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David Kish: Cardboard Manifesto ~ mixed media sculpture

David Kish: Cardboard Manifesto ~ mixed media sculpture

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Artist’s Statement: What do normal people do when they turn 45? Do they dig in dumpsters for cardboard, then cut and color and glue the booty into wall sculpture of cartoonish blimps and squid and fruit and saints and people with wheels instead of feet? Because, I do. There will be an art reception for... Read more »

Jasmine Smith ~ sculpture (altered books)

Jasmine Smith ~ sculpture (altered books)

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Artist’s Statement: As an artist, I began to consider whether a book could motivate a reader in just one glance, communicate a theme in just seconds. And so I started carving words into books, matching my words to the meaning of the original text. There will be an art reception for Jasmine Smith on July... Read more »

Pima County Public Health Nurse Assistance

Pima County Public Health Nurse Assistance

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Do you have a health-related question?  Do you need help with an AHCCS or SNAP application or renewal?  Are you wondering what your blood pressure is?  Just walk-in.  No appointments taken.  Call Info Line at 791-4010 to confirm availability.

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Yoga in the Gardens

Yoga in the Gardens

July 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Start your day off right with a weekly invigorating and centering yoga practice every Thursday in our beautiful garden setting. Led by Laura Greenlaw, a certified yoga instructor, each one-hour class will include centering hatha yoga poses taught using good alignment and breathing. Students will learn to create both flexibility and strength in their bodies.... Read more »

Want to Start Your Own Business?

Want to Start Your Own Business?

July 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Get the help you need to start your own business during our drop-in sessions. Our Program Instructor is available to provide hands-on and individual instruction on a wide variety of business start-up topics.

Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

July 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Computer instructor is available to answer questions regarding resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

July 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Computer instructor is available to answer questions regarding resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

Pima County Public Health Nurse Assistance

Pima County Public Health Nurse Assistance

July 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
121120 Library Nurse-p4

Do you have a health-related question?  Do you need help with an AHCCS or SNAP application or renewal?  Are you wondering what your blood pressure is?  Just walk-in.  No appointments taken.  Call Info Line at 791-4010 to confirm availability.

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Fourth of July at the Children’s Museum Tucson!

Fourth of July at the Children’s Museum Tucson!

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Fourth of July at Children’s Museum Tucson! Friday, July 4th from 12 – 4 pm Regular admission day, children 1 – 99 $8   Celebrate America’s birthday with Children’s Museum Tucson for a special Kidpendence Day! Families will have the opportunity to decorate patriotic hats, participate in a geyser competition, paint fireworks and more.

Let Freedom Sing, Featuring Arthur Migliazza!

Let Freedom Sing, Featuring Arthur Migliazza!

July 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Let Freedom Sing is a patriotic celebration produced by Arts Express in recognition of America, the continued hope for world peace and those who have served to protect our freedom. The annual performance takes place in conjunction with the July 4th holiday. Each year, American favorites such as The Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful... Read more »

Four, Four, Four

Four, Four, Four

July 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us for a family-style BBQ!  We’ll be serving two meal options: a hotdog, chips and drink for $4, or a hamburger, side and drink for $8.  Celebrate Independence Day outdoors with good family and friends!

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

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NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

The Dear Hunter with The New Classic

The Dear Hunter with The New Classic

July 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sometimes, it takes a while to find your way home, wherever “home” may be. But when you do, it’s nothing short of glorious. And that, in a nutshell, is the story of The Dear Hunter’s new album, “Migrant.” Casey Crescenzo, mastermind of The Dear Hunter, was born into music. His parents met while both were... Read more »

The Larry Redhouse Trio

The Larry Redhouse Trio

July 5 @ 7:00 pm

  Saturday July 5th @ 7:00 PM DoubleTree by Hilton at Reid Park The Tucson Jazz Society kicks off the 8th season of its Summer Series. Pianist Redhouse will lead a world class ensemble made up of Robin Horn on drums, and Evan Dain on both acoustic and electric bass. The Trio incorporates straight-ahead jazz,... Read more »

