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Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month in July

If you are feeling cramped and do not get to spend enough time outside, you are not the only one. Nearly 3 in 10 U.S. adults do not spend time outside on a daily basis and of those who do almost half spend less than 30 minutes in the fresh air according to a new survey released by the
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Bronze Kennedy Bust Stolen from Presidio Plaza to be Reinstalled

The John F. Kennedy bust that was recovered in late March has been repaired and will be reinstalled tomorrow morning, Friday, June 27  between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. in the Presidio Plaza located at 160 W. Almeda Street. Post by Tucson Parks Foundation.
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An Elephant Baby Shower at Reid Park Zoo

Reid Park Zoo is throwing an elephant-sized baby shower for Semba, a pregnant African elephant, June 29 8-10am. Although Semba’s calf is not expected for a few more weeks, any pregnancy lasting 22 months deserves a party! This is the first elephant pregnancy at Reid Park Zoo so staff
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El Rio Theatre Project’s 8th Annual Shakespeare in the Park Auditions

The El Rio Theatre Project will be holding auditions for “King Lear” at the Randolph Arts Center Auditorium, 200 S. Alvernon Way. Auditions will be held on July 8-9, starting at 6:30 p.m. Actors are asked to bring a two-minute classic monologue, or be prepared to cold read selections
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COX Communications Movies in the Park

Cox Communications will host Movies in the Park at Reid Park throughout the summer. Cox invites you to bring a blanket or lawn chair and join us for a free movie along with popcorn, soda, food vendors, live music, jumping castles, balloon twisters, and arts and crafts exhibits from ar
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Summer Track and Field and Road Races in June and July

The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the annual Summer Track and Field and Road Races throughout June and July. Track and Field is every Tuesday, June 3-July 15, at Drachman stadium, 501 S. Plummer Avenue. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. and events start
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Senior Lunch Program in Tucson

From the street, Armory Park Senior Center could be any attractive, busy hub, within a community. But look closer its a place where active adults can share a delicious meal, socialize, enroll in wellness related classes, participate in lifelong learning classes such as computers, yoga
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Teen Volunteers Needed at Zoo

The Reid Park Zoo is recruiting teenagers to help teach Zoo visitors about wildlife and conservation, and assist with special events at the Zoo. Teen volunteers, who must attend an intensive training course in June, do not work with zookeepers or behind the scenes. Applications are av
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Hershey’s Track and Field Games to be held March 15

The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department will host the Hershey’s Track and Field local games on Saturday, March 15. Events will include: 50, 100, 200, and 400 meter dash, 4 x 100 meter relay, standing long jump, and softball throw. To register your child ages 6-14 visit www.
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Michael Perry Park Identified as Macy’s “Heart Your Park” Fundraising Program Recipient

The City of Tucson’s Michael Perry Park has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. Michael Perry Park is located at 8700 E. Arbor Street on Tucson
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