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Southern Arizona Clay Artists

Southern Arizona Clay Artists

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Member artwork will be displayed in the glass cases.   Library Hours: Mon-Wed 9-8, Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5

The Drawing Studio ~ Art of Summer

The Drawing Studio ~ Art of Summer

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Artwork from The Drawing Studio’s Art of Summer visual art immersion program for youth will be displayed on the wooden towers.   Library Hours: Mon-Wed 9-8, Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5

Maker House

Maker House

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

On display in th ewindowed room.   Library Hours: Mon-Wed 9-8, Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5

“The Wilderness Act” – Opening Event

“The Wilderness Act” – Opening Event

September 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for the opening event of Special Collections newest exhibition, “The Wilderness Act: Arizonans Keeping It Wild for 50 Years,” featuring guest speaker Meg Weesner, retired National Park Service professional and exhibition co-curator. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Mother Falcon and Kan Wakan, KXCI Presents!

Mother Falcon and Kan Wakan, KXCI Presents!

September 2 @ 9:00 pm

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NEW AURA TRIO “Clarinet Candy” – A Benefit Concert for CPAC

NEW AURA TRIO “Clarinet Candy” – A Benefit Concert for CPAC

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The New Aura Trio is comprised of Dr. John Snavely, Dr. Charles Aurand and Kathryn Conner. Dr. Snavely is the Conductor of the Green Valley Concert Band and a member of the Tucson Symphony orchestra. For many years John taught as an associate faculty member at Pima Community College, teaching music history, music appreciation, and... Read more »

TY Segall, KXCI Presents!

TY Segall, KXCI Presents!

September 3 @ 8:00 pm
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THE SEGALL HAS LANDED. And it’s fully loaded with everything that Ty Segall (and you and me) are gonna need in the world to come. Sticking his hand deeper into the machines all around him, Ty is reaching ever further to the outer limits of inner space orbited throughout Twins and Sleeper. And now more... Read more »

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Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

September 4 @ 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.

Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Career Services Unlimited counselor provides free, one-on-one career counseling. Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary, but sessions are limited to 30 minutes.

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Create lists for marketing purposes with detailed company information including revenues & executive officers, as well as information about consumer & lifestyle interests of potential customers or donors. Small business owners & nonprofit fundraisers are especially encouraged to attend.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]

September 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield   Directed by Rick Shipman   Featuring Patrick Burke, Matt Copley, & Chris Moseley,   Praised by the LA Times as “wildly funny” and the Montreal Gazette as “the funniest show you are likely to see in your entire... Read more »

Bob Log III with Pork Torta

Bob Log III with Pork Torta

September 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Bob Log III, Pork Torta and Hermanitos. $12 at the door. Event listing: http://theflycatchertucson.com/index.php?mode=upcoming&bands=64&eid=70

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Urban Yarns @ the Library

Urban Yarns @ the Library

September 5 @ 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.

Photo Friday: Family

Photo Friday: Family

September 5 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Photo Fridays return with a selection of photographs curated by Becky Senf revolving around the theme of family, presented in conjunction with the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art’s Bill Owens: Suburbia. View unframed photographs pulled from the Center’s collections. Meet in the lobby for free guided exhibition tours at 11:30am and 1:00pm. Image: John Gutmann, “Black Man with Three Little Daughters... Read more »

One Cup Of Java LIVE

One Cup Of Java LIVE

September 5 @ 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. The new 6-week season began August 22nd but you’re more than welcome to come down for a “one off” night of fun,... Read more »

Mavis Staples (KXCI Fundraiser)

Mavis Staples (KXCI Fundraiser)

September 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Soul, gospel, R&B, rock and pop legend Mavis Staples takes the Fox stage on September 5th in a fundraising concert for both KXCI Community Radio and the Fox Tucson Theatre. For complete details and to buy YOUR tickets, please visit http://foxtucsontheatre.org/presents/mavis-staples/

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]

September 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield   Directed by Rick Shipman   Featuring Patrick Burke, Matt Copley, & Chris Moseley,   Praised by the LA Times as “wildly funny” and the Montreal Gazette as “the funniest show you are likely to see in your entire... Read more »

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Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

September 6 @ 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.

