman, a journalist who hates the idea of babies, and last man, a gay marine biologist, on Earth together in an underground lab after a comet strikes.  Will these two repopulate the planet?  And who is this third character-... Read more »

Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Opportunity for nonprofit & community organizations to research using the Foundation Directory Online & the Arizona Guide to Grants databases with a librarian present to help maximize search results.   Seating at a computer is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Teen Gaming Day

Teen Gaming Day

October 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and snacks during your October break! We’ll have Wii, PS3, Minecraft, and online games. Geared toward teens ages 11-18. See you there!

Harry Potter and the Haunted Ruins

Harry Potter and the Haunted Ruins

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:40 pm
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Calling all Witches, Wizards, and Magical Folk!  Evil lurks in the Forbidden Forest… will the forces of good prevail?  This October Valley of the Moon is transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for an unforgettable first day of school adventure.  Start your adventure with a visit Diagon Alley to choose a wand from... Read more »

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Tucson Film & Music Festival

Tucson Film & Music Festival

October 9 - 12
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10th Annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, October 9-12, 2104,  showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert Southwest.  TFMF screens at multi venues around Tucson including the Loft Cinema and The... Read more »

$2 2nd Saturday

$2 2nd Saturday

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Head downtown for another great 2nd Saturday at the Children’s Museum Tucson! The museum is open from 10-5pm and will have $2 admission for everyone in the family. Children’s Museum Tucson is a great place for children and their families to play and learn together. There are 11,000 square feet of exhibits to enjoy fun,... Read more »

Tucson Organic Gardener’s Fall Garden Fair

Tucson Organic Gardener’s Fall Garden Fair

October 11 @ 10:00 am
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• Fall Plant Starts from Local Growers. • Native Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers and Seeds. • Organic Compost, Fertilizers, and Garden Supplies. • Free Gardening Class at 11am. • Petting Zoo and Crafts. • Gift Raffle, Music, Games and Much More • Fall Plant Starts from Local Growers. • Native Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers and Seeds. •... Read more »

The Book of Life Halloween Carnival

The Book of Life Halloween Carnival

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.

Cars, Trucks & Trains Concert

Cars, Trucks & Trains Concert

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association fundraising concert.  15 Tucson musical acts perform their favorite songs of cars, trucks and trains.  Fun for the whole family with the proceeds going to support the 30th annual Tucson Folk Festival.  Starting at 6 pm with Matt Bruner,Tammy West, Dennis Pepe, Kathleen Williamson, Eb Eberlein,Denise Lane, Ron Pandy, Karima Walker,... Read more »

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All Breed Dog Wash Fundraiser

All Breed Dog Wash Fundraiser

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wanted dirty dogs: Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption (SA Greys) hosts a dog wash benefiting the extraordinary costs of rehabilitating and transitioning ex racers into forever homes. All dog breeds welcome!  No appointment; first come, first served in the parking lot.

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

October 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Boom

Boom

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A comedy as much about the beginning of life as the end, boom puts the last woman, a journalist who hates the idea of babies, and last man, a gay marine biologist, on Earth together in an underground lab after a comet strikes.  Will these two repopulate the planet?  And who is this third character- a woman... Read more »

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF TUCSON

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF TUCSON

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Free Concert! (ticket required for entry) *unclaimed seats will be released 10 minutes before concert Overture to La Forza del Destino ~ Giuseppe Verdi Variations on a Theme by Haydn ~ Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 7 ~ Sergei Prokofiev The Civic Orchestra of Tucson (COT) was founded in the spring of 1975 by George Schwartz... Read more »

POP! A Food and Fashion Forward Fundraiser

POP! A Food and Fashion Forward Fundraiser

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join the YWCA Tucson for an evening of hors d’oeuvres, haute couture and handbags. This first-annual fundraiser will include giant entertainment packed into one tiny night! Women-owned local restaurants will be on-hand to offer treats to fuel your bidding spirit while you peruse the silent auction of designer handbags filled with goodies from local spas,... Read more »

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Ask a Master Gardener: Vegetable Gardening in Containers

Ask a Master Gardener: Vegetable Gardening in Containers

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presented by Master Gardeners from the Pima County Cooperative Extension.

