June 15 - June 21, 1995

Cheap Thrills

PEACE CRANE. Bring your junk mail to recycle into a thousand origami paper cranes for a Peace Project to commemorate victims of the 50th anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. Join the fold from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday nights, June 15 through July 13, at the Open House Gallery, 3558 E. Pima St. The project is free and open to the public, and beginners are welcome. Call 318-3775 for information.

DECAF MUSIC: If you're tired of missing all the great music in town because you don't like coffee and cigarettes, the Coffee House Series is just your cup of tea. Singer/pianist Patty Zlacket will satisfy your contemporary cravings, while the popular Street Minstrels enchant with a wide repertoire from renaissance to popular Broadway musical selections. The music starts 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Sunrise Chapel, 8421 E. Wrightstown Road. Admission is $5 at the door, and includes dessert and non-alcoholic beverages. Call 749-5465 for information.

COIN AND STAMP SHOW. If you can't make heads or tails of that shoebox full of old coins from your late great Uncle Lou, take them down to the Southern Arizona Coin, Stamp & Collectible Show between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, June 18, in the Ocotillo Room of the Ramada Inn Palo Verde, 5251 S. Julian Drive. Along with an endless supply of coins, stamps, baseball and trading cards to browse through, they offer free appraisals. Admission and parking are free. Call 742-2002 for information.

BOOKSIGNINGS. If you've been in search of a new novel to pore over, this is a good Saturday to find one. Sinclair Browning will autograph America's Best, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at the Haunted Bookshop, 7211 N. Northern Ave. (297-4843). Alberto Alvaro Rios will read from and sign copies of his new collection of stories, Pig Cookies, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Coyote's Voice Books, 16 S. Eastbourne Ave., in the Broadway Village Center (327-6560). Global groove: Roots reggae giants Joseph Hill and his band Culture cross oceans to land at The Rock, 136 N. Park Ave., on Saturday, June 17.

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