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Urban Yarns @ the Library

Urban Yarns @ the Library

January 3 @ 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.

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Plaza Planter Project Work Party

Plaza Planter Project Work Party

January 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join the community as we continue to spruce up the Plaza Planters in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. Monthly work parties will be open to all – we’ll weed, replant, turn soil and provide some TLC to the planters.

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Tucson Roller Derby New Skater Orientation

Tucson Roller Derby New Skater Orientation

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Skate with Tucson Roller Derby and start the new year off with a bang! Challenge yourself, learn a new skill, and have a great time doing it! This orientation will provide information regarding TRD’s three-month long new skater training class. Learn about time commitment, gear, and more about how to skate with TRD. Training is... Read more »

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WomanKraft’s Rummage Fair Boutique!

WomanKraft’s Rummage Fair Boutique!

January 17 - 18

RUMMAGE FAIR BOUTIQUE The January Rummage Fair Boutique will be held Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18 both from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 388 S. Stone Avenue. We will be selling gently used and completely working items at great prices. January is WomanKraft’s Bi-annual rummage fair! Come and see what we’ve got this... Read more »

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WomanKraft’s Rummage Fair Boutique!

WomanKraft’s Rummage Fair Boutique!

January 17 - 18

RUMMAGE FAIR BOUTIQUE The January Rummage Fair Boutique will be held Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18 both from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 388 S. Stone Avenue. We will be selling gently used and completely working items at great prices. January is WomanKraft’s Bi-annual rummage fair! Come and see what we’ve got this... Read more »

HomeGrown – Local Food, Music, & Circus: An Heirloom Farmers Markets Fundraiser

HomeGrown – Local Food, Music, & Circus: An Heirloom Farmers Markets Fundraiser

January 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Support local! Heirloom Farmers Markets is proud to present a party with a purpose. Come be a part of the experience with local flavors, performance artists, vendors, and vibrant sounds. Mingle, get some tasty bites and specialty libations from local vendors throughout the evening. Start the evening with Hey Bucko! an instrumental trio doing “cowboy... Read more »

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Edible Art Gala at Maker House

Edible Art Gala at Maker House

January 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Enjoy delicious and artistic hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine and beer, entertainment, and fashion inspired by art throughout time at the Edible Art Gala. Dress as your favorite art piece or representation of an art movement (cubist, impressionist, renaissance, modernist, surrealist, etc). Participate in the fashion show for prizes. Judge the the most delicious and creative... Read more »

Desert Moon Blues

Desert Moon Blues

January 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

This month we have a fabulous guest instructors Tyler Robbins and Abby Wegerski from Phoenix! Tyler has taught and DJ’d at national events and he will be teaching the lesson this month. We are very happy to have them here with us! Also, we have a great guest musician who will be playing live, danceable blues... Read more »

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My Leg, My Choice 5k/2k Fun Run/Walk and Community Health Screening

My Leg, My Choice 5k/2k Fun Run/Walk and Community Health Screening

January 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

The My Leg, My Choice Foundation Fundraiser 5K/2K fun run & walk is a timed race that will take place at the The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, located on 250 acres in the high Sonoran Desert foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. A 2 1/2-loop 5K timed run & walk around the resort property and... Read more »

2014 Concert For Civility featuring Calexico

2014 Concert For Civility featuring Calexico

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Featuring Calexico with friends including Amparo Sanchez, also performing Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta with Salvador Duran, The Awkward Moments, Mariachi Aztlan de Pueblo High School, Roth Deluxe, Bruce Phillips Children’s Music.   This years Fund for Civility, Respect and Understanding fundraising concert has a local focus and invites the whole family to join in the fun.... Read more »

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Dillinger Days: Friday Night Speakeasy

Dillinger Days: Friday Night Speakeasy

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Come celebrate Tucson’s very own Fire and Police Departments with our 3rd annual Dillinger Days Speakeasy! The event will include live music by the Kings of Pleasure, whiskey and cigars, beer provided by Sentinel Peak Brewing, food provided by the Cup Café, a pop-up 1930s memorabilia museum, and pictures with the restored American La France.... Read more »

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Hotel Congress Dillinger Days

