Opening Reception – "Expressions," by Edward Goyette. Goyette's work includes a range of paintings in several mediums, black and white photographs from recent trips to New York City, and a black and white photographic exploration of Fourth Avenue. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Bumsteds, 500 N. Fourth Ave.
"The Power of Words: Four Centuries of American Indian Language." "The Power of Words" exhibit will provide a wide spectrum of Native languages and media. Free and open to the public. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. UA Library, Special Collections
"INSanity" Book Signing. Former INS Special Agent Neville W. Cramer divulges the real causes of America's seemingly uncontrollable immigration problems, describes the "lunacy" of the former Immigration and Naturalization Sevice (INS). 11 a.m. UA BookStore
Boyce Thompson Arboretum: "Edible and Medicinal Plant Walks." Ethnobotanist David Morris leads the tour and will teach participants about plants which have both nourished and healed desert residents for millennia. $7.50 adults, $3, ages 5-12. 10:30 a.m. For more details, call (520)689-2811. Boyce Thompson Arboretum, at U.S. Highway 60, milepost #223
UA's Repertory Theater – "Brighton Beach Memoirs" (Preview). The first classic Neil Simon trilogy of plays, directed by Brent Gibbs. Contains adult language and mature content. $17 - $26 admission. 1:30 p.m. Laboratory Theater. Call the Fina Arats Box Office at (520)621-1162
Author Reading – "Doc Holliday's Woman," by Jane Candia Coleman. Coleman's novel captures the essence of a woman whose life embraced the western frontier during the wild years of cowboys and rustlers, steely-eyed marshals and six-shooter justice. 7 p.m. Bookman's, 1930 E. Grant Rd. (520)325-5767
"Exploring the Nigh Sky." Enjoy an evening under the night sky as volunteers from the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association facilitate stargazing. Free to the public. 8 p.m. Mason Audubon Center, 8751 N. Thornydale Road. Reservations are required via Jamie Brown, (520)744-0004.