AFRICAN DANCE. 121 E. Seventh St. Learn the movements of dance from Guinea, Senegal, Nigeria, Afro-Brazilian and Cuban regions with teacher Denise Hawthorne Bey, from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, and 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturdays. You'll also learn the intricacies of the music, and the traditional songs and their meanings. Classes are $10 general (parents may bring their children at no extra cost), $8 students, and $6 for kids grades K through 12. Call 623-8231 for information.
BALLROOM DANCING. Dance to live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Let's Dance Club, 6245 E. Bellevue. Singles and couples of all skill levels are welcome. Experience a touch of sophistication and romance with theme-dress occasions and a large, decorated ballroom. Cost is $7, $5 for members. Annual membership is $25. Call 885-4599 for information.
BALLROOM DANCING. Enjoy dancing at the Arizona Ballroom Company, 5536 E. Grant Road, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings. Singles and couples of all ages and levels are welcome. You'll start the evening with a 30-minute class, then dance the night away! You can also enjoy dancing to live music from 4 to 6 p.m. the first Sunday of the month. Cost is $5 per person. Call 290-2990 for information.
WEST COAST SWING. Tucson Swing Dance Club. 6245 E. Bellvue. 573-3732. Get in the swing of things at the Tucson Swing Dance Club every Thursday evening. Lessons are from 7 to 7:45 p.m. for beginners, and 7:45 to 8:30 p.m. for intermediate dancers. The joint starts jumpin' at 8:30 p.m., with general dancing activities for all. No partner necessary. Cost is $3, $2 for members. Call 326-4818 for information.
Events This Week
ARTISTS ON ICE. The Screening Room. 127 E. Congress St. 622-2262. Artists on Ice, an air-conditioned showcase of Tucson's most talented emerging poets, musicians, filmmakers, and others, meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. This power-packed evening of non-stop entertainment is free, with donations gratefully accepted. Call 622-2262 for information.
MOON WALK. The Valley of the Moon. 2544 E. Allen Road, north of Prince Road, east of Tucson Boulevard. Escape the searing summer heat with a cool "Moon Stroll" from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. Take your time and wander through the pathways, caverns, pools, and gardens of this 74-year-old Arizona Historic Site, sure to delight children and adults of all ages. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. Call 323-1331 for information.
SUMMER SUN DRIVE. The Tucson Planning Council for the Homeless needs your donations of unused/new water bottles, sunscreen, summer hats and sunglasses to help Tucsonans on the street fight the summer heat. Drop off your donations at any of the following locations: The American Red Cross, 3915 E. Broadway; St. Francis de Sales Church, 1375 S. Camino Seco; The Salvation Army Hospitality House, 1021 N. 11th Ave; or The Salvation Army Amphi Corps, 218 E. Prince Road. Call 881-1794 for information.
WING IT! Tucson East Hilton. 7800 E. Broadway. Let your taste buds tingle and give the Easter Seals a boost with Wing-It, a tasty tribute to the chicken wing from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. Twenty area restaurants will participate in an attempt to determine the best tasting and spiciest wings in the Old Pueblo. Advance tickets are $5, $6 at the door. Call 745-5222 for information.
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