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NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Jive Bombers

Hacienda Del Blues: Jive Bombers

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch & Marty Kool, host of The Blues Review on KXCI join up to present the Hacienda Del Blues series every Sunday. This will be the debut performance in this series for the Jive Bombers. With an Arizona Blues Hall of Fame backing band consisting of Tucson Musicians that have toured... Read more »

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NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

Pima County Public Health Nurse Assistance

Pima County Public Health Nurse Assistance

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
121120 Library Nurse-p4

Do you have a health-related question?  Do you need help with an AHCCS or SNAP application or renewal?  Are you wondering what your blood pressure is?  Just walk-in.  No appointments taken.  Call Info Line at 791-4010 to confirm availability.

Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
JobHelp

Computer instructor is available to answer questions regarding resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

Mindful Communication: Deep Listening

Mindful Communication: Deep Listening

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In this seminar we will explore 3 simple mindfulness practices that refresh our listening skills and remind us how to be a good friend. Honing our ability to listen to ourselves is the basis of deep listening. Bringing our presence and openness to another is the heart of successful relationships. These stand-alone programs are designed... Read more »

Mental Health Community Forum of Professionals, Legislators and You

Mental Health Community Forum of Professionals, Legislators and You

July 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Over 60 mass shootings since 1982. How long must the list continue to grow? Please join us on July 7th. The 6:30pm forum will open with a presentation by Jennie Grabel of the Center for Civility. Doors open at 5:30pm. Moderator Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik Panel Members Congressman Ron Barber State Representative Victoria Steele State... Read more »

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NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

Catalyst Café: Where Tech Meets Tucson

July 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Welcome to the Catalyst Café, where we’re talking every month about tech in the service of people, neighborhoods, nonprofits and small business.   TOPIC:  Grantwriting for Businesses & Nonprofits

“Down & Dirty Gardening – Desert Gardening & Landscaping

“Down & Dirty Gardening – Desert Gardening & Landscaping

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Gardeners of Tucson (TGOT) will hear author Bruce Hyland discuss “Down & Dirty Gardening” from 7-9 p.m., Tues., July 8 at a free public meeting at Ward 6 City Council office, 3202 E. First St. Hyland will offer a dozen tips for success in desert gardening and landscaping.  Particularly helpful to first-time gardeners, he... Read more »

Guitar Gods 2014: featuring Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli John Roth, Gary Hoey & Bumblefoot

Guitar Gods 2014: featuring Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli John Roth, Gary Hoey & Bumblefoot

July 8 @ 8:00 pm
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Yngwie Malmsteen is one of the most technically accomplished guitarists of all time, rewriting the book on hard rock/heavy metal guitar. In addition to countless awards from music and instrument specific publications, none other than TIME Magazine hailed him as one of the ten greatest electric guitarists. 2013 was a banner year for Malmsteen, as... Read more »

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NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

Whiskey Shivers with The Dusty Buskers

Whiskey Shivers with The Dusty Buskers

July 9 @ 8:00 pm
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Between their 2013 Austin Music Award win for Best Bluegrass Band and their twenty show SXSW marathon Whiskey Shivers hasn’t had much time to breathe. In the their short history Austin, TX trash-grass outfit has had a viral hit with their video for “Gimmie All Your Lovin”, scored a national television commercial, made television appearances... Read more »

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NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Come learn how to navigate ReferenceUSA, the premier source of business and residential information offered by the Pima County Public Library. Small business owners and nonprofit fundraisers are especially encouraged to attend.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Family Juggling Show and Workshop

Family Juggling Show and Workshop

July 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Big tricks will amaze while fun interaction will keep you laughing! Watch as presenter James Reid attempts eating apples while juggling and hula-hooping, yo-yo, bowling ball trick and more! Then join in the fun and learn to juggle- the easy way. Scarves will be provided so everyone can join in the fun! For ages 6... Read more »

Cinema La Placita: West Side Story

Cinema La Placita: West Side Story

July 10 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Every Thursday, May through August, we show classic movies, outdoors, at 7:30pm. Admission is $3 per person and includes popcorn.   THURSDAY JULY 10:  West Side Story  

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Urban Yarns @ the Library

Urban Yarns @ the Library

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Calling all downtown knitters & crocheters! Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library’s latest fiber-themed books, & find inspiration for your next project.   Note: No instruction is provided.

Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Opportunity for nonprofit & community organizations to research using the Foundation Directory Online & the Arizona Guide to Grants databases with a librarian present to help maximize search results.   Seating at a computer is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Award-Winning Documentary, Edgar Cayce: The Beautiful Dreamer

Award-Winning Documentary, Edgar Cayce: The Beautiful Dreamer

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Edgar Cayce (1877 – 1945), was dubbed “the Sleeping Prophet” and “the Father of Holistic Medicine” because he was able to bring forth incredible healing information from a deep, self-induced trance.

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

July 12 - 13

TUCSON ARTS AND CRAFTS ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO THEIR “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW At the Tucson Hilton East – 7600 East Broadway Saturday, July 12th and Sunday, July 13th, 2014 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. * Free Admission Unique, hand-crafted items in a wide range of media from Tucson’s finest artisans.  Fundraising... Read more »

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July

July 12 - 13

TUCSON ARTS AND CRAFTS ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO THEIR “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW At the Tucson Hilton East – 7600 East Broadway Saturday, July 12th and Sunday, July 13th, 2014 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. * Free Admission Unique, hand-crafted items in a wide range of media from Tucson’s finest artisans.  Fundraising... Read more »

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

NOT BURNT OUT JUST UNSCREWED

July 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe has been entertaining Tucson audiences for over eleven years with their unique style of interactive comedy! Every show is different because every audience is different! Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. family friendly for all ages, and uncensored shows 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 9:30... Read more »

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

July 12 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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If you’re wondering how you can help, here’s an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please fill out an application and bring it to the orientation. Please RSVP to Karen at 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

Plaza Planter Project Work Party

Plaza Planter Project Work Party

July 12 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Join the community as we to spruce up the Plaza Planters in front of Main Library. Monthly work parties – open to all – weed, replant, turn soil and provide some TLC to the planters.

$2 2nd Saturday

$2 2nd Saturday

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Head downtown for another great 2nd Saturday at the Children’s Museum Tucson! The museum is open from 10-5pm and will have $2 admission for everyone in the family. Children’s Museum Tucson is a great place for children and their families to play and learn together. There are 11,000 square feet of exhibits to enjoy fun,... Read more »

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LifeForce Yoga® : Discover your true nature

LifeForce Yoga® : Discover your true nature

July 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Please join us as we practice techniques of LifeForce Yoga®, as created by Amy Weintraub. This workshop will help you discover your mind-body connection and learn that your true nature is neither anxious or depressed. Learn simple and effective skills you can use anytime. We will learn and practice asana, pranayama, mantra, mudra and finish... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Kathy Davis & The Groovetones

Hacienda Del Blues: Kathy Davis & The Groovetones

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Marty Kool, of KXCI’s Blues Review, & Hacienda Del Sol come together to present the Hacienda Del Blues series. I’m really happy to have Kathy Davis & The Groovetones for their debut performance in the Hacienda Del Blues series. Kathy is an excellent singer & she & her band play contemporary Blues, Soul & R&B.... Read more »

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Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to Microsoft Word

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this course you will learn valuable word processing skills like creating, saving and retrieving documents; inserting and deleting text; formatting text; and using cut, copy and paste. Before you take this course, you should have some experience with the computer and the Windows operating system. Registration begins Tuesday, June 17th. Space is limited. Please... Read more »

Pima County One Stop Career Center

Pima County One Stop Career Center

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pima County One Stop Career Center representative will be on hand to enroll job seekers into their preparatory skills courses or certificate training programs.

