MAY 2015 TUBAC AREA EVENTS

Ongoing

Mondays:

Free Classes at the Tubac Community Center (Room B7 in the back of the building) 5pm – Line Dancing (Cheryl); 6:00pm Yoga All levels(Lynn). For more info:  [email protected] 

Tuesday thru Saturdays – Paws Patrol has kittens and cats available for adoption at The Dog House in GV. For more info, call/text 520-207-4024, or email [email protected] See some of our cats at www.greenvalleypawspatrol.org. And Weekends at Petco in Sahuarita.

Thursdays:

Tubac Consciousness Group offers a free meditation meeting– 9:30-11am. Group meets at Hozhoni’s, in the Heart of the Tubac Village, 22 Tubac Rd.  Meditation accomplishes for the mind what relaxation does for the body. Meditation brings peace and joy to the mind. For more information about the Tubac Consciousness Group : Call Pamela, 628-9287.

Santa Cruz Singers rehearsals from 5-7 p.m. 348 Naugle Ave. Patagonia SCFPA office. Not too late to join! Call 520-394-0129 for information.

1st and 3rd Fridays Live Music at Hizhoni. Call 398-2921 for info.

Fridays & Saturdays LIVE MUSIC at Wisdom’s Cafe in Tumacacori.

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays LIVE MUSIC at La Roca el Balcon. Just a short stroll from the border in Nogales, Sonora. Fri & Sat live music 7:30-11:30pm, Sun 10:30am-3pm. www.larocarestaurant.com.

Sundays:

The Church at Tubac – Sunday School at 10 am. Worship Service at 11 am. 2242 West Frontage Road. Info: 398-2325. www.churchattubac.com

At 10 am – Teaching of the Epochal Revelation, The URANTIA Book & The Cosmic Family volumes, by Gabriel of Urantia and Niánn Emerson Chase and Elders of Global Community Communications Alliance. Performance of the 40-voice Bright & Morning Star Choir & Orchestra. Please call (520) 603-9932 by Saturday 12 noon before coming.

Wisdom’s DOS! Live Music 2-5pm.

Every other Sunday – Sunday Night at the Movies, at The Goods. 26A Tubac Rd. 398-2001.

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May 12, 8am – SCVUSD Superintendent’s Business Advisory Meeting, District Office, Board Room 570 Camino Lito Galindo, Rio Rico. The business community is invited to discuss important educational issues.

May 12, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Tour of Hacienda de la Canoa. Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people that lived and worked on the ranch. Visit the historic ranch buildings and corrals, and enjoy scenic views of the Santa Cruz River Valley. Location: Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd., Green Valley. For more information contact: 520-724-5520 or [email protected]

May 12, 5pm – SCVUSD No. 35 Governing Board Meeting, District Office, Board Room 570 Camino Lito Galindo, Rio Rico. The public is invited to attend the regular bimonthly meeting of the district governing board.

May 13, 14 & 15, 9am-1pm – Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations. Included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel St., Tubac, AZ (520) 398–2252.

May 13, 9:30am-12:30pm – “San Xavier Coop Farm Tour” with Bob Sotomayor on the San Xavier Indian Reservation south of Tucson, departing from Best Western Inn/19th Hole Bar and Grill, 111 S. La Canada Dr., Green Valley, Arizona (SE cornerof La Canada and Esperanza; please park in rear of the building)* 9:30 a.m-12:30+ p.m. $25 per person includes tour guide, transportation, snacks and water. The San Xavier Cooperative (Coop) Farm is located in the shadow of the 18th century San Xavier Mission. The Coop produces both traditional Tohono O’odham and nontraditional crops. For reservations call 520-289-3940 or book online at  www.visitcanoa.com.

May 15, 11am-2pm – Living History: Foods of the Spanish Colonial Period. For the summer months we are adjusting our Old World/New World foods program to focus on 1) the native and imported fruits of New Spain, and 2) how Mexico has developed and enhanced the notion of dessert.  The presentations will educate visitors about the origins, nutritional/survival values and the incredible variety of these delectable foodstuffs. Featuring a special display and samples from the Old and New Worlds. Included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel St., Tubac, AZ (520) 398–2252.

May 15, 4-6:30pm – San Cayetano Elementary, Love of Reading Carnival, 1412 West Frontage Road,Rio Rico.Join us for fun, games, and food as we cap off our “Love of Reading Week.” Games will include inflatables, dunking tank, and more. Carnival bracelets will allow entry to all games, and will be presold for $10.00 each at the school’s main office. Food and drink will be sold separately. For more information, contact Fernanda Lopez at 520-375-8312

May 15 & 29, 5pm –  The Santa Cruz Foundation For the Performing Arts presents “At Your Service”, Musicians from Fort Huachuca. Time: All concerts at 5 pm. Location: 348 Naugle Patagonia. All concerts are free and outdoors. Information: 520-394-0129.

