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Today (Thurs Aug 22) is “move-in day” at the University of Arizona. Students that are going to live in the dorms will be moving into their new homes today (and tomorrow), in anticipation of school starting on Monday.

I-10 in both directions will be reduced to one lane each night from 8pm-6am for two weeks starting tonight (Wed Aug 21) for bridge work at State Route 83. Expect delays driving through this area.

Hiring Fair for Nightfall at Old Tucson
Thurs Aug 22 from 4pm-6:30pm
Positions available include: Attractions attendants, banquet servers, bartenders, cash office, cooks, custodians, entertainment haunted characters, parking lot attendants, security guards, show techs
Must be 16 years or older
Info: oldtucson.com

Gutenberg the Musical: (a musical about the inventor of the printing press, very funny) — “Gutenberg” is 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22; and at 2 p.m. Aug. 24-25 at Unscrewed Theater, 4500 E. Speedway. Tickets are $25 at sapactucson.org

Back to School:
Pima College - Thurs August 22
University of Arizona - Mon August 26

This Saturday August 24 - 12-7pm:
Grand opening of Mama Carey’s Kitchen
(the mom of former UofA football player Ka’Deem Carey)
501 N Park Ave (6th & Park, west of Arizona Stadium)
Food, raffles, DJ, photos, autographs, prizes

Summer Concert Series: Music by Holly Pyle
Presented by SAACA
Westward Look Resort, 245 E Ina Rd
Thurs Aug 22 from 5-7pm

Viva Las Vegas Star Studded Spectacular Revue
Gaslight Music Hall at Oracle and Rancho Vistoso
Thurs Aug 22 at 6pm
Music of the Rat Pack, Elvis, Tom Jones, Charo, Cher & more
Tickets $23.95

Barrett’s Bark For The Blue Cornhole Tournament
Playground Tucson, 278 E Congress St
Sat Aug 24 from 11am-4pm
Play cornhole, meet Tucson PD officers and their K-9 partners
Cornhole Tournament to benefit the Tucson PD K-9 program

First Ever Tucson Godzilla Festival
Sat Aug 24 from 5-11pm
Metal Arts Village, 3230 N Dodge Blvd (Dodge & Ft Lowell)
First 50 people receive a souvenir at the door
Discussion of Kaiju films, giant monster TV shows, and games
Special panels talking about Godzilla figurines

Bohemian Rhapsody Sing-A-Long
Loft Cinema / 3233 E Speedway Blvd
Sat Aug 24 at 7pm
Rock out with the pre-show Queen Music Video Salon, wear your best Queen inspired costume for a chance at prizes
Proceeds benefit SAAF (Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation)

Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night
Desert Museum - 2021 N. Kinney Rd
Sat Aug 24 from 6-10pm
See bats perform aerial acrobatics in pursuit of dinner, beavers splash around in their pond, and scorpions glowing green under black light. Bring your flashlight!

National Parks Free Fee Day (nationwide, celebrating the National Park Service’s 103rd anniversary)
Sunday Aug 25
Free entry
Area parks include: Saguaro National Park northeast of Tucson, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Ajo, Coronado National Memorial in Hereford, Chiricahua National Monument in Willcox, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Casa Grande


Weather for Thursday:
Sunny and a little cooler, high 104
Chance of a monsoon storm Thursday evening

Weather for Friday:
Cooler, mix of sun and clouds, high 98
20% chance of a monsoon storm in the afternoon & evening

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Fireworks night at UofA Soccer (women)
Thurs Aug 22 at 6:30pm
Wildcats vs Long Beach State
Fireworks after the match
Murphey Field at Mulcahy Stadium (Plumer & 15th St)

UofA Football:
Season opener: Saturday August 24 at Hawaii (7:30pm Tucson time, on CBS Sports Network)
First home game: September 7 vs NAU (7:45pm - at Arizona Stadium, on Pac-12 Network)

FC Tucson vs Orlando City B
Saturday August 24
Kino Sports Complex North Stadium at 7pm


Top five over the weekend
1. Good Boys
2. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw
3. Lion King
4. Angry Birds 2
5. Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

New this Friday August 23:
Ready Or Not (horror, stars Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Andie MacDowell)

Angel Has Fallen (action, stars Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Jada Pinkett-Smith)

Overcomer (religious based drama, stars Alex Kendrick, Priscilla Shirer)


Chris Issak: Sunday August 25 at Fox Theatre (7pm)

1964: A Tribute To The Beatles
August 31 at Desert Diamond Casino
I-19 and Pima Mine Rd

38 Special
September 12 at Desert Diamond Casino
I-19 and Pima Mine Rd

Doobie Brothers:
September 21 at Desert Diamond Casino
I-19 and Pima Mine Rd
Info: ddcaz.com

Smokey Robinson
Centennial Hall
October 5 at 8:00 p.m.

Pure Prairie League w/Michael Martin Murphey
February 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Theatre

Atlanta Rhythm Section w/ Firefall
March 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Theatre