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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Cinderella Musical Coming to Tucson, Arizona from Broadway in Tucson {Giveaway - Win Tickets!}

Cinderella Musical Coming to Tucson, Arizona from Broadway in Tucson {Giveaway - Win Tickets!} 

Take your family to a lush production of the classic story of Cinderella this December in Tucson, Arizona!
Tickets were provided by Broadway in Tucson for one lucky randomly drawn winner

What:Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Recommended for ages 6+. 

When:
TuesdayDecember 5 at 7:30 P.M. 
WednesdayDecember 6 at 7:30 P.M. 
ThursdayDecember 7 at 7:30 P.M.  
FridayDecember 8 at 8:00 P.M.
SaturdayDecember 9 at 2:00 P.M. * 
SaturdayDecember 9 at 8:00 P.M. 
SundayDecember 10 at 1:00 P.M.
SundayDecember 10 at 6:30 P.M.
*ASL Performance: Saturday, December 9 at 2pm

Where:UA Centennial Hall



Tickets: Get your tickets here:https://www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/204811/806215
Student tickets start at $19 and go to the Centennial Hall Box Office to save fees.No babes in arms, everyone must have a ticket. All programs, dates, prices, times and casting subject to change.

Enter to win 4 tickets to opening night 12/5/17 in the form below - Good Luck and enter before the clock strikes midnight on 11/28/17.



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Ten Things To Do in Tucson This Weekend (Events Calendar 11/18-11/19, 2017)

Ten Things To Do in Tucson This Weekend 
(Events Calendar 11/18-11/19, 2017)

Ready to have some fun with your family this weekend in Tucson? Here are our top ten events for kids and families to do in the Old Pueblo this weekend plus a full event calendar!

Photo: Arizona Families Blog

FULL TUCSON KID AND FAMILY EVENT CALENDAR 

1. Free Admission to Reid Park Zoo! 
Everyone is admitted free on Saturday, November 18, 2017 has n conjunction with the free family festival next door at Reid Park.>> Info here<<


2. Produce Programs
There are two great inexpensive ways to increase your family’s fresh produce intake. Both Market on the Move  and Produce on Wheels Without Waste known as POWOW offer 60 pounds of produce for $10. >>Locations and info here <<

3. Free Admission to Children’s Museum Tucson.
The El Tour de Tucson bike race is underway on Saturday and the kids area will be set up near the museum but if you can get yourself there (parking and following the bicyclists May get tricky) Admission is Free for all 10/18/17. 


4.Christmas in the Big Apple at Gaslight Theatre.
Come see the heartwarming show with the talented actors on Broadway (and Kolb).


5. Thanksgiving Festival and 1,000 turkey giveaway.
Join Bilingual Arizona for their annual family health fair and more! 10am-2pm Saturday, November 18, 2017


6. Free Star Wars LEGO Scavenger Hunt at Target.
Target Store will be offering kids a scavenger hunt around their stores. Not sure what prizes or exactly what they will have along the way but may the force be with you! I did see that a poster is part of the deal and a LEGO coupon! 11/18/17 11am-2pm

PHOTO: Arizona Families Blog

7.Holiday Artisans Market at Tucson Museum of Art. Shop to find unique treasures from over 100 vendors. All weekend

Photo: Arizona Families Blog

8.Free Family Dat at the UA Poetry Center
Activities for everyone! Babies through teens.

9.FREE Tucson Symphony Orchestra for Kids
Two shows on Saturday 11/18/17 10am and 11:15 am


Photo: Matsiko World Orphan Choir Facebook pafe

10. Concert from Matsiko World Orphan Choir two shows 10am and 12:30 at Grace to the Nations Church Sunday, November 19, 2017




FREE University of Arizona Poetry Center Family Day {11/18/17}

FREE University of Arizona Poetry Center Family Day {11/18/17}

Family Day is a day of workshops, music, activities, and refreshments just for kids ages 0 to 13 and their parents and guardians. It’s free and open to the public, and is a great way to engage with your child through reading, writing, play, and dance.


Photo: Arizona Families Blog

>>>>ALL TUCSON EVENTS FOR FAMILIES HERE<<<<

What: Family Day begins with a set of hour-long creative writing workshops. We offer four age-appropriate workshops simultaneously, serving children aged 0 through 13. Parents may self-select the workshop that works best for their child (see descriptions of our four age-appropriate workshops below). Workshops are designed to be fun and playful. This isn't school (yeah!), but you may notice an increased facility and interest in reading and writing when your child attends. Family Day workshops are designed to for parents and children to do together, and can provide a new, rich way for you and your child to interact. Arrive a little before 10:00 a.m., when workshops start, to register! After the workshops, we offer a breakfast concert featuring healthy food, coffee, and live local music that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. Drop-in writing activities, games, and typewriters are scattered throughout the library and available for use until the library closes.