Women and Money: Budgeting

Women and Money: Budgeting

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Learn about the advantages of creating and maintaining a monthly household budget. The class will focus on getting a budget started for your specific needs and those of your family. You will also be provided with tips and advice on how to successfully maintain your budget.

Poliça, KXCI Presents!

Poliça, KXCI Presents!

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Poliça w/ Web of Sunsets (7pm, $15, All Ages)Poliça has played the Hotel Congress a few times in the past, including last year at Exile on Congress when they stole the spotlight of the event. The “electro-r&b goth-pop” group return this Monday for an early performance in the club, don’t miss it! POLIÇA began as... Read more »

J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS

J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS

October 13 @ 8:00 pm

For J. Roddy Walston & The Business―who formed in 2002 in Walston’s hometown of Cleveland, Tennessee―embracing weirdness means a mumble-out-loud celebration of that great and terrible burden of being human. Forcing the oft-clashing worlds of art and rock-and-roll to make nice, the band (including guitarist/vocalist Billy Gordon, bassist/vocalist Logan Davis, and drummer Steve Colmus) deals... Read more »

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, KXCI Presents!

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, KXCI Presents!

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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KXCI Presents Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives on October 13th at The Rialto Theatre. Marty Stuart’s long history in country music includes time with Lester Flatt and Johnny Cash, as well as his own chart topping solo career, TV series and live shows of foot stompin’, tail shakin’, honky tonkin’, rockin’ hillbilly music. Doors... Read more »

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Plaza Planter Project Work Party

Plaza Planter Project Work Party

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join the community as we continue to spruce up the Plaza Planters in front of the Main Library. Monthly work parties will be open to all – we’ll weed, replant, turn soil and provide some TLC to the planters.

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Take a journey back to the greatest days of rock with Dave Mason’s sight and sound experience, Traffic Jam.  Join Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the legendary band Traffic, Dave Mason for an evening of music history as he retraces the earliest days of his career with Traffic and the works... Read more »

The Gardeners of Tucson Mostly Plants Annual Auction

The Gardeners of Tucson Mostly Plants Annual Auction

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Unique and unusual plants will be auctioned off at the Gardeners of Tucson’s (TGOT) Annual Mostly Plants Auction from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Tues., Oct. 14 at a free public event slated for the Ward Six City Council office, 3202 E. First St. Ward Six is located 1 blk. South of Speedway and 1... Read more »

The New Pornographers, KXCI Presents!

The New Pornographers, KXCI Presents!

October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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                  A Canadian indie-rock super group, The New Pornographers members include Carl Newman, Neko Case, Kathryn Calder and Dan Bejar of Destroyer. Doors open at 7pm with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart starting at 8pm October 14th at The Rialto Theatre. The New Pornographers, stunningly,... Read more »

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Show & Tell @ Playground: Global Revolution from Harlem to Havana

Show & Tell @ Playground: Global Revolution from Harlem to Havana

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Throughout the 1960s-70s, U.S. Black Power activists traveled to Havana, Cuba where they helped build a global revolutionary movement called the Tricontinental. This movement, which produced films, posters, and magazines in four languages, played a central role not only in U.S. civil rights but also in the defeat of apartheid in South Africa and in... Read more »

Neil & Lisa McCallion

Neil & Lisa McCallion

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Neil McCallion of The Mighty Maxwells and Lisa McCallion of The Last Call Girls team up for a night of rock, country, blues and whatever else we may happen to remember the lyrics to.

White Mystery with Bradford Trojan and Otherly Love

White Mystery with Bradford Trojan and Otherly Love

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FREE for MOCA members, $5 non-members The Chicago born and bred redheaded brother-sister rock and roll duo of Miss Alex White and Francis Scott Key White, aka White Mystery, will perform at MOCA Tucson on Wednesday, October 15th. With their reverb-saturated, dirty, rockabilly guitar sound, White Mystery have garnered attention and plaudits from Vice, Pitchfork,... Read more »

Ana Tijoux, KXCI Presents!

Ana Tijoux, KXCI Presents!

