Events This Week
AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT CELEBRATION. Tucson High Magnet School Auditorium. 400 N. Second Ave. The Tucson High Magnet School presents Quilt: A Musical Celebration featuring one 32-panel block of the AIDS Memorial Quilt at 7 p.m. on March 18, 19 and 20. Tickets are $7, $5 for seniors and students, with a percentage of the proceeds going to the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation.
BOOK SALE. Arizona State Museum. UA campus, University Boulevard east of Park Avenue. 621-4695. The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society presents their annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 20.
CRAFTERS PACK RAT SALE. Rincon Congressional Church. 122 N. Craycroft Road. The Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild presents hand-crafted things and things to handcraft from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 20.
DOWNTOWN SATURDAY. This week's Downtown Saturday Night celebrates the spoken word on March 20. The third-annual Poetry Crawl gets underway at the Third Stone, 500 N. Fourth Ave., with music by Nervous Dwayne at 7 p.m. Listen to the Sam Robles Jazz Quartet while enjoying the Art Square Fine Art Market from 5 to 9 p.m. on Arizona Avenue south of Congress Street. Stroll down to the Fifth Street Stage on Fourth Avenue (in front of Magpies) for Linda Lou Murphy from 7 to 10 p.m. Stop by Winsett Park, between Seventh and Eight streets, to listen to Black Leather Zydeco from 7 to 10 p.m.
FARMERS' MARKET. St. Philip's Plaza, River Road and Campbell Avenue. Every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more than 20 vendors sell fresh produce, teas, honey, jams, lemon curd, bread, smoked beef and more.
FLANDRAU SCIENCE CENTER. UA campus. 621-STAR. Brain Awareness Week is March 15 through 21. Special presentations take place all week from 10 a.m. to noon. Exhibit admission is $3, $2 for children 14 and under, or free with a theater ticket purchase. Telescope viewing is free. Daytime exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday, and evening hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Free telescope viewing hours are 6:40 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 621-STAR for more information.
FOOD FAIR. Visit Plaza Palomino, on the corner of Fort Lowell and Swan roads, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays for their gourmet food fairs. There are more than 45 vendors with organic veggies and fruits, breads, salmon, Arizona emu, fresh-cut flowers and lots of tasty samples. Call 795-1177 for informatio0n.
FRIENDS OF THE FARM CAMPAIGN. Sylvester House. 2130 N.
Alvernon Way. Native Seeds/SEARCH kicks off the campaign for their
conservation farm from
GOURMET ART MARKETPLACE. St. Philip's Plaza Courtyard, River Road and Campbell Avenue. Edibles and kitchen-art collectibles by more than 20 Arizona artists are on display from 1 to 5:30 p.m. every Thursday. Call 299-7617 for information.
GREATER TUCSON LEADERSHIP FORUM. Sheraton Hotel and Suites. 5151 E. Grant Road. GTL continues its monthly breakfast forums with a panel discussion on downtown development from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 19. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and is $17, $12 for GTL members. Call 881-4344 for information.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS WALK. The 11th-annual MS Walk starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 20 at Armory Park. Call 747-7472 for information.
SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL. The Spirit Weavers present their
third-annual Fiesta Spirit Arts & Crafts Festival from
SPRING ARTS SHOW. Arizona Gallery and Event Center. 5101 N. Oracle Road. 888-8788. Enjoy Mata Ortiz Pottery artists giving live demonstrations of hand making, painting and traditional firing methods of pottery at this outdoor craft show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. Goodman Pavilion. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Join in celebrating TMA's 75th Birthday Fiesta with a day of free family fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 21.
WALKING TOUR. Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. 151 S.
Granada Ave. Enjoy this walking tour of Tucson's history, including
more than 20 homes, sites and buildings, from
Out Of Town
COX COMMUNICATIONS AIR SHOW. Williams Gateway Airport. Mesa. See twelve different air-show performers and five extreme ground-show performers Friday through Sunday, March 19 through 21. Gates open at 9 a.m. each day. Call (602) 784-4444 for information.
MINIATURE SHOW. Shrine Auditorium. 552 N. 40th Street. Phoenix. The Small World Miniature Club presents their 21st-annual Dollhouse Miniature Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 20 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 21. Tickets are $4, $1 for children under 12.
DEPRESSION SELF-HELP WOMAN'S GROUP. This group meets on Monday nights and is looking for new members. For information call 762-5838.
TOASTMASTERS OPEN HOUSE. The Conquistadors Toastmasters' open house is at 7 p.m. every Thursday at La Quinta Inn, 6404 E. Broadway Blvd. Call Randy Lindsey at 745-3915 for information.
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