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April 1 Wednesday
Healthy Cooking Demonstration: Food Allergies, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Vitamins, Nutrients and Supplements, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 2 Thursday
Movie and Popcorn: “Tea with Mussolini,” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 3 Friday
Valley Engineering Science and Technology Club, 11:30 a.m., Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City West, $18, (623) 544-0942. Dr. Robert E. Farrell will discuss key astronomical discoveries and how misinterpretation of those discoveries lead to the Big Bang theory.

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

April 4 Saturday
1950s- and 1960s-Themed Dance, 7 p.m., R.H. Johnson Social Hall, 19803 R.H. Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, $6, (623) 544-0574. Dance to the music of the Route 66 Trio.

Spring Powwow, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., MCC, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, donations accepted, (480) 461-7931. American Indian dancers, drummers and authentic food are just a few of the highlights of Mesa Community College’s Spring Powwow. The event showcases indigenous talent and provides a source of funding for student scholarships.

April 5 Sunday
Happy Easter from everyone at Lovin’ Life After 50!

April 6 Monday
Caps for the Cure Knitting/Crochet Group, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 7 Tuesday
Ballroom Dance Lessons, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 8 Wednesday
Healthy U: Headaches Decoded, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

East Valley Michigan Club, 2 p.m., repeats 9 a.m. April 22, Golden Corral, 1868 N. Power Rd., Mesa, charge for meal, (480) 610-9864, (480) 986-7085, jilanctot@cox.net.  The group meets and eats while discussing all things Michigan.

GriefShare, 9:30 a.m., Crown of Life Lutheran Church, 13131 Spanish Garden Dr., Sun City West, $15, (623) 546-6228. This nationally acclaimed nondenominational 13-week program is highly regarded for the assistance it provides grievers. The program features nationally recognized experts, covering all aspects of grief healing.

April 9 Thursday
The Arizona Wind Symphony’s Lights, Camera, Action, 7:30 p.m., Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, $6 to $9, http://tca.ticketforce.com/. The audience will enjoy a range of music appearing on the big screen and on the stage.

Arizona Center for Disability Law’s Staff Attorney Sarah Weimer, 12:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Ed Robson Branch Library, Lecky Center, 9330 E. Riggs Rd., Sun Lakes, free, (602) 652-3000, halib72@gmail.com. Sarah Weimer will introduce the Arizona Center for Disability Law and present an overview of legal issues that ACDL can assist with.

Movie and Popcorn: “Magic in the Moonlight,” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 10 Friday
Greater West Valley Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon, 12 p.m., Corte Bella Country Club, 22129 N. Mission Dr., Sun City West, $23, (623) 255-5352. The work of Scottsdale jewelry designer, Arlee Kasselman, will be featured. The vocalist will be Sandy Martin. The speaker is Miss South Africa, Wanda Hanssen, who will discuss “From Riches to Rags to Peace and Prosperity.”

April 11 Saturday
Spring Fashions in Bloom, 12 p.m., Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City West, $23, $25 nonmembers, (623) 500-3109. The luncheon will feature styles by Sher’s Clothing and Accessories

Orchidfest, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., repeats 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12, Harper’s Landscape Company and Gardening Center, 2529 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, free, (602) 463-7352. There will be orchid displays, a plant sale, workshops and other orchid culture topics. Visitors to the show will be asked to vote for “Best in the Show.” There will be judging by certified members of the American Orchid Society starting at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Sunland Village Auditorium, 4601 E. Dolphin Ave., Mesa, $4, (480) 832-9003.

Karaoke Nights, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., repeats April 25, Sunland Village Auditorium, 4601 E. Dolphin Ave., Mesa, $2, (480) 832-9003.

April 12 Sunday
Music for a Sunday Afternoon, 3 p.m., Mission del Sol Presbyterian Church, 1565 E. Warner Rd., Tempe, $10, (480) 883-1698. Music by flutist Chaz Salazar, trombonist Kristie Steele and pianist Natalia Zinchenko.

April 13 Monday
Sun Lakes Democrats, 7 p.m., Sun Lakes Country Club’s Navajo Room, 25601 Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, free, food donations accepted, (480) 895-1162. Speaker is Sam Almy, elections director for the Arizona Democratic Party.

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

April 14 Tuesday
Mesa Women’s Connection Brunch, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Superstition Springs Golf Club, 6542 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa, $13, (480) 254-4083, (480) 276-9437. Lois Springer will share jewelry designs by Guilded Gecko. Melodies will be provided by Mary Hollan, who will afterward share her story “It’s a Dog’s Life.”