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ana Tijoux is an internationally recognized MC from Chile whose eclectic hip-hop delves into jazz, funk and Latin American traditions. Doors open at 7pm with the psychedelic cumbia of Vox Urbana, October 15th at The Rialto Theatre. One of the most respected MCs in any language, Ana Tijoux has been winning over fans around the... Read more »

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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We will discuss this month’s reading selection, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. You can pick up a copy of this month’s book at the first floor information desk of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, starting 1:00pm September 18th.

Art Now! – Non-Stop Poetry: The Zines of Mark Gonzales

Art Now! – Non-Stop Poetry: The Zines of Mark Gonzales

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MOCA curator Jocko Weyland will discuss the newly published Non Stop Poetry: The Zines of Mark Gonzales, a comprehensive presentation of the zines made by Gonzales from the early-’90s to the present day. Undoubtedly one of the greatest skateboarders of all time, Gonzales also deserves equal recognition as an artist and poet. With reproductions from... Read more »

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought”

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought”

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

October 16, 2014, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner featuring the presentation “The Eagle and the Archaeologists: The Lindberghs’ 1929 Southwest Aerial Survey” with historian Erik Berg at Dragon’s View Asian Cuisine, 400 N. Bonita Ave., Tucson. Free admission; order your own dinner off of the restaurant’s... Read more »

Fighting Dark Money in Elections

Fighting Dark Money in Elections

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Millions of dollars in out-of-state dark money is flooding the 2014 Arizona elections. What can we do about it? Join PDA Tucson for speakers and discussion related to Move to Amend and Clean Elections. Doors open at 6 p.m.; program at 6:30 p.m.

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Southwest Terror Fest III

Southwest Terror Fest III

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - October 19 @ 11:00 pm
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TERROR FEST 2014 Welcome to the third annual installment of Arizona’s biggest punk and metal party of the year. This time we bring the party to downtown Tucson at the historic Rialto Theatre and The District Tavern. The kick off show begins on Thursday night and shows run right through Sunday night for four full... Read more »

Lunchtime Express Curator Tour

Lunchtime Express Curator Tour

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

FREE for MOCA members, free with general admission Shake up your lunchtime routine! Bring your lunch, dine on the Plaza and enjoy a brief curator’s tour of the current exhibitions.

The Winding Stream, Presented by the Loft Film Fest

The Winding Stream, Presented by the Loft Film Fest

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Winding Stream is the tale of the dynasty at the very heart of country music. Starting with the seminal Original Carter Family, AP, Sara and Maybelle; this film documents the ebb and flow of their influence, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, the marital alliance between June Carter... Read more »

Flip The Switch: Naim Amor & Al Foul, KXCI Presents!

Flip The Switch: Naim Amor & Al Foul, KXCI Presents!

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Maker House and KXCI present Flip The Switch Fridays, a live music event in the Maker House courtyard every Friday at 8pm. This Friday, Flip The Switch has the Naim Amor Band and Al Foul. Details for Flip The Switch, and other Maker House events, are available at MakerHouse.org.

Music+Festival 2014: Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Chávez, Revueltas

Music+Festival 2014: Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Chávez, Revueltas

October 18 - 19
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The University of Arizona School of Music presents “Music + Festival 2014: Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Chávez, Revueltas.” This is the seventh annual composers festival, directed by UA composer Daniel Asia. This year the festival is co-directed by conductor/composer Odaline de la Martinez, and as in previous years, will feature a symposium, concerts and a film. The... Read more »

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Southwest Terror Fest III

Southwest Terror Fest III

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - October 19 @ 11:00 pm
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TERROR FEST 2014 Welcome to the third annual installment of Arizona’s biggest punk and metal party of the year. This time we bring the party to downtown Tucson at the historic Rialto Theatre and The District Tavern. The kick off show begins on Thursday night and shows run right through Sunday night for four full... Read more »

Music+Festival 2014: Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Chávez, Revueltas

Music+Festival 2014: Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Chávez, Revueltas

October 18 - 19
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The University of Arizona School of Music presents “Music + Festival 2014: Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Chávez, Revueltas.” This is the seventh annual composers festival, directed by UA composer Daniel Asia. This year the festival is co-directed by conductor/composer Odaline de la Martinez, and as in previous years, will feature a symposium, concerts and a film. The... Read more »

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Books on Wheels (on bikes) program is looking for volunteers to help select books for homebound community members. Please fill out an application and bring it with you to the orientation. In order to reserve a spot at this orientation or if you have any questions, please e-mail Karen.Greene@pima.gov or call Infoline at 791-4010.

