Lectures and concerts continue to be open to the public at the Arizona Senior Academy, 13715 E. Langtry Lane off Old Spanish Trail. Following is the list of several upcoming events. The ASA web site (arizonasenioracademy.org) provides detailed information and additional events that may be scheduled after press time.

Friday, July 8, 11:30 a.m. — Concert, “The Tirebiters” – Lex Browning (vocals, guitar), Steve Grams (vocals, bass), Matt Mitchell (guitar) and Les Merrihew (drums) play originals with roots in blues, folk and a slice of humor.

Monday, July 11, 2:30 p.m. — Lecture by Kellyn Shaw, Director of Provider Relations and Business Development for Northwest Healthcare, “Introduction to Services and Specialties at Northwest Medical Center – Houghton, Your New Community Hospital.”

Friday, July 15, 11:30 a.m. — Concert, “Homero Ceron’s Latin Jazz Quartet” – Homero Ceron (vibraphone), Amilcar Guevara (piano), Mike Levy (bass) and Danny Brito (drums) play traditional Latin Jazz plus originals.

Monday, July 18, 2:30 p.m. — Lecture by Eric Kaldahl, president of the Amerind Foundation, “Amerind’s History of Research.”

Monday, July 25, 2:30 p.m. — Lecture by Emma Califf, Invertebrate Keeper, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, “The Medicinal use of Spider Venoms.”

Thursday July 28, 7 p.m. — Concert, “Kiko Jacome Trio” – singer/songwriter/guitarist Kiko Jacome, along with bass and cajon, play originals and oldies covers.

Friday, August 5, 11:30 a.m. — Concert, “Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine Duo” – violinist Heather Hardy and guitarist/dobro player Alvin Blaine sing and play jazzy blues.

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