A typical schedule for the day is as follows:

Sign in from 9:45 to 10:00 a.m.
Writing workshops from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Breakfast concert from 11:00 a.m to 12:00 noon.
Activity stations throughout the library from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

FAMILY DAY WRITING WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

Sing-a-Long (for children ages 0 to 3): Local musician and educator Gabrielle Pietrangelo teams up with creative writing UA students to lead this fun and heartwarming sing-a-long story time.
Ready to Read Poetry (for children ages 4 to 6): Participants in this workshop write collaborative poems and stories while practicing letter recognition, rhyming, and a variety of literary elements like onomatopoeia, metaphor, simile, and others.
Creative Writing Workshop (ages 7 to 10): Participants in this workshop write both independently and collaboratively and read classic poems and stories as a means to inspire their own writing process. Workshop leaders guide participants through a series of playful, fun, and interesting explorations of language that emphasize the stages of the writing process. Participants leave with an original story or poem.
Creative Writing Workshop (ages 11 to 13): This workshop is similar to the 7 to 10 age group, but the texts we investigate are more complicated. Standard literary elements such as metaphor, simile, symbolism, and hyperbole are explored in addition to more complex concepts such as paradox and allusion. Additionally, participants may spend time exploring the more performative nature of poetry. All participants leave with an original story or poem.

When: Saturday, November 18 10am-1pm

Where: UA poetry Center 
Highlights info row image
(520) 626-3765


Admission: FREE



FREE Admission to Children's Museum Tucson and El Tour de Tucson Map {11/18/17}

FREE Admission to Children's Museum Tucson 
and El Tour de Tucson Map
 {11/18/17}




What:Tomorrow is a FREE DAY at the Museum! Roads around the Museum will be closed or restricted because of El Tour de Tucson, but we are open! Ride the Tucson Modern Streetcar, take a walk in the lovely weather, but get here if you can. Free admission all day, plus the El Tour Kids Zone will be set up around the Museum as part of the El Tour Fiesta. It's going to be a fun day Downtown!

When: 10-5pm Saturday, November 18, 2017

Where: Children's Museum Tucson

Cost:FREE

>>>>ALL TUCSON EVENTS FOR FAMILIES HERE<<<<

SEE where El Tour de Tucon will be and find a way to get yourself to the museum!


Advisory - road closures may affect activities on Saturday, November 18, 2017. We hope to minimize any inconveniences that may arise due to street closures and limited mobility. Please be aware of cyclists on the road from 7:00 am until 5:00pm all around the Tucson metro area for the Tucson Medical Center 35th El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino Del Sol. 

Road closures on I-10 on Saturday, November 18 for El Tour de Tucson:
I-10 ramp will be closed at Silverlake from 7 – 8 am. Use Benson Hwy or Speedway. 
I-10 ramp at Starr Pass will be closed from 7 am – 2 pm, after which there will be restrictions until 5 pm. Use Silverlake or Speedway.
I-10 ramps at Craycroft, Wilmot and Kolb will be closed from 7 – 10am. Use Valencia or Rita Ranch

Road Closures - Sat. 11/18/17 – in the area surrounding the main start/finish line at Armory Park*
6th Ave. from Broadway to 22nd St. & all streets in-between closed from 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
6th Ave. & 12th St. Closed 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
6th Ave. & 13th St. Closed 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5th Ave. & 12th St. Closed 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5th Ave. & 13th St. Closed 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Arizona Ave. @ 12th St. Closed 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Arizona Ave. @ 13th St. Closed 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
22nd St. closed from 6th Ave. to Freeway Frontage Rd. West Bound Lanes through 6 p.m.
*Those living between Broadway and 22nd St. & Scott Ave. to Frontage Rd., please exit to the North by using Granada, Congress or Convent/Church to Broadway.
MAP FROM ARIZONA DAILY STAR