Ballroom Dance Lessons, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 15 Wednesday
Shred A Thon, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Teresa Bear Investment Office, 4115 E. Valley Auto Dr., Suite 104, Mesa, free, (480) 503-0050. No need to remove paperclips or staples. Documents are shredded on site.

Wheezing and Sneezing: Controlling Asthma and Allergies, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

Pizza Party, 5 p.m., Sunland Village Auditorium, 4601 E. Dolphin Ave., Mesa, $10 by April 10, (480) 832-9003. Pizza and salad bar catered by L.J.’s Pizza in Mesa and music by Ricky Ricci by 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

April 16 Thursday
Cancer Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Bink’s Midtown, 2320 E. Osborn Rd., Phoenix, free, reservations required, (602) 527-3776. The guest speaker is Dr. Landon Inge, assistant professor of the Norton Thoracic Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. He will discuss “Bending the Curve—Improving Patient Outcomes for Lung and Esophageal Cancer.”

Movie and Popcorn: “No Good Deed,” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., free, (480) 325-4707.

April 17 Friday
Birthday Party: Ice Cream Social, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., free, (480) 325-4707.

Sun City West Dance for the Health of It Club, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Palm Ridge Summit Hall, 13800 W. Deer Valley Dr., Sun City West, $6, $8 guests, (602) 679-4220, www.scwdanceforhealth.com.  Host and DJ Kort Kurdi will spin the great hits from the 1970s and 1980s.

April 18 Saturday
Free Family Resources Seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Dayspring United Methodist Church, 1365 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe, free, (480) 833-8247. Topics will include “How to Know When it’s Time to Get Help,” “What Resources Phoenix has to Offer,” “Navigating Health Care for an Aging Population,” “Caring for the Caregiver” and “Critical Legal Issues in Arizona.” It will also include information about veterans benefits and Arizona Long-term Care System.

Murder Mystery Dinner and Silent Auction, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., West Valley Center for Spiritual Living, 9745 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria, $20 in advance, $25 at the door, (623) 972-3205, WVCSLoffice@yahoo.com.  This event is a fundraiser for the West Valley Center for Spiritual Living.

April 19 Sunday
2015 Phoenix Kidney Walk, 7 a.m., Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, free, www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1125145. The NKF AZ Kidney Walk presents an occasion for dialysis patients, organ transplant recipients, families, friends and the Arizona community to celebrate life and create lasting advocacy and long-term support for our Arizona patients.
 
April 20 Monday
Caps for the Cure Knitting/Crochet Group, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 21 Tuesday
Ballroom Dance Lessons, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 22 Wednesday
Earth Day: The Truth About Plastic Bags, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 23 Thursday
Movie and Popcorn: “Frontera,” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 24 Friday
Diabetic Foot Screening, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sole Foot and Ankle Specialists, 5750 W. Thunderbird Rd., Suite F640, Glendale, free, by appointment only, (602) 938-3600, ext. 1. Sole Foot and Ankle Specialists are offering a free diabetic foot screening to any diabetic patient. Drs. Gary Friedlander and Jay Larson are the podiatrists on staff.

April 25 Saturday
Sun Lakes Democrats’ Spring Social, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oasis Park on Sun Lakes Boulevard, Sun Lakes, free, (480) 895-1162. Enjoy the food and friendly socialization.

Workshop: Coming Home to The Sovereignty of Love with Ho’opononpono, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., repeats 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 26, West Valley Center for Spiritual Living, 9745 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria, $175 before April 15, $190 at the door, (623) 972-3205, www.sovereigntyoflove.com.

Karaoke Nights, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sunland Village Auditorium, 4601 E. Dolphin Ave., Mesa, $2, (480) 832-9003.

April 26 Sunday
Beth Ami Temple’s Annual Concert, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church, 3535 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, $20 in advance, $25 at the door, (602) 997-5623, azhorwitzs@cox.net,  (480) 657-0888 or blossomso@cox.net.  Enjoy listening to music and songs of Broadway and Hollywood Jewish composers performed by cantorial soloist Baruch Koritan, accompanied by his wife, Ruth Dubinbaum-Koritan.

April 27 Monday
iPad 101, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 28 Tuesday
Ballroom Dance Lessons, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 29 Wednesday
Canasta, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707.

April 30 Thursday
Movie and Popcorn: “The Best of Me,” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mesa Humana Guidance Center, 5943 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, free, (480) 325-4707. 


Tucson

April 1 Wednesday
Northwest Tucson Quilts of Valor, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr., free, 594-5580.

April 2 Thursday
Renewal of Cactus/Agave Gardens at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Junior League, 2099 E. River Rd., free, www.tucsoncactus.org.  Jason Wiley, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum horticulturist, will discuss renewal of the Cactus and Agave Gardens, including the Haag Cactus Garden at his facility.