Musical Magic for Kids

Musical Magic for Kids

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Children and families are invited to join in this magical music concert where a string trio will take you on a wonderful journey around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn about the string family through an interactive concert, featuring faculty members of the Tucson Music and Dance Academy. Help Aunt Rhody and... Read more »

Tucson Girls Chorus Open House and Auditions

Tucson Girls Chorus Open House and Auditions

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Tucson Girls Chorus is enrolling new members for the new season! Girls entering Kindergarten up to High School are welcome to attend a free Open House on Saturday, September 6th from 10 am to 11:30 am to audition and enroll into the girls chorus for the 2014-2015 year.  Parents/guardians must accompany the girl to... Read more »

The Streets Don’t Love You Back Movement Presents STAND UP ARIZONA

The Streets Don’t Love You Back Movement Presents STAND UP ARIZONA

September 6 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Streets Don’t Love You Back Movement Presents STAND UP ARIZONA An anti- gang, drug, violence and abuse awareness conference September 6, 2014 2:00pm- 7:00pm Our movement is striving to educate the youth about the dangers of gangs, drugs, violence and abuse and that there are many alternatives to the gang bangin, thug, drug, husslin, street... Read more »

Contradance

Contradance

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Contradance presented by Tucson Friends of Traditional Music featuring the Great Bear Trio, a rockin’ contradance band from the East Coast.  Fun, fast paced, friendly, no partner required.  Smoke/alcohol free environment.

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Fiddler On The Roof film screening

Fiddler On The Roof film screening

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This beloved adaptation  of the 1964 Broadway musical of the same name features music composed by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The film centers on the Tevye family, a Jewish family living in the town of Anatevka, in 1905 Russia. Anatevka is broken into two sections: a small Orthodox Jewish section; and a larger Russian Orthodox Christian section. Tevye... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow and the Ride of the Headless Stick-Horseman

Sleepy Hollow and the Ride of the Headless Stick-Horseman

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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A fun adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic tale: There is a new school teacher in Sleepy Hollow, and he is the bumbley and awkward Ichabod Crane. Ichabod must compete against Brom Bones to win the heart of the mayor’s beautiful daughter, Katrina Van Tassel. The story concludes with a hilarious ride of the headless horseman.... Read more »

Drink Wine for No Kill Fundraiser

Drink Wine for No Kill Fundraiser

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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No Kill Pima County and CataVinos Wine Shoppe team up for this fabulous fundraiser designed for wine lovers. Sample 6 wines + snacks. Take a chance on winning raffle prizes for people and pets. Meet an adoptable dog or two from PACC. Mix and mingle with other animal lovers. Buy wine and support a locally-owned... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Kathy Davis & The Groovetones

Hacienda Del Blues: Kathy Davis & The Groovetones

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Marty Kool, of KXCI’s Blues Review, joins with Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch to present this weekly live Blues series. This week’s show features Kathy Davis & The Groovetones. This is a great dance band. Kathy sings Blues, Soul & R&B, featuring familiar tunes from Bonnie Raitt, Janiva Magness & more, along with the band’s... Read more »

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Mortal Signs Book Group

Mortal Signs Book Group

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Mortal Signs book group will meet at 12:00p.m., Monday, September 8th  at Mission Library. The library is located at 3770 S. Mission Road, on the corner of Mission Road and Ajo Way.  The book being discussed is Trunk Murderess, Winnie Ruth Judd by Phoenix author Jana Bommersbach. Call 520-594-5328 for more information.

Drop-in Job Help

Drop-in Job Help

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 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.

On a Mission book club

On a Mission book club

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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On a Mission book club will meet at 12p.m., Monday, September 8th  at Mission Library. The library is located at 3770 S. Mission Road, on the corner of Mission Road and Ajo Way.  The book being discussed is The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. Call 520-594-5328 for more information.

Pima County One Stop Career Center

Pima County One Stop Career Center

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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A representative of the Pima County One Stop Career Center will be on hand to enroll job seekers into their preparatory skills courses or certificate training programs.

Mini Mansions with Mute Swan

Mini Mansions with Mute Swan

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mini Mansions are a Los Angeles band founded by Zach Dawes, Tyler Parkford, and Queens of the Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman. The band will be heading through Club Congress this Monday after coming off a tour supporting the Arctic Monkeys

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Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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.

An Evening with BICAS at La Cocina!

An Evening with BICAS at La Cocina!

