Events This Week

AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT CELEBRATION. Tucson High Magnet School Auditorium. 400 N. Second Ave. The Tucson High Magnet School presents Quilt: A Musical Celebration featuring one 32-panel block of the AIDS Memorial Quilt at 7 p.m. on March 18, 19 and 20. Tickets are $7, $5 for seniors and students, with a percentage of the proceeds going to the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation.

Listings BOOK SALE. Arizona State Museum. UA campus, University Boulevard east of Park Avenue. 621-4695. The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society presents their annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 20.

CRAFTERS PACK RAT SALE. Rincon Congressional Church. 122 N. Craycroft Road. The Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild presents hand-crafted things and things to handcraft from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 20.

DOWNTOWN SATURDAY. This week's Downtown Saturday Night celebrates the spoken word on March 20. The third-annual Poetry Crawl gets underway at the Third Stone, 500 N. Fourth Ave., with music by Nervous Dwayne at 7 p.m. Listen to the Sam Robles Jazz Quartet while enjoying the Art Square Fine Art Market from 5 to 9 p.m. on Arizona Avenue south of Congress Street. Stroll down to the Fifth Street Stage on Fourth Avenue (in front of Magpies) for Linda Lou Murphy from 7 to 10 p.m. Stop by Winsett Park, between Seventh and Eight streets, to listen to Black Leather Zydeco from 7 to 10 p.m.

FARMERS' MARKET. St. Philip's Plaza, River Road and Campbell Avenue. Every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more than 20 vendors sell fresh produce, teas, honey, jams, lemon curd, bread, smoked beef and more.

FLANDRAU SCIENCE CENTER. UA campus. 621-STAR. Brain Awareness Week is March 15 through 21. Special presentations take place all week from 10 a.m. to noon. Exhibit admission is $3, $2 for children 14 and under, or free with a theater ticket purchase. Telescope viewing is free. Daytime exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday, and evening hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Free telescope viewing hours are 6:40 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 621-STAR for more information.

FOOD FAIR. Visit Plaza Palomino, on the corner of Fort Lowell and Swan roads, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays for their gourmet food fairs. There are more than 45 vendors with organic veggies and fruits, breads, salmon, Arizona emu, fresh-cut flowers and lots of tasty samples. Call 795-1177 for informatio0n.

FRIENDS OF THE FARM CAMPAIGN. Sylvester House. 2130 N. Alvernon Way. Native Seeds/SEARCH kicks off the campaign for their conservation farm from
4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24.

GOURMET ART MARKETPLACE. St. Philip's Plaza Courtyard, River Road and Campbell Avenue. Edibles and kitchen-art collectibles by more than 20 Arizona artists are on display from 1 to 5:30 p.m. every Thursday. Call 299-7617 for information.

GREATER TUCSON LEADERSHIP FORUM. Sheraton Hotel and Suites. 5151 E. Grant Road. GTL continues its monthly breakfast forums with a panel discussion on downtown development from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 19. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and is $17, $12 for GTL members. Call 881-4344 for information.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS WALK. The 11th-annual MS Walk starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 20 at Armory Park. Call 747-7472 for information.

SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL. The Spirit Weavers present their third-annual Fiesta Spirit Arts & Crafts Festival from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Bank of America, 2080 W. Ina Road. The festival includes the unique work of more than 60 juried artisans. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Community Food Bank. Admission and parking are free. Call 546-4656 for more information.

SPRING ARTS SHOW. Arizona Gallery and Event Center. 5101 N. Oracle Road. 888-8788. Enjoy Mata Ortiz Pottery artists giving live demonstrations of hand making, painting and traditional firing methods of pottery at this outdoor craft show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21.

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. Goodman Pavilion. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Join in celebrating TMA's 75th Birthday Fiesta with a day of free family fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 21.

WALKING TOUR. Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. 151 S. Granada Ave. Enjoy this walking tour of Tucson's history, including more than 20 homes, sites and buildings, from
10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. Cost is $4.50 for adults, with reduced rates for children. Reservations are recommended. Call 622-0956 for information.

Out Of Town

COX COMMUNICATIONS AIR SHOW. Williams Gateway Airport. Mesa. See twelve different air-show performers and five extreme ground-show performers Friday through Sunday, March 19 through 21. Gates open at 9 a.m. each day. Call (602) 784-4444 for information.

MINIATURE SHOW. Shrine Auditorium. 552 N. 40th Street. Phoenix. The Small World Miniature Club presents their 21st-annual Dollhouse Miniature Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 20 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 21. Tickets are $4, $1 for children under 12.


DEPRESSION SELF-HELP WOMAN'S GROUP. This group meets on Monday nights and is looking for new members. For information call 762-5838.

TOASTMASTERS OPEN HOUSE. The Conquistadors Toastmasters' open house is at 7 p.m. every Thursday at La Quinta Inn, 6404 E. Broadway Blvd. Call Randy Lindsey at 745-3915 for information.

TV SHOW TAPING. Take part in the live taping of It's About You, a show about relationships, from 8 to 9 p.m. every Friday. Call 299-2708 for free tickets and information. TW

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