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Free Movie Screening of Generation Startup

Generation Startup takes us to the front lines of entrepreneurship in America, capturing the struggles and triumphs of six young entrepreneurs, straight out of college ready to put their dreams to the ultimate test. Immediately following the movie, we will briefly discuss the Tucson Entrepreneurial Scene with a special panel of local entrepreneurs and business experts that will take questions from the audience. Please join us at the Loft Cinema (3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85716) on January 18 at 4:30 for this premier event. Presented by Tech Parks Arizona and The Arizona Center for Innovation, which provides high-value, effective development and commercialization expertise to early-stage companies – over 100 to date – throughout the region. Free Admission – RSVPs are encouraged.


Question Pursuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training

QPR provides three steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. The session will raise awareness about suicide and provide intervention strategies. You will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, how to get help, and save a life. Training is intended for adults ages 18+. Online pre-registration is required.


Mental Health First Aid

This FREE training held over two days (1/20 and 1/27) provides information on identifying the signs and symptoms of mental health disorders/crises in adults. A 5-step Mental Health First Aid action plan is explored and applied to mental health disorders and crisis situations, including approach skills and effective communication of concern and support. Training is intended for adults ages 18+. Online pre-registration is required.


A Musical Banquet

The Arizona Early Music Society presents a concert of 17th-century lute songs from England and Europe performed by tenor Rufus Müller and lutenist Daniel Swenberg. Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St., Tucson. Concert at 3:00 pm, pre-concert talk at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $25, $5 for individuals age 28 and under available at the door. For more information, visit or call 520-721-0846.


Benefit Concert for Young Musicians

The Civic Orchestra of Tucson showcases talented young musicians in this Concert and Silent Auction to benefit its 33rd Annual Young Artists' Competition. Guest soloist Trevor Barroero, percussionist and two-time competition winner, takes the spotlight in this concert of light classical and Pops music. This event will be held at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E River Rd, Tucson. A Silent Auction begins at 6:30 pm, Concert starts at 7:00 pm. General Admission: $20; Student Tickets: $5 at the door.


Jan Kraybill, Organist at Catalina Organ Festival

Dr. Jan Kraybill is a renown organist and organ Conservator for Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and the Kansas City Symphony. Kraybill will present a concert 'themed on SuperBowl Sunday' at Catalina Methodist, 2700 E. Speedway Blvd in Tucson on February 3, 2017 at 7 p.m.


29th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theatre, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts faire, a Jousting Tournament and a feast, all rolled into one non-stop, day-long, family adventure! Advance discount tickets can be purchased at Fry's Food Stores statewide or buy online to save! Open every weekend and on Presidents' Day Monday, February 11 through April 2 from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.


Quilt Fiesta 2017

One of the largest quilt shows in the Southwestern United States, Quilt Fiesta 2017 showcases the fiber artistry of more than 300 quilters and celebrates the craft of quilting over 3 lively days of fun and inspiration. Classes, feature presentations, a “kid’s row,” prizes, and a large vendor mall are just some of the reasons to attend this show. Quilt Fiesta 2017 is a non-juried show hosted by the Tucson Quilters Guild now in its 40th year.


Feeding Your Genome: A Food Wine and Health Living Event

The University of Arizona Nutritional Sciences Department is hosting a Food, Wine and Healthy Living Event on Wednesday, February 22nd, from 5:30-8:30pm at the Environmental and Natural Resources 2 (ENR-2) Building on the University of Arizona campus. This reception kicks off a 2-day conference focused on personalized nutrition and health, and features local food, wine, and entertainment.