LECTURESBABY TALKS. Casa de los Niños, 1101 N. Fourth Ave. Casa de los Niños presents the 25th Anniversary Silver Seminar Series, a lunch lecture series devoted to various concerns particular to parents and children. Join Dr. Anna Binkiewicz, UMC Chief of General Pediatrics, from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 21, as she presents "Babies with Baggage: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Failure to Thrive." A brown-bag lunch will be provided, the seminar and lunch are both free of charge. Reservations are required. Call 624-5600 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays for reservations and information.
CORPORATE WORKSHOP. Doubletree Hotel. 445 S. Alvernon Way. Gary Yamaoto and Alice Farmer present Building Alliances: Techniques for Taking Advantage of Business Opportunities for Growth and Income, a free workshop sponsored by the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Small Business Association. Workshop meets from 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28. Call 886-6588 for information, or visit the website at http://www.asba.com.
DIVORCE SUPPORT. The Family Counseling Agency offers a free support group for people ending relationships and adjusting to the single lifestyle. All groups are free of charge. Call 323-3952 for information.
FAMILY TREE. Family History Land. 6061 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 128. 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 May. Classes include: Introduction to Genealogy; U.S Court, Probate and Land Records; U.S. Military Records; Institutional-Business-Employment Records; British Isles Census Records; British Records in the Family History Library; and Genealogy Research Through Commercial Sources: CD's, Internet, etc.. Classes are $8.50, free to members of FHL and Los Descendientes. Call 790-5444 for registration and information.
GROWTH MANAGEMENT. Historic Y Theater, Fifth Avenue and University Boulevard. The Citizens for Growth Management sponsor a statewide petition drive for an urban sprawl initiative on the November ballot. The last local campaign strategy meeting is at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28. Sign up at the meetings, or call 792-6589 for information.
HERPS AT HOME. Bookman's Northwest. 3733 W. Ina Road. Min and Bill Johnson of the Tucson Herpetological Society present a free talk about the herps (reptile) you may have in your home from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 22. Refreshments will be served. Call 579-0303 for information.
INDOOR POTLUCK. Quaker Meeting House. 931 N. Fifth Ave. The women's International League for Peace and Freedom hosts an indoor potluck picnic followed by the presentation Mox: The Plutonium Scandal, by speaker Pat Bernie, chair of the WILPF environment committee, at noon Saturday, May 16. The program is free; bring a dish to share. Call 622-5743 for information.
METAL HEALTH. PCC Center for the Arts Recital Hall. 2202 W. Anklam Road. Linda Edwards, an arts safety expert, conducts a free seminar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. explaining the hazards posed by metal smithing and other artistic pursuits. Call 791-4063 for information.
RESOURCES FOR WOMEN. Join Jenny Leschak as she presents Computer Hardware: What Do I Really Need in a Computer? from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, at Anthony's in the Catalinas, 6440 N. Campbell Ave. The workshop is part of a brown-bag lunch series presented by Resources for Women. Cost is $14 for visitors, $10 for RFW members. Join Carolyn Balderston as she presents Attitude is Everything from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, at Maxwell's Restaurant, 1661 N. Swan Road. Cost is $11 for visitors, $9 for RFW members. Reservations are requested at least 24 hours in advance. Call 388-8810 for reservations and information.
TEXT TALK. Woods Memorial Library. 3455 N. First Ave. Could Two Plus Two Equal Twenty-Two or is it Just Time to Buy Another Goldfish? is the next in a round-table series of moderated discussions sponsored by the Pima Association of Taxpayers. The talk explains issues surrounding the acquisition of local textbooks and reviews famous and infamous texts utilized in the past. See how your money is spent from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Call 887-0112 for information.
WARTIME ARIZONA. Arizona Historical Society Museum. 949 E. Second St. Learn more about Arizona's diverse and intriguing military history with the AHS spring lecture series, Wartime Arizona. Lectures are at 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings. Free, lighted parking is available in the AHS parking lot on the ground floor of the UA Main Gate garage. Persons with a disability may request reasonable accommodation, preferably in advance. Lectures are $5, $3 for students. Call 628-5774 for information.
WIDOWED TO WIDOWED. Widowed to widowed offers free support groups to widows and widowers of all ages and lifestyles. Day and evening meetings are available. Call 884-4570 for information.
WOMEN AND INVESTING. The Book Mark. 5001 E. Speedway. Join Taunya Villicana and Angela Bauerly, account executives for Dean Witter, from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 21, for a free investment seminar covering a range of topics from getting started to personal investment options, including Roth IRA's. Call 881-6350 for information.
WOMEN'S ISSUES. Doubletree Hotel. 445 S. Alvernon Way. Join eight Arizona Legislators, all women, for a panel discussion and 1998 State Legislative Wrap-Up at the Arizaon Women's Political Caucus, Tucson Chapter Meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, May 21. The meeting, which includes continental breakfast, costs $10. Call Linda Hale Barter 625-4579 for reservations and information.
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