Life Under the Oaks Lavender Farm re-opens in Oracle this weekend, just an hour north of Tucson. The southern Arizona lavender field is open to the public on weekends.
The last day to register to vote in Arizona is Monday, Oct. 5. How to register in Arizona, how to update your registration, how to vote by mail in Arizona and other voting resources.
After 15 years of of frightening folks around Halloween out in the middle of nowhere in Three Points, Terror in the Corn which opens on Oct. 2 has a new location in Marana, Arizona.
Mary Ellen Conrado has volunteered restoring planes at the Pima Air and Space Museum for 20 years. She volunteers at the Tucson museum three days a week, restoring fabric used on older airplanes. Read more
Tucson Festival of Books and Worlds of Words: Center of Global Literacies and Literatures are bringing children's book authors and illustrators to Tucson families and teachers through livestreamed conversations every week. Read more
Dancing in the Streets Arizona is a nonprofit ballet studio in South Tucson that makes ballet dance classes affordable and accessible for Tucson kids, especially those from at-risk communities. Read more
In a normal school year, the non-profit Sunnyside Foundation raises funds to help enhance the educational experience for the students, but earlier this spring as homes became school and COVID-19 upended the lives of families who lost their jobs or couldn’t work because they became ill, the pandemic created a new and more urgent area of focus for the foundation: helping struggling families of district students remain in their homes, avoid eviction and keep up with the bills. Read more
Artists & Makers Studios at Steam Pump Ranch in Oro Valley, Arizona will house gallery space and 12 individual work areas that will be available for rent to local artisans. Read more
At our next virtual event for #ThisIsTucson and Center for Creative Photography members, CCP curators will share more about how Tucson became the center's home, how it acquires archives and new works of art and the role of its collection in research, exibitions and programs in Tucson and beyond. Read more
With 46 days to go until the general election, Pima County is in pretty good shape with nearly enough workers to help with elections-related jobs like early ballot drop off sites and working the polls. However, the elections department is still looking for registered republicans to work as election aides to help with ballot processing. Read more
The work of this collection of Tucson, Arizona based Latinx makers is particularly unique because it's largely inspired by their love and pride for their culture, language and life in the Sonoran Desert. Read more
Amid the pandemic, the health department says even outdoor events like trick-or-treating and festivals still put you at risk of being in close contact with other people and staff members. Read more
The University of Arizona and The Learning Curve both have continuing education classes online for the fall semester. Learn about the arts, history, music and chocolate in these non-credited, Tucson-based courses. Read more
The checklist by the Pima County Health Department and the Arizona Child Care Resource & Referral is a list of questions parents should ask Arizona daycare, preschool and childcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Make Way for Books is a Tucson nonprofit that helps under-served kids develop language and literacy skills. Virtual Story School teaches parents and preschool-age kids how to promote language development at home. Read more
Rock Solid Climbing and Fitness is the newest rock climbing gym in the Tucson-area. The gym is opening on the northwest-side and includes climbing options for everyone from experienced climbers to toddlers. Read more
Just Between Friends' back-to-school consignment sale will help you shop for kids's clothes in person, online or with a personal shopper. You can also consign children's items at this pop-up, Tucson event. Read more
Some areas along Catalina Highway on Mount Lemmon reopened Tuesday, Sept. 1 after closures since the Bighorn Fire this summer. Read more
The pandemic has caused added stress for many adults, here's how to know when it's time to find professional help and what to consider when looking for a therapist in Tucson, Arizona. Read more
Free meal distribution will continue this fall throughout Tucson, Arizona. Check this list for times and locations for children to get free breakfast and lunch. Read more
We're concluding our 2020 Summer Reading Challenge for Grown-Ups with some literary matchmaking. A Pima County Public Library librarian is joining us on Zoom to give you free, personalized book recommendations. Read more