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The Gathering of the Remnant Conference 2014

The Gathering of the Remnant Conference 2014

October 2 @ 8:00 am

Registration includes all workshops. **WORKSHOPS start at  9 a.m. Preparing a Generation for Kingdom Advancement through Church, Business, Education, and Home. Friday October 3rd **9-10 a.m.  Pastor Amos Lewis (Rising Star MBC, Tucson) on CHURCH **10-11 a.m. Apostle Arthur Tigney (New Destiny Church International, Tucson)  on BUSINESS **11-12 noon Dr. Amanda Goodson (Trinity Temple CME, Tucson)... Read more »

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

October 2 @ 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.

Adoption Seminar- All About Domestic & International Adoption

Adoption Seminar- All About Domestic & International Adoption

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

An orientation for adoptive parents on current trends in adoption. Fee?  Free, but donations accepted.

The Documented Border (exhibit)

The Documented Border (exhibit)

October 3
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An exhibition and digital archive, “The Documented Border” is a collaborative initiative at the University of Arizona dedicated to providing access to images, oral histories, and other research efforts on the US-Mexico border. Its aim is to advance understanding and awareness of the border and its people. Open daily from 9 am to 6 pm.... Read more »

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Pima County One Stop Career Center

Pima County One Stop Career Center

October 6 @ 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.

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Master Gardener Class: Successful Desert Gardening

Master Gardener Class: Successful Desert Gardening

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Troubled about your tomatoes? Baffled over basil? Confounded by your creosote? Master Gardeners from the Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

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“The Documented Border” – Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea

“The Documented Border” – Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Luis Alberto Urrea, Mexican American poet, novelist, essayist and author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Devil’s Highway, delivers the keynote address in the opening event of “The Documented Border” exhibition. On display through December, the exhibition showcases audio interviews, illustrations, and a digital archive of life on the border.

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A Taste of Tai Chi

A Taste of Tai Chi

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A wellness exercise composed of a series of postures – engaging slow, smooth body movements, natural breath, moving meditation to achieve a state of relaxation and harmony of body and mind. We will explore fundamentals applicable to any Tai Chi style. Presented by Heather Chalon of Move Into Well-Being.

Questions and Answers on Collaborative Divorce

Questions and Answers on Collaborative Divorce

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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There are many parties contemplating divorce who are fearful of using the traditional adversary divorce process to resolve their divorce related legal issues. Often the traditional adversary divorce can be costly, litigious and unnecessarily time consuming. This question and answer discussion will cover the basics of the collaborative divorce process, whose foundation is to resolve... Read more »

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

October 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by Bill Obenchain, a docent from the Tucson Museum of Art. From children’s works to science books to novels, art incorporated into printed documents can significantly enhance understanding and enjoyment, and be an important influence itself

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Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

October 10 @ 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.

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Ask a Master Gardener: Vegetable Gardening in Containers

Ask a Master Gardener: Vegetable Gardening in Containers

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presented by Master Gardeners from the Pima County Cooperative Extension.

Women and Money: Budgeting

Women and Money: Budgeting

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Learn about the advantages of creating and maintaining a monthly household budget. The class will focus on getting a budget started for your specific needs and those of your family. You will also be provided with tips and advice on how to successfully maintain your budget.

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Plaza Planter Project Work Party

Plaza Planter Project Work Party

October 14 @ 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 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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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Job-Counseling

A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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We will discuss this month’s reading selection, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. 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 September 18th.

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought”

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought”

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

October 16, 2014, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner featuring the presentation “The Eagle and the Archaeologists: The Lindberghs’ 1929 Southwest Aerial Survey” with historian Erik Berg at Dragon’s View Asian Cuisine, 400 N. Bonita Ave., Tucson. Free admission; order your own dinner off of the restaurant’s... Read more »

Fighting Dark Money in Elections

Fighting Dark Money in Elections

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Millions of dollars in out-of-state dark money is flooding the 2014 Arizona elections. What can we do about it? Join PDA Tucson for speakers and discussion related to Move to Amend and Clean Elections. Doors open at 6 p.m.; program at 6:30 p.m.

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Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

October 18 @ 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 an application and bring it with you to the orientation. In order to reserve a spot at this orientation or if you have any questions, please e-mail Karen.Greene@pima.gov or call Infoline at 791-4010.

Video Game Astronomy

Video Game Astronomy

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Presented by Portable Planetarium. From arcade games to Mass Effect to Zelda, learn how astronomy is referenced in a wide variety of gaming platforms and interests. Participants crawl inside an inflatable planetarium and view the stars and constellations on the ceiling of the dome.

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Garden Talks

Garden Talks

October 19 @ 2:00 pm

Master Gardeners from Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What is Día de los Muertos? It is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and the Southwestern United States. To many Mexicans, death is not a subject to be feared, ignored, or divorced from the living. One cannot celebrate life without also celebrating death. This plática (informal talk) traces the origins... Read more »

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Women, Money and Power with Tiana Ronstadt

Women, Money and Power with Tiana Ronstadt

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Do you feel uncertain about your financial future?  Are you wondering where to start or where to go from here? You are not alone! This seminar is designed to help participants understand who they are financially, the impact that has on their investment strategy, and how to get started working with an advisor to seek... Read more »

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The Pfeiffer Collection: An Essay in Social Realism—An Art Talk

The Pfeiffer Collection: An Essay in Social Realism—An Art Talk

October 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art docent Johanna Stein. This presentation commemorates the 70th anniversary of the formative art donation to the UAMA. It includes a group of works on paper, canvas and board, depicting life in the 30′s and early 40′s.

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Understand Philanthropy in Southern Arizona to Support Your Fundraising Goals

Understand Philanthropy in Southern Arizona to Support Your Fundraising Goals

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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Stephanie La Loggia will share how the “pie of philanthropy” can be utilized by organizations and fundraising professionals in their work to locate and channel resources toward vital community services and solutions. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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Find Your Roots – Discover Your Family Tree

Find Your Roots – Discover Your Family Tree

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pima County Genealogy Society’s introduction to genealogy workshop will examine the reasons for starting the family history search, and the resources available at home, the internet, and across the country. We will go on to discuss charts for presenting the information you uncover, and local libraries that have volunteers to aid your search.

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Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Business-Feasibility

This informative workshop will put you on the right path toward owning your own business. Presented by the Women’s Business Center of Southern Arizona, hosted by the Microbusiness Advancement Center and the Pima County Public Library. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

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