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May 1 Sunday
Concert Series at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., the park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, free, www.therailroadpark.com.  The Groove Merchants are slated to perform.

May 2 Monday
HonorHealth Bariatric Center Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Brady Conference Center, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 882-7460, http://honorhealth.com/bariatrics

Wellness Station Computer Class, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

Caps for the Cure Knitting/Crocheting Group, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd, Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Adult Coloring, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Weigh to Go Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., repeats May 6, May 16 and May 23, HonorHealth Medical Group, 6320 W. Union Hills Dr., Suite 2200, Glendale, free, registration required, (623) 561-3103, http://honorhealth.com.

American Cancer Society: Look Good Feel Better, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Rd., Chandler, free, reservations required, (480) 855-2224.

May 3 Tuesday
Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., repeats May 17, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 3686 S. Rome St., Gilbert, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Sun Lakes Democratic Club, 7 p.m., Sun Lakes Country Club’s Navajo Room, 25601 Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, free, (480) 895-1162. This month’s speakers are Jodi Liggett, director of Arizona Planned Parenthood, as well as Geoff Esposito and Morgan Abraham, who will discuss Prop 123.

May 4 Wednesday
Fundamentals of Diabetes Self-Care Workshop, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., first and third Wednesday of the month for eight weeks, HonorHealth Medical Group, 6320 W. Union Hills Dr., Suite 2200, Glendale, $80, registration required, (623) 561-3103, http://honorhealth.com

Yoga for Recovery, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Deer Valley Medical Center, Medical Building 1, 19841 N. 27th Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, free, registration required, (623) 780-4673, http://honorhealth.com/events

Stroke Support Group, 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., HonorHealth Outpatient Therapy Services, 3134 N. Civic Center Plaza, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 882-6821, http://honorhealth.com/events

Stroke Check Screenings, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, Auditorium A/B, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd., Sun City West, free, appointments necessary, (602) 230-2273. The screening includes a completion of a written stroke assessment, blood pressure and pulse screen, cholesterol/glucose screen (a four-hour fast is recommended) and review of results by a clinician.

Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Dr., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Tai Chi, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Ln., Glendale, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

iPad 101, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

iPad 201, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

May 5 Thursday
Bone Density Screening, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Women’s Diagnostic Center, Scottsdale, $20, appointment required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

Meditation for Healing, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., repeats May 19, Deer Valley Medical Center, Medical Building 1, 19841 N. 27th Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, free, registration required, (623) 780-4673, http://honorhealth.com/events

Mended Hearts Support Group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Deer Valley Medical Center, Medical Building 1, 19841 N. 27th Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events.

Movie and Popcorn: A Royal Night Out, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 6 Friday
Dance Extraordinaire Show, 6:30 p.m., Sunland Village Auditorium, 4601 E. Dolphin Ave., Mesa, $5, (480) 832-9003. The show features Jana Moore’s Young Troupe and Timeless Tappers.

Valley Engineering, Science and Technology Club, 11:30 a.m., Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City West, $18, reservations required, (623) 544-0942. The luncheon will be followed by a technical presentation called “Collaborative Consumption: How Technology is Enabling the New Marketplace Economy” by Joe Dunnigan, CEO of +Swappow.

Chair Yoga, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., repeats May 20, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Ln., Glendale, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market, various times through May 8, WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, $8 to $20, www.junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com.  The shopping adventure features more than 180 handpicked items from Arizona and California artists and vendor that feature all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade.

Mother’s Day Celebration, 1 p.m., Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Rd., Scottsdale, $5 to $7, registration required, (480) 312-1700.

May 7 Saturday
Free Stroke Screening, 7 a.m. to noon, Grayhawk Medical Plaza, 20401 N. 73rd St., Suite 135, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market, various times through May 8, WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, $8 to $20, www.junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com.  The shopping adventure features more than 180 handpicked items from Arizona and California artists and vendor that feature all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade.

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? 10 a.m. to noon, repeats May 21, Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Brady Conference Center, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events.
 

May 8 Sunday
Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market, various times through May 8, WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, $8 to $20, www.junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com.  The shopping adventure features more than 180 handpicked items from Arizona and California artists and vendor that feature all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade.

May 9 Monday
Legislative District 18 Democrats, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Watershed Restaurant, 5250 S. Lakeshore Dr., Tempe, free, www.ld18democrats.org/meetings, ld18demsinfo@gmail.com. Join the group on the second Monday of each month to hear about local issues and to meet Democratic neighbors.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Dr., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Prostate Cancer Support Group (USTOO), 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Dr., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Wellness Station Computer Class, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

Quilting Group, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Adult Coloring, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 10 Tuesday
Look Good...Feel Better, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Breast Health and Research Center, 19646 N. 27th Ave., Suite 205, Phoenix, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Ln., Glendale, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Tai Chi with Roxanne Reynolds, 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 3686 S. Rome St., Gilbert, free, registration required, (480) 855-2224.