Hotel Congress Dillinger Days

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Come celebrate Tucson’s own Fire and Police Departments with the annual event at Downtown Tucson’s historic Hotel Congress commemorating the 80th Anniversary capture of PUBLIC ENEMY No. 1, John Dillinger! This event is free and family-friendly, as always, with reenactments of Dillinger’s capture, food, live music, and a vintage car show. Plus: to heighten the... Read more »

Kriya Yoga: Recreating Your Universe with Priscilla Potter, E-RYT 500

Kriya Yoga: Recreating Your Universe with Priscilla Potter, E-RYT 500

January 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Kriya means to create. It gives us the tools and understanding to look at what we have created and to begin, with great wisdom, to make changes that will allow anyone to experience more fully the “3H’s”—Health, Harmony and Happiness. This system was made popular by Paramahansa Yogananda in his Autobiography of a Yogi. Learn... Read more »

Qi Gong with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

Qi Gong with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

January 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Qi Gong means both “energy skill” and “energy accomplishment” and refers to over 6000 practices originating in China aimed at increasing and maintaining your life energy–in this way it”s related to yoga and working with the chakras.. We will experience Qi energy directly and sample practices from several styles of Qi Gong that promote increased... Read more »

Intro to The Bhagavad Gita with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

Intro to The Bhagavad Gita with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

January 25 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
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The Bhagavad Gita is an ancient spiritual allegory that speaks directly and intimately to each seeker, providing a road map to the life spiritual. This overview will cover in brief its historical, philosophical and yogic aspects. It has been extolled as the “book of books” by many readers including Gandhi and Thoreau. Come and find... Read more »

Yin and Vinyasa (Yang): Cultivating a Balanced Practice with Ashley Leal, E-RYT 200

Yin and Vinyasa (Yang): Cultivating a Balanced Practice with Ashley Leal, E-RYT 200

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Yin Yoga and Vinyasa (Yang) Yoga are two of the most popular forms of practice today – but they are actually two pieces of a balanced practice. Explore Yin and Yang Yoga, and how combining these practices moves us towards ever greater balance and peace. This workshop is designed for teachers and curious students. Interested... Read more »

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Introduction to Feng Shui with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

Introduction to Feng Shui with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

January 26 @ 10:00 am
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The ancient Chinese practice of Feng Shui means “Wind and Water” and has been used as a method to create a more harmonious life in relationship to your environment. Learn practices and techniques to determine the most favorable location, floor plan, and layout of your home, or even a room, to promote energy to flow... Read more »

Yoga of Sound with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

Yoga of Sound with Johndennis Govert, Roshi

January 26 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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Join us for a rich exploration into the Yoga of Sound, or Nada Yoga. In addition to a longstanding traditional practice, there is a growing body of evidence to support the healing and relaxing properties of sound vibrations. This class will touch on the various areas of sound, including mantra, voice, and singing bowls. Interested... Read more »

Pranayama in Yoga Therapy with Sue Ferguson, RN, E-RYT 500, PYT

Pranayama in Yoga Therapy with Sue Ferguson, RN, E-RYT 500, PYT

January 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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This workshop is a brief introduction to the world of yoga therapy with a focus on the use of pranayama as a therapeutic tool. Working in partners, we will explore how to assess the breathing pattern of a client or student and learn how to help direct the flow of breath to achieve specific benefits.... Read more »

Pranayama in Yoga Therapy with Sue Ferguson, RN, E-RYT 500, PYT

Pranayama in Yoga Therapy with Sue Ferguson, RN, E-RYT 500, PYT

January 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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This workshop is a brief introduction to the world of yoga therapy with a focus on the use of pranayama as a therapeutic tool. Working in partners, we will explore how to assess the breathing pattern of a client or student and learn how to help direct the flow of breath to achieve specific benefits.... Read more »

Posture Clinic: Tortoise with Sue Ferguson, RN, E-RYT 500, PYT

Posture Clinic: Tortoise with Sue Ferguson, RN, E-RYT 500, PYT

January 26 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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There are many lessons to be learned from our animal companions. This posture clinic will explore the symbolism and wisdom of our shelled friends – when to turn inward and when to stick our necks out. We will work with the asana itself, using preparatory postures, breath and visualization to build toward your personal variation... Read more »

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