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May 15, 2021 - August 15, 2021

“Vanishing Circles” Art Exhibition: Portraits of Disappearing Wildlife of the Sonoran Desert Region

Paintings and drawings that increase awareness of the threats to the rich biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert, the interconnectedness of the natural world, and lessons how to help save our desert. May 15–August 15, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.
May 20, 2021 - November 30, 2021

"Ready to Launch: Arizona’s Place in Space" Exhibition Opens

A new exhibition at the Arizona History Museum that investigates the impact that the people, landscape, and universities in Arizona have played in space exploration. Open May 20 - November 30, 2021.
Wilde Meyer Gallery presents New Art for Your Life
June 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021

Wilde Meyer Gallery presents New Art for Your Life

A group show of Wilde Meyer Gallery painters and sculptors including Tucson artists Judy Choate, Ka Fisher, and Sarah Webber. There will also be new arrivals by Wayne Salge, Ryan Hale, Peggy McGivern, and many more. June 1 - June 30. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11:00 AM-5:00 PM; Sunday: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Shine! Performing Arts Camp
June 7, 2021 - June 18, 2021

Shine! Performing Arts Camp

Summer performing arts camp for boys and girls ages 6-12 sponsored by Tucson Girls Chorus. June 7-11 and/or June 14-18 from 9am to 4pm. $267 per week with discounts available for multi-weeks, siblings, early registration
The University of Arizona School of Art 2020 MFA Thesis Alumni Exhibition
June 12, 2021 - July 11, 2021

The University of Arizona School of Art 2020 MFA Thesis Alumni Exhibition

ArtThe School of Art 2020 MFA Thesis Alumni Exhibition is proud to honor the achievements of our Master of Fine Arts graduates from 2020. During the last year of their coursework, graduates were poised to exhibit their thesis research when we were hit with campus closure because of the pandemic.
June 12, 2021 - June 13, 2021

No Delay 5K Virtual Run/Walk

“No Delay 5K” virtual run/walk on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13 to benefit programs improving the lives of individuals and families affected by substance abuse and human trafficking.
June 13, 2021

Classroom Confidential

Come join us to laugh with some Tucson teachers who are going to be on stage as COMEDY VIRGINS-along with experienced comics including Nancy Stanley-all while raising money for teachers.Benefiting Tucson Values Teacher Tucson Supplies Teachers Campaign..June 13-2021 laff's comedy club 7:00pm"
Ramp Up Your Reader Responses
June 15, 2021

Ramp Up Your Reader Responses

Are you interested in engaging students in thinking and dialogue in a more creative way? Have you struggled to get students to dive deeper into texts or digital content and move beyond more superficial readings and viewings? Register for this free, interactive course where teachers will have the opportunity to explore the Sketch to Stretch strategy in-depth and collaborate with other educators. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 3 p.m.
EDUCATION: Learning Inspired by Mister Rogers
June 15, 2021

EDUCATION: Learning Inspired by Mister Rogers

This work brings the lessons of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood into the digital age. Education experts Gregg Behr and Ryan Rydzewski share what Fred called the “tools for learning”: skills and mindsets that parents and educators can foster in today’s kids. Decades of research have cemented the importance of these playful and practical tools for learning, which include curiosity, creativity, communication, and more. Tune in to the livestream on Tuesday, June 15 at 5 p.m. MST.
June 19, 2021

Strategies for Teaching Black History

Join Shelly Gordon and Lisa Olson, co-founders of The 1619 Project Advocates of Arizona, English Language Arts teacher Christina Sneed and one of her students for a virtual conversation about teaching Black history and drawing from The 1619 Project. 2-3:30pm
“Ali, the Man” Presented by PBS and The Undefeated
June 23, 2021

“Ali, the Man” Presented by PBS and The Undefeated

AZPM EVENT
Join an hour-long discussion with Ken Burns, Jesse Washington (moderator), Rasheda Ali Walsh, and Howard Bryant, featuring clips from the new four-part series, MUHAMMAD ALI, premiering September 19 on PBS 6. Join the virtual event on June 23 at 4 p.m. MST.
June 25, 2021

CELEBRATE STUDENT VOICE AND YOUTH MEDIA

Twenty four exceptional middle and high school student journalists from across the country are participating in SRL’s second virtual fellowship that kicks off on June 14. Join PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) on Friday, June 25 at 11:30 AM MST for a special virtual showcase celebrating our 2021 class of SRL Summer Academy Fellows.
June 26, 2021

Virtual Celebration of Kindness

We're so excited for this opportunity to connect our Kind communities for a fun, interactive event, while celebrating our impact. We are partnering with the Virtual Game Night to put on an exciting, virtual and accessible event including trivia, prizes, and so much more! Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 3pm
June 28, 2021

Build Scientific Understanding with Free PBS LearningMedia Resources

PBS LearningMedia offers over 5,000 standards-aligned, Pre K to 12 science videos, interactive lesson plans, and activities. In this collaborative course, participants explore the various ways to utilize this multi-layered website. Participants will be given time to explore the site, with the goal of creating a portfolio of resources that can be used in the classroom as part of the inquiry cycle. Other PBS educational resources will also be introduced, as well as ideas for integrating technology into the classroom to motivate and empower students. Register today for the free course on Monday, June 28 from 9-10:30 a.m.
July 1, 2021 - August 15, 2021

Put a Bird On It

The Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG) presents the “Put a Bird On It” show July 1, 2021 – Aug 15, 2021. Please stop by our re-opened gallery at 5420 E. Broadway #240, in the Plaza at Williams Centre, Tucson. Open Wednesday and Saturday 11:00AM – 4:00PM.
July 6, 2021

Andy Hersey

Andy Hersey is an Arizona based singer/songwriter who performs an eclectic collection of acoustic-based songs. Event will be held in Green Valley Recreation West Center Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30pm, event begins at 7pm. General admission price is $20. Visit gvrec.org for more information!
"Ali on the World's Stage" presented by PBS and The Undefeated
July 19, 2021

"Ali on the World's Stage" presented by PBS and The Undefeated

AZPM EVENT
Join an hour-long discussion with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the new four-part series, MUHAMMAD ALI, premiering September 19 on PBS 6. Join the virtual event on July 19 at 4 p.m. MST.
"Ali, Race and Religion" presented by PBS and The Undefeated
September 9, 2021

"Ali, Race and Religion" presented by PBS and The Undefeated

AZPM EVENT
Join an hour-long discussion with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the new four-part series, MUHAMMAD ALI, premiering September 19 on PBS 6. Join the virtual event on September 9 at 4 p.m. MST.
“Ali, Activism & the Modern Athlete” Presented by PBS and The Undefeated
September 14, 2021

“Ali, Activism & the Modern Athlete” Presented by PBS and The Undefeated

AZPM EVENT
Join an hour-long discussion with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the new four-part series, MUHAMMAD ALI, premiering September 19 on PBS 6. Join the virtual event on September 14 at 4 p.m. MST.

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