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    “No weekend plans, no worries”

    Computer science senior Ryan Park scales the climbing wall Monday afternoon at Rocks and Ropes, located on 330 S. Toole Ave. Rocks and Ropes off ers a new and exciting way to exercise.
    Computer science senior Ryan Park scales the climbing wall Monday afternoon at Rocks and Ropes, located on 330 S. Toole Ave. Rocks and Ropes off ers a new and exciting way to exercise.

    If you’re looking for something fun to do but aren’t sure what’s available, check out this list of recreational activities.

    Skrappy’s is a local concert venue, vegan cafǸ and dance center located at 201 E. Broadway Blvd. Skrappy’s features an intimate environment that caters to bands that are famous and to local musicians. The vegan cafǸ is always freshly delicious, and Capoeira dance classes (an Afro-Brazilian dance form that incorporates self-defense maneuvers) are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information on upcoming concerts and events, visit www.Skrappys.org.

    A great way to help deal with the stress and changes that come with college is to take yoga classes. YogaOasis, 2631 N. Campbell Ave., is a yoga studio that holds many relaxing classes for beginners and advanced students. For complete class schedules, visit their Web site at www.yogaoasis.com.

    Craving excitement and an adrenaline rush? Try Rocks and
    Ropes
    , 330 S. Toole Ave., an indoor climbing gym. They have different walls for every level of climber, and instructors are always available to show you how to climb safely. They are close to campus and are a great daytime activity for a group of friends. For pricing information and class schedules, go to www.rocksandropes.com.

    If you are willing to devote a 45-minute drive up Interstate 10, then you will happily find yourself in Picacho, Ariz., where you can visit the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, 27480 S. Marez Drive, exit 219. $2 gains you admission and a cup of feed to entice the sometimes scary ostriches and the always-friendly deer. Their newest attraction debuts in October. They are building an aviary that will have exotic birds that you can feed when they land on your shoulder. For more information about times and special attractions, call 520-466-3658.

    Sabino Canyon has one of the best hiking trails in southern Arizona. Located on North Sabino Canyon Road just north of East Sunrise Drive, the trails go all the way up the mountain if you wish to go that far, or you can stay within the canyon for a shorter hiking experience. In case you weren’t aware, hiking is walking, so don’t worry about your specific athletic abilities and check out Sabino Canyon because it is a pleasurable place to be.

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