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Please join BICAS, your neighborhood non-profit community bike shop for dinner and cocktails at La Cocina Tuesday, September 9th! Local music provided by Two Door Hatchback! There will be a raffle and a Fix-a-Flat race! 10% of dinner and drink sales between 5pm and 10pm will go towards our building fund! Admission is free! For... Read more »

Food Truck Confidential, a Catalyst Café

Food Truck Confidential, a Catalyst Café

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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What is it like to run a food truck business? We will have a panel of local food truck owners sharing what is great, and perhaps not so great about this increasingly popular way to run a business.

Porter Robinson

Porter Robinson

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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At 21, life is usually filled with exams, a first job, or even a small amount of uncertainty as to what you want to do in life… Porter Robinson however, has broken the mold completely. Having already featured twice in the Billboard 21 Under 21, where he ranked ahead of the likes of Miley Cyrus... Read more »

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The Record Company

The Record Company

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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In the short span of 2 years, THE RECORD COMPANY (Los Angeles, CA) has gone from recording their junkiest instruments in the bass player’s living room to playing with a diverse range of music’s top acts including BB King, Buddy Guy, Charles Bradley, The Wood Brothers, Social Distortion, and Robert Randolph. This rock/roots/blues trio has... Read more »

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Pablo Picasso & His Women: Goddesses and Doormats

Pablo Picasso & His Women: Goddesses and Doormats

September 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by Susie Heintz, a docent from the Tucson Museum of Art. Experience the adoration and contempt Picasso expressed for women through his art. Meet the women who influenced his work.

Gabriel Alaya in Oro Valley!

Gabriel Alaya in Oro Valley!

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A member of the Yaqui people of southern Arizona, Gabriel Ayala is at the forefront of a new generation of Native Americans making a career performing classical music.  He earned a Master’s Degree in Music Performance from the University of Arizona in 1997, has taught at all educational levels from elementary through college, and serves... Read more »

Haunted Summer & Human Behavior

Haunted Summer & Human Behavior

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  Haunted Summer crafts languid pop music, adorned with orchestral strings and electronic textures that recall Soft Bulletin-era Flaming Lips.-Candice Aman (KXSC Radio) Haunted Summer, lives up to its name with an even more enchanting series of dream-pop shimmers, as Bridgette Eliza Moody’s vocals trail off languidly in the jet stream of husband John Seasons’... Read more »

The Determined Luddites

The Determined Luddites

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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1000 pounds of alcohol induced fun!

Salif Keita, KXCI Presents!

Salif Keita, KXCI Presents!

September 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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West Africa’s Salif Keita, known as the Golden Voice of Africa, is one of the founders of Afro-pop. For this tour, Salif Keita returns to his roots with an acoustic retrospective of his entire career. Doors open at 7pm with local world/African artist/group K- Bass. Salif Keita gave up a lot to pursue his dreams... Read more »

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Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

September 12 @ 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.

Tucson Fringe Theater Festival

Tucson Fringe Theater Festival

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - September 14 @ 7:00 pm

Sept. 12th – 14th at both Fluxx and Club Congress in downtown Tucson; learn more at TucsonFringe.org. Fringe doesn’t curate.  Fringe is different.  Fringe loves new work.  Fringe restores the artist’s creative influence.  Fringe doesn’t charge you an arm and a leg.  Fringe doesn’t tell you to eat your vegetables.  Fringe gives all the money... Read more »

Adara Rae & the Home Wreckers

Adara Rae & the Home Wreckers

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Folk rocker Adara Rae adds some muscle to her music with her new band the HomeWreckers.

Return To Homs

Return To Homs

September 12 @ 7:30 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 .

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield   Directed by Rick Shipman   Featuring Patrick Burke, Matt Copley, & Chris Moseley,   Praised by the LA Times as “wildly funny” and the Montreal Gazette as “the funniest show you are likely to see in your entire... Read more »

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Tucson Fringe Theater Festival

Tucson Fringe Theater Festival

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - September 14 @ 7:00 pm

Sept. 12th – 14th at both Fluxx and Club Congress in downtown Tucson; learn more at TucsonFringe.org. Fringe doesn’t curate.  Fringe is different.  Fringe loves new work.  Fringe restores the artist’s creative influence.  Fringe doesn’t charge you an arm and a leg.  Fringe doesn’t tell you to eat your vegetables.  Fringe gives all the money... Read more »