Two Arizona Programs for Low Cost Produce {11/18/17}


Two Arizona Programs for Low Cost Produce {11/18/17}


For a donation of $10 in Phoenix and Tucsonf, you can get up to 60 lbs. of fresh produce that you can share with your friends, families, neighbors, and the people that you know are in need of nutritional produce. 
Here's how it works, walk in and do your $10 donation (cash only at this time), sign your name on our donation sheet, and go through the line and fill up your two boxes with up to 60lbs. of produce!
We are actively looking for volunteers to support these additional outreach and would be grateful if you can come on board and help. Please send an email at nicco@the3000club.org. One benefit from volunteering is that the volunteers are allowed to do their donation and go through the Market before the general public.
Please bring your big shopping bags or boxes to load up. We usually have boxes available, but sometimes we do run short. 
Text the keyword "Market" to the number 88202 on your phone to receive alerts by text message!
Thank you so very much for your continued support!
Our varieties for tomorrow (Saturday) consist of:
PHOENIX
Roma Tomatoes
Cooking Pumpkins!
Mini Watermelons!
Mushrooms!
Eggs!
Yellow Squash!
English Cucumbers!
Cucumbers!
Pickling Cucumbers!
Cantaloupe!
Zucchini Squash!
Yogurt!
Bread!
TUCSON
Organic Oranges!
Cooking Pumpkins!
Cantaloupe!
English Cucumbers!
Mini Watermelons!
Yellow Squash!
PLEASE NOTE:
Not each variety will be available at each site, but we do our best to have a good variety at each site. It is on a first come first serve basis, some varieties are extremely limited, and get taken very quickly. It is best to come early to get the most variety, and we do have people lined up sometimes an hour before. 
This Saturdays schedule 11/18/17:

Phoenix: 8am - 10am
The 3000 Club Phoenix 
1741 West Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Pure Heart Christian Church
14240 North 43rd Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85306
Tree Of Life Christian Center
7200 North 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Streams Church
6532 N El Mirage Rd
Glendale, AZ 85307
Assurance Health and Wellness Center
1515 East Osborn Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Laveen Crossfit
3648 West Southern Avenue#148
Phoenix, AZ 85041
Table of Grace Ministry (Special Event)
8601 N 71st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
Prescott: 9am - 12pm
Mountaintop Christian Fellowship
660 North 6th Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
Flagstaff: 
We apologize for any inconvenience, but we will have no MOM event in Flagstaff this weekend.
TUCSON: 8am - 10am
The 3000 Club Tucson
4515 E 22nd St
Tucson AZ 85711
Northminster Presbyterian Church
2450 E Fort Lowell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85719
This Mondays schedule: 11/20/17
Phoenix: 8am - 10am
The 3000 Club Phoenix
1741 West Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
TUCSON: 8am - 10am
The 3000 Club Tucson
4515 East 22nd St
Tucson, AZ 85711
This Wednesdays schedule: 11/22/17
Phoenix: 8am - 10am
The 3000 Club Phoenix
1741 West Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
TUCSON: 8am - 10am
The 3000 Club Tucson
4515 E 22nd St
Tucson AZ 85711





Saturday, November 18th from the hours of 8:00am - 11:00am we will have 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations in the State of Arizona. For a $10 contribution, you can shop for up to 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce. Just a friendly reminder that the produce season is just getting started varieties as always, will start increasing every week-end. Take advantage of the great free bonus product!
Check out the map of the 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets: http://www.borderlandsfoodbank.org/produce-map-find-your-p…/
Metro Phx. and Pinal Co. Service Area for Saturday, November 18th
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* Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus (@ House of Refuge) – 6935 E. Williams Field Rd., Mesa 85212
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (25 Pickles)| Squash (13 Yellow)| Tomatoes (8 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Arizona State University, (@ Tempe Campus/Wells Fargo Arena, Permit Parking 58 ) – 600 E. Veterans Way, Tempe 85281
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (25 Pickles)| Squash (13 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Arizona State University (@ West Campus) – 4701 W. Thunderbird Rd., Glendale 85306
| Watermelons (9 Minis)| Cucumber (17 Pickles)| Squash (9 Yellow)| Tomatoes (6 On the Vine)| Green Beans (1 lb.)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package Toilet Paper|
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* Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley Compadre Branch (@ Chandler) – 300 E. Chandler Blvd., Chandler 85225
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (25 Pickles)| Squash (13 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Creighton Community Foundation (@ Excelencia School) "NEW" – 2181 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix 85006
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (25 Pickles)| Squash (13 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Dysart Elementary School "NEW" - 12950 W Varney Rd, El Mirage, AZ 85335
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (20 Pickles)| Squash (11 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 On the Vine)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Feed Our Babies (@ Monte Vista Church – Nazarene) – 3313 N. 40th St., Phoenix 85018
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (20 Pickles)| Squash (11 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 On the Vine)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Mount Calvary Baptist Church – 1720 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa 85204
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (17 Pickles)| Squash (8 Italian)| Tomatoes (8 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Unity of Phoenix Church – 1500 E. Greenway Pkwy, Phoenix 85022
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (17 Pickles)| Squash (9 Yellow)| Tomatoes (6 On the Vine)| Green Beans (1 lb.)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package Toilet paper|
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Metro Tucson and SO/SE AZ Service Area for Saturday, November 18th
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* Little Family Farm "NEW" – 30 W. Ivey Rd., Huachuca City 85616
| Watermelons (7 Minis)| Cucumber (33 Pickles)| Squash (11 Italian)| Tomatoes (10 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Most Holy Trinity Church – 1300 N. Greasewood Rd., Tucson 85745
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (20 Pickles)| Squash (11 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 On the Vine)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Pima Community College (@ Downtown Campus) – 1255 N. Stone Ave., Tucson 85709
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (25 Pickles)| Squash (13 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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* Sierra Vista United Methodist Church – 3225 St. Andrews Dr., Sierra Vista 85650
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (26 Pickles)| Squash (7 Yellow)| Tomatoes (6 Beef)| Green Beans (1 lb.)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package Toilet Paper|
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* St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church "NEW" – 1145 E. Ft. Lowell Rd., Tucson 85719
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (25 Pickles)| Squash (13 Yellow)| Tomatoes (7 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package Toilet Paper|
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* Vision Church (Cross Streets of Cortaro Rd. and Silverbell Rd.) – 7511 N. Benet Dr., Tucson 85743
| Watermelons (8 Minis)| Cucumber (20 Pickles)| Squash (11 Yellow)| Tomatoes (6 Romas)| Free Complimentary Bonus Items - Medjool Dates (1 per produce box) and 1 package paper towels|
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FREE Admission to Reid Park Zoo and Family Festival in the Park {11/18/17}

