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May 20, 2019 - September 9, 2019

Transiting 2

Organized by Lawrence Gipe & Brooke Grucella (in association with Kio Griffith and John David O’Brien) Transiting 2 is a sequel to Transiting, an exhibition of artists addressing time, travel, dislocation or any definition of “being in transit” in their work. May 20, 2019 to September 9, 2019 VENUE: Joseph Gross Gallery
June 22, 2019 - September 7, 2019

Jack Dykinga: The Grand Canyon National Park (1919-2019)

Etherton Gallery celebrates the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park with stunning images by Pulitizer Prize winner photographer Jack Dykinga, and vintage images by Ansel Adams and many others. Reception and Booksigning, 7-10pm Sat. June 22nd. Runs through Sept 7. For info: (520) 624-7370
July 25, 2019 - August 25, 2019

Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Veterans' Art Show

SAWG offers the first annual Veterans’ Art Show this summer of 2019. We offer our gallery walls to highlight the artistic talents of our Arizona Veterans, active duty personnel, Guard and Reservists. www.southernazwatercolorguild.com.
August 23, 2019

A Night with The Chefs

El Cisne Cocina de Mexico presents George Ferranti & Ariana Feygin preparing a 6-course dinner pairing menu. Friday August 23rd. $75 per person with $25 donated To Team Lizzie Bell Foundation. Location: 4717 East Sunrise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718
August 26, 2019

Discover OLLI-UA in Northwest Tucson

Come learn about OLLI-UA’s life enriching education program for adults 50+. Over 45 classes to choose from. Enjoy science, art, history, literature, field trips, dining out, community volunteerism & more. Join us on 8/26 at 11:30am at PCC Northwest (7600 N. Shannon Rd.) to learn more!
August 27, 2019

National Diabetes Prevention Program

5:30-6:30pm University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is offering the PreventT2 program in our community at Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Must be over 18, and have diagnosis of prediabetes or be eligible by a simple questionnaire to participate in the 12 month program.
August 27, 2019

Doc Talks: Child Development & Wellbeing

Doc Talks is a lecture series co-sponsored by the College of Medicine and Banner Health. Physicians discuss child development, including milestones, challenges and where to find help. 5 p.m. DoubleTree Reid Park . RSVP: https://medicine.arizona.edu/webform/doctalks/registration2019.
Library Night Out at Old Pascua Village featuring "Rumble"
August 28, 2019

Library Night Out at Old Pascua Village featuring "Rumble"

AZPM EVENT
Library Night Out, hosted by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, Pima County Public Library, and Arizona Public Media with a special screening of RUMBLE, THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD at the Richey Resource Center on Aug. 28.
TakeCare Tucson Film Fair
August 29, 2019

TakeCare Tucson Film Fair

El Pueblo Senior Center, 101 West Irvington Road #14 Tucson, AZ 85706. Time: 5:30 - 7:15pm. In this free family event, you will have the opportunity to see powerful and inspirational short films from award-winning filmmakers about real-life stories of transformation, connect with local health resources, and kickstart your journey to whole health. Enjoy healthy refreshments, raffle prizes for movie tickets, children’s activities and interactive demonstrations from community members.
"Country Music" Screening - Old Tucson
August 30, 2019

"Country Music" Screening - Old Tucson

AZPM EVENT
Join AZPM, KIIM-FM and Old Tucson Studios for a special preview screening of Ken Burns' "Country Music" documentary series. Event begins at 6:00 p.m. on Aug. 30 and will feature live music, and a discussion with local country musician Bill Ganz and author Jim West. RSVP required at azpm.org/countrymusic.
August 31, 2019

Jack Dykinga: Photography by Obsession

Jack Dykinga's popular Etherton Gallery exhibition celebrating the centennial of Grand Canyon National Park continues with a slide show and talk about his photographic obsessions -- an event you don't want to miss! 5:30-7:30pm, Sat August 31. Etherton Gallery: 135 S. 6th Ave. (520) 624-7370
August 31, 2019

The 2nd Annual Tucson Big Sing

2019—The 2nd Annual Tucson Big Sing event will take place on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 7 PM at Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center. The Big Sing is Tucson’s city-wide community sing-along, is free and open to the public, and is appropriate for all ages. 
"Country Music" Screening - Loft Cinema
September 3, 2019

"Country Music" Screening - Loft Cinema

AZPM EVENT
Join AZPM, KIIM-FM, and the Loft Cinema for a special preview screening of Ken Burns' "Country Music" documentary series. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and will feature a panel discussion with local country musicians. RSVP required at azpm.org/countrymusic.
September 4, 2019 - September 8, 2019

Women of age and wisdom gather for 27th annual gathering: “Changing Woman”

When: 7pm 9-4 to 11am 9-8. Where:Tucson University Park Marriot Hotel. Crones Counsel is a national grassroots organization that celebrates the aging process. Storytelling, workshops, food, fun and more! Benefitting Sister Jose’s Women’s Center. Details at www.cronescounsel.org
September 7, 2019

Putt for Paws

Raise your paws if you're excited for the 18-hole scramble, shot gun start, prizes, KEGS along the course, a complimentary Bloody Mary bar, lunch AND MORE! Best part? All proceeds benefit homeless pets in your community. 7:30 am Shotgun Start, Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club • 6200 North Club House Lane, Tucson, AZ
Tucson Pops Orchestra - Music Under the Stars
September 8, 2019