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Tour of Hacienda de la Canoa. Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people that lived and worked on the ranch. Visit the historic ranch buildings and corrals, and enjoy scenic views of the Santa Cruz River Valley. Location: Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd., Green Valley. For more information contact: 520-724-5520 or [email protected]

May 16, 11am – Cut the Cord. Friends of the Green Valley Library presents a series of 4 classes by Bob Ogus enabling you to Cut the Cord on your cable or dish TV. Four Saturday mornings on May 2, May 16, June 6 and June 20 at the Green Valley library at 11:00 a.m. Free and open to the public.

May 16, 7:30pm – R. Carlos Nakai Quartet performs. Ages 18 & up = $20 advance / $25 day of show (reduced rates for youth) Sea Of Glass—Center For The Arts, 330 E. 7th Street, Tucson, AZ. For info & directions – http://theseaofglass.org or (520) 398-2542.

WEEKDAYS May 18 thru June 5, 9am-4pm – “Field Camp in Dendroarchaeology” intersession course (Geos/Anth/WS 497J/597J Dendroarchaeology) offered by the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research in Bannister 110, University of Arizona, Tucson. $1,300 for 3 credits, includes all fees (fee subject to change); noncredit option available; registration requires instructor’s consent. The Laboratory of Tree-ring Research at the University of Arizona is pleased to offer its 13th presession course devoted entirely to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological tree-rings. Participants (undergrads, grads, professionals) will learn the most accurate and precise dating method used by archaeologists via lectures, laboratory exercises, and fieldwork. The centerpiece of this intensive 3-week course is a field trip to various archaeological sites in western New Mexico area led by Dr. Ronald H. Towner and Dr. Jeffrey S. Dean. The first week in Tucson provides participants with a basic background in dendroarchaeology. The required field trip constitutes most of the second week. During the third week back in Tucson, participants will prepare, cross-date, and interpret the dendroarchaeological samples collected during the field trip. For more information contact Ron Towner at [email protected]

May 18, 7:30pm-9pm – “The Ritual Practice of Hohokam Rock Art in the Phoenix Basin” free presentation by Aaron Wright at Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society meeting, University Medical Center DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. No reservations needed. For details visit www.az-arch-and-hist.org or contact John D. Hall at Tucson telephone 520-205-2553 or [email protected]

May 19, 11am-1pm – Montessori de Santa Cruz Charter School’s 3rd Annual Community Garden Day. This special day allows us all to enjoy and share in the bounty of our school garden.  All are welcome to join us at the Montessori de Santa Cruz Charter School located at 18 Calle Baca in Tubac. Come and enjoy a complimentary lunch of soup and salad from our garden harvest and visit with friends. For more information please call 398-0536.

May 21, Cross Border Tour with Alma Cota de Yanez and Bob Phillips. If you have questions call Pat Trulock at 520-398-3229 or email [email protected] The cost for Cross Border Tours is $60 for members, and $80 for non.

May 21, 9am-11am – FREE SEMINAR – Communication Strategies: It’s a two-way street. We may hear with our ears, but we listen with our brain.  When a person has a hearing loss, their ability to hear speech is obviously diminished.  Modern hearing technology can help restore audibility, but there are other strategies that person can use to help “get the message”.  Arizona Hearing Specialists is hosting a seminar on how we can effectively use different types of strategies to help prevent communication breakdowns. Whether you wear hearing aids or not, you and a companion should attend this seminar to learn tips for better listening. At the Community Performance & Art Center, 1250 West Continental Road, Green Valley.  Companions are encouraged to attend.  Call 520.399.7633 to make reservations as space is limited.  Complimentary breakfast provided.

May 21, 2pm -Documentary Film on Father Kino. Arizona and Sonora are not the only states that venerate Eusebio Francisco Kino, the first European to enter Santa Cruz Valley.  During the 300th anniversary of Fr. Kino’s death in 2011, a group of more than 30 people traveled from Italy to Arizona and Sonora to celebrate the life of this remarkable man. Included were family descendants from his hometown of Segno, a delegation of church officials from the Italian Diocese of Trento, and municipal and provincial dignitaries. This Italian contingent created a video documentary of the most important events that took place during the 300th anniversary celebration interwoven with the story of Kino’s life.  In recognition of the 49th anniversary of the discovery of Padre Kino’s mortal remains, we will show this film at the Tubac Presidio on Thursday, May 21.  We will have special refreshments  for the performance!   $7.50 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.  Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel St., Tubac, AZ (520) 398–2252.

