Tucson Weekly . Volume 12, Number 10 . May 18 - May 24, 1995
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TEKAWITHA FESTIVAL: The Tekawitha Indian Festival is an annual fund-raising event that provides services to meet basic needs of approximately 500 Native American families. The fest features live music and dancing, traditional and contemporary entertainment, arts and crafts, and food and games galore. Check it out from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, at Old Pascua Neighborhood Center, 785 W. Sahuaro St., near Oracle and Grant roads. Call 622-5363 for information.

BALLROOM BALL: United States Ballroom Dancers Association of Southern Arizona is a really long name for a group of people who like to get together and cut the rug every month or so. Dancers of all skill levels are invited to this dance Saturday, May 20, at the Square Dance Center, 613 E. Delano St. Partners aren't necessary and beginners are especially welcome. Introductory group classes are offered at 7 p.m., with a general dance following from 8 to 10 p.m. Admission is $3 for non-members. Call 292-9853 for information.

PARK IT: Bring family and friends to "An Evening of Music" with The Arizona Symphonic Winds, under the direction of Laszlo Veres, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the outdoor amphitheater at Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. Program includes an arrangement of "An American in Paris," selections from "The Water Music" by Handel, and Alfred Reed's "Second Suite for Band," featuring some Latin American folk dance tunes. Catch the shuttle service starting 6 p.m. at Catalina Village Shopping Center.

PLAZA JAZZ: OK, so we're pumping a lot of music this week. It's one of the few activities left that's good for you. The Summerset Suite Series opens at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 21, in TMA Plaza of the Pioneers, 140 N. Main Ave., featuring Homero Ceron and Friends. JazzWerx opens the show at 7 p.m., and the music continues until 10 p.m. Tickets range from $3 to $6, available at Hear's Music and the Tucson Museum of Art gift shop.

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