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Rally for Science Tucson. With the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to deny climate change and otherwise cut research funding, scientists are taking to the streets to protest. Tucsonans will be joining other cities around the nation who are marching for science (although in Tucson, they’ll be doing a rally instead of a march because getting there was too much red tape to get a permit for a march). You’ll find speakers, science booths, entertainment and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22. El Presidio Plaza Park, 175 W. Alameda St. Free.
DIY Wedding Centerpiece Workshop Part 1. If you are looking for ways to stay green on Earth Day but don't want to get too muddy, this is the event for you. Green Things will be hosting a DIY Wedding Centerpiece Workshop where you can make your own centerpiece using your favorite succulents and more! The only catch is that you have to pay for your supplies at the event. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22. Green Things, 3384 E. River Road. Bring money for supplies.
Workshops in the Garden. Learn how to make your vary own macramé hanging planter to brighten up your home with fresh plants! You'll also learn about air purification plants and utilizing herbs. 4-6 p.m. Sunday, April 23. UA Community Garden, 1400 E. Mabel St. Free.
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Kids Fix It! Parents and kids can learn how to maintain a child's bike without having to send it in for repairs every time something breaks. If your child loves to ride his or her bike, make sure they get as much mileage as possible out of it! Register for the class at bicas.org. 9-11 a.m. Sunday, April 23. BICAS, 44 W. Sixth St. $20.
Food and BoozeCheba Hut's Annual 4/20 Party. If you're celebrating the stoner's Christmas, then head out to Cheba Hut for live music, games and eating contests. All food will be $4.20 and drinks will be provided the entire day—you can even play beer pong for as long as you want. So grab your favorite munchies and join Cheba Hut in their annual party of their favorite product. 10 a.m.-midnight Thursday, April 20. Cheba Hut, 1820 E. Sixth St. Bring money for food and booze.
Israel Carnival. Join Israel with Wildcats and support the Save a Child's Heart Philanthropy with this fun-packed festival. Some activities on deck are henna tattooing, raffles, bounce houses and photo booths. You can also munch on some falafel and sip on Israeli beer at a bar. 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25.1245 E. Second St. $2-$3.
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> Baja Beer Festival. This festival will feature 50 breweries and 200 craft beers on tap, along with food vendors, live music and lawn games to keep the party rocking. All the proceeds go toward the Northwest Firefighters Charities and the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild. 5-9 p.m. Saturday, April 22. 4502 N. First Ave. $15 for designated drivers, $40 for 20 tasting tickets and $60 for 25 tasting tickets, a food voucher and a VIP area. If you're quick (and lucky!) you might be able to win some tickets here.
Parks and Recreation Trivia Night. “Any dog under fifty pounds is a cat and cats are useless.” Think you're the biggest Parks and Recs fan in Tucson? Well, go find out by playing their ultimate trivia game and “TREAT YOSELF” with some food from the YouSlyDog food truck. Bring your A-game and if you're in it to win it, then you better believe Ron Swanson will be proud of you. 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. Casa Video and Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd. Bring money for food.
Spent Saints. TW arts and entertainment editor Brian Smith’s new collection of intertwined short stories, Spent Saints, is flying off the shelves—and for good reason: Smith mashes up Raymond Carver, Hubert Selby Jr. and Iceberg Slim but ends up with a voice all his own, telling stories of quiet desperation and occasional redemption that will hook you right on the first page. He’ll be reading from book at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at Barnes and Noble, 5130 E. Broadway. Free, but be a decent human being and buy a copy of the book.
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Gaza Strip. Longing for the simpler days before boring high-gravity microbrews and limp lumberjack clones, when shitty facial hair was not an ironic statement but merely a signifier of true inner loathing? Then the kill-riff blast of Gaza Strip is all for you. See, there’s a poetic simplicity in their groin-deep basslines, thunderous rhythms and throat-ripping choruses. Gaza Strip have been together long enough (two albums, new one coming) that they're a kind of fringe-punk (with metal and art-pop overtones) nostalgia act that never needed to make it. Like a network re-run you count on; you might not even have liked it when it first came out, but by now the plotlines and senseless car chases have kept you company on sleepless nights while you’re folding laundry. Check your pretensions at the door and catch a fiery set from this heroically constant combo, one of Tucson’s finest. On Thursday, April 27 at The Flycatcher, 340 E. Sixth St. With Bryan Thomas Parker, Shooda Shook It and The Unday. 21+. 9 p.m. Free.
Twin Peaks. You've played VU's Loaded so damn often you got the box-set extras down. Those ambling jangle guitars nailed down tight by a straight-up R&B groove drums … You are both bored and exhilarated strolling suburbia looking for whatever shit comes your way. So here's the sweetly named Twin Peaks from Chicago, dudes all twisted up in a post-Velvets, post-Beasties world. (Wait. It’s good!) And the singer has got be more grating than flat to pull off the malcontent thing in these times—oh, but those fleeting moments of fucked-up doo-wop let you know he can sing. Zappa would approve. "Making Breakfast" is as profound as it is silly. And that "Butterfly" video, rolling five deep through the tombstones thinking about getting it on? Here’s a band that reminds us of the mundane joys of just being alive. What was that talk of suburbia before? Never underestimate. Go see ’em, fresh from Coachella. With Chrome Pony and Post Animal Tuesday, April 25. 191 Toole. 8 p.m. $13. All ages.
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