St. Phillips Farmers’ Market

St. Phillips Farmers’ Market

September 13 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly Farmers’ Market at St. Philip’s Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718 , 8am-12pm

$2 2nd Saturday

$2 2nd Saturday

September 13 @ 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 »

Volunteer Orientation: Greyhounds 101

Volunteer Orientation: Greyhounds 101

September 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Do you have one hour to spare? Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption is looking for a few enthusiastic people who want to help at the kennel, foster care, meet & greets, transporting, social media, photography, fundraising and more. Find out where you fit in to the circle of transitioning hounds from the track to forever homes.... Read more »

Assistive Technology Orientation

Assistive Technology Orientation

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Learn about our new assistive technology.  Library staff will demonstrate our assistive software—MAGic, JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking, and WYNN Wizard.   Registration is required and space is limited. Please sign up online or call 791-4010.

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Hacienda Del Blues: Black Skillet Revue

Hacienda Del Blues: Black Skillet Revue

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Marty Kool, from KXCI’s Blues Review, is your host for this weekly live Blues series. This week’s event features Black Skillet Revue. Black Skillet Revue plays Blues, Zydeco, New Orleans R&B & Swing with a touch of Tex-Mex. The band includes Gary Mackender on accordion & piano, Mitzi Cowell on guitar, Karl Hoffman on bass... Read more »

Neamen Lyles Experience

Neamen Lyles Experience

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Billboard smooth jazz artist Neamen Lyles returns with his Quintet for an evening of smooth jazz.

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Living Streets Alliance Open House

Living Streets Alliance Open House

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Whether you just want to stop by and say hello, or find out more about how you can get involved in one of our many campaigns or events this year, the Living Streets Alliance would love to see you! We’ll have yummy snacks and some tasty beverages from local Tucson businesses. Stop by and socialize... Read more »

Church of Beethoven: Zephyrus Winds & David Alexander Johnston

Church of Beethoven: Zephyrus Winds & David Alexander Johnston

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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California Oboist Cindy Behmer, formerly of Tucson and the Tucson Symphony, comes home for a one night only concert of trios, poetry, and prose. Joining her for this delightful evening will be clarinetist Kevin Justus, and the founder and director of Church of Beethoven Tucson, Cassandra Bendickson on bassoon. Local actor, David Alexander Johnston, will deliver spoken word by such... Read more »

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Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Do you have a business idea that’s not fully developed? Do you need funding, resources, and guidance? This informative workshop will put you on the right path toward owning your own business.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Steep Ravine

Steep Ravine

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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San Francisco based bluegrass, gypsy jazz, and folk group currently on tour throughout the west  Called one of the best new bluegrass groups to come along in the past few years!

Carlos Bonell & Brad Richter in concert

Carlos Bonell & Brad Richter in concert

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Carlos Bonell is a legend of the guitar world and an expert in Spanish guitar.  His status as one of the most respected guitarists in Europe and the Americas is reflected by his collaborations with artists such as Paul McCartney and Joaquin Rodrigo.  He is joined by Brad Richter, a former student of his at... Read more »

Stephen Steinbrink with Ever Ending Kicks, Katterwaul, & Jess Matsen

Stephen Steinbrink with Ever Ending Kicks, Katterwaul, & Jess Matsen

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Stephen Steinbrink Stephen Steinbrink (b. May 1st, 1988) is an experimental pop songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and recording engineer born and raised in Arizona and currently residing in Olympia, Washington. Stephen began his career in the mid-2000’s, creating music with the band French Quarter. As a prolific and consistent songwriter committed to his art form, Stephen has... Read more »

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Career Services Unlimited counselor provides free, one-on-one career counseling. Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary, but sessions are limited to 30 minutes.

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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We will discuss this month’s reading selection, The Circle by Dave Eggers.   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 1:00pm August 21st.

Maker’s Square Market

Maker’s Square Market

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Maker’s Square Market is the 3rd Thursday of every month from 4-8pm at Maker House, 283 N. Stone Ave. There will be live music, craft beer, fresh produce, artisan items and more.

