LECTURES

ARMCHAIR ADVENTURES. The Tucson-Pima Public Library. 101 N. Stone Ave. 791-4391. The Wilmot Branch of the public library presents Armchair Adventures, a series of slide and lecture presentations by travelers who will take you on a journey back in time or around the globe. At 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 8, Sandy Cord presents "A Humorous Look at Tucson From 1854 to 1912." All presentatioins are free. For information, call 791-5647.

ART TALK. Tucson Museum of Art, Education Center Auditorium. 140 North Main Ave. 624-2333. The 1998 Art Talk series continues from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today with Public Art: Not Just for Pigeons. Continuing on Monday, January 12: Murals of Tucson, presented by Mark Barmann. Admission is free. For information call 624-2333.

BOSNIAN PEACE. The Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 623-8905. The Tucson Balkan Peace Support Group presents Sue Ward, director of the UN Center of Southern Tucson, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13. She'll give a free slide lecture on her recent trip to Bosnia where she monitored the elections and prospects for peace in the region. Call 623-8905 for information.

CHARCOAL ART. Sponsored by Arizona Photographic Collector's, local artist bob Rubin will demonstrate how he creates charcoal protraits from camera film negatives at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 8, at the Sabbar Shrine Temple, 450 S. Tucson Blvd. Call 529-5072 for information.

DESERT CRONES. Celebrate aging with women of age at the Armory Park Senior Center, 250 S. 5th Ave. from 1 to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 10. For information call 624-8477 or 577-9422.

DIVORCE SUPPORT. The Family Counseling Agency offers a free support group for people who are ending their relationships and adjusting to the single lifestyle. All groups are free of charge. Call 323-3952 for information.

FAMILY TREE. Learn valuable clues for researching your family's heritage from the Friends of Family History Land and Los Descendientes del Presidio de Tucson, with classes at 1:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through January 30. Classes include: Basics of Genealogy Research in the German Empire, British Isles Court Records and Probates, Introduction to Genealogy, U.S. Newspapers and Directories, Tracking Immigrants, and more. Classes are $8.50, free to members of Friends and Los Descendientes. Call 790-5444 for registration and information.


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