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  • Next week in Pima County - Feb. 2-9, 2018

    Event Spotlight

    Wall Ride Drift Challenge at Musselman Honda Circuit

    Photo Credit: Zachary Nazeck/Musselman Honda Circuit/Facebook
    Come out for a full day of motorsports fun as drivers compete for cash and bragging rights at Southern Arizona's legal off-highway vehicle park located near the Pima County Fairgrounds. The more competitors, the bigger the prize!

    $100 Driver entry fee; $10 spectator entry fee/ride along pass; $15 helmet rentals.

    A mandatory drivers meeting Sunday morning will cover venue safety regulations, course layout, and any new
    rules or regulations pertaining to the event.

    WHEN: Sunday, February 4 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    WHERE: Musselman Honda Circuit, 11800 S. Harrison Rd.
    INFORMATION: 520.245.5278 | Email | Online

    Get Out There : Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Events

    Brown Mountain Trail Hike

    Enjoy the scenic and rugged beauty of the Tucson Mountains on a two-mile guided hike on Brown Mountain Trail with a Pima County naturalist. Ages 12 and up. Free with NRPR activities membership, $5 non-member fee. Online registration required.

    WHEN: Tuesday, February 6 • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    WHERE: Tucson Mountain Park, Brown Mountain Trailhead 8451 W. McCain Loop Rd.
    INFORMATION: 520.724.5375 | Email | Online

    Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation offers many fun and interesting tours, hikes, classes and other activities. To learn more, check out the full NRPR Calendar.
    File: Brown Mountain Trail

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    Book Nook - Pima County Public Library Events

    "Build a Better World for Bees" Lecture

    Native Arizona solitary bees are important pollinators of our local desert plants and were active here long before introduced European honey bees. Garden writer and Botany expert. Jacqueline Soule, PhD. discusses the habits of these desert dwellers that rarely sting and demonstrates how to construct a "bee hotel" for these remarkable insect to live in.

    WHEN: Tuesday, February 6 • Noon - 1 p.m.
    WHERE: Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Av.
    INFORMATION: 520.594.5500 | Online

    The Pima County Public Library's Main Library and 26 branch libraries offer a variety of services, clubs, events, and other opportunities for both children and adults to learn and connect with their community. Find out more on the Library's full calendar.

    Stadium Seats : Kino Sports Complex Events

    Mobile Mini Sun Cup

    File: Kino North Stadium
    Major League Soccer Spring Training returns to Pima County for a seventh consecutive year with the first two of 16 scrimmages at Kino North Stadium. The opener features the LA Galaxy facing Real Salt Lake followed by the most intense rivalry in the MLS, the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders, in the nightcap.

    In addition to that quartet, 11 Major League Soccer clubs in all will take part in a preseason tournament that runs through February 24, including the Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, San Jose Earthquakes, and Sporting Kansas City. Complete schedule.

    WHEN: Saturday, February, 3 • LA Galaxy v. Real Salt Lake, 3:30 p.m. | Portland Timbers v. Seattle Sounders, 6 p.m.
    WHERE: Kino Sports Complex- North, 3600 S. Country Club Rd.
    INFORMATION: Chioma Atanmo, FC Tucson, (520) 334-1115 | Email | Online | Clear Bag Policy

    Kino Sports Complex is the largest sports and entertainment venue in Pima County and is available for public, private, and commercial use. For a look at upcoming events, search the full Kino Sports Complex Calendar.


    Other Events This Week

    Saturday, February 3

    PACC Pet Adoption Events

    WHEN: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    WHERE: PetSmart, 4374 N. Oracle Rd. | 1175 W. Irvington Rd.
    DESCRIPTION: Pima Animal Care Center waives all adoption fees this weekend at its partner PetSmart stores on Tucson’s North Side and in Midvale Park and the the main shelter, 4000 North Silverbell Road, the community's only open-admission shelter. All five of PACC’s partner PetSmart locations - 3850 West River Road, 4740 East Grant Road, 3695 East Broadway Boulevard and the Oracle Road and Spectrum Mall stores - also offer cat and kitten adoptions seven-day-a-week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All pets adopted from PACC are microchipped, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and come with a free vet visit.
    INFORMATION: Pima Animal Care Center, 520.724.5900 | Email | Online | Pet Support