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Maker’s Square

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month, we host a curated market of the best artisinal goods, food, and handmade crafts in Tucson. Join us for an amazing shopping experience, coupled with live music and a $4 IPA on draft. Free Admission Free & Easy Parking after 6 PM Want to be a vendor? Please submit a photo of your... Read more »

Flavors of Tucson

Flavors of Tucson

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The 11th Annual Flavors of Tucson is a unique gourmet experience with Tucson’s Top Chefs assembling for a night of exquisite food, fine wines, and elaborate table décor designed by each chef.  Each guest sits tableside while watching and interacting with the chef throughout the evening as a 5 course dinner paired with wines is... Read more »

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Raul Midon, Gaby Moreno

Raul Midon, Gaby Moreno

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Raul Midon Singer/guitarist Raul Midón is a contemporary soul singer whose impassioned acoustic guitar playing — a mix of rock, classical, and flamenco — has gotten him just as much attention as his smooth voice. Blind since birth, Midón was born in Embudo, NM, to an Argentine father and American mother. He began playing drums... Read more »

Boogie on the Bayou featuring Marcia Ball & Terrence Simien, KXCI Presents!

Boogie on the Bayou featuring Marcia Ball & Terrence Simien, KXCI Presents!

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boogie On The Bayou featuring Marcia Ball and Terrence Simien on Friday September 19th. Marcia Ball and Terrence Simien are heritage artists showcasing Louisiana roots, Texas blues, New Orleans R&B and Zydeco. Doors open for this double bill, dance party at 7pm. Both Marcia Ball and Terrence Simien were part of KXCI’s House Rockin’ Radio... Read more »

Black Cherry Burlesque Presents: Burlesque For The Soul

Black Cherry Burlesque Presents: Burlesque For The Soul

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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A burlesque show featuring the students of Black Cherry Burlesque’s first mentorship program. All proceeds will benefit SACASA (Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault). An amazing showcase of traditional and neo-burlesque styles from brand new and seasoned artists. In addition to the show, we will be holding a raffle and auction to benefit SACASA. Showings... Read more »

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Bookbike Volunteer Orientation

Bookbike Volunteer Orientation

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Do you love books and bikes? If so, combine these two passions by becoming a volunteer for the Pima County Public Library’s Bookbike Please fill out a volunteer application and bring it with you to the training. RSVP for this training is required – contact Toby or Karen at 791-4010 or email Tobias.Wehner@pima.gov and Karen.Greene@pima.gov.

13th Annual Roasted Chile Festival

13th Annual Roasted Chile Festival

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Rincon Institute invites you to our 13th Annual Roasted Chile Festival at the Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market in Tucson, AZ.  Join us September 20th from 9am to 3pm for fresh roasted Arizona grown green chilies, chile ristras, locally grown pesticide-free and organic fresh produce and fruit, artisans and crafters, great food, a... Read more »

Beoga, direct from Ireland, KXCI Presents!

Beoga, direct from Ireland, KXCI Presents!

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Quintet on tour from Ireland playing both traditional and original music on accordions, fiddle, keyboards, bodhran (Irish drum) and vocals returns, with the Tir Conaill Irish dancers.  A high energy young band, Beoga means “Lively” in Irish gaelic.  A full evening of Irish music and dance, and some added honky tonk sounds on some of... Read more »

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Tucson Plugs In 2014

Tucson Plugs In 2014

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tucson Plugs In 2014 is an electric car awareness event that is free for the public to attend on September 21, 8AM to 1PM, at the Bookman’s Sports Exchange, 3330 E. Speedway Blvd. Organized locally by the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association (TEVA,) Tucson Plugs In 2014 is part of a simultaneous celebration of electric car technology taking... Read more »

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Ed DeLucia Trio

Hacienda Del Blues: Ed DeLucia Trio

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Marty Kool, from KXCI’s Blues Review, hosts this Sunday evening live Blues series. This week The Ed DeLucia Trio plays the Blues. Ed Delucia is one of Tucson’s best guitar players. His Blues is mixed with a Jazz style, and fueled by the energy of Rock & Roll. The band includes Larry Lee Lerma on... Read more »

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Riding Behind the Padre: Horseback Views from Both Sides of the Border

Riding Behind the Padre: Horseback Views from Both Sides of the Border

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In 2008, in the midst of the turmoil over immigration and drug smuggling on the border, Richard Collins joins a happy-go-lucky group of Mexican riders retracing the pathways of Father Eusebio Francisco Kino who explored this land three hundred years prior.  For the next four years, Collins weaves the history of Anglo involvement in the... Read more »

