WHATEVER'S WRITE: Discover the missing link between your Sharpie and psyche with Certified Handwriting Analyst Jesse E. Dines. The author will demonstrate his technique and sign copies of Choose the Right Mate, Lover or Friend Through Handwriting, from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Barnes & Noble, 5480 E. Broadway.
HERBFAIR: The seventh annual Herb Fair is in full bloom from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, with a spectacular variety of herb plants for enthusiasts, cooks and gardeners. Peruse unique hand made crafts like floral oils, hand-dipped candles, decorative wreaths, vinegars and pomanders, to name a few. Mix your own potpourris from a selection of dried herbs and flowers provided by TBG docents. Check out the heirloom seeds of the Southwest and gift baskets assembled by Native Seeds/SEARCH. And Good Earth Restaurant &Bakery and Prima Donna Cafe will provide samples of herbal teas and treats. Admission is free. All funds raised benefit the Botanical Gardens. Call 326-9686 for information.
SOLAR SOIREE: Citizens for Solar hosts a free solar potluck from 9 a.m. to dusk Saturday, May 13, at Catalina State Park, northeast of Tucson on Oracle Highway 77. The group will feature exhibits and demonstrations on solar ovens, water heaters, photovoltaics, electric cars and more. Samples of solar-cooked food will be available throughout the day. Admission to the Solar Potluck is free, but there is a $3 per car fee for entrance to the state park; pedestrians and bicyclists enter for $1. Once in the park, follow the signs to the group area.
WILDCAT ART. Visit the UA Gross Museum between 10:30 a.m. and noon Saturday, May 13, and check out Wildcat Art, an exhibit of elementary, middle and secondary school students' work from the annual Wildcat Art Enrichment Program taught by advanced art education students at the UA.
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