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March 29, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Simon Peter: Passion Play of Tucson

For 25 years, ‘Simon Peter’ was the show to see during the Easter holiday season. And now, after a 15-year break it's back! The Community Playhouse March 29th - April 21st. Fridays and Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2:00pm. Tickets $18.00, Parties of 10 or more call for special rates. 520-887-6239.
April 10, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Spring Awakening

Based on Frank Wedekind’s play of the same name, Spring Awakening explores, with poignancy and passion, the complex journey from adolescence to adulthood of a dozen young people in 1891 Germany. Book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by pop star Duncan Sheik.
UA Campus Conversations Forum
April 23, 2019

UA Campus Conversations Forum

Arizona Public Media will livestream the opening session of the UA Campus Conversations Forum, Tuesday 9:00 - 11:00am. This session will focus on listening—particularly listening to concerns of students, faculty and staff around the issue of free speech. AZPM's Nancy Montoya will moderate the conversation.
Prevention and Intervention: A Debate Featuring Doctors Andrew Weil & Irving Kron
April 23, 2019

Prevention and Intervention: A Debate Featuring Doctors Andrew Weil & Irving Kron

Join the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson for a very special conversation about approaches to conventional medicine and complementary therapies and healing practices that are shaping tomorrow’s care. Centennial Hall, University of Arizona, 7PM
Healthy as a Hunter Gatherer: Paleofact and Paleofiction
April 24, 2019

Healthy as a Hunter Gatherer: Paleofact and Paleofiction

Healthy as a Hunter Gatherer: Paleofact and Paleofiction in Modern Metabolic Medicine, 5pm - 7pm . Speaker: Herman Pontzer, PhD. The objective of the Precision Wellness Initiative Symposia Series is to bring people together and integrate scientific communities around research, next- generation technology, personalized nutrition, and lifestyle to optimize the state of health for each individual.
April 25, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith

A man from an author's publisher begs her to write one more sequel & he is more than a match for her iron will. Thurs, Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3pm, Senior/Student/Teacher/Military - $20, GA - $25. April 25 - May 12, 2019, St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718. 520-468-6111
Spring Enchanted Evenings at Yume Japanese Gardens
April 26, 2019

Spring Enchanted Evenings at Yume Japanese Gardens

Stroll Yume after dusk. Spring Enchanted Evenings at Yume Japanese Gardens Radiant glowing lanterns will light your way as you listen to recorded Japanese folk melodies.. Enjoy delicious Japanese food from the Takoyaki Food Truck while you wander along the garden paths. $15 adults, $5 children 3-15. Yume Japanese Gardens 2130 N. Alvernon Way.
April 26, 2019

Sons of Orpheus 28th Annual Gala Spring Concert Series

ons of Orpheus presents its final Spring Concert on Friday April 26, 7:00pm at Northminster Presbyterian Church; 2450 E. Ft. Lowell Rd. Featuring an eclectic program of sacred, secular & fun songs. Guests: The N.A.M. International Choir. Visit our website or call 520-484-3743 for more info.
April 27, 2019

On the Wings of Sustainability: Pollinator Summit & Brunch

Travel North to Arivaipa Farms Orchard & Inn, a nature-lover's hideaway, to explore the world of pollinators and their impact on our region. 9am - 5:30pm
April 27, 2019

Leaps for Lives First Annual Spring Showcase

∆oin The Leaps for Lives Dance Company for an evening of choreographic exploration! Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The HistioCURE Foundation. This production will be staged at 7pm at The Scoundrel and Scamp Theatre in The Historic Y. Located at 738 N. 5th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85745.
Tucson Doll Show & Sale
April 28, 2019

Tucson Doll Show & Sale

La Quinta Hotel Reid Park, 102 N Alvernon Way, 85711, 9:30 AM-3:30 PM; Adults: $6.00; Children 12 & under: FREE; FREE Parking; All types of Dolls, Bears, Miniatures, Etc. Door Prizes, Grand Prize Drawing, Id/Valuation. Karen (520) 270-0179 (text)
April 28, 2019