    Monday, February 5

    Board of Adjustment, District 1 Meeting

    WHEN: 1 p.m.
    WHERE: Pima County Administration Building, 130 W. Congress St., First Floor Conference Room
    DESCRIPTION: The Board of Adjustment hears and decides appeals for variances and interpretation of the Pima County Code Title 18, issues temporary use permits, and acts as the Airport Zoning Board of Adjustment.
    INFORMATION: Evelyn Sierras, Development Services, 520.724.9000


    Tuesday, February 6

    Pima County Board of Supervisors Meeting

    WHEN: 9 a.m.
    WHERE: Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress St., First Floor
    DESCRIPTION: The Pima County Board of Supervisors conducts county business; votes to approve or disapprove contracts and large purchases associated with county activities; holds public hearings and votes on a variety of county-related issues. Public participation speakers are limited to 3 minutes.
    INFORMATION: Clerk of the Board, 520.724.8449 | Agenda | Webcast | Television: Comcast 96/Cox 96


    Wednesday, February 7

    Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board Meeting

    WHEN: 8:30 a.m.
    WHERE: Pima County Administration Building, 130 W. Congress St., First Floor Conference Room
    DESCRIPTION: The Board reviews and recommends retirement benefits for public safety retirement members.
    INFORMATION: Robin Benge, Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 520.351.6419

    Corrections Officer Retirement Board Meeting

    WHEN: 8:45 a.m.
    WHERE: Pima County Administration Building, 130 W. Congress St., First Floor Conference Room
    DESCRIPTION: The Board reviews and recommends retirement benefits for corrections officer retirement members.
    INFORMATION: Jaime Carpenter, Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 520.351.8580

    County Attorney Investigators Local Retirement Board Meeting

    WHEN: 9 a.m.
    WHERE: Pima County Administration Building, 130 W. Congress St., First Floor Conference Room
    DESCRIPTION: The Board reviews and recommends retirement benefits for public safety retirement members with respect to full-time, paid Pima County Attorney's Office investigators, who are certified peace officers and regularly assigned to hazardous duty.
    INFORMATION: Socorro Alderete, Pima County Attorney's Office, 520.740.5720


    Thursday, February 8

    Board of Adjustment, District 3 Meeting

    WHEN: 9 a.m.
    WHERE: Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Av., Basement - Room C
    DESCRIPTION: The Boards of Adjustment rule on variance and interpretation requests of the Pima County Zoning Code and approve issuance of temporary-use permits.
    INFORMATION: Celia Turner, Development Services, 520.724.9000

    Board of Adjustment, District 5 Meeting

    WHEN: 1:30 p.m.
    WHERE: Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Av., Basement - Room C
    DESCRIPTION: The Board of Adjustment hears and decides appeals for variances and interpretation of the Pima County Code Title 18, issues temporary use permits, and acts as the Airport Zoning Board of Adjustment.
    INFORMATION: Celia Turner, Development Services, 520.724.9000

    Animal Care Advisory Committee Meeting

    WHEN: 4 p.m.
    WHERE: Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Rd.
    DESCRIPTION: The committee reviews and evaluates the operations and policies of the Pima Animal Care Center to assure the center keeps pace with the most modern practices and procedures of animal welfare. 
    INFORMATION: Mary Ellen Yandow, Health Department, 520.724.7987 | Email


    Friday, February 9

    Workforce Investment Board Meeting

    WHEN: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
    WHERE: Pima Community College Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Av.
    DESCRIPTION: The Pima County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is authorized by the Department of Labor and appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the local Pima County Arizona@Work system (formerly the One-Stop system) that connects eligible job ready Youth, Adults, and Dislocated Workers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations.
    INFORMATION: Anna M. Cunes, Community Services, Employment and Training, 520.724.6766

    Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting

    WHEN: 9:30 a.m.
    WHERE: Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, 3500 W. River Rd., First Floor Conference Room
    DESCRIPTION: The Commission makes reasonable rules and regulations for the proper use and management of all public parks under its supervision and control. It also establishes broad policies and long-range programs for the acquisition, planning, development, maintenance and operation of the County park system.
    INFORMATION: Ann Khambholja, Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, 520.724.5000
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