Professor Carlos Herrera Book Talk and Signing, 2 p.m., Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel St., Tubac, $7.50, 398-2252. Carlos Herrera will sign and discuss his book “Juan Bautista de Anza: The King’s Governor in New Mexico.”

April 3 Friday
IONS Tucson Presents Victor Smith, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Unity o Tucson, 3617 N. Camino Blanco, $5 suggested donation, 577-1478, www.ionstucson.org.  Victor Smith will discuss “Exploring Reincarnation through History and Fiction.”

April 4 Saturday
One-on-One Computer Help, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Dewhirst-Catalina Library, 15631 N. Oracle Rd., Catalina, free, 594-5240.

April 5 Sunday
Happy Easter from all of us at Lovin’ Life After 50!

April 6 Monday
AARP Tax-Aide, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd., free, 594-5365. Free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance serving low- and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to those over age 60.

April 7 Tuesday
AARP Tax-Aide, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd., free, 594-5365. Free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance serving low- and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to those over age 60.

April 8 Wednesday
Opera Preview of Magic Flute, 3 p.m., Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Ave., Oro Valley, free, 825-1563, buonasorte2@gmail.com.

April 9 Thursday
Rediscover Nogales with Mary Darling, 2 p.m., Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel St., Tubac, $7.50, 398-2252. Join a virtual tour and discovery of Nogales thanks to Google Earth.

Green Valley Stroke Support Group, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Zuni Room, La Perla at La Posada, 635 S. Park Center Ave., free, reservations required, 626-2901. Facilitated by Leslie Ritter, PhD, RN, and supported by Banner—University Medical Center, University of Arizona College of Nursing and Sarver Heart Center. For stroke survivors and caregivers to learn more about stroke, to find positive solutions to shared concerns and to unite in support of each other.

April 10 Friday
Southern Arizona Women’s Chorus Presents “A Girl’s Life,” 7 p.m., Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr., $15, www.southernarizonawomenschorus.org.  Songs in this program encompass the many stages of life from nursery school through death and beyond, according to longtime artistic director Terrie Ashbaugh.

Christopher Houlihan, 7 p.m., Catalina United Methodist Church, 2700 E. Speedway Blvd., $15 and $20. 327-4296. www.catalinamethodist.org/organfestival https://christopherhoulihanintucsonapril102015.eventbrite.com

Opera Preview of Magic Flute, 12 p.m., Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St., free, 825-1563, buonasorte2@gmail.com, www.azogsa.org.

April 11 Saturday
Oracle Artist Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., repeats April 12, studios throughout Oracle, starts at Visitor Center, 1470 American Ave., Oracle, free, www.oraclestudiotour.com.  Thirty-eight artists and artisans will be showing and selling original art at their studios, shared venues and historic ranches and barns.

Tucson Area Iris Society Exhibition of Irises, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Murphy-Wilmot Branch Library, 530 N. Wilmot Rd., free, 310-5222, www.tucsoniris.org

German-American Club of Tucson’s 1950s-1960s Boogie Woogie Night, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, 3445 N. Dodge Blvd., $7 (dinner), $8 (admission), 546-6663.

American Association of University Women, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Pastiche, 3025 N. Campbell Ave., $25, 622-0905. Julie Brogna, co-president of Care Coordinators Inc., will discuss fiduciary issues related to aging and physically handicapped persons.

April 12 Sunday
Southern Arizona Women’s Chorus Presents “A Girl’s Life,” 4 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 W. Magee Rd., $15, www.southernarizonawomenschorus.org.  Songs in this program encompass the many stages of life from nursery school through death and beyond, according to longtime artistic director Terrie Ashbaugh.

The Sam Hughes Home and Neighborhood Tour, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., one square mile historic neighborhood bounded by Campbell Avenue/Country Club Road, and Speedway Boulevard and Broadway, $20, 323-7891, www.samhughes.org.

April 13 Monday
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Chapter 55 Meeting, 11 a.m., The Golden Corral, 4380 E. 22nd St., charge for lunch, 444-6970. There will be a presentation followed by a business meeting. Current and retired federal employees, their spouses, guests and visitors are welcome.

Tucson Community Stroke Support Group, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Banner—University Medical Center Tucson Campus, Cafeteria Dining Room C, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., free, registration required, 626-2901. Facilitated by Leslie Ritter, PhD, RN, and supported by Banner - University Medical Center, University of Arizona College of Nursing and Sarver Heart Center. For stroke survivors and caregivers to learn more about stroke, to find positive solutions to shared concerns and to unite in support of each other.