Arizona Repertory Singers Presents Psalms of David and Songs of Solomon

Psalm settings by C.V. Stanford, Arthur Honegger and James Macmillan. Music reflecting the “Song of Songs” by John Dunstable and Edward Bairstow; Purer than purest pure, a setting of poetry by e.e. cummings by UA composer Daniel Asia.
May 1, 2019 - May 4, 2019

SWWings Spring Fling Festival

Organized by Southwest Wings, Sierra Vista's very own birding and nature festival, the Spring Fling brings people from all over the globe to see the birds and other wildlife which makes Southeast Arizona so special. Led by expert local guides, the field trips consist of small groups and are mostly day trips which start early, and many of them are out of the van and birding by 6:30 am.
Show Dogs and Shelter Dogs
May 2, 2019

Show Dogs and Shelter Dogs

Learn the difference between purebred dogs and shelter dogs, including some very amazing benefits to bringing home your new best friend from the shelter. Thursday, May 2, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. All participants must register prior to the event. The $10 class fee is non-refundable upon registration for the class.
Brain Freeze Ice Cream Festival
May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Brain Freeze Ice Cream Festival

Unlimited ice-cream and fun for ice-cream lovers of all ages. Taste 21 flavors of premium Blue Bell ice-cream and local ice-cream producers. A party for all - and fundraiser for the Southern Arizona Network for Down Syndrome. Rillito Park 12pm-5pm
May 4, 2019


The Need2Nourish exhibit looks at the need to nourish our bodies & the need to nourish ourselves through artistic expression. It aims to promote dialogue on what is nourishment and/or hunger in our area, showcase local artists, & provide support towards the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.
May 4, 2019

Beltane Ceremony & Labyrinth Drum Circle

Come partake in our modern Beltane ceremony inside our new Celtic medicine wheel, followed by a labyrinth walk during a drum circle in our Celtic Triskele labyrinth. Set intentions, connect w/the Divine Feminine, celebrate/promote the fertility of the earth! Bring a food-dish to share. Cost is $15.
May 4, 2019

West End Fair

Mark your calendar for a free day of fun in the sun brought to you by the West End Commission. The fair will feature a variety of vendors. entertainment, and delicious food along Fry Boulevard., May 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 8, 2019

FREE Spring Concert & Art Show

Free family fun and entertainment. Pima Partnership Schools students will be performing their Spring Concert. Sit back and enjoy the music and dance of Mariachi and Folklorico students. Donations will be accepted at the door. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.
May 11, 2019

Lead Guitar Showcase Concert

This is an annual end-of-year concert featuring students throughout greater Tucson as well as Sells and San Carlos, who participate in the Lead Guitar program. This concert will be held in Crowder Hall, Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona at 11:00 AM and again at 1:30 PM.
May 14, 2019

CFA in Schools Showcase Concert

This is an end-of-year recital featuring students who participate in the UpBeat (percussion) and Step Up (dance) programs throughout greater Tucson. It will be held in Crowder Hall, Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona at 6:30 PM.
May 18, 2019

Reveille Men's Chorus presents Bless Our Show(tunes)!

Uplifting and campy renditions of Broadway tunes about spirituality to feed your soul and raise the roof! $20 in advance / $25 Students 23/under free (with ID). May 18th (7:30pm) and May 19th (2pm) at the Temple of Music and Art.
May 25, 2019

Sky Islands Summit Challenge

Challenge yourself with one, two, or three peaks-all in one day-in the Sky Islands Summit Challenge! For more information or to register visit Look under Sierra Vista for Sky Island Summit Challenge. May 25, 5 a.m.-5 p.m. $50 - $100
Camp Fuego - Sonoran Glass School Summer Camp
June 3, 2019 - June 7, 2019

Camp Fuego - Sonoran Glass School Summer Camp

Learn to make beautiful glass art projects using furnace glassblowing, torchworking, and kiln-firing. Campers will also take educational field trips to the Tucson Museum of Art, the Flandrau Planetarium and Science Center, and the UA scientific glassblowing lab to learn the science behind the art.

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