May 21, 7pm – Rio Rico High School Graduation, RRHS Athletic Field, 590 Camino Lito Galindo. The public is invited to join family and friends for the high school’s annual graduation ceremonies.  Guest speaker is William Valencia, 2003 RRHS graduate, currently working as Program Director for Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University.  Valedictorian is Hannah Barden; Salutatorian is Isaac Fimbres. For more information, contact Yolanda Felix, 520-375-8717.

May 23, 7pm – Music Against Monsanto. In solidarity with international “March Against Monsanto” day of action, activist musicians, speakers, and thespians come together to ignite change through the first annual “Music Against Monsanto” event.  Sea Of Glass—Center For The Arts, 330 E. 7th Street, Tucson, AZ. For info & directions – http://theseaofglass.org or (520) 398-2542. Ages 18 & up = $10 advance / $15 day of show (reduced rates for youth).

May 26, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Tour of Hacienda de la Canoa. Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people that lived and worked on the ranch. Visit the historic ranch buildings and corrals, and enjoy scenic views of the Santa Cruz River Valley. Location: Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd., Green Valley. For more information contact: 520-724-5520 or [email protected]

May 26, 5pm – SCVUSD No. 35 Governing Board Meeting, District Office, Board Room 570 Camino Lito Galindo, Rio Rico. The public is invited to attend the regular bimonthly meeting of the district governing board.

May 26, 5:30pm – Fundraiser/membership drive for the Community Garden of Tubac. Tickets are $25 and are available in advance at Tubac Jack’s and Tubac Ironworks.  Tubac Jack’s is providing a buffet including calabacitas stuffed red bell pepper, bbq chicken and other items made with local fresh ingredients.  There will also be a silent auction for great items provided by some of the Tubac merchants.  Live music will include  Dick and Jen Bek and Johnny Bencomo. Guest speaker will be Donna Chesner, the administrator of the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine for 25 years. http://www.swsbm.com/HOMEPAGE/HomePage.html. All of the proceeds will go to benefit the development of the Community Garden of Tubac.

May 27, 9:30am-2:30pm – “Cultural Center & Museum and Desert Rain Café & Gallery Tour” departing from Best Western Inn/19th Hole Bar and Grill, 111 S. La Canada Dr., Green Valley, Arizona (SE cornerof La Canada and Esperanza; please park in rear of the building)$45 per person includes tour guide, transportation, snacks, and water. This tour, to be led by Bernard Siquieros and/or Terrol Dew Johnson, will visit the Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum; Desert Rain Café and Gallery, featuring traditional Tohono O’odham foods such as cholla buds, tepary beans, and saguaro fruit syrup, with a chance to taste the foods that have sustained the Tohono O’odham for countless generations; and Desert Rain Gallery, which showcases traditional and contemporary Tohono O’odham art including baskets, paintings, and jewelry. For reservations call 520-289-3940 or book online at www.visitcanoa.com.

May 27, 1-2pm – Ostomy Support Group meets at Friends in Deed in Green Valley. You don’t have to go it alone. Come share concerns, issues, solutions & good humor. Family members welcome. Donated supplies available for free. [Urostomy appliances currently available] Info: Ruth, 360-0965.

May 29, 11am-2pm – Living History: Foods of the Spanish Colonial Period. The presentations will educate visitors about the origins, nutritional/survival values and the incredible variety of these delectable foodstuffs. Featuring a special display and samples from the Old and New Worlds. Included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel St., Tubac, AZ (520) 398–2252.

May 29, 5pm –  The Santa Cruz Foundation For the Performing Arts presents “At Your Service”, Musicians from Fort Huachuca. Location: 348 Naugle Patagonia. All concerts are free and outdoors. Information: 520-394-0129.

June 1 thru 5, 8:30am-1pm – Center for Archaeology and Society’s “Archaeology and Desert Ecology Summer Camp at Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve (DVPP), 3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix. 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. daily; $140 DVPP members; $180 nonmembers. Topics include archaeology and anthropology, desert ecology, and environmental sustainability in the desert. Includes  hands-on educational activities, archaeological fieldwork and demonstrations, art and science projects, nature hikes, and cultural experiences. Each session limited to 20 students. NEXT SESSION: JUNE 15 THRU 19.  Limited scholarships are available. Registration required by May 27. Register online at shesc.asu.edu/dvpp. For more information contact Libby Gerold at 623-582-8007 or [email protected]

June 1 thru July 12 – Wisdom’s Cafe in Tumacacori closed! Instead Please visit our Tubac location in La Entrada. 520-216-7664.