Aquabats

Aquabats

September 22 @ 6:00 pm

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

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26th Annual YWCA Women’s Leadership Conference

26th Annual YWCA Women’s Leadership Conference

September 23 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Every year the Leadership Conference attracts nearly 500 of Arizona’s top community and academic leaders who are ready to create the change they want to see in their own careers, communities and lives.  This year the Conference features two exciting keynote speakers – Pernille Spiers Lopez, the former CEO of IKEA, and Sudha Ram, an Eller College scholar and... Read more »

IndieFlix Movie Night

IndieFlix Movie Night

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Go out to the movies at the library! Join us at Himmel Park Library on the fourth Tuesday of each month to watch short films from IndieFlix, the library’s latest web resource. Enjoy popcorn provided by The Loft and erudite discussion time after each film. This event is not recommended for those under age 17.

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Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - September 27 @ 9:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

UA Faculty Artist Series recital featuring Matt Tropman, tuba/euphonium and Michael Dauphinais, piano

UA Faculty Artist Series recital featuring Matt Tropman, tuba/euphonium and Michael Dauphinais, piano

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Matt Tropman presents a recital of eclectic repertoire for both tuba and euphonium. Dr. Tropman joins the UA faculty this year after serving as low brass instructor at the University of the Pacific (Stockton, California) and San Jose State University. The program will include both original works and transcriptions, highlighted by a musical depiction of... Read more »

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Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - September 27 @ 9:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Art Adventures on the High Seas – An Art Talk presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art

Art Adventures on the High Seas – An Art Talk presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art

September 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art docent Frances Chen. Let us sail the seven seas with artworks from the UA Museum’s collection by artists such as Claude Lorrain, Albrecht Durer, William Hogarth, Winslow Homer, Roy Lichtenstein and many others. We will highlight the artists’ styles and let their visions transport us through time... Read more »

Art Now! – Artist Talk: Drew Heitzler

Art Now! – Artist Talk: Drew Heitzler

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Los Angeles based Drew Heitzler’s work includes films using appropriated imagery and photographs with an emphasis on literary allusions and surf culture.  He was part owner of Champion, an important early 2000s gallery in New York and has curated many exhibitions, most notably “Endless Bummer” at Blum and Poe in Los Angeles in 2010. As... Read more »

Buckwheat Zydeco & Easy Star All Stars, KXCI Presents!

Buckwheat Zydeco & Easy Star All Stars, KXCI Presents!

September 25 @ 6:00 pm
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This double bill dance party with Buckwheat Zydeco & Easy Star All Stars starts early and goes late. The Zydeco first half features Buckwheat Zydeco with The Carivaleros opening. The reggae second half starts at 8:30 and features Easy Star All Stars performing a complete Dub Side of the Moon, with Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad... Read more »

MARIACHI AZTLÁN DE PUEBLO MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL in concert

MARIACHI AZTLÁN DE PUEBLO MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL in concert

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mariachi Aztlán de Pueblo was founded in the fall of 1992 as a curricular component within the Pueblo High Magnet School Performing Arts department. The group is currently under the direction of John Contreras, who has been playing the music of the mariachi for more the 25 years.  Comprised entirely of Pueblo High Magnet School... Read more »

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Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - September 27 @ 9:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Using Census Data in Grantwriting

Using Census Data in Grantwriting

September 26 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
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Learn how to navigate the Census Bureau’s FactFinder 2 database in order to locate population, housing, education, disability, income, and other information available from the decennial Census and the American Community Survey. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Brian Lopez – Two Night Celebration of “Static Noise”

Brian Lopez – Two Night Celebration of “Static Noise”

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - September 27 @ 11:00 pm
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Hotel Congress & Funzalo Records Present… BRIAN LOPEZ – Two Night Celebration of “Static Noise” Friday, September 26th: Live from club congress w/ Dylan Pratt (9pm, $10/$12, 21+) Tickets - http://www.ticketfly.com/event/634199 Saturday, September 27th: Live from the Copper Hall At Hotel Congress Acoustic Intimate Performance w/ Special Guests (7pm, $10/$12, All Ages) Tickets - http://www.ticketfly.com/event/634273 www.funzalorecords.com www.hotelcongress.com www.brianlopezmusic.com  

American Autumn

American Autumn

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Feature documentary capturing the fervor and passion that spread through the nation in fall 2011 with the birth of the Occupy Movement in America which fueled a street revolution and introduced the concept of “the 99%” to define the corporate greed that has crippled the U.S.

