Events This Week
GAY & LESBIAN TRADE FAIR. Doubletree Hotel. 445 S. Alvernon Way. The Tucson Gay and Lesbian Community Business Association (CBA) presents its annual Trade Fair at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, August 21. Entertainment will be provided by Take V, from Reveille Men's Chorus. Admission is $3 for non-members. Call Greg Hollman or Brad Sensenbach at 577-8333 for information.
FIESTA DE SAN AGUSTÍN. Arizona Historical Society Museum. 949 E. Second St. Celebrate the festival of San Augustín, the patron Saint of Tucson, from 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday, August 24. There will be plenty of free entertainment, on both the inside and outside stages, including: La Paloma Ballet Folklorico, Grimaldi Strings, Bwiya-Toli, Busted Cowboy Band, Los Aces Mariachi, Desert Indian Dancers, Los Charros de Jalisco, Ballet Folklorico de Sudoeste, Crow Hang Band, and many others. Enjoy traditional Mexican and Southwestern treats and beverages at the many food booths. Free parking is available at the UA Main Gate garage. Call 617-1144 for information.
SPICE FOR LIFE. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) presents Spice For Life III on Sunday, August 24. This entertaining evening of celebrity waiters and waitresses canvasses some of Tucson's favorite restaurants, including: Suite 102 (745-9555); Café Terra Cotta (577-8100); and Presidio Grill (327-4667). Local celebrity servers including COOL FM's Alan Michaels, KVOA's Lupita Murillo and Tony Paniagua, and Olympic swimmer Crissy Ahman, will wait on SPICE diners, with all gratuities benefiting SAAF. Reservations are suggested. Call Jenny Porter at 322-6226 for information.
SUMMER SUN DRIVE. The Tucson Planning Council for the Homeless needs donations of unused or new water bottles, sunscreen, summer hats and sunglasses to help Tucsonans on the street fight the summer heat. Drop off your donations at any of the following locations: The American Red Cross, 3915 E. Broadway; St. Francis de Sales Church, 1375 S. Camino Seco; The Salvation Army Hospitality House, 1021 N. 11th Ave; or The Salvation Army Amphi Corps, 218 E. Prince Road. Call 881-1794 for information.
WOMEN'S WELLNESS CAMP. The YMCA of Tucson invites women to unwind and re-charge at its annual Women's Wellness Camp, October 16 through 19. This weekend getaway at the Triangle Y Ranch Camp near Oracle, Arizona, offers women an opportunity to enjoy swimming, horseback riding, massage, aqua fitness, stress management seminars, facials, journal writing, mountain biking and hiking--as few or as many activities as desired. Discounts are available for YMCA members and non-members registering before September 15. Financial assistance is available through the YMCA Scholarship Program. Call 623-5200 for information.
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