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NOVEMBER 3, 1997: 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Events This Week

BICAS AUCTION. 44 W. Sixth St. Show your support for BICAS-- Bicycle Inter-Community Action and Salvage, a groovy nonprofit group in town that helps get kids off the street, and teaches them how to rebuild, repair and have fun with bicycles, at their second annual Fundraiser and Bicycle Art Auction at 7 p.m. Saturday, November 1. There will be amazing and unbelievable creations up for bids! Call 628-7950 for informaiton.

CELTIC PRIDE. Green Fields Country Day School. 6000 N. Camino De La Tierra. Dust off your kilts for the 11th annual Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Games from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 1. Enjoy a day of Celtic entertainment, bagpipe and drum bands, athletic contests, sample British foods, shop at the Celtic market and do a bit of genealogy at the Clan tents. Admission is $7, wee ones under 12 may enter free. Call 888-1058 for information.

CHRISTMAS COTTAGE. 2948 E. Hawthorne. The Assistance League of Tucson, Inc., presents its 18th annual Christmas Cottage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, November 1 and 2. Get a jump on holiday shopping with craft items, toys, holiday decorations, wearable art and a delicious bake sale. Proceeds will benefit the League's nonprofit programs. Call 326-8452 for information.

DOWNTOWN SATURDAY. The downtown Arts District is the place to play all day and all night on November 1. Visit the Ronstadt Transit Center for an Asante (giving thanks) Celebration with the Barbea Williams Performing Company on stage at 7, and the Gospel Music Workshop from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Denise Hawthorne Bey of the JuJu Bey Ensemble performs in the tradition of the songs, dances and rhythms of Africa from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Arizona Alley. Delta and Chicago-style blues take over Pennington Street between Scott and Sixth Avenues as the Rusty Boys perform from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Check out Fourth Avenue's Winsett Park, 316 N. Fourth Ave., for Gerry Glombecki. This modern day "bluesman" performs from 7 to 10 p.m. For information on other events, stop by the booth on Sixth Avenue and Congress Street; or call the Arts District Partnership at 624-9977.

FALL FEST. Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church. 2331 E. Adams St. Enjoy food, fun and spooks galore at the Grace St. Paul's Fall Festival from 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, October 30 through November 1. Kids can visit the haunted house, and try their luck at the games. There will also be crafts and jewelry, food booths, a plant and white elephant sale, baked goods and more. Call 327-6857 for information.

PUT UP YOUR DUKES. Kino Veterans Memorial Community Center. 2805 E. Ajo Way. The Pima County Parks and Recreation Center, with the Centro del Sur Community Center and the Aztlan Youth Boxing Program present an Amateur Boxing Show at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 1. Admission is $3. Call 792-3937 for information.


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