Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Here are a few events worthy of further mention:
Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.
The Little Chapel, University of Arizona (First and Highland)
Tom Miller, author of Trading With the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro's Cuba, will share his expertise and answer questions about travel to the island. $5, includes talk, Cuban food and music by Duo Libre.
Saturday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Warren Ballpark, corner of Arizona Street and Ruppe Road, Bisbee
The Bisbee Blues Fest takes place, along with an antique car show and motorcycle show. Plenty of food, beer and wine. Performers include Tommy Castro, Grammy winner Pinetop Perkins and Bob Corritore. $21. Call (520) 732-5287 or visit www.bisbeebluesfest.com for more info.
Sunday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road
A fundraiser featuring dog washing and walking, doggie massages, organic treat samples, dog adventures and more. By donation. Proceeds go to the breast cancer 3-day walk benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Call 299-4150 for info.
Thursday, Sept. 24, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
University of Arizona bookstore, 1209 E. University Blvd.
Dr. Richard Buyer discusses and signs copies of his book Why the JFK Assassination Still Matters: For My Daughter Kennedy and All Generations to Come. His daughter was born on the anniversary of JFK's death. Buyer wrote the book as a refresher course on this national tragedy.
Sunday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m.
Laffs Comedy Caffe, 2900 E. Broadway Blvd.
Comic Vanessa Hollingshead performs as a fundraiser for Amity Circle Tree Ranch, a local rehab that allows parents to bring their children with them to treatment. Amity has plans to build a new facility called "The Firefly Village" for families. $25. Call 32-FUNNY for tickets.