Valencia Animal Hospital’s OPEN HOUSE

Valencia Animal Hospital’s OPEN HOUSE

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Come partake in the fun while munching on snacks, enjoying a cup of coffee from the guest barista and testing your luck with the in-house raffle benefiting local animal rescue organizations.  And don’t forget about the doggy CPR demo and personal hospital tour! Get all the animal health information you need during this one time... Read more »

St Andrews Presbyterian Church Arts and Craft Fair

St Andrews Presbyterian Church Arts and Craft Fair

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Arts and Craft Fair at St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Saturday Oct 18, 9am to 3pm.  7650 Paseo del Norte between MaGee and Ina in Tucson.  Jewelry, pottery, needlework, hand made toys, cards, fiber arts, pastels, metal work, fresh baked goods and hand crafted items of all kinds.

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SABHF Blues & Heritage Festival

SABHF Blues & Heritage Festival

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sunday, October 19th at Rillito Racetrack Park (First Avenue & River Road). Learn more at http://azblues.org/ Performers include: National headliners: Cash Box Kings (http://www.cashboxkings.com/) plus a full day of blues with: Cholla High School Blues Standards Baja Arizona Blues Angel Diamond and the Blues Disciples Johnny Ain’t Right Union Stone Band $10 adults, kids are... Read more »

“Memphis,” Presented by the Loft Film Fest

“Memphis,” Presented by the Loft Film Fest

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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A strange singer with “god given talent” drifts through the mythic city of Memphis under its canopy of ancient oak trees, shattered windows, and burning spirituality. Surrounded by lovers, legends, hustlers, preachers, and a wolfpack of kids, the unstable performer avoids the recording studio and is driven to spend time in his own form of... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow and the Ride of the Headless Stick-Horseman

Sleepy Hollow and the Ride of the Headless Stick-Horseman

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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A fun adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic tale: There is a new school teacher in Sleepy Hollow, and he is the bumbley and awkward Ichabod Crane. Ichabod must compete against Brom Bones to win the heart of the mayor’s beautiful daughter, Katrina Van Tassel. The story concludes with a hilarious ride of the headless horseman.... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

Garden Talks

Garden Talks

October 19 @ 2:00 pm

Master Gardeners from Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What is Día de los Muertos? It is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and the Southwestern United States. To many Mexicans, death is not a subject to be feared, ignored, or divorced from the living. One cannot celebrate life without also celebrating death. This plática (informal talk) traces the origins... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

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Artist Talk: Richard Renaldi

Artist Talk: Richard Renaldi

October 21 @ 5:30 pm
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Photographer Richard Renaldi, internationally exhibited and most recently acclaimed for his series Touching Strangers (monograph released by Aperture Foundation, spring 2014), will present and discuss his work. Visit www.creativephotography.org for more info.

Women, Money and Power with Tiana Ronstadt

Women, Money and Power with Tiana Ronstadt

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Do you feel uncertain about your financial future?  Are you wondering where to start or where to go from here? You are not alone! This seminar is designed to help participants understand who they are financially, the impact that has on their investment strategy, and how to get started working with an advisor to seek... Read more »

Julie Fowlis: Music of The Scottish Isles

Julie Fowlis: Music of The Scottish Isles

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Julie Fowlis is a groundbreaking artist who continues to entice new audiences worldwide and push accepted musical boundaries with her adaptations of songs from her native Scottish Gaelic tradition.   It is little wonder that when Disney Pixar was searching for the perfect, authentic singing voice to feature in the soundtrack to Brave, their new 3D... Read more »

Bluesday Tuesday: Mike Hebert and Kings Of Pleasure, KXCI Showcase Series

Bluesday Tuesday: Mike Hebert and Kings Of Pleasure, KXCI Showcase Series

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Maker House introduces the new weekly blues music series, Bluesday Tuesday, curated by KXCI’s Marty Kool. The first event on October 21st features Mike Hebert and Kings of Pleasure.  Mike Hebert is the founder of Kings of Pleasure, a retro swing, blues and jazz band started in 1996 who went on tour nationally and produced 3 CD... Read more »