June 2 thru 25, Tues, Wed & Thurs, 9am-3:30pm – Tubac Center of the Arts’ Summer Arts program for kids ages 6-14. Youth will experience a wide range of visual, performing, and literary arts. $200/4 weeks, $165/3 weeks, $115/2 weeks, $60/1 week, scholarships available. For more information call 398-2371or tubacarts.org/education/summer-arts-2015. Email – [email protected] Registration is limited – so register today!

June 5, 5pm-8pm – Friday Nightfall on Tubac Road. Explore, Dine, Shop – Live Music, Hors d’oeuvres & refreshments. For more information contact 520-398-3165 or 520-398-2805.

June 5 – TCA’s “Summer Concerts” presents – Reggae in the Park Music with Bass Culture. A night under the stars. Visit www.TubacArts.org for more information, or call 398-2371.

June 6, 9, 20 & 23, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Tour of Hacienda de la Canoa. Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people that lived and worked on the ranch. Visit the historic ranch buildings and corrals, and enjoy scenic views of the Santa Cruz River Valley. Location: Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd., Green Valley. For more information contact: 520-724-5520 or [email protected]

June 6, 11am – Cut the Cord. Friends of the Green Valley Library presents the third in a series of 4 classes by Bob Ogus enabling you to Cut the Cord on your cable or dish TV. Last class June 20 at the Green Valley library at 11:00 a.m. Free and open to the public.

June 6, 5pm – Museographic exhibition “Cerro de Trincheras” by INAH – Sonora. Come join us and know more about the first archaeological site located in Sonora. “Cerro de Trincheras” will be displayed at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park from June 6thto September 30th. 1 Burruel St, Tubac. Additional information: (520) 398-2252 / (520) 287-2521.

June 6, 3-7pm – Art Studio Open House. 1647 Circulo Ballena, Rio Rico, AZ. A new art studio means classes and workshops coming soon.  Visit during the grand opening and learn about upcoming classes & workshops in encaustic painting/printing, monotype printmaking, & expressive painting techniques for non artists.  Discounts for early registration.  Studio pricing on original art during this special event.  www.KaronLeighArtStudio.com

June 8 thru 12, 9am-noon – Vacation Bible School at the Church at Tubac. All children ages 4-12 are welcome. Cost is free. Pre-register at http://churchattubac.com/ministries/vbs. 520-398-2325.

June 12, 5-8pm – Twilight at Lily’s Boutique, 19 Tubac Road, Mercado de Baca. 3rd Annual Twilight Event June through September. Every second Friday. Free buffet, Live Music, & hourly drawing for gift bags. 520-400-3893.

June 13 – Flagstaff Extreme Big Pine ultra trailrunning races . The Flagstaff Extreme Big Pine ultra running race will feature both morning and nighttime starts with distances ranging from 13 to 108 kilometers. The race will start at the park near Flagstaff Extreme and traverse the Soldiers Trail and Highlands Trail Loop, providing runners with views of mountain landscapes. For more information: Extreme Finisher:   flagstaffextreme.com/events; Flagstaff Extreme:  flagstaffextreme.com.

June 15 thru 19, 8:30am-1pm – Center for Archaeology and Society’s “Archaeology and Desert Ecology Summer Camp” at Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve (DVPP), 3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix. Register online at shesc.asu.edu/dvpp. For more information contact Libby Gerold at 623-582-8007 or [email protected]

June 15, 7:30-9:30pm – “Cochise Culture Re-revisited: 2014–2015 Excavations at Desperation Ranch” free presentation by Jesse A. M. Ballenger, Jonathan Mabry, and others at Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society meeting, Banner University Medical Center Room 5403, 501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. Free. No reservations needed. For details visit www.az-arch-and-hist.org or contact John D. Hall at Tucson telephone 520-205-2553 or [email protected]

June 19, 3-4pm – “Southwestern Rock Calendars and Ancient Time Pieces” free presentation by archaeologist Allen Dart for Pima County Public Library at the Woods Memorial Branch, 3455 N. First Ave., Tucson. Free. Native Americans in the Southwest developed sophisticated skills in astronomy and predicting the seasons, centuries before Old World peoples first entered the region. In this presentation archaeologist Allen Dart discusses the petroglyphs at Picture Rocks, the architecture of the “Great House” at Arizona’s Casa Grande Ruins, and other archaeological evidence of ancient southwestern astronomy and calendrical reckoning; and interprets how these discoveries may have related to ancient Native American rituals. For more information contact Kelly Urman in Tucson at 520-594-5445 or [email protected]; for information about the presentation subject matter contact Allen Dart at Tucson telephone 520-798-1201 or [email protected]

June 20, 11am – Cut the Cord. Friends of the Green Valley Library presents the final class by Bob Ogus enabling you to Cut the Cord on your cable or dish TV. At the Green Valley library. Free and open to the public.

