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    Out and about in Tucson: this week in June

    Wednesday, June 26th

    American Red Cross Blood Drive, University of Arizona Cancer Center, 8 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.

    Do it to save a life, or do it for the free cookies and juice, either way the American Red Cross is in need of blood donors. To schedule an appointment, check redcross.org and register.

    Thursday, June 27th

    Farmers’ Market, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 10 a.m. — 2 p.m.

    This biweekly event features a variety of fresh foods with 15-30 vendors to choose from. For $20, you can walk away with plenty of homegrown fruits and vegetables — a small price that will leave you feeling guilt-free.

    Friday, June 28th

    Triple Double Kickstarter Launch Party, Club Congress, 9 p.m.

    This local band is a fusion of feel-good electronic, layered with big vocal harmonies and serious grooves. Come check out their set at Club Congress as a way to kick off your own Friday night and support the band’s Kickstarter launch for their next record.

    Saturday, June 29th

    Wingspan Volunteer Training, 430 E. Seventh St., 9 a.m. — noon

    Wingspan is Southern Arizona’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. Educate yourself on becoming a volunteer for the program; any sexual orientation, race or gender is encouraged to apply.

    Summer Beer Tastings, Hotel Congress, $20, 5 p.m.

    If you’re not able to escape to the beach at all this summer, Hotel Congress’s summer beer series this week will feature those of the Maui Brewing Company. Beers include Maui’s sweet and citrusy Mana Wheat Beer, Bikini Blonde Lager and Big Swell IPA. All tastings are $20 dollars and come with dishes from Cup Café.

    Sunday, June 30th

    Porch Fest, Armory Park, 7 p.m. — 9 p.m.

    Located in the Armory Park neighborhood, Porch Fest will bring together over a dozen artists and musical acts performing on 10 porches. Each porch is located within walking distance of each other and is completely free to the public.

    Tuesday, July 2nd

    Rawksplosion at Club Congress, 6:30 p.m., free

    Giving back to all those Tucson music fans who endure the summer heat, Jalph, better known as Dream Sick’s Matt Baquet, brings you a two-day festival that has the Northwest’s Milk Music as a headlining act. It’s a free festival in a cool setting — what more do you need?

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