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BILL GANZ WESTERN BAND

BILL GANZ WESTERN BAND

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bill Ganz has performed for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Western Music Association and is a past member of the Reinsmen, The Desert Sons, and the Sons of the Western Plains among others. The Bill Ganz Band was founded in 1992 for the purposes of entertaining Tucson vacationers seeking authentic... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - October 25 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - October 25 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

The Pfeiffer Collection: An Essay in Social Realism—An Art Talk

The Pfeiffer Collection: An Essay in Social Realism—An Art Talk

October 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art docent Johanna Stein. This presentation commemorates the 70th anniversary of the formative art donation to the UAMA. It includes a group of works on paper, canvas and board, depicting life in the 30′s and early 40′s.

Art Now! Modern? Folk? Art? Architecture? Complexity & Contradiction in Preservation

Art Now! Modern? Folk? Art? Architecture? Complexity & Contradiction in Preservation

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Paul Ivey is back with this popular series of casual, salon style talks. This Fall, we are diving in to some interesting issues in the contemporary art world. Inspiring, provocative, fun, challenging, enlightening, heretical, hysterical and interactive, Art Now! Gives you the opportunity to share your thoughts on the wildly disparate practices and objects... Read more »

Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Long time KXCI favorite Ray LaMontagne brings his SUPERNOVA Tour to the Fox Tucson Theatre on Thursday, October 23rd. “LaMontagne’s voice remains a marvel, quiet and reflective one minute and forceful and impassioned the next. It really is an amazing instrument,” raved the Boston Herald. SUPERNOVA is LaMontangne’s 5th studio album. Tickets at FoxTucson.com and 547-3040.  

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

October 24 - 26
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The 22nd annual Southwest Flair A-Fair is Oct 24th–26th, 10am–5pm. More than 150 of the region’s finest artisans will showcase their high-quality arts and crafts at Plaza Palomino. Artisans, guests and shoppers will all enjoy a weekend of beautiful Tucson weather and art! Proceeds from Flair A-Fair benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - October 25 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

October 24 - 26
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The 22nd annual Southwest Flair A-Fair is Oct 24th–26th, 10am–5pm. More than 150 of the region’s finest artisans will showcase their high-quality arts and crafts at Plaza Palomino. Artisans, guests and shoppers will all enjoy a weekend of beautiful Tucson weather and art! Proceeds from Flair A-Fair benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.

Understand Philanthropy in Southern Arizona to Support Your Fundraising Goals

Understand Philanthropy in Southern Arizona to Support Your Fundraising Goals

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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Stephanie La Loggia will share how the “pie of philanthropy” can be utilized by organizations and fundraising professionals in their work to locate and channel resources toward vital community services and solutions. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Sparks of Hope™ Kick-Off Meeting

Sparks of Hope™ Kick-Off Meeting

October 24 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Spreading Sparks of Hope™ in Arizona -  Empowering Child Survivors of Abuse to Thrive!          Please join us and hear about this amazing nonprofit organization that is coming to Arizona! A local Tucsonan, Holly Perreault, has recently been appointed the Arizona State Director for Sparks of Hope.  Sparks of Hope’s Founder/Executive Director, Lee... Read more »

The Latin Comedy Jam

The Latin Comedy Jam

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Latin Comedy Jam is a historical event that has entertained people around the globe. This tour stop features some of the funniest comedy veterans in the business, featured on networks and shows such as Mad TV, VH1 Baggin’, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, HBO, Comedy Central, UPN The Parkers, Que Loco’s Comic Vie,... Read more »

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22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

October 24 - 26
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The 22nd annual Southwest Flair A-Fair is Oct 24th–26th, 10am–5pm. More than 150 of the region’s finest artisans will showcase their high-quality arts and crafts at Plaza Palomino. Artisans, guests and shoppers will all enjoy a weekend of beautiful Tucson weather and art! Proceeds from Flair A-Fair benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.

