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Calendar of Events

July

20

National Career Fair

Free live hiring event in Tucson on July 20, 2016. Meet face to face with employers. Career seekers should dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their resumes. Career seekers are invited to pre-register to attend. 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
July

22

Fourth Avenue Sizzling Summer Sale

Enjoy the summer right, with cool, cool deals from your favorite Fourth Avenue businesses. Specials, discounts and giveaways all weekend long.
July

23

Monsoon Vegetable Gardens

While it might feel impossible to create a successful vegetable garden during harsh Tucson summers, gardeners can still grow food during our monsoon season beginning in July. The additional moisture, warm temperatures and humid air create ideal conditions for planting summer vegetables. Join prominent landscape designer, owner of REALM and TBG consultant, Jason Isenberg, as he guides you through the steps of planting seasonally-appropriate crops, helping them flourish with organic methods and harvesting the fruits of your labor. Tucson Botanical Gardens; 1 to 3 p.m.; $30, $24 Members
July

23

Science Saturday: Cars

Open House and Science Saturday: On June 23rd from 10 am-noon, Highland Free School will be hosting a free STEAM Saturday event. Tucson families are invited to take part in these monthly explorations of STEAM topics (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics). This month we will be experimenting with Cars! We hope that your family will come and join in on the fun.
July

26

Mental Health First Aid Training

This FREE community-focused training provides information on identifying the signs and symptoms of mental health disorders/crises in adults, as well as risk factors and protective factors for this population. The 5-step Mental Health First Aid action plan is explored and applied to mental health disorders and crisis situations through the use of discussions, case examples and videos. This action plan includes approach skills, effective communication of concern and support, families to professional and community resources. Training is intended for adults ages 18+. 8am - 5pm
July

31

Community Blood Drive

On Sunday, July 31 from 10 am to 4 pm we’ll roll up our sleeves and help save lives! The summer months bring tremendous heat and struggling supplies of blood in southern Arizona. Each pint of blood we collect can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of so many more. SERVPRO of Northwest Tucson will proudly partner with the American Red Cross to hold what we expect to be the first of many blood drives. 7041 N. Camino Martin Tucson, AZ 85741.
August

13

Return of the Mermaids

In Tucson, every monsoon season, the heavens open up, and the mermaids reappear to sing, to dance, and, maybe cause a tiny bit of mischief. Return of the Mermaids is an annual Monsoon Celebration, festival, and parade. A 2 district event- Return of the Mermaids spans 4th Ave and Downtown, connected by the magical Mermaid Falls. This is an all ages event except 21+ w/id at Flycatcher. 4th Ave being *very* little-mermaid-friendly. Mermaids get a little racier as the evening goes on, so, parental discretion, after about 10pm. Dress up and join the adventure and spend one night as though you live under the sea. Thank you for joining us for this fun and creative art walk!
September

25

AFSP Out of the Darkness Community Walk

The Out of the Darkness Community Walks bring people together to make big changes in the world. These community events fund millions for suicide prevention research and programs, give hope to those who have been affected by suicide, and create a culture that’s smart about mental health. Join us to raise funds to be used for local suicide prevention and awareness work done by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Arizona Chapter. Walk participation is free and fundraising is completely voluntary. Sign up for the Tucson walk at afsp.org/walk. Registration begins at 8am. Walk begins at 10am.