KIDSEvents This Week
HORSE FAIR. An Oasis School of Horsemanship. 9849 N. St. Patrick Road. Enjoy pony rides, demonstrations, clinics, speakers, and more from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 22. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the gate and kids are free. Call 744-0112 for information.
TUCSON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM. 200 S. Sixth Ave. Create paper
plate angels from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 21.
The Tucson Symphony Women's Association presents Orf Approach
to Music from 1:30 to
BATS, BUBBLEOLOGY, BUGS! Children grades K through 8, and their parents, can enjoy a series of classes offered by UA Extended University this fall. Learn the hows and whys of bats; a Saturday morning class exploring the art and science of bubbles; and classes for preschoolers including creative movement, Birds and Their Houses, Mice Are Nice, and Ms. Amigos, with bilingual teacher Linda Hilbert-Vasquez. The latter is a discovery of Mexico through music, art, and language. Outdoor Adventures: Performing Arts Adventures in conjunction with UApresents; and Sports Adventures, cosponsored with the UA Athletic Department, are offered through the SEEK Saturday Series. Sunday Fun Days at Flandrau, and Science Saturdays offer ways to discover the secrets of science with everything from the creation of Zoo Food to The Secrets of Soap. The Middle School Certificate Program includes courses ranging from marine biology to Video Field Production, a 20-hour introductory course in which students participate in creating finished, edited productions. Call 621-UofA (8632) for information.
BUILD-A-BIKE. BICAS Youth Underground Build-A-Bike program is an eight-session program for adults and kids, offering extensive hands-on training for basic bicycle mechanics. In addition to learning new skills, you'll also be helping your community by fixing up old bikes and getting them back on the streets. Students are required to complete a 25-hour apprenticeship and final exam to earn their first bicycle. Classes are from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Class tuition is based on a sliding-scale. Call 628-7950 for registration and information.
CONTESTANT SEARCH. Science Gladiators 2000, a local science and math action television game show, seeks first grade through eighth grade contestants. The show airs on TCI cable Channel 62 (or cable ready 54) at 10 a.m. Saturdays, and 5 p.m. Tuesdays. Call Jeannette Jaquish at 622-7856 for information.
DANCE CLASSES. The Little Temple. 721 N. Second Ave. A wiggle and stretch creative movement class for kids ages 3 to 6 meets from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Saturday mornings, with enrollment ongoing. Cost is $25. Call 887-1603 for information.
GIRL SCOUT SIGN-UP. Girls ages 5 through 17 interested in joining Girl Scouts for fun and educational activities in their community can call the Sahuaro Girl Scout Council at 327-2288, or 1-800-331-6782, for registration information and parent meeting dates.
SCHOOL OF MUSIC. Desert Dove School of Music. 6163 S. Midvale Park Road. The Desert Dove School of Music offers a new preschool Music and Movement class for children 2 to 6 years of age and their families. This is an interactive class with parents, grandparents, and older siblings interacting musically with the younger children. Classes are at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Cost is $25 per month, plus a one-time enrollment fee. Enrollment is ongoing. Other music classes are also available. Call Judith Richardson at 887-4266 or 888-3352, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to enroll.
SUNDAY SCIENCE. Flandrau Science Center, on the UA campus.
621-STAR. In partnership with the UA Extended University, Flandrau
offers science courses for preschool and early elementary school
children on Sundays through November. Course times for children
age 3 to
TOBACCO-FREE TEENS. American Lung Association of Arizona. 2819 E. Broadway. Thinking about quitting? The Full Court Press project sponsors quit-smoking groups for teens ages 13 through 18. The next eight-week clinic meets from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The program is free, and refreshments and incentives are provided. Call 323-1812 for information.
TUCSON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM. 200 South Sixth Ave. 792-9985. Join the Wisdomseekers, middle schoolers teaching the younger public crafts from various cultures, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Regular fall hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing. Museum admission is $3 for children 2 to 16, $5 adults, and $4 seniors, with the third Sunday of every month free for all. "After school special" admission from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday is $2 per person.
YOUTH CENTER. 35 E. Toole Ave. The Pima Prevention Partnership and T/PAC sponsor the new Toole Avenue Youth Center, housing programs such as ArtWORKS at Toole, Pima County Teen Court and the Full Court Press Youth Center. Call Dian Magie (624-0595, ext. 11) or Harry Kressler (791-0771) for information on Youth Center programs.
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