Palo Verde Market and Yard sale

Palo Verde Market and Yard sale

October 25 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Huge market featuring lots of yard sale items and the creations by local artists and crafts people. The Palo Verde Neighborhood Association raises money every year to improve and build our community.

Find Your Roots – Discover Your Family Tree

Find Your Roots – Discover Your Family Tree

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pima County Genealogy Society’s introduction to genealogy workshop will examine the reasons for starting the family history search, and the resources available at home, the internet, and across the country. We will go on to discuss charts for presenting the information you uncover, and local libraries that have volunteers to aid your search.

4th Annual Homescape Tour

4th Annual Homescape Tour

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Watershed Management Group is hosting their 4th annual Homescape Harvest Tour on October 25th from 10am-3pm. You’re invited to tour 24 home and public landscapes with hosts on hand to walk you through each sites sustainable features. You’ll see water-harvesting and solar systems, urban food production, compost toilets, and much more. Information and tickets are... Read more »

Chiles, Chocolate & Salsa Festival

Chiles, Chocolate & Salsa Festival

October 25 @ 10:00 am - October 26 @ 4:00 pm
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Treat yourself to our homage to the cult of the fiery chile – and decadent chocolate – two of the ingredients that define life in the Southwest! During the day, vendors feature chile- and Southwest-inspired crafts and chile- and chocolate-enhanced foodstuffs and culinary delights — everything from hand-ground moles and chile-flavored beers to chile shaped... Read more »

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International Festival of Tucson

International Festival of Tucson

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cuisine & sweets from Around the World including the Middle East and Eastern Europe. You will surely find something you have never tasted before and wondered how you lived so long without it. The International Festival showcases a celebration of cultural expression through an exuberance of performances. Many cultures in the world project their values... Read more »

Halloween Dress-Up Pet Fair

Halloween Dress-Up Pet Fair

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Local pet-oriented vendors, a raffle to benefit the Hermitage Cat Shelter, a pet costume contest, and a pet and companion costume contest will be held at Cat Mountain Station on October 26, 2014 from 11am-2pm. Admission is free. Call Pam at 578-4272 or visit www.catmountainstation.com for more information.

Free Day

Free Day

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free admission to MOCA every last Sunday of the month!

18th Annual Sensational Settings

18th Annual Sensational Settings

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Sensational Settings is one of Tucson’s most popular fundraisers featuring over 30 one-of-a-kind table displays created by top local interior designers, specialty shops, florists, and event planners. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit both St. Luke’s Home and CASA Support Council for Pima County. A silent auction, buffet and cash bar will round out... Read more »

Sensational Settings

Sensational Settings

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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A favorite Tucson area fundraiser, Sensational Settings, will be held at the Jewish Community Center on Sunday, October 26, from 12:30 – 4 p.m.  Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit both St. Luke’s Home and CASA Support Council for Pima County. Sensational Settings will feature over 30 one-of-a-kind table displays created by top local... Read more »

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Harry Potter and the Haunted Ruins

Harry Potter and the Haunted Ruins

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:20 pm
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Calling all Witches, Wizards, and Magical Folk! Evil lurks in the Forbidden Forest… will the forces of good prevail? This October Valley of the Moon is transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for an unforgettable first day of school adventure. Start your adventure with a visit Diagon Alley to choose a wand from... Read more »

Dorian Michael at Monterey Court

Dorian Michael at Monterey Court

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Guitarist Dorian Michael plays a mix of fingerstyle instrumentals and a bunch of traditional blues. Monterey Court Stage, 505 W Miracle Mile, Tucson.  6:00-8:30pm

J2B2 Featuring John Jorgenson, Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall and Mark Fain

J2B2 Featuring John Jorgenson, Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall and Mark Fain

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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J2B2 is an all-star bluegrass supergroup featuring four legendary, Grammy Award-winning musicians – John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals; Jon Randall on acoustic guitar and vocals, and Mark Fain on bass – delivering bluegrass like no one has ever heard it before.  The band’s undeniable... Read more »

TERA MELOS / PURE BATHING CULTURE

TERA MELOS / PURE BATHING CULTURE

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tera Melos The history of Tera Melos, like the life of Dostoevsky, treads between transcendence and complete breakdown. In the early quartet years, live performances were as much about gymnastics and daredevilry as they were about actual performance. Bursts of hyper-musicianship sprouted between larger expanses of equipment-trashing, mid-measure cartwheeling, and death-defying rafter-swinging. The evolution from... Read more »

Matisyahu, KXCI Presents!