The Album Leaf Live Solo Set & Film Screening

The Album Leaf Live Solo Set & Film Screening

September 26 @ 7:30 pm

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

Raul Midon and Gaby Moreno, KXCI Presents!

Raul Midon and Gaby Moreno, KXCI Presents!

September 27 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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KXCI Presents! a double bill with Raul Midon and Gaby Moreno on Saturday, September 27th. Raul Midon is a contemporary soul singer whose music blends latin flamenco, jazz and folk. Gaby Moreno’s soulful voice in Spanish and English ranges from blues and jazz to soul and R&B. Raul Midon Singer/guitarist Raul Midón is a contemporary... Read more »

Sunset Saturdays: Antler Room

Sunset Saturdays: Antler Room

September 27 @ 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 »

Love of Literacy

Love of Literacy

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Join Children’s Museum Tucson for the 4th annual celebration of the love of reading. Featuring readings by local dignitaries, storybook characters, book giveaways and more to ignite the joy of reading. Free event!  

Love Project 51′s First Annual Suicide Prevention Event

Love Project 51′s First Annual Suicide Prevention Event

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The theme, “No More Silence” hosted by Love Project 51, will be a FREE and PUBLIC event focusing on suicide awareness and information. Special guest speakers will include Tucson’s very own former NFL and University of Arizona football player as well as Baylor Barbee, a best selling author and co-founder of the non-profit organization Rehab... Read more »

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

Free Day

Free Day

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free admission to MOCA every last Sunday of the month!

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Zo Carroll & The Soul Breakers

Hacienda Del Blues: Zo Carroll & The Soul Breakers

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Marty Kool, host of The Blues Review on KXCI, presents this weekly live Blues series. This week the featured band is Zo Carroll & The Soul Breakers. One of Tucson’s popular dance bands, Zo & The Soul Breakers play Soul, Blues & R&B made to shake that tailfeather. The band is made up of seasoned... Read more »

Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum

Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bluegrass icon Laurie Lewis will play 2 shows in Tucson on Sept. 27 & 28. Also appearing will be vocal group I Hear Voices! with Heather “Lil Mana” Hardy on fiddle, Greg Morton on guitar and Jim Stanley on bass. Each show will seat only 120 people. Tickets on sale at The Folk Shop and... Read more »

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

JEFF the Brotherhood / Music Band

JEFF the Brotherhood / Music Band

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

JEFF consist of brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall – an explosive 2-piece of 1970′s inspired post-punk-riff-rock. No throwback act, JEFF’s unending consistency makes their bare-bone rawness a contemporary calling card. Fall of 2010 will see the release of their sixth full-length. Known as a tireless live act, JEFF The Brotherhood have co-billed tours with Ted... Read more »

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

PreSchool Storytime: Featuring Yoga and Children’s Literature!

PreSchool Storytime: Featuring Yoga and Children’s Literature!

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Come join us for stories, songs and fun! Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents or caregivers.  At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

Sky Island Alliance Mixer at La Cocina

Sky Island Alliance Mixer at La Cocina

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sky Island Alliance is hosting a mixer at La Cocina, located in the heart of the historic Presidio district of downtown Tucson and tucked inside the walls of Old Town Artisans. Please join us for a drink, dinner, or just dessert between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. We have many reasons to celebrate, stories to share and... Read more »

A Future for Cheetahs with Dr. Laurie Marker

A Future for Cheetahs with Dr. Laurie Marker

September 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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“A Future for Cheetahs” with Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. Partnered by Cheetah Kids. Join us Tuesday, September 30th to meet Dr. Laurie Marker, one of the world’s leading experts on cheetahs, for a presentation of her journey to secure a future for the world’s fastest land... Read more »

A Future for Cheetahs – An Evening with Dr. Laurie Marker

A Future for Cheetahs – An Evening with Dr. Laurie Marker

September 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us Tuesday, September 30th to meet Dr. Laurie Marker, one of the world’s leading experts on cheetahs, for a presentation of her journey to secure a future for the world’s fastest land animal, the cheetah. Dr. Marker is recognized around the world as one of the leading experts on cheetahs, both in the wild... Read more »

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