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Calendar of Events in Pima County

Spotlight Events:

Office of Sustainability, Conservation and Historic Preservation

Gila Topminnow Returns Bike Ride

Photo credit: Bruce Taubert / AZ Game and Fish
Celebrate the return of the native Gila topminnow to the Lower Santa Cruz River with a festive 4.7-mile bike ride along the the Chuck Huckelberry Loop to the outfall of the Agua Nueva Wastewater Reclamation Plant near the Sweetwater Wetlands. Course map.

Come decked out with your best Topminnow-on-a-bike costume. Prizes for the most scintillating, fishiest bikes and riders!

Use #GilaTopminnow to connect on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). The fish won’t see it, but the people will.

Local artist Kimi Eisele, the Pima County Office of Sustainability and Conservation and the Sonoran Institute collaborated on the project with
funding from the Center for Performance and Civic Practice’s Catalyst Initiative.

WHEN: Saturday, June 16 • 8 a.m.
WHERE: Santa Cruz River Park, west bank (at Speedway Boulevard)
INFORMATION: 520.882.6092| Email | Online | RSVP

Pima County Public Library

Dinos & Dead Things Lecture

Photo: Pima County Public LibraryPresented by Tucson Petting Zoo. Learn about dinosaurs and fossils! (No live dinosaurs, sorry.)

Space limited. Tickets are available from the front desk 15 minutes before the event.


WHEN: Wednesday, June 20 • 3 04 p.m.
WHERE: Mission Library, 3770 S. Mission Rd.
INFORMATION: 520.594.5325 | Online

Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

Full Moon Wander Hike

File: bird and moonJoin a Pima County naturalist to walk the gentle trails of Agua Caliente Park as the sun sets and the full moon rises. Nature reveals another side in the night hours; there is always something to discover! Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight.

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

Online registration required.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 27 • 7 - 9 p.m.
WHERE: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Rd.
INFORMATION: 520.724.5375 | Email | Online

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