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Play the Qigong Way

Play the Qigong Way

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Presented by Heather Chalon. Delight the senses as we invoke gentle movement, natural breath, color and sound with exercises for whole-self wellness.

Twilight Thursdays

Twilight Thursdays

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Enjoy summer nights at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.  Every Thursday we’ll be open until 8pm for guests to enjoy the lovely garden setting without the intense summer sun.  Cafe Botanica will be serving dinner, or you can bring in your own dinner and picnic in the Gardens.

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Urban Yarns @ the Library

Urban Yarns @ the Library

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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We will discuss this month’s reading selection, As I Lay Dying: The Corrected Text by William Faulkner.   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 May 16th.

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Weird Plant Sale

Weird Plant Sale

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Member Only Sale:  Friday, June 6th 4:30-7:30 p.m. Public Sale:  Saturday, June 7 from 8:00-1:00 p.m.   Visit the Gardens quirky once-a-year sale devoted to oddball plants and strange pottery. Join us and a variety of specialty vendors as we showcase crazy plant selections and the opportunity to ask detailed questions about the fun and... Read more »

Yoga for the Athletic Body Weekend

Yoga for the Athletic Body Weekend

June 7 @ 12:30 pm - June 8 @ 2:30 pm

Join us this weekend to work on flexibility, balance, and whole-body strength. Whether you are a current athlete, former athlete, or just consider yourself an athletic type, these workshops will help anyone condition their body to improve form, efficiency, and power. Workshops Include: Saturday, June 7 12:30 – 2:30pm Yoga for Cyclists 12:30 – 2:30pm... Read more »

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Plaza Planter Project Work Party

Plaza Planter Project Work Party

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Instant Energizers

Instant Energizers

June 12 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
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Instant Energizers are designed to open a meeting or event. Activities offered include breath work, yoga, tai chi, stretching, jokes and storytelling. Presented by the Wellness Council of Arizona.

Mesquite: New Agricultural Traditions for an Ancient Food

Mesquite: New Agricultural Traditions for an Ancient Food

June 13
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Calling all innovative bakers and chefs, gourmet locavores, alternative farmers and creative aggies, wildcrafters and nutrition buffs. Presentations by mesquite experts from the UA and the Tohono O’odham Nation as well as non profit organizations that have been working for years to promote modern mesquite harvesting and consumption and recognition for its potential to become a... Read more »

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Yoga for 12 Step Recovery

Yoga for 12 Step Recovery

June 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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A yoga practice open to anyone dealing with their own addictive behavior or the addictive behavior of others. This is an open and inclusive class, all A’s welcome.

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Brew at the Zoo 2014: Ales for Apes

Brew at the Zoo 2014: Ales for Apes

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Join Reid Park Zoo and Craft Tucson for Brew at the Zoo presented by Freedom Smoke USA and help our gibbons get a home makeover! Proceeds will be used for Reid Park Zoo’s habitat renovation for our gibbon family. Sample a wide variety of craft beers from Arizona’s finest breweries. Keep a commemorative recycled beer... Read more »

Emergency Circus:Tour to the Rescue

Emergency Circus:Tour to the Rescue

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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This 2nd Saturday the Emergency Circus returns Tucson to transform the Hotel Congress patio into a SUPERHERO themed Circus extravaganza. Featuring: the levitating guru: Special Head, Clay Mazing, Cirque Roots, DJ Carl Hanni, The Wonderfools, Circus Amperean’s Towering Tesla Coil, and a costume contest for best original superhero. Donations to this all ages event benefit the Emergency... Read more »

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Adenium Exhibit

Adenium Exhibit

June 16 @ 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Adeniums, commonly known Desert Rose or Karoo Rose are thick-stemmed succulent plants that take interesting shapes and bloom extravagantly in bright colors.  The Gardens will display a temporary exhibit of Adeniums from June 16th to August 31st.  Don’t miss these special plants while they are flowering!  Free with Gardens Admission.