Tucson Pops Orchestra - Music Under the Stars

AZPM EVENT
AZPM's Classical 90.5 afternoon announcer, Andy Bade, guest conducts the Tucson Pops Orchestra in the first performance of the 2019 Music Under the Stars series on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Georges DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park. Bring the kids, a blanket or folding chairs, and a picnic supper and enjoy a delightful evening of popular music ranging from Mozart to Elton John.
September 10, 2019

Ron Parker, Chasing Centuries: The Search for Ancient Agave Cultivars Across the Desert Southwest

Ron Parker’s Chasing Centuries takes the reader to the crossroads of archaeology and botany. Explore the depth and duration of human/agave coevolution across the desert southwest. Free with paid admission. Lecture Admission: $5.00Free validated parking available in Main Gate Garage on 2nd Street.
September 10, 2019

Day for Night – Deconstructing the Documentary

Deconstructing the Documentary: Creating Meaning in Documentary Film, presented Jacob Bricca. 7-8pm, in Harvill 104, followed by a reception. FREE. In this eye-opening session featuring a variety of film clips, award-winning documentary editor and UA Film & Television professor Jacob Bricca breaks down the hidden conventions of documentary storytelling and lays them bare.
10th Annual HungerWalk
September 14, 2019

10th Annual HungerWalk

Join us for CFB’s 10th Annual HungerWalk, a family-friendly event that features music, activities and more! Register today to show your support of a healthy, hunger-free southern Arizona! Follow the event link to learn more and register for the Tucson location or the Green Valley location.
 Advance Showing of the Upcoming Downton Abbey Feature Film
September 15, 2019

Advance Showing of the Upcoming Downton Abbey Feature Film

AZPM EVENT
Arizona Public Media invites you to an advance showing of the upcoming Downton Abbey Feature Film before it premieres in theaters! With your gift of $120 per ticket, you'll be welcomed to a private event on Sunday, September 15th, which includes admittance to the film, reserved luxury seating, concessions, Downton Abbey giveaways, a Highclere Castle photo booth and more! Call AZPM at (520) 621-1480 or visit azpm.org/downtonfans to reserve your tickets.
September 21, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Arizona Repertory Theatre: The Legend of Georgia McBride

Tornabene Theatre. $15-$32. Casey works as an Elvis impersonator at a local bar and life is good. He even has a new sequin jumpsuit for his act. But in one evening he loses his job, his landlord demands the rent and his wife announces that a baby is on the way. So when a drag show moves into his old place of employment “The King” transforms himself into a queen and with the help of his new friends, he finds a family he never expected.
September 22, 2019

Thin Mint Sprint

Our annual family-friendly fun run, where every racer gets a Girl Scout Cookie at the finish line! Join us Sunday, September 22nd at 7:30am at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park for our 5K Thin Mint Sprint, 1-mile Do-si-do Dash, and 100-meter Trefoil Trot.
September 24, 2019

Thet Art of Films On Art: Producer Erin Wright and Director Lisanne Skyler

6pm-9pm. $10 admission, FREE for MOCA Members, UA Film & Television students and guests Reception to follow in MOCA’s Great Hall. Presented in collaboration with the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film and Television lecture series Day for Night: Conversations on Film and Television. Commissioning Editor and Producer of LACMA Productions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Erin Wright and writer/director and UA Film & Television professor Lisanne Skyler (HBO’s Brillo Box (3¢ Off )) take you behind the scenes on the making of their acclaimed short film A Few Things About Robert Irwin, originally produced for the 2016 LACMA Art + Film Gala.
Arizona Repertory Theatre: Pippin
October 19, 2019 - November 3, 2019

Arizona Repertory Theatre: Pippin

Marroney Theatre. $15-$35. With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin tells the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power but none of them supply him with the treasure he seeks. In the end, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the simple, ordinary moments that happen every day.
Friends of Saguaro National Park 21st Annual Dinner & Auction
October 20, 2019

Friends of Saguaro National Park 21st Annual Dinner & Auction

This year’s event will recognize and celebrate the amazing contributions of our loyal donors, committed volunteers and support from our community partner. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Cottonwood Grove Tanque Verde Ranch, 14301 East Speedway Boulevard.
Arizona Repertory Theatre: The Last Night of Ballyhoo
November 13, 2019 - November 24, 2019

Arizona Repertory Theatre: The Last Night of Ballyhoo

Tornabene Theatre. The year is 1939 and while Hitler is invading Poland, Atlanta’s close-knit Jewish community is preparing for Ballyhoo, the social event of the year. The Freitag family hopes that the party will be a chance for their daughters to meet their future husbands–but when their uncle brings home his new employee, a handsome Eastern European bachelor from Brooklyn, everyone must confront their own prejudices, desires and beliefs. By turns heartbreaking and uplifting, The Last Night of Ballyhoo won the 1997 Tony Award for Best Play. Tornabene Theatre.
David Sedaris in Tucson
November 15, 2019

David Sedaris in Tucson

Presenting David Sedaris on Friday, November 15th at Centennial Hall with new stories and observations. There will be a Q & A and a book signing.

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