Coloring ... Take Me Away, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., repeats May 24, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Ave., Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

May 11 Wednesday
Overview of Diabetes and Prevention of Side Effects, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., HonorHealth Medical Group, 6320 W. Union Hills Dr., Suite 2200, Glendale, free, registration required, (623) 561-3103, http://honorhealth.com

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Brady Conference Center, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events.

Choose Right, Live Well, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Dr., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

iPad 101 Facebook, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

iPad 201 Facebook, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

May 12 Thursday
Ask the Expert: Minutes Matter—Understand Stroke, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., First Floor Auditorium, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

Lymphoma Support Group, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Ave., Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Tai Chi with Roxanne Reynolds, 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., repeats May 19 and May 26, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Ave., Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 855-2224.

Movie and Popcorn: Brooklyn, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 13 Friday
CinePark May Movie Series, 8 p.m., Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler, free, (480) 782-2735, www.chandleraz.gov/cinepark.  Take the grandkids to watch “Goosebumps.”

May 14 Saturday
Life Changing Weight Loss, No Surgery Required, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Brady Conference Center, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

Breast Cancer Support Group, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Ave., Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

May 15 Sunday
La Forza Chamber Orchestra’s “Iberian Adventure,” 3 p.m., Camelback Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5902 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, free, www.laforzaorchestra.org.  The orchestra will be led by music director Frank Darmiento.

May 16 Monday
Menopause Support and Education Group, noon to 1 p.m., Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Large Administrative Conference Room, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Dr., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Wellness Station Computer Class, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

Caps for the Cure Knitting/Crocheting Group, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Adult Coloring, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 17 Tuesday
Marty Berk, 6:30 p.m., Sunland Village Auditorium, 4601 E. Dolphin Ave., Mesa, $4 in advance, (480) 832-9003. The comedian performs at the ice cream social.

Cooking for Wellness, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Breast Health and Research Center, 19646 N. 27th Ave., Suite 205, Phoenix, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events.

Tai Chi with Roxanne Reynolds, 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. repeats May 31, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Rd., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 855-2224.

Rhythm and Relaxation, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Ave., Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

May 18 Wednesday
Ask the Expert: Hereditary Cancer Genetics 101, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, 10460 N. 92nd St., First Floor Conference Room, Scottsdale, free, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

Spirituality Group, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Rd., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Democrats and Donuts, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Denny’s Restaurant, 7400 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, free, (480) 592-0052, mariec9@q.com.  Democrats and Donuts is a monthly gathering sponsored by the Legislative District 18 Democrats. Order food by 8 a.m.

May 19 Thursday
Free Stroke Screening, 7 a.m. to noon, Deer Valley Medical Center, Medical Building 1, 19841 N. 27th Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, registration required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

West Valley Genealogical Society Special Research Evening, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., West Valley Genealogical Society/Library, 12222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown, $3.50, (623) 933-4945, www.azwvgs.org.  This is an opportunity to visit with others interested in family history research.

Analyzing and Citing Sources: It’s a Necessity, Not an Option, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., West Valley Genealogical Society and Library, 12222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown, free, (623) 933-4945, www.azwvgs.org.  This class will cover the importance of properly analyzing sources as well as why and how to cite sources.

Movie and Popcorn: My All American, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 20 Friday
Novice Genealogy, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., West Valley Genealogical society and Library, 12222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown, free, (623) 933-4945, www.azwvgs.org.  This class is for anyone who’s curious about their ancestors.

Birthday Celebration and Ice Cream Social, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 21 Saturday
Block Party, 8 a.m. to noon, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, 10460 N. 92nd St., Scottsdale, free, registration required after May 2, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events.  Free skin cancer and oral cancer screenings available.

Caregiver Support Group, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Dr., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Kristin Chenoweth, various times through May 22, Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, starts at $33, (602) 495-1999, http://phoenixsymphony.org.  The actress and singer makes her debut with the Phoenix Symphony to close the 2015-2016 APS Pops Series.

May 22 Sunday
Kristin Chenoweth, various times through May 22, Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, starts at $33, (602) 495-1999, http://phoenixsymphony.org. The actress and singer makes her debut with the Phoenix Symphony to close the 2015-2016 APS Pops Series.

May 23 Monday
Bill Harrison, 6:15 p.m., Sunland Village Auditorium, 4601 E. Dolphin Ave., Mesa, $4 in advance, (480) 832-9003. Bill Harrison, the summer dessert speaker, will present “Fred Harvey and the Harvey Hotels of the Great Southwest.”

