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RENAMING CELEBRATION – DONNA R. LIGGINS RECREATION CENTER

The Northwest Neighborhood Center will host a renaming ceremony in honor of long time resident and employee, Donna R. Liggins.   The unveiling of the Center‘s new name is scheduled for Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m.  Mrs. Liggins is being presented with this honor for her dedication
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PARQUE DE SANTA CRUZ WALKING PATH CLOSED

Due to the increasing amount of sink holes along the east bank of the Parque de Santa Cruz walking path, the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department has closed the path from Irvington Road to Drexel Road. Staff is investigating the cause of the sink holes and at this time there
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Carnival of Horrors

Carnival of Horrors Event at William Clements Recreation Center Saturday, Oct. 29, 4-7 p.m. . City of Tucson Parks and Recreation East District and Pima Community College East Campus present, Carnival of Horrors, Saturday, October 29, from 4-7 p.m. at William Clements Center, 8155 E.
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Jacobs Park Community Events

Vice Mayor Karin Uhlich invites the public to Jacobs Park on Saturday, October 22, 2011 for a “Shred-a-Thon.” The event, sponsored by Shred-it, Gospel Rescue Mission and Lend-A-Hand, will provide the public an opportunity to protect their identity by discarding unwanted paper document
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LINCOLN PARK SOFTBALL FIELD COMPLEX DEDICATION

Join us for a dedication ceremony for this joint project between the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation and Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation for the new softball field complex at Lincoln Park. . The ceremony will be held at the new Abraham Lincoln Park Softball Fie
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12th Annual Lights On Afterschool Event

Tucson Parks and Recreation presents the 12th Annual Lights On Afterschool Rally 2011. This national celebration will take place in Tucson on Thursday, October 20, 6-8:30 p.m., at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center in Reid Park (enter off 22nd and Country Club). . Information ab
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“A” MOUNTAIN LETTER TO BE REPAINTED

University of Arizona “A” Day activities affect A-Mountain access .  The University of Arizona’s Blue Key National Honorary will commemorate “A” Day by painting the “A” on Sentinel Peak Park (“A” Mountain), Saturday, October 15, between 9 a.m. – noo
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New Reid Park Zoo Cubs (Video)

Video of the new Reid Park Zoo Cubs from Tucson 12’s YouTube page. Link to YouTube page. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD39b1qH01s&feature=digest_refresh_sat        
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A-Mountain Use Impacted October 9th

TMC Get Moving Tucson Half Marathon Activities to Impact A-Mountain Use on Sunday, October 9 . The TMC Get Moving Tucson Race activities scheduled at Sentinel Peak Park (“A” Mountain) will impact public use of the park on Sunday, October 9. . Gates will reopen for general
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PANTANO RIVER PARK DEDICATION CELEBRATION

A dedication ceremony will be held for the new segment of the Pantano River Park on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.  This new 2.4-mile linear park with a multi-use path follows the east bank of the Pantano Wash from Michael Perry Memorial Park to Kenyon Drive.  The event will tak
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