Tohono Chul Park’s Desert Players put on the puppet show “Rumplepigskin and the Magic Mesquite Beans” at Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Branch Library last Friday to teach children about desert plants and animals. The Desert Players will perform the play again today at Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive, at 2 p.m. and Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Road, Thursday at 11 a.m.
Megan Carter works on a craft project with her kids Jake, 3, and Hailey, 5, after viewing the puppet show Friday.
Tyler Ferbeyre, 5, (far left in an orange shirt) and siblings Daniel Chang, 6, and Evie, 4, watch with a variety of reactions as a gold chain is dangled by one of Tohono Chul Park’s Desert Players during the puppet show “Rumplepigskin.”