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October 2014
Free

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

October 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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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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November 2014
Free

Ask a Master Gardener

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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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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Jackson Pollock: More Than Drip and Pour

November 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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Presented by David Zucker, a docent from the Tucson Museum of Art. The most influential and original of the Abstract Expressionists, Pollock created a powerful, inimitable style that continues to puzzle, infuriate and fascinate after five decades.

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Tai Chi

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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This series of classes is an exercise program to improve balance, mobility, relieve pain, increase muscle strength, improve immune function, enhance relaxation and improve mental focus. The class is designed to feel safe, comfortable, fun, inspiring well-being and can be adapted for different levels of mobility. Presented by Heather Chalon. Please Note: Class will not meet on Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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The Realists: American Representational Art

November 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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Presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art docent Tammy Bearden. Representational art consists of paintings that depict some recognizable thing or scene. This presentation includes landscapes, still lifes and genre paintings dating from the early to mid-20th Century.

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Astronomy Family Fun Night

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Himmel Park Public Library,
1035 N Treat Ave Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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Do not miss this special night of family fun where the University of Arizona Astronomy Club, Astronomy graduate students and postdocs will give a presentation on the solar system. We’ll learn about asteroids, meteors, and comets, and what they tell us about our Solar System and how life formed on our planet. Following the presentation we will go outside for a guided telescope viewing of the fall sky, including the planet Venus, galaxies, star clusters, constellations and more! Children’s crafts…

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Astronomy Around the World

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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Constellations and their myths from a wide array of civilizations and cultures are included in this storytelling presentation. Participants crawl inside an inflatable planetarium and view the stars and constellations on the ceiling of the dome. Presented by Portable Planetarium.

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December 2014
Free

Ask a Master Gardener

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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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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Free

Estelle Ishigo: Art of the Japanese-American Internment Camp

December 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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Presented by Susan Hill, a docent from the Tucson Museum of Art. One of the few Caucasians to be interned with 100,000 Japanese Americans, Estelle Ishigo’s exquisite watercolors and drawings are also an eloquent social commentary.

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The Retablo of Ciudad Rodrigo—An Art Talk Presented by the University of Arizona Museum of Art

December 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Himmel Park Branch Library,
1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716 United States
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Presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art docent Johanna Stein. The Retablo is one of the museum’s greatest treasures, an alterpiece consisting of 26 panels dating from the 15th century, created in medieval Spain and featured on PBS. These beautiful paintings are part of the Samuel Kress collection.

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