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HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR: CALL FOR VENDORS

Applications are available for artists who wish to participate in the Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair on November 24 -25. This event has been held for over two decades drawing in over 100 vendors from all over the southwest. We are looking for artists, crafters, photographers, painters
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PARKS AND RECREATION FALL PROGRAM GUIDE AVAILABLE

Tucson Parks and Recreations Fall 2012 Program Guide and Class Catalog has arrived and copies are available for pick up at all Parks and Recreation Department facilities, including district offices, centers and pools. The fall issue can also be viewed on-line at: www.tucsonaz.gov/park
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KIDCO Team Member Wins 50/50 Raffle to Support Program

The Tucson Parks Foundation hosted the Second Annual Night at the Ballpark on Wednesday, July 18th. It was a great success, rising almost $2,000 for the Tucson Parks and Recreation KIDCO program.  That is $1,400 more than was raised the previous year. The foundation, parks and recreat
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LEISURE CLASS SUMMER MUSIC RECITAL

Tucson Parks and Recreation presents The Summer Music Recital that will take place on August 5, 2012, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Randolph Center Performing Arts Building #2 Auditorium at 200 South Alvernon Way. Students age 4 to adults enrolled in Piano classes, Kids Broadway Musical
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July 4th Fireworks Show to Restrict “A” Mountain Use

The 16th Annual July 4th fireworks celebration atop “A” Mountain will restrict user access to Sentinel Peak Park. In order to accommodate the fireworks display, Sentinel Peak Road will be closed at 8 p.m. on Monday, July 2, and will reopen to all traffic on Thursday, July
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NEW MARTY BIRDMAN CENTER/BALBOA HEIGHTS PARK SPLASH PAD DEDICATION

Representatives of the City of Tucson and the Friends of Marty Birdman Center will come together for a dedication ceremony on Friday, July 6 at 11 a.m. The new Splash Pad is located in Balboa Heights Park at Marty Birdman Center, 2536 N. Castro Ave. The $170,000 project represents a p
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El Rio Theatre Project’s 6th Annual Shakespeare in the Park Auditions

The El Rio Theatre Project will be holding auditions for “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Randolph Arts Center Auditorium, 200 S. Alvernon Way.  Auditions will be held on July 10-11, starting at 6:30 p.m. Actors are asked to bring a two-minute classic monologue, or be prepared to cold
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DESERT DIAMOND CASINOS & THE CITY OF TUCSON PARTNER FOR “A” MOUNTAIN ANNUAL FIREWORKS CELEBRATION

Desert Diamond Casinos, an enterprise of the Tohono O’Odham Nation, is sponsoring this year’s annual Fireworks Celebration from “A” Mountain. This marks the third consecutive year that Desert Diamond Casinos has stepped up to sponsor the City of Tucson “A” Mountain Fireworks  celebrat
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MENLO SUMMER POOL SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT

The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department will temporarily close Menlo Pool, 1100 W. Fresno, for one week beginning Monday, June 25, 2012. The pool, one of six seasonal pools opened this summer through donations, has experienced unanticipated plaster deterioration and the closure wil
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Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Skate Park

Tucson City Councilor Regina Romero and Neighbors to Unveil Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Skate Park On Saturday, June 9th at 9:00 a.m. Councilor Regina Romero will join the Midvale Park Neighborhood Association and community organizations at Grijalva Park on Tucson’s Southwest side
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