Mindful Communication: Clear Speaking

Mindful Communication: Clear Speaking

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Speaking is the second component of mindful communication. We will look at what it means to be a more intentional speaker, the importance of silence and pauses, and the skill of hearing our own voice. These stand alone programs are designed for those interested in exploring the benefits of mindfulness, and for MBSR Alumni who... Read more »

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Happy Together Tour

Happy Together Tour

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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THE HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR CONTINUES TO CELEBRATE THE MUSIC OF THE SIXTIES! Our Fith Annual Tour with The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, formerly of the Three Dog Night, Mark Farner formally of Grand Funk Railroad & Mitch Rider and The Detroit Wheels, and Gary Lewis & The Playboys bringing good time music... Read more »

Good Grief Film–Indiegogo campaign

Good Grief Film–Indiegogo campaign

July 16
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I let want to let  you know about our Tucson based documentary film ‘GOOD GRIEF: The Medicalization of Loss’. With 10% percent of all Americans and 23% of American women in their 40s and 50s currently being prescribed antidepressants, are we headed down a road of extinguishing our feelings—particularly, our feelings of sadness and grief?... Read more »

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Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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We will discuss this month’s reading selection, Life after Life: a novel by Kate Atkinson.   You can pick up a copy of this month’s book at the first floor information desk of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, starting June 20th.

School Supply Drive for Foster Kids!

School Supply Drive for Foster Kids!

July 18
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Devereux Arizona is holding a school supply drive for foster children currently placed in one of our foster homes. You can support a child in foster care by donating any of the following new school supply items: Backpacks Pens Pencils Colored pencils Notebooks Folders Loose leaf paper Rulers Donations can be dropped of at our... Read more »

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One Cup Of Java LIVE

One Cup Of Java LIVE

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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KXCI and Maker House present One Cup Of Java LIVE, hosted by KXCI’s morning show quiz master Randy. The games start at 7pm Friday nights at Maker House, 283 North Stone in downtown Tucson. We’re in the middle of a 6-week season but you’re more than welcome to come down for a “one off” night... Read more »

Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak

July 18 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Singer, songwriter, and actor Chris Isaak is bringing his unique rock ‘n’ roll style to the Diamond Center on Friday, July 18, 2014. Tickets start at $32.50 and go on sale to the general public April 26 at 10 a.m. Arizona Time through Star Tickets. Tickets are also available at the casino Rewards Center, which... Read more »

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Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

July 19 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Books on Wheels (on bikes) program is looking for volunteers to help select books for homebound community members.   Please fill out the application and bring it with you to the orientation. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Playtime

Playtime

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Playtime lets kids of all ages learn through play in an intergenerational, interactive environment.  Adults learn about art and art history, kids experience art as participants and practitioners and everyone has a great time at Playtime!

Ancient and Modern Practices of Yoga

Ancient and Modern Practices of Yoga

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join our expert yoga practitioners as they introduce you to the many forms of yoga, from the traditional Indian yoga lineages to the modern Western applications and re-inventions.

3rd Saturday Art Fair at Many Hands Courtyard: Christmas in July

3rd Saturday Art Fair at Many Hands Courtyard: Christmas in July

July 19 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Come join us at Many Hands Courtyard on Saturday, July 19th for our monthly 3rd Saturday Art Fair. We will have visiting artists as well as our Courtyard artists. This month is Christmas in July. There will be arts and crafts projects in the art school led by artists of the courtyard. Prices of the... Read more »

El Ten Eleven with Kodak to Graph

El Ten Eleven with Kodak to Graph

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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“I really hope people don’t say that we are a math rock band!” doubleneck guitar/bass virtuoso Kristian Dunn exclaims while discussing his duo, El Ten Eleven’s, new album Transitions. Acoustic and electronic drummer Tim Fogarty adds, “We get labeled all kinds of things from post-rock to ambient to experimental… all of those make us cringe.... Read more »

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Everything Lunar: Celebrating the Past, Exploring the Future

Everything Lunar: Celebrating the Past, Exploring the Future

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, July 20, marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, and Neil Armstrong’s historic steps on the Moon.  The Lunar and Planetary Laboratory is hosting a free public event with exhibits about the Moon, scientists that worked on the Apollo missions, lectures and activities for the children. For more information go to http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/July20.

