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Calendar of Events in Pima County

Spotlight Events

Pima County Public Library

“Arizona Goes to the Moon” Lecture

Photo credit: NASAAward-winning educator and writer and former Lowell Observatory staffer Kevin Schindler explains the key role Arizona played in preparing to send humans to the moon — from the Apollo astronauts’ training for lunar excursions near the Grand Canyon to the testing of equipment by U.S. Geological Survey engineers.

Presented by AZ Humanities.

WHEN: Monday, April 30 • 5 p.m.
WHERE: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave.
INFORMATION: 520.594.5305 | Online

Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

Full Moon Wander

File: bird and moonStroll the gentle trails with a naturalist under the light of a bright moon. Nature reveals another side in the night hours; there's always something to discover! Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water, and a flashlight.

Ages 12 and up. Free with NRPR activities membership, $5 non-member fee. Online registration required.

Monday, April 30 • 7 p.m.
WHERE: Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste
INFORMATION: 520.724.5375 | Email | Online

Attractions and Tourism

2018 Pima County Fair

2018 Pima County Fair • April 19 - 29 * Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Rd.
Get ready for good eats, fun rides and great performances as the Pima County Fair kicks off its annual ten-day run. Music headliners include Ludacris, Everclear, Anthrax, Kid N Play, Jefferson Starship, Ja Rule & Ashanti and REO Speedwagon. Also, look for the new Bengal tiger exhibits and pig races, an addition to the popular freak show, and an endless list of new deep fried foods including fried chicken on a stick and garlic and truffle oil fries.

General Admission: $9; Children ages 6 – 10: $5; 5 and under: FREE; Parking: $5.

WHEN: Through Sunday, April 29 | Weekdays, 1 p.m. – close | Weekends, 10 a.m. – close
WHERE: Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Rd.
INFORMATION: 520.762.9100 | Email | Online 

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