SPECIAL EVENTSEvents This Week
ART EXHIBIT. C. O. Brown House. 400 W. Broadway Blvd. The El Centro Gallery hosts Adventures of the Lost Artists. Gallery members are selling collected art in mixed media that they have found in attics, at garage sales and more. The sale takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 16. Call 770-1245 for information.
DOWNTOWN SATURDAY. This week's Downtown Saturday Night features the Asian Pacific Festival on May 15. There is a Chinese Lion Procession, Martial Arts demonstrations, Japanese Taiko Drummers and much more between 7 and 10 p.m. at the Ronstadt Transit Center, Sixth Avenue and Congress Street. Enjoy Orts on the Town performing a variety of dance pieces at the Art Square, 172 E. Broadway Blvd., at 8 p.m. Stroll down to the Fifth Street Stage on Fourth Avenue (in front of Magpies) for Sir Arron Robinson from 7 to 10 p.m. Stop by Winsett Park, between Seventh and Eighth streets, to listen to the Soiree led by James Racela from 7 to 10 p.m.
FLANDRAU SCIENCE CENTER. UA campus. 621-STAR. The May shows are: In Search of New Worlds, Under Arizona Skies, Adventures in the Solar System, Our Place in Space and Light Years from Andromeda. 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; 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 information.
SPRING FESTIVAL. Main Library Plaza. 101 N. Stone Ave. The Cultural Showcase of Tucson presents a festival of food, music and folklore on Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15. The festival gets under way at 6 p.m.. Call 888-8816 for information.
TRAIN SHOW. Thurber Hall. Pima County Fairgrounds. 11300 S. Houghton Road. GATS presents the Great American Train Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 15 and 16. Admission is $6, children 11 and under are admitted free with an adult. Call (630) 834-0652 for information.
VALLEY OF THE MOON. 2544 E. Allen Road. 323-1331. The George Phar Legler Society presents A Walk Through Wonderland with Alice May 13 through 23. Tours run every 30 minutes from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Admission is $5, $3 for kids 7-12, and free for kids under 7 and members. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the Valley.
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.
DEPRESSION SELF-HELP WOMAN'S GROUP. This group meets on Monday nights and is looking for new members. For information call 762-5838.
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