Hacienda Del Blues: Hans Olson

Hacienda Del Blues: Hans Olson

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Marty Kool, of KXCI’s Blues Review & Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch host the Hacienda Del Blues series every Sunday. We’re pleased to announce the return of Arizona Blues legend, Hans Olson. Hans is one of a kind, playing guitar, harmonica, foot stomp percussion and putting his own stamp to Blues classics & originals. He’s... Read more »

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Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to Microsoft Word

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this course you will learn valuable word processing skills like creating, saving and retrieving documents; inserting and deleting text; formatting text; and using cut, copy and paste. Before you take this course, you should have some experience with the computer and the Windows operating system. Registration begins Tuesday, June 17th. Space is limited. Please... Read more »

Mindful Communication: Group Dynamics

Mindful Communication: Group Dynamics

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In this seminar we will explore some basics of how group dynamics operate to facilitate communication, collaboration, and learning- especially in the context of MBSR. This is an opportunity to understand more explicitly how to find your place and role in any group process. These stand-alone programs are designed for those interested in exploring the... Read more »

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July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chk Chk Chk is the most common pronunciation, but they could just as easily be called Bam Bam Bam, Uh Uh Uh, Pew Pew Pew, etc. etc. etc. Based in Sacramento, California; Portland, Oregon; and New York City, their debut full-length record came out in 2000 as a self-titled album on the Gold Standard Laboratories... Read more »

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Greetings from Tucson: A Postcard History of the Old Pueblo

Greetings from Tucson: A Postcard History of the Old Pueblo

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Using postcards from the golden era of travel (1930-1950), see Tucson’s rich history from our name to the culture, buildings and tourist attractions.

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Want to Start Your Own Business?

Want to Start Your Own Business?

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Get the help you need to start your own business during our drop-in sessions. Our Program Instructor is available to provide hands-on and individual instruction on a wide variety of business start-up topics.

MOLLY SWEENEY

MOLLY SWEENEY

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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A poetic tale of a woman blind since infancy, who is given the chance to see. A beautiful exploration of Molly’s fantasies and expectations of how modern medicine will change everything she’s ever known, including the lives of those closest to her. “An entrancing story. . . rich with rapturous poetry” ~ NY Times

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Nonprofit Networking: Who Should I Know?

Nonprofit Networking: Who Should I Know?

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Each organization’s representative will have 10-15 minutes to talk about their programs and services that support the nonprofit community, with a Q&A after the presentations.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Multi Award-Winning Documentary About Syrian Conflict: Return To Homs

Multi Award-Winning Documentary About Syrian Conflict: Return To Homs

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Multi-award winning documentary about the Syrian conflict from the perspective of a 21-year old freedom fighter who, before the war, was the goalkeeper for the Syrian national soccer team  

Peter Murphy: “Lion” North America Tour 2014 with My Jerusalem

Peter Murphy: “Lion” North America Tour 2014 with My Jerusalem

July 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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General Admission w/ Limited Festival Seating: A few rows of seats are available in the rear of the theatre, but not enough to accommodate all tickets sold. These are available on a first come, first serve basis. Peter Murphy: “Lion” North America Tour 2014 Despite having a successful solo career as a cult artist, vocalist... Read more »

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Sunset Saturdays: Music for All by Tucson DJ, Michael McCune

Sunset Saturdays: Music for All by Tucson DJ, Michael McCune

July 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a fun-filled evening the fourth Saturday of the month June through September, featuring food, drinks and live music. Sunset Saturdays at the Gardens will host a diverse lineup of local musicians; Cafe Botanica will have delicious, local fare for purchase, Isabella’s Ice Cream truck will be back, and a beer and wine... Read more »

ASC Summer Tour, Backpack giveaway to first 1,000 kids!

ASC Summer Tour, Backpack giveaway to first 1,000 kids!

