ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. 949 E. Second St. 628-5774. The Summer lecture series Boom! Post-World War II Tucson meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, through August 19. Cost is $5 per lecture, $3 for students. Series tickets are $27 for AHS members, $30 for non-members. Continuing through December: The Arizona Rough Riders: The Cowboy Regiment. This exhibit looks at the pivotal role the Rough Riders played in the Spanish-American War, and the Riders' Arizona origin. Continuing through September: Un Tesoro de Plata: Spanish Colonial Silverwork. Drawn from works produced in the Viceroyalty of Peru, this exhibit explores the history and development of the silversmith's art in Spanish America. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Listings ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM. 2021 N. Kinney Road. 883-2702. Take a "Morning Bird Walk" at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; observe desert creatures on the "Live Animal Interpretation Tour" at
8:30 or 9:30 a.m. daily; or witness the seasonal "Saguaro Flowering and Fruit Harvest Demonstration" at 10 a.m. daily. Museum hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, and until 10 p.m. on Saturdays, through October. Admission is $8.95, $1.75 for kids 12 and under. Group discounts are available. Call 883-3022 for registration and information.

ARIZONA STATE MUSEUM. UA campus, University Boulevard east of Park Avenue. 621-6302. Ongoing: The Hohokam: Ancient Farmers of the Desert, an exhibition on the irrigation systems, jewelry and ceramics of the early Hohokam people. Paths of Life: American Indians of the Southwest explores the origins, history and life today of American Indians in Arizona and Northwest Mexico. Mexican Masks: Faces of the Fiesta includes 300 colorful Mexican folk masks. Ancient Images: Plants and Animals of the Prehistoric Southwest features more than 100 examples of plants and animals in prehistoric art. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. Monday through Sunday, and admission is free.

621-STAR. Flandrau's new laser light show, Laser Latino, features Latin music including Mariachi Vargas, Luis Miguel, Banda Limón, Mana, Proyecto Uno, Julio Iglesias and Selena. The Magic Sky introduces youngsters ages 4 to 7 to the wonders of the night sky. Seeing the Invisible Universe explores the non-visible spectrum of the universe, featuring information about black holes, quasars and the Milky Way galaxy. Discovering Lasers is an exciting demonstration of the properties of light, using Flandrau's million-color laser projection system. Adventures in the Solar System introduces younger audiences to the mysteries of planets, asteroids and comets. Continuing programs include Dinosaur Chronicles and Under Arizona Skies. Show times vary. Exhibit and show admissions range from $2 to $6; telescope viewing is free. Call 621-STAR for information.

FORT LOWELL MUSEUM. 2900 N. Craycroft Road. 885-3832. On permanent display: The View From The Barracks, a photographic exhibit allowing a look at the daily life of enlisted men in the garrisons of the Southwest; and We Served At Fort Lowell, an exhibit documenting army life at the fort.

PIMA AIR & SPACE MUSEUM. 6000 E. Valencia Road. 574-9658. The museum regularly displays 185 military, commercial, and civilian aircraft, including a full-scale mock-up of Kitty Hawk, a presidential plane used by news media and JFK during the 1960s, tours of the mighty Titan missile silo, numerous photos, air and space uniforms and memorabilia. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with last admittance at 4 p.m. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and military and $4 for children ages 10 to 17. Free for aviation buffs under 10.

TUCSON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM. 200 S. Sixth Ave. 792-9985. The museum features hands-on science and art activities from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Summer camps are available for children ages 6 to 11, and meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays through June. Cost is $12 per session for individual programs, $10 per session for two or more, and includes materials and a snack. Call 792-9985, ext. 105, to register. New summer museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3 for kids, $5 for adults and $4 for seniors. The third Sunday of every month is free for all. Call 792-9985 for information.

VETERANS MUSEUM. MarketPlace USA. 3750 E. Irvington Road. 740-9429. Displays depict contributions made by area veterans. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Volunteer docents are needed.


DOCENT CALL. Tucson Children's Museum. 200 S. Sixth Ave. 792-9985. The museum is currently offering docent training. Interested individuals should contact Mary Lynn at 792-9985, ext. 102.

DOCENT CALL. The University of Arizona Museum of Art seeks docents for 1998-99. Docent interviews will be held until August 14. Call Josh Goldberg at 621-7567 for information. TW

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