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New 60+ Lunch and Recreation Program at William Clements Regional Center

The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department and the Pima Council on Aging will be offering a new recreation and socialization program for people 60 years of age and older that will include activities, socialization and a delicious lunch program starting on Monday, August 5, at
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Leisure Class Summer Music Recital

The Summer Music Recital will take place on July 28, 2013 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Randolph Center Performing Arts Building #2 Auditorium at 200 South Alvernon Way. Students age four to adults enrolled in Piano, Guitar, and Drum classes will perform, as well as the Kids Broadway Mu
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Two Rescued Grizzly Bears Arrive at Reid Park Zoo

Two orphaned grizzly bears (brown bears) have arrived safely at Reid Park Zoo from Montana. The brother and sister pair, now approximately 18 months old, had been learning dangerous behaviors from their mother – such as raiding chicken coops, stealing improperly stored food and
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Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month in July and Pick up the New Program Guide Out July 15

Why do you love Tucson Parks and Recreation? Can you answer that question? The City of Tucson and the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) believe that people in our community can and are seeking the most creative answers during National Park and Recreation month this July
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“A” Mountain Upper Parking Closed July 12

The upper parking lot of Sentinel Peak Park will be closed Friday, July 12, at 7 a.m. due to ongoing park improvements. Vehicle and pedestrian access to the rest of the park will not be restricted. The parking lot will re-open at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 12. For information contact Wayn
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Tucson Parks Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

The Tucson Parks Foundation, a local non-profit organization, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2013. Founded in 1983, the organization was established to help raise funds to support the facilities and programs of the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department. Since its ince
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Third Annual Night at the Ballpark with the Tucson Padres

Join the Tucson Parks Foundation for their 3rd Annual Night at the Ballpark with the Tucson Padres. This year’s game will be held at Kino Stadium on Wednesday, May 29th at 7:05 p.m.   Come out and enjoy great baseball, $1 Hot Dogs, a 50/50 raffle, and a night of family fun! Discounted
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Mandrill Euthanized

TUCSON, AZ – Reid Park Zoo We are deeply saddened by the loss of “DJ” the male mandrill yesterday, November 26, 2012. DJ had a history of health concerns related to diabetes, arthritis, and valley fever, which were well managed until his health deteriorated rapidly over the past
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Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

Come get a jump on your holiday shopping. The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department presents the annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair November 24 -25 in Reid Park, 22nd and Country Club. It will be located west of the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center daily from 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Thi
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Free Family Festival in the Park

Tucson Parks and Recreation Department and Dan Felix Memorial Fund present the 7th Annual Family Festival in the Park. This free annual community-wide event is about having family fun and a terrific opportunity for Tucson Parks and Recreation to showcase programs and activities offere
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