July 26 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Alliance for School Choice Summer Tour will once again stop at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson. ASC’s goal is to inform parents of educational choice programs available to Arizona families and to help kids get ready for back-to-school. Kids will be admitted into Reid Park Zoo for free until 11 a.m. with a paid... Read more »

Chakra Balancing Yoga

Chakra Balancing Yoga

July 26 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Learn the basics of subtle anatomy—chakras, energy and the channels through which it flows. The greater benefits of yoga on a physical mental and spiritual levels are based on moving this energy. Then take what you have learned in an asana class. Use breath, imagery and affirmation for a complete experience.

David Kish – “Cardboard Manifesto”

David Kish – “Cardboard Manifesto”

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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A reception for Hoopleville cartoonist, David Kish’s recent exhibit: Cardboard Manifesto.  Twenty wild and whacky wall sculptures made from found cardboard.  Free refreshments, meet the artist & a Mayoral visit!

Sanskrit Essentials for Yogis: Asana names and the stories behind them

Sanskrit Essentials for Yogis: Asana names and the stories behind them

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sanskrit is the sacred Indian language that frames much yoga theory and practice. Some grasp of its basics is invaluable for any yoga student or teacher. It can connect us with yoga’s roots and add depth to our practice. In this workshop we’ll explore the Sanskrit names of familiar yoga postures (asanas). We’ll look at... Read more »

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Intro to Yoga Therapy

Intro to Yoga Therapy

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Yoga Therapy is utilizing yoga techniques to focus on specific health needs (mind-body-spirit) or goals of an individual. This workshop is a brief overview of the field of Yoga Therapy including some of its uses and benefits. There will be an experiential portion that focuses on postural assessment which will assist yoga teachers to quickly... Read more »

Restorative Yoga with Julie Williams, E-RYT 500

Restorative Yoga with Julie Williams, E-RYT 500

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Rest, relax & renew with restorative yoga. Learn more about this gentle yet dynamic form of yoga. Postures are practiced with the support of props, to let the body stretch and open on its own, allowing for greater circulation of blood, oxygen and energy.

Hidden Language of Asana

Hidden Language of Asana

July 27 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

The Hidden Language is a gentle and meditative style of Hatha Yoga that includes writing, visualization, meditation and asana. Hidden Language reveals the profound interconnections of body, mind, speech and spirit. As you stretch your body, you can open your mind and expand your awareness of the sacred in yourself and in the world. Open... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Amo Chip

Hacienda Del Blues: Amo Chip

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch & Marty Kool, of KXCI’s Blues Review bring you the Hacienda Del Blues series. Two time Grammy nominee, Amo Chip & his band play a great mix of Blues, R&B, Soul & New Orleans funk for your dancing pleasure. This is a true all star group bringing a one of... Read more »

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Bringing Mindfulness to Grief and Loss

Bringing Mindfulness to Grief and Loss

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bringing Mindfulness to Grief and Loss will simply provide a framework for understanding the connection between mindfulness practice and grief and loss processes. Drawing from my training and experience as and with: Interfaith Minister Spiritual Direction Mindfulness MBSR Yoga And the process work of Elizabeth Kubler-Ross We will see from multiple angles how facing our... Read more »

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Summer Staycation: A Virtual Trip to Iran

Summer Staycation: A Virtual Trip to Iran

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Shahrouk Jafari, a student of Himmel Park Library’s Advanced English Conversation Class, will present on his home country of Iran. Shahrouk is a photographer/film maker with a BA and MA in photography. His presentation will focus on the history, geography, culture, and demographics of Iran.

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Country Gravy & Other Obsessions

Country Gravy & Other Obsessions

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - August 2 @ 9:30 pm
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Country Gravy & Other Obsessions is a musical comedy where its characters Mavis Applebee and Myrtle McGillicurdle, played by Julia Laskowski and Patti Rabaza, come to your hometown to present the most valuable seminar of your life. That’s right … The only one you’ll ever need…. A relationship seminar!

Jessica Maxcy ~ mixed media

Jessica Maxcy ~ mixed media

August 1 - 31
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Artist’s Statement: In my portrait series the intimate process of posing intentionally becomes an informative interview that helps me identify personality and life motives. Using the subject’s memories and identifying their sentiment, I form an image of the subject.

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