If you're looking for where to find cloth face masks, check out these local businesses selling masks that will showcase your love for Tucson, Arizona. You'll find cactus masks, Tumamoc masks, sugar skull masks and more.
Tucson organizations and groups are making resources available for those affected or evacuated by the Bighorn Fire near Catalina Foothills and Oro Valley north of Tucson.
You can plant a garden with fruits, veggies and wildflowers during Arizona's 2020 monsoon season. Monsoon gardening is a desert tradition. Get Tucson-specific gardening tips from Native Seeds / Search, Tohono Chul and more.
The Loft Cinema is a nonprofit, arthouse movie theater in Tucson. When it closed due to COVID-19, the theater continued to connect people to each other and the world outside Arizona through virtual events and livestreamed films. Read more
Summer meal distribution will continue throughout July Tucson, Arizona. Check this list for times and locations for children to get free lunch this summer. Read more
Coronavirus updates about Arizona's spike in COVID-19 cases since reopenings. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced the delay of school; closures of bars, gyms and movie theaters; and limits on gatherings. Read more
Parents, teachers and students are pushing for a delayed start to the school year in Tucson as COVID-19 cases surge in Pima County. TUSD Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo says not much can be done unless the Arizona State Legislature acts. Read more
The Pima County Public Library's new Story Sketches program transforms kids' stories into illustrated and narrated YouTube videos. The new project is part of the Tucson library's Summer Learning program. Read more
These workshops and curriculum created by Tucson, Arizona mothers and other experts — Chicana M(other)work's Social Justice Summer Curriculum for Children of Color and Racism And Me Online Workshops — teach adults and kids about racism and social justice. Read more
Blax Friday Night Live is a virtual event Friday, June 26 showcasing the people and work behind some of Tucson, Arizona's Black-owned businesses. Read more
Park amenities are expected to remain closed until Aug. 3. Read more
Join #ThisIsTucson and the Tucson Museum of Art online for our next member meetup where we’ll get an insider’s look at the museum’s Indigenous Arts and Western Art galleries and its exhibit “The Place Where Clouds are Formed.” Read more
Two Tucson, Arizona groups have used social media to organize donations to the Navajo Nation as they deal with COVID-19 to help get important supplies including sanitizer and disinfectant to rural areas where people are largely being helped by volunteers and not from federal funding. Read more
Juneteenth commemorates the day that some of the last slaves were emancipated. Even with social distancing, Tucsonans are paying tribute. Read more
Mariah Barnett is one of four young black women in Tucson who are planning a Juneteenth: Institutionalized event on Friday. Read more
A TUSD task force presented recommendations to the board on face masks, health screenings, transportation, physical distancing and other measures to limit the spread of coronavirus as the district prepares for the upcoming school year. Read more
Tucson, like a growing list of cities across the U.S. should convert parking spaces into streateries — outdoor dining spaces using things like umbrellas, paint, planters, railing, and folding bistro furniture. Read more
The Pima County Public Library in Tucson has created dozens of book lists that showcase black authors, characters and history. We talked with Tenecia Phillips, the chair of the Kindred team and a librarian at Sahuarita Library. Read more
Like all other businesses, Tucson resorts have adapted to maintain safety and physical distancing for guests during the pandemic. Read more