West Valley Genealogical Society/Library Tour, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., West Valley Genealogical Society/Library, 12222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown, free, registration required, (623) 933-4945, www.azwvgs.org.

Wellness Station Computer Class, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

Memorial Day Remembrance Event, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 24 Tuesday
Heart Health Evaluation, 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, 9003 E. Shea Blvd., Women’s Diagnostic Center, Scottsdale, $20, appointment required, (623) 580-5800, http://honorhealth.com/events

What’s a Smartphone?, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, registration required, (480) 325-4707.

May 25 Wednesday
Diabetes: Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., HonorHealth Medical Group, 6320 W. Union Hills Dr., Suite 2200, Glendale, free, registration required, (623) 561-3103, http://honorhealth.com.

Stroke Check Screenings, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Banner Desert Medical Center, Saguaro Auditorium, 1400 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa, free, appointments necessary, (602) 230-2273. The screening includes a completion of a written stroke assessment, blood pressure and pulse screen, cholesterol/glucose screen (a four-hour fast is recommended) and review of results by a clinician.

Metastatic Cancer Support Group, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Rd., Chandler, free, registration required, (480) 340-4013.

Cooking Demonstration, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Ave., Scottsdale, free, registration required, (480) 855-2259.

Carbs: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Healthy Cooking Demo, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 26 Thursday
Get a Better Night’s Sleep, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Be Kind to Your Kidneys, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

May 27 Friday
Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, $20 to $25, www.dbg.org/events/music-garden.  Delphine Cortez and Jazz Alive perform.

May 28 Saturday
Cave Creek Balloon Festival, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Rancho Mañana Golf Club, 5734 E. Rancho Manana Blvd., Cave Creek, $8.38 to $80.12, www.cavecreekbaloonfestival.com

May 29 Sunday
Phoenix Mercury vs. Washington Mystics, 3 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, starts at $10, (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com.

May 30 Monday
Happy Memorial Day!

May 31 Tuesday
Phoenix Mercury vs. Connecticut Sun, 7 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, starts at $10, (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
   


Tucson

May 1 Sunday
Dr. Gann’s Diet of Hope Cinco de Mayo 10K Fitness Fiesta, 7 a.m., Cholla High School, 2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd., $27 to $37, www.azroadrunners.org/races/detail/cinco.  Tucson’s largest and most scenic 10K winds through Starr Pass in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains.

May 2 Monday
Art Talk with Sandy Cord, 1:30 p.m., The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd., free, registration required, 325-4800. She will discuss George Wesley Bellows who was known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City.

May 3 Tuesday
Birding for the Birds, 7 a.m. to noon, Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free, donations accepted, 209-1812, www.tucsonaudubon.org. Join this fun morning of bird watching to raise funds as part of Tucson Audubon’s Birdathon.

May 4 Wednesday
Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free with membership or $5 per family, registration required, 615-7855, www.pima.gov/nrpr.  Take the grandkids to learn about nature through stories, crafts and games.

May 5 Thursday
Wake Up with the Birds, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free for members, $5 nonmembers, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  615-7855. Enjoy a guided birding walk in the desert oasis of Agua Caliente Park to spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors.

May 6 Friday
Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Sweetwater Wetlands, 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr., free, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  615-7855. Explore this urban birding hotspot with a naturalist.

May 7 Saturday
“I Ought to Be in Pictures,” 7:30 p.m., repeats 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8, Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. First Ave., $30, 882-9721, www.invisibletheatre.com.  The heartfelt comedy tells the story of Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter who is surprised when his forgotten past appears in the form of his teenage daughter.

Welsh Festival and Pet Food Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Flanagan’s Celtic Corner, 2719 E. Broadway Blvd., $2, tucsoncelticfestival@hotmail.com.  This eisteddfod—Welsh for “party”—honors St. Melangell, the patron saint of small animals, and celebrates the deep history and tradition of Wales. Brought to you by the Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games.

May 8 Sunday
“I Ought to Be in Pictures,” 3 p.m., Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. First Ave., $30, 882-9721, www.invisibletheatre.com.  The heartfelt comedy tells the story of Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter who is surprised when his forgotten past appears in the form of his teenage daughter.

May 9 Monday
Solar Viewing Spectacular, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Rd., free, 615-7855, www.pima.gov/nrpr.  Explore the sun with volunteers from the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association.

May 10 Tuesday
Birding at Cienega Creek, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon Trailhead, Cienega Creek Natural Preserve, 16000 E. Marsh Station Rd, free for members, $5 others, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr, 615-7855. Observe the rich bird life in the diverse habitats of Cienega Creek Natural Preserve on a guided walk.