Matisyahu, KXCI Presents!

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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                          Matisyahu has come a long way since 2005 when he released his breakout album, Live at Stubb’s (which reached #1 on the Reggae Albums Chart and #30 on the Billboard 200). Since then he has pushed himself dynamically and creatively, breaking with... Read more »

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Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This informative workshop will put you on the right path toward owning your own business. Presented by the Women’s Business Center of Southern Arizona, hosted by the Microbusiness Advancement Center and the Pima County Public Library. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Jovert – Steel Drum Band

Jovert – Steel Drum Band

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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When people hear Jovert, they will hear familiar songs, they just won’t hear them in a familiar way. When Jovert plays, listeners can expect to be surprised, enlightened, and above all, entertained. Movement, theatrics, and choreography are very much a part of each Jovert performance. Originally started in 1991 as the Tucson High Steel Band,... Read more »

AFCM Presents the Hagen Quartet

AFCM Presents the Hagen Quartet

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Quartet in G Major, K. 387 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quartet in D Major (“Hoffmeister”), K. 499 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67 Johannes Brahms Performing at our concerts for the first time, the world-renowned Hagen Quartet comes to us with over three decades of superb music making. The group’s concert repertoire features attractive... Read more »

Jimmy Eat World and MINIBOSSES

Jimmy Eat World and MINIBOSSES

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Jimmy Eat World Invented, the sixth full-length album by Jimmy Eat World, contains the signature big hooks and sing-along melodies for which the band has become famous. Fans of the band’s older hits like “The Middle,” “Sweetness,” and “Pain” will find lots to grab onto…and those same fans will be happy to learn that Mark... Read more »

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

Art Now! in the Galleries: On Kindness

Art Now! in the Galleries: On Kindness

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Paul Ivey is back with this popular series of casual, salon style talks. This Fall, we are diving in to some interesting issues in the contemporary art world. Inspiring, provocative, fun, challenging, enlightening, heretical, hysterical and interactive, Art Now! Gives you the opportunity to share your thoughts on the wildly disparate practices and objects... Read more »

Slaid Cleaves

Slaid Cleaves

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An Evening With Slaid Cleaves presented by Hotel Congress and Rhythm and Roots Doors at 7:00, show at 7:30. Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter is an artist in peak form. Cleaves’ seamless new collection delivers vivid snapshots as wildly cinematic... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - November 1 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

October 31 - November 1

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 2014  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  both days We feature local talent! This is THE PLACE for Holiday Shopping!!!

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - November 1 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

October 31 - November 1

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 2014  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  both days We feature local talent! This is THE PLACE for Holiday Shopping!!!

Amber Norgaard returns to Lovin’ Spoonfuls

Amber Norgaard returns to Lovin’ Spoonfuls

October 31 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Amber Norgaard will be returning by popular demand to Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegetarian Restaurant.  Amber, musician/composer, is known as “one of Tucson’s great musical trailblazers” (Tucson Lifestyle Magazine). She has given several amazing performances at Lovin’ Spoonfuls, raising the roof with her selection of self composed songs as well as some old favorites, alternately playing the... Read more »

Candye Kane & The Paladins (KXCI Fundraiser)

Candye Kane & The Paladins (KXCI Fundraiser)

October 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Your Halloween plans are all set: you’ll be joining us at the historic El Casino Ballroom for a great night of live music with blues/roots rockers Candye Kane and The Paladins. This is a KXCI Fundraising concert. Friday, October 31st. 7pm doors, 8pm showtime. The night will include hot music, cold drinks, El Casino’s huge dance... Read more »

Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games

Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games

November 1 - 2

Saturday 9 AM to 10 PM/Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM – Celebrate the culture and traditions of the Celtic nations with this great local festival.  Come see the Highland athletic events including the 2014 SAAA Men’s Lightweight World Championship on Saturday only.  Don’t miss the massed pipe bands, Border Collie Demonstrations, Scottish clans and... Read more »

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