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Desert Harvesters Pre-Monsoon Harvesting events–Harvest your bean trees in June!

Desert Harvesters Pre-Monsoon Harvesting events–Harvest your bean trees in June!

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Desert Harvesters is organizing events to help people dramatically enhance the quality of their harvests, what they make with them, and how to better rhyme with the Sonoran Desert’s annual cycles in a way that enhances our shared home and biome. Two Events on Thursday, June 19, 2014 Hosted at the Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market 100 S. Avenida del... Read more »

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3rd Saturday Art Fair at Many Hands Courtyard

3rd Saturday Art Fair at Many Hands Courtyard

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Come join us at Many Hands Courtyard on Saturday, June 21st for our monthly 3rd Saturday Art Fair. We will have visiting artists as well as our Courtyard artists. This month is Simplici-Teas Grand Opening and Many Hands Artist Cooperative’s 2nd Anniversary. Come by and visit 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Fair is free... Read more »

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Desert Harvesters Pre-Monsoon Bean Tree Milling and Celebration at Exo Roast Co.

Desert Harvesters Pre-Monsoon Bean Tree Milling and Celebration at Exo Roast Co.

June 22 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am

Mesquite (and carob) pods will be milled BEFORE THE SUMMER RAINS to encourage harvesting beforethe rains (as recommended by the Mesquite Harvest Working Group) for a higher-quality harvest, with less insect predation, and far less potential for invisible molds more common in post-rain harvests. An early milling opportunity will happen this year on June 22nd  at... Read more »

Desert Sun Community Food Drive

Desert Sun Community Food Drive

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

More than 1.1 million people in Arizona struggle with hunger every day, at least 41% are children. In efforts to change this, Move For Hunger is happy to announce that Desert Sun Moving Services is holding a fun and interactive community food drive on June 22nd to fight hunger in the Tuscon community. All donated items... Read more »

A Conversation with Rep. Victoria Steele

A Conversation with Rep. Victoria Steele

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Have a conversation with your District 9 Legislator, State Representative Victoria Steele. Rep. Steele has made key legislation on Mental Health, Public Safety and other critical issues possible through consensus building.  She will share information about that and what else transpired during the last state legislative session. She is a qualified leader in the legislature,... Read more »

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Play the Qigong Way

Play the Qigong Way

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Presented by Heather Chalon. Delight the senses as we invoke gentle movement, natural breath, color and sound with exercises for whole-self wellness.

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KXCI Stonewall Day Programming 2014

KXCI Stonewall Day Programming 2014

June 27 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tune into 91.3fm or kxci.org this Friday, June 27th as we commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with special programming from 7am until 7pm. KXCI will celebrate the achievements and goals of the modern gay right’s movement with great music throughout the day from LGBTQ artists and their allies. Members of the community... Read more »

Eyes Upon Waking Fundraiser

Eyes Upon Waking Fundraiser

June 28 - 29
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Fundraiser & Silent Auction to bring awareness to Suicide & Depression Bands Featured Michael P. Russell The Les Baxter Factor Rhythmistics Garcia Brothers The Usual Suspects The Clam Tostada Wound2tight Keli & The Big Dream A Soul Affair Jeremy Jordan The Fury’s Santa Pachita Machete Sauce Guest MC’s: D.J. Odious, Cheryl Whitmer, Andrew Horneman Suggested $10 Donation at the... Read more »

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Eyes Upon Waking Fundraiser

Eyes Upon Waking Fundraiser

June 28 - 29
Tucson-Flyer

Fundraiser & Silent Auction to bring awareness to Suicide & Depression Bands Featured Michael P. Russell The Les Baxter Factor Rhythmistics Garcia Brothers The Usual Suspects The Clam Tostada Wound2tight Keli & The Big Dream A Soul Affair Jeremy Jordan The Fury’s Santa Pachita Machete Sauce Guest MC’s: D.J. Odious, Cheryl Whitmer, Andrew Horneman Suggested $10 Donation at the... Read more »

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