FREE Admission to Reid Park Zoo 
and Family Festival in the Park 
{11/18/17}


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What: Cigna and Tucson Parks and Recreation are proud to present the 12th annual Family Festival in the Park. There will be games, prizes, face painting, crafts, inflatables, tennis, disc golf, and class demonstrations. Reid Park Zoo will have free admission, and the Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center will host an afternoon of free swimming from noon to 4 p.m. Volunteers from Friends of the Reid Park Rose Garden will be giving tours of the garden during the event. Entertainment will be presented throughout the day, and a variety of foods will be available for purchase through local vendors.

>>>>FULL TUCSON EVENTS CALENDAR<<<<

When: Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m-2 p.m.
Where: Reid Park, 22nd and Country Club (west of the Zoo)

Cost: FREE, but please bring non-perishable food donations to support the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona


Saturday, November 11, 2017

The Gaslight Theatre Holiday Show Christmas in the Big Apple Giveaway Winners and BOGO Ticket Offer {Tucson Attractions}

The Gaslight Theatre Holiday Show Christmas in the Big Apple 
Giveaway Winners and BOGO Ticket Offer  
{Tucson Attractions}

The Giveaway Winners have been drawn- check if you win and message us. If you didn't there is a great BOGO ticket offer listed below in the post!
Arizona Families was given these tickets to pass on to randomly drawn winners.
WINNER for 11/1317 at 5pm TASHIE DZIK JOHNSON


Win a table for 4 to the 11/13/17 5pm show in the form below:

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WINNER for 11/13/17 at 7:30pm is PAMELA A LITTLE

Win a table for 4 to the 11/13/17 7:30pm show in the form below:

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WINNER for 11/14/17 at 5pm is CAYCI AMMON JOHNSON


Win a table for 4 to the 11/14/17 5pm show in the form below:

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WINNER for 11/14/17 at 7:30pm is STEPHANIE MAIDEN

Win a table for 4 to the 11/14/17 7:30pm show in the form below:

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The WINNER for 11/15/17 at 5pm is CHRISTINE SINN

Win a table for 4 to the 11/15/17 5pm show in the form below:

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The WINNER for 11/15/17 at 7:30pm is ALYSON TRINIDAD

Win a table for 4 to the 11/15/17 7:30pm show below:

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BOGO TICKET OFFER:
*Offer good for
for
"Christmas in The Big Apple"


Monday, Nov. 13th @ 5:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Tuesday, Nov. 15th @ 5:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Wednesday, Nov. 16th @ 5:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Thursday, Nov. 17th @ 5:00 PM  
ONLY.
Cannot be applied to previously purchased tickets.
Offer cannot be split between performances
While supplies last.
CALL
520-886-9428

To find out more about the show, see additional showtimes and purchase tickets see https://thegaslighttheatre.com

Thanks for entering - make sure to enter only for the items you want to complete and for the time you can attend :) You may enter more than one contest but if a winner, only one table per winner awarded.