May 11 Wednesday
Heritage Area Structures Rehabilitation Tour, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.mm., Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. Interstate 19 Frontage Rd., Green Valley, free, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  724-5520.

May 12 Thursday
National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employees Meeting, 11 a.m., Golden Corral, 4380 E. 22nd St., $11, 288-8221, 296-4576. This month’s speaker is a senior living consultant who will discuss independent living and life attendance.

Wake Up with the Birds, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free for members, $5 nonmembers, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  615-7855. Enjoy a guided birding walk in the desert oasis of Agua Caliente Park to spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors.

Ronstadt Generations, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Oro Valley Marketplace, 12115 N. Oracle Rd., Oro Valley, free, saaca.org.  The Oro Valley Concert Series brings free live music at the baes of the Pusch View mountains.

May 13 Friday
Cactus Hike, 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Tucson Mountain Park, Camino de Oeste Trailhead, 400 N. Caino de Oeste, free for members, $5 others, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  615-7844. Enjoy the showy flowers of the local cacti.

May 14 Saturday
Many Hands Artist Cooperative, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Many Hands Courtyard, 3054 N. First Ave., free, 331-2908, mhartistcoop@gmail.com.

Barbershop Quartet: Sky’s the Limit, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd., free, registration required, 325-4800. Join the group for an ice cream social featuring the sounds of Sky’s the Limit.

May 15 Sunday
Paint Your Pet Pawtrait, 2 p.m., Borderlands Brewing Company, 119 E. Toole Ave., $40, 261-8773. Only 30 seats are available for this two-hour class during which an artist will hand sketch your pet and lead you through how to colorfully paint your pawtrait.

May 16 Monday
Enjoy the spring!

May 17 Tuesday
Birding Along the Santa Cruz River, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Wheeler Taft Abbett Senior Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr., free for members, $5 others, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr 615-7855.

May 18 Wednesday
Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free for members, $5 per family otherwise, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  615-7855.

May 19 Thursday
Memory Care Support Group, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd., free, registration required, 325-4800. The topic is “Learning to deal with your loved one’s memory loss.”

Wake Up with the Birds, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free for members, $5 nonmembers, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  615-7855. Enjoy a guided birding walk in the desert oasis of Agua Caliente Park to spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors.

May 20 Friday
Chef’s Demo, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd., free, registration required, 325-4800. Join the executive chef as he surprises and delights with this month’s special cooking demo and sampling. Occurs the third Friday of each month.

May 21 Saturday
Society of Military Widows’ Luncheon and Meeting, noon, Ironwood Club at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, 2720 S. Craycroft Rd., charge for meal, 574-6628.

Swing: A Retro Celebration of the Arts, 6 p.m., Hilton El Conquistador Resort and Spa, 10000 N. Oracle Rd., $45, https://saaca.thundertix.com.  Admission includes menu samplings from more than 12 local restaurants, live music from the University of Arizona Jazz Quartet, dancing and a live auction.

May 22 Sunday
Enjoy the spring!

May 23 Monday
Better Breather Club, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd., free, registration required, 325-4800. David Schlotz, director of neurology at TMC, will speak about sleep apnea.

May 24 Tuesday
Tour of Hacienda de la Canoa, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. Interstate 19 Frontage Rd., Green Valley, free, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr, 724-5520. Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people who lived and worked on the ranch.

May 25 Wednesday
Sonoran Desert Weedwackers, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Pima County Tucson Mountain Park, exact location given upon registration, free, 615-7855, eeducation@piima.gov.

May 26 Thursday
Wake Up with the Birds, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free for members, $5 nonmembers, online registration required, www.pima.gov/nrpr,  615-7855. Enjoy a guided birding walk in the desert oasis of Agua Caliente Park to spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors.

May 27 Friday
Enjoy the spring!

May 28 Saturday
A Night Under the Stars, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd., free, 615-7855, www.pima.gov/nrpr.  Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky. Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers provide an introduction to the night sky and set up telescopes for celestial viewing.

Friends of Library Book Sale, various times through May 30, Book Barn, 2230 N. Country Club, free admission, 795-3763. Check out thousands of great used books/media at great prices. Themes of the month Father’s Day/DIY and sports/games.

May 29 Sunday
Friends of Library Book Sale, various times through May 30, Book Barn, 2230 N. Country Club, free admission, 795-3763. Check out thousands of great used books/media at great prices. Themes of the month Father’s Day/DIY and sports/games.

May 30 Monday
Happy Memorial Day!

Friends of Library Book Sale, various times through May 30, Book Barn, 2230 N. Country Club, free admission, 795-3763. Check out thousands of great used books/media at great prices. Themes of the month Father’s Day/DIY and sports/games.

May 31 Tuesday
Enjoy the spring!