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Worth the Trip

Wednesday, June 10

Beauties:

The Photography of Andy

Warhol

UA Museum of Art

1031 N. Olive Rd.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

520-621-7567

$5 adults, free for art museum members, students with ID, faculty and staff, military, AAM and children

UA Museum of Art exhibits photography of one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol. According to the UAMA website, “Through a generous gift from The Warhol Photographic Legacy Program, the UAMA is able to present these photographs, which make up an important and commonly overlooked part of Warhol’s working process.”

Thursday, June 11

Dog Days of Summer

Tucson Botanical

Gardens

2150 N. Alvernon

Way

7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

520-326-9786 ext. 10

Regular admission charges for humans. Extra $3 charge per dog

Walkers and their dogs are welcome at Tucson Botanical Gardens every Tuesday and Thursday in June, July, August and September. Bring a leash, water for you and your dog and waste disposal bags.

Hug Holiday!

Friday, June 12

Friday Night Live!

Main Gate Square

814 E. University Blvd.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

520-797-3959

free

Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance organizes a weekly summer concert series in the Geronimo Plaza Courtyard at Main Gate Square. Friday’s performance will feature jazzy sounds from Butch Diggs, which can be enjyed with any of the various reastaurants in the neighboring area.

National Peanut Butter Cookie Day!

Saturday, June 13

The Underwear Party IV

Hotel Congress

311 E. Congress St.

9 p.m.

520-622-8848

$3/Ages 21 and older

The event is self-explanatory. Guests can arrive in their underwear or check their belongings at the free clothing check before enjoying the featured pillow fights, DJs, dancing, drink specials and human terrarium.

Sunday, June 14

Ted DeGrazia’s 106th Birthday Celebration

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

6300 N. Swan Rd.8

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

520-299-9191

Free

Free cake and ice cream will be avalible at the 10-arce DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun to honor his 106th birthday. According to the Visit Tucson website, popular Arizona artist was born in the copper mining camp of Morenci, Ariz., on June 14, 1909.

Flag Day!

Monday, June 15

Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Academy

Hi Corbett Field

3400 E. Camino

Campestre

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

800-821-7152

$175 per participant, registsration is open

Children ages 6 to 14 can learn how to “Play the D-Back Way” at a five-day educational summer camp starting Monday, June 15 and ending Friday, June 19.

Tuesday, June 16

La Vida Fantástica

Tucson Museum of Art and Historical Block

40 N. Main Ave.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

520-624-2333

$10 adults, $8 seniors (ages 65 plus), $5 college student with ID, free active military and Veterans with ID, museum members

Enjoy local artisans’ works through the Tucson Museum of Art’s collection of Latin American folk art that include sculptures, textiles, ceramics and more. 

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