June 23, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Monsoon Mysteries. We will discuss the monsoon outlook for the summer of 2015 and explore how toads, tarantulas and other desert wildlife spring into action during this much anticipated time of year. Location: Joyner-Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Canada Drive. For more information contact: 520-615-7855 or [email protected]

June 24, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Heritage Area Structures Rehabilitation Tour. Architectural preservationist Simon Herbert discusses the processes and materials used for the rehabilitation of the structures at Historic Hacienda de la Canoa as he leads this behind-the-scenes tour. Learn about the work that has transformed the structures from deteriorating ruins to functional buildings. Reservations required. Location: Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd. For more information contact: 520-724-5520 or [email protected]

June 30 thru July 5 – JOYRIDE SOUTHWEST TOURS – ESCAPE THE SUMMER HEAT in SANTA FE – TAOS.  Guided Tours of Zuni, Taos, Santa Fe, Hopi Ruins in Winslow. Santa Fe Opera, “Daughter of the Regiment”. Wine Festival at historical Rancho de los Golondrinas, outside Santa Fe. Scenic Highroad byway from Taos including Chimayo. $725, $590 without Opera. Contact: Joyce Sierra ( 520) 404 – 2254, backroadsjoy[email protected] www.joyrideswtours.com.

June 30 – deadline to apply – “Summer Gallery” at the Tubac Center of the Arts. This special summer exhibit invites artists in the Santa Cruz Valley to present their work salon style. Visit www.TubacArts.org for more information, or call 398-2371. Exhibit runs July 31-August 30.

July 3, 5pm-8pm – Friday Nightfall on Tubac Road. Explore, Dine, Shop – Live Music, Hors d’oeuvres & refreshments. For more information contact 520-398-3165 or 520-398-2805.

July 4 – Tubac Golf Resort & spa will host its annual 4th of July Festival with food booths, food trucks, entertainment, kids activities culminating in a grand fireworks display.

July 9, 7:30pm – The B-Side Players perform. 8-piece Afro-funk Latin fusion band from San Diego.  10 time winner of the San Diego Music Awards for Best World Music.  The B-Side Players are a living and breathing cultural art experience for the mind body and soul. Sea of Glass Center for the Arts, 330 E. 7th Street, Tucson, AZ. For info & directions – http://theseaofglass.org or (520) 398-2542. Ages 18 & up = $17 advance / $22 day of show (reduced rates for youth).

July 10, 5-8pm – Twilight at Lily’s Boutique, 19 Tubac Road, Mercado de Baca. 3rd Annual Twilight Event through September. Every second Friday. Free buffet, Live Music, & hourly drawing for gift bags. 520-400-3893.

July 20, 7:30-9:30pm – “Irrigation, Social Changes, and Ecological Knowledge in Early Farming Societies in the Sonoran Desert” free presentation by Dr. Jonathan Mabry at Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society meeting, Banner University Medical Center DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. No reservations needed. For details visit www.az-arch-and-hist.org or contact John D. Hall at Tucson telephone 520-205-2553 or [email protected]

July 25 -Toyota Extreme Terrain Mud Run at Flagstaff Extreme. The Toyota Extreme Terrain Mud Run counts on the summer monsoons and 70-degree weather of Flagstaff for its event inside the park near Flagstaff Extreme. Participants take on elements like monkey bars, cargo nets, climbing walls, tire piles and slip-n-slides — all in the mud and over distances ranging from 5 to 20 kilometers. Also at Flagstaff Extreme the BearJaw Groove mountain bike race on Sept. 26. BearJaw Groove, a six and 12-hour endurance mountain bike race with a 14-mile loop of mostly single track, will start off at Fort Tuthill County Park and involves teams and solo riders, a beer garden, live music and camping. Any participant to complete all three extreme events (also June 13) and the Flagstaff Extreme course will be crowned an “Extreme Finisher” and receive a custom-designed medal, t-shirt and discounted admission for the 2016 races and events; if they complete the longest/hardest version of each event they receive free admission to the 2016 events. For more information: Extreme Finisher:   flagstaffextreme.com/events; Flagstaff Extreme:  flagstaffextreme.com; Terrain Racing:terrainracing.com; Aravaipa Running: aravaiparunning.com; BearJaw Groove:  bearjawgroove.com.

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