April 14 Tuesday
Don Breckenfeld Soil Discussion, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ward 6 City Council Offices, 3202 E. First St., free, 622-0905. The Gardeners of Tucson host the meeting with well-known Tucson soil expert Don Breckenfeld, who requires that questions be phone in before the meeting. Call the number above.

April 15 Wednesday
Happy Tax Day!

April 16 Thursday
Northwest Readers Book Club, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd., free, 594-5365. This is a monthly book club for adults, who read fiction and nonfiction titles.

April 17 Friday
Emily Dickinson’s Poetry: A Presentation by UA Poetry Center to Celebrate National Poetry Month, 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd., free, 594-5365. Learn about the reclusive and beloved American poet Emily Dickinson and hear her poetry read in this presentation by the UA Poetry Center.

April 18 Saturday
Many Hands Artist Cooperative, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Many Hands Courtyard, 3054 N. First Ave., free admission, 331-2908. This month’s third Saturday is happening at the same time as the Spring Open Studio Tour. Art vendors will be in the courtyard and neat shops will be open.

The Members of the Society of Military Widows Meeting, 12 p.m., Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, 2720 S. Craycroft Rd., call for charge, 574-6628. The group is hosting its monthly meeting and luncheon.

April 19 Sunday
Southern Arizona Author Series, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Unity of Tucson, 3617 N. Camino Blanco, Classroom 3, admission by donation, 322-0832, robinpeelmarketingpr@gmail.com, www.unitytucson.com/calendar/.  Author Jay Allan Luboff will discuss the spiritual message of his national award-winning metaphysical adventure novel “Harry Pond Looks Homeward: The Spiritual Adventures of an Ohio Farm Boy.” He blends adventure, spiritual awareness and visionary lessons in his new age tale of self-realization and spiritual growth.

April 20 Monday
National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1874 Meeting, 11:30 a.m., The Golden Corral, 6865 N. Thornydale Rd., $7.95 (senior menu), 400-3456, www.narfe.org/chapter1874.  TEP will discuss alternative power sources.

April 21 Tuesday
Tucson Organic Gardeners Meeting, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 2809 E. Third St., free, 670-9158, www.tucsonorganicgardeners.org.  The program is “My Best Tucson Successes” by Jay Tracy, a successful Tucson gardener and TOG member.

Newsies, various times, through April 26, Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., $25 to $100, (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.  Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

April 22 Wednesday
Newsies, various times, through April 26, Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., $25 to $100, (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.  Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

April 23 Thursday
Lyric—Incredible Hearing, All Day, Every Day and 100-Percent Invisible, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Community Performance and Art Center, 1250 W. Continental Rd., Green Valley, 399-7633. Lyric is the only extended-wear hearing aid on the market. It is worn 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for months at a time. There are some special considerations regarding this technology, so this seminar is designed to discuss candidacy for the product, pros and cons, and overall expectations for the Lyric compared to other hearing solutions available on the market.

Newsies, various times, through April 26, Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., $25 to $100, (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.  Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

April 24 Friday
Friends of the Pima County Public Library Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through April 27, Book Barn, 2230 N. Country Club, free admission, 795-3763, www.pimafriends.com.  Check out thousands of used books and DVDs at low prices. The theme for the month is world religions. Seniors older than 55 receive a 25-percent discount on Saturday

Newsies, various times, through April 26, Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., $25 to $100, (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.  Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

The Dover Road, various times, through May 31, The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave., $16 seniors ages 60 and older, 270-9310. The comedy by A.A. Milne tells the story of an eloping couple whose car breaks down. They find themselves guests at the home of a Mr. Latimer, whose hobby is detaining runaway couples for a week to experience domestic life together.

April 25 Saturday
Author Larry Bramblett, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Barnes and Noble, Foothills Mall, 7325 N. La Cholla Blvd., free, 742-6402. Chat with Tucson author and Vietnam veteran Larry Bramblett about “Giong,” his fact-based war novel. The title, which means “odd” or “beautifully flawed” in Vietnamese, is a serious reflection on what happens to people caught up in battle and the political collision of cultures.

Newsies, various times, through April 26, Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., $25 to $100, (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.  Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

April 26 Sunday
Newsies, various times, through April 26, Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., $25 to $100, (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.  Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

April 27 Monday
Enjoy the spring day in Tucson!

April 28 Tuesday
Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burrueal St., Tubac, $5, 398-2252. Professional printer and teacher James Pagels demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand press printing, typesetting and other aspects.

Presentation on Low-Carb Cooking, 6 p.m., K Building, 3050 N. Country Club Rd., free, registration required, 326-4200.

April 29 Wednesday
Read a good book outside and enjoy the spring temperatures!

April 30 Thursday
Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burrueal St., Tubac, $5, 398-2252. Professional printer and teacher James Pagels demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand press printing, typesetting and other aspects.