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  • Next week in Pima County - June 22-29, 2018

    Event Spotlight: Public Defender

    Criminal Justice System Informational Session

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    Pima County Public Defense Services plan a free informational session about the criminal justice system, its processes, specifically probation, and details on the services available to defendants and their families.

    The evening will be geared for those with Arizona and federal criminal convictions. Participants should bring paperwork related to their cases and convictions.

    WHEN: Tuesday, June 26 • 6 - 9 p.m.
    WHERE: Pima Community College Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave. - Amethyst Room
    INFORMATION: 520.724.6816| Online

    The Pima County Public Defender represents indigent individuals upon appointment by the Courts in felony cases, juvenile delinquency matters, appeals, and extradition hearings under the jurisdiction of either the Pima County Superior Court, Juvenile Court, or Arizona Appellate Courts.

    Stadium Seats: Kino Sports Complex Events

    Sun Belt College League Baseball

    College baseball continues its run at the South Complex with more than a dozen games scheduled this week.

    General admission tickets run $5 for adults with kids 12 and under free. Cash only. Concessions (including beer) are available at every game with $1 hot dogs on Tuesday and half-off soda and popcorn on Thursday.

    WHEN: Through July 14 • Schedule
    WHERE: Kino Sports Complex - South, 2500 E. Ajo Way
    INFORMATION: 520.730.2506 | 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.
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    Get Out There: Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Events

    Full Moon Wander Hike

    Join 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

    Pima County Parks and Recreation offers many fun and interesting tours, hikes, classes and other activities. To learn more, check out the full NRPR Calendar.

    Book Nook: Pima County Public Library Events

    “Where Saguaros Sing” Stage Performance

    Photo credit: Tohono Chul Park/Desert Players
    Tohono Chul Park’s band of merrymakers, the Desert Players, presents an original production. The story? Night Eyes the great horned owl has moved the moon, throwing Eve the bat off course and allowing him to capture her. Whoooo will save her? Free for all ages.

    WHEN: Monday, June 25, 2018 • 10 a.m.
    WHERE: Catalina Neighborhood Recreation Center, 16562 N. Oracle Rd.
    INFORMATION: 520.825.9011 | Online

    The Pima County Public Library's Main Library and 25 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.

    Other Events This Week

    Saturday, June 23

    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, as well as the main PACC 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, and 3695 East Broadway Boulevard as well as 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

    ”Get Back on Your Bike” Class

    WHEN: 8 - 10 a.m.
    WHERE: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Av.
    DESCRIPTION: Join us for an easy 2-hour ride where we get you set up and ready to ride, discuss basic bike topics, and ride local streets to familiarize yourself with how to operate your bike safely. Participants must be able to already ride a bike. Recommended for adults and youth ages 16 and up; 13-15 okay with a parent. Participants receive a free reflective leg band, front/rear reflective bike tape and free patch kit.
    INFORMATION: Sam Chia, Health Department, 520.724.BIKE (2453) | Email | Online

    Sunday, June 24

    Bicycle Bell Give-Away

    WHEN: 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.
    WHERE: Tucson's Loop Bicycle Shop, 3201 W. Diamond St. (Santa Cruz River Park, east bank, north of El Camino del Cerro)
    DESCRIPTION: Pima County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program heads to Tucson’s West Side this weekend, handing out free bicycle bells on a first come, first-served basis on the Cañada del Oro River Park. The bells are adjustable and fit any diameter handlebars on all bikes. Bike Ambassadors also will have updated copies of Loop maps.
    INFORMATION: Pima County Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, 520.724.BIKE (2453) | Online

    Wednesday, June 27

    Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

    WHEN: 9 a.m.
    WHERE: Pima County Administration Building, 130 W. Congress St., First Floor Conference Room
    DESCRIPTION: The Commission hears and makes recommendations on rezoning cases, amendments to the Pima County Zoning Ordinance, neighborhood plans and other planning matters.
    INFORMATION: Angie Rangel, Development Services, 520.724.9000

    Board of Health Meeting

    WHEN: 3 p.m.
    WHERE: Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Rd., First Floor, Room 1108
    DESCRIPTION: The 11-member Board of Health serves in an advisory capacity to the County Health Department and Board of Supervisors on public health matters.
    INFORMATION: Melissa McClendon, Health Department, 520.724.7764

    Thursday, June 28

    Regional Wastewater Reclamation Advisory Committee Meeting

    WHEN: 8 a.m.
    WHERE: Water & Energy Sustainability Center, 2955 W. Calle Agua Nueva
    DESCRIPTION: The committee reviews and makes recommendations on policies and procedures for the Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department, including the department’s short- and long-range capital improvement needs. It also provides advice on proposals concerning rate structure formulation and proposed state and federal legislation regarding wastewater reclamation issues.
    INFORMATION: Veronica Lopez, Regional Wastewater Reclamation, 520.724.6561

    Environmental Quality Advisory Council Meeting

    WHEN: 2 p.m. 
    WHERE: Department of Environmental Quality, 33 N. Stone Ave., Seventh Floor
    DESCRIPTION: The Council advises and consults with the Board of Supervisors, Department of Environmental Services Director and staff in administering environmental quality matters.
    INFORMATION: Vicki Bennie, Department of Environmental Quality, 520.724.7331
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