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Spotlight Events

Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

Ann Day Community Park Dedication

Ann Day 1938-2016Pima County officials will unveil a sign formally renaming Northwest Community Park in honor of former Pima County District 1 Supervisor Ann Day, who died in a traffic collision May 7.

District 3 Supervisor Sharon Bronson, Chair of the Board of Supervisors, will speak along with neighborhood representatives.

Day represented District 1 for three terms, from 2001 to 2012. During Day’s tenure on the Board, she strongly supported Pima County parks and had significant involvement with creating the Northwest Community Park. She vigorously advocated for funding the dog park and the ramadas located at this facility. Securing funding for the covered playground equipment was one of her last actions while serving on the Board.  She also served in the Arizona Senate for 10 years.

WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Ann Day Community Park, 7601 N. Mona Lisa Rd.
INFORMATION: (520) 724-5000 | Directions

Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

“A Night Under the Stars" Viewing

'A Night Under the Stars' Viewing Friday, September 30, 7 - 9 p.m.Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky. Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers provide an introduction to the night sky and set up telescopes for celestial viewing. Feel free to bring your lawn chair. All ages welcome. Weather permitting.

Free. Registration not required.

WHEN: Friday, September 30, 7 - 9 p.m.
WHERE: Tucson Mountain Park, Ironwood Picnic Area, 1548 S. Kinney Road
INFORMATION: (520) 615-7855 | Email

Pima County Public Library

TEP Home Energizer Workshop

TEP Home Energizer WorkshopLearn free and low-cost energy efficiency measures you can implement at home to save energy and money. All workshop participants will receive a free Energy Efficiency Kit worth more than $40 that includes CFL light bulbs, a low-flow shower head, weather stripping and much more. The workshop is offered for free, courtesy of TEP.

Limited seating - registration required.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 28, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Av., Large Meeting Room
INFORMATION: (520) 594-5445 | Register

Kino Sports Complex

2016 Mexican Baseball Fiesta

Vamos a Tucson: Fiesta Mexicana de BéisbolBaseball is back at Kino Sports Complex as The Mexican Baseball Fiesta/Vamos a Tucson: Fiesta Mexicana de Béisbol 2016 returns to Veterans Memorial Stadium for its sixth season.

Five teams from La Liga Mexicana del Pacífico will take part, playing doubleheaders each night - Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Los Yaquis de Obregón, Los Águilas de Mexicali, Los Tomateros de Culiacán and Los Cañeros de Los Mochis as well as a squad of prospects in the Kansas City Royals minor league system.

Tickets: general admission, $9; children 6-16, $6; box seats, $15; discounts for seniors/military/students with valid ID.

WHEN: Thursday, September 29 – Saturday, October 1, 5:30 p.m. | Sunday, October 2, 3 p.m.
WHERE: Kino Sports Complex, South, 2500 E. Ajo Way
INFORMATION: Mike Feder, Mexican Baseball Fiesta